Country:

Poland

Cities:

Warsaw

Area of expertise:

Delivery Management

Job Description

Avanade, a joint venture between Accenture and Microsoft, combines the best in strategy and technology to allow clients to unlock more value from their businesses. We continue to grow our business at the heart of Poland - Warsaw. Joining now, you will experience what it is like to be the force that shapes our Warsaw team and excites our clients with the digital transformation of their businesses. All this while being surrounded by curious people, bold challenges, and limitless learning opportunities.  

We are currently seeking: 

 Delivery Lead / Dir, Project and Program Management /

In this role, you will be responsible for ensuring successful delivery of services and corresponding customer satisfaction. You will be accountable for the overall management, planning, and delivery of assigned project/programs. You may also serve as a Career Manager or provide technical expertise and mentorship to colleagues. 

Day-to-day you will:

  • Lead the delivery of the contracted solution on the program level at the agreed upon terms, original deal economics, schedule, and quality level.
  • Manage overall project/program risks, adjusting as necessary and obtaining buy-in from senior management for critical project plans, commitment, and changes.
  • Oversee and lead development, implementation, and maintenance of the Project Work Plan, including approval for the project's estimated schedule, effort, and cost.
  • Manage accurate development and traceability of requirements during project lifecycle.
  • Ensure understanding of stakeholder goals and expectations, addresses misalignments, monitors the program to meet/exceed the agreed expectations and communicates back to customer.
  • Provide project leadership to appropriate teams. Mentor and develop team members and peers.
  • Provide oversight to management of relationships with project or program suppliers and subcontractors.
  • Develop strategy for control and governance structures to ensure desired outcomes across projects.
  • Coordinate service levels and agreements and prioritize resources across projects and programs.
  • Manage delivery portfolio - monitoring, escalating, and resolving delivery issues internally.
  • Participate in sales pursuits driving the solution planning and deal shaping process that will help drive business value for our customers.
  • Work in our Warsaw office (hybrid mode including 1-2days/week in the office).

Your background include:

  • Minimum 10 years of experience in IT Project/Program Management, coordinating a medium-large team, with high level of exposure to customer and a proven ability to document, communicate and market IT programs while executing them. 
  • Good understanding of contract terms and interpretation as well as key project management disciplines (estimating, work planning, contract management, scope management, user acceptance, etc.) 
  • Excellent communication skills. Fluent Polish and English is a must. 
  • Experience in customer expectations management
  • Demonstrated experience employing project management methods, tools, techniques
  • Expertise in Microsoft Project, working knowledge of Microsoft platform technologies especially D365 and Power Platform.

Your added value:

  • Certifications: Project Management Institute (PMI) PMP or PgMP. Additional certifications (e.g. Agile/SCRUM, ITIL etc.) are an advantage.
  • Education background: min. Bachelor degree in business or technology-related field. 
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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 59,000 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 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