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External Coach - EY Canada Coach Network - Contractor - Ottawa

Location:  Ottawa
Other locations:  Primary Location Only
Salary: Competitive
Date:  17-Sep-2022

Job description

Requisition ID:  340083

At EY, you will 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 are 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.


The opportunity


EY's people in more than 150 countries are committed to operating with integrity, quality and professionalism in the provision of audit, tax and transaction and consulting services. We strive to help all of our people achieve their professional and personal goals through an inclusive environment that values everyone's contributions, appreciates diversity of thought, fosters growth, and provides continuous opportunities for development. Recognized as one of Canada's top employers, EY continually strives to be a great place to work.


The EY Canada Executive Coach will be a part of EY Canada’s Coaching network, which sits within the Workforce Advisory practice, and will provide executive coaching to EY’s clients. This coach will have extensive and proven experience providing executive coaching to the most senior-level leaders with a focus on leadership growth and leadership transitions. Coaches within the EY Canada Coaching network will represent the EY brand and deliver coaching services to clients across Canada. 
Your key responsibilities

  • Serves as a trusted executive coach to C-level executives across EY clients
  • Provides individual coaching in areas that may include: promotions to the executive level, executive onboarding coaching, vertical leadership development, inclusive leadership, leading through change, soft skills development
  • Build relationships with leaders and key stakeholders
  • Provide thought leadership in the development of coaching approaches and initiatives to accelerate the brand of coaching at EY and be at the forefront of building transformative leaders
  • Maintain an external presence and promotes EY's reputation as a leader in coaching culture
  • Contributes as required to measure the impact of coaching and suggests improvements to coaching processes and programs

Skills and attributes for success

  • Adept at communicating coaching themes; collaborates on best practices and seeks to understand and deliver on stakeholder needs
  • Can successfully understand and navigate highly matrixed organizations
  • Receives general direction rather than supervision
  • Works well in teaming and collaborative environments
  • Mastery in the following key skills: Coaching, consulting, facilitation, supporting and leading change, strategic and conceptual thinking, influencing, project management, organizational/business dynamics, operational effectiveness, communication, teaming and collaboration


To qualify for the role, you must have:

  • Must have International Coach Federation (ICF) credential: ACC, PCC, or MCC 
  • Top-notch coach, based on independent assessment
  • Unique point of view – background tools, accreditation, fast-ball, etc.
  • A minimum of 5-10 years related work experience in a professional services or corporate environment (either as a leader or coach); strong business context and business acumen is needed for success 
  • A minimum of 5-10 years of experience working as a leader across multiple industry sectors
  • Certification with the Leadership Circle Profile and Immunity to Change is preferred
  • Advanced degree or equivalent work experience 
  • Bilingual proficiency in English and French is preferred


What we offer
This role will offer a competitive rate that will be tailored to the scope of the coaching program. Plus, we offer:

  • Support and coaching from some of the most engaging colleagues in the industry
  • Learning 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 


Diversity and Inclusion at EY


Diversity and inclusiveness are at the heart of who we are and how we work. We’re committed to fostering an environment where differences are valued, policies and practices are equitable, and our people feel a sense of belonging. From our actions to combat systemic racism and our advocacy for the LGBT+ community to our innovative Neurodiversity Centre of Excellence and Accessibility initiatives, we welcome and embrace the diverse experiences, abilities, backgrounds and perspectives that make our people unique and help guide us. Because when people feel free to be their authentic selves at work, they bring their best and are empowered to build a better working world.


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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