Osaka, Tokyo

Area of expertise:

Human Resources

Job Description

Together we do what matters.
As a consultancy, people are the heart of our business; taking a people-first approach is fundamental to our business strategy and the success of our organization. Our goal is to help all our people feel inspired, confident, and cared for, so that they can grow and thrive, professionally and personally as we work together in our purpose to have a genuine human impact. Our approach to talent is changing as we see a shift towards hiring for potential, life experiences and industry expertise; increasing our need to train for skills. Our Avanade Academy program underpins these shifts and serves as a key people priority as it will enable us to transition from a Talent Consumer to a Talent Creator.  

Your Work
As the Growth Markets Academy Delivery Specialist, you will oversee the coordination and implementation of our industry leading talent creation onboarding and recruitment program. In this role you will work directly with our Growth Markets Academy Program Manager, and the broader Global Avanade Academy team, to deliver on this critical people priority. 

This will include delivering operational details to ensure Academies are executed efficiently and effectively, this includes scheduling, calendar management, agendas. You will liaise with area Academy lead, Talent Community lead, trainers, local teams, and training vendors to align and facilitate the Academy learner experience.

Your Community
You will work closely with various teams inside and outside of Avanade, including operational teams in Avanade’s Advanced Technology Center, HR, Business Stakeholders, Talent Acquisition, External vendors, as well as the Global Learning and Development team. 

We remove barriers to entry so we can expand our talent pools and provide more opportunities for all to thrive at Avanade. Together, we will position Avanade as an award-winning destination for top talent, that is future ready and truly diverse.

Your Experience
You possess an interest in building strong working relationship with external vendors, internal teams, trainers, and participants. You have proven experience in providing end to end support, with solid attention to detail, to deliver a best-in-class employee experience. 

You have three to five+ years of relevant event planning and / or program coordination experience that includes the full lifecycle from design to development to implementation. You may possess a bachelor’s or master’s degree. You may have 2+ years in Business Operations, Marketing, Talent Acquisition Coordinator, or other related fields. You have worked in a virtual and dispersed team environment. You have also partnered with individuals across all levels of an organization. Work independently and manage ambiguity, leveraging cross-team resources when needed. 

Your Skills 
You are highly organized and can handle multiple projects and ever-changing deadlines. You are extremely comfortable executing project/program plans and processes in alignment with established governance objectives. You have proven successes in accurately reading and understanding written materials and instructions. You are detail oriented for accuracy of data and information to allow for accurate event execution and reporting. 

You have demonstrated capability to work well in a team and independently in a fully remote role. Knowledge of the following frequently used tools extremely beneficial: Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, Teams and PowerBI.

What We Offer You
Come for the distinctive experiences you have helping forward-thinking corporations, non-profits, and governments push the boundaries of digital innovation. Stay for the limitless learning opportunities that encourage you to master Microsoft and pursue big ideas. Enjoy ambitious growth for yourself as part of Avanade’s people-first culture with benefits like employee stock purchasing, flexible work arrangements, a commitment to diversity and inclusion, and competitive pay.
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About Avanade

Avanade is the leading provider of innovative digital, cloud and advisory services, industry solutions and design-led experiences across the Microsoft ecosystem. Every day, our 59,000 professionals in 26 countries make a genuine human impact for our clients, their employees and their customers. 

We have been recognized as Microsoft’s Global SI Partner of the Year more than any other company. With the most Microsoft certifications (60,000+) and 18 (out of 18) Gold-level Microsoft competencies, we are uniquely positioned to help businesses grow and solve their toughest challenges.

We are a people first company, committed to providing an inclusive workplace where employees feel comfortable being their authentic selves. As a responsible business, we are building a sustainable world and helping young people from underrepresented communities fulfil their potential. 

Majority owned by Accenture, Avanade was founded in 2000 by Accenture LLP and Microsoft Corporation. Learn more at