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PwC Partner HCM Operations Senior Manager in Seattle, Washington

Specialty/Competency: IFS - Internal Firm Services - Other

Industry/Sector: Not Applicable

Time Type: Full time

Travel Requirements: Up to 20%

A career in Partner Affairs, within Internal Firm Services, will provide you with the opportunity to provide strategic and operational support to current and former partners of the Firm. You’ll have a big part in supporting our partners from assisting with partner admissions and talent development to partner compensation, administration, and benefits.

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 a purpose-led and values-driven leader at every level. 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 Manager, 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:

  • Encourage everyone to have a voice and invite opinion from all, including quieter members of the team.

  • Deal effectively with ambiguous and unstructured problems and situations.

  • Initiate open and candid coaching conversations at all levels.

  • Move easily between big picture thinking and managing relevant detail.

  • Anticipate stakeholder needs, and develop and discuss potential solutions, even before the stakeholder realises they are required.

  • Contribute technical knowledge in area of specialism.

  • Contribute to an environment where people and technology thrive together to accomplish more than they could apart.

  • Navigate the complexities of cross-border and/or diverse teams and engagements.

  • Initiate and lead open conversations with teams, clients and stakeholders to build trust.

  • Uphold the firm's code of ethics and business conduct.

The Partner Talent Management, HC Operations, Quality and Partner Financial Matters pillar is a strategic partner to the Segment Leadership to drive strategy and execution of the partner talent lifecycle to include performance management, succession planning, talent assessment, strategic placement, and all partner Human Capital matters. The pillar serves as a centralized governance to ensure fairness & equity to our partners in the application of all policies related to areas of responsibility.

Job Requirements and Preferences :

Basic Qualifications :

Minimum Degree Required :

High School Diploma

Minimum Years of Experience :

6 year(s)

Preferred Qualifications :

Degree Preferred :

Bachelor Degree

Preferred Knowledge/Skills :

Demonstrates intimate abilities and/or a proven record of success within a role involving Human Capital Management Cloud Solutions in the talent management and operations/data management/finance space, preferably within the internal operations of a network of global professional services firms, including the following areas:

  • Serving as a trusted business advisor and foster deep working relationships with senior leaders, to provide strategic guidance to Partners, Segment leaders and other senior stakeholders;

  • Serving as a trusted strategic advisor to partners/leaders focusing on supporting their needs in the all areas;

  • Collaborating across the team and/or partners/leaders to identify opportunities to drive One Firm, equity and inclusion, and both develop and execute action plans across all areas;

  • Leveraging tools and technology proactively to digitize processes;

  • Performing analyses, developing queries and reports, while assessing the reasonability of results and drawing conclusions, updating exhibits and slides, and completing documentation;

  • Exhibiting financial and analytical problem solving skills, and executing to the high degree of accuracy and quality with respect to Partner strategic reporting;

  • Demonstrating excellence in accuracy, completeness and quality, employing professional skepticism to make key business decisions and deliver on outcomes;

  • Retooling or reskilling proactively in order to maintain appropriate level of skills to support the business in an agile and innovative ways;

  • Creating, communicating, facilitating, and presenting complex written materials and information cogently to and/or for all levels of audiences, partners and management;

  • Exhibiting leadership in technical writing and communication skills;

  • Conveying written and verbal messages to a variety of audiences in an organized, compelling and strategic manner;

  • Handling and managing confidential and sensitive data, knowing when and how much information is accessed and used, including full understanding of Google Suite security access to folders and documents;

  • Delivering resultant metrics and analytics (via reports, presentations, whitepapers, et al) involving moderate to complex human capital data to owners within a partnership business model through the use of Alteryx, Google Suite (especially formulas writing complex data functionality), Microsoft Office Suite, PeopleSoft, and Financial Data Systems;

  • Identifying effectiveness and efficiency opportunities to drive continuous improvement in the execution of centralized efforts;

  • Conducting business performance analysis of actual results against targeted for activities;

  • Working autonomously and influencing without direct authority, liaising, and coordinating with individuals, teams, and various stakeholders across all parts of a matrix professional services environment;

  • Navigating assertively to accomplish tasks and developing a network of key client and stakeholders; and,

  • Managing and maintaining relationships for on-going collaboration.

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