Workplace Transformation Advisory, Group Manager

Edinburgh, Greater London, Greater Manchester, Surrey, Tyne and Wear, West Midlands
Full time
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Avanade
I.T., digital & online media services
10,001+ employees
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Workplace Transformation Advisory, Group Manager

Pair your adaptable, collaborative, curious mindset with your tech skills to help client digitally transform their ways of working. Better experience for air travellers? Data to help a non-profit better serve kids with needs. An Advisory role at Avanade offers you a purposeful career. Know your clients’ needs inside out, work with them beginning to end, enjoy achievements together – and repeat.


Come join us

Our Workplace Advisory team sits at the intersection of business strategy, technology and industries and thrives on turning ideas and innovations into breakthrough results for leading organisations around the world. As a Group Manager you will collaborate with senior leadership and participate on engagements advising clients at the highest strategic level with big-picture and tactical guidance on how technology enables a variety of business outcomes. Immerse yourself in a diversely talented team, and a leader in digital, workplace and employee experience transformation, backed by the power of Accenture and Microsoft. Together we do what matters.


What you’ll do

  • Develop 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.
  • Support Modern Workplace Practice Leadership on client engagements, responsible for the project management and associated deliverables.
  • Develop and evolve future focused workforce and organisation transformation strategies propositions and solutions.
  • Drive cultural and operating model change as part of the transition to a high-performing, employee-centric modern workplace.
  • Support the identification, development, selling and implementation of workplace experience propositions in response to market demand and digital trends.
  • Assist senior team members with sales efforts including development of client proposals and pitch mechanics. Delivering sales presentations to clients and responding to RFPs.

Skills and experiences

  • Solid consulting or advisory experience with a focus on client workplace and employee experience strategies.
  • Experience selling large, integrated workplace / employee experience solutions, and the associated organisational/cultural change as a sales leader.
  • Experience with defining high level enterprise digital (business and technology) architectures to support employee experience transformation strategy recommendations.
  • Workplace solution experience covering; digital platform to promote staff and supplier/partner engagement, culture change centred on innovation and/or digital, operating model and organisation design, workforce analytics and development of predictive models, experience in providing outstanding insights from a range of industry experience to help guide clients on how to evolve and develop their customer service proposition.

About you

Characteristics that can spell success for this role:

  • Consultative, collaborative, relationship builder
  • Resilient, adaptable, flexible
  • Intellectually curious and passionate about tech

Enjoy your career

Some of the best things about working at Avanade

  • Top-shelf clients – our clients accelerate value by being bold, imaginative – and fast. Look at who we work with – you’ve probably heard of them and just might want to work with them, too.
  • Next-level work – Utilise emerging tech and become adept at solving business critical issues, acquire industry expertise, and a deep understanding of the technologies and capabilities within the Microsoft ecosystem.
  • Flexible work schedule – We provide employees with a flexible work schedule that includes flexible start and end times as well as the ability to work remotely.

Find out more about some of our benefits here.


A great place to work

As you bring your skills and abilities to Avanade, you’ll get distinctive experiences, limitless learning and ambitious growth in return. As we continue to build our diverse and inclusive culture, we become even more innovative and creative, helping us better serve our clients and our communities. You’ll join a community of smart, supportive collaborators to lift, mentor and guide you, but also lean on your expertise. You get a company purpose-built for business-critical, leading-edge technology solutions, committed to improving the way humans work, interact and live. It’s all here, so take a closer look!

We work hard to provide an inclusive, diverse culture with a deep sense of belonging for all our employees. Visit our Inclusion & Diversity page.


Create a future for our people that focuses on

  • Expanding your thinking
  • Experimenting courageously
  • Learning and pivoting

Inspire greatness in our people by

  • Empowering every voice
  • Encouraging boldness
  • Celebrating progress

Accelerate the impact of our people by

  • Amazing the client
  • Prioritizing what matters
  • Acting as one

Learn more

To learn more about the types of projects our Advisory team works on check out this case studies:


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