EY Senior Manager, Change & Organisational Design – Financial Services - People Advisory Services (PAS) in London, United Kingdom

Senior Manager, Change & Organisational Design – Financial Services - People Advisory Services (PAS)


Requisition # LON00DGK

Post Date Mar 28, 2018

Senior Manager – Change and Organisational Design, FS People Advisory Services (PAS)


The opportunity

  • Seeking innovative, creative and interesting work on big and complex programmes in the financial services sector?

  • Passionate about building and developing high-performing teams, delivering amazing results?

  • Hungry for opportunities for personal development and progression in a dynamic and evolving environment?

  • Able to influence, challenge the status quo and shape the financial services organisations of the future?… recognise yourself?

EY People Advisory Services wants you to join us in building the best People & Change business in financial services!

At a time of unprecedented change, we are offering a fabulous opportunity to join a growing team of people business change practitioners, working with global clients to tackle some of their biggest transformation programmes across the financial services sector.

Uniquely positioned with an established brand, our People Change Management practice channels an entrepreneurial spirit and promotes progressive thinking, operating at the frontiers of clients’ people transformation agenda. We partner with our clients and a growing ecosystem of digital providers to address the hot topics from re-platforming to robotics, from restructuring to reengineering customer and colleague journeys.

We are now seeking experienced people & business change consultants to create the highest quality solution design and implementation practices, reflecting leading agile, data-driven, collaborative approaches.

We are at the cusp of a revolution - come and be part of it!

Key responsibilities

In your role in the team, you would:

  • Lead the change management workstreams through the entire cycle of complex organisation transformation, using waterfall, agile and other contemporary methodologies

  • Translate organisations’ strategic goals into effective target operating models and drive organisational design decisions

  • Define and implement the people and organisational implications of major transformation programmes:

  • Align: Design and facilitate leadership collaborative events to define a shared purpose, develop transformations solution, implementation roadmap and target behaviours

  • Engage: Define the impacts of change and execute a robust, innovative communications & engagement campaign, including colleague journeys

  • Enable: Mobilise change delivery capability and undertake workforce capability assessments and relevant sourcing solutions

  • Sustain: Implement transition planning, including tracking and monitoring programme specific dashboards and key KPIs

  • Identify and build new opportunities by building and leveraging client relationships

  • Lead business development and client pursuit efforts by creating innovative proposals and delivering winning presentations to clients

  • Coach and provide learning opportunities for junior team members

Your skills and attributes for success

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

  • Thought leader with growth mindset and a desire to challenge the established practices

  • Skilled in leading teams and encouraging collaboration amongst team members, passionate about motivating and empowering teams to maximise performance

  • Confident and effective in recognising and managing potential issues during client assignments

  • Resilient and able to work under pressure to deliver a pragmatic solution

  • Creative thinking, using agile methods and innovative approaches to tackle complex problems and to deliver insightful, practical and sustainable solutions

  • Reinforces our values through day to day behaviour and challenges disrespectful behaviour

  • Passionate about our purpose – building a better working world

To qualify for the role you must have

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

  • Proven track record in one or more of the following: change management, organisational design, process design, HR Transformation, project management, and technology optimisation

  • A proven track record of proactively building and managing client stakeholders, including providing constructive challenge, influencing decisions, providing robust advice, delivering difficult messages and managing performance issues, up to C suite-1 level

Ideally, you’ll also have

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

  • Experience of working in the financial services sector

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 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.