Country:

Belgium

Cities:

Brussels, Ghent

Area of expertise:

Delivery Management

Job Description

Do you always deliver what you’ve promised? So do we.

At the heart of every great technology solution is great management, always making sure that the project delivers what it set out to do and matches expectations.

About the role

The lifecycle of an Avanade project runs all the way from sales to planning, through to execution and closure, with many steps in between. As Manager of Programme and Project Management, you make sure that they are all delivered on time, on budget and at the highest quality.

You support, monitor and report on every phase, including sales, estimating, planning, mobilization and execution, right up to closure, ensuring regular communication with stakeholders and clients and monitoring financial performance.

Day to day, you will:

·       Balance scope, schedule, budget, quality and risks

·       Develop, implement and maintain a detailed project work plan to ensure on-time, on-budget and quality outcomes

·       Develop traceable requirements

·       Develop and implement change management and change enablement processes

·       Cultivate strong customer relationships

·       Manage Avanade and sub-contractor staff

·       Engage with partners and onshore, offshore and near-shore colleagues

·       Travel as needed

As a Delivery Professional at Avanade, you are responsible for the end-to-end delivery of our innovative solutions. After you have defined a detailed project plan together with the customer, you will immediately start a team of architects, developers and consultants to work on the best solution for the customer based on the advanced technology of Microsoft. During the project you communicate regularly with all stakeholders about the project status, manage risks and issues and monitor financial performance. As a Delivery Professonal you have an important role for Avanade in maintaining and developing the relationship with our customer at management level and in directing and motivating our Avanade project teams as well as maintaining contacts with our internal stakeholders. For our customers you are a trust advisor; together with the solution architect you give advice and recommendations on how to best use our technology implementations for change and impact. In the meantime, you ensure that the expectations of the customer and internal stakeholders match the objectives of the project.

Qualifications

You really enjoy delivering projects and you think and work systematically and logically, always focusing on the result. You are at home with enterprise technology and your business acumen means you understand what’s involved in bringing a project to successful conclusion.

You have great spoken and written communication skills, and your customer-oriented attitude means you’re comfortable presenting to clients.

Your skills and experience include:

·       Delivery experience at a medior to senior level

·       Project financial management (including Earned Value Reporting)

·       Contract management

·       Customer expectations management

·       Issue/Risk management

·       Work plan management

·       Project status reporting

·       Stakeholder management

·       Working knowledge of Microsoft Technologies

What we offer

Together we go beyond. At Avanade we continuously invest in the development of your skills.  We help you to keep up to speed with the latest in technology and business. Besides an exciting international environment, a unique chance to participate in challenging projects and interaction with inspiring colleagues who have a professional attitude and attach considerable importance to teamwork; we stand for:

·       A competitive salary

·       A package of additional benefits such as company car, group insurance, …

·       A career that allows you to learn and grow.


You want more information or details? Get in touch with us and apply today!

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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