Country:

Japan

Cities:

Osaka, Tokyo

Area of expertise:

Software Engineering

Job Description

About the Role

Our business is structured around Market Units (MU), a specialization of offerings targeting where our customer’s business need and technology intersect.  The role of Regional Offering Lead (ROL) for Modern Application Transformation (MAT) is part of our Application & Infrastructure (A&I) MU and focused on in driving the business growth, client success, talent and capabilities of our people aligned to building bespoke software solutions for our clients within a specific Regional Business.

As a ROL you will be responsible for setting the business strategy, performance and growth of MAT within your assigned geography.  You will partner with your regional sales leadership and field teams to drive growth in your specific offering, identify market needs and work with your peers across Japan to align strategy and investment for technology, people and solutions to drive the growth of MAT.

You will partner in sales and delivery with a very deep and talented team of client executives, software architects, user experience designers, business advisers and delivery experts.  In your role you will work with these diverse teams to ensure their capabilities grow with the need of your market to build a successful MAT business driving measurable client outcomes and transformative bespoke solutions with a focus on taking full advantage of Microsoft Azure and modern design-led agile development. 

Client engagement is fundamental to the success of this role and you can expect to travel within your geography to build deep client relationships through sales and delivery success.

About you

You revel in success with a leadership track record in developing and growing long term relationships with clients, peers and reports.  You have strong communication skills and embrace working with clients to solve unique challenges and unlock business opportunities.  You are able to lead and advise leadership teams on how to go to market with your unique offerings, tailor them to a broad range of clients and drive confidence with both your peers and clients in your ability to achieve measurable business impact through your bespoke solutions.

Technology is fundamental to the work you do, you have experience with product development and understand how modern software development practices including Agile and Devops / DevSecOPS work – from technology, to people and culture.  Further you are excited by the rapid innovation within the Microsoft and Open Source community, apply Design Thinking approach to identify new digital transformation opportunities, and embrace the challenges of keeping your business up to speed on how these technologies are relevant and should be used be enterprise businesses. 

You are excited by working on varying challenges with different stakeholders (clients, partners, Microsoft and Accenture) and are adept at handling parallel work streams and confident in delegating work to teams. 

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 8 years of relevant technology business leadership experience, including solution pre-sales, creation, delivery and business management, and more than 5 years of demonstrated people and/or business leadership experience, particularly within a consultancy or software development company.
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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.