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(Senior) Manager Employment Consulting

Location:  Antwerpen / Berchem
Other locations:  Anywhere in Country
Salary: Competitive
Date:  31-Jul-2022

Job description

Requisition ID:  62066

At EY, you’ll have the chance to build a career as unique as you are, with the global scale, support, inclusive culture and technology to become the best version of you. And we’re counting on your unique voice and perspective to help EY become even better, too. Join us and build an exceptional experience for yourself, and a better working world for all.


Our People Advisory Services department is looking for a (Senior) Manager to reinforce their Employment Consulting team.


Your key responsibilities


  • Provide high-quality services in complex matters in the area of national and international employment law, national and international social security and HR Legal/Comp & Ben matters
  • Manage engagements/projects involving:  
    • domestic and international employment law: all staff-related consulting, such as hiring of staff, individual and collective dismissals, design and review of employment contracts and management agreements, international assignment contracts and company policies
    • domestic and international social security planning and coverage gap analysis
    • comp & ben: HR policy matters development and review, legal aspects of reward projects such as flexible reward schemes, IP compensation, design and implementation of bonus schedules, post-merger harmonization of employment conditions, executive compensation, …
    • social inspections, legal/payroll audits and due diligence procedures in the framework of merger and acquisitions
  • Cooperate closely with our Tax, Reward and HR advisory colleagues
  • Support with the operational and financial management and the strategic development of the team
  • Engage with clients, play an active role in the market and lead/assist in internal projects
  • Contribute to a positive and inclusive team environment.


Skills and attributes for success


  • You have strong language skills (Dutch & English, French is a great asset) and are an excellent communicator 
  • You are an expert in national and international social security and employment law and have experience in connecting this technical knowledge to practical HR Legal/Comp & Ben matters
  • You want to become a trusted business advisor – you get energy from working with clients and you are able to adapt to each client’s business language
  • You are a team player and demonstrate drive and determination
  • You have experience in coaching and developing junior team members
  • You have an entrepreneurial mindset and think ahead to consider what will be tomorrow’s needs


To qualify for the role you must have 


  • You have a master degree in Law & preferably an additional degree in Social Law
  • You have at least 6 years of experience in Social Law


What we look for


  • Motivated professionals who accept the challenge to provide high quality service to our clients and to continuously improve.


What working at EY offers


We offer a competitive remuneration package where you’ll be rewarded for your individual and team performance. Our comprehensive Total Rewards package includes support for flexible working and career development, and with FlexEY you can select benefits that suit your needs, covering holidays, health and well-being, insurance, savings and a wide range of discounts, offers and promotions. Plus, we offer:


  • Continuous learning: You’ll develop the mindset and skills to navigate whatever comes next.
  • Success as defined by you: We’ll provide the tools and flexibility, so you can make a meaningful impact, your way.
  • Transformative leadership: We’ll give you the insights, coaching and confidence to be the leader the world needs.
  • Diverse and inclusive culture: You’ll be embraced for who you are and empowered to use your voice to help others find theirs.


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


The exceptional EY experience. It’s yours to build.


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