Area of expertise:

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)

Job Description

Avanade, a joint venture between Accenture and Microsoft, combines the best in strategy and technology to allow clients to unlock more value from their businesses. As we continue to grow our Polish business a new site opens in the heart of Poland – Warsaw. With our ambitious growth plan opportunities arose to join us at the newly created positions of solution architects. By joining now, you will experience what it is like to be the force that shapes our new Warsaw team and excites our clients with the digital transformation of their businesses. All this while being surrounded by curious people, bold challenges, and limitless learning opportunities.

We are looking for CRM Solution Development Manager to be a CRM thought leader and solution architect working on large-scale, complex implementations. You will be responsible for working with clients and leading Avanade delivery teams in planning, designing, building, testing, and maintaining CRM solutions.

Day-to-day you will:

-Own partnership with cross-functional technology and design teams to ensure consistent, beneficial client interaction, and solution delivery

-Liaise effectively between customers, IT staff, and business partners to ensure high quality and timely resolution of customer issues

-Design conceptual architecture and technical solutions

-Research customer issues that may be non-standard in order to offer solutions

-Direct efforts to defining technical, operational, and user requirements

-Take active role in sales activities and planning as required

-Lead continuous improvement efforts to proactively identify potential challenges to customer success and business productivity

-Ensure project quality meets standards through KPI identification and testing plan

-Ensure off-shore resources are utilized and leveraged appropriately

-Lead and review your team's work across all phases of Avanade projects (e.g. Plan, Analyze, Design, Build and Test)

Key Role Skills:

You are likely a great manager with vast CRM experience. You understand the nuts and bolts of CRM systems and, more importantly, you know how to connect with clients and lead a team to reach its goals. You are organized, energetic, and as comfortable in front of a board room as in front of a white board with your development team.

Technical Skills:

-Understanding of common industry standard business practices supported by CRM

-Extensive experience with CRM or another business management software (Microsoft Dynamics preferred)

-Experience working in a Software as a Service (SaaS) environment, Microsoft SQL, HTML, Microsoft ASP, Microsoft .Net, and etc.

-Basic understanding of relational database concepts desired 

Non-Technical Skills:

-Excellent client management skills and the ability to work with customers to develop and manage an action plan

-Experience consulting with external clients on complex projects, including in leadership roles

-Experience working with global teams on CRM technology implementation and maintenance projects

-Extensive experience in a management or leadership role.

-Experience working with offshore teams to facilitate project work

-Demonstrated excellence in communicating and presenting complex information to technical and non-technical stakeholders, both verbally and in written form

-Self-starter and able to work independently with minimal supervision

In this role you also will:

Make organizational impact: Work efforts have significant impact on near- and medium-term Avanade and/or client operations. If client-facing, should contribute to client-relationship and sales outcomes.

Provide supervision: mentor and manage work efforts of more junior colleagues and team members as required by various workstreams; may formally supervise work of project teams. 

Receive supervision: occasional validation of work efforts against strategic and operational objectives. Significant latitude in judgment & approach.

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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