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Workplace Consultant – Office 365 Specialism

Job Location: London

Job Number: 00371244

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Role: Workplace Consultant – Office 365 Specialism
Location: London
Travel: 60-80%
Salary: £42,000 - £56,000 + Benefits
 
Accenture believes it is more important than ever for companies to align and integrate their technology to ensure they remain at the forefront of their industry. If you join Accenture you can make great ideas happen for some of the world's most dynamic companies.
 
Description
 
Workplace Transformation Services (WTS) is part is part of Accenture's Infrastructure Service practice. The WTS organisation delivers transformational change within our clients' workplace environments to create better connected, more productive and more engaged workforces. WTS encompasses many of the hottest trends in IT today - cloud computing, social networking, collaboration, consumerisation, virtualisation and mobile and tablet computing.
 
We are looking for Workplace Consultants with SME capabilities in Office 365 and Workplace cloud delivery models to help serve our clients and grow this exciting part of our practice. Combining an SME knowledge of Office 365 and a strong consultancy skillset these consultants will be able to help our clients; identify Office 365 opportunities; develop business cases; design migration roadmaps and target operating model strategies and execute the delivery of on premise to Office 365 migrations.
Key Responsibilities:
  • Project planning and management of large scale Office 365 deployments
  • Contribution to RFP and RFI responses and solution architecture
  • Delivering Office 365 workplace strategies and development of roadmaps to help our customers adopt Office 365 and other Workplace cloud products.
  • Acting as an Office 365 SME
  • Contribution towards change management, business enablement and service introduction to ensure successful Office 365 uptake and support
  • Driving and contributing to technology architecture and infrastructure detail design activities
  • Providing input into and contributing to business case development , TCO analysis and cost-benefit analysis
  • Contributing to the on-going development of our client facing assets
Management of diverse teams including onshore/offshore mix and 3rd party suppliersRequired Skills/Experience
 
Candidates should be able to demonstrate knowledge and experience of technology delivery, specifically Office 365, with an end user impact, with strong experience of some or all of the following:
  • Delivery of projects that encompass Office 365 migrations, ideally from an on premise environment to an Office 365 Cloud Solution.
  • Experience of mapping business requirements to the Office 365 feature set
  • Experience integrating Office 365 with SharePoint and Microsoft Lync an advantage.
  • Experience across all aspects of an Office 365 project lifecycle from Solution architecture to deployment.
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with clients at all levels
  • Experience of mentoring and developing junior resources
  • Possess the intellectual capacity and relevant experience to develop creative, breakthrough approaches and solutions to complex problems
  • Have first class communication, negotiation, persuasion and group facilitation skills
  • Demonstrate proven success in contributing to a team-oriented environment
  • Demonstrate a proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment
  • Embody excellent leadership, communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills
  • An understanding of the issues associated with managing workplace IT and the operational and security challenges that large and complex organizations face when moving to an “As a Service” cloud model.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Azure, Active Directory and networking an advantage.
 
Preferred Qualifications:
 
Ideally, you will be degree educated to a 2:1 level
MCSA Office 365 or higher an advantage
Knowledge of ITIL Best practice and Prince 2 an advantage
 
Package:
As well as a highly competitive salary, Accenture offers a comprehensive package including 30 days holiday, 3 additional days for charitable work of your choice, an employee healthcare plan and a competitive pension scheme.
 
 
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About Accenture
 
Accenture is a global management consulting, technology services and outsourcing company, with more than 342,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries. Combining unparalleled experience, comprehensive capabilities across all industries and business functions, and extensive research on the world's most successful companies, Accenture collaborates with clients to help them become high-performance businesses and governments. The company generated net revenues of US$25.5 billion for the fiscal year ended Aug. 31, 2013. Its home page is www.accenture.com.


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