Country : United States
Boston, Buffalo, Chicago, Cleveland, Columbus, Dallas, Denver, Detroit, Grand Rapids, Green Bay, Hartford, Houston, Indianapolis, Jersey City, Kansas City, Los Angeles, Manchester, Milwaukee, Minneapolis, New Haven, New York City, Newark, Philadelphia, Phoenix, Pittsburgh, Portland, Providence, Redmond, Rochester, Salt Lake City, San Antonio, San Diego, San Francisco, San Jose, Seattle, St.
Louis, Stamford, Trenton, Tucson
Area of expertise : Advisory Services
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 shape, sell and oversee the delivery of propositions that address client challenges in the areas of employee experience strategy and transformation, employee analytics and insights, employee value proposition modernization, workforce transformation, culture change and physical workplace design.
You will be 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, productivity 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 high-performing, employee-centric modern workplace
As a Manager / Group Manager, you will :
Support the identification, development, selling and implementation of workplace experience propositions in response to market demand and digital trends
Support the sales cycle and contracting process
Lead project teams and manage end to end delivery. Ensure clients are satisfied with the quality of work, and the outcomes delivered
Grow Avanade Advisory Workplace Experience capacity and focus in response to market signals and project demand
Support North America, and regional teams with their capability development and skills growth
In addition, as a Director / Senior Director you will :
Play a leading role in business development / sales activities by working closely with account and sales teams to ensure proposition and solution alignment, i.
e. alignment across client expectations, contract, financials, solution and capability to deliver
Lead recruitment and talent development activities
Lead marketing and communications activities to help us grow our business
Manage significant Avanade partner relationships
About you We are looking for candidates who have (4 to 7 years for Manager / Group Manager) ( 6 to 10 years for Director / Senior Director) years of relevant experience, and who can demonstrate skills and a successful track record in the following areas :
Extensive experience in leading the design and development of client workplace and employee experience strategies
Experience in providing best-in-class insights from a range of industry experience to help guide clients on how to evolve and develop their employee value proposition
Experience carrying and delivering a quota for selling large, integrated workplace / employee experience solutions, and the associated organizational / cultural change as a sales leader.
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 expert 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 actionable insights, to inform 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 shaping, selling and overseeing implementation of employee experience, organizational change and workforce transformation programs
Very strong, executive level communication skills (both written and verbal), and the ability to 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.
Additional desirable experience includes
Developed and cultivated C-Level client relationships in HR, Technology and Line of Business domains
Deep industry knowledge covering two or more of the following : Banking, Insurance, Products, Retail, Energy, Utilities, Health and Public Sector
Experience in large-scale culture change initiatives in a corporate environment
Contributed to the design, assembly, pricing and delivery of workplace and HR transformation deals
Well-versed in new technology-enablement and transformation leadership to help clients assess, build, transform and operationalize new capabilities