United Kingdom


Edinburgh, London, Manchester, Newcastle

Area of expertise:

Advisory Services

Job Description

About the Role 
Avanade has achieved exceptional growth and market leadership over the last 2 years. We are keen to build on this and are looking at how our operating model should evolve in the medium term. To help us do this, we are expanding our Strategy and Transformation team which is energetic, bright and totally dedicated to the transformation and evolution of the business. We have great ideas and want to bring them together into a common framework that will help us to continue to grow and thrive in a new and exciting world. We need to augment the team with your creative energy and your capacity for industrialized operating model design and delivery.   
You will be helping us to design the future of our business and expand our operating model design capacity. This is a unique and challenging role that will entail:    
• Working in a multi-disciplinary and international team to develop the target operating model for Avanade 
• Translating strategy and ideas into workable operating model designs  
• Developing integrated operating model components 
• Building compelling operating model documentation and guidelines 
• Leading others to develop more detailed design specifications  
• Formulating and deploying workable strategies for operating model evolution, stress testing and deployment – including the rapid deployment of suitable tools and methods 
• Coaching your colleagues in best practice for operating model design and delivery 
A special role needs special qualities.  
As an operating model consultant, you will see the big picture and have a love of detail. You will be able to demonstrate a flair for integrated and innovative thinking and be deeply fascinated with how things work and how they fit together. You will enjoy working creatively and collaboratively with others and be able to balance theory with practical design and implementation. It is vital that you are comfortable with uncertainty, passionate about quality and thrilled at the thought of seeing your ideas in action.  
Preferred Qualifications and Experience   
Relevant educational experience preferred. With a strong track record in operating model design and strategic business transformation, you will be able to talk to us with passion and energy about your: 
• 5 years plus of practice in business architecture and operating model design 
• Extensive exposure to blueprint design and transformation at pace and scale 
• Familiarity and expertise in several business architecture approaches, methods and tools 
• Ideally familiar with global operating model patterns in the IT services or technology sectors
        • Your ability to turn vision into reality

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