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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, Technology and Operations services and Accenture Song—all powered by the world’s largest network of Advanced Technology and Intelligent Operations centers. Our 710,000 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.

Talent Scouts proactively identify and solution complex talent needs and facilitate the connection of people to projects on current and future client demand, being an advocate to the client portfolio. Provide “hands on” support for the more complex needs, creatively connect people to projects. Build relationships with Project Solution Architects and Talent Futurist to ensure having a good team for the projects.

Connections

  • Connect people to projects for large/complex client ramp-ups as the business requires (attend key calls, generate metrics, direct Talent Connector team).

  • Provide expertise around connecting people to projects for client teams across Service/MU and internal and external sources (internal, recruiting, contractors, up-skilling).

  • Provide transparency to opportunities and the demand pipeline and discuss priorities and current/future fulfillment gaps with CG leadership.

  • Proactively define, review and validate project sourcing strategies.

  • Connect with client teams to provide aggregate client delivery opportunities and risks and help resolve fulfillment of overdue roles.

Conversations

  • Work closely with the Client Group Lead to verify prioritization of talent needs and ensure early visibility to demand pipeline.

  • Collaborate with the Solution Architects and Client Executives to give input to sourcing plans, including guidance on risks and opportunities.

  • Actively participate in the New Business Meetings and leverage the information on upcoming demand to proactively inform talent actions.

  • Foster a culture of ONE HR Team by collaborating closely with Talent Futurists, HR Partners and sharing expertise and coaching with Talent Connectors to build their decision making, collaboration and problem solving skills.

Enablement

  • Track unsold and overdue demand.

  • Use enterprise insights for deeper analytics.

  • Understand open demand and current and future fulfillment gaps.



Qualifications

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor´s Degree or equivalent work experience, preferably with a focus in Human Resources Management or Business Management

  • Minimum of 8 years of work experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Prior scheduling experience, consulting experience or Accenture HR experience

  • Excel skills

Professional Skills:

  • Good communication and relationship management skills

  • Capability to understand and balance the impact of scheduling decisions on all of the business outcomes (overdue demand, productivity, labor cost, employee engagement, etc.)

  • Capability to understand and appreciate a project’s perspective on unfilled demand, and be able to communicate status, challenges, action/support needed from the project, etc. in order to fill demand

  • Ability to remain confident under pressure and work with project teams collaboratively to address issues

  • Understanding of financial implications of workforce, level, location, contractor usage, etc. as they are filling demand.

  • Comfortable learning to use reporting tools and conduct analysis

  • Effective oral and written communication skills

  • Problem solving/research

  • Customer service/customer relationship management

  • Quality assurance/thoroughness

  • Creativity/innovation

  • Strong influence, negotiation and selling skills

  • Comfortable working in office and virtually

  • Collaborative, able to work across organizational entities and to build and maintain strong networks

  • Advocate for inclusion and diversity

  • Demonstrated leadership in professional setting;

  • Demonstrated teamwork and collaboration in a professional setting

You will also have opportunities to hone your functional skills and expertise in an area of specialization.  We offer a variety of formal and informal training programs at every level to help you acquire and build specialized skills faster. Learning takes place both on the job and through formal training conducted online, in the classroom, or in collaboration with teammates. The sheer variety of work we do, and the experience it offers, provide an unbeatable platform from which to build a career.

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, gender identity, or any other basis as protected by applicable law.

All employment decisions shall be made without regard to age, race, creed, color, 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 by federal, state, or local law.

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

Accenture is committed to providing veteran employment opportunities to our service men and women.

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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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