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Microsoft Consultant (SharePoint/O365)


Microsoft Consultant (SharePoint/O365) - Netherlands


About Us


Insight is a Fortune 500-ranked global provider of hardware, software and cloud solutions, providing clients the guidance and expertise needed to define, architect, implement and manage technology today while transforming for tomorrow. Everything Insight does is underpinned by their core values of 'Hunger', 'Heart' and 'Harmony', with the ultimate goal being the creation of meaningful connections that help organisations run smarter.


Role Overview


Sitting within the 'EMEA Service Delivery' function and a key hire for the business, the Microsoft Consultant role is a hybrid position encompassing a range of responsibilities. Sitting within the consulting division at Insight, this role will work in close partnership with key client stakeholders, focusing on the design/delivery/installation of state-of-the-art technology solutions with a focus on Microsoft's modern workplace offering (SharePoint, Team, O365 etc.).


The overriding purpose of this role is all about communication, with the Microsoft Consultant focusing on guiding clients and key business stakeholders throughout the project lifecycle, acting as an SME for modern workplace solutions and providing advice/guidance around how best to use innovative information IT solutions to accelerate core business opportunities and optimise IT utilising innovative M365 and cloud offerings such as O365, Microsoft Teams, SharePoint and Power Applications.


Role Responsibilities


  • Own the delivery of IT related projects to clients, accountable for ensuring defined service revenue and utilisation targets are met, and the delivery of anticipated client outcome.
  • Responsible for the customisation and configuration of client services offerings.
  • Design, build and configure solutions to address client needs and business drivers, ensuring they meet or exceed expectations.
  • Work closely with the Solution Sales Specialists to present intelligent end-to-end solutions offerings based on the clients specified requirements.
  • Participate in workshops, client meetings, and calls to provide technical expertise in relation to Insight’s proposals, demonstrating credibility and inspiring confidence with clients.
  • Design and configure Insight’s solutions according to client requests, mapping requirements and ensuring the most suitable configuration.
  • Create statements of work in line with configuration/customisation needs required for each client.
  • Prepare and present client demonstrations and provide training on this matter.
  • Collaborate closely with the Adoption & Change Consultant, ensuring ultimate adoption and smooth rollout of solutions to clients, making necessary adjustments, and providing technical insight to teammates and clients as required.
  • Participate in knowledge sharing activities as required, supporting a culture of sharing and learning.

Candidate Requirements


  • Proven experience delivering complex IT solutions (ideally cloud-based) in a consulting and/or managed services environment.
  • Excellent communication skills with prior experience managing both technical and non-technical stakeholders.
  • Extensive experience working with Microsoft workplace collaboration tools including SharePoint, O365, Teams etc.
  • Experience working with Azure (Azure Storage, SQL Azure).
  • Strong background in Microsoft infrastructure technologies including Windows Server, IIS, Hyper-V, SQL Server, Active Directory, SCCM and SCOM.
  • Experience working with C#/JavaScript, ASP.NET web applications and WCF.
  • Experience handling multiple projects at the same time, with excellent planning/organisation skills and ability to adapt to change.
  • Background creating/delivering accurate and concise project documentation.
  • Proven leadership skills including mentoring/coaching and people management.
  • Microsoft-accredited certifications are desirable (e.g. MCSA, MCITP, MCSD, MCSE).

Office Locations


The main office locations in NL are Apeldoorn and Amsterdam. This role will be hybrid, 80-90% remote with occasional visits to the office a few times per month. 


Working Patterns


This role will adopt a hybrid working pattern, with remote working combined with time spend on-site with the end client.


Salary & Benefits


Please contact me for a detailed breakdown of the salary/benefits package associated with this position.