Accenture Financial Services Talent & Organisation - Transformational Change Consulting in London, United Kingdom

Role: FS Talent & Organisation – Transformational Change (Consultant & Manager)

Practice: Financial Services, Talent & Organisation

Location: London, Manchester, Newcastle, Edinburgh

Travel: up to 100%

Introduction:

Have you always wanted to work where you’re inspired to explore your passions, where your talents are nurtured and cultivated? Working in an environment where you innovate with ground breaking strategies and technologies on some of the most challenging projects you can imagine. Join Accenture’s Consulting business, where we help our clients to accelerate growth by using our diverse skills, talent and experience. These factors provide a platform where you can find out how far you can go, joining forces with clients to consult and guide their next steps in building out their business ventures.

The Practice:

Financial Services, Talent and Organisation (FS T&O) is a global practice and is the area of Accenture Consulting dedicated to developing and delivering market leading change, workforce and HR solutions for our clients. We are looking for enthusiastic professionals to expand our capabilities in T&O Consulting and share our passion for business transformation, people development, innovative HR and change management.

As a group of practitioners, we work very closely with the world’s largest FS organisations which gives us a strong understanding of the challenges they face and how our strong ties in the wider Accenture community can support them.

T&O Sub-practices:

Within FS T&O, the challenges we help clients address are focused in three principal areas: Change, HR and People.

Change - We develop client’s transformation capabilities to help them change the way they run their businesses and increase their enterprise agility using change analytics, innovating technologies (e.g. robotics) and data driven insight.

HR - We enable firms to define and implement their vision and roadmap for a strategic and more digital & agile HR function which breaks traditional boundaries to drive improvements in performance and efficiency.

People - We help our clients transform their workforces to drive improved individual and business performance by aligning their workforce strategy to business strategy and enhancing capabilities to prepare for the increasingly unpredictable future of work.

As a Consultant/ Manager, you will be responsible for:

  • Contributing to the growth of the T&O practice through innovation, capability and thought leadership

  • Extending the knowledge of T&O practitioners by sharing information on hot topics to help support a learning environment within the practice

What Experience and Mindsets Make Up Our Practice?

Our practice is built of a range of people from a variety of backgrounds including:

  • External consulting (client facing roles)

  • Industry (FS across retail banking, capital markets / wealth & asset management / investment banking and insurance)

  • Functional (HR and change functions)

Your Experience:

We expect you to have experience in some of the following areas:

  • An ability to partner with a client to understand organisational issues and work with them to problem solve in a collaborative and innovative manner

  • Experience in complex and large-scale change transformation Programmes

  • Experience in end to end change management, including some or all of the following: Communications, Training, creation of change networks, Benefits Realisation, Business Readiness, Embedding, and change measurement.

  • Knowledge related to specialist change, regulatory change, digital change, and Agile change methods

  • Knowledge of tooling related to change delivery including Agile tools, change measurement tools.

  • An understanding of the way a Financial Institution operates, and the challenges it faces around areas such as regulation, data, cost.

Desirable Mindsets:

As a people organisation, mindsets are important in the way that we work with our clients. As a Consultant/ Manager, we expect that you:

  • Enjoy taking iterative, incremental methods of building and managing networks of business areas that aim to provide new product or service development in a highly interactive manner to drive the agenda for change, HR and/or people

  • Have the drive to set out your own growth path and development

  • Are enthusiastic to extend and navigate networks in and outside of Accenture

  • Are keen to make data valuable and draw on data-driven insights to help clients build enabling change networks and inform decision making

  • Are forward thinking with a strong business acumen and ability to navigate the wider business context within our client organisations

  • Are passionate for working in an entrepreneurial environment and working with constantly evolving technologies

  • Are comfortable travelling and working away from home (Monday to Friday as required)

What’s in it for you?

You will receive comprehensive formal and informal training covering business acumen, technical and professional skills development, which helps you acquire and build specialised skills faster. Also, you will be provided a platform to hone your skills and expertise in your area of specialisation to progress your career.

On top of this, we offer an extensive benefits package including 30 days’ holiday per year, gym subsidies and private medical insurance.

If this sounds like the ideal role, career and company for you, click below to apply.

About Accenture

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 specialised 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. Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives. Visit us at www.accenture.com.

Accenture is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of society and does not discriminate on grounds of race, religion or belief, ethnic or national origin, disability, age, citizenship, marital, domestic or civil partnership status, sexual orientation, or gender identity, or any other basis as protected by applicable law.

“If relocation is required in applying to this position, the appointment to the role would be considered an employee driven transfer meaning that the employee will be personally responsible for covering all relocation costs and any costs associated with dependents.”

Closing date:

Accenture reserves the right to close the role prior to this date should a suitable applicant be found.

ACN06