Country:

United States

Cities:

Seattle

Area of expertise:

Human Resources

Job Description

Believe in the power of giving back? So do we. 

Avanade's Learning Partner role focuses on enabling leaders…


As you develop a deep understanding of the business priorities, you work closely with leaders and subject matter experts to devise, develop, and curate learning that helps Avanade employees to outperform in their roles, move into new ones, and achieve their longer-term career aspirations.

You will also participate in the ongoing design and development of several important learning and skill development initiatives.

As a Learning Partner you have a unique opportunity to help our people successfully manage the complexities of change, with a focus on developing the skills and capabilities that are required to execute our talent strategy and meet long term business goals.


This is not a training role; it is about designing a range of formal and informal learning opportunities that reinforce a culture of learning and ongoing skill development in an organization that already deeply values education.

You will be viewed as a valued partner to the business.

You will a part of Learning and Development that is committed to working with innovative methods that empower employees to take charge of their learning. In other words, your work will have a direct impact on the learning experiences of employees and help them to grow their capabilities and careers in a meaningful way.


ESSENTIAL ACCOUNTABLILITIES:

  • Act as a strategic advisor and business partner to business leadership – supporting Global Talent Community Leads, Market Unit Leads, Capability Leads and Regional Talent Community Leads to highlight how learning can help them achieve their business goals

  • Conduct strategic development needs analysis for the Talent Communities to identify solutions that drive results

  • Team up with L&D Development team to develop high quality, innovative learning solutions that increase learner engagement and improve knowledge retention

  • Be the program manager for learning initiatives – L&D development team manages the design, delivery, implementation, marketing, and ongoing evaluation of learning to ensure program quality and a valuable audience impact.

  • Facilitate development programs and business meetings as needed; observe and coach subject matter experts and other business presenters on facilitation or presentation skills, as needed

  • Guide TC (business leadership) to appreciate learning industry trends that foster greater design and delivery innovation and efficiency, as well as learning impact and learner accessibility; recommend and implement social learning and collaboration solutions, foster on-the-job application, and address expectations of the new learner profile

  • Analyze evaluation metrics to measure program success; recommend improvements and refinements were needed.


Academic requirements:

·        Undergraduate degree

 
Your skill set and experience likely includes:

·        Stakeholder Management

·        Experience in managing large complex projects. Technical projects a plus.

·        Experience working in the technology industry

·        organization/ task management: being able to manage various workstreams in parallel

·        Proven verbal communications skills- able to effectively work with leadership and other team members

·        Strong written communication skills

·        MS Excel – e.g., proficiency with VLOOKUP, Pivot Tables and beyond

·        MS PowerPoint skills -an eye for detail on formatting and graphics/charts

·        Demonstrated ability to work well in a team environment and independently

·        Understanding of the principles of organizational development and change management and Learning Development


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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.