United Kingdom



Area of expertise:

Software Engineering

Job Description

Advert Start Date: 7th May 2019

Advert End Date: 3rd June 2019

Location: London

Salary package: Competitive

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 Requirement

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