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Products/Retail Talent & Organisation - Change Management Consultant

Job Location: London

Regional Description: United Kingdom

Job Number: 00701189

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Role: Products/Retail Talent & Organisation - Change Management Consultant 

Location: London, Manchester

Salary range: £50,000 - £65,000

Travel: Up to 100%

Closing Date: 31/05/2019

 

 

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 www.accenture.com.

 

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

 

As a Change Consultant, you’ll often be: 

  • Help design and implement business changes that drive industry-specific, function and digital operating model transformation.
  • Leading teams in client focused consulting programs engaging with key client stakeholders
  • Supporting requirements gathering, scoping and undertaking change impact analysis work on complex programmes
  • Supporting the team and leading workstreams in large scale technology projects for retail / products clients
  • Owning and supporting the development of deployment and adoption plans and ensuring the successful handover of the transformation into business as usual
  • Identifying communication and training needs and developing appropriate materials
  • Participating in business development opportunities to further grow client opportunities
  • Contributing to the development of thought leadership and future T&O strategy (e.g. Future Workforce)
  • Building and applying technical, industry, and functional knowledge to support efforts in selling opportunities to new and existing clients
  • Developing your deep skills as a Consulting practitioner to ensure market and client relevance

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 working a consulting environment  
  • Experience leading agile change related to complex transformation programmes
  • A solid understanding of agile change management processes, principles, tools and methodologies
  • Experience working in change projects relating to organisation design, Operating Model and ZBO is desirable  
  • Experience working with retails or consumer good clients
  • Referencing data driven analytics to drive insight-led transformation activities
  • Exceptional communication skills (both written and verbal) and active listening skills
  • Establishing and maintaining strong stakeholder relationships, whilst being able to influence others at various levels within an organisation in moving towards a common vision or goal
  • Flexible, adaptable and resilient at working in ambiguous and changing client environments
  • An ability to inspire teams to deliver to a high standard in a suitable timeframe
  • An accredited change management qualification is desirable

Our Commitment to you

  • We offer a transparent approach career progression, with a focus on your strengths and continuous coaching from senior colleagues
  • You’ll benefit from working alongside Accenture experts who are solving some of the biggest industry challenges with innovative thinking and cutting-edge tools
  • Flexible work arrangements and a range of benefits including competitive rewards, including fast-paced career progression
  • You'll have access to leading-edge technology that will give you the opportunity to deepen your existing skills even as you help create the latest business trends
  • You’ll also have opportunities to make a difference to the communities in which we work and live 

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.

 

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 dependants.

 

Closing Date for Applications 31/05/2019

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


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