Job Description

Organization: Corporate Functions/Human Resources

Location: Northeast Market Unit (Boston, New York, Florham Park, Philadelphia)

Accenture is a global professional services company with leading capabilities in digital, cloud and security. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries, we offer Strategy and Consulting, Interactive, Technology and Operations services — all powered by the world’s largest network of Advanced Technology and Intelligent Operations centers. Our 674,000 people deliver on the promise of technology and human ingenuity every day, serving clients in more than 120 countries. We embrace the power of change to create value and shared success for our clients, people, shareholders, partners and communities. Visit us at www.accenture.com.  

People in the Corporate Function 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 lifecycle to attract, develop and retain a highly engaged and differentiated workforce that enables the execution of human capital and business strategies.

    Job Description

    • First point of contact for Market Unit Leadership teams for all I&D related topics

    • Provide Market Unit and local leadership teams with overall I&D strategic direction

    • In collaboration with Market Unit leadership teams, help define, implement, track and measure market unit and local I&D plans in alignment with NA I&D strategy and priorities.

    • Advise and develop plans/business case for new strategic interventions within the market unit

    • Serve as escalation point for market unit I&D related Employee Relations escalations

    • Build and maintain a positive trust based relationship with market unit and local leadership teams and be seen as a key advisor for all I&D related items. Provide coaching and support to leaders to drive vigilance in achieving market unit I&D outcomes

    • Develop meaningful connections with key external organizations

    • Closely monitor progress against headcount mix goals and provide guidance and suggestions for improvement as needed

    • Maintain close working relationship with Core I&D team to ensure alignment with overall NA I&D goals and priorities

    • Identify I&D knowledge gaps across market unit and make recommendations to close gaps

    • Support implementation and roll out of I&D talent development programs across the market unit

    • Develop best practices which can be shared across other market unit as needed

    • Drive or support market unit focus groups, town hall discussions to ensure a continuous feedback loop from employees (across all diversity segments) in the market unit

    • Leverage key findings and analytics to advise, develop and execute people programs which support the retention of our people

    • Support and advise market unit performance achievement and succession planning efforts

    • Participate in and provide input and recommendations during market unit pipeline management activities to ensure a focused interventions and support to drive advancement of I&D segments

    • Attend in person I&D events in your local office, community, and market unit (approximately 20% in person)



    Qualifications

    Basic Qualifications:

    • Minimum of 7 years of Human Resources functional experience or Talent Management experience at Accenture or at a similar global organization

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Demonstrated knowledge in a range of HR capabilities such as: recruiting, onboarding, staffing, engagement, learning and talent development, talent and performance management, inclusion and diversity, compensation and HR operations

    Professional Skills:

    • Demonstrated leadership in professional setting; either military or civilian

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

    As required by Colorado law under the Equal Pay for Equal Work Act, Accenture provides a reasonable range of compensation for roles that may be hired in Colorado. Actual compensation is influenced by a wide array of factors including but not limited to skill set, level of experience, and specific office location. For the state of Colorado only, the range of starting pay for this role is $110,376 - $235,200 and information on benefits offered is here.



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    MA - Boston,NJ - Florham Park,NY - New York,PA - Philadelphia

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