EY Diversity & Inclusiveness Manager (Asean), Core Business Services, Malaysia in Malaysia

Title: Diversity & Inclusiveness Manager (Asean), Core Business Services, Malaysia

Location: Malaysia

Job Number: MAL000H0

As part of our Talent team and reporting to the Asean Diversity & Inclusive Leader, you’ll support in delivering the Diversity & Inclusiveness strategy and programs across Asean. Solid project management experience will be an asset as you will lead in the planning, communication and management of dynamic D&I projects and programs. In addition you will provide direction and general information to all stakeholders on D&I related activities and matters.

About the opportunity

If you are a HR professional looking to build strong business partnering relationships, consult and work with professionals across all functions in Asean and Asia-Pacific while developing new skills to support talent strategies and further build our inclusive culture, this is the role for you.


Key Responsibilities

In your role as a D&I Manager, you’ll:

  • Understand each service line’s business including specific opportunities, gaps, and challenges that are relevant to diversity and then create diverse, creative and inclusive solutions, which align processes and policies to support business strategy.

  • Think strategically and provide general guidance to stakeholders on D&I related queries; including but not limited to the EY D&I approach, areas of focus, internal and external projects.

  • Develop relationships with key leaders and Talent business partners to identify opportunities and embed D&I messaging and solutions.

  • Participate in internal and external Diversity networks by attending meetings on a regular basis and providing input and sharing best practices.

  • Draft talking points and key D&I messages for external speaking engagements and internal communication opportunities.

  • Perform quarterly D&I data analysis, Talent engagement index assessment and suggest correlations to better inform the D&I approach.

  • Manage and execute D&I communications to target demographics at all levels across Asean, which includes D&I event related memos.

  • Project manage D&I activities while maintaining high quality and a responsive approach to all stakeholders.

  • Develop and coordinate internal D&I workshops/trainings and client engagement D&I focused events and collate feedback.

  • Provide on-site support, coordination and management of all D&I events and workshops.

  • Provide insightful suggestions and help identify external platforms for EY to share D&I learnings and best practices.

  • Ensure appropriate approvals and quality and risk management standards are maintained with all external opportunities.

  • Resolve D&I related issues and escalate where needed.

  • Participate in various Asia Pacific and Global D&I projects, as required.

  • Approach all teaming and leading opportunities with an inclusive approach – be an Inclusiveness Champion.

To qualify for the role, you must have:

  • Minimum 8 years’ of relevant working experience in a large corporate organization.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business Communications or any related field.

  • Experience in driving change management initiatives with a focus on shifts to culture, management, and systems and processes is preferred.

  • Proven track record in HR business partnering and consulting.

  • Strong intellectual rigor and commercial awareness of Diversity & Inclusiveness.

Ideally, you’ll also have:

  • Past experience with diversity & inclusiveness projects will be an added advantage.

  • Experience in working with cross-cultural, cross-border and regional teams is seen as a plus.

What we look for

Highly motivated individuals with excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to prioritize shifting workloads in a rapidly changing industry. An effective communicator, you’ll be a confident team player that collaborates with people from various teams while looking to develop your career in a dynamic organization.

What working at EY offers

At EY, you get to work with inspiring and meaningful projects. Our focus is education and coaching alongside practical experience to ensure your personal development. We value our employees and you will be able to control your own development with an individual progression plan. You will quickly grow into a responsible role with challenging and stimulating assignments. We are committed to be an inclusive employer and also 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

About EY

As a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services, we hire and develop the most passionate people in their field to help build a better working world. This starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities and creative freedom to make things better. So that whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime.

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.