A career in our Human Resources, within Internal Firm Services, will provide you with the opportunity to make a difference at PwC by helping to fully leverage the skills and talents of all our people. You’ll help our local offices in driving the Firm’s people strategy, creating a unique people experience for each individual, and supporting our Firm wide values by working with the core competencies that measure and drive individual and Firm wide success in the marketplace.
To really stand out and make us ﬁt for the future in a constantly changing world, each and every one of us at PwC needs to be an authentic and inclusive leader, at all grades/levels and in all lines of service. To help us achieve this we have the PwC Professional; our global leadership development framework. It gives us a single set of expectations across our lines, geographies and career paths, and provides transparency on the skills we need as individuals to be successful and progress in our careers, now and in the future. As a Senior Associate, you’ll work as part of a team of problem solvers, helping to solve complex business issues from strategy to execution.
PwC Professional skills and responsibilities for this management level include but are not limited to:
Who we are
PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP is one of the world’s leading Professional Services organisations who advise some of the most successful organisations, entrepreneurs and private businesses on a range of services including Assurance, Tax, Consulting and Acquisitions.
To support our team of over 20,000 people within the UK we have a strong HC team who provide professional advice to our people managers, and guide our business stakeholders through operational HR activities delivering a consistent & professional service, that enables and enhances business performance.
About the role
This is a new and exciting role created to support the growth of our Audit practice. We are seeking an experienced HC Advisor who is looking for a great development opportunity to partner with the business in an autonomous role, as they will be the sole HR person on the ground across 2 business areas. The Advisor would sit within our HC Operations Management team which is centrally managed, and would be part of our First Five Years stream within this.
The role will be based in Leeds and will require travel to Bradford at least twice a week, and Manchester once a week.
You will provide expert advice and support to career coaches on the firm’s policies and best practice, and guide them in the evaluation of risk, options and outcomes. This will include a wide range of advice on HC matters including employee relations, performance management and health & wellbeing activity, working alongside our specialist advice team.
The HC Advisor is responsible for providing timely and clear advice to career coaches and business leaders through commercial understanding of the business unit, its people issues, priorities and recruit to retire activities.
We are seeking a professional self starter who has confidence to drive efficiency, create a vision and partner with the business. You must be knowledgeable on UK employment law, HC policy and process interpretation and able to provide guidance on a broad range of people related activities, demonstrating ownership, whilst judging when to escalate to specialist HC colleagues, or a HC Manager as appropriate. The HC Advisor will be responsible for interpreting people MI and giving insights to the business to enable informed decisions to enhance business performance.
Successful applicant will require
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The skills we look for in future employees
All our people need to demonstrate the skills and behaviours that support us in delivering our business strategy. This is important to the work we do for our business, and our clients. These skills and behaviours make up our global leadership framework, ‘The PwC Professional’ and are made up of five core attributes; whole leadership, technical capabilities, business acumen, global acumen and relationships.
We work in a changing world which offers great opportunities for people with diverse backgrounds and experiences. We seek to attract and employ the best people from the widest talent pool, as well as those who reflect the diverse nature of our society. And we aim to encourage a culture where people can be themselves and be valued for their strengths. Creating value through diversity is what makes us strong as a business and as an organisation with an increasingly agile workforce, we’re open to flexible working arrangements where appropriate.