Pays:

France

Villes:

Paris

Domaine de spécialisation :

Advisory Services

Description du poste

Want to create value with digital and turn your ideas into human impact? So do we.

There’s one in every group—the person who dreams big and has the motivation to bring their ideas to life, even as others might roll their eyes and prefer to play it safe. Are you that person? One who isn’t afraid to break the mould and who gets inspired by the power of digital to transform organisations and ways of working? Because we are building teams of people like that to help our clients unlock the power they need now and own what’s next.

At Avanade Advisory, we are breaking apart the traditional process of setting strategies and goals first, then finding technologies to achieve them. In the digital age, there’s no time for that linear process. We partner with clients to accelerate value from digital innovation by being bold, imaginative – and fast. We think big and deliver personally. We relentlessly challenge, inspire, and support our clients and each other.

Want the agility and energy of a start-up, backed by the resources of Accenture, Microsoft and the Center for Information Systems Research at MIT Sloan School of Management? Here you will find a team of people who thrive on turning ideas and innovations into breakthrough results for leading organisations around the world. Ultimately, we’re not just making business better. We’re making life better for our clients and their customers.

If that sounds like you, you sound good to us. Find your next opportunity at Avanade Advisory.

About the role

As part of our Technical Advisory practice, you will expand our Advisory capabilities and build our pipeline. You will support engagements advising clients at the highest strategic level with big-picture and tactical guidance on how technology enables a variety of business outcomes. You’ll be opening your client’s eyes to the opportunities and challenges presented by Applications & Infrastructure technologies guiding them as we help transform their business. You’re the authority on assessing needs, no matter how they’re expressed, and pulling together innovative solutions with the assistance of your Advisory peers.

You understand the vital role that relationships play in building trust and that technology plays in transforming businesses, quickly spotting and sharing opportunities that others might miss. You use your interpersonal skills to become the trusted adviser with clients and drive projects to successful conclusions while working with business development & sales individuals to grow our Applications & Infrastructure pipeline.

In this role, you will

Collaborate with senior client executives and assist our clients in successfully defining their technology strategy, investments and operating models to support their business priorities. As a successful Director, you will have the chance to:

  • Manage and lead the delivery of a broad range of IT strategy and multiple technical advisory engagements.
  • Work with senior client executives to identify their business problems and develop the right approach and analytical solutions.
  • Write complete project proposals including shaping the proposed solution and collaborating with other Avanade individuals to secure new client work.
  • Play a leading role in business development / sales activities by working closely with account and sales teams to ensure proposition and solution alignment.
  • Guiding the team through problem definition, issue identification and work plan development using problem solving principles and previous experience.
  • Monitor technology trends and raise awareness of capabilities and innovations in selected domains of expertise.

Your skills

You've got proven skills in growing client intimacy directly and with business development teams to become a trusted advisor to a client. You have experience in sales; pre-sales or consulting and have a good understanding of Application and Infrastructure technologies and trends with some knowledge of the Microsoft eco-system.

  • 10+ years of experience in consulting / advisory with a solid focus on Applications & Infrastructure technology implementation, transformation and strategy in the retail or financial services industry.
  • Previous experience working on multiple workstreams /engagements in a highly matrixed external client facing environment, with Talent & Project & Budget Management responsibilities.
  • Experience of selling, advising and delivering Applications & Infrastructure projects e.g. CIO strategy & IT strategy, IT operating model, emerging technology transformation or cloud transformation assessments.
  • Good ability to translate business requirements and work with solution architects to translate into plausible technical solutions.
  • Aptitude for critical and analytical thinking as well as the capacity to accept out-of-the box solutions.
  • Good interpersonal skills with the ability to work with clients to establish requirements in non-technical language.


What we offer you 

Come for the distinctive experiences you have helping forward-thinking corporations, non-profits, and governments push the boundaries of digital innovation. Stay for the limitless learning opportunities that encourage you to master Microsoft and pursue big ideas. Enjoy ambitious growth for yourself as part of Avanade’s people-first culture with benefits like employee share purchasing, flexible work arrangements, a commitment to diversity and inclusion, and competitive pay. 


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À propos d'Avanade

Avanade est le premier intégrateur de services numériques et cloud, de conseil, de solutions sectorielles et d'expériences innovantes dans l'ensemble de l'écosystème Microsoft. Chaque jour, nos 56 000 professionnels répartis dans 26 pays font la différence sur le plan humain pour nos clients, leurs employés et leurs clients finaux.


Comptant à notre actif le plus grand nombre de certifications Microsoft (plus de 60 000) et les 18 compétences Microsoft de niveau Gold, nous sommes idéalement positionnés pour aider les entreprises à se développer et à relever leurs défis.


Nous sommes une entreprise centrée sur l'humain, qui s'engage à offrir un environnement de travail inclusif encourageant le "bien être soi-même" au travail. En qualité d'entreprise responsable, nous contribuons à bâtir un monde durable et aidons les jeunes des communautés sous-représentées à exploiter leur potentiel et à se réaliser.


Détenue majoritairement par Accenture, la société Avanade a été fondée en 2000 par Accenture LLP et Microsoft Corporation. Pour en savoir plus www.avanade.com.