Data & Ai Business Consultant

2 weeks agoLondon, United Kingdom

A Business Consultant at Avanade is comfortable working across strategy and delivery-focussed work, leveraging their problem-solving experience to act as a force multiplier in our data-driven client engagements across multiple industry verticals.

This role requires exceptional interpersonal skills as you engage with technical and business stakeholders equally - executives through to operational roles - to help understand and define business problems, design solutions and roadmaps, and drive projects from inception (or impasse!) to successful implementation and/or live service.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Ability to work on different styles of engagements such as product development, technical delivery and advisory
  • Working alongside technical experts to deliver recommended solutions and bridge the gap between the business and technical teams.
  • Collaborating effectively with clients to solve key business problems and challenges by framing the problem, developing a vision, and building a roadmap to deliver.
  • Able to identify the root cause business problems within the scope of an engagement.
  • Effective in their engagement of stakeholders through workshops and interviews.
  • Utilises a variety of business analysis and data representation, tools and techniques.
  • Becoming a trusted advisor by building long term relationships with clients, working with them on developing long-term strategies around data and technology and helping bring them to fruition
  • Proactively coaches Avanade and client team members when appropriate
Experience Profile:

You are the type of person who might enjoy:
  • Thinking broader than just the question or problem being presented
  • Seeking out problems, and distilling them into digestible concepts
  • Operating in detail, without losing sight of the bigger picture
  • Capable of identifying the true pain points within a client's initial ask
  • Working in diverse, multi-disciplinary teams
  • Aligning and influencing people to gain a consensus
  • Being inquisitive and curious about new technologies
You might have had the following experience:
  • At least 2 years working in a professional services company or as an applied knowledge worker.
  • An interesting data, advanced analytics, data science, technology, and business intelligence background
  • Have a strong core consulting skillset: problem solving, framing complex ideas, and thinking strategically
  • Experience working with clients to solve key data and technology challenges by providing actionable recommendations
  • Be a force multiplier within our multi-disciplinary delivery teams, by identifying strengths and capabilities of each member and helping them execute
  • Capable of fulfilling a Project Manager or Scrum Master role on smaller engagements
  • Expert level business writing and communication skills

Job ID: avanade-23225