Job Description

The HR V&A (Ventures & Acquisition) Talent Integration - VATI team supports in delivering change management activities for integrating employees joining Accenture via an acquisition. The goal of the VATI team is to ensure a good employee experience by planning a smooth transition journey.

VATI Manager possesses the technical and professional skills to deliver the above with the right Change management experience, strong communication skills (written and verbal) and effective time and team management skills.

Job Description

Working as the VATI Lead to collaborate with other V&A workstreams (as applicable) to deliver talent integration activities on deal/s. The expectation of this role is to deliver the planned VATI activities on a particular deal or other deal/s in the Growth Markets region depending on the VATI lead’s location (Growth Markets include Latin America, Middle-East, India, South East Asia, Greater China, Japan and ANZ). Hence, this individual will be working with a global/ regional team with exposure in a cross-cultural working environment.

The individual would be responsible for (not exhaustive):

§  Understand the HR V&A end-to-end acquisition process.

§  Lead and Deliver following key talent integration activities:

o   Assess/ Diagnose Culture and Leadership fitment of acquired company to Accenture, during the due-diligence phase of the acquisition

o   Develop Talent integration strategy & plan to enhance employee experience through Stakeholder Management, Communications and Trainings (and any other related change interventions).

o   Utilize design thinking/ co-creation approaches (such as focus group discussions/ workshops etc.) to

·         Work closely with leaders and key personnel to develop an employee transition roadmap.

·         Manage culture integration of acquired employees into Accenture by understanding target company and Accenture culture similarities & differences.

o   Deliver high-quality and creative messaging for leadership meetings and other communication channels (e.g. townhalls, FAQs, Newsletters etc.) to ensure changes/ milestones are clearly & transparently shared with acquired group.

o   Undertake Employee Impact Assessment (for acquired employees) to understand key messages for planning engagement, communications and training activities.

o   Plan and implement the onboarding/ orientation activities of acquired employees

o   Develop and Deploy relevant feedback mechanisms e.g. surveys, focus group discussions etc. and plan for corrective action.

o   Ensure leadership alignment (between Accenture and Acquired leader) and take leadership pulse (esp. of acquired leader/s) for any corrective action planning.

o   Collaborate with teams to obtain required information for preparing, reviewing and finalizing the required deliverables. These team members include:

·         Acquired company leaders and employees.

·         Accenture leadership.

·         Internal HR team members include HRBPs, Recruitment, Learning & Development etc.

·         Leaders and team members from CDTS team.

·         Other V&A workstreams leads such as IT/IS, Workplace, Mobility, Finance, Payroll etc.

§  Complete tasks on time and error-free striving for the best support possible.

§  Build credibility and relationships with HR VATI team members and other key stakeholders.

§  Maintain organization of time and deliverables.

Qualifications

§  Atleast 6+ years of ‘relevant experience’ in managing projects and related change management activities

§  Excellent communication skills (written and spoken)

§  A desire to improve the employee integration and transition experience

§  Strong interpersonal skills

§  Strong attention to detail

§  Advanced PowerPoint skills

§  Strong Excel skills

§  Good organizational and time management skills

§  Ability to work cross-culturally

§  Ability to develop and maintain a global relationship network

§  Ability to work in a virtual work environment

 

Nice-to-Have Skills/Qualifications:

§  Human Resources experience

§  Understanding of HR business

§  Knowledge of HR processes

§  Microsoft Teams site creation/maintenance knowledge

 

Professional Skill Requirements:

§  Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment.

§  Proven success in contributing to a team-oriented environment.

§  Excellent communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skill.



Qualifications

To be filled by the recruiter

Locations

Melbourne,Sydney

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