Avanade Inc. Dynamics 365/CRM Business Analyst-Chicago/Minneapolis region in Chicago, Illinois

Microsoft has heightened the importance and expectation for CRM solutions. As Microsoft's leading Dynamics CRM solution provider, Avanade combines extensive implementation expertise, leading practices, and user experience design with the strength, stability and power of Microsoft Dynamics CRM software enabling companies to maximize the business value of their CRM Solution. Across the globe and in multiple industries, Avanade helps enterprises create superior customer experiences, deepen customer relationships and maximize business agility.

About the role

CRM Business Analysis identifies and understands our clients’ customer relationship management needs. This involves staying current on CRM technologies (particularly Microsoft Dynamics CRM) and working with Avanade solution developers to recommend appropriate CRM technologies and functions that meet specific client needs.

As a Leader of CRM Business Analysis, you will lead teams in developing and deploying CRM solutions. You will ensure that client business requirements are met, while providing advisory services around project management, business process development, implementation support and end-user training. You will be familiar with the latest versions of Microsoft Dynamics CRM and related Independent Software Vendor (ISV) products.

Day-to-day, you will:

Work with Avanade delivery teams and client stakeholders to translate business

requirements into CRM solutions

Work with client leadership, end users and IT staff to identify, design and configure CRM solutions

Work with stakeholders to gather system requirements and own requirements management

Lead transfer of functional requirements to development and test teams

Determine needed patches and upgrades in collaboration with business and IT stakeholders

Educate end users on CRM functionality.

Qualifications

About you

You are a CRM wizard and motivational leader. Someone who is adept at understanding client business needs, translating them into technology specifics and leading teams to build finished solutions. You are likely a big-picture thinker and detail-oriented doer.

Your technical skills include:

Extensive knowledge of CRM systems and business solution implementations

Demonstrable experience in business process reengineering

Knowledge of CRM issue diagnosis and troubleshooting.

Your business skills include:

Experience consulting on complex projects and taking leadership role

Experience working with global teams—especially offshore teams—to implement and maintain CRM systems

Demonstrated excellence in communicating and presenting complex information to technical and non-technical stakeholders, both orally and in writing.

You likely have at least five years of experience in business systems analysis, design or management and at least three years managing teams comprised of business and technical staff. Your education likely includes a Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field, preferably computer science, business administration, finance or information technology.

About Avanade

Avanade leads in providing innovative digital services, business solutions and design-led experiences for its clients, delivered through the power of people and the Microsoft ecosystem. Our professionals combine technology, business and industry expertise to build and deploy solutions to realize results for clients and their customers. Avanade has 27,000 digitally connected people across 23 countries, bringing clients the best thinking through a collaborative culture that honors diversity and reflects the communities in which we operate. Majority owned by Accenture, Avanade was founded in 2000 by Accenture LLP and Microsoft Corporation. Learn more at www.avanade.com.

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 a

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Avanade is the leading provider of innovative digital and cloud-enabling services, business solutions and design-led experiences, delivered through the power of people and the Microsoft ecosystem. Majority owned by Accenture, Avanade was founded in 2000 by Accenture LLP and Microsoft Corporation and has 30,000 professionals in 24 countries. Visit us at www.avanade.com.

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