Job Description

Organization: Corporate Functions/Human Resources

Location: San Francisco, CA, San Jose, CA

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  

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

HR Partners are the single point of contact in HR for our people and our practice leaders. We help our people thrive through building deep personalized relationships and proactively support them through their life, career and project experiences. We succeed in this role by knowing our people and business well. 

Priority 1: Employee Focus Responsibilities

  • Serve as a trusted & single point of contact for Operations Software & Platform assignees

  • Provide employee coaching and guidance as a regular part of employee’s career experience to foster appropriate expectations. 

  • Provide employee support during the entire process of connecting people to projects, coaching people on “best fit” roles, based on a strong understanding of people’s interest and aspirations.

  • Proactively work with employees to ensure business critical employee information is up to date and accurate (Skills, myScheduling, PA, etc.)

  • High touch, one on one career discussions with employees

  • Aims to provide a highly inclusive, truly human, NA Operations Career Experience

  • Provide visa lifecycle management support and guidance

  • Act as first point of contact for employee redressal (Complaints, Crisis, Exit Management).

  • Work closely with Talent Scouts to understand how the demand for talent is evolving.

 Priority 2: Process and Business Support Responsibilities

  • Work with business leaders to identify and propose the right talent for development programs.

  • Ensure adherence to global policies and processes and immigration requirements.

  • Understand and balance the impact of scheduling decisions on all the business outcomes (overdue demand, productivity, labor cost, employee engagement, etc.)

  • Capability to understand and appreciate a project’s perspective on unfilled demand, and be able to communicate status, challenges, action/support needed from the project, etc. in order to fill demand

Key Competencies 

  • Business acumen: able to influence leadership and communicate with a diverse talent population

  • Strong executive presence: speak comfortably with Accenture Leadership to articulate a POV

  • Collaborative work style; willing to coach and to be coached by others

  • Trusted advisor to leadership

  • Strong organizational and time management skills

  • Partner with shared services (COE teams) to simplify and smoothly run talent processes

  • Relentlessly drive progress on numerous initiatives at the same time

  • Comfortable working across global teams; ability to balance schedule and priorities as needed

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.

  • Strong coaching and partnering capability combined with a demonstrated ability to influence  


Work Experience 

  • Demonstrated experience working on both operational and strategic projects

  • Exposure to business partner work

  • Strong background in project planning, management, and execution

  • Able to drive complex actions to completion, across a wide range of individuals and teams

  • Good understanding of Accenture's business and organizational structure

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, able to influence others

  • Successful track record working effectively in a virtual work environment

Role Requirements:

Required to be on site 2-3 days/week


Basic Qualifications:

  • 2 years HR experience or 1 year Accenture experience
  • A minimum of 2 years experience in customer service or human resources related projects
  • High school diploma

Preferred Qualifications:

  • HR Designation or Degree
  • Experience working with large, fast paced organizations in Delivery Center
  • Understanding of Workday
  • Experience working at a client location in an operations environment

Professional Skills:

  • Good communication and relationship management skills

  • Capability to understand and balance the impact of scheduling decisions on all of the business outcomes (overdue demand, productivity, labor cost, employee engagement, etc.)

  • Ability to remain confident under pressure and work collaboratively to address issues

  • Comfortable learning to use reporting tools and conduct analysis

  • Effective oral and written communication skills

  • Problem solving/research

  • Customer service/customer relationship management

  • Quality assurance/thoroughness

  • Creativity/innovation

  • Strong influence, negotiation and selling skills

  • Comfortable working in office and virtually

  • Collaborative, able to work across organizational entities and to build and maintain strong networks

  • Advocate for Inclusion & Diversity

  • 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 $56,484 - $129,800 and information on benefits offered is here.

COVID-19 update:

The safety and well-being of our candidates, our people and their families continues to be a top priority. Until travel restrictions change, interviews will continue to be conducted virtually.

Subject to applicable law, please be aware that Accenture requires all employees to be fully vaccinated as a condition of employment. Accenture will consider requests for accommodation to this vaccination requirement during the recruiting process.

What We Believe

We have an unwavering commitment to diversity with the aim that every one of our people has a full sense of belonging within our organization. As a business imperative, every person at Accenture has the responsibility to create and sustain an inclusive environment.

Inclusion and diversity are fundamental to our culture and core values. Our rich diversity makes us more innovative and more creative, which helps us better serve our clients and our communities. Read more here

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Accenture is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We believe that no one should be discriminated against because of their differences, such as age, disability, ethnicity, gender, gender identity and expression, religion or sexual orientation.

All employment decisions shall be made without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or any other basis as protected by federal, state, or local law.

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

For details, view a copy of the Accenture Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Policy Statement.

Requesting An Accommodation

Accenture is committed to providing equal employment opportunities for persons with disabilities or religious observances, including reasonable accommodation when needed. If you are hired by Accenture and require accommodation to perform the essential functions of your role, you will be asked to participate in our reasonable accommodation process. Accommodations made to facilitate the recruiting process are not a guarantee of future or continued accommodations once hired.

If you would like to be considered for employment opportunities with Accenture and have accommodation needs for a disability or religious observance, please call us toll free at 1 (877) 889-9009, send us an email or speak with your recruiter.

Other Employment Statements

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.

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

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

The Company will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. Additionally, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the Company's legal duty to furnish information.


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