Technology Consultant - Barbados



Posted on Friday, June 28, 2024

Role Description

Consultant – Technology Consulting | Digital Transformation, IT Strategy, Cyber Security & Data Privacy

At EY, you will have the chance to build a career as unique as you are, with the global scale, support, inclusive culture and technology to become the best version of you. And we are counting on your unique voice and perspective to help EY become even better, too. Join us and build an exceptional experience for yourself, and a better working world for all.

Consulting Service Line

In Consulting, it is our ambition to become the world's leading transformation consultants. We are building a better working world by transforming businesses through the power of people, technology and innovation. As a member of the Consulting team, you will help clients realize transformation by putting humans at the center, delivering technology at speed, and leveraging innovation at scale.

Technology Consulting Sub-Service Line

In Technology Consulting (TC), we seek to deliver long-term value to our clients, our society and our teams by applying the power of technology, data and ecosystems to unlock human potential and transform businesses. Our technology capabilities, alongside Business Consulting and other service line capabilities, position us to help our clients to transform their business at speed and achieve their strategic ambitions.

As a Consultant in our Technology Consulting team in the Caribbean, you’ll will have the opportunity to learn, broadening your competencies in the areas of Technology Strategy and Transformation, IT and Digital Strategy, Performance Improvement, Digital Engineering, Ai and data and Technology Project Management. You’ll be conducting Technology related assessments, diagnosing issues using qualitative and quantitative analysis, advising clients on technology-driven solutions, new operating models or supporting the implementation of technologies.

The opportunity

This is a rapidly growing area, so you will have plenty of opportunities to spread your wings and develop your skillset to keep up with the ever-growing demands of the digital landscape. Most of your time will be spent embedded with our clients’ team and we will look to you to provide our clients with a unique business perspective on how they must continue to innovate and remain competitive in this ever- changing industry.

Our Technology Consultants have the opportunity to:

  • Identify a purposeful “Why” for IT and Digital transformations, and establish an engaging platform for change
  • Develop capability and IT operating models that introduce differentiated performance and innovative ways of delivering technology
  • Challenge IT sourcing strategies and move them from cost plays to a foundation for innovation, scalability and flexibility

Your key responsibilities

You will focus on driving transformation leveraging technology in alignment with the priorities of our clients. In performing your duties, you will team with various EY groups with specialized capabilities to pursue and deliver IT-related engagements and deliver solutions that will bring our client’s digital vision and strategy to life.

Additional core responsibilities

  • Participate in the planning and delivery of high-quality Technology Strategy and Transformation, IT and Digital Strategy, Performance Improvement, Digital Engineering, Ai and data and Technology Project Management projects, to clients within the Caribbean region
  • Demonstrate strength of expertise on highly technical engagements around IT operating model design, transformation technology solution delivery, enterprise and technology architecture design, systems implementation and integration
  • Provide clear, complete, concise, and high-quality documentation around all deliverables
  • Delivery of presentations on any of the above topics to client Executives
  • Balance client projects, support new business development and practice development activities, while with complying with Company’s standards
  • Develop and maintain productive working relationships with client personnel as well as build strong internal relationships within EY Advisory Services and with other services across the Firm
  • Work effectively as a team member, provide coaching and mentorship, share in and provide support for project engagement responsibilities, maintain clear and concise communication, and update senior team members as necessary
  • Promote a culture of continuous learning and innovation
  • Develop and support teams building strong delivery capabilities
  • Publish thought leadership, continuously improve our methods, and help manage the firm’s risk

Skills and attributes for success

  • Developing cohesive, compelling strategic visions of how technology transforms the business models of our clients
  • Coach leaders in client organizations in positioning the technology transformation vision and engaging stakeholders at all levels to support the proposed direction
  • Assessing client’s technology model and identifying where to play (technology enabled value drivers) and how to win (the organization of technology capabilities)
  • Providing broad technical and functional knowledge of various key technology and business platforms
  • Collaborating closely with EY technology and business consulting practices to drive broad transformation programs at clients
  • Teaming with client technology professionals, and third-party strategic alliances
  • Identifying advisory market trends, needs at clients, pursuit strategies and working with pursuit teams in business development and pursuits
  • Developing long-term relationships and networks both internally and externally
  • Interacting and communicating effectively with teammates, clients, stakeholders, and executives
  • Flexible to work remotely and to work more than standard hours when necessary
  • Strong project management skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills and presentation skills

To qualify for the role, you must have

  • Minimum of a Bachelor's degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, Information
  • Systems, or a related field, from a recognized tertiary institution
  • Additional professional qualifications, such as PRINCE2®, PMP, PMBOK, SAFe or Diploma Level in Project Management or similar discipline from a recognized tertiary institution or accreditation body
  • Minimum of 3 years with related work experience, and at least 1 or more years of in a leadership
    role, with demonstrated experience in delivering projects within the Technology transformation and implementation spheres
  • Experience in one or more of our focus industries including Financial Services, Government & Public Sector, Consumer Goods, Tech and Media, Advanced Manufacturing / Industry 4.0
  • Experience and an understanding of varying technologies and systems including but not limited to Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems, Customer Relationship Management (CRM) Systems, Digital Workplace, Cloud infrastructure, Data & Analytics tools , Robotics Process Automation (RPA), Emerging Tech, IoT, Blockchain, and AI
  • Ability to translate Technology strategy into measurable business benefits
  • Have a track record of delivery within multiple medium-to-large-scale technical transformation projects
  • Strong leadership and team building skills
  • Good written and verbal communication, presentation, client service and technical writing skills
  • Experience in using productivity and collaboration tools such as Microsoft PowerPoint, Excel, Word and Teams.

What we look for

We look for purposeful leaders who strive to build a better working world. These individuals need to demonstrate:

  • The person should be able to lead and facilitate workshop sessions, manage projects, resources and deliverables
  • Critical thinking, analytical skills, keen eye for detail
  • Proactive, innovative, results oriented and committed to high quality
  • High standard of integrity, self-motivated, energetic, enthusiastic to learn and grow and willing to go the extra mile
  • Demonstrated integrity, values, principles, and work ethic
  • Ability to build relationships with technology leaders at the EVP and C-suite level
  • A history of leading and mentoring teams
  • Ability to create business cases for IT transformation
  • Knowledge of technology trends

What we offer

As a member of the EY family, you will have the opportunity for:

  • 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

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

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