Cork, Dublin

Area of expertise:

Delivery Management

Job Description

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.

We are a diverse team, and we are proud of our culture that welcomes every individual. In our teams you will find talented and passionate technologists, with a humble, collaborative, and positive attitude. You will have a fantastic opportunity to operate at the forefront of technology, with access to the best clients across the world, on challenging and exciting projects.

Job Description

This is an opportunity for a consultative Project Manager to deliver cutting edge Microsoft based solutions, leveraging agile delivery principles alongside modern technology to deliver significant commercial advantage to our clients. 

The consulting Project Manager is a role for ambitious high-performers.  Successful candidates will benefit from enhanced career and personal development opportunities in multiple disciplines including commercial, program and business leadership.

Responsibilities include:

         Managing the full lifecycle of complex business intelligence projects from pre-sales and bid support through to discovery, estimation, development, testing, deployment and post-implementation review.

         Delivery of the project to time, cost and quality.

         Ownership of risks and issues to resolution.

         Forming partnerships with highly skilled technical resources, both onshore and offshore, and working closely to deliver the scope of the project.

         Challenging technical decisions and estimates from a project management perspective.

         Understanding technical concepts and being able to explain them to business stakeholders.

         Managing all aspects of project delivery including project planning, resourcing, milestone tracking, commercial management and customer satisfaction.

         Presenting updates within client project boards.

         Identifying further opportunities within clients and ensuring their progression.

Experience Profile:

We are looking for the following experience profile:

·       Prior experience of managing medium to large (€100k - €1m+) projects in a consulting environment.

·       Exposure to delivering cloud-based solutions, preferably Microsoft Azure.

·       Demonstrable record of delivering within a matrix managed environment using both onshore and offshore teams.

·       Strong experience in the management of risks, issues and dependencies.

·       Background experience in a technical discipline such as software development, Infrastructure Platform implementations.

·       Experience in delivering to a contract and able to hold commercial conversations with internal and external stakeholders.

·       Excellent communication skills with experience including stakeholder management, commercial negotiation, business writing and delivery of presentations.

·       Strong education to degree level.

Additional Information:

Candidates should be willing to travel for the purposes of client delivery and collaborating with colleagues.

Avanade® is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We evaluate applicants without regard to race, colour, 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 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