IT Advisory - IT Sourcing Manager in Ireland, United Kingdom

at Ernst & Young

Industry
Accounting
Specialization
Information Technology
Minimum Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
7 - 10 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Gender
Male or Female

Job Description

This function provides EY’s procurement and commercial capability for large scale, complex outsourcing and major systems build transactions in addition to providing commercial advice to clients on all aspects of IT contracting.

IT Sourcing Managers and Senior Consultants work alongside both clients and suppliers.
They work across industries; creating, maintaining and strengthening business relationships across a wide range of sectors and geographies. Working with Partners and Directors, you’ll identify, sell and deliver challenging IT Sourcing engagements for Ernst & Young.

Drawing on your knowledge and experience of industry and the related technical context, you’ll create market insights for clients, adapting methods and good practice to deliver innovative solutions that meet the needs of clients, whilst contributing to and broadening thought leadership for a global practice. 

You will work directly alongside clients, advising on, and delivering large, complex sourcing engagements; such as developing commercial strategies, supporting negotiations, executing procurements, or drafting commercial agreements. 

Furthermore, you will take a leadership role within these engagements, managing teams or works treams and setting out the framework within which the team will operate. Within the practice, you’ll help to create a positive learning culture and will coach and counsel junior team members and help them to develop professionally and personally. 

As part of a growth area within PI-Advisory you will provide IT Sourcing leadership for the full range of EY’s clients, bringing deep sourcing and commercial skills, knowledge, and practices, from both client and supply-side experience.

Requirements

Technical skills requirements
You will have experience and knowledge of a number of the following areas:
• Development of Sourcing Strategies
• Large scale IT procurements, including ITO and BPO
• Evaluation methods and approaches
• Retained organisation and ITO Target Operating Model development and execution
• Business Case development 
• Negotiation skills, Contract drafting skills – articulation of key commercial terms
• Development of value for money pricing mechanisms
• IT Benchmarking 
• IT cost reduction
• Contract renegotiation
• Supplier Relationship Management
• IT Dispute Management
• For Public Sector specialist candidates: deep knowledge and experience of Competitive Dialogue and Negotiated Procedures 

Client responsibilities
• Participate in IT sourcing and pan-Advisory engagements 
• Assist in managing the financial aspects of engagements by organizing staffing, tracking fees and communicating issues to project leaders 
• Lead and/or participate in business development initiatives
• Build strong internal relationships within PI-Advisory and across other Ernst & Young service lines 

People responsibilities
• Develop people through effectively supervising, coaching, and mentoring staff 
• Conduct performance reviews and contribute to performance feedback for staff 
• Contribute to people initiatives including recruiting, retaining and training IT Sourcing professionals
• Maintain an educational program to continually develop personal skills
• Understand and follow workplace policies and procedures

Additional requirements
• Track record with a well recognized and/or blue chip consulting firm as client side, or 
• Supply side Sourcing Advisor, or
• Track record with Outsourcing service provider in selling outsourcing service deals.
Client responsibilities
• Participate in IT sourcing and pan-Advisory engagements 
• Assist in managing the financial aspects of engagements by organizing staffing, tracking fees and communicating issues to project leaders 
• Lead and/or participate in business development initiatives
• Build strong internal relationships within PI-Advisory and across other Ernst & Young service lines 

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