Senior Manager - Workforce Planning & Analytics - People Advisory Services (UK&I) - Open to Flexible Working (BB-B4E72)

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Organisations are having to become much more adaptable to change as they face new workforce challenges as a result of globalisation, changing demographics, emerging technology, innovation and regulatory demands. We believe the People Agenda is at the heart of successful change. EY People Advisory Services (PAS) help organisations to put humans at the centre of their transformation agenda enabling them to align culture and leadership to their purpose, develop necessary skillsets and mindsets, and build adaptability through continuous change and learning. We are a global network with more than 11,000 employees in more than 130 countries, offering deep industry knowledge and experience to more than 2,000 corporate clients worldwide. Within the UK, we have over 330 consultants advising clients across the private, public and not-for-profit sectors on their most challenging workforce problems. We are growing fast and looking for those, who share our values, believe in the importance of the people agenda and have experience in organisation and workforce transformation and transactions, change experience and learning, culture and leadership, digital HR, rewards and people mobility, to join us in PAS. The opportunity EY is looking someone to lead projects and build EY delivery capability across the spectrum of workforce planning. The person appointed will work closely with the senior project delivery tea, both firm and client side to synthesise both internal and external data to provide strategic insights to clients. The team is seeking high-caliber professionals with a specific focus in Strategic and Operational workforce Planning. This includes building capability for organisations as well as delivering the insights to drive strategic resourcing for clients. This is an important position requiring both technical knowledge and business awareness, providing opportunities for motivated candidates to contribute to solving complex client problems. Our projects include a wide variety of areas, including labour market analysis (regulatory, economic, etc.), scenario planning, predictive models, econometric forecasts, and other items of strategic and operational importance to the firm and clients alike. With the firm’s current focus on meeting Vision 2020+, the Workforce Planning & Analytics team is charged to help achieve a ‘step change’ in the development and execution of our strategic agenda through exceptional client service and delivery. By leveraging data, modelling the appointed candidate will provide within client projects robust, fact-based analysis, that focuses on delivering business insights and perspectives to facilitate strategic discussions among client teams. The team’s role includes acting as a trusted advisor to key clients at all levels to enable them to make evidence based decisions on critical strategic, operational and tactical issues. Your key responsibilities Leading projects or workstreams of work associated with delivery of workforce planning solutions for clients including: Project and resource management Ensuring the quality of output from the project / workstream Overseeing the work of more junior resources Project reporting Engaging and managing senior resources to provide input and support as needed Identifying market demand for workforce planning solutions Building and testing propositions to take to market Taking a role in training colleagues in workforce planning and management Identifying and filling knowledge gaps in the team Taking a role in the ongoing development of the community of interest groups Creating and refining marketing materials for internal and external use Leading on thought leadership in workforce planning Driving on and offline marketing campaigns Organising industry events Identifying business opportunities with existing and new clients Supporting sales activities including bid response and client presentations To qualify for the role you must have Recent experience with a Strategic Workforce Planning team for a major organisation and / or extensive consulting experience in delivering solutions for clients Delivering experience in building strategic workforce planning capability for organisations Have experience across multiple industries Ability to quickly grasp complex business problems, develop a rational framework for investigating the problems Understanding of engagement economics and business finance Strong appreciation of relevant technology Strong analytical capability primarily in the interpretation of data. Ideally, you’ll also have An appreciation of data, systems and technologies used to drive strategic workforce decision making A primary degree and any post graduate degrees and professional qualifications are desirable but not critical e.g. CIPD Experience of working on projects within a professional services firm, global consultancy firm and/or large private and/or public sector organisations Skills and attributes for success Great stakeholder management and able to flex style for different audiences Good organisational skills managing competing priorities Flexibility and comfort in a rapidly changing environment with shifting priorities Ability to deal with and manage uncertainty and incomplete information What we look for We have many clients from various sectors talking to us about how canthey assess, attract and nurture talent engagingly in varying contexts. We are looking for people who can demonstrate real impact withinvarious areas for our clients. We require people who can build our serviceofferings, understand client needs, grow our internal capability and connecteffectively across our global PAS to maximise our global knowledge andexperience in supporting clients to build their talent pool. Whatworking at EY offers We offer a competitive remuneration package where you’ll be rewarded foryour individual and team performance. Our comprehensive Total Rewards packageincludes assistance for flexible working and career development, and withFlexEY you can select benefits that suit your needs, covering holidays, healthand well-being, insurance, savings and a wide range of discounts, offers andpromotions. Plus, we offer: Coachingand feedback from some of the most engaging colleagues aroundOpportunitiesto develop new skills and progress your careerThefreedom and flexibility to handle your role in a way that’s right for you About EY EY is aglobal professional services organisation providing advisory, assurance, taxand transaction services. We are dedicated to doing our part in building abetter working world for our people, our clients and our communities. And weare united by our shared values and a dedication to delivering exceptionalclient service We makesure our people succeed. The networks you build and the experiences you havewith us will help define and accelerate the rest of your career. Last year inthe UK, nearly 2,000 of our people were promoted or progressed within theirgrade, and we are significantly increasing the number of partners in the UK.So, when you build something better at EY, we make sure you’re rewarded. OurPeople Advisory Services practice has over 10,000 practitioners operatingwithin a globally integrated team, bringing their skills, insights andexperience to support our clients. Driven byour focused insight and innovation, PAS is best positioned to advise andinfluence our client’s activities at senior leadership level to respond to thescale and complexity of how and where our clients work globally, making us thetrusted advisor of choice to our clients and creating more opportunities forour people. As a result, we’re continually seeking new markets, new perspectivesand better ways to deliver value. EY isdedicated to being an inclusive employer and we are happy to consider flexibleworking arrangements. We strive to achieve the right balance for our people,enabling us to deliver excellent client service whilst allowing you to buildyour career without sacrificing your personal priorities. While ourclient-facing professionals can be required to travel regularly, and at timesbe based at client sites, our flexible working arrangements can help you to achievea lifestyle balance. If youcan confidently demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact usas soon as possible. Make yourmark. Apply now.

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