The Dynamics 365 Manufacturing ERP Solution Architect will be responsible for providing expertise in selling, shaping, defining, implementing and quality assuring Avanades ERP engagements for Manufacturing customers.
Involved from an early stage of pre-sales, you will be a senior member of the team that leads the client from the presales stage through to successful delivery.
Your key accountability will be to take ownership of the solution and its intended benefits from first contact until transition to support.
You will provide industry and solution leadership at every stage and will act as a trusted advisor to the client throughout the relationship.
This role is open to candidates around the world that are willing to relocate in Bologna (Italy).
Strong client leadership and engagement skills up to C-level
Ability to lead conversations and influence without line authority
Deep understanding of more than one industry in Manufacturing
Strong business transformation skills
Demonstrable pre-sales experience
Expert in understanding clients business problems and defining engagements that deliver the benefits that clients seek
Strong written and verbal communication skills.
Strong Experience in Delivery
Demonstrable Experience in Manufacturing
Primary Responsibilities :
Lead the definition of solutions based on MS Dynamics 365 define engagement outcomes and business benefits, high-level scope, architecture, implementation approach and effort estimates.
Can look beyond the pure ERP implementation by leveraging his knowledge of the full Microsoft stack and other technologies (Data & AI is one example)
Conduct proposal reviews
Lead pre-sales workshops
Build strong client relationships through the pre-sales process
Participate in client presentations
Participate in industry events and forums presenting the Avanade ERP POV, solutions and capability
Active participant and consulting leader within the Global ERP community
ERP engagement in delivery from beginning to transition to support
Fulfill managing architect role on ERP engagements participating in all phases from envisioning and planning through execution and stabilization
Define ERP technical and application architectures, participate in detailed design, development and testing phases
Conduct QA reviews of ongoing projects
Be a subject matter expert for ERP and industry related topics
Develop relationship with ERP team in Microsoft Europe
Understand the ERP product roadmap, release dates and launch activities
Escalate learnings, challenges and feedback from Avanade clients and European ERP community to Avanade Global and / or Microsoft
Participate in briefings and education sessions on MS Dynamics 365
Develop understanding of alliance partner products and how to implement for client solutions
Escalate learnings, challenges and feedback from Avanade clients and the European ERP community to Avanade global and partners as appropriate
7+ years client-facing experience in management consulting and / or business transformation with a strong focus on ERP
Strong consulting acumen and understanding of ERP from a functional and implementation perspective
Experience on Dynamics AX and / or Dynamics 365 F&O.
Deep industry experience in Manufacturing
Demonstrated engagement leadership and delivery execution experience
Business Process Analysis and Design
Broad understanding of ERP functionality with deep knowledge in at least 2 functional areas
Conceptual knowledge of other Dynamics 365 Applications (Finance, Supply Chain, CRM, Field Services, HR etc.)
Understanding of other Microsoft Technologies : Power Apps, Azure etc.
Fluency (written and oral) in English
Bachelors degree in a business discipline or equivalent
What we offer :
Together we go beyond. At Avanade we continuously invest in the development of your skills. We help you to keep up to speed with the latest in technology and business and being part of an international environment.
Besides an exciting international environment, a unique chance to participate in challenging projects across Europe and interaction with inspiring colleagues who have a professional attitude and attach considerable importance to teamwork.