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Tax HR Business Partner (Lead Talent Consultant) - Saudi nationals only

Location:  Riyadh
Other locations:  Primary Location Only
Salary: Competitive
Date:  28 May 2024

Job description

Requisition ID:  1508002

This is a fantastic opportunity to join the in-house talent team at EY, providing support to and ensuring efficient delivery of HR services to the business that will enable EY to deliver its strategy 


The opportunity 


We call our human resources group the Talent Team, and this reflects how important our people are to the success of the EY organization. Working with the Talent Team, you’ll help develop and execute our people strategy, which provides the programs, measures and tools that help employees achieve their goals.  


Your key responsibilities 


As a lead talent consultant, you will be responsible for providing consultative support to multiple service lines, ensuring efficient and effective delivery of HR services. You will be involved in discussions with the business to develop the talent agenda based on the business needs and drivers. Other key responsibilities include:  


  • Proactively monitor SL performance in the cluster, identifying people issues, providing the business with analysis, insights and advice to help drive business performance; coordinate with HR Enablement for any improvements in HR service delivery 

  • Along with Total Reward team, provide advice to the business on compensation & benefit programs, flexible working, health and well-being programs that will have an impact on employee engagement, retention and performance 

  • Work closely with the business and Talent Development (EYU) team to support the development of leadership within the SL  

  • Obtain feedback regarding effective delivery of HR services to the business and communicate to the HR Enablement team 

  • Work closely with talent consultants to ensure timely delivery of HR services to the business such as induction programs, annual plans, appraisals, salary reviews, promotions, exit procedures, etc. 

  • Monitor operational services, provide feedback to the HR Enablement team as required to continuously improve service delivery 

  • Pro-actively manage activities to reduce under-performance within the cluster 

  • Ensure compliance to local regulations and manages risks (e.g., performance management risk) 

  • Respond to complex and urgent employee queries relevant to their SL(s) that have been escalated 

  • Advise the cluster on PMDP process and facilitate performance/talent reviews and moderation discussions where necessary 

  • Support the business in the event of any high potential exits and take pro-active steps along with business to manage such instances 


Skills and attributes for success 


  • Engaging key business stakeholders outside of key meetings, processes and transactions to build open and trusting relationships 

  • Identifying and driving the sharing of best practices across functions to facilitate continuous improvement 

  • Commercial and pragmatic approach balanced with a high degree of sensitivity and discretion 

  • Strong communication whether verbal or written, and the ability to communicate with all levels within the organization  


To qualify for the role you must have 


  • 5-7 years’ experience working in a similar role within a human resource function  

  • Knowledge of HR systems, basic HR measurement and process improvement preferred 

  • Deep knowledge of HR policies, processes and talent management practices 


Ideally, you’ll also have 


  • Time and project management skills – able to plan and manage time effectively and flex up and down to deal with key priorities 

  • CIPD qualification, or will look to pursue the qualification within a year  


What we look for 


As a trusted advisor to our business/service lines with a strong HR background, you will have the ability to support multiple service lines. You will also have experience in talent development, performance management and workforce planning. 


What we offer 


We offer a competitive compensation package where you’ll be rewarded based on performance and recognized for the value you bring to our business. 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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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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