Junior Microsoft 365 Developer

University of Exeter
February 15, 2024
Offerd Salary:£26,444
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Exeter (Hybrid)


The starting salary will be from £26,444 up to £29,605 on Grade D, depending on qualifications and experience.


Generous holiday allowances, flexible working, pension scheme.

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Admin, Professional, Managerial


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Junior Microsoft 365 Developer

Job description

IT Services


This new full-time post is available on a fixed term basis from 04/03/2024 - 28/02/2025 and offers the opportunity for hybrid working – some time on campus and some from home (expected to be on campus twice a month). Flexible working hours around core times of day.

The University of Exeter is a member of the prestigious Russell Group of research-intensive universities and in the top 150 universities in the world (Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2022 and QS World University Ranking 2022). We have recently opened a number of new and exciting opportunities in our IT and Digital function.

The university is developing a new ten-year strategy where digital ways of working will be central to delivering our vision and goals. The digital transformation will impact profoundly on our workplace design, the skills we develop, the way our students learn, and the way we work and collaborate, and we want to ensure that this transformation has our staff and students at its heart. We are investing in digital technology and skills development to strengthen our education, research, and partnerships, and to meet the needs of our community.

Exeter IT & Digital is central to all of this, and we are looking for people to join us who want to be part of this major transformation and part of changing the way we work and the way our students learn.

Why our staff love working here

  • Flexible working opportunities
  • 39 days annual leave (including bank holidays)
  • Actively inclusive organisation ensuring equality and fairness for all
  • Leading parental leave initiatives
  • Multiple wellbeing and health initiatives for staff
  • Sustainability and the environment being at the heart of what we do
  • Beautiful campus environment when working from either Exeter or Penryn
  • Inspiring research that really makes a difference to the world
  • Summary of the role

    We are looking for a Junior Microsoft 365 Developer/Administrator with an interest in supporting and developing solutions within Microsoft 365 and the Power Platform. The role holder will work on a range of project-based deliverables, supporting and developing solutions in line with information and document management best practises. Working closely with stakeholders, the role holder will translate business processes into M365-built solutions; assisting the University on its transition to a more automated, digital working environment.

    The role in the Cloud Services Team will be wide and varied, from working on day to day user support to creating business solutions. We will help you develop your skills to enable you to build bespoke solutions for customers, using SharePoint, Power Apps, Power Automate, Powershell, Azure and other technologies depending on the project.

    The role:

  • You will provide IT development, support and guidance for SharePoint and the wider Microsoft 365 suite.
  • You will work on both large and small IT changes, including the development, deployment and testing of new Cloud applications, platforms and digital services in line with Strategy & Architecture standards and principles.
  • You will deliver sessions and workshops to a range of technical and non- technical audiences to assist in the rollout, adoption and effective use of Microsoft 365.
  • You will ideally:

  • Either have experience or a keen interest in learning to support and develop solutions within Microsoft 365 (SharePoint and Power Platform).
  • Have an understanding of working with business workflows.
  • Have an understanding of best practice principles within IT development, testing and Information Governance.
  • Be passionate about new IT and digital technologies with a particular interest in Microsoft 365.
  • Be keen to continually develop and learn new skills as required by the role
  • Be flexible, adaptive, and proactive in your approach to seek continuous improvement of our services and technologies.
  • Have strong communication skills with the ability to establish effective working relationships.
  • Please ensure you read the Job Description and Person Specification for full details of this role by clicking on the attachment.

    Are you convinced, but don't find you 100% fit the profile? Feel free to send us your application anyway! We look forward to growing with you!

    The University of Exeter

    We are a member of the prestigious Russell Group of research-intensive universities and in the top 200 universities in the world (Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2024 and QS World University Ranking 2024). We combine world-class teaching with world-class research, achieving a Gold rating in the Teaching Excellence Framework Award 2023, underpinned by Gold ratings for Student Experience and Student Outcomes.

    Our world-leading research impact has grown more than any other Russell Group university in recent years, and we are home to some of the world's most influential researchers, seeking to answer some of the most fundamental issues facing humankind today. More than 99% of our research is of international quality and 47% is world-leading (2021 Research Excellence Framework).

    We encourage proactive engagement with industry, business and community partners to enhance the impact of research and education and improve the employability of our students. Read about our world leading research – Green Futures and how we are transforming education for a changing world. We are located in a beautiful part of the country and Exeter (a fast growing tech hub) is one of only a few UK cities to have been designated as a UNESCO Creative City

    Our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Commitment

    We are committed to ensuring reasonable adjustments are available for interviews and workplaces.

    Whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from groups currently underrepresented within our working community.

    With over 30,000 students and 7,000 staff from 150 different countries we offer a diverse and engaging environment where our diversity is celebrated and valued as a major strength. We are committed to creating an inclusive culture where all members of our community are supported to thrive; where diverse voices are heard through our engagement with evidence-based charter frameworks for gender (Athena SWAN and Project Juno for Physics), race equality (Race Equality Charter Mark), LGBTQ+ inclusion (Stonewall Diversity Champion) and as a Disability Confident employer.

    Further information

    Please contact Jenny Neal, [email protected]

    The University of Exeter is an equal opportunity employer. We are officially recognised as a Disability Confident employer and an Athena Swan accredited institution. Whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from groups currently underrepresented in the workforce .

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