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    Education ICT Consultant £35k+

    Excellent oportunity for a School IT Manager or experienced senior network technician to progress their career.

    This is a consultancy position for a leading Management Consultancy and offers great opporunities.

    Experience of working in a client facing role, within the education ICT sector a bonus. A sound knowledge of current ICT initiatives such as building schools for the future, and have experience of the technical and procurement elements of such work.

    Candidates should be willing to allow flexibility in working hours and travel. Overnight stays can be expected when working on some projects, as well as travel between offices and client sites nationwide.

    The successful candidate will also be required to assist the lead education consultant in developing the education business, including researching other sectors and markets, and producing relevant materials where required.

    Knowledge, Skills and Experience

    Knowledge:
    • LAN / WAN Technologies including client devices
    • Use of ICT to transform education
    • Public sector procurement
    • Government Education Agenda
    • Building Schools for the Future
    • ITIL Service Review (FITS)
    Attitude:
    • Attention to detail.
    • Team player
    • Flexible regarding time and location
    • Adaptive to change.
    Skills:
    • Analysis
    • Planning & Organising
    • Technical skills (MCSE, CCNA, Etc)
    • Procurement Skills
    • Relationship Building
    • Influencing
    • Negotiation
    • Written & verbal Communications & Presentations
    • Use of Project Planning tools – MS-Project (competent), Excel (competent), MS Visio
    Experience:
    • Minimum 3 years in an educational environment
    • Minimum 3 years technical experience
    • Minimum 2 years experience of public sector procurement


    PERSONAL QUALITIES

    1. Presence.
    a. Self-confident
    b. Professional Personal appearance

    2. Interpersonal Skills
    a. Positive Attitude
    b. Good Listening Skills
    c. Excellent Verbal and non-verbal communication

    3. Decisiveness.
    4. Integrity.
    5. Credibility.
    6. Consistent (Dependability).
    7. Self-development.
    a. Willingness to recognise and act own strengths and weaknesses.
    b. Seeks opportunity for advancement.

    8. Self-starter
    a. Planner & Organiser
    b. Self-motivated.
    c. Rises to the challenge
    d. Uses Initiative

    9. Creativity
    10. Influencing
    a. Negotiating
    b. Active Listening

    11. Diplomacy/tact/confidentiality
    12. Flexibility

    Please send your CV to Derrick.moore22@hotmail.com and include contact details.

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    I know it says travel etc, but where is the centre for the job ? Midlands, London, West Country etc etc ?

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    Yes, that would be useful!

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    Home Based

    The position will be home based and require going into London a maximum of one day a week for team meetings etc. So really you have to live within a 2.5hour train or car journey from London. I live near Gatwick airport.

    I currently do the role and I spend 60% of my time around the country (mostly working on Durham BSF at the moment implementing a proof of concept on Citrix XenDesktop), 30% work from home and 10% in London. As you will be home based all travel costs are paid for.

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    Hi Derrick,

    Interested in this role - tried to email you but it seems like an incorrect email add!

    Is it me?

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    Sounds very interesting - but I'd hesitate sending me CV to a Hotmail address! Some sort of official confirmation and organisational email would be a good idea.

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    Often in cases like this you will see a consultant looking to help choose their replacement or person they will work alongside, so you may be contacting a hotmail address.

    This helps weed out those that may not be suitably skilled or may not fit in with the people they will be working with. THe contracting company will always look favorably on a suggested person by a successful consultant on their books.

    This sounds a very interesting prospect and I'm looking forward to see how it turns out.

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    Hi All,

    With regard to my e-mail address Derrick.moore22@hotmail.com is correct but if you need another address please send your CV to Delcomnetworks@blueyonder.co.uk. I have asked my corporate HR and unfortunately I cannot use my corporate e-mail account to avoid being bombarded by employment agencies.

    GrumbleDook is spot on, I am looking for someone to work along side (or be my apprentice) and I do get a finders fee.

    I look forward to your responses.

    Regards,

    Derrick

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    Hi Derrick

    Just wondering when closing date of advertised post will be and will applicants be notified?

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