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EY Strategic Intelligence Analyst in Jericho, New York

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.

The Competitive Intelligence (CI) team is a key component of the Global Strategy team, an internal strategy group that assists EY leaders in achieving the firm’s ambition. The key clients of the CI team are the Executive Leadership of EY at the Global Board level, and service line, function, and area leaders. The focus of the CI team is to help the organization make better, fact-based decisions. Our projects cover a wide variety of areas, including market analysis, competitive assessment, scenario development, financial analysis and technology assessment.

The opportunity

The CI Senior Manager role is a senior level position that leads significant internal CI projects to inform and advise EY global leadership. The role is critical to the firm’s executive leadership, as it requires a strategic thinker who can assess the meaning and impact of competitor actions, and relay the implications of these events to senior stakeholders across the firm. The ideal candidate combines advanced research skills with in-depth analytical capabilities to create insightful, coherent deliverables which guide leadership in their decision making.

Working individually and within teams, the CI Senior Manager will manage multiple projects, prepare strategic assessments of key competitors and market segments, respond to ad-hoc requests on competitive and strategic issues, and communicate with all levels of management across the firm. Responsibilities will be global in nature, cutting across geographies and functions.

The CI Senior Manager will collaborate with team members across different competency areas within the Global Strategy team and the broader CI network within EY.

Please note that this role is to be supported either from New York or from the UK only.

Your key responsibilities

The role of the CI Senior Manager is one that is highly analytical. The CI Senior Manager will provide analysis, insights and perspectives related to competitive activities worldwide. The CI Senior Manager will work independently to manage regular deliverables and tasks, lead project teams, and respond to ad-hoc requests. Work will require independent thinking, interpretation and judgment.

You will develop an independent, objective point of view on the current state of the practice and future growth drivers by conducting and overseeing internal and external research, leading stakeholder interviews and driving fact-based qualitative and quantitative analysis. You will direct multiple projects, programs and initiatives simultaneously, creating alignment and connections to firm’s strategy and to existing and future initiatives and processes. The impact of these projects, programs and initiatives is long-term and enterprise-wide.

You will be based in the US (Eastern time zone strongly preferred) or London. Due to the global nature of the projects and location of key stakeholders, a level of flexibility towards working hours will be required. Occasional travel will be required in relation to project work.

Skills and attributes for success

You will earn a reputation of a trusted advisor for EY leadership by supporting their decision-making and helping shape their thinking. You will leverage your people management skills in building and leading high-performing project teams, whether virtual or co-located. You will operate with high degree of professionalism and integrity at all times.

To qualify for the role you must have

  • A minimum of 10 years of experience in CI or a related role

  • Strong analysis skills

  • Demonstrated strength in secondary research and primary intelligence collection (i.e. elicitation skills)

  • Ability to comfortably connect with senior leadership and manage stakeholder interactions across different seniority levels

  • Ability to challenge established thinking

  • Ability to work independently in a virtual environment

Ideally, you’ll also have

  • Demonstrated expertise in a range of analytical frameworks such as 5-Forces, STEEP, scenario development

  • Knowledge of the professional services market

  • Advanced Excel, PowerPoint and SharePoint skills

What we look for

Passionate, results-oriented analyst who feels comfortable in a global matrix organization, strives in a rapidly changing environment and is able to manage several projects simultaneously, excited by being a member of a global team, who appreciates and encourages diversity of views and is not afraid to challenge established thinking and approaches.

What we offer

We offer a competitive compensation package where you’ll be rewarded based on your performance and recognized for the value you bring to our business. In addition, our Total Rewards package includes medical and dental coverage, pension and 401(k) plans, and a wide range of paid time off options. Under our flexible vacation policy, you’ll decide how much vacation time you need based on your own personal circumstances. You’ll also be granted time off for designated EY Paid Holidays, Winter/Summer breaks, Personal/Family Care, and other leaves of absence when needed to support your physical, financial, and emotional well-being.

• 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 confidently demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, 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.

Join us in building a better working world.

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