Area of expertise:

Human Resources

Job Description

Together we go beyond. 

Avanade is pleased to announce the opportunity to join the North America Talent Acquisition Team as a Regional Talent Engagement Lead. 

In this role, you will work closely with and influence key Regional Business Partners, employees, and HR to provide thought leadership, design and execute local and area strategies to source and hire, with a focus on diversity. Reporting into the North America Talent Acquisition Talent Engagement Lead, this role will be the face of TA within the region, designing and implementing initiatives and practices to ensure we are engaging diverse talent to meet the hiring needs of the business. 

About the role:

  • Design innovative, scalable sourcing and recruiting strategies that contribute to Avanade’s future growth and diversity goals
  • Lead regional employee engagement, amplifying Avanade’s regional Talent Ambassador Program (TAP) to embed the “always on” culture for growth and the understanding that “everyone recruits”
    • Regional Employee Referral Program point of contact, driving campaigns and ensuring program success
    • Communicate internal mobility opportunities and help define internal recruitment activities in partnership with HR
    • Engage Avanade Alumni in partnership with HR
  • Prioritize inclusion and diversity, introducing diverse talent to Avanade, with a focus on opening doors to underrepresented communities
  • Embed inclusive hiring practices and mindsets into the company culture to ensure everyone at Avanade can be authentic, do their best work, and thrive
  • Identify, coordinate, and execute regional and strategic external recruiting events (in-person and virtual)
  • Create measurement systems to monitor progress against desired outcomes
  • Connection point with Recruitment Marketing

About You:

You are exceptionally well-organized and detail-oriented. You know how to keep many balls in the air, and you pride yourself on mastering the behind-the-scenes details that allow others to shine.  You build relationships and seek to make Avanade the most inclusive organization in the world.

Your Background:

  • You’ve had plenty of success with recruiting for technology-focused companies and are ready for your next challenge. You understand how to connect with people who have hot tech skills because you’re as passionate about innovation as they are. Your strong communication and presentation skills, passion for all things digital, resourcefulness and collaborative working style stem from experience in a complex environment, such as consulting.
  • You’re as confident working independently as you are contributing to a team and you’re comfortable to prioritize multiple tasks at the same time. With your sound judgment and quick decision-making, you enjoy working in an environment that demands flexibility and rewards initiative.
  • Experience developing strategies, tactics, and measures to increase representation in underrepresented employee groups
  • You have experience in a high tech company
  • Understands the difference between activity and impact
  • Excellent prioritization skills and ability to tenaciously focus on the two or three critical organizational levers to affect positive outcomes
  • More than 4 years' Talent Acquisition or career development experience 

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