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: 

 Manager, Program and Project Management  

In this role, you will be responsible for ensuring successful delivery of projects using Avanade Delivery Framework, as measured by schedule, budget, quality and customer satisfaction. You will regularly communicate status, manage risks and monitor financial performance. You may also serve as a Career Manager or provide technical expertise and mentorship to colleagues. 

Day-to-day you will:

  •  Develop, implement, and maintain a project work plan to ensure on-time, on-budget, and quality outcomes, effectively handling any issues and risks that arise during the project. 

  • Track and monitor the requirements as they evolve, making sure they are met and properly accounted for.  
  • Guide and support the implementation of changes, effectively integrating them into the project. 
  • Ensure understanding of stakeholder goals and expectations, address misalignments.
  • Monitor the program to meet the agreed expectations and communicate back to customers. 
  • Manage and develop customer relationships and perceptions to achieve mutual goals. 
  • Provide project leadership to appropriate teams. 
  • Mentor and develop team members and peers.  
  • Identify the project approach, staffing, responsibilities, and schedule. 
  • Monitor service levels agreements according to contract terms and conditions. 
  • Contribute to the sales process, including estimating work effort and expenses using Avanade's standard tools. 
  • Constantly learn and improve getting familiar with Delivery Frameworks and staying in touch with Microsoft technology stack. 
  • Work in our Warsaw office (hybrid mode including 1-2days/week in the office).

Your background include:

  • Minimum 5 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.) 
  • Working knowledge of project/product management methods, tools, techniques; Earned Value reporting. 
  • Good people management skills, including overseeing a team and mentoring team members in career growth. 
  • Strong interpersonal skills, building rapport with other people with a focus on developing and nurturing long-lasting relationships. 
  • Excellent communication skills. Fluent Polish and English is a must. 

Your added value:

    • Certifications: Project Management Institute (PMI). Additional certifications (e.g. Agile/SCRUM, ITIL etc.) are an advantage.
    • Education background: Bachelor degree in business or technology-related field. 
    • Expertise in Microsoft Project, working knowledge of Microsoft platform technologies especially D365 and Power Platform.

    We offer:

    • Contract of employment
    • For a contract of employment: 100% paid sick leave, annual bonus, private medical care and life insurance for you and your family, cafeteria platform with sports card, internal rewards program 
    • Opportunity to work for Microsoft’s Global Alliance Partner of the Year (17 of the last 20 years!) 
    • Access to Microsoft certifications, training budget and e-learning platforms (Pluralsight, Rosetta Stone etc.) 
    • Dedicated career advisor to encourage your progression, engaged and helpful coworkers genuinely interested in you - every employee has a Mentor (Career Advisor) 

    These are just a few of the Avanade benefits, let's talk about the others! 

    If your experience and skills match our criteria for the role (even if you don't have all of the technologies), please apply to us! 
    Dawid  from our recruitment team will love to meet you!

    Apply now

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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