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PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC)

3.9 | New York City, NY | Accounting | 5001 to 10000 Employees
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Posted 9 months ago on Nov. 19, 2019

Executive Coach - Partner Development (Director)

Full-time in Chicago, IL
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PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) is an accounting company headquartered in the New York City, NY area with 5001 to 10000 employees. PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) has a 3.9-star InHerSight Score, based on 6,185 ratings from 415 employees. 53 employees have left comments about their experience working for the company on InHerSight.

A career in Partner Affairs, within Internal Firm Services, will provide you with the opportunity to provide strategic and operational support to current and former partners of the Firm. You’ll have a big part in supporting our partners from assisting with partner admissions and talent development to partner compensation, administration, and benefits. As part of our Internal Firm Services, you’ll provide strategic oversight, manage operations, and develop policies for all aspects of the Partner Affairs team.

To really stand out and make us ?t for the future in a constantly changing world, each and every one of us at PwC needs to be an authentic and inclusive leader, at all grades/levels and in all lines of service. 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: - Arrange appropriate assignments and experiences to support others’ learning and development. - Seek out different ways to use current and relevant technological advances. - Analyse marketplace trends - economical, social, cultural, technological - to identify opportunities and create value propositions. - Deploy methods to keep up with, and stay ahead of, new developments and ideas. - Offer a global perspective in stakeholder discussions and when shaping solutions/recommendations. - Drive and take ownership for developing networks that help deliver what is best for stakeholders. - Proactively manage stakeholders to create positive outcomes for all parties. - Uphold the firm’s code of ethics and business conduct.

The Partner Development Executive Coaching Center (ECC) within Partner Development supports and advances Partners throughout their career lifecycle. The Executive Coaches build leadership capabilities through competency based development, transition coaching, performance coaching, legacy coaching, team development and assessment service.

Job Requirements and Preferences:

Basic Qualifications:

Minimum Degree Required:
High School Diploma

Minimum Years of Experience:
10 year(s) and/or 10-years of experience coaching the senior leader/C-suite level

Preferred Qualifications:

Degree Preferred:
Bachelor Degree

Certification(s) Preferred:

Coaching (e.g., ICF PCC) or counseling certifications

Preferred Knowledge/Skills:

Demonstrates thought leader-level abilities with, and/or a proven record of success directing efforts in a partnership structure and professional services environment, emphasizing the following areas: 

  • Earning the trust and credibility of the Partners; 
  • Understanding and leveraging methodologies of executive coaching, senior leadership development, group coaching, facilitation, and team dynamics required to effectively coach partners to success; and,
  • Recognizing business practices and management to establish trust and confidence when developing and conducting the coaching relationship. 

Demonstrates thought leader-level abilities with, and/or a proven record of success directing efforts in coaching and developing senior level/C-suite executives to meet the established goals, preferably for a global network of professional services consulting firms, emphasizing the following areas: 

  • Having P&L management/familiarity or other line leadership know-how to bring and escalate relevant content, increasing credibility with senior executives;
  • Leveraging various leadership and coaching methods, frameworks, and current developments in the executive coaching realm, including leadership communication, emotional intelligence, executive presence, team leadership, influence, positive psychology, somatic work, neuroscience, and adult development; 
  • Coaching Partner level executives, tailoring coaching support to their business, leadership and personal challenges, thereby accelerating their personal development and enabling them to contribute at the highest level throughout their careers; 
  • Participating in leadership development programs as a coach, facilitator, and assessor with both large and small groups of cross line of service Partners in all stages of their Partnership careers;  
  • Conducting and delivering 360-feedback via stakeholder interviews and reporting protocols;
  • Building, managing, and leveraging key relationships with Partners, their reviewing Partners, and other Partner Affairs team members to position and drive the most effective solutions and alignment of the ECC across the firm;
  • Working autonomously and being able to influence without direct authority, liaising and coordinating with individuals, teams, and various stakeholders across all parts of the Firm; 
  • Creating high quality deliverables appropriate for Partners and other senior Firm leadership; and,
  • Providing strategic counsel and support to team members in the ECC and within the wider Partner Development team. 

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.

For positions based in San Francisco, consideration of qualified candidates with arrest and conviction records will be in a manner consistent with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.
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