JOB TYPE: Full-time, permanent

SALARY: £40,000 – £45,000 per annum

LOCATION: Littlehampton, West Sussex

Fentons is a leading Managed Service Provider (MSP) providing IT solutions to businesses across the South. The business has experienced exciting growth over recent years and a role has emerged for an IT Consultant, who is energetic and passionate about what we do. We are looking for qualified candidates with significant experience, who share our vision, values and commitment to superior Customer Service and Technology.

As an IT Consultant you’ll work in partnership with clients, providing strategic guidance on how to use information technology, in order to meet their business objectives and overcome problems. It will also be your function to support the IT Director by having pre-sales experience and be an escalation point within our team of experienced engineers.


As an IT Consultant you’ll need to:

  • perform a whole range of IT initiatives and projects
  • travel to client sites
  • meet with clients to understand their requirements and business objectives
  • design IT systems and networks; define software and hardware requirements, ensuring the right architecture and functionality
  • examine IT systems for potential threats to its security and integrity. Draw up plans for disaster recovery if security is compromised
  • present solutions in written or oral reports that are clear, concise and suit the client who may or may not be, IT literate
  • plan timescales and the resources needed
  • design, test, install and monitor new systems
  • prepare documentation and present progress reports to clients
  • organise training for users and other consultants

Job Skills and Requirements

  • excellent communication and customer service skills
  • teamwork skills
  • time management skills
  • strong server, cloud, desktop and networking skills
  • confident decision making
  • significant experience in a range of projects, preferably in a similar multi-client environment
  • technical pre-sales experience
  • strong multitasking capabilities
  • must have own reliable transport

Essential Technical Skills

  • Windows Server 2012 / 2016
  • Office 365 – Exchange Online / SharePoint / Azure AD / Intune
  • Exchange 2013 / 2016
  • Hyper-V
  • RDS / Terminal Services
  • Active Directory / DNS / VPN / TCP/IP / Group Policy
  • Routing, Switching, Firewalls
  • Mac OSX
  • VoIP
  • Microsoft Certified Professional
  • MSP experience preferable


  • value added perks throughout the week / month
  • an extra day off to enjoy your birthday
  • team social events
  • annual appraisal with 6-month review
  • newly refurbished bright, airy office with excellent I.T infrastructure
  • relaxed and friendly atmosphere, whilst being professional


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