Talent Project Manager Business Consultant - Supervising Associate


At EY, you’ll have the chance to build a career as unique as you are, with the global scale, support, inclusive culture and technology to become the best version of you. And we’re counting on your unique voice and perspective to help EY become even better, too. Join us and build an exceptional experience for yourself, and a better working world for all.

As the world continues to be impacted by globalization, demographics, technology, innovation, and regulation, we need to adapt quickly and build agile people cultures that respond to these disruptive forces that “future-proof” EY. Delivering transformation on a global scale is complex but the Strategic Talent Projects team navigates this complexity to ensure that both Talent and the business achieve their goals.

We work and collaborate globally to address complex business issues and our solutions include a focus on digital Talent transformation, large scale global initiatives focused on innovations, cultural change, efficiencies, process improvements and enabling a better employee experience. In addition, we also focus on changes to Talent operating models, Talent strategy, and advising on the people aspects of mergers and acquisitions.

We are driven by three priorities:

  • Provide tangible value to the business through enhanced experience, increased efficiency, and reduced costs
  • Bring the best of EY together to drive change – including Talent, consulting, external vendors, and suppliers
  • Put agile in the heart of everything we do

Our team asks better questions and works with our stakeholders to create holistic, innovative answers that deliver quality results.

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

The opportunity

In this role, you'll be part of a global team with a vast array of experiences, broad networks, deep expertise, and an entrepreneurial spirit.You'll discover opportunities to take your career aspirations and purpose to the next level.

As a Supervising Associate, you will be a key resource on projects that help Talent deliver better experiences for employees and candidates, develop workforce strategies, design compelling employee value propositions, and identify and help manage people risks. Most projects you will work on will be enabled through the implementation or enhancement of a technology. You will have an opportunity to work on projects that focus on enhancing our workforce potential to support business objectives more effectively.

Your key responsibilities

  • Support the delivery of complex global projects, working with teams across functions and geographies to achieve the project objectives
  • Work to understand business needs, determine project objectives and to scope and shape the project approach and plan
  • As required, lead delivery of a required project output or work package, deliver the product to cost, quality and time expectations
  • Communicate with the stakeholder throughout the project lifecycle and maintain the highest standards of client service throughout
  • Perform analysis to understand underlying business performance issues and propose recommendations for change
  • Work to ensure key project documentation are in place and understood (e.g. charter and plan, business case)
  • Create and deliver clear, concise, high-quality work products
  • Demonstrate system thinking by recognizing the integration of process, organization and people, technology, and data and to achieve intended outcomes and to articulate change impacts to existing solutions and/or efforts to stakeholders
  • Manage stakeholders to ensure they are engaged, informed, and consulted as appropriate throughout the project lifecycle
  • Where necessary, lead meetings and support workshops for projects
  • Support the management of budget, risks and issues, team management, reporting, timing, etc.
  • Proactively participate in the development of the Strategic Talent Projects team (e.g. participate in a Community of Practice to help develop methodologies and/or tools in: critical thinking/problem solving, business analysis, project management, design thinking, process design, change management, organization design, etc.)
  • Build and maintain collaborative relationships across the Talent eco-system and with EY delivery partners.
  • Demonstrate high levels of teaming and agility. Work effectively as ‘one team’ with Talent project colleagues

Skills and attributes for success

You will be expected to have excellent written and oral communication skills, capability to supervise work, and rapidly establish relationships. More specifically, the following skills and attributes are needed:

  • Demonstrate technical competence in agile people environments and take a practical/business driven approach to solving complex challenges
  • Strategic and critical thinking; problem solving
  • Analytical skills
  • Enthusiasm, proactive approach, and result orientation
  • Consulting skills
  • Ability to team with others spread across multiple geographies
  • Creative and innovative mindset
  • Teamwork
  • Ability to work under pressure and manage multiple / conflicting priorities
  • Excellent interpersonal skills

To qualify for the role, you ideally will have

  • Educated to degree level
  • Experience in a related role
  • Experience with participating in the execution of projects on a global level and/or to a dispersed client base, ideally with experience across both emerging and developed markets
  • Experience with participating in the embedding of change initiatives in global, matrix organizations (such as EY)
  • Experience with working in fast-paced, ambiguous, complex environments to deliver required results
  • Due to the global nature of the role, willingness to work alternative hours as well as English language skills - excellent written and verbal communication - will be required

What we look for

Highly motivated individuals with excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to prioritize shifting workloads in a rapidly changing environment. An effective communicator and ability to make things happen in a dynamic organization. You should enjoy learning new things and have the ability to thrive with competing priorities and stakeholders.If you're ready to take on a wide range of responsibilities and are committed to seeking out new ways to make a difference, this role is for you.

What we offer

As part of this role, you'll work in a highly integrated, global team with the opportunity and tools to grow, develop and drive your career forward. Here, you can combine global opportunity with flexible working. The EY benefits package goes above and beyond too, focusing on your physical, emotional, financial and social well-being. Your recruiter can talk to you about the benefits available in your country. Here’s a snapshot of what we offer:

  • Continuous learning: You’ll develop the mindset and skills to navigate whatever comes next.
  • Success as defined by you: We’ll provide the tools and flexibility, so you can make a meaningful impact, your way.
  • Transformative leadership: We’ll give you the insights, coaching and confidence to be the leader the world needs.
  • Diverse and inclusive culture: You’ll be embraced for who you are and empowered to use your voice to help others find theirs.

Please apply to this role only through the ‘Apply’ link (not through the local office). Your application will then be routed to the appropriate recruiting team.

The exceptional EY experience. It’s yours to build.

The exceptional EY experience. It’s yours to build.

EY | Building a better working world

EY exists to build a better working world, helping to create long-term value for clients, people and society and build trust in the capital markets.

Enabled by data and technology, diverse EY teams in over 150 countries provide trust through assurance and help clients grow, transform and operate.

Working across assurance, consulting, law, strategy, tax and transactions, EY teams ask better questions to find new answers for the complex issues facing our world today.

EY is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer providing equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other legally protected basis, including arrest and conviction records, in accordance with applicable law.

EY is committed to providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If you are a qualified individual with a disability and either need assistance applying online or need to request an accommodation during the interview process, please call 1-800-EY-HELP3, type Option 2 (HR-related inquiries) and then type Option 1 (HR Shared Services Center), which will route you to EY’s Talent Shared Services Team or email SSC Customer Support at ssc.customersupport@ey.com .

Vacature informatie

Bedrijf: EY

Locatie: London

Opleidingsniveau: WO


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