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Manager - Talent and Learning - People Consulting - Sector focus Industries

Location:  Diegem
Other locations:  Anywhere in Region
Salary: Competitive
Date:  Apr 30, 2024

Job description

Requisition ID:  1502480

EY Consulting is a fast-moving, high-growth area within EY, and this is with huge potential for you. We offer variety, challenge, responsibility, training, creative freedom, and mostly important: the opportunity to realize your leadership potential.

Our teams are focused on helping our clients to improve their business performance and operational efficiency, whilst managing their people agenda. We support clients by delivering assessment, transformation and optimization solutions in specific areas, such as people and organizational change, finance, supply chain, risk management, cyber security and technology.

This is what makes us different, and renders working here an unique lifetime experience!


The Exceptional EY experience. It's yours to build.


The Opportunity: Your Next Adventure Awaits?


As People Consulting, we are passionate about putting humans at the center and encourage our clients to do the same. By continuously bringing enthusiasm, energy and committing ourselves to assisting our clients, we help them solve their complex talent issues through a pragmatic and innovative approach. We are proud to say that our team is consistently winning their hearts and minds.

Within our People Consulting practice, the Talent team focuses on two main pillars: Learning & Development and Change Management. These form the building blocks of our strategy, designed to provide seamless support to our clients.


In our quest to build a world-class practice, we are on the lookout for a Talent Manager specialized in Learning and Development and Change Management, with strong purpose and eager to contribute to our growing team of 15 professionals. We are an extremely diverse team (in skills and culture) which enables us to share knowledge very fast and create a culture where everyone feels welcome and right at home.


So, if you are an enthusiastic HR geek with a keen interest in Organizational Change and People Experience, then this could be the opportunity that could change your life (and ours)!



Your Key Responsibilities


As a member of the People Consulting team you’ll be part of a team with a wide variety of experiences.  In your role as a Manager you will be expected to build trusted relationships with colleagues and clients.


Your specific role as a Manager is to:

  • Play an active role in growing our business. With guidance from EY Partners/Directors, you'll identify potential business opportunities for EY and help close deals with potential clients. This entails understanding the potential client’s needs & writing winning proposals.
  • Support in client management. This entails building trusted client relationships, developing proposals in line with the clients’ needs and making sure that we remain their trusted business partner. Part of the client role also means that you will provide innovative commercial insights for clients and contribute to thought leadership.
  • Deliver on various projects ranging from strategic projects to operational projects with a focus on the design and delivery. On these projects you'll consistently drive projects to completion and determine that work is of a high quality. Your role in leading teams or parts of teams on engagements will depend on the size of engagement.
  • As an influential member of the team, you'll help to create a positive learning culture and will coach and counsel junior team members and help them to develop.


What we’re looking for in a team member:

  • A never ending passion for the people agenda in organizations;
  • A desire to help us grow and build our team footprint;
  • Ability and willingness to work in an extremely diverse, flexible, fun loving team;
  • Curious and innovative nature which strives to solve client problems in innovative ways;
  • Capability to thoroughly manage projects in an autonomous way, from the planning phase through to implementation;
  • A deep, working understanding and continuous learning mindset of the opportunities and trends associated with the people agenda regarding Learning & Development and Change Management.


Your Profile


You have:


  • You have a Master degree in Human Resources Management, Organizational Psychology, Business Management, Pedagogical Sciences, or relevant work experience.
  • You have min. 5 years of demonstrated work experience including the following:
      • Business development and client pursuit activities by writing proposals and delivering presentations for potential clients; building trusted client relationships and having strong networking skills.
      • Learning and development projects including: defining learning operating models & strategy, conducting learning gap analyses and translate them into objectives, instructional (digital) design, training facilitation and delivery, user experience and design of learning pathways.
      • Creating and executing Change Management programs that align the people and change strategy with the business objectives, including activities such as impact analysis, communication and training strategy & delivery, workshop facilitation, organizational design and assessments.
      • Practical project management experience including planning, reporting, budget management, risk management and complex project monitoring.
      • Strong collaboration abilities in working together with a team.
  • You have full working proficiency in English and Dutch (French is preferred but not required).


Ideally, you also have

  • Knowledge and expertise in Leadership development and Skills Based Organizations (SBO).
  • Knowledge or at least a strong curiosity in innovative solutions such as AI, Machine learning, VR etc.
  • Relevant consultancy experience, working in a Big 4, a global management consultancy firm, niche organizational strategy houses or boutique consultancy firm.



What’s In It For You


  • EY Family – you become part of the EY Family providing you with all the necessary skills, training and opportunities; enabling you to grow to your fullest potential.
  • Attractive remuneration package - We offer an attractive remuneration package; including a company car and charging card, iPhone plus subscription, health insurance, pension plan, meal vouchers, and eco vouchers.  Thanks to our flex plan it is possible to choose what you value most. 
  • Flexible working arrangements - We are proud of our flexible working arrangements. We will actively support you in building a successful career and delivering excellent client service without sacrificing your personal priorities. We offer flexible working hours and working from home multiple days per week is possible.
  • Inspiring work environment - At EY we are dedicated to providing you with an inspiring work environment. A work environment that allows you to further develop your skills and enables you to fulfill your true potential.
  • Learning & personal growth - You will benefit from an onboarding program, receive extensive training and will be coached by a counselor. We offer a clear career path tailored to your unique skills with necessary guidance.  
  • Fun - By joining our EY- teams, you can participate in team activities, and companywide events and enjoy a drink during our monthly after-work drink.  
  • Sustainability - We have a fleet of hybrid and electric cars. Our flex plan makes it possible for you to choose the most sustainable option for you. You can also opt for a train subscription or lease a bike.
  • Diversity & Inclusion - At EY we are passionate about the inclusion and support of individuals of all groups; we do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, or disability status.
  • Location - All of our offices are easily accessible by public transport and/or by car and have parking space. They all have parking spaces and charging stations are provided.
  • Best Workplace – You will be part of the 2023 number one rated Best Workplace (Great Place to Work).

Here at EY, you’ll have the chance to build a truly exceptional experience. We’ll empower you with the latest technology, surround you with high-performing teams, and provide the global scale and diverse and inclusive culture you need to discover your full potential. Through our coaching and training programs, you’ll develop the skillsets you need to stay relevant today and in the future – all while building a network of colleagues, mentors, and leaders who will be on the journey with you at EY and beyond

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