Delivery / Project Manager

Delivery / Project Manager

About the role

Our business is built around complex technology projects which cross business areas and borders with our worldwide client base. Great project management is at the hub of every project and program we touch - creating and implementing plans to meet operational objectives and ensure effectiveness.

The scope of the Group Manager's job is multifaceted, demanding a depth and breadth of business knowledge. As a business leader, you will be responsible for managing and driving front-line operations, and executing projects, programs and services.

To excel in this role, you will use your strategic outlook while maintaining a strong practical focus on day-to-day activities and changing requirements. Balancing scope, schedule, budget, quality and risks, your monitoring and reporting processes will enable a fast response to any issue. As a great communicator, you'll build a collaborative team, forge strong client and partner relationships, and manage stakeholder expectations internally and externally.

Our growing number of digital projects brings the requirement for candidates with experience of digital project delivery including mulit channel, web, mobile, etc utilizing technology such as content management, etc.

In practice, you will:

  • Develop, implement and maintain a detailed project work plan, including appropriate controls, governance structures, timelines, budget and quality outcomes
  • Mentor and manage Avanade and subcontractor staff assigned to the project
  • Develop and implement change enablement processes throughout theproject
  • Contribute to the sales process, including estimating work effort and expenses using Avanade's standard tools
  • Engage and partner with appropriate onshore, offshore and near shore workforces, including Service Licensing Agreements (SLAs)

Project manager / Programme manager / Delivery manager

Qualifications

About you

Results-oriented, you will enjoy working with little structure, and be motivated and able to drive change. Core to this role is the ability to think and work systematically and logically to realize results. With a sound understanding of business, your career experience will demonstrate proven technical skills and knowledge, including strong communication and negotiating skills.

You will also have:

  • 3+ years hands on, full lifecycle delivery management experience with Microsoft Dynamics CRM
  • Experience in delivering complex CRM projects
  • Track record in Dynamics CRM
  • of delivering complex CRM projects
  • Basic knowledge of contract terms
  • Experience working with agencies
  • Track record in delivering digital projects.
  • Working knowledge of at least one software development methodology
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft platform technologies
  • In-depth knowledge of Microsoft Project
  • Good knowledge of Earned Value reporting

Your qualifications should include a Bachelor's degree in business or a technology-related field. Certification by the Project Management Institute (PMI) PMP is preferred, but not essential.

Years of Experience: 6+ years of consulting project management experience

Management Experience: 3+ years people management experience, leading teams in a matrix environment

Education: Bachelor's degree in business or technology-related field

Other Skills/Knowledge:

Technical skills and knowledge

  • Demonstrated ability to think and work systematically and logically
  • Basic knowledge of contract terms
  • Proven skills in customer expectations management
  • Working knowledge of at least one software development methodology
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft platform technologies
  • In-depth knowledge of Microsoft Project
  • Good knowledge of Earned Value reporting

Other skills and knowledge

  • Clear and concise oral and written communication
  • Negotiation skills
  • Results oriented / self-directed ability to drive change in unstructured environment
  • Good client interface and presentation skills

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

Requisition ID - 47236

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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