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EY GDS PH - Global Workforce Planning Associate Director

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Essential Functions of the Job:


·       Provides a depth of operational experience and therefore credibility to progress the development, deployment and sustainable operation of a suite of strategic and operational workforce planning tools across the global EY organization (SWP and IOWP tools)

·       Provides insight and leadership to a global network of workforce planners across the global organization including geographies, Service Lines, Talent, Finance, Operations and Markets

·       Delivery of integrated business planning processes connecting Market Leadership Planning, Strategic Workforce Planning, Financial planning & Budgeting & Operational Workforce Planning ensuring alignment of business strategy and operational execution.

·       Conducts research, forecasting, and analysis of data and external trends to support and enable EY’s strategic vision (in collaboration with the Global People Analytics team)

·       Accountable for the development of and champions global workforce planning guidelines, processes and procedures in conjunction with the Talent Executive, PDRA, Finance, Operation, Markets and Area/region personnel

·       Responsible for the development and production of relevant workforce planning management reporting based on a sound knowledge of operational experience

·       Accountable for the management and resolution of escalated issues from across the EY business  

·       Leading ad hoc projects related to Workforce Planning and wider PDRA activity as required

·       Deputising for the Workforce Planning CoE Lead as appropriate



Analytical/Decision Making Responsibilities:


·       Contributes to the development and management of global policy and guidelines

·       Ability to anticipate and identify problems and use sound judgment and fact-based analysis to develop effective and efficient solutions with senior leadership

·       Knowledge of concepts, practices and procedures related to internal and external factors influencing the workforce and proactively translating the strategic needs into specific strategies and requirements

·       Own and manages senior business leader relationships requiring strong consulting and influencing skills.



Supervision Responsibilities:


·       Reports to: Global Workforce Planning Lead, daily/weekly interaction

·       Direct reports: To be agreed

·       Indirect reports: None

·       Project resources

·       Extensive collaboration with Global People Analytics team, IT Services development teams, Global Finance and Global Markets and Area/Region based workforce planner community



Knowledge and Skills Requirements:


·       Deep understanding of the professional services industry, marketplace, and possible trends that may affect business outcomes

·       Software skills, including use of Microsoft Office software and web-based applications.

·       Verbal and written communication skills necessary to communicate with all levels of management in a complex matrix environment

·       Presentation skills necessary to facilitate training and/or deliver informational sessions to groups and/or individuals in a virtual setting

·       Ability to inspire a shared vision and empower and motivate a virtual team.

·       Global mindset and ability to work in a virtual environment

·       Strong experience in deploying sophisticated workforce planning programs in complex global environments.

·       Demonstrable experience of being influential across senior levels of the organisation, from Region SL through to Area level Senior Leadership



Other Requirements:


·       Occasional travel will be required for global meetings

·       Frequent meetings with others across global time zones will require some calls to be made outside of standard business hours



What we look for


We look for high performers, who consistently deliver quality work while continually looking for ways to improve. We want you to have a clear sense of personal and professional accountability and know how to build relationships by doing the right thing. We look for people who demonstrate drive, vision and determination and are passionate about helping our clients achieve their goals.


We want people who understand the challenges of working in a professional services environment and are focused on achieving and delivering the best for our clients.



What working at EY offers


We offer a competitive compensation & benefits package and different rewards program like awards & recognitions, loyalty awards and travel opportunities.


EY is committed to doing its part in building a better working world, thus, the organization promotes continuous learning and development opportunities by providing in-house technical and supplemental training related to each role, as well as promoting developmental programs, such as mentoring activities, projects, and the like, which will aide in our employees’ succession planning and career advancement.


Talk to anyone at EY and they’ll tell you what a rewarding place it is to work. As you collaborate with colleagues in our high-performing teams, you gain exposure to some of the most complex and stimulating situations in the business world.


For us, it’s vital you share our goals — so we can work together to achieve success.



About EY


EY is a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services. The insights and quality   services we deliver help build trust and confidence in the capital markets and in economies the world   over. We develop outstanding leaders who team to deliver on our promises to all of our stakeholders.   In so doing, we play a critical role in building a better working world for our people, for our clients and for our communities.    



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

Join us in building a better working world.



Apply now.

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