IT Consultant Job Description

Role: IT Consultant
Location: London

Job Type: Full-time; Permanent

The Role

We are seeking an enthusiastic IT Consultant to analyse, design, develop, configure, customise and support in-house systems. The successful candidate will have a proven track getting to the root of business requirements, running quality tender processes, assessing appropriate solutions and supporting implementation.

Key responsibilities:

  • Provide strategic advice on using technology to achieve goals
  • Manage IT initiatives and collaborate with in-house technical staff
  • Design IT systems and networks ensuring the right architecture and functionality
  • Support new technology implementation
  • Train users in new and existing IT systems
  • Provide assistance with technical issues
  • Revise existing systems and suggest improvements
  • Write reports and documentation

Person specification:

  • Proven experience as IT Consultant
  • BSc/BA in computer science, IT or relevant field; MSc/MBA in business will be a plus
  • Professional certification (e.g. CompTIA A+) is an asset

Desirable skills / expertise:

  • Ability to communicate effectively in both technical and non-technical terms
  • Ability to coordinate resources across multiple projects within an IT function
  • Demonstrated understanding of Project Management processes, strategies, and methods
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills
  • Strong sense of personal accountability regarding decision-making and supervising department teams