PowerPlatform/D365 Developer

Job title PowerPlatform/D365 Developer

Department Digital, Data & Technology Group

Salary Starting from £33,797, rising to £40,322 per annum

Grade Grade 7

SOC Code - Visa Requirements 2135

Placed on Tuesday 17 August 2021

Closing date Sunday 19 September 2021

Interview date Tuesday 05 October 2021

Reference OJ8602

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Our Chief Digital & Information Officer (CDIO) is leading a complex digital and technology transformation that will ensure that we continue to meet the current demands of our customers, and that we improve and innovate continuously in the future.

 We now have a unique opening for a PowerPlatform/D365 Developer to join our Digital, Data and Technology team (DDaT) at The University of Bath. We are looking for a passionate technologist to deliver innovative applications that drives impact and increases mobility and agility across the University’s professional services and academic departments.

A superb communicator and collaborator you will gather ideas and convert into customised solutions, troubleshoot issues and provide advice and support. You will be self-motivated, solutions orientated, and engaged in a range of technically challenging work, automating processes and building solutions. Being a strong advocate for Power Platform, Office 365 and SharePoint with a program of user-adoption, you will be willing to cross-train in order to support and possibly develop D365 solutions where appropriate, depending on your experience. 

We are looking for a digital professional who wishes to progress their career and is confident and proactive taking ownership and leading on application services driving a user-centric approach to application delivery.

Key deliverables 

  • Provide support for the existing Power Platform, SharePoint Online and D365 applications.
  • Design and deliver applications in some of the above technologies.
  • Identify new and alternative approaches to performing business activities. 
  • Bring about improvements and measurable business benefits by identifying and proposing process improvements. 
  • Where necessary work across teams, both in and out of Digital, Data & Technology (DDaT).
  • Establish an appropriate knowledge of the roles of other teams and individuals within Digital, Data & Technology (DDaT), as well as those outside DDaT, related to the relevant business areas, in particular where systems and services interact. Know-how and from whom to elicit help.
  • Gather requirements and translate it to appropriate development methodologies i.e Agile/hybrid/waterfall development
  • Documentation - document solution design and specification/ training documents, support and user guides. 

Technical skills 

  • Experience in Power Platform, SharePoint online and/or D365.
  • Experience in migration and redesign of legacy SharePoint solutions would be desirable. 
  • Front End web development experience (e.g. using HTML, CSS, React.Js, TypeScript) desirable.

As the appointed candidate, this is a unique opportunity to work with market leading digital professionals enabling people to work seamlessly. 

For an informal discussion on the role please contact Deniz Whelan (dw754@bath.ac.uk).

What we can offer you:

Our campus is surrounded by beautiful countryside, and the City of Bath with its historic charm and social activity only a short distance away creates an excellent environment in which to work. 

We are:

  • a family friendly workplace 
  • open to exploring flexible working opportunities which benefit you and the University. 
  • recognising of the talents of our diverse workforce through an excellent reward package 
  • encouraging of your personal and professional development

Find out from our staff what makes the University of Bath a great place to work. Follow us @UniofBath and @UniofBathJobs on Twitter for more information.

We aim to be an inclusive university, where difference is celebrated, respected and encouraged. We truly believe that diversity of experience, perspectives, and backgrounds leads to a better environment for our employees and students, creating a learning environment and organisational culture that enhances health and wellbeing across our community. We are very proud to have recently received Ambassadors for Autism certification and are an accredited Disability Confident Leader; committed to building disability confidence and supporting disabled staff.



Further details:

The University of Bath is an equal opportunities employer and has an excellent international reputation with staff from over 60 different nations.  We have made a positive commitment towards gender equality and intersectionality receiving a Silver Athena SWAN award. We are a family-friendly University, with an increasingly agile workforce, we are open to flexible working arrangements. We’re also proud to be a disability confident employer and are happy to discuss any reasonable adjustments you may require.

If you think you may require a visa to work in the UK you should refer to our applicant information webpage  before embarking on a job application to ensure that you understand the requirements for sponsorship. You may be eligible to work in the UK via other alternative visa routes such as the Global Talent Visa or by having Settlement / ILR, please refer to our Staff Immigration webpages for further details.

The University of Bath is an equal opportunities employer and has an excellent international reputation with staff from over 60 different nations.  We have made a positive commitment towards gender equality and intersectionality receiving a Bronze Athena SWAN award, and we are actively working towards a Silver award. We are a family-friendly University, with an increasingly agile workforce. We are open to flexible working arrangements and we’re also proud to be a disability confident employer and are happy to discuss any reasonable adjustments you may require.