Area of expertise:

Infrastructure / Unified Communications

Job Description

Locations: Singapore, Tokyo, Sydney, Hong Kong, Kuala Lumpur

In a highly visible and global executive leadership role, the Area Executive, Applications & Infrastructure Lead for Asia Pacific and Latin America will act as a strategy leader and business builder who will review, define, implement and drive strategic initiatives across our Applications & Infrastructure business. The qualified executive will leverage an innovative and entrepreneurial approach to achieve performance targets and establish Avanade as a leader in both Modern IT and as a #1 employer of choice. Focused on delivering innovative solutions and offerings that create and sustain high levels of business value for our clients and accelerate realization of their Digital ambitions, covering Cloud, Modern Applications, Process Automation and Workplace, enabling our clients to realize the power of the Microsoft ecosystem across the aspects of their technology estate through a seamless transition.

Within a highly collaborative and entrepreneurial environment, you will partner with the Offering, Regional, Advisory leaders and Client Account Partners. You will identify, secure funding for, and execute investments needed to enhance the pipeline, client portfolio, capabilities and positively impact sales and revenue growth.

You will work across our global landscape to determine marquis accounts and premier bids where Applications & Infrastructure can bring value add. They will act as a subject matter expert and change agent across the organization to educate account and business development teams to have a positive impact on client engagement and portfolio growth acting as a strategic partner to the Centre of Excellence Leadership resulting in cutting edge strategy. The qualified executive will build, leverage and maintain successful industry partnerships with Accenture and Microsoft with a goal of increasing Avanade market share in a methodical and collaborative model.

Reporting directly to the Executive and Global Market Unit Business Leader, who reports to our CEO within Avanade, you will have budget responsibility and provide quality assurance and issue resolution to protect engagement and corporate reputation. They will understand and know how to comply with “top tier” compliance standards, sighting and escalating issues as appropriate.  

As the leader of a global function you will build and lead diverse teams of professionals and will leverage this network to recruit the industries top talent.

Basic Qualifications:

·       7+ years delivering complex business technology solutions for client organizations that have contributed directly to, or enabled, improved customer/ employee experience.

·       Career focus on Modern IT with experience partnering with Fortune 1000 clients to optimize workplace technologies and physical environments.

·       +5 years of experience leading large-scale digital implementations using Modern Workplace Technology Platforms and Services Microsoft 365 (Office 365, Windows 10 and Enterprise Mobility + Security), Azure)

·       Minimizing security exposure, ensure compliance, and maintaining customer trust.

·       Growing an existing or new service offering by double digits and achieving a proven increase in market share.

·       Experience leading the pursuit of digital engagements to positive closure and maintaining the relationship through the delivery phase resulting in repeat client business.

·       Creating Intellectual Capital to further drive the success of a service offering via White papers, best practices and methodologies, marketing collateral

·       BA/BS degree or +10 years of relevant professional experience focused on a combination of technical project delivery and business leadership.

 Additional Experience

·       Exposure to RPA (Robotic Process Automation), AI (Artificial Intelligence) and MS (Microsoft Products)

·       Implementing Microsoft 365, which includes Office 365Windows 10 and Enterprise Mobility and Security as a service offering

·       Master’s degree

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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 29,000 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