Milan, Rome

Area of expertise:

OCM Advisory

Job Description

At Avanade, the Change Management Expert plays a key role in ensuring Digital Transformation projects meet objectives on time and on budget by increasing employee adoption and usage leveraging the ability to drive the people cultural and behavioral change

If you are this person , you will focus on the people side of change, including changes to business processes, systems and technology, job roles and organization structures.

You will be responsible for:

  •       understanding major business goals and change priorities
  •       conducting impact analyses, assessing change readiness and identifying key stakeholders
  •       creating and implementing change management strategies and plans that maximize employee adoption and usage and minimize resistance 
  •       applying a structured methodology in leading change management activities
  •       supporting the design, development, delivery and management of internal communication plans
  •       supporting the design, development, delivery and management of training an people empowerment programs
  •       measuring benefit realization, value creation, ROI and the achievement of results and outcomes
  •       Coaching and advice of the junior team members.


What we expect from you:

  • Ability to establish and maintain strong relationships
  • Exceptional communication skills, both written and verbal and ability to clearly articulate messages to a variety of audiences
  • Excellent active listening skills
  • A good understanding of how people go through a change and the change process
  • Experience and knowledge of change management principles, methodologies and tools
  • Flexible and adaptable, must be a team player and able to work collaboratively with and through others
  • Understanding of organizational issues and challenges
  • Familiarity with project management approaches, tools and phases of the project lifecycle
  • Experience with large-scale organizational change efforts
  • Excellent Presentation skills
  • Good knowledge of English and availability to travel
  • Good Knowledge of French and/or German will be considered as a plus

Your Background

  • Bachelor's degree in Business Engineering or similar degree; PROSCI certification or a Master's degree in related discipline is a plus.
  • 4+ years of Change Management experience.

What you should expect from us:

  • You will find an inclusive, flexible and people-centric environment, where people are encouraged to give their best
  • You will work with a very friendly and collaborative team
  • You will experience different challenges with Clients from different industries (e.g. Products, FSI, Media, Manufacturing, Public Administration etc.) on multi-disciplinary project teams

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