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LoS HC - Manager (x2)

Posted: 8 Jun 2021 Closes: 9 Jul 2021
London Competitive
Permanent & Full-time PwC_210730WD

This role is being offered as a 12month FTC or secondment

About the Team

PwC is one of the largest professional services firm in the world and in the UK we have over 22,000 people employed across a range of disciplines. We provide audit, tax, operational and advisory services, including management consulting, transaction services, financing and regulatory advice, to a wide variety of clients. We are innovative and driven to deliver to our clients while meeting our purpose of building trust in society and solving important problems. We strive to be a great place to work for our employees and offer career defining and development opportunities across all our teams.

Our Human Capital Team provides a wide range of people focused support across all our business teams and are very much at the heart of driving our people strategy in partnership with all our business stakeholders.

About the Role

We're looking for a Manager to join our Business Partners team within Human Capital (HC). This is a key role in our HC function where you will report directly to one of our Senior HC Managers. The individual will develop a detailed understanding of the Business Unit/s (BU) employee population and utilise this breadth of knowledge to identify people trends, highlight areas of people risk that could impact delivery of business strategy and drive implementation of HC Solutions within their Business Unit. You will work closely with your Senior HC Manager to understand and deliver the people strategy including performance, talent and engagement in a commercial way.

As a BU HC Manager you will develop close working relationships with senior stakeholders in their business such as Business Unit Leaders, People Leads and Career Coaches. Not only will you get the opportunity to drive strategy locally, you will work in close partnership with the Centres of Excellence (CoE) such as Reward and Learning & Development, HC Operations Management Team and our Employee Relations team, utilising appropriate HR knowledge and strategies to draw on the skills and resources required to support Business Unit decision making.

Key areas of responsibility include:
  • Advise the BU on how to implement the Firmwide and LoS People Plan
  • Build close and trusted relationships with a wide range of stakeholders including partners and employees, providing support and constructive challenges.
  • Act as day-to-day contact for the BU on a range of people related matters and where appropriate refer to the relevant HC team for support and advice.
  • Provide business driven people insights to support decision making and determine appropriate interventions at the Business Team level.
  • Have a deep understanding of the employee population, e.g. headcount, ER cases, salary details, when and how many people should be promoted.
  • Provide coaching and support to business leaders and career coaches to inspire and drive development of high performing, engaged teams through appropriate interventions
  • Through regular conversations with partners and employees gain deep awareness of the 'pulse' of the BU and use this to inform and shape local BU activities.
  • Work collaboratively with the BU Operations team.
  • Execute projects and activities within BU to support implementation of the Firmwide and LoS People Plans, enabling delivery of the business strategy
  • Ensure coordinated delivery of high quality HC support to the BU
  • Responsible for consistent implementation of cyclical processes.
  • Support BU in assessing talent and identifying critical roles
  • Ensure the business is taking advantage of learning and development resources available through L&D
  • Ensure an inclusive and diverse workplace which reflects the communities in which the Firm operates, providing coaching to the BU to promote and maintain an environment of respect and inclusion
  • Advise the BU on how to recognise, reward and motivate teams in alignment with the business strategy and people plan working in partnership with our Talent, Performance and Reward People Team.
  • Take individual pre-emptive action where ER risk arises in the business and provide business input/context into ER cases managed by the specialist team.
Essential Skills and Experience
  • HR Business partnering experience is essential with a strong understanding of all areas of HR
  • Commercial skills with the ability to turn these into proactive people strategies to drive the business
  • Relationship building and stakeholder management at a senior level
  • Project management and the ability to manage multiple demands and timelines
  • Change management capabilities
  • Data analytics skills with the ability to use data to provide insights to the business to drive and steer business decisions, this should include experience of data analytics tools and platforms
  • Ability to demonstrate professional curiosity and desire to innovate in the workplace.
  • Relevant experience, preferably in an international HR environment
  • Strong communication skills
  • Proactive approach to business and comfortable working both autonomously and in a team;
  • Ability to professionally handle sensitive and confidential information;
  • Ability to coach individuals and influence as appropriate to ensure successful results.

Not the role for you?

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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.

Learn more here: www.pwc.com/uk/careers/experienced/apply
Diversity

Valuing Difference. Driving Inclusion.

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 because creating value through diversity is what makes us strong as a business, enabling us to solve important problems and deliver value to our clients. We encourage an inclusive culture where people can be themselves, are valued for their strengths and are empowered to be the best they can be. As an organisation with an increasingly agile workforce, we also support different ways of working offering flexible working arrangements. Learn more here about our work to support an inclusive culture.

www.pwc.com/uk/diversity
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