Job Description

Job Title: Organisation Strategy Manager / Senior Manager - Operating Model, Business Transformation and Organisational Design

Location: London

Career Level: Manager / Senior Manager

Travel: European travel will be required for this role

Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services in strategy and consulting, interactive, technology and operations, with digital capabilities across all of these services. With our thought leadership and culture of innovation, we apply industry expertise, diverse skill sets and next-generation technology to each business challenge.

We believe in inclusion and diversity and supporting the whole person. Our core values comprise of Stewardship, Best People, Client Value Creation, One Global Network, Respect for the Individual and Integrity. Year after year, Accenture is recognized worldwide not just for business performance but for inclusion and diversity too.

“Across the globe, one thing is universally true of the people of Accenture: We care deeply about what we do and the impact we have with our clients and with the communities in which we work and live. It is personal to all of us.” – Julie Sweet, Accenture CEO

As a team: Kates Kesler

The successful candidate(s) will be affiliated to the Kates Kesler brand (a recent Accenture acquisition). As a team Kates Kesler are thought leaders in the areas of operating model and organisational design.

As a team: Accenture Strategy shapes our clients’ future, combining deep business insight with the understanding of how technology will impact industry and business models. Serving 95 of the Fortune Global 100 and more than three-quarters of the Fortune Global 500, we’re different to every other strategy firm on the market – which makes us an undeniably exciting place in which to forge a career. Technology will continue to be the disruptor in the strategy arena. Which makes Accenture the strategy firm of tomorrow. 

You'll learn, grow and advance in an innovative culture that thrives on shared success, diverse ways of thinking and enables boundaryless opportunities that can drive your career in new and exciting ways.

If you’re looking for a challenging career working in a vibrant environment with access to training and a global network of experts, this could be the role for you! As part of our global team, you'll be working with cutting-edge technologies and will have the opportunity to develop a wide range of new skills on the job. 

In our team you will learn:

  • A tested and proven process. Our methodology, which has been refined through 20 years of application and learning, is the standard in the field. Our process and tools are the internal methodology at market leading companies and brands.

  • A Focus on Building Capabilities. We work with a capability’s mindset. As experienced diagnosticians, we use our assessments to unlock competitive differentiators. We help our clients build their future organization, not just solve today’s challenges.

  • A Belief in Participation and Engagement. Organization design decisions are a leader’s responsibility. Our goal is to ensure our clients have considered a full range of viable options, understand the implications of each alternative, and are confident they are making a well-considered choice. We believe this is best done by involving a broad slice of the organization in both the assessment and option generation phases.  We find that engaging a wide variety of views results in a better set of options, and that involvement builds commitment to the design decisions and the change process.

  • Implementation & Activation Support. We have fully supported design implementations in complex global environments.  Our team is highly experienced in helping to build transition plans to fully implement new organizational models.

  • Transfer of Knowledge, Tools, and Methods. We work closely with the company’s internal HR, OD, and Learning professionals as partners. We are transparent about our process and tools and transfer as much as we can.  Our approach builds organization design capability and reduces future dependence on consultants.

As a Manager / Senior Manager for Kates Kesler you will:

  • Deliver c-suite focused operating model work (80%)

    • Manage a team to successfully deliver C-Suite operating model projects for clients that address the organizational challenges of executing new business models, strategies, & technologies.

    • Support Managing Directors shape and sell new operating model work, overseeing the end-to-end sales process.

  • Transfer knowledge and scale the practice (10%)

    • Serve as a deeply knowledgeable advocate for the Kates Kesler organization design methodology

    • Teach, coach, and guide fellows, colleagues and project teams in the disciplines of organization diagnostics, operating model development, and holistic organization design

  • Co-develop offerings and methodology (5%)

    • Contribute to the development of the “future org” growth play and harmonization work with adjacent groups

  • Grow our intellectual property and brand (5%)

    • Develop content and reusable assets

    • Contribute to the development and publishing of thought leadership in the field of operating model and organization design

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Qualifications

Experience:

Manager / Senior Manager

  • 5 – 10 years Consulting/Strategy experience

  • We are looking for a diagnostic thinker and curious learner that is motivated and skilled to use data to understand underlying issues and root causes to organizational gaps

  • Able to see patterns, connect dots and create complex solutions

  • A solutions-focused collaborative team player who builds relationships easily

  • A natural problem-solver who can make sense of uncertainty

  • Skillfully assertive and is willing to challenge client and colleague’s thinking while using data-based persuasion to influence client outcomes

We are looking for experience in the following skills:

Essential skills:

  • Organization Development fundamentals

  • Strategy / Transformation

  • Client Relationship Building and Management

  • Value Architecture & Realization

  • Storytelling

  • Change Analytics

Skills that are nice to have:

  • Organization Design

  • Operating Model Development

  • Leadership Strategy / Development

  • Job and Role Design

Set yourself apart:

  • Always do the right thing in every decision and action

  • Lead with excellence, confidence, and humility

  • Exemplify client-centricity and a commitment to client value creation

  • Mindset of shared success and collaboration with each other, our clients, our ecosystem and our communities

  • Care deeply for all of our people to help them achieve their aspirations professional and personally

  • Living our unwavering commitment to inclusion and diversity

Have the courage to change and the ability to bring our people along the journey.

What’s in it for you

At Accenture in addition to a competitive basic salary, you will also have an extensive benefits package which includes 30 days of vacation per year, access to app based fitness classes and discounts on range of gyms, private medical insurance and three days leave per year for charitable work of your choice!

Flexibility and mobility are required to deliver this role to deliver the first-class services we are known for.

About Accenture

Accenture is a global professional services company with leading capabilities in digital, cloud and security. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries, we offer Strategy and Consulting, Interactive, Technology and Operations services—all powered by the world’s largest network of Advanced Technology and Intelligent Operations centers. Our 537,000 people deliver on the promise of technology and human ingenuity every day, serving clients in more than 120 countries. We embrace the power of change to create value and shared success for our clients, people, shareholders, partners and communities. Visit us at 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 for Applications: 28/02/2022

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

All employment decisions shall be made without regard to age, race, creed, colour, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or any other basis as protected applicable law.

Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process.

COVID-19 update:  The safety and well-being of our candidates, our people and their families continues to be a top priority. Until travel restrictions change, interviews will continue to be conducted virtually. 

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