Montreal, Quebec City, Toronto

Area of expertise:

Advisory Services

Job Description

Group/Senior Manager, Workplace Advisory

Pair your adaptable, collaborative, curious mindset with your tech skills to help client digitally transform their ways of working. Better experience for air travelers? Data to help a non-profit better serve kids with needs? An Advisory role at Avanade offers you a purposeful career. Know your clients' needs inside out, work with them beginning to end, enjoy achievements together – and repeat.  

Come join us  

Our Workplace Advisory team sits at the intersection of business strategy, technology and industries and thrives on turning ideas and innovations into breakthrough results for leading organizations around the world. As a Group Manager, you will focus on providing advisory and implementation insights and services to help clients realize meaningful business growth through workplace and employee experience transformation. You'll work with account teams to shape, sell and coordinate the delivery of propositions that address client challenges in the areas of employee experience strategy and transformation, employee analytics and insights, employee value proposition modernization, workforce transformation, culture change and physical workplace design.  

Immerse yourself in a diversely talented team, and a leader in digital, workplace and employee experience transformation, backed by the power of Accenture and Microsoft.  

Together we do what matters.


What you’ll do 

  • Lead and support the delivery of a broad range of Modern Workplace Advisory engagements.  
  • Assist in project proposals including crafting the proposed solution and collaborating with other Avanade individuals to secure new client work. 
  • Develop employee and team centric experiences (using data driven insights) that have parity with, or are better than, customer experiences to drive innovation, efficiency, and retention of top talent at scale.  
  • Play a role in business development / sales activities by working closely with account and sales teams to ensure proposition and solution alignment.  
  • Develop and evolve future focused workforce and organization transformation strategies propositions and solutions.  
  • Drive cultural and operating model change as part of the transition to a high-performing, employee-centric modern workplace.  

Skills and experiences  

  • 6+ years of experience selling large, integrated workplace / employee experience solutions. 
  • Previous experience working on multiple Advisory engagements in a highly matrixed external client facing environment, with presales and client management responsibilities. 
  • Experience defining high level enterprise digital (business and technology) architectures to support employee experience transformation strategy recommendations. 
  • Workplace solution experience covering; digital platform to promote staff and supplier/partner engagement, culture change centered on innovation and/or digital, operating model and organization design, workforce analytics and development of predictive model analytics and development of predictive models, experience in providing outstanding insights from a range of industry experience to help guide clients on how to evolve and develop their customer service proposition.

About you 

Characteristics that can spell success for this role:

  • Consultative, collaborative, relationship builder 
  • Resilient, adaptable, flexible 
  • Intellectually curious and passionate about tech 
  • Storyteller and engaging content creator  

Enjoy your career  

  • Some of the best things about working at Avanade  
  • Top-shelf clients – our clients accelerate value by being bold, imaginative – and fast. Look at who we work with – you’ve probably heard of them and just might want to work with them, too 
  • Next-level work – Utilize emerging tech and become adept at solving business critical issues, acquire industry expertise, and a deep understanding of the technologies and capabilities within the Microsoft ecosystem 
  • Flexible work schedule – We provide employees with a flexible work schedule that includes flexible start and end times as well as the ability to work remotely 
  • Find out more about some of our benefits here


A great place to work  

As you bring your skills and abilities to Avanade, you’ll get distinctive experiences, limitless learning, and ambitious growth in return. As we continue to build our diverse and inclusive culture, we become even more innovative and creative, helping us better serve our clients and our communities. You’ll join a community of smart, supportive collaborators to lift, mentor and guide you, but also lean on your expertise. You get a company purpose-built for business-critical, leading-edge technology solutions, committed to improving the way humans work, interact and live. It’s all here, so take a closer look!  

We work hard to provide an inclusive, diverse culture with a deep sense of belonging for all our employees. Visit our Inclusion & Diversity page. 

Create a future for our people that focuses on  

  • Expanding your thinking  
  • Experimenting courageously 
  • Learning and pivoting 

Inspire greatness in our people by 

  • Empowering every voice  
  • Encouraging boldness  
  • Celebrating progress 

Accelerate the impact of our people by 

  • Amazing the client  
  • Prioritizing what matters  
  • Acting as one  


Learn more

To learn more about the types of projects our Advisory team works on check out these case studies: 

Mater Hospital accelerates its digital transformation to keep patients and healthcare workers safe 

QBE is transforming its digital customer experience with Avanade and Accenture 

Aon Australia: The secret to helping people connect 

Blundstone meets customer demand in an agile way 


Interested in knowing what’s going on inside Avanade? Check out our blogs: 

Avanade Insights - exchange ideas that drive tomorrows innovation 

Inside Avanade - explore what life is like working at Avanade 


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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 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