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Avanade Jobs

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30+ days ago

.NET Developer

Avanade London, England

The .Net Developers sit within our onshore technical design and development team, the role will be responsible for the technical design and… Avanade

19 days ago

Technical Architect

Avanade London, England

The project work is split between onshore and offshore team. As a Technical Architect, you will be responsible for • Creating the High Level… Avanade

5 days ago

Global Commerce Lead, Director

Avanade London, England

Leverage Avanades market position to identify, organize and develop new business opportunities for Commerce within Avanade's service line… Avanade

30+ days ago

Configuration Manager

Avanade London, England

This team is responsible for taking the raw package from the Avanade offshore build team and package this into a package which is suitable for… Avanade

30+ days ago

Delivery Managers

Avanade London, England

• Manages issues and risks associated with the project. Includes balancing scope, schedule, budget, quality, and risks, and managing aspects through… Avanade

17 days ago

Digital Strategist, EALA

Avanade London, England

• This will initially include providing direction for our analytics/social media team and providing strategies around customer engagement for our… Avanade

30+ days ago

Sr Cons / Sr Spec - FI - Internal Audit

Avanade London, England

Responsible for financial andoperational internal audits, and assisting in the development of the annualaudit plan based upon risk assessment… Avanade

30+ days ago

EALA Diversity & Inclusion Lead

Avanade London, England +7 locations

• Work with the client HR Leaders and senior business leaders to develop the diversity and inclusion recruiting, talent and relationship strategy for… Avanade

30+ days ago

Microsoft Exchange Messaging 2nd Line Support Engineers

Avanade Newcastle upon Tyne, England

• Assisting in the monitoring, troubleshooting and supporting of customer networks, communications and collaboration environments • Point of… Avanade

30+ days ago

UX Designer

Avanade London, England

The UX Analyst will help review customer engagements and work on the delivery of the UX creative deliverables. This role focuses on design-oriented… Avanade

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    Former Employee - Infrastructure Project Manager in London, England
    Former Employee - Infrastructure Project Manager in London, England

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    Disapproves of CEO


    When I joined Avanade I was told "we're 80% owned by Accenture, 20% owned by Microsoft - but they're pretty much hands off" and that was good. The first year or so was really good, the corporate feel was a good solid friendly outfit in spite of the parents, with a whole bunch of professional types there to deliver good things in a correct manner. We achieved good things, we did them well, we were happy doing them. Alas those days are gone.


    Accenture's grasp tightened noticeably while I was there and Avanade became a source of resource in their eyes - and Accenture staff are the least moral, most verminous individuals one can imagine. They have no qualms whatsoever about demanding late working as a regular event, weekends, distance, the lot. They have an attrition rate of 50% in the first year which just goes to show their churn 'n' burn approach - and this is to real people with real lives and families, and a lot of them brought over from India to do the job. Imagine being 5000 miles from home and stuck up that certain creek without a specific paddle.

    Options for promotion - minimal, really. Clear cut divides between roles that are super tough to cross despite the hype. Colleagues (better than I!) didn't make the cut. Salary was OK but not world changing, senior management is out of touch, mandatory Corporate Jollity days are frequent and excruciating if you're not a woo yay go team type of individual (or to put it another way, a bubbleheaded cretin) and the values are all on paper but dissolve quickly enough if the parent company has alternative demands. The differentiation and the good stuff have been eroded away.

    Advice to Management

    Get shot of Accenture, they're like cancer.

    As an aside, I'm now in a position where I influence the choice of consultancies and I will at every turn deny Accenture because having been inside their machine I know how utterly inept and untrustworthy they truly are. You reap what you sow.

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