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Digital Advisory Director


Location: Adelaide, Brisbane, Canberra, Melbourne, Sydney

Job Type: Full time


Believe you can make things happen? So do we!

At Avanade, we bring technology, business needs and human experiences to life. Our Advisory team develops practical digital transformation strategies that drive value now, while being flexible to respond to customer and business changing needs.

Our clients need your boldest inspirations to unlock their potential and own what’s next. We are committed to helping our clients accelerate progress, creating momentum through our focus on business outcomes, human interactions and relationships, and the delivery of high-performance technology solutions. To support the growth of our team we’re looking for a curious, collaborative and capable consultant who can partner with our clients to unlock the full value of digital technologies.

As aDigital Strategist, you know your clients’ needs inside and out. You have a unique ability to come at their problems from every angle, and you work with them side-by-side from the earliest groundwork to the final experience. Day-to-day, you’ll work on high-impact and strategic digitalengagements with people who have a passion for delivering results for our clients and their customers. You quicklydevelop to become a strong trusted advisor to our clients based on your industry eminence and consulting expertise. You will work with and alongside deep technology specialists that are famous for creating new possibilities through digital, data, technology, workplace and organisational change outcomes.

About the Job

As a senior DigitalStrategist, we’re looking to you to partner with your colleagues and clients to make their ambitions a palpable reality. You will collaborate with your colleagues and clients to direct, define and design enterprise wide experience strategiesfor leading enterprise clients. To do this, you will apply and develop your sector knowledge, critical-thinking and core consulting skills to surgically diagnose and resolve complex business issues through innovative digital solutions.

Key Role Responsibilities:

Client impact:

    Collaborating with senior client executives, you will assist our clients in successfully defining and adopting modern approaches to technology including technology strategies, modern architectures, operating models & ways of working, and investment planning / business cases to support client business priorities

      Manage and lead the delivery of a broad range of strategic advisory engagements to support clients through their modernisation, transformation, and innovation journeys 

        Leverage appropriate insights, trends, methodologies and assets to deliver high quality client advice 

          Balance your strong analytical and inter-personal skills including storytelling, facilitation, problem solving, negotiation, etc. to deliver client outcomes 

            Build clear and measurable strategic roadmaps and supporting business cases that both delineate a broader end-game, while also prioritizing quick wins with near-term measurable impact 

              Get involved in high priority pursuits and sales opportunities, including development of winning proposals, coaching bid teams, and embedding a continuous learning and improvement framework with ongoing focus on improving win rates 

                Actively develop and maintain senior client relationships and networks by being relevant, innovative, and consistent 

                Market / Practice Impact:

                  Work with the wider Advisory team to bring the best of Avanade to our clients through our people 

                    Refine and expand Avanade’s Digital Advisory go to market strategy and propositions 

                      Contribute towards Avanade thought leadership to continue to position Avanade as a leader in our chosen markets 

                        Embed clear talent attraction and retention expectations for digital services and support in attracting and attaining differentiated talent 

                          Identify and support the most appropriate learning and development plans for the Digital Enterprise Advisory practice together with HR and our talent communities 

                            Encourage efficiency of resources by fostering an environment of sharing and learning and actively contributing with Global Advisory leadership and initiatives 

                            Your skills

                            To be successful you will be client led, impact-driven and client focused and have a passion for people, with an enthusiasm for diving into challenges at the intersection of business process, people and technology – and a demonstrated track record of delivering outcomes through digital technology.

                              Significant consulting experience from a top management consultancy, tech services, or digital agencies 

                                Demonstrated experience in selling/delivery/solution leadership - interfacing with executive level clients and fostering collaboration 

                                  Excellent communication, presentation, and consulting skills 

                                    Aptitude for critical and analytical thinking as well as the capacity to think outside of the box 

                                      Team builder, positive problem solver, highly flexible and able to work independently as well as part of multi-disciplinary teams 

                                        Crafted clear strategic plans with compelling rationale for enterprise-wide digital transformation programs including customer and business benefits and how end-user experience andbusiness applications will be impacted and roadmaps to achievethe vision

                                          Previous experience in driving an impact across cross skilled teams

                                          What it’s like to work with us

                                          At Avanade, we are motivated by a clear purpose: to make a human impact. Our advisory team is expanding and there is plenty of opportunity to grow your career. You will be supported by our seasoned leadership team who will encourage you, challenge you and advocate for you.

                                          Often working in compact teams, individuals can have a significant impact on our client relationships, market offerings, and your fellow team members.

                                          Avanade knows that a well-balanced employee is a happy employee, so we offer some unique perks to make your life easier. Our people receive an additional week of paid leave (for when you need to get on top of your life admin!) as well as gadget and wellness allowances.