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  • Posted: May 27, 2022
    Deadline: Not specified
  • EY is a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services. The insights and quality services we deliver help build trust and confidence in the capital markets and in economies the world over. We develop outstanding leaders who team to deliver on our promises to all of our stakeholders. In so doing, we play a critical role in building a be...
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    Creative Services Team Lead

    This role focusses on supporting the delivery of the Africa market leadership strategy and business objectives through creative design that accurately reflects the firm’s brand and corporate identity. Africa Creative Services team is responsible for the design and production of proposals and marketing collateral that support our business objectives. The Creative Services team has its hub in Johannesburg with key spokes in major center across Africa. The Brand, Marketing & Communications team forms part of Accounts, Industries & Business Development.

    Your key responsibilities
    This role is mainly focused on developing concepts and implementing the creative design and layout of brochures, marketing collateral, proposals and other marketing material for internal and external distribution.

    The key areas of accountability include:

    • Quality – Adherence to agreed branding/design initiatives.
    • Deliver and maintain a consistently high standard of quality.
    • Apply innovative thinking to design problems to present the best possible solution to the business.
    • Market Leadership – Ongoing support and communication to the firm on our design standards.
    • Support the firm’s strategy and contribute towards consistent execution of brand strategy.
    • People – Develop and maintain relationships with all clients.
    • Provide continual support and ideas.
    • Synergistic approach and interaction within studio team.
    • Be a valued member of the AI&BD team and support their initiatives.
    • Operational excellence – Concept to design, production, print and delivery of sales proposals, brochures and other marketing collateral, monthly internal publications, adverts, function material, posters, original artwork, multimedia etc.


    • Actively contribute to driving and leading innovation in specialization areas such as print, digital and production
    • Proactively share ideas with the Africa Brand, Marketing and Communication management team.
    • Develop and maintain relationships with vendors that will assist the firm in achieving its objectives
    • Strategic support in terms of creative design and approach to the business leaders and managers involved in projects allocated to the senior graphic designer
    • Proactively contribute to the firm’s culture of high-performance teaming

    To qualify for the role, you must have

    • Suitable technical training.
    • Mac OS
    • Graphic design qualification (minimum 3 years)
    • Experience in Adobe Creative Suite: Premier Pro, After Effects, InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop
    • Experience in Microsoft PowerPoint, Excel, Word. contributors.

    Ideally, you’ll also have

    • Excellent interpersonal skills and an ability to engage people in an effective way.
    • An excellent eye for details
    • Good personal time management skills
    • Practive, focused, able to work well under deadline pressure
    • Ability to self-manage

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    Actuarial Manager

    Your key responsibilities 

    We’ll look to you to take a holistic approach to the role, developing your skills and knowledge in multiple areas. That means you won’t just be working on pensions or insurance. You’ll add value beyond what’s traditionally expected by modeling risk in multiples areas, including pricing and data analysis. You’re likely to spend most of your day working on your projects, with occasional direct meetings with clients to monitor and discuss progress. 

    Skills and attributes for success 

    • Identifying the key levers that impact solvency ratios and return on equity to optimize our clients’ capital position 
    • Modeling, documenting and preparing application files
    • Validating estimate models 
    • Providing audit support for Solvency II and statutory reporting, including sample tests on Life Technical Provisions, IAS 19 and Pension funds 
    • Acting as an actuarial professional, providing guidance on a wide range of areas, such as life and general insurance, investment, corporate finance, risk management and pensions 
    • Further developing your team by coaching and mentoring a junior colleague 

    To qualify for the role, you must have:

    • 5+ years’ experience in the Life Insurance industry
    • Qualified/ Almost Qualified Actuary
    • Strong experience in financial reporting (SAM/Solvency II, IFRS, MCEV, economic capital and MI)
    • Managerial experience, including leading teams and projects
    • Experience in local regulatory reporting (experience in other AIM regions would be beneficial)
    • Exposure to strategic considerations, including engagements with Boards and Senior Management
    • A strong sense of commercial awareness

    Ideally, you’ll also have 

    • The executive presence and confidence to work with senior clients 
    • A global mindset with an appreciation of how organizations must respond to new risks that the forces of globalization bring 

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    EY Private Global Entrepreneurship Operations & Enablement Manager

    The responsibilities of the role include supporting the Entrepreneurship team execute on projects, priorities and action plans to recognize, connect and engage with entrepreneurs in our global ecosystem, and collaborate across our collective entrepreneurial programs including EY Entrepreneur Of The Year (EOY), EY World Entrepreneur Of The Year (WEOY), Entrepreneurial Winning Women (EWW), Ripples Impact Entrepreneurs, Entrepreneurs Access Network (EAN), Women Athletes Business Network (WABN) and Young Presidents Organization (YPO). The role also includes building relationships with entrepreneurs, working with Global Leaders on entrepreneurship programs and the transformation, budget planning, strategy, and future vision around best practices for an integrated entrepreneurship platform. 

    This is a varied role in a busy team and requires someone with excellent interpersonal skills who is confident, robust and able to succeed working under pressure. The role will involve working collaboratively with various stakeholders in the firm and closely with the EY Private leadership team as required. The candidate will also have exposure and direct access to our most valuable entrepreneurship Alumni.

    Your key responsibilities
    The role is primarily focused on supporting EY Entrepreneurship operations to ensure that projects run efficiently and effectively. Experience in project management/ planning/execution is key to this role, as is the ability to build strong and trusted relationships with key stakeholders to ensure business alignment and risk mitigation. The key responsibilities include: 

    • Understands and can clearly articulate and amplify the EY Entrepreneurship value proposition
    • Support the Entrepreneurship strategy and initiatives – measure and support their implementation, tracking and success through reporting.
    • Project Management of entrepreneurship initiatives activities including stakeholder management, managing deadlines, meeting minutes, status updates, etc.
    • Responsible for managing effective and streamlined communication solutions/technologies (i.e. the Entrepreneurship SharePoint and Microsoft Teams sites) and collaborating with key stakeholders to collate, cascade and post content, and be proactive in managing and updating these channels
    • Embed DE&I into the ongoing operations and processes for Entrepreneurship to support an inclusive culture
    • Build a strong network and own relationships with key stakeholders to drive resourcing and support execution and delivery of strategy 
    • Collaborate with the firm’s and program’s key stakeholders (GCO, Global Procurement, Independence, Global IT etc.) to drive processes, guidance/policy and ensure independence 
    • Team with the EY Private Global Knowledge Leader to produce reports on market insights, trends, key alliances/competitors to support the development and progression of the Entrepreneurship strategy
    • Support the technology and data transformation agenda; including integration and collation of data for each program, as well as onboarding the right technology and tools for these programs to operate as a unified program. 
    • Provide budget support liaising with project leads, accounts team and leadership
    • Supports WEOY judging workstream, owns judging logistics and responsible for the timely delivery of cohesive and well written judging materials 
    • Provides support to the Entrepreneurship Leader on significant meetings, projects and ad-hoc matters as required

    Skills and attributes for success
    To qualify for the role you must have

    • Minimum of 7-10 years’ work experience
    • Bachelors/University degree or equivalent work experience 
    • The ability to set priorities, develop and execute coordinated programs of work and prescribe the processes needed to achieve the required objectives. 
    • A logical thinker with strong analytical skills who can develop and evaluate innovative solutions before taking or recommending actions.
    • The ability to develop strong relationships with, and be capable of influencing, certain key stakeholders such as the Global EOY Network, Global Independence, GCO, GDS, Global IT, BMC and Knowledge.  Excellent interpersonal and influencing skills, and be capable of gaining strategic buy-in on matters that will have a lasting impact on the Firm
    • Exceptional project management skills to lead multiple workstreams across borders, industries, clients, functions and service lines

    Ideally, you’ll also have

    • Good understanding of the firm’s Service Lines, Go-to-market strategy and our external market 
    • Strategic thinking skills, with the ability to apply areas of knowledge to extrapolate content for market use
    • Strong organizational skills to operate in a fast-paced environment
    • Detail-oriented with change management experience
    • Ability to work independently, balanced with the ability to work in a diverse and global team
    • Ability to thrive with ambiguity and drive the achievement of organizational objectives in an environment of constant change 
    • A global and agile mindset; curious to work and collaborate effectively in a cross border, multi-national, virtual environment
    • A passion for DE&I and a drive to build a better and more equitable world for everyone

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    Senior Manager Cyber Security

    Job summary
    We are looking for a market facing experienced security professional, with substantial experience and the ability to deliver complex projects and identify, generate and deliver sales opportunities and develop and maintain client relationships at a senior level. Prior experience at senior manager level in information and cyber security is required as a minimum to apply for this role. A Big 4 background or comparable consulting experience is highly advantageous, although some of our strongest performers come directly from industry therefore candidates with excellent industry experience and demonstrable success leading transformation programmes and proven experience of leading cyber discussions at board level are also encouraged to apply.

    Key responsibilities

    To be a Senior Manager in our Cyber Security practice you will already be an experienced and qualified security practitioner. You will lead cyber security assessments and manage teams to deliver security strategy and transformation programmes. You will maintain relationships with senior stakeholders and be responsible for the quality of the final deliverables and reports. We will expect you to have market facing experience already as you will need to proactively identify opportunities, create and deliver high quality proposals to clients and convert these opportunities into sales. Highly motivated, a good communicator you will need to convey technical content in business language to board level. You’ll also need to be a team player who is not only looking to enhance their own career, but recognises the value in developing others and strengthening the team. You will have responsibility for;

    • Leading a portfolio of cyber engagements with our clients, directing and developing teams to deliver the highest quality Cyber Security solutions and services
    • Managing the production of reports and via review ensuring the highest quality deliverables prior to Director / partner review.
    • Contributing to developing the market for Cyber Security services across all sectors and identify sales opportunities
    • Working with prospective clients to identify opportunities and scope engagements and creating high quality proposals
    • Advocating and championing Cyber Security service both internally to our wider network of colleagues and to our clients and the wider market
    • Managing engagements, monitoring hours worked and ultimately responsible for billing EY’s services to our clients
    • Contributing to the development of the existing cyber risk team acting as mentor and coach to the junior members of the team and leading by example
    • Contributing to the latest thought-leadership, industry research and creation of marketing collateral relating to cyber security

    Qualifications, Education and Certification

    To qualify, candidates must have:

    • Strong academic record, to degree level or equivalent industry experience
    • Security relation qualifications such as CISSP, CISM, CISMP, ISO27001 lead implementer or auditor, MBCI, IAPP(desirable)
    • Project and programme related qualifications; Prince II, Scrum, Agile

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    Solution Architect Senior Manager - EPM

    Your key responsibilities 

    The successful applicant will grow, develop and lead business development activities and identify opportunities, leading proposals and bid teams and managing development and delivery of high-quality proposals. Partner with key roles to create well-defined solutions that are aligned to client`s Business and IT Strategies and leverage common solutions and services to meet key project goals. Leading the growth of the practice via sharing of knowledge and experience as well as demonstrating great depth of specialism by contributing to EY Point of views, development of solutions, engagement tools, and accelerators

    Skills and attributes:

    • Significant hands-on – min 3 EPM end to end implementations.
    • Experience of working within the Finance or Accounts department with good understanding of the Planning & Budgeting and Financial consolidation & Cost processes add MI & Visualisation
    • Hands on exposure and experience to EPM programme delivery using the prevailing EPM cloud solutions (Oracle, Onestream, Adaptive Insights etc)
    • Experience in leading and advising clients for roll- out of EPM systems implementation including analysis, design, implementation, testing and support models
    • Extensive exposure to an EPM lifecycle (Planning, budgeting, forecast, Enterprise wide KPI & reporting framework, Profitability/cost analysis)
    • Demonstrate strong insight of industry trends and leading vendors for EPM systems (Oracle, Onestream, Adaptive Insights etc)

    To qualify for the role, you must have 

    • A first level university degree, 2:1 (or equivalent) or above is common but not compulsory
    • An accounting qualification (CA(SA), ACA, ACMA, ACCA) applied in a financial institution would be beneficial, but not essential
    • Technical and programme management certification, where relevant.
    • A minimum of 5 years working experience is required

     Ideally, you’ll also have:

    • Ability to develop people through effectively supervising, coaching, and mentoring all levels of staff (identifying training needs where necessary)
    • Provide learning and growth opportunities to staff and encourage the potential within all staff to take on challenging opportunities
    • Significant exposure to Chart of Accounts & Data Model Design
    • Demonstrate proven expertise in review of functional and technical designs against business requirements and provide challenges where relevant
    • Strong understanding and appreciation of how to leverage Cloud and other emerging technologies


    We are looking for a trusted business advisor who appreciates a collaborative culture by nurturing team members through mentoring and coaching, knowledge sharing and adapting relevant ideas from previous projects or experiences. Drawing on your knowledge and experience, you will provide innovative commercial insights for clients, adapt methods and practices to fit operational team and cultural needs, and contribute to thought leadership. You will also actively contribute to improving operational efficiency on projects and internal initiatives. In line with our commitment to quality, you will consistently drive projects to completion and determine that work is of a high quality.

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    Data and Analytics - Manager: Data Management

    Job purpose:

    We are looking for a manager who can support us in building out our data management service offering. You will contribute technically and strategically to the Data and Analytics client engagements and internal projects. An important part of your role will be to actively establish, maintain and strengthen internal and external relationships. You'll also identify potential business opportunities for EY within existing engagements, and escalate these as appropriate. Similarly, you'll anticipate and identify risks within engagements and share any issues with senior members of the team.

    In line with Ernst & Young's commitment to quality, you'll confirm that work is of high quality. As an influential member of the team, you'll help to create a positive learning culture, coach and counsel junior team members and help them to develop.

    Client responsibilities

    • Participate in and own data management and governance engagements, with a technical execution role around assessment, design and implementation of leading practice data management frameworks.
    • Work effectively as a Manager, delegating responsibility, providing support, maintaining communication and updating senior team members on progress
    • Help prepare reports and schedules that will be delivered to clients and other parties
    • Develop and maintain productive working relationships with client personnel
    • Build strong internal relationships within EY Advisory Services and with other services across the organisation

    People responsibilities

    • Conduct performance reviews and contribute to performance feedback for staff
    • Contribute to people-related initiatives including recruiting and retaining Data and Analytics professionals
    • Maintain an educational program to continually develop personal skills of staff
    • Understand and follow workplace policies and procedures

    Preferred experience:

    The person needs a solid grounding in data management, with experience in broader governance, risk management, operating model design and consulting preferred. The person further needs a good understanding of the design, development and implementation of data analytics and analytics driven solutions covering the entire spectrum from basic analytics to advanced analytics such as predictive modelling, machine learning and artificial intelligence. Lastly, the person needs 2 to 3 years of experience in managing teams

    • Data management, specifically
    1. Data governance
    2. Data architecture
    3. Data modelling and design
    4. Data security
    5. Data quality
    • Enterprise risk services with a specific focus on data and IT
    • Organisational governance principles and frameworks
    • Project risk:
    1. Robust understanding of program and project management practices
    2. Familiarity with a typical systems development life cycle
    3. Proven business process/analysis skills
    • A broad appreciation of business processes, data structures, IT applications and infrastructure, IT processes, and governance and internal control principles.

    Data analytics

    • Quantitative skills - This could include statistical, econometrical, mathematical skills etc.

    Working knowledge of:

    • Descriptive/ informative analytics
    • Predictive analytics
    • Prescriptive/ decision making analytics
    • Analytical skills
    • Social media analytics
    • Risk & control analytics
    • Process analytics
    • Operational analytics
    • Financial modelling
    • Risk scoring
    • Risk modelling
    • Previous consulting experience preferred


    • Minimum B.Sc / B.Com Honours with focus on quantitative skills, financial engineering, mathematical modelling, data modelling, IT.

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