RPA Delivery Project Manager

About the role

The Avanade Program/Project Management team is responsible for successfully delivering projects to Avanade clients through sound project organization, staff management and adherence to proven methodologies and technologies.

As a Manager in Program/Project Management, you will be responsible for ensuring successful project delivery as measured by schedule, budget, deliverable quality and client satisfaction. You will be actively involved in the sales and estimating phases of each project as well as in planning, mobilization, execution and closure. Throughout the project lifecycle, you will regularly communicate status to all stakeholders, manage risks and issues and monitor financial performance.

Required:

Experience of Blue Prism or automation anywhere

Hands on Experience of implementing RPA projects for large and complex organizations (At least 3 full project life cycle experience of working as project/delivery lead.

10+ years of experience managing programs, projects, and tea

Ensures minimal attrition maintaining high job satisfaction and meeting team members' career objective.

Serves as an escalation point in case of RPA delivery issues.

Ensures optimal performance of team members.

Contributes to creation of standard approaches and techniques.

Lead RPA Proofs of Concept.

Provides mentoring and guidance to RPA developers.

Guide delivery team on RPA delivery best practices, approach/strategy.

May manage individual projects or coordinate a team of project managers and BA's.

Understands and manages client and program stakeholders' expectations and business objectives.

Trains project teams and stakeholders in RPA delivery best practices.

Ensures project and program adherence to Robotics operating model including:

  • Managing key deliverables/artifacts

Strong and on-going client involvement

Plans and manages iterations and releases

Runs regular team meetings and ensures any blockers or issues are resolved.

  • Ensures open, productive, motivating atmosphere within the project team

Travel as needed.

About you

You are an experienced, results-oriented project manager. You know how to organize diverse resources and bring together diverse stakeholders in support of project goals. Your leadership and organizational capabilities help you to win, no matter how complex or immovable a project obstacle appears to be.

Your technical skillset likely includes:

  • Demonstrated ability to think and work systematically and logically
  • Working knowledge of at least one software development methodology
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft platform technologies
  • In-depth knowledge of Microsoft Project
  • RPA- Blue Prism or Automation Anywhere
  • Basic knowledge of contract terms and working knowledge of earned value reporting.

Your general business skills likely include:

  • Proven skills in customer expectations management, client interface, interpersonal and presentation skills
  • Good negotiation skills, and clear and concise oral and written communication
  • Solid business acumen
  • Good time management.

You most likely have five to seven years of consulting project management experience and at least four years of management experience. Your education likely includes a Bachelor's Degree in business or a technology-related field. Project Management Institute (PMI) certification is preferred but not required.

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. We welcome all and seek talented individuals who can bring their whole self to work, build inclusive teams, and encourage diversity inside and outside the organization. Majority owned by Accenture, Avanade was founded in 2000 by Accenture LLP and Microsoft Corporation. Learn more at www.avanade.com.

Avanade® Is An Equal Opportunity Employer. Avanade prohibits discrimination and harassment against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, age, religion, sex, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability, veteran, military or marital status, genetic information or any other protected status.

Qualifications

Years of Experience: 5 - 7 years of consulting project management experience

Management Experience: 4+ years of direct people management experience

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
  • Business acumen
  • Time management skills
  • Customer oriented attitude and good interpersonal skills.

Requisition ID - 46977

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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