Avanade Inc. Cons, Change Enablement in Milan, Italy

The Consultant, Change Management executes complex or strategic tasks and provides tactical project coordination to deliver the design and implementation of organizational change initiatives.

Key Responsibilities:

Under general guidelines and direction,the Consultant, Change Management provides advanced execution and tactical project coordination in one or more specialty areas such as:

  • Application of formal change architectures, models, and frameworks

  • Measurement of short- and long-term business outcomes related to organizational change

  • Plans to drive successful adoption of the change within the organization

  • Quantitative and qualitative analyses to implement data-driven change models

  • Identification and alignment of relevant stakeholders

  • Distribution of timely and relevant information through an integrated, attractive, and comprehensive communications strategy

  • Organizational design to maximize effectiveness and mitigate risks

  • Development and execution of strategic training plans to prepare individuals for success during and after the change

  • Assessment of organizational readiness and current state vs. future state gaps

General responsibilities and activities include:

  • Management of routine workstreams within the context of a larger project/program

  • Coordination of and oversight of work activities and deliverables of more junior resources

  • Executing and/or strategic tasks requiring advanced subject matter expertise


Years of Experience:

3-7 years of experience; at least 3-5 years of experience in Change Enablement

Management Experience: N/A


Bachelor's degree or equivalent

Other Skills/Knowledge:

The Consultant, Change Management is an individual contributor and/or team leader role, operating independently under general guidelines and direction. The job is focused primarily focused on managing day-to-day operational priorities and oversees timeliness, accuracy,and quality of others' work products.

Specific areas of contribution include:

  • Areas of responsibility - Contributes to activities and deliverables of one or more workstreams within a larger project. Performs own work independently under general direction

  • Strategy - N/A

  • Business understanding - Understands Avanade's business model, industry and competition

  • Organizational agility - Applies working knowledge of formal and informal channels to accomplish objectives. Leverages internal network to exchange knowledge. Partners with global/off-shore resources to accomplish work

  • Creativity and innovation - Contributes to new thinking on standard role tasks within project team

  • Timelines - Manages one or more work streams for consistent, on-time performance and delivery of all activities and deliverables. Identifies and communicates potential risks to anticipated timelines

  • Cost control - Delivers work products/deliverables within budget or scope of assigned workstreams. Informs project manager/functional lead of budget or scope deviations as they occur

  • Quality control - Applies best practices to validate quality of work products and deliverables within assigned workstream, identifying and rectifying errors and other issues before they are delivered to a customer

  • Size of Projects Managed - N/A (portion of larger projects)

  • People Managed - Small team(s). (e.g. # of people and seniority, up to 5), multi workforce, single site

Required Certifications: N/A

Additional Area, Region or Service Line specific requirement:

Requisition ID - 51194

Avanade is the leading provider of innovative digital and cloud-enabling services, business solutions and design-led experiences, delivered through the power of people and the Microsoft ecosystem. Majority owned by Accenture, Avanade was founded in 2000 by Accenture LLP and Microsoft Corporation and has 30,000 professionals in 24 countries. Visit us at www.avanade.com.

Category: Change Enablement

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