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Technology M&A Manager - EY Parthenon - Strategy and Transactions

Location:  Warszawa
Other locations:  Primary Location Only
Salary: Competitive
Date:  27-May-2022

Job description

Requisition ID:  390802

Technology M&A Manager, EY Parthenon, Strategy and Transactions

 

EY-Parthenon is one of the largest global strategy consulting organizations, with more than 7,000 professionals. We help CEOs and business leaders design and deliver transformative strategies across the entire enterprise, to help build long-term value to all stakeholders. Due to rapid expansion, we are now looking for candidates to join our Warsaw team and we want you to explore our Consultant/Senior Consultant Role.

EY-Parthenon’s Transaction Strategy and Execution (TSE) team is the leading Strategy and Transactions business in the EMEA region. As part of the TSE Transaction Technology team, you will advise and support clients through the deal lifecycle, providing a range of sell-side and buy-side IT advice to clients. Services range from complex IT due diligence, post-merger IT integration, IT carve out/separation and post deal value enhancement through IT levers.

 

The opportunity

For our fast growing Team, we are looking for a candidate to join the Strategy & Transactions Technology Team, focused on providing full support for transaction services dedicated to our clients, who are the biggest and most impactful companies across the globe. We are seeking to further expand our team with IT M&A Consultants who work across a range of sectors, that include Private Equity, Digital and Telecoms. You’ll advise clients across all sectors, supporting key decision makers in developing and executing strategies for transactions use your intellectual guile and enthusiasm to apply your technical skills across the M&A transaction lifecycle; including pre-deal diligence, portfolio review and corporate carve-outs & integrations.

 

Your key responsibilities

  • Manage and execute IT related M&A projects – end-to-end from Due Diligence over Day 1 preparation to Carve-out / Post Merger Integration for technology part of transaction
  • Participate in setting engagement objectives and scope of work
  • Assess IT environment of Target business by technology due diligence
  • Estimate the quality and performance of Target IT environment, including cybersecurity
  • Analyze IT costs, including cost synergies that may arise from the transaction / merger
  • Identify gaps and risk associated with IT enablement, IT maturity and IT technical debt
  • Provide recommendations on how to mitigate the risks in the IT M&A context
  • Assess technology architecture from data, infrastructure and integration standpoint to provide comments on reliability and scalability of IT environment
  • Develop key diligence deliverables, including: data request lists, interview guides, high-level roadmaps, one time and recurring cost analysis models, benchmark analysis, synergy analysis, contract analysis, IT-related transition service agreement schedules (TSA)
  • Plan and execute post-merger technology integration projects (PMI)
  • Manage stakeholders during projects, typically on the CxO level
  • Participate in business development, establish relationship with key stakeholders across EY, take part in negotiations with clients and be responsible for our go to market strategy
  • Being a mentor for our IT Consultants and manage the team during projects
  • Have a strong influence on creation and establishment of internal processes

 

Skills and attributes for success

  • Deep knowledge or expertise in at least two (2) technology area and great understanding of others:
    • IT Infrastructure (DC’s, network) and Cloud Migration,
    • Business Applications and ERP,
    • IT Operating Model,
    • IT Architecture,
    • Enterprise Architecture,
    • Data Management,
    • IT Operations,
    • Cybersecurity and Data Protection (such as: regulations EU GDPR, frameworks: OWASP, PCI, ISO27001, NIST and SANS Critical controls),
    • Software Development (incl. code review).
  • Good knowledge of budgeting process and IT financials
  • Experience in structured frameworks and methodologies with practical implementation (i.e. ITIL, TOGAF, COBIT, PMP, Agile/Scrum, CISSP) – gained certificates as a plus

Your background

  • IT-related experience or IT consulting experience for 8+ years. IT / Technology Strategy, IT M&A or similar positions will be treated as a great plus
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills and consulting attitude - can demonstrate the skills and experience required to operate in a client-facing role within a professional services firm
  • Strong oral and written communication skills, including presentation skills (MS PowerPoint, Excel analysis and modeling),
  • Ability to perform analysis and synthesize data into useful insights
  • Polish language (native or C2), excellent written and verbal command of English (min. C1). Another languages as a big plus (esp. German)
  • Willingness of travel in approx. 20-30% of time, depends on a project nature (current travels are suspended due to the COVID-19 situation)

Ideally, you’ll also have

  • University degree in the field of IT from top university. Additional degree in business/finance related specialization will be a big plus
  • Min. 3 years of professional experience in Merger & Acquisition transaction’s, on any stage of the lifecycle –  IT Due Diligence, Day 1 planning, IT Post-merger Integration, IT Carve-out / Separation
  • Experience in international environment
  • Ability to develop high quality reports and insight papers

What we look for

We are looking for candidates who are highly motivated, analytical, logical thinkers with a passion for IT Transaction Services and have a very strong attention to detail. Being a strong team player is critical with the ability to adapt to changing requirements or deadlines in support of our clients goals.

 

What working at EY offers

  • Possibility to work with top brands across Europe and other global players
  • Innovative and varied consulting activities, especially in the assessment of a wide variety of technologies
  • Outstanding career opportunities through individual support, challenging project work and a strong EY network
  • Opportunity to learn from experience M&A practitioners,
  • Visit interesting places, mainly in Europe, while executing projects for our clients
  • Attractive remuneration package linked to your individual and team performance
  • Manager package, including company car / car allowance, quarterly bonuses depends on your performance and established KPIs
  • Culture of support, coaching and open feedback

plus:

  • Qualifications and certificates (incl. fully free EY Tech MBA by dedicated EY platform)
  • Diverse experience in a variety of teams
  • An individual training map
  • Flexible time and place of work
  • Dedicated Career Counselor
  • EY Care & Wellness program and fruits in the office
  • Office with a nice view and in a prestigious location

 

We create a disabled-friendly workplace.

 

About EY

 

At EY, our purpose is Building a better working world. We are a global leader in assurance, tax, consulting, strategy and transactions. The insights and quality services we provide help build trust and confidence in the capital markets and in economies the world over. We develop outstanding leaders who team to deliver on our promises to all our stakeholders. In so doing, we play a critical role in building a better working world for our people, for our clients and for our communities. We believe diversity and inclusiveness means growth – everyone is invited onboard.

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