WFP Consultant

WFP Consultant

Ernst & Young Global Services Philippines Inc
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Job Description

Job Title: EY GDS PH - Global Workforce Planning Supervising Associate
Reporting to the Global Workforce Planning Area Deployment Lead
HR Services provides the most effective and efficient solution for Talent's strategic and operational needs. We leverage our global strength and scalability to drive the HR-related technology, projects and processes that allow EY to deliver against the changing requirements within our Talent organization to enable success. HR Services offers key services to EY's Talent teams (global, area, region and country) within the businesses.
Digital Talent delivers exceptional digital experience to design a better way to uncover the collective roles, skills and experience of our EY employees and develop insightful individual employee skills profiles.
Workforce Planning Virtual Talent Hub, being a newly formed team, aims to support our Region teams through: becoming experts in workforce planning enablement develop a depth of Region SL knowledge and support in identifying opportunities to evolve the and shape of our workforce and deliver the value of effective workforce planning by increasing the adoption of Workforce Planning processes.
Job Summary:
EY's approach to business planning - and specifically workforce planning - is being driven to support better business decisions for the short and longer term enabling the business to be more responsive to the disruptive forces in our market such as automation, new revenue streams and the gig economy.
Workforce planning capability is being progressively developed across EY with our aspiration to build an industry leading organisational capability and supporting toolkit, enabling a competitive edge in our markets. The deployment journey will build upon an internal network of capable workforce planners, able to inform the business with insights to make decisions using a series of business decision making support tools and enable the workforce process to make it happen where it is not yet implemented. We are investing in the Workforce Planning Centre of Excellence to deliver this.
The Supervising Associate will be an individual with a depth of operational experience, most likely holding a senior role within Operations, Resource Management with solid commercial acumen this role is expected to be Region focused.
These roles are central to developing our organisational capability within Workforce planning through:
  • Accountable for the adoption and sustainable operation of a suite of strategic and operational workforce planning tools across the regional EY organization
  • Providing insight and leadership to Region focused workforce planning teams across the EY organization in Talent, Finance and Operations
  • Central to building out the regional workforce planning capability across the EY globe
  • Conducting research, forecasting, and analysis of data and external trends to support and enable EY's strategic vision.

Essential Functions of the Job:
  • Provides a depth of operational experience and therefore credibility to progress the development, deployment and sustainable operation of a suite of strategic and operational workforce planning tools across the regional EY organization (SWP and IOWP tools)
  • Provides insight and leadership to Region focused workforce planning teams across the regional organization including geographies, Service Lines, Talent, Finance, Operations and Markets
  • Delivery of integrated business planning processes connecting Market Leadership Planning, Strategic Workforce Planning, Financial planning & Budgeting & Operational Workforce Planning ensuring alignment of business strategy and operational execution.
  • Conducts research, forecasting, and analysis of data and external trends to support and enable EY's strategic vision (in collaboration with the Global People Analytics team)
  • Accountable for the development of and champions regional workforce planning guidelines, processes and procedures in conjunction with the Talent Executive, Digital Talent, Finance, Operation, Markets and Area/region personnel
  • Responsible for the development and production of relevant workforce planning management reporting based on a sound knowledge of operational experience
  • Accountable for the management and resolution of escalated issues from across the EY business
  • Leading ad hoc projects related to Workforce Planning and wider Digital Talent activity as required
  • Deputising for the Global Workforce Planning Area Deployment Lead as appropriate

Analytical/Decision Making Responsibilities:
  • Contributes to the development and management of regional policy and guidelines
  • Ability to anticipate and identify problems and use sound judgment and fact-based analysis to develop effective and efficient solutions with senior leadership
  • Knowledge of concepts, practices and procedures related to internal and external factors influencing the workforce and proactively translating the strategic needs into specific strategies and requirements
  • Own and manages senior business leader relationships requiring strong consulting and influencing skills.

Supervision Responsibilities:
  • Reports to: Global Workforce Planning Area Deployment Lead, daily/weekly interaction
  • Direct reports: None
  • Indirect reports: None
  • Project resources
  • Extensive collaboration with Global People Analytics team, IT Services development teams, Region Markets, and Area/Region based Talent & Finance teams.

Knowledge and Skills Requirements:
  • Deep understanding of the professional services industry, marketplace, and possible trends that may affect business outcomes
  • Software skills, including use of Microsoft Office software and web-based applications.
  • Verbal and written communication skills necessary to communicate with all levels of management in a complex matrix environment
  • Presentation skills necessary to facilitate training and/or deliver informational sessions to groups and/or individuals in a virtual setting
  • Ability to inspire a shared vision and empower and motivate a virtual team.
  • Global mindset and ability to work in a virtual environment
  • Strong experience in deploying sophisticated workforce planning programs in complex region environments.
  • Demonstrable experience of being influential across senior levels of the organisation, from Region SL through to Area level Senior Leadership

Other Requirements:
  • Occasional travel will be required for global meetings
  • Frequent meetings with others across global time zones will require some calls to be made outside of standard business hours

What we look for
We look for high performers, who consistently deliver quality work while continually looking for ways to improve. We want you to have a clear sense of personal and professional accountability and know how to build relationships by doing the right thing. We look for people who demonstrate drive, vision and determination and are passionate about helping our clients achieve their goals.
We want people who understand the challenges of working in a professional services environment and are focused on achieving and delivering the best for our clients.
What working at EY offers
We offer a competitive compensation & benefits package and different rewards program like awards & recognitions, loyalty awards and travel opportunities.
EY is committed to doing its part in building a better working world, thus, the organization promotes continuous learning and development opportunities by providing in-house technical and supplemental training related to each role, as well as promoting developmental programs, such as mentoring activities, projects, and the like, which will aide in our employees succession planning and career advancement.
Talk to anyone at EY and they'll tell you what a rewarding place it is to work. As you collaborate with colleagues in our high-performing teams, you gain exposure to some of the most complex and stimulating situations in the business world.
For us, it's vital you share our goals - so we can work together to achieve success.
About EY
EY is a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services. The insights and quality services we deliver help build trust and confidence in the capital markets and in economies the world over. We develop outstanding leaders who team to deliver on our promises to all of our stakeholders. In so doing, we play a critical role in building a better working world for our people, for our clients and for our communities.
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.
Apply now.

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