Housing Implementation Consultant

  • NEC Software Solutions
  • Remote
  • Oct 05, 2021
Permanent Consultant Data Analysis/ Management Databases Information Technology Other

Job Description

Company Description

NEC Software Solutions is headquartered in the UK and operates around the world.

We employ more than 3,000 people in six countries, building software and services to get our customers better outcomes.

We traded as Northgate Public Services until 1 July 2021 when we rebranded to align with our owners, NEC. Most of our subsidiary companies did too (APD Communications, i2N, EMIS Care and Charter Systems) but our service design agency still trades as Snook.

We’ve been part of global tech company NEC Corporation since January 2018.

Job Description

***PLEASE NOTE THIS ROLE IS HOME BASED***

ROLE OVERVIEW:

NEC Software Solutions (NEC) is one of the fastest growing public service businesses in the UK, and has significant overseas interests in Australia, New Zealand and Canada.

We use strategy, innovation, information and technology to promote high-performing public services, management and governance in the UK.

We are looking to recruit enthusiastic people to join our team, based in the UK. We would like to recruit high quality Consultants keen to learn and develop new skills and knowledge around the provision of Housing IT systems to the not for profit, social housing sector.

We work together with our clients in trusted partnerships to deliver systems and services that seek to improve the skills and capabilities of employees, fully engage our clients and thereby add to public value

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide consultancy on NEC Housing system Implementations, specifically focusing on system configuration and build.
  • Provide consultancy for existing NEC customers using our Social Housing Management Software
  • Ensure all consultancy and training is delivered effectively and achieve positive customer feedback.
  • Ensure customer satisfaction with the product and feedback any issues into the consultancy group and other internal groups.
  • Maximise billable utilisation.
  • Assist with product development, including attending user groups and creation of user guides.
  • Develop customer and internal training courses and maintain solution design manuals.
  • Progress and update knowledge in all aspects of Social Housing Management.
  • A willingness to travel long distances & be available outside standard working hours including overnight stays in the UK. Please be aware that this role may require significant travel. 

Qualifications

ESSENTIAL SKILLS:

  • Allocations and/or Asset Management business expertise using our NEC Housing system
  • Previous exposure to NEC Housing products or to Housing environments from working for or with Local Authority Housing, ALMO’s or Housing Associations.
  • Previous experience in a Consultancy environment.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Working knowledge of project methodologies, from a consultancy viewpoint
  • Experience of working with customers and/or external agencies
  • Experience of delivering training and/or seminars
  • Ability to problem solve in demanding circumstances
  • Ability to work on own or part of a team
  • Ability to work on multiple projects in parallel

DESIRABLE SKILLS:

  • Experience creating, configuring and implementing NEC Housing system modules.
  • Working knowledge of Unix and/or SQL

Additional Information

Employees of NEC Software Solutions are entitled to the following Company funded benefits:

  • Single Private Medical Cover (with the option to select family cover at an additional cost)
  • 25 days paid holiday (includes 3 company nominated days) with the option to buy/sell up to 5 days during enrolment period
  • 4 x basic salary life assurance cover
  • A Group Pension Plan with fantastic employer contributions
  • A selection of tax efficient flexible benefits to suit your individual needs 
  • The role offers a competitive salary

OTHER INFORMATION

Candidates must be able to demonstrate a pre-existing right to work and travel within the UK. Documentary evidence will be required.

All offers are subject to satisfactory vetting and reference checks. Depending on the nature of the role a Disclosure Barring Service (DBS) check may also be required.

NEC Software Solutions is an equal opportunities employer, welcoming applications from all communities.

Application Deadline

Aug 27, 2021