Talent Strategy Consulting – Associate


Job title: Talent Strategy Consulting – Associate

Company: Marsh & McLennan

Job description: Company: Mercer

Description:

Join Mercer’s growing and high-performing Team of HR Consultants in Dubai (this role is also available in Abu Dhabi)! We are currently looking for Organization Development Associates who are passionate about working on Organization Development, Structure Design, Strategic Workforce Planning and Organizational Transformation projects for our local, regional and international clients with focus on operations in the Middle East. You are determined, pro-active and interested in working on challenging Organization Development projects for our clients? You are a critical thinker with high levels of resilience and strong conceptual skills? You seek to develop your consulting and professional skills with one of the leading HR Consultancies? If this sounds interesting to you, keep reading!

We will count on you to:

Lead projects in the areas of Organization Development, Structure Design, Strategic Workforce Planning and Organizational Transformation

Project lead work against high quality standards, tight deadlines and ambiguity of what will make a genuine difference to our clients

Oversee and manage data collections and analyze qualitative and quantitative results against our client’s strategic Organization Development priorities

Drive BD activities by offering new angles and ways of enhancing Mercer’s footprint in the region

Lead proposals and sales activities to generate new business

Enjoy working your way around ambiguity and changing demands among a group of passionate, dedicated and fun colleagues

We are interested if you:

Have 5-7 years of Organization Development and HR experience, ideally gained within HR Consulting and/or other related areas of Consulting

Hold a Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Business Administration, Industrial Engineering, Human Resources or any other relevant discipline from a reputable university

Preferably completed or are completing a Master’s degree with focus on Organizational/Occupational Psychology, Talent Management, Organizational Behavior, Human Resources or an MBA from a reputable university

Continue your professional education through membership in professional associations such as the CIPD, the SHRM, the BPS or other relevant professional bodies as well as through further qualifications in the areas of project management, data analytics, Tableau, R and Power Bi among others

We believe you would excel at Mercer if you:

Demonstrate intellectual curiosity and an ability to learn quickly and think creatively without extensive supervision

Are proactive and seek to continuously improve the way things are done

Can organize yourself, have the ability to manage multiple priorities whilst working towards challenging deadlines

Have the ability to pay attention to detail while working under pressure

Thrive in working independently and know when to seek support

Relish in developing more junior colleagues in their professional career

Enjoy solving complex problems without a set answer based on strong research and analytical skills, both of quantitative and qualitative nature

Are operating at expert levels of the Microsoft Office suite, especially in Excel and PowerPoint

Have outstanding verbal and written communication skills and are empathetic to the viewpoints of others

Are fluent in English and preferable also in Arabic

What’s in it for you?

At Mercer, we recognize that our most important asset is our people. We believe in the value of healthy, happy colleagues and promote a culture of caring and well-being. In joining Mercer, you would benefit from working on challenging projects with leading clients across the region, have access to highly flexible work arrangements, participate in training and development programs, and be eligible for benefits such as an employee savings program and private health insurance in addition to a competitive rewards package. You would be part of a professional environment where your career matters to us and is supported in our global organization through regular check-in’s with your line manager and a focus on upskilling you for your next career step. And you will enjoy a great team culture, working with motivated and engaged colleagues from different parts of the world driven by a common purpose –aiming to merge economics and empathy in everything we do!

About us

With more than 25,000 employees in more than 40 countries worldwide, Mercer is the leading global service provider for Human Resources, Talent Management, Employee Health, Retirement and Investment Consulting. We at Mercer work with clients across the globe to solve their most complex challenges related to Health, Wealth and Career related matters.

Next steps

If you are still reading and thinking this opportunity could be of interest to you, please submit your cover letter and one-page CV plus soft copies of your relevant qualifications all in one PDF document to us and we get back to you in due course.

Expected salary:

Location: Dubai

Job date: Fri, 17 Dec 2021 01:23:31 GMT

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