Financial Services - Talent & Organisation - Managers

Location: Sydney
Job Type: Full time
Reference: JS504351
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 specialized 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. With approximately 411,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives. Visit us at
Join Accenture and help transform leading organizations and communities around the world.  The sheer scale of our capabilities and client engagements and the way we collaborate, operate and deliver value provides an unparalleled opportunity to grow and advance. Choose Accenture, and make delivering innovative work part of your extraordinary career.
We are passionate about 
  • Bringing innovation and market leading People, Change and HR solutions
  • Tailoring our services and working closely with client teams
  • Making our solutions relevant to the client and their issues
  • Demonstrating a delivery and outcome focus at all levels
  • Demonstrating our ability to combine technology and ‘run’ services 
Our practice is a very active community and is growing rapidly.  We are looking for a Manager to join our team and share our passion for HR Transformation, Talent and Workforce Management.
A typical day for our Managers might include:
  • Providing uniquely differentiated consulting expertise to our clients by helping them to develop and deliver world class HR transformation and talent solutions
  • Leading client discussions to identify and shape new HR transformation and talent opportunities and sharing examples of Accenture’s points of view, assets, tools and latest thinking with clients
  • Discussing and shaping complex, fast-paced, innovative HR transformation programmes and helping HR functions to assess their operating model, their capability, operations and technology
  • Leading large teams in all aspects of talent solution implementation and supporting teams of analysts and consultants to design and deliver custom-built talent solutions
  • Building sustainable client relationships and your network across the practice
  • Leading business development, sales efforts and internal capability development to continue to expand our practice
You have:
  • Excellent degree results or equivalent
  • Prior external consulting experience in a management role
  • A real passion for leading HR, HR transformation and talent programmes and a strong understanding of the latest regulations, innovations, digital offerings and technologies
  • Experience of working in Financial Services and an understanding of the key industry hot topics including those relating to HR, HR transformation and talent
  • A passion for leading large scale HR transformation and talent implementations and for leading large teams
  • A passion and interest in overall HR strategy, workforce strategy, workforce planning, managing large scale workforce transition and restructure or redundancy
  • Specific FS workforce transformation experience (e.g. commercial RMs, branch staff, claims), organisation design, job design, HR operating model, talent and HR process transformation (e.g. recruitment, workforce admin, payroll, performance, succession)
  • Previous experience in shaping, planning and executing large programmes across combined Accenture and client teams
  • Previous experience of identifying, designing and shaping new client opportunities and a natural ability to build strong and sustainable relationships
  • Ability to facilitate client discussions and create consensus
  • Significant experience of deal origination, shaping and sales delivery at a programme level
  • A drive and determination to lead, coach and develop others and share your knowledge of HR transformation and talent with others
  • Experience in delivering high quality and insightful client presentations and deliverables
  • Experience of developing thought leadership and leading business development activities
  • A desire to travel and work away from home (Monday to Friday as required) 
You might also have:
  • Experience of identifying business development opportunities
  • A passion for working in an entrepreneurial environment
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, gender identity, or any other basis as protected by applicable law.