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Multinational merger HR

Reforms to international human resource policy and procedures

Worldwide, 1998–1999

Sector: Human resources

Employer: PricewaterhouseCoopers

Project summary: Reform of international human resource policy and procedures following the merger of Price Waterhouse and Coopers & Lybrand to create PricewaterhouseCoopers

Position: Project manager, global human resource transition team (based in Paris and Moscow)



  • provided specialist change management and training advice during the global functional redesign
  • analysed, designed, implemented and evaluated best practice policy and procedures in recruitment and international staff development, including assessment and negotiation of salary and conditions
  • designed and implemented project monitoring and evaluation and a quality assurance system, including specifications for implementation in varied geographies
  • developed training strategies
  • analysed training needs and designed training materials
  • delivered training to senior and line managers, both face to face and in virtual training rooms