Manager/Senior Manager, Reward, People Advsiory 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.
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The opportunity
As a Manager or Senior Manager within the Wellington Reward practice, you will lead a variety of technical engagements and projects which address issues around reward and remuneration strategy. This will involve design and development of short and long-term incentive schemes, the commercial and strategic implications of remuneration systems and processes, design of executive remuneration structures and advice on packages, review of Directors’ fees and other cash and non-cash reward opportunities.
We are also looking for someone to lead a small team from the Wellington office and offer mentorship to the team.

Your key responsibilities
You’ll be responsible for proactively developing and managing strong external relationships, liaising with CEOs and Boards, Human Resources Directors and remuneration professionals across a wide variety of organisations and industry sectors. 
You have a pivotal role to play in overseeing the quality of every engagement that you manage, making sure we deliver high quality, impactful solutions that exceed client expectations. 
Skills and attributes for success

  • Ability to develop trusted advisor relationships
  • Confidence to interact with stakeholders at the highest levels of the organisation
  • Strong commercial acumen
  • Natural numerical ability
  • Intermediate to advanced excel skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and deadlines.

To qualify for the role you must have

  • A bachelor’s degree in accounting, business, finance, human resources or a related field
  • At least 5-7 years experience in a specialist remuneration-related role within a consulting firm or a large organization
  • Alternatively your background might be a wider HR Generalist remit but within a Consulting environment.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication, demonstrated across a wide variety of formats
  • Strong proficiency on MS systems, especially Excel

What we look for
Engaging individuals who are passionate about the reward and remuneration space and excited about leading clients onto new paths.
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.
What working at EY offers
We offer a competitive remuneration package where you’ll be rewarded for your individual and team performance. Our comprehensive Total Rewards package includes support for flexible working and career development, and with FlexEY you can select benefits that suit your needs, covering holidays, health and well-being, insurance, savings and a wide range of discounts, offers and promotions. Plus, we offer:

  • Support, coaching and feedback from some of the most engaging colleagues around
  • 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
  • EY is committed to being an inclusive employer and we are happy to consider flexible working arrangements.

We strive to achieve the right balance for our people, enabling us to deliver excellent client service whilst allowing you to build your career without sacrificing your personal priorities. While our client-facing professionals can be required to travel regularly, and at times be based at client sites, our flexible working arrangements can help you to achieve a lifestyle balance.
About EY
As a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services, we’re using the finance products, expertise 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. And with a commitment to hiring and developing the most passionate people, we’ll make our ambition to be the best employer by 2020 a reality.
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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