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(Senior-) Manager leading EY Switzerland's blockchain and digital assets consulting offering

Location:  Zurich
Other locations:  Primary Location Only
Salary: Competitive
Date:  Jul 24, 2022

Job description

Requisition ID:  300504

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.





The opportunity


Join the Business Transformation team within Financial Services Consulting Switzerland and be part of a sub-team building EY’s blockchain / distributed ledger technology and digital assets consulting offering


Your key responsibilities


  • Lead the development of related offerings and ongoing local initiatives
  • Contribute to EY’s blockchain ecosystem strategy and actively manage relationships with relevant external players (e.g. fintechs, start-ups, EY alliances)
  • Constantly track the latest developments in the field of DeFi, analyze its implications and position EY as thought leader in this domain
  • Play an active part in EY’s regional and global blockchain innovation groups
  • Collaborate closely with our business development teams and account leads to understand our clients’ business needs and develop related go-to-market materials
  • Leverage your network and relationships to identify and develop high potential prospects in the financial services industry
  • Take part in marketing roadshows to meet with prospective clients, and be involved with hosting and organizing events
  • Support EY with recruiting exceptional talent in this domain and driving internal growth


Skills and attributes for success
To qualify for the role you must have


  • Overall blockchain knowledge bridging across both business (industry application, challenges and opportunities) and technology (blockchain engineering methodologies, distributed systems, computer science fundamentals and blockchain network architectures)
  • 3-5 years of subject matter experience in the financial services industry, preferably in consulting
  • Understanding of smart contracts and end-to-end Ethereum-based application development experience
  • Experience in managing blockchain-related project teams
  • Fluent in English, other language skills are a plus


Ideally, you’ll also have


  • Strong local network within financial services institutions and blockchain fintech players
  • Programming skills and good knowledge of blockchain related tools


What we look for


  • Highly focused and motivated with a can-do attitude and eagerness to learn and solve complex problems
  • Strong analytical background with attention to detail and an organized work approach


What we offer


  • International multi-cultural team of highly motivated professionals
  • Constant personal development with a steep learning curve – a system of trainings, mentoring, counselling and on-the-job learning
  • Modern working environment and equipment, fostering mobile working flexibility
  • Transparent performance-based recognition and progression system
  • Acquire a fully accredited corporate MBA (EY Tech MBA) from Hult International Business School, whilst working with EY, completely free*


* exception of EY contractors, interns and alumni.


If you can demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible. Make the next step and apply for this position (ID: 300504) online. For further information please contact our recruitment team ( / +41 58 286 33 66).


The exceptional EY experience. It’s yours to build.


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