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Senior Consultant - Consulting - Government and Public Sector



Lancy, Switzerland · Geneva, Switzerland
Posted on Wednesday, July 3, 2024

At EY, you will 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 are 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.

The opportunity

EY is a globally recognized professional services firm that provides top-notch advisory, assurance, and tax services to a diverse range of clients across the globe. We are currently seeking a highly motivated and dynamic individual to fill the position of Senior Consultant for our Government and Public Sector Consulting Practice, based in our office in Geneva, Switzerland. Join our team and seize the opportunity to bend the transformative forces together and generate sustainable impact on some of the most exciting and challenging projects in the (international or local) public sector in Switzerland!

Your key responsibilities

  • Managing ongoing projects for our clients in the public sector (international and local), ensuring timely and successful delivery of projects from start to finish.

  • Coordinating with clients and internal stakeholders to gather project requirements and manage project scope throughout the project lifecycle.

  • Collaborating with technical teams in the design, development, and implementation of innovative and transformative solutions in alignment with the client's business objectives (from strategy to execution).

  • Conducting regular project status meetings with clients, stakeholders, and project teams, ensuring that everyone is informed of project progress and any delays.

  • Developing project plans, schedules, and budgets to support project delivery.

  • Conducting risk assessments and developing mitigation strategies in a timely manner.

  • Identifying and addressing project issues, as well as conflicts, as they arise, and proactively managing change.

  • Ensuring that project management processes, tools, and resources are properly utilized and continuously improved.

  • Providing sharp subject matter expertise and play a leading role in supporting one of the following field of play (not exclusive): innovative tech solutions (IA, Blockchain, RPA…), innovative financing (blended financing, impact & sustainable finance…), humanitarian response in distress contexts, supply chain, ERP transformation, programme & grant management, healthcare and transformation in public health institutions.

  • Making the “data speak”: providing and leading business analysis and recommendations supported by facts and evidences to be socialized at the highest level

Skills and attributes for success

  • Master degree in Business Administration, Computer Science, or relevant field.

  • Minimum of 5 years' experience as a consultant or project manager, preferably in the public sector (past exposure to other industries will also be considered eg. Financial services, Lifesciences, Logistics),

  • Experience in coordinating and managing cross-functional teams (Prince 2, PMP, Hermes 5 certifications will be a plus).

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, particularly in collaborating with clients and stakeholders.

  • Excellent problem-solving, decision-making, and analytical skills.

  • Highly impeccable attention to detail and organizational abilities.

  • Ability to work autonomously or as part of a team in a fast-paced, challenging, and dynamic environment.

  • Fluency in English and French is required. German would be considered an asset.

What we offer

EY Switzerland offers you to work in a diverse and inclusive environment with around 3,000 employees from 64 different countries. You will collaborate with the best, learn from the best and continually grow, as we invest a significant portion of our annual turnover in the personal development and training of our employees.

Click here to find out more about our benefits and corporate social responsibility.

Have we sparked your interest? We look forward to receiving your complete application with CV, cover letter and certificates.

For more information, please contact our recruitment team (recruitment.switzerland@ey.com / +41 58 286 33 66).

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