Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Melbourne


Human Capital Generalist-MEL00040J

Flexible work options - work smarter in a way that suits your lifestyle
18 weeks paid parental leave
Role model the Human Capital vision to inspire a high performing culture

Join PwC’s People, Partnership & Culture (PP&C) team as a Human Capital Generalist - Professional Services Team in our Melbourne office. Our PP&C team are role models, we live our purpose and values, and we love and leverage our differences. We take risks, we are innovative, digital and an exciting people team. The People team feel proud and empowered to be relevant, front line leaders who enable the business and are not a “support function”.

The Opportunity
At PwC, we help Australian businesses, not-for-profits and governments create value and improve the way they work. From improving healthcare, to creating smarter cities and igniting Australia’s start up industry, you’ll build trust in society and solve important problems.

As part of the PP&C team, we are looking for someone who has a strong background in, passion and focus on HC operations and delivery. You will support people managers with generalist advice and provide support on BAU people activities and the HC lifecycle. As well as being a proactive, business facing support to managers deploying new HC initiatives and HC calendar activities, including casework management, you will coach people managers and provide business insights into people plans.

Success stems from a positive attitude, hard work and going the extra mile, but that’s not all!

You will:

Execute the people agenda within your varying Business portfolios and provide operational excellence for all People activities
Develop and maintain strong partnerships with your client groups to deliver effective and timely advice on all people management issues
Build influential relationships with your client groups to shape the overall people and future workforce priorities through the delivery of talent management, succession planning, organisational agility and building a coaching culture
Provide commercial advice in line with PwC policy and problem resolution for employee relations issues including remuneration, conflict resolution and performance management
Work with your teams to support them in achieving their goals
Manage the annual performance review process, including facilitating appraisal discussions and leading calibration meetings
Be involved in a range of HC projects that have a direct impact on the success of our business
Be a Workday subject matter expert, driving a change culture through the firm

About you
The brief is simple…
You are currently in an Manager HC/HR or similar related role and have a demonstrable proven track record of being able to deliver generalist and specialist operational advice and activity on the Human Capital lifecycle. You provide proactive, business facing support in your role and are a role model for the Human Capital vision and Firm values to inspire high performing culture.

Your colleagues can vouch that you:

Act with integrity and show care for the people you work with
Are currently performing the role and responsibilities of a HC/HR Manager
Able to build and maintain effective relationships and are influential
Have a strong understanding of the different aspects of HC lifecycle and the challenges it presents

Sound like you? Read on.

What we offer
Working for Australia’s largest professional services firm you’ll join a global network spanning 157 countries that delivers meaningful outcomes for a wide range of clients.

Our culture and benefits are why we’re LinkedIn’s number one Australian workplace. With state of the art offices and premium technology, each person has access to flexible work options. The dress policy is flexible too – you choose what you wear based on the work you do with your team and clients.

Fostering an inclusive culture and embracing differences is at the core of everything we do. PwC empowers you to be yourself and work with people from many backgrounds to achieve things never thought possible. Get involved in our employee-led diversity networks (cultural, disability, LGBTI or gender equality) and benefit from our best-in-class policies such as 18 weeks maternity/paternity leave, flexible work and gender equity.

Up for a challenge? We’re committed to helping our people unleash their potential. Hard work

About the company

PricewaterhouseCoopers (trading as PwC) is a multinational professional services network. It is one of the largest professional services firms in the world, and is one of the Big Four auditors, along with Deloitte, EY and KPMG. Vault Accounting 50 has ranked PwC as the most prestigious accounting firm in the world for six consecutive years, as well as the top firm to work for in North America for two consecutive years.

PwC is a network of firms in 157 countries with more than 195,400 people. It had total revenues of $34.0 billion in FY 2014, of which $15.1 billion was generated by its Assurance practice, $8.8 billion by its Tax practice and $10.0 billion by its Advisory practice.

The firm was formed in 1998 by a merger between Coopers & Lybrand and Price Waterhouse. The trading name was shortened to PwC in September 2010 as part of a rebranding.

As of 2014 PwC United States is the 5th-largest privately owned organization in the United States.

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