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Workforce of the Future- Director

Chicago, IL 60606

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. Youll 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. Youll 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.


As a Director, youll 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 lead the practise by setting strategy, drive the development of new business in the market, and provide technical advice across disciplines
  • Building strong networks within the firm to spot and capitalise on opportunities to get involved in projects that others are leading across a number of different business units and sectors
  • Identifying and discussing key issues with our clients to identify potential opportunities
  • Responsibility for a majority of day to day client communications
  • Responsibility to shape and deliver various projects that exceed the expectations of our clients and our own assignment quality criteria
  • Manage and deliver large projects by developing the project team, assessing engagement risks throughout, driving conclusions, and reviewing / challenging the output produced by the team
  • Responsibility for management of engagement financials
  • Helping to grow and develop our team through hands on training and coaching

Preferred skills

  • Job Requirements and Preferences: 

    Basic Qualifications: 

    Minimum Degree Required: 
    Bachelor Degree

    Required Fields of Study: 
    Human Resources Management

    Minimum Years of Experience: 
    10 year(s) 

    Preferred Qualifications: 

    Degree Preferred: 
    Master Degree

    Preferred Fields of Study: 
    Business Administration/Management, Human Resources Management, Organizational Management, Computer and Information Science

    Certification(s) Preferred: 

    Preferred Knowledge/Skills: 
    Demonstrated thought-leader level of knowledge and understanding of the talent management function including: workforce planning and analytics, organizational design, human resources effectiveness, leadership development, performance management, talent assessment and succession planning. 

    Demonstrates expertise and a proven track record of consistent selling and overseeing the design and delivery of consulting solutions in the areas of organizational, HR and learning development, analytics and forecasting/modeling. 

    Demonstrates extensive exposure to approaches for building and enhancing client relationships and selling consulting projects.

    Demonstrates extensive proven track record of success selling and leading multiple and large project engagements in a collaborative and fast-paced environment: 
    - Driving relationship with senior client counterparts, ensuring buy-in in term of scope, objectives and deliverables and negotiating appropriate engagement terms, e.g.. payment terms, expenses and schedule;
    - Effectively managing the financial aspects of engagements, e.g. invoicing, budget and collection;
    - Developing overall engagement frameworks, plans and program structure; working with client to define resource needs and managing engagement expectations;
    - Developing and sustaining deep client relationships at executive level using networking, negotiation and persuasion skills to identify and sell potential new service opportunities;
    - Effectively leveraging and utilizing the firm's resources and credentials to generate new business opportunities and lead selling efforts;
    - Communicating with presence and influence in both formal and informal settings, preparing and presenting persuasive written and verbal materials. 

    Proven extensive track record of success as a team leader with intimate abilities to lead, inspire and motivate teams by creating an atmosphere of trust, leveraging diverse views, coaching staff and encouraging improvement and innovation.

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.


Posted: 2019-10-01 Expires: 2019-11-01

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