Accenture HR Transformation Consulting Sr Manager in Boston, Massachusetts
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Our Talent & Organization Consulting Practice An engaged, skilled, and motivated workforce is essential to business growth. Accenture’s Talent and Organization practice offers a comprehensive, analytics-based approach. We collaborate with clients to dramatically improve performance through integrated Future Workforce, Workforce Experience & HR, and Agile Organization services.
Talent & Organization helps clients create, lead, and manage the workforce of the future by:
Driving growth through improving performance of people Building and expanding leadership capabilities at scale Creating compelling digital employee experiences Improving pace, certainty and outcomes through analytics and insights
HR Transformation HR Transformation professionals provide knowledge and experience that help today's companies blueprint their HR strategy and operating model and support the planning, design, and deployment activities required to achieve broad HR transformational changes across the enterprise. Accenture provides methods, tools, and accelerators founded in leading practice to help our clients structure, launch, and implement the large-scale programs which transform the employee experience, digitally enable the workforce and deliver improved HR effectiveness and strategic alignment. By leveraging Accenture, our clients are able to take advantage of the following world-class HR consulting capabilities: • Policy Analysis & Alignment • Process Excellence • Workforce Experience • Service Delivery Model • Robotics and Process Automation • AI and Predictive Analytics • Shared Services and Operations • Organization Design
Your Role This Sr Manager role is aligned to our Products Operating Group. Learn more about the solutions we are providing to clients in these industry areas at: https://www.accenture.com/us-en/industries-index
The HR Transformation Consulting Sr Manager is focused on the transformation of the HR functions of our clients and will work on all aspects of HR transformation and Employee Experience.
An HR Transformation Consulting Manager within Accenture’s Talent & Organization practice has the following responsibilities:
Engage the client using innovative methods to collaborate, lead structured rapid idea generation and development, deliver quality solutions quickly, and iterate to improve them Develop strong and strategic business relationships with clients Articulate and deliver the value of Accenture’s Employee Experience Lifecycle offerings Constantly bring new tools, ideas, and thought leadership to clients Bring a Point of View around Employee Experience and HR Transformation Quickly estimate and develop agile, iterative strategies for implementing project work, opportunities and/or recommendations with limited supervisor support Identify client opportunities – with existing and/or new clients Collaboratively co-create an HR Strategy for the client organization Measure achievement of strategic, financial and operational benefits, ensuring value is realized Lead medium-sized teams, client and/or Accenture (5+) Design flexible, fit-for-purpose HR Operating Models to meet the client’s unique business needs and culture Utilize functional and industry knowledge to diagnose complex client issues and develop appropriate recommendations Ideate with clients to identify and analyze complex business challenges and to position Accenture’s capabilities in the Human Resources Management area Deliver an HR Service Model Strategy informed by Accenture leading practices and the latest thought leadership Work with our clients to re-frame complex business challenges Lead effort to define and implement to-be HR organization processes and a strategy to leverage Digital HR & Workday/SuccessFactors/Oracle Structure, plan and implement end-to-end Human Resources Management initiatives (from ideation to sustain) in an agile, iterative way Use agile methods to deliver value quickly to the client Develop trusted relationships with key decision-makers across client organization
Minimum 8 years of external consulting experience related to successful delivery of HR Transformation and Employee Experience management Minimum 8 years of experience in 3 or more of the following: Employee Experience Lifecycle, Human Centric Design, People Insights & Performance, HR Strategy, Digital HR & Workday/SuccessFactors/Oracle, HR Operating Model & Capabilities, HR Service Model & Design Bachelor’s Degree Ability to meet travel requirements, up to 75%
Minimum of 3 years professional consulting experience preferred. Relevant knowledge and practical leadership experience in HR organization design, HR process design, and HR shared services. Extensive experience involving HR transformation which includes detailed process design; and/or HR organization modelling; and/or; HR Service Delivery model design. Able lead sales activities for large integrated HR solutions involving transformation (process, OD, SDM, PMO), HR technology, and HRO services Knowledge and experience with cloud based HRMS (e.g., Workday, SuccessFactors, Oracle Cloud). Coordinated, participated (heavily), or led a workforce experience design and process development initiative. Knowledge or practical experience with HR automation/robotic processing, digital user interfaces, AI and/or analytics. Leadership experience with HRT deployment with transition/deployment planning, design/execution, and/or business readiness / adoption. Experience with HR transformation methodology and leading practices. Extensive functional experience with HR process and/or service delivery (HR Operations, Administration, Employee Services, Talent Management, Recognition and Rewards, HR Strategy and Organization). Effectively led design teams involving HR process, service delivery model, and/or operating model design using Accenture leading practices. Able to lead business case analysis and development for HRT programs. Sponsor and/or contribute to HR and Talent Management leading practices development. Able to lead work involving issue identification and work plan development using problem solving principles and experience. Able to lead client initiatives to design and deliver future-state HR organization models/structures. Create executive leadership materials. Develop project materials for executive leadership and key stakeholder discussions and communications.
Ability to innovate and challenge norms Excellent leadership, management, and communication skills Agile work style, open to iteration and flexible to change approach/direction Excellent ability to create collectively, harnessing the power of a group Ability to generate new, creative approaches to solve problems and create opportunities Proven ability to utilize data and analytics to drive new insights Focus on value creation Proven ability to build, manage and foster a diverse team Ability to connect with people around a sense of purpose and shared goals to motivate and inspire
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