Human Capital Management Technology Consulting

  • £70k-£118k Base + Bonus + Bens
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Accenture
  • 14 Aug 17

Our market leading Human Capital Consulting practice is going from strength to strength. Following a number of recent acquisitions we are looking to bring on board experienced Management Consultants in Financial Services to join the team at Manager/Senior Manager/Director Levels. With some of the most innovative projects transforming the Financial Services sector these will enable you to make an impact for positive change.

Human Capital Management Technology Consulting Manager/Senior Manager  

Who we are :  Accenture are growing their People and Change team in Financial Services and are looking for experienced professionals with a proven background in delivery of one or more of the leading Human Capital Management (HCM) solutions (i.e. Fusion, SuccessFactors, Workday) within the Financial Services sector. Accenture have a number of roles available for candidates with a strong background in creating and delivering robust end-to-end HR solutions.  

The HCM Technology Consulting Manager/Senior Manager plays a critical role in leading Accenture's clients through their HR transformation journey. This person will operate alongside client Business and IT stakeholders to understand relevant business and technology needs, shape and drive successful delivery in conjunction with Accenture HCM system specific technical experts. 



Key Responsibilities : Successful candidates will have a solid understanding of HCM technologies and current trends in the marketplace. They will have an HCM systems integration background ideally within Finance Services and a proven track record in delivery. They can expect to be responsible for:

  • HCM client advisory, solution architecture and system design activities
  • Shaping end-to-end technology solutions for HCM engagements
  • Leading/managing the delivery of HCM programmes and projects within the Financial Services sector
  • Creation and implementation of strategies, approach and plans across all phases of the software delivery lifecycle
  • Defining and implementing project Governance and Mobilisation strategies for HCM engagements
  • Contributing to the growth of the People and chance practice


Required Skills:  Candidates will have a passion for HCM technology along with strong commercial acumen and possess the following HCM transformation experience:

  • Proven ability to lead a programme/project that has successfully delivered one or more complex HCM system implementations (ideally in a Financial Services environment)
  • Thorough understanding of HR solutions from operating model through process design, to functional knowledge of HR and how they are enabled by HCM technologies
  • HCM solution architecture experience
  • In depth understanding of the software delivery lifecycle and supporting methodologies. Knowledge of SaaS models (and agile methodologies) vs. the more traditional on premise HCM models
  • Experience in delivery of one or more of the following HCM systems: Fusion, SAP, SuccessFactors or Workday. Candidates should also have functional experience gained through multiple deliveries of one or more modules (e.g., HCM, Talent Management, Recruitment, Learning, Payroll and Compensation)
  • Experience in other digital HR technologies e.g. mobile, analytics, portal, collaboration, case management or document management
  • Strong problem solving skills:
    • Demonstrated ability to approach a business/technical problem in a structured manner and propose workable solutions
    • Demonstrated ability to absorb and process information quickly
    • Demonstrated ability to define innovative solutions


Additionally, candidates will have:

  • Exceptional client facing experience with the ability to build and maintain/own client relationships
  • Project/programme management experience (Prince 2 and/or PMP Certification beneficial) with an understanding of mobilising and delivering large scale, complex HCM systems
  • PMO experience (mobilisation & setup, ‘master PMO’ service, planning experience)   
  • Excellent leadership, communication (written and verbal) and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to facilitate client discussions and quickly create consensus with senior client stakeholders
  • Wide experience in delivering high quality and insightful client presentations bringing thought leadership to the table
  • Experience advising on the technology implications on Enterprise Business Solutions/Blueprint including evaluation, selection and planning
  • Prior consulting experience or demonstrated ability to work in a consulting environment
  • Demonstrated career progression to date