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User Adoption Officer (Dorset)

Salary details: £28672 - £32910

Dorset Council
Occupational group
Digital & Change
Salary details
£28,672 - £32,910
Job term
Full Time
Appointment type
Fixed Term
James Symonds
Contact email
Contact telephone
01305 221829
Closing Date
25 April 2021 11:00 PM
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Advert User Adoption Officer

Fixed term 1 year

Are you passionate about helping drive adoption of Microsoft 365?  Do you ignite that same drive in your colleagues, by showing them how they can work smarter?  If that’s you, then we have an exciting opportunity for a user adoption specialist to join our award-winning Digital team.


At Dorset Council, we believe that engaged employees are happier, more productive employees and you’ll become part of a team on our journey to successful collaborative working.  You’ll be working alongside our Service Design & User Adoption manager and team of Service Designers, Content Designers and Business Partners.   


You’ll be:

  • Helping support our Digital Champions and business teams to move and organise their documents from network storage locations to Microsoft 365 applications such as SharePoint, Teams and OneDrive.
  • Experienced in using Microsoft 365 collaboration technologies
  • Knowledgeable of applying metadata, tagging and retention schedules and creating folder structures in SharePoint
  • Supporting users in the move of our documents to OneDrive
  • Driving engagement on other Microsoft applications through convincing and persuasive messaging, to improve ways of working and keeping dispersed teams connected.
  • A people person – an understanding of what makes people tick at work will be your guiding compass.
  • A team player – collaboration with your colleagues accomplish our goals
  • A great problem solver – use your knowledge to find answers to pressing problems and formulate workable solutions


Dorset Council uses generic job descriptions and person specifications and therefore the job title in the attachments on the right may differ from the job title in the advert. Further specific information may be provided in a context statement where relevant.


This role is UK based and your Right to Work will need to be established as part of the appointment process.

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NB: You will be unable to view the job description and person specification forms after this vacancy has closed. We cannot accept CVs in place of an application form as we require the same range of information from all our candidates.

Dorset Council is committed to making our recruitment process barrier-free, and as inclusive as possible for everyone.

For more information on how to apply, please see this helpful guidance