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(Senior) Consultant Digital HR - People Consulting

Location:  Amsterdam
Other locations:  Primary Location Only
Salary: Competitive
Date:  13 Jul 2024

Job description

Requisition ID:  1513117

(Senior) Consultant Digital HR - People Consulting 


Do you want to make a lasting impact on people and organisations?

Do you want to assist our clients in successfully managing and sustaining people, process and/or HR technology change?
Do you want to challenge and be challenged to become the best version of you?
Do you want to work at pace and drive global delivery?


Then join EY to gain experiences that will last a lifetime!

We’re looking for (senior) consultants to join our growing Digital HR competence within our People Consulting team.


The opportunity - What future are you building towards? 

As a (senior) consultant in the Digital HR competence you will be offered a diverse and fulfilling career. Together with EY colleagues from other expert teams, you will have the opportunity to work with a range of (international) clients on large and small-scale engagements across multiple industries; both domestic and globally.


Our team - Do great minds always think alike? 

The People Consulting department consists of 45 HR management and consultancy professionals that have at least one thing in common. We all have a human-centric mindset and put humans at the center of our engagements to make a lasting impact for our clients.


Our competence – What are the topics you will be working on within Digital HR?
In an increasingly digital world, there’s a growing demand from our clients for HR digitization and HR technology solutions. We are dedicated to guiding our clients through the journey of digital transformation for their HR organisation. Our expertise encompasses advising on cutting-edge technologies (including GenAI), enhancing employee experience by streamlining processes through automation, and crafting comprehensive digital HR strategies and roadmaps.


As a pivotal part of our team, you will not only provide strategic insights but also play a crucial role in the implementation of HR technology solutions that bolster HR strategic initiatives. Your contributions will be key in enhancing the overall employee experience and integrating innovative (generative) artificial intelligence capabilities into HR functions.

Experience - We are looking for candidates who

  • Have an understanding and experience in implementing HR technology solutions, e.g. ServiceNow HRSD, SAP SuccessFactors, Workday. ServiceNow HRSD experience is preferred
  • Are eager to develop in, or already experienced with digital HR transformation, employee experience and HR processes & analytics
  • Are eager to develop, or are experienced with client facing project management, documenting business requirements, leading fit-gap analysis, as-is and to-be business process designs
  • Have awareness and understanding of emerging HR technologies and GenAI


Responsibilities – How can you make a lasting impact in a rapidly changing world? 

  • Demonstrate a thorough understanding of complex HR technology and implementation concepts
  • Work alongside clients and lead project workstreams, from planning through implementation together with your team
  • Provide expert advice on new innovative ideas and support the client through implementation of technology solutions
  • Lead organizations and their employees through the organizational changes brought about by innovations in HR technology
  • Prepare client workshops and assist in facilitating workshops
  • Inform and align clients and stakeholders to gain support for project related initiatives and/or decisions
  • Contribute to generate profitable revenue by identifying additional engagement opportunities and building lasting relationships with clients
  • Support during the sales process by brainstorming with the team on the client’s request and drive the development of solutions


Skills – What skills do you need to excel in this role?

  • Demonstrate high levels of technical and professional knowledge and quickly assimilate new knowledge. Keep up with current developments and trends in advisory services capabilities and industry knowledge
  • Ability to manage projects, analyze problems and to provide input to insightful, practical and sustainable solutions
  • Team player with the ability to integrate with new teams quickly and effectively
  • Collaborative and good at building relationships
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills and experience of producing high quality reports and presentations with excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to bring ideas and insights to clients that provide value, help address risk and assist in the driving solutions
  • You are familiar with fast-paced dynamics and are able to navigate them effectively


Job requirements – Where do you start if you want to change the world?

To qualify for the role, you must have

  • A relevant master’s degree, e.g. in Business Administration, IT or HR
  • Relevant working experience of 1 to 5 years within industry or consulting related roles with strong affinity for (Digital) HR
  • Strong understanding of people related processes related to HR business transformation
  • Strong oral and written skills in English. Dutch is preferred


Interested? Apply now!  


Our offer – Is everything that counts being counted? 

  • Flexible working: you decide where and when you work in consultation with your team. At home, at the office, at the client or from another European country (up to 20 working days per year)
  • Home office arrangement: to optimally set up your home office, EY has the following resources available for you: office chair, sit/stand desk, external monitor, desk lamp, (Bluetooth) headset and a large external keyboard
  • Laptop and smartphone: you are entitled to a laptop and smartphone with a business subscription
  • Salary: in addition to your fixed salary, depending on EY's financial performance, you may be eligible for a bonus. You are also entitled to an expense allowance (depending on the function) and an internet allowance of €40 net per month
  • Time off: you are entitled to 29 vacation days per year when full-time employed
  • Sabbatical: the option to take unpaid leave after consultation
  • Birth leave: EY will pay 100% of the birth leave, in case of an additional birth leave EY will pay 70% of the salary
  • Vitality: the choice is yours. An online session with an external vitality coach, practical tips on topics such as nutrition, energy, sleep, and mindset and/or a voucher card to rent a padel court
  • Training and education: EY believes it's important for everyone to always have the opportunity to further develop yourself. We therefore offer you the opportunity to take part in various soft & hard skills training, external courses and/or sign up for an additional education. For example, obtaining an MBA to broaden your skills in Leadership, Business and Tech
  • Mobility: Contribute directly to our ambition to reduce EY's carbon footprint to zero by 2025. With the new scheme you choose the most diverse sustainable options via the EY My Daily Travel app or online environment. Think of the use of lease bicycles, electric shared scooters, electric shared cars, flexible lease cars and various subscriptions for public transport. You can also view your CO2 footprint via the app
  • Bicycle arrangement: finance the purchase cost of your new bicycle from your gross monthly salary (purchase cost amount divided over 12 months) or from your non-statutory holiday entitlement
  • Pension scheme: you will build up a pension capital directly after your start at EY. Each month the available premium amount is transferred for you in an investment account at our pension provider. You will also have the option to build up additional pension capital on a voluntary basis

For more information about our employment terms, visit our page here.

Our office in Amsterdam is located on the Zuidas: a bustling area where many companies are based. In our Cross Towers, as many as 1000 people are welcomed daily. Haven't had breakfast yet? Then a special smoothie will be made for you or simply a delicious cappuccino. During lunchtime, the team is ready to serve you a fresh lunch. For a breathtaking view of Amsterdam, head to the 22nd floor. Collaboration takes on a new meaning through the Wavespace. This high-tech environment brings together clients and colleagues virtually worldwide!

Recruitment procedure – How can you prepare for a long life together?

The selection procedure includes:

  • In general 2 interview rounds
  • An (online) assessment
  • A pre-employment screening

Pre-employment screening;
Due to laws and regulations, and because EY (and in some cases its clients) has high demands on the reliability and integrity of its employees, every new employee will be screened. Depending on your rank the pre employment screening could contain the following: Certificate of Conduct (in Dutch: VOG) or - if requesting a Dutch VOG is not possible - Criminal Background Check of the country you are currently living or have lived during the last five years,  integrity questionnaire, verification of ID, diploma’s and/or work experience and consultation of the Dutch insolvency registry. 


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