APAC Consulting Talent Operations Manager


Job Description

APAC Consulting Talent Operations Manager

Core Business Services

Requisition # SIN005SU

Post Date 23 hours ago

The Talent portfolio in the Consulting Practice constantly changing, with a current focus on supporting the transformation of the service line to realise the ambition of becoming the global Transformation leaders. This involves building world class capabilities, and driving the cultural and Talent systems, processes and leadership mindset change to achieve the ambition.

The opportunity

As the APAC Consulting Talent Operations manager, you’ll play an exciting part in the growth of the Consulting service line contributing to the success of the practice in Asia-Pacific and the global transformation journey.

The role is asecondment opportunity for a period of 6 months within the Asia-Pacific Consulting Talent team – Executive Layer, reporting to Area Consulting Talent Leader with direct connectivity to the Global ConsultingTalent team leader.

Your key responsibilities

Depending on your unique skills and ambitions, you could be managing various responsibilities, from consulting, influencing and advising Asia-Pacific stakeholders, to working on global Consulting talent team projects, to reporting and data analysis. Whatever you find yourself doing, you’ll personally connect, build and develop relationships with the wider talent team, and have a focus on quality and attention to details. It’s all about maintaining our reputation as trusted advisors to the business.

Act as an interface between the APAC Consulting Talent Leader, the Executive Consulting Talent Team and the APAC talent team to ensure that:

  • The firm’s Global and Area Talent Priorities under NextWave are implemented through Consulting in the Regions

  • The Global Consulting and APAC Talent Teams receive timely advice and information on Talent matters (via communications, timely reporting)

Area SL Planning

  • Work with Area Consulting Talent Leader (and where appropriate, Regions) to determine Consulting Talent priorities and a plan to execute on priorities

  • Proactively monitor Area Consulting performance (retention, turnover, hiring, D&I), escalating Talent issues, providing the business with insights and providing Talent advice to help drive business performance

  • Provide insight to the Area Consulting Talent Leader on Talent issues


  • Facilitate and monitor the execution of agreed global (cross-Area) and Area Talent priorities in the service line, guided by the NextWave talent agenda

  • Manage Talent projects and processes such as: New Horizons, NextGen, Succession Planning, Strategic Workforce Planning (SWP), DAP recruitment cadence, PEDD promotions, Independent Career Reviews and other development programs, LEAD processes for PEDDs

  • Provide relevant HR data and updates on projects to the Global, APAC and/or regional Consulting Business and Talent leaders

  • Support the Area Consulting Talent Leader in evaluating and responding to requests from Consulting leadership for support and initiatives on the Talent implications of the wider business strategy

  • Prepare reports and presentations as requested by the Area Consulting Talent Leader

Relationship Management

  • Coordinate communication with the APAC Consulting Talent team, Regional Consulting Talent team and core APAC Talent Team (e.g. regular meetings/updates, agenda management, minutes, knowledge / document sharing)

  • Build and maintain influential relationships with executive and regional Consulting Talent teams

  • Respond to complex and urgent Talent queries pertaining to key stakeholder groups

Skills and attributes for success

How your skills and experience will make an impact, followed by sub-headings:

To qualify for the role you must have

  • A bachelor's/graduate degree and around 6-7 years of related work experience

  • Ability to succinctly and clearly communicate complex concepts to internal clients

  • HR reporting & analytics

  • Experience managing projects and people

  • Ability to understand and integrate cultural differences and motives and to lead cross-cultural teams

  • Strong English language skills

  • Flexibility to adjust to multiple demands, shifting priorities, ambiguity and rapid change

  • Change and stakeholder management skills

Ideally, you’ll also have

  • Ability to Identify and answer internal requests

  • Provide talent advice to a portfolio of stakeholders

  • Build relationships with our internal clients

  • A growth mindset - constantly developing your own knowledge, maintaining your status as a trusted advisor by monitoring trends and best practices

What we look for

We’re interested in experienced HR professionals with a collaborative, client-focused approach to work. You’ll need strong communication skills, and the ability to effectively prioritize when working with multiple internal clients. If you’re a naturally curious problem solver with confidence to get involved and support colleagues and clients across the business, this role is for you.

What working at EY offers

Strategic and transformational projects that expand experiences and skillsets, the opportunity to work across multiple countries and cultures, autonomy and flexibility, opportunities for personal growth and career advancement, opportunities to expand your business and Talent network globally.

About EY

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

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