Country:

Ireland

Cities:

Dublin

Area of expertise:

Delivery Management

Job Description

Avanade ranked no.1 by Top Employer Institute in Ireland!

 



Avanade is looking for a D365 ERP Delivery Manager (Senior D365 Project Manager) to join our fast-growing delivery practice.
Our business is built around complex technology projects which cross business areas and borders with our worldwide client base. Great project management is at the hub of every project and program we touch - creating and implementing plans to meet operational objectives and ensure effectiveness.
The scope of the Delivery Manager’s job is multifaceted, demanding a depth and breadth of business knowledge. As a business leader, you will be responsible for managing and driving front-line operations, and executing projects, programmes and services.
To excel in this role, you will use your strategic outlook while maintaining a strong practical focus on day-to-day activities and changing requirements. Balancing scope, schedule, budget, quality and risks, your monitoring and reporting processes will enable a fast response to any issue. As a great communicator, you’ll build a collaborative team, forge strong client and partner relationships, and manage stakeholder expectations internally and externally.


In practice, you will be: 
Responsible for overall project or program delivery and client management.
Accountable for Managed Delivery practices.
Own overall delivery – deliver the contractual agreements (SOW)
Create project artefacts and own project financials 
Manage Client Data Protection (CDP)
?        Business Continuality Management
Mentor and manage Avanade and subcontractor staff assigned to the project 
Develop and implement change enablement processes throughout the project  
Contribute to the sales process, including estimating work effort and expenses using Avanade's standard tools 
Engage and partner with appropriate onshore, offshore and near shore workforces, including Service Licensing Agreements (SLAs) 


About you
Direct experience in consulting project management with 5+ years managing teams. 
Results-oriented, you will enjoy working with little structure, and be motivated and able to drive change. 
Core to this role is the ability to think and work systematically and logically to realize results. 
With a sound understanding of business, your career experience will demonstrate proven technical skills and knowledge, including strong communication and negotiating skills. 


Technical skills and knowledge
Strong client management skills, gained through experience working with large Enterprise clients
Strong governance and contract management experience
Experience delivering agile projects and distributed delivery
Ideally someone with consulting experience.
MUST have Delivery experience on MS D365 ERP projects to include F&O experience
MS Certification such as MB-920 would be beneficial.
Working knowledge of Microsoft platform technologies, will have some Microsoft Azure understanding (e.g. understand common components and how they are used).
Communication – Excellent communication skills, capable and confident in CxO meetings, as well as talking to and managing highly technical people
Process / Compliance – Highly process / quality driven, will drive compliance across teams and projects.
Your qualifications should include a Batchelor's degree in business or a technology-related field. Certification by the Project Management Institute (PMI), PMP is preferred, but not essential.


 What we offer
Opportunity to work for Microsoft gold partner with unrivalled development and training
Competitive base salary
Extended benefits, annual bonus and an excellent pension
Access to Avanade University
Dedicated career manager to encourage your progression
Opportunity to work on various projects with blue-chip organisations


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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