Project Consultant – Oxford (ABINGDON)

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Project Consultant – Oxford (ABINGDON) – NEW!!!

The Company:
Focus IT are pleased to assist this leading IT solutions organisation and who are recognised for their high service levels and products they offer.

The Role:
Due to industry growth, we now have a requirement for self-driven and highly motivated person to come in and build on their expertise in the IT industry and complement the existing team
Key responsibilities:
• IT infrastructure Project delivery experience (within a recognized project delivery method, i.e. Prince 2 or ITIL.)
• Working within the Planet IT project team
• Develop a detailed project plan to track progress
• Use appropriate verification techniques to manage changes in project scope, schedule and costs
• Measure project performance using appropriate systems, tools and techniques
• Report and escalate to management as needed
• Manage the relationship with the client and all stakeholders
• Perform risk management to minimize project risks
• Establish and maintain relationships with third parties/vendors
• Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation
• Remote and on-site Project and IT Support
• Contribute to ongoing internal training programs
• Keep up-to-date with developments of Planet IT’s portfolio of products and with wider technology trends
• Individual self-study to achieve and maintain industry accreditation
• Interacting, Supporting and Presenting to new and current IT Service customers

The Candidate:
The ideal candidate for this position will have at least 4yrs+ experience within the IT experience in a corporate or services environment
This is an excellent opportunity for a Project Consultant to progress within this dynamic and rewarding organisation
This is a customer facing role, candidates must be highly presentable and possess excellent face to face communication skills when needed.

In return, my client is offering a great career path with a competitive salary and great company benefits
Key skills are as follows:
• Minimum of 4 years’ IT experience in a corporate or services environment
• Excellent troubleshooting and problem resolution skills
• Administration of Microsoft operating systems and applications
• Microsoft domain infrastructure; Exchange, group policy, DNS, DHCP, Active Directory etc. 2000 – 2012
• Certified in Sophos Security Products or experience using the Sophos product range
• Experience of virtualisation technologies; e.g. VMware, Hyper-V, Citrix
• Office 365, Veeam and Veeam Cloud Connect
• Ability to work independently under pressure
• Driving license and own transport essential
• Great educational background, preferably in the fields of computer science or engineering for technical project delivery
• Proven working experience as a project administrator in the information technology sector
• Solid technical background
• Excellent client-facing and internal communication skills
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Solid organizational skills including attention to detail and multi-tasking skills

The following skills are desirable:
• MAC environment
• MCP or equivalent qualification(s) preferred
• Linux systems
• Unix Environment
• IT procurement / IT cost saving initiatives
• Software development

The Location: Oxford
The role is based in Abingdon and is commutable from Milton Keynes, Aylesbury, central Oxford, Bicester, Banbury, Northampton, Buckingham, Reading, Newbury, Bracknell, Swindon and all surrounding areas of Oxford

For more information, please forward your CV to or alternatively call 0844 8759375.

The salary: £32,000 – £40,000 Dependant on Experience

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