December 22, 2016

TSA Chooses Accenture Federal Services to Help Hire Workforce of the Future

ARLINGTON, Va.; Dec. 22, 2016 2016 – Accenture Federal Services (AFS) has been selected to support the Transportation Security Administration’s (TSA) Office of Human Capital (OHC) in the hiring and recruiting of 8,000 to 10,000 employees a year.

The five-year contract, worth up to $290 million, will enable AFS to assist the TSA’s OHC with a portion of its recruitment and hiring operations, which entails hiring employees for critical field positions including transportation security officers, federal air marshals, and field management, administrative and professional positions.

“Accenture is pleased to help the TSA recruit and hire high-quality employees to meet its mission of protecting our nation’s transportation security infrastructure,” said Ed Meehan, who leads AFS’ work with homeland security, law enforcement and first-response agencies. “We’re able to bring Accenture’s global leadership in human resource operations and federal HR expertise to help the TSA hire its workforce of the future.”

Accenture helps U.S. federal agencies through its comprehensive suite of human capital support and training services, including professional management and leadership development services; human capital strategy consulting services; human resources and HR management temporary services (training delivery, HR staff augmentation); information technology support of HR systems; development of HR systems; and organizational performance improvement, including organizational transformation and business process reengineering.

Accenture Federal Services, a wholly owned subsidiary of Accenture LLP, is a U.S. company with offices in Arlington, Virginia. Accenture’s federal business has served every cabinet-level department and 30 of the largest federal organizations. Accenture Federal Services transforms bold ideas into breakthrough outcomes for clients at defense, intelligence, public safety, civilian and military health organizations.

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