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All grades/ Consultant to Senior Manager - Change Management (in Zurich, Basel or Geneva) 80-100%)

Location:  Zurich
Other locations:  Anywhere in Country
Salary: Competitive
Date:  May 6, 2023

Job description

Requisition ID:  1408877

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 improve too. Join us and build an exceptional experience for yourself, and a better working world for all. 


Our People Advisory Services business (PAS) is focused on people management and our vision is to help our clients get it right in all its facets. PAS has three key pillars: Transformation (Workforce Advisory), mobile talent and workforce enablement (Integrated Mobility) and transactions (Reward). In Workforce Advisory, where this position is located in, we help organizations put talent and purpose at the heart of their transformation agenda.

To further strengthen our Swiss People Advisory Services team, we are looking for Consultants to Senior Managers to join us in our Zurich, Geneva, or Basel office. 


The opportunity

As a member of our Change Team, you will be working with high-profile clients and leaders to identify additional solutions to increase transformation projects and strategically partner with various customers to identify learning needs and possible solutions for organization, departments and individuals.


Your key responsibilities

  • Collaboration with our clients to improve their workforce experience in transformations, system implementations, or process changes
  • Support the acquisition of new customer projects, work closely with the client to apply state-of-the-art change methods and find custom solutions
  • Help our customers to make digital transformations comprehensible and tangible for their employees and organization, to analyse the different aspects of change and to implement the appropriate measures
  • Support in the end-to-end acquisition of new customer projects (e.g., preparation of content and commercial offers, participation in customer presentations, etc.)
  • Assumption of project or workstream responsibility across all phases of a project: From offer to analysis, planning, conception and implementation


 Skills and attributes for success

To qualify for this role, you must have

  • 2 to 12 years of relevant consulting or industry experience (hiring at all grades) in change management
  • Strong familiarity with innovative change tools/methodologies, e.g., visualization techniques, personas, design thinking and agile change management
  • Strong presentation and facilitation skills and a clear team spirit, flexible thinking, and willingness to travel
  • Willingness to learn and grow as part of a young and motivated team
  • Ability and passion working in a team
  • S/4HANA experience is an asset
  • Proven track record in set-up and roll-out of initiatives and programs covering human centred change
  • Proficiency in English is a must; French, German, or Swiss-German is an asset


What we look for

  • People with energy, passion, a strategic mind, a will-do attitude, an eye for detail and a motivation to deliver the best
  • People with intellectual curiosity, adaptability, and a desire to be of service to the team and the broader community


This role will help develop and execute the future of human performance.  We highly encourage candidates from diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives to apply.


What we offer

  • An international multi-cultural team of highly motivated professionals
  • Highly motivated, multicultural teams where you can expect new challenges every day that will allow you to build on your knowledge and expertise
  • Outstanding career opportunities through challenging project work, a strong EY network as well as a transparent performance-based recognition and progression system
  • Constant personal development with a steep learning curve – a system of trainings, mentoring, counselling, and on-the-job learning
  • Modern working environment and equipment, flexible and mobile working, and home office options
  • Work-life balance with mobile working, part-time hours, sabbaticals, employee events and well-being offers
  • Continuous personal development with a steep learning curve – a system of trainings, mentoring, counselling and on-the-job learning
  • Modern working environment and equipment, fostering mobile working flexibility
  • Transparent performance-based recognition and progression system
  • Acquire a fully accredited corporate MBA (EY Tech MBA) from Hult International Business School, whilst working with EY, completely free*


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


For further information please contact our recruitment team ( / +41 58 286 33 66).


* exception of EY contractors, interns and alumni.


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