Information Technology Collaboration and Training Specialist

Location: Tomball, United States

The Role

We are looking for an experienced IT Collaboration and Training Specialist to play a key role within this global Commodity Trading and Financial Services organization.  You will be based in our Tomball, Texas (Houston area) location. Working within our highly diverse business you will have the opportunity to make a real impact working on a range of regional and global projects, support on the day-to- day management of terminal issues.  The successful candidate will enlist at a time when global demand for agricultural commodities is at an all-time high and unprecedented challenges and opportunities exist.  The successful candidate must be a real leader who combines business planning and financial control aspects with excellent commercial insight, together with the drive and credibility to play a key role across the business.


The IT Collaboration and Training Specialist in this role will be responsible for the strategy, design and implementation of the SharePoint application in an Office 365 environment.  The successful candidate will develop the strategy and design the training plan for MS Office apps and other software as may be required and deliver the training to end users.

Deploy, customize and administer SharePoint portal.

Develop, administrator and coordinate an overall software applications training curriculum for end user of all levels.

 Skills and Qualifications 

To perform the duties of this position successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below outline the knowledge, skills, abilities and competencies that are required in this position.  Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 Minimum of five years’ experience supporting enterprise and desktop applications, primarily SharePoint.
 Proven experience with adult learning principles, methodologies, and course design techniques.
 Exceptional written and oral communication skills.
 Exceptional interpersonal skills, with a focus on rapport-building, listening and questioning skills.
 Ability to conduct research into course development and delivery concepts, as well as technical software issues. 

    College diploma or university degree in the field of computer science, information systems, business management or education, and/or 5 years equivalent education and work experience.
 Certifications in Microsoft Office and SharePoint preferred.

This is a regular, full-time position. Days and hours typically worked are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5 p.m., additional hours as required to meet position expectations. Occasional travel between training locations required.  Sitting for extended periods of time

The working conditions and environment and the physical requirements/activities listed below are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.  Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this position, the individual generally has good working conditions.  The employee is often exposed to moderate noise from office equipment and co-workers.

While performing the duties of this position, the individual is regularly required to stand, walk, sit, carry, reach with hands and arms, use hands to finger, handle, feel, and use office equipment and communicate (talk and hear).  This position involves sitting for approximately 90% of the workday.  Occasionally the employee is required to kneel, bend, push, pull, lift, or twist.  Some travel is expected for this position

Westway Feed Products, LLC, is the largest North American supplier of agricultural liquid products including liquid animal feeds and molasses based products. Westway Feed Products is a part of ED&F Man, a specialist merchant of agricultural commodities, trading specifically in sugar, molasses based products and coffee.
ED&F Man was established in 1783. Today the company is a leading provider of commodities, logistics and risk management services. The company is employee owned with approximately 3,600 employees working in 60 countries around the world.



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