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Advantage Resourcing has been providing targeted recruitment consultancy across its core markets for over thirty five years. As a long-established market leader, we have a depth and scale of experience and knowledge which enables us to resolve your recruitment challenges in the shortest possible timescale. We have built up strong networks in each of our disciplines, ensuring we have direct and, in many cases exclusive, access to the best talent in the market. When we accept a vacancy, we know we have the resources and ability to fill it. This means that the majority of our clients choose to work with our teams on an exclusive basis, as when they place a vacancy with us they know they can rely on a successful outcome. Our success ratio, well in excess of industry norms, testifies that this confidence is not misplaced. We combine targeted market knowledge, exceptional candidate and client networks and leading-edge technology to create a collaborative process which is clear, efficient and ultimately successful with every vacancy we take on. We specialise in the permanent, temporary and contract placement of high-calibre candidates in: Accounting & Finance Banking & Financial Services Executive Assistants & Business Support HR Technical Technology To see our full range of jobs, apply for a position or register with us, visit www.advantageresourcing.co.uk
Our client based in Hertfordshire and operating within the Defence sector are looking to recruit an experienced Principal Safety Engineer to join their team on a permanent basis. Within each programme the team provide a technical capability to allow the development and manufacture of products that are reliable and safe and have the required degree of information security and to ensure that this will remain the case during their service life. Skills and Knowledge: *Generation of safety programme plans with the project and customer and the promotion and realization of that plan. *Hazard Identification exercises (SWIFT and HAZOP). *Hazard management and risk analysis, including Fault Tree and Event Tree analysis. *Construction of Safety Cases providing safety arguments, ALARP statements and Hazard logs Support to internal and external project Safety Panels, Safety Committees and Working Groups. *Provide advice on Safety aspects to Systems Design Team Candidate Experience: *Ideally degree qualified or equivalent *Greater than 2 years experience of working in a Systems Engineering environment *Detail engineering experience (design, software, manufacture etc..) is desirable. *Good verbal and written communications *Analytical and problem solving skills *Track record as an effective team player with strong interpersonal skills About the Company: Our client is a world leading, global missile systems company, delivering cutting-edge technologies to its multinational customer base. It operates in all of the major world markets and is the only company able to design and produce missiles and missile systems for army, navy and air forces. Their growing reputation for innovation and technical excellence owes much to their engineering facilities, rated amongst the most modern in the world. Extra Information: Salary range from £35,000-45,0000pa plus excellent benefits package. Please note that in order to apply for this organisation you will need to be eligible for SC (Secret Level) UK Security Clearance. If you are interested please send across your most up to date CV. After responding with your CV this will be reviewed and you will be called should the resource team believe this role is the correct match for you.Advantage Resourcing is a service driven recruitment consultancy.
Purpose of role: *Delivering a service in accordance with the PNB, IAW the Process Instruction 017 the Management of Contractor SHE *Communication received by email, phone or walk ins and action within 24 hours of receipt *Receive and action Contractors Task pack *Using IFS and ensure that purchase order is active and correct as given on CTP *Receive and action Contractors Notification Form *Liaise with 4C's on the contractor's current induction data *Issue Base Clearance Security check and H&S Questionnaire to contractors where applicable. *Maintain and keep up to date CRC records off on-site/off site contractors *Carry out daily checks on the Contractors log book *Handing out red/green security passes *Arrange Escort Services when required *Investigate and solve customer queries, alert Team Leader to potential problems or customer dissatisfaction *Scan documentation and file in relevant folder on the U drive *Ensure that weekly stats and data are generated and passed to Team Leader. *Carry out regular housekeeping of the system *Ensure filing is kept in order and archived appropriately *Assist in training of colleagues and new members of staff *Attend Toolbox Talk and Team meetings and actively contribute to process improvements *Carry out tasks/projects and objectives as directed by the Team Leader Key Technical Skills *Broad/basic knowledge of the company, its structure and relevant procedures *Able to communicate effectively, with tact and diplomacy, with all levels of internal and external customers *Able to resolve problems or situations encountered , flag up those out of the ordinary or requiring assistance and / or authority from others *Maintain accurate records and provide management information *Capable of working under pressure and delivering against tight deadlines *Maintain good customer relations and uses initiative in identifying opportunities to improve *Able to prioritise own work and meet objectives *Administrative, clerical or customer service experience in related environment/industry *PC Literate, with knowledge of word processing, spreadsheet and other relevant software Advantage Resourcing is a service driven recruitment consultancy.
Principal Engineer Servo Design - Stevenage - 6 months - Stevenage - £40ph Actuation Systems is a product focused department within MBDA responsible for the design and delivery of sub-systems for missiles. These system critical products can range from the simple to the highly complex and include the following: Fin actuation systems Gimbals systems Reaction control systems - thrust vector control (TVC) systems, spoilers, thrusters, Divert Attitude and Control Systems (DACS) Control surface deployment mechanisms Hatch mechanisms Launcher platforms Pump controllers Swivelling nozzle systems Control valves In order to develop these sub-systems close teamwork is required within this multi - disciplinary organisation. Typically a project team will comprise mechanical, electronics, systems certification, reliability and software specialists working alongside this role in servo design. The Actuation Systems team are located together to enable them to share experiences and support each other in this demanding environment. The role of the servo designer is broad but certainly encompasses initial system design, hardware specification, control theory, simulation and validation. The main emphasis of the role will be on development of the overall system performance model and also the generation of control algorithms for software coding. The successful candidate will be involved with both R&D programmes but also major development contracts, where they will be required to represent the team at design reviews and work directly for the project leaders who are your primary customers. The successful candidate will be take responsibility for modelling the servo control loops in Simulink (Matlab), support the software coding activities and conduct model validation testing on the hardware. This role therefore suits an individual who is interested in the theoretical aspects of the job as well as being keen to understand the real world effects with knowledge gained through hardware experimentation. Skills and Knowledge required Ideally degree qualified in relevant discipline (Engineering Council approved and post graduate MSc desirable) Industrial experience with technical responsibility for the development of discrete feedback controllers Experience in systems modelling including mechanical, electro-mechanical & electrical systems Matlab/Simulink experience Good understanding of motor design principles Working knowledge of digital signal controller micro-processors A solid academic and practical understanding of classical and modern control theory Inherent drive to gain and spread knowledge throughout the team to improve it medium/long term capability Ability to communicate and influence at all levels of the hierarchy through presentations, verbally and via written reports Strong personal abilities with a focus on and desire to achieve the delivery of tasks to schedule Advantage Resourcing is a service driven recruitment consultancy.
We are seeking an IT Support Technician to join an established IT Support team based in London Our client is one of the largest producers of Oil and Gas in the world and due to organic growth requires an additional Technician to continue to deliver first class IT support. As one of the IT Support Technicians you will work within a busy IT support team taking responsibility for supporting customers. You will need to prioritise and solve problems effectively face to face and also via telephone, email and any other methods necessary. You will act as a central point of support for customers, installing new software / hardware, resolving support issues whilst providing exceptional customer support at all times. You will need to be an enthusiastic, quick learning, IT Support Professional (2nd, line Helpdesk or similar) with a CV that demonstrates strong Microsoft Support experience and includes the following: *High competence in all client based Windows operating systems (XP, Vista, Windows 7, and Apple OSX). *Knowledge of routers, firewalls, switches, DNS, DHCP, internet lines printers, backups, antivirus, spam and spyware prevention *Experience of working with smart phones (Android, Windows Mobile) *Experience of Cisco Tandberg video conference systems *Troubleshooting of AV systems *Experience of working with traders telephony systems. *Excellent Troubleshooting skills/fault finding. *Excellent written and verbal communication skills. * A Self-disciplined and proactive approach to work with an appetite to learn quickly. *High competence in Windows XP and 7 operating systems *Familiarity with linux and OSX *Troubleshooting and support of smartphones (Android, iOS, Windows Mobile) *Experience of Netrix trading telephony system is an advantage *Exposure to ITIL structured support method Advantage Resourcing is a service driven recruitment consultancy.
Project Controls Engineer Scotstoun Contract 6 months £32.00ph ltd Woking for an established organisation, the ideal candidate will be required to take responsibility for assigned engineering /project work and tasks & developing plans and strategies. Skills/ Experience required; Ideally a related qualifications or equivalent with experience of working on projects within the Defence / Naval industry. Experienced in modern project/business management techniques, with the able to identify and manage areas of risk. Experience in MS Office (Excel in Particular) & Primavera P6 would be desirable. Due to the nature of business, successful applications will be required to undergo UK Security Clearance. If you are keen to discuss the position further please email Nina Kumar your latest CV. Tel 0161 286 7768 Advantage Resourcing is a service driven recruitment consultancy.
Cutover Supervisor - Derby - 8 Month contract - £500 a day General Description To support the Data Migration & Cutover Manager in the preparation of the cutover strategy and plan. Liaise with representatives from the Business Community, the Customer Service Centre, the Data Migration team and the Systems Integration partner to identify, develop, agree and document the activities and processes that are necessary to achieve the cutover from the legacy systems to the Oracle R12 based system. To participate in the monitoring and management of the cutover as part of the management team. Assist in the progress chasing of all the activities in the cutover plan and the communication of status to the key stakeholders. Required education, skills and experience: Managed very large schedules, tight deadlines that cannot move to the right. Demonstrate ability to operate effectively under pressure and coordinate multiple tasks simultaneously. Strong Business Analyst Skills preferred. Project planning and management skills, including exposure to making operational decisions, monitoring progress, taking corrective action and reporting results Demonstrated organizational skills, as well as strong written, oral and presentational communication abilities in order to work with all levels of staff and next levels of management. Ability to work independently and keep senior management adequately informed. Strong knowledge of Systems Development Lifecycles (SDLC), change management and business processes in a large corporate environment. Knowledge of information technologies including a high-end (general) technical knowledge of hardware, software, databases and database technology. Experience of data migration and cutover to an Oracle eBusiness Suite implementation. Good general knowledge of Oracle eBusiness Suite modules, Finance, Project Accounting, Procurement, HR and Payroll. Well organised with strong attention to detail. Familiar with Microsoft Office tools including Project and Visio. Experienced in project planning and management using structured techniques. Familiar with project governance in a large corporate environment. Competencies: Position requires clear, well organized, independent thinking. Should work to minimize unnecessary conflict by finding common ground and agreed solutions and goals. Job requires employee to think through and solve complex problems step by step; often looking beyond the obvious solution to a problem. Often the department is faced with the incumbent's problem or issue as well as several other problems simultaneously, with the problems sometimes inter-related; be able to work with peers and superiors to ensure solutions that are usable. Self Motivated - define a path forward and present it for approval based on being provided general direction. Advantage Resourcing is a service driven recruitment consultancy.
Experienced target test engineer. Role involves *Understanding textual requirements (DOORS), *Developing test scripts using in-house developed tools) to provide evidence against the requirements, *Running test scripts on the target weapon controller, *Analysing results, *Liaising with the code development team to identify / resolve anomalous behaviour observed. The software under test has been developed in ADA and so knowledge of this language would be useful. Other associated needs. Must be capable of being security cleared Knowledge of Defence and associated practices would be useful. Knowledge of Dimensions Configuration tool would be useful. Advantage Resourcing is a service driven recruitment consultancy.
Systems Design Engineer - Rhapsody Systems Engineer, Rhapsody, Systems Design, Command and Control Essential · Carry out a full range of technical analyses and investigations, including evaluation and selection of technical options and prepare reports with suggested recommendations to support the development of maritime, land and export derivatives of the FLAADS C2 & LMS design. · Prepare a full range of specifications, develop designs in line with specifications and all quality and technical standards, and carry out design appraisals in assigned areas to ensure all standards are maintained. · Carry out investigations into a full range of problems, issues or developments and develop and prepare solutions, individually or as a member of a project team. · Specific Activities will include: o Requirements analysis and design in response to customer requirements o Identification of key design vulnerabilities to change between Maritime and Land solutions o Development and embedding "hooks" into C2 design to enable adaptation/configuration for Land & Export applications o Investigation of potential re-use options for cost savings o Production and maintenance of FLAADS C2 & LMS software requirements specifications and interface requirements specifications o Ensuring correct flow down of top-level requirements to C2 & LMS sub-systems and interfaces Ideal · Plan, control and deliver assigned projects or work packages. · Carry out team planning, risk management and quality activities in assigned areas in line with all requirements and processes. · Provide effective support to customers in assigned areas, delivering solutions to meet the customer's needs and requirements. · Provide help and direction to less experienced team members to support both their effective working and their development. · Manage and report against the team's work programmes, including analysis of risk to ensure the team delivers its accountabilities. Candidate Profile: Degree or equivalent in relevant discipline. Significant, relevant experience, in particular command and control. Substantial analytical and problem solving skills. Sound understanding of the system design process (including System and Sub-System Specification, System Test, Integration and Certification). Rhapsody and UML. Knowledge of Algorithm and Software development. Practical Knowledge in one or more of the following areas: Use of DOORS for requirement management, tracking and mapping certification evidence System testing including the production of related documentation Interface specification Knowledge of data analysis techniques Software technology and design/validation methods Good verbal and written communications. and priorities concurrently · Substantial analytical and problem solving skills · Knowledge of customer and user requirements · Full understanding of relevant engineering and quality standards This role is for a leading Pan-European defence company with employees in the UK, France, Germany, Italy and the US. They specialise in missiles and missile systems and work with over 90 armed forces worldwide Advantage Resourcing is a service driven recruitment consultancy.
Support the design, development and test of Mid-Course Guidance, Homing Guidance, Control and Navigation algorithms for missile applications. Analysis of closed-loop model simulations. Analysis of sub-system and system trials/firing data. Generate/maintain justification documentation. Prepare and present material at Design Reviews. Work with Systems, Simulation & Modelling and Software Engineers to support the validation and verification process, particularly in terms of algorithm integration and test in the 6-DoF Performance Model and generation of Embedded Software through auto coding via the Mathworks toolset. Accountabilities: Skills and Knowledge: * Practical experience of modelling flight dynamics (essential) * Practical experience of Matlab / Simulink (essential) * Practical experience of developing Guidance, Control & Navigation systems (preferable) - e.g. Guidance Laws, Estimators/Observers, Kalman Filters, Autopilots, Optimal Control, Multivariable Control, H-infinity, Mu-analysis, Integrated Navigation * Trajectory optimisation (preferable) * Knowledge of sensors (preferable) - e.g. Accelerometers, Gyros, Inertial Measurement Units, GPS, RF and IR Seekers. * Knowledge of actuation systems in relation to autopilot design (preferable) * Experience of delivering on a product development programme (preferable) Advantage Resourcing is a service driven recruitment consultancy.
Depending on the stage of the particular project, the ILS Supportability Engineer will be accountable to the ILS Manager for: Scoping and developing the most appropriate support strategy. Successfully influencing the product design to enhance in-service supportability. Designing and developing the support solution for the product. Delivering all the mandated support elements. To do this, the ILS Supportability Engineer will be required to: Develop strategic project support /ILS strategies during the bid phase, and cascade this through the supply chain, working jointly, as requested, with customers. Evolve the 'design for supportability requirements' and ensure that the product design is compliant with them. Take responsibility for the implementation of the comapnies contractual ILS requirements, through all phases of the project life cycle. Proactively work across the entire project lifecycle, tailoring the support solution design to suit the particular phase of the programme. Carry out sensitivity studies of potential support solutions addressing operational use, maintenance policy, and through-life costs across the project life cycle. Develop and maintain the Integrated Support Plan (ISP) and all sub-element plans. Deliver the maintenance plan, and the associated logistics spares recommendations for the product. Co-ordinate development and delivery of technical documentation and customer training. Regularly present information to the company and Customer stakeholders. Attend Customer Programme, Design and ILS Reviews; to ensure ILS project drivers are fully understood, considered, and the impacts of any associated risks are reduced. Be responsible for the the companies ILS interface with subcontractors. Skills and Knowledge: The applicant will be expected to have: An engineering background, with a relevant degree or previous related experience. Supportability engineering skills to analyse the product supportability to develop and deliver a support solution. An understanding of the appropriate UK and international standards and guidance relating to ILS activities. A high level of competency in MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Well developed planning and organisational abilities. Highly developed verbal and written communication skills. A track record of successfully managing a number of varied projects. A strong customer focus, both internally and externally. Advantage Resourcing is a service driven recruitment consultancy.
Based in Stevenage To provide the following analysis services to Project and Customer: *Carry out full range of structural analyses and investigations, including evaluation, selection of technical options, and prepare supporting reports. *Prepare various technical documents in support of structural analysis activities. *Carry out structural analysis investigations into a full range of problems using classical calculations and analytical tools. *Produce structural testing requirements with supporting calculations. *Take a lead role for assigned structural analysis activities *Plan, control and deliver assigned project work ensuring requirements are delivered to plan. *Produce estimates and identify risks associated with structural analysis. *Participate in collaborative ventures within the same skill areas, with colleagues in France. *Act as the main point of contact with customers (internal and external), suppliers and collaborators for assigned structural analysis matters. *Provide effective support to customers for assigned structural analysis, delivering solutions to meet the customer's needs and requirements plus the programme plan. *Support the preparation of bids/statements of work for structural analysis tasks ensuring high quality of submissions. *Keep up to date and develop relevant technical skills, knowledge and capabilities. Seek and share best practice and knowledge to continuously improve practices. *Manage assigned budgets and lead, develop and motivate assigned staff to ensure they are aware of and capable of delivering their accountabilities *Make engineering decisions within own sphere of responsibility and delegated authority. *Provide mentoring/coaching to help and direct less experienced team members to support both their effective working and their development. *The individual will have 2 performance assessments each year monitoring objectives and personal development. Skills - *Degree qualified or equivalent, plus substantial relevant experience. *Sound fundamental knowledge of mechanical engineering, stress and vibration analysis *Demonstrated capability for interfacing with customers. *Negotiating and influencing skills. *Excellent problem solving skills. *Highly developed communication skills: able to communicate verbally and in writing at Project level. *Experience in engineering in defence or related industry. *Well-developed planning and organisation skills. *Able to provide technical leadership to others. *Proven record in conducting successful technical investigations and research. *Knowledge and experience of Def. Stan. 07-85 *Experienced in classical and Finite Element Structural Analysis and preferably has used the following tools, NASTRAN, PATRAN, MathCAD, Pro/Engineer. Advantage Resourcing is a service driven recruitment consultancy.
A large defence organisation based in Brough is actively recruiting for a number of Supportability Engineers for initial 12 month contracts paying £33 ph ltd. The role will be responsible for development of armament safety and reliability requirements as part of a broad programme of work. This will include development of relevant processes and techniques to mitigate and reduce risk. The ideal candidate will have relevant qualification in engineering subject; along with applicable knowledge ideally within an aircraft background, and skills to work with minimal supervision. Should you be interested in this role please respond immediately with an up to date CV as there is a strict and tight deadline on this role and I would hate for you to miss out. After responding with your CV this will be reviewed and you will be called the same day should the resource team believe this role is the correct match for you. If you would like further information about this role please contact Anne Oxton on 0161 871 8281 or email Advantage Resourcing is a service driven recruitment consultancy.
We are currently working with a leading defence organisation based in Cumbria who are recruiting for a Project Engineer to join their expanding team. The successful candidate will ideally have Project Management experience within the defence/aerospace industry and be familiar with supporting the effective delivery or projects/programmes. Excellent communication skills are required as this role will involve communicating with all levels within an organisation. Furthermore this role will require use of all Microsoft packages; therefore each candidate should be comfortable with this software. Responsibilities may include: -Responsibility for all project activities and ensuring the effective delivery -Prepare, analyse and collate data to support the effective development of more detailed plans -Gather data, update project plans and generate project progress reports on behalf of the project manager -Updating stakeholders on project progress If you believe you fit all of the criteria above and are interested in learning more, then please apply with an up to date CV without delay. Matthew Gaskell, Advantage Resourcing, 01618718268, Ref: 15207803 Advantage Resourcing is a service driven recruitment consultancy.
Highways Engineer - Approvals Engineer Duration - 6 Months London £290-£320 per day Working for an established organisation, the ideal candidate will be required to act as the approving authority for highway elements of high profile and prestigious schemes on behalf of the client. Working collaboratively with developers, contractors and colleagues, you will ensure that all decisions / changes and approvals are programmed in a timely manner and are delivered expediently. You will be accountable for approving detailed designs, third party works and working methodologies relative to allocated schemes. You will be able to read and interpret technical drawings, capable of producing detailed sketches to facilitate production of drawings, schedules and the like for complex jobs. Have experience in managing resources, budgets, projects and programs of work to deliver results to time and cost. Applying value management and value engineering techniques. The ideal candidate will have gained knowledge and experience in the area of highway design, street lighting and highway drainage as appropriate, to ensure that the design standards in proposals from developers and other parts of Surface Transport are appropriately and consistently assessed. You will have an in-depth understanding of the Design Manual for Roads and Bridges (DMRB), the Manual of Contract Documents for Highway Works (MCHW), and relevant British and European Standards. In addition, you will have working knowledge of the NEC suite of contracts. Experience in the use of analytical tools relevant to the design and assessment of highway assets and the ability to produce concise and accurate technical reports is also required. Experience in managing staff, including design teams consisting of professional engineers, technicians etc. and excellent verbal and written communication skills are also needed. If you are interested in discussing the opportunity further, please send your CV via the link to Nina Kumar. Tel 0161 286 7768 Advantage Resourcing is a service driven recruitment consultancy.
To deliver Academic instruction up to A Level in Mathematics, Electrical Engineering Science, Electronics and Software Engineering Assist with course development work as required. The Post Holder will be responsible for the instruction up to A Level / Foundation degree, in Mathematics, Electrical Engineering Science, Electronics and Software Engineering both theoretical and practical instruction, marking and assessment. Minor maintenance of training equipment/training aids is also required as appropriate. Should preferrably have an awareness of the Defence Systems Approach to Training (DSAT), be Defence Train the Trainer (DTTT) qualified or similar teaching qualification and have a minimum of 5 years related experience. Instruction will be required for student groups of Air Engineering Technicians and Officers as directed by the AEST Mechanical & Academic Systems Manager (MASM). Advantage Resourcing is a service driven recruitment consultancy.
SharePoint Engineer - London - £40k To assist in both the support, maintenance and development of the parliamentary MS SharePoint service and associated sites to meet the needs of the business. This includes preparation for new or changes to services, maintenance of documentation, management of performance of systems and services in relation to their contribution to business performance and management of related 3rd party services. Supporting and maintaining Parliament's SharePoint Systems 3rd line support for MS SharePoint, associated technologies and other Microsoft products as required. Development\design\implementation of new SharePoint sites Migration of old SharePoint to new SharePoint Incorporation of old SharePoint recorded and stored legacy SharePoint requirements Assisting with work to integrate with MS Office 365, MS Office 2013 and other products including social media Alerting on capacity management with regard to SharePoint Delivery of agreed Service Levels related to the SharePoint environment Managing a programme of continual service improvement and the lifecycle management of the SharePoint environment(s). Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity of SharePoint Scheduling and planning of work associated with the messaging environments. Keeping pre-production and development in sync with live Knowledge and skills required Proven ability to form effective working relationships with key customers, stakeholders and colleagues within a complex management structure Excellent written and oral communication skills with proven ability to explain technical issues to non technical people Demonstrates good planning and organisational skills to prioritise to meet deadline and cope with fluctuations in workload Effective team working skills to ensure constructive use of everyone's skills and experience within the team A systematic and analytical approach to problem solving with the ability to communicate technical information to both technical and non technical audiences Ability to supervise, motivate and lead staff to high professional standards Demonstrates an ability to develop, implement and improve processes Advantage Resourcing is a service driven recruitment consultancy.
Personal Assistant - Glasgow - 6 month contract - £13ph Job Description Secretary to Senior Staff. Provides full range of secretarial/PA service to a Director. MUST BE: Advanced or Higher Level certificate with a minimum of 5 years senior secretarial experience. Activities often involve work of a confidential nature and require frequent use of own initiative in handling complex work, under time pressures; frequent contact externally with senior individuals. Reports to Senior Staff Dependant on placement, carry out duties as required, including but not limited to: Provide accurate control and maintenance of electronic diaries for identified managers Arrange travel (including currency) for identified managers Provide meeting co-ordination and participation Provide management and maintenance of email for identified managers Co-ordinate arrangements for on-site or off-site meetings and events, attend and participate as required Administer expense forms for identified managers, submitted in a timely manner Advantage Resourcing is a service driven recruitment consultancy.
Programme Manager - Leeds - 2 month contract - £450 a day Main Duties and Responsibilities: Working closely with colleagues who are planning and tracking progress of the Programme to ensure an up to date picture is maintained. Ensuring that actions are progressed and highlighting areas where insufficient information is likely to cause a problem. Pro-actively identifying likely problems which may hinder delivery and suggesting solutions to the Programme management. Ensure that the Programme risk register is updated on a regular basis and that the information captured is up to date and can be reported on in an efficient manner. Design and creation of highlight & checkpoint reports for Programme and Steering Boards (e.g. Programme dashboards; minutes and presentation slides). Management of the product management and risk management processes. Ensure that there is robust adherence to PPM processes including planning; risk management; dependency management and change control. Management of the change control procedure. We are looking for an individual with excellent Programme Management and communication skills who can hit the ground running by supporting the delivery of the following: * Construction of the Learning and Development Infrastructure Programme Initiation Document. This will involve working alongside the BSA, Capita and internal stakeholders to identify work stream deliverables, milestone plan, dependencies, risks and issues; * Identify the key Learning and Development processes that are required to be mapped out and develop a plan with clear owners to ensure effective delivery; * Develop and implement a programme reporting framework and governance arrangements; * Work with NHS England internal communication team to develop a detail communication plan to promote the effective implementation of all learning and development activities; * In conjunction with Capita develop relevant and robust systems to ensure that our procurement of training services maximise cost savings and efficiencies in the contracting and procurement processes; * Develop a programme budget spend plan and implement programme spend monitoring system. Essential criteria: * Excellent programme management capability; * Excellent communication and stakeholder management skills; * Good analytical capability. Not essential but highly desirable: * Learning and/or Organisational Development background; * Knowledge and understanding of NHS procurement processes; * Knowledge and understanding of process mapping. Advantage Resourcing is a service driven recruitment consultancy.
To supply a good level of SAP knowledge and expertise to the UK SAP operational environment and assist in developing the UK element of the SAP Strategy/Roadmap in conjunction with the Information Systems (IS) capacity plan and deliver (predominantly) SAP projects / phases of work from specification through development and implementation into production and to ensure UK SAP Projects are managed and delivered to the satisfaction of the internal customer. Responsibilities 1.Provide focal point in the UK IS organisation for SAP business related initiatives, projects, evolutions and operational issues between the business, Information Technology domains, outsourced application support Service Provider and SAP Centre of Competence (based in France). 2.Work with the Head of the SAP Centre of Competence to coordinate the development and implementation of the UK SAP Strategy. 3.Manage the UK SAP Control Board. Deliver report on progress and status of project, evolution and support activities. 4.Develop and maintain relationships with key individuals within the business areas to ensure that customer expectation and IS deliverables are aligned. 5.Plan outsourced Service Provider resources for SAP projects and identifies internal SAP business resources required for: *Formal acceptance testing. *Data cleansing. *Training. *Support activities. 6.Provide the Project Management interface between IS and the Business for IS Projects. 7.Responsible for the delivery of Projects on time, to cost and quality. 8.Work closely with the IM Outsourced Project Managers to ensure efficient roll-out of projects. 9.Ensure that the Outsourced Provider deliver regular and accurate project reports. 10.Provide monthly management status report for all projects. 11.Raises & resolves requests for change of project budgets, scope &/or timescales. 12.Ensure that all Projects deliver best value for the company whilst complying with corporate standards. 13.Recommend any economies of scale or other savings that can be achieved by project phasing or combining initiatives. 14.Recommend any service improvements or service metrics observed whilst managing project roll-out. 15.Represent IS as required at other internal or external forums. 16.Where appropriate, lead international projects. Skills *An experienced Project Manager with a significant track record of managing and delivering large projects over a sustained period of time. *Good building-block knowledge of SAP architecture/products/related issues and a broad understanding of IS technologies. *Excellent programme and project management skills. *Ability to identify the nature of an ill-defined problem and then adapt a solution or application from alternatives. *Highly developed communication skills with the ability to network and influence across the company at both national and international level (leading and developing others) *Good budgetary skills *Strong negotiating and influencing skills. *Self-starter with drive, energy and enthusiasm and a clear focus on delivery and results. Additional Information: *To manage multiple projects of varying size and complexity. *Management of Project budgets. *Manage differing objectives of stakeholders on a project to achieve common project goals *Management of issues within a project that have an effect on quality, time and budget *Provide least costs solutions whilst meeting business requirement. *To effectively work across the international boundaries of the larger perimeter. *Occasional travel to France will be required. Advantage Resourcing is a service driven recruitment consultancy.
Programme Manager - London - 2 month contract - £450 a day Main Duties and Responsibilities: Working closely with colleagues who are planning and tracking progress of the Programme to ensure an up to date picture is maintained. Ensuring that actions are progressed and highlighting areas where insufficient information is likely to cause a problem. Pro-actively identifying likely problems which may hinder delivery and suggesting solutions to the Programme management. Ensure that the Programme risk register is updated on a regular basis and that the information captured is up to date and can be reported on in an efficient manner. Design and creation of highlight & checkpoint reports for Programme and Steering Boards (e.g. Programme dashboards; minutes and presentation slides). Management of the product management and risk management processes. Ensure that there is robust adherence to PPM processes including planning; risk management; dependency management and change control. Management of the change control procedure. We are looking for an individual with excellent Programme Management and communication skills who can hit the ground running by supporting the delivery of the following: * Construction of the Learning and Development Infrastructure Programme Initiation Document. This will involve working alongside the BSA, Capita and internal stakeholders to identify work stream deliverables, milestone plan, dependencies, risks and issues; * Identify the key Learning and Development processes that are required to be mapped out and develop a plan with clear owners to ensure effective delivery; * Develop and implement a programme reporting framework and governance arrangements; * Work with NHS England internal communication team to develop a detail communication plan to promote the effective implementation of all learning and development activities; * In conjunction with Capita develop relevant and robust systems to ensure that our procurement of training services maximise cost savings and efficiencies in the contracting and procurement processes; * Develop a programme budget spend plan and implement programme spend monitoring system. Essential criteria: * Excellent programme management capability; * Excellent communication and stakeholder management skills; * Good analytical capability. Not essential but highly desirable: * Learning and/or Organisational Development background; * Knowledge and understanding of NHS procurement processes; * Knowledge and understanding of process mapping. Advantage Resourcing is a service driven recruitment consultancy.
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