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Systems Administrator

Apply now Job no: 494527
Work type: Permanent
Location: West Yorkshire
Categories: Administration/Secretarial, Asset Management

What will the role involve?

As a System Administrator, you will work with a broad range of teams both within Yorkshire Water and with our Construction Partners. You will manage users, permissions  and groups within systems and support the Asset Management users with system related queries on a number of cloud based systems including Sharepoint online and other bespoke systems that support the capital programme.  With your systems knowledge you will advise on improvements and support the development of new processes.

To support users understanding of the systems you will develop a level of expertise to facilitate training sessions. A number of systems are supported or maintained by both internal and external teams and you will manage the interface with those parties.  You will also be responsible for maintaining good governance and will lead the auditing and reporting of systems to ensure they remain optimised.

What skills are we looking for?

You will have knowledge of a range of IT packages including Office 365 and SharePoint online and experience of acting as an administrator on a variety of systems.

You will work with a broad range of teams both within Yorkshire Water and with our Construction Partners so good communication skills and a customer service focus is required. You will need to be self-motivated with the ability to organise and manage you own workload.  You will work closely with other members of the team and therefore you need to be a good team worker.

You will be confident in presenting information to others and have the ability to identify issues and work with others to provide a solution. The ability to explain technical ideas clearly to non technical audiences will be important, as will the ability to design and facilitate systems training sessions.

The following skills are essential to the role

  • A proven history of process, data and system development and success within the industry;
  • Expert knowledge of Office 365 and the ability to develop the SharePoint system
  • A broad knowledge of hardware and software principles;
  • The ability to use and facilitate the development of business processes to create system solutions
  • A create approach to problem solving
  • The ability to gather and interpret information;
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills;
  • The ability to explain technical ideas clearly;
  • Good negotiating skills;
  • Good team working skills;
  • The ability to work under pressure and to deadlines;
  • An appreciation of wider business demands;
  • A willingness to keep up to date with developments in technology.

It is desirable to have one or more of the following

  • A working knowledge of analysis methods including process and data;
  • A working knowledge of SAP business software applications;
  • A working knowledge of Building Information Modelling
  • A basic knowledge of Microsoft programming languags
     

What's in it for you?

We have a fully structured training and development scheme in place which links to pay and progression. Career enhancement and development, colleague well-being and a genuinely positive work experience for all are key priorities. We are continuously evolving and improving our ways of working and you will support us in achieving our vision of 'taking responsibility for the water environment for good'.

 If you feel this opportunity is suitable and you match the skills required, then please apply online and complete the application process.

Closing date - 23 February 2018

Interview dates - tbc

What's in it for you?

Career enhancement and development, colleague well-being and a genuinely positive work experience for all are key priorities. We are continuously evolving and improving our ways of working and you will support us in achieving our vision of 'taking responsibility for the water environment for good'.

If you feel this opportunity is suitable and you match the skills required, then please apply on line and complete the application process.

Everyone has an idea of what a water company does. Here in Yorkshire we make sure that all 5.2 million people living in the region have clean safe drinking water on tap and their waste water taken away. But for us it's so much more than this.

We care passionately about the environments and communities in which we work; we always look for new innovative ways to do things that deliver great value for our business and deliver the service our customers want and expect.

Our customers are at the heart of what we do and how we do things. We work best as a company to deliver this when we work together - team work, creativity, enthusiasm and passion are inherent within our 3000 people who work 24/7 365 days a year to keep Yorkshire's water flowing.

We are a business that has its eye on the future, planning ahead to look after Yorkshire's water, today, tomorrow and always.

Yorkshire Water values equality, diversity and inclusion we believe that everyone should be treated with respect. We welcome applications from all individuals, regardless of gender, marital status, parental status, sexual orientation, race, colour, ethnic or national origin, disability, age, religion or belief and trade union membership.

Yorkshire Water reserve the right to close this position before the published closing date, should the need occur. We therefore advise that you complete and submit your application as soon as possible.

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