Country:

United States

Cities:

Boston, Chicago, Cleveland, Detroit, Indianapolis, Kansas City, Milwaukee, Minneapolis, New York City, St. Louis

Area of expertise:

Advisory Services

Job Description

By choosing to work with Avanade, you will be joining a leader in digital, workplace, and transformation of the employee experience. We are recognized for providing insightful Microsoft eco-system enabled solutions and applying innovative digital studio experiences to sophisticated business problems. You will contribute to a fast-paced environment that is pioneering, collaborative and actively encourages your personal and professional development. Our track record of commercial success and our growth ambition will provide you with a fantastic platform for your career.

Your role will concentrate on growing a digitally enabled Workplace Experience (WX) transformation line of business: spanning sales, delivery leadership and capability development.

Your responsibilities
You will focus on providing business management advisory and implementation insights and services to help clients realize meaningful business growth through workplace and employee experience transformation. You will work with account teams to craft, sell and coordinate the delivery of propositions that address client challenges in the areas of employee experience strategy and transformation, employee analytics and insights, employee value proposition modification, workforce transformation, culture change and physical workplace design.

You are passionate about:
  • Developing employee and team centric experiences (using data driven insights) that have parity with, or are better than, customer experiences to drive innovation, efficiency improvement and retention of top talent at scale
  • Developing and evolving future focused workforce and organization transformation strategies propositions and solutions
  • Driving cultural and operating model change, as part of the transition to a hard-working, employee-centric modern workplace
  • As a Consultant/Senior Consultant, you will:
  • Support the identification, development, selling and implementation of workplace experience propositions related to market demand and digital trends
  • Support the sales cycle and contracting process
  • Lead a workstream within a project team and handle end to end delivery of assigned responsibilities and results. Ensure clients are satisfied with the quality of work, and the outcomes delivered
  • Contribute to Avanade Advisory Workplace Experience capacity growth and focus in response to market signals and project demand
  • Support and encourage regional teams with their capability development and skills growth
About you
We are looking for candidates who have 4 or more years of demonstrable experience, and who can demonstrate skills and a successful track record in the following areas:

  • Experience in leading the design and development of client workplace and employee experience strategies
  • Experience in providing outstanding insights, from a range of industry knowledge, to help guide clients on how to evolve and develop and apply their employee value proposition
  • Experience in crafting and delivering large, coordinated workplace / employee experience solutions, and the associated organizational/cultural change. Workplace solution experience should cover one or more of the following:
  • Digital platform to promote staff and supplier/partner engagement
  • Culture change centered on innovation and/or digital
  • Operating model and organization design
  • Workforce analytics and development of predictive models
  • Solutions for network enabled co-creation and innovation
  • Digitally enabled knowledge and specialist connections
  • Task and/or process automation and augmentation
  • Hyper-personalized learning, goal planning and performance management
  • Experience with workforce, culture and operations assessments, and the development of meaningful insights, to enable organizational change, covering people, processes and technology
  • Experience with defining high level enterprise digital (business and technology) architectures to support employee experience transformation strategy recommendations
  • Experience of crafting and executing employee experience, organizational change and workforce transformation programs
  • Good communication skills, and the ability to engage develop and mentor others
  • Ability to collaborate with technical resources to define solutions and the underpinning technical architecture. Familiarity with industry-recognized Agile-DevOps methodologies / frameworks
You will have a bachelor’s degree in a relevant field of study, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. An advanced degree or MBA is strongly preferred.

Mobility: up to 100% travel (when travel restrictions lifted) 

Important Note about this Future Opportunity:

We are actively recruiting and interviewing for this ‘Future Opportunity’ position, however will not be extending offers at the present time. 

The outbreak and spread of COVID-19 has created uncertainty for many, and during this period Avanade is focused on the personal safety and well-being of our employees and candidates. The good news is that Avanade is a 38,000-person organization that depends on new ways of working every day and we’ve been relying on our workplace experience to empower our employees – wherever they’re working – for 20 years now. Thanks to our workplace platforms – the likes of Office 365, Microsoft Teams, SharePoint and more – we’ve been able to continue delivering work seamlessly and connecting with talent to explore opportunities for tomorrow. 

What does that mean for you? It means you can apply and interview virtually, via video, for a future career opportunity without pressure to make a decision. It means that you will have the chance to connect with leaders and hiring managers at your own pace. 

We encourage you to speak candidly with your recruiter about your career aspirations and expectations throughout this recruiting process. In return, we are committed to being transparent with you about our intent and goals around this position. 
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About Avanade

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.