Job Description

Human Resources Partner

Organization: Corporate Functions/Human Resources 

Location: Austin, TX


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 over 500,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives. Visit us at

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.

Human Resources professionals develop and execute HR strategies, programs and services across one or more parts of the employee life cycle to attract, develop and retain a highly engaged and differentiated workforce that enables the execution of human capital and business strategies.

Job Description:
Do you have a passion for people and ability to lead innovative talent practices? If yes, come join the team responsible to accelerate and re-imagine the people experience of the Software and Platforms (S&P) Clients.

The Human Resources (HR) Partner will manage field HR service delivery and ensure alignment with business and HR strategic objectives for a Client Account at the country level. You will provide client centric HR leadership to large and complex client teams, and act as the client site liaison to HR functions, service organizations and the Client (where applicable).

This is an impactful role with responsibility for an HR team who will have a big impact on improving our people’s work experience. Broadly, you will be accountable for all HR operational metrics; provide counsel to entity leadership on people issues; partner with other HR teams to ensure relevancy of programs and initiatives and facilitate implementation planning by providing entity specific insights. You must have passion for people, with an agile mindset to work. The person who fills this role needs to be strong and confident, with a bias for action and ability to manage senior stakeholders.

Main responsibilities include:
  • Own the delivery of the S&P business talent strategy facets that link to people operations for the site/account
  • Maintain oversight for all North America site locations through the team. Maintain a schedule that enables presence on site periodically
  • Provide local account leadership of all major S&P HR processes
  • Partner with on-site account business leads and account HR leadership to identify, design and roll-out key HR/people initiatives for team building, recognition/engagement, retention/attrition etc.
  • Promote collaboration and integration across local account sites/buildings and teams
  • Oversee inclusive, efficient, collaborative on-site annual performance achievement and compensation administration activities across all local project teams and workforces 
  • Act as HR Coach for performance achievement talent and compensation discussions (as needed)
  • Local point of contact for escalations and proactive meetings with HR, other vendor worker teams, facilities, etc.
  • Take precautionary approaches to work, keeping our people at the center, and considering productive outcomes
  • Work with Client Account HR Lead, local Employee Relations (ER), wellbeing team and legal to manage and oversee the resolution on employee escalations, disputes, investigations and disciplinary actions quickly and effectively to the mutual satisfaction of the individual and the business
  • Provide input into local communications and meetings, including content development for S&P
  • Have oversight on monthly view of ER cases for sensitive/high risk situations (with go forward actions) working with ER leads
  • Proactively call out other HR risk at the location level for account (Recruitment, engagement etc.)
  • Audits – Partner with Client Account HR team and support HR dimensions (where applicable)
  • Partner with Culture Coach/Client Account HR Lead to ensure annual completion for required training


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Minimum of 6 years of direct human resource experience 
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience directly managing a team

Preferred Skill Requirements:

  • Experience in managing teams to common outcomes
  • Expertise in HR process design (WorkDay experience is an asset)
  • Basic understanding of Total Rewards
  • Working knowledge of country labor laws and regulatory compliance

Professional Skills:

  • Be able to collaborate with other key members of the organization to design, provide guidance or direct different aspects of all HR processes and policies
  • Be able to implement operations of global processes / policies at the location level
  • Strong analytical & communication skills; ability to articulate a POV across various stakeholder groups and career levels
  • Strong understanding of HR Operations
  • Proven ability to work with agility and resilience while leading teams in a highly collaborative, deadline-intensive environment
  • Your entrepreneurial spirit and vision will be rewarded, and your success will fuel opportunities for career advancement.
  • You’ll make a difference for some pretty impressive clients. Accenture serves many of the Fortune Global 100 on high-profile projects.
  • Opportunities to learn daily through training, assignments, and collaborating with experts across the company.
  • Access to leading-edge technology.
  • Along with a competitive salary, Accenture offers a comprehensive package including generous paid time off, an employee healthcare plan and a competitive 401K program. Learn more about our extensive rewards and benefits here.
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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