Do you have a strong track record in project and change management delivery, preferably in a large partnership of comparable size and complexity in a Talent / HR environment?
Then this could be the role for you! The opportunity The Talent Projects & Change Analyst sits in the UKI Program & Change team.
The Talent Projects & Change Analyst (hereafter referred to as the TP&CA) will work closely with the Talent Projects and Change Lead to help maintain the portfolio of Talent projects to ensure successful coordination and overall delivery of UK Talent projects.
The TP&CA will work with UK Talent team members as well as Global Talent staff to help implement Talent projects and change manage them accordingly.
The TP&CA will take personal accountability for providing project management support or change support on selected Talent projects and drive to ensure their successful completion.
Your key responsibilities Portfolio management
Assess the project fundamentals of status, risks, issues etc. in a fast moving, constantly changing environment and update the monitoring mechanisms so that the Talent activity is continuously visible and current
Own and maintain all dashboards, trackers, radars as necessary taking the initiative to clearly escalate and communicate as necessary
Empower the Talent Projects & Change Lead so that they are enabled to clearly articulate the complex landscape of Talent projects in the context of the Talent program, upwards through the organisation
Stay closely aligned to Talent project managers and sub-function experts and become a subject matter expert in the projects, understanding them at a detailed level and giving early visibility of project delays, resourcing needs, potential cross-
overs with other projects etc.
Own the relationship with the CBS Change Lead to ensure a tight and dynamic connection between Talent projects and the change management mechanisms that are communicated upwards throughout the organisation
Project and change support
Directly accountable for delivering project and change management on selected high profile, technologically led Talent projects overseeing tasks such as (but not limited to) project planning, technical tool review and selection, stakeholder management, communications delivery, budget management, workshop running / facilitation etc.
Provide support, guidance and expertise as required to Talent project managers, stakeholders including IT and Procurement to ensure successful delivery of projects
Transfer key programme management skills to Talent staff leading projects in order to build up capability and reduce the need for support going forward
Support project managers in the delivery of all their duties to ensure programme objectives / outcomes are achieved successfully
Own relationships with Talent sub-function leads and project managers, the CBS operations team, IT, Procurement and InfoSec team members and other stakeholders on individual projects
Skills and attributes for success
Thorough knowledge and experience of project management approach and methodology (ideally Prince 2), experience of Agile project delivery methods
Digitally astute, experienced in systems, digital capabilities and emerging technology
Knowledge of Talent / HR structure, functions, processes and systems including next-gen HR technology
Ability to work collaboratively across multiple sub-functions and the wider EY business
Experienced in delivering effectively on multiple projects concurrently
Excellent people management skills
Ability to operate calmly under pressure and manage competing priorities
Strong communication skills (oral / written)
Enthusiastic, committed and determined
What we look for
Excellent track record in project and change management delivery, preferably in a large partnership of comparable size and complexity in a Talent / HR environment.
What working at EY offers
We offer a competitive remuneration package where you’ll be rewarded for your individual and team performance. Our comprehensive Total Rewards package includes support for flexible working and career development, and with FlexEY you can select benefits that suit your needs, covering holidays, health and well-
being, insurance, savings and a wide range of discounts, offers and promotions. 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
EY is committed to being an inclusive employer and we are happy to consider flexible working arrangements. We strive to achieve the right balance for our people, enabling us to deliver excellent client service whilst allowing you to build your career without sacrificing your personal priorities.
While our client-facing professionals can be required to travel regularly, and at times be based at client sites, our flexible working arrangements can help you to achieve a lifestyle balance.
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