Apply now »

Manager - Technology Transformation (Strategy & Client-Side Program Delivery) - Winnipeg

Location:  Winnipeg
Other locations:  Primary Location Only
Salary: Competitive
Date:  Jan 22, 2022

Job description

Requisition ID:  464744

At EY, you’ll have the chance to build a career as unique as you are, with the global scale, support, inclusive culture and technology to become the best version of you. And we’re counting on your unique voice and perspective to help EY become even better, too. Join us and build an exceptional experience for yourself, and a better working world for all.


Manager - Technology Transformation (Strategy & Client-Side Program Delivery) 

As a Technology Transformation professional, you'll work with business leaders to define and deliver business transformations, leveraging enabling technology in conjunction with operating model, business process, organizational and other changes to create value for our clients. Through formal and on the job training, and experience of working with a range of global organizations, we'll help you achieve your potential. If you are looking for a cutting-edge environment and to provide strategic advice in the areas of technological transformation, this just might be the role you’ve been searching for.
From strategy to execution, EY provides a full range of consulting and broader services to help our clients implement new ideas to help achieve their mission outcomes. We deliver real change and measurable results through our diverse, high-performing teams, quality work at the highest professional standards, operational know-how from across our global organization, and creative and bold ideas that drive innovation. EY is helping our government to build a better working world.


The opportunity
We currently are seeking for an experienced Manager in our Technology Transformation team, to focus on technology strategy to enable business value creation and on client-side program delivery, to realize the value. Our Technology Consulting & Transformation team is focused on helping clients leverage technology to create business value, improve business performance, enable business growth and scalability, enable superior customer and employee experiences, and enable operational efficiency and other strategic priorities while managing risk. 
Your key responsibilities
As a Manager, an important part of your role will be to actively establish, maintain and strengthen internal and external relationships. You'll also identify potential business opportunities for EY within existing engagements, and share these with your team members as appropriate. Similarly, you'll manage projects, anticipating and identifying risks within engagements and sharing any issues with senior members of the team. As an influential member of the team, you'll help to create a positive learning culture, coach and counsel junior team members and help them to develop.

  • Demonstrate a thorough understanding of technology strategy and technology-enabled value creation concepts including developing and aligning with clients on:
    • technology strategies
    • business transformation business cases & roadmaps
    • creating business value / enabling new business models and operating models through IT
    • business architecture, solution architecture and information architectures
    • vendor and package selection
    • IT Governance
    • digital disruption and innovation
    • IT diligence for mergers and acquisitions
    • IT synergy analysis and IT-enabled business synergy analysis for mergers and acquisitions 
  • Provide client-side program and project management leadership and support for major (often $10M+) technology and technology-enabled business transformation programs 
  • Deliver quality services. Value and model excellent client service by establishing goals and implementation plans to achieve high quality deliverables within expected timeframes. Monitor progress, manage risk and keep key stakeholders are kept informed about progress and expected outcomes.
  • Develop and maintain productive relationships with client management. Focus on deliverables and client business priorities. Manage expectations of service and scope.  Understand the client's industry and recognize key performance drivers and business trends.
  • Develop people. Provide constructive on-the-job feedback/training. Foster an innovative and team-oriented work environment. Coach younger team members and support their career development.
  • Demonstrate high level of technical and professional knowledge and quickly assimilate new knowledge. Keep up-to-date with current developments and trends in consulting services capabilities and industry knowledge. Get involved in the development of points of view and market visibility opportunities.
  • Generate new business opportunities. Understand Ernst & Young and its service lines and actively assess/present ways to serve clients. Develop long-term client relationships and networks. Develop relationships with other Ernst & Young team members across all practices to serve client needs.

Skills and attributes for success

  • You will spend most of your time moving the clients forward in their strategic objectives. 
  • Strong interpersonal, communication, and presentation skills
  • Strong analytical mindset in terms of taking abstract questions and issues and structuring them into manageable, specific work streams
  • Demonstrated consistency in values, principles, and work ethic
  • Strong project management skills


To qualify for the role you must have

  • An undergraduate degree and/or relevant professional designation
  • Experience in the delivery of a variety of technology strategy, value creation and/or client-side program delivery projects
  • Experience managing staff on multiple projects and providing direction to team members
  • A passion for coaching and mentoring
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication and presentation (including workshop) skills 
  • Advanced analytical and problem-solving skills
  • An ability to work collaboratively in a team environment 
  • A high level of motivation, strong work ethic and self-starting attitude 
  • An ability to think outside of the box and thrive on new challenges 
  • At the Manager level, a minimum of 5 years’ experience with a consulting firm offering technology strategy and/or client-side program delivery services 


Ideally, you’ll also have

  • A proven track record in supporting all stages of the business development cycle for large pursuits, with significant client interaction at all stages
  • Experience in developing deep, lasting client relationships
  • A willingness to travel to meet client needs (when it is safe)


What we look for
We are looking for passionate leaders with strong vision to lend subject matter expertise to the design the strategic builds for our clients. If you have a genuine desire to help businesses achieve their full potential, this role is for you.
What we offer
At EY, our Total Rewards package supports our commitment to creating a leading people culture - built on high-performance teaming - where everyone can achieve their potential and contribute to building a better working world for our people, our clients and our communities. It's one of the many reasons we repeatedly win awards for being a great place to work.


We offer a competitive compensation package where you’ll be rewarded based on your performance and recognized for the value you bring to our business. In addition, our Total Rewards package allows you decide which benefits are right for you and which ones help you create a solid foundation for your future. Our Total Rewards package includes a comprehensive medical, prescription drug and dental coverage, a defined contribution pension plan, a great vacation policy plus firm paid days that allow you to enjoy longer long weekends throughout the year, statutory holidays and paid personal days (based on province of residence), and a range of exciting programs and benefits designed to support your physical, financial and social well-being. Plus, we offer:

  • Support and coaching from some of the most engaging colleagues in the industry
  • Learning opportunities to develop new skills and progress your career
  • The freedom and flexibility to handle your role in a way that’s right for you.


Diversity and Inclusion at EY

Diversity and inclusiveness are at the heart of who we are and how we work. We’re committed to fostering an environment where differences are valued, policies and practices are equitable, and our people feel a sense of belonging. From our actions to combat systemic racism and our advocacy for the LGBT+ community to our innovative Neurodiversity Centre of Excellence and Accessibility initiatives, we welcome and embrace the diverse experiences, abilities, backgrounds and perspectives that make our people unique and help guide us. Because when people feel free to be their authentic selves at work, they bring their best and are empowered to build a better working world.


EY Way of Work and your health and safety

EY Way of Work recognizes flexibility in the way we collaborate, innovate and deliver with the ability to work in-person and remotely. To support a healthy and safe in-person working environment, EY has implemented various layers of health and safety controls while working in the office or at client or other locations. A critical component of EY’s workplace safety program includes our COVID-19 vaccination policy which requires all personnel to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless an accommodation based on a reason protected by human rights legislation is provided.


EY | Building a better working world 


EY exists to build a better working world, helping to create long-term value for clients, people and society and build trust in the capital markets.


Enabled by data and technology, diverse EY teams in over 150 countries provide trust through assurance and help clients grow, transform and operate.  


Working across assurance, consulting, law, strategy, tax and transactions, EY teams ask better questions to find new answers for the complex issues facing our world today.  

Apply now »