United States


Chicago, Seattle

Area of expertise:

IT Operations

Job Description

About the role:

As the Business Operations Project Lead – Future of Work, you will be a part of the Shared Services team, which is responsible for the running of Avanade IT Services (ITS) and Information Security (IS) like a business.  Your role involves providing support to address needs arising from the COVID-19 global pandemic and Avanade’s progress in establishing ways of working to support a safe and effective workplace.  This will include managing projects to address Return to Office requirements, and coordinating related efforts across a global environment.  
The ITS/IS Return to Work Project Lead will support Avanade by:
  • Preparing updates for regular senior leadership reviews of the current operating environment related to the global pandemic.
  • Plan and execute projects related to Avanade’s response to the ongoing global pandemic.
  • Coordinate efforts across global regions and functions to support efforts to address pandemic impacts.  This will include working the Marketing, Legal, Area Operations and other groups as needed, and may include both local and global initiatives.
  • Provide additional support across Information Security and IT Services.
About you:

You are a problem solver. You are service oriented, and bring energy and enthusiasm to your work.  You possess great organizational skills, and attention to detail, and take pride in your work. You get things done.  You build plans and are able to articulate them in simple terms. You communicate well in written and verbal interactions, and enjoy being a part of a high performing team. You are flexible and willing to tackle new challenges.  You are proficient with Microsoft productivity tools such as Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, Teams, and SharePoint, and are eager to learn new technologies and apply them to your work.

You likely have 4-5 years of experience in operational support, and either a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience.
Avanade requires all new hires to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Avanade will consider requests for medical or religious accommodation to this vaccination requirement on an individual basis.

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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 56,000 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. 

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