Head of Contingent Workforce Management - Perm - London
Workforce models are developing rapidly in light of automation and technology disruption, PwC’s workforce is no exception.
New digital platforms are matching worker with employer and there is increasingly intense competition for critical skills.
As a large employer we want to better leverage our own internal talent market, cut through traditional hierarchies and tap into the contingent/gig workforce.
We are therefore looking for a Head of Contingent Workforce to the lead the following agenda:
Advise the UK Executive Board and Business Leaders on a contingent workforce strategy
Build a PwC one firm contingent workforce comprised of a number of different talent pools to include Alumni, Technology Graduates and flexible talent tools to include qualified and non-qualified people - over time this could be a community of c1,000 people
Lead the PwC owned contingent workforce - ensuring high levels of engagement within the community and work readiness such that deployment meets business need
Lead the growing external contingent workforce
Establish and lead new and ongoing policies and processes to ensure risk management and reputational issues associated with contingent/gig workers are mitigated
Establish and lead a large PwC owned one firm contingent workforce, ensure the community is “work ready” and meets the skills and experience required by the business. Ensure the cohort is highly utilised and profitable
Lead, own and manage the firm’s contingent workforce policy ensuring the firm does not breach legal, tax, and reputational risks, support the business with adherence
Responsibility for building a dynamic external contingent/gig workforce using the latest digital platforms to acquire scarce skills
Responsibility for the leadership and pastoral care of the PwC contingent workforce
Reputed to be PwC’s leading subject matter expert in contingent workforce - advising on best practice and emerging professional trends
Responsible for good strategic fit with service delivery centres, centre of excellent and off shore delivery models
Essential skills needed for the role:
Professional Operations/HR/Resource (deployment) Management Leader with extensive years of experience
An accomplished leader of people with the ability to motivate and retain.
Strong commercial acumen – a solid understanding of a profit and loss account and how business decisions affect that
Excellent knowledge of emerging technology especially as it relates to workforce of the future - remain current and up to date
A deep understanding of the external contingent market
Remain current in emerging technology that supports the delivery of an agile workforce
Understand all procurement services
Influence the Business to use and maximise these resources
Escalate any issues to head of workforce strategy that prevent the use of contingent workforce, poor behaviours, underperforming commercials