Accenture HR Ventures & Acquisition Talent Integration Manager in Boston, Massachusetts
Organization: Corporate Functions/Human Resources
Location: US negotiable
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People in the Corporate Function contribute to the running of Accenture as a high- performance business through specialization within a specific functional area, and grow into internally focused roles by deepening their skills and/or developing new skills within an internal functional area.
Human Resources professionals develop and execute HR strategies, programs and services across one or more parts of the employee lifecycle to attract, develop and retain a highly engaged and differentiated workforce that enables the execution of human capital and business strategies.
The HR V&A (Ventures & Acquisition) Talent Integration - VATI team supports in delivering change management activities for integrating employees joining Accenture via an acquisition. The goal of the VATI team is to ensure a good employee experience by planning a smooth transition journey.
The VATI Manager possesses the technical and professional skills to deliver the above with the right change management experience, strong communication skills (written and verbal) and effective time and team management skills.
Working as the VATI Lead to collaborate with other V&A workstreams (as applicable) to deliver talent integration activities on deal/s. The expectation of this role is to deliver the planned VATI activities on a particular deal or other deal/s in the assigned Market, depending on the VATI Lead’s location. Hence, this individual will be working with a global/ regional team with exposure in a cross-cultural working environment.
The individual would be responsible for (not exhaustive):
Understand the HR V&A end-to-end acquisition process.
Lead and Deliver following key talent integration activities:
Assess/ Diagnose Culture and Leadership fitment of acquired company to Accenture, during the due-diligence phase of the acquisition
Develop Talent integration strategy & plan to enhance employee experience through Stakeholder Management, Communications and Trainings (and any other related change interventions).
Utilize design thinking/ co-creation approaches (such as focus group discussions/ workshops etc.) to
Work closely with leaders and key personnel to develop an employee transition roadmap.
Manage culture integration of acquired employees into Accenture by understanding target company and Accenture culture similarities & differences.
Deliver high-quality and creative messaging for leadership meetings and other communication channels (e.g. townhalls, FAQs, Newsletters etc.) to ensure changes/ milestones are clearly & transparently shared with acquired group.
Undertake Employee Impact Assessment (for acquired employees) to understand key messages for planning engagement, communications and training activities.
Plan and implement the onboarding/ orientation activities of acquired employees
Develop and Deploy relevant feedback mechanisms e.g. surveys, focus group discussions etc. and plan for corrective action.
Ensure leadership alignment (between Accenture and Acquired leader) and take leadership pulse (esp. of acquired leader/s) for any corrective action planning.
Collaborate with teams to obtain required information for preparing, reviewing and finalizing the required deliverables. These team members include:
Acquired company leaders and employees.
Internal HR team members include HRBPs, Recruitment, Learning & Development etc.
Leaders and team members from CDTS team.
Other V&A workstreams leads such as IT/IS, Workplace, Mobility, Finance, Payroll etc.
Complete tasks on time and error-free striving for the best support possible.
Build credibility and relationships with HR VATI team members and other key stakeholders.
Maintain organization of time and deliverables.
- Minimum of 6 years of ‘relevant experience’ in managing projects and related change management activities
Advanced PowerPoint skills
Strong Excel skills
Human Resources experience
Understanding of HR business
Knowledge of HR processes
Microsoft Teams site creation/maintenance knowledge
Excellent communication skills (written and spoken)
A desire to improve the employee integration and transition experience
Strong interpersonal skills
Strong attention to detail §
Good organizational and time management skills
Ability to work cross-culturally
Ability to develop and maintain a global relationship network
Ability to work in a virtual work environment
Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment.
Proven success in contributing to a team-oriented environment.
Excellent communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skill.
Demonstrated leadership in professional setting; either military or civilian
Demonstrated teamwork and collaboration in a professional setting; either military or civilian
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