Security Cleared Opportunities - Manager - People Advisory Services (PAS), Open to flexibility

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Location
London (Greater)
Salary
£Competitive
Posted
15 Jun 2018
Closes
15 Jul 2018
Ref
LON00E21
Contract Type
Permanent

Security Cleared Opportunities - Manager - People Advisory Services (PAS), Open to flexibility

People Advisory Services (PAS) harnesses the collective power of our Human Capital and People & Organisational Change practices into a new, integrated global sub-service line.  With an enhanced set of joint people capabilities, we provide our clients with a set of integrated services and offerings solving their most pertinent people-related business challenges. 

PAS has been identified as an area of growth as clients increasingly require advice in building their people’s capabilities at a time when global demand for talent and scare skills is at its highest.  As well as attracting and retaining individual talent, clients are also looking at how they raise overall organisational performance through the entire workforce. 

This means building their capabilities, processes and systems in workforce optimisation, inclusion, organisational development and culture.

The opportunity

We require people who can build our service offerings, understand client needs, grow our internal capability and connect effectively across our global PAS and wider EY service lines to maximise our global knowledge and experience in supporting our client’s people-related business challenges.

Your key responsibilities

In this role, your responsibilities will include core consulting programme delivery and specialist advice across a variety of areas, activities will typically include:

  • Structure and manage projects and programmes to meet and exceed client expectations;
  • Implement leading 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
  • Represent your teams, workstreams and projects in relevant steering committees
  • Be able 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.
  • Proactively manage senior client stakeholders, including delivering difficult messages and managing performance issues, up to Senior Management and C-Suite levels.
  • Take a practical approach to solving issues and gaining client agreement

Business Development

  • Contribute towards and lead business development and client pursuit efforts by preparing proposals and delivering winning proposals and presentations to clients
  • Industry sector and client account development – ability to identify and build new opportunities and client relationships within industry sector or particular account
  • Ability to identify and build new opportunities and client relationships
  • Appropriate insight of the market and trends

Practice and People management

  • Identifies and discusses opportunities to delegate work to less experienced team members
  • Provides learning opportunities for less experienced team members with agreement from Senior Managers, and reviews delegated work
  • Provides timely, authentic and constructive feedback to colleagues and seeks feedback in return
  • Assists with the integration and inclusion of new team members
  • Be up to date with key technical and functional skills, and with industry, business and leadership skills & knowledge - and share this expertise with others
  • Encourages development of team members though formal and informal coaching
  • Reinforces our values, through day to day behaviour and challenge disrespectful behaviour

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.
  • Be skilled in facilitating and encouraging collaboration amongst team members, and is capable of motivating teams to maximise performance
  • Be confident and effective in recognising and managing potential issues during client assignments

To qualify for the role you must have at least four of the following

  • Proven experience in one or more of the following: Change Management/Transformation, Operating model and Organisation Design, workforce planning and analytics and/or HR Business Partner activities – restructuring / D&I / TUPE / JE
  • Experienced management consultant/Talent professional with relevant experience in advising clients on large scale talent programmes and change projects within large and complex organisations
  • Proven track record of delivering Talent/HR related projects
  • 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
  • A proven track record of proactively managing client stakeholders, including providing constructive challenge, influencing decisions, providing robust advice, delivering difficult messages and managing performance issues, at your commensurate level

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
  • SC Security Clearance
  • 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 Performance 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.

Join us in building a better working world.

Apply now.

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