Connecting...

Job

linkedin

Senior Associates HR Deals Consultant London

  • Location

    London

  • Sector:

    Financial Services

  • Job ref:

    35696BR

  • Published:

    9 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    01-05-2019

  • Client:

    PwC

Senior Associates HR Deals Consultant London
The People in Deals team is a multi-disciplinary team that works alongside transaction services and our HRM consulting teams.

We deliver end-to-end HR and pensions deal services, to help our clients achieve success from their deals and create value through M&As, disposals and restructuring.

Clients and work
Our clients are from various industries (such as health & pharma, retail & consumer, industrial products, energy/ utilities/ mining, financial services, and telecom/ media/ technology) as well as Private Equity (PE). The deals we advise on vary from small domestic to global multi-billion pounds transactions. We advise our clients throughout the whole deal cycle from due diligence to integration and separation planning and execution, as well as post deal business and cultural transformation. Our service portfolio includes:
  • Buy and sell side HR and pensions due diligence
  • Synergy development and review
  • Carve out and divestment support (incl. employee transfers and HR function set-up)
  • Taking control and 100 day planning
  • Operational people, HR, and cultural integration (mergers, acquisitions and integration)
  • Post-acquisition performance improvement and transformation

Main Duties and Responsibilities
  • Developing client relationships in organisations and using your knowledge of the transaction lifecycle to develop sell-on opportunities (with guidance from senior colleagues)
  • An interest and willingness to become involved in practice and business development activities such as developing propositions and proposals, in addition to client work.
  • You have knowledge of both people and HR matters on a transaction, with a focus on the post-deal space, including some or all of the following areas – the ‘soft’ (culture change, change management, communications and talent management) and/or the ‘hard’ and more technical aspects of a deal (organisation design, people transition and industrial relations).
  • You comfortably work under the pressure and tight deadlines of a deal/project environment
  • You work effectively within cross-functional teams, bringing your HR/people expertise to a variety of business challenges
  • You actively coach and develop junior colleagues, seeking feedback to improve your own technical and interpersonal/presentation skills and enhance your practice
  • You are a proven self-starter who is able to use your initiative to develop solutions
  • You have strong stakeholder management skills including the ability to effectively manage upwards
  • You are able to manage your own time and at times balance multiple priorities

Key experience
  • You have some experience of working on deals (across both integration and carve-out), and/or experience of business transformations
  • You have specific experience across some or all key areas of the HR/people workstream in a deal, with a focus on in-deal and post-deal activities both the ‘soft’ (culture change, change management, communications and talent management) as well as the ‘hard’ and more technical aspects of a deal (organisation design, people transition and industrial relations)
  • You will have an HR background and understanding of the people agenda
  • You have worked effectively within teams providing HR advice to the project team or directly to business stakeholders
  • You may have experience of managing people or coaching junior client or internal teams to improve performance. You give ongoing and immediate feedback to upskill colleagues and managers.
  • Experience of working in a consulting or professional services environment would be advantageous
The Senior Associate role is key to delivering our growing pipeline of projects and providing ongoing support for our growing team, particularly on big, complex deals which are often multi-country/global integrations and separations. This role will be key to imparting skills and knowledge to our graduates on transactions and upskilling our wider transaction colleagues on the important of people issues in deals. This role will continue to have access to some of the most interesting and challenging projects within PwC, as you help shape the people agenda for clients undergoing transactions. As a growing team we have licence to recognise outstanding contribution and talent, and will continue to push for further growth and share opportunities this brings with our own team
Critical requirements are
Consulting experience from a professional services organisation or
  • HR/change role, for example Assistant HR Manager or equivalent in industry on transformational programmes/deals
  • Experience of people workstreams in deals (both integrations and separations)
  • Highly developed communication skills
  • Good Microsoft office skills (particularly Word, Excel and PowerPoint)
  • University educated (2 1 degree or higher)
Job Id: 35696BR
Location: London
Salary: Competitive
Role Closing Date: 1st May 2019

Tax

We help organisations and the people who run them answer the big business questions. How should we raise finance? Where should we be based? How should we reward our people? With some 3,300 experts whose expertise covers every conceivable area of taxation, we’re one of the UK’s leading tax practices.

The skills we look for in future employees

All our people need to demonstrate the skills and behaviours that support us in delivering our business strategy. This is important to the work we do for our business, and our clients. These skills and behaviours make up our global leadership framework, ‘The PwC Professional’ and are made up of five core attributes; whole leadership, technical capabilities, business acumen, global acumen and relationships.

Learn more here www.pwc.com/uk/careers/experienced/apply

Diversity

We work in a changing world which offers great opportunities for people with diverse backgrounds and experiences. We seek to attract and employ the best people from the widest talent pool, as well as those who reflect the diverse nature of our society. And we aim to encourage a culture where people can be themselves and be valued for their strengths. Creating value through diversity is what makes us strong as a business and as an organisation with an increasingly agile workforce, we're open to flexible working arrangements where appropriate.

Learn more here www.pwc.com/uk/diversity