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Avanade Inc. Data & AI Lead - Business Application COE in Boston, Massachusetts

Avanade is seeking an experienced, passionate, and client-centric Business Intelligence Expert to join our Business Application COE within Global Solution Areas and become the COE Data & AI Lead for Business Applications.

In this role, you will drive global change in the way Business Applications (ERP and CRM) deliver business impact for our clients. Within a highly collaborative and entrepreneurial environment, you will define Data & AI offerings for Business Application clients and become the sponsor of larger Data & AI projects in the Dynamics365 market. You will focus on solutions to differentiate by delivering business impact to our clients.


Financial and Operational Reporting, Management Cockpit *

Data Insight and Prospective Intelligenc *

Monitoring (control tower) and Planning *

Innovation Delivering Business Impact

As a strategic and hands-on leader within a global team, you will define, sell, and implement cutting-edge Data & AI offerings and product accelerators specifically relevant to our target vertical industries and leveraging, among other data sources, the D365 Data Model (CDM/CDS).

Supported by a team of vertical industry Business Application COE business process experts and technical professionals, you’ll spend 60% of your time in market-facing activities (business development and initial or critical delivery phases) and 40% of your time in the creation of new solutions, from incubation to commercialization and deployment.

You will leverage the most sophisticated analytical tools to provide insights to crucial business decisions and embed analytics in larger digital transformation strategies.

With a goal to embed analytics into current propositions, which includes Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Customer Relationship Management (CRM) & Delivery Management (DM), you will be instrumental and accountable for revenue growth related to advanced analytics projects in Business Application.

Partnering with multiple stakeholders across multiple geographies and industries for scoping, managing and implementing projects, you will leverage broad domain knowledge across Data Science, IOT Analytics, Marketing Analytics, Customer Analytics, Social Media Analytics, Supply Chain, Manufacturing, Retail, and Financial Services to drive successful business outcomes.

As a leader, you will have direct and indirect responsibility to motivate, coach, and nurture our talent and create opportunities for those around you to grow and develop.

Candidate Profile:


Extensive experience in Business Intelligence, which includes Business Data Business Intelligence experience *

Experience and strong interest in Business Process and Industry Key Performance Indicators (KPI) *

Proven experience with Azure Services Integration and Azure Data Lake Solution *

Sales and Delivery experience *

Prior ownership of end-to-end design, incubation and industrialization of new Data & AI offerings and product accelerators *

Proven ability to develop and grow long term, high value customer relationships *

Successful background in recruiting, developing, and leading new talent into organizations *

Demonstrated leadership experience within a consulting organization defining, securing, and delivering innovative solutions, within collaborative teams, through project-based work to successful business outcomPassion for driving business technology solutions and lead through advisory *

Demonstrated people leadership, "leading by influence" and effective peer teaming expertise in large, multinational organizations with globally distributed teams *

Superior communication and personal leadership skills in a high growth, highly demanding 'best people' environment *

International experience

You Will:


Direct Data & AI as an advisor, influencer and consultant, leading design thinking, strategic roadmap, architectural vision and thought leadership *

Originate, develop, and grow exceptional internal and external client relationships *

Be known for your "client centric" approach and delivery excellence *

Partner with Regional Leaders, Client Leads, ISV Partners and our parent companies, Accenture and Microsoft *

Lead and partner across our global landscape to determine marquis accounts and premier bids where the COE can bring value add *

Influence as a subject matter expert and change agent across the organization to educate account and business development teams towards delivering higher business impact to client *

Build, leverage and maintain successful industry partnerships with Accenture and Microsoft with a goal of increasing Avanade market share in a methodical and collaborative model *

Comply with top-tier compliance standards, sighting, and escalating issues as appropriate *

Incur budget responsibility and provide quality assurance and issue resolution to protect engagement and corporate reputation *

Evoke passion, build, and lead diverse teams of professionals, leveraging this network to recruit the industries top talent

Employment Transparency Avanade® Is An Equal Opportunity Employer. Avanade prohibits discrimination and harassment against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, 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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Avanade is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation due to a disability for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to Avanade at or call (206) 239-5610 and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.

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