EY Consultant/Senior Consultant People Advisory Services Canberra in Canberra, Australia

Consultant/Senior Consultant People Advisory Services Canberra


Requisition # CAN0018F

Post Date Aug 02, 2018

Consultant/Senior Consultants – People Advisory Services – Canberra

As the world continues to be impacted by globalization, shifting demographics, digital technology, innovation and regulation, organizations must adapt quickly and foster agile people environments that respond to these disruptive forces. EY’s People Advisory Services (PAS) believes a better working world is helping our clients harness their people agenda — the right people, with the right capabilities, in the right place, for the right cost, doing the right things. By focusing on our client’s talent needs, we are able to provide exciting and innovative solutions for the workforce of the future, which is already here! If you believe that collective purpose, innovation, and empathy are key digital global leadership needs to be successful, then EY is the right place to explore further.

We work globally and collaborate to bring you professional teams to address complex issues relating to organization transformation, end-to-end employee lifecycles, effective talent deployment and mobility, gaining value from evolving and virtual workforces, and the changing role of HR in support of business strategy. As a member of PAS, you will be part of a supportive global team with a vast array of experiences, broad network, deep sector expertise and entrepreneurial spirit not always evident in a large organization. So whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime.

The better the question. The better the answer. The better the world works.

The opportunity

As a PAS Consultant or Senior Consultant based in Canberra, you will work almost exclusively with Australian Government clients to help them maximise their most important workforce asset – people. Working in a networked, high-performing team that delivers exceptional client service, you will help our client’s serve the Australian public. This may include organisational transformation, workforce planning, cultural and behavioural change, governance and HR strategy and data analytics.

Your key responsibilities

In your role you will:

  • Create innovative insights for clients, adapting methods and practices to fit project needs

  • Help clients reshape how they operate and build capability

  • Build client networks and relationships

  • Use your knowledge and experience to shape our services to meet client problems

  • Work on challenging projects across a diverse range of issues

Skills and attributes for success

To be successful in this role you will need to demonstrate strong problem solving skills and the ability to work in complex and dynamic environments. We are looking for people with diverse backgrounds in consulting or Government with strong interpersonal skills.

To qualify for the role you must have

  • Between 1-3 year’s experience working in organisational design, workforce planning, talent management and large scale organisational transformation space;

  • Government and/or a consulting background;

  • Ability to learn and apply new concepts rapidly;

  • Strong stakeholder engagement skills;

  • Excellent communication skills (written & verbal);

  • Proven quantitative and qualitative analysis skills;

  • Advanced Microsoft Office skills; and

  • A current Australian Government security clearance is preferred, but not essential.

To be eligible for this role you also must be an Australian Citizen for government security clearance purposes.

Ideally, you’ll also have

  • Strong analytical skills and ability to draw insight

  • Ability to apply core consulting and project management skills

  • Strong report writing skills

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, 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 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 abetter working world. That starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities andcreativefreedom to make things better.Whenever you join, however long you stay, theexceptionalEY 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.

Make your mark.

Apply now.

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