Ey Jobs in Manchester – Competency Business Planning

Website EY

Job Description:

You will be directly exposed to some of the most exciting strategic developments affecting the evolution of the Consulting business and will play a part in driving the growth goals for Business Transformation.

You will gain an understanding of the Business Transformation competency and be directly involved in extensive and thoughtful analysis of our results, directing against the strategic plan and supporting the Competency leader and Sub Service Line Operational Lead / Service Line Operations Director (SLOD) with information and analysis, acting as a trusted business adviser. You will be expected to demonstrate your ability to balance risk and opportunities, be able to see the bigger picture and have the capability to influence and lead in a multi-disciplinary environment. You will have strong performance integrity and be able to act on behalf of the Business Transformation Leader on performance and planning matters.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Run, with Talent, annual pay review process for the Competency working closely with the Sub Service Line Operational Lead;
  • Team with Talent and the Sub Service Line Operational Lead on strategic people initiatives and talent goals (including D&I) as pertaining to the SSL operations (Resourcing, Recruitment, annual performance review / pay review);
  • Oversee Competency engagement financials/margin and working capital performance and intervene when required, working closely with the Finance team and the Sub Service Line Operational Lead;
  • Provide insight and analysis on performance and lead monthly performance meetings across the competency;
  • Closely monitor business performance and outlook: agreeing/driving interventions with the leadership at Competency levels, working closely with the Sub Service Line Operational Lead to maximise performance;
  • Act on behalf of the Competency leader for performance and planning matters.
  • Oversee Competency SDM delivery including headcount management & recruitment, and initiatives aimed at optimising offshore/nearshore team deployment working closely with the Sub Service Line Operational Lead;
  • Maintain a strategic overview of staffing and utilisation levels across the Competency, agreeing/driving interventions with Resourcing at Competency level, working closely with the Sub Service Line Operational Lead to maximise performance. Oversee BD resource allocation to qualified opps & BD prioritisation/performance of staff assigned to BD;
  • Lead other Competency operational projects as required;

Job Requirements:

  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Negotiation and influencing skills
  • Acute commercial awareness and pricing focus
  • Strong numeracy skills, with ability to turn raw data into useful information that has influenced action and change
  • The ability to lead
  • Ability to adapt to and influence ‘top-level’ stakeholder group
  • Strategic thinker – able to see bigger picture
  • The ability to drive and manage change

Job Details:

Company: EY

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Manchester, England, UK

Application Deadline: N/A


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