Country:

United Kingdom

Cities:

London, Manchester

Area of expertise:

Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)

Job Description

  • Can you support clients in seeing the value the Power Platform can bring to their business and help influence their decision to buy in a simplified message?
  • Can you show that you are a consultative business partner, not just a technical sales professional?
  • Can you successfully translate customer requirements to Power Platform solution offerings?

If the above sounds good, then wait until you hear the rest.


Avanade are looking for a Dynamics 365/Power Platform Presales Consultant to join the ever growing and high performing Sales practice within the business.


As a Power Platform Presales Consultant, you will be a solution advisor and will contribute to Avanade's licensing and services sales revenue.


What you'll be doing:

  • Identify, understand and define client needs, objectives and business drivers and design a solution that can best meet the clients’ requirements
  • Create engaging content and demonstration scenarios for sales presentations
  • Demonstrate the value of the solution (not just the functionality)
  • Build a strong working relationship with the Avanade sales & technical teams
  • Support prioritised sales cycles, helping with strategy, competitive positioning, demonstrations and presentations
  • Actively support the sales teams in promoting and identifying solutions, articulating functional fit and completeness, responding to bid cycles, to the clients requests for information and information to tender
  • Contribute to pipeline and revenue increase, through participation and coordination of demand generation activities, including customer workshops, tradeshows and company events
  • Communicate the business requirements to the project/implementation team after completion of the sale, to ensure a smooth transition from presales to implementation stages
  • Act as a trusted advisor to clients and assist with initial implementation phase activities and project quality assurance
  • Possess strong sense of teamwork, integrity, self-motivation, positive attitude, and works to solve problems
  • Stay up to date with new trends within Dynamics 365, Power Platform , our competitors, partners and the IT industry as a whole
  • Attend industry seminars and events to raise profile of Avanade and maintain your own up to date knowledge of industry

What you'll need you to have:

  • Knowledge/experience with Power Platform/Dynamics 365 CE in presales, project management, consulting or implementation roles
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills capable of presenting to group sizes from 2 - 30 people at all levels in the client organisation, from Senior Director to support staff, to technical & non-technical audience
  • Strong understanding of the Dynamics 365 stack, and the ability to utilise the Power Platform as a stand alone solution or via integration to other external systems.
  • Ability to create compelling demonstrations that tell a story and solve real world challenges
  • Strong analytical, problem solving and process and solution oriented abilities
  • Ability to partner across various functional groups including account executives, professional services, product development, marketing and strategic partners
  • Capable of utilising strong interpersonal, verbal, presentation and writing skills to successfully interact with clients and the Avanade team
  • Client and sales focus with the ability to influence prospects
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About Avanade

Avanade is the leading provider of innovative digital, cloud and advisory services, industry solutions and design-led experiences across the Microsoft ecosystem. Every day, our 56,000 professionals in 26 countries make a genuine human impact for our clients, their employees and their customers. 


We have been recognized as Microsoft’s Global SI Partner of the Year more than any other company. With the most Microsoft certifications (60,000+) and 18 (out of 18) Gold-level Microsoft competencies, we are uniquely positioned to help businesses grow and solve their toughest challenges.


We are a people first company, committed to providing an inclusive workplace where employees feel comfortable being their authentic selves. As a responsible business, we are building a sustainable world and helping young people from underrepresented communities fulfil their potential. 


Majority owned by Accenture, Avanade was founded in 2000 by Accenture LLP and Microsoft Corporation. Learn more at www.avanade.com