Job Location: IL - Chicago
Regional Description: Midwest
Job Number: 00625943 00625943_en
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An engaged, skilled, and motivated workforce is essential to business growth. Accenture’s Talent and Organization practice offers a comprehensive, analytics-based approach. We collaborate with clients to dramatically improve performance through integrated Future Workforce, Workforce Experience & HR, and Agile Organization services.
Talent & Organization helps clients create, lead, and manage the workforce of the future by:
Driving growth through improving performance of people
Building and expanding leadership capabilities at scale
Creating compelling digital employee experiences
Improving pace, certainty and outcomes through analytics and insights
Accenture’s Future Workforce offering helps clients design and implement a workforce strategy that delivers measurable improvements in the performance of the organization. Future Workforce professionals provide knowledge and experience that help today's companies innovate and modernize their talent strategy and workforce planning, talent sourcing, capability assessment, and reskilling activities to optimize value and adapt to the rapid evolution of skill demand. Accenture provides methods, tools, and accelerators founded in leading thought leadership to help our clients structure, launch, and implement Future Workforce programs which provide optimal, rapidly adaptable, quality human capital for the organization.
By leveraging Accenture, our clients can take advantage of the following world-class Future Workforce consulting capabilities:
Strategic Workforce Planning
Digital Function/ Job Design (AI/ML Robotics)
Talent Sourcing Strategy/Networks
Rapid Workforce Reskilling
This Consultant role is aligned to our Financial Services Operating Group. Learn more about the solutions we are providing to clients in these industry areas at: https://www.accenture.com/us-en/industries-index
The Future Workforce Consultant is focused on the transformation of the client’s workforce.
A Future Workforce Consultant within Accenture’s Talent & Organization practice has the following responsibilities:
Quickly develop agile, iterative strategies for implementing project work, opportunities and/or recommendations with guidance from their Accenture supervisor
Constantly bring new tools, ideas, and thought leadership to clients
Deliver a Talent Strategy that addresses the client’s unique and evolving business challenges with guidance.
Manage small, virtual, global, diverse teams
Effectively leverage their direct Accenture supervisor to co-create a strategy for Digital Function/Job Design (AI/ML Robotics)
Contribute to enabling the client to harness the power of the liquid workforce
Implement a digital learning strategy to keep the workforce current on relevant skills and knowledge
Develop trusted relationships with key decision-makers across client and Accenture organizations
Build a capabilities and talent assessment function that can anticipate skills gaps
Use considerable judgment to determine solution and seeks guidance on complex problems.
Articulate program value propositions in a way that is creative and inspiring
Minimum 3 years of external consulting experience or other relevant experience related to successful delivery of Future Workforce solutions
Minimum 3 years of experience in one or more of the following HR processes: Talent Strategy, Strategic Workforce Planning, Job Design, Liquid Workforce, Talent Sourcing Strategy, Capability/Talent Assessment, Rapid Workforce Reskilling, or Digital Learning
Ability to meet travel requirements, up to 100%
Ability to develop trusted client relationships
Ability to innovate and challenge norms
Proven ability to work independently and as a team member
Prior external consulting experience
Knowledge of innovative work styles such as Design Thinking or similar methods for driving creative thought
Capable storyteller and compelling communicator
Project management experience, including project plan development and measurement
Excellent leadership and management skills
Experience as part of a thriving virtual team
Understanding of industry/workforce trends and drivers for Financial Services clients (Banking, Capital Markets, Insurance)
Experience with Digital tools for Future Workforce Design and Analytics
Applicants for employment in the US must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States and with Accenture.
Candidates who are currently employed by a client of Accenture or an affiliated Accenture business may not be eligible for consideration.
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