ICT Software Consultant
£35,497 - £39,047 per annum - depending on skills and qualifications
Contract type - Fixed Term (12 months)
Working hours - Full Time
Our client develops a range of new homes - for rent, shared ownership, and sale - while also providing housing management, care and support, and commercial property services.
They increase the opportunities for people to thrive by giving them access to great homes and services to match. This supports the creation of strong and vibrant communities.
They make a difference to people's lives - and this is something we want to continue doing, for more people, every day, and they have ambitious plans to simplify and modernise our organisation, to become a simply brilliant landlord.
About the role
They are now recruiting for a Software Consultant to join their IT Team on a 12 month fixed term contract.
You will work in the ICT Service Transition Team to deliver System Implementations with the Change Delivery Team. The role is suitable for an individual with a strong background in Software Development and Implementation in a Software Consultancy or for a Software provider, or as a IT contractor who has worked with Housing Association customers.
You will be required to lead and project manage application software projects, upgrades and implementations applying proven project management tools and techniques.
You must effectively lead Technical Systems Analysts and Test Analysts and mentor more junior staff to deliver technical implementation projects with knowledge transfer and advice on best practice.
The role will also require you to facilitate workshops and user groups to produce detailed design documents , user case stories and requirements for projects.
It is essential that you have an ITIL foundation or another relevant ITSM accreditation or relevant experience along with a Project Management accreditation or relevant experience.
You will have previous experience of working in a senior analytical role or similar management role and also working on Software Implementation Projects for a software provider or internal IT teams.
You must have a proven track record of delivering a range of complex projects and outputs to deadlines whilst assuring quality and accuracy at all times.
Within the role you will be required to think laterally and creatively to diagnose the root cause of business problems and create imaginative solutions.
Experience of producing business intelligence reports using Microsoft Power BI would be desirable for this role.
In support and recognition of their colleagues who will help them deliver their employer strategy, they offer a fantastic benefits package. This includes; annual holiday entitlement (plus statutory bank holidays); a defined contribution pension scheme; trust based flexible working and a Confidential Employee Assistance Programme (EAP).
All individuals who apply to work there are considered on their merits in line with their Diversity and Inclusion strategy and policy.
Our client is a Disability Confident Employer therefore they actively encourage applications from individuals with disabilities and try to provide access, adjustments, equipment or other practical support where required. All applicants with a disability who meet the 'essential eligibility criteria' for the role, as detailed in the job description, are guaranteed an interview.
If you need any assistance, adjustments or adaptations throughout their selection processes please let them know.
Closing Date - 21 October 2020
Interview Date - TBC
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