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IT Strategy Senior Manager - TOR001AX

ERNST & YOUNG

Toronto, ON, CANADA
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IT Strategy Senior Manager - TOR001AX
CA-ON-Toronto

We currently have a career opportunity for a Senior Manager in our IT Advisory Services group specializing in IT Strategy. The individual will work directly with clients to transform their business challenges into technology solutions. The goal is to support our clients' efforts to make their business units more effective and efficient and, where required, provide services in connection with the development and implementation of technology solutions. Our experience is also important to the analysis of specific business requirements for alignment with technology architecture, technology infrastructure design, and vendor selection decisions that support the line of business IT organizations of our clients.

 

This position falls within our IT Advisory team, which helps our clients enhance the operating effectiveness of Operations functions by assisting them as they shift their emphasis from transaction-level control, processing and reporting to more value driven, decision support and analytics.

 

Responsibilities

Manage project teams through all phases of the technology enablement life cycle. Lend specific subject matter knowledge to the design and integration phase of each project, helping to give specificity to the appropriate architecture, data model, and system design and interfacing requirements.

 

Advise clients on a variety of business process issues that help identify, assess, manage and measure the organization's capabilities. Use business process, organizational and technology capabilities and knowledge across all core business units.

 

Team with client technology professionals, and/or third-party strategic alliances to provide implementation of technology solutions.

 

Participate in engagement management, engagement execution and reporting, and client relationship building and management.

 

Candidate must have extensive prior experience in development and creation of new business opportunities.

 

  

To qualify, candidates must have:

  • a bachelor's degree and approximately 8 years of related work experience; or a master's degree and approximately 7 years of related work experience
  • a degree in computer science, engineering, accounting, finance or a related field; MBA or MS degree preferred
  • demonstrated ability to manage and supervise a team of technology advisors through all phases of the technology life cycle, including requirements definition, architecture, design, development, implementation, conversion and testing
  • strong written and verbal communication, presentation, client service and technical writing skills, coupled with a strong interest in further developing and integrating operations with technology skills
  • ability and comfort level researching client inquiries and emerging issues, including regulations, industry practices, and new technologies

Willingness and ability to travel approximately 50%

 

The successful candidate should possess strong knowledge of and experience in supervising and executing all phases of the technology life cycle, based on proven project management and testing methodologies. It is essential that the successful candidate possess a deep knowledge of technical architecture design and have a good understanding of technology tools and components to reasonably argue for and against all components (middleware, database, reporting tools, etc.) in financial systems architecture.

 
 


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