Manager - (FS) IT Advisory, TET

  • Competitive
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Permanent, Full time
  • EY.
  • 17 Nov 17 2017-11-17

Job Title: Manager - (FS) IT Advisory, TET Location: London Salary Level: Competitive About the Opportunity Do you want to engage your mind? Then join EY to gain experiences that will last a lifetime. We are looking for Managers to join our team due to the tremendous growth in the IT Advisory, Insurance team.

The Role
Typically you would be working as part of an engagement team whose remit is to effect business transformation. Roles vary from engagement to engagement, but are likely to include business analysis, Solution architecture, target operating model design, vendor package selection, implementation management & project management.

Responsibilities
In your role as a Manager you will have responsibility for:
- Managing and leading project teams or workstreams as part of larger projects,
- Being responsible for high quality delivery on a client assignment, usually as part of an on-site project team
- Demonstrating knowledge and experience in one or more market areas and technical skills
- Building long term trusted advisor relationships with our clients
- Identifying and pursuing opportunities for new business
- Aiding proposals and bid teams
- Assisting in developing EY solutions and supporting tools and methods
- Supporting EY practice and people development activities (e.g. recruitment, away days)
- Liaising with service line teams, account teams and functional specialists

As part of the Life Technology Enabled Transformation team, you will be involved in:
- Shaping and defining large transformations programme's
- Defining and ensuring the implementation of the Solution Architecture, ensuring all Architecture deliverables are delivered on time to a high quality
- Ensuring that all Requirement Deliverables are delivered on time to high quality
- Ensure that the Solution Architecture is proven and all significant technical risks are mitigated
- Support and Mentoring the technical team to excel in the completion of their assigned activities and to further develop their own capabilities
- Ensuring that any 3rd parties deliver value to the programme

Role Requirements
To be successful in these roles, you will be required to demonstrate the following:
- Successful track record in Life, Pensions or Asset Management, gained through working for a Provider directly, a top tier consultancy, a specialist financial services consultancy, a top tier System Integrator or and/or an Outsource provider
- Strong understanding of one or more insurance product area: Life Assurance, Pensions, Investments
- Good appreciation of current market trends and how these are likely to impact key industry players
- Strong understanding of the Life and Pensions value chain (from distribution, customer management, manufacturing, reinsurance through to administration - servicing, underwriting, claims & maturity)
- Strong background in Solution architecture, including development of end to end solution blueprints for large scale Insurance technology programmes
- Track record of successful delivery on large scale technology delivery projects for insurance companies, including Data Migration

Technical skills and experience:
- Solution architecture (Business, Functional, Technical)
- Data architecture
- Integration architecture
- Large scale programme delivery (agile & waterfall)
- Life and Pensions Administration systems (Legacy and/or modern)
- Process Automation, BPM and Digital Platforms, e.g. Pega, Mobile, Portals
- IT Strategy

Profile and Skills
- Ambition to build / develop a career in EY and our Insurance advisory team
- Strong interest and commitment to developing and delivering leading edge solutions
- Ability to engage with stakeholders and manage cross functional projects
- Ability to manage multiple stakeholder communities with varying levels of experience
- Intellectual strength / flexibility to rapidly understand complex problems and rationalise these into a workable solution which can then be delivered
- Experience of developing propositions that are current and relevant to our clients
- Ability to develop and deliver high quality output against stated project objectives and meet tight deadlines
- High level of drive, commitment to achieving solutions, and ability to work under pressure
- Ability to develop impactful written presentations and participate effectively in meetings with senior clients
- Team player and leader who openly supports, encourages and shares knowledge with colleagues
- Ability to work under limited supervision ('self starter') in unstructured environments

Qualifications
- A first level university degree, 2:1 (or equivalent) or above

About EY and our Vision
EY is a global professional services organisation providing advisory, assurance, tax and transaction services. We are committed to doing our part in building a better working world for our people, our clients and our communities. And we are united by our shared values and a dedication to delivering exceptional client service

We have ambitious goals for 2020. Globally, we want to be #1 or #2 in professional services and be the best brand. To achieve this, our teams need to perform at the highest level, and have a relentless focus on delivering the excellent client service that will help us to continue to grow and become the market leader. In this context, your career will develop and grow.

We make sure our people succeed. The networks you build and the experiences you have with us will help define and accelerate the rest of your career. Last year in the UK, nearly 2,000 of our people were promoted or progressed within their grade, and we are significantly increasing the number of partners in the UK. So when you build something better at EY, we make sure you're rewarded.