Job Description

Corporate Functions Human Resources
Location: Chicago, New York, Los Angeles, or San Francisco
 
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 specialized 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 create sustainable value for their stakeholders. With approximately 435,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives. Visit us at www.accenture.com.
 
People in the Corporate Function career track contribute to the running of Accenture as a high- performance business through specialization within a specific functional area, and grow into internally focused roles by deepening their skills and/or developing new skills within an internal functional area.
 
Job Description:
 
Thanks to a unique partnership with Accenture Interactive, we’re able to do work that changes the world and Fjord is always looking for kindred spirits. Digital is no longer the centerpiece of brand experience; the emphasis is shifting onto how best to use it as an invisible enabler of physical and sensory experiences. As interactions with users evolve from periodic engagements via a screen to consistent, connected experiences, organizations must create new services that are deeply integrated in the physical world.
 
We are a family of Fjordians, our living culture and borderless playground provide us with space to thrive, following simple core values that inform everything we do. Be adventurous. Bring a vision. Make an impact. Rely on empathy. Nurture collaboration. Stay transparent. Be bold and generous in all you do.
 
At Fjord, we work with the business leaders to identify, attract and deliver the best Digital Design talent available so they can make an immediate positive impact to the organization.
 
Unleash the Fjordian inside because you are…
  • Naturally engaging with people at a deep level when interviewing candidates, working with fellow team members, partners and channeling the inner creative
  • A visual and verbal storyteller, delivering insights about candidates and process in a way that generates engagement from the stakeholders
  • Comfortable with ambiguity in a fluid organization
  • Ready to collaborate on programs, candidates and services that inspire others to ensure the best talent
The Recruitment Specialist will have the following key responsibilities:
  • Interacts on a timely basis with the client to understand specific hiring requirements
  • Develops hiring and sourcing approaches in consultation with client and Accenture subject matter experts. This may include determining and managing the appropriate channels media for the most effective solution to meet requirements
  • Acts as a recruitment subject matter expert and champion Accenture standard delivery solutions
  • Identifies screening criteria and screens pre-qualified candidates, presenting a shortlist to hiring manager for review
  • Monitors and tracks candidate pipeline and ensures it is adequate to meet the requirements of the open vacancies
  • Provides feedback and updates on candidates to hiring managers, agencies and/or directly to candidates
  • Extends and negotiates offers, managing subsequent employment contract generation
  • Communicates results and organizes start dates with client and candidate
  • Monitors SLAs, client dependencies, key operational metrics, and process and data compliance regularly, escalating or resolving issues where appropriate
  • Uses Accenture recruitment systems appropriately and with a focus on data integrity to ensure accurate reporting and compliance to data protection legislation
  • Works with other recruiters, operations management or workforce planning teams to understand short and long-term talent objectives and hiring forecasts for area of responsibility
  • Travel as business requires

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Qualifications

Basic Qualifications:
  • Minimum 4 years of recruiting experience or 2 years of Fjord Operation or Design experience
  • Minimum of 1 years recruiting for design or creative profiles or 1 year of Fjord client experience
Preferred Skills:
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Experience working within an ambiguous environment
  • Experience with Microsoft Office tools
  • Relationship management skills
  • Taleo systems experience
  • Experience with recruiting sourcing strategies and social media
Professional Skill Requirements:
  • Proven ability to work independently and as a team member
  • Good communication written and oral and interpersonal skills
  • Good organizational, multi-tasking and time management skills
  • Demonstrated leadership in professional setting; either military or civilian

  • Demonstrated teamwork and collaboration in a professional setting; either military or civilian

Work Requirements:

  • Collaborate and work in the San Francisco Fjord Studio 4 - 5 days a week

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.
 
Accenture is 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.

Accenture is committed to providing veteran employment opportunities to our service men and women.

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