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EY-Parthenon - Strategy Realized - Venture Building - Director - New York

Location:  New York
Other locations:  Anywhere in Region
Salary: Competitive
Date:  May 7, 2024

Job description

Requisition ID:  1478394
EY focuses on high-ethical standards and integrity among its employees and expects all candidates to demonstrate these qualities.  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.

Location: New York



E​Y-Parthenon – Strategy Realized – Venture Building – Director


At EY-Parthenon, we have been investing heavily in our Venture Building practice and scaling our capabilities to re-imagine the anatomy of our clients' organizations to either turbocharge their core or build new digital-native businesses. 


The opportunity

EY-Parthenon's Venture Building practice is an ever-growing global team of business builders, product experts, designers, engineers, and entrepreneurs along with deep industry insights to provoke unconventional thinking, helping organizations re-imagine and scale-up a portfolio of digital centric business models. We help our clients innovate at the speed of a start-up, leveraging their core strengths to deliver breakthrough impact fast and with targeted capital investment. Part art and part science, we re-imagine the anatomy of traditional businesses. And we help de-risk execution and realize value at scale. 


Your key responsibilities

As a Venture Builder, you will

  • Create new digital ventures for our clients or turbocharge their core businesses with digital and be responsible for the success of the businesses we build by defining both the field of opportunity and the scope of the digital businesses
  • Envision disruptive needle-moving ideas and manage the journey from concept to cash, showing P&L impact and continuously evolving through iterations and rapid prototyping
  • Help execute client projects across one or more sectors, partnering with our client service teams in developing and executing strategies for Digital engagements, working across service lines
  • Focus on business and practice development as well as develop team members to achieve their career goals 

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Develop strategy frameworks to guide multidisciplinary teams that include design thinkers, data scientists, industry, and functional teams
  • Create concept design based on segmented customer proposition and market dynamics
  • Create detailed value proposition and solution design and P&L / business case detailing for solution
  • Define GTM and commercial strategy and hypothesis around customer acquisition and monetization models
  • Define next-gen user centric end-to-end experience maps and signature journeys
  • Work with product teams to co-create rapid prototypes in controlled environment
  • Define future state operating model draft to design multi-phase growth roadmap
  • Design priority analytics backed use cases with potential value sizing and preliminary algorithms
  • Understand state-of-the-art technology vision to support evolving ecosystem design 


Skills and attributes for success

  • Solutioning and problem solving – being able to listen to the client's business problem, identifying opportunities to solve through Digital, and the ability to bring firm's collective expertise to design impactful solutions
  • Design Digital-led business strategies – build digital strategy frameworks using inductive thinking and tools such as market analysis, digital and start-up ecosystem assessment, customer research, macroeconomic forecasting, and digital portfolio optimization
  • Business and Commercially Driven – working in a fast-paced, exciting environment with strong business acumen to drive value to our clients
  • People Development – coach and mentor team members to support achievement of their career goals
  • Building Relationships – Strong working relationships with clients, including influence, advice and support to key decision makers. Skillful at choreographing digital business building ideas, brands, people, and emotions
  • Project Management – lead project teams comprising of colleagues from across the Strategy and Transactions sub service lines 

Required Leadership Skills

  • Excellent negotiation and influencing skills, and the ability to develop long-lasting relationships both internally and externally
  • Ability to help define the vision and participate in and promote a digitally innovative culture
  • Ability to foster relationships and create demand within existing and new accounts
  • Ability to prioritize effectively on projects and adapt quickly to new challenges and concepts 


To qualify for the role you must have

  • A bachelor's degree in Business, Accounting, Finance, Engineering, Computer Science, or Analytics and 5 years of related work experience; or a graduate degree and approximately 3 years of related work experience
  • MBA or equivalent Master's degree is preferred
  • At least 3 years of progressive post-graduate management consulting experience in a top-tier consultancy in Strategy, Digital, Analytics practices or industry equivalent groups
  • Comfortable in articulating how digital impacts top-line (e.g., new business models, platforms) and bottom line (e.g., efficiency and productivity) opportunities
  • Must be willing and able to travel up to 80% on short notice 


Ideally, you'll also have

  • Experience gained within another top-tier strategy house in a client service role
  • Experience working on large digital programs in complex business environments
  • An entrepreneurial and growth mindset to continue to build our Digital practice capabilities and solutions
What we offer
We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits package where you’ll be rewarded based on your performance and recognized for the value you bring to the business.  The base  salary range for this job in all geographic locations in the US is $205,000 to $235,000. Individual salaries within those ranges are determined through a wide variety of factors including but not limited to education, experience, knowledge, skills and geography.  In addition, our Total Rewards package includes medical and dental coverage, pension and 401(k) plans, and a wide range of paid time off options. Under our flexible vacation policy, you’ll decide how much vacation time you need based on your own personal circumstances. You’ll also be granted time off for designated EY Paid Holidays, Winter/Summer breaks, Personal/Family Care, and other leaves of absence when needed to support your physical, financial, and emotional well-being.
  • Continuous learning: You’ll develop the mindset and skills to navigate whatever comes next.
  • Success as defined by you: We’ll provide the tools and flexibility, so you can make a meaningful impact, your way.
  • Transformative leadership: We’ll give you the insights, coaching and confidence to be the leader the world needs.
  • Diverse and inclusive culture: You’ll be embraced for who you are and empowered to use your voice to help others find theirs.
If you can demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.
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