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Public Service Workday Change Management Specialist

Job Location: IL - Chicago, IN - Indianapolis, MI - Detroit, MN - Minneapolis, MO - Kansas City, MO - St Louis, OH - Cincinnati, OH - Cleveland, OH - Columbus, WI - Milwaukee

Regional Description: Midwest

Job Number: 00636766


- Job description

Join Accenture and help transform leading organizations and communities around the world. The sheer scale of our capabilities and client engagements and the way we collaborate, operate and deliver value provides an unparalleled opportunity to grow and advance. Choose Accenture, and make delivering innovative work part of your extraordinary career.


People in our Client & Market career track drive profitable growth by developing market-relevant insights to increase market share or create new markets. They progress through required promotion into market-facing roles that have a direct impact on sales.


Management Consulting professionals design and implement process and change interventions that integrate strategy, technology and people to enable process improvements that create value for clients.


The Management Consultant reengineers business processes to drive efficiency and optimize the client's business, within a function, industry, technical and/or digital area.


Job Description

A professional at this position level within Accenture has the following responsibilities:
Adapts existing methods and procedures to create possible alternative solutions to moderately complex problems. 
Understands the strategic direction set by senior management as it relates to team goals. 
Uses considerable judgment to determine solution and seeks guidance on complex problems
Primary upward interaction is with direct supervisor. May interact with peers and/or management levels at a client and/or within Accenture.
Determines methods and procedures on new assignments with guidance
Decisions often impact the team in which they reside
Manages small teams and/or work efforts (if in an individual contributor role) at a client or within Accenture.

Responsibilities of the Public Service Workday Change Management Specialist may include:

  • Design and implement business changes that drive industry-specific, function and digital operating model transformation, focusing on task relating to people and process. 
  • Do you have the deep industry knowledge and experience to help our organization make the transition to a SaaS-based solution such as Workday? 
  • Can you apply the structures, tools and support mechanisms needed to identify and solve complex business problems? If so, we’d love to talk with you about our Health and Public Service State, Provincial and Local Change Management Specialist position. 
  • Your Role While no two days at Accenture are the same, your primary responsibilities as a State, Provincial and Local Change Management Specialist will include:
    • Identifying, assessing and solving complex business problems for your area of responsibility, where the analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation of variable factors. 
    • Following the strategic direction set by senior management when establishing near term goals. 
    • Interacting with senior management at a client and/or within Accenture on matters where they may need to gain acceptance of an alternate approach. 
    • Acting independently to determine methods and procedures on new assignments. 
    • Making and handling decisions that have a major day-to-day impact on areas of responsibility. 
    • Managing large- or medium-sized teams and/or work efforts (if in an individual contributor role) at a client or within Accenture. 
    • Working directly with clients to implement, support and integrate SaaS-based solutions into their business environments through leading business process design and implementation. 
    • Providing delivery support for SaaS-based solutions to our clients.
    • Ability to travel up to 100%
Basic Qualifications:
  • Minimum 1+ years of experience in Health or Public Service
  • Minimum 1+ years of demonstrated implementation/change management/training experience
  • Minimum 1+ years of consulting experience
  • Minimum 1+ years of Workday PM, HCM, Finance, or Student experience  
Preferred Skills:
  • Previous experience with a large professional service organization

Professional Skills Required:

  • Proven ability to build, manage and foster a team-oriented environment
  • Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment
  • Excellent communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent leadership and management skills

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 (i.e., H1-B visa, F-1 visa (OPT), TN visa or any other non-immigrant status).

Candidates who are currently employed by a client of Accenture or an affiliated Accenture business may not be eligible for consideration. 

Accenture is a Federal Contractor and an EEO and Affirmative Action Employer of Females/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

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Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process.

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