Consultant, CIO Advisory

Our Advisory business is growing rapidly and we are looking for a growth oriented individual with a passion for innovation and all of the possibilities that modern technology creates for our clients. You will be working with fantastic clients and some of the most progressive c-suite leaders in the country by helping them tackle some of their most complex challenges.

This role is Sydney or Melbourne based and focused on helping our clients shape, set and deliver on their strategies and kick-start their digital transformation journeys.

Role/Key Responsibilities:

  • Plays a key part in the delivery of ideation, strategy, planning, business case and prototyping engagements, and maintaining visibility across all phases of Avanade projects
  • Work with CIOs to define and plan for the technology shifts required to support the digitisation agenda for their business
  • Help clients understand short and long-term business implications (people, process, systems, change) of technology strategies and digital strategies
  • Have a broad and strategic understanding of modern architectures, cloud, modern integration, data and analytics, and modern IT operating models
  • Support the delivery of organisation-wide change initiatives that result from technology strategies
  • Help clients innovate and experiment, running ideation sessions through to refining use cases for prototypes
  • Support vendor selection and procurement engagements through providing a mix of technical and analytical expertise

Qualifications

Required/Skills Capabilities

  • The ideal candidate will have at least 3-5 years of business/ technology consulting experience working for a large consultancy and a passion for how technology can enable business outcomes.
  • Advanced analytical skills in analysing, disseminating and interpreting business models and financial reporting to provide valuable business insight and work alongside senior colleagues to support clients in shaping strategy and policy.
  • Familiarity with IT strategy, architecture, operating models, digital / technology enabled business transformation
  • Have a broad and strategic understanding of modern architectures, cloud, modern integration, data and analytics, and modern IT operating models

Experience with design thinking / human centred design

  • Strong interpersonal skills, with the ability to influence key decision makers at senior levels internally and externally
  • Advanced skills in a variety of communication styles, such as writing, presentations, and reporting, with the ability to translate complex business analytics into information consumable by executives internally and externally
  • Experience in procurement cycle including response management and analysis, technical and non technical assurance, contract assurance and design, build and migration assurance
  • Ability to demonstrate critical thinking skills

Preferred Years Work Experience

Equivalent of 3-5 years' experience relevant to the role

Education

Essential:

Relevant certification in management consulting, computer science, or related fields.

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 www.avanade.com.

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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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