United States


Atlanta, Chicago, Detroit, Houston, Miami, Philadelphia, Seattle, Tampa

Area of expertise:

Human Resources

Job Description

Together we go beyond.

As the Global Skills and Capabilities Lead at Avanade, you own and evolve the processes and governance of our people capability framework. You partner with HR, Talent Acquisition Leadership, Business Operations, Talent Community and Solution Area Leads, Accenture colleagues and others to define strategic people capabilities within the framework and track capability growth in relation to business strategy and client demand.

Key Requirements:
  • Enable and Design governance, process improvement, tooling and reporting on Avanade’s people capability.
  • Design and facilitate the ongoing governance of defining strategic capabilities. 
  • Enable the organization to monitor and track capability growth KPIs and trends and the definition/tracking of new strategic capabilities. 
  • Partner with Workforce Planning and Talent Community Leaders to align workforce plans and capability growth priorities and ensures that agreed workforce plans support our priority skills growth agenda as well as meeting client project needs. 
  • Partner with IT to enhance employee experience within the Avanade Skills Hub, reporting, and learning platforms. 
  • Consult with IT and relevant stakeholders on the evolution of demand-side data integrations, such as Client 365 and AEP as well as supply-side integrations with MME, myScheduling, and Workday. 
  • Partner with Accenture, our parent company, to maintain alignment of future plans as well as key data flows and logic that impacts Avanade’s Indirect visibility within Accenture.

Key Skills and Qualities:
  • Business process design, Data Analytics
  • Cross-team collaboration
  • Strategic program management
  • Collaborating with diverse stakeholders
  • Operationally enabling strategic business goals
  • Delivering through agile / DevOps
  • Experience in Consulting Industry is preferred
4 year degree in Human Resources, Business, Organizational Design or other focus area preferred.

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