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Global Recruiting Policy & Compliance Senior Manager

As an empowered decision maker on the Global Recruiting team, the Policy & Compliance Manager role is critical to ensuring Accenture’s recruitment function is run with consistency, transparency, and compliance to Accenture’s core values and code of business ethics. Our people fuel our business, and Accenture compete fiercely, but fairly, for talent and must always adhere to global and local labor laws and regulations.

Your role will be grounded on a deep understanding of our recruiting policies and processes. By utilizing your innate interest in compliance, you will spot risks and issues within the recruiting function and will work with the recruiting teams to course-correct tools, procedures, and behaviors to align with formal policies. Because of the ever-changing nature of labor laws and regulations, you will work with Accenture Legal to keep recruiting policies relevant in the global and local markets.

While you have a keen ability to grasp the “black and white” nature of policy and compliance, you also appreciate that sometimes our work is “in the grey area” and you are able to effectively communicate with stakeholders to educate them on policy, impacts of non-compliance, and help them navigate to a responsible solution for their unique challenge. This key component of the role will involve meeting, negotiating with, and influencing Client Account Leads in the business, Contract Management experts, lawyers, HR leaders, and others in leadership roles at Accenture.

As the manager for recruiting policies and legal compliance, you and your team will help to protect the company’s reputation and brand image by prioritizing regulatory compliance in our recruiting function. Because of Accenture’s unwavering commitment to business integrity, our company has been named as a World’s Most Ethical Companies honoree 15 times.

If you want to make a difference in Recruiting at Accenture, we look forward to meeting you.

What type of work will you do?
• Manager and escalation point of contact for recruitment policy-related inquires, audits and escalations
• Supervise 1 direct report and partner closely other team members in the recruiting compliance space, including the At Hire Global Background Checks Leader and Manager for Workday R&O Legal & Security
• l Collaborate and liaise with global and local Legal, Employee Relations, Recruiting and HR teams Meet and negotiate with Client Account Leads and other business leaders to ensure compliance with policies “on the ground”
• l Policy reviews to assess market relevancy and ensure compliance to global and local legislations Review and advise on requested policy changes, working with the Global Policy team to document and publish periodic updates
• Outreach to designated advocates to communicate and educate local recruiting teams on policy awareness, risks, issues, and key changes to tools, procedures, or behaviors
• Audit response, resolutions, and risk mitigation, including action plan management responses, process updates for all recruitment related policies and other downstream impacted activities
• Review tools, procedures, and recruiter behaviors to ensure Data Privacy adherence and GDPR compliance
• Communicate with global stakeholders at all levels on policy and compliance matters
This is a global role that will require working flexible hours to accommodate need to
interact with stakeholders in different time zones.
Basic Qualifications:
• Minimum of 8 years of experience in overseeing a complex function which involves people compliance and/or policies in a global environment
• 2+ years of experience in managing senior level stakeholders for mutual success

Preferred Skills:
• Sharp attention to detail, especially in written communication
• Demonstrated experience with program management and continuous process improvement
• Functional expertise in recruitment or employee relations
• Experience with policies and/or compliance at Accenture or in a similar environment
• Knowledge of GDPR or other legal or regulatory guidance
• Proven track record of driving influence even with limited authority
• Demonstrated capability of working with an entrepreneurial mindset
• Self-driven with a keen sense of how to manage change and ambiguity
• Bachelor’s degree preferred


Job Qualifications
Basic Qualifications:
• Minimum of 8 years of experience in overseeing a complex function which involves people compliance and/or policies in a global environment
• 2+ years of experience in managing senior level stakeholders for mutual success

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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