Ottawa, Toronto

Domaine de spécialisation :

Advisory Services

Description du poste

**Must currently reside in Ontario - Ottawa or Toronto**

Group/Sr. Manager, Insights & Analytics

Pair your adaptable, collaborative, curious mindset with your tech skills to help client digitally transform their ways of working. Better experience for air travelers? Data to help a non-profit better serve kids with needs? An Advisory role at Avanade offers you a purposeful career. Know your clients’ needs inside out, work with them beginning to end, enjoy achievements together – and repeat.

Come join us

Our Digital Advisory team sits at the intersection of business strategy, technology and industries and thrives on turning ideas and innovations into breakthrough results for leading organizations around the world. The Digital Advisory team provides strategic advice and uses innovative technology (data and analytics, intelligent automation. ERP/ CRM) to drive digital transformation. We deliver our broad range of advisory services through an integrated collaborative approach between our clients and practitioners.

We are seeking a Group Manager/Sr. Manager to expand our Insight & Analytics Advisory capabilities. You will advise clients on the strategic impacts of advanced analytics, machine learning, and intelligent automation. You will help clients monetize their data, creating all new experiences for employees and customers alike. To be successful, you must possess exceptional analytic, interpersonal, and creative thinking capabilities. The work you are doing in this role will be of a strategic nature rather than a software or technology architecture deliverable. 

Immerse yourself in a diversely talented team, and a leader in digital, workplace and employee experience transformation, backed by the power of Accenture and Microsoft. Together we do what matters.

What you’ll do

  • Understand clients’ business model and strategy and dig to the root of their challenges to provide advice on how data and AI capabilities can enhance or revolutionize their business model and create actionable solutions.
  • Lead cross discipline teams of 2-20 consultants, data scientists, and engineers.
  • Guide and support the delivery of a broad range of Data, Analytics, RPA and AI related Strategy / Advisory engagements.
  • Develop Insight & Analytics consultants in your region, ensuring they deliver high quality work for our clients while growing in their careers and preparing for the next level of responsibility.
  • Sell and deliver Advisory services strong consultative selling practices.
  • Analyze and understand trends and strategies for identifying and using appropriate approaches and solutions to meet client business, financial and technical objectives.
  • Conduct detailed analyses to understand and explain client problems and utilize standard management consulting skills such as facilitation, interviewing, gap analysis, etc.
  • Lead the design and delivery of Data/ Business Intelligence/ AI and automation advisory engagements involving strategy, roadmap, and longer-term operating model and COE solutions.
  • Support the practice with depth of experience and expertise in the following domains: automation, machine learning, deep learning, advanced analytics, data science, data aggregation & visualization.
  • Travel as necessary to client sites.

Skills and experiences

  • 5+ years of management consulting experience from a top management or professional services firm.
  • Demonstrated experience interfacing and maintaining relationships with executive level clients.
  • Previous experience working on multiple Advisory / Strategy engagements in a highly matrixed external client facing environment, with Talent, Project, & Budget.
  • Demonstrable skills in analyzing and understanding a variety of problems experienced by medium to large-scale organizations from strategy to implementation.
  • Experience discussing a wide range of strategic imperatives across functional, operational, and technological issues.
  • Comprehension of the Data/ Analytics strategy and COE definition; AND/OR, understanding of the Artificial Intelligence space, and the ethical themes for AI such as usage and effectiveness, fairness, transparency, or privacy.

About you

Characteristics that can spell success for this role:

  • Autonomous, enterprising, and positive thinker  
  • Resilient, adaptable, flexible
  • Intellectually curious and passionate about tech
  • Storyteller and engaging content creator

Enjoy your career

Some of the best things about working at Avanade:

  • Top-shelf clients – our clients accelerate value by being bold, imaginative – and fast. Look at who we work with – you’ve probably heard of them and just might want to work with them, too.
  • Next-level work – Utilize emerging tech and become adept at solving business critical issues, acquire industry expertise, and a deep understanding of the technologies and capabilities within the Microsoft ecosystem.
  • Flexible work schedule – We provide employees with a flexible work schedule that includes flexible start and end times as well as the ability to work remotely.

Find out more about some of our benefits here.

A great place to work

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   

To learn more about the types of projects our Advisory team works on check out these case studies:

Mater Hospital accelerates its digital transformation to keep patients and healthcare workers safe

QBE is transforming its digital customer experience with Avanade and Accenture

Aon Australia: The secret to helping people connect

Blundstone meets customer demand in an agile way

Interested in knowing what’s going on inside Avanade? Check out our blogs:

Avanade Insights - exchange ideas that drive tomorrows innovation

Inside Avanade - explore what life is like working at Avanade

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Avanade est le chef de file des services numériques, infonuagiques et de conseils innovants, des solutions d’affaires et des expériences orientées vers la conception dans l’écosystème Microsoft. Tous les jours, nos 59 000 professionnels dans 26 pays ont un véritable impact humain auprès de nos clients, leurs employés et leurs clients. 

Nous avons reçu le titre de partenaire Global de Microsoft de l’année dans l’intégration de systèmes plus souvent que toute autre entreprise.  Avec le plus grand nombre de certifications Microsoft (plus de 60 000) et 18 (sur un total de 18) compétences Or de Microsoft, nous sommes dans une position unique pour aider la croissance des entreprises et pour résoudre leurs plus gros défis. 

Nous sommes une entreprise axée sur le personnel, engagée à offrir un milieu de travail inclusif où les employés se sentent à l’aise d’être authentiques. À titre d’entreprise responsable, nous mettons en place un monde durable et nous aidons les communautés sous-représentées à réaliser tout leur potentiel. 

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