HR Transformation Management Consultant
London, United Kingdom | EY
Consulting - Strategy
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Understand the business needs; advise, scope and shape projects.
Develop the initial business case and benefits for a project/initiative.
Manage/contribute to the delivery of large complex global projects, leading teams across geographies to achieve the project objectives.
Create and deliver clear, concise, high-quality work products and act as an HR subject matter resource on one or more projects.
Manage/support stakeholders to ensure they are engaged, informed and consulted as appropriate throughout the lifecycle of the project lifecycle.
Contribute to the development of our project methodologies and tools, actively knowledge sharing across the team and acting as a visible role model.
Deliver value to the project by demonstrating an understanding of the integration of process, service delivery model, data and technology; articulate project impacts to existing solutions and/or efforts to stakeholders.
Actively manage project risks and issues and recommend solutions to effectively overcome these.
Manage project budget and ensure timely and accurate reporting and overall governance.
Build and maintain collaborative relationships across our internal EY organization and strategic partnerships.
Analytical/Decision Making Responsibilities:
Ability to analyze complex problems and deliver insightful and practical solutions.
Ability to influence and achieve stakeholder buy in.
Ability to analyze client and business requirements, develop compelling business cases.
Ability to motivate and manage a team spread across multiple geographies.
Knowledge and Skills Requirements:
Experience of external client service and HR project delivery in a management consulting or ‘Advisory’ business.
Strong project management skills and knowledge gained on HR projects, including proven experience utilizing standard project methodologies.
Experience of delivering projects in any of the following areas:
HR Process Improvement
HR Technology including the project management of technology deployment and associated changes to HR process and HR operating models
HR Service Delivery including the design and delivery of manager and employee self-serve, HR shared services.
Proven ability to work on cross-functional project teams and translate complex business analysis into actionable recommendations through to implementation.
Highly organized self-starter with exceptional client service, strategic thinking, communication, analytical, and people management skills
Ability to work independently with little direction, including the ability to manage ambiguity and the political aspects of change.
Ability to establish and maintain credibility and excellent client relationships across many different functions and organization levels.
Experience of partnering with key stakeholders to communicate, influence and bring innovative solutions to challenging problems.
From time to time, international travel will be required.
Flexible approach to working on a global scale and across time zones.
Responsible for leading teams, coaching and developing colleagues
Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent area of study)
Experienced project manager with at least 5 to 10 years of proven HR related project experience.
Ideally currently working in a management consultancy firm or blue chip organization - with an appropriate management consulting background.
Experience of delivering complex HR projects on a global scale.
Experience of Software as a Service project delivery and SAP SuccessFactors would be an advantage.
Appropriate project management or process improvement certification would be an advantage e.g. Prince 2; Lean; Six Sigma.
Likely to be a member of recognized HR institutions e.g. CIPD, SHRM and may have recognized HR certifications e.g. GPHR, CHRM.