Senior Applications Consultant x 2

Ricoh UK Ltd
29 Jul 2017
24 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Senior Applications Consultant
Excellent salary + large company benefits
Birmingham with travel

You work for us, and we`ll work on your career

Ricoh transforms businesses with imagination, clarity and vision. In fact the entire Ricoh workforce enjoys our pioneering and innovative ways of working. We like to call it: imagine. change. Our teams are embracing change, fostering new ways of working and we have never been more resolute in our mission - "you work for us, and we`ll work for you".

With the exciting acquisition of Ridgian - a leading information management consultancy based in Birmingham, Ricoh`s investment signifies its long-term vision to grow its core business, expand its services and further enhance and develop the expertise it offers its clients.

The acquisition brings greater opportunities for our future talent. So if you are in the job market and looking for a dynamic, global organisation to work for, consider this! As Senior Applications Consultant, you will establish client relationships from a technical perspective and lead the pre-sales and estimating function as well as presentations and workshops. Working sometimes client-side, you will design and deliver project solutions to meet client needs whilst maintaining Ridgian`s commercial integrity.

Your key areas of responsibility will include:

- Acting as Technical Lead on projects providing solution design and technical oversight in line with specific requirements
- Offering knowledge sharing and informal training - both internally and with customers as required
- Supporting the management of projects and escalating to a higher level as required
- Managing and supporting Applications Consultants on daily activities and acting as first point of contact.

Working on a range of customer projects at any one time - from pre-sales through to delivery, you will work with the Project Management Office to ensure that projects where you are Technical Lead are delivered in line with budget and customer expectations. To further enhance your position, you will be expected to attend Learning and Development opportunities throughout the year to support the technical and soft skills needed for this role. Contributing to, and meeting, Key Performance Indicators at individual, team and group level is essential.

This position calls for advanced skills in JavaScript development, HTML and CSS. If you also have well-honed skills in SharePoint, Office 365 configuration and development or maybe Angular.js 1.x and/or 2.x and possibly Node.js,, .Net Core or TypeScript, so much the better! Other skills that could prove useful include API, JIRA, BitBucket and Agile (SCRUM). Do you also have training or qualifications in relevant web technologies or Microsoft Certification? If so, these could prove useful too!

Effective communication skills are vital along with strong, all-round technical abilities. Both target and client-driven with a keen eye for detail and always striving for the best outcomes you will be able to demonstrate that all-important competitive and commercial edge. Travel to client offices may be necessary on occasions so it`s important that you can be flexible in your approach and demonstrate great presentation skills.

Ricoh is an exceptional place to work. A place where there is strong emphasis on career development for the right individuals. This is a role where you can excel within a fast-paced environment and succeed within a thriving organisation.

Are you the ideal candidate for this role? If so, we`d welcome your application.

Ricoh have removed the disclosure of convictions box from their application process (ban the box - programmes/ban-box) offering equal opportunities to all. For all roles, we will judge each individual on their skills and ability before taking into account their history. However some roles are subject to sensitive and restrictive information and, if successful, you may be required to undertake pre-employment vetting checks which include but are not limited to residency check, credit reference check, financial sanctions` check and a DBS Check. Further information on Employment Vetting can be accessed by contacting the Ricoh Resourcing Team.

We are an equal opportunities employer - No agencies please