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People Consulting | Senior Consultant



People & HR
Athens, Greece
Posted on Friday, July 5, 2024

At EY, you’ll have the chance to build a career as unique as you are, with the global scale, support, inclusive culture and technology to become the best version of you. And we’re counting on your unique voice and perspective to help EY become even better, too. Join us and build an exceptional experience for yourself, and a better working world for all.

Join our continuously growing team, which employs over 2.500 professionals in Greece, and is listed in Greece's Top Employers, Great Place to Work and Best Workplaces for Women for 2024! Experience great flexibility, under our hybrid operating model across our offices in Athens, Patras, and Thessaloniki, while benefiting from personalized learning and career development opportunities. We prioritize diversity, equity, and inclusion, fostering an environment where everyone's unique perspectives are valued, that supports you in building an exceptional experience for yourself, and a better working world for all.

The opportunity

Working in a multi-national creative environment, you will be given the opportunity to work on challenging projects, gaining exposure and interact in a fast-paced environment.

We, at the People Advisory Team of EY Greece, are giving the best of ourselves every day to fulfill our purpose; to build a better working world by creating the best experiences for the people of the organizations we work with. We believe, and have solid proof, that putting humans@center is the only successful way forward for individuals, organizations, and ecosystems. We are currently seeking highly driven people to join our team and help us make our vision a reality.

Working with us you should expect to explore the areas of Organizational Design & Workforce Planning | Change Management & People Transformation | Performance & Rewards Optimization | Culture & Leadership Development | Learning & Talent optimization | Board Effectiveness always looking for new ways to apply sustainability principles and innovative thinking across everything we do.

Your key responsibilities

Being part of the People Advisory Team, as a Senior Consultant, you will be working in teams of EY professionals across different functions with diverse backgrounds, aiming to deliver quality services to our clients. You’ll work with leading organizations to help them create long term value with their people and you’ll use your knowledge and experience to bring out-of-the-box solutions to them.

You will enhance your knowledge and experience across a wide range of domains and industry sectors, you will have the opportunity to experiment with new concepts and work with or guide teams to deliver exceptional experiences for our clients.

You will also be participating in market, sales and business development activities for our Consulting Services. As part of our team you will be expected to take on responsibility early, while continuously developing your personal skills through learning, experiences and coaching.

Skills and attributes for success:

  • Understand and support Project Teams with a focus on deliverables and client business priorities, by demonstrating a solution focus mindset and taking ownership of specific elements of work.
  • Understand the client's industry and recognize key performance drivers and business trends.
  • Possess strong business acumen and demonstrate ability to quickly assimilate new knowledge.
  • Conduct research for new solutions and offerings
  • Strong analytical, problem solving, numerical and interpersonal skills.
  • Remain current on new developments in advisory services capabilities and industry knowledge.
  • Work at client’s premises, when needed, demonstrating EY’s values at all times, delivering with quality and managing expectations of service.
  • Manage risk and confirm key stakeholders are kept informed about progress and expected outcomes.

To qualify for the role, you must have:

  • 3-6 years of previous experience working in a professional service, public or private sector organization, having gained considerable experience in the areas of people management and/or organizational transformation
  • Excellent academic background, including at a minimum a master’s degree, preferably in business and/or human sciences. Post graduate studies from business or engineering schools would be considered an asset.
  • Experience in Management Consulting, Organizational Strategy, Change Management and People Transformation.
  • Critical thinking and curiosity to learn.
  • Experience in working with diverse and agile teams; ability to adapt to different team roles depending on the nature of each project.
  • Multi-sector & international experience will be considered as an asset.
  • Strong written, verbal communications skills and presentation skills in Greek and English. Fluent English is a pre-requisite. Knowledge of additional languages will be appreciated.
  • Ability to work under tight timelines.
  • Demonstrated integrity and work ethic.

What we look for

What is most important is that you are dedicated to working with your colleagues as member of a high-performing team. You will need to thrive in picking up new skills as you go, so natural curiosity and the confidence to speak up when you see something that could be improved are essential. If you believe in yourself, if you understand that change is the only constant and you have the right combination of technical knowledge and mindset, we would love to meet you!

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. Plus, we offer:

  • Competitive remuneration package: You’ll be rewarded for your individual and team performance. Depending on your experience, our comprehensive rewards package includes benefits that suit your needs including cutting-edge technological equipment, ticket restaurant vouchers, a private health insurance scheme, life insurance, income protection and an exclusive EY benefits club that provides a wide range of discounts, offers and promotions.
  • Flexible working arrangements: We operate under a hybrid working model, which is defined based on both your own preferences and team’s needs, and we enjoy our summers with short Fridays.
  • Personalized learning experience and career development: We provide free and unlimited access to educational platforms and EY Badges, support certifications, and provide coaching and feedback, as a part of our Leadership & Development process, all of which can lead to a meaningful impact and success as defined by you.
  • Transformative leadership: We’ll give you the insights, coaching and confidence to be the leader the world needs.
  • Diverse and inclusive culture: You’ll be embraced for who you are and empowered to use your voice to help others find theirs.
  • International Experience: Become part of international projects and work along multicultural teams, through our global network.
  • Above all, you will be working in one of the most recognized employers in Greece, as we have been awarded the Top Employers, Great Place to Work and Best Workplaces for Women awards for 2024.

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

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