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.