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Managers, Senior Consultants – Operations Improvement Productivity (Mining Metallurgysector) – Canada-wide

Job Details

Job ID#: TOR001YJ
Location: Ontario, Canada

Closing Date: December 31, 2016

Job purpose
We are actively seeking Managers and Senior Managers for our Performance Improvement team within EY Advisory practice to assist clients in Mining & Metallurgy sector. As a member, you’ll contribute to mining client engagements and internal projects. An important part of your role will be to actively establish, refresh, and maintain internal and external relationships. You’ll also identify potential business opportunities for Ernst & Young within existing engagements. Similarly, you’ll anticipate and identify risks within engagements and raise 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 and is reviewed by the next-level reviewer.
Candidate profile
  • Managers and Senior Consultants with mining operations & process improvement background
  • Energetic, passionate and entrepreneurial spirit
  • Driven by results and excellence in client relationship management
  • Great ability and willingness to generate new opportunities and to deliver projects
  • Previous Advisory experience within management consulting environment is highly desired
Client responsibilities
  • Oversee Mining Advisory engagements
  • Actively participate in client and business development activities
  • Performance manage and mentor teams
  • Work effectively as a team member, sharing responsibility, providing support, maintaining communication, and updating senior team members on progress
  • 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 Ernst & Young Advisory Services and with other services across the organization
People responsibilities
  • Contribute to people-related initiatives, including recruiting and retaining Advisory Services professionals
  • Mentor and coach team members
  • Engage and foster team members towards excellence

Understand and follow workplace policies and procedures


To qualify, candidates must have:
  • Undergraduate or masters’ degree preferably in one of the following areas:  Mining & Metallurgy, Mining Operations, Mining Engineering, Engineering, Accounting, Finance, Commerce, Economics, Business Management, Computer Science, Information Systems, and other related majors
  • Strong mining operations and process improvement experience
  • Business and operations consulting experience in Mining and Metallurgy sector is highly desired
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Demonstrated leadership abilities
  • Solid computer skills
Project travel up to 60% – 70% across Canada
Why should I work for Ernst & Young in Mining Operations Performance Improvement practice?
The leaders of today’s mining organizations understand that value generation still occurs mostly at mining operations. Driving performance from the operations will continue to be the key area of focus, especially in this extended downturn in commodity prices. As one of our operations performance improvement professionals, you’ll work with our current and prospective clients to help identify the major areas that will require the attention of the executive and senior management teams. Using leading practices such as operations reviews, KPIs linkage to value tree, value chain modelling, data analytics, and EY internal tools, you will provide independent advice and drive the delivery of projects to help our clients increase throughput, reduce costs, move up the excellence curve and adopt innovative methods and practices. You’ll provide insights into organizational culture and help align a client’s people, processes and technology. As part of our talented team  of advisory professionals around the world, you’ll gain deep subject matter knowledge and valuable experience across a range of industries and global organizations. You will also have the opportunity to work within our extensive mining offerings in valuation, restructuring, assurance, risk, IT advisory, finance, etc.  At Ernst & Young, we’re committed to helping you achieve your potential, both professionally and personally.
EY is committed to inclusiveness, equity and accessibility.  We encourage all qualified candidates to apply.

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