Senior Consultant / Manager, Simulation Modelling - Melbourne, Canberra, Sydney or Brisbane

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
The opportunity

We currently have an opportunity for a Senior Consultant / Manager specialising in simulation modelling to join our talented Decision Modelling and Economics group within Transaction Advisory Services in Sydney or Melbourne.

We work across all industries and operate in a broad range of disciplines including data analytics and visualisation, simulation and optimisation, transaction and decision support modelling, advanced economic modelling and bespoke model development.

Your key responsibilities

In your role, you will have a primary focus on simulation modelling within our Decision Modelling and Economics team. Your focus will be on the application of simulation modelling to a range of industries and problem types. You will use advanced simulation modelling and experimentation techniques and have a strong grasp of the use of statistics to provide insights into the decision making of our clients on their key capital investment and operational issues. This will allow you to develop and maintain positive, productive and professional relationships with clients and stakeholders.

Skills and attributes for success
  • Proven experience in the use of simulation modelling tool AnyLogic
  • Good commercial acumen with excellent interpersonal and client management skills
  • Experience and understanding of the operational aspects across a range of industries
  • Strong data analysis and presentation / visualisation skills including the ability to identify, extract, manipulate and use statistical methods to analyse large data sets
  • Good model building skills combined with an ability to map models onto real world applications
  • Strong problem solving abilities and a commercial mindset
  • Excellent analytical, communication and teamwork skills

To qualify for the role you must have
  • A bachelor's degree in statistics, applied mathematics, data science, engineering, operations research, computer science / software engineering.
  • Proven experience in the use of simulation modelling tool AnyLogic . In some cases tools such as Arena, Extendsim, FlexSim etc. will be considered
  • Experience in the use of statistical programming packages (R, Python) and/or experience in visualization applications (Tableau, Power BI and/or Spotfire)
  • Familiarity with web technologies (HTML, CSS, Javascript etc.)
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel and SQL
  • Programming experience in Java/C#/ etc. would be highly regarded
  • Knowledge of other operations research and optimisation techniques desirable
  • Capabilities in Microsoft Word and PowerPoint are required
This position will be either Sydney or Melbourne based but may require some travel.

What we look for
We are interested in people who are driven, who can think critically and creatively and who are used to working in a dynamic, fast-paced environment. If you have a strong desire to extend your career in operations research with a business/consulting focus, then this is the role for you.

What working at EY offers
We offer a competitive compensation package where you will be rewarded based on your performance and recognised for the value you bring to the business. Our comprehensive Total Rewards package includes support for flexible working and career development. We also offer:
  • Support, coaching and feedback from some of the most engaging colleagues around
  • Opportunities to develop new skills and progress your career
  • The freedom and flexibility to manage your professional and personal commitments in a way that's right for you
About EY
As a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services, we are using the finance products, expertise and systems we have developed to build a better working world. That starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities and creative freedom to make things better. Whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime. And with a commitment to hiring and developing the most passionate people, we will make our ambition to be the best employer by 2020 a reality.

If you can confidently demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.

Join us in building a better working world.

Apply now.

The minimum salary for this role will be $68,000

The preferred applicant will be subject to employment screening by Ernst & Young or by their external third party provider.

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