Digital Transformation Strategist
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Digital Transformation Strategist
Believe you can make things happen? So do we!
At Avanade, we bring technology, business needs and human experiences to life. Our Advisory team develops practical digital transformation strategies that drive value now, while being flexible to respond to changing customer and business needs.
Our clients need your boldest inspirations to unlock their potential and own what’s next. We are committed to helping our clients accelerate progress, creating momentum through our focus on business outcomes, human interactions and relationships, and the delivery of high-performance technology solutions. To support the growth of our team we’re looking for a curious, collaborative and capable consultant who can partner with our clients to unlock the full value of digital technologies.
As a Digital Transformation Strategist, you know your clients’ needs inside and out. You have a unique ability to come at their problems from every angle, and you work with them side-by-side from the earliest groundwork to the final experience. Day-to-day, you’ll work on high-impact and strategic digital engagements with people who have a passion for delivering results for our clients and their customers. As your career progresses you will develop to become a trusted advisor to our clients based on your industry eminence and consulting expertise. You will work with, and alongside deep technology specialists that are famous for creating new possibilities through digital, data, technology, workplace and organisational change outcomes.
Our Digital Transformation Strategists have a deep understanding of technology, yet ensure customer and business needs are at the core of every solution
Use Design Thinking approaches to bring human experiences, process and technology together
You use research and data to inform insights that drive strategic opportunities
You are a curious, collaborative and capable consulting professional working with clients to establish people-centric business strategies that brings together design, strategy and technology to structure the business impact of design at a strategic, operational, and organisational level.
Passionate about working collaboratively to helping clients mobilise and implement strategic recommendations
You will have an interest and understanding in several areas within technology, data & intelligent solutions, you live and breathe all things digital
What it’s like to work with us
At Avanade, we are motivated by a clear purpose: to make a human impact. Our advisory team is expanding and there is plenty of opportunity to grow your career. You will be supported by our seasoned leadership team who will encourage you, challenge you and advocate for you. Often working in compact teams, individuals can have a significant impact on our client relationships, market offerings, and your fellow team members.
Avanade knows that a well-balanced employee is a happy employee, so we offer some unique perks to make your life easier. Our people receive an additional week of paid leave (for when you need to get on top of your life admin!) as well as gadget and wellness allowances.
About the Job
As a Digital Transformation Strategist, you collaborate with your colleagues and clients to direct, define and design strategic solutions for leading enterprise clients. You will apply and develop your sector knowledge, critical-thinking and core consulting skills to surgically diagnose and resolve complex business issues through innovative digital solutions.
In this role, you will play a key role in:
Setting the strategic direction with our clients to realise their digital transformation objectives
Defining strategies to accelerate digital channel shift and digital adoption, with supporting business cases
Designing experience-led transformation programs to maximise technology investments
Support roadmap creation that ensure benefits are realised at planned milestones
Ideating and defining new digital product & services to add revenue streams
Supporting the delivery of organisation-wide change initiatives that result from digital strategies
Identifying business capability gaps and design operating models to support strategy execution
Helping clients understand short and long-term change implications of digital and technology shifts across policy, people, process, and platform dimensions
Exploring and explicitly elaborating upon the commercial implications and impacts arising from your recommendations to enable your clients to fund transformation ambitions
Advise, guide, and coach client business and technology teams to drive the implementation of your recommendations
Uplifting Avanade’s advisory capability by coaching and developing advisory talent through proactive contributions to thought leadership, asset development and communities of practice.
Contribute to Avanade’s sustained growth by proactively contributing to business development opportunities and pursuits
To be successful you will be experience-led, impact-driven and client focused and have a passion for people, with an enthusiasm for diving into challenges at the intersection of business process, people and technology – and a demonstrated track record of delivering outcomes through digital technology.
At this point in your career you will have at least 5+ years of digital consulting or agency experience ideally with:
Application of design thinking approaches to place the user at the heart of all solutions and have a rich understanding of service design to bring experiences, process & technology together
A growing strategic understanding of business and operating models
Independently creating a fact-base of data to analyse and derive insights to inform strategies
A history of solving complex business challenges and leaning in to understanding the client’s broader commercial or business strategic needs
Demonstrable skills in analysing and understanding a variety of problems experienced by medium to large-scale organisations from strategy to implementation
The ability to evolve, conceptualise and communicate new ideas using storytelling techniques.
A track record of delivering project work streams and deliverables through your skills in coordination, focus on outcomes, clear communication and empathy for people across different backgrounds
A knack for explaining complex technologies, frameworks and concepts in a non-technical language
You likely have an undergraduate degree in business consulting, computer science or related fields, and have a demonstrated curiosity for new knowledge with relevant post-graduate certifications.
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Avanade leads in providing innovative digital services, business solutions and design-led experiences for its clients, delivered through the power of people and the Microsoft ecosystem. Our professionals combine technology, business and industry expertise to build and deploy solutions to realize results for clients and their customers. Avanade has 29,000 digitally connected people across 23 countries, bringing clients the best thinking through a collaborative culture that honors diversity and reflects the communities in which we operate. We welcome all, and seek talented individuals who can bring their whole self to work, build inclusive teams and encourage diversity inside and outside the organization. Majority owned by Accenture, Avanade was founded in 2000 by Accenture LLP and Microsoft Corporation. Learn more at www.avanade.com.