Adelaide, Brisbane, Canberra, Melbourne, Sydney

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Job Description

Do you want to change the way business is done? So do we.

Digital disruption is opening up more opportunities for businesses to connect with their customers and accelerate the realisation of business value. That's what we'd love you to do for us. With your strong business experience, vision and ability to steer clients toward new ways of thinking and re-imagine operating models, we can open up fantastic career opportunities for you.

About you

You’re excited by the possibilities of digital disruption. You quickly spot opportunities to drive business value that others might miss, know how to persuasively guide your clients to transform, win their trust and help move their business forward.

You bring strong business experience and can help organisations optimise and transform their business models and processes integrating the optimal blend of process excellence and technology solutions. You think creatively and have strong presentation and communication skills to translate strategies into roadmaps to deliver business value. 

About the job

You know how to bring out the best in your colleagues and to guide them to excellence in customer service and business. Your analytical skills mean that you’re a great problem solver, and you know how to make the most of business opportunities, from concept to reality.

As a Group Manager, you’re at home in presales activities, including client and public presentations, workshops and leading proposals. You will work with your sales team and technical consultants to transition sales from qualifying to closing. You are comfortable managing multiple projects and bids simultaneously.

In this role, you'll spend your time:

  • Shaping propositions and advising clients on the challenges and opportunities to deliver value offered by digital solutions (e.g. data & analytics, Intelligent Automation, digitisation, AI, IoT).
  • Re-designing and optimising value chains using process re-engineering and process intelligence (e.g. process and task mining) techniques.
  • Running client engagements focused on delivering business value and building a roadmap to deliver the outcomes.
  • Facilitating discussions about complex business, operational and technology challenges.
  • Guiding leadership through project and business planning and steering the professional development of junior team members.
  • Leading teams through large-scale strategically important work, including engagement budgets
  • Travel, as needed.

Your skills

You use your extensive experience in business and technology-enabled transformation to develop business cases, re-designing processes and leading engagement teams to deliver value through technology solutions.  

Ideally, you also have an MBA, MSC or equivalent degree, strong business transformation and technology implementation experience. Your experience will include:

  • Practical knowledge of how automation, analytics, digitisation and AI can transform business processes.
  • Influencing internal and client leadership and transforming businesses from the top down.
  • Critical and creative thinking across highly complex business problems.
  • Detailed road mapping, cost modelling and planning.
  • Building teams where everyone counts and is supported to innovate and change things for the better.
  • Leading teams and mentoring junior colleagues.

This role requires direct contact with Avanade clients as well as attendance in person at Avanade workplaces and other company-sponsored meetings and events.  In order to comply with our client requirements and Avanade’s own health and safety obligations, this role requires the Applicant to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19.   Proof of vaccination will be required during the application process.  Applicants who have appropriate written proof of a medical or religious reason for not being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 may provide such documentation.
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About Avanade

Avanade is the leading provider of innovative digital, cloud and advisory services, industry solutions and design-led experiences across the Microsoft ecosystem. Every day, our 56,000 professionals in 26 countries make a genuine human impact for our clients, their employees and their customers. 

We have been recognized as Microsoft’s Global SI Partner of the Year more than any other company. With the most Microsoft certifications (60,000+) and 18 (out of 18) Gold-level Microsoft competencies, we are uniquely positioned to help businesses grow and solve their toughest challenges.

We are a people first company, committed to providing an inclusive workplace where employees feel comfortable being their authentic selves. As a responsible business, we are building a sustainable world and helping young people from underrepresented communities fulfil their potential. 

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