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Microsoft Practice capability lead - Hybrid Cloud & Productivity Suite

Job Location: Location Negotiable

Job Number: 00496633


- Job description

Title: Microsoft Senior Manager - Hybrid Cloud and Productivity Suite


Accenture South Africa is looking for Delivery Leads with a history of high performance in delivering hybrid cloud solutions utilizing the Azure stack and delivery of the Microsoft Productivity suite in large enterprises. Accenture implements various enterprise scale solutions across all industry domains and is looking for Technology enthusiasts who thrive on implementing innovative solutions for our clients that differentiate them in the market place.


The candidate will be instrumental in shaping and leading enterprise scale implementations as well as leading the Microsoft Hybrid Cloud and Productivity capability within Accenture’s Microsoft practice. A successful candidate will have demonstrated on several occasions high performance implementations for their clients as well as industry experience in multiple industries.

Deliver technical implementation tasks for the Accenture Software solutions for clients in the market place. Support the Sales and Product Management and Client Delivery teams through his/her knowledge of the product or product line by providing pre-sales support, solution planning, product management expertise and customer support.



  • Responsible for the Microsoft Cloud capability within Accenture and coordinating and growing the team within capability
  • Participate in shaping new deals from a solution view point.
  • Interact with executives on the client team to understand and shape project objectives.
  • Lead the delivery of enterprise solutions to achieve client objectives
  • Manage the team and project resources to produce a favorable outcome of the project
  • Participate in the architecting, design, definition, planning, development, and implementation of end to end solution
  • Understand client expectations and requirements and drive the technical solution to align with client objectives
  • Develop and implement Best Practice framework with a focus on creating a sustainable, agile method that ensures rapid development combined with stability, scalability and high quality
  • Develop and lead the overall solution architecture and strategy for the implementation
  • Ensure the project is executed in line with the relevant approach and methodology ranging from Agile, DevOps and others


Desired experience: 

  • 5 years’ experience delivery and leading projects
  • Experience leading the delivery of Office 365, Skype for Business and other productivity solutions on an enterprise scale
  • Experience with the delivery of Azure stack solutions with a focus on infrastructure and related software
  • Exposure to implementations in multiple industries
  • A technical background implementing solutions required
  • Demonstrated experience with multiple implementation methodologies

Relevant Degree or Diploma desirable

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