IT Systems Admin – Global Services business with training on Dynamics and Sharepoint REF 990

August 3, 2023
Wetherby Leeds, Leeds, United Kingdom
Job Type
32,000 with appraisals
Work Hours
37.5 hours
Systems administration
Any Microsoft
IT Support and Applications support
Contact number
Life insurance - Private dental insurance - Private medical insurance
Additional Benefits
Holidays - 25 days
West Yorkshire


IT Systems Administrator

Job description

Who we are looking for?

We are looking for an energetic and proactive System administrator to facilitate the development, configuration and ongoing running of the business systems used within the company.

We are owned by a sizeable dynamic EdTech company that operates through a franchising business model. Currently, comprising of four education brands, with over 250 locations in 30 different countries.

As a System Administrator, you will work as a key team member of a global group that supports the smooth operation of systems as well as those of hundreds of franchisees in different countries. You are someone who is enthusiastic about a career working with several IT systems and is looking to gain experience in a fast-paced and dynamic organization, this role is for you.


Specific responsibilities include:

  • Configuration of MS applications to adapt to the different brands
  • Configuration of Help desk and CRM systems (Zendesk, MS Dynamics, etc)
  • Prompt Support of final users of multiple platforms
  • Generation of periodical reports
  • IT related Help Desk Support

Additional Responsibilities

Working closely with other members of the IT team and in coordination with vendors and suppliers, the candidate may be involved in other IT activities such as:

  • Update of databases of proprietary and 3rd party platforms
  • Migration of systems
  • Updates of versions of multiple systems
  • Other IT support requirements to ensure an efficient operation of the business


  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field or 3+ years experience in a support role or equivalent.
  • Strong degree of computer literacy and understanding of IT systems
  • Microsoft Office programmes including Excel, SharePoint, Outlook, Bookings, etc.
  • Experience of working with Student Management Systems, Learning Management Systems and Virtual Learning Environments (desirable)
  • A base understanding of Database Fundamentals
  • Previous experience working in a customer focused environment dealing with both internal and external stakeholders
  • Experience of supporting 3rd party and in house developed applications
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a global team
  • Ability to manage your own workload and meet deadlines (essential)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills (English Language) as documentation processes will be required
  • Able to work under pressure and meet deadlines, potentially including out of hours working
  • Able to offer 1st line IT support for Head Office

Additional Qualifications are a Plus:

The following qualifications will be desirable, but not essential, for this position:

  • Proficiency with a CRM platform (e.g. MS Dynamics or equivalent)
  • Proven project management skills
  • Familiarity with Word Press or equivalent
  • Familiarity with the education sector
  • Familiarity with Franchising organizations
  • Proficiency in Power BI or equivalent.
  • Proficiency in SQL

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