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EY Senior Manager - Organisation Design - People Advisory (UK&I) - Open to Flexible Working in London, United Kingdom

Senior Manager - Organisation Design - People Advisory (UK&I) - Open to Flexible Working

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Requisition # LON00J4T

Post Date Jan 08, 2021

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At EY, we are committed to building a better working world — through increased trust and confidence in business, sustainable growth, development of talent in all its forms, and greater collaboration.

Our People Advisory Services (PAS) team works with clients to strengthen their workforce and their roles and careers — the right people with the right capability, in the right place at the right time, for the right cost, doing the right things. Our culture of collaboration and shared innovation provides clients with a network of insights and thinking.

As a result of our rapid growth, we are growing our Organisation Design team in the UK, with roles available across the UK. The OD capability is a globally-leading team that drives and influences EY’s overall OD agenda, as part of a fast-growing, innovative global practice.

The OD capability sits within a wider Workforce Advisory consulting team, which offers flexible client solutions and EY careers that blend OD with change management, HR digital and functional transformation, support to the people aspects of mergers and acquisitions, and organisational development.

The opportunity

As a Senior Manager in PAS, you will sell and deliver stimulating projects with big name clients, making a significant contribution to the management in the UK of pipeline development, delivery of projects and the development of our OD capabilities. Our Organisation Design teams work on the most complex transformation, transactions and technology changes to deliver better outcomes and deliver long-lasting results. They increasingly expect us to work with them to shape their strategy and operating model, and to complete discovery, design and delivery of new organisation models in an agile way.

We see Organisation Design as a growth area both globally and in the UK and Ireland, as we help clients keep pace with disruptive organisational trends, including agile workforce models, digital disruption and the opportunities brought by data analytics and workforce planning. We are looking for Senior Managers who share our passion for building a better working world, innovation and unlocking the power of people in the workplace.

Roles will have a clear focus on Organisation Design but offer flexibility to work across Workforce Advisory and the people agenda, in the UK and internationally.

Your key responsibilities

As a Senior Manager, you will work as part of a successful team to:

  • Build high performing teams and foster an environment of trust and inclusivity

  • Lead engagements and guide teams on the technical methodology used to evaluate businesses current structures, designing future operating models, business architecture and organisational design/implementation.

  • Proactively manage senior client stakeholders and build trusting relationships with clients up to Senior Management and C-Suite levels, including delivering difficult messages and managing performance issues.

  • Work with management and build out the UK and global organisational design service offering.

  • Use skills and network to positively influence clients and expand help grow the business whilst on client engagement and leading teams.

  • Bring the power of technology to our clients – unlocking the potential of data analysis, Organisation Design and workforce planning tools to deliver amazing outcomes for our clients.

  • Support our internal growth as a practice and take an active role in building our own strategies and capabilities.

  • Apply alternative concepts such as design thinking, agile to design proposals and programmes to deliver operating model and organisational change.

  • Structure and manage projects and programmes to meet and exceed client expectations, including by:

  • Implement project management practices;

  • Execute project management across the full lifecycle of programmes;

  • Manage project delivery, budget, profitability and scope;

  • Recognise and manage risks and issues; and

  • Represent your teams, workstreams and projects in relevant steering committees.

  • Use a variety of appropriate approaches and tools to analyse complex problems and to deliver insightful, practical and sustainable solutions.

  • Contribute to the development of a culture service, engagement offering and people strategies.

Skills and attributes for success

  • Operating Model and Business Architecture Design – concept of operations, blueprint design, functional and capability models

  • Organisational Design – organisational assessment, capability mapping, organisational structure & design, organisational governance, role development and sizing

  • Organisational Change Management – change vision, business engagement, culture optimisation/behaviour change, business readiness or business adoption

  • Organisation Design and Workforce Planning tools - e.g. experience of applying technologies such as OrgVue, PowerBI or similar to organisation design problems

To qualify for the role you must have:

  • A proven track record of shaping and running complex, high profile, profitable engagements which create value for clients in the areas outlined above

  • Demonstrated track record of building client relationships

  • Proven experience of delivering Organisation Design in a large and complex environment, including strong experience of capability mapping, organisational assessment, organisational structure and design, organisational governance, roles, sizing and pricing

  • Outstanding personal success in current job with experience in one or more of our range of services

  • Encouraging collaboration amongst team members, capable of motivating teams to maximise performance

  • Business development skills, able to identify and convert opportunities to sell work, including leading the delivery of formal proposals

Ideally, you’ll also have

  • Proven experience of leading large organisation design programmes in a complex environment

  • Experience of leading delivery of large-scale transformation programmes either as a consultant or on client side

  • Relevant professional experience, working in a Big 4, global management consultancy firm, niche organisational strategy houses, systems integrator, niche consultancy or blue chip company/public sector

  • Experience of using analytics, agile and other approaches in an organisation design context.

  • No requirement for sector specialisation but strong insight into one or more of the following is desirable: Energy & Assets, Consumer Products, Technology & Communications or Government & Public Sector.

What we look for

  • We are looking for a professional and experienced individual who can demonstrate an ability to address varied interests of clients and stakeholders. In this role, you will need to be self-aware and flexible in your own approach when dealing with different styles and backgrounds.

  • We are looking for people who are passionate about organisation design and helping clients to solve OD problems, as well as contributing to EY becoming the market leader for OD.

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 assisting clients to build their talent pool.

Our People Advisory Services practice has over 10,000 practitioners operating within a globally integrated team, bringing their skills, insights and experience to assist our clients. Driven by our focused insight and innovation, PAS is best positioned to advise and influence our client’s activities at senior leadership level 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. As a result, we’re continually seeking new markets, new perspectives and better ways to deliver value.

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 assistance 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:

  • 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

About EY

EY is a global professional services organisation providing advisory, assurance, tax and transaction services. We are dedicated to doing our part in building a better working world for our people, our clients and our communities. And we are united by our shared values and a dedication to delivering exceptional client service

We make sure our people succeed. The networks you build and the experiences you have with us will help define and accelerate the rest of your career. Last year in the UK, nearly 2,000 of our people were promoted or progressed within their grade, and we are significantly increasing the number of partners in the UK. So, when you build something better at EY, we make sure you’re rewarded.

Our People Advisory Services practice has over 10,000 practitioners operating within a globally integrated team, bringing their skills, insights and experience to support our clients.

Driven by our focused insight and innovation, PAS is best positioned to advise and influence our client’s activities at senior leadership level 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. As a result, we’re continually seeking new markets, new perspectives and better ways to deliver value.

EY is dedicated 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.

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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