ERP Project Management - Midwest

About the locations: Chicagoland, Detroit, Indy, Minneapolis, Columbus/Cincinnati/Cleveland are all good! About the Role: As a Delivery leader at the Enterprise clients' site, you are responsible for assessment, diagnosis, crafting and mapping business processes to the application. You are able to work with diverse set of client environments and multiple vertical industries with a tendency to dive deep with 1 major client at a time. Your chosen speciality is Enterprise resource planning (ERP) where you have successfully designed, customized, developed, deployed, and integrated enterprise ERP business application solutions. Of course we'd love your main ERP focus to be Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations.
You will be responsible for successful delivery of D365 implementation projects to Avanade clients through your skillful organization, management and monitoring of people, methodologies and technologies throughout the project life cycle. Project Scope decisions, teams to build, tough decisions to make, people to develop? All Yours. Hopefully you get the picture. We want you, as a Delivery leader, to build, thrive and succeed at Avanade. Easy? No, Rewarding- YES!
Our Delivery Managers work closely with both internal Avanade team members and third party partners. From requirements-gathering through full implementation you demonstrate capacity to encourage and sustain delivery of quality work with an eye on both timing and finances. We'd want you to identify and implement improvement initiatives, processes and tools that support improvements in productivity, efficiency, issue resolution and cost to benefit the our Enterprise clients.
Day-to-day, you will also: Assist with business development activities and thought leadership in support of common objectives and priorities
Develop, implement and maintain a detailed project work plan, including traceable requirements, appropriate controls, governance structures and monitoring to ensure on-time, on-budget and quality outcomes
Develop and implement change-management and change-enablement processes throughout your project's duration
You contribute to the sales process, lending your expertise (the art and science) of estimating future work efforts and expenses using Avanade's standard tools and methodologies.
Engage and partner with appropriate onshore, offshore and near-shore workforces, including Service Licensing Agreements (SLAs).
About you You are an experienced leader of Complex ERP Implementation projects. You should have expertise in Dynamics 365 and the lifecycle of planning, implementing and maintaining such solutions. You likely have around ten years of relevant ERP experience and five years of managing complex teams of business and technical resources.
You have a track record demonstrating key proficiencies including: Business process design, systems configuration, application development, testing, localization and deployment
Consulting to external clients on complex projects, including leadership roles and excellence interfacing with key clients and Executive teams
You're a gifted communicator and can present complex information to technical and business partners, both verbally and in written form.
You likely have a Bachelor's Degree in a relevant field (we have a preference for IT) and ideally you've secured your PMP Certification
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.
At Avanade, we are committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace where our people can be the best at what they do. We are proud be among leading organizations who are taking a stand for gender equity, both in and outside the workplace. This includes teaming with like-minded partners who are as passionate as we are about strengthening the role of women in the workplace, including Women in Technology International, Anita Borg Institute and Catalyst.
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