Job Description

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

Key Responsibilities:

  • Work with your Sourcing Lead in developing and delivering sourcing strategies for your assigned area

  • Partner with recruiting colleagues to deliver a pipeline of qualified, available and interested candidates to meet the needs of the business and build future talent pipelines

  • Act as a SME for your area in sourcing and work with the sourcing lead to ensure appropriate channels and tools are in place to reach and engage top talent

  • Identify potential problems in the sourcing work stream in advance and work proactively with the sourcing lead to resolve in a timely manner

  • Optimize all available sourcing channels through effectively managing applications and headhunting

  • Accountable for delivering a first class candidate experience whilst meeting defined KPIs and SLAs

  • Deliver data led stories to stakeholders, keeping hiring communities informed and identifying opportunities to collaborate and improve the candidate journey

  • Understand and champion Accenture Operations initiatives and ways of working to ‘lead in the new’ as appropriate

  • Actively contribute to sourcing meetings, project plans and initiatives

  • Provide external marketplace intelligence to recruiters and stakeholders

  • Act as an expert in sourcing methodologies and display deep knowledge of optimized searches (Boolean, X-Ray etc) with demonstrable experience in delivering talent pipelines through social and other channels


  • An effective and influential communicator who is comfortable leading conversations with stakeholders regarding recruitment best practice (an expert advisor)

  • Experience of sourcing niche talent and executing targeted recruitment efforts utilising a range of sourcing strategies

  • Collaborative team player – promoting inclusion, seeking continuous improvement through day to day work and leading by example

  • An awareness of the latest employment legislation and key issues surrounding immigration

  • Demonstrable recruitment sourcing expertise; adept at engaging through social and direct sourcing channels

  • Solid experience of recruiting direct candidates from a range of different sources

  • ATS and CRM whizz, with Workday and Beamery experience preferred

  • Strong Excel and Powerpoint skills

  • Experienced in providing reports and storytelling to senior stakeholders


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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Current Employee - Analyst in London, England.

Pros: Fantastic culture, amazing flexibility, good rewards, varied work/projects, lots of extra-curricular activities/group.

Cons: Salaries competitive but not market leading, work life balance can be questionable at times.

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