Job Description

The Accenture Leadership Recruitment practice is an in-house executive search function that identifies, cultivates and attracts senior leadership talent to support the growth of Accenture’s businesses globally.

In this role focused on North America, you will partner with Recruiters and Hiring Managers to deeply understand current and future hiring needs while crafting creative strategies to engage passive, high-performing and diverse talent. You will proactively assess talent for specialized and hard-to-fill executive roles with a sharp focus on managing diverse pipelines. Identify future diverse talent needs in partnership with our Talent Acquisition team members, HR Business Partners and business leaders to develop forward-looking workforce plans that meet current and future business needs.

Key responsibilities

  • Support building out a more robust Research function and overall sourcing strategies
  • Create a market intelligence blueprint to influence targeted talent strategies
  • Design & deploy high impact research strategies to identify and engage world class talent.  Effectively advocate & sell Accenture’s EVP and culture to prospective hires.
  • Engage with senior level leaders (VP thru C-Suite)
  • Coach MD Recruiters in leading search skills and technologies.
  • Proactively build talent pools of senior executives to understand the competitive landscape and Accenture value proposition in their space.
  • Discover and utilize effective and sustainable diverse talent channels to meet current and future leadership hiring needs.
  • Provide world class candidate experience to candidates/prospects and be the ambassador/custodian of Accenture’s Talent brand
  • Manage multiple projects in parallel while ensuring that deadlines are achieved
  • Deliver and report progress against sourcing targets
  • Supporting the creation of presentations to showcase research findings as well as providing input at senior stakeholder meetings.


Basic Qualifications

  • 4+ years of Leadership Recruiting experience
  • 4+ years of developing efficient and effective talent sourcing strategies

Job Requirements

  • Deep technical skills in sourcing and attracting talent on social media and other professional platforms
  • Passion for recruitment and the ways it can transform organizations
  • Prior experience in External Executive Search or Agency recruitment is preferred
  • Strong relationship building skills with senior candidates and internal stakeholders
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and discretion, working within a large, complex global business
  • Strong business acumen and ability to establish trust and act as a trusted advisor to business leaders and recruitment managers
  • Strong understanding of the North American professional services market
  • Experience with Applicant Tracking Systems and Professional Platforms
  • Strong research skills and ability to think creatively to uncover the strongest candidate profiles
  • Ability to be flexible and work analytically in a problem-solving environment
  • Critical thinking / solutioning
  • An inquisitive mindset with a thirst for knowledge
  • Strong organizational and time-management skills
  • Excellent project management skills
  • Strong communication skills (written and oral) at the senior level

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 $62,640-143,900 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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