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PAS - Consultant Reward Zürich (Graduate)

Location:  Zurich
Other locations:  Primary Location Only
Salary: Competitive
Date:  Jun 1, 2024

Job description

Requisition ID:  1503020

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 and HR M&A).  In Reward, we help our clients to manage the complex challenges in executive/board rewards, fringe benefits, and equally broader based reward topics such as regulatory compliance, broad based equity programs, grading, performance management and the like.


The opportunity

Kick-start a purposeful career and become part of our unique Tax Financial Services Team to tackle exciting daily challenges!


As a (Senior) Consultant in the Rewards team, you will be offered a diverse and fulfilling career; you will have the opportunity to work with a range of clients on large and small-scale projects across multiple sectors and industries. You will benefit by working with a variety of experienced teams across multiple geographies, in a fast-paced environment that can help you accelerate your career path, wherever that may take you.


Your key responsibilities

  • Support in the planning and implementation of consulting projects in the area of remuneration for companies from various industries under the guidance and support of the project managers in our team

  • Support in all tasks within the scope of individual customer projects: Project management, conducting analyses, developing recommendations for action, preparing client presentations, creating concepts

  • Support in the design and development of remuneration systems including function evaluations, function profiles, benchmarking, salary bands and salary regulations

  • Support in preparing offers for new customers or existing customers in several market segments

  • Assisting with the maintenance and updating of the EY salary database

  • Collaboration in the implementation of equal pay analyses

  • Reviewing documents and reports

  • Work with key project leaders to manage and maintain client relationships

  • Working collaboratively with other workforce advisory colleagues as well as service lines and colleagues across EY globally


Skills and attributes for success 

To qualify for the role, you must have

  • University degree in Economics / Finance combined with a good understanding of Reward topics

  • First experiences in corporate HR, Compensation & Benefits and/or Consulting

  • Qualitative and quantitative data analysis skills as well as ability to create appropriate presentations for various stakeholders

  • Strong written and verbal German and English communication skills and experience of producing high caliber reports, papers, presentations


Ideally, you’ll also have

  • Experience in working on people matters such as key employee retention, compensation, and benefits programs

  • First experience in people consulting and topics such as conducting remuneration surveys, supporting in day-to-day management of a company’s remuneration offering, knowledge about market trends in the field of rewards and key drivers

  • Experience of supporting projects/workstreams

  • Team player mentality with the ability to integrate with new teams quickly

  • Ability to analyze complex problems and to deliver insightful, practical, and sustainable solutions

  • Pragmatic and adaptable with the ability to deal with ambiguity and effectively manage conflict


What we offer

EY Switzerland offers you to work in a diverse and inclusive environment with around 3,000 employees from 64 different countries. You will collaborate with the best, learn from the best and continually grow, as we invest a significant portion of our annual turnover in the personal development and training of our employees.

Click here to find out more about our benefits and corporate social responsibility.

Have we sparked your interest? We look forward to receiving your complete application with CV, cover letter, and certificates.

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


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