Senior Consultant (Research Associate) – Community Impact
Requisition # SYD00495
Post Date Dec 17, 2020
Covid-19 pandemic is creating seismic challenges around the world. Our purpose,
to build a better working world, has never been more important. Life at EY has
been transformed dramatically but our strong culture of flexible and remote
working has helped EY people navigate new ways of working and remain connected
with each other and our clients.
better working world truly starts with the people at EY who are building it
every day. Now more than ever we need talented people from diverse backgrounds
to help our clients navigate the complexities of this Transformative Age:
people with the passion, curiosity and drive to make things better.
We are looking for growth-oriented candidate who can bring us a
‘splice’ of both research cred. and commercial savviness. You are
adept at making sense of complex data (both academic and applied), extracting
meaningful insights, and crafting insights that are grounded in a commercial
context. You can deliver on research
briefs and project plans, but you also take initiative to inject creative
thinking when you see a better pathway to success. Your research and investigative prowess is
balanced by your ability to write quality, fit-for-audience content that
engages peoples’ hearts and minds in an idea or solution. And above all, you are a self-motivated
individual who shares our passion for behaviour change, and ‘doing well by
doing good’ in the community.
Impact team design, develop and implement large-scale behaviour change,
education and community programs, on behalf of both corporations and
governments, and evaluate the outcomes and impact of programs designed to drive
a social benefit.
is offered on a full-time basis in our Sydney office (we have one permanent
opportunity and one 12-month contract opportunity).
**Your key responsibilities**
+ Desktop research,stakeholder engagement, survey administration, content analysis, solutiondevelopment
+ Extracting insightsfrom commercial, marketing and academic content, identifying emerging trends
+ Executing upon projectplans, ensuring timelines, deliverables and identifying potentialrisk/opportunities
+ Creating compelling‘stories’ from data that will engage hearts and minds of our clients andpartners
+ Supporting both thecontent and strategy function and the business development functionthrough research and insights
**Skills and attributes for success**
+ Practical researchskills – the ability to demonstrate comfort and proficiency withacademically rigorous content and business /applied content
+ Strong writing skills- with ability to adapt tone and style according to the audience andpurpose (both professional and creative/informal writing is desired)
+ Commercial savviness –a grounding in business ideology and fundamentals
+ Passion for what we doin the areas of corporate social responsibility (CSR), behaviour changeand social value
+ Excellent timemanagement and planning skills
+ A learning and growthorientation – you are in the driver’s seat for your own development
+ Undergraduate or higherdegree qualification (business, science, psychology or a related degree ishighly desirable)
**Ideally, you’ll also have**
+ Professional/degreequalification in education/ learning sciences/ instructional design and/orrelevant equivalent professional experience
**What working at EY offers**
We offer a competitive remuneration package where you’ll be rewarded for
your performance. In addition, our comprehensivepackage can be tailored to your individual needs,
to give you the freedom to manage your role in a way that’s right for you. This
+ a variety of flexibleworking and leave arrangements
+ personalisedincluding coachingand support to help you build your career and access to formal learning so youcan develop the skills you’ll need to thrive in the future
+ arange of tools and benefits to guide and support your health and wellbeingthroughout your entire EY career
At EY, we hold a collective commitment to
foster an environment where all differences are valued and respected, practices
are equitable and everyone experiences a sense of belonging. Through our
inclusive leadership behaviours, a variety of internal networks, flexible
working and mentoring programs, you will have the support and flexibility to
build an exceptional career.
EY is committed to making reasonable
adjustments to provide a positive, barrier-free recruitment process for
people with disability. If you require any adjustments to the recruitment
process in order to equitably participate, we encourage you to advise us at the
time of application viaor phone+61 3
We understand the importance of social
distancing at this time so our recruitment and onboarding process will be
managed virtually so we can continue to prioritise the safety and wellbeing of
EY people, clients, guests and the broader public.
**Theexceptional EY experience. It’s yours to build.**
preferred applicant will be subject to employment screening by EY or by their
external third party provider.
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