PWC: Contingent Hire – Senior Associate


About the role

This opportunity is for a senior associate to support Talent Acquisition as a Contingent Hire officer. 

Our Talent Acquisition delivers timely, agile & diverse workforce solutions through permanent, global, flexible and contingent roles.  Through collaboration across the wider Workforce of the Future function, our team is committed to accessing the best talent within the market and strives to be the Employer of Choice. 

The Contingent Hire team is responsible for the delivery of the contingent workforce strategy. This is a fantastic opportunity for the right individual to join the team during an exciting period of change. Project management and building relationships are key elements of the role and will suit an individual looking to enhance their skills in these areas.

The individual will:

  • have the opportunity to build relationships with a diverse range of stakeholders from across several lines of service

  • have the opportunity to drive forward a number of transformation projects and potentially influence a number of internal policies

  • work alongside our managed service provider

  • develop a deeper understanding of how the firm operates.


Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • day to day management of our compliance and operational activities surrounding the onboarding and offboarding of our Direct Engaged Contractors. This includes completion of employment tax determinations

  • troubleshooting queries from the business and/or our contractors

  • working collaboratively with the team to support on a variety of projects

  • supporting quarterly supplier audits

  • working alongside the Operate Recruitment Senior Manager provide guidance and support to the Line of Service on their flexible resource needs

  • coordinate our internal and external communications; liaising with our Employer Brand team, Line of Service relationship managers and Contingent Hire leader.


  • A proven track record of strong organisational skills and the ability to prioritise several competing priorities whilst maintaining quality and accuracy

  • Strong attention to detail and written/verbal communication skills

  • Capable of being able to operate within an ambiguous & dynamic environment.

  • A commercial understanding of the business and the factors which influence resourcing decisions 

Preferred skills

  • Knowledge of the Off Payroll workers legislation, commonly known as IR35, is preferable but not a requirement. Training would be provided

Not the role for you?
Did you know PwC offer flexible contract arrangements as well as contingent work (ie temporary or day rate contracting)?

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Valuing Difference. Driving Inclusion.

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 because creating value through diversity is what makes us strong as a business, enabling us to solve important problems and deliver value to our clients. We encourage an inclusive culture where people can be themselves, are valued for their strengths and are empowered to be the best they can be. As an organisation with an increasingly agile workforce, we also support different ways of working offering flexible working arrangements. Learn more here about our work to support an inclusive culture.