EY State and Local Government - Technology Consulting - Senior Manager in Des Moines, Iowa
State and Local Government - Technology Consulting - Senior Manager
Requisition # UNI00IDO
Post Date Jun 09, 2021
From strategy to execution, the Government & Public Sector practice of Ernst & Young LLP provides a full range of consulting and audit services to help our Federal, State, Local and Education clients implement new ideas to help achieve their mission outcomes. We deliver real change and measurable results through our diverse, high-performing teams, quality work at the highest professional standards, operational know-how from across our global organization, and creative and bold ideas that drive innovation. We enable our government clients to achieve their mission of protecting the nation and serving the people; increasing public safety; improving healthcare for our military, veterans and citizens; delivering essential public services; and helping those in need. EY is ready to help our government build a better working world.
Ernst & Young LLP’s (EY) US Government and Public Sector (GPS) practice is a robust and emerging practice with tremendous potential for growth - and we are prepared to tap into that potential. Our US GPS practice combines an understanding of the public sector’s diverse needs, focused on delivering improved public services, with private sector leading practices. We respond to our client’s issues by bringing together highly skilled professionals across Advisory, Assurance, Tax and Transaction Advisory services. This integrated approach facilitates multidimensional support and flexibility to meet our clients changing needs.
We are seeing tremendous growth within the GPS team and there is a great need for rising leaders. Unprecedented challenges require us to be connected, responsive and insightful. Are you ready to join our team and help build a better working world?
Your key responsibilities
We’ll look to you to lead key state and local government relationships and manage high-performing engagement teams at an executive level within the practice and the firm. You can expect to work with high-level client personnel to analyze, evaluate, and enhance specific functional areas within your specialized area of technology, while helping our clients with technology-enabled transformation to achieve their business objectives. We’re also looking for you to act as a role model for EY’s core values and maintain and expand client relationships through the delivery of high-quality work and public sector knowledge.
Skills and attributes for success
Understand the key offerings from the central pillar leaders
Develop relationships inside the respective pillars
Identify agencies most pressing business issues and align EY capabilities
Drive sales pursuits with the account team and lobbyist
Serve on engagements sold where possible to build relationships and utilization
Lead presentations and proposals efforts for complex pursuits
Ability to drive projects to completion and confirm that work is a of a high quality
To qualify for the role you must have
Deep experience in helping in various technology areas i.e. IT Strategy, Enterprise Architecture (EA), system implementation or technology modernization, infrastructure design, IT Service Management, and Technology Business Management
A bachelor’s degree in engineering (civil, electrical, electronic, chemical, industrial, mechanical, aeronautical, or computer science) and minimum 8 years of related work experience
The EY Government and Public Sector Practice’s staffing model is to assign resources to projects aligned to the office within the metropolitan area you have been hired; however, in certain circumstances, travel may be required within and/or beyond your geographic region based on client and project needs. For roles within the federal practice, the flexibility to travel up to approximately 30% is preferred. Within the state, local and education practice, the flexibility to travel up to approximately 80% is preferred.
Must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret or higher security clearance, which will be determined by the engagement requirements
Ideally, you’ll also have
Experience as a state or local government employee in a leadership role
Experience with at least one of the upcoming technologies e.g. Blockchain, Internet of Things (IoT), Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Robotics Process Automation (RPA).
Experience in Cloud Architecture, DevOps, Agile, Business Case Development, Performance Improvement, Change Management, and Program Management
Secret Clearance or higher
What we look for
We’re interested in highly motivated, talented individuals with a strong willingness to think outside of the box and continue to learn. You can expect plenty of autonomy in this role, so you’ll need the motivation to take initiative and seek out opportunities to improve our current relationships and expand our business in the evolving market.
What working at EY offers
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, both pension and 401(k) plans, a minimum of 15 days of vacation plus ten observed holidays and three paid personal days, and a range of programs and benefits designed to support your physical, financial and social well-being. Plus, we offer:
The opportunities to manage a portfolio of talent within a designated service line
A collaborative environment where everyone works together to create a better working world
Excellent training and development prospects, both through established programs and on-the-job training
An excellent team of senior colleagues, dedicated to managing and varying your workload
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.
Join us in building a better working world. Apply now.
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