Country:

United States

Cities:

Alexandria, Alpharetta, Atlanta, Birmingham, Cary, Charleston, Charlotte, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Columbia, Columbus, Concord, Des Moines, Detroit, Durham, Fayetteville, Ft. Lauderdale, Green Bay, Greensboro, Greenville, Huntsville, Indianapolis, Jackson, Jacksonville, Kansas City, Knoxville, Louisville, Madison, Manchester, Memphis, Milwaukee, Minneapolis, Mobile, Montgomery, Morgantown, Mount Pleasant, Nashville, New Orleans, North Charleston, Oklahoma City, Orlando, Pittsburgh, Raleigh, Richmond, Roanoke, Salt Lake City, Savanah, St. Louis, Tallahassee, Tampa, Tulsa, Tuscaloosa

Area of expertise:

Delivery Management

Job Description

About you: 

 

You have what it takes to successfully deliver technical projects in a client facing role. It's your commitment to delivering successful projects and exceptional service that makes you stand out. You are known for your accountability, being a team player, ability to anticipate and execute changing needs. You are ambitious and excited by an opportunity to grow your knowledge, experience and career with Microsoft's Partner of the year in 2021. 

 

About the role: 

 

The life cycle of an Avanade project runs all the way from planning to sales through to execution and closure, with many stops in between. As part of a global delivery team you: 


  • Ensure projects are all delivered on time, on budget (fiscal management) and to the highest quality 
  • May be involved in the sales and estimating phases of each project, as well as in planning, mobilization, execution and closure 
  • Keep stakeholders updated regularly on progress and status, manage risks and issues and monitor financial performance 
  • Will partner with some of the best-known organisations in globally, leveraging cutting edge technology to enable their businesses 
  • Will have the support of a committed team to assist you in your learning and growth 

 

Day-to-day, you will: 

 

  • Develop, implement and maintain a detailed project work plan, including appropriate controls, governance structures and monitoring to ensure on-time, on-budget and quality outcomes 
  • Balance scope, schedule, budget, quality and risks and propose and implement adjustments as necessary 
  • Oversee, report and respond to project issues and risks 
  • Grow and maintain excellent client relationships 
  • Partner with onshore, offshore and near-shore team members 
  • Travel as required 

 

Your skills:  

 

  • Work well with minimal structure
  • Think and work systematically and logically, always focusing on the detail and with a customer-oriented attitude
  • Comfortable managing multiple priorities
  • Great spoken, written and presentation skills
  • Good client partnering and management
  • Building collaborative and effective working relationships
  • Team playing

 

Your experience might include:  

 

  • Working knowledge of at least one software development methodology / Microsoft platform technologies (such as Azure)
  • Experience of IT service delivery / IT managed services
  • Basic knowledge of contract terms (MSAs, SOWs, CRs, etc.). 
  • A Bachelor’s degree in Business or a technology-related field is beneficial but not essential. 
  • Project Management or Scrum Master qualifications are helpful. 

 

We Offer: 

 

  • Attractive benefits package 
  • Exceptional development and training with paid certifications 
  • Avanade University – real-time access to technical and skilled resources globally 
  • A dedicated career adviser to encourage your progression 
  • Engaged and helpful co-workers 
  • Reward and recognition program 


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. 


Majority owned by Accenture, Avanade was founded in 2000 by Accenture LLP and Microsoft Corporation. Learn more at www.avanade.com