United States



Area of expertise:

Corporate Functions

Job Description

Together we go beyond...

Avanade is growing and seeking a Workplace Solutions Specialist. This role will deliver efficient and effective management of workplace operations, services, facilities, access, and physical space for Avanade employees, customers, and guests. You will support the rhythm and direction of business through critical business processes and drive changes as needed as related to our physical space. In the immediate term, you will support the planning and execution surrounding re-opening the office after its closure due to the coronavirus, and then serve as primary enforcement for health and safety protocols after its re-opening.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for preparing for office re-opening after Covid-19 closure, following the company’s guidance and procedures and ensuring that the office environment is functional and safe
  • Implement all company-mandated Covid-19 procedures, also complying with state and federal regulations as appropriate
  • Actively engage with leadership, legal, human resources, IT, communications, and others to create a cohesive office re-opening plan
  • Once office re-opens, responsible for ensuring the safety of the workplace as well as hygiene management, including social distancing, masking, and other requirements
  • Building management liaison – POC for facility maintenance, vendor management and cleaning services 
  • Allocate and manage work and meeting space throughout the office, including furniture and ergonomics
  • Maintain workplace facilities and amenities such as refreshments, supplies, etc.
  • Monitor and enforcing access to physical office and work spaces to support security/asset protection
  • Greet and guide office visitors and guests
  • Manage office event planning and coordination including but not limited to, booking and setting up conference rooms, arranging catering, facilities planning, telecommunications, coordination with support groups, vendor engagement
  • Coordinate incoming and outgoing mail, courier, and related delivery services
  • Prior experience with event management and security systems preferred (e.g., CCURE 9000)
Other Requirements
  • Execute project/program plans and processes in alignment with Avanade’s objectives
  • Use personal judgment to resolve complex problems
  • Provide technical, administrative and operational support with developed understanding of Avanade’s processes and practices
  • Experience and comfort with Microsoft technologies (e.g., Microsoft Office, SharePoint, PowerBI)
  • Frequent walking, standing, climbing, lifting, stooping, and carrying of equipment and materials. Ability and comfort lifting up to 50 lbs is required.

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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