Ref: NP946-2236

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Assistant Manager - Business Consulting- Enterprise Risk - Life Science

We currently are seeking a highly motivated Assistant Manager to support client engagement teams, work with a wide variety of clients to deliver professional services and participate in Enterprise Risk external client engagements and internal projects. This role will particularly focus on Life Sciences as a sector including pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, pharmacies, distributors and medical device companies.

As a risk professional, you will be addressing client issues and transformations relating to Enterprise Risk Management, Internal Audit, Program Risk Management, process and controls design and effectiveness, and Governance, Risk, and Compliance (GRC) implementations. Our solutions can be used by our clients to build confidence and trust with their customers, and the overall market.

Our Life Sciences ER team members support clients in building a certain level of confidence and trust with their customers, the overall market, and when required by regulation or contract.

Your key responsibilities

As an Assistant Manager you:

- Support your team with large transformational client engagements as well as internal projects.
- Responsible for effectively engaging with Client engagements primarily in the areas of Business Risk services, Internal audit, Enterprise Risk management, Compliance and regulatory services, GRC, Internal controls, Contract Risk Services, Business Process Management, and other related solutions.
- Supervise and review work performed by subordinates and provide qualitative inputs before submission of deliverables to EY Managers.
- Take up project execution responsibility in a team or individually as per requirements and work plan.
- Train and support junior team members within the department to grow their career.
- Communicate project delivery improvement areas and support the clients to help deliver the project on time and within budget.
- Maintain communication and report to higher levels of management, who will expect you to anticipate and identify risks, and escalate any issues as appropriate.
- Ensure the consistent delivery of excellent, high-quality work products by EY teams, providing a platform to build and maintain our global brand, reputation, and purpose.
- Support in leading client meetings and discussions (when required).
- Build valued relationships with external clients and internal peers.
- Build strong internal relationships within Ernst & Young Consulting Services and with other services across the organization
- Conduct performance reviews and contributing to performance feedback.
- Support your team with global and regional bids, proposals, and thought leaderships.
- Communicate effectively with EY senior management and working to build, manage and motivate high-performing teams.


Skills and attributes for success

To qualify for the role, you must have

- A bachelor's degree in any of the following areas: biopharmaceutical sciences, pharmacy, engineering, business, accounting, or other relevant areas.
- Approximately 3 - 4+ years of work experience in risk transformation with a working as an internal auditor or risk/compliance consultant for a professional services firm (Big Four, Strategy House or equivalent), with a proven record of experience in the life science (pharma, biotech, medical devices) or healthcare industry (hospitals, healthcare providers, regulatory agencies).
- Equivalent pharmaceutical or industry experience will also be considered.
- Proven track record of the experience in work role covering Enterprise Risk Management, Internal Audit, Program Risk Management, process and controls design and effectiveness, Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC) implementations.
- Technical knowledge of life science sector and landscape (MENA/ Global).
- Proficiency with Microsoft Excel, Access, Word, and PowerPoint.
- Jordan-based and have the willingness to travel the majority of the time for EY projects.
- Bilingual (English & Arabic) will be an added advantage.
- Excellent oral and written communication skills in both Arabic and English.
- Strong data analytics background and experience.

What we look for

Alongside your comprehensive and proven technical expertise, you will also be a born leader with a passion for:

- Developing people through effectively supervising, coaching, and mentoring all levels of staff.
- Conducting performance reviews and contribute to performance feedback for all levels of staff.
- Contributing to our people initiatives that include recruiting and retaining our professionals.

What we offer

We offer a competitive compensation package where you'll be rewarded based on performance and recognized for the value you bring to our business. Plus, we offer:

- 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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