Business Analyst/Business Change/Change Analyst/Project Delivery/Project Management/Permanent/Stratford upon Avon/Warwickshire
Market leading client based in Stratford upon Avon, Warwickshire are looking for experienced Business Change Business Analyst to join the Change team at their Head Office.
You will be responsible for establishing, developing and providing insight and expertise for management services so that business requirements are met and driving continuous improvement of practices and tools to ensure best practice is followed.
*Lead, establish, develop and provide insight and expertise for portfolio, programme and project management.
*Drive continuous improvement of practices and tools which support change.
*Develop, communicate and plan for impending policy changes or interdependencies which may impact service delivery, highlighting areas of concern with appropriate remedies so that the portfolio is protected against risk and services are effectively supported.
*Develop, provide guidance and consultancy on and ensure framework, standards and practices followed by portfolio, programmes and projects.
*Deploy support tools or escalate the need for development interventions where appropriate so that effective standards and skills are in place to support business change and governance.
*Maintain report and analyse against key performance indicators within the change portfolio.
*Deliver continuous improvement of the change delivery framework and associated services based on analysis findings so that operations are updated, reviewed and improved.
*Perform and oversee complex project and portfolio health checks in collaboration with projects and programmes.
*Report and agree actions, track and follow up remedies with appropriate stakeholders to ensure adherence to framework, controls, standards and methodology.
*Establish, agree and own the portfolio reporting timetable and provide a single source of regular portfolio status reporting to the business.
Skills & Experience
*Demonstrable experience of working in a Portfolio Management/Change Management Office
*Practical applied experience of Project Management methodology and competent use of project planning tools
*Proven experience in project delivery life cycle
*Significant experience of analytical work
*Advanced computing skills (MS Office) including Visio
*Experience of using PPM support tool is desirable
*Formal project management qualifications eg Prince 2
My client, a market leading global life science organisation is looking to bring on strong talent in order to lead a team of consultants in order to help continue their success and ultimately drive the business forward. The Technology & Services group are seeking an experienced consulting professional to focus on driving our technology platforms and commercial application business. Candidates should demonstrate a strong track record of consulting implementation projects, an interest in health and life sciences, and are looking to take their career to the next level; developing new solutions and services, leading business development activity and delivering engagements to build lasting relationships across the industry. Our Engagement managers are central to managing and delivering consulting projects to our clients. They take accountability to ensure deliverables are of the utmost quality and that deadlines and budgets are met.
Knowledge and Experience
Analyst Programmer - Java/Microsoft - Swindon
Spring Technology are currently working in partnership with an award winning enterprise organisation and one of the most prestigious brands in the UK to recruit an Analyst Programmer to join their highly successful team in Swindon.
You will be joining one of the largest employers in the UK who have achieved a range of awards including - Britain's Top Employer Award, Graduate Development Awards and the Business Led Development Awards.
You will be rewarded with an outstanding benefits package which is among the best in the industry. Other than a highly competitive salary they also offer: 15% bonus, subsidised café, discounts on a range of retailers, free car parking, an industry competitive pension scheme, learning and development opportunities plus loads more.
You will be joining innovative and dynamic application solutions team with a portfolio including web, mobile, cloud, and near Real Time (SCADA) engineering and information management solutions. Our client's solutions portfolio includes integrated in-house and specialist vendor solutions, primarily based on Microsoft platforms. Your responsibility will be to act as IT Application Lead for a variety of application solutions, and to manage these solutions throughout the Solution Lifecycle. You will need to have a complete and thorough understanding of the technologies, architectures, solutions, designs, implementation and underpinning technical standards.
This opportunity will suit an experienced software analyst programmer with prior experience in Java and Microsoft technologies. Working as part of a team, you will be required to support and onward develop Legacy Java based solutions, and to design and build new solutions in JAVA/Microsoft as required. Solutions run in outsourced data centres, therefore the successful candidate will also be required to work with, and direct the tasks of, infrastructure vendors at an operational level.
*Accountable for development, delivery and integration of application solutions throughout their entire life cycle, sourced from multiple vendors and developed via internal teams
*Thorough expert knowledge of relevant applications
*As "Application Lead", oversee and protect the integrity of IT solutions
*Technical lead on small and medium sized projects (up to £0.5m)
*Responsible for the development of designs and standards
*Provide effective consultancy and guidance to internal and external customers
*Liaise with 3rd party service providers ensuring compliance with company requirements for hosting
*Build effective in-house and external relationships to ensure maximum co-operation in solving customer requirements
*Expert knowledge of C# & Java ideally with some knowledge of PHP
*Expert knowledge of Windows 7, 10, Windows Server 2012 r2, Unix-like systems
*Strong interpersonal skills, demonstrating a variety of influencing styles to enable effective completion of tasks both individually and within groups
*Ability to communicate with Stakeholders at all levels
*Excellent verbal, written and oral communications skills
*Will rapidly become a recognised expert in at least one area of the current suite of systems and technologies.
*Excellent wide knowledge of different designs and methodologies, and a deep knowledge of IT solutions, technologies and services
*Detailed understanding of the complete project life cycle
*Highly competitive salary.
*15% bonus package
*25 holidays plus 8 bank holidays
*Support with training
*5 % matched pension
*Life assurance plus a range of other perks.
*On site meeting and chill out rooms
*Café and staff discounts
*Opportunities to attend company events
*Great progression opportunities
Data Analyst/MI Analyst - Financial Services
Our North Yorkshire based Financial Services client require an experienced Data Analyst/MI Analyst to define the business's data migration and data mapping requirements as part of a major system migration. 6 month contract - £375 to £475 per day.
This Analyst will need to be able define a full set of requirements for the client to understand their required data migration and data mapping needs as part of a major system transformation
Therefore the successful candidate will need to demonstrate:
- Extensive experience of undertaking Data Analyst or MI Analyst roles
- An outstanding knowledge of data migrations and data mapping
- Extensive Financial Services experience
- Experience of delivering requirements and supporting major system/platform migrations programmes
- Ability to work with multiple stakeholders and suppliers
To apply for this role, please send a copy of your CV in the first instance. Suitable candidates will be contacted in due course. If you have not heard back within 7 days following CV submission, your application in this instance will have been unsuccessful.
Your new company
Established in the UK over 16 years ago this company is now a world leading online retailer and at the forefront of new technology. They have developed a unique end-to-end operating solution for their first class online retail brand and are keen to maintain their outstanding reputation in the global market. They understand that this can only be done by ensuring their focus is on helping their employees achieve ultimate job satisfaction through career progression, growth and recognition.
Your new role
As a Programme Manager you will initially be focusing on the GDPR Programme. This programme will likely be going on at least until the set implementation date of May 2018. You will not be required to purely manage GDPR projects as there will also be the need for you to also manage multiple projects across the business from HR, Finance, Information Security etc. This is a business-facing role from an IT perspective and you will be engaging regularly with members of the Board/Senior Stakeholders in the UK and internationally.
What you'll need to succeed
The successful candidate will be an experienced business-facing Programme Manager, ideally from the retail or commercial industry. You will have working knowledge of GDPR programmes, though you do not need to be a 'guru' per se. Demonstrable experience in successful large programme delivery is important, as is the ability to communicate at senior/board levels while building and maintaining relationships across the business.
What you'll get in return
You will receive an attractive annual salary of £80,00 + a range of company perks & benefits. There is also the opportunity to progress your career within a market leading and prestigious global organisation with a keen focus on employee satisfaction.
What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.
Project Manager, Telecom, Network Testing, Mobile Network Implementation, Sub-System Development, Mobile Network Technologies, Telecommunication.
A global Telecommunication organisation are currently seeking a Project Manager to join them on a 6 month rolling contract in Central London. The Project Manager will need previous mobile network technology experience across 3G and 4G and will have technical expertise on the creation of a bespoke network. The role also requires excellent Network Integration and Network Testing experience.
£500 - £600 per day - 6 Month + Contracts
*Experience as a Project Manager at a global telecoms organisation.
*Excellent end to end experience in a complex, global organisation.
*Demonstrable network testing experience and ideally test management experience.
*Experience in the creation of a 3G or 4G network
*Strong analysis and synthesis skills
*Ability to understand systems from E2E viewpoint
*Excellent organisational skills and communication skills
*Assertive and confident raising action points with senior individuals
*Ability and wish to think outside the box
*Demonstrated ability to work independently and proactively
SAP Ariba Consultant, Dynamic consultancy - £45,000-80,000 + Benefits + bonus
A specialist procurement consultancy is looking to add to its SAP Ariba practice due to an extremely healthy pipeline this year. You will have the opportunity to deliver and lead large-scale end to end implementations in multinational businesses and have an impact on projects from day one. As a SAP Ariba solution specialist you will help the customer to define their requirements by proposing best practices for SAP Ariba Source-to-Pay processes. This challenging but rewarding role would also provide you with the opportunity to work with other procurement technologies, such as SAP, Oracle etc.
-Lead all aspects of implementation and complete all SAP Ariba configuration components
-Engage with business stakeholders and able to effectively demonstrate the full SAP Ariba platform and how it may be configured to meet a customer's business needs.
-Follow SAP Ariba implementation methodology for all customers and tailor to meet each customer's unique business needs.
-Provide SAP Ariba platform demonstrations, trainings and workshops
-Lead workshops, effectively and efficiently gathering the customer's business requirements
Architecting and authoring SAP Ariba solution content in support of sales activities
Key Skills and experience:
-2+ years' experience with SAP Ariba
-Additional experience with other systems is beneficial (egSAP SRM, SAP MM, VIM)
-Strong communication (written/verbal) and stakeholder management skills
-Strong analytical skills
Location: Home-based contract with travel
This exceptional opportunity is perfect for a SAP Ariba consultant within a fast-past environment. To find out more please reply to this advert with your CV attached or call George.
Ruby DevOps - Blockchain - Remote
Our client a Blockchain Fintech company is changing the world. A pan-African platform redefining how businesses make payments to and from sub-Saharan Africa. Focused on using cutting-edge blockchain technology to increase efficiency across markets, Our client opens corridors for business payments and trade between Africa and the rest of the world.
We require one candidate to have commercial DevOps experience - Important to point out DevOps should be commercially demonstrable and not just something someone is keen to try. But at the same time a true Rubyist first.
Our client is growing and this is going to be a great team and journey for the right people.
We are looking for Full Stack Ruby on Rails Developers, Cross functional, you will be changing the base code (Making your own mark)..TDD Test driven development..Agile, Scrum..You will be improving the very product the customer si famous for.
Wonderful opportunity with a wonderful company!
My client is one of UK's leading fund management companies looking for a hybrid Project Manager/Business Analyst to join their team. My client provides investment services to individual and institutional investments through mutual funds. The ideal candidate will be responsible for delivering distribution focussed work streams for in flight regulatory projects, working closely with both the business and technology teams.
£75,000 - £85,000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits Package
*Deliver projects on time providing quality assurance of project deliverables
*Assess business impact and prepare the business for change
*Elicit requirements using interviews, document analysis, requirements workshops, surveys, site visits, business process descriptions, use cases, scenarios, and task and workflow analysis
*Facilitate the definition of project scope, goals and deliverables
*Create and deliver project plans and revise as appropriate to meet changing needs and requirements
*Prepare testing strategy and test plans
*Strong Asset Management knowledge and experience
*Experience of the Distribution function within Asset Management. Experience delivering Client Reporting functionality is highly desirable.
*Experience across both Business and technical change projects, which includes the ability to work with both IT and the business.
*Experience in managing a project through the entire project life cycle from implementation to closure
*Business process mapping skills
*Experience in managing multiple projects simultaneously
*Proficient data analysis skills
*Experience in both Waterfall and Agile methodologies
*Excellent internal and external stakeholder management skills
*Very strong verbal and written communication skills. Demonstrable by the ability to work with C- Level stakeholders and analysts across the business.
*Current knowledge of the regulatory environment and the impact this is having on the Asset/Investment Management industry.
If you meet these requirements please apply for immediate consideration.
Do you enjoy working in challenging environments on strategic projects? Are you good at identifying areas of change, defining business requirements and implementing projects? Does the idea of working with new technology in an award-winning company sound like the right place for you? If so I would love to hear from you
This role would be ideal for individuals who thrive off working in a busy and challenging IT environment overseeing projects end to end. A highly regulated background is preferred and excellent communication and problem solving skills are essential for this role.
The successful candidate will be Working within the Strategic Projects Team, and you will assist the Strategic Project Managers in identifying areas for change, defining business requirements and implementing projects to drive business efficiencies. Heavily focussed on analysis and solution delivery, you will support the project management process and ensure that projects are delivered on time through liaison with key business stakeholders and the development teams.
Knowledge and Experience Required
* Demonstrable experience as a dedicated Business Analyst
* Excellent working knowledge of Excel and data analysis techniques
* Experience using recognised project management techniques.
* Understanding of the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)
* Ability to demonstrate logical thought processes
* Ability to communicate to both a technical and business focussed audience
* Ability to Deliver within given timescales and constraints
* Demonstrate Commercial Awareness
* Relevant industry experience preferable but not essential
* Degree or equivalent in business analysis practices and business process mapping