HR Operations Advisory

Providing strategic workforce advice on people matters across the Australian market

An integrated and holistic solution to HR matters

It has never been more important to invest in your people. 

PwC’s HR Operations Advisory team partners with businesses to provide strategic HR guidance, subject matter expertise and operational support across all stages of the employee lifecycle.

We partner with businesses of all sizes and across all sectors. From startups and family businesses with no HR function to large businesses with established HR teams who are looking for expert support on particular projects and initiatives. 

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Challenges faced by businesses

Businesses are facing monumental shifts in workforce expectations and increasingly complex operating environments. These challenges necessitate a new and fresh approach to managing your workforces.

In an environment driven by industrial reforms, greater compliance obligations and changing employee expectations of work, strategic and proactive Human Resources practices are more important than ever. Often businesses are not adequately resourced to make this shift from reactive to strategic HR, either through limitations in capacity or capability. 

How can we help?

Our HR Operations Advisory team can provide advisory services to solve specific HR issues, consult on overall workforce strategy, or transform your HR practices or function. In addition, we can also provide specific HR compliance and operational support to bridge gaps in internal HR resourcing capacity. We bring industry-specific experience and leverage subject matter expertise across the full spectrum of HR processes.   We support businesses to more strategically manage their people - their most important (and often most costly) asset. 

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Our approach

Our team has a wealth of HR experience and expertise, across a range of business sectors and sizes. We bring a unique combination of operational HR expertise, alongside strategic and transformational experience to provide practical insight and support. 

Our HR specialists work collaboratively with our colleagues across PwC to deliver an integrated and holistic solution that draws on a wealth of experience in reward and remuneration strategy, employment taxes, payroll advisory, workplace law and diversity and inclusion consulting. We are hands-on and practical, and are at our best delivering work in partnership.


Our team is able to support with a range of services, including:


HR Diagnostics - Maturity & Compliance Assessment
Employee Value Proposition
Strategic HR Business Partnering
Performance Management
People Strategy
HR function and process optimisation
Job analysis, job design and career frameworks
HR data analytics and dashboarding 


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Contact us

Emma Hardy

Partner, Workforce, PwC Australia

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