Country:

United States

Cities:

Austin, Los Angeles, New York City, San Francisco, Seattle, Tampa

Area of expertise:

Delivery Management

Job Description

As a Senior Delivery Lead in the Global Delivery Management Team, you drive delivery rigor across the organization, oversee a portfolio of engagements and have a direct leadership responsibility on several designated contracts.  You have delivery experience in large scale ERP and/ CRM applications – ideally deploying  Microsoft Dynamics.

 

You lead large and complex project teams and/or programs and are accountable for the overall management, planning, and delivery of assigned projects/programs.  You are responsible for successful delivery of the services and corresponding client satisfaction.

 

You review solution quality, providing recommendations for improvement within proposals and contracting.  Similarly, in Delivery, you review delivery execution status to provide recommendations to the Delivery Team to drive towards successful outcomes.  You are “hands on", holding regional leadership and project team’s commitment to Avanade's best practices for Delivery Management.

  

Within a Highly Collaborative and Entrepreneurial Environment, You:

·       Lead the delivery of the contracted solution on the program level at the agreed upon terms, original deal economics, schedule, and quality level

·       Develop strategy for control and governance structures to ensure desired outcomes across projects

·       Ensure understanding of stakeholder goals and expectations. Address misalignments, monitor the program to meet/exceed the agreed expectations, and communicate back to the customer

·       Manage overall project/program scope and risks, making adjustments as necessary and obtaining buy-in from senior management for critical project plans, commitment, and changes

·       Provide strategic direction to all change management activities for project or programs.  As appropriate, support clients managing their change enablement processes to drive business value

·       Provide project leadership to appropriate Avanade and Client Teams

·       Provide oversight to management of relationships with project or program vendors and subcontractors

·       Coordinate service levels and agreements and prioritizes 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

 

You Have a Strong Understanding and Experience In:

·       Delivering complex business technology solutions for client organizations that have contributed directly to, or enabled, improved customer/employee experience, profitability, responsiveness, reputational enhancement, and top talent retention

·       Establishing and maintaining relationships with C-suite level clients

·       Leading and delivering projects with revenue exceeding +USD 10M to successful business outcomes

·       Managing and leading global teams of 75+ team members, including multi-site delivery within a highly matrixed organization

·       Roles within premier professional services/management consulting or technology firms

·       Financial and contract management practices as relate to large projects and programs

·       Delivering projects in multiple industries, geographies, and technology


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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