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HR Ventures & Acquisitions Manager

Job Location: London

Regional Description: United Kingdom

Job Number: 00703962


- Job description

Role: HR Ventures & Acquisitions Manager
Location: London
Salary - £63,000 - £73,000+ excellent benefits
Join Corporate Functions and you will become part of a diverse team which offers the essential expertise that enables all of our employees to deliver high performance to our clients. Our Corporate Functions professionals work in areas such as Human Resources, Finance, Legal, Marketing and Communications, CIO, Information Security, and Geographic Services.
Whether you work directly with clients or manage important internal initiatives and efforts, you’ll find amazing opportunities to make a measurable difference.
The V&A HR Deal Execution Manager will be assigned to various V&A projects and will be accountable for the success, effectiveness, and on-time delivery of assigned HR due diligence and integration work stream activities.
Key Responsibilities
  • Due Diligence Phase: (includes solution development)
  • Define and manage due diligence data validation approach and processes
  • Oversee and drive assigned HR due diligence activities, including:
  • Plan the work effort
  • Build relationships to establish credibility with the target company and internal and external SMEs 
  • Estimate costs for both pre-contract and post-contract due diligence
  • Analyze and distill data into a cohesive point of view around the findings
  • Coordinate across all key stakeholder groups, in particular heavy interaction is expected with Finance and Legal as well as Corporate Development professionals 
  • Identify risk mitigation strategies and actively communicate findings to Accenture executives
  • Identify HR-related opportunities for discussion with the deal team
  • Develop preliminary solution plan for key human resource decisions, including but not limited to compensation, benefits, perquisites, retirement/pension plans, payroll and salary grade structure, incentives (short-term, long-term, sales force-specific, deferred), staffing approach, culture, HR compliance and policies.

Integration Phase:

  • Plan, oversee and drive assigned HR integration planning and execution activities for each V&A transaction
  • Create and manage to an employee / HR transition work plan and budget, including leveraging and overseeing direct or indirect team members who are responsible for executing certain tasks
  • Develop and implement “to do by signing” and “to do by close” HR task lists including consultation and communications, agreement to a set of terms and conditions, set-up and preparation of systems including SAP and payroll and initial inductions

Basic Qualifications

  • Strong HR and/or V&A experience, including experience conducting and leading due diligence activities, employee mobilization/enablement activities and managing global projects/programs
  • Total Rewards Experience (Compensation, Equity, Benefits, etc.)
Preferred Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably with a focus in Human Resources Management or related discipline or equivalent experience.
  • Strong project management, leadership/facilitation of all levels of people inside and outside of your organization
  • Risk identification, analysis and management as well as solution development or escalation
  • Good understanding of HR systems (SAP, Payroll, Recruiting/Staffing, etc.) and downstream impacts
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”
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 28th May 2019. Accenture reserve the right to close the role prior to this should a suitable applicant be found.    

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