EY Senior Manager - HR M&A Transactions - People Advisory Services (UK&I) - Open to Flexible Working in United Kingdom
Senior Manager - HR M&A Transactions - People Advisory Services (UK&I) - Open to Flexible Working
Requisition # LON00II0
Post Date 3 days ago
Organisations are having to become much more adaptable to change as they face new workforce challenges as a result of globalisation, changing demographics, emerging technology, innovation and regulatory demands.
We believe the People Agenda is at the heart of successful change. EY People Advisory Services (PAS) help organisations to put humans at the centre of their transformation agenda enabling them to align culture and leadership to their purpose, develop necessary skillsets and mindsets, and build adaptability through continuous change and learning.
We are a global network with more than 11,000 employees in more than 130 countries, offering deep industry knowledge and experience to more than 2,000 corporate clients worldwide. Within the UK, we have over 330 consultants advising clients across the private, public and not-for-profit sectors on their most challenging workforce problems.
We are growing fast and looking for those, who share our values, believe in the importance of the people agenda and have experience in organisation and workforce transformation and transactions, change experience and learning, culture and leadership, digital HR, rewards and people mobility, to join us in PAS.
In the HR Transactions team we focus on advising and supporting clients through the complete deal life-cycle, providing a range of sell-side and buy-side HR/People related services to clients. We contribute to and validate the deal price pre-deal and the assist in the realisation of the deal synergies post-deal.
Our services range from complex HR due diligence, day one readiness, post-merger integration and post deal value enhancement such as organisation design, consultation planning and execution and culture change initiatives. We also support clients to plan and implement the HR/People elements for organisational restructuring programmes at both strategic and operational levels. The team works on engagements for UK, European & Global organisations and private equity houses across the deal and restructuring life-cycle.
These engagements are often complex and fast-paced due to the nature of the deal timelines in ensuring adherence to statutory and anti-trust regulations.
Your Key Responsibilities
Support the project in addressing HR Transactions/People related matters through all stages of acquisition, divestiture and merger, including pre-transaction and post deal
Structure and manage projects of work which meet and exceed client expectations
Be confident and effective in recognising and managing potential issues during client assignments
Review and perform report writing, project planning, data analysis, and development of presentation material
Analyse data and present high quality, risk-managed reports/conclusions including client and executive presentations in various formats
Work with key project leader to manage and maintain client relationship
Ensure that all client work is delivered consistently, complying with EYs Q&RM guidelines
Working collaboratively with other M&A service lines in EY
To qualify for the role you must have
Experience of transactions, ideally in performance of HR Due Diligence / HR post-deal integration / corporate restructuring assignments
Experience in industry of advising clients on a range of large scale transformation programmes and business change projects gained working in a professional services firm, global consultancy firm and/or large private and/or public sector organisation
Experience of HR advisory and consulting within a professional services environment or as an internal consultant within a corporate
Line HR experience with experience of employee and/or industrial relations
Qualitative and quantitative data analysis skills and data manipulation and presentation, such as through MS Excel tools
Skills and Attributes for success
Team player; ability to integrate with new teams quickly
Collaborative, good at building relationships
Ability to analyse complex problems and to deliver insightful, practical and sustainable solutions
Able to manage difficult client relationships
Strong written and verbal communication skills and experience of producing high calibre reports, papers, presentations
Frequently and effectively leverage internal and external knowledge, experience and relationships to identify new opportunities
Regularly brings ideas and insights to clients that provide value, help address risk
What welook 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 assisting clients to build their talent pool.
Whatworking 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:
Coachingand feedback from some of the most engaging colleagues around
Opportunitiesto develop new skills and progress your career
Thefreedom and flexibility to handle your role in a way that’s right for you
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 isdedicated to being an inclusive employer and we are happy to consider flexibleworking arrangements. We strive to achieve the right balance for our people,enabling us to deliver excellent client service whilst allowing you to buildyour career without sacrificing your personal priorities. While ourclient-facing professionals can be required to travel regularly, and at timesbe based at client sites, our flexible working arrangements can help you toachieve a lifestyle balance.
If youcan confidently demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact usas soon as possible.