EY Senior Consultant - HR Transformation - People Advisory Services (PAS) in England, United Kingdom

Title: Senior Consultant - HR Transformation - People Advisory Services (PAS)

Location: GB-England-London

Job Number: LON00BUS

Senior Consultant - HR Transformation, People Advisory Services

People Advisory Services (PAS) harnesses the collective power of our Human Capital capability in an integrated sub-service line. With an enhanced set of joint people capabilities, we provide our clients with an effective and efficient set of integrated services and offerings solving their most pertinent people-related business challenges.

Driven by our focused insight and innovation, PAS is best positioned to respond to the scale and complexity of how and where our clients work globally, making us the trusted advisor of choice to our clients and creating more opportunities for our people. PAS is broad and represents capabilities and offerings that support our client’s transformational and transactional agendas, management of evolving workforces, changing role of HR in support of business strategy and the strategic deployment of talent.

In order to drive forward the growth of PAS we are seeking experienced HR Transformation senior consultants with relevant expertise to support the growth of the team and successfully deliver client assignments, broadly covering the following areas:

  • Support the client in identification, development, implementation and realization of the HR strategy through transformation, including business case and roadmap development

  • Streamline, optimize and automate business processes to improve HR performance - focusing on the employee experience while maintaining alignment to the business and HR strategy

  • Support the client in the analysis, design and implementation of HR service delivery and ongoing performance improvement at an organizational level

  • Ensure alignment of policies and controls with the overall business and HR strategy, inclusive of knowledge management, policy reconciliation and compliance related activities

  • Provide structure and governance for the management of transformation programs, including efficiently and effectively managing project activities, risks, benefits, budgets, stakeholders and concurrent initiatives

  • Support organizations to optimize their processes, improve service delivery, and enhance the employee experience through technology enabled solutions

  • Inform and empower the transformation team, stakeholders and employees throughout the transformation program, inclusive of impact assessments through role transition management


Your key responsibilities

In this role, your responsibilities will include core consulting and program delivery across your area of expertise, project management activities will also include:

Structure and manage project workstreams to meet and exceed client expectations;

  • Support leading project management practices

  • Execute project management across the full lifecycle of programs

  • Support project delivery, budget, profitability and scope

  • Recognise and manage risks and issues

  • Be able to analyse complex problems and to deliver insightful, practical and sustainable solutions

  • Support development of business cases for change/ improvement

  • Proactively manage senior client stakeholders, including delivering difficult messages and managing performance issues, up to Senior Management

  • Take a practical approach to solving issues and gaining client agreement

  • Creates value for the client by demonstrating thought leadership, bringing new insights and delivering service excellence

Skills and attributes for success

  • Be professional, quickly establishing personal credibility and demonstrating expertise

  • Have strong personal impact and resilience, and be able to influence and persuade clients and stakeholders to gain support for major changes and key decisions

  • Take a practical approach to solving issues and gaining client agreement

  • Be able to analyse complex problems and to deliver insightful, practical and sustainable solutions.

To qualify for the role you must have

  • Proven track record of delivering Talent related projects Proven experience in one or more of the following: process design, HR Transformation, project management, organisational design, policy harmonisation, HR tools and technology optimisation, change management

  • Experienced management consultant/HR professional with relevant experience in advising clients on large scale HR programmes and change projects within large and complex organisations

  • Proven track record of delivering HR related projects

Ideally, you’ll also have

  • A primary degree (from a leading university preferred) and any post graduate degrees and professional qualifications are also desirable but not critical e.g. CIPD

  • Experience of working on projects gained working within a professional services firm, global consultancy firm and/or large private and/or public sector organisations

What we look for

We have many clients from various sectors talking to us about how can they assess, attract and nurture individual talent engagingly in varying contexts.

We are looking for individuals who can demonstrate real impact within various areas of PAS for our clients. We require people who can build our service offerings, understand client needs, grow our internal capability and connect effectively across our global PAS to maximise our global knowledge and experience in supporting clients to build their talent pool.

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.

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