Management Consultant - HR Transformation

Manchester, England, gb
Company: Accenture
Category: Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations
Published on 2021-07-29 18:10:27

Job Description

Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services in strategy and consulting, interactive, technology and operations, with digital capabilities across all of these services. With our thought leadership and culture of innovation, we apply industry expertise, diverse skill sets and next-generation technology to each business challenge.

We believe in inclusion and diversity and supporting the whole person. Our core values comprise of Stewardship, Best People, Client Value Creation, One Global Network, Respect for the Individual and Integrity. Year after year, Accenture is recognized worldwide not just for business performance but for inclusion and diversity too.

“Across the globe, one thing is universally true of the people of Accenture: We care deeply about what we do and the impact we have with our clients and with the communities in which we work and live. It is personal to all of us.” – Julie Sweet, Accenture CEO

As a team:

UK&I HR Transformation Consulting Services is a cross-industry capability, which is focused on developing and delivering market leading, innovative HR solutions to our clients. This practice is part of our UKI Talent and Organisation/Human Potential practice which leads on combining our HR Transformation and HR Technology consulting with programme leadership capabilities, change management, and leadership expertise, helping our clients to shape and deliver world-class colleague experience, HR services underpinned by digital enablement to unlock their human potential.

Accenture’s HR Transformation capability is a recognised market leader in HR Consulting. We have worked with our clients to create leading edge HR organizations, processes and practices that deliver measurable improvements in the performance of people and the organization. Our HR professionals provide knowledge and experience that help today's companies blueprint their HR strategy, operating model and support the planning, design, and deployment activities required to achieve broad HR transformational changes across the enterprise. Accenture provides strong methods, tools, and accelerators founded in best in class thought leadership to help our client’s structure, launch, and implement these large-scale transformation programs which drives productivity, effectiveness and improves workforce performance.

We are growing our newly formed practice with ambitions to scale at pace and are looking for enthusiastic professionals to expand our HR capabilities and share our passion for innovative HR. As a group of practitioners, we work very closely with the world’s largest organisations which gives us a strong understanding of the challenges they face and how our strong ties in the wider Accenture community can support them.

In our team you will learn:

You'll learn, grow and advance in an innovative culture that thrives on shared success, diverse ways of thinking and enables boundaryless opportunities that can drive your career in new and exciting ways

If you’re looking for a challenging career working in a vibrant environment with access to training and a global network of HR experts, this could be the role for you. As part of our team, you'll be working with cutting-edge HR technologies and will have the opportunity to develop a wide range of new skills on the job. 

In this role you will:

  • Support HR Consulting projects to drive end to end global HR Transformation projects cross industry to include HR Strategy, Operating model, HR Assessment and Business case, digital and technology roadmap, process and experience transformation and HR Service Delivery to deliver business outcomes. 
  • Challenge our clients to think differently in how HR can support the workforce of the future and agile enterprise.
  • Help drive value creation for our clients using digital HR solutions, advising clients on their technology transformation roadmaps and having the ability to act as the conduit between technology teams and wider business functions.
  • Collaborate across Accenture, both multi-discipline consulting capabilities and business lines such as Technology, Digital and Operations.
  • Help the development of new opportunities and shape new projects, including proposals and client relationships
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    We are looking for experience in the following skills:

  • Good understanding of latest workforce trends, strategy and operations value levers, how the role of HR is changing, and the digital enablers required to add value to an organisation and drive colleague experiences.
  • Experience of solving business problems that take advantage of the latest technology solutions to enable a digitally driven business model such as HR cloud solutions, best of breeds technologies, Robotics, Artificial Intelligence, IoT, Analytics, or Portal & Social Collaboration.
  • An expertise in one or more of the following areas: HR Transformation programmes, HR operating model and service delivery, HR Technology implementations or a specialist HR capability such as Talent Acquisition, Learning, Workforce Planning or People Analytics.
  • Prior experience of building client relationships and being a trusted advisor to HR function with clear ability to influence others.
  • Demonstrate continuously learning, and bring innovative, new thinking to the workplace. 
  • Prior consulting experience or demonstrated ability to work in a consulting environment.
  • Set yourself apart:

    As a Consultant, we expect that you:

  • Are forward thinking with a strong business acumen
  • Prioritise continuous development and self-guided learning, personally and your team.
  • Have the drive to continuously share your knowledge with others.
  • Are open to autonomously operate in a global network & fast pace growth model and comfortable to set your own personal growth plan.
  • Are enthusiastic to extend and navigate networks in and outside of Accenture.
  • Are comfortable travelling and working away from home once Covid restrictions are improved (Monday to Friday as required)
  • What’s in it for you

    At Accenture in addition to a competitive basic salary, you will alsohave an extensive benefits package which includes 30 days’ vacation per year, private medical insurance and 3 extra days leave per year for charitable work of your choice!

    Accenture is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of society and does not discriminate on grounds of race, religion or belief, ethnic or national origin, disability, age, citizenship, marital, domestic or civil partnership status, sexual orientation, or gender identity, or any other basis as protected by applicable law.

    Closing Date for Applications31/08/2021

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