United Kingdom


Edinburgh, London, Manchester

Area of expertise:

Human Resources

Job Description

Believe in the power of Limitless Learning? So do we.

At Avanade, we have a clear purpose – to make a genuine impact in everything we do. One way we do this is by creating opportunities for our people to learn and lead with the best and build upon our collective expertise.

As the Area Learning Lead for [Europe, North America, Growth Markets] you will be out front: partnering with HR and Business Leaders, influencing Area learning strategies, aligning with Global Learning objectives, and shaping distinctive learning experiences that are scalable and flexible. Your input and work on critical initiatives will unlock our people’s unlimited potential and have a direct impact on Avanade’s bold growth ambitions.

Key accountabilities:

  • Cultivating trusted partnerships with HR and business leaders in your area to drive strategic initiatives
  • Identifying and incorporating Area-specific learning requirements into Global Learning strategy and planning
  • Providing thought leadership and consultative support to identify opportunities, interventions, and initiatives for improvement
  • Driving integrated Learning programs, processes, and strategies into area people plans
  • Driving accountability by measuring and analyzing results, highlighting areas of strength and areas of improvement and identify action steps to remedy 

Your skill set and experience likely includes:

  • Experience creating, leading, and delivering learning solutions in a complex, matrixed organization
  • Strong business acumen, strategic planning, and project management skills
  • Problem solver: you see challenges as opportunities and are not afraid to stretch and try new things
  • Resourceful leader capable of quickly taking control of your responsibilities and establishing yourself as a credible strategic partner
  • Highly effective communicator with the ability to clearly and concisely articulate ideas, concepts, and proposals to engage team, peers, and leadership
  • Strong analytical skills and ability to translate metrics, research, and trends into strategy and improvement opportunities
  • Strong interpersonal awareness with ability to influence and build relationships
  • Values diverse teaming and finds inspiration in working with people from various backgrounds and cultures

Academic requirements:

  • Undergraduate degree or you may have 7+ years of experience working in HR, Corporate Learning Environments, Organizational & Leadership Development, and/or Consulting

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About Avanade

Avanade is the leading provider of innovative digital and cloud services, business solutions and design-led experiences on the Microsoft ecosystem. Our professionals bring bold, fresh thinking combined with technology, business and industry expertise to help make a genuine human impact on our clients, their customers and their employees. We are the power behind the Accenture Microsoft Business Group, helping companies to engage customers, empower employees, optimize operations and transform products, leveraging the Microsoft platform. Avanade has 50,000 professionals in 26 countries, bringing clients our best thinking through a collaborative culture that honors diversity and reflects the communities in which we operate. Majority owned by Accenture, Avanade was founded in 2000 by Accenture LLP and Microsoft Corporation. Learn more at