Avanade Inc. Digital Sales & Services Enterprise Architect, Dynamics CRM in Toulouse, France
About the role
Part business, part creative, part technology. The DS&S Enterprise Architect develops Digital Sales & Service solutions, with Microsoft Dynamics 365 Customer Engagement at the heart of it, in all the “flavours”: sales, call center, customer care, field services, digital marketing, etc. always taking into account the full ecosystem where CRM sits, including technologies such as chatbots, blockchain, Office365, Adobe and other third party software. These systems are crucial in helping clients track customer engagement, sales, service, marketing and retention. But not alone, this person should be open-minded in terms of building functional solutions with all the Microsoft stack of products and 3rd party products such as Adobe.
As DS&S Enterprise Architect, you will be a thought leader and solution architect. You will be responsible for working with clients and leading Avanade delivery teams in planning, designing, building, testing and maintaining CRM solutions.
Day-to-day, you will:
Understand customer needs
Demo and show the platforms capabilities
Design conceptual architecture and technical solutions including not only Dynamics 365 Customer Engagement but also the rest of the Microsoft stack and 3rd party products.
Lead and review your team’s work, directing efforts to define technical, operational and user requirements
Lead the Philippines Delivery Center DS&S demo team that will prepare demos and PoCs for deal pursuits.
Lead the deliverability of the solution, including signing-off and leading internal approval processes.
Oversee timely and effective resolution of customer issues
Ensure that project quality meets standards through KPI identification and testing plan
Manage partnership with cross-functional teams to ensure consistent, positive client interaction
Be part of the delivery team for specific projects
Be able to run QA and verify the correct implementation of the designed solution.
You are likely a great professional with deep Sales&Services experience. You understand the nuts and bolts of CRM systems and, more importantly, you know how to connect with clients and lead a team to its goals. You are curious about digital disruption and innovation, you are organized, energetic and as comfortable in front of a board room as before a white board with your development team. You like both branches of the business, the sales/presales and the customer/delivery.
Your technical skillset likely includes:
Understanding of industry-standard business practices supported by CRM
Extensive experience with CRM or other business management software (especially Microsoft Dynamics)
Experience with Software-as-a-Service environments
Basic understanding of relational databases.
Clear understanding of the Microsoft platform to ensure a business solution
Good understanding of the ISV ecosystem
Your business skillset likely includes:
Excellent client management skills
Experience leading large complex technology projects
Experience managing global CRM teams and working with offshore teams
Excellence in communicating and presenting complex information to technical and non-technical stakeholders
Self-starter and able to work independently with minimal supervision.
You likely have at least five years of CRM experience and a Bachelor’s degree in a field such as information technology, business technology or engineering.
Requisition ID - 51347
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