Country:

United States

Cities:

Boston, Hartford, New York City, Philadelphia

Area of expertise:

Business and Tech Integration

Job Description


Together we go beyond. 

As a Region Engagement Manager, you are responsible for supporting efforts to drive Avanade’s people agenda and enabling our talent strategy under the direction of the Region GM and Business HR Lead for the Northeast Region. You will be responsible for key people initiatives and processes, including employee inquiries, regional communications, onboarding, culture building, as well as general resource administration. You will interpret regional policies, programs, and procedures and act as a liaison to other teams such as recruiting. You will also provide program management support to the regional Business HR Lead, which may include: employee relations, performance management, professional development, budgeting, scheduling, and inclusion and diversity.


Day-to-day you will:

  • Support Business HR Lead in execution of Avanade HR strategy; driving strategy locally
  • Plan, develop, organize, implement, and evaluate program efforts within client group, under the supervision of Business HR Lead
  • Provide reporting and analytics on people metrics to support data-driven people decisions, set priorities, and identify opportunities for improvement
  • Participate and support regional/Market Unit onboarding and employee engagement programs to maximize retention
  • Prepare, coordinate, and support practice managers/business managers/Business HR Lead on performance discussions/activities
  • Run Northeast Region employee engagement council
  • Contribute to the creation of Area HR policies and programs through participation in special projects and tasks forces
  • Provide technical advice and knowledge to others within the human resources discipline
  • Focus on continuous improvement of programs, policies, practices and processes
  • Be an ambassador of Avanade values


Qualifications:

  • Broad background in employee relations, performance management, compensation/benefits, onboarding, and recruitment
  • Demonstrated success in delivering employee programs that impacted/improved the success of an organization/department
  • Expert knowledge of applicable employment laws
  • You likely possess a bachelor’s degree in HR, Business, Psychology, or have an equivalent combination of education and experience; PHR certification preferred
  • You likely have about 8 years of professional experience in a Human Resources or comparable leadership role


Behavioral Competencies Required:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work with staff at all levels within the organization
  • Ability to take initiative with little or no supervision
  • Maintains a positive outlook
  • Works constructively under pressure
  • Works successfully in a team environment and embraces and cultivates an inclusive culture
  • Responds resourcefully when challenges arise
  • Accepts responsibility for actions
  • Adaptability for learning and change
  • Effective presentation skills
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain relationships
  • Sound judgment, tact, integrity and professional
  • Ability to exceed customer expectations
  • Solid organization, decision making and time management skills

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. 


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