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(Senior) Consultant (IT) Transaction Strategy and Execution - EY Parthenon

Location:  Zurich
Other locations:  Anywhere in Country
Salary: Competitive
Date:  Jan 3, 2023

Job description

Requisition ID:  54681

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 EY Parthenon Transaction Strategy and Execution (TS&E) team provides a full range of IT and Operations advice to corporate and private equity clients who intend to acquire, divest, or restructure businesses.  Our services cover M&A Integration, Carve-Out, Operational and IT Due Diligence, Value Creation and Operational Restructuring. The team comprises advisors with specialist operations, IT and deal / transaction experience from industry, advisory and audit backgrounds.


The opportunity


We are seeking to expand our team with IT consultants who work across a range of sectors. As a Senior Consultant in our team, you’ll advise clients across all sectors, supporting key decision makers in developing and executing strategies for transactions, use your experience 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

  • In your role as Consultant, you will work on a variety of M&A and strategy related topics focusing on technology, such as IT due diligence, value creation and strategy projects. Typical project scope include IT operating model design, developing IT integration and separation blueprints, defining and agreeing IT TSAs, designing IT day-1 and day-100 plans
  • You will be exposed to a variety of industries (e.g. life sciences, manufacturing, consumer products) working directly with corporate and private equity clients across Europe
  • You will play a key role in assessing technical information and financials, providing recommendations, and drawing up plans to transform and execute 
  • You will implement and execute client recommendation in collaboration with the project teams to fulfill project goals
  • You will assist in aspects of business origination and people initiatives (e.g. recruiting)
  • You will help maintain professional relationship with our clients at appropriate levels


To qualify for the role, you must have

  • Broad knowledge of aspects of a typical IT function, e.g. Enterprise Architecture, Strategy & Governance, Financials, Applications, Infrastructure and Service Delivery  
  • Business administration or basic accounting knowledge
  • Sharp logical thinking and exceptional problem-solving skills. Ability to provide insights based on experience on IT aspects of transaction deals that are relevant and valued by clients
  • A degree in business, engineering, computer science or related field with top grades
  • At least 1-2 years of applicable industry and/or consulting work experience
  • Outstanding communication and presentation skills, both verbally and in writing, in English and in at least 2 languages among German, French and Italian
  • Ability and willingness to travel

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


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