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EY People Advisory Services -HR Transformation-Manager in Jericho, New York

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.


​Managing global workforces is increasingly complex. People Advisory Services (PAS) builds and improves organizational and individual performance, delivering a highly complex and challenging mission, especially in an ever-changing working environment. As a member of PAS, you’ll be part of a team with a wide variety of experiences and a supportive environment. When you join us, you will gain unique experiences and valuable knowledge working across capabilities, sectors and geographies and have the opportunity to take your career in the direction you want.

The opportunity

As a member of the HR Transformation team, you will join a talented group of professionals that help clients to integrate people, process and technology dimensions collectively to transform their HR function. We help our clients and their HR functions as they rebalance their priorities to make the most of a “new normal” and rethink their operating model to reflect this. This includes HR strategy and governance; change management and communication; organization and talent readiness; HR service delivery model and process; technology, data and analytics; and project and transformation management. We look to unlock human value by working with clients to convert their HR function, focusing on operating horizontally across the organization, accelerating digitally, prioritizing spend and enhancing value.

Your key responsibilities

You will be a key resource to manage large-scale HR Transformation projects. In this role, you should be able to deliver exceptional client service, deliver insightful solutions and balance multiple priorities. You will also be expected to have excellent communication and project management skills, lead new teams, and rapidly establish relationships with clients, PAS colleagues and professionals in other services lines at EY.

Skills and attributes for success

Some key capabilities you should be prepared to bring to client facing and internal initiative teams include

  • You’ll be expected to lead project workstreams, from planning through implementation – including managing project resources and budgets effectively, and identify and effectively manage and mitigate any risks and issues

  • Understanding of the Human Resources function, including strategy, process evaluation, process improvement and risk mediation, design of HR system delivery options and HR IT strategy

  • Understanding of human resources opportunities, challenges and issues in at least one of the sectors we serve (e.g., Oil & Gas, Health, Telecommunications, Power & Utilities, Insurance, Media & Entertainment)

  • Demonstrate technical competence in our key capabilities and take a practical/business driven approach to solving complex client challenges

  • Contribute to the growth of the PAS practice by identifying additional engagement opportunities and building lasting relationships with clients

  • Influence and persuade clients and stakeholders to gain support for any major change initiatives and/or decisions

  • Generate profitable revenue through identifying additional opportunities for activities including but not limited to: post go-live system support, streamlining operating mode or process inefficiencies, etc.

  • Encourage and facilitate collaboration amongst team members, and promote an inclusive working environment

  • Contribute to business development and client pursuit activities by preparing proposals and delivering presentations for potential clients

  • Advance the PAS practice by leading in the development of thought leadership and EY approach, tools and methodologies in HR Transformation

To qualify for the role, you must have

  • Relevant professional experience leading large-scale projects teams, including managing multiple workstreams, overseeing project deliverables, monitoring project risks or issues and managing project financials, with a global management consultancy firm, or niche consultancy in which you gained exposure to a large-scale project(s)

  • Minimum eight years of related experience in HR Transformation, with a global management consultancy firm, or niche consultancy in which you gained exposure to a large-scale project(s)

  • Experience leading HR Transformation engagements in one or more of the following functional domains – supply chain, IT, finance, customer, sales & marketing. Should have worked in large multi-disciplinary teams as part of functional and enterprise-wide transformation engagements

  • Proven track record in managing and analysing large datasets and using analytics in project execution

  • Expertise in working with and engaging clients in discussions around the use of digital assets in the delivery of HR Transformation projects

  • Bachelor’s degree and relevant post-graduate qualification

  • Ability to travel regularly

If you’re looking for a role that will challenge you, give you opportunities to grow and encourage you to own your career, this role is for you.

Ideally, you’ll also have

  • Experience benchmarking key performance indicators, and evaluating HR process effectiveness

  • HR or project management certifications

What we look for

We’re interested in professionals who enjoy promoting the people agenda in organizations and change initiatives, bringing people issues and challenges to the forefront. You will need the confidence to keep the people agenda front and center, as well as the interpersonal skills and communications savvy to do this in a way that integrates well with executive priorities and objectives.

What we offer

We offer a competitive compensation package where you’ll be rewarded based on your performance and recognized for the value you bring to our business. In addition, our Total Rewards package includes medical and dental coverage, pension and 401(k) plans, and a wide range of paid time off options. Under our flexible vacation policy, you’ll decide how much vacation time you need based on your own personal circumstances. You’ll also be granted time off for designated EY Paid Holidays, Winter/Summer breaks, Personal/Family Care, and other leaves of absence when needed to support your physical, financial, and emotional well-being.

• 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.

If you can demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.

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