Manager Delivery Lyon H/F

About the role

Avanade program and project managers are responsible for seeing that Avanade fulfills its contracted commitments to clients. Through effective organization and management of people, methodologies and technologies, our program and project managers see that projects are completed on time, within budget, and at the highest quality levels.

As Consultant, Project/Program Management, you will ensure that Avanade delivers promised business case value and meets client expectations. You will provide support during the sales, estimating, planning, mobilization, execution and closure phases of projects. Over a project's life, you will communicate status with regular frequency, manage risks and issues and monitor financial performance.

Day-to-day, you will:

  • Balance scope, schedule, budget, quality and risks
  • Develop, implement and maintain a detailed project work plan to ensure on-time, on-budget and quality outcomes
  • Develop traceable requirements
  • Develop and implement change management and change enablement processes
  • Cultivate strong customer relationships
  • Manage Avanade and subcontractor staff
  • Engage with partners and onshore, offshore and near-shore workforces.

About you

You are a proud detail-obsessed multitasker. You know how to create and power through a project plan, resolving problems along the way and keeping multiple stakeholders involved. You are at home with enterprise technology and understand what's involved in bringing a software development project to successful conclusion.

Your technical skills and knowledge likely include:
  • 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
  • Working knowledge of earned value reporting.

Your other skills and knowledge likely include:
  • Clear and concise oral and written communication
  • Results-oriented, self-directed ability to drive change in an unstructured environment
  • Good client interface and presentation skills
  • Business acumen
  • Time management skills
  • Customer-oriented attitude and good interpersonal skills.

You likely have two to four years of consulting project management experience. Your education includes a Bachelor's Degree in business or an IT-related field and possibly a Project Management Institute (PMI) Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) certification.



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 27,000 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.

Qualifications
Years of Experience: 2 - 4 years of consulting project management experience

Management Experience: None

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
  • Working knowledge of Earned Value reporting
Other skills and knowledge
  • Clear and concise oral and written communication
  • Results oriented / self-directed ability to drive change in unstructured environment
  • Good client interface and presentation skills
  • Business acumen
  • Time management skills
  • Customer oriented attitude and good interpersonal skills
Required Certifications:
  • Project Management Institute CAPM certification preferred, but not required
  • [INTERNAL USE ONLY] - DMA I completion

Additional Area, Region or Service Line specific requirements:

Requisition ID - 50875

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.


Meet Some of Avanade's Employees

Joshua C.

Manager, Experience Design

Joshua guides and supports Avanade’s junior employees in their paths to create exceptional experience designs for company clients—while also working with clients and stakeholders himself.

Beth H.

Executive, Delivery Management

Beth oversees all delivery projects within a region for Avanade, ensuring that project teams have the tools and resources they need to achieve total client satisfaction.


Back to top