Network Design and Solution Architect – Transportation – Senior Manager – Consulting

September 21, 2022
San Jose, CA
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**Senior Manager - Transportation - Network Design and Solutions**

Looking to join a great team, progress your career and build a better working world!? At EY, industry expertise is an important component of our growth strategy. We need transformative leaders who have deep industry knowledge to enable our go to market strategy and develop bring to market solutions for the Transportation sector. If you have a passion for solving the most complex business challenges in today's marketplace in Transportation, come join our team!

**The opportunity**

As a Senior Manager within the Transportation sector, we'll look to you to take ownership of key deliverables and workstreams by developing a point of view, driving problem solving and insightful analysis of our clients' most strategic issues. You will interact directly with our clients and continually challenge yourself to navigate ambiguous situations and ever-changing circumstances. You'll add value by looking at the bigger picture and thinking creatively for new solutions.

As an EY Transportation professional, you'll have the ability to use your experiences to assist driving our clients' global business performance, in the area of logistics and asset light. You will work with some of the highest performing teams, advance your overall skill set, while meeting some great people along the way. If you are looking for a cutting-edge and rewarding environment, within Transportation, this just might be the role you've been searching for....

**Your key responsibilities**

Senior Managers act as the primary client contacts and subject matter specialists and are responsible for translating client needs into project tasks and deliverables. You will manage day-to-day problem-solving and team analytical activities and serve as key liaisons between consulting team members and our clients. Senior Managers are also responsible for mentoring, inspiring and developing team staff. Additionally, you will support the growth of the business by working alongside partners on new opportunities with potential clients, including preparing for and participating in pitch meetings, creating proposals and working on the sales process.

Our teams work on a variety of client issues within the developing asset light ecosystem. The range of assignments includes developing long-term strategies for organizations, improving educational achievement outcomes, developing new marketing channel strategies, reducing operating costs, and evaluating new business ventures.

**Skills and attributes for success**

+ Play a leadership role in developing our Americas transportation account base with a focus on logistics network design and transportation solutions.

+ Serve as a specialist for sector technology applications, tools and methodologies.

+ Play a leadership role in helping grow the Americas transportation sector business with a focus on the largest 25 aviation, integrated logistics, truck, ocean, rail and shipping clients.

+ Play a leadership role in helping grow the EY Transportation sector business.

+ Define the objective and scope of strategy engagements and client deliverables in consultation with the partner.

+ Lead teams in the execution of strategy and operations consulting engagements for the Transportation and adjacent industries.

+ Develop business strategies using tools such as market analysis, customer research, macroeconomic forecasting, and portfolio optimization.

+ Drive business development activities in key sectors and internally across the broader EY organization.

+ Manage, develop, and mentor junior team members at the Associate, Senior Associate, Consultant, and Manager levels.

+ Develop and maintain relationships with clients.

**To qualify for the role, you must have**

+ A bachelor's degree with outstanding academic performance and 8 years of related work experience; or a graduate degree and approximately 7 years of related work experience.

+ Previous management consulting and network design required.

+ Direct experience and expert knowledge of the transportation and logistics sector, including leading practices, innovation, and trends.

+ Demonstrated ability to lead teams on complex assignments and develop individual team members.

+ Strong quantitative skills to supervise data analysis, interpret output and generate insights.

+ Ability to make detailed assessments of industry, products, markets, competitors and customers to identify risks and opportunities.

+ Proficient in the English language, including the ability to listen, understand, read and communicate effectively, both in writing and verbally, in a professional environment.

+ Willingness and ability to travel when necessary.

**Ideally, you'll also have**

+ An MBA with 3 to 6 years of post-graduate-school experience in a consulting, operating or investment banking role, with a particular focus on client advisory or strategic planning within a professional services environment.

+ Demonstrated ability to lead teams on complex assignments and develop individual team members.

**What we look for**

We are looking for candidates who have a strong aptitude for quantitative and qualitative analysis and the ability to link business strategy to performance. Being a strong team player is critical with the ability to adapt to changing requirements or deadlines in support of our clients' goals.


**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 demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.**

**The exceptional EY experience. It's yours to build.**

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