Country:

United States

Cities:

Houston

Area of expertise:

Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)

Job Description

About the role

Enterprise resource planning (ERP) professionals design, customize, develop, deploy, and integrate enterprise ERP business application solutions for Avanade and its clients, with a focus on Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations. This involves identifying, crafting and mapping the business processes to the application with a diverse set of environments where there could be additional solutions are at work.

As a Dynamics 365/AX Delivery Manager, you will be responsible for successful delivery of D365 projects to Avanade clients through organization, management and monitoring of people, methodologies and technologies throughout the project life cycle. The Delivery Manager works closely with both internal Avanade and client partners from requirements-gathering through full implementation, and demonstrate capacity to encourage and sustain delivery of quality work. You will identify and implement ongoing improvement initiatives, processes and tools that support improvements in productivity, efficiency, issue resolution and cost.

Do you want to work in an environment that supports you? We believe in gender equity and an inclusive community! We offer a comprehensive benefits package: generous vacation allowance, disability coverage, retirement plans, paid maternity and paternity leave, life insurance, extended benefits to cover items that support your well-being, health, dental and vision insurance, professional development and paid Microsoft certification opportunities.

Day-to-day, you will:

  • Lead effective delivery of work to clients, ensuring adherence to Avanade methodologies and ensuring client happiness
  • Balance scope, schedule, budget, quality and risks, while monitoring, reporting and responding to issues and risks associated with the project
  • Develop, implement and maintain a detailed project work plan, including traceable requirements, appropriate controls, governance structures and monitoring to ensure timely, on-budget and quality outcomes
  • Engage and partner with appropriate onshore, offshore and near shore workforces, including service licensing agreements (SLAs)
  • Develop and implement change-management and change-enablement processes throughout project duration
  • Conduct detailed analyses/interviews to understand and explain client problems and utilize standard consulting engagement practices such as facilitation, interviewing, gap analysis, etc., and provide input for workshops and support clients in service delivery transformation
  • Assist in the sales process, including estimating work effort and expenses using Avanade's standard tools

About you

You are an experienced leader of Business Applications projects. You should have expertise in Dynamics 365 and the lifecycle of planning, implementing and maintaining such solutions. You likely have around ten years of relevant experience and five years of handling complex teams of business and technical resources.

  • You should be able to demonstrate key proficiencies including:
  • Business process design, systems configuration, application development, testing, localization and deployment
  • Consulting to external clients on complex projects, including in leadership roles
  • Excellence in communicating and presenting complex information to technical and business stakeholders, both verbally and in written form.

You likely possess a Bachelor's degree in Business or technology-related field, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. An advanced degree or MBA is strongly preferred, particularly technical (IT, engineering, or related). You likely have about 7 years of relevant technology business leadership experience, including solution sales, creation, delivery and business management, and more than 5 years of proven people and/or business leadership experience, particularly within a consultancy.

About Avanade

Avanade leads in providing innovative digital services, business solutions and design-led experiences for its clients, delivered through the power of people and the Microsoft ecosystem. Our professionals combine technology, business and industry expertise to build and deploy solutions to realize results for clients and their customers. Avanade has 29,000 digitally connected people across 23 countries, bringing clients the best thinking through a collaborative culture that honors diversity and reflects the communities in which we operate. We welcome all, and seek talented individuals who can bring their whole self to work, build inclusive teams and encourage diversity inside and outside the organization. Majority owned by Accenture, Avanade was founded in 2000 by Accenture LLP and Microsoft Corporation. Learn more at www.avanade.com.

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About Avanade

Avanade leads in providing innovative digital services, business solutions and design-led experiences for its clients, delivered through the power of people and the Microsoft ecosystem. Our professionals combine technology, business and industry expertise to build and deploy solutions to realize results for clients and their customers. Avanade has 29,000 digitally connected people across 23 countries, bringing clients the best thinking through a collaborative culture that honors diversity and reflects the communities in which we operate. We welcome all, and seek talented individuals who can bring their whole self to work, build inclusive teams and encourage diversity inside and outside the organization. Majority owned by Accenture, Avanade was founded in 2000 by Accenture LLP and Microsoft Corporation. Learn more at www.avanade.com.