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EY SaT Strategy & Operations: Advanced Manufacturing & Mobility (AM&M) Sector Director, Associate Director in Topeka, Kansas

SaT Strategy & Operations: Advanced Manufacturing & Mobility (AM&M) Sector Director, Associate Director

Core Business Services

Requisition # UNI00HKL

Post Date Apr 06, 2021

Are you building your tomorrow, today? Then think about a career with our Strategy & Operations (S&O) – Advanced Manufacturing & Mobility Sector Champion team. We have a market-leading proposition to create and maximize value for our clients, whether they are defining tomorrow’s growth strategy, acquiring or divesting assets, or undertaking operational restructuring.

The opportunity

We work on one of the most exciting high technology industry with the most breakthrough strategy opportunities, complex and high-profile global transactions, across a broad portfolio of clients and industry sectors. We are a group of experienced life sciences professionals with a background in strategy and operations who are serial transaction advisers, which enables us to bring a wealth of deep sector and functional knowledge to our clients. As a team, we prepare and execute separation and integration plans, identify ideas and sources of value enhancement, as well as advise on risk mitigation and the successful change of operations, functions and people.

Your key responsibilities

As an Associate Director in S&O – Sector Champion you will be a vital member of the team working directly with the Sector Leader to develop and implement the sector strategy and agenda. In this role you will,

  • Drive research and thought capital agenda, working alongside sector Partners and VPs/Senior Managers to develop hypothesis driven content deployed to drive tangible results

  • Work closely with Brand, Marketing & Communications (BMC) to bring thought leadership to market and coordinate on other marketing activities

  • Coordinate business development priorities

  • Create content for sector leadership meetings

  • Manage sector pipeline, financials metrics and internal/external budget

  • Coordinate the community of practice to help create a cohesive environment to achieve high performance

  • Help drive sector across S&O practices, shape sector culture, and develop sector leadership

  • Collaborate with all other SaT practices including EY Capital Advisors (EYCA) and Capital & Debt Advisory to utilize their content with select clients

Skills and attributes for success

  • “Can do” attitude with a growth mindset

  • Project Management – be part of project teams comprising colleagues from across the SaT sub service lines.

  • Business and Commercially Driven – working in a fast-paced, exciting environment with strong business acumen to drive value to our clients.

  • Business Development - assist in aspects of pursuits and proposal development. Contribute to our practice development initiatives, supporting the continued focus on our team as a great place to work.

  • Learning - learn and develop technical and personal skills to support achievement of career goals, through a blend of structured learning, coaching and experiences.

  • Building Relationships –cultivate strong working relationships and support to key decision makers.

To qualify for the role you must have

  • A bachelor’s degree in Business, engineering, finance, or discipline relevant to Advanced Manufacturing & Mobility sector; 1-3 years related work experience

  • 10+ years business experience

  • Strong project management, organizational skills and ability to drive actions with senior leaders

  • Understanding of the client service industry

  • Ability to coordinate multiple projects and initiatives at one time

  • Deep understanding of the applicable sector including current trends, market cycles and potential disruption

  • Experience writing formal and informal research content with varying levels of details

  • An intellectual curiosity to become the sector expert and entrepreneurial attitude to turn that expertise into a commercial asset for S&O

Ideally, you’ll also have

  • Demonstrated project management experience

  • Previous experience in a mergers or acquisitions transactions role

  • Growth strategy acumen and/or experience

  • Experience gained within another large professional services organization

  • Previous experience in a relevant industry

  • Understand of the EY delivery capabilities, organization and go to market frameworks

What we look for

We’re interested in talented professionals with the ability to visualize our clients’ goals and think creatively to facilitate them – often in politically charged environments. If you have an entrepreneurial spirit, and a genuine passion for taking on new challenges, this role is for you.

EY provides equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other legally protected basis, in accordance with applicable law.