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Tax Relationship Leader

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Line of service
Internal Firm Services
Senior Manager
Internal Firm Services - Learning and Development
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Full Time
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Job description

Reporting to the Head of Strategic Relationships, the Tax Relationship Leader is responsible for providing a single, coordinated point of contact to manage the L&D relationships for Tax learning programmes, ensuring these Tax L&D solutions meet current and future LoS requirements.

The role

Responsible for sponsoring Tax flagship programmes including Fundamental Principles and Make a Difference and reviewing LoS needs in respect of deployment of programmes.

Key aspects of this role will include:

  • Operate as a business partner and engage with key business stakeholders across the LoS to obtain an understanding of the training needs, working closely with the other LoS Relationship Leaders

  • Shape the L&D agenda for Tax programmes and determine LoS specific learning and development interventions

  • Act as single point of contact for all LoS requests in respect of Tax programmes, determining if a learning intervention is the appropriate solution to address a business requirement

  • Accountable for delivery of the annual Tax L&D portfolio, i.e. the Book of Work

  • Work with other L&D Teams to ensure that all planned Tax L&D activity is implemented and achieved

  • Analyse various strategic, operational and evaluation reporting at both curriculum and programme level

  • Discuss analysis with key stakeholders and appropriate parties within T&D to produce recommendations, an improvement plan and oversee any resulting activity

  • Work across the PwC network to influence global training solutions and / or to leverage and share directly with other territories

  • A member of the wider T&D leadership team

  • Is technically strong in the field of tax

  • Demonstrate detailed knowledge of L&D tools and requirements

  • Experience working in L&D / training and can demonstrate depth of knowledge in current methodologies

  • Operate with a global mind-set, demonstrating commercial acumen and an understanding of the firm’s business priorities. And has demonstrated the ability to influence global solutions and deliverables to meet the needs of the UK practice

  • Goal orientated - maintains focus on agreed objectives and deliverables

  • Commercially orientated - keeps commercial aspects continually in mind when taking actions or making decisions

  • Ability to lead and develop self and others to provide a distinctive and sustainable L&D service to the firm

  • Communicate confidently and effectively to all levels

  • Assimilate complex data and information objectively to inform recommendations

  • Proven ability to engage and influence stakeholders at all levels, particularly at the Partner level

  • Effective budget / financial / resource management linked to firm's business priorities

  • Ability to lead, inspire, develop and champion others to deliver consistently effective results

  • Proven track record of driving organisational success through learning and development solutions, across a broad set of curricula/programmes

  • Build mutually beneficial relationships with internal and external stakeholders at all levels

  • Plan strategically and can translate vision and strategy into clear, actionable objectives and deliverables

  • Work professionally and collaboratively as part of the wider team to create value for the firm

  • Demonstrate resilience and delivery under pressure


Internal firm services

In order to deliver a first-class service to our clients, we need first-class support internally. Internal firm services is a network of specialist support professionals and includes marketing, recruitment, human capital, finance, technology, learning and development, procurement, to name but a few. Each team plays a vital role in making sure we have all the right resources, services and technology across our business.

The skills we look for in future employees

All our people need to demonstrate the skills and behaviours that support us in delivering our business strategy. This is important to the work we do for our business, and our clients. These skills and behaviours make up our global leadership framework, ‘The PwC Professional’ and are made up of five core attributes; whole leadership, technical capabilities, business acumen, global acumen and relationships.

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We work in a changing world which offers great opportunities for people with diverse backgrounds and experiences. We seek to attract and employ the best people from the widest talent pool, as well as those who reflect the diverse nature of our society. And we aim to encourage a culture where people can be themselves and be valued for their strengths. Creating value through diversity is what makes us strong as a business and as an organisation with an increasingly agile workforce, we're open to flexible working arrangements where appropriate.

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