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APAC Talent Attraction and Acquisition Consultant

Location:  Hong Kong
Other locations:  Anywhere in Region
Salary: Competitive
Date:  Jan 5, 2022

Job description

Requisition ID:  62064

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. 


This is a fantastic and unique opportunity to influence the APAC FSO (Financial Services Organisation) Talent Attraction and Acquisition (TA²) strategy across 11 markets.  With hands-on recruitment activity delivered by the local teams in each market, this individual contributor role is focused on consulting with business leaders to set and execute strategic priorities for the FSO TA at APAC level, leading cross-border projects, creating a community of TA professionals and collaborating with market TA leaders to ensure the FSO strategic priorities can be realized. 


The opportunity

You will collaborate with local countries across APAC to deliver a consistently high-quality service to the business and to candidates across Campus, Experienced and Executive hire. You will work closely with the business to establish clear TA objectives in line with FSO’s workforce strategy and help the business achieve a desirable outcome.  


Building a strong network with local TA2 teams, you will create a sense of community, connection and understanding of the EY and FSO business and brand, encouraging knowledge-sharing of best practice across all markets and collaborate to drive improvements to programs/approaches. 


You will be a senior member of the FSO Talent team, working closely with FSO Talent Enablement, Talent Consultants, local TA² teams, global TA² teams, and will manage stakeholder relationships including the FSO Regional Managing Partner, FSO Service Line leaders and Regional leadership team.

Your key responsibilities


  • Planning
    • Understand the workforce strategy, Diversity and Inclusion priorities and targets, and market conditions to inform TA2 objectives with service line leaders and market segment leaders
    • Partner with market TA² leaders to set FSO TA2 strategies and performance metrics for all service lines/sectors and markets across FSO Region 


  • Sourcing and attraction
    • Work with market TA leaders and Executive Recruitment team on attraction and sourcing strategies for FSO, ensuring effective support and mechanisms are in place
    • Ensure diversity and equity goals are met, the candidate experience is excellent and that we achieve our hiring goals


  • Employer Brand
    • Maintain understanding of and leverage EY’s global Employer Brand, applying for most impact regionally, in each market segment and with each candidate pool
    • Leverage global and local activities, aligning with market strategies and tailoring as required to attract right talent for FSO
    • Engage with local TA and Employer Brand teams on curation of employer branding materials/advertising, ensuring priorities are included and recognised in market segment campaign and collateral
    • Champion employer brand efforts, build brand fluency and establish a TA2 marketing mindset in the business


Skills and attributes for success


  • Exceptional consulting, stakeholder management and relationship building skills
  • Experience of defining, monitoring and measuring TA strategy across multiple countries and business units/service lines 
  • Specialized knowledge and experience in TA, sourcing and employer branding 
  • Knowledge of different countries employment legislation, policies and procedures

To qualify for the role you must have


  • Graduate or post-graduate qualifications in Human Resources or business-related disciplines
  • Strong business acumen and commercial awareness
  • Ability to work with ambiguity and set a direction in that context
  • Strong communication skills and ability to work effectively with multiple stakeholders across the organisation at all levels
  • Strong client focus with the ability to build good relationships and work virtually/ across borders
  • Skilled and experienced in leading and influencing change in a matrix structure 

What we look for


  • You will have a global mindset and lead with the business outcome in mind. You’re a change agent who succeeds through building relationships and influencing at all levels of the organization.  You thrive when navigating complexity and ambiguity.  

What we offer


As part of this role, you'll work in a highly integrated, global team with the opportunity and tools to grow, develop and drive your career forward. Here, you can combine global opportunity with flexible working. The EY benefits package goes above and beyond too, focusing on your physical, emotional, financial and social well-being. Your recruiter can talk to you about the benefits available in your country. Here’s a snapshot of what 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.

Please apply to this role only through the ‘Apply’ link (not through the local office). Your application will then be routed to the appropriate recruiting team.    


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


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