Job Description

Role: HR Partner - S&C Global Innovation

Career Level: 9 - Specialist

Location: Dublin, Ireland

Do you get excited when you’re guiding decisions and solving problems that make a difference? Does building rapport with business and HR leaders energize you? If so, read on, there may be a new role in your future!

Accenture’s Global Strategy & Consulting Innovation practice helps Accenture’s clients set their innovation agendas and priorities. Global S&C Innovation support people across all three Markets and in The Dock, our multidisciplinary research and incubation hub where designers, doctors, innovators, and makers are doing things that matter for people, places, and robots. The Dock is an innovation culture located in the heart of the Dublin Docklands. Our workspace is open, with an environment that is designed to encourage creativity and collaboration.

This position will be an extraordinary fit if you:

  • Are interested in working in a dynamic, exciting business in a top-priority growth area for Accenture.
  • Want to be a part of a HR team passionate about improving the talent experience of some of the most diverse and unique talent in Accenture.
  • Can work independently, but also enjoy working collaboratively with senior business partners and among a diverse global HR team.
  • Have a can-do attitude and enjoy closely collaborating with colleagues as you learn new things.

As a HR Partner, you will build deep personalized relationships with business leaders and our people and proactively support our people through their life, career and project experiences.

  • To proactively provide individual employee coaching and mentorship on career development, based on a solid understanding of a person’s interests and aspirations and knowledge of Accenture’s business
  • To provide personalized employee support connecting people to projects, coaching people on “best fit” roles, balancing career goals and business priorities
  • To have honest and transparent conversations, with compassion and empathy to help people grow, keeping both personal and key practice priorities at the forefront
  • To work closely with your Practice Lead to understand our business/practice strategy and current performance and use that knowledge as you coach your people
  • To partner up with our HR team to understand talent priorities and talent programs and make employees aware of specific opportunities
  • To work closely with Talent Futurists and Talent Scouts to understand how the demand for talent is evolving
  • To proactively work with employees to ensure business critical employee information is up to date and accurate (Skills, myScheduling, PA, etc.)
  • To work with the Employee Experience to coordinate the Employee Experience in the practice, including engagement, feedback, coaching and learning
  • To work with Inclusion & Diversity to create and implement strategies and actions to achieve I&D objectives and measure the results and key trends in the practice


Your skills & qualifications

  • A minimum 2-year HR generalist experience.
  • Undergraduate degree or equivalent professional qualification.
  • Experience in building successful relationships across multiple stakeholder groups both locally and globally.
  • Strong advisory capability combined with a proven track record to influence.
  • Ability to identify problems, take ownership and develop solutions.
  • Experience handling employee relations issues.
  • High level of interpersonal and communication skills at all levels.
  • Ability to collaborate and be a standout colleague.

Does this appeal to you? If so, we would love to hear from you.

Please advise if you have any particular requirements, so we can look into arranging reasonable adjustments to the recruitment process. You can contact us at

What’s in it for you:

At Accenture Ireland, in addition to a competitive base salary, you will also have an extensive benefits package which includes pension, private health insurance, discounted gym membership, emergency caring facilities, 25 days of holidays and 2 days’ leave per year for charitable work of your choice! Flexible working arrangements can be discussed depending on the position.

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 niche 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 build value for their partners. With approximately 373,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives. Visit us at

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 applicable by 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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