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SharePoint/Office 365 PreSales Consultant

Posted: 7 Nov 2019 Closes: 6 Jan 2020
Birmingham SharePoint/Office 365 PreSales Consultant
Permanent & Full-time RUK00582-3564

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Ricoh is a market-leading technology company specializing in strategic Management Document Solutions, Production Printing, Communication Services, Application Services, Infrastructure Services, Workplace Services, Business Process Outsourcing, Cloud-based technology, and I.T Managed Services.


Our teams are embracing change, fostering new ways of working and helping organizations and people to realize their potential and be fit for the future, we call this imagine.change. To do that we are resolute in our approach - "you work for us, and we`ll work for you".


As a trusted Microsoft Gold Partner, Ricoh UK offers innovative technical solutions tailored to your business objectives and specializes in implementing the latest systems, both on-premise and in the cloud.


Ricoh UK is seeking a passionate, experienced SharePoint/Office 365 PreSales and Applications Consultant.


What you will be doing


The PreSales/Apps Consultant will work in an agile environment alongside the Solution Architect or Technical Design Authority, Delivery Consultants, Project Managers, Designers and Developers to deliver successful digital projects. They will also work closely with the Sales team, partaking in presales scoping meetings and remote meetings and to produce Proposals\SOWs and tenders where appropriate.


The successful applicant will engage with clients and manage the discovery, design and architecture phases of Ricoh’s engagement lifecycle. This involves requirement gathering, identifying further opportunities, providing “industry best practice” recommendations and ultimately capturing all business and/or technical outputs in detailed solution designs, including cost-based estimates for delivery. The role may also include some hands-on delivery where appropriate.


The role will involve maintaining a strong relationship throughout the full lifecycle of the project, and in some instances partaking in post-delivery exercises such as training programs deliver and End User Adoption analysis.


The role will also involve working closely with the Sales team during the pre-sales activity lifecycle, such as tender responses, proposals, presentations, and demonstrations.


Platforms will mostly cover SharePoint Online, 2013 and 2016, though we also make use of products from partner companies such as Nintex and Quest. Experience of consulting on low-code / no-code solution using PowerApps and Flow is essential.


Travel, across the UK, will be required to host workshops on-site with clients.


You will ideally have

     * A solid understanding of the Microsoft technical eco-system and related technology / solution concepts

     * In-Depth knowledge of SharePoint 2010/2013/2016/SharePoint Online and Office 365

     * Power Platform Experience (Flow, PowerApps, PowerBi)

     * Ability to deliver Consultancy engagements

     * End to end delivery of out of the box solutions

     * Industry specific qualification (e.g. MCSD, MCSE or MCTS certification)


Competences and Behaviours

     * Self-motivated

     * Ability to learn quickly and familiarize with complex business and systems environments

     * Confident manner in all interaction with clients

     * Excellent communications, presentation and negotiation skill

     * The ability to estimate work and deliver realistic deadlines

     * Demonstrate an extremely high level of customer service

     * Team player who can work across multiple offices and across diverse cultures


In return for your commitment, you can expect


Ricoh is a great company to work for - one which encourages and rewards career development. You will be working for a professional, customer-focused organization with the ability to grow into new areas of opportunity as they arise in Ricoh UK.


We are an equal opportunities employer


Ricoh have removed the disclosure of convictions box from their application process (ban the box - offering equal opportunities to all. For all roles, we will judge each individual on their skills and ability before taking into account their history. However some roles are subject to sensitive and restrictive information and, if successful, you may be required to undertake pre-employment vetting checks which include but are not limited to residency check, credit reference check, financial sanctions` check and a DBS Check. Further information on Employment Vetting can be accessed by contacting the Ricoh Recruitment Team.




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