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PwC Workforce of the Future- Senior Associate 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 Senior Associate, 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 several clients, while reporting to Managers and above

  • Train and lead staff

  • Establish effective working relationships directly with clients

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

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

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

  • Continue to develop internal relationships and your PwC brand

Job Requirements and Preferences :

Basic Qualifications :

Minimum Degree Required :

Bachelor Degree

Minimum Years of Experience :

3 year(s)

Required Knowledge and Skills :

Ability to consult directly with clients across industries as well as be part of a dynamic team involved in 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

Preferred Knowledge/Skills :

Demonstrates thorough 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 thorough 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.

Demonstrates thorough abilities and/or a proven record of success managing small to mid-size project teams in a collaborative and fast-paced environment:

  • Developing work plans for a project component, understanding dependencies, maintaining project economics and keeping leadership informed of progress and issues;

  • Participating in client discussions and meetings actively;

  • Identifying skills and resources needed for timely and quality deliverables while maintaining flexibility for unanticipated issues;

  • Articulating complex issues and structuring clear and concise written documents, adjusting style and level of detail depending on audience; and,

  • Anticipating and addressing client needs while building and expanding relationships with clients.

Demonstrates thorough abilities and/or a proven record of success as a team leader including managing, coaching and mentoring less experienced team members, monitoring team workload and respecting work-life quality, providing candid, meaningful feedback in a timely manner, soliciting upward feedback from team members, and promoting a collaborative work environment while meeting client expectations.

Demonstrates thorough 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 thorough abilities and/or a proven record of success in designing and delivering consulting solutions in the areas of organizational culture, HR, learning and development, analytics and forecasting/modeling. Comprehensive knowledge of approaches for managing and nurturing client relationships, developing professional network and writing client proposals.

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

We are transforming the way we deliver tax services. 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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