Country:

United Kingdom

Cities:

London

Area of expertise:

Delivery Management

Job Description

Role Overview:

The purpose of the Delivery Management Office (DMO) is to deliver effective and proactive support to engagements across the Avanade UK portfolio through a set of defined processes/application of global policies. To provide accurate and timely management information to support decision making, across the portfolio, ensuring that the finances for ALL projects within own area of control are successfully managed. This will include ensuring invoicing and financial forecasting is completed in a timely manner, ensuring invoices are paid on time and monitoring project performance against agreed budget information.


Key Role Responsibilities:

Day-to-day, you will:
- Develop, implement, and maintain a detailed project/program work plan on projects/programs of moderate-to-large size and/or complexity; include appropriate controls, governance structures and monitoring to ensure on-time, on-budget (if applicable) and quality outcomes
- Balance scope, schedule, budget (if applicable), quality, and risks; propose and implement adjustments as necessary
- Coordinate members of different invested teams and work groups to deliver required results
- Monitor, report, and respond to issues and risks associated with the project/program
- Identify stakeholder(s), and develop stakeholder(s) relationships to achieve mutual goals

- Financial Management : Monitoring and forecasting of project costs, revenues and billings including production of invoices, forecasting, revenue recognition models, variance analysis and the tracking of project financial performance against original deal economics.

- Reporting : Tracking and analysing status of current and trend project performance data. Assisting delivery leads with the creation and maintenance of project and programme plans.

- Governance and Assurance : Adherence to corporate and customer policy. Set up and run of regular engagement/account/ portfolio governance activities.

Key Role Skill & Capability Requirements: Your technical and non-technical skills may include:
- Demonstrated ability to think and work systematically and logically
- Basic understanding of contract terms and interpretation
- Proven skills in customer expectations management
- Working knowledge of project/product management methods, tools, techniques
- Working knowledge of Microsoft platform technologies
- In-depth knowledge of Microsoft Project and Team Foundation Server (TFS)
- Working knowledge of Earned Value reporting
- 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

Preferred Education Background: You will likely possess a Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in business or technology-related field as best fits the position

Preferred Years of Work Experience: You will likely have 2+ years of project management experience

Accountabilities & Metrics:

Accountable for:
- Annual goal plan and training targets
- Successful project delivery
- Internal customer satisfaction
- Program/project metrics
- Issue resolution




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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 www.avanade.com.