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 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
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: https://www.accenture.com/us-en/industries-index
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
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
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).
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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.