Advisory Consulting, IT Strategy, Director

IT Advisory- Northeast Region-

About the role:

The Advisory team is responsible for long-term technology strategy and solution development for lareg Enterprise clients. As part of our Northeast Region Advisory Services practice you'll make it easier for our clients to beat their competition and find new market opportunities leveraging Avanade's business, technical and human centred expertise. The Advisory team works on a project-based engagement model, that is agile enough to evolve to meet dynamic business requirements, typically within a given Area or Region, Market Unit (MU), Industry or Client.

As a Group Manager within the Advisory practice, you'll be responsible for implementing the strategic direction of the business area, with a significant role in the achievement of corporate objectives.

Day-to-day, you will:

  • Engage with clients in strategic discussions to provide best in class technical guidance to maximize client's long-term business objectives
  • Convert strategic direction into operational goals to carry out service redesign
  • Develop strong relationships with internal and external partners
  • Promote a "high performance culture" of empowerment, accountability, and profitable growth
Travel as dictated by business needs, most commonly but not restricted to the Northeast Region

About you

You are a born influencer; able to build deep rapport with clients, peers and direct reports. As a professional consultant contribute and participate in a "culture of learning" across globally and culturally inclusive teams. You mentor and coach others, while providing constructive feedback.

Your professional skillset likely includes:
  • Managing relationships with senior clients and other stakeholders
  • Leading large and complex teams and consulting engagements
  • Significant experience leading projects that support clients in strategy development through execution.

You most likely have an MBA or MS in a relevant field. You have around 10+ years' experience in relevant roles in technical fields across cloud and digital advisory and about 2 years as a project lead.

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. Majority owned by Accenture, Avanade was founded in 2000 by Accenture LLP and Microsoft Corporation. Learn more at

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 .

Requisition ID - 51702

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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