Public Sector - People and Change - Associate

  • Company: PwC
  • Location: McLean, Virginia
  • Posted: September 19, 2017
  • Reference ID: 93026BR
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Job Description
In today's changing environment, the public sector is seeing an increase in physical and cyber threats, financial and performance reporting requirements, diversity in the workforce, and the impact of rapidly changing technologies. PricewaterhouseCoopers Public Sector LLP provides management consulting, technology consulting and risk consulting services to help federal and international government agencies anticipate and address these and other complex challenges.

PwC Public Sector LLP is one of four organizations to receive the 2014 Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award. The Baldrige Award is the nation’s highest Presidential honor for performance excellence, recognizing U.S. organizations for superior quality and world-class results across six categories defined by Baldrige including Leadership, Strategic Planning, Customer Focus, Measurement, Analysis and Knowledge Management, Workforce Focus, and Operations Focus. For more information on our journey to performance excellence, please visit or view our winner profile on the NIST website.

Professionals in PwC Public Sector LLP may be subject to a government security investigation and may need to meet related eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

Our People and Organization consultants help clients effectively execute their business strategies through their people and maximize return on human capital. We do this by helping to transform their HR function, including their HR policies, operations and dashboards, and increasing their workforce capability. We also drive both transformational and event driven changes by focusing on organization design, leadership, culture, change management, communications and training.

Position/Program Requirements
Minimum Year(s) of Experience: 1

Minimum Degree Required: Bachelor's degree in Human Resources Management or related field

Knowledge Preferred:
Some 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. Some exposure in the design and delivery of consulting solutions in the areas of organizational, HR and learning development, analytics and forecasting/modeling.

Skills Preferred:
Some proven abilities identifying and addressing client needs and delivering quality results in a collaborative and fast paced environment:
- Interacting with client counterparts in an organized and knowledgeable manner, developing an awareness of the firm's services and building solid relationships with clients.
- Structuring discrete problems, deliver clear requests for information and demonstrate flexibility in prioritizing and completing tasks.
- Conveying ideas clearly in an oral and written manner, both one-on-one and in small groups. Proven track record of success as a team member with demonstrated abilities to understand personal and team roles, contribute to a positive environment by building solid relationships with team members and seek guidance, clarification and feedback when necessary.

This role supports client work contractually requiring US Citizenship and a TS/SCI CI Level Security Clearance.

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