United States


Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas, Houston, Los Angeles, New York City, San Francisco, Seattle

Area of expertise:

Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)

Job Description

Business Solution Architect - D365 Supply Chain

In a highly visible and newly created role the ERP Presales Architect -Manufacturing will be a part of our North America Team.

You will drive revenue growth and opportunity support for Dynamics 365 in the Manufacturing Industry and design and communicate industry solution offerings to Clients, Microsoft, Avanade Regions, and Accenture!

As a thought leader, you will establish and develop the existing capabilities, positioning Avanade as an innovator for customers and partners alike.

Reporting directly to the Business Application Industry Lead, and in close partnership with the Global and Regional Solution Area Offering Leads, and our broader portfolio, you will envision and develop innovative solutions/services propositions and products for enterprise clients. You will drive cutting edge evolution in their application and data portfolios!

In this role, you will:

•            Leads the design of functional components related to ERP and Manufacturing processes during the presales as experts on capabilities and configuration of Microsoft Dynamics 365.

•            Design, build, and demonstrate scenario flows with Microsoft Dynamics 365 aligned to the client’s business team key requirements

•            Provide input to estimating the functional workstream for the project.  Finally, you will advise the delivery team during the functional solution design

You will be responsible for creating differentiated propositions while solving business impacting client problems related to managed services solutions, and leveraging Microsoft Solutions and partnering across the Avanade, Microsoft, and Accenture landscape to successful business outcomes.

You will effectively partner directly with our Accenture and Microsoft parent companies to achieve possible business outcomes.

Within a highly collaborative and matrixed organization you will:

•            Drive measurable and sustained growth by achieving successful business outcomes

•            Be known for your "client-centric" approach and delivery excellence

•            Align the solution value with client objectives via discovery, demonstration, estimation,SOW, and deal close activities.

•            Leverage offshore and near-shore sales, solutioning, and delivery capabilities to produce results with excellence

•            Partner closely with a broad range of internal and external stakeholders –to develop the sales, solutioning and delivery assets needed to create compelling offering packages.

•            Lead with a diverse mindset, Avanade Values, and a strong focus on the development of your team and those around you

•            Work directly with deal teams and clients as a coach and subject matter expert

•            Support qualification and origination activities and sales pursuits by building compelling client specific propositions and leveraging our latest thinking to win more

•            Work directly with internal asset and delivery groups to shape propositions around existing capabilities, and define features where there are gaps

•            Work with global and regional delivery teams to closely monitor offering impact in the field and collect feedback


The following skills are required for this position: 

•            Hands on functional experience with D365 Production module and the D365 Supply chain modules

•            Established career industry focused experience with business applications

•            Collaborate with leadership teams in the development and production of Manufacturing Industry ERP focused offerings

•            Acting as a conduit between technology and the business outcome delivered

•            Experience in developing high-value products and services that match enterprise client goals

•            Experience collaborating with peers in a large, matrixed organizations, including significant experience with offshore teams and delivery

•            Knowledge of opportunities and risks associated with large scale, complex projects for your enterprise clients

•            You likely possess a bachelor’s degree in Business or technology-related field, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

•            Relevant technology business leadership experience, including solution sales, creation, delivery, and business management

•            Proven people leadership experience within a consultancy

Avanade requires all new hires to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Avanade will consider requests for medical or religious accommodation to this vaccination requirement on an individual basis.

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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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