EY Senior Manager - PI - Strategy - Telecoms in Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Senior Manager - PI - Strategy - Telecoms


Requisition # DUB003B6

Post Date 4 days ago

As Performance Improvement Senior Manager - Strategic Direction, you'll build valued relationships with external clients and internal peers and develop a portfolio of business by focusing on high impact opportunities. You'll lead presentations and proposals for moderately complex projects - or for elements of highly complex projects - and provide subject matter insight to bids and proposals.

Drawing on your skills and experience, you'll create innovative commercial insights for clients, adapt methods and practices to fit operational team and cultural needs, and contribute to thought leadership. In addition, you'll package overall project findings into clear, concise, high-quality work products. Acting as a subject matter resource on one or more services, you'll leverage knowledge and experience to shape Ernst & Young's services to meet client problems.

By driving improvements in business processes, you'll serve as a role model for quality & risk management and confirm that project teams understand and comply with Ernst & Young's Q&RM guidelines. As a respected senior professional, you'll communicate effectively with Ernst & Young engagement partners and managers and work to build, manage and motivate high-performing teams. You'll also help key staff to build sustainable competencies.

Client responsibilities

  • Participate in and, as required, lead Strategic Direction engagements

  • Manage financial aspects of client engagements and communicate significant issues, fees, and estimates-to-complete to partners and clients

  • Help partners and directors generate new business opportunities and build client networks and relationships

  • Understand all Ernst & Young service offerings and actively identify opportunities to better serve clients

  • Build strong internal relationships within Ernst & Young Advisory Services and with other services across the organization

People responsibilities

  • Develop people through effectively supervising, coaching, and mentoring all levels of staff

  • Conduct performance reviews and contribute to performance feedback for all levels of staff

  • Contribute to people-related initiatives including recruiting, retaining and training Strategic Direction professionals

  • Maintain an educational program to continually develop personal skills of all levels of staff

  • Understand and follow workplace policies and procedures and communicate these to all levels of staff

Technical skills requirements

You'll have knowledge and experience of a number of the following areas, and be developing deep experience and technical competence in at least one:

  • Ability to analyze complex problems and deliver insightful and practical solutions

  • Ability to influence and persuade clients and stakeholders, in order to gain support for major changes and key decisions

  • Experience of the full project life cycle from concept through to implementation

You'll have knowledge and experience in one or more of Ernst & Young's priority industry sectors:

  • Government & Public Sector

  • Utilities

  • Consumer Products

  • Industrial Products

  • Technology

  • Communications & Entertainment

  • Healthcare

Additional requirements

  • Demonstrated track record of structuring and managing projects or programs of work, exceeding client expectations whilst managing project risks or issues

  • Demonstrated experience in business development

  • Proficiency in Arabic language skills are highly desirable

Who we are

Effectively translating corporate strategy into operational strategy is key to successful business transformation and performance improvement. As one of our strategic direction advisors, you'll use your experience in business analysis and strategy to help clients define and plan effective execution of their strategic direction and vision. You'll advise client executives on how to translate corporate strategy and business insight into change, either for their entire organization or selected functions within it. You'll have the opportunity to work with some of the world's leading organizations and business leaders across a range of industry sectors. And we'll provide you with the resources, tools and support you need to achieve your potential.