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Accenture Leadership, Culture & Change Strategy Senior Manager in St. Louis, Missouri

We are:

Talent and Organization, and we help clients co-create the workforce of the future. How? We make decisions based on insights. We give people the tools and roadmaps to do their best work. We create digital experiences employees love. And we teach companies how to grow great, forward-thinking leaders. Our approach and our people put us at the front of the pack for talent, HR and organizational consulting. We help clients with new skilling, talent strategy, leadership development, employee experience, transformational change management and beyond. Visit us here to find out more about Talent and Organization (https://www.accenture.com/us-en/to-main-talent-organization-index) .

You are:

An expert in transforming leadership, culture and change in complex organizations who can apply those skills to your own team. You understand how behavioral science can be applied at all levels of an organization, to advise the c-suite and transform cultural norms. You know all the different reasons why people behave the way they do and how to test your assumptions. You can pick and choose from the latest techniques and tools to help companies support their people to be their best. You’re also able to use evidence-based experimentation to create mutually reinforced systems toward an organization’s ambitions. Advising leaders and blazing a new path for culture is in your DNA.

As a Senior Manager, you have proven experience to shape, lead and bringing our best teams to solve complex leadership, culture and change programs to support transformational challenges.

The work:

  • Lead engagement teams in using analytics to shape Leadership, Culture and Change strategies in support of transformational programs (Digital, Cloud, M&A, Enterprise and Functional)

  • Work with c-suite clients to co-create roadmaps and interventions for leaders to build the future organizational culture, values and behaviors

  • Work with c-suite clients to take a scientific and evidenced based approach to develop and test hypotheses to shape leadership and culture initiatives in support of transformational programs

  • Lead engagement teams to diagnose business drivers and cultural/organizational dynamics and to understand the root causes of organizational issues.

  • Lead teams to design and apply behavioral tools to assess organizational impacts, organizational culture, performance, engagement, and readiness for change

  • Work with c-suite clients to identify required leadership/stakeholder attributes and articulate the importance effective leadership that is responsive to organizational needs

  • Build credible relationships with senior stakeholders and influencing leaders to engage in cultural development as a critical component to accomplishing business outcomes

  • Work with c-suite clients to design Change Management programs to support complex transformations (Digital, Cloud, M&A, Enterprise and Functional)

  • Lead authentically and with a people-first mindset that fosters inclusivity and celebrates diversity. Mentor junior members of the team, providing them with experiences to continually learn and grow

  • Lead and drive business development efforts, including Statements of Work (SOW), proposal development, and client presentations

  • Lead and contribute to practice development initiatives including culture building, internal community involvement, capability development, recruiting, and whitepapers

    Travel: For now, all Accenture business travel, international and domestic, is currently restricted to client-essential sales/delivery activity only. Please note: The safety and well-being of our people continues to be the top priority, and our decisions around travel are informed by government COVID-19 response directives, recommendations from leading health authorities and guidance from a number of infectious disease experts.

    Here’s what you need:

  • Minimum of 7 years of experience in one or more of the following areas:

  • Leadership Development

  • Culture Transformation

  • Transformational Change Management

  • Leadership and Culture Assessments, Tools and Diagnostics

  • Organization, Talent & Workforce Analytics

  • Design Thinking

  • Organizational Development/Effectiveness

  • Architecting Value

  • Minimum of 9 years of external or internal consulting experience

  • Bachelor's degree

  • Experience with designing and leading Leadership Development, Leadership Alignment or Culture Change programs in complex organizations

  • Experience using Design Thinking to facilitate experience led approaches to shape Leadership, Culture and Change Journeys and Roadmaps

  • Experience using assessments, data collection tools and platforms for analyzing leadership, cultural and change insights to shape implications and actions

    Bonus points if:

  • MBA or similar graduate-level degree Leadership and Organization Development

  • Background in individual and/or organizational psychology, behavioral science or clinical psychology

  • Strong organization and workforce analytics skills (e.g., individual and organizational assessments)

  • Experience with using a scientific approach (i.e., hypothesis, test, measure, iterate) to test behavior change initiatives

  • Proficiency with data visualization applications (Tableau, PowerBI)

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio)

    Important information

    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.

    Accenture is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We believe that no one should be discriminated against because of their differences, such as age, disability, ethnicity, gender, gender identity and expression, religion or sexual orientation. Our rich diversity makes us more innovative, more competitive and more creative, which helps us better serve our clients and our communities. All employment decisions shall be made without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or any other basis as protected by federal, state, or local law. Accenture is committed to providing veteran employment opportunities to our service men and women. For details, view a copy of the Accenture Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Policy Statement (https://www.accenture.com/_acnmedia/Careers/PDF-9/Accenture-Annual-Policy-Statement-Regarding-EEO-2018-Applicant.pdf) Requesting An Accommodation Accenture is committed to providing equal employment opportunities for persons with disabilities or religious observances, including reasonable accommodation when needed. If you are hired by Accenture and require accommodation to perform the essential functions of your role, you will be asked to participate in our reasonable accommodation process. Accommodations made to facilitate the recruiting process are not a guarantee of future or continued accommodations once hired. If you would like to be considered for employment opportunities with Accenture and have accommodation needs for a disability or religious observance, please call us toll free at 1 (877) 889-9009, send us an email (https://www.accenture.com/us-en/contact-us) or speak with your recruiter. Other Employment Statements 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.

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    Unless expressly indicated, this role is not open in the state of Colorado.