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The Talent Consultant acts as the first point of contact for employees and leaders in select practices within the EY Assurance service line. The incumbent will possess deep understanding of the business needs and strategy of the practice/area; understand how to translate these needs into relevant talent initiatives and work to ensure successful implementation of key, high-touch people processes and initiatives, aligned with the business strategies.
Your key responsibilities
Partners and communicates extensively with business leaders to design and deliver talent initiatives; provide coaching and guidance to support the firm’s strategic growth agenda
In coordination with members of the Assurance Talent Team, helps execute major talent processes including compensation planning, performance management, talent development, onboarding / integration, workforce planning and employee engagement strategies across a geography or practice area
Serves as the first point of contact on employee relations issues; manages/handles issues as appropriate (communicating with Talent Team and practice leadership); escalates issues, as needed
Provides coaching to Sub Service Line leaders on managing employee issues that may arise
Coordinates with Learning & Development Consultants on program implementation
Coordinates with Talent Acquisition team to ensure the hiring of candidates to support the firm’s strategic growth agenda
Coordinates with Talent Shared Services staff to ensure proper handling of administrative issues and needs.
Skills and attributes for success
Ability to manage multiple priorities; thrive in a fast-paced, rapidly changing environment
Strong business acumen; understands the professional service industry
Experience and understanding of employment legislation and human resources management practices
Strong communication skills
Ability to operate effectively and independently in a new environment; using good judgement and experience to support decision-making
To qualify for the role you must have
Bachelor's degree in HR, Business, related field, and equivalent work experience
Minimum of 5years relevant experience in a HR Business Partner role
What we look for
We are looking for candidates who are highly motivated, analytical, logical thinkers, have a very strong attention to detail. Being a strong team player is critical with the ability to adapt to changing requirements or deadlines in support of our clients’ goals.
What we offer
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 allows you decide which benefits are right for you and which ones help you create a solid foundation for your future. Our Total Rewards package includes a comprehensive medical, prescription drug and dental coverage, a defined contribution pension plan, a great vacation policy plus firm paid days that allow you to enjoy longer long weekends throughout the year, statutory holidays and paid personal days (based on province of residence), and a range of exciting programs and benefits designed to support your physical, financial and social well-being. Plus, we offer:
Support and coaching from some of the most engaging colleagues in the industry
Learning 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
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