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Web Design Coordinator / Senior Web Designer £30-40,000 Birmingham The Role This is an amazing chance for an experienced Web Designer to join a growing global company who are a market leader in their field. With excellent scope for career progression, this is a great opportunity to join a busy and rapidly expanding e-commerce team. Joining an exceptional team of web designers and developers, The Web Design Coordinator must demonstrable skills in HTML and CSS, a great attitude and a strong work ethic, in addition to least 5 years studio experience. Responsibilities include: * Managing a Junior Web Designer * Liaising with internal stakeholders * Creating webpage, email & banner designs * Managing workload & meeting tight deadlines * Demonstrating & receiving feedback about designs * Providing creative leadership and guidance * Following the brand guidelines * Producing products that are user-friendly, effective and appealing Key skills * 5 -10 Years Studio Experience * Web design & usability best practice * Strong HTML knowledge * Excellent CSS knowledge * Imaginative & creative * Attention to detail * Strong communication skills * Trouble shooting * Able to work to tight deadlines This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced Web Designer / Web Design Coordinator to join a business as they embark on the next stage of their eCommerce strategy. There is real scope to make the role your own and to make your mark and in return the company offer fantastic opportunities for career progression. If this sounds like the role for you apply today! Web Design Coordinator / Senior Web Designer
Senior DevOps Engineer / Senior Systems Admin Build and Deployment Architect - DevOps, Chef, Ruby, Nant, Company overview My client is UK’s number one most visited travel site, specialising in online retail. My client is UK’s 17th most visited e-commerce site, and serve tens of million train travellers every year. The technical team at my client consists of around 160 people in London, Bangalore, and Edinburgh. The seven software development teams use agile practices (we have 2-week iterations), and we are in the process of aligning these teams to the product value streams within (url removed). Our IT Operations activity is handled in-house, led from our London offices with support from teams in Bangalore. The Team We have a large scale distributed Agile development environment that requires a forward thinking build and deployment architect to take on the challenge of ensuring the integration of the outputs of multiple development teams. Within this role you will be one of the key players within the Development function, enabling the development projects to achieve maximum delivery throughput in an Agile environment of multiple teams working in synchronized 2 weekly iterations. The technical environment involves .NET, MVC, Visual Studio, Go, NAnt, NUnit, Selenium, FITness, SpecFlow, Chef, VMWare, NuGet Our processes include Agile methods, Pair Programming, Test Driven Development, Continuous Integration & Deployment, Short Releases. Terms that should excite you * Continuous Integration * Continuous Delivery * Agile Development * Dev Ops * Automated Deployment * Environment creation and configuration automation * Blue-Green Deployment * Build Clouds * Highly parallelised builds and deployments Purpose of the Role To lead our continuous integration and deployment programme. To drive the ongoing architecture, design, configuration and management of an automated enterprise build-pipeline. Working with multiple agile development teams and with various infrastructure teams. This is a hard-core software engineering and architecture function that will require in depth understanding of continuous integration, continuous delivery, software configuration management, version control, environment automation and release management. Imagination and innovation coupled with experience and delivery are necessary to succeed in this role. Key Responsibilities * Contributing to the strategy & vision of continuous integration & continuous delivery and owning the implementation. * The continuous improvement of the enterprise build-pipeline and the delivery of metrics to support this. * Improvements to the source code architecture & management, development builds and onetouch deployments * The development and continuous improvement of the processes for operation of the enterprise build-pipeline * Software Configuration Management * Pairing with the development & infrastructure teams to ensure their individual builds, continuous integration and automated deployments deliver value * Ensuring that all development deliverables are integrated into overall build and release pipeline Knowledge & Experience * Continuous Integration implementation experience * Continuous Deployment implementation experience * Configuration and release management experience in a large multi-team environment * Experience, understanding and appreciation of Agile development methods, practices and techniques * Delivery focused * Good communication and team working skills * Experience of working with external suppliers onshore and offshore is desirable Technology stack * Runtime environments: Predominately Windows Servers, Some Linux * Databases: SQL Server and Oracle 11 (Exadata) * CI build servers: Go & TeamCity * Source Control: GIT & Subversion * Development environment: Visual Studio 2005-2013, C# / .Net 2.x – 4.x, MVC * Build frameworks: Nant * Testing frameworks: NUnit, FxCop, NCover, SpecFlow, FITness, DynaTrace, Checkmarx * Package management: Artefactory (NuGet) * Virtualisation: VMWare / vSphere, Vagrant * Environment automation: Chef, Ruby, PowerShell * Code inspection tools: Fisheye * Proxies: Nginx * Monitoring: Zabbix, Graphite
Business Analyst * Location: Leeds * Duration: Permanent * Salary: £42,000 & Bonus & Benefits * Role: Business Analyst Business Analyst required to join rapidly growing financial services company based in Leeds. The Business Analyst will join a vibrant team and will be responsible for analysing, documenting and proposing IT solutions for large and complex business projects. The Business Analyst will be involved in the continuous improvement of the change delivery within the company and will also act as the key link between different areas of the business. Skills & Experience required for the Business Analyst * End to End Project lifecycle Experience * Process Mapping Experience * Strong knowledge of project management methodologies * Previous experience working in an Agile Environment * Proven track record of analysing and documenting complex business processes * Strong attention to detail * Ability to adapt quickly * Communication and Rapport building skills The Business Analyst role is of critical importance to the business & all applicants who are keen to join this award winning company are advised to apply immediately. If you are a Business Analyst and are looking for your next challenge – Apply, with your CV to Business Analyst
Urgent Liferay Developer * Duration: 4 months Location: Hampshire Role: Liferay Developer Rate: £250-£275 Essential: SC ELIGIBLE (UK 5 YEARS) My client urgently requires a Liferay Developer to join their team based in Hampshire. * The Liferay Developer must be eligible for SC Clearance. The Liferay Developer will have worked as a Developer within a Scrum team and will have a strong technical ability as well as strong leadership behaviours. You will be accountable for the quality of your own technical deliverables out of the Scrum team across all Sprints and will lead the diagnosis and corrective action of functional and performance issues. The Liferay Developer will liaise closely with and support peer Developers and Scrum teams. Essential to the role of Liferay Developer: * Java * Agile * Portlet development * Spring * Hibernate * CI / Build / Test tools * Theory of ReST and ReSTful web services * XML / JSON * Data model for large data * SQL and optimisation of queries * Strong communication skills * Additional experience in Talend would also be of interest but is not essential If you have the relevant experience as a Liferay Developer, apply with CV. This is an urgent role that will interview and offer swiftly. Candidates who are ineligible for SC Clearance (have not lived in the UK for 5+ years) cannot be considered for this requirement. * Duration: 4 months * Location: Hampshire * Role: Liferay Developer * Rate: £250-£275 * Essential: SC ELIGIBLE (UK 5 YEARS) Urgent Liferay Developer
Our client a leading retail business based in Staffordshire are looking for a commercial accountant/ business partner to join a key part of the team. Our client is a leading brand name in the region with a culture for promoting and rewarding the best talent. With significant growth over the last few years and additional revenue streams the business is looking to strength an already high performing commercial finance team with this role. As the commercial accountant you will manage a key operational part of the business, controlling the rolling forecast and communicating the variances to director level stakeholders and working with non-finance to drive operational efficiencies and deliver growth. You will report weekly on sales and performance indicators and investigate key variance working with operational managers to understand the reasons and how this affects the annual forecast. Depending on the reasons for the variance you will then suggest and implement plans to correct the error and manage the fall-out. This is a highly commercial and operational finance role with significant stakeholder management. You will have a strong management accounting background or corporate finance background and be able to understand commercial and operational drivers within a business. You will be a strong financial modeller with good excel and systems skills. You will be confident and have exceptional interpersonal skills with both finance and non-finance. This role is a fast track position within the organisation and within 12 months you will likely be promoted. You must be a qualified accountant to be considered for this position. The salary on offer is £35-£38,000 + car (or allowance) + bonus
2nd Line Service Desk Engineer - Active Directory / ITIL Staffordshire £22,000+ Benefits The Role Reporting to the Service Desk Team Leader, the 2nd Line Service Desk Technician will be responsible for providing 1st line 2nd line support to approximately 2000 internal employee users regarding issues to do with internal IT service. Working within an established team, you will be expected to log incidents and service requests, updating customer and tickets regarding status of incidents and undertaking system maintenance and checks. This can involve issues regarding failure to log in, error messages, printer failure, to issues involving Active Directory and Microsoft Windows Applications. The Person This role would suit a candidate who has a strong work ethic, is committed, reliable and is used to working in a fast-paced dynamic environment. This is a fantastic opportunity for a 1st Line / 2nd Line Service Desk Engineer, who has a good solid foundation in IT knowledge coupled with good customer service skills, to join an organisation that invests heavily in its future business strategy and the future of its employees. Any exposure to incident logging & incident management as well as Active Directory, Blackberry Enterprise Server User Administration and Citrix Xenapp Administration would be highly advantageous. The Company Our client is a leading online and technology-driven organisation that is growing at a phenomenal rate. Due to their continued growth, they are now looking for a 2nd Line Service Desk Engineer to join their dynamic IT Service Delivery Team. My client is keen to invest in new technologies and provide excellent scope for career progression and development. If this sounds like the role you’re looking for, apply today, don’t miss out
Project Manager – Software Application, CRM, ERP. Integration , Change , Infratsructure Wigan £40k - £55k depending on Experience + Benefits Skills Project Manager, Project Management, CRM, ERP, Application, Software, Technology, Prince 2, implementation, Delivery, Change Our client is a forward-thinking, technology driven organisation that continues to grow both in the UK and Internationally. Due to that growth they are looking for an experienced Project Manager. An IT Project Manager (Prince2, Application, ERP, CRM) is required for a leading online and retail organisation to join their Projects team, Project Managing software application (CRM/ERP) implementations and infrastructure upgrades. Experience * As a Project Manager you'll be a Prince2 practitioner with experience of managing Application and infrastructure projects. * Ability to run multiple concurrent projects of varying size, scope and complexity with experience in Business Process Analysis, gap analysis and implementation of Business Change coupled with Successful creation and implementation of key processes changes to business critical areas. * This is a great role for an experienced Project Manager working on the delivery of an upgrade programme If you are looking for a fresh challenge in a fast paced project environment working out of a leading technology company this is for you.
Technical Author - London - £350 - £400 - URGENT My client is currently seeking a Technical Author to join a team in order to successfully submit documentation deliverables. Skills and Experience: - Experience in implementing standards and process improvements to ensure consistency in document deliverables. - Stakeholder communication skills to ensure that defect-free documents are completed and delivered on time. - Good communication skills to engage with team members in order to update sections. - Ability to identify target audiences, develop documentation plans and manage the delivery. - Excellent interpersonal, analytical and organisational skills. If you would like to apply for this position, please call Amy on 01782 753923 or email Technical Author - London - £350 - £400 - URGENT
ODI Admin Bradford Initial 3 months will extend ODI (Oracle Data Integrator) Administrator Role ODI Administrator Role Profile: ü Oracle Data Integrator 11g expertise; ü Experience of WebLogic domains; ü Oracle DBA (DataBase Administrator) experience; ü UNIX expertise; ü Installation of JavaEE and stand-alone child agents; ü Skilled in builds, tools, configuration, deployments; ü Familiarity with the project lifecycle and testing stages, e.g. OAT (Operational Acceptance Testing), Performance Testing; ü Support of production systems - problem diagnosis and resolution; ü Performance monitoring and tuning; ü ITIL aware, i.e. incidents, problems, changes. ODI Administrators should have knowledge/experience of: ü ODI upgrades/patching; ü Code deployments and relevant tools; ü JVM (Java Virtual Machine) and WLS (WebLogic Server) performance tuning; ü Installation of Agents, topology configuration; ü Work Repositories; ü Scheduling.
Head of IS Operations Description Key Responsibilities * Lead IS Operations organisation and take full ownership of Information Systems Operations to enable the provision of all service offerings 24x7x365 including core and non-core systems availability across development through to production and corporate environments. * Be responsible for meeting all IS operational SLAs. * Focus IS Operations organisation on driving business value, platform stability and agility through adoption of enhanced solutions, processes and architecture. * Own and manage service and availability of all production, office and non-production environments. * Own and manage IS Operations related policies and procedures. * Execute the IDG strategy, securing Board approval and aligning IS with business needs. * Manage resource for key IS projects/programmes with the Head of IS Projects and Head of Infrastructure and Architecture. * Measure the performance of the respective teams via KPIs. * Drive continuous improvement of effectiveness, efficiency and productivity of the IS Operations organisation. * Develop relationships with key suppliers, leveraging vendors’ capabilities and delivering value for money. * Develop a close working relationship with the software development and product functions to ensure that services are launched on-budget, on-time and exceed customer expectations. * Operate within defined budgeted financial parameters so as to ensure that the ongoing cost of the provision of infrastructure services is under tight financial control, preventing unexpected costs or liabilities. * Provide clear communication on all team touch points such as service review meetings with suppliers, IDG management, as well as line management of staff. Knowledge & Experience * A proven track record in leading IT operation or Infrastructure and Application teams of 30+ strong supporting critical online services – payments/transaction/e-commerce. * Experience in leading Application and Infrastructure Support teams in a distributed environment with matrix managed and direct managed teams. * Experience in working closely with Development and Infrastructure teams to deliver best of breed solutions. * Previous operations/infrastructure management experience and will have managed an IT function of an online business with responsibility for system availability, budgeting and personnel. * Strong experience in Incident, Change and Service Desk management. * Proven track record of step-changing IT organisations to deliver measurable performance improvements in service quality and supporting development teams to achieve higher throughput. * Experience in working with outsourcing partners in the UK and India. * Willingness to roll up their sleeves and get stuck into resolving technical issues, technically minded and up to date with current technologies. * Identifying inefficiency and implementing improvements in order to streamline functions and cost. * Understanding of emerging cloud technologies, including infrastructure as software and DevOps, and the impact on providing IS Operational Services. Skills * Support of 24x7 high transaction systems with complex systems integration. * Familiar with the Microsoft technology stack. * Familiar with virtual infrastructure including hypervisor technology, blade servers, networking and SAN hardware. * Understanding of agile development in particular continuous integration and test automation. * Ability to multitask in a fast paced organisation. * Extensive experience in incident, change and release management. * Open and outgoing people person that can engage at all level within an organisation. Benefits Benefits include: 25 days holiday (plus Public and Bank Holidays), life assurance, Gymflex, Season Ticket loan, pension contributions, medical and dental insurance (subject to qualifying periods).
Agile QA Developer in Test - C# you will part of the design, development and implementation of new production systems and the maintenance and enhancements of existing systems. Systems which include all retailing websites and channels,, database management and key back-office applications such as our refunds processing system. You will work closely with developers and business analysts in small agile teams to ensure user stories are completed correctly. You will achieve this through exploratory testing as early as possible, and by automating tests to satisfy acceptance criteria. This may involve developing new automated test frameworks to enhance our testing capabilities. The ideal candidate will be an experienced agile tester with an appreciation of the value of automated builds, continuous integration, automated tests and testing frameworks. Knowledge & Experience Essential * Working knowledge of .Net development * Understanding of agile principles * Experience of agile development: Scrum, TDD, XP etc * Experience of working closely with developers and Business Analysts. * Programmatic test automation (coding, not record-playback) - Experience of short release cycles in an agile working environment Desirable * Experience of the full software development lifecycle, from development to support * Development of automated test frameworks * Performance and load testing Technical Skills Essential * Proficient in coding and debugging in C# * Use of a unit test framework for automating functional tests e.g. NUnit, ReSharper etc. * Solid working knowledge of Windows Operating Systems(XP, Windows7, Windows Server 2008 etc) * Experience of common web architecture, technologies, databases, browsers etc. * Writing bespoke SQL queries Desirable * Working knowledge of common software design patterns * Use of automated testing tools e.g. FIT/FitNesse, Selenium/WebDriver, Soap UI, SpecFlow * Experience of testing mobile applications * Oracle & SQL Server databases * Automated build scripting e.g. Nant
Server Team Lead Purpose of the Role The Server Team Lead will be responsible for support of our development and production IT infrastructure in the UK and India. The infrastructure includes development, test and production Windows servers on VMware 5.1, hosting Active Directory, SCOM, SCCM, Anti-virus, SQL Server and Oracle, as well as the core retailing and fulfilment systems. The successful candidate will be a "jack of all trades" who is proficient in multiple infrastructure hardware and software technologies and enjoys working closely with end users. They will need to enjoy the BAU management aspects of the role as well as contributing to innovations that will contribute to the extension of our internal cloud platform. They will identify areas where improvements can be made on a continuous basis and encourage the use of automation. Key Responsibilities * Lead a server team of up to five engineers. * Identify a programme of continuous improvement and work with other teams to deliver the improvements. * Build, configure, maintain, monitor and manage the server infrastructure consisting of both physical and virtual machines. * Troubleshoot hardware and software incidents and problems. * Proactively manage the various environments across multiple locations ensuring optimum uptime and service continuity. * Management of internal and external customers such that they always get the best service possible. * Contribute to Change and Incident processes as appropriate. * Develop and maintain appropriate operational documentation. * Manage 3rd party suppliers in the resolution of technical issues. * Maintain various schedules for the servers for example back-ups, patching and AV scans. * Provide recovery / restore from the backups. * Maintain adequate knowledge of operating systems and application software used to provide a high level of support. * Serve as an escalation point for more complex technical issues including out of office hours support. * Mentor junior members of the team. * Participate in call out rotas and be involved in out of hours changes. Knowledge & Experience * Proven experience of supporting a complex server environment using ticket based workflow. * Demonstrate an ability to work under pressure, multitask and deliver timely and accurate work packages. * Experience of Microsoft technologies. * Must be extremely professional, have strong interpersonal skills, be empathetic, be very energetic, have experience dealing with all levels of users. * Ability to work effectively as a team member, to prioritize duties in a fast-paced environment, working on multiple tickets/projects at a given time. * Excellent written and verbal English communication skills. Technical Skills Essential * Implementation and support of IT environments in an ecommerce or high transaction environment. * Hands-on experience with Microsoft server technology in particular: o Windows 2003 and 2008 o Active Directory 2008 o SCCM 2007 & 2012 o SCOM 2007 and 2012 o Security Experience using Symantec end point protection. * Strong working knowledge of server hardware, ideally HP Proliant Blade and EVA or IBM SAN hardware. * Strong working knowledge of networks, TCP/IP, DNS, DHCP, including LAN, WAN and wireless network setup. Desirable * Experience of VMware ESX 4.1. * Working knowledge of PowerShell and other automation technologies. Qualifications * Bachelor's Degree (Desired) - however equivalent on the job experience and knowledge will be considered. * MCSE certification preferred. Benefits Benefits include: 25 days holiday (plus Public and Bank Holidays), life assurance, Gymflex, Season Ticket loan, pension contributions, medical and dental insurance (subject to qualifying periods).
B2B Telemarketer Newcastle Under Lyme £16.5k + commission Excellent hours of work We are currently seeking experienced telemarketers for one of our national clients. The role will be to develop new business by arranging appointments for regional consultants to introduce services at board level. * Effectively driving outbound telemarketing sales calls, providing product information that will assist the customer in making an informed decision. * Build and maintain effective relationships with all customers. * Lead by example and promote a competitive attitude within the team. * Understand business issues and recommend solutions to improve. * Follow operational protocols, procedures and processes to ensure targets and KPI’s are met in accordance with business forecasts and objectives. * Operate within own area of accountability, escalating issues and seeking guidance when required. * Maintain and develop own technical knowledge and expertise. * Commit to own personal development, through participating openly in your personal development and accept constructive feedback. * Provide support, mentoring and guidance to others as required. * Manage your day to achieve maximum productive ‘phone time’ during the day. * Embrace the importance of booking high quality appointments. * Effective management of your own call backs Skills required * Result Orientated * Target Driven * Strong team player * Experience of working in a fast paced environment * Ability to influence the customer, through approved sales techniques * Good communication skills at all levels * Ability to remain motivated in a changing working environment * Good keyboard skills * Works on own initiative if this looks like a role for you then please apply to this advert or email for more information
Job Title: - Software Developer Location: - Stoke On Trent Package: - £300-350 Per day The Role:- Working within an established and productive back office development team of 12 reporting to the members development manager, developing a variety of user applications in VB .NET 2005 (2.0 Framework), VB6 and SQL Server 2005. The member’s team are responsible for the production and maintenance of our in house customer management applications and all payment processing systems. You will be expected to develop high quality, user friendly solutions within existing frameworks using the aforementioned technologies in both a support and new development capacity. All legacy VB6 code will be rewritten in VB .Net so the successful candidate will have strong .NET and SQL Server development skills as well as a strong understanding of design principles. The Candidate:- 4+ years development experience Experience of a fast paced working environment Experience of working with minimal requirements, yet proven record of delivery of quality solutions Experience of working in a high volume transactional environment where application performance is critical VB .NET, ASP/ASP.NET, VB Script, SQL Server 2000/2005, T-SQL, 3rd Party Controls (infragistics), COM, COM+, interop The Package:- Contract position - £300 - £350 per day.
eCommerce Business Analyst Up to £35K – Midlands based My client, is a leading group retailer that has recently invested heavily in their online presence. They currently have a requirement for an Ecommerce Business Analyst to join their Ecommerce team. Working alongside their Head of Direct and Ecommerce Manager, the successful Business Analyst will be responsible for analysing, understanding and documenting business objectives and requirements to help stakeholders with delivering projects. This will involve: * Ensuring business requirements are clearly translated and documented into user stores * Support the business in understanding relative priority of requirements and propose phasing options * Support project resource requirements and timelines * Identify risk and mitigation options It is envisaged that the successful Ecommerce Business Analyst will have a good previous experience in a Business Analyst role ideally within a retail/ecommerce environment. * You will have a solid understanding of analysis process, impact analysis, user interaction design, system interactions, data flow and systems/process mapping. * You must have a good understanding of ecommerce process and previous experience of capturing UI/UX requirements. * Ability to document requirements in user stories, complete with scenarios, workflows, site architectures, interaction notes and page template/wireframe formats is essential. * You must be a strong communicator, be able to manage stakeholder expectations and have excellent problem solving skills. For more information contact Dani Blizzard on eCommerce Business Analyst
Job Title: ODI Administrator Developer Term: 6 Months Location: West Yorkshire We are currently recruiting for an experienced ODI Administrator Developer to work on existing and new projects within a busy environment. Essential Skills: * Oracle Data Integrator 11g expertise; * Experience of WebLogic domains; * Oracle DBA (DataBase Administrator) experience; * UNIX expertise; * Installation of JavaEE and stand-alone child agents; * Skilled in builds, tools, configuration, deployments; * Familiarity with the project lifecycle and testing stages, e.g. OAT (Operational Acceptance * Testing), Performance Testing; * ODI upgrades/patching; * Code deployments and relevant tools; * JVM (Java Virtual Machine) and WLS (WebLogic Server) performance tuning; * Installation of Agents, topology configuration; * Work Repositories; * Scheduling. * Support of production systems - problem diagnosis and resolution; * Performance monitoring and tuning; * ITIL (IT Infrastructure Library) aware, i.e. incidents, problems, changes.
Technical Test Team Lead - Peterborough - £350 - £500 p/day My client is a well-known brand on the High Street, who is seeking to recruit a Technical Test Team Lead to play a key part in the Test strategy and developing the team further. Skills and Experience: - 5 years+ experience in Manual and Automation Testing environment. - Working in an Oracle based Testing environment. - SQL and Java Testing experience. - Demonstrable experience of managing a team of Technical Test Analysts. - Good communication skills, ability to liaise with functional heads within the business. If you would like to apply for this position, please call Amy on 01782 753923 or email Technical Test Team Lead - Peterborough - £350 - £500 p/day
Area Manager A number of locations across England £40,000 - £50,000 + Bonus + Car + Benefits Area Managers are the people who guide the spirit of the company. Through coaching and leadership they foster a culture of enjoyment, recognition and collaboration in every aspect of our business. They inspire their teams to do a great job but they also learn from them too. As an Area Manager you're a great coach but an even better listener. So, much of your coaching has been gleaned first from the restaurant teams you work with. You'll be responsible for circa 8 restaurants and lead the management teams who run them, enabling you to spend quality time with your team as you coach and inspire them. So whilst you'll need to be commercially focussed, you will also need to be creative in the way that you solve sometimes-conflicting challenges of managing budgets, driving sales and growing your teams. It's all about breakthrough thinking. This is a fast paced and exciting position, which for many, is the first step towards their next big job, which could be a Regional Coach, working in another part of the business, or even in another part of the world. Essential / Desired Skills * Degree Education is essential * Experience of managing across multi-brand and high turnover stores * Maximising sales and profit through commercial decision making whilst demonstrating ability to respond effectively to change * Excellent people management and leadership skills with a proven track record of developing and motivating teams * Ability to deliver strong profit & loss performance * Excellent communication skills with the ability to influence at all levels * Positive contribution towards working as a team * Driving individual performance and contribution towards department results * Ownership of own career development and that of the retail management team * Proficient user of all Microsoft packages including Word, Excel and Powerpoint * Due to the field nature of this role both a full and clean Driving Licence is essential Area Manager These are the people who guide the spirit of KFC. Through their coaching and leadership they foster a culture of enjoyment, recognition and collaboration in every aspect of our business. Area Managers inspire their teams to do a great job. But they also learn from them too. As an Area Manager you're a great coach but an even better listener. So, much of your coaching has been gleaned first from the restaurant teams you work with. You'll be responsible for 8 restaurants and lead the management teams who run them, enabling you to spend quality times with your team as you coach and inspire them. So whilst you'll need to be commercially focussed, you will also need to be creative in the way that you solve sometimes-conflicting challenges of managing budgets, driving sales and growing your teams. It's all about breakthrough thinking. This is a fast paced and exciting position, which for many, is the first step towards their next big job, which could be a Regional Coach, working in another part of the KFC business, or even in another part of the world. - See more at: Area Manager These are the people who guide the spirit of KFC. Through their coaching and leadership they foster a culture of enjoyment, recognition and collaboration in every aspect of our business. Area Managers inspire their teams to do a great job. But they also learn from them too. As an Area Manager you're a great coach but an even better listener. So, much of your coaching has been gleaned first from the restaurant teams you work with. You'll be responsible for 8 restaurants and lead the management teams who run them, enabling you to spend quality times with your team as you coach and inspire them. So whilst you'll need to be commercially focussed, you will also need to be creative in the way that you solve sometimes-conflicting challenges of managing budgets, driving sales and growing your teams. It's all about bre
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