Change Enablement - Washington DC
Avanade - Washington, DC

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Change Enablement - Washington DC(Job Number: 19069)

Description

We are hiring into the following target markets at All Career Levels: New York, Baltimore/D.C., Atlanta, Chicago, Houston, Dallas, Seattle, Los Angeles, and San Francisco. Candidates MUST reside or be willing to relocate on their own to these target markets. Relocation assistance is not available.

Job Description (Multiple Levels and locations)

At Avanade, business and technology consulting isn't just your career…it's your passion. And that means more than just working with new innovations. It means using technology to solve business problems in ways that make a real difference to you, your customers, and the world.

Owned by Microsoft and Accenture, Avanade truly is #1 in many industry categories when it comes to IT solutions for customers and careers for Microsoft platform professionals. Learn more at http://www.slideshare.net/AndrewNichols1/avanade-changeenablementevpfy13

At Avanade, we:
  • Are passionate about pushing the limits of Microsoft technologies to help our customers achieve their goals
  • Thrive on open dialogue and debate. We share best practices and solve problems through teamwork.
  • We share best practices and solve problems through teamwork.
  • Are committed to growth - as an organization and for each individual.
Avanade’s Change Enablement (ACE) Group covers the lifecycle of a change program and includes the following core offerings: - Change Strategy - Bringing proven change architectures and best practices to help clients navigate change.
  • Organization Change Enablement - Enabling clients to manage their organizational change efforts, such as the transition to outsourcing, and system and process change. Specifically supporting three sub-offerings:
  • Change Management: enabling clients to manage organizational change efforts related to Microsoft technologies, such custom development, social collaboration, the transition to outsourcing, system and process change, communications.
  • Journey Management: defines and manages the organization’s overall journey, which involves integrating the journey and its programs to the organization’s strategy, vision, and aspirations or “North Star,” which includes what is critical to the organization, and defines both the short- and long-term view for it.
  • Learning & Readiness: supports the creation and delivery of information to ensure proper solution awareness and adoption to all end users. Avanade carries a Gold Competency and Learning Partnership with Microsoft, where we design and deliver Microsoft Official content to IT professionals.
Change Enablement Consultant has the following Responsibilities:
  • Execute ACE Work Plan development and implementation.
  • Execute ACE Status Report creation.
  • Report status on work:
  • Timesheet creation, timesheet completion compliance, and timesheet approval compliance.
  • Earned Value, Budget Analysis, Schedule Variance, Variance at Completion, Cost Performance Index, and Schedule Performance Index. Collaboration
  • Determine ACE Project Plan approach through estimates, staffing, responsibilities, and schedule.
  • Contribute to the development and execution of organizational training programs
  • Identify assignments and goals on work plan
  • Identify, track, and escalate issues in a timely fashion (issue log)
  • Awareness of common risks on a project and their potential impacts
  • Business Acumen
  • Solution Delivery, Quality and Methodology
  • Communication – team, client, and other groups
  • Leading Yourself, Others and the Organization
  • Ensure that the end product fulfills the contract and meets the sponsor's expectations.
Have knowledge and some experience with:
1. Change Strategy

  • Application of the change architectures, models, and frameworks used to execute multi-workforce, cross-generational, or multi-cultural, complex change successfully.
  • Assist client executives communicate frameworks, cultural norms, and stakeholder engagement practices.
2. Change Enablement Execution

  • Approach Change Management as a "Science" instead of an "Art" by using data-driven and predictable methodology
  • Create and utilize methods, estimators, and frameworks that integrate tightly with the broader project
  • Plan and drive stakeholder engagement, leadership alignment, impact analysis, learning/training, communications, business readiness, deployment, and adoption measurement
  • As well as other assigned tasks and responsibilities
Preferred Skills/Knowledge in one or more of the following areas:
  • Governance Management
  • Work Planning and Time Management of project deliverables
  • Scope and Requirements Management
  • Estimating
  • Performance and Reporting Management
  • Resource Management
  • Issue Management
  • Quality Management
  • Risk Management
  • Distributed project management and cross-cultural teaming
  • Collaboration
  • Organizational Training
  • Outstanding people management and communication skills
Qualifications

Minimum Requirements by Career Level:
Sr. Analyst Career Level:
  • 0-3 years of Professional Consulting or Advisory or Customer Service experience
  • 0-3 year of change management or organizational development experience
  • Experience working in teams and influencing others
  • B.A., B.S. and/ or Organizational Degrees or related; Masters degree useful
  • Strong communication, facilitation, and presentation (verbal and written) skills
  • Ability to travel +80%
Consultant / Sr. Consultant Career Level:
  • 2+ years of Change Management or Organizational Development experience
  • 2-5 years Professional Consulting or Advisory experience
  • Outstanding communication, facilitation, and presentation (verbal and written) skills
  • Experience leading project change for customers
  • Experience working in cross functional and complex teams
  • Experience leading teams and influencing others
  • B.A., B.S. and/ or Organizational Degrees, or related; Masters degree useful
  • Ability to travel +80%
  • Large Consultancy background preferred
Manager / Group Manager Career Level:
  • 4+ years of Change Management or Organizational Development experience
  • 5-9 years Professional Consulting or Advisory experience
  • Outstanding communication, facilitation, and presentation (verbal and written) skills
  • Experience leading large and/or multiple projects for customers
  • Experience in leading cross functional and complex teams
  • B.A., B.S. and/ or Organizational Degrees, or related; Masters degree useful
  • Ability to travel +80%
  • Large Consultancy background preferred
Avanade® Is An Equal Opportunity Employer. Avanade promotes equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, creed, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, status as a protected disabled or Vietnam Era Veteran, disability, or any other legally protected status.

Primary Location: United States-District of Columbia-Washington Metro
Travel: Yes, 75 % of the Time |
Job Type: Standard
Region: - United States
Job: Change Management
Capability Group: Con/Sol - Application Development

LOC: USA

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