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Belfast, Northern Ireland


Transformation Execution Senior Manager - Digital / Agile

  • At EY, you’ll 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’re 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.

    If you are looking to join a dynamic and diverse Transformation Execution (TE) team delivering large-scale transformation programme advisory services, come and talk to EY’s TE team about the opportunities we can offer you.

    For further information, check out our website:

    The Opportunity:

    About TE in EY:

    Our TE team sits within the Business Consulting pillar of the EY’s Consulting practice. With a clear purpose of ‘building a better working world’, EY’s TE team is committed to delivering exceptional client services across a range of sectors, including the public sector (particularly health), energy and utilities, financial services and telco.

    In EY, our approach to delivering exceptional programme/project management and transformation services for our clients is underpinned by three defining features of our approach: 

    Purpose-led Transformation: Having shifted to becoming a purpose led organisation in 2013, we, at EY, have seen the benefits of purpose-led transformation for ourselves. And we are now using this proven approach to inform our client engagements.

    Collaborative teamwork: In TE, we take a very proactive approach to ensuring that our teams are ‘more than the sum of the parts’ and that all members of the team are supported in their career development and progression. EY’s highest performing teams provide the right mix of talent to excel in volatile markets, solve the most complex problems and deliver quality results that surpass expectations for the EY team in conjunction with the client teams with whom we partner. 

     Delivering exceptional client service in a consistent and professional manner:  EY’s Service Quality tools are designed to provide a process of continuous improvement, using a portfolio of tools and enablers designed to support the Consulting Strategy by embedding service quality into delivery of all of our engagements.

    Your key responsibilities

    Internal Responsibilities


    • Agile Delivery Management Lead, with responsibility for increasing Agile capability within the TE team;
    • Develop, maintain and deliver a strategy and plan for continual improvement of Agile competence;
    • Coach and develop others within the team and outside of the team in Agile tools and techniques;
    • Build valued relationships with clients and colleagues to assist in generating new business opportunities for EY;
    • Lead and support presentations and proposals for elements of medium to high complex projects to prospective and existing clients;
    • Assist in client account management activities such as recruitment for the project team, managing financial aspects of client engagements, and quality and risk management;
    • Communicate effectively with EY senior management and work to build, manage and motivate high-performing teams;
    • Understand EY’s service offerings and actively identifying opportunities to better serve our clients;
    • Build strong internal relationships within EY’s Consulting practice and across other services lines;
    • Support team development activities, including:
    •       Supporting, coaching, and mentoring activities;
    •       Conducting performance reviews and contributing to performance feedback;
    •       Contributing to people initiatives including recruiting, retaining and training activities;
    •       Understanding, following and communicating workplace policies and procedures.

    Client Responsibilities:

    • Managing and delivering large-scale digital transformation programmes using Agile delivery methodologies – including SAFe, Evergreen and DevOps
    • Delivery of projects to time, cost and quality;
    • Leading the delivery of major project and programme activities in an Agile environment, including business process design, testing and end user training involving multiple cross functional stakeholders.
    • Building valued relationships with external clients and internal peers and developing a portfolio of business by focusing on high impact opportunities;
    • Ensuring the consistent delivery of excellent, high-quality work products by EY teams, providing a platform to build and maintain our global brand, reputation and purpose.
    • Acting as a subject matter resource in one or more areas, leveraging your knowledge and experience to shape services for clients;
    • Leading presentations and proposals for medium to high complex projects and providing subject matter insight to bids and proposals in relevant areas;
    • Creating innovative commercial insights for clients, adapting methods and practices to fit operational team and cultural needs, and contributing to thought leadership; 
    • Driving improvements by taking responsibility for engagement / account level Quality & Risk Management (QRM) initiatives, ensuring that project teams understand and comply with our Q&RM requirements.

     Skills and attributes for success

    To do this role effectively, we are looking for people with knowledge and experience in the following areas:

    To qualify for the role you must have

    • Approximately 10-15 years’ experience of managing and delivering large scale projects in the digital and/or online application sectors using Agile.
    • A thorough understanding of the digital application development process with specific emphasis on websites, mobile and connected device applications.
    • Experience in writing and reviewing technical and functional specifications and wireframes.
    • Recognised expert and advocate for Agile tools and techniques.
    • Deep experience of Agile coaching across all levels of an organisation.
    • Experience of managing teams, organisational development, culture change, and change management.
    • Excellent stakeholder management and communication skills with a track record in managing complex stakeholder programmes.
    • Good understanding of project governance and change management principles.
    • Strong 3rd level educational qualifications.
    • Must be Scrum Master certified


    Ideally, you’ll also have


    • Additional professional qualifications, such as PRINCE2®, PMP are desirable.


    Please note that this role is currently remote due to current circumstances however when office work is resumed, travel will be required throughout the Island of Ireland.

    What we look for


    To continue the successful growth of our TE team within EY’s Advisory practice, we are looking for experienced, motivated people who have previously worked in programme and project management, business or digital transformation roles, either in industry or in a client-side advisory role to join our team.


    What we offer


    EY is committed to being an inclusive employer and we are happy to consider flexible working arrangements. We strive to achieve the right balance for our people, enabling us to deliver excellent client service whilst allowing you to build your career without sacrificing your personal priorities. While our client-facing professionals can be required to travel regularly, and at times be based at client sites, our flexible working arrangements can help you to achieve a lifestyle balance

    We Also offer:


    • 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 others find theirs.


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


    The exceptional EY experience. It’s yours to build.


    Apply now.


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