Reward Consultant - People Advisory Services - Wellington

As the world continues to be impacted by globalization, shifting demographics, digital technology, innovation and regulation, organizations must adapt quickly and foster agile people environments that respond to these disruptive forces.  EY’s People Advisory Services (PAS) believes a better working world is helping our clients harness their people agenda — the right people, with the right capabilities, in the right place, for the right cost, doing the right things.  By focusing on our client’s talent needs, we are able to provide exciting and innovative solutions for the workforce of the future, which is already here!  If you believe that collective purpose, innovation, and empathy are key digital global leadership needs to be successful, then EY is the right place to explore further.
We work globally and collaborate to bring you professional teams to address complex issues relating to organization transformation, end-to-end employee lifecycles, effective talent deployment and mobility, gaining value from evolving and virtual workforces, and the changing role of HR in support of business strategy. As a member of PAS, you will be part of a supportive global team with a vast array of experiences, broad network, deep sector expertise and entrepreneurial spirit not always evident in a large organization. So whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime.
The opportunity
We’re looking for a Consultant within the PAS Reward practice to provide support on engagements and projects for a variety of clients New Zealand wide.  Areas of focus will include reward and remuneration strategy, reward policy and processes, commercial and strategic implications of remuneration systems and processes, director fees, executive remuneration as well as cash and non-cash reward issues.  You will also have the opportunity to work on our NZ remuneration surveys.
Your key responsibilities

  • Work with the wider team to help clients design and implement people and remuneration plans which support the business and HR strategy
  • Develop financial analyses and models for incentive plans
  • Use market data to inform remuneration decisions
  • Provide support on remuneration strategy, remuneration frameworks and benchmarking
  • Broaden your interest in the reward market practice, both nationally and internationally

Skills and attributes for success

  • A flair for numbers and ability to analyse and interpret data
  • An interest in HR and/or reward and how it impacts our clients businesses
  • A curious nature to ask the right questions and seek out the right answer
  • The ability to work well in a team, supporting Senior Managers across various engagements

To qualify for the role you must have

  • A bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Psychology, Business or Finance
  • Experience of HR or remuneration with a particular interest in reward
  • Analytical skills, possibly with knowledge of financial modelling
  • Experience of people and remuneration projects would be beneficial
  • Strong proficiency in Excel
  • Excellent attention to detail and an ability to remain focused in a fast paced environment

What we look for
We’re interested in people with a creative vision and the confidence to make it happen. If you’re serious about Reward and ready to take on some of our clients’ most complex issues, this role is for you.  
What working at EY offers
We offer a competitive remuneration package where you’ll be rewarded based on your performance and the value you bring. Our Total Rewards package includes support for flexible working, career development, and an extensive range of wellbeing and benefit offerings. We are happy to consider formal and informal flexible working arrangement.  To find out how some of our people are using these arrangements to help them achieve a lifestyle balance, please click here.
Who we are
EY is an inclusive and equal opportunity employer offering a vast range of internal networks including Unity, our LGBTI network and our Maori and Pasifika network.  These provide our people with the opportunity to connect across offices and allow us all to embrace and value the diverse society we live within.  We are committed to making reasonable adjustments to provide a positive, barrier-free recruitment process and supportive work environment. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at the time of application.
About EY
As a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services, we’re using the finance products, knowledge and systems we’ve developed to build a better working world. That starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities and creative freedom to make things better.   Whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime.
Make your mark.
Apply now.
The preferred applicant will be subject to employment screening by EY or by their external third party provider.
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