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PwC Leadership, Talent and Organization Director in Washington, District Of Columbia

Specialty/Competency: Advisory - People and Organisation

Industry/Sector: Not Applicable

Time Type: Full time

Government Clearance Required: No

Available for Work Sponsorship: Yes

Travel Requirements: Up to 80%

A career in our People in Deals practice, within People and Organisation Consulting 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 our clients with all human capital aspects of buying, selling or listing businesses both domestically and internationally. You’ll be assisting the team focus on Human Resources due diligence, pre- and post-close planning, and post deal implementation and integration.

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 Director, 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:

  • Support team to disrupt, improve and evolve ways of working when necessary.

  • Arrange and sponsor appropriate assignments and experiences to help people realise their potential and support their long-term aspirations.

  • Identify gaps in the market and spot opportunities to create value propositions.

  • Look for opportunities to scale efficiencies and new ways of working across multiple projects and environments.

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

  • I promote and encourage others to value difference when working in diverse teams.

  • Drive and take ownership for developing connections that help deliver what is best for our people and stakeholders.

  • Influence and facilitate the creation of long-term relationships which add value to the firm.

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

Job Requirements and Preferences :

Basic Qualifications :

Minimum Degree Required :

Bachelor Degree

Minimum Years of Experience :

8 year(s)

Preferred Qualifications :

Degree Preferred :

Master of Business Administration

Preferred Knowledge/Skills :

Demonstrates thought leader-level abilities with, and/or a proven record of success directing efforts in the following areas:

  • Understanding the business dynamics and strategy of a deal, and identifying the core bets, potential risks, necessary capabilities, and execution requirements in order to realize transaction value;

  • Analyzing and developing recommendations to strengthen leadership, organizational capability, human capital management strategies, and culture in order to enable strategy execution;

  • Demonstrating empathy, curiosity, and attunement to formal and informal cues in data, communications, and interpersonal interactions;

  • Learning and employing multiple frameworks and mental models for assessment based on client and deal requirements;

  • Quickly assimilating data, reports, and verbal and non-verbal cues to form viewpoints that are continually iterated based on additional information;

  • Moving fluidly between macro and micro considerations in problem solving, and toggling continuously between current state and potential future states to assess fit with anticipated strategy;

  • Applying appropriate judgment in assessing fit, strengths, and gaps against VCP based on information provided as well as experience and “pattern recognition” drawn from work in previous relevant M&A transactions, executive interactions, and/or consulting engagements;

  • Developing and directing the day-to-day activities of project team members from a range of technical backgrounds;

  • Utilizing project management skills in driving towards key milestones and capacity planning; and,

  • Demonstrating written and verbal communication skills.

Demonstrates thought leader-level abilities with, and/or a proven record of success directing efforts in the following areas:

  • Interacting with and presenting findings to investment professionals and target/portfolio company executives;

  • Cultivating trusted, long-term advisory relationships with investment professionals and operating executive clients, and with portfolio company CEOs, CHROs, and other executives;

  • Possessing a background in investing, entrepreneurship, and/or operating roles; and,

  • Specialization and experience relevant to PE portfolio companies (typically middle market or growth stage, not large corporate context).

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.

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