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Talent & Organisation Strategy Senior Manager

Job Location: Dublin

Regional Description: Ireland

Job Number: 00623321


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Role: Talent & Organisation Strategy Senior Manager

Location: Dublin, Ireland
Travel: 100% travel flexibility

Talent & Organisation Strategy Senior Manager

At Accenture’s Strategy Practice, we work with our clients to solve their toughest issues, realize their most promising opportunities, and deliver real results. As strategy practitioners, we partner with C-suite level executives to define the "what," and then bring the best of Accenture to implement the "how." We drive value, shape new businesses and design operating models for the future to help clients identify and build the capabilities needed to differentiate themselves and outperform their competitors.  By joining the Accenture Strategy practice based in Dublin, you will have the opportunity to become part of a niche, growing team working with clients across multiple industries.

As part of the 6,000+ Accenture Strategy professionals in our global community, you will join the Talent & Organisation Strategy team where we focus on helping our clients to get the best out of their people by identifying, designing and driving talent and organisation solutions to improve staff productivity, engagement and performance.  You will play a central role in working with some of the best global companies in the world, responsible for working with senior clients to design and deliver the business strategy considering future workforce needs as well as digital opportunities to deliver a compelling employee experience that enables its people to thrive.

As a Talent & Organisation Strategist, you will support clients in shaping and developing:

  • Workforce strategies, powered by analytics
  • Global operating models
  • Leadership development and culture change programmes

There is never a typical day at Accenture Strategy - that’s why people love it here.

What responsibilities will you have?
  • Deliver successful strategy engagements addressing our clients’ business challenges, to achieve lasting and distinctive outcomes and value
  • Develop and manage high performing multidisciplinary Strategy teams, leading by example, actively mentoring others and contributing to people development initiatives
  • Solve complex, ambiguous client business problems, bringing structure and rigorous quantitative and qualitative analysis techniques; acting and taking decisions with little senior management oversight
  • Make, build and sustain trusted senior client relationships in the C-suite by remaining highly attuned to client needs and styles
  • Lead on business development activities including opportunity identification/qualification, proposal development/presentation, and commercial contract negotiation with potential clients
  • Lead in developing Accenture’s Strategy Talent & Organisation practice and building Accenture’s innovative offerings, assets and capabilities
  • Assist in market development activities to develop relevant thought leadership

What academic qualifications do you need?

  • An excellent University Bachelor’s Degree 
  • MBA or postgraduate degree, a distinct advantage
What skills & experience are we looking for? 
  • 8 – 12 years professional and strategy experience, in a leading organisation
  • Experience in one or more of the following industries; Products (Consumer Goods and Services, Life Sciences, Retail, Industrial, Travel etc.) Financial Services, Resources (Energy, Natural Resources, Chemicals and Utilities)
  • Exceptional knowledge of strategy frameworks and strong quantitative skills
  • Functional experience in talent strategies, operating model design, HR transformation or leadership development and culture change
  • Exceptional engagement skills at C-suite level
  • Proven ability of leading diverse teams to deliver high-quality output in short timeframes
  • A consistent track record of driving business outcomes for large companies
  • Ability to effectively mentor, advise, and coach more junior team members
  • Strong leadership skills; the ability to easily establish trust-based relationships and gain valuable insights through collaboration and communication
  • Desire to work at the intersection of business, technology and people
  • Strong interpersonal skills and emphasis on teamwork and dedication to the client
  • Highly effective communication and problem-solving skills
  • Strong strategic thinker and a team builder who is focused on driving outcomes
  • Extraordinary presentation skills, personal impact and charisma to lead senior meetings, presentations and workshops
  • Exceptional critical thinking, analytical and quantitative problem-solving skills
  • Natural leadership skills and the ability to quickly build effective teams and establish trust-based relationships
  • Experience in sales origination, coupled with an entrepreneurial mind-set
What’s in it for you?

All of our Strategy professionals receive comprehensive training covering business acumen, technical and professional skills development. You'll also have opportunities to hone your functional skills and expertise in an area of specialisation. We offer a variety of formal and informal training programs at every level to help you acquire and build specialised skills faster. Learning takes place both on the job and through formal training conducted online, in the classroom, or in collaboration with others. The sheer variety of work we do, and the experience it offers, provide an unbeatable platform from which to build a career.


On top of this, we have an extensive benefits package which includes 25 days annual leave per year, private medical insurance and 2 extra days leave per year for charitable work of your choice!

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 specialised 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.

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