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Associate - Pursuit Strategy - Deal Activation Team

Location:  Zurich
Other locations:  Primary Location Only
Salary: Competitive
Date:  Feb 7, 2024

Job description

Requisition ID:  1458126
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

We are seeking a Pursuit Strategist to join our Deal Activation Team – a solution-focused team player with stellar communication and robust project management skills. Within this role, you will partner with colleagues across Europe to help drive strategic pursuits for our prestigious Financial Services clients.


Your key responsibilities

  • Partnering with key account teams to provide a full-service pursuit management model for regional pursuits
  • Serving as key contributor in pursuit strategy sessions, managing output and driving actions
  • Taking a proactive role in driving the pursuit process to ensure a coordinated effort
  • Developing strategic messaging and conceptualization of client-facing pursuit collateral
  • Contributing to the development of opportunity value propositions
  • Responsible for quality control of all client-facing materials during the pursuit
  • Driving post pursuit analysis and review; making recommendations for process improvement


Skills and attributes for success

  • University/Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience required
  • Working experience (min. 3 years) in a similar or IT consulting cross-border firm with a multi-cultural environment
  • Strong project management experience
  • Excellent communications skills in German and English, French will be considered an asset
  • Solution-oriented and makes sound decisions quickly, given tight deadlines at times
  • Demonstrates versatility in a constantly evolving environment with a wide variety of social styles
  • Ability to work independently and to influence without authority


What we offer

EY Switzerland offers you to work in a diverse and inclusive environment with around 3,000 employees from 64 different countries. You will collaborate with the best, learn from the best and continually grow, as we invest a significant portion of our annual turnover in the personal development and training of our employees.

Click here to find out more about our benefits and corporate social responsibility.


Have we sparked your interest? We look forward to receiving your complete application with CV, cover letter, and work certificates.

For more information, please contact our recruitment team ( / +41 58 286 33 66).



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