Senior Consultant, Performance Improvement, Advisory | Wellington


Professional Services

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Applications Close - End of Day: 02-11-2018


New Zealand

Work type:
Full Time

The nature of work is evolving rapidly due to changes in technology, the environment, society, and human behaviour. Businesses and governments are being disrupted in this digital age requiring different capabilities to deliver on their purpose to their customers and citizens. There is an immediate need to become more innovative, agile, responsive and adaptable to change.

That's where EY comes in.

Our why

Be part of our leading Advisory practice joining a global network of professionals revolutionising the future of work, bringing the best of NZ to the world and supporting governments to improve New Zealanders’ wellbeing through insight. We are passionate about making a difference and in building a better working world to make a positive impact on everyday kiwis.

The opportunity

Our Advisory team at EY in Wellington are seeking people who want to be part of something bigger. We are recruiting self-starters, people passionate about making a difference and those keen to inspire others to follow on this journey at a firm which is ranked the #1 professional services employer in Universum’s ‘most attractive employer’ for the third consecutive year.

Our team is based in the vibrant capital city of New Zealand, Wellington which is regularly rated as one of the best places to live and work in the world. Aside from its well-deserved reputation as the home of some of the best coffee and craft beer in Asia, Wellington is the digital creative hub of New Zealand, incubating some of the most innovative start-ups and tech disruptors. The city has a dynamic and renowned dining scene, an active and easily accessible outdoor lifestyle (with the city located between water and hills and surrounded by beautiful natural parks), and easy access to all other parts of New Zealand given its central geographical location.

About you

  • Are you someone who believes in making a difference?
  • Do you thrive on being part of a diverse team focussed on solving challenging problems to build a better working world?
  • Does the potential from technology, data and analytics excite you?
  • Are you passionate about helping our Government deliver better outcomes for our citizens?

Ideally you will have experience working in a professional services environment where you are used to connecting with clients to understand their issues and opportunities for improvement. You will be ‘comfortable being uncomfortable’ co-designing solutions following design and adaptive thinking. You are curious about and may have experience with emerging technology and are able to leverage this to accelerate realisation of outcomes.

In your role

  • Contribute to operational and organisational transformations across our clients’ organisations
  • Prepare and input to proposals and other supporting materials in a variety of formats
  • Engage with stakeholders and clients and also across the EY network (in New Zealand and internationally)
  • Package and present overall project findings into clear, concise, high-quality deliverables
  • Act as a subject matter resource on one or more services (depending on your experience, interests and education)
  • Conduct analysis and research using EY knowledge resources to rapidly develop client insights

Skills & attributes

  • Ability to work on multiple projects in a collaborative and result-oriented way, as an individual as well as part of a diverse team
  • Able to translate data into clear succinct insights, informed by structured problem solving
  • Willing to go the extra mile to meet and surpass client needs and expectations
  • Advanced written, verbal, interpersonal and presentation communication ability
  • Strong project and time management ability, able to deliver high quality output against tight deadlines
  • Able to adapt and flex with changing needs

To qualify

  • 3-5 years in a relevant industry/consulting role developing your professional service/analytical experience
  • Willingness and ability to contribute to EY building a better working world

What's in it for you?

  • The chance to join a great firm and team in vibrant Wellington, working with and learning from Partners and staff with truly international experience and outlook
  • Flexible working arrangements, subsidised onsite gym and banking and insurance discounts
  • Help solve some of the most pressing challenges facing our government and leading organisations in New Zealand and around the world
  • Join a leading Asia Pacific (and Global) Advisory practice with the opportunity to travel domestically and internationally
  • Be part of a firm who has been ranked as the #1 professional services employer in Universum’s ‘Most Attractive Employer’s annual ranking for the third consecutive year

About EY

EY is an inclusive and equal opportunity employer offering a vast range of internal networks including Unity, our LGBTI network and our Maori and Pasifika network. These provide our people with the opportunity to connect across offices and allow us all to embrace and value the diverse society we live within. We are committed to making reasonable adjustments to provide a positive, barrier-free recruitment process and supportive work environment. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at the time of application.

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