Country:

Australia

Cities:

Melbourne

Area of expertise:

Advisory Services

Job Description

Do you turn insight into creative solutions? So do we.

You’re an analytical thinker who makes business models work for our digital world, earning trust and respect with your knowledge and advice. We’ll give you all the tools to turn your ideas into solutions that realize results.


About you

You understand the vital role that technology plays in transforming businesses, quickly spotting and sharing opportunities that others might miss. You use your persuasive interpersonal skills to influence other leaders, run procurement and move your clients’ businesses forward.


About the Job

Technology can be confusing if you don’t speak the language. Being an advisor not only means having a wealth of knowledge, it’s about sharing your insights in a way that others can easily understand. You’ll be opening our client’s eyes to the possibilities of digital transformation and guiding them through the process. You’re the authority on assessing needs, no matter how they’re expressed, and pulling together forward-thinking solutions.

As an Advisory Services Group Manager, we’re looking to you to advance our knowledge, as well as our clients’. You’ll be putting your client’s business models under a microscope, quickly understanding their business inside and out, and helping leaders make sense of their technology, applications, processes and capabilities. You’ll also lead teams’ efforts in creating strategies that people will support and deliver.


In this role, you will:

  • Build an understanding of client and competitor business models
  • Advise clients on customer-related digital challenges and opportunities
  • Help leadership and other project partners make informed decisions and navigate complex challenges
  • Guide project partners in designing and implementing strategies, policies and processes that meet client needs
  • Lead project teams on large-scale, complex and meaningful projects
  • Act as coach and mentor to your clients and your team as they develop their own consulting skills
  • Travel, as needed.


Your skills

You've got proven capability in analyzing and understanding business models and delivering informed advice. You probably have an MBA, PhD or MSC degree and relevant certifications in procurement, management consulting, computer science or a related field, including CISSP, CISM, CISA, CEH, ITIL, CIPS.

You have at least six years of experience in IT transformation strategy, architecture and operating models, with at least four years as a manager. You utilize your strong business insight to inspire and lead teams, budgets and business targets.


Ideally, your experience includes:

  • Running all parts of a project from managing budgets to leading teams
  • Explaining complex technologies and concepts in a non-technical language
  • Implementing IT improvement approaches and plans
  • Understanding and supporting the procurement cycle
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication and presentation skills.

Avanade® Is An Equal Opportunity Employer. Avanade prohibits discrimination and harassment against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, age, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability, veteran, military or marital status, genetic information or any other protected status.


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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.