Mercer, a global consulting leader in advancing health, wealth, and careers, and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. (NYSE: MMC), announced today that it has entered into a global agreement for the SAP group with SAP America Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of SAP SE (NYSE: SAP) to provide advisory services to customers on cloud-based human capital management (HCM) solutions from SuccessFactors, an SAP company.
As a provider of advisory services for SAP® solutions, Mercer will assist organizations by providing them with a range of advisory and project management services before and after their implementation of cloud solutions from SuccessFactors, including:
· Broad program management for HR transformation projects with management of SAP solution implementation activities.
· HR service delivery strategy, assessment, and redesign.
· Talent strategy, including assessment and development.
· Compensation design, including workforce and executive rewards.
· Job family architecture design, including job catalogues and salary compensation structures.
· Communications and change management to accelerate user adoption and acceptance.
· Knowledge transfer to create self-sufficiency.
· Global process design and optimization.
· HR shared services design and deployment.
· Workforce analytics and planning.
“Our alliance with SAP complements our existing range of technology deployment and advisory capabilities and enables us to broaden the support we can provide our clients in their HR transformation initiatives,” said Ilya Bonic, senior partner and president of Mercer’s Talent business.
“What we know from our customers is that the best way to succeed with HR transformation is to approach it as a journey,” said Mike Ettling, president, SAP SuccessFactors. “Today’s partners bring a whole new level of value to ease the journey to the cloud. Mercer brings deep HR industry expertise in strategy building, process redesign, change management, and governance. This partnership is a win for customers.”
Mercer is a global consulting leader in talent, health, retirement and investments. Mercer helps clients around the world advance the health, wealth and performance of their most vital asset – their people. Mercer’s more than 20,000 employees are based in more than 40 countries and the firm operates in over 130 countries. Mercer is a wholly owned subsidiary of Marsh & McLennan Companies (NYSE: MMC), a global professional services firm offering clients advice and solutions in the areas of risk, strategy and people. With 57,000 employees worldwide and annual revenue exceeding $13 billion, Marsh & McLennan Companies is also the parent company of Marsh, a leader in insurance broking and risk management; Guy Carpenter, a leader in providing risk and reinsurance intermediary services; and Oliver Wyman, a leader in management consulting. For more information, visit www.mercer.com. Follow Mercer on Twitter @Mercer.
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