EY People Advisory Services – Senior Manager / Director in VI, Australia

Title: People Advisory Services – Senior Manager / Director

Location: AU-VI-Melbourne

Job Number: MEL001P5

People Advisory Services (PAS) shapes and delivers the part of business strategy that depends on people. As a PAS professional, you will have the opportunity to work with global clients to understand and address some of their largest and most complex people-related challenges, and ultimately improve and drive valuable and sustainable business results. We focus on engagements that relate to performance, talent, systems, reward, mobility and analytics.

We believe that you should own and shape your career. But we’ll provide the support and opportunities to develop the skills, knowledge and experience to succeed. The strength of our global network, combined with local empowerment and a relentless focus on winning in specific markets, means you’ll interact and team with individuals from various geographies and sectors. So whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime.


The opportunity

We are looking for an experienced Director to join our People Advisory team. We are looking for fresh ideas and innovative minds to lead this high performing team.

In your role as a Director in the People Advisory Services business unit, you will help our clients to establish the right people and organisation strategies that allow them to respond flexibly to market forces.

Your key responsibilities

  • Developing and delivering change management strategies to enable business transformation;

  • Partnering with HR Functions to enable them to succeed as internal service providers to their organisation;

  • Advising on organisational development activities including culture change;

  • Developing and maintaining a portfolio of clients and advising on strategic issues by understanding the needs of the client;

  • Contributing to and fostering our high performance culture by leading and developing teams.

To qualify for the role you must have

  • Demonstrated mastery of key concepts and principles related to at least one of our key service offering areas:

  • Change Management – including change strategy and planning, stakeholder analysis and management, organisation design, communications strategy and execution, business readiness, change sponsorship, training needs analysis

  • HR Transformation (or other business process transformation) – including HR strategy alignment, payroll, HR outsourcing, HR technology and HRIS, HR process and policy design and HR risk assessment

  • Large scale transformational change experience

  • Previous external consulting experience

  • Business development/sales experience.

Ideally, you’ll also have

  • Experience in commercial management (P&L management etc)

  • Functional line management experience

What we look for

  • Experience in managing diverse teams

  • Ability to collaborate across functional boundaries

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Experience in building and maintaining trusted business advisor relationships

  • Strong networking skills

  • Proven project management and delivery experience

What working at EY offers

  • Support, 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

As a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services, we’re using the 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.

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