Change Management- Strategy Consultant- Chicagoland

About the Role:

Avanade's Organizational Change Management (OCM) Strategy practice works across the continuum of Change Management/Change Enablement to serve clients of all segments and industries throughout North America at all stages of their change journey. Whether helping our clients understand the landscape, chart a course that's right for them or optimize performance, our team of professionals are focused on one thing: helping the organizations with whom we partner realize results.

About You:

Your likely skills;

We are looking for a Change Enablement Consultant/ Senior Consultant to Produce or support the production of the following Change Management deliverables for our Enterprise/Fortune 1000 clients;

-Current state organizational assessment and gap analysis

-Future state definition, organizational goals, business function and process definition, and role and job descriptions

-Change impact assessment, business readiness and change strategy

-Stakeholder and leadership assessment, engagement and alignment

-Communication strategy, plan and prepared communications

-Training strategy, plan and prepared content

-Behavioral change adoption strategy, plan and content

-Change adoption measures and measurement program

-Manage work plan inclusive of Change Management activities

-Ensure Change Management deliverables are completed to a high level of quality, on schedule, in compliance with contractual requirements, and to client satisfaction

Monitor, control, and report Change Management progress and risks to program leadership in accordance with project protocol

-Engage in collaborative and constructive client dialogue to evaluate progress against program objectives

-Maintain effective and trusting working client relationships to facilitate program success and expansion

-Apply change architectures, models, and frameworks used to successfully design and implement complex change Create and utilize methods, estimators, and frameworks that integrate tightly with the broader

-Change Management work plan generation, implementation and management

-Change Management status report generation and communication


Your Minimum Role Qualifications;

-Relevant professional service experience, preferably with a global management consultancy firm, or niche consultancy in a client-facing capacity

-Three+ years of experience in Change Enablement Consulting Engagements

-Relevant undergraduate degree

-Experience working in cross-functional and complex teams

-Outstanding communication and presentation (verbal and written) skills

-Attention to detail

-Ability to be flexible, demonstrate critical thinking and work effectively in fluid, complex environments

-Self-driven and motivated

-Fluent in the Microsoft Office product suite

-Ability to travel regularly to client locations in North America

Preferred Role Qualifications:

Relevant Organizational Change Management certifications (i.e. Prosci or ACMP)

Relevant graduate degree

Some Organizational Design Experience

About Avanade

Avanade is the leading provider of innovative digital and cloud services, business solutions and design-led experiences delivered through the power of people and the Microsoft ecosystem. Our professionals bring bold, fresh thinking combined with technology, business and industry expertise to help fuel transformation and growth for our clients and their customers. Avanade has 30,000 digitally connected people across 24 countries, bringing clients the best thinking through a collaborative culture that honors diversity and reflects the communities in which we operate.

At Avanade, we are committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace where our people can be the best at what they do. We are proud be among leading organizations who are taking a stand for gender equity, both in and outside the workplace. This includes teaming with like-minded partners who are as passionate as we are about strengthening the role of women in the workplace, including Women in Technology International, Anita Borg Institute and Catalyst.

Avanade® Is An Equal Opportunity Employer. Avanade prohibits discrimination and harassment against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, colour, age, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability, marital status or any other protected status. Avanade is also committed to providing accommodations for persons with disabilities in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act.

Majority owned by Accenture, Avanade was founded in 2000 by Accenture LLP, for more information go to

Requisition ID - 57644

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

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