Accenture Talent & Organization, Workforce Experience & HR Consultant, West Region in Walnut Creek, California

Title: Talent & Organization, Workforce Experience & HR Consultant, West Region Location: USA-West Other Locations: USA-West Job Number: 00582832

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Our Talent & Organization Consulting Practice

An engaged, skilled, and motivated workforce is essential to business growth. Accenture’s Talent and Organization practice offers a comprehensive, analytics-based approach. We collaborate with clients to dramatically improve performance through integrated Future Workforce, Workforce Experience & HR, and Agile Organization services.

Talent & Organization helps clients create, lead, and manage the workforce of the future by:

  • Driving growth through improving performance of people

  • Building and expanding leadership capabilities at scale

  • Creating compelling digital employee experiences

  • Improving pace, certainty and outcomes through analytics and insights

Workforce Experience & HR

Accenture’s Workforce Experience & HR offering helps clients create HR organizations, processes and practices that deliver measurable improvements in the performance of people and the organization. Workforce Experience & HR professionals provide knowledge and experience that help today's companies blueprint their HR strategy and operating model and support the planning, design, and deployment activities required to achieve broad HR transformational changes across the enterprise. Accenture provides methods, tools, and accelerators founded in best in class thought leadership to help our client’s structure, launch, and implement the large-scale transformation programs which drives HR effectiveness and improves workforce performance.

By leveraging Accenture, our clients can take advantage of the following world-class consulting capabilities:

  • Employee Experience Lifecycle

  • Human Centered Design for Moments that Matter

  • People Insights and Performance

  • HR Strategy

  • Digital HR & Workday/SuccessFactors/Oracle

  • HR Operating Model and Capabilities

  • HR Service Model & Strategy Design

Your Role

This Consultant role is aligned to our Resources Operating Group. Learn more about the solutions we are providing to clients in these industry areas at:

The Workforce Experience & HR Consultant is focused on the transformation of the HR functions of our clients and will work on all aspects of HR transformation and Employee Experience.

A Workforce Experience & HR Consultant within Accenture’s Talent & Organization practice has the following responsibilities:

  • Develop agile, iterative strategies for implementing project work, opportunities and/or recommendations with limited supervisor support with guidance

  • Constantly bring new tools, ideas, and thought leadership to clients

  • Lead small teams and/or work efforts at a client or within Accenture

  • Effectively leverage direct Accenture supervisor to help mitigate risks and resolve complex challenges before they become issues

  • Collaboratively co-create an HR Strategy for the client organization

  • Deliver flexible, fit-for-purpose HR Operating Models to meet the client’s unique business needs and culture goals

  • Use considerable judgment to determine solution and seeks guidance on complex problems

  • Ideate with clients to identify and analyze complex business challenges and to position Accenture’s capabilities in the Human Resources Management area

  • Assist in building an HR Service Model Strategy informed by Accenture leading practices and the latest thought leadership

  • Contribute to effort to define and implement to-be HR organization processes and a strategy to leverage Digital HR & Workday/SuccessFactors/Oracle

  • Use agile methods to deliver value quickly to the client

  • Implement part of an end-to-end Human Resources Management initiatives (from ideation to sustain) in an agile, iterative way

All of our consulting professionals receive comprehensive training covering business acumen, technical and professional skills development. You'll also have opportunities to hone your functional skills and expertise in an area of specialization. We offer a variety of formal and informal training programs at every level to help you acquire and build specialized skills faster. Learning takes place both on the job and through formal training conducted online, in the classroom, or in collaboration with teammates. The sheer variety of work we do, and the experience it offers, provide an unbeatable platform from which to build a career.

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 and with Accenture (i.e., H1-B visa, F-1 visa (OPT), TN visa or any other non-immigrant status).

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

Accenture is a Federal Contractor and an EEO and Affirmative Action Employer of Females/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

Equal Employment Opportunity

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

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Basic Qualifications

  • Minimum 3 years of external consulting experience or other relevant experience related to successful delivery of HR Transformation and Employee Experience management

  • Minimum 3 years of experience in one or more of the following: Employee Experience Lifecycle, Human Centric Design, People Insights & Performance, HR Strategy, Digital HR & and development, recruitment or workforce planning

  • Minimum 3 years of experience in either Workforce Experience & HR, Future Workforce, or Agile Organization

  • Bachelor’s Degree

  • Ability to meet travel requirements, up to 100%

Professional Qualifications

  • Ability to innovate and challenge norms

  • Agile work style, open to iteration and flexible to change approach/direction

  • Excellent ability to create collectively, harnessing the power of a group

  • Ability to generate new, creative approaches to solve problems and create opportunities

  • Proven ability to utilize data and analytics to drive new insights

  • Focus on value creation

  • Demonstrated contribute as part of a diverse team

  • Ability to connect with people around a sense of purpose and shared goals to motivate and inspire

Preferred Skills

  • Prior consulting experience

  • Knowledge of innovative work styles such as Design Thinking or similar methods for driving creative thought

  • Compelling storyteller

  • Experience as part of a thriving virtual team

  • Design and implementation experience with HR ERP (Oracle, SAP, Peoplesoft, Workday, SuccessFactors etc.)

  • Understanding of industry/workforce trends and drivers for Resources clients (Energy, Chemicals, Natural Resources, Utilities)

  • Understanding of program design, development and administration of HR processes

  • Experience with digital tools such as HR Automation, Future Workforce Design and Analytics

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