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Office 365/ Sharepoint Lead

Organisation : St Vincent de Paul Society

Location : Melbourne (Box Hill)

Work type : Full-time

Profession : Consulting & Strategy, Information & Communication Technology, Project Management

Sector : Religion & Religious Groups

Salary type : Annual Package

Application closing date : 20 Oct, 2019

About the role

Join one of Victoria’s leading not-for-profits in this brand new exciting role!

Competitive Salary + Tax reducing salary package

Full Time, Fixed Term (3 years)

Box Hill location

The St Vincent de Paul Society Victoria and its wide network of over 12,000 volunteers provide practical welfare support, advocacy and friendship for the most vulnerable members of our community. Committed to hiring staff who possess the genuine desire to make a difference to the lives of others, we currently have a brand new opportunity for someone to join our ICT Team at an exciting and transformative time!

The position of Office 365/Sharepoint Lead is critical to the successful implementation of the Society’s ICT Strategy. Functionally, reporting to the ICT Manager, the role works closely with, and supports the Project Manager – ICT Strategy in the delivery of a number of key elements of the Strategy, which at its foundation is underpinned by an Office 365 framework.

The Strategy is seen as a critical part of the envisaged transformational change of the organisation over the coming years. As such, the Office 365/Sharepoint Lead is a pivotal role for the Society.

If you are passionate in driving new technologies, consider yourself to be an innovative, big picture thinker and want to make a positive impact on the community then we want you to apply!


Qualifications (Essential)

  • Certificate IV or Tertiary Qualification in related fields or/and
  • 3+ years of experience working in a role with similar functions as a SharePoint /Office 365 specialist

Qualifications (Desirable)

  • Microsoft SharePoint and Microsoft 365 Certification
  • ITIL

Experience and skills:

  • Experience in running projects / implementations with all levels of stakeholders
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to collect, organise, analyse, and disseminate significant amounts of information with attention to detail and accuracy
  • Proven experience working with Office 365
  • Extensive experience and knowledge to design, code, test, debug and document software in a variety of programming languages
  • Ability to research and quickly assimilate relevant new technologies, concepts, architectures and features is essential

Personal attributes:

  • A leader and influencer who can promote and deliver a sustained organisational transformational change program
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to develop good relationships with all stakeholders
  • Ability to prioritise and balance competing or conflicting demands
  • Customer-oriented approach
  • Problem-solving aptitude
  • Well-developed time management skills, with an ability to meet tight deadlines
  • Liaise professionally with staff and external suppliers
  • Strong and flexible work ethic
  • Work with limited supervision
  • Awareness of, and ability to work within, the ethos of the Society


Experience, skills and attributes:

  • Experience with and/or deep understanding of Microsoft collaboration stack, including: Office 365; Teams; and SharePoint online
  • Superior analytical skills and ability to think things through, anticipate solutions and next steps and see the bigger picture;

In return we offer:

  • A competitive salary
  • Tax reducing salary packaging
  • Excellent work-life balance and great work hours (37.5 per week)
  • We make an incredible difference in the lives of over 300,000 people every year.
  • We believe in families, so we like to provide a family-friendly environment in which to work.
  • We offer a place where you know you are contributing to an firm committed to helping others. We are passionate about #Social Justice.
  • We live and breathe our values.

About the organisation

Organisation Name : St Vincent de Paul Society

About us

The St Vincent de Paul Society is a national charity that helps people living in poverty and those who have borne the brunt of inequality in Australia. St Vincent de Paul Society Victoria provides welfare and support services to Victorians in need. Services include: soup vans, homework and breakfast clubs, kids'​ camps and day outs and home visitation to provide food and clothing vouchers and assistance with paying for utility bills and medical bills. Our network of over 110 Vinnies Shops across the state also play a key part in funding our many programs and services and providing material assistance to those we help. By uniting thousands of volunteers to help offer a hand up to people in need, we can break the cycle of homelessness

How to apply for this role

Position Description : PD - Sharepoint and Office 365 Lead

Call to action!

If making a difference in your local community is important to you and you meet our essential requirements we can’t wait to hear from you. Please hit 'apply now' and send us your updated CV, Cover Letter and a document addressing the Key Selection Criteria in the Position Description, which can be found here.

Applications close: Sunday 20 October 2019 at 11.30pm

The process will include phone screening, an online psychometric assessment and a panel interview.

Please note that prior to any commencement of employment, pre-employment checks must be completed these will include reference checking, a national criminal history check and a working with children check.

St Vincent de Paul Society Victoria is proactive in supporting child safety

Please quote in application: Office 365/ Sharepoint Lead via Pro Bono Australia.


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