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Executive Sourcing Associate Manager

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Job Number: 00626172


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Job Description – Executive Sourcing Consultant
Asia-Pacific, Middle East & Africa
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Executive Sourcing Consultant – Leadership Recruitment
The Accenture Leadership Recruitment practice is an in-house executive search function that identifies, cultivates and attracts senior leadership talent to support the growth of our Accenture businesses worldwide.
The Executive Sourcing Consultant plays a key role within this team, leading the identification of senior talent for critical leadership roles across Asia-Pacific, Africa and the Middle East. The role will build trusted advisor relationships with senior leaders, candidates, HR Leadership and the broader leadership recruitment team to develop and deliver sustainable in-house sourcing programs that enable Accenture to hire the most innovative and diverse candidates in the market.  
Key responsibilities include:
  • Plan, design, manage and measure the success of regional recruiting projects and build a collaborative relationship and partner closely with Global / Region/ Entity Leadership Recruiting lead, thus enabling operational efficiencies in recruitment delivery and lead high-impact, multi-country recruiting initiatives
  • Lead the design and implementation of highly effective, results-driven talent research strategies and practices for international global research, talent mapping, and competitive intelligence to meet the current and future leadership talent needs of Accenture
  • Use labor market data and knowledge of talent pools to develop sourcing plans and strategies and translate this to a fact-based recommendation to the business leaders, hiring team, manager and other internal stakeholders
  • Engage with HR and Business leadership in addressing key recruitment challenges, develop and prioritize recruiting and sourcing strategies and key recruiting initiatives
  • Conduct confidential research and talent identification to identify best-in-class leadership talent for Accenture
  • Act as the regional SME and partner with Leadership Talent Acquisition Team, Geographic/ Country Talent Acquisition executives to identify key challenges, generate ideas, leverage resources, share information that facilitates an effective executive search process and work towards implementable solution
  • Discover and exploit new, efficient, effective and sustainable candidate channels to meet current and future leadership talent needs.
  • Provide world class candidate experience to the candidates/ prospects and be the ambassador/ custodian of Accenture’s Talent brand
  • Develop approach for recruitment systems initiatives, critical components and timeline, ensuring scope is clearly defined and expectations are articulated to all team members and key stakeholders involved
  • Develop personal industry profile to attract the best leadership to Accenture
  • Provide external benchmark candidate recommendations to establish and support a more rigorous process around internal leadership searches.
Basic Requirements:
  • 6+ years of recruiting experience
  • Prior experience in External Executive Search or Agency recruitment is preferred
  • Strong relationship building skills with senior candidates and internal stakeholders
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and discretion, working within a large, complex global business
  • Ability to establish trust and act as a trusted advisor to business leaders and recruitment managers
Professional Skill Requirements:
  • Passion for recruitment and the ways it can transform organizations
  • Respected client focused consultant with a bias towards action and results
  • Exceptional relationship management skills with both internal stakeholders and candidates
  • Ability to be flexible and work analytically in a problem-solving environment
  • Excellent communication (written and oral) at the C-suite level
  • Excellent project management skills
  • Strong organizational and time-management skills

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