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Transformation - Organisational Design, Senior Manager

London, United Kingdom
Closing date
3 Oct 2023

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Accounting - practice
Salary band
Contract type
Full Time
Where will they be working?
Hybrid - mostly office

Job Details

We help our clients stay ahead of changes that impact their businesses, navigating complexity and risk. We deliver deep tax technical, people and legal expertise, while providing the critical context to make informed and compliant decisions. With clients ranging from multinational organisations and public sector bodies to entrepreneurs and family businesses, the work we do is diverse.The world of work is changing, fast. Our People & Organisation (P&O) Transformation team is at the forefront of this changing world, helping organisations to address their people challenges and deliver large scale workforce transformation.
A career in our P&O practice will provide you with the opportunity to help our clients deliver extraordinary business results through their people. We are a national team with an impressive track record working with a diverse range of clients across all industries, including some of the world's largest blue chip and public sector organisations. Our services support the client through this journey from better understanding and identifying business challenges, through to practical implementation of the solution.

We are looking for experienced organisational design professionals and if you were to join the team, you would be working on engagements that focus on:
  • Applying our own (and your!) innovative approaches to facilitate clients through complex organisation design work - helping them to make the decisions that will set them up for future success.
  • Co-designing new organisational structures and operating models, combining human-centred design, data and strategic insights.
  • Providing perspectives to clients and colleagues on trends in organisation design and leading edge practices
  • Partnering with our sector and functional specialists to help clients identify performance, productivity or cost saving opportunities that will enhance their organisation
  • Implementing new organisational designs including planning, people transition, resourcing and change management requirements.

As a Senior Manager in the practice, specific responsibilities include but are not limited to:
  • Oversee and lead the delivery of multiple large scale programmes, helping to put in place innovative solutions to solve client problems
  • Play a key role in helping the business grow through leading OD and workforce transformation business development activities such as identifying opportunities with new or existing clients and leading proposal and bid teams
  • Develop and manage a wide internal PwC network, and foster long term client relationships built on trust
  • Take a leading role in developing the practice through developing OD propositions, identifying new tools and technology and contributing to thought leadership
  • Develop, coach and upskill more junior members of the team, both through leading teams to deliver client work, as well as through more informal mentoring relationships

Preferred skills and experience:
  • Extensive experience working on large scale organisational design from design to delivery ideally in a consulting organisation or in an internal consultant role.
  • Experience in working on enterprise wide or multi-functional organisational design projects with different operating models including the use of shared services or outsourcing.
  • Experience of managing multiple programmes across geographies with differing needs and stakeholders
  • Significant experience in a leadership role and the ability to lead, motivate and manage diverse teams to deliver high quality results
  • Experience in leading and managing bids and proposals including scoping work, fees and margins
  • Deep understanding of, and experience in, managing the financial elements of client engagements such as profitability
  • Strong analytical skills and use of technologies to undertake workforce analysis using tools such as Orgvue, PowerBI or Tableau
  • Exceptional communications skills and the ability to tell powerful and compelling stories
  • Growth mindset and commitment to learning and development
  • Ability to innovate, think outside the box and reimagine how we deliver value to our clients


Our values define how we do things. And our purpose is why we exist - now more than ever - to build trust in society and solve important problems for our clients and our communities. In a world we no longer recognise, we need to rely on the strength and agility of our people to help us to navigate these uncertain times.

We're committed to ensuring that care and our people's wellbeing remains central to our culture. While we may not know what’s ahead, we can do all we can to help shape the future. As we continue to navigate this unprecedented time, it’s important that we support our people, to help them take care of themselves and to ensure the right support is available when it’s needed.

For now, we ask you to join our talent network and stay in touch with what’s happening in real time, including new possibilities as they arise. Visit our website for more information on how we’re responding to this pandemic and what changes we’re making to our recruitment process. 

Stay safe and stay connected in this rapidly changing world.


Opportunities are at the heart of a career with us.   Opportunities for you to sharpen your skills, collaborate with experts, build lasting relationships and make an impact in a place where people, quality and value mean everything.

Our offer to you...

·         Be part of the world’s leading professional services network and enjoy the benefits that come with that.

·         Meet and collaborate with highly talented people from diverse backgrounds, developing new ways of thinking, creating value for you, for PwC and for our clients.

·         Work in a challenging and stimulating environment where you’ll be inspired to reach your full potential.

·         Identify and develop your skills, build on your existing strengths and discover new ones you didn’t know you had. Watch your expertise and influence grow with us.


The PwC deal

No matter which area of the business you choose to join, all offer the same deal.  The opportunity to grow as an individual, to meet new people, and build lasting relationships that will stay with you for life.  All whilst making an impact in a place where people, quality, and value, mean everything.  Your hard work will be rewarded with a competitive salary and a personally tailored benefits package.


What you need to bring to us

Your intellect, willingness to learn, ability to build relationships, put yourself in others’ shoes, while always making a positive impact with our clients and each other.

The skills, insights and connections you develop at PwC are career defining wherever your career may take you. It’s the opportunity of a lifetime. Take it.



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