Reed Technology

Reed Technology Barker's Pool, Sheffield S1 2JA, UK
Dec 18, 2018
IT Project Manager A Global Bank currently require an IT Project Manager for an initial 6 month contract based in Sheffield, paying up to £525 per day. Key Responsibilities • Creating and maintaining standard project management artefacts such as project plan, risks & issues register, dependency log, progress reports etc. • Aligning plans across Pods and Regional IT Teams to ensure delivery for a market. • Track risks & issues for the release and ensure key risks are escalated up to the Programme Delivery Manager and Transformation Project Manager. • Track delivery of business value against cost and projected velocity with regular reporting and clear escalation of issues. • Tracking dependencies and driving timely resolution to these, enabling the creation of interlocked plans with other IT teams. • Chair weekly/daily scrum meetings and closely track progress • Consolidate Engineering reports into a single Programme level report. • Validate the Sprint Schedule in JIRA against the high level Global Release Schedule and plan for all Pods. • Work with the Engineering Leads and Platform Designers to understand the impact of delayed refinement (business or technical), new requirements, technical debt, defect resolution and all other delays. Work with the Engineering Leads and Programme Delivery Manager to communicate the impact with a new revised release Burndown and provide options for a business decision to mitigate risk. • Triage any across pod workload / priority issues in the weekly Scrum of Scrums meetings for resolution. • Identify gaps across pods and local markets and plan the work in. • Owning and facilitating the production of the implementation plan by the engineering teams. Project Manager will need to work with the SME's within Engineering to complete an implementation plan. • Leading and motivating the cross functional team, split across numerous locations, towards successful delivery. Qualifications To be successful in this role you should meet the following requirements: • Demonstrable experience in an end-to-end IT project management role and able to evidence successful delivery of multiple projects / initiatives • Banking or Financial Services experience is key to this role • Proven track record of IT delivery using Agile and / or DevOps methodology within a Digital environment • Prior experience of working with Digital technology and / or banking systems • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills • Experience using key tools including Clarity, JIRA and Confluence. Experience of delivery on a global scale (i.e. across time zones & geography and with remote teams) • Highly motivated and able to work independently, under pressure and proactively in a fast paced environment with multiple deadlines • Positive, proactive and can-do attitude • Availability to undertake the travel required for this role, i.e. occasional travel to/from London • Project Management accreditation (desirable) Please do get in touch if you would like to discuss this opportunity further by submitting your most up to date CV in the first instance. If you do not hear back within 48 hours, unfortunately your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion Reed Specialist Recruitment Limited is an employment agency and employment business
Reed Technology Lutterworth LE17, UK
Dec 18, 2018
An established and innovative business are currently recruiting a Director of Infrastructure and Operations to lead the strategic direction, delivery and transformation of the infrastructure and service management across the UK and EMEA businesses of this global organisation. A market leader in their field, this organisation is profitable and at an exciting stage of their development. Reporting into the Chief Information Officer, you will be responsible for: • Setting the strategic direction and roadmaps for Infrastructure, Operations and Security. • Managing the teams to deliver on those roadmaps, including project delivery deadlines and BAU service levels. • Development, testing and maintenance of Network, Server and Storage infrastructure including configuration, documentation and reporting • Ensure the infrastructure is fully documented and backed up and that the current design is continuously reviewed to ensure all future changes and developments are included • Acting as champion for cyber security across the company, including developing the skills of the in-house security team • Managing IT Service Operations includes ongoing contract and service level management for third party SaaS providers. • Line management of Infrastructure teams across the UK and globally. Key requirements: • Highly experienced within leadership roles in IT/Infrastructure in sizable or international organisations • Strong technical grasp of physical and virtual Server and SAN technologies, ideally using VMWare, Dell and HP • Experience of cloud and hybrid service integration, specifically Office 365, Azure, ADFS • Track record of success in IT Service Management, including managing remote/international teams • Ability to bridge the gap between IT and the business • Commercially astute and effective communicator The business are offering a very attractive package and benefits, as well as ongoing training and development and a platform to make a real impact on this organisation. Please apply with your CV if you would like to be considered for this role. Reed Specialist Recruitment Limited is an employment agency and employment business
Reed Technology Barker's Pool, Sheffield S1 2JA, UK
Dec 18, 2018
My client is a specialist in their industry, so much so that they are ranked in the Top 3 organisations in the UK providing their services. They are currently undergoing a huge development, hence the need for the perfect Business Analyst to come and lead them to success. They have a huge benefits package, plus potential for huge career progression. You will be expected to take responsibility for requirement gathering and utilise that skill to lead workshops on Business IT programmes. On a day to day basis you will be planning and structuring the analysis phase of the project and then take responsibility for ensuring these activities are carried out. -Working closely with the Head of Change Delivery and the IT Team help to identify future projects by analysing business problems, building the benefits case and shaping the scope. -Engage with business teams and elicit requirements using the most appropriate method, running workshops, hosting interviews or observing existing workflow's where necessary. -Document and prioritise these requirements in a formal way consistent with the needs of the programme's governance model, ensuring that there is full traceability through the life cycle of the project. -Carry out data analysis to validate requirements and to understanding information processing needs. -Apply data analysis techniques to help produce business data models that will be used for both configuration and data migration activities. -Define non-functional requirements, ensuring business objectives are well understood. -Continuously review all requirements as they are delivered against the benefits case to ensure that the project remains within scope and carry out impact analysis on any issues or risks that are identified. -Define, organise and coordinate user acceptance testing, closely tracking any issues and exceptions as they arise. The perfect candidate for this role is someone who has the people skills to 'win hearts and minds'. You will be an excellent communicator and be able to deliver key findings to the IT Team and Stakeholders so that the message is clear and understood. You will have proven experience as a Business Analyst who has monitored and coached a team. You will react well to working under pressure, and will have a motivated can-do attitude. A businesslike approach to this role would definitely give the best results, as well as being a fair and understanding individual who simply enjoys helping a business grow and it's employee's development with it. **Experience in the Legal sector would be advantageous Reed Specialist Recruitment Limited is an employment agency and employment business
Reed Technology Reading, UK
Dec 16, 2018
Full time
As a Business Analyst you will be responsible for: - Reviewing existing reporting requirements and functionality - Review existing policies and procedures (i.e. leavers and new starters) and provide documented proposed changes - Risk assess the new system and its dependency on power/networks to functions..... click apply for full job details
Reed Technology Lutterworth LE17, UK
Dec 14, 2018
Full time
An established and innovative business are currently recruiting a Director of Infrastructure and Operations to lead the strategic direction, delivery and transformation of the infrastructure and service management across the UK and EMEA businesses of this global organisation. A market leader in their field..... click apply for full job details
Reed Technology London, UK
Dec 13, 2018
Executive Assistant to Managing Director An Award Winning Global Bank are currently seeking an Executive Assistant to be based at their London office for an initial 6 Month Contract with a Day Rate of £400. Role Purpose Executive Assistant provide secretarial / dministrative support to Managing Director. Role holder will exercise confidentiality, tact and diplomacy skills and will have sufficient expertise in his / her area. The role holder will be responsible for providing high quality and comprehensive secretarial and administrative support to the Managing Director. Activities will include: • Meeting scheduling (diary management) • Organising regular international travel and preparing travel itineraries • Planning, organising and managing events/workshops • Dealing with IT on issues and raising Group Service Request's • Processing expenses and invoices • Other ad-hoc administration for the Senior Executive Manager & Team • Liaising with various stakeholders/functions to obtain information and resource accordingly • Interaction with colleagues and stakeholders at all levels • Meeting agendas, minutes, and follow up of actions Knowledge & Experience • Microsoft Office skills essential - particularly Outlook, Excel, Word and Powerpoint • Excellent planning and organisational skills with experience of working under pressure • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills • Ability to prioritise workload effectively • A hands-on, can-do approach to work • Ability to multi-task - strong organisational skills with excellent attention to detail • A supportive team player • Good telephone manner • Punctual, reliable and flexible • Proven ability of using their initiative Desirable: • Thorough understanding of bank and departmental procedures, functions and activities • Experience of having worked in a Corporate environment Please do get in touch if you would like to discuss this opportunity further by submitting your most up to date CV in the first instance. If you do not hear back within 48 hours, unfortunately your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion Reed Specialist Recruitment Limited is an employment agency and employment business
Reed Technology Brymbo, Wrexham, UK
Dec 11, 2018
The role is at a rugged infrastructure company that deals with both software and hardware. Their offices are based in Wrexham however their product reach is global, with their main products being implemented across every continent on the planet with the exception of Antarctica. As the Software Development Project Manager you will be working closely with the development team to implement the roll out of the brand new tech the company has invested in. You should have a software development background and have experience of the full SDLC. You will have managed large scale projects - £1million plus You will need the ability to implement an agile methodology into the team. Reed Specialist Recruitment Limited is an employment agency and employment business