Capability Jane Recruitment Limited

Capability Jane Recruitment Limited Stockport District, UK
Jan 16, 2019
Greater Manchester, finance director, consultancy Our client in the environmental sector is seeking a Finance Director to join the business. This is a key role for the business as they continue to grow. This role will sit on the Board of Directors and the Senior Management Team. Responsibilities: Manage the finance function and oversee staff development Review of monthly management information - analysis of variances to budget and narrative Review of turnover and profit forecasts, working closely with other departments / senior personnel to understand predictions of costs and revenue Cash flow forecasting and cash management Developing relationships with key clients, bank, auditors Company secretarial tasks as appropriate Special projects as required by the Board Ideally this role will suit someone from a consultancy/professional services business i.e. allocating resource to a project and analysis of costs / profitability. Experience of the environmental sector would be good but not essential. Candidates will be qualified finance professionals with experience at FD level and experience of mentoring others. Strong systems skills would be beneficial including knowledge and experience of SAP and Sage. Previous experience in SME environment would be beneficial. Flexibility - full time with some home working available (1 day from home) Location - Greater Manchester Salary - Up to 100k FTE Recruiter - Elspeth Peters
Capability Jane Recruitment Limited Sittingbourne, UK
Jan 16, 2019
Manufacturing, engineering, Finance Director, part time, Kent Our client is a manufacturing business based in Kent. They are looking for a Finance Director on a part time basis to join the team 1-2 days a week. The role will be based in Kent but will also require some travel to SE London. Our client is going through a growth phase and is looking for a motivated part time Finance Director who is keen to work in a high growth entrepreneurial environment within the manufacturing sector. The part time Finance Director will have overall control and responsibility for all financial aspects of the company strategy. The role will analyse figures and implement recommendations based on findings with profitable outcomes. This role will oversee the case position including managing banking relationships. There will be some initial projects too including restructuring reporting and business metrics and reviewing current systems and processes, suggesting improvements and supporting the change process. Our client is going through an acquisition and this role will support diligence and integration of new acquisitions. Candidates will be qualified finance professionals with degree and relevant professional qualification. He/she will be passionate about the sector - manufacturing and engineering - and have a genuine interest in growing the business. He/she must be interested in working in an entrepreneurial environment and be happy to roll up sleeves and be hands on as well as devising suitable strategies for success. He/she must have previous experience in corporate transactions (M&A, capital raising). The successful candidate must be a team player and be hungry to deliver. Candidates must be able to start at relatively short notice. Flexibility - 1-2 days a week Salary - £70-90K FTE (or equivalent day rate - up to £500/day) Location - Kent (and travel to SE London) Recruiter - Elspeth Peters
Capability Jane Recruitment Limited Newbury, UK
Jan 16, 2019
Full time
Project management, SME, technology Our client, a technology SME based in Berkshire, is seeking a Project Manager on a full time or part time basis to join the small team. The business typically operates a number of concurrently running, externally funded R&D projects, with the ambition of commercially exploiting the new IP created during the projects. The Project Manager will be responsible for assisting with project bidding activities, project management of successful bids and early stage commercial exploitation of project outcomes. The role combines day to day management of project activities both internally and with external partners, customer account management, and input into strategic product planning. It provides a unique opportunity to shape our client's next phase of growth and play a key part in developing strategic commercial relationships. The successful candidate will be highly ambitious for success and will have a proven track record in project delivery and management. They will have a strong desire to build high value relationships with customers and will grow commercial relationships. Our client has customers across the UK and the role will involve travel to customer and project sites. Very strong interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate with customers, engineering teams and non-technical stakeholders is paramount as is excellent written and verbal communications. A track record of project delivery success as well as solid organisation skills including multi tasking and attention to detail is important. A hands on approach is key and the ability to manage challenges, propose solutions and manage expectations. A strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office and project tracking tools is also key. This is a great opportunity to join a growing SME with many flexible options available. Location - Berkshire/home based/UK wide travel to client sites Flexibility - full time or part time (more than one role available) with flexibility to work from home Salary - £60-70K FTE Recruiter - Elspeth Peters
Capability Jane Recruitment Limited Surrey, UK
Jan 16, 2019
Our client is a boutique independent wealth management firm, based in a picturesque village in Surrey, with easy access to London and the M25. They are looking for a qualified Financial Planner, able to take on a key role in a growing professional financial planning business and continuing their professional development in a leadership role. Their clients are from the professional services sector, business leaders and entrepreneurs. This role has a dual focus of business building through finding, developing and servicing new and existing clients and managing and developing a growing team of financial planners. Business generation through networking and referral generation is central to this role and a desire to develop this side of the business is essential. The ability to formulate business development plans for yourself and to follow through, leading prospective clients through our on boarding process to become clients. Management of the other Financial Planners is an equally important part of the role, conducting yourself as a role model to them and enabling them to serve our clients knowledgeably and professionally. You will be working directly with prospective and existing clients and their families, supporting them to achieve their financial planning goals and giving expert advice on: Investment and portfolio construction Cashflow planning and modelling Pension and retirement planning Inheritance tax and estate planning Capital protection Life planning and goal setting You will be responsible for the ongoing client investment reviews, regularly assessing their progress towards and achievement of their goals, and supporting their relationships with professional partners across legal, tax, probate and accountancy disciplines. Qualifications Degree level education Ideally a Chartered Financial Planner, minimum Level 4 qualified, with a desire to continually learn and progress qualifications (support provided) Maintained CPD records Current SPS certificate A good working knowledge of IRESS's Adviser Office and Morningstar's Adviser Workstation An existing client bank is not a prerequisite although will be actively considered. Location: Surrey Flexibility: 4 or 5 days a week flexible working Salary: £100K+ Recruiter contact - Linda Baldwin
Capability Jane Recruitment Limited London, UK
Jan 15, 2019
Our client is a boutique private equity firm based in London's West End. The role of Marketing & Communications Director is a newly created opportunity to support the growth of the business by leading and executing the marketing strategy. Candidates will be experienced in this sector and be happy to provide both strategy (create a marketing blueprint) and then implement. Responsibilities: • Employer branding • Responsible for the strategy and implementation of the firm's marketing, communications and public relations activities, internally and externally • Increase brand awareness across the private equity industry • Manage brand positioning, marketing collateral including corporate collateral, website and social media • Manage marketing channels and sponsorship opportunities in the industry • Engaging with existing and new press contacts to identify interview/written commentary opportunities • Identify and create written submissions for industry awards • Redesign company website, and monitoring/updating accordingly • Manage online presence and update accordingly • Manage speaking opportunities, and client events • Creating and sending regular brand and market building emails to clients and potential clients Requirements: • Strong marketing and brand building expertise in a business-to-business companies • Preference for a candidate with prior financial services and/or private equity experience • Strong verbal and written communication skills • Strong organizational skills • Candidates must be detail-oriented, pro-active, self-motivated and be able to manage multiple projects concurrently. • Confident working independently or as part of a team. Flexibility: 2 days a week (flexible working pattern, office based) Location: West End of London Salary range: to £80K FTE dependent upon experience
Capability Jane Recruitment Limited London, UK
Jan 15, 2019
Full time
Our client is a boutique private equity firm based in London's West End. The role of Marketing & Communications Director is a newly created opportunity to support the growth of the business by leading and executing the marketing strategy. Candidates will be experienced in this sector and be happy to provide both strategy (create a marketing blueprint) and then implement. Responsibilities: • Employer branding • Responsible for the strategy and implementation of the firm's marketing, communications and public relations activities, internally and externally • Increase brand awareness across the private equity industry • Manage brand positioning, marketing collateral including corporate collateral, website and social media • Manage marketing channels and sponsorship opportunities in the industry • Engaging with existing and new press contacts to identify interview/written commentary opportunities • Identify and create written submissions for industry awards • Redesign company website, and monitoring/updating accordingly • Manage online presence and update accordingly • Manage speaking opportunities, and client events • Creating and sending regular brand and market building emails to clients and potential clients Requirements: • Strong marketing and brand building expertise in a business-to-business companies • Preference for a candidate with prior financial services and/or private equity experience • Strong verbal and written communication skills • Strong organizational skills • Candidates must be detail-oriented, pro-active, self-motivated and be able to manage multiple projects concurrently. • Confident working independently or as part of a team. Flexibility: 2 days a week (flexible working pattern, office based) Location: West End of London Salary range: to £80K FTE dependent upon experience
Capability Jane Recruitment Limited City of London, UK
Jan 12, 2019
Technology, operations, COO, Central London Our client is a technology SME based in Central London. They are seeking a COO/Head of Delivery to join the team reporting into the Directors. The COO will be responsible for all client facing departments within the business including maintaining the quality of their technology implementation and delivery of consulting services. The COO will be responsible for building the processes, systems and growing the delivery teams to enable our client to scale the number of projects and customers utilising the companies SaaS technology. Core responsibilities: Provide project management governance guidance, oversee the implementation of client delivery. Continuously improve and develop our client's suite of training, tools, and techniques to assist in the delivery of the portfolio. Input into the development of the technology platform and business operations infrastructure to optimise project delivery at scale. Define operational KPIs to benchmark and report to the internal management team on operational performance. Oversee the creation of up-to-date project status reports to executive management (covering delivery plans, expenditure and quality assurance). Maintain a continuous improvement framework. Person skills and experience: Experience of operating in complex or fast-moving environments e.g. working across multiple territories and/or rapidly growing team heads. Or experience in a start up environment. Proven leader of project teams and expertise across all aspects of project governance, from inception to delivery and handover. Experience of implementing technology as an external supplier. Proven organisational level planning experience and skills. Strong facilitation, negotiation and influencing skills. Excellent MS Excel skills including Pivot Tables, Macros & VBA. Proven ability to anticipate resourcing needs using all datapoints available from the business e.g. Sales pipeline, delivery model, existing and proposed project demands. Experience liaising with senior business stakeholders both internally and externally. Experience of delivering consulting projects or leading consultancy teams. Excellent communication skills both in presentation and written form including the ability to deal with demanding clients and board members; strong verbal and written English essential. This is a great opportunity to join a growing business at an exciting time. Flexibility - 4-5 days with flex on hours Location - Central London Salary - up to £110K FTE Recruiter - Elspeth Peters
Capability Jane Recruitment Limited Brooks Ln, Bosham, Chichester PO18 8JZ, UK
Jan 11, 2019
West Sussex, Hampshire, Head of Finance, Operations, Insurance, Financial Services Our SME client in the financial services sector is seeking a Head of Finance and Operations to join the team. The role reports into the Managing Director and will also work with other Board Directors. This role will be responsible for several direct reports. The role will be broad encompassing full management and oversight of finance, HR, operations, risk and compliance. Initially the focus will be establishing processes and best practices before moving to a more strategic focus. This position will have responsibility for all finance matters including monthly management packs, payroll, A/P, A/R, oversight of the processing of the monthly transactions, annual budgeting and forecasting process, preparing monthly board packs including presentation to key stakeholders. The role will also oversee Operations, IT systems, Compliance and Risk function (ensuring the business is meeting its compliance requirements to its customers and operating a robust risk framework in an FCA regulated sales environment) and the HR function to include responsibility for recruitment, onboarding, online HR systems. Candidates will be degree educated with a chartered accountancy qualification. He/she will have a track record in a senior financial management role and experience working in a financial services business (including insurance sector ideally) with large monthly transaction volume. A good understanding of FCA regulation and compliance within a regulated sales business is preferred. He/she will have excellent communication, interpersonal and leadership skills and have the ability to manage external stakeholders and investors. A strong understanding of IT systems and operational processes in an insurance based financial services company is preferred. Experience of implementing and managing change as well as motivating/inspiring teams is required. Flexibility - full time (with the opportunity to work from home 1 day a week) Location - West Sussex and Hampshire (some travel required) Salary - up to £75K FTE Recruiter - Elspeth Peters
Capability Jane Recruitment Limited City of London, UK
Jan 11, 2019
HR Director, financial services, London city Our client is in the financial sector and are seeking an HR Director reporting into senior management. This is a new role, 3-5 days a week. Key responsibilities: Interpret the business strategy into clear deliverables from a people strategy perspective, interfacing with the business functions as well as centres of excellence. Review policies and procedures, including employee handbook, performance management and certification policies. Research into external HR practices, competitor analysis and market trends using this to develop best practices in supporting the Company's asset directors. Oversee the pay review process (including performance development) and the bonus cycle from the communication of targets through to awards that are linked to performance. Advising the various Company and Trustee Boards on HR matters and best practice. Liaising with senior management to align strategic thinking and policies, where appropriate. Advise the Remuneration Committee on reward matters, analysing benchmarking data where appropriate to keep abreast of market pay trends. Candidates will have a minimum of 10 years' experience operating at a senior manager/ divisional head level within an asset management company and/or an occupational pension fund. He/she will have extensive experience of working with Group Risk and FCA stakeholders. He/she will have experience of managing an operational HR services function in a multi-site organisation (to include; HR administration and system, HR policy, recruitment, payroll, pension, training and internal communications). Experience in identifying and building strong relationships with both internal stakeholders and external providers that add value to the business is crucial as is experience in managing and implementing transformation and change management activities in a highly regulated environment. He/she must have experience in managing significant HR projects from design to implementation. He will must have the credibility and experience to operate at Board level and to analyse data/information/interpret for inclusion in Board papers. Flexibility - 3-5 days a week Location - London City Salary - Up to £100K FTE Recruiter - Linda Baldwin