Country:

Brazil

Cities:

Sao Paulo

Area of expertise:

Human Resources

Job Description

Certification Acceleration - Learning Business Partner


Join the global team that drives maintaining Avanade’s position as the most certified Microsoft partner in the world as our Certification Acceleration Lead for programs which help over 7000 employees advance their careers through certification each year. In this role you will evolve these programs to support Avanade’s ambitious growth plans and partner with senior leadership stakeholders around the world.

This role is an opportunity to have an impact across all levels of Avanade from the certification activity and experience of our consultants, through the decisions of our capability and talent community leads, to the strategic direction of our executive committee and board of directors.


Certification Acceleration Program Lead (80%)

Manage and evolve program to meet effectiveness and impact objectives supporting the company’s Microsoft Certification scorecard metric
Lead design and development of new Accelerator offerings leveraging the latest in blended learning and gamification practices
Manage a global schedule of Accelerator deliveries aligned to evolving business priorities
Expand global delivery capability by:
Developing and delivering Train-the-Trainer sessions
Partnering with training vendors to procure contract instructors
Partnering with regional Capability and Talent Community leads to source field instructors
Partner with Certification Data & Operations Specialist to develop supporting data, reporting, and automation solutions


Certification Acceleration Instructor (20%)

Personally instruct select deliveries to:
Validate design of new offerings meet objectives
Ensure quality of highest priority deliveries
Stay connected with learner experience


You are a critical thinker with a passion for learning and creating innovative solutions and:

Have a current Microsoft Role-based Certification at the Associate, Expert, or Specialty level
Have a passion for training and are keen to help others advance their careers through certification
Have a perspective on what makes training and certification accessible, engaging, effective and fun for consultants and instructors
Have experience managing direct reports or aspire to and enjoy coaching/mentoring others
Enjoy ramping up on new technologies to expand your breadth of expertise
Have a “consultant” mindset – a keen and curious learner, who enjoys versatility, change and a quick pace
Are a strong observer and listener who can provide concise constructive feedback
Have excellent communication skills – verbal, written and presentation

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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 www.avanade.com.