Global Change Lead - #2518646


Date: 14/05/2022
City: Detroit, MI
Contract type: Full time

Organization: Corporate Functions/Human Resources

Accenture is a global professional services company with leading capabilities in digital, cloud and security. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries, we offer Strategy and Consulting, Interactive, Technology and Operations services — all powered by the world’s largest network of Advanced Technology and Intelligent Operations centers. Our 674,000 people deliver on the promise of technology and human ingenuity every day, serving clients in more than 120 countries. We embrace the power of change to create value and shared success for our clients, people, shareholders, partners and communities. Visit us at

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.

Job Description

About the Team

Accenture’s on a journey to becoming Future Ready through the creation of end-to-end digitized and transformed processes, and nowhere is this mission more ambitious than within HR and our Recruiting Organization.

The Change Team will be critical to the successful development, deployment and adoption of the technology ecosystem that underpins the transformation of these digitized end-to end processes. The team will operate at the intersection between Leadership, Product Leads and our Recruiters; helping shape the transformation story and experience through the development and delivery of a communications, training content, and a Global Change Network.

The Role

Through your leadership of the change team, you will have the opportunity to directly shape the transformation story and drive the success of recruiting at Accenture; moving recruiting into a Future Ready, intelligent enterprise. You’ll partner with global and local leadership to bring the vision to life and communicate the story across the organization, ensuring the smooth transition to newly digitized end-to-end processes through robust programs of communication and training.

Typical Responsibilities

  • Work closely with global and local Leadership to develop a change strategy that supports, enables and champions the HR Future Enterprise vision for Recruiting at Accenture.

  • Partner with Product and Business Leads to ensure key stakeholders, messages and change outputs are captured and developed into communications and training plans that address both skills and behaviors.

  • Shape the overall communication strategy, including ownership of the stakeholder engagement strategy

  • Work with the Training Lead to shape the End-to-End training model and training delivery strategy.

  • Design, develop and own the technology adoption plan that supports strategic outcomes and addresses concerns or issues raised through the Global Change Network.

  • Partner with Leadership to understand key strategic outcomes and measurements of success.

  • Oversee Change Network Communications and activities including readiness planning, forums, milestone management, and measuring success.

  • Provide regular change scorecard and progress reports to global and local leadership.

  • Partner with the CoE align on strategic communications and training roadmaps and outcomes.

  • Collaborate, consult with, and align with various internal Accenture teams on the change strategy to drive awareness and ensure impacts are widely understood.

  • Responsible for issue and risk resolution.

Who You’ll Partner With

  • Accenture Operations HR Leadership

  • Enabled Enterprise Programme Management

  • HR & Operations Technology Product Leads

  • Market and MU Recruiting Leadership

  • Market and MU Change Leads

  • Learning & Development Delivery Team

  • M&C Employee Communications Team

  • Workday for Accenture Change Management Team

  • Global Recruiting CoE

This is a remote role. Job location is flexible.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum 7 years of experience in leading multidisciplinary teams in a highly matrixed global organization.

  • Bachelor's Degree in Liberal Arts or equivalent relevant experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Thorough knowledge of, and experience in, change management principles and methodology.

  • Experience of designing, developing and delivering strategic programs globally.

  • Recruiting delivery and leadership experience preferable; ability to intuitively understand the change story’s impacts and focus on what’s significant.

Professional Skills:

  • Excellent communication skills and ability to build strong relationships.

  • Exceptional ability to solve problems and think analytically.

  • Great organizational, project, and time management skills.

  • Demonstrated leadership in professional setting; either military or civilian

  • Demonstrated teamwork and collaboration in a professional setting; either military or civilian

As required by Colorado law under the Equal Pay for Equal Work Act, Accenture provides a reasonable range of compensation for roles that may be hired in Colorado. Actual compensation is influenced by a wide array of factors including but not limited to skill set, level of experience, and specific office location. For the state of Colorado only, the range of starting pay for this role is $110,376 - $235,200 and information on benefits offered is here.

COVID-19 update:

The safety and well-being of our candidates, our people and their families continues to be a top priority. Until travel restrictions change, interviews will continue to be conducted virtually.

Subject to applicable law, please be aware that Accenture requires all employees to be fully vaccinated as a condition of employment. Accenture will consider requests for accommodation to this vaccination requirement during the recruiting process.

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