Delivery Lead/Manager

    • New York, NY

Job Description:

Avanade Inc. seeks a Delivery Lead/Manager in New York, NY to manage the successful delivery of Microsoft Digital Platform service offerings throughout the full project lifecycle and via a multi-disciplinary, highly skilled digital team composed of onshore/offshore and subcontractor resources. Duties include: deliver projects/products using the appropriate agile project management methodology; work w/Program Manager to define project roadmap that includes development, implementation, and maintenance of detailed project work plan, appropriate controls, governance structures and monitoring to ensure on-time, on-budget, quality outcomes; lead collaborative, dynamic planning process, including prioritizing work to be done against capacity/capability of the team and in accordance w/SLAs; manage project issues/risks and engage formal change management mechanisms when required; ensure accurate development and traceability of requirements; actively manage client expectations and develop mutually beneficial relationships; lead in initiating RFPs during the sales proposal process; and actively participate in Delivery Manager community as a representative of Avanade. Travel to client sites is required approximately 80% of the time. Must live w/in reasonable commuting distance of New York, NY.

Basic Qualifications:

The position requires at least a bachelor's degree, or its foreign equivalent, in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, Engineering (any), or a related technical degree. Employer will accept three- or four-year U.S. or foreign bachelor's degrees. Employer will accept any suitable combination of education, training or experience. In addition, the position requires at least five (5) years of experience in the job offered, as a Program/Project Manager, or in a similar position within the IT consulting industry. The qualified applicant's experience must include the following: 5 years of experience articulating proposed technical solutions to relevant stakeholders; 5 years of experience utilizing Microsoft Project; 4 years of experience managing medium to large system integration projects/programs, including project mobilization/planning, execution, monitoring, controlling, and closure using multi-functional delivery teams in an Agile delivery model; 3 years of experience utilizing Microsoft platform technologies; 3 years of experience providing pre-sales support, including requirements gathering, analyzing/defining technical architectures and articulating proposed solutions; 3 years of experience developing financial/costing models for technical solutions and managing overall project financials; and 3 years of experience performing contract writing and interfacing with legal teams.

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Avanade is an industry leader in innovative digital and cloud based services, strategic business solutions, and design-led customer experiences that are always in line with ever-changing trends.

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