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Manager - Enterprise & Solutions Architecture, Technology Advisory

Ernst & Young

UAE

Ref: NP946-1228

Job description / Role

Manager - Enterprise & Solutions Architecture, Technology Advisory

Whole industries have been disrupted and transformed in recent years by digital technology. As an IT advisory professional, you'll help businesses realize the value they can gain from their IT investments - supporting strategy and being a key growth driver. As part of a high-performing team, you'll deliver exceptional client service - providing advice on how technology enablement, digital transformation and enterprise intelligence contribute to performance improvement, as well as how IT can act as multiplying effect during major program transformations.

As organizations look to leverage the advantage IT offers, we'll work with you to develop the consultancy and analytical skills that you'll need in today's environment. Working on projects that cross borders and sectors, the experiences you gain here will be more valuable than anywhere else. So whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime.

The opportunity

We're looking for Managers for Technology Advisory to join our team with experience in one or more of the following:

- Ability to partner and collaborate with client stakeholders to translate goals and objectives into strategic road maps and align those road maps to technical architectures
- Expert skills in business capability modeling, business analysis, business transformation, process re-engineering, service definition and business service decomposition
- Articulating the business architecture and guiding other architects to leverage and implement the solution
- Knowledge of and experience with Enterprise Architecture methodologies, framework, design and tools
- Ability to articulate business architecture and guide the team/client and / or other architects to leverage and implement the solution
- Ability to quickly understand and synthesize the business goals, objectives and help various stakeholders in visualizing the future-stat
- Ability to use business architecture patterns to convey core strategy and architecture concepts

Your key responsibilities

- Effectively manage performance improvement projects, develop analysis, run and engage client teams and stakeholders, and deliver high-quality work products.
- Possess strong project delivery capabilities and familiar with project management and/or Agile methodology. Effectively manage both onshore and offshore resources.
- Cultivate and manage business development opportunities. Understand EY and its service lines and actively assess/present ways to serve clients. Develop and maintain long-term client relationships and networks. Develop relationships with team members across all EY practices to serve client needs.
- Demonstrate in-depth technical/functional capabilities and professional knowledge. Demonstrate ability to assimilate new knowledge. Possess good business acumen. Remain current on new developments in advisory services capabilities.
- Establish relationships with client personnel at appropriate levels. Consistently deliver quality client services. Monitor progress, manage risk and ensure key stakeholders are kept informed about progress and expected outcomes. Stay abreast of current business and industry trends relevant to the client's business.
- Provide constructive on-the-job feedback/coaching to team members. Foster an innovative and inclusive team-oriented work environment. Play an active role in counseling and mentoring junior consultants within the organization.

Requirements

Skills and Attributes for success

- Strong project delivery and project management skills with Agile methodology.
- Familiar with all phases of project lifecycle

To qualify for the role, you must have

- Approximately 6-8 years of recent relevant work experience.
- A bachelor's degree in computer science, engineering, accounting, finance or a related field.
- A minimum of 6 years of experience in consultancy, professional services or project management.
- Demonstrated ability to build trust and manage high level, executive relationships.
- Demonstrated ability to manage and supervise teams through all phases of the project lifecycle, including requirements definition, process and prose creation, business re-engineering, and application mapping.
- Strong written and verbal communication, interpersonal, presentation, client service and business writing and consulting skills, coupled with a strong interest in further designing, developing and integrating business operations and technology
- Ability to research client inquiries and emerging issues
- Project Management or Agile certification is desirable
- TOGAF 9.1 or Certified Business Analysis Professional (CBAP) and ITIL Foundation certificate desirable

Ideally, you'll also have

- A dedication to teamwork and integrity within a professional environment

What we look for

Highly motivated individuals with excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to prioritize shifting workloads in a rapidly changing industry. An effective communicator, you'll be a confident leader equipped with strong people management skills and a genuine passion to make things happen in a dynamic organization.

What working at EY offers

EY offers a competitive remuneration package where you'll be rewarded for your individual and team performance . We are committed to being an inclusive employer and are happy to consider flexible working arrangements. Plus, we offer:

- Support, coaching and feedback from some of the most engaging colleagues around
- Opportunities to develop new skills and progress your career
- The freedom and flexibility to handle your role in a way that's right for you

About EY

As a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services, we hire and develop the most passionate people in their field to help build a better working world. This starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities and creative freedom to make things better. So that whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime.

If you can confidently demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.

Join us in building a better working world. Apply now.

About the Company

EY is a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services. The insights and quality services we deliver help build trust and confidence in the capital markets and in economies the world over. We develop outstanding leaders who team to deliver on our promises to all of our stakeholders. In so doing, we play a critical role in building a better working world for our people, for our clients and for our communities.

EY refers to the global organization, and may refer to one or more, of the member firms of Ernst & Young Global Limited, each of which is a separate legal entity. Ernst & Young Global Limited, a UK company limited by guarantee, does not provide services to clients. Information about how EY collects and uses personal data and a description of the rights individuals have under data protection legislation are available on our site.

The MENA practice of EY has been operating in the region since 1923. For over 95 years, we have grown to over 7,500 people united across 21 offices and 16 countries, sharing the same values and an unwavering commitment to quality. As an organization, we continue to develop outstanding leaders who deliver exceptional services to our clients and who contribute to our communities. We are proud of our accomplishments over the years, reaffirming our position as the largest and most established professional services organization in the region

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