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(Senior) Consultant People& Transformation - People Consulting

Location:  Amsterdam
Other locations:  Primary Location Only
Salary: Competitive
Date:  20 Jul 2024

Job description

Requisition ID:  1506945

(Senior) Consultant People & Transformation - People Consulting

 

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

Do you want to be challenged and inspired? 

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 two (senior) consultants to join our People &Transformation competence within People Consulting team.

 

We continue to experience unprecedented growth for multiple teams/competences within People Consulting, please check also the other outstanding interesting vacancies for our HR M&A and Restructuring and Digital HR Team.

 

The opportunity - What future are you building towards? 

As a (Senior) Consultant in the People Consulting team 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 and change management professionals that have at least one thing in common. We have a human-centric mindset and put humans at the center of our engagements to make a lasting impact for our clients. While you will be onboarded in a specific competency, we closely work together across our competences in order to make a lasting client impact. 

 

People & Transformation 

Change is constant and so are business needs and underlying solutions. In achieving business objectives and adoption of the overall solution, setting humans at center has been our key differentiator and success factor. Our focus is driving (behavioral) change management strategies as part of large business transformations, whilst targeting company culture and different leadership components. In addition, there is a strong focus on HR topics related to creating HR strategies and supporting the implementation of future of work best practices while enabling skills-based organisations.  

 

 

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

 

  • Demonstrate technical skills in the aforementioned competencies, e.g. Change Management
  • Work alongside clients and lead project workstreams, from planning through implementation together with your team 
  • Support during the sales process by brainstorming with the team on the client’s request and drive the development of solutions 
  • Prepare client workshops and assist in facilitating workshops 
  • Contribute to generate profitable revenue by identifying additional engagement opportunities and building lasting relationships with clients 
  • Influence and persuade clients and stakeholders to gain support for project related initiatives and/or decisions 

 

 

Skills and Attributes for success 

 

  • Team player with the ability to integrate with new teams quickly and effectively 
  • Collaborative and good at building relationships 
  • Ability to manage projects, analyze problems and to provide input to insightful, practical and sustainable solutions 
  • Qualitative and quantitative data analysis skills and data manipulation and presentation, such as through MS Excel tools and Power BI 
  • Able to manage stakeholders and client relationships in a fast paced and complex environment 
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills and experience of producing high quality reports, papers, 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 demonstrate resilience in stressful situations and excel in performing under time pressure 
  • You are familiar with fast-paced dynamics and are able to navigate them effectively 

 

General 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 Change Management
  • Relevant working experience of 1 to 5 years within industry or consulting related roles with strong affinity for the people agenda 
  • Ability to analyze problems and to provide input to insightful, practical, and sustainable solutions 
  • Strong understanding of people related processes related to HR transformations.
  • Strong oral and written skills in English and Dutch is required. 
  • See for more specific job requirements the descriptions above 

Additionally, we are looking for candidates who..

  • Strong understanding and experience deploying change management for different initiatives 
  • Familiarity and experience with HR practices and/or functional set up is a plus, this includes proficiency in areas such as HR operations, HR business partnering, talent & performance management 

Aware of cultural mechanics and leadership behaviors in organisations 

Already interested? Apply now!  

 

What we offer – Is everything that counts being counted? 

  • 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.  
  • 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. 
  • 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

 

The office 

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 exists in general out of 2 interview rounds and/or business case.  

An (online) assessment an pre-employment screening will also be part of the process. 
 

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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