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Group Manager, Organizational Change Management

Company: Avanade
Location: Seattle
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Country:United StatesCities:Atlanta, Baltimore, Boston, Charlotte, Chicago, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Columbus, Dallas, Detroit, Hartford, Houston, Indianapolis, Los Angeles, Minneapolis, New York City, Phoenix, Portland, San Francisco, San Jose, Seattle, TucsonArea of expertise:Advisory ServicesJob DescriptionAbout Avanade's Advisory PracticeWant to build customer value with digital and turn your ideas into human impact? So do we.There's one in every group-the person who dreams big and has the motivation to bring their ideas to life, even as others might roll their eyes and prefer to play it safe. Are you that person? One who isn't afraid to break the mold and who gets passionate about the power of digital to transform organizations and ways of working? Because we are building teams of people like that to help our clients unlock the power they need now and own what's next.At Avanade, we are breaking apart the traditional process of setting strategies and goals first, then finding technologies to achieve them. In the digital age, there's no time for that linear process. We partner with clients to accelerate value from digital innovation by being ambitious, imaginative - and fast. We believe big and deliver personally. We relentlessly challenge, encourage, and support our client partners and each other.Want the agility and energy of a start-up, backed by the resources of Accenture, Microsoft and the Center for Information Systems Research at MIT Sloan School of Management? Here you will find a team of people who thrive on turning ideas and innovations into breakthrough results for leading organizations around the globe. Ultimately, we're not just making business better. We're making life better for our clients and their customers.If that sounds like you, you sound good to us. Find your next opportunity at Avanade Advisory.Key Responsibilities:A Group Manager within the Advisory OCM Practice provides execution and tactical project coordination, with Director oversight and most likely will manage Transformation projects in the ERP/CRM space and team members at the Consultant and Sr. Consultant level while performing the following endeavors:Definition of strategic vision and management and measurement of related change journeyPlans to drive successful adoption of the change within the organizationQuantitative and qualitative analyses to implement change modelsDevelopment and execution of strategic training plans to prepare individuals for success during and after the changeAssessment of organizational readiness and current state vs. future state gapsPlay a key role in business development and expanding Avanade's footprint at existing clientsAbout You:We are looking for a Change Management Group Manager to actively participate in providing and managed quality deliverables for our Enterprise/Fortune 1000 clients:Management of routine workstreams within the context of a larger project, with keen emphasis on ERP and CRM TransformationsLead and coach OCM workstream team membersChange impact assessment, business readiness and change strategyPartner and leadership assessment, engagement and alignmentCommunication strategy, key planning and preparationTraining strategy with planned and focused contentChange adoption measures and measurement programEngage in collaborative and constructive client dialogue to evaluate progress against program objectivesMaintain effective and trusting working client relationships to facilitate program success and expansionChange Management work plan generation, implementation and process managementRequired / Mandatory Qualifications (please read):Previous relevant management consulting professional services firm experience, preferably with a global management consultancy firm.Five+ years of experience in a client facing Change Management role with digital transformation, technical & functional project experience and prior experience with ERP/CRM TransformationRelevant undergraduate degreeExperience working in cross-functional and complex, highly matrixed teamsOutstanding communication and presentation (verbal and written) skillsAbility to be flexible, demonstrate critical thinking and work effectively in fluid, complex environmentsExpert in the Microsoft Office product suitePreferred Role Qualifications:Relevant graduate degreeA relevant Advanced Degree or an MBAAvanade requires all new hires to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Avanade will consider requests for medical or religious accommodation to this vaccination requirement on an individual basis.About AvanadeAvanade is the leading provider of innovative digital and cloud services, business solutions and design-led experiences on the Microsoft ecosystem. Our professionals bring bold, fresh thinking combined with technology, business and industry expertise to help make a genuine human impact on our clients, their customers and their employees. We are the power behind the Accenture Microsoft Business Group, helping companies to engage customers, empower employees, optimize operations and transform products, leveraging the Microsoft platform. Avanade has 50,000 professionals in 26 countries, bringing clients our best thinking through a collaborative culture that honors diversity and reflects the communities in which we operate. Majority owned by Accenture, Avanade was founded in 2000 by Accenture LLP and Microsoft Corporation. Learn more at .

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