Microsoft Office 365 Developer - 12 Month FTC

LB110121 | Permanent | UK Wide | 45K


Our client, a successful property management and development organization, are searching for a Microsoft Office 365 Developer to join their team on a 12-month FTC, with the possibility of extending. The Developer will work closely with the business and IT colleagues to design, build and manage future-proof developments using the Microsoft Office 365 suite. The successful candidate will need solid experience and a proven track record of Microsoft Office 365 Application product development and project deployments.

Responsibilities & Requirements


  • This role is UK Wide, with occasional travel to Preston.
  • In line with the company’s current / future capacity requirements, contribute to the digital strategy’s short- and long-term roadmap for effective service delivery.
  • Ensure alignment between the objectives and strategies for the Office 365 suite of products and the company’s objectives.
  • Adopt best practice service delivery and safeguard the company’s infrastructure estate by working collaboratively with all subsidiaries.
  • Gain an understanding of user’s requirements for application functionality.
  • Maintain an overview of the IT landscape, being able to identify new/innovative technology that can be incorporated into the company to add value or improve service delivery.
  • Maintain oversight of how other organisations are using Office 365 and their experiences, building an external network.
  • Sustain regular contact with system suppliers, ensuring technical problems are referred as appropriate and solutions are implemented.
  • In association with any major application project initiatives, partake in business analysis, leading on the solution design work.
  • Ensure technically and functionally credible solutions are recognised and pursued by effectively working with and influencing colleagues within operational businesses.
  • Take ownership of the solution development, liaising with application architect and project / programme managers daily.
  • Offer expert guidance on workflow capability, developing, testing and maintaining to meet complex requirements.
  • Focus on Incident, Problem and Change management when following best practice of ITIL v2 or v3 framework.
  • Adhere to, and be in full support of, best practice frameworks, guidance, policies and procedures that outline standard ways of working and quality assurance.
  • Ensure the delivery of well documented and high-quality application solutions.
  • In conjunction with colleagues across the department, support the creation and documentation of system interfaces between Office 365 products and other core applications.
  • Maintain oversight and management of policies, procedures and associated training plans for solutions delivered.
  • Develop, create and manage high-quality training materials such as e-learning, manuals and training plans, in collaboration with the Technical Author.
  • As required, arrange communications for all Office 365 system users.
  • Offer recommendations on how to optimise the potential of Office 365 products to meet the needs of the business.
  • Always abide by company policies and Data Protection requirements.
  • Supervising others by coordinating and overseeing work as required to ensure effective project delivery.
  • Develop, review and monitor project plans and objectives with colleagues, offering support and coaching where necessary. Respond to any performance issues in a timely manner appropriately.
  • Ensure your team member’s relevant training, knowledge and skills are up to date.
  • Champion the company brand, ensuring SPIRIT values are embedded throughout all aspects of work.  
  • Ensure excellent customer experience is delivered daily, driving a culture of delivery, innovation, shared responsibility, continuous improvement and individual accountability.
  • Manage resources effectively throughout all aspects of the role, always maintaining a cost-conscious approach.
  • Adhere to company policies, procedures and governance in relation to health & safety, GDPR, training and development, equal opportunity and diversity.
  • Other assigned duties as required.



  • In-depth knowledge and experience using Microsoft Office 365 Application suite product development (including Forms, Power Automate, SharePoint, Power Apps and Powershell).
  • Proven experience of multiple Office365 project deployments.
  • Ability to create intuitive and sophisticated Office 365 Application solution designs by translating complex business requirements.
  • Previously supported the successful delivery of technical projects.
  • History of supporting technical projects, from concept to completion, delivering on time and in line with best practice governance.
  • Must have experience working with PRINCE2 and Agile methodologies.
  • Understanding of ITIL framework.
  • Previously worked in blue chip or large organisations is advantageous.
  • Exposure to project management delivery methodologies such as Agile, Scrum, PRINCE2 and Waterfall.
  • Must be a pro-active, effective, and supportive team member with a ‘can do’ attitude.
  • Able to develop and maintain strong and collaborative relationships with a range of stakeholders.
  • Be analytical when facing problems and offer solutions.
  • Able to work well under pressure, manage own priorities and meet deadlines.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral. Able to communicate complex IT scenarios effectively to a range of stakeholders.
  • A problem-solving attitude and a strong critical thinker.
  • Goal orientated, delivery focused, customer value focused with acute attention to detail.
  • Must display flexibility, resilience, trust and integrity.

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