About our BRAVO values
At Avocado we are driven by our core BRAVO values. BRAVO is an acronym for Brand, Respect, Adaptable, Valiant and Outstanding. These values guide our decisions, purpose and interactions each day ensuring we achieve our brand promise to ‘deliver with certainty’.
The BRAVO Values are pivotal in the success of Avocado because they set the benchmark for our people to follow. With our standards high, our values maintain the high-quality service, ensuring we deliver with certainty in all aspects. These values ultimately create a positive and cohesive environment resulting in employees and clients enjoying their time with Avocado.
The value BRAND describes our professionalism when we represent Avocado as a company and as an individual. It is how we create exceptional value for our clients, within our teams and in the community. BRAND means having a ‘can do’ attitude and an ongoing commitment to being solutions focused for our Client’s. BRAND is passionately contributing to our story and shaping a positive culture together. Through these actions, we demonstrate the strengths and value we offer and as a result, create a positive brand image.
“Brand is important at Avocado. We are encouraged to protect and strengthen our brand in all our interactions. At Avocado, we are all guardians of the Avocado brand in how we deliver for our clients, and how we shape our culture together. We participate in both identifying with and sharing Avocado’s brand story. “
– Amy Kitson, Marketing Manager
At Avocado, we consistently maintain a positive, trusting and constructive environment, where RESPECT is shown to all Clients, Staff, Management and Vendors. RESPECT is integrated into our work. At Avocado we are proud to act professionally in the work place. We promote a culture of integrity and accountability. A respectful and positive environment creates a more enjoyable experience and inclusivity for our people and clients.
“Respect is important. At Avocado, we all work together as a team and it is important to treat each other with respect. I feel this is a value we should always have, wherever we go and whoever we meet with, which is why it stands out the most to me.”
– David Lam, Test Consultant
In the fast-changing IT world, being ADAPTABLE is crucial for successful. Change is inevitable, therefore, we must exhibit our flexibility as we meet new challenges and deadlines. Our ability to adjust to changing environments and continuously improve ensures we deliver with certainty for client satisfaction. Being ADAPTABLE also means you’re able to listens to others’ ideas and collaborate effectively problem-solve.
“At Avocado, we remain adaptable by seeing new challenges not as problems but as opportunities to broaden our understanding of our evolving workspace.”
- Hayden Irish, Monitoring Consultant.
Being VALIANT is demonstrated by our commitment and courage to deliver required outcomes to satisfy our clients. Despite encountering difficult situations, we are not afraid to challenge the status quo to deliver exceptional outcomes. With our ‘Can do’ attitude, we take on any challenge thrown our way. Our ability to challenge, persist and create a practical solution to an ongoing and continually changing problem is what sees Avocado succeed. We give our full commitment and effort no matter how hard or easy the project, promising to deliver with certainty.
“Being valiant is crucial as a tester. You need to be able to speak the truth to people that are often in high stress positions. It takes a lot of courage to tell someone that their work is flawed or incorrect, as they sometimes take it personally.”
– David Shields, Test Consultant
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Being OUTSTANDING in all aspects of work creates reliability and trust that Avocado will always deliver the best quality service. We take accountability for meeting client’s requirements and delivering the right solution. At Avocado we never take short cuts. We make sure to maintain our outstanding benchmarks, to ensure the client will consistently receive a quality service. This demonstrates our ownership and initiative, as we always ‘go the extra mile’ to make sure all clients are satisfied, and the job is done to the highest quality. This attitude is instilled throughout the Avocado team, as we inspire and motivate people to push themselves to achieve nothing but their maximum potential.
“To me, the BRAVO value OUTSTANDING means being different to what’s expected to achieve better outcomes. In our roles as consultants, we should not take things at face value, and we should always ask ‘why?’ first. We go against the flow if required – like the Atlantic Salmon who swims against the current – we must go in the opposite direction and work hard to keep going. To me that’s living the OUTSTANDING value At Avocado, and I see this value reflected in our teams each day. That’s because at Avocado you don’t get one consultant, you get all of us – There are subject matter experts in various areas to lean on, so on each engagement we can deliver real value. People remember our name afterwards – this is important to me and what it means to be OUTSANDING.
– Mohamed Chmais, Principal Consultant – Monitoring