Manager, IT Strategy

<h3><strong>IT strategy is an art. You are both a curator with a good eye and artist with advanced techniques. Create with us. <br /><br />Explore the opportunity below and see if Avanade is right for you.</strong></h3>

Boston, Charlotte, Chicago, Dallas, Hartford, Hous


<h3 lang="en-GB" style="margin: 0in; font-family: Calibri; font-size: 11.0pt;">At Avanade, we have a bold ambition to be the world&rsquo;s leading digital innovator, making a genuine human impact for our clients, our people and our communities. We combine entrepreneurial thinking with the strength and reach of our Microsoft and Accenture heritage, and we harness the power of our diverse backgrounds to create a community of exceptional talent. If you&rsquo;re ready to join 50,000 professionals in 26 countries who are passionate, collaborative and agile, Avanade is the right place for you. Because we believe that our capacity to learn is limitless and the future is ours to create.<br /><br /><span style="font-weight: bold;"> Together we go beyond.&nbsp;</span></h3>

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Overview: <div><strong>Avanade and you</strong></div> <div>As a business consultant, you know your clients&rsquo; 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. Are you ready to join us in our quest to go beyond and create what&rsquo;s next?</div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><strong>Together we go beyond</strong></div> <div>We have bold ambitions and are always ready to add people to our diverse team so we can stretch the boundaries of innovation and success. <br /><br /> <p><strong>What we offer you</strong></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>Distinctive experiences</strong></p> <p>Leading organizations&mdash;corporations, non-profits, government agencies&mdash;look to Avanade to help them make the most of their investment in Microsoft and to push the boundaries of digital innovation. The result? Interesting work that is well supported, always evolving, and sure to keep you engaged and interested.</p> <p><strong>Limitless learning</strong></p> <p>We give lifelong learners a rich menu to choose from, drawing from our relationship with Microsoft and other partners. We&rsquo;ll back you up as you pursue big ideas and give you honest feedback to move forward advance your growth and our clients&rsquo;.</p> <p><strong>Ambitious growth</strong></p> <p>We think big and achieve, knowing we have a global team of people who are just as passionate about innovating as we are and eager to grow with us. Growth at Avanade doesn&rsquo;t have to look like a traditional ascent up the career ladder (although that is an option). We welcome people to go deep into their specialties and to embrace agility and go after new skills in different areas of the business</p> <p><strong>Total rewards</strong></p> <p>We are always looking for ways to elevate our employee experience to give our people opportunities to share in Avanade's success. In addition to a competitive salary and attractive benefits, we offer an employee stock purchase plan, recognition programs with awards tied to them, and additional perks like flexible work arrangements and thriving employee networks.</p> </div>
Responsibilities: <div><strong>The work</strong></div> <div>Some IT strategists see what an organization wants to accomplish and can create a roadmap to get them there. We&rsquo;re looking for more. We want strategists who think beyond what&rsquo;s currently possible. That requires curiosity, a passion for innovation, and a strong grasp of IT. And an ability to communicate bold ideas to executives and technologists in compelling terms.</div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><strong>The opportunity</strong></div> <div>Avanade has been excelling at digital innovation on the Microsoft platform for two decades. We are building an advisory practice to provide end-to-end services that take full advantage of our experience and unique perspective. As part of this growing team, you&rsquo;ll help clients, and our technologists think and do big things that will transform organizations and reshape industries.</div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><strong>The team</strong></div> <div>You&rsquo;re one of those people who walks into a situation and quickly figures out what needs to be done and the best way to do it. Now imagine being in a group with other people who share that same vision and drive. Look out, world! Our Advisory community embraces ambition, innovation, and curiosity to keep discovering the next new thing.</div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><strong>The community</strong></div> <div>In the Advisory community, you&rsquo;ll be surrounded by people who share your enthusiasm and/or skills. And you&rsquo;ll be in a place that values different ideas, perspectives and experiences. We ask everyone to bring their full, unique selves to Avanade, along with an openness to grow and change in their understanding of the world.</div> <div id="gtx-trans" style="position: absolute; left: -50px; top: 26.7639px;">&nbsp;</div>
Requirements: <p><strong>Your experience<br /></strong>Likely includes being able to discuss a wide range of strategic imperatives across functional, operational, and technological issues. You can manage multiple projects&mdash;people, budget, and delivery&mdash;with clients who may have complex organizations with multiple stakeholders. You&rsquo;ve worked in a client-facing consulting or management organization and have some proven successes under your belt.</p> <div><strong>Your skills</strong></div> <div>You have skills in critical thinking and problem solving, strong communication, and you can work independently within a diverse team.</div> <p><strong>We&rsquo;re interested in getting to know you and figuring out what we can do together. Hit Apply Now and let&rsquo;s start the conversation.</strong></p>