Avanade ITS and Information Security Delivery Manager

Delivery Management


Job Description

The IT/IS Delivery Manager is responsible for ensuring successful delivery of programs/projects across the Avanade ITS and Information Security teams. Driving critical programs/projects will directly contribute to the overall achievement of functional goals. Success is measured by ability to meet schedule, budget, customer satisfaction and deliverable quality performance measures. The IT Delivery Manager is accountable for estimating, planning, mobilization, execution and successful closure of projects. During the project life-cycle, you will communicate status' with regular frequency, manage risks and issues, and monitor performance.

Day-to-day, you will,

Deliver critical technology and security capabilities that reinforce Avanade's position as the leading digital innovator.

Manages issues and risks associated with the project. Includes balancing scope, schedule, budget, quality, and risks, and managing aspects through formal change management mechanisms.

Develops, implements and maintains a detailed project work plan, including appropriate controls, governance structures and monitoring to ensure on-time, on-budget and quality outcomes.

Determines the project approach, staffing, responsibilities, and schedule. Ensures that project resources receive any necessary training and are used effectively.

Manages the change enablement process throughout project duration

Manages internal client expectations, updates and buy-in, including representing Avanade ITS/IS at governance meetings.

Manages and develops internal client relationships and perceptions to achieve mutual goals.

Engages and manages appropriate onshore, offshore and near shore workforces.

May be accountable for managing multiple projects or workstreams.

Manages project teams of 5-30 team members; includes multi-site delivery with the Advanced Technology Centers (offshore).

About you

You are a results-oriented self-starter with attention to detail. You can drive change in unstructured environments. You can think and work systematically and logically. You are a quick learner and enjoy variety in your work.

Your technical skill set likely includes the following:

Working knowledge of software development methodologies

Working knowledge of Microsoft platform technologies

In-depth knowledge of Microsoft Project

Some knowledge of Office 365 and SharePoint

Experience in business analysis and requirements gathering and management

Some knowledge of Social Collaboration tools

Your business skill set likely includes the following:

Demonstrated ability to think and work systematically and logically

Experience working with external vendors

Proven skills in customer expectations management

Clear and concise oral and written communication

Negotiation skills

Results oriented / self-directed ability to drive change in unstructured environment

Good internal client interface and presentation skills

Business acumen

Time management skills

Customer oriented attitude and good interpersonal skills

You should have around 8-12 years of IT and/or Information Security project management experience. You will likely have a Bachelor's degree in business or technology-related field preferred. You may also have a Project Management Institute (PMI) certification.

About Avanade

Avanade leads in providing innovative digital services, business solutions and design-led experiences for its clients, delivered through the power of people and the Microsoft ecosystem. Our professionals combine technology, business and industry expertise to build and deploy solutions to realize results for clients and their customers. Avanade has 30,,000 digitally connected people across 23 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 www.avanade.com.

Avanade® Is An Equal Opportunity Employer. Avanade prohibits discrimination and harassment against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, age, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability, veteran, military or marital status, genetic information or any other protected status.

Requisition ID - 53181

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 www.avanade.com.

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