8 days ago
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.
If you’re interested in operating in a fast-moving, dynamic and exciting Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A) environment, while delivering high-impact People solutions for Global clients, then People in Deals is for you.
Our PwC People in Deals team supports clients by deploying HR expertise in an M&A environment. We deliver end-to-end HR services, across the entire deals lifecycle, delivering value through Mergers, Acquisitions & Integrations, Separations, Restructuring programmes and an array of other transactions and transformation initiatives.
In an ever changing and uncertain world, the market is poised for a deals-led-recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic, with an increasing pool of private capital in play and business valuations marching higher. Our team’s wide-ranging, adaptable and multidisciplinary offering, paired with an accelerating deals market, means there is no better time to join the team - and make a very real impact.
Who we are looking for
We are looking for ambitious, talented and driven individuals with a desire to lead or support the delivery of HR and People initiatives in an exciting Deals environment.
Experience as a HR professional or in a HR capacity is essential
Experience of leading change, business transformation, restructuring and TUPE programmes is highly desirable
Experience as a Consultant and/or in an M&A/Change environment is a plus
You work comfortably under pressure in a fast-paced deal/project environment
You are a proven self-starter who is able to use your initiative to develop solutions
You have strong stakeholder management skills and exceptional communication skills
You are able to manage your own time and balance multiple priorities
You work effectively in cross-functional teams and are able to apply your expertise to a variety of business challenges
You have a desire to develop as a professional, and have a proven track record of growth, adaptability and a willingness to improve
You are or aspire to be an effective, adaptable and balanced leader
Working with us
The deals you would advise on could vary from small domestic to global multi-billion pound transactions, and your work would cover some of the most interesting and challenging projects within PwC. Our clients cover all industries, including Pharma, Retail & Consumer, Industrial Products, Energy, Financial Services, Media & Technology as well as Private Equity (PE).
You would lead, deliver or support a value-focused People strategy for our clients across the whole deal cycle, from due diligence to integration, separation planning to execution, as well as post deal business and cultural transformation. Key focus areas you could be involved in include workforce planning and transition, organisational design, engagement and culture, retention, compensation & benefits, HR service delivery, employee relations, and HR systems and processes - all in a deals context.
We regularly partner with teams across PwC, both locally as well as Globally, and we work as one team in a supportive and collaborative setting, recognising outstanding contribution and talent.
If working in the People in Deals team sounds like a good fit for you, then we would love to hear from you.