PwC Financial Services Advisory Exp Associate - People & Organization in New York, New York

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PwC Advisory helps our clients with their most challenging imperatives from strategy through execution. We combine the breadth of knowledge of over 48,000 global professionals with deep industry knowledge to deliver custom solutions for our clients. We work with the world's largest and most complex companies and understand the unique business issues and opportunities our clients face.

Job Description

The Financial Services industry is operating in a challenging environment due to global economic pressure, increasing regulatory demands and capital requirements, and significant operational and technology changes. Our growing Financial Services Advisory team provides strategy, management, technology and risk consulting services to help major financial institutions around the world respond to their most complex business challenges. The Financial Services Advisory practice is composed of three industry sectors: Asset Management, Banking and Capital Markets, and Insurance.

Our People and Organization consultants help clients effectively execute their business strategies through their people and maximize return on human capital. We do this by helping to transform their HR function, including their HR policies, operations and dashboards, and increasing their workforce capability. We also drive both transformational and event driven changes by focusing on organization design, leadership, culture, change management, communications and training.

Position/Program Requirements

Minimum Year(s) of Experience: 1

Minimum Degree Required: Bachelor's degree in Organizational Development, Human Resource Management or Business Administration

Degree Preferred: Master's degree in Business Administration, Organizational Development or Human Resource Management

Certification(s) Preferred: Professional Human Resources (PHR)

Knowledge Preferred:

Demonstrates some proven knowledge assisting in the design and delivery of complex human capital change management programs, including some knowledge of people-related competencies and academic background such as psychology, human factors, applied cognition:

  • Assessment of change readiness, leadership alignment, and organizational impact

  • Change vision and strategy

  • Organizational design

  • Training strategies, and curricula and course development

  • Cultural transformation plans

  • Stakeholder management and communications to obtain awareness, understanding, buy-in, and support

Skills Preferred:

Demonstrates some proven abilities with identifying and addressing client needs and delivering quality results in a collaborative and fast-paced environment, including leveraging MS Project, Visio, PowerPoint, Excel, Word to accomplish the following:

  • Developing an understanding of PwC's services, interacting with client counterparts in an organized and knowledgeable manner, and building solid relationships with clients

  • Collecting and organizing data effectively and performing basic analysis, such as benchmarking reports, and financial, market, and operational analyses

  • Structuring approaches to solving discrete problems, delivering clear requests for information, and demonstrating flexibility in prioritizing and completing tasks

  • Conveying ideas clearly in an oral and written manner, both one-on-one and in small groups

  • Applying research and analytical skills to support thought leadership and intellectual property development. Demonstrates a proven track record of some success as a team member:

  • Contributing to a positive work environment by building solid relationships with colleagues

  • Understanding individual and team roles

  • Seeking guidance, clarification, and feedback when necessary

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment at PwC without regard to race; creed; color; religion; national origin; sex; age; disability; sexual orientation; gender identity or expression; genetic predisposition or carrier status; veteran, marital, or citizenship status; or any other status protected by law.