Job Description

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Human Resources professionals develop and execute HR strategies, programs and services across one or more parts of the employee lifecycle to attract, develop and retain a highly engaged and differentiated workforce that enables the execution of human capital and business strategies.

Job Summary
The Location FHR Specialist, is responsible for HR coordination and support to the Office Managing Director (OMD), Market Development Lead (MDL), and local City Council Senior Executives. The Location FHR Specialist serves as a primary connection between HR and local employees across all DTEs and service organizations within a location, providing high quality facilitation, coaching, advisory and reporting services to leadership and employees to optimize the local employee experience. Location FHR Specialists are aligned to NA Metro Locations, within US and Canada and will work closely with other Location HR in their location.

Key activities include: 

  • HR Point of Contact:  Represent HR locally and facilitate contact points for questions and resolving issues on local HR matters. Act as single point of contact for other HR functions for OMD, MDL, City Council MDs.
  • Act as local liaison to service organizations and other groups in the local office and across North America: HR, Recruiting, Employee Relations, Marketing & Communications, F&S, Diversity & Interest Groups, Corporate Citizenship, Communities, local project PPAs and CALs, visiting ELT, Alumni, etc.
  • Local HR Support: Provide regular, local HR metrics package/scorecard to OMD, City Council and local leadership. Support Local Marketing Initiatives with people metrics and leverage local, available talent.
  • Participate in local supply-demand management through support of local staffing initiatives, reporting, connecting to Recruiting, local projects, Client Account Leads, Client Supply-Demand Specialists, the Growth Platforms, etc. 
  • Enhance office experience/connection by coordinating awareness and participation in local activities, events, and contribute to planning and execution of events. Assist with NA programs delivered at the local level.  
  • Employee Satisfaction:  Spend time with our people in the locations (office, client site, community). Develop and execute location-based employee satisfaction events, development programs, and recognition processes. Focus on Senior Executive Involvement by providing regular opportunities to connect to local, cross-workforce employees. 
  • Employee Support: Support employees through their lifecycle at Accenture; activities include orientation delivery for new joiners, conducting exit interviews and HR discussions for departures, assisting with managed departures or mergers and acquisitions.  Assisting with sensitive/complex ER/HR issues, investigations.   
  • Employee Orientation and Integration:  Prepare and deliver the new joiner orientation, welcome new joiners and ensure new hire visibility to local leadership, clients, events and local resources.
  • Support or oversee support of local Analyst and Experienced Hire networking groups.

HR Career Advisor:

  • Manage staffing and demand for analysts aligned to the Consulting Development Program (CDP)
  • Work closely with individuals to know their strengths, goals, & preferences and support career development & advancement
  • Find best assignment for the person balancing chargeability and overdue demand
  • Propose and correspond with project executives about candidates
  • Ensure that all open demand has viable candidates
  • Help Consulting Development Program analysts understand the scheduling process, manage expectations
  • Drive ongoing coaching conversations as a regular part of employee’s staffing and development experience

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Basic Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent, preferably with a focus in Human Resources Management or Business Management
  • 2 - 3 years HR experience
Preferred Qualifications
  • Accenture experience

Professional Skill Requirements
  • Proven success in contributing to a team-oriented environment
  • Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment
  • Desire to work in an information systems environment
  • Excellent leadership, communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated leadership, teamwork and collaboration in professional setting; either military or civilian 

Accenture does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other basis covered by local law.   Accenture is committed to providing employment opportunities to current or former members of the armed forces.
We are committed to employment equity. We encourage all people, including women, visible minorities, persons with disabilities and persons of aboriginal descent to apply.
Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries and all business functions — underpinned by the world’s largest delivery network — Accenture works at the intersection of business and technology to help clients improve their performance and create sustainable value for their stakeholders. With 469,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives. Visit us at

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Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process.

Accenture is committed to providing veteran employment opportunities to our service men and women.

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