Productivity Studio Business Lead


Location: Albany, New York, Alpharetta, Georgia, Atlanta, Georgia, Augusta, Georgia, Austin, Texas, Baltimore, Maryland, Bangor, Maine, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Bentonville, Arkansas, Birmingham, Alabama, Burlington, Cary, North Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina, Charlotte, North Carolina, Chesapeake, Virginia, Chicago, Illinois, Cincinnati, Ohio, Cleveland, Ohio, Columbia, Columbus, Ohio, Concord, California, Dallas, Texas, Denver, Colorado, Des Moines, Iowa, Detroit, Michigan, Durham, North Carolina, Fayetteville, North Carolina, Florham Park, New Jersey, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Grand Rapids, Michigan, Greater Manchester, Green Bay, Wisconsin, Greensboro, North Carolina, Greenville, South Carolina, Hartford, Connecticut, Houston, Texas, Huntsville, Alabama, Indianapolis, Indiana, Jackson, Mississippi, Jacksonville, Florida, Jersey City, New Jersey, Kansas City, Missouri, Kent, Knoxville, Tennessee, Los Angeles, California, Louisville, Kentucky, Madison, Wisconsin, Memphis, Tennessee, Miami, Florida, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Minneapolis, Minnesota, Mobile, Montgomery, Alabama, Morgantown, West Virginia, Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, Nashville, Tennessee, New Haven, Connecticut, New Orleans, Louisiana, New York, New York, Newark, New Jersey, Newport News, Virginia, Norfolk, Virginia, North Charleston, South Carolina, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Orlando, Florida, Phoenix, Arizona, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Portland, Oregon, Portsmouth, New Hampshire, Providence, Rhode Island, Raleigh, North Carolina, Reston, Virginia, Richmond, Virginia, Tucson, Arizona, Tulsa, Oklahoma, Tuscaloosa, Alabama

Job Type: Full time


Show that gap who’s boss!
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Join a rapidly growing, exciting global practice organization within Avanade’s Global Solution Area (GSA) focused on the ongoing growth of the Modern Workplace business through innovative commercial & delivery models and superb client service while working with the latest Microsoft M365 technologies.

Day-to-Day, you will:

  • Execute global business strategies and priorities through operational tactics that direct the business to achieve financial and strategic goals.
  • Own and execute business operations, partnering with Finance, HR, Sales, and other stakeholder groups to ensure the smooth running of the business
  • Serve as escalation point for operational issues
  • Provide leadership, oversight and direction for the global team, ensuring skills and capabilities are effectively managed and optimized
  • Lead workforce planning & execution activities with direct accountability for chargeability and employee productivity
  • Lead deal qualifications - identify, validate, and grow opportunities in strategic accounts by driving solutions aligned to Avanade’s offerings, in partnership with the Avanade business development teams
  • Keep up to date with market trends and competitive insights
  • Educate and partner with regional sales & offering leads to support client conversations
  • Drive evangelism efforts across the business
  • Own continuous revision of the sales & marketing material
  • Continuously evolve the service - staying up to date with the latest M365 feature releases – beta releases, new features, ongoing training, etc.

About You:

You are an experienced business leader with a generalist mindset. You are as comfortable working with a technical team as you are with client business leaders, and you know how to build bridges between the two.

Your Technical & Non-Technical Skills Includes:

  • Experience developing and managing a global organization's operations to meet business objectives and strategies
  • Proven ability to coordinate complicated processes across the organization
  • Demonstrated managerial and leadership experience

Avanade requires all new hires to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Avanade will consider requests for medical or religious accommodation to this vaccination requirement on an individual basis.

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