Group Manager, Capability Lead - Northeast

Job Description:

Avanade Inc. seeks a Group Manager, Capability Lead - Northeast in New York, NY to identify and forecast resourcing needs for global technical projects based on skillset demand in the region & in collaboration w/core partner business units. S/he will assume ownership of project-deployable resource management & will lead talent readiness, scheduling, chargeability, recovering, & operating excellence activities across Talent Communities in alignment w/Market Unit demand in the northeast region.

Duties include: partnering w/local & global Market Units, Talent Communities, & Regional Leaders to define/fulfill talent needs; coordinating day-to-day internal operations & partnering w/internal functions such as Finance, Human Resources, Training, & Talent Acquisition to drive efficient & effective use of Talent Community resources; translating go-to-market strategy to workforce planning/strategy initiatives; identifying/driving consistent, integrated processes to manage resource chargeability optimization; supporting effective management/deployment of bench resources; analyzing productivity/chargeability of technical resources to identify gaps/issues; synthesizing staffing metrics (availability, demand, chargeability, and sourcing) to analyze/forecast resource supply & demand to support project/workforce planning; identifying areas of cost control; and driving executive level discussions related to chargeability forecasts, pipelining, & business/talent leads to alert to potential shortcomings. The position is based in New York, NY and requires domestic, overnight travel approximately 20% of the time. However, as the individual spends 80% of his/her time working in New York, NY, s/he must live w/in commuting distance of New York, NY.

Qualifications Basic Qualifications: The position requires a bachelor's degree, or its equivalent, in Information Technology, Computer Science, or a closely related field, plus at least four (4) years of progressively responsible, post-baccalaureate experience in the job offered, or in a closely related IT consulting position involving global delivery management or global project management, including the following professional experience: 4 years of experience participating in full SDLC delivery; 4 years of experience performing international sourcing for capital projects; 4 years of experience overseeing and facilitating cross-functional global project teams and in-house consulting teams of at least 6 people, including planning, tasking, and tracking work; 4 years of experience defining, managing, and executing mission-critical global enterprise projects using metrics evaluation techniques (productivity, scope of work, KPIs, cost management, and gross margin); and 4 years of experience performing effort estimation, resource forecasting, workforce planning, delivery forecasting, and costing analysis for initial engagement efforts with respect to a technical client service opportunity.

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Requisition ID - 53413

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

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