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Senior Consultant - HR Transformation & Technology

London, United Kingdom | EY

  • Industry:
    Management Consulting
  • Position Type:
    Full-Time
  • Functions:
    Human Resources
    Consulting - Strategy
  • Experience:
Job Description:
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We are looking for individuals who can demonstrate real impact within business and help transform some of the world's most respected commercial and public sector organisations building upon your existing experience of working with HR Technology either in-house with a blue chip organisation, or a Big 4 or leading management consultancy.

As a Senior Consultant, you will be a key resource on large-scale payroll related projects. In this role, you should be able to deliver quality client service, analyse complex problems and deliver insightful solutions.You will also be expected to have excellent communication skills, integrate into new teams and rapidly establish relationships. More specifically, the successful candidate should demonstrate a specialism in one or more of our range of services:

• Development and delivery of a global payroll strategy that aligns payroll delivery to support the needs of the business agenda

• Selection and development of Payroll enabling technology and data solutions – including the management of change and capability building in solutions for the business including on premise, cloud and on-point solutions

• End-to-end process evaluation to identify opportunities for process improvement and risk mediation

• Management of Payroll organisation design - creating an organisation design that determines effective organisation solutions to support the desired business outcomes

• Payroll transition management to support an organisation in transitioning to its future state model

• Culture and behavioural change - embedding cultural and behavioural change across an organisation to ensure that benefits are maintained

• Leadership coaching - creating change leaders who are skilled and willing to drive change at all levels in the organisation

• To successfully support selling, designing and delivering performance improvement of Payroll functions and workforce transformation programmes in all sectors

• To solve client business issues and problems

• To demonstrate an understanding of Payroll operational environments in businesses.

• To win and sustain client confidence

• To demonstrate an understanding of project and programme management leading practices.

• To demonstrate Payroll market insights in areas such as Cloud, SaaS and enabling workforce tools

• To capture new business opportunities and help develop client relationships

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

• Be confident and effective in recognising and managing potential issues during client assignments

To qualify for the role you must have

• Breadth of experience in large-scale Payroll transformation programmes and projects

• Either relevant management consultancy experience working in either Big 4 or a global management consultancy firm or an in-house blue chip organisation with demonstrable experience of delivering payroll transformation workstreams or projects

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

• Experience of working with ADP, NGA, Workday, and SuccessFactors

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