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MS Office 365 Senior Adoption Consultant

at Advantest America Corporation

Posted: 7/23/2020
Job Reference #: 5000607079906

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Job Description

Reporting to the Advantest America IT Department Manager and coordinated globally by the Global Collaboration & Conferencing Services Manager, this specialist should pro-actively guide our global employee user community in understanding and adopting the Microsoft Office 365 cloud applications

This position is for an O365 Adoption Consultant and IT Project Manager with demonstrated experience in the delivery of high quality O365 adoption and IT Project services by utilizing team leadership and stakeholder management skills. Driving for excellence and insight into the latest industry trends across Microsoft's Office 365 cloud offering, this person will assist in liaising with relevant internal or external subject matter experts and building strong relationships with relevant stakeholders to ensure success of the project.

Responsibilities include:

  • Project & Change Management: Developing strong relationships with stakeholders, providing guidance and support throughout the full project life cycle
  • Promoting new ways of working, implementing change initiatives, creating & implementing new training initiatives
  • Working globally with our internal clients to conduct business analysis and requirement gathering to advise best business practices through implementation of Office 365 solutions
  • Using best project management practice to develop and manage and maintain budgets, project plans and timelines
  • Working within technical project teams to analyze requirements and resource appropriate skillsets within project timelines
  • Assist in formulating functional and technical documentation as required
  • Working alongside consultancy team to create user and training documentation and help facilitate formal training classes, focus on advising, designing, implementing adoption material
  • Training and coaching end users in Microsoft Office 365 environments, modern workplace
  • Giving courses with different methodologies: demos, webinars, coaching ...
  • Conducting workshops and ensuring there is strong communication by all parties through the projects. As the expert in this area, you will lead a global community of "adoption multipliers" (train-the-trainer concept) in the business departments, shaping the culture of this team moving forward
  • As a consultant you are able to answer and address change management resistance and to guide the end users how it will improve their processes, making this a challenging but rewarding role


  • In-depth technical knowledge and experience in MS Office 365 Cloud technology and good overall knowledge in Information Technologies
  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in Computer Science or a related field or discipline is preferred
  • Several years of experience in the IT field
  • Good English skills (written and spoken)
  • Demonstrated leadership experience managing the implementations and the roll-out of MS O365 related projects
  • Proven experience in managing multi-disciplinary projects in complex environments
  • Previous experience with project management methodologies and techniques using Agile methodology and Waterfall framework
  • Demonstrated experience in applying proven written and verbal communication, analytical and problem-solving skills to ensure that deliverables meet specifications
  • Capable of effective resource management (incl. prioritizing, delegating & mentoring)
  • Strong relationship development and stakeholder management skills
  • Working cross-regional with our internal clients
  • Ability to work from own initiative and within a team environment
  • Self-motivated and driven to achieve professional success in a consulting environment
  • Ability to manage workload and time according to defined deadlines
  • Project Management certifications preferred

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US-CA-San Jose

Field of Activity

Information Technology