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Financial Services Talent & Organisation - Technology Consultant

Job Location: London

Regional Description: United Kingdom

Job Number: 00578542

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Role: Consultant & Manager Levels (Technology Consulting)

Practice: Financial Services, Talent & Organisation
Location: London
Travel: up to 100%
Salary: £47,000 to £102,500 (depending on level and experience)
Closing date: 31/08/2018
 
Introduction:
 
Have you always wanted to work where you’re inspired to explore your passions, where your talents are nurtured and cultivated? Working in an environment where you innovate with ground breaking strategies and technologies on some of the most challenging projects you can imagine. Join Accenture’s Consulting business, where we help our clients to accelerate growth by using our diverse skills, talent and experience. These factors provide a platform where you can find out how far you can go, joining forces with clients to consult and guide their next steps in building out their business ventures.
 
The Practice:
 
Financial Services, Talent and Organisation (FS T&O) is a global practice and is the area of Accenture Consulting dedicated to developing and delivering market leading change, workforce and HR solutions for our clients. We are looking for enthusiastic professionals to expand our capabilities in T&O Technology Consulting (TC) with a background in innovative HR projects, business transformation and HR technology feasibility advisory & strategy.
 
 
T&O Sub-practices:
 
Within FS T&O, the challenges we help clients address are focused in three areas: Change, HR and People. T&O TC operates across these areas in day to day activities, each requiring a different approach depending on the specialism. 
 
Change - We develop client’s transformation capabilities to help them change the way they run their businesses and increase their enterprise agility using change analytics, innovating technologies (e.g. robotics) and data driven insight.

HR - We enable firms to define and implement their vision and roadmap for a strategic and more digital & agile HR function which breaks traditional boundaries to drive improvements in performance and efficiency.

 
As a Consultant/ Manager, you will be responsible for:
  • Contributing to the growth of the T&O practice through innovation, capability and thought leadership
  • Extending the knowledge of T&O practitioners by sharing information on hot topics to help empower a learning environment within the practice
 
What Experience and Mindsets Make Up Our Practice?
 
Our practice is built of a range of people from a variety of backgrounds including:
  • External consulting (client facing roles)
  • Industry (FS across retail banking, capital markets / wealth & asset management / investment banking and insurance)
  • Functional (HR and change functions)
  • Technology enablement & advisory (e.g. Oracle Cloud, Workday, SuccessFactors, Salesforce, Microsoft Office 365, Microsoft Dynamics, Service NOW, Atlassian, Pega, Robotics, Gamification, Cybersecurity, Analytics)

Your Experience:

 

You will have a solid understanding of latest trends in HR and technology implementation, strategy and advisory. You will also have experience in one or more of the following areas:

  • Working in a fast-paced business environment where flexibility and an ability to deal with ambiguity are key
  • Working with a wide variety of teams & stakeholders, leveraging strong stakeholder management
  • Translating and communicating complex terms into simple language to influence decision making among senior stakeholders
  • Delivering high quality work and working autonomously
  • Understanding of HR SaaS solutions from operating model through process design, to delivery in an agile software delivery life cycle
  • HR technology solution architecture experience, including the ability to act as the conduit between technology teams and wider business functions
  • Analysing information and identify gaps in current landscapes to show where HR technology can help fit these gaps
  • Understanding of one or more of the best of breeds technologies including Robotics, Artificial Intelligence, IoT, Cybersecurity, Mobile, Analytics, Portal & Social Collaboration, and having a point of view of how this can/will change business & HR activities for our clients
  • At Manager level - leading teams of varying sizes
  • At Manager level - identifying, designing and shaping new client opportunities alongside building strong and sustainable relationships with clients and programme mobilisation
  • Working in the Financial Services industry or in functional HR/Change roles with and an appreciation of a highly regulated industry

Desirable Mindsets:

 

As a people organisation, mindsets are important in the way that we work with our clients. As a Consultant/ Manager, we expect that you:

  • Enjoy taking iterative, incremental methods of building and managing networks of business areas that aim to provide new product or service development in a highly interactive manner to drive the agenda for change, HR and/or people
  • Have the drive to set out your own growth path and development
  • Are enthusiastic to extend and navigate networks in and outside of Accenture
  • Are keen to make data valuable and draw on data-driven insights to help clients build enabling change networks and inform decision making
  • Are forward thinking with a strong business acumen and ability to navigate the wider business context within our client organisations
  • Are passionate for working in an entrepreneurial environment and working with constantly evolving technologies
  • Are comfortable travelling and working away from home (Monday to Friday as required)

What’s in it for you?

 

You will receive comprehensive formal and informal training covering business acumen, technical and professional skills development, which helps you acquire and build specialised skills faster. Also, you will be provided a platform to hone your skills and expertise in your area of specialisation to progress your career.

 

On top of this, we offer an extensive benefits package including 30 days’ holiday per year, gym subsidies and private medical insurance.

 

If this sounds like the ideal role, career and company for you, click below to apply.

About Accenture


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 specialised 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. Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives. Visit us at http://www.accenture.com/.

 

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: 31/08/18
Accenture reserves the right to close the role prior to this date should a suitable applicant be found.

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