People Advisory Services - Coaching - Executive Coach - Senior Manager

August 12 2022
Industries Consulting services
Categories Training - Development - Improvement
Toronto, ON

At EY, you will 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 are 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 opportunity

EY's people in more than 150 countries are committed to operating with integrity, quality and professionalism in the provision of audit, tax and transaction and consulting services. We strive to help all of our people achieve their professional and personal goals through an inclusive environment that values everyone's contributions, appreciates diversity of thought, fosters growth, and provides continuous opportunities for development. Recognized as one of Canada's top employers, EY continually strives to be a great place to work.

The EY Canada Senior Manager, Executive Coach/Consultant will be a part of EY Canada’s Coaching practice and will work seamlessly with our HR consulting practice to help our clients build better leaders, faster. Working directly with the EY Canada Coaching leader, the incumbent will actively grow the practice, including both coaching and consulting to our clients on change, performance development and highest performing teams. Specifically, they will design/customize coaching programs to meet the unique needs of EY clients in the context of business transformation. They will also lead business development activities to build a pipeline of coaching, culture and team development opportunities. The role requires an ICF accredited leadership coach with experience in both consulting and coaching program design and demonstrated leadership experience. Fluency in both French and English is desired.

Your key responsibilities

  • Relationship development: Build collaborative relationships with leaders and key stakeholders with clients and within EY. Connect with consulting leaders in other areas of the Workforce Advisory practice to present clients with seamless solutions.
  • Coaching program design: Lead team and individual coaching program design and delivery to help clients build better leaders, faster. Consult to clients on how to optimize their coaching investment by connecting it to broader organizational change. Contribute as required to measure the impact of coaching and make improvements to coaching processes and programs.
  • Leadership coaching: Serve as a trusted executive coach to C-level executives, providing 1:1 coaching as well as team coaching. Coaching domains may include: transformative leadership coaching, team coaching, leading through change, and coaching culture activation.
  • People management: Manage diverse project teams to deliver coaching programs to EY clients and will be responsible for contributing to the development of team members.
  • Business development: In collaboration with the broader Workforce Advisory team, identify opportunities and lead the development and sustainment of the coaching practice pipeline.
  • Thought leadership: Provide thought leadership in the development of coaching approaches and initiatives to accelerate the brand of coaching at EY and be at the forefront of building transformative leaders. Maintain an external presence and promote EY as a leader in coaching culture.


Skills and attributes for success

  • Experience in both coaching and consulting to clients, tying coaching to broader organizational change
  • Adept at communicating plans, progress and outcomes. Collaborates on best practices and seeks to understand and deliver on stakeholder needs
  • Can successfully navigate complexity / matrixed organizations
  • Develops coaching culture in team environments
  • Works well in teaming and collaborative environments
  • Familiar with the application of technology for coaching at scale
  • Mastery in the following key skills: Coaching, consulting, facilitation, supporting and leading change, strategic and conceptual thinking, influencing, project management, organizational/business dynamics, operational effectiveness, communication, teaming and collaboration


To qualify for the role, you must have:

  • Must have International Coach Federation (ICF) credential: PCC or MCC
  • A minimum of 10-12 years of related work experience in a professional services or corporate environment as a leader; strong business development and business acumen is needed for success
  • A minimum of 5-7 years of experience working as an executive coach for a diverse roster of clients
  • Advanced degree or equivalent work experience
  • Knowledge of technology applications for coaching at scale is preferred
  • Coaching culture development experience is preferred
  • Bilingual proficiency in English and French is preferred

What we offer

At EY, our Total Rewards package supports our commitment to creating a leading people culture - built on high-performance teaming - where everyone can achieve their potential and contribute to building a better working world for our people, our clients and our communities. It's one of the many reasons we repeatedly win awards for being a great place to work.

We offer a competitive compensation package where you’ll be rewarded based on your performance and recognized for the value you bring to our business. In addition, our Total Rewards package allows you decide which benefits are right for you and which ones help you create a solid foundation for your future. Our Total Rewards package includes a comprehensive medical, prescription drug and dental coverage, a defined contribution pension plan, a great vacation policy plus firm paid days that allow you to enjoy longer long weekends throughout the year, statutory holidays and paid personal days (based on province of residence), and a range of exciting programs and benefits designed to support your physical, financial and social well-being. Plus, we offer:

  • Support and coaching from some of the most engaging colleagues in the industry
  • Learning 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

EY | Building a better working world

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.

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