21 days old

Global HR Recognition Product Owner+

Organization: Corporate Functions/Human Resources
Location: Canada Negotiable

People in the Corporate Function career track 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.

Job Description: Do you get jazzed when youre recognized for making a difference? Does a warm positive feeling grow inside of you when thanking colleagues for making small or large work contributions or for simply appreciating them for being who they are? If so, read on, there may be a new role in your future!

We are looking for a product manager to work on our global HR recognition team that focuses on enabling Accentures 500K+ person workforce with the tools and resources to help say THANK YOU and share their appreciation for big and small contributions made. Believe it or not, theres quite a bit that goes on behind the scenes to run Accentures recognition program.

This position will be a great fit if you:

+ Want to be a part of a team focused on improving and designing recognition experiences that are engaging, intuitive and easy for our people to recognize their peers.

+ Are excited to dive in headfirst to manage and continuously improve the complex internal and external business processes required to support Accentures recognition program.

+ Can work independently across a broad range of activities, but also enjoy working collaboratively with senior business stakeholders and among a diverse global HR recognition team.

Learn more about the roles responsibilities, competencies and experience requirements below. If this sounds like a great role where you feel you can make a big impact, please apply!


+ Partner closely with the Global Recognition Business Team and Solution Architect Team on overall strategic direction

+ Champion the end-to-end recognition experience while ensuring business needs are met

+ Co-create with stakeholders using design thinking techniques to bring new recognition program ideas to life

+ Be a go-to expert for the recognition platform and its capabilities

+ Understand current-state reality for key stakeholder groups such as Recognition Program Owners, Recognition Champions, Growth Market HR, etc.

+ Own stakeholder communications (calls, emails, other channels etc.) that articulate the right level of detail, to the right audience, at the right time

+ Serve as central point of contact to collect requests for potential new capabilities

+ Work with Solution Architect Team to:

+ Prioritize and organize enhancements, keeping stakeholders informed on what is coming next

+ Coordinate testing including identifying scenarios, finding and coordinating testers, run testing scenarios and collecting feedback

+ Partner w/change and enablement resources to:

+ Guide development of new materials, FAQs, help guides, etc.

+ Develop training approach

+ Conduct experience tests

+ Design and monitor KPIs to measure program impact

+ Maintain process flows and documentation that reflects the as-is and to-be approach

+ Develop strong working relationships with external vendors, Procurement + and Recognition Operations Team

+ Understand and escalate technical and/or user experience issues as they arise

+ Participate in Workday design discussions as appropriate

+ Assist with ad-hoc projects as applicable

Role Requirements

+ A flexible attitude to working hours is necessary as the role may require working effectively across multiple time zones

As this is a global role, the individual must be comfortable working remotely

Basic Qualifications:

+ Minimum Bachelor's Degree or equivalent professional experience

+ Minimum of 3 years of HR Strategy experience

+ Minimum of 3 years of Project Management experience

Preferred Qualifications:

+ Demonstrated experience working on technical projects, including both operational and strategic aspects

+ Exposure to vendor management and/or contracting

+ Able to drive complex actions to completion, across a wide range of individuals and teams

+ Good understanding of the services offered cross-functionally in the recognition space

Professional Skills:

+ Strong communication and interpersonal skills, able to influence others

+ Strong analytical skills and problem-solving skills

+ Successful track record working effectively in a virtual work environment

+ Business acumen; able to negotiate and influence across a diverse team

+ Collaborative work style; willing to coach and to be coached by others

+ Strong executive presence: speak comfortably with Accenture Leadership to articulate a POV

+ Relentlessly drive progress on numerous initiatives at the same time

+ Expertise with managing process design and requirements development

+ Innate creativity and eagerness to discover new strategic solutions

+ Comfortable working across global teams; ability to balance schedule and priorities as needed

Our Commitment to Inclusion & Diversity

At Accenture, inclusion and diversity are fundamental to our culture and embedded in our core values. We are committed to creating a workforce where our people can feel comfortable, be themselves and contribute. Like Canada itself, Accenture employees represent a tremendous variety of cultures, ethnicities, beliefs, backgrounds and languages. We offer an inclusive environment regardless of personal characteristics such as ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age or disability.

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 or speak with your recruiter.

Other Employment Statements

It is currently our objective to assign our people to work near where they live. However, given the nature of our business and our need to serve clients, our employees must be available to travel when needed.

Job candidates are not required to disclose any offence for which a pardon has been granted.
Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services in strategy and consulting, interactive, technology and operations, with digital capabilities across all of these services. We combine unmatched experience and specialized capabilities across more than 40 industries powered by the worlds largest network of Advanced Technology and Intelligent Operations centers. With 509,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture brings continuous innovation to help clients improve their performance and create lasting value across their enterprises. Visit us at www.accenture.com.


Posted: 2021-03-22 Expires: 2021-04-21

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