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Avanade Inc. Consultant/Sr. Consultant, Workplace Advisory (Midwest) in Kansas City, Kansas

Consultant/Sr. Consultant, Workplace Advisory (Midwest)

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

At Avanade, our clients trust us to bring more than digitization and remote-working tools. We deliver an integrated approach combining business advisory, workforce experience, and technical solutions to help clients create a market advantage, maintain productivity, and shift to a digital culture.

As part of Avanade’s Workplace Advisory practice, you will help grow a transformative line of business. You will provide business management advisory and workplace technology implementation insights and services that help clients realize meaningful business growth through workforce, work, and workplace technology experience transformation. 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

  • Assist in project proposals including crafting the proposed solution and collaborating with other Avanade individuals to secure new client work.

  • Develop employee and team centric experiences (using data driven insights) that have parity with, or are better than, customer experiences to drive innovation, efficiency, and retention of top talent at scale.

  • Develop and evolve future focused workforce and organization transformation strategies propositions and solutions.

  • Drive cultural and operating model change as part of the transition to a high-performing, employee-centric modern workplace.

  • Identify trends and strategies for Modern Workplace solutions to meet client business, financial and technical objectives.

  • Conduct detailed analyses/interviews to understand and explain client problems and utilize standard consulting engagement practices such as facilitation, interviewing, gap analysis, etc., and provide input for workshops and support clients in service delivery transformation.

  • Identify, develop, and document issues, perform analysis, draw conclusions and formulate strategic recommendations.

  • Assist senior team members with sales efforts including development of client proposals and pitch mechanics.

Skills and experiences

  • 3+ years of consulting or advisory experience with a focus on client workplace and employee experience strategies.

  • Interfacing with executive level clients, assessing client’s goals and objectives and the ability to translate ideas into strategic and practical solutions.

  • Experience delivering large, integrated workplace / employee experience solutions, and the associated organizational/cultural change.

About you

Characteristics that can spell success for this role:

  • Aptitude for critical and analytical thinking as well as the capacity to accept out-of-the box solutions.

  • Organized, proactive, enthusiastic

  • Relationship builder, adaptable, collaborative

  • Intellectually curious and passionate about tech

  • Storyteller and engaging content creator

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 - Utilize 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 https://www.avanade.com/en-gb/career/benefits 

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 https://www.avanade.com/en-us/about-avanade/inclusion-and-diversity

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:

https://www.avanade.com/en/clients/washington-maritime-blue

Interested in knowing what’s going on inside Avanade? Check out our blogs:

https://www.avanade.com/en/blogs/avanade-insights

https://www.avanade.com/en/blogs/inside-avanade

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