Country:

United Kingdom

Cities:

Edinburgh, London, Manchester, Newcastle

Area of expertise:

Software Engineering

Job Description

Avanade is seeking an experienced, passionate, and client-centric leader to join our Business Applications Global Solution Area Business Unit and become our Global Power App Lead as part of our Power Platform Services Hub. In this role, on a global scale, you will drive and grow Avanade’s Power Platform business as an essential contributor and thought leader on Power Apps – Microsoft’s low-code/no-code application development platform. You will be our global subject matter expert and will be the primary owner of the Microsoft product engineering relationships in this domain. In addition, your thought leadership for Avanade, Accenture, and the larger Power Platform ecosystem will be key to driving larger opportunities for services revenue on the platform for all both entities. 

 

The core responsibility of the Global Power App Lead is to produce compelling and differentiated solutions that are cost competitive – balancing both winnability, our ability to successfully be award the business, and deliverability, our ability to successfully deliver against our promises. 

 

You will leverage the most sophisticated tools to provide insights to crucial business decisions and embed Power Platform solutions in large digital transformation strategies.  Partnering with multiple stakeholders across multiple geographies and industries for scoping, managing and implementing projects you will leverage broad domain knowledge to solution and lead large scale, complex projects for enterprise clients. You will build, implement, drive, and execute strategies that result in business growth and increase our client successes by delivering innovative Power Platform solutions leveraging the best of the underlying Power Platform products (Power Apps Portal, Power Apps in Teams, Power Automate, Power BI, Power Virtual Agents, and the Common Data Service).  Partner with other Area and Regional leaders to bring the optimal solution to our client’s organization.  Collaborate with both Avanade and Accenture sales teams throughout the sales life cycle to ensure positive outcomes that drive innovation across our client’s organization by enabling them to meet their digital goals using Microsoft Power Platform. 

 

Within a highly collaborative and entrepreneurial environment, you will: 

 

Develop project plans and strategic vision for Power Platform solutions, providing a comprehensive roadmap for client’s needs 

Provide high-level solution architectural expertise on Power Platform components to sales, project delivery teams, and clients. 

Collaborate with regional solution architects in estimating and shaping of complex Power Platform solutions. 

Work with our Capability Enablement lead to insure estimating and solutioning guidance for Power Platform products is readily available for regional teams to leverage. 

Be known for your “client centric” approach and delivery excellence.  

Partner with the Regional Leaders and Client Leads, ISV partners and our parent companies Accenture and Microsoft. 

Influence 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. 

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. 

Engage with Power Platform leadership and clients in strategic discussions to provide outstanding strategy and guidance to improve the client’s long-term business objectives. 

Develop strong and positive relationships with client executives. 

Lead and support the delivery of a broad range of Power Platform engagements. 

Possess a deep understanding of low code / no code strategies for identifying relevant use cases to meet client business, financial and technical objectives. 

 

Required experience:  

You likely have a bachelor’s degree or equivalent degree in computer science or related field from an accredited college or university, and/or equivalent professional experience. 

Demonstrated experience interfacing with executive-level clients, assessing their goals and objectives, and the ability to translate ideas into strategic and practical solution recommendations. 

Aptitude for critical and analytical thinking as well as the capacity to accept out-of-the-box solutions. 

Experience in assessing and managing the opportunity and risk associated with complex, large-scale consulting projects. 

Minimum of 3 years of experience with Power Apps and Power Automate including both Model Driven and Canvas Apps using Common Data Services. 

Minimum of 4 years of experience with Dynamics 365, M365, and Azure 

Minimum of 2+ years as a solution architect or similar role 

Prior experience acting as a lead architect on at least two customer implementation projects with at least 5 Power Platform apps in production. 

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

Strategic thinker about business issues across product areas and industries. 

Able to manage multiple projects simultaneously and drive them to completion effectively. 

 


Preferred Location: Europe – United Kingdom, Netherlands, or ASG

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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.