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Corporate Functions—including Human Resources, Finance, Legal, Marketing Communications, and Workplace Solutions-- powers Accenture’s people across industries and functions to keep our business leading in the New. Join the heart and soul of Accenture, partnering with our extraordinary people to bring innovation into every organization.

Job description:
Do you get excited when you’re guiding decisions and solving problems that make a difference? Does building
relationships with business and HR leaders energize you? If so, read on, there may be a new role in your future!
Accenture Cloud First is a newly formed strategic growth priority. Its goal is to help clients across all industries
become “cloud first” businesses and accelerate their digital transformation to realize greater value at speed and
scale. The Global Cloud First HR Team is looking for an HR Business Partner to drive the talent strategy by
aligning closely with business leaders from Infrastructure Services for Accenture.
This position will be a great fit if you:
Are interested in working on a global team in a top-priority growth area for Accenture.
Want to be a part of a HR business support team focused on improving the talent experience of
some of the most versatile and cutting-edge talent Accenture Technology has.

Are excited to “dive in headfirst” to manage and continuously improve the complex internal and
external business needs and processes required to drive growth and business success.

Can work independently across a broad range of activities, but also enjoy working collaboratively
with senior business stakeholders and among a diverse global HR team

Have a can-do attitude and enjoy closely collaborating with colleagues as you learn new things
Learn more about the role’s responsibilities, competencies and experience requirements below. If this sounds
like a great role where you feel you can make a big impact, please apply!

Overall responsibilities:
Provide individual employee coaching and guidance based on a strong understanding of a person’s
interests, aspirations and knowledge of our business.

Connect with Infrastructure Shared Services Leaders to understand the business/practice strategy
and use that knowledge to coach our people, while also coaching Practice Leaders based on
knowledge of our people.

Work with HR colleagues to understand talent priorities and talent programs to make employees
aware of specific opportunities.


Manage key HR processes – for example being the HR coach for talent discussions.
Work collaboratively with other HR teams such as service delivery leadership, geography HR
teams, Centers of Expertise, Strategy & Enablement, Human Capital and Diversity and the broader
Technology HR Business Partner team

Key Competencies
Business acumen; able to leverage knowledge of how the business runs to influence leadership and
communicate with a diverse set of leaders and talent

Strong executive presence; speak comfortably with Accenture Leadership to articulate a POV
Collaborative work style; open to others’ ideas and willing to coach and to be coached by others
Ability to build trust-based relationships with leaders
Strong organizational and time management skills
Partner with shared services (COE teams) to simplify and smoothly run talent processes
Relentlessly drive progress on numerous initiatives at the same time
Ability to influence design of strategic program and activate execution
Innate eagerness to drive actions through analytics and insights, and find new strategic solutions to
“old” problems

Comfortable working across global teams; ability to balance schedule and priorities as needed
Ability to work in the gray; to see new ways to approach challenges and to customize approaches
that will meet the needs of both HR and the business with the best outcomes for our people

Work Experience
HR Business Partner experience working on both operational and strategic projects
Prior experience working with senior leaders
Able to drive complex actions to completion, across a wide range of individuals and teams
Good understanding of the services offered across Cloud First and Technology
Good understanding of Accenture’s business and organizational structure
Strong communication and interpersonal skills, able to influence others
Strong analytical skills and problem-solving skills

You’ll benefit from our network of global communities and collaborative culture that will help you build technical and functional skills and capabilities. And because we serve more than 40 industries globally, you’ll have the opportunity to develop valuable industry-specific expertise.
o The scale of our capabilities and client engagements—and the unique way we innovate, operate and deliver value—will give you the opportunity to deepen your existing skills even as you help create the latest technology trends.
o You’ll have access to leading-edge technology.

If you have a desire to help the world’s leading companies and governments, now’s the time to join the world’s largest and most diversified group of technology, business process and consulting professionals. Be part of a dynamic team of collaborative experts, and help us improve the way the world works and lives.

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