Organization: Corporate Functions/Human Resources
Location: US negotiable
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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.
HR V&A Manager Role Description
A Manager possesses the technical and professional skills to lead a small to medium complexity deal independently from Due Diligence through full Integration/Handover phases (end to end); or a large country-specific portion of a global deal (e.g., country lead for a multi-country deal)
Develops and provides insights based upon data analysis and can succinctly articulate the key issues and risks to leadership
Develops skills beyond analysis to become a leader developing business solutions and recommendations
Is experienced in leading competing priorities across the various demands of each deal phases, effectively partnering with the business and all V&A workstreams
Develops and recommends solutions, identifies and manages priorities, balancing multiple stakeholder requirements to align on the solutions that balance the employee value proposition (EVP), the business case, and risk to Accenture
Exhibits a strong understanding of both Deal Execution and Talent Integration, recognizing the partnership and the requirement to collaborate and co create
Considers the interests of both Deal Execution and Talent Integration and can articulate the key activities in both as well as understand the implications of integration decisions and influences outcomes
Anticipates how a message will be received across all stakeholder types; has cross-workstream awareness; and understands appropriate messaging sequencing
Proactively manages cross-workstream relationships to be more effective and have a greater impact
Provides guidance and coaching to HR V&A team members and counselees (if applicable) and contributes and leads team initiatives
Strong skills in HR V&A Due Diligence and Post Merger Integration (PMI) with a minimum of 7 years of experience in these areas or related experience
Skills and Proficiency (Technical): Deal Execution
Experience at utilizing HR V&A process and tools in order to make insight-driven recommendations
Collaboration with V&A PMI workstreams with knowledge of the scope and the key interface points and dependencies with HR
Experience with end to end Talent Integration approaches and tools and collaborate during each phase of a deal to ensure alignment all HR activities
Strong verbal and written communication skills with ability to deliver concise and well-structured insight driven messages while customizing to the audience
Financial acumen with solid understanding of the business case and business drivers
Experience in negotiation strategies
Strong Excel, PowerPoint and Word skills
Skills and Proficiency (Technical): VATI
Strong oral and written communication, facilitation, and relationship-building skills
Experience conducting employee impact assessments
Experience developing and implementing change management strategies
Ability to work and plan effectively with minimal direction in ambiguous situations
Ability to work with and influence team members, senior client leadership and third-party service providers towards desired outcomes
Ability to successfully collaborate with the HR integration team, business sponsors and acquired company team members to develop and drive a change journey specific for the business
Financial acumen, understanding of the business case and business drivers
Knowledge of Accenture’s business processes and associated systems
Understanding of Deal Execution key activities and processes
Experience working effectively as part of a virtual, global team
Demonstrate flexibility and a strong work ethic, comfort dealing with uncertainty and strong client focus
Exhibit executive presence, gain senior leadership confidence as a trusted business advisor and influence key business decisions
Build lasting trusted relationships, inside and outside HR and V&A
Resolve deal-level challenges through evaluation and negotiation, obtaining leadership guidance as appropriate
Understand business drivers to develop business solutions, weighing the alternatives
Develop recommendations based upon fact-based analysis for the deal with risks clearly articulated, weighing in multiple perspectives from the V&A ecosystem
Identify and quantify issues/risks and mitigation steps, develop appropriate approaches to address issues and drive solutions with senior leadership
Negotiate solutions that result in the best possible outcomes for the business while balancing factors such as affordability, employee engagement, long-term sustainability
Lead and influence people not under direct management to obtain high-quality results meeting requirements
Be dedicated and committed to successful outcomes across the entire business
Demonstrated leadership in professional setting; either military or civilian
Demonstrated teamwork and collaboration in a professional setting; either military or civilian
End to end project management in an environment that requires an effective ability to independently plan and fully execute work plans and resources in highly ambiguous situations
Review any deviations from budgets (Due Diligence and Integration) or schedule commitments with appropriate CDTS and/or PMI Leadership
Develop appropriate work plans for DD and/or Integration, assessing risks and developing associated mitigation plans, including taking calculated risks to shorten or streamline the timelines to sign, close and go live dates
Partner with/advise key stakeholders and workstream leads on decisions and outline implications to achieve best possible outcomes
Help others within scope of influence (i.e., team members, workstream leads, Interlocks) to keep focus on providing optimal value and outcomes for the business
Demonstrate a positive and practical attitude in responding to uncertainty
Leverage the strengths of the team to maneuver through changing priorities and ambiguity
Demonstrate agility by identifying creative opportunities to overcome challenges
Set team expectations and work schedules, balancing personal boundaries, geographic constraints and deal commitments
Create a safe environment for team members to voice their inquiries, concerns and ideas
Encourage sharing amongst team members and set an example by demonstrating respect for the individual
Teach and inspire HR V&A team members to continually ask questions, grow and take on expanding opportunities
Experience leading others effectively as part of a virtual, global team
Exhibit Accenture Core Values and adhere to the Accenture Code of Business Ethics
Serve as Career Counselor
Pursuant to the Colorado Equal Pay Transparency Act, if you are located in Colorado, the expected salary range for this role is $90,900 - $153,299 and information on benefits offered is here. If you are not located in Colorado, the salary range may be different.
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