As a Collaboration Platform Lead, your primary function will be to work with the business units, analysts, project managers and senior leadership of the firm in the definition, design, development and support of the Office365 platform. In addition to Office365, you may also be responsible for other collaboration platforms. A successful Collaboration Platform Lead is a seasoned professional, qualified to drive the vision and direction for O365 across the firm, ensuring the product strategy and roadmap align with cross functional business needs with a focus on document management and collaboration. This role requires a consultative and solutions oriented approach, with the ability to proactively influence the business. This role will allow you to combine your consulting background, product management leadership and influencing skills in order to drive continuous functional and technical improvement across the collaboration platform.
Job Skills and Abilities
Must be logical and detail-oriented
Excellent problem solving and analytical skills
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Excellent project management skills
Ability to keep up with new business and technical concepts
Has a general understanding of LeanSix Sigma and Process Change Management principles to participate in engineering processes, reduce redundancy, and increase efficiency
Experience delivering with agile and iterative methodologies, solving problems within high-performance, real-time, distributed systems
One to three years of demonstrated technical experience in O365 customization and development with strong Site Administration skills
Strong knowledge with creating customizations utilizing the SharePoint web interface and/or Visual Studio
Proactively match business needs to existing O365 features and capabilities to solve business problems
Ability to design custom web front-end interfaces and branding for sites and sub-sites
Experience managing a multi-functional O365 implementations
One to three years demonstrated familiarity with enterprise search products
Manage the Office365 product life cycle including strategic planning, project design, issue resolution, and vendor relationship management.
Solicit and manage partner relationships with a focus on document management and collaboration with SharePoint, Teams and OneDrive throughout the organization
Communicate a product vision regularly through detailed, written product requirements, roadmap documents and presentations.
Identify new product/platform capabilities as they become available.
Identify future opportunities to leverage integration between platforms and business units
Maintain an agile product backlog, closely monitoring the product delivery and providing feedback on product requirements and user experience
Responsible for the development and oversight of business and systems requirements
Ensure that all enhancements/changes and upgrades are implemented per specification and in a compliant manner
Assist in the planning of technical supportinfrastructure through the creation of service level agreements; assists in the transition from application development to support; ensures that appropriate support is available to clients in a timely and efficient manner.
Responsible for maintaining and/or improving overall product scalability.
Ability to configure SharePoint in order to meet process, functional and security needs of the business
Responsible for defining, and communicating the ongoing application support model for business users
Develop reports/dashboard for project on milestones, deliverables, risks and budget
Provide analysis and recommendations in support of business functions and related applications and systems