Business Solution Architect - ERP

Avanade Inc   •  

Los Angeles, CA

Industry: IT Consulting/Services


5 - 7 years

Posted 268 days ago

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Job Description

The Functional Pre-Sales Business Solution Architect (BSA) for ERP is responsible for supporting efforts to drive revenue through development and expansion of customer opportunities. BSA’s develop and execute sales strategies with the Business Development teams, drive proposal efforts, shape the solution scope and provide demonstrations of the Dynamics ERP to prospective clients. A deep understanding of markets, industries, business, clients and technology primarily within Service Industries market is required. Proven record of delivering business value at an executive level and a trusted voice at the decision-making table.

Scope of Responsibility:

  • Client Engagement:

    • Learn our client's business, their organization, systems, challenges and goals as primary functional contact on any client engagements

    • Provide business analysis – lead workshops and requirements discovery sessions at prospect facilities

    • Create and deliver prospect specific solution demonstrations of ERP and supporting software (relevant ISV Service Industry Solutions) to various levels of participants from C-level to end-users

    • Deal estimation and/or delivering complex solutions for client organizations with heavy client interaction and ownership for the technical/functional approach and estimation of a proposal during the sales process

    • Deliver quality written and oral presentations

  • Team Engagement:

    • Support and drive business development through all stages of deal pursuit

    • Participate in and lead stakeholder brainstorming, technical/functional planning and design sessions

    • Provide fit assessment against RFP and RFI requirement grids

    • Assist in developing and executing solution development selling strategies

    • Knowledge transfer with project delivery team

    • Consults, advising our clients and internal stakeholders on the best uses of technology to solve problems


Desired Experience:

  • 5+ years professional experience as a Consultant or Sales Support

  • 5+ years product experience (Dynamics AX, Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations) with a minimum of one full lifecycle ERP implementation leading a workstream
  • Strong expertise in functional areas such as Financials, Projects, Manufacturing and Distribution
  • Experience as a Consultant, working with external clients & mentoring/managing others
  • You are the ultimate diplomat with demonstrated leadership abilities
  • You are personable, enthusiastic, a strong communicator and detail-oriented
  • You have shown you can rise to the challenge, think on your feet and problem solve
  • You have the ability to work in high pressure situations with demanding clients under tight timelines while keeping your cool
  • You are flexible with travel


Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology, Business, Sales or Marketing strongly preferred.

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 30,000 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.

Avanade® Is An Equal Opportunity Employer. Avanade prohibits discrimination and harassment against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, age, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability, veteran, military or marital status, genetic information or any other protected status.

Requisition ID - 50732