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Position Title: SharePoint Specialist

Job Summary Statement/Purpose:
Responsible for SharePoint management, design, development, administration and maintenance to ensure ongoing system reliability, availability and optimisation.

Contract Type: Permanent

Closing Date: November 27, 2020

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Qualifying Criteria

1. Operational
• Manage Sasria’s SharePoint applications and enhance as per business requirements by adhering to the development process (SDLC).
• Ensure maintenance of SharePoint applications by reviewing the system on a regular basis.
• Provide 1st and 2nd line support for SharePoint and liaising with the Service provider where necessary, CRM, SharePoint, and other applications.
• Contribute directly to the SharePoint journey, enable quality of IT service in-line with service management strategy.
• Analyse SharePoint application problems, recommend solutions and technologies to meet business security and information security objectives.
• Ensure adherence to approved ICT Governance principles and policies.
• Responsible for the SharePoint support, trouble shooting and performance.
• Analyse and recommend SharePoint enhancement, updates and upgrades.
• Administer and configure Sharepoint and share knowledge with production support team and service desk.
• Ensuring security and critical applications patches are maintained on SharePoint.

2. Reporting
• Produce necessary reports based on requests.
• Input into management reports when required.

3. Processes and Continuous improvement
• Creates, manages, designs, and implements the architecture of the SharePoint platform.
• Determines and implements security standards for the SharePoint platform.
• Designs and builds high availability solutions to ensure platform resiliency.
• Designs and implements a comprehensive structure that logically organises related components into a hierarchical structure across the SharePoint platform.
• Provides subject matter knowledge to I.T. resources and business stakeholders in leveraging, conceptualising, developing, and implementing SharePoint solutions to address business needs.
• Collaborates with I.T. resources to integrate SharePoint modules with other systems.
• Creates and maintains technical documentations such as the SharePoint platform.
• Maintaining and updating SharePoint application.

4. Adhoc Tasks
• Recommend best practices to achieve business objectives, advises on risk assumptions for any variances granted, and provides alternatives to achieve desired end results.
• Maintains SharePoint documentation and configuration data for regulatory and audit purposes.
• Perform any reasonable tasks as and when required by the Line Manager and Functional Manager.
• Share knowledge with internal and external stakeholders for support purposes.
• Participate in projects integrating with SharePoint and provide input where required.

• Diploma in computer science or equivalent related work experience.
• ITIL foundation certificate (will be added advantage).
• SharePoint relevant certificate.
• 5 years of SharePoint administration work experience.
• Proficient at designing and building high availability solutions.
• Solid knowledge and experience with MS SharePoint 2007 or 2010 including SharePoint Designer/Online.
• Working knowledge of current messaging and collaboration systems software, protocols and standards.

• Customer Care.
• Following Procedure.
• Knowledge of SharePoint.
• Understanding of Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC).




• Trustworthy.
• Stress tolerance and flexibility.
• Ability to work under pressure.
• Emotional Intelligence.
• Lateral thinker.
• Team member.
• Embracing change.
• Flexibility and adaptability.
• Willingness to keep up to date with the new technology development.
• Results driven.
• Stress tolerance.

  • A South African citizen of any gender, preference will be given to an EE candidate
  • The role will be in Illovo, Johannesburg