United Kingdom



Area of expertise:

Software Engineering

Job Description

As a Senior SharePoint and Digital Workplace Lead, you will be a core member of our consulting team. You will have the opportunity to:

  • Work with our partners and clients to collect requirements

  • Define solutions to meet business need

  • Craft and drive a technical/business process design

  • Lead project teams building complex Workplace Solutions using state of the art Microsoft technologies centring on Office 365, SharePoint and Azure

About you

  • Confirmed experience leading and/or consulting in a senior position on projects where Office 365, Microsoft SharePoint Online / 2016 / 2013 are core components

  • Deep understanding of SharePoint Online / Office 365 and Hybrid integration between Online and On-premise. Should be able to explain the technical and business benefits of each

  • Deep functional understanding of the SharePoint platform and capabilities (including SharePoint Framework, Add-In/App Model, CSOM, etc)

  • Must have worked in the Technology Services sector

  • Must have experience with Platform level GDPR Compliance, Administration and issue prevention.

  • Must have experience/in depth knowledge of with Qorus office template automation

  • Must have experience/in depth knowledge of with KnowledgeLake

  • Must have experience/in depth knowledge of with Nintex Workflow solutions for SharePoint

  • Advanced knowledge of Office 365 Tenancies and Azure AD – preferably at Administrator level

  • Ability to understand business objectives and translate into SharePoint functionality / requirements

  • Verbal and written communication skills including presentations, chairing meetings, workshop facilitation, business and technical document writing

  • Experience of working with a wide variety of client facing partners with some engagement at the senior level

  • Understanding of SharePoint and Office 365 governance standard methodologies

  • Ability to configure simple applications using out-of-the-box SharePoint functionality

  • Practical working knowledge of the end to end Solution Lifecycle Development process

  • Understanding but not necessarily experience of Agile Delivery is a bonus

  • Understanding of platform hosting models and environments

  • Ability to lead distributed delivery teams

  • Project delivery, management of scope and customer expectations

  • Ability to pursue, investigate and resolve technical issues

  • Ability to work under stress and implement to strict deadlines

  • Ability to react quickly and effectively to issues and opportunities

What we offer:

  • Opportunity to work for Microsoft gold partner with unrivalled development and training

  • Competitive base salary

  • Access to Avanade University

  • Dedicated career manager to support your progression

Travel Requirements

  • Travel can be up to 80%. Our projects are based all over the UK.

  • If the project to which you are assigned is not within commutable distance, you will usually stay in a hotel room 3 nights per week in order to work on-site 4 days per week. The 5th day is usually worked from home.

  • Due to the nature of our business, this travel requirement is non-negotiable.

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About Avanade

Avanade leads in providing innovative digital services, business solutions and design-led experiences for its clients, delivered through the power of people and the Microsoft ecosystem. Our professionals combine technology, business and industry expertise to build and deploy solutions to realize results for clients and their customers. Avanade has 29,000 digitally connected people across 23 countries, bringing clients the best thinking through a collaborative culture that honors diversity and reflects the communities in which we operate. We welcome all, and seek talented individuals who can bring their whole self to work, build inclusive teams and encourage diversity inside and outside the organization. Majority owned by Accenture, Avanade was founded in 2000 by Accenture LLP and Microsoft Corporation. Learn more at