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People Advisory Service - Workforce Advisory - Shanghai

Location:  Shanghai
Other locations:  Primary Location Only
Salary: Competitive
Date:  Jan 15, 2023

Job description

Requisition ID:  301761

When a company doesn’t satisfy its stakeholders’ expectations, the reason may not be lack of a sounding strategy or vision. In fact, underperformance is often the results of misalignment of its organization efficiency and talent capabilities, incentives. Our People Advisory Services team works with clients, especially, the C-suites executives across industries to drive and deliver the business result through solutions of people and organization transformation. We improve our client’s value and probability by enhancing critical elements of organizational structure, incentives plans, process simplification, and post-deal integration. Our key service solutions include:

  • Strategy execution through new generation performance  management
  • M&A of People Advisory Services: post deal integration and HRDD
  • Organization design and efficiency improvement
  • Talent development and global innovation
  • Incentive plan designs
  • Leadership and culture  change management
  • Platform business: Flex benefits design and management
  • Data business: business performance/incentives/workforce planning/org efficiency


Your key responsibilities

  • As a consultant/sr. consultant of Performance & Rewards, you will work with manager/partner to provide advisory services to clients on various HR function areas. You will provide assistance and value added client work under the coaching and mentoring of manager and partner.
  • Support manager or partner in managing and developing important client relationships with major state-owned enterprises (SOEs) in the above sectors;
  • Managing and delivering high-quality projects and results to ensure the highest customer satisfaction;
  • Solid problem solving skills, ability to analyze complex data, identify core issues, investigate, evaluate and reach appropriate conclusions/solutions;


To qualify for the role you must have

  • The candidate should ideally have a master’s degree in BA, General management, finance, legal, Engineering and/or Mathematics, or a closely related discipline (e.g. MBA, Financial Engineering, IT, etc.) ;
  • At least 2 years’ (or more) experience in management consultancy, professional services advisory or with a blue-chip industry company, with demonstrable experience in one or more of the following areas of HR management, M&A, org development, strategy planning, key performance indicator (KPI) definition
  • Preference will be given to candidates with in-depth industrial experience and appropriate certification (e.g. PE) at a consulting firm
  • Strong communication and presentation skills (including PowerPoint skills and Excel)
  • Experience managing high-impact, complex and analytically challenging projects in high-pressure, milestone-based environments
  • Strong formal presentation skills
  • A flexible, creative and innovative approach to problem solving, and strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Fluency in both written and oral Mandarin and English is required
  • Applicants for the senior consultant role should have similar industry and functional exposure/requirements, but typically require 4–6 years of industry experience


Ideally, you’ll also have

  • CPA, Chinese Bar, CFP and/or any other professional relevant qualification are required


What we look for

What’s most important is that you’re dedicated to working with your colleagues as part of a high-performing team. You’ll need to thrive in picking up new skills as you go, so natural curiosity, a lot of questions and the confidence to speak up when you see something that could be improved are essential. If you’ve got the right combination of technical knowledge and communication skills, this role is for you.


What working at EY offers

We offer a competitive compensation package where you’ll be rewarded based on your performance and recognized for the value you bring to our business. In addition, our Total Rewards package includes social insurance and housing, additional commerce insurance, a minimum of 10 days of vacation and a range of programs and benefits designed to support your physical and social well-being. 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



About EY

As a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services, we’re using the finance products, expertise and systems we’ve developed to build a better working world. That starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities and creative freedom to make things better. Whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime. And with a commitment to hiring and developing the most passionate people, we’ll make our ambition to be the best employer by 2020 a reality.


If you can confidently demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.

Join us in building a better working world.  


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