D365 Solution Architect

The Microsoft Dynamics 365 Solutions Architect will be responsible for providing implementing and quality assuring Avanade's ERP engagements.

Passionate about new technology, as a solution architect you will have a desire to help Avanade's clients to adopt the Microsoft 365 technology roadmap.

As an experienced Dynamics 365/AX Solution Architect with a business consulting background, you will be a senior member of a team that leads the client to successful delivery. Your key responsibility will be to take ownership of the solution and its intended benefits for the full implementation lifecycle.

You will provide broad industry and solution leadership at every stage, and will act as a trusted advisor to the client throughout the relationship. You will be the point of escalation for the consulting team and will provide solution design oversight throughout implementation.

Key areas of focus are value and benefits management, solution envisioning and design, enterprise architecture, and project planning, as well as business input to proposal development and client sales activities.

Responsibilities and Objectives:

ERP delivery

o Own the end to end solution

• Lead the project team through the full implementation lifecycle.

• Define the Microsoft Dynamics 365 technical and application architectures

• Production of architecture related deliverables or work products and review of team deliverables and work products

• Participate in project review and status meetings

• Part of the client relationship team

o Manage an offshore delivery team

o Conduct QA reviews of ongoing projects

o Challenge the client to change business practices to align with standard solution capability

Secondary objectives

o Understand the Microsoft Dynamics 365 product roadmap, release dates and launch activities

o Escalate learnings, challenges and feedback from Avanade clients and European ERP community to Avanade Global and/or Microsoft

o Support relationship with Accenture

• Participate in briefings and education sessions on Microsoft Dynamics 365

o Support relationship with solution alliance partners

• Develop understanding of alliance partner products and how to implement for client solutions

• Support regions in leveraging alliance partner products as appropriate

o Participate in the recruitment process for adding to the existing team

o Provide career advice and guidance to team members

7+ years' client-facing experience in management consulting and/or business transformation with a strong focus on ERP

Experience in the implementation of multiple projects from an end to end perspective.

Strong client leadership and engagement skills up to C-level

Ability to lead conversations and influence without line authority

Strong business transformation skills

Demonstrable design and problem-solving experience

Expert in understanding clients' business problems and design solutions that deliver the benefits that clients seek

Strong written and verbal communication skills.

Experience in implementing solutions in tier 1 enterprise ERP software.

Business Process Analysis and Design

Broad understanding of ERP functionality with deep knowledge in Finance and Supply Chain functional areas

Fluency (written and oral) in English

Experience In the design of an end to end solution, including integration, data management and deployment

Requisition ID - 48664

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