Delivery Management Office - Consultant / Senior Consultant

Avanade

Location: Greater London, Greater Manchester, Tyne and Wear

Job Type: Full time

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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 realise results for clients and their customers. Avanade has 60,000 digitally connected people across 26 countries, bringing clients the best thinking through a collaborative culture that honours diversity and reflects the communities in which we operate. Majority owned by Accenture, Avanade was founded in 2000 by Accenture LLP and Microsoft Corporation. More details on Avanade can be found at www.avanade.com.

We are a diverse team, and we are proud of our culture that welcomes every individual. In our teams you will find talented and passionate individuals, with a humble, collaborative, and positive attitude. We promise to invest in you and help give you the platform for continuous learning and development.

Job Description

The Delivery Management Office (DMO) sits within the Delivery Talent Community. This role is internal working across multi disciplines. The DMO is focussed on delivering effective and proactive support to engagements across the Avanade UK&I portfolio through a set of defined processes/application of global policies, working with offshore support, delivery and finance teams.  

A DMO professional adds value by providing a service to all stakeholders through accurate and timely management information to support and inform decision making, across the business and portfolio by managing project costs and revenue in line with contractual commitments and business expectations to support both our clients and our company goals of efficiency, growth and profitability.

Responsibilities Include:

Management of a sizable portfolio of projects delivering the following:

  • Detailed monitoring and forecasting of project costs, to ensure projects deliver required financial performance
  • Proactive management of time and cost adjustments
  • Effective management of project revenues and billings including production of invoices and securing timely payments
  • Facilitate and consolidate reporting as required for both internal stakeholders and clients
  • Variance analysis and modelling scenarios to track and predict project financial performance against original deal economics.  
  • Reporting, tracking and analysing status of current and trend project performance data. 
  • Assisting stakeholders with creation and maintenance of project and programme plans. 
  • Adherence to corporate and customer policies.
  • Set up and run of regular engagement/account/portfolio governance activities.  
  • Timely and accurate document management in compliance with governance policies

Experience Profile:

  • Experience with financial management activities to include managing budgets, production of invoices, forecasting, and revenue recognition models
  • Variance analysis and tracking of project financial performance against original deal economics
  • Proven problem-solving best practices
  • General consulting skills, good customer focus and able to work effectively with stakeholders at all levels.
  • Excellent organisation, prioritisation skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as a team.
  • Advanced Excel skills and experience working in Project/Operational Management.
  • Comprehensive understanding of all PMO processes and best practices
  • Demonstrate experience in adherence to governance, contractual terms and project life cycles

What we offer:

  • Opportunity to work for Microsoft gold partner with unrivalled development and training.
  • Competitive base salary.
  • Extended benefits, annual bonus and an excellent pension.
  • Access to Avanade University.
  • Dedicated career manager to encourage your progression.
  • Opportunity to work on various projects with blue-chip organisations.

Additional Information:

Applications are only invited from candidates with the right to reside and work within the UK. Candidates should be willing to travel for the purposes of client delivery and collaborating with colleagues.

Avanade® is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We evaluate applicants without regard to race, colour, age, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability, veteran, military or marital status, genetic information or any other protected status.

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