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Group Manager, Digital Advisory - South Region


Location: Atlanta, Georgia, Charleston, South Carolina, Charlotte, North Carolina, Dallas, Texas, Houston, Texas, Louisville, Kentucky, Miami, Florida, Nashville, Tennessee, New Orleans, Louisiana, Orlando, Florida, Raleigh, North Carolina, Richmond, Virginia, Tampa, Florida

Job Type: Full time


Want to create value with digital and turn your ideas into human impact? So do we.

There’s one in every group—the person who dreams big and has the motivation to bring their ideas to life, even as others might roll their eyes and prefer to play it safe. Are you that person? One who isn’t afraid to break the mold and who gets inspired by the power of digital to transform organizations and ways of working? Because we are building teams of people like that to help our clients unlock the power they need now and own what’s next.

At Avanade Advisory, we are breaking apart the traditional process of setting strategies and goals first, then finding technologies to achieve them. In the digital age, there’s no time for that linear process. We partner with clients to accelerate value from digital innovation by being bold, imaginative – and fast. We think big and deliver personally. We relentlessly challenge, inspire, and support our clients and each other.

Want the agility and energy of a start-up, backed by the resources of Accenture, Microsoft and the Center for Information Systems Research at MIT Sloan School of Management? Here you will find a team of people who thrive on turning ideas and innovations into breakthrough results for leading organizations around the world. Ultimately, we’re not just making business better. We’re making life better for our clients and their customers. If that sounds like you, you sound good to us. Find your next opportunity at Avanade Advisory.

About the Role
As a Group Manager, Digital Advisory, you play an integral part in defining how Avanade views and perceives the marketplace in the categories for which we offer Advisory Services to our clients. As an advisor operating within teams, you drive and inspire consideration, collaboration and communication at the C-level or equivalent executive levels. You achieve this through facilitating workshops and collaboration sessions, building costed business case and executive transformation plans, and supporting strong business and digital crossover knowledge across legacy and future business methodology. You build market share and monetization for our digital technology advisory services practice.

  • Uses advanced knowledge to develop a deep understanding of the client and competitor business models to advise senior leaders on business objectives, and the formulation of strategies to meet those objectives.
  • Guide executive conversations through a comprehensive understanding of business models, business and consumer technologies and experience in the details of implementation plans/digital improvement approaches, research methods, web & mobile applications, UX practices, data management, fad technologies, CRM systems and analytics.
  • Supports executive decision making by providing a spectrum of information to frame market opportunities and competitive challenges to business leaders.
  • Leverages advanced communication skills to guide stakeholders to develop and implement strategies, policies and processes which are fit for purpose
  • Responsible for leading and guiding project teams for large scale, strategically critical work efforts requiring significant coordination. You may also manage project budgets
  • Guides more junior team members in the delivery of advice on business objectives. Oversees the formulation of strategies to meet those business objectives.
  • Drive tailored strategic plans and recommendations in context of wider client strategy.

Required Skills and Experience
  • 6+ years of relevant consulting experience
  • 2+ years managing people/teams
  • Advanced analytical skills in analysing, disseminating and interpreting business models and financial reporting to provide valuable business insight and work alongside senior colleagues to support clients in shaping strategy and policy.
  • Ability to scope, plan and deliver projects to an agreed set of business requirements, cost, timescale and quality parameters.
  • Experience leading teams and directing the work of others in a matrixed environment
  • Ability to apply advanced or expert knowledge in relevant technology solutions and strong business operational acumen in the context of clients’ business.
  • Responsible for coordinating with work efforts on a variety of projects, which includes information gathering used to evaluate client business environments, economic factors.
  • Ability to demonstrate critical thinking skills across complex problems that span work domains and require continual alignment to internal and external business issues to deliver expected results across groups.