Country:

United Kingdom

Cities:

Coventry, London, Manchester

Area of expertise:

Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)

Job Description

Avanade are looking for an experienced ERP Project Manager who will help deliver successful D365 Business Central implementations to multiple customers across industries.

You will have a number of challenges as a Project Manager including dealing with assorted styles clients from various industries, interacting closely with Consultants and Developers, working with your Sales colleagues to understand the future pipeline. You will be 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.

Key responsibilities
• 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 ERP project management.
• 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 realise results.
• With a sound understanding of business, your career experience will demonstrate proven technical skills and knowledge, including strong communication and negotiating skills.

Skills and knowledge
• Strong client management skills, gained through experience working with SMB clients
• Strong governance and contract management experience
• Working knowledge of Microsoft platform technologies, will have some Microsoft Azure Dyunderstanding (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.

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

Avanade UK is a proud signatory of the  Tech Talent Charter



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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 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