United Kingdom


Coventry, Edinburgh, London, Manchester, Newcastle

Area of expertise:

Human Resources

Job Description

Do you create change that reinvents organizations? So do we. 
Change doesn’t have to be hard. You make it look easy, helping businesses to picture their ideal destination and guiding them through the journey to get there. We’ll give you the people, tools and tech to make a real difference in our digital world.  

About the job:
As a Global Talent Acquisition (TA) Change Enablement Lead, you will lead and manage project work-streams, content to review, and the design and implementation of organizational change initiatives. As the Change Enablement Lead, and in coordination with Area TA Operations Leads, you will facilitate the assessment of business readiness, help minimize risk, manage stakeholder alignment, develop communication strategies, and build employee capabilities to facilitate organizational change in alignment with strategic objectives. You will be a member of the Global Talent Acquisition Operations team and drive transformative change initiatives that help Avanade achieve bold growth ambitions.

Day to day you will:
  • Lead complex, integrated change management projects/programs
  • Apply formal change architectures, models, and frameworks
  • Develop and execute communications strategy and plan, including drafting and sending global communications; utilize multiple communication channels 
  • Measure short- and long-term business outcomes related to organizational change
  • Build plans to help local teams adopt and embrace change, including strategic training plans and post go-live adoption interventions
  • Quantitative and qualitative analyses to implement data-driven change models
  • Identify and align relevant stakeholders
  • Assess organizational readiness and current state vs. future state gaps
  • Distribute timely and relevant information through an integrated, attractive, and comprehensive communications strategy
  • Identify and mitigate risks
About You:
You’re the change that the business needs.  You love getting into the detail of an organization and are driven by realizing results. With your persuasive interpersonal skills and your belief in the power of change, you get everyone on board and excited about moving in a new direction. You prioritize what’s important, focus on positives, and know what it takes for companies to leap forward. 

Your Skills:
You’ll need to bring your expertise in change management frameworks and methods, including assessing readiness to this role. With your excellent written and verbal presentation skills, you’re a vital part of any team. Ideally, you have five years of professional experience and understand how to make organizational change happen. 

We’d love it if your experience includes: 
  • Previous experience driving change in a time of rapid transformation globally, across multiple workstreams and timelines
  • Knowledge of change management frameworks and methods, including assessing readiness
  • Knowledge and experience of quantitative and qualitative data analyses to inform decision-making
  • Excellent interpersonal skills working across cultures 
  • Ability to identify and communicate information/strategy to multiple stakeholders and countries using multiple channels
  • Results-driven and detail-oriented
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Project management experience
  • Ability to be flexible, demonstrate critical thinking and work effectively in fluid, complex environments 
  • Prior experience delivering change management within HR or Talent Acquisition highly desired 
  • A Bachelor's degree (or equivalent education and experience)  

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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