Office 365 Consultant

Date: 23 Feb 2024

Location: Madrid, M, ES

Company: Daikin Europe NV

Daikin Europe NV (DENV) is a subsidiary of Daikin Industries Limited, a Japanese outstanding company and worldwide the biggest developer, producer and supplier of HVAC-R (heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration) solutions, including heating pumps and cooling technology. DENV is Daikin’s sales, R&D, and production headquarters for Europe, the Middle-East and Africa. The headquarter has Belgian offices in Brussels, Ghent and Ostend, as well as 8 production plants, 24 sales subsidiaries and offices and a whole network of independent distributors and dealers across the EMEA region. 

 

Our IT Center EMEA counts 3 departments: IT Planning (PLAN), IT Development (BUILD) and IT Infrastructure (RUN). Within our IT Development department, we can distinguish 2 competence centres: Madrid and Ostend. You will be part of IT Development in Madrid. The IT Development department in Madrid consists of 50 people (internal & external) and an offshore team. The group is young and dynamic with a good team spirit and open communication structure. We implement innovative IT solutions for our 7500+ Daikin colleagues all over Europe & Middle East. 

We want to add to our magnificent talented team a new colleague in the Office 365 Consultant role (with technical background but now working on the business side as project manager/consultant). Do you feel is the moment for a positive work-life change? Are you looking forward to a challenging new project in a great work environment? We are searching for you!

 

Which are the main functions/responsibilities of the role?

 

We are searching for a professional with depth technical knowledge of O365 Collaboration Platform (mainly in SharePoint/ Teams/ Power App and Power Automate), as well as demonstrated experience in planning, organizing, and conducting development projects in an innovative and dynamic environment. The ideal candidate will be passionate about simple and elegant as much as possible standard solutions and focus on improving performance.

  • You will act as the solution owner for our centralized EMEA intranet, our low-code development platform and various other collaborative applications on the development area.
  • You will dive into our current Collaboration Platform to get a comprehensive understanding of our current landscape, and to critically assess further potential added-values/improvements  for our company.
  • Be responsible of thinking about next year’s strategy and translate this into a Roadmap. During this process, you will need to Study, Plan and Drive Innovation, find business cases and bring our strategy into reality.
  • Act as the Project Manager of different (international) projects within the collaboration area.
  • Analyse & Implement the (IT & Business) requirements in your area of expertise in close cooperation with your Business and IT colleagues.  This with a critical, though constructive mindset taking best practices and standardization into account.
  • Promote the Collaboration area into our EMEA organization by using a clear, structured and user-friendly (= easy-to-understand) approach.
  • Also, you will supervise IT change requests executed by our implementation partner and assist in 3rd line IT support, but this will be limited.
  • You will follow-up and explore the future evolutions within your area of expertise and explore the potentials for our EMEA environment with clear facts & figure based analyses.

We see you as the main driver / key person to establish and improve our EMEA O365 Collaboration Platform towards management and end users on the development area.

 

Which profile are we searching for? (education, background, specific knowledge required and experience)

  • You have a master degree in Engineering, IT or Economy.
  • At least 4 years of experience in a similar position.
  • You have previous experience with the following tools: SharePoint Online, Microsoft Teams, Power Apps, Power Automate and third-party tools like Nintex and ShareGate.
  • You are pragmatic and have a strong interest in recent IT evolutions and technologies.
  • You have experience with SharePoint Cloud.
  • You have a technical background but you are now in a business role (project manager/consult).

Which are the main skills needed for this position?

 

  • You have an analytical & innovative spirit and interest in our company’s need to grow & accelerate faster.
  • You have a solution oriented mind-set and a drive to continuously improve your area.
  • You have the necessary self-discipline to make and follow-up a planning.
  • You are a team player and try to establish and keep a good relationship with both your IT and business colleagues.
  • You have good communication skills and are not afraid to present to groups.
  • You are prepared to occasionally travel to Daikin group companies in EMEA.
  • You have a very good knowledge of English.
  • You are capable of giving training to other people (in/external).
  • You have strong analytical skills.

What can we offer?

 

  • Great work environment!
  • Homework 2 days per week
  • 23 days of annual holidays + 86 hours of own affairs (more flexible as you can take hours instead of full days!).
  • Lunch Tickets (Sodexo)
  • Health Insurance
  • Fruit at the office
  • Office very well connected (in C/Orense)
  • Challenging projects and lots of learning possibilities

Daikin Europe is a subsidiary of Daikin Industries Ltd. and the leading provider of heating, cooling, ventilation, air purification, and refrigeration technology. The company designs, manufactures and brings to market a broad portfolio of equipment, as well as tailor-made solutions for residential, commercial, and industrial purposes in Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA). To date, Daikin EMEA has over 12 000 employees across more than 59 consolidated subsidiaries. It has 12 major manufacturing facilities based in Belgium, the Czech Republic, Germany, Italy, Spain, Turkey, Austria, and the UK. Our aim is to drive sustainable and effective solutions, sparking a good climate for the generations to come. And all this can only be achieved because of our People.  

Good climate starts with people. 

 

Our employees are the beating heart of our company. At Daikin, you get to work in a positive environment backed by trust, creativity, and continuous improvement. Together, we create our top-quality solutions by empowering talented teams. You will get plenty of opportunities to learn and grow. We are deeply committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace culture that reflects the communities we serve. Good climate starts with people.