EY Senior Consultant - HR Transformation - FSO PAS in England, United Kingdom

Title: Senior Consultant - HR Transformation - FSO PAS

Location: GB-England-London

Job Number: LON00BZ7

Senior Consultant HR Transformation

The opportunity

Significant sustained growth creates opportunities to join EY at our Senior Consultant grade and contribute to the continued success of EMEIA FS People Advisory Services (PAS).

EY is a leading provider of business advice and services to industry, working with clients as trusted advisors on large scale transformations across retail and commercial banking, insurance and asset management. People Advisory Services (PAS) team is one of the fastest growing teams in EY, providing end-to-end offerings to assist our clients’ deliver their HR and workforce transformation and organizational agendas. Our PAS advisory team supports clients to enable an organisation to best execute its strategy, our focus areas include:

  • Complete lifecycle HR transformation programs and enabling technologies

  • HR Process design within or across functional areas, and the implementation within the latest Cloud/SaaS solutions

  • Alignment of corporate and HR strategy.HR talent management and capability development.

  • Management of HR organisation design - creating an organisation design that determines effective organisation solutions to support the desired business outcomes.

  • Working in the HR Technology area with experience of the selection and development of HR enabling technology and data solutions to support the HR Function

The team is working with some of the biggest names in the financial services sector as they address the challenges posed by the markets and regulators over the past years to deliver real, sustainable change across all levels of their organisations. Opportunities exist to contribute to the engagements and direction of the rapidly expanding PAS team, for individuals with a deep interest in people advisory work, a proven delivery record and an enthusiasm for building a strong, focused team.


Your key responsibilities

Client responsibilities

  • Complete full life cycle delivery of HR Transformation engagements

  • To demonstrate an understanding of operational environments in businesses.

  • To support and work as part of account teams

  • To demonstrate experience of leading the completion of client deliverables

  • Focus on achieving project / programme goals and objectives to exceed client expectations

  • Be adept at overcoming issues and barriers

Business Development responsibilities

  • Good insight of the market and purchasing trends

  • Ability to identify new business and developed existing engagements

  • Contribute to business development and client pursuit efforts by preparing proposals and delivering presentations to potential clients

Skills and attributes for success

  • Highly experienced management consultant / HR Transformation professional with relevant experience advising on a range of large scale initiatives and business change projects gained working in a professional services firm, global consultancy firm and/or large private and/or public sector organisation

  • Direct experience working within a large, complex, multinational organisation is desirable but not critical

  • Sector specialisation: strong insight into Financial Services is desirable.

  • Holds a primary degree (from a leading university preferred)

  • Post graduate degrees and professional qualifications are also highly desirable but not critical e.g. MBA, CIPD, ACCA, CIMA, CTA

To qualify for the role you must have

You will have already achieved outstanding personal success in your current job and established yourself as an experienced HR management consultant and solution specialist with design and implementation experience in a number of the following areas:

  • A passion for HR innovation and strong understanding of technology trends and desire to develop a business advisory career.

  • Detailed HR functional, process and operations knowledge

  • Technology experience, covering the delivery of the latest HR technologies, and capability in the delivery of at least one major Cloud HRIS solution.

  • Experience across the complete lifecycle of HR Transformation projects, from concept through execution and ongoing operations. Delivering with agile and waterfall methodologies and incorporating the latest HR technologies.

  • Understanding the HR Operating Model across all HR functions.

What working at EY offers

We offer a competitive remuneration package where you’ll be rewarded for your individual and team performance. Our comprehensive Total Rewards package includes support for flexible working and career development, and with FlexEY you can select benefits that suit your needs, covering holidays, health and well-being, insurance, savings and a wide range of discounts, offers and promotions. Plus, we offer:

  • Support and coaching from some of the most engaging colleagues around

  • Opportunities to develop new skills and progress your career

  • The freedom and flexibility to handle your role in a way that’s right for you

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.

About EY

As a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services, we’re using the finance products, expertise and systems we’ve 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’ll 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.

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