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EY-GDS Consulting-AI and Data-L and D Lead-SM

Location:  Chennai
Other locations:  Primary Location Only
Salary: Competitive
Date:  Jun 28, 2024

Job description

Requisition ID:  1502129

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. 





EY GDS –AI and DATA – Senior Manager – L and D Lead


The opportunity

We’re looking for Senior Manager with strong technology and data understanding having proven delivery capability. This is a fantastic opportunity to be part of a leading firm as well as a part of a growing AI and DATA team.



  • Develop and implement an overall learning and development strategy aligned with the AI and Data Practice
  • Identify training and development needs within the team through job analysis, current technology trend, performance appraisals, and regular consultation with sector leads.
  • Direct the design, development, and delivery of training programs and initiatives, ensuring they meet the needs of the organization and are updated regularly to incorporate new developments.
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of training programs using data and feedback information to adjust programs as needed.
  • Oversee and manage the training budget, and ensure training costs are well managed and within budget.
  • Supervise and guide a team of learning and development specialists.
  • Foster a culture of continuous learning and encourage curiosity and development.
  • Collaborate with subject matter experts to develop accurate and effective training materials.
  • Lead, coach, and mentor employees to enhance their knowledge, skills and abilities.
  • Keep up-to-date with new learning tools and techniques, ensuring the company’s training programs remain cutting-edge.
  • Gather targets and drive certification based on that
  • Work with alliance technology companies and enable right learning from them.
  • Driving training academies towards specific skill growth
  • As part of stakeholder management, need to work with GDS and global leaders and periodically send status to them



  • SM1 or SM2 level
  • Must be aware of AI & Data technologies.
  • Excellent leadership and management skills.
  • Strong communication and project management abilities.
  • Knowledge in various training methods, including on-the-job coaching, mentorship programs, e-learning, workshops.
  • Proficient in MS Office and Learning Management Systems (LMS).
  • Critical thinking and decision-making ability.
  • Outstanding planning and organizing abilities.
  • Good understanding of EY processes
  • Minimum 12-14 years hand-on experience in one or more of the above areas.
  • Minimum 14 years industry experience


Ideally, you’ll also have

  • Project management skills
  • Client management skills
  • Solutioning skills


What we look for

  • People with technical experience and enthusiasm to learn new things in this fast-moving environment


What working at EY offers

At EY, we’re dedicated to helping our clients, from start–ups to Fortune 500 companies — and the work we do with them is as varied as they are.

You get to work with inspiring and meaningful projects. Our focus is education and coaching alongside practical experience to ensure your personal development. We value our employees and you will be able to control your own development with an individual progression plan. You will quickly grow into a responsible role with challenging and stimulating assignments. Moreover, you will be part of an interdisciplinary environment that emphasizes high quality and knowledge exchange. Plus, we offer:


  • Support, coaching and feedback from some of the most engaging colleagues around
  • Opportunities to develop new skills and progress your career
  • The freedom and flexibility to handle your role in a way that’s right for you




EY | Building a better working world 

EY exists to build a better working world, helping to create long-term value for clients, people and society and build trust in the capital markets.  

Enabled by data and technology, diverse EY teams in over 150 countries provide trust through assurance and help clients grow, transform and operate.  

Working across assurance, consulting, law, strategy, tax and transactions, EY teams ask better questions to find new answers for the complex issues facing our world today.  

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