Senior Consultant, Project and Programme Management, Advisory, Belfast
Ernst & Young Global Limited
Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
3d ago

The opportunity At EY, we are expanding our Advisory practice and specifically building our Performance Improvement (PI) team.

Due to this expansion we are seeking to recruit high achieving individuals to be part of our growing business. Currently we are recruiting business consultants primarily from Senior Consultant through to Senior Manager levels for the Advisory team.

We are seeking individuals with significant client-side advisory experience or individuals who have gained project and programme delivery experience within large recognised organisations.

Please see the Job Specification below for requirements for the Senior Consultant role. Your key responsibilities

  • Have experience in project management delivery and PMO;
  • Ensure all project deliverables are managed to time, cost and quality;
  • Build valued relationships with external clients and internal peers to assist partners and directors with generating new business opportunities;
  • With guidance, create clear, concise, high-quality work products, leveraging knowledge and experience to shape services to client problems;
  • Drawing on your skills and experience, you support the creation of innovative commercial insights for clients, where methods and practices are amended to fit operational team and cultural needs, and contribute to thought leadership;
  • Manage financial aspects of client engagements and communicate significant issues, fees, and estimates to partners and clients;
  • Communicate effectively with EY engagement partners and managers and support a high-performing team agenda
  • Skills and attributes for success :

  • Work confidently with clients, to support building 'trusted advisor' relationships;
  • Support delivery of programme and projects within appropriate governance frameworks to time cost and quality;
  • Help solve business and technology issues through collaboration and teaming;
  • With guidance, apply knowledge and experience to shape services to clients and present project outputs via concise, high quality work products;
  • Assist in managing the financial aspects of engagements by organising staffing, tracking fees and communicating issues to project leaders;
  • Build strong internal relationships within Advisory and across other services lines.
  • Understand all our service offerings and actively identify opportunities to better serve clients;
  • People responsibilities include :

  • Develop people through effectively supervising, coaching, and mentoring more junior members of staff;
  • Maintain an educational program to continually develop personal skills;
  • Understand and follow workplace policies and procedures.
  • To qualify for the role you must have : You will have knowledge and experience in a number of the following areas :

  • At least 3 years within a blue chip consulting firm, industry or government organisation (strong track record in consulting is highly desirable);
  • Have a strong academic record including a third level degree, preferably in a business or project related area;
  • Project governance;
  • Have the opportunity to work across our focus sectors within the PI practice (Health, Utilities, Transport, Telco or Government, Financial Services) experience in one or more of these sectors would be desirable;
  • Prince2 Foundation, PMP or equivalent certification;
  • Ideally, you’ll also have Demonstrating experience in one or more of the following competencies is desirable :

  • Project planning;
  • Resource management;
  • Project monitoring;
  • Project finance management;
  • Benefits management;
  • Managing 3rd party providers.
  • Process Improvement
  • Agile Methodlogies
  • What we look for If you have a keen interest in Programme and Project Management in Ireland as well as intellectual curiosity and energy, then the EY Performance Improvement Advisory team could be exactly the right place for you.

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

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