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HR & Change Management Senior Manager - Accenture Products

Job Location: London

Regional Description: United Kingdom

Job Number: 00671947


- Job description

Role: HR & Change Management Senior Manager - Products industry 

Location: London, Manchester

Salary range: £88,000 - £119,000

Travel: Up to 100%

Closing Date: 31/03/2019


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 clients improve their performance and create sustainable value for their stakeholders. With approximately 459,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives. Visit us at


Products T&O

Products Talent and Organisation (T&O) is a global practice and is the area of Accenture Consulting dedicated to developing and delivering market leading change management and workforce and HR solutions for our clients. We are looking for enthusiastic professionals to expand our capabilities in T&O Consulting and share our passion for business transformation, people development, innovative HR and change management.


As a group of practitioners, we work very closely with the world’s largest organisations across Retail, Consumer Goods, Industrial and Automotive, Travel and Life Sciences, which gives us a strong understanding of the challenges they face and how our strong ties in the wider Accenture community can support them.


Role Description


Senior Managers generally spend much of their time working on client sites, delivering a project, as well as managing extra-curricular responsibilities and practice building on the side (proposition development). You’ll be expected to support and lead business development opportunities at existing or prospective clients, providing support to MDs and wider sales team, whilst also being responsible for directing and managing the development and delivery of high-quality T&O solutions for our clients.


Senior Managers responsibilities include:

  • Providing solutions to complex business problems for area(s) of responsibility where analysis of solutions requires an in-depth knowledge of organisational objectives
  • Being involved in setting strategic direction to establish short to long term goals
  • Interacting with senior / exec management levels at a client and/or within Accenture, which involves negotiating or influencing on significant matters
  • Making decisions that will have a day to day impact on a team/area
  • Managing large teams/and or work efforts at a client or within Accenture
  • Having specific focus, knowledge and expertise on identifying right HR, People or Change solution and providing the required management and training to ensure successful implementation. 

Required Skills

The most important thing for us is that you display the right attitude. We would like you to actively contribute to our community and clients as practitioners, who can think logically, solve problems and engage others. We want you to be driven to develop yourself and others, as well as having a ‘big picture’ understanding of one or more of our focus industries (Retail, Consumer Goods, Industrial and Automotive, Travel and Life Sciences). 

As well as the above, you should have expertise in the following areas: 

  • Previous experience at a leading management consulting firm or internal consulting
  • Experience working on large scale transformation programme(s) – implementing target operating models; technology, change methodology and/or related people and change management
  • Functional expertise in Change Management or HR (ideally both)
  • Ability to cultivate long term relationships and grow business opportunities with our clients and prospective clients
  • Experience of the sales and budgeting process
  • Ability to operate at all stages of development lifecycle, from initial strategy projects through to full programme delivery
  • Experience working in an Agile methodology as well as more classic ‘Waterfall’ delivery approaches.
  • Experience of delivery programmes, including risk / issue management and project management
  • A good team worker with excellent client relationship and interpersonal skills
  • Well-developed analytical skills and ability to provide clarity to complex issues and synthesise large amounts of information
  • Extra-curricular or external roles displaying leadership qualities

What can we offer you?


1.      Career Opportunity 

Accenture represents a significant opportunity to work and build your career in not only one of the top Consultancy firms but also within one of its fastest growing areas. Our work spans clients in multiple sectors and includes hundreds of trusted client relationships. Our global presence and integrated structure mean we are uniquely placed to help with innovative customer solutions, complex consulting delivery as well as Industry specific advisory work. We positively encourage our people to challenge themselves, think, innovate and collaborate in every role they play, enabling you to grow as fast as you can. 

2.      Great People 

People and communities are at the heart of what we do and what makes us a diverse and refreshingly different place to work. People development is rewarded on an equal footing to client delivery, meaning sharing knowledge, ideas and building industry-leading teams are part of our core values.  

Whether it’s your practice, client account, career counsellor or industry-specialist community, our internal communities help our people feel connected throughout Accenture no matter where they are located or with whom they work. These groups form your support network, friends, learning channels, mentors and help you get the most of out of your career.

3.      Training 

We recognise the importance of training to help you remain at the top of your game and continue to grow and achieve through your career, and that’s why last year we invested more than $787 million in training and developing our people. 

Throughout a career at Accenture, you can develop skills and capabilities based on your interests and talents. It starts with new joiner orientation and our core curriculum, which introduce Accenture and help develop basic skills for success. As you progress in your career, you will expand your knowledge and skills through formal development programs.

Next Steps…

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


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 31/03/2019

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

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