Country:

Canada

Cities:

Toronto

Area of expertise:

Delivery Management

Job Description

Avanade is growing and seeking an IT Collaboration Delivery Specialist. 


The high-level responsibilities of the IT Collaboration Delivery Specialist include:

  • Building strong partnerships and relationships with key business stakeholders with needs for IT solutions within Avanade

  • Working with shared Design, Architecture & Development teams

  • Designing and delivering IT software solutions leveraging Microsoft and other platforms/capabilities

  • Documenting strong quality business requirements and PBIs (product backlog items)

  • Working with business stakeholders to align on priorities, plan and deliver end to end solutions including design, development, testing, change management and adoption

  • Manage project delivery costs and ensure alignment to approved budgets and agreed outcomes

  • Define and collect the measurements that gauge the success of given IT projects and solutions


To be successful in this role, your day to day activities will include:

  • Delivering Projects to meet business needs and enable business outcomes, leveraging existing platforms and Microsoft capabilities and services with heavy focus on capabilities such as SharePoint & Teams.

  • Establishing and maintaining close working relationships with stakeholders/users and delivery partners sometimes including Global Delivery Network teams and vendors

  • Providing guidance to junior team members, helping them to develop and grow their skills and experiences, as well as support their overall career goals and objectives.

  • Defining criteria for project success with appropriate stakeholders, monitoring performance via metrics, issues, risks and scope changes, and providing a summary of overall performance with Business and IT stakeholders on a regular basis.

  • Identifying, logging, monitoring, escalating and communicating issues/risks, ensuring timely assignment and resolution


Qualifications:

You have 5+ years working in IT project delivery including full lifecycle software development including requirements gathering, and business analysis through testing. You likely have a Bachelor’s degree in an engineering, business or technology-related field preferred. You have experience with Microsoft technologies (O365, Power Platform, Azure) and custom application project delivery. You are results oriented and self-directed with the ability to drive change.

 

Required Skills & Experience:

  • IT project delivery experience using software development methodologies (Agile, Waterfall)

  • Microsoft SharePoint, Teams, Power Platform and/or custom application project delivery

  • Experience working with multiple disciplines to deliver work including stakeholders, users, design, architecture, engineering

  • Savvy analytic and problem-solving skills 

  • Willing to get hands on when necessary to ensure quality requirements, designs, testing and delivery

  • Experience identifying and resolving issues 

  • Possess a customer service orientation with a demonstrated desire to exceed expectations 

  • Consistent delivery and follow through on commitments 

  • Great organizational skills with attention to detail  

  • Ability to effectively communicate information to both technical and non-technical with stakeholders

  • Agile and/or Project Manager certification a plus

  • Microsoft M365 (including SharePoint/Collaboration platform) certification a plus


Your technical skill set likely includes the following: 

  • Experience in business analysis and requirements gathering and management

  • Experience with Collaboration capabilities (ideally Microsoft O365 at a minimum)



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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.