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Oracle Cloud HCM Functional Consultant

Job Location: Location Negotiable

Job Number: 00660571


- Job description

Role: Oracle Cloud HCM Functional Consultant
Location: London (With 100% Mobility)
Level: Consultant, Associate Manager & Manager
Salary: £40,000 - £75,000 + Benefits
Closing Date: 31/08/2019


Join Accenture’s Health & Public Service Account and help transform government organizations across the UK. The sheer scale of our capabilities and client engagements and the way we collaborate, operate and deliver value provides an unparalleled opportunity to grow and advance.

Accenture Technology powers our clients to achieve high performance. We combine business and industry insights with innovative technology to drive growth for your business. We extend our technology and business capabilities through a powerful alliance ecosystem of market leaders and innovators to provide our clients the best specialized skills and tailored solutions.

We are focused on aligning IT with business priorities, enabling a digital Accenture and driving down the cost of IT, while working to provide more than 450,000 employees with the capabilities to run a high-performing business!

Accenture with our new acquisition of Certus are the only vendors to have successfully implemented Oracle Cloud in UK Central Government, with successful delivery at the Office for National Statistics, HM Treasury, MHRA and the current implementation for the Home Office. The unique requirements of UK Central Government are understood by our teams, giving us unrivalled insight into “what it takes” to successfully deliver again and again

Based on these implementations we “wrote the book” on how to successfully implement Oracle Cloud in UK Central Government;™ blueprint contains the methodology and associated accelerators and scripts underpinning the configuration of all UK Central Government programmes to date, with lessons learned from each of these engagements informing constant iterative updates to the™ blueprint. The Home Office benefitted from substantial re-use from our work in prior clients, and the Foreign Office and Crown Prosecution Service are in turn benefitting from this proven approach

We also understand how to tailor our approach and have successfully worked with global entities like Dyson, Skanska, Save the Children, QBE, IBS Bank. All these clients have become long term 

partnerships of which we are very proud

Together Accenture and Certus offer the strength in depth, unique insights which can only be gained from delivery in the UK Government market and the associated methods, tools and knowledge to de-risk delivery and enable a successful outcome.

What responsibilities will you have?

  • Drive iterative prototyping design sessions using Accenture’s Cloud Methodology
  • Manage design and build and test activities on and offshore through the iterative process
  • Support the client in key architectural or business process related change activities driven by the move to Cloud
  • Develop credibility and relationships with client stakeholders.
  • Support new business opportunities through provision of your expertise in the sales cycle

What skills & experience are we looking for?

We are looking for HCM implementation functional consultants with a passion to digitize the HR function and with prior experience of Oracle Cloud applications. 
A strong knowledge of the HCM Absence function is needed.

You must have hands on experience with Oracle HCM Cloud.  Ideally you would have experienced all phases of the project lifecycle and gained a good insight and understanding into Iterative Delivery methodologies.  

We also want to you to have fun along the way so a sense of your team spirit and engaging personality is key

You must meet the following criteria:

  • Experience in HCM Cloud Integration and solution delivery of large scale HCM transformation programmes or upgrade.
  • At least 2 full lifecycle implementations/upgrades on Oracle HCM Cloud, including the following phases: requirements gathering, fit/gap analysis, functional design documentation, user acceptance testing, training and deployment activities.
  • Knowledge of some or all Oracle HCM Cloud modules (Core HCM, Taleo Recruitment, Learning, Absence, Benefits, Payroll etc.). Absence being key to this role.
  • Certification in an Oracle HCM Cloud or Payroll module is very desirable.
  • Exposure in one of the following areas is desirable: Business Intelligence, analytics and/or robotics process automation
  • Previous experience of working in a consultancy environment; Client facing experience running workshops / prototyping
  • Work stream/ team lead experience is desirable, formidable team player (proven success in contributing to a team-oriented environment) and team leadership skills (for Project Lead roles)
  • Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment
  • Excellent communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills
  • All candidates will be London based, but you must be willing to offer full mobility

What academic qualifications do you need?


·         Bachelor’s Degree


What’s in it for you?


All of our Technology professionals receive comprehensive training covering business acumen, technical and professional skills development. You'll also have opportunities to hone your functional skills and expertise in an area of specialization. We offer a variety of formal and informal training programs at every level to help you acquire and build specialized skills faster. Learning takes place both on the job and through formal training conducted online, in the classroom, or in collaboration with others. The sheer variety of work we do, and the experience it offers, provide an unbeatable platform from which to build a career.


This role offers the opportunity for you to use your Cloud experience and take it to the next level, by being involved in some of the world’s largest and most complex Oracle Cloud deliveries.  In addition, you will get the opportunity to help cultivate and deliver new clients and opportunities



On top of this, we have an extensive benefits package which includes 30 days’ vacation per year, gym subsidies, private medical insurance and 3 extra days leave per year for charitable work of your choice!


What are the next steps?


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


If relocation is required in applying to this position, the appointment to the role would be considered an employee driven transfer meaning that the employee will be personally responsible for covering all relocation costs and any costs associated with dependents.



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 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. Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives. Visit us at


Any offer of employment is subject to satisfactory BPSS clearance and because of the nature of our clients, almost all of our people need to be either SC or DV clearable. These clearances require 5 or 10 years UK residency as a minimum.


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 Applications 31/08/2019

Accenture reserves the right to close the role prior to this date should a suitable applicant be found.

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