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Digital Talent Insights Business Senior Analyst - EY

Location: Amsterdam
Employment: Full-time

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.

The Global Digital Talent team is a strategic technology advisor for Talent, integrating HR Systems, People Data Reporting & Analytics and Process capability to bring together the power of technology, AI, reporting, data & analytics to deliver exceptional employee experiences. The team drives the digital strategy, digital user experience, process automation, solution development, process simplification and standardization across the employee lifecycle.

The opportunity

The Digital Insights Business Senior Analyst role is required to build good client relationships with key stakeholders. This is an important position requiring both technical knowledge and business awareness, providing challenging opportunities for motivated individuals to contribute to the strategic direction of the digital insights team.

The objective will be to organize and execute the deliverables in accordance with the specified business complexity.  Continuously deliver rich people insights to the business to enable higher quality decision making with less human manipulation, and to drive overall organization effectiveness and value across EY.

Essential Functions:

  • Develop strong partnerships across the business to deliver complex messages and insights.
  • Collaborate with reporting enablement and Talent analytics team to build and enable services at scale.
  • Work on digital Talent insights projects effectively and leverage deep project experience and insight to optimize project delivery, identify risks and appropriate mitigation strategies, consulting with leaders as needed.
  • Analyzes and clearly presents data and other information to identify significant trends or key issues, provides recommendations and makes presentations on trends, forecasts, supplies, predicts future potentials.
  • Actively engages with the team and delivers on the lead’s expectation on the business context, scope, and translate into projects and deliverables.
  • Work with the lead to manage the Digital Talent Insights roadmap and ensuring execution of the Digital Talent roadmap
  • Support the deployment on new products and service offerings, serves as change lead interacting with stakeholders
  • Participate in strategy discussions translating into actionable measurement
  • Often acts as an expert across multiple projects or programmes simultaneously, supporting the teams on their requirements gathering, design, change or implementation approach. May conduct one-off business research and analysis tasks related to programme or project scope.
  • Works with an insights teams and across other digital talent team to deliver across value chain 
  • Identify and deliver clear recommendations around areas of value creation and communicate scale of opportunity to the business

Analytical/Decision Making Responsibilities: 

  • Gather requirements and agree with digital Talent insights designs across business stakeholders, dealing with different interests and resolving disagreements and conflicts, and sometimes needing to challenge poor requirements and design decisions.
  • For allocated processes execute the team’s decisions to define, delivery and continuously improve the process.
  • Translate complex analytical results into actionable recommendations
  • Share market insights and review findings with key stakeholders/networks influencing change as required.

Knowledge and Skills Requirements:

  • Good business acumen – ability to understand data Talent analytics landscape and to consider the functionality and integration requirements in line with the analytical and reporting capabilities required to implement strategic priorities.
  • Proactive consulting skills that drive business impact; able to interpret business requirements and, where prioritized, co-create the most relevant & pragmatic approach
  • Good to have knowledge of data analytics and visualization tools and well versed with related market trends, leading practices, services, and solutions.
  • Ability to coordinate multiple projects simultaneously, resource requirements and meet deadlines
  • Strong hold on project management skills to focus on deliverables with agility 
  • Good to be familiar with statistical and wiling to learn machine learning techniques
  • Ability to participate effectively in virtual teams and networks across diverse and dispersed geographies.
  • Strong teaming skills; collaborate effectively across talent ecosystem, within the digital team and the firm at-large.
  • Strong communication skills for sharing thought leadership across EY and externally to enhance EY reputation.
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail - the ability to operate within budget and effective time frames.
  • Strong research and Talent Data analytical skills to track and interpret trending directions for data analytics and to identify potential future options.
  • Ability to cope with ambiguity; to drive change and performance outcomes in a complex and agile environment. 

Supervision Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with business consulting lead and the wider Digital talent Functions to ensure the provision of services that support business and functional delivery.
  • Work closely with the teams across the Digital and wider Talent Functions and contribute with information to support the development and implementation of innovative solutions that support business and functional delivery.
  • Ability to develop people, skills in coaching, mentoring, and learning on the job
  • Effectiveness in building trust, respect, and cooperation among teams
  • Independently maintain and leverage (when appropriate) an internal network, including effective partnerships with senior stakeholders, across EY practices / functions that will enable personal effectiveness in the position.

Other Requirements:

  • Due to global nature of the role; travel and willingness to work alternative hours will be required
  • Due to global nature of the role; English language skills - excellent written and verbal communication will be required

Job Requirements:

  • Education:
    • Educated to degree level 
    • Higher professional or master’s qualification is preferred, not required
  • Experience:
    • Experience in a closely related Talent Data analytics / data / insights driven role.
    • Experience in solving problems in a structured manner and delivering results in a complex and dynamic environment
    • Experience of developing digital capability, defining key digital competencies for the team, and ensuring provision of learning to advance skills.
    • Demonstrable experience of collaborating with talent colleagues to understand needs / requirements and of shaping digital solutions.
    • Demonstrable experience of working with third party vendors / external system implementors to deliver reporting, insights, and analytical solutions from design to enablement.
    • Experience of leading and participating in global dispersed teams to enhance services, processes, and standards.
    • Demonstrable experience of working in fast-paced, ambiguous, stressful environments to deliver required results.
    • Demonstrable experience of anticipating issues and challenges and proactively working to navigate challenges.
    • Experience of conducting internal and external research and analysis, providing best practices and insights to drive improvements.
    • Demonstrable experience of having worked to lead or provide SMR advice to achieve successful change outcomes.
  • Certification Requirements:
    • Higher professional or master’s qualification in a related discipline is preferred, not required
    • Active membership in related professional bodies or industry groups is preferred, not required

This job description is intended as a guide to reflect the principal functions of the job.  However, it is not an all-inclusive listing of the required job functions and functions may vary depending on the particular geographic location of the job and/or the manager.  Further, the job description is subject to change at the discretion of management.

What we offer

We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits package where you’ll be rewarded based on your performance and recognized for the value you bring to the business. The salary range for this job in most geographic locations in the US is $75,500 to $137,000. The salary range for New York City Metro Area, Washington State and California (excluding Sacramento) is $90600 to $155,700. Individual salaries within those ranges are determined through a wide variety of factors including but not limited to education, experience, knowledge, skills and geography. In addition, our Total Rewards package includes medical and dental coverage, pension and 401(k) plans, and a wide range of paid time off options. Under our flexible vacation policy, you’ll decide how much vacation time you need based on your own personal circumstances. You’ll also be granted time off for designated EY Paid Holidays, Winter/Summer breaks, Personal/Family Care, and other leaves of absence when needed to support your physical, financial, and emotional well-being.

  • Continuous learning: You’ll develop the mindset and skills to navigate whatever comes next.
  • Success as defined by you: We’ll provide the tools and flexibility, so you can make a meaningful impact, your way.
  • 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.

Please apply to this role only through the ‘Apply’ link (not through the local office). Your application will then be routed to the appropriate recruiting team. 

The exceptional EY experience. It’s yours to build.

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EY exists to build a better working world, helping to create long-term value for clients, people and society and build trust in the capital markets.

Enabled by data and technology, diverse EY teams in over 150 countries provide trust through assurance and help clients grow, transform and operate.

Working across assurance, consulting, law, strategy, tax and transactions, EY teams ask better questions to find new answers for the complex issues facing our world today.

EY is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer providing equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other legally protected basis, including arrest and conviction records, in accordance with applicable law.

EY is committed to providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If you are a qualified individual with a disability and either need assistance applying online or need to request an accommodation during the interview process, please call 1-800-EY-HELP3, type Option 2 (HR-related inquiries) and then type Option 1 (HR Shared Services Center), which will route you to EY’s Talent Shared Services Team or email SSC Customer Support at


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27 februari 2023
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