EY Client Technology Professional Services Lead in Boston, Massachusetts
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Fueled by strategic investment in technology and innovation, Client Technology seeks to drive growth opportunities and solve complex business problems for our clients through building a robust platform for business and powerful product engine that are integral to innovation at scale. You will work with technologists and business specialists, blending EY’s deep industry knowledge and innovative ideas with our platforms, capabilities, and technical expertise. As a champion for change and growth, you will be at the forefront of integrating emerging technologies from AI to Data Analytics into every corner of what we do at EY. That means more growth for you, exciting learning opportunities, career choices, and the chance to make a real impact.
You will participate in a Global Practice as the CT Vendor Professional Services lead. Responsible for ensuring that CT operates in an effective and proactive manner to provide best in class services to our clients. Working with stakeholders you will help define the strategy, approach, plans and on-going approach for all Professional Services activities across Client Technology and the approaches and management. Monitor and review all activities in line with the strategic approach. Ensuring both business, technical and commercial goals are achieved.
Your key responsibilities
In conjunction with the overall CT Ecosystem lead and key stakeholders, input to, update, and support the management of the Professional Services strategy and service offering. Drive triple 80’s (fixed). Taking into account key strategic areas such as Balance of Trade in order that we are proactive in this area.
Define and manage analytics and reporting data. Required to establish a true picture of the task at hand and to measure progress and report against goals. Includes all elements such as QV and management reporting
Management actions required to meet the goals (triple 80’s)
Ownership and management of VTOC process and meeting
Review preparation including decisions
VTOC meeting ownership/facilitation
Results tracking and actions
Offline reviews and decision making
MRR Participation in order to drive to goals.
Dealing with vendor related escalations. Taking ownership of key issues and escalations through to resolution
Participation in preferred vendor status reviews. Conducted on regular basis
Ownership of RFP process if required for future iterations
Drive the proactive move to preferreds (approach, measure and manage)
Define and execute the agreed plans, driving strategic direction and targets. Process reviews and enhancements in support of this.
Working with the CT Ecosystem lead to ensure that control and value is gained from the strategy and approach. Define/drive actions required to mature Professional services offerings
Working with key stakeholders to ensure that the agreed strategy has all the required elements in place to support its success.
Working with key stakeholders, ensuring that the program is fit for purposed and aligned with new approaches and business direction
In conjunction with all stakeholders, ensuring that the strategy and approach are aligned with the CT operate model
Creating an environment of collaboration and knowledge sharing through avenues such as working groups and communities of practices.
Working with the respective CT teams, responsible for all aspects as they apply to applications and Professionals services delivery
Ensuring accurate, effective and timely communications.
Working with Technical, Commercial, appropriate Operations, Capability and Service Line leads, ensuring that migration plans are created and applied in order to ensure progress is made and value gained.
Conduct analysis of delivery results against the strategy and policies on a regular basis to ensure that all deliverables meet or exceed organizational standards and quality, technical and commercial requirements
Develop and maintain strong working relationships with other EY T functions and customers to expedite delivery solutions
Make recommendations to the CT Ecosystems lead on the improvement of approach, processes and tools and where appropriate help to establish these
Ensuring strong insight to future direction of the capabilities and technology to ensure currency and future proofing.
Skills and attributes for success
Strong demonstrable knowledge of EY T
Ability to plan and progress against agreed plans
Ability to deal with ambiguity
Ability to interact with senior stakeholders (internal & external).
Understanding of commercial models
Good knowledge of end to end Quality management and techniques
Excellent attention to detail
Motivated by delivery
Ability to work and team effectively with clients and other management personnel across geographies
Flexibility to adjust to multiple demands, shifting priorities, ambiguity and rapid change
Ability to deal efficiently with escalations and difficult situations/people under pressure
Good time management, interpersonal, communication, organizational and decision-making skills
Ability to understand and integrate cultural differences and lead virtual cross-cultural, cross-border teams
Excellent written and verbal communication
Ideally, you’ll also have
Ability to analyze and constructively feedback
Adopt a logical and organized approach to problem resolution
Ability to clearly articulate both problems and proposed solutions
Willingness to learn and quick to adapt to changing requirements
Good numerate and mathematical ability
Proactive approach to identifying issues and presenting solutions and options
Ability to prioritize personal and team workloads to best meet organizational objectives
Minimum of 10 years’ experience in a variety of IT related roles or similar (Project/Program Management) Function
3rd Party Vendor Management knowledge
Demonstrable experience in the Processes and Procedures
Good experience in client-facing roles
Experience of working within complex, matrixed multi-location teams
Experience of working in large programmes of work
What we look for
This role is perfect for you if you have outstanding technical skills, excellent relationship management and critical thinking skills.
We are looking for individuals who are comfortable working in a culturally diverse environment with the flexibility to connect and work with others across multiple time zones
What we offer
We offer a competitive compensation package where you’ll be rewarded based on your performance and recognized for the value you bring to our business. In addition, our Total Rewards package includes medical and dental coverage, pension and 401(k) plans, and a wide range of paid time off options. Under our flexible vacation policy, you’ll decide how much vacation time you need based on your own personal circumstances. You’ll also be granted time off for designated EY Paid Holidays, Winter/Summer breaks, Personal/Family Care, and other leaves of absence when needed to support your physical, financial, and emotional well-being.
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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