Global PES Manager - Consulting and Design Thinking


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.

Wavespace is a global network of growth and innovation centres – EY’s vehicle for delivering live, immersive experiences that employ best-in-class design thinking methods and proven approaches to collaboration tools and technology. We help clients to reframe problems and explore visions of the future that lead to inspired ideas and innovate solutions to their biggest challenges.

The opportunity

The Global PES Manager position is a Global role that is focused on delivery of EY’s internal wavespace across the Executive Layer. We collaborate with internal clients to design and deliver virtual and in-person workshops through a process of working together.

The Global PES Manager role enables the successful execution of the organization’s priority initiatives through leveraging his/her network, technical competencies, design and facilitation skills.The Manager will be expected to establish and maintain trusted working relationships within the Executive, with partners and their global teams as part of credibly advising and delivering on wavespace facilitation.

Key relationships

  • EY leadership across functions, service lines and geographies;
  • Global PES team and leadership.

Your key responsibilities

  • Contributes as an effective team member and takes accountability for deliverables;
  • Co-ordinate session logistics and technology;
  • Set up of technology tools such as Mentimeter, We Think;
  • End-to-end project management of sessions, leveraging experience of project management methodologies;
  • Workshop design using design thinking methodology;
  • Facilitate small and larger groups to drive outputs and outcomes;
  • Sharing with the client session outputs in various formats;
  • Develops and manages credentials and other materials for stakeholder engagement purposes;
  • Develops and manages knowledge for use across projects and the EY communities.

Skills and attributes for success

  • Create a safe space for participation and input during facilitated session for all participants;
  • Enhances the facilitation capability within the team and helps to accelerate adoption of facilitated workshops;
  • Ability to manage ambiguity and the political aspects of change;
  • Ability to build and maintain relationships across many different functions and organization levels;
  • Excellent written, oral, presentation, communication and stakeholder engagement skills;
  • Leverage business acumen and understanding of business functions to client objectives;
  • Knowledge and experience of design thinking or applying innovation techniques in organisations;
  • Translate objectives into a designed facilitated session using design thinking methodology;
  • Management of Mural design and creation;
  • Have an innovative mindset and look for new ways to improve or enhance ways of working;
  • Encourage self and team to evolve methodology and experiment with new tools;
  • Stay current on design trends, methodologies and tools;
  • Knowledge and/or experience of design thinking and applying innovation techniques/initiatives in organizations;
  • Experience of designing, managing and running workshops;
  • Ability to travel as required and conduct multi-time zone meetings outside of local business hours.

Ideally, you’ll also have

  • Professional services / consulting experience across strategy, innovation, change management, service design, customer experience, technology, supply chain, finance, or other business advisory specialism
  • Strong MS Office skills. Experience of working with facilitation tools such as Mural, Mentimeter

What we look for

  • Good analytical and critical thinking skills;
  • Ability to establish and maintain credibility and excellent client relationships;
  • Demonstrable Emotional Intelligence (EQ) and sensitivity to stakeholders needs;
  • Good judgment, tact and decision-making ability;
  • Flexibility to adjust to multiple demands, shifting priorities, ambiguity and rapid change;
  • Ability to work and team with a multitude of different people and different cultures.

What we offer

As part of this role, you'll work in a highly integrated, global team with the opportunity and tools to grow, develop and drive your career forward. Here, you can combine global opportunity with flexible working. The EY benefits package goes above and beyond too, focusing on your physical, emotional, financial and social well-being. Your recruiter can talk to you about the benefits available in your country. Here’s a snapshot of what we 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.

Please apply to this role only through the ‘Apply’ link (not through the local office). Your application will then be routed to the appropriate recruiting team.

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

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Vacature informatie

Bedrijf: EY

Locatie: London

Opleidingsniveau: WO


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