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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
Security Delivery Analyst Job Purpose The Security Delivery Analyst is responsible for ensuring effective security controls are implemented by IT projects. They will proactively identify security threats and risks associated with the all aspects of IT systems design, development, testing and implementation, ensuring risks are managed pragmatically and in accordance with AB's risk appetite, business strategy and cost agenda. They will represent security at various IT governance bodies and are responsible for the assessments of 3rd parties and internal systems. Key Accountabilities Drives the implementation of AB security policies, standards and processes across IT solutions delivery Provides specialist advice and consultancy on information security risk management in support of all aspects of business and IT projects Ensures that projects follow the Information Security project delivery processes, and satisfy Information Security's service acceptance criteria Runs security assessments to ensure that 3rd parties with access to data and systems (including hosted/cloud services etc) undergo a formal risk assessment to identify and address all associated information security risks Provides metrics on Security Delivery key performance indicators Creates, develops and maintains security guidelines, methodologies, procedures and standards etc pertinent to Security Delivery Identifies, and assists with the development and implementation of Information Security technology improvements Maintains a comprehensive and current understanding of security threats, technologies, legislative and regulatory standards, industry frameworks and best practices Actively participates in the companies IT community, proactively building relationships, sharing knowledge and championing pragmatic and cost-effective security risk management Knowledge, skills and experience Essential An appropriate knowledge of information security principles and regulations e.g. Data Protection Act Ideally 3 years' experience in information security Proven track-record in an IT delivery function, including Information Security Good understanding of IT security concepts and technologies, such as data loss prevention, firewall, intrusion detection, forensics, anti-virus, authentication, access control, and third-party access management Experience and knowledge of common security issues Experience and knowledge of IT concepts and technologies in relation to business applications, databases, operating systems and networking Strong ability to analyse complex information and identify and communicate associated business risk, providing pragmatic solutions to security issues Desirable Information security in a retail or wholesale environment Experience of an outsourced/multi-sourced IT department CISSP or degree in information security Knowledge of ISO27001 Experience working in a PCI DSS or Sarbanes-Oxley compliant environment Competencies Good commercial awareness Well organised, with good prioritisation skills Self-learner, keeping up-to-date with technology, security concepts, threats and controls Flexible, self-confident and takes a collaborate approach to problem solving and in supporting continuous improvement Strong research and problem-solving skills Excellent verbal and written communication skills, produces clear, concise and accurate documentation Self-directed and methodical with an attention to detail Able to work independently and as an effective team worker, both with local and remote colleagues Experienced in building, maintaining and influencing relationships with a range of internal and external stakeholders at all levels Advantage Resourcing is a service driven recruitment consultancy.
We are currently working with a leading Leisure business who are looking to recruit a Statutory Reporting Accountant for a 6 month initial interim role based in their offices in Luton. The role is tasked to ensure accounting and external financial reporting are of a high standard and ensuring monthly reports to the board are prepared to a high standard. Accountabilities include: -Prepare designated sections of the monthly plc board and executive management reports -Prepare "back half" of the Annual Report and the Interim Report -Project manage production of "front half" of the Annual Report and the Interim Report -Prepare annual accounts for subsidiaries -Act as first point of contact for auditor queries, resolving where appropriate -Benchmark external reporting against best practice and comparator group -Identify and deliver process improvement opportunities The ideal candidate will ACA/CA qualified (or equivalent) with strong experience across IFRS. This role requires presenting to senior stakeholders, therefore the successful candidate will have experience reporting to board level. Strong Excel skills are required for the role as well as strong systems skills (ideally Agresso) coupled with a good attention to detail. If you feel this role matches your skills and experience please apply with your up to date CV. If you require further information please contact Ashley Linsley on 0161 8718280 Advantage Resourcing is a service driven recruitment consultancy.
There is currently an opening for an experienced Project Manager to over see the Management and delivery of plans to ensure all necessary preparation and execution tasks and dependencies are included as well as maintaining on-going management of those plans to achieve the delivery goals. Main Duties and Responsibilities: *Work with key stakeholders to manage the deployment of all aspects of the project assigned to Identify and mitigate potential risks for delivery of products *Operate as a full member of the team; supporting the Programme Director and other team members as directed Project Manage all aspects of specific work packages *Working with stakeholders to ensure Design; Delivery; Technical Build; testing; MI requirements etc. are managed and delivered to date and time *Completion of detailed plan for the medium term including MSP; Resources; costs Completion of the detailed design phase to time and quality; working with the Design team to secure stakeholder sign-off at all stages. *Development of stakeholder relationship with suppliers; including preparation of joint plans; proposals and any design and build documentation. *Completion of the high level plan through to Go Live and BAU handover. Other Duties and Responsibilities: * Takes responsibility for the definition; documentation and safe execution of a single major project or a number of smaller initiatives; actively participating in all phases of the project. * Identify; assess and manage risks to the success of the project. * Effectively estimates costs; timescales and resource requirements for the successful delivery of the project's) to agreed terms of reference. * Ensures that realistic project and quality plans are prepared and maintained and tracks all activities against the plan; providing regular and accurate reports to stakeholders; as appropriate. * Monitors and forecasts costs; timescales and resources used; and takes action where these deviate from agreed tolerances. * Ensures that delivered systems are implemented within these criteria. Manages the change control procedure; ensures that change is captured; impact assessed and approved and ensures that project deliverables are completed within planned cost; timescale and resource budgets; and are signed off. * Gains agreement for revisions to the project's) from project sponsors. * Provides effective leadership to the project team ensuring that team members are motivated and developing their skills and experience. * Takes appropriate action where performance deviates from agreed tolerances. * Actively represents the project team; ensuring that effective relationships are built and maintained with the business. * Ensures that own projects are formally closed and; where appropriate; subsequently reviewed; and that lessons learned are captured and actioned. * Produces appropriate documentation to support these processes. Experience Required * PRINCE2 qualified resource with strong leadership qualities and a proven track record in leading teams in large and complex deliveries in both public and private sector. An understanding of the MSP programme management style would be an advantage. * Current and relevant highly qualified external PPM that is able to deliver professional mentoring, coaching and transferring skills 'on the job' to PPM professionals and the new cadre of PPM recruits. * A significant degree of proven expertise and involvement in the successful delivery of the lifecycle of the TUPE process, preferably to bring a service in house from an outsourced managed service provision but wider experience of the issues associated with Tupe would be an advantage. * Strong ability to be able to form effective relationships with senior/high influence stakeholders, for example; customer groups /policy makers /IT suppliers/ executive committees or boards, ministerial teams * Current and relevant experience in managing effective governance controls in complex business and/or IT environments) * Strong ability to be able to lead 'multi-disciplinary' project teams and building strong relationships across project teams/business area/departmental/organisational boundaries * Current in depth knowledge and application of HPGF and/or appropriate project methodology, techniques and processes * Ability to travel to other locations and bases as required by the role. Specifically these will be London, Woking and occasionally Telford. Outputs / Deliverables to be achieved To support Senior Project Manager and project staff in delivering a new IT Delivery Centre, including setting up the office environment, profiling staff in terms of TUPE, working with Programme team to ensure all necessary activities that need to be done are carried out in a timely fashion. To support project team in the project planning around all aspects. Advantage Resourcing is a service driven recruitment consultancy.
Business Management Assistant Warton, Preston - £15.06 per hour We are looking to recruit a Business Management Assistant to provide administration support within the L&D team for a large aerospace company. Job Description Integrated Operations L&D team need to set up effective administration systems to support the end to end process of managing and tracking the centralised L&D budget. Current combat air admin support is due to end therefore this will enable continuity and transfer of knowledge into the Integrated Operations team. Role initially to set up systems followed by on the job training of a Training Co-ordinator within the L&D team. Advantage Resourcing is a service driven recruitment consultancy.
The role is responsible for the best-value sourcing of machinery, equipment, tools, raw material, parts, build to print parts, and services necessary for the operation of the WCSP program. The role will be responsible for managing the sourcing activities to meet the program need dates, in addition to challenging cost and quality requirements. Strong time management and planning skills will be essential. As a Project orientated role, in both Development and Production environments, the focus is on transferable Procurement and Commercial skills and knowledge; applying best practice and sound judgement to proactively achieve best value results across a wide range of requirements/categories. Desired & Required Skills: Required Skills: * A strong understanding of commercial and procurement best practice * Knowledge of MRP systems and manufacturing environments * Strong commercial skills with the ability to analyse and negotiate best value agreements * Proven ability to manage complex commercial relationships * Strong communication skills and the ability to effectively manage stakeholders expectations at a variety of levels * Proven negotiation skills * Data literate with strong analytical skills * Highly motivated with a proven record of achieving cost saving targets/objectives. * Individual who thrives on a challenges and has experience working within a fast paced procurement/commercial function * Proficient in the use of MS Office applications * Understanding of other related disciplines/departments * Proven capability to develop ingenious and creative solutions to complex problems * Ability to work assignments without minimal appreciable direction * MCIPS or studying towards it. Desired Skills: * Experience in mechanical and electrical procurement * Experience in buying from engineering drawings * Bachelors degree in a business/scientific/technical discipline * Knowledge/experience of process improvement methodologies * Working knowledge of SAP systems, specifically with regard to procurement functionality * Working knowledge of programme management systems - to specifically include Earned Value and Integrated Master Schedule applications * Knowledge of strategic sourcing and advanced procurement techniques/tools. Advantage Resourcing is a service driven recruitment consultancy.
The IT Commodity lead is responsible for all IT procurement for the site. This includes procurement of hardware and software to support the business's direct and indirect requirements. In addition to normal buying activities, the Commodity lead is responsible for: *Supplier selection *Supplier management *Commodity management and supply base performance *Commodity strategy planning and implementation *Internal stakeholder management *Liaising with LM legal to agree software licences *Agreeing interlectual property rights *Historic contractual close-out *Other duties as assigned Desired & Required Skills: Required: *Experience in IT software and Hardware procurement *Good understanding of procurement best practice *Knowledge of strategic sourcing and advanced procurement techniques/tools. *Knowledge of supply base management tools; such as the capability matrix *Working knowledge of MRP systems *Working knowledge of SAP systems, specifically with regard to procurement functionality *Excellent commercial skills with the ability to analyse and negotiate best value for money agreements and manage complex commercial relationships *Excellent communication skills and the ability to effectively manage stakeholders expectations at a variety of levels *Data literate with strong analytical skills *Highly motivated with a proven record of achieving cost saving targets/objectives. *Individual who thrives on a challenges and has experience working within a fast paced procurement function *Direct experience of the strategic control of suppliers *Proficient in the use of MS Office applications *Proven Supplier Relationship Management skills *Proven Contract management skills *Proven cost reduction/negotiation skills *Understanding of other related disciplines/departments *Proven capability to develop ingenious and creative solutions to complex problems *Ability to work assignments without appreciable direction *MCIPS or studying towards it. Desired: *Bachelors degree in a business/scientific/technical discipline *Knowledge/experience of process improvement methodologies Typical Minimum Qualification/Experience: Ideally require a Bachelors degree from an accredited college and proven capability typically achieved through relevant professional experience. Individuals with equivalent experience / combined education will also be considered. Advantage Resourcing is a service driven recruitment consultancy.
There is currently an opening for an Accounts Administrator to Provide efficient accounting services. Help meet statutory, management & shareholder reporting requirements. Accountabilities: *From completed accounting packs and or trial balances, obtain any necessary further required information and produce annual statutory accounts for a number of companies. *For those companies that are audited, arrange the supply of required information / declarations to external auditors and liaise / agree accounts with them. *Supply appropriate extracts of statutory accounts for use with bids, suppliers etc. *Using proprietary tagging software, produce IXBRL tagged statutory accounts for use in the companies' tax submissions to HMRC. *Produce and or arrange production of a tax pack to assist the Tax Manager in maintaining the records necessary for Corporation Tax assessment. *Develop, train & cover when required an employee managing companies' fixed asset records. *Share in the supervision of 2 staff processing employee expenses. Act as an expense query escalation point for the business when appropriate. Liaise with business on any expense changes. *Maintain the delegated authority slides for the business. Supervise monthly update of related list on Finance website. *In association with HR help manage an outsourced payroll provider and agree related accounting entries / charges. *Various other duties as and when required. Skills and Knowledge: *Some knowledge of statutory accounting requirements would be an advantage. *Good IT skills, ideally an understanding of SAP and excel. Commercial and finance awareness, understand what is required to meet internal and external customer requirements * Please note there is a possibility this position will be offered as "permanent" in the future * 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. "Our engineers relish the challenge of producing products to the highest performance specifications and with ability to survive the harshest environments required for the Land, Sea and Air services.." This is an opportunity to join a marketing leading defence company who values its staff and offers great training and career progression opportunities. Advantage Resourcing is a service driven recruitment consultancy.
Our client is looking for a System Verification Engineer to join their team in Bristol on an initial 6 month contract. The Weapon System Architecture and Equipment function delivers critical elements of Surface Attack Weapon Systems. The function is deploying an initiative to standardise the approach to architecting these systems, through a Generic System Architecture and 'Product Line' process with a view to reducing development timescales and associated cost. This strategy is being adopted by new and existing projects alike, with Mission Planning & Control being a leading department responsible for delivering elements of the Weapon System from initial design through development to delivery to the customer, to extremely high quality standards. We are also responsible for ensuring a consistent, internationally agreed approach to the design by working across the company to agree architecture, design templates and implementation methods. Type of Activities *Definition of the Test Equipment architecture, its logical design and the key design decisions and characteristics. Alignment with existing products and identification of capability gaps. *Development and maintenance of project-specific verification models derived from Product Line system (SysML) models, adopting the product line design patterns and processes. (SysML/UML - preferably Rhapsody) *Liaison with the Test Equipment Design and Implementation team to coordinate the onward development of the verification architecture. *Development of Design Verification Plans and Trials Proving Instructions. *Work with the Integration and Systems Validation Team to coordinate sub-system verification interaction with system level verification activities. *Development of processes and procedures to support the Architecture definition. This includes configuration control, requirements management, validation/verification strategies, baseline definition, etc. *General Systems Engineering studies and investigations to support Architecture definition, including trade-off analysis. *Manage and maintain requirements and design baselines, particularly where multiple customers are supported. *Design and development of ground-based weapon systems would be desirable, particularly any experience in RF, Electro-Optical or communications systems. Skills and Knowledge *Relevant Engineering or Science based Degree (or equivalent). *Substantial, demonstrable analytical and problem solving skills. *Sound understanding of a System Engineering process (including System and Sub-System Specification, System Test and Integration). *Experience of System Modelling using SysML (& UML) preferably using Rhapsody. *Knowledge of tools for Requirements Capture and Control (DOORS) and Configuration Management (Dimensions). *Knowledge and experience of military communication systems and interoperability/battlespace integration. 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. "Our engineers relish the challenge of producing products to the highest performance specifications and with ability to survive the harshest environments required for the Land, Sea and Air services." This is an opportunity to join a marketing leading defence company who values its staff and offers great training and career progression opportunities. 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.
Our client is looking for a System Engineer with electronic and trials and integration experience to join their System Integration & Proving team to work on all aspects of Integration as required. This includes assessment of detailed message exchange between interfaces, assessment of system threads through the system, regression testing and investigation of problem and query reports. The role is an initial 6 month contract paying up to £36.71 per hour limited rate and based in Hertfordshire. This Requires: *A detailed understanding of system functionality *Generation, conduct and reporting of trial requirements to demonstrate functionality *Analysis of data to determine compliance and identify anomalies with the functionality *In addition, support to the generation of customer deliverable system integration report will be required *Support may be required to conduct trials at off site trials facilities *Practical experience within the laboratory environment - use of oscilloscopes/bus analysers, etc. Desired Experience: *Experience of integrating complex electronic systems *Experience of working within a trials environment *Experience of writing trials documentation *Ability to understand technical interface documentation *Analytical approach to data analysis *Good interpersonal skills and ability to operate at various levels within the company *Good planning capabilities. *High level of initiative and proactivity *Must be willing to travel within UK as necessary Please Note - Due to the nature of the role potential candidates must be eligible for UK eyes only 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.
Our client based in Hertfordshire are looking for an Electronics Development Engineer to join their team on a 6 month basis. The role is paying up to £39 per hour (Ltd rate) and requires the following:- Skills and Knowledge:- Technical skills in one or more of the following areas are required:- * Design of Digital Electronics including Microprocessor (e.g. Power PC) * Design of Analogue Electronics (up to and including RF) * Design of Power Electronics (e.g. Actuator drive circuitry) * Derivation of sub-system architectures from system requirement inputs Competence in one or more of the following:- * The use of CAE Design tools (Zuken CR5000 Preferred) * Negotiation of subsystem requirements with the systems teams * Writing Subsystem Requirement and associated documents * Ability to provide succinct and accurate reports and presentations * The use of FPGA or VHDL desireable Accountabilities:- * Design & develop specifications under guidance and carry out Electronic Circuit and other design activities in line with specifications and all quality and technical standards. * Carry out standard technical investigations and analyses to provide data for problem assessment/resolution and for the design of improvements. * Gather information on technical issues and report to more senior staff where appropriate * Specify tests within a clearly defined area and evaluate and make recommendations based on results, including making suggestions to improve test/diagnosis processes. * Carry out engineering support activities, in the field, for specific products and customers to ensure the operability of products. * Assess implications of data analysis and formulate initial conclusions to more senior engineers (where appropriate) to take necessary decisions on actions. * Supply a technical interface with suppliers/customers at a detailed level, ensuring the effective provision of support to customers in assigned areas in line with customer requirements and programme plans, as well as the rapid resolution or escalation of problems and issues. * Carry out or support investigations into engineering problems or issues (individually or as a member of a project team), present basic conclusions and recommendations to more senior staff and identify and highlight trends and emerging issues. * Plan, deliver and monitor assigned tasks; ensuring requirements are delivered to plan. * Provide technical support to operational activities to optimize effective processes, resolving standard problems to minimize interruptions to production. * Assigned tasks achieved to time, budget and specification. 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. "Our engineers relish the challenge of producing products to the highest performance specifications and with ability to survive the harshest environments required for the Land, Sea and Air services.." This is an opportunity to join a marketing leading defence company who values its staff and offers great training and career progression opportunities. 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.
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.
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.
Systems Engineer Must have substantial experience in Systems Design :- Requirements flow down and analysis Interface Documentation Worked in at least one of the following related areas: Missile/Weapon Systems Combat Systems Command & Control Systems In addition the successful candidate will * have the ability to visualise and analyse complex systems * have good analysis skills * have good verbal, presentation and written communication skills * have practical knowledge of basic systems engineering principles and processes. * be able to work with engineering teams, including in-house and contractor personnel * be pro-active and be capable of working on their own initiative with a minimum of supervision * have good working experience in more than one phase of the engineering life cycle, with sufficient experience of the total life cycle to ensure a good understanding of adjacent phases and through-life engineering issues Must be proficient and have a working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word/Excel/Powerpoint etc.) With good knowledge of several of the following System Design related tools: MATLAB, Excel and with DOORS knowledge essential Rhapsody and Aristisan, SysML/UML would be an advantageAdvantage Resourcing is a service driven recruitment consultancy.
Assistant Project Manager - Rolling Stock - Derby Based The rail industry continue to invest in the future and to support this growth one of our clients is looking to recruit people who have experience within a project management environment to work in their team as an assistant project manager. ROLE PURPOSE To provide support to the Project Management team in the delivery of projects to agreed timescale, cost and quality. ACCOUNTABILITIES Definition, allocation and agreement of work packages Creation and maintenance of project programmes and associated reporting of project status Creation of project financial forecasts Identification and management of project risks and changes to scope and contractual obligations Creation and management of project data in CRM Coordination of project team members in line with project programmes Continuous improvement of Project Management processes Control of project specific records, documentation and correspondence Management of internal project specific progress reviews Participation in client reviews Support the compilation of bids PERFORMANCE TARGETS Ensure effective planning and management of project deliverables Deliver budgeted profitability and performance of projects within allocated portfolio Ensure effective utilisation of project resources to meet project requirements Data analysis to support control and lessons learned Update CRM milestones on a weekly basis Provision of highlight and exception reports at agreed frequencies ESSENTIAL KNOWLEDGE SKILLS & EXPERIENCE High level of written and verbal communication skills Customer liaison Management of multiple tasks Experience of Microsoft office packages Experience of working in an office environment DESIRABLE KNOWLEDGE SKILLS & EXPERIENCE Microsoft Dynamics - CRM Financial reporting Prince 2 qualified Exposure to a project management environment Commercial awareness Preparation of technical documents PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES Self-motivated Capable of working under pressure Team player Approachable Able to influence Pro-active Organised High level of integrity Ability to prioritise Our client offers competitive remuneration and has a broad range of projects for people to be involved in. Interested ? Please contact us for more information and a full role profile. Advantage Resourcing is a service driven recruitment consultancy.
Assistant Project Engineers - Rolling Stock - Derby Based The rail industry continue to invest in the future to support this growth one of our clients needs people with an engineering background to work in their project department as an assistant project engineer. The role will entail supporting the project engineers and project managers creating the project files controlling the documentation, internal and external customer liaison. The role requires candidates to control a number of small projects at anyone time, experience of liaison with design, manufacturing, sub-contractors and suppliers to ensure projects are delivered on time and to budget will need to be demonstrated by applicants. Key experience will include: Must have engineering experience Experience of a manufacturing engineering environment preferable Graduate Engineer or equivalent experience Excellent organisational skills Excellent IT skills - use of planning software advantageous Experience of creating project files and collating data for reporting purposes Commercially aware Our client offers competitive remuneration and has a broad range of projects for people to be involved in. Interested ? Please contact us for more information and a full role profile. Advantage Resourcing is a service driven recruitment consultancy.
Job Description All aspects of Structural Welding using MIG flux core Process in submarine construction. Will be required to weld a wide range of material thicknesses in all positions. Consistently produce welds to the required acceptance standard that includes MPI, X-Ray and U/T examination. Additional Information A contract offer will be dependent on satisfactory completion of 5 multi-run test Pieces consisting of a Horizontal Butt, inclined Vertical butt, Downhand Butt, Overhead Butt and a further overhead fillet. Must be willing to work as part of a team and prepared to work shifts, evenings and weekends if required to do so by the business. Responsibilities Work safely at all times, complying with Health and Safety and other relevant regulations and guidelines. Previous experience of large multi-run Welded fabrication to X-Ray and Ultra Sonic Standards. Previous experience in a related industry, Shipbuilding, Off Shore, Petro-Chem and other Heavy industries. The Individual Qualifications/Experience: Time-served Welder. C & G Level 3 or equivalent. NVQ L3 (dependent on time-served date). Demonstrate experience in Shipbuilding, Nuclear, Petro-Chem, Offshore, Marine, Heavy Engineering Due to the nature of our clients work candidates will need to be eiligible for UK eyes only clearance level. If you are interested please can you send over your CV and Certificates- recent coding papers, NVQ, City and Guilds or apprentice papers to Emily Bailey atAdvantage Resourcing is a service driven recruitment consultancy.
Our client is looking to recruit a Detail Designer (Outfit) to work on their shipbuilding projects in Hampshire. This is an initial 3 month contract paying up to ï¿½28.50 per hour Ltd rate. The successful candidate will have experience with 2d and 3d designing and ideally be trained in Tribon or Foran. *Foran/Tribon 3D modelling skills laying out equipment within ship *Produce Foran/Tribon production drawings from modelled solution *Maintenance of BoM (MARS experience preferable) *Knowledge on layout compartments, doors, hatches and stairways/ladders *Understand equipment details and requirements *Understand and interpret Design Rules and instructions 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.
Our client is looking to recruit a Project Controller to join their team based in Hertfordshire on an initial 6 month contract paying up to £34 per hour Ltd rate. The client is looking for an energetic person who is happy to get involved, work best in large teams, have exceptional communication skills and a positive approach to change. The right candidate will need to be experienced in Excel to an advanced level and be a proficient user of Primavera whilst being comfortable in an environment managing a great deal of data. Project Controllers own and implement systems and methods to ensure that project performance remains visible to the Project Team at all times. The principle duties include, but are not limited to; > Working in collaboration and support of the Business Performance Management Team in the definition and ongoing management of the project execution. > Controlling the creation and update cycle of Engineering and Project / Workpackage Plans and Schedules. > Analysing ongoing progress and performance, assessing this against contractual and internal targets - determining variance and its respective causes. > Preparing reports and recommending actions to maintain and or improve progress. > Foster good working relationships with engineers and the broader community to be able to implement project control standards, systems and methods delivering accurate and quality project performance status data in a timely manner. > Challenge inefficiency and apply improvements to increased performance - strive for a continuous improvement of best practices both at project and functional level. > Promote the profession of Project Control and its respective expertise and credibility across the business, accommodating and managing change, sharing experiences and embracing new ways of working. > Operate in a customer partnering and collaborative environment. > Develop competencies and capabilities in international working both at an individual level and team level. Skills and Knowledge > Experience of working in defence, aerospace or MoD environment desirable > Possess a high level of competence with industry standard computing applications (specifically spread sheets and enterprise planning tools) > Have a proven level of Commercial and Financial management experience > Have a methodical approach to their work, experience in promoting and challenging efficiency and behold a well developed level of judgement. > Hold durable communication skills, capable of working in large teams with a complexity of skills (Engineering, Finance, Commercial, Project Management, etc) and are also posses the appeal of working in a multicultural pan-European environment. 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. "Our engineers relish the challenge of producing products to the highest performance specifications and with ability to survive the harshest environments required for the Land, Sea and Air services." This is an opportunity to join a marketing leading defence company who values its staff and offers great training and career progression opportunities. 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.
Senior Safety Engineer Location; Cumbria, Contract; 12 months. *Option of 4 day week is available £45ph ltd Working for an established origination, the ideal candidate will be responsible for Probabilistic Systems Safety Analysis. You will be required to identify and agree event data with the team. Establish safety targets for system functions. Present findings to system owners. Report and write up Probabilistic Systems Safety Analysis using structured report format/templates. Conduct peer reviews. Undertake FIL, SIL and Classification of systems performing a safety function. Complete review and populate SIL & Classification data sheets. Assess system architectures against functional integrity level. The ideal candidate will have experience in; Systems Functional Failure Analysis. Fault Tree Analysis using reliability work bench. SIL and categorisation of SSC important to safety. A good understanding of process development and design philosophies. Able to work within the QMS, Teamcenter and CWE document management repositories. Due to the nature of business, successful applications will be required to undergo UK Security Clearance. If you are interested in the opportunity and would like to discuss the position further, please send your CV via the link to Nina Kumar. Tel; 0161 286 7768. Advantage Resourcing is a service driven recruitment consultancy.
Main Duties and Responsibilities: Support the Business Support Office with the procurement of contractors; Support business functions with the recruitment of permanent staff; Provide a single source of management information on staff resource against demand; Support the creation of capacity and capability plans, to integrate new processes into the Business As Usual environment as appropriate; Provide support to resolve staffing issues with existing projects and initiatives; Plan, schedule, monitor and report on activities related to the portfolio of demand across the end-to-end IT enabled change supply chain. Essential Understanding of capacity planning and skills gap analysis Recruitment and resource selection experience Problem solving and judgement Understanding of resource allocation In depth general management and budgetary management skills obtained in a similar environment In-depth knowledge of performance management process Ability to apply performance management procedures sensitively and to make difficult but consistent decisions Able to gain trust of individuals in group and senior managers Strong people and interpersonal skills Desirable Experience of Training Needs analysis Knowledge of skills group requirements Knowledge of HR policies Resilient Knowledge of Oracle financial systems. Previous knowledge of, or experience within FCO Services or central government departments would be useful although not mandatory. Delivering Results Financial and Commercial management Interpersonal skills and communication Advantage Resourcing is a service driven recruitment consultancy.
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