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SharePoint Consultant

London, Glasgow, Durham

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About us!

We’re on a mission to help our customers build a better business. We have offices in the UK and Australia as well as a team of people who work across the globe to provide unique business solutions, service and support that directly adds value to our client’s business. About the SharePoint Consultant role

We’re looking for an experienced SharePoint consultant, ready for a new challenge, to join our ever-growing team and help shape our Digital Productivity services nationwide. 

You will work as part of a team of Digital Productivity consultants, which is part of the wider Digital and Data division at Waterstons. This role can be remote which the expectation of occasional travel to our office in Durham. The role involves working with different clients on a mixture of engagements; a typical month might be a mixture of running remote workshops, carrying out single or multiple-day visits to clients, spending time working from home writing proposals, meeting teammates in the office, and personal development.

The role will also include investigating and resolving support problems related to SharePoint and Microsoft 365 that are escalated from Waterstons’ support desk to the Digital Productivity team.

You’ll be helping clients across a range of sectors to collaborate better, within their organisations and with their own partners and clients, by making use of SharePoint and associated Microsoft 365 tools.

Requirements for the SharePoint Consultant

We’re looking for the right person, not just a specific background. Your ability to build rapport with customers and think on your feet is just as important as technical skills and knowledge.

We’re looking for someone with:

  • A strong background in SharePoint Online consulting, requirements gathering, configuration, workshops, training
  • Knowledge of other Microsoft 365 collaboration tools and ability to relate these to SharePoint and each other
  • An understanding of typical change management issues associated with deployments of SharePoint and Microsoft 365 and experience of leading the customer through the process
  • Experience engaging with customers at the early stages of a project to match business needs to SharePoint and Microsoft 365 features
  • Experience across multiple sectors and a keen interest in understanding how each client’s world works
  • An ability to work individually, to manage one’s own time and prioritise competing demands for attention, including being able to set realistic dates for work to be delivered and committing to them
  • A willingness to be proactive in approaching and collaborating with colleagues from different parts of the business in order to establish yourself and help identify and progress opportunities with current and prospective clients
  • It would be useful, although not essential, to have experience of any of the following:  
  • Experience developing solutions with tools such as Power Automate, PowerApps, Microsoft Forms
  • Experience with Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Sales, Service & Marketing (CRM)
  • You’ll build strong relationships with prospective and active customers across the business and act as their trusted advisor; helping them to improve their business through the pragmatic use of technology.
  • Your progression is important to us, and your career path is up to you. We commit to invest in our people and reward you for your commitment and effort.

The Waterstons Perks

As well as offering a competitive salary, we also have an attractive benefits package including:

  • A healthy work life balance with flexible and agile working being the norm
  • Unlimited holiday allowance
  • Room to grow with supported development opportunities and sponsored training – Exams, conferences all paid for, 2-4 days a month to spend on personal growth.
  • Brand new Z Book laptop.
  • Access to Azure credits, MSDN access and latest toolset.
  • Enhanced family policies
  • If you ever need it, company sick pay and life assurance
  • Supported wellbeing with regular initiatives, an employee assistance program and private medical insurance
  • Flexible benefits such as a dental scheme, eye care support, season ticket loan and cycle to work

We require a security check to be carried out on all colleagues due to the nature of some of our clients’ industries.

Waterstons is committed to creating and an inclusive, understanding, and flexible place to work. We value diversity, equality and inclusion and encourage everyone to 'bring their whole selves' to work. We believe that a company that works to truly embrace and value diversity, create an environment where everyone from any background can do their best work, and feel valued and appreciated is a better company to work for.

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