Sector Lead- Change
Ernst & Young Global Limited
London, England, GB
3d ago

Cybersecurity and its related challenges is a rapidly growing field. As such, the opportunities for careers in cybersecurity are also growing.

Physically and electronically securing an organisation infrastructure one of the steps to creating a secure environment.

Organisations must also be supported by a capable and suitably skilled team, the right set of behaviours and cultures and effective learning & engagement strategies and tools.

As the focus of maintaining a secure environment shifts towards talent & culture, EY is building out its cybersecurity capability to meet client and market need.

EY People Advisory Services are seeking an experience Sector Lead in Change Experience with relevant expertise to support the growth of the team and successfully deliver client assignments, broadly covering the following areas : Change management, organisational design & talent planning, learning development, culture change and programme transformation.

As Sector lead, you will be expected to have existing deep sector knowledge and relationships to shape, manage and deliver transformation projects and programmes.

Driven by our focused insight and innovation, PAS is best positioned to respond to the scale and complexity of how and where our clients work globally, making us the trusted advisor of choice to our clients and creating more opportunities for our people.

PAS is broad and represents capabilities and offerings that support our client’s transformational and transactional agendas, management of evolving workforces, deploying transformation projects in support of business strategy.

Your key responsibilities Business Development

  • Generating profitable revenue - selling major PAS programmes through developing lasting relationships with clients, through business development and account management leadership
  • Delivery - developing, shaping and delivering PAS programmes of work, with our industry account teams and other practice areas.
  • Assumes operational responsibility and accountability for assignments and delivery teams to drive the client’s agenda

  • Growing a business - actively contributing to the ongoing development of the PAS practice, supporting the rapid, profitable growth of the business as a member of the management team, bringing innovative ideas for development
  • Communications - responsible for representing the PAS practice in relevant management forums
  • Grow EY’s Change market profile by developing a differentiated offering built on thought leadership and best practice
  • Contribute to business development and client pursuit efforts by leading the preparing of proposals and delivering presentations to potential clients.
  • Lead the delivery of subsequently won work

  • Generate profitable revenue by developing lasting relationships with clients, through business development and account management leadership
  • Drive innovation to ensure provision of market leading, relevant and highly-targeted solutions and content-rich thought leadership to clients
  • Contribute to delivery of wider strategic objectives across PAS and the wider UK & Ireland business at EY, as well as supporting and participating in initiatives for growth of the firm as a whole
  • Core Consulting and Program delivery
  • Practice and People management

  • To build & lead teams, with accountability for establishing cohesive and committed ways for teams to work closely and effectively together, including coaching
  • Support the practice with operational recruitment to bring in high calibre individuals into the practice
  • Providing and facilitating development opportunities for individuals at all levels in the practice.
  • Supports change initiatives and embeds these them within the team
  • Encourages development of team members though formal and informal coaching
  • Gives authentic and constructive feedback
  • Seeks to give team members stretching opportunities while providing support and ensuring quality and operational excellence
  • Reinforces our values, through day to day behaviour and challenge disrespectful behaviour
  • Act as a team player, with an ability to integrate with new teams quickly
  • Skills and attributes for success

  • Be professional, quickly establishing personal credibility and demonstrating expertise
  • Have strong personal impact and resilience, and be able to influence and persuade clients and stakeholders to gain support for major changes and key decisions
  • Take a practical approach to solving issues and gaining client agreement
  • Be able to analyse complex problems and to deliver insightful, practical and sustainable solutions.
  • Be skilled in facilitating and encouraging collaboration amongst team members, and is capable of motivating teams to maximise performance
  • Be confident and effective in recognising and managing potential issues during client assignments
  • Have strong personal impact and resilience, and be able to influence and persuade clients and stakeholders to gain support for major changes and key decisions
  • Structure and manage projects or programmes of work which meet client expectations and mitigate any risks or issues
  • To qualify for the role you must have

  • Highly experienced management consultant / HR professional at Director level with relevant experience advising clients on a range of large scale transformation programmes and business change projects
  • Sector specific experience in Energy, CPLS and GPS working in the cybersecurity environment
  • Experience in working in a risk & compliance and / or regulatory environment
  • A proven track record of shaping, winning and managing complex, high profile, profitable Change engagements which create value for clients
  • Breadth of experience in PAS change capabilities and large-scale transformation programmes, with a focus on sustainability
  • Demonstrated track record of building client relationships
  • A proven track record of proactively managing client stakeholders, including providing constructive challenge, influencing decisions, providing robust advice, delivering difficult messages and managing performance issues, up to C suite-1 level
  • Relevant professional experience, working in Big 4, global management consultancy firm, Systems Integrator, niche consultancy or Blue Chip company / public sector
  • Strong insight and understanding into one or more of the following : Government & Public Sector, Energy & Assets, Consumer Products, Technology & Communications
  • Ideally, you’ll also have

  • A primary degree and any post graduate degrees and professional qualifications are desirable but not critical e.g. CIPD
  • Regulatory / Framework experience in NIS, IS 20071 NERC CIP etc.
  • What we look for We have many clients from various sectors talking to us about how can they assess, attract and nurture individual talent engagingly in varying contexts.

    We are looking for individuals who can demonstrate real impact within various areas of PAS for our clients. We require people who can build our service offerings, understand client needs, grow our internal capability and connect effectively across our global PAS to maximise our global knowledge and experience in supporting clients to build their talent pool.

    What working at EY offers We offer a competitive remuneration package where you’ll be rewarded for your individual and team performance.

    Our comprehensive Total Rewards package includes support for flexible working and career development, and with FlexEY you can select benefits that suit your needs, covering holidays, health and well-

    being, insurance, savings and a wide range of discounts, offers and promotions. Plus, we offer :

  • Support and coaching 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
  • EY is committed to being an inclusive employer and we are happy to consider flexible working arrangements. We strive to achieve the right balance for our people, enabling us to deliver excellent client service whilst allowing you to build your career without sacrificing your personal priorities.

    While our client-facing professionals can be required to travel regularly, and at times be based at client sites, our flexible working arrangements can help you to achieve a lifestyle balance.

    About EY As a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services, we’re using the finance products, expertise and systems we’ve developed to build a better working world.

    That starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities and creative freedom to make things better.

    Whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime. And with a commitment to hiring and developing the most passionate people, we’ll make our ambition to be the best employer by 2020 a reality.

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

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