Country:

Sweden

Cities:

Stockholm

Area of expertise:

Business Leadership

Job Description

Regional Practice Lead - ERP - Nordics

 

Introduction: 

The Technology, Avanade X, and Advisory Business Groups (BG) are Avanade’s growth engines responsible for developing market relevant capabilities and solutions to help clients resolve critical business and technology issues. Through Practices they provide sales, solutioning and delivery support to Client Groups and Accounts to help us win and sustain long-lasting relationships with our clients. In addition to direct relationships with clients, each Business Group works closely with Avanade’s most significant partners - Microsoft and Accenture, as well as other alliances - to drive growth of the business group and the Practices therein.   

 

Come join us

The ERP Regional Practice Lead is a pivotal role that blends market, sales and solutioning, people, and delivery excellence. This role owns the strategy that ensures the region ERP Practice has the right capabilities to seize market advantage and is responsible for driving business growth, supporting sales development and conversion, solutioning and delivery, and practice strategy, in addition to people, capability, and community development. In this role, the Practice Lead creates a community with common objectives and ensures the employee value proposition is brought to life regionally. This role reports to the relevant Region Solution Area Lead and has dotted line reporting relationship to the relevant Global Practice Lead.

 

What you’ll do: 

  • Define, align, implement, and evolve region practice strategy and incorporate global/area practice priorities into regional practice priorities
  • Lead and/or provide support for sales development and expert solutioning support and successful delivery of projects and services  
  • Own regional practice market utilization and chargeability targets ensuring these are met or exceeded at the regional level  
  • Manage and develop region practice team, execute a practice-specific skill development plan within the region and leverage career development pathways
  • Define and manage implementation of a holistic regional practice talent plan, that includes what talent we need and where, to meet client demand, Inclusion & Diversity agenda, and ensure a robust, future ready workforce  
  • Build strong relationships with regional Avanade, Microsoft, Accenture Technology, and other relevant Accenture leaders to drive growth


Skills and experiences: 

  • Strong leadership, communication skills, client presence and focus, and the ability to influence executive stakeholders and clients 
  • Demonstrates and is recognized as an eminent thought leader
  • Ability to build organizational culture, drive employee engagement, strengthen inclusion and diversity, reduce attrition, and attract top talent 
  • Market-focused with a growth mindset 
  • Ability to collaborate effectively in a highly matrixed company to deliver results within a region


About you: 

Characteristics that can spell success for this role: 

  • Significant competency and skills in the digital and consulting practice
  • Experience growing and leading a profitable technology consulting practice in a region
  • Deep experience in understanding client needs and selling and delivering assets and solutions
  • Experience shaping and developing people skills/capabilities of a large team


Enjoy your career
 

Some of the best things about working at Avanade:

  • Opportunity to work for Microsoft’s Global Alliance Partner of the Year (14 years in a row), with exceptional development and training (minimum 80 hours per year for training and paid certifications)  
  • Real-time access to technical and skilled resources globally  
  • Dedicated career advisor to encourage your growth 
  • Engaged and helpful coworkers genuinely interested in you  


A great place to work 

As you bring your skills and abilities to Avanade, you’ll get distinctive experiences, limitless learning, and ambitious growth in return. As we continue to build our diverse and inclusive culture, we become even more innovative and creative, helping us better serve our clients and communities. You’ll join a community of smart, supportive collaborators to lift, mentor, and guide you, and to lean on your expertise. You get a company purpose-built for business-critical, leading-edge technology solutions, committed to improving the way humans work, interact, and live. It’s all here, so take a closer look!

We work hard to provide an inclusive, diverse culture with a deep sense of belonging for all our employees. Visit our Inclusion & Diversity page. 

 

Create a future for our people that focuses on 

• Expanding your thinking   • Experimenting courageously   • Learning and pivoting 

  

Inspire greatness in our people by 

• Empowering every voice   • Encouraging boldness   • Celebrating progress  

  

Accelerate the impact of our people by 

• Amazing the client   • Prioritizing what matters    • Acting as one 

 

Learn more 

We can’t wait to hear from you! Apply through the link and our Talent Acquisition team will be in contact with the relevant applicants to talk more about Avanade, your experience and aspirations. 

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 www.avanade.com