Line of Service Leader - Human Capital
This role provides the opportunity and autonomy to shape the people strategy within one of our 6 lines of service, IFS. You will lead the Business Unit HC teams within IFS and will advise and support the IFS Functional leaders on appropriate people strategies to meet their business goals. You will work closely with the IFS People leader and provide support and HC leadership to the functional leadership teams. Working closely in collaboration with the other HC leaders and People Teams leaders.Our IFS Line of Service is made up of many functional teams all supporting PwC in all areas including HR, Finance and Risk to name a few. It is a national practice with IFS teams based in all our offices. tcross the UK.
About the role Areas of responsibility will include:
Providing advice on appropriate strategies for the IFS people agenda
Contributing to the ongoing development of the People Agenda and Human Capital strategy, business plan and commercial agenda.
Providing leadership and development of the IFS HC team, including their continued professional and personal development and ensuring they work closely with the business understand their objectives and build a trusted advisor relationship.
Working closely with all the People Teams who support IFS (eg Recruitment, Resourcing, Global Mobility, L&D, Diversity and Inclusion, Reward and Benefits).
Working with the IFS Functional leaders to review and build organisational capability, identifying gaps and recommending actions, where appropriate, to ensure that the business is correctly resourced to meet strategic objectives.
Working collaboratively with each HC strategic priority area to ensure that IFS has leading HC specialist strategies to exceed their business goals and facilitation of One Firm approach.
Working with IFS Functional leaders to develop performance measures and ensuring that in creating the right environment, individual and team performance is managed effectively.
Constantly seeking to identify high potential talent both within the HC function, business and externally.
Working to develop positive and collaborative employee relations through understanding employee sentiment and helping to create an environment so that IFS is recognised as being a great place to work.
Leading the HC function working closely in a team with the HC Leadership team and the People Leadership team.
RequirementsThe following skills are required for this role:
Significant experience across all key HC skills areas and will be capable of driving and facilitating change.
Team leadership and delegation skills with a collaborative, participative approach and the ability to engage, inspire and influence people at all levels in the organisation.
Strong leadership and influencing skills to enable proactive relationships with members of the IFS Functional leaders and the IFS People Leader
A team player willing to work hard to build strong and productive relationships at all levels within the LoS.
Clear, comprehensive understanding of the link between HC and business strategy, capable of contributing to the strategic agenda with strong operational skills.
Up to date with the latest thinking and developments in human resources, but recognising that all policies must be relevant and add value.
Willing and able to be a driver of technology within the firm, up to date on technology use within HR and more widely, able to operate and use technology based support and to drive and encourage others to do the same (Google, Workday, digital learning, data analytics for HR)
Strong data analytical skills to create and review MI to provide business insights to support, inform and drive our people strategies.
Willing to try new approaches and to question the status quo in a positive, non-confrontational way.
Passionate about change, particularly technology based, always looking for improvement, simplification and better ways of doing things. Experience driving cultural change both within HC and across a business
Able to develop mutually supportive relationships with the Human Capital Leadership Team and to utilise the expertise available within the HC community in PwC.
Able to build on a network of relationships both internally and externally to ensure sharing of best practice.
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