Description:A career in Office of General Counsel, within Internal Firm Services, will provide you with the opportunity to be a part of the Firm's legal department by providing dedicated legal support in the areas of litigation, counselling, and corporate, commercial, and employment law. You'll play an important part in all aspects of regulatory proceedings involving the Firm and its personnel by supporting on regulatory issues, advising the Firm on matters relating to its operations, supporting the Firm's client contracting function, and advising on matters related to employees. As part of our team, you'll help with researching background information related to legal issues and prepare legal documents. You'll focus on drafting contracts or legal agreements, retaining files of prepared legal documents, and coordinating requests between internal and external counsel.
To really stand out and make us fit for the future in a constantly changing world, each and every one of us at PwC needs to be a purpose-led and values-driven leader at every level. To help us achieve this we have the PwC Professional; our global leadership development framework. It gives us a single set of expectations across our lines, geographies and career paths, and provides transparency on the skills we need as individuals to be successful and progress in our careers, now and in the future.
As a Director, you'll work as part of a team of problem solvers, helping to solve complex business issues from strategy to execution. PwC Professional skills and responsibilities for this management level include but are not limited to:
- Support team to disrupt, improve and evolve ways of working when necessary.
- Arrange and sponsor appropriate assignments and experiences to help people realise their potential and support their long-term aspirations.
- Identify gaps in the market and spot opportunities to create value propositions.
- Look for opportunities to scale efficiencies and new ways of working across multiple projects and environments.
- Create an environment where people and technology thrive together to accomplish more than they could apart.
- I promote and encourage others to value difference when working in diverse teams.
- Drive and take ownership for developing connections that help deliver what is best for our people and stakeholders.
- Influence and facilitate the creation of long-term relationships which add value to the firm.
- Uphold the firm's code of ethics and business conduct.
This role will be the point of contact and subject matter expert for all labor and employment legal advice and guidance for PwC global functional groups, including Ethics & Compliance (for both counseling and investigations) and Human Capital and PwC's IT Services Co.
Job Requirements and Preferences:
Minimum Degree Required:
- Juris Doctorate
Minimum Years of Experience:
- 5 year(s) of practicing employment law in a law firm, corporate or government environment.
- Demonstrates thought leader-level abilities as a team leader, emphasizing the following areas:
- Leading or advising on complex employment investigations of matters involving employee misconduct, including discrimination, harassment, retaliation, conflict of interest, and other violations of law or policy;
- Managing outside legal counsel in employment investigations or litigation matters;
- Providing guidance and expertise to develop policy, guidance and training around labor law issues, with sensitivity around cultural and Diversity Equity & Inclusion (DE&I) issues;
- Demonstrating interpersonal and teamwork skills, with the ability to advise and influence global team members and member firm stakeholders and leaders with respect to cross-border issues;
- Advising and managing global and territory leadership on a wide range of advice and counseling for labor law issues and investigations;
- Translating complex, technical advice into succinct, clear, and direct business solutions;
- Supporting stakeholders and leadership to build consensus on complex employment law and business issues;
- Presenting labor law and related issues during large global meetings, trainings, and other presentations;
- Fostering a diverse and inclusive team and environment;
- Advising stakeholders and leaders on a wide range of labor law and employment-related matters; and,
- Understanding global issues and operating in a global business.
At PwC, our work model includes three ways of working: virtual, in-person, and flex (a hybrid of in-person and virtual). Visit the following link to learn more: https://pwc.to/ways-we-work.
PwC does not intend to hire experienced or entry level job seekers who will need, now or in the future, PwC sponsorship through the H-1B lottery, except as set forth within the following policy: https://pwc.to/H-1B-Lottery-Policy.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment at PwC without regard to race; creed; color; religion; national origin; sex; age; disability; sexual orientation; gender identity or expression; genetic predisposition or carrier status; veteran, marital, or citizenship status; or any other status protected by law. PwC is proud to be an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer.
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For positions in Albany (NY), California, Colorado, Nevada, New York City, Washington State, or Westchester County (NY), please visit the following link for pay range information: https://pwc.to/payrange-v1-ifsdirector