D365 ERP Delivery Manager

Avanade Inc   •  

Portland, ME

Industry: Professional, Scientific & Technical Services

  •  

8 - 10 years

Posted 59 days ago

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Job Description

The Avanade Dynamics AX/365 Delivery Manager is responsible for ensuring successful delivery of projects as measured by schedule, budget and deliverable quality performance measures. The AX Project Manager will help sell, estimate, plan, launch, execute and close-down projects. During the project life cycle, the AX Project Manager will communicate status with regular frequency, manage risks and issues, and monitor financial performance according to in place agreements made between Avanade and the customer. They are challenged to understand and respond to clients' varied business needs in both the private and public sector, and work with clients to rapidly enhance the internal capabilities needed to continuously improve operational and innovation performance.

About the role

  • Assist in the sales process, including estimating work effort and expenses using Avanade's standard tools.
  • Develop detailed work plans that form the baseline or yardstick for measuring process.
  • Implement appropriate controls and governance structures to ensure on-time, on-budget and quality outcomes.
  • Manage Avanade and subcontractor staff assigned to the project including the completion of project expectations and Project Contribution Forms.
  • Manage issues and risks associated with the project.
  • Manage the deliverable approval process essential to overall project approval.
  • Work with the sales team to manage changes to the original agreements.
  • Develop complete and accurate status reports.
  • Support the generation of invoices and other tracking performed by Avanade Finance.
  • Adhere to Service Line and Americas Managed Delivery guidelines and processes.
  • Ensure compliance with corporate standards (legal, commercial, methodology, etc) throughout all delivery management activities.
  • Travel as needed.

Qualifications

About you

Your skillset and knowledge likely include:

  • 8+ years of project experience including with a majority of this focused on the implementation of ERP solutions
  • Dynamics AX implementation and/or project management experience
  • Experience successfully managing multiple large, ongoing, high-risk, high-revenue interrelated projects to achieve a specific set of client goals
  • Track record of successful sales activities involving large, strategic projects and the ability to establish and maintain successful relationships with C-suite clients while articulating business value in a way that drives and influences future business
  • Understanding financial management practices as related to projects and programs
  • Outstanding business acumen and significant experience managing risk
  • Proven ability to become a strategic business partner and trusted advisor to clients while masterfully negotiating sensitive situations and multifaceted contracts
  • Client-oriented attitude and excellent interpersonal skills
  • Outstanding people management skills, including ability to lead a team and mentor individuals in career growth.

You likely have 8 plus years of increasingly diverse or complex experience, with at least 5 years of management experience. Your education likely includes a Bachelor’s Degree in business or a technology-related field. A Project Management Institute (PMI) certification is 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 27,000 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.

Requisition ID - 58227