IT Advisory Consultant

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IT Advisory Consultant – Retail & Corporate Banking Clients

With an unmatched reputation for industry insight, technical expertise and delivery excellence, Ernst & Young is experiencing significant growth within its Performance Improvement financial services consulting practice. We are continuing to expand our technology advisory team and are looking to recruit individuals with the combined knowledge of banking and technology to join this team.

We have already attracted significant senior talent from both industry and consulting to drive the growth of this business, and are now looking to recruit of high calibre individuals at Executive levels.

Our Focus

The IT Advisory team provide high impact/high value consulting services to financial services clients. Our particular focus is operating as a preferred client side advisor, leveraging the experience of our people to provide the highest quality advisory across the following domains:-

IT Strategy, including situation diagnostic, strategy formulation, due diligence, and merger/divestment.

IT Effectiveness, including cost reduction, portfolio management, vendor/product selection/management.

Enterprise Architecture, including assessment, design, tools and methods.

Business Change, including target operating model design, process analysis, improvement and re-engineering.

Implementation, including scope definition, requirements analysis, solution design, test assurance, migration advisory.

Assurance, including programme health checks, QA reviews, programme management, design authority.

Technical Architecture and Infrastructure, including assessment, design and delivery.

We operate as a pan-European organisation, serving clients across retail banking, corporate banking, international banking, payments/cards, treasury/FX and wealth management. In addition, we also support those organisations that monitor the banking sector (e.g., central banks) or that provide the infrastructure that underpins it (e.g., payment schemes).

We have specific client facing propositions around:-

Channels, including digital transformation and channel innovation.

Customer Lifecycle, including insight, service, loyalty and the regulatory agenda (e.g. FATCA).

Payments, including alternative payment innovation, hub consolidation and billing reengineering.

Core Banking, including legacy rationalisation, portfolio separation (e.g., divestment, ring-fencing) and platform implementation.

Our People

Our IT Advisory Banking team compromises individuals with backgrounds in the financial services industry, consulting, systems integration or leading banking technology solutions. They have the combination of both deep functional and technical expertise - they understand the business of banking, they have a track record in technology, and they possess the consulting skills to help clients with the most complex of business problems. As a team, they operate at senior levels within an organisation, and are called upon to help clients across Europe.

Currently we are looking to increase the team and are looking for candidates at our Executive (consultant) level.

Executive Responsibilities include:

  • Support client proposals and bid team activity.
  • Support and deliver banking technology client assignments.
  • Build long-term trusted advisor relationships with client staff.
  • Build and develop banking and technology skills.
  • Working flexibly within the team to support the achievement of common goals

If our focus is aligned to your career background and our people is a reflection of what you are like, we are keen to hear from you, especially if you have current or previous experience of: 

  • Business consulting or IT advisory
  • Systems Integration
  • Banking, from an internal consulting, architecture or change delivery/business analysis function
  • Digital banking including defining, designing and delivering digital banking solutions.
  • Payments Application software (e.g., C2P, Dovetail, FDI, FundTech, TSYS) from a pre-sales, architecture or internal consulting function
  • Core Banking Application software (e.g., Avaloq, ERI, C&W, Dovetail, Fidelity, Fiserv, Misys, Oracle, Temenos) from a pre-sales, architecture or internal consulting function

Who we are

At Ernst & Young our inclusive work environment means that everyone’s opinion is valued. This enables us to provide better advice and ideas to our clients, which in turn helps you develop as an individual to achieve your potential and make a difference.

Job information

Firm: EY

Location: London


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