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Acquired by Accenture in 2017, Seabury Consulting provides a unique combination of consulting, restructuring, transformation, commercial planning and software solutions to all segments of the aviation and travel industry.
Seabury Consulting’s Human Capital consulting team is the most sought-after executive compensation and labor solutions provider for airlines and also acts as the primary human capital consultancy for multiple global private equity firms. We have a track record of managing dozens of highly successful projects in the past three years managing organization transformations including restructurings, post-merger integrations, labor negotiations, project management office (PMO) and change management support.
The Human Capital team of Seabury Consulting now part of Accenture is a boutique advisory group which assists clients in aviation and other travel-related industries to optimize their human capital related activities such as workforce planning and analytics, organizational design and effectiveness, compensation plan design, labor relations, and talent search. Given our roots in aviation and travel-related industries, it is common for our engagements to take us to our Fortune 500 clients’ sites around the globe.
As a Senior Manager, you will lead a team of highly motivated Consultants in the sourcing, planning and execution of engagements ensuring timely, effective delivery of results, with subsequent on and cross-selling. Typical engagements involve supporting client executives with setting their overall organizational (transformation) strategy, leadership talent assessments, enhancing companywide labor planning processes and tools, union negotiation support, organizational design, change management, companywide incentive plans, detailed headcount and cost analysis, market trend research and benchmarking, and uncovering improvement initiatives while outlining implementation requirements.
As a result of the acquisition by Accenture, the candidate will also be able to combine Accenture's tools and capabilities into Seabury Consulting’s offerings to address the digital transformation of the employee experience and services that will play a significant role in the workforce of the future.
The Senior Manager is responsible for gaining a comprehensive understanding of client business needs and priorities, is required to effectively steer the analysis and diagnose problems and to provide clear advice and recommendations to help clients make sound business decisions and become the trusted advisor of both existing and new client accounts. During and between engagements, a strong entrepreneurial mindset and professional experience will be applied to continuously pursue new offering opportunities for Seabury Consulting’s Human Capital practice, the sourcing of new engagements, and internal business development efforts.
Fundamental to the role is the ability to lead and mentor team members as they progress in their career. This involves the ability to outline requirements for completing analysis, acting as the lead client contact, and mentoring junior team members on core consulting skills. Additionally, our team looks to continuously improve our offerings by challenging how we approach engagements and refining the tools we use, especially in light of the acquisition by Accenture. An effective Senior Manager will recognize where opportunities lie for the group’s continuous improvement and take the lead on further developing these.
The ideal candidate will sit at the intersection of consulting and travel industry experience. They will have led high impact engagements for leading consultancies, while also having acquired deep industry experience working within the travel industry at an airline a strong plus.
The successful candidate will have:
- A strong ability to communicate with all levels within an organization, both written and verbally
- A curiosity/affinity to structure and steer work around numbers and data models
- Entrepreneurial and strategic mindset to discover internal and external opportunities
- Ability to quickly identify and define client needs and how those translate into our offerings
- Understanding of or interest in working in a complex international business environment
- Ability to work well under pressure to meet deadlines while still delivering a flawless product
- Be the trusted advisor and influencer for our client’s C-suite
- Passion for mentoring team members
Through entrepreneurship, we offer the ability to further shape the Human Capital practice within Accenture’s fast-growing Travel industry. Formal (leadership) training supported by a global Accenture network with training centers in Europe and North America is provided. As performance and experience develop, there are opportunities to take on additional leadership responsibilities in a meritocratic environment.
The Human Capital group is a close-knit team committed to having fun while delivering high impact results for our clients. At Seabury Consulting, you will be part of a dynamic team, comprised of high-powered and talented individuals, who have a blend of airline industry and top-tier strategy consulting experience, with compensation that is competitive with leading strategy consulting firms.
As part of Accenture, you will have benefit of working for a global company with offices in more than 200 cities worldwide, giving you the opportunity to grow and collaborate with teams across the world.
**This position requires heavy travel (up to 100%) both domestically and internationally, often on short notice and for extended periods.