finance officer location: cambridge, ukfull time: 35 hours per weekcontract: open-endedsalary: circa £23,000-£25,000 pro rata plus competitive 12% pension benefitannual leave: 25 days pro rata in year 1, increasing by 1 day pa to 28 days birdlife international is the world’s largest nature conservation partnership. through our unique local-to-global approach, we deliver high impact and long-term conservation for the benefit of nature and people. we are seeking to recruit an enthusiastic and experienced individual for the position of finance officer, to maintain the appropriate financial transaction recording and processing within birdlife to facilitate timely, effective and efficient management of the organisation’s financial resources. the main responsibilities will include: • maintain the creditors’ ledger, debtors’ ledger, general ledger so that they are accurate and up to date • monitor banks and assist the financial controller with cashflow forecasting • accounting for bank transactions on the accounting system working closely with the fundraising department • assist with erp implementation work and maintenance of the erp system the ideal candidate will have: • an accounting qualification or working towards gaining one • good attention to detail, and discretion with sensitive information • ability to work to deadlines and to organise work in a logical manner • good basic understanding of uk tax, especially vat • proven track record of accounting/bookkeeping experience • good organisational and administrative skills • ability to work to deadlines and to prioritise and organise work in a logical manner to ensure capture of all financial data on to financial recording systems • good communication skills and the ability to work well with people from a wide variety of backgrounds see the full job description on our website. closing date: 4 february 2021 application: applications should include a covering letter summarising the applicant’s suitability for the position, a detailed cv and contact details of two referees known to the applicant in a professional capacity. interviews: only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Bradford Metropolitan District Council
department of chief executive west yorkshire pension fund finance officer post band 7/so1: £21,748 pa - £29,577 pa (career graded post) 2 x 37 hours per week permanent based at aldermanbury house, bradford the code of practice on the english language requirement for public sector workers, part 7 of the immigration act 2016, requires that councils ensure that all candidates applying for customer facing posts must be assessed in order to establish their fluency in english. the criteria under special knowledge and experience on the job profile which is shown in this advert, outlines what level of fluency you will be expected to demonstrate. therefore, it is essential that you provide examples in your application. west yorkshire pension fund is a leading local government pension fund and one of the uk largest pension funds, based in bradford. due to our increasing shared service with other pension funds we require two finance officers to join our small, friendly team based in aldermanbury house in bradford city centre. the finance officers’ role is a varied one, where your skills and versatility will be utilised to support the breadth of our finance team’s function. a key part of the finance officer’s role will be to provide a number of varied financial services within the pension fund, with opportunities to progress and support for accountancy training. key duties include: investigate and resolve supplier queries, reconcile supplier statements identify and post prepayments and accruals produce adhoc reports and analysis when required, you will support the finance team by undertaking: daily accounting for the general ledger (data entry, statement reconciliation) sundry debtor processes and raising invoices bank accounts reconciliation, and suspense account clearance reconciling employers monthly contribution payments to members’ records posting pensions contributions to members’ records the ideal candidate: previous accounting experience of general ledger record maintenance, bank reconciliation and sundry debtor transactions experience in month end reconciliations and preparing variance analysis intermediate capability in using financial software such as sap or oracle financial studying or willing to study for accountancy qualifications excellent excel and words skills strong attention to detail and root-cause resolution, demonstrates a high level of intellect and speed of understanding versatile and adaptable, willing to undertake an array of basic financial tasks outstanding customer communication skills, be an excellent team player, and able to multi-task for further information regarding this post please contact senior finance officer, derrick tam on 07812 490788 or email firstname.lastname@example.org an enhanced disclosure check with the disclosure and barring service will be undertaken for this post. closing date: 15th february 2021
Law Business Research
data analyst location: london salary: £25,000 - £28,000, doe vacancy type: permanent/full time job summary law business research are an award-winning global provider of legal content and business intelligence for the legal and intellectual property markets. we create essential and unique information for our subscribers, who are drawn from over 100 countries around the world, via our global brands. with a strong platform for international growth, and a reputation for creating outstanding content, we can offer individuals an intellectually stimulating work environment that puts global legal and intellectual property issues at the heart of our business. we support a diverse workforce and inclusive workplace, and welcome applications from different backgrounds. we are looking for a data analyst to explore and analyse multiple data streams within the business to drive actionable insight for a multitude of teams. you will support the product development, content, and strategic teams to support data-driven decision making across the organisation. what you would be doing: exploring the data within our products to find long-term trends, user segmentation and other useful intelligence which can be used to improve the products.providing our journalists and content teams with reads and trends data on a regular basis.engaging with clients to ensure you have a full understanding of client requirements and the types of insight they are looking for.digesting and simplifying the engagement data to communicate insights in product usage which can be used within the product development process.to assist in delivering key strategic projects to achieve our organisational objectives.provide support to business-wide reporting. what we are looking for: educated to degree level or equivalent.2 years’ experience in a similar role.excellent communication skills.strong business and process analysis skills.ability to plan, organise and prioritise.experience in developing strong, long term relationships with business and its stakeholders.ability to multi-task and work to deadlines. in return we can offer you a rewarding career with personal and professional development in addition to a competitive salary with an excellent benefits package: 25 days holidayprivate healthcarecycle to work schemeseason ticket loangym membershippensionlife assurance to apply, please send your cv and cover letter explaining why you are suitable for this role via the apply link. we look forward to receiving your application.
data visualization / reporting analyst based battersea, london with flexible working when required £25-30k + bonus dependent on experience liv-ex is the global marketplace for the wine trade, with over 500 members worldwide. we offer b2b services that span trading, data, logistics and technology to a diverse group of wine businesses – from ambitious start-ups to established merchants. our goal is to make fine wine trading more transparent, efficient and safe for the benefit of our members and the market as a whole. we are hard-working, committed yet informal, energetic and action oriented. founded in 2000, liv-ex has grown to serve a growing number of merchant members with a broadening range of services. we help clients and other stakeholders to better understand the fine wine market and identify opportunities to profit. as a result of this continuous growth, we have realigned our data team to support future business needs. consequently, we have a new role focused on data visualization and reporting to fill. if you are a smart, enthusiastic, tech savvy graduate with at least 12 months experience in a technical/data environment looking for an opportunity to be hands on and learn about the value and impact data has on our clients and our business, then this is the ideal role for you. summary purpose this is an exciting opportunity to become a vital part of our data & insights team. reporting to the head of data, the successful candidate will be an important member of a small data team, working alongside the software engineer and the business data analyst to create graphics, dashboards and reports to monitor business performance. the role combines regular activities and ad-hoc projects around the responsibilities below. responsibilities: create visually stimulating graphics that provide insight into key data pointscommunicate the results of data analysis in written and verbal form to managers and stakeholders on a regular basisdevelop ideas and notifications to highlight changes and trends in the datacommunicate the requirements using appropriate documentationmanage and maintain existing qlik view dashboardswork with the insights team to simplify and migrate existing dashboards to qlik sensework closely with key stakeholders to identify, track & resolve any data concerns.design business analysis and data recording systems for use throughout the departments requirements: essential: degree educated in a quantitative field (engineering, maths, science, computer science, economics or similar)advanced knowledge of ms excel (e.g. experience with pivot tables) and sqlstrong data visualisation skills and experience with qlik productsgood organisational skills to deliver projects in timefluent in english, both technical and conversationalhave an interest in building dashboard and business reportsstrong communication skills and analytical, detail-oriented thinkingability to work independently and as a member of a cross-functional team desirable knowledge of python, r or other interpreted languageexperience with cloud based data warehousing (redshift)familiarity with analytics tools on amazon web servicesknowledge of data modelling technique
at arcadis, we never lose sight of what’s most important. because we look beyond our projects and programmes and you’ll see it’s about human stories. from remaking public spaces that bring people together, to making cities easier to navigate, we’re focused on making an impact where it matters most - and improving quality of life. it’s a shared goal amongst 27,000 arcadians. and one we can only achieve by working together and applying our skills and expertise across design, consultancy, engineering, project and management services. it’s how we’ll find solutions to our clients’ most complex challenges. and how we’ll deliver exceptional results, today and tomorrow. job description we operate across the world on some of the biggest, most iconic projects imaginable. and as part of our programme and project management team, you’ll play a major part delivering them, taking your career to the next level. our team works on a variety of capital flood defence construction projects and support our public body client on the protection and enhancement of environmental matters across england. as a project manager you will work on a range of water, civil engineering and utilities related projects within flood risk management with a focus on nec/ecc contract administration during the construction phase of schemes. the sheer size and complexity of projects we’re involved with demand a joined-up approach. it’s why you’ll have the opportunity to work with some of the most talented people around, blending diverse skills, experience and perspectives to deliver transformational outcomes. you’ll need energy, agility and a forensic eye for detail - and be able to deliver for multiple clients every day. the role will mainly focus on projects in the north west of england (lancashire & cumbria). project manage a range of civil engineering, water and utility projects using the nec4 engineering and construction contract (ecc) including contract administration in accordance with the role of the project manager on several nec ecc contracts.work collaboratively with all stakeholders; clients, contractors, consultants and 3rd party stakeholders on each project to ensure delivery is on time, within budget and to a high quality and in accordance with the nec ecc contract you will be administering.provide high level advice and support to resolve issues during construction, ensuring that decisions are made on sound technical grounds in line with best practice and required standards & timeframes.monitor progress of work, identify risks in the delivery of priorities and implement timely resolution of issues, to ensure appropriate reallocation of time, finance and effort and enhancement of the service.provide good quality management reporting on service delivery, to support the planning of operational work, inform business decisions and provide a sound basis from which to communication with and influence internal / external partners.lead or support project teams to achieve well planned and managed integrated solutions that progress effective change and improvement in the organisation and support the best environmental outcomes.provide effective leadership to health & safety matters by actively promoting health & safety awareness and ensuring the provision of safe working practices. requirements experience of project management and ecc contract management to enable successful delivery of larger-scale, complex and demanding projects according to agreed outcomes.civil engineering, utilities, water, aviation, environment, infrastructure project experience.track record of leading integrated and multi-disciplinary project management teams.membership of; institution of civil engineers (ice), royal institution of chartered surveyors (rics), association of project manager’s (apm) or water and environmental management (ciwem)nec3 or nec4 accredited project managerdesired: flood risk management experience and/or a background within civil engineering why arcadis? at arcadis, you’ll have the opportunity to build the career that’s right for you. because each arcadian has their own motivations, their own career goals. and, as a 'people ?rst’ business, it’s why we’ll take the time to listen, to understand what you want from your time here, and provide the support you need to achieve your ambitions. wherever you join us, you can look forward to a competitive reward package that includes an attractive starting salary, opportunities for career development and being part of a sociable community. we have a performance-related bonus scheme and an employee recognition scheme. other bene?ts include membership fees to join your relevant professional body, employer contribution pension scheme, ?exible working and a flexible holiday scheme. we believe that by working together diverse people with different experiences develop the most innovative ideas. equality, diversity and inclusion is at the heart of how we improve quality of life and we work closely with our people across six ed&i workstreams: age, disability, faith, gender, lgbt+ and race. a diverse and skilled workforce is essential to our success.
LSH Auto UK Ltd
cambodia and most recently in germany and the united kingdom. our uk dealerships of high-end automobiles operates under our corporate business lsh auto uk limited and is made up of immaculate dealerships located across birmingham and manchester. dealership sites include birmingham central, erdington, macclesfield, solihull, stockport, manchester central, tamworth and whitefield. based in two of the largest cities in the uk, lsh auto is easily commutable offering a great line-up of new and approved used mercedes-benz and smart car models. lsh auto uk are currently seeking a financial accountant for our state-of-the-art dealership in stockport. are you acca or aca qualified with at least 1 year post qualified experience? would you like to be part of a thriving team within a very busy department? role and responsibilities supporting the senior finance team, the key focus of this newly created role is on reporting consolidated results to group for key reporting cycles. the technical-minded financial accountant will need to be fully up to date on all accounting standards as you will have responsibility of ensuring these are applied. you will be responsible for and not limited to; ensuring group reporting deadlines are met, to include management accounts, kpi reporting, budgets/forecasts and ad-hoc requests. obtaining and challenging the necessary information from a range of sources and stakeholdersensuring compliance with group-wide definitions and liaison with overseas group finance colleaguesworking alongside 3rd party suppliers to make tangible improvements to reporting processes, both in terms of the information produced and methods of capturing required dataassistance with ad-hoc analysis to support the operational businesskey contact and input into the external audit processfiling of various statutory returns the successful financial accountant will: be a fully qualified aca accountant (acca or aca)be a committed team player and self-starter who is able to work autonomously and produce quality under pressure and to deadlines with an eye for detailhave the ability to build relationships with key external and internal stakeholders both locally and overseas this financial accountant role is full time, paying up to £45,000 with 10% annual bonus 23 days annual leave plus bank holidays, increasing to 25 days after 2 years’ service, participation in a bonus scheme. company staff car scheme option, pension contribution, discount in high street retailers with perkbox, cycle to work scheme. if you have read through and you have what it takes to carry out this role and be the best, we want to hear from you today!
join us as a project manager with the home office (london, full-time, permanent) **we are particularly interested in discussing this role with candidates who evidence a strong background as a project manager, specifically with experience across various workstreams ** about capita at capita, we support clients across a range of sectors, including local government, central government, education, transport, health, life and pensions, insurance and other private sector organisations. we support with expertise applied by the talent across our business in combination with technology, insight and analytics to keep our clients ahead of change, sharper than competitors and more efficient than ever – and we always need new talent to help us achieve our goals. we are currently recruiting for interesting and exciting positions at the home office. the home office keeps the uk secure and prosperous; protects its citizens, residents and visitors and their property; and upholds rights, liberties and the rule of law. we lead on immigration and passports, drugs policy, crime and fire policy, counter-terrorism and work to ensure visible, responsive and accountable policing in the uk. why join home office? this role is an exciting opportunity for a dynamic and innovative person to be at the forefront of change in one of the great departments of state. we are delivering significant transformation in order to continue keeping our citizens safe and our country secure. project managers provide a key role in delivering the home office transformation portfolio. it is large, complex and challenging and encompasses over 20 major and/or mission-critical projects and programmes plus four business portfolios of change. the role of a project manager your role as project manager is to work closely with the project and the project team. you will have a key role in project governance and working with stakeholders to ensure the agreed project outputs are delivered, enabling benefits to be realised. this role will support the programme manager in the delivery of the review. the review aims to make efficiency savings on a grant which funds protective security for key individuals and sites across great britain. a review team has already been established, and this role will form part of the team. it will involve close working with the police, other government departments and key stakeholders to deliver the programme. typical role responsibilities: · delivery – create and lead the project to deliver agreed outcomes within time, cost and quality constraint · project management – day to day management and leadership of the project and the project team. provide effective leadership and management controls. set project controls. design the project structure and organisation appropriate to stage. set appropriate delivery methodologies. manage effective transition between project phases · reporting and analysis- gather information and present progress on reports · planning and dependencies- support the development of panning, control and information management within workstreams · budget control – develop the budget and track delivery within budget · resources – identify skill requirements; and deploy and develop resources. manage medium-sized team · stakeholder management – identify and manage stakeholder relationships and need for senior-level support. manage internal and external relationships as appropriate. · risks and issues – identify and monitor project risks and issues. develop mitigating actions and escalate as appropriate. identify and work with related projects to manage interdependencies · governance – support effective governance and decision making. provide reporting and engage in mechanisms that hold you, as project manager, to account for delivery · assurance – engage with assurance reviews and support action on recommendations. organise assurance processes such as gateway reviews, as required · change management – ensure effective change management processes are in place to agree and document changes to deliverables as agreed with stakeholders · guidance and support – provide support, guidance and coaching for the project team. show commitment to personal development. promote effective individual and team performance · project performance and controls – cascade vision and translate into delivery objectives for the team. develop and maintain the project plan. identify and set appropriate project controls. manage performance and report progress to sponsors additional specification & criteria required: qualification or experience required : experience of change projects in policing would be desirable. experience of working on projects with multiple organisations desirable. essential criteria: · ability to handle complex issues across a number of workstreams · pm fundamentals whilst supporting the team · skills in delivering · pro-activeness · strong stakeholder management and engagement skills · ability to work calmly and logically under pressure desirable qualifications: · prince2 practitioner · agile project management practitioner · apm practitioner qualification please note successful applicants will be required to go through vetting and security clearance.
we are currently seeking applications for principal data analyst within the directorate for digital based in edinburgh. this is a permanent and pensionable appointment and new entrants will normally start on the minimum of the pay range. candidates with a disability who meet the essential criteria below will be invited to the assessments.ddat pay supplementthis post attracts a £4,000 digital data and technology pay supplement after a 9 month competency qualifying period. pay supplements are temporary payments designed to address recruitment and retention issues caused by market pressures and are subject to regular review.overviewthis role sits within the product and commercial division, part of scottish government's digital directorate. the aim of the division is to help central government and related organisations deliver products and adopt digital business models that will produce well designed, accessible and inclusive public services. this is supported by modern, flexible and digitally-focused commercial and procurement processes.the digital strategy for scotland, realising scotland's full potential in a digital world sets out our plans for ensuring that we put digital at the heart of everything we do. new devolved powers are transforming the functions of government, and its associated agencies, for the people of scotland – this includes the ability to deliver taxes, benefits and develop our policies around citizen's rights. citizens are increasingly demanding better quality services from government, mirroring their experiences in everyday life.within the division, a team are working on transforming the way the scottish government facilitates payments across government and the wider public sector, with a long-term vision to design a continually improving and reliable shared service. all across the public sector, there is a need to plan, execute and measure financial transactions. this includes paying money out to, and receiving money from, businesses, charities and citizens, and across other parts of central government, government agencies and local government.the payments team is now growing to support our next phase of development. the post holder will be part of the team delivering an operational payment platform, undertaking the necessary user engagement, development and support arrangements to deliver live outbound payments for a select group of organisations.essential criteria1. able to manage information and data from a strategic perspective, ensuring that appropriate policies, processes and procedures are developed and have been applied across the project.2. able to undertake and instruct strategic information and data modelling.3. experience of developing compelling dashboards and automated reporting related to key performance metrics.4. experience of engaging with multiple stakeholders to support digital transformation initiatives, analysing how users, processes and technology interact to form the components of a service.important information regarding interviewsin recognition of the scottish government's ongoing measures and guidance in its response to covid-19 (coronavirus), we would like to advise applicants that a decision has been taken that all interviews must be conducted in a virtual/remote setting.in order to facilitate this new way of working, we are asking all applicants to ensure that they have a suitable space to complete the virtual interview. in addition, a personal device of choice, which has the skype for business application downloaded. this will allow candidates to undertake the interview/assessment if selected. we are also asking you to ensure that your personal wi-fi/broadband capacity will be sufficient to carry both audio and video feeds.further informationfor further details and to apply online, visit our website at http://bit.ly/sgvacancies. to learn more about this opportunity, please contact roxanna pearson who can be reached at email@example.com apply for this post, you will need to provide the information requested below via the online application process. these must be combined into one document as the system can only accept a single document upload per application.a cv (no longer than two pages) setting out your career history, with key responsibilities and achievements. add to your cv your personal statement (no longer than 750 words) explaining why you consider your personal skills, qualities and experience suitable for this role, with particular reference to the criteria in the person specification.failure to submit a single combined document (cv and personal statement) will mean the panel only have limited information on which to assess your application against the criteria in the person specification.when considering how your experience relates to the role, please tailor your cv and personal statement to reflect the role and the essential skills/criteria as described in the job description/person specification.if you experience any difficulties accessing our website or completing the online application form, please contact the resourcing team via firstname.lastname@example.org. « return to the search results
Transport for London
project curator 034639 organisation - london transport museum job - project management position type - full time salary: £26,365 per annum, plus benefits type: 12-month fixed term contract location: covent garden, london london transport museum is the world’s leading museum of urban transport. an excellent opportunity has arisen for a project curator to support the development and delivery of a an arts council england, designation development funded (ddf) project. the project 'how to make a poster' aims to uncover and share the story of commissioning and designing london's transport posters, both historic and contemporary. the project curator will be responsible for the development and delivery of clearly defined objectives for the project and will sit within the curatorial department. the project will relate directly to the business needs of the museum and will be undertaken on a fixed term basis leading to a measurable public and collections-based outcome. accountabilities manage the delivery and budget for the project, keeping work on track and fulfilling project objectives and outputs organise the digitisation of 2,000 posters and 450 artworks from our collection and organise the conservation of 20 poster artworks. make all new digital assets available to the public on our collections online website. research, write and deliver oral history interviews with specialists, arrange the production of two new films and research and write new stories to be shared with the public via the ltm website. build and manage relationships with project partners and tfl's teams responsible for the commissioning and distribution of contemporary posters. research historic and contemporary poster commissioning and production. work with tfl, poster artists, designers and agencies on copyright. collect new posters and poster artworks where relevant and accession them into the permanent collection. research, write and share guidelines on the care and management of poster collections (including storage, handling, conservation, cataloguing and digitisation). work cross-departmentally with marketing and digital marketing on promoting the project, delivery and outcomes. work with the learning team on outcomes involving young volunteers and young freelancers, and development on regular reporting to the funders. undertake other duties from time to time, allocated by the senior curator and that come reasonably within the scope of the post. skills knowledge and experience skills good oral and written communication skills (essential) good presentation skills (essential) effective interpersonal skills with the ability to engage effectively with a range of audiences (essential) ability to work on own initiative without supervision and prioritise and manage time effectively (essential) ability to manage stakeholders effectively (essential) ability to be creative, innovative, enthusiastic and self-motivated (essential) team worker and ability to work collaboratively and create effective partnerships with external individuals, organisations, groups and bodies (essential) able to demonstrate a commitment to the broader objectives of the curatorial department and the museum (essential) good it skills (essential) knowledge education to degree level or equivalent experience (essential) recognised museum qualification or commitment to undertake appropriate cpd/study training towards ama or equivalent (essential) personal membership of the museums association (ma) is encouraged and staff are expected to adhere to the code of ethics drawn up by the ma (essential) knowledge and experience of managing complex digitisation and conservation projects to museum standards (essential) experience of using project management methodology (essential) proven knowledge of current museum sector standards in collections documentation, management and care (essential) experience experience of applying museum sector standards to collections documentation, management and care (essential) experience of computerised databases and museum information management systems (essential) experience of producing museum displays and exhibitions (essential) experience of developing and implementing project plans and managing budgets (essential) experience of working with a team of diverse stakeholders (essential) experience of working collaboratively, creating partnerships with external individuals, organisations and bodies (essential) experience of public speaking to diverse audiences (essential) the role involves work at all museum sites including covent garden, acton depot and the museum website as well as working at off-site locations including tfl premises, archives, touring exhibitions and partner institutions. equality and diversity we are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity. we do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, age or disability status. application process please apply using your cv and covering letter. please think carefully about the skills, knowledge and experience required in the advert and provide evidence of this in your cv and cover letter. the closing date for applications is sunday 31 january 2021 @ 23:59 benefits in return for your commitment and expertise, you will enjoy excellent benefits and scope to grow. rewards vary according to the business area but mostly include: final salary pension scheme free travel for you on the tfl network a 75% discount on national rail season ticket and interest free loan 30 days annual leave plus public and bank holidays (delete one) private healthcare discounted scheme (optional) tax-efficient cycle-to-work programme retail, health, leisure and travel offers discounted eurostar travel
west end, london, w1t 3lr
the senior project manager is accountable to the project board and ultimately the executive and has the authority to run the project on a day-to-day basis, within the constraints laid down by them. capita is looking for a senior project engineer - homebased role (uk time based) this is a new position within capita technology solutions that will provide critical project management and support the workstream leads within project tango to deliver the project and workstream activities to time and desired quality levels, providing robust control, governance and reporting. about project tango tango will consolidate technology capability and resource from across capita into technology solutions and ensure we have the right blend of people and solutions to achieve our desired position as market leader of digital ict services to the uk strategic economy in consolidating that capability into technology solutions we will: ensure the best and most efficient use of both technology and technology resource build a full range of technology capabilities and expertise necessary to meet the needs of our target market role summary accountable for the delivery of the products required and ensuring they are produced to the standard of quality expected, within the specified constraints of time, quality and cost responsible for the successful delivery of a complex project or multiple projects, ensuring the appropriate level of governance is followed takes full responsibility for the definition, documentation and successful completion of complex projects, ensuring that realistic project, quality, change control and risk management processes are maintained monitors and controls resources, revenue and capital costs against the project budget and manages expectations of all project stakeholders key result areas takes responsibility for review of management processes (and decisions) to ensure that they are compliant with the organisation's strategy for corporate information governance has detailed knowledge of the relevant international standards and the principles embedded within them reports issues and non-compliances to board level, and proposes and monitors action for resolution maintains awareness of good practice frameworks, within the sphere of business and it, including capability and maturity models, and standards manages the implementation of business systems and it controls to measure performance, manage risk and ensure that it and the business work together ensures that realistic project, quality, and risk plans are prepared and maintained for projects and sub-projects. monitors and controls team performance against plans. maintains effective financial and project progress forecasting, and reports as appropriate monitors and controls allocated human and material resources, associated revenue costs and all capital costs against the project budget. ensures that a change control procedure is in place, and actively used to assess the effect of changes to the projects on costs, timescale and/or resource needs and reports these to project sponsors leads on one or more project activities; allocating and monitoring tasks, motivating staff and appraising individual performance liaises with other managers within the it functions and within the business; manages expectations of all project stakeholders ensures that own projects are formally closed and, where appropriate, subsequently reviewed, and that lessons learned are captured and appropriate action taken. produces appropriate documentation to support these processes evaluates and makes recommendations/decisions on technical options as appropriate, actively contributing to organisation's technical strategies defines and makes recommendations on the project management framework for own projects, including creation and composition of the steering group or project board, identification of project sponsor and stakeholders manages risk and ensures that any strategic problems are identified at the earliest opportunity and that solutions are identified and implemented, in line with change control processes liaises with senior management stakeholders, managing their expectations for project delivery initiates and influences relationships with and between key stakeholders, in business change design, management and implementation, acting as a primary point of contact for senior stakeholders, planners, designers and operational business partners ensures that stakeholders understand available it services, and promotes financial and commercial awareness in order to deliver value for money if required, negotiates at senior level on technical and commercial issues, to ensure that customers, suppliers and other stakeholders understand and agree what will meet their needs, and that appropriate service level agreements are defined and put in place initiates procedures to improve relations and open communications with and between stakeholders essential broadly skilled in information and communications technology has a comprehensive knowledge of relevant development lifecycles and strong interpersonal skills has wide and detailed it knowledge, together with detailed understanding of the principles of business and markets and sound experience of relevant business sectors has strong planning, communication and presentation skills, the capability to listen and influence, and is proficient in project quality management demonstrates up to date knowledge of the organisation's policy framework, organisational relationships, business processes, reporting procedures, and existing and planned information systems and services proven and demonstrable experience of project delivery in a similar environment. probably educated to degree level or equivalent practitioner certificate in prince2 or equivalent project management qualification performing a proof of concept or prototyping exercise to demonstrate or evaluate the feasibility and potential benefits of applying a particular technology, product or toolset to meet a business need methods and techniques for reporting progress and financial conformance against an agreed plan methods and techniques for running effective meetings and for understanding and influencing the roles played by participants methods and techniques for structured reviews, including reviews of technical diagrams, test plans, business cases and any other key deliverables the principles, processes and practices associated with consultancy in the it environment the business environment relating to own sphere of work (own organisation and/or closely associated organisations, such as customers, suppliers, partners), in particular those aspects of the business which the specialism is to support methods and techniques for the assessment and management of business risk methods and techniques for negotiating contracts for the supply of it products and services methods and techniques associated with planning and monitoring progress of projects principles, methods, techniques and tools for the effective management of a programme of projects and related activities through to the successful achievement of planned business benefits about capita plc, a leading uk provider of technology enabled business services. we're supporting and improving the lives of millions of people every day and we can only do this with the right people in place, working towards a shared goal. we work across such a huge range of businesses and sectors, that you'll have the opportunity to grow and develop your career in any number of directions. what's in it for you? a competitive basic salary 23 days' holiday (rising to 27) with the opportunity to buy extra leave company matched pension, life assurance, a cycle2work scheme, 15 weeks' fully paid maternity, adoption and shared parental leave, paternity pay of two weeks…and plenty more voluntary benefits designed to suit your lifestyle - from discounts on retail and socialising, to health & wellbeing, travel and technology you'll get the chance to follow your chosen career path anywhere in capita. you'll be joining a network of 63,000 experienced, innovative and dedicated individuals across multiple disciplines and sectors. there are countless opportunities to learn new skills and develop in your career, and we'll provide the support you need to do just that. our purpose is to create a better outcome for you. what we hope you'll do next: choose 'apply now' to fill out our short application, so that we can find out more about you. we're an equal opportunity employer, which means we'll consider all suitably qualified applicants regardless of gender identity or expression, ethnic origin, nationality, religion or beliefs, age, sexual orientation, disability status or any other protected characteristic. we recruit and develop our people based on merit and their passion for creating better outcomes, and we're committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. proud member of the disability confident employer scheme about disability confident a disability confident employer will generally offer an interview to any applicant that declares they have a disability and meets the minimum criteria for the job as defined by the employer. it is important to note that in certain recruitment situations such as high-volume, seasonal and high-peak times, the employer may wish to limit the overall numbers of interviews offered to both disabled people and non-disabled people. for more details please go to disability confident. « return to the search results