Accenture Talent & Organization Consultant, Southwest Region in Houston, Texas

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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

Agile Organization

Agile Organization is focused on helping clients successfully plan and manage change in an environment that is global, multi-cultural, cross-generational, and virtual - and changing at an accelerating pace. This is achieved using forward-thinking innovation, iterative co-creation, new technologies, creative collaboration methods, and premier thought leadership.

Accenture Agile Organization achieves value for clients in a variety of ways:

Driving creative problem solving using the latest methods to structure creative interaction

Insight-Driven Transformation based on analytics and behavioral sciences

Designing an organization that is resilient and reacts nimbly to change

Creating a culture of innovation and entrepreneurship

Using social, mobile, video and the tools that follow to provide easy and affordable two-way communication within the organization

Innovative learning solutions such as augmented/ virtual reality platforms integrated into wearable devices, delivering the latest learning just in time

Equipping our client’s leadership to lead in an environment of constant innovation

Implementing the process, tools and techniques needed to unlock to potential of people

Aligning business process with evolving technologies, collaboration tools, and working styles

Your Role

This Consultant role is aligned to our Resources Operating Group. The work will be primarily focused on framing challenges, charting strategy, co-creating with agility, and scaling organizational change initiatives to help define and achieve a client's goals. Learn more about the solutions we are providing to clients in these industry areas at:

An Agile Organization Consultant within Accenture’s Talent & Organization practice has the following responsibilities:

Engage the client using innovative methods to collaborate, lead structured rapid idea generation and development, deliver quality solutions quickly, and iterate to improve them

Determine best techniques to co-create and innovate on client problems with guidance from supervisor

Manage small teams and oversee team work activities to innovate and achieve value creation

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

Effectively collaborate with peers and leadership at client and Accenture

Champion the strategic direction set by the team

Use considerable judgment to solve challenges and seeks guidance on complex issues

Step out of your comfort zone and challenge convention

Basic Qualifications

Minimum 3 years of external consulting experience or other relevant experience related to successful delivery of change management work in the disciplines of enterprise transformation or organizational change

Minimum 3 years of experience related to successful delivery of work in one or more of the following areas:

Culture Change Programs Leadership Development Operating Model Design Journey Management Change Strategy Neuroscience/Behavior Change Change Adoption Analytics-driven Change Organizational Change Capability Building

Bachelor’s Degree

Preferred Skills

Prior external consulting experience Ability to meet travel requirements, up to 100% Knowledge of innovative work styles such as Design Thinking or similar methods for driving creative thought Capable storyteller and compelling communicator Project management experience, including project plan development and measurement Excellent leadership and management skills Experience as part of a thriving virtual team Understanding of industry/workforce trends and drivers for Resources clients (Energy, Chemicals, Natural Resources, Utilities) Experience realizing value with digital tools such as Social, Media and Analytics Understanding of and/or have experience with managing organizational change in operational environments (manufacturing, plants, refining, drilling) Professional Qualifications:

Ability to develop trusted client relationships

Ability to innovate and challenge norms

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

Excellent organizational, multi-tasking, and time-management skills

Ability to work collaboratively and creatively in a group setting

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

Proven ability to work independently and as a team member

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).

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

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