Grant Thornton LLP Human Capital Management Experienced Manager in Chicago, Illinois

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Business Consulting & Technology – Human Capital Management Experienced Manager

Grant Thornton’s Advisory professionals are progressive thinkers who create, protect, transform value today, so our clients have the opportunity to thrive and grow. Our advisory practice creates holistic solutions delivered by innovative, curious professionals who bring technical depth and industry insight to our clients.

Business consulting and technology transforms value. Our Business Consulting & Technology (BC&T) practice consists of Financial Management, Strategy & Operations Transformation, Technology Strategy & Management and Technology Solutions.


Performs Human Capital Management advisory services to assistourclients in various transformation initiatives. Manages complex large scale HCM programs which include Talent Planning, New Hire and Onboarding, Performance Management, Employee Engagement, Leadership Development, Succession Planning, Rewards and Recognition, Culture Transformations, HR Operations, HR system, and HR Analytics within our HCM practice. This may require experience in HCM applications, such as Oracle Cloud, Infor, EBS, and PeopleSoft HCM.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: * Serve as the lead SME on strategic and tactical HCM engagements including overall project ownership and project success * Establish a consultative relationship with complex clients * Manage deployment project tasks including plan updates, communications, risk management/mitigation, and ensuring on time delivery of milestones * Evaluate the impact of human capital programs * Drive customer’s HR organizations through transformation, by addressing their business challenges, aligning function to shared practices, and defining new processes * Carry out organizational assessments, generating recommendations for change, and developing interventions * Additionally, the role will require participation in HCM business development and practice development

EXAMPLE PROJECTS INCLUDE: * Designing/modifying performance management systems (e.g., designing and integrating performance appraisal, promotion, and recognition programs) * Developing and validating assessments for selection and development purposes (e.g., structured interviews, cognitive and non-cognitive measures, knowledge tests) * Designing new human resources operating models and supporting the human resources organizational design * Establishing HR Shared Services centers * Developing and analyzing workforce surveys (e.g., climate, quality of hire, skills assessments) * Designing and executing job analysis studies * Developing communication and implementation plans (and supporting materials) to facilitate change management efforts * Other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS: * Minimum of 5 years of experience in strategic Human Capital Management engagements to include functional assessments, strategic operating model development, performance improvement, employee retention plan development, compensation planning, audits, ERP/HCM implementations, ACA compliance, and regulatory compliance efforts * Minimum of 3 years’ experience in consulting with progressively increasing responsibility * BS or MS degree in HR Management or related fields * Understanding of HCM terminology and modern best practice especially in Human Resources Core processes, Talent Management and Talent Acquisition * Interest in modern HCM tools and their usage within HR departments * Entrepreneurial and self-motivated attributes to thrive in environments that reward self-initiative and resourcefulness * Ability to adjust to shifting priorities and to work additional hours to meet aggressive deadlines as needed. * Comfortable presenting information to large groups of people, facilitating meetings, and leading group discussions * Ability to analyze large sets of data and communicate findings to others * Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (PowerPoint, Visio, Word, Excel, and Project) * Maintain a good working relationship with clients to enhance customer satisfaction and work with client management and staff at all levels * Must be willing to mentor junior staff * Willingness/Ability to travel up to 80%

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Title: Human Capital Management Experienced Manager

Location: IL-Chicago

Requisition ID: 039172