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Engagement Manager - Life Science Consulting at Leading Consulting Firm

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Experience desired
8 years
Salary Offered
£ 87.5K Per Year
Job type
Permanent
Location
London
Posted date
Sep 19, 2018
Industry
Consulting
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Primary skills
Engagement Manager, Strong Talent, Technology & Services, Potential Solution, Design and Structure, Methodologies, Demonstrate
Secondary skills
Deliver Complex, Structuring Project Approaches, Strong interpersonal, Acumen, MS PowerPoint
Benefits
£80k - £95k per annum + bonus/benefits
Job description

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.

Principal Accountabilities

  • Work closely with our clients on a daily basis to understand their challenges and requirements.
  • Define proposals for potential solutions; liaising closely with colleagues across multiple organisational groups, to deliver complex, multifaceted problems and engagements.
  • Utilize experience of change management concepts to identify the impact of these solutions, and ensure they are championed and adopted within the clients' teams.
  • Provide project management leadership; structuring project approaches, taking accountability for project delivery, working closely with our internal technology suppliers and reacting to changing timelines and requirements whilst delivering on commitments to time and to budget.
  • Design and structure deliverables, workshops and presentations that are appropriate to the characteristics or needs of the audience.
  • Explain complex concepts and frameworks and place these in appropriate client situations and context.
  • Support our Analysts and Consultants, providing direct management, feedback and supporting growth and learning within client engagements and supporting career growth across and outside of projects.
  • Proactively broaden knowledge of consulting methodologies and the health and life sciences industries through the delivery of consulting engagements and participation in formal and informal learning opportunities.
  • Demonstrate an enthusiasm for the impact technology can bring to the industry and to mange and deliver technical projects.

Knowledge and Experience

  • Minimum 2:1 Bachelor's degree or equivalent.
  • Preferably experience in a 'brand-name' consulting firm, ideally with health and life sciences project experience
  • Passionate about technology and the innovation it can deliver, with a grasp of technology concepts as they apply to healthcare, and enthusiasm to support technology engagements as a business partner (direct coding, testing or other technical disciplines not required)
  • Demonstrated interest in health and life sciences industry sector, and willingness to build deep industry skills

Additional Requirements

  • Analytical, interpretive and problem-solving skills
  • Knowledge of consulting methods, tools and techniques, relevant to Commercial Effectiveness
  • Proven project-management skills, and experience owning and leading defined work packages
  • Some evidence of knowledge of current events and developments within the healthcare industry
  • Proven commercial awareness/acumen
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively
  • Strong interpersonal and relationship building skills
  • Ability to build credibility and influence external and internal stakeholders
  • MS PowerPoint and Excel literacy
  • Understanding of project management with proven time management and personal organisational skills
  • Ability to deliver high quality work within challenging timelines
  • Ability to demonstrate determination and resilience
  • Attention to detail
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Test Manager - IT Test Services at IT Servicer Provider

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Experience desired
4 years
Salary Offered
£ 61K Per Year
Job type
Permanent
Location
London
Posted date
Sep 16, 2018
Industry
IT
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Primary skills
managing a significant operational Test function team, leading significant cross functional testing of major programmes, Good influencing skills, ommunicate IT concepts verbally
Secondary skills
including strong presentation skills, Strong interpersonal/relationship management skills, communicate well, overall development life cycle, testing complex, multi-platform, distributed applications
Benefits
£55k - £67k per annum + benefits
Job description

Do you want to be involved with implementing the latest technologies in exciting IT projects? Do you want to make a difference by assuring that ITS deploys quality products and solutions to our practitioners and clients? Do you have a passion for automation and performance testing? Then the role of Non-Functional Test Manager could be for you.

The Company:
An award-winning retail/commercial bank is seeking an IT Test Services Manager to join their establishment. The bank prides itself on its customer service/satisfaction levels and is seeking an IT test service manager that believes this philosophy and strives to do great things. 

The Role:
As an IT Test Services Manager you will plan, organise and lead the provision of advice through management of key business services. You will manage a defined testing function with a team of testers (team size up to 20)

Key Responsibilities:
* Be the key contact and maintain strategic relationships with key stakeholders and programme leaders 
* Responsible for planning, delivery, and governance of defined portfolio of test projects
* Determining the appropriate resource levels
* Co-ordinate and monitor the planning and management of the testing function
* Contribute to plans and budgets for the portfolio of test projects
* Maintain knowledge of regulatory and legal requirements
* Development of overall testing methodologies
* Quality assurance of the testing processes

Skills and Experience Required
* Proven experience of managing a significant operational Test function team
* Proven experience of leading significant cross-functional testing (and teams) of major programmes > £2m
* Good influencing skills, including strong presentation skills
* Strong interpersonal/relationship management skills with the ability to communicate well at senior levels, both written and oral
* Must have the ability to communicate IT concepts verbally and in writing to influence senior and non-specialist audiences
* Has an understanding of the overall development lifecycle
* Has experience of the full spectrum of functional and non-functional testing services on multiple applications and environments
* Experienced with testing complex, multi-platform, distributed applications

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Test Manager - London at IT Infrastructure Mgmt Company

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Experience desired
4 years
Salary Offered
£ 65K Per Year
Job type
Permanent
Location
London
Posted date
Sep 14, 2018
Industry
Accounting
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Primary skills
Senior test manager, small scale complex programmes, Excellent stakeholder management skills, test automation
Secondary skills
experience of managing business readiness, functional and non-functional testing, digital testing challenges
Benefits
£60k-70k
Job description

An immediate opportunity has arisen for a Business Test Manager to join our client; a leading Custody Bank based in the London, on a contract basis. The Business Test Manager will be working with internal and external stakeholders to identify business issues and priorities and relate these to test project delivery. 

Role Description

  • Overall responsible for the Business Readiness and E2E testing across the programme including both functional and non-functional testing
  • Planning and delivering the business readiness work plan
  • Defining stakeholders and service run owners and readying those teams including extensive upfront engagement of these teams
  • Managing the governance and go/no go checkpoint processes and meetings
  • Manage test delivery in line with the agreed test strategy working with key stakeholders across the technology and business
  • Ensures that all test phases across the programme achieve the agreed entry/exit criteria
  • Apply appropriate test approaches (eg risk-based) to ensure delivery of benefits is not compromised
  • Defines roles and responsibilities for the test team including specific responsibility for production of all test deliverables and manage the resourcing using both internal and partners
  • Ensures timely issue escalation to senior management where there is a significant threat to delivery
  • Work with key stakeholders to ensure the availability of appropriate test environments and data
  • Look at approaches to improve productivity and effectiveness of testing through automation
  • Monitors and reports the status and progress of each test phase to stakeholders

Experience

  • Senior test manager with experience of managing business readiness and test delivery across both large and small scale complex programmes, particularly in the utilities industry
  • Excellent stakeholder management skills
  • Experience of both functional and non-functional testing
  • Good understanding of digital testing challenges and approaches
  • Experience in test automation
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Project Manager at IT Service Provider

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Experience desired
3 years
Salary Offered
£ 42K Per Year
Job type
Permanent
Location
London
Posted date
Sep 14, 2018
Industry
IT
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Primary skills
Complex Project Management, MS Office, presentation and communication skills
Secondary skills
Major infrastructure, large scale, complex, high risk projects
Benefits
£40k - £44k per annum
Job description

As a Project Manager, you will develop and maintain the strategic vision, lead and commission a series of strategic studies and route strategies, report on economic growth and spatial planning, sponsor major schemes and manage the organization's response to major UK infrastructure projects.

As a Project Manager you will be responsible for;

  • Manage and lead delivery of network planning projects, including strategic studies, route strategies, options assessment work, strategy development, major scheme sponsorship and external scheme impacts
  • Develop and improve methodologies and procedures to deliver projects and studies
  • Maintain oversight and manage project interdependencies with the wider Road Investment Strategy
  • Procure and manage consultancy contracts
  • Promote projects with internal and external stakeholders and project reporting
  • Embed and advocate a PPM and Continuous Improvement
  • Project Sponsorship

Experience and Knowledge required;

  • Demonstrable experience of working successfully in a Programme or complex Project Management environment, ideally with experience of using Managing Successful Programmes or equivalent methodology.
  • Experience of at least one of the following:
  • Delivering large and complex road feasibility studies (or similar)
  • Sponsoring major infrastructure schemes
  • The Development Consent Order or Hybrid Bill processes
  • Developing strategies for infrastructure organisations
  • Demonstrable experience of leading people to successful delivery of large scale, complex and/or high risk projects, or high profile/high risk services.
  • Working knowledge of MS Office packages
  • Exceptional presentation and communication skills to convey complex information to a wide audience and experience of managing stakeholder relationships
  • Ability to prioritise in order to meet tight deadlines.
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Java Developer - Move to Scala Developer - Tech Giant at IT Infrastructure Mgmt Company

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Experience desired
4 years
Salary Offered
£ 52.5K Per Year
Job type
Permanent
Location
London
Posted date
Sep 11, 2018
Industry
IT
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Primary skills
Java/Scala, Java 8, API's/RESTful, Agile environments, software design and development principles, E-commerce applications, TDD, Build and Deployment Tools
Secondary skills
TTD/Unit testing, A logical mindset, ability to learn quickly, making changes to large enterprise applications, desire to work with Scala, BDD, Tomcat, WebSphere Application Server, JIRA or equivalent work-flow tools
Benefits
£45k - £60k per annum + Bens + Bonus 10%
Job description

Java Developer required with some commercial exposure to Scala or at least who has undertaken self learning / Coursera and has a passion for Scala, is required to cross train into Scala to work on large scale backend ecommerce systems within Agile team for tech giant in West London.

Java Developer required with some commercial exposure to Scala or at least who has undertaken self learning/Coursera and has a passion for Scala, is required to cross train into Scala to work on large scale Back End E-commerce systems within Agile team for tech giant in West London.

Key skills for the Java/Scala Developer role would include:

  • Professional experience developing with Java 8 in an Enterprise systems environment
  • Some commercial or evidence of self learning with Scala
  • Proven skills in Back End systems and API's/RESTful
  • Proven skills in TTD/Unit testing and working within Agile environments
  • A logical mindset and an aptitude for problem solving
  • Good communication skills and ability to work collaboratively
  • The ability to learn quickly
  • A good understanding of software design and development principles
  • Experience with various IDEs and distributed source code control.
  • Experience working with IBM Sterling OMS or similar OMS systems (bonus)

The following would also be desirable:

  • Experience making changes to large enterprise applications
  • Experience working in E-commerce applications
  • Experience or a desire to work with Scala
  • An understanding of Agile processes including XP practices such as Pair Programing
  • Experience applying testing practices such as Test Driven Development (TDD) and Behaviour Driven Development (BDD)
  • An understanding of environments and deployment processes, including
  • Application Servers (eg Tomcat, WebSphere Application Server)
  • Experience producing and consuming messages via a broker or integration Middleware.
  • Build and Deployment Tools (eg Jenkins, TeamCity)
  • Experience using JIRA or equivalent work-flow tools.
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C++ Developer Low Latency Prop Trading Market Making at IT Servicer Provider

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Experience desired
9 years
Salary Offered
£ 115K Per Year
Job type
Permanent
Location
London
Posted date
Sep 09, 2018
Industry
IT
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Primary skills
C++ Developer, Latency, Coding, Architecting, Experience Designing, Improve Efficiency
Secondary skills
Communication Skills, Knowledge of Python, Linux, Python Scripting, Passion For Software Development, Trading Strategies
Benefits
£80k - £150k per annum
Job description

Growing proprietary trading firm seeks an exceptionally talented C++ developer to join its small, close-knit team with the task of solving complex software development challenges related to latency, performance and optimization. The successful applicant will be required to work closely with a variety of trading teams in order to improve the efficiency of trading strategies and improve trading platforms utilizing low level technology.

The successful applicant can look to receive up to £150,000 depending on experience level

Skills, experience and qualifications required:

  • Expert level C++ low level development skills
  • Experience designing, architecting, coding, and optimizing low level Real Time systems
  • Strong problem solving ability with a passion for software development
  • Strong communication skills
  • Strong knowledge of working on a Linux platform
  • Knowledge of Python is desirable.
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SAS Support Analyst/Engineer at IT Servicer Provider

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Experience desired
5 years
Salary Offered
£ 450 Per Year
Job type
Permanent
Location
Leeds
Posted date
Sep 04, 2018
Industry
IT
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Primary skills
SAS, UNIX, SQL, Maestro Scheduler, Deal Negotiations
Secondary skills
Analytical skills, decision making, EARS, Berlin Scheduler, Mentoring & Coaching
Benefits
£425-475/Day
Job description

Technologies 
SAS, UNIX, SQL, Maestro (TWS), Berlin Scheduler

Technical Skills 
SAS, UNIX, SQL 
Analytical skills, decision making, forward thinking 
Working knowledge of Live Service Systems and applications 
Experience of EARS (Remedy) 
Experience of Maestro Scheduler and Berlin Scheduler.

Day to Day Task 
Responsible for supporting the application aspects of multiple live services 
Management of live incidents 
Investigation of incidents and provision of resolutions. Interaction/interface with Solutions Delivery (project handover, Clone testing, etc.) 
Involvement in live incidents escalated via other support teams. Co-ordination with New Projects to gain an understanding of Live Support Requirements 
Provision of Out Of Hours (On Call) cover on a rota basis 
Collection of adhoc statistics 
Housekeeping on Live Services and Databases 
Creation & maintenance of support documentation (LSMs, etc.) 
Attend Live support and customer meetings 
Enhancement suggestions through Change Proposals/CIPs and Trouble Tickets 
Technical Advice/Support to other areas inc. the customer 
Prior Migration Knowledge (Currently migrating from SAS 9.1.3 to SAS 9.4). 
Involved in the development of new products.

 

Business Skills 
Client Facing, Good Negotiation skills, well organized and proactive, Excellent interpersonal skills at all levels, with a positive 'can do'attitude. 
Mentoring & Coaching Junior members of the team. 
Base location is Newcastle but may have to travel to London and Telford for meetings.

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Business Analyst (Software Delivery/Agile) at Leading Consulting Firm

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Experience desired
9 years
Salary Offered
£ 57.5K Per Year
Job type
Permanent
Location
Bristol
Posted date
Sep 03, 2018
Industry
Consulting
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Primary skills
SDLC, Software Development Skills, Technically Strong, Stakeholder Management, Complex Software Experience, Architecture Design, Client Facing Experience, Dealing Tough Bussiness
Secondary skills
Technical Architecture, Business Analysis, UAT, Problem Solving Skills, Communication Skills
Benefits
£45k - 70k per annum, Benefits: 10% bonus/Benefits
Job description

One of the UK's leading technology consulting firm are seeking an experienced Systems Analyst to join their team in Bristol working on-site at a globally recognised organisation in the city. The company in question are running a number of major IT software development and wider technology programmes for this client and require forward thinking, IT focused Systems Analysts to join the team immediately. 

Our client is looking for Systems Analyst's with a strong background gathering requirements and working on enterprise level engagements with blue chip organisations typically with a strong technology/software bias. Projects will typically be very large and complex and tend to be delivered in an agile fashion. You will have full end to end experience and an expert knowledge of the SDLC as well as understanding various delivery methods, particularly agile/iterative. Experience working for or in the retail, FS, oil & gas or related blue chip space would be beneficial.

In order to be considered for the Systems Analyst role you will have: 

- 5+ Years Business/Systems Analysis experience working in large scale, enterprise environments 
- Experience of working on complex, mission critical software/infrastructure based projects within blue chip organisations 
- Strong understanding of the full SDLC & Agile delivery 
- Experience with business process analysis and re-engineering using GAP analysis 
- Strong knowledge of UML and process modelling 
- Ideally experience working in the consultancy sector 
- Strong experience dealing with tough business focused stakeholders 
- Definition, support and execution of UAT 
- First class communication and problem solving skills 

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Business Analyst at Internet Service Company

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Experience desired
6 years
Salary Offered
£ 39K Per Year
Job type
Permanent
Location
Manchester
Posted date
Sep 02, 2018
Industry
Internet
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Primary skills
Construction of complex data, business system and process models and perform value-stream mapping., Should be able to perform cost benefit analysis and contribute to benefits realisation., Excellent people management skills required., Should understand principles of system and user acceptance testing., Should be able to document and produce relavent scripts., Capability to run cross company workshops and fulfil the complex requirements by engaging the relavent stakeholders., Excellent problem solving skills.
Secondary skills
Excellent communication skills required and should be able to present their analytics to the senior stake holders., Knowledge on ISO standards including 9001, 14001 and 27001 is beneficial., Excellent interpersonal skills.
Benefits
Benefits as per the company standards.
Job description

As a Business Ananlyst you should be able to assess the impact of any business changes and their needs. You should be able to anaylse, document the requirements and communicate the same to the stakeholders who are responsible for the delivery and also support the delivery.

You will have to collabrate  with many representatives from all the bussiness areas including software developers. You will also work closely with operational managers to understand and help develop their processes.

As a Business Analyst you will work strategically to identify challenges and opportunities for improvements to increase the capabilities of the relavant business areas. You will work closely with Senior Business Analysts, Solution Architects and key stakeholders to develop these into strategic business and system improvement plans.

Should be a good team player and be able to pull all the teams together to find the solutions supported by all the teams.

Should possess analytical skills, logical thinking and problem solving skills.

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Test Manager at Water Utilities Company

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Experience desired
3 years
Salary Offered
£ 600 Per Year
Job type
Permanent
Location
London
Posted date
Sep 01, 2018
Industry
Accounting
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Primary skills
Main Skills, QA and Testing, Meeting project deadlines, Project Delivery Framework, Communicating in both a written and verbal form, Being persistent and resilient, Working in a diverse environment, Additional Skills, Metering Experience, Meter data management experience
Secondary skills
Coordinating people and teams, Multitasking, Negotiating and networking, Being dynamic and self-motivated, Achieving set objectives, Experience of Energy IP and Azure Platform, Ability to manage post go-live tickets, HPQC Experience, Experience on complex interface architecture testing
Benefits
up to £600 a Day inclusive of expenses (no expenses allowed)
Job description

The objective of the role will be to work within the testing team, supporting the BAT Test Programme Manager to deliver reliable, innovative and effective testing activities to ensure the business needs on time, budget and quality are met across the Transformation and Small Change portfolios.

What is the purpose of this role?

This water Utilities Company based in the Thames Valley is looking for a test manager whose duties are on the coordination of all testing activities during every stage of the test process on the MDMS (Meter Data Management System) Programme, as well as coordination with the alliance partner Test Manager. Authoritative guidance and advice to the test team is an important aspect of the job, as is advising on the practicality of the project.

What makes this role unique?

This role will deliver the test strategy and test management of a team of IS test team leads (x4) and 20 test agents. The role will also set up standardised testing for this water utilities company

What will this role involve?

Main Tasks

Conducting test performance reviews

Maintaining and improving testing roles

Facilitating development of test scripts

Evaluating training and development needs of testers

Managing tests from end to end

Developing testing strategies and gaining approval from the Test Assurance Team within the TTA.

Setting up test schedules

Documenting tests findings and completion report into CAB

Supervising test teams

What skills are we looking for?

Main Skills

QA and Testing

Meeting project deadlines and adhering to the Project Delivery Framework

Coordinating people and teams

Multitasking

Negotiating and networking

Communicating in both a written and verbal form

Being dynamic and self-motivated

Being persistent and resilient

Achieving set objectives

Working in a diverse environment

Experience of Energy IP and Azure Platform

Additional Skills

Ability to manage post go-live tickets

Metering Experience

HPQC Experience

Experience on complex interface architecture testing

Meter data management experience

Flexibility to travel to Reading, Swindon and Langley

Data Migration Management

Experience with Sales Force, Mainframe and Interface Systems.

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