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GDS CR Social Impact Project Manager

Category: Product ID: 829

Description

About the job

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.


GDS CR Supervising Associate


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.


EY Ripples is our global corporate responsibility program that mobilizes EY people, knowledge and networks to participate in skilled volunteering. The GDS Corporate Responsibility team takes a consistent, global approach to engage and inspire our people to use their skills, knowledge, experience and energy to significantly increase our social impact across all aspects of our business. The GDS CR Supervising Associate is a key role in the GDS CR function, supporting the GDS CR Central and India Leadership to facilitate the planning and execution of CR agenda, volunteering events and impact programs that tackle some of society’s toughest challenges.


The opportunity


EY is on a journey to transform its impact by becoming an accelerator of sustainable, inclusive growth. This includes significantly increasing our social impact and operating responsibly across all aspects of our business.


The GDS Corporate Responsibility team takes a consistent, global approach to engage and inspire our people to give using their skills, knowledge, experience and energy to work across three strategic focus areas:


  • Accelerating environmental sustainability (AES)
  • Working with impact entrepreneurs (WIE) 
  • Supporting the next generation workforce (SNG)


The GDS CR Supervising Associate is a key role in the GDS CR function, supporting the GDS CR Central team, locations and GDS CR Leadership. The role holder should leverage their experience and knowledge of managing medium to large CR portfolio of employee volunteering and project managing impact CR projects across GDS locations. The role holder should demonstrate a true passion for driving sustainable inclusive growth, using their position to connect change-makers across our business and networks, while channelling their knowledge, skills and experience to tackle some of society’s toughest challenges


Your Key Responsibilities


  • Lead the development of CR strategy for volunteering events and employee engagements, supporting EY GDS’s strategy refresh and tracking progress on Nextwave strategy.
  • Conceptualize, design, and project manage organisation level events that fosters volunteering culture in organization and build positive brand value for CR. Events include but are not limited to virtual volunteering events, fests hosted at large external venues, campaigns, etc.
  • Providing strategic guidance and consultation for location level programs, events, and other employee volunteering experiences, supporting communications and promotional materials.
  • Design strategic approach policies and recommend budget & creative direction for new events. Use sectoral and CR knowledge to strengthen the portfolio of employee engagement activities across GDS locations.
  • Evaluate and measure event’s success through post-event evaluation; and producing event reports for CR team and leadership.
  • Project manage a suite of existing offerings, which may include skill-based volunteering opportunities that are available to our people and/or ecosystem platforms
  • Lead the continuous development of offerings and associated toolkits and deployment approaches, maintaining a strong understanding of user needs to ensure continued integrity and relevance to beneficiaries and EY people
  • Ensure the overall integrity of the offering portfolio, mitigating/managing the risks associated with large-scale global deployment
  • Work with the Measurement and Reporting team to ensure that employee participation and impact data relating to central and local initiatives are recorded, tracked and communicated as part of the wider CR functional strategy using appropriate data management tools and other communications formats.
  • Maintain GDS CR level repository of events, participants, partners, and other stakeholders.
  • Effectively partner with the Communications and Engagement team to create content and communication strategies that drive internal demand / participation for initiatives as well as raise EY GDS external brand in this area 
  • Support relationship management with internal EY stakeholders and external relationships with third parties and beneficiaries
  • Support strategic projects on an ad hoc basis


Skills And Attributes For Success


  • Demonstrate a passion and understanding of the corporate responsibility agenda and trends/market activity relating to our key focus areas 
  • Delivery-focused with a proven ability to deliver complex portfolios of work, mitigate risk and manage multidimensional dependencies 
  • Innovative thinker with a strong interest in developing new ideas and the confidence to champion new ways of working with senior stakeholders
  • Ability to navigate complexity and deliver significant change using personal style, influencing skills and change methodologies
  • Demonstrate ability to influence and build collaborative relationships with senior stakeholders 
  • Demonstrate the knowledge, skills and abilities needed to establish and refine the strategies that drive brand as well as performance and continuous improvement 
  • Ability to navigate complexity and successfully coordinate multiple initiatives in an evolving, high pressure environment 


To qualify for the role you must have 


  • 5-8 years of work experience
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Experience delivering large employee engagement / change programs 
  • Experience working across geographies and cultures (good to have)
  • Experience engaging, influencing and building collaborative relationships with senior stakeholders
  • Excellent project management skills
  • Strong MS Office skills – Excel, Word, PowerPoint and MS Project 
  • Experience delivering impactful communications 
  • Flexibility to travel basis project needs


Ideally, you’ll also have


  • Strong team player who is comfortable working collaboratively, virtually and independently, with a focus on organisational culture and values 
  • Ability to flex personal style and work across geographies and cultures
  • Keen interest to invest time for self-learning
  • Vision and capability to understand industry trends


What We Offer


As part of this role, you’ll work in a highly integrated, globally diverse team with the opportunity and tools to grow, develop and drive your career forward. Here, you can combine global opportunity with flexible working. The EY benefits package goes above and beyond too, focusing on your physical, emotional, financial and social well-being. Your recruiter can talk to you about the benefits available in your country. Here’s a snapshot of what we offer:


  • 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.


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