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PwC Workforce of the Future - Manager in Chicago, Illinois

A career in our Workforce Capability practice, within People and Organisation services, will provide you with the opportunity to help our clients reset their talent strategies and deliver extraordinary business results through their people. We focus on evaluating and managing their unique challenges so our clients can maximise their return on the overall investment in human capital. You’ll gain a tremendous depth of expertise in all aspects of human capital, including creating sustainable value through people culture and change, designing compensation and retirement strategies, and improving human capital operations.

Our team helps organisations analyse their workforce to better address immediate and emerging business challenges. You’ll be a part of a team that focuses on providing talent solutions to workforce restructuring in response to mergers, divestitures and improving the organisations’ ability to deploy resources in new and emerging markets.

Responsibilities

As a Manager, you’ll work as part of a team of problem solvers with extensive consulting and industry experience, helping our clients solve their complex business issues from strategy to execution. Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Proactively assist in the management of a portfolio of clients, while reporting to Senior Managers and above

  • Be involved in the financial management of clients

  • Be actively involved in business development activities to help identify and research opportunities on new/existing clients

  • Contribute to the development of your own and team’s technical acumen

  • Develop strategies to solve complex technical challenges

  • Assist in the management and delivering of large projects

  • Train, coach, and supervise staff

  • Keep up to date with local and national business and economic issues

  • Continue to develop internal relationships and your PwC brand

Job Requirements and Preferences :

Basic Qualifications :

Minimum Degree Required :

Bachelor Degree

Minimum Years of Experience :

4 year(s)

Required Knowledge and Skills :

Ability to consult directly with clients across industries as well as manage teams within a dynamic group focused on a variety of workforce related projects from strategy to execution.

Preferred Qualifications :

Degree Preferred :

Master Degree

Preferred Fields of Study :

Business Administration/Management, Human Resources Management, Organizational Management, Organizational Behavior Studies, Industrial Psychology, Economics, Finance, Mathematics, Public Policy Analysis, Statistics

Certification(s) Preferred :

SPHR

Preferred Knowledge/Skills :

Demonstrates extensive abilities and/or a proven record of success as a tax technical team leader generating new business, proposal writing and delivery, collaborating across engagements and business units. Identifying opportunities to provide additional services with experience utilizing a CRM system in a professional services firm to network, develop relationships and sell additional/new services.

Demonstrates extensive abilities and/or a proven record of success in a professional services environment utilizing automation & digitization in a professional services environment, including but not limited to:

  • Innovating through new and existing technologies, along with experimenting with digitization solutions;

  • Working with large, complex data sets to build models and leveraging data visualization tools to provide insights to clients;

  • Transforming the business by creating capacity and delivering an enhanced employee and client experience; and,

  • Demonstrating proven experience with evaluating and negotiating new and existing contracts, as well as leveraging pricing tools to contribute to pricing strategies.We are transforming the way we deliver tax services.

Demonstrates extensive abilities and/or a proven record of success in leading medium to large project engagements in a collaborative and fast-paced environment:

  • Defining project workflows, managing resources, prioritizing responsibilities and tasks in order to deliver quality and timely results;

  • Facilitating client discussions and meetings and presenting at conferences, webcasts, roundtables and other networking opportunities;

  • Engaging with clients to identify challenges, recommend solutions and manage expectations;

  • Articulating the firm's value-propositions and preparing final drafts of major deliverables assuring quality control clearly;

  • Anticipating client needs, recognizing and acting on opportunities to enhance client service and expand the scope of engagement; and,

  • Assisting in financial administration of engagements such as budgets, billing and collections.

Demonstrates extensive abilities and/or a proven record of success as a team leader with to lead, motivate and coach team members, manage team workload and promote work-life quality, provide candid, meaningful feedback in a timely manner, proactively share insights, knowledge and experience, seek diverse views to encourage improvement and innovation, solicit upward feedback from team members, and foster an inclusive and collaborative work environment while meeting client expectations.

Demonstrates extensive knowledge and/or a proven record of success in the HR/talent management function including: organizational design, human resources effectiveness, leadership development, performance management, employee experience, organizational culture, workforce planning and analytics, talent assessment and succession planning.

Demonstrates extensive abilities and/or a proven record of success in selling, designing and delivering consulting solutions in the areas of organizational culture, HR, learning and development, analytics and forecasting/modeling. Proven knowledge of approaches for building and enhancing client relationships and selling consulting projects.

Tremendous forces are radically reshaping the workplace. There are new organizational, talent, HR and technology challenges to be faced as business leaders wrestle with disruptive innovation, global trade, skills mismatches and the constant tests of risk and regulation. Find out more about what we do on our website: www.pwc.com/us/peopleandorganization

Find out more about what we do on our Tax Career Page: pwc.to/whatwedotax

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. PwC is proud to be an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer.

For positions based in San Francisco, consideration of qualified candidates with arrest and conviction records will be in a manner consistent with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

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.

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