Assistant Director - Operational Transaction Services (IT)

South East England / London (Central), London (Greater)
07 Apr 2014
21 Apr 2014
Contract Type

The Operational Transaction Services team, advise and support clients through the complete deal lifecycle providing a range of sell-side and buy-side IT services. Services range from complex IT due diligence, post-merger integration, carve out/separation, post deal value enhancement through to corporate restructuring. The teams deliver buy side and sell side engagements for corporate firms and private equity houses across the transaction life-cycle.

Your responsibilities as an Assistant Director will include:

  • Selling, leading and delivering large, complex IT due-diligence, IT carve-outs, post-merger integration and corporate restructuring solutions
  • Addressing complex technical points with senior client staff and managing key relationships and expectations
  • Drawing on extensive knowledge and experience across all aspects of IT in business, providing insightful, deal-relevant points of view and recommendations
  • Delivering and reviewing high-quality, risk-managed reports in various formats
  • Frequently interfacing with senior external and internal stakeholders
  • Leading and managing internal practice development effort including the development of tools, accelerators, methodologies and market propositions
  • Taking ownership for Quality and Risk Management (Q&RM)

Qualifications / skills you'll need as an Assistant Director:

  • Extensive experience of corporate transactions, ideally in performing of IT Due Diligence and/or IT post-merger integration and separation / carve-out assignments
  • Extensive experience in IT advisory and consulting within professional services

The following should be considered as 'must have' attributes:

  • Ability to provide insights on IT aspects of transaction deals
  • Deep knowledge and experience in one or more core aspects of a typical IT environment
  • Business development skills with demonstrable sales track record
  • Experience of IT outsourcing, vendor management and IT procurement
  • Deep knowledge in one or more industry sectors
  • Business administration or accounting knowledge (example; MBA, CA, CIMA)
  • Transaction experience
  • Ability to travel and work freely across the EU
  • Experience in coaching, mentoring or counselling colleagues

EY is committed to being an inclusive employer and we are happy to consider flexible working arrangements. We strive to achieve the right balance for our people, enabling us to deliver excellent client service whilst allowing you to build your career without sacrificing your personal priorities. While our client-facing professionals can be required to travel regularly, and at times be based at client sites, our flexible working arrangements can help you to achieve a lifestyle balance.