Broster Buchanan Ltd

Broster Buchanan Ltd Surrey, UK
Oct 15, 2018
Our client is a niche process manufacturing business specialising in thermoforming and injection moulding plastic production. The business has a reputation forged in quality and service and it has been successfully trading for over 50 years. The company continues to evolve and grow and investment in its infrastructure and plant gives it an competitive advantage within its market place. The organisation's growth plans and professionalism will be further enhanced by the introduction of lean manufacturing best practice in 2019. The Operations Director role has been created to lead the planning and implementation of lean principles into the business as well as managing the production, production planning and procurement within the business. This important position, which will form part of the leadership team, will report directly to the UK Managing Director. The opportunities and the challenges of the post will therefore be varied, diverse and will include: Leadership, motivation and management of a team of 35 employee across production, procurement and planning and the associated budget responsibility Ownership of the successful implementation of relevant lean manufacturing process's into the business Developing a culture of Continuous Improvement throughout the company Significant board level participation especially in relation to CAPEX business cases and overall strategic direction of the company Monthly reporting on all key metrics within the plant operations, productivity and Health & Safety The candidate will be a proven Operations Director (or equivalent titles) with experience of delivering operational improvements through lean manufacturing. The person will have worked in relevant process, plastics, CNC machining or assembly manufacturing sector(s). Experience of working successfully in an SME environment and 'leading from the front' will be critical to the success of the candidate in this role. This is a key appointment for the business and it is anticipated that the Operations Director will be the long term successor to the Managing Director. The candidate will also possess therefore the leadership, communications and broad strategic skills to move into a broader role over time.
Broster Buchanan Ltd Berkshire, UK
Oct 15, 2018
Our client is a niche process manufacturing business specialising in thermoforming and injection moulding plastic production. The business has a reputation forged in quality and service and it has been successfully trading for over 50 years. The company continues to evolve and grow and investment in its infrastructure and plant gives it an competitive advantage within its market place. The organisation's growth plans and professionalism will be further enhanced by the introduction of lean manufacturing best practice in 2019. The Operations Director role has been created to lead the planning and implementation of lean principles into the business as well as managing the production, production planning and procurement within the business. This important position, which will form part of the leadership team, will report directly to the UK Managing Director. The opportunities and the challenges of the post will therefore be varied, diverse and will include: Leadership, motivation and management of a team of 35 employee across production, procurement and planning and the associated budget responsibility Ownership of the successful implementation of relevant lean manufacturing process's into the business Developing a culture of Continuous Improvement throughout the company Significant board level participation especially in relation to CAPEX business cases and overall strategic direction of the company Monthly reporting on all key metrics within the plant operations, productivity and Health & Safety The candidate will be a proven Operations Director (or equivalent titles) with experience of delivering operational improvements through lean manufacturing. The person will have worked in relevant process, plastics, CNC machining or assembly manufacturing sector(s). Experience of working successfully in an SME environment and 'leading from the front' will be critical to the success of the candidate in this role. This is a key appointment for the business and it is anticipated that the Operations Director will be the long term successor to the Managing Director. The candidate will also possess therefore the leadership, communications and broad strategic skills to move into a broader role over time.
Broster Buchanan Ltd Southampton, UK
Oct 13, 2018
Head of IT: Southampton: £65,000 - £75,000 + package Broster Buchanan are working exclusively with a key client who are looking for. A Head of IT to join a new exciting venture. This is a new position working for an organisation whose strategy is to take them from a regional to a national business. As Head of IT you will be responsible for : Managing the IT department to support the organisation through the introduction and maintenance of best practice. IT infrastructure, telecommunications, business systems and strategic planning of future IT requirements to support the businesses strategy and staff. You will manage key IT vendors responsible for the day to day running of IT, as well as actively engaging the senior team to ensure relevance of current IT provision and plan for the future requirements. Ensuring that all systems are secure, stable and robust supporting the business' users of c850 staff. Manage a project budget for 2019 and beyond to support the Strategic Investment Plan. As Head of IT you will need to build a high performing team. Reporting to the Finance Director you will have an instrumental role in supporting and developing the IT operating model, IT business processes, IT platforms and the IT team in providing core support for the business. You will need to demonstrate previous competence as Head of IT: Have a solid technical background while able to manage and motivate people. Have experienced in creating and implementing IT policies and systems that will meet the organisation's objectives Skills & Experience required: Proven track record in IT management. Proven experience of delivery of successful IT systems development and technology projects, budget management including development of business cases. Inspirational leadership. Knowledge and experience of change management processes. Knowledge of Office business applications. Significant knowledge and experience of strategic planning, implementing and managing complex IT installations & projects. An understanding of software development, experience of managing technical and development projects. A working knowledge of Prince 2 / project management or similar packages. Experience of change management, proven experience of developing, gaining support organisation wide for and implementing robust systems and solutions. Evidence of strong inclusive team working approach and understanding of and ability to work with non-IT staff to translate organisation needs into successful service delivery. Experience of managing 3rd party supplier relationships. Proficient IT skills including MS Word, MS Excel and MS PowerPoint, and comfortable with numerical reasoning. The desire to grow and learn with the Company as it expands Salary: £65,000 - £75,000 + package
Broster Buchanan Ltd Southampton, UK
Oct 12, 2018
Full time
Head of IT: Southampton: £65,000 - £75,000 + package Broster Buchanan are working exclusively with a key client who are looking for. A Head of IT to join a new exciting venture. This is a new position working for an organisation whose strategy is to take them from a regional to a national business. ..... click apply for full job details
Broster Buchanan Ltd London, UK
Oct 11, 2018
One of the world's largest media advertising organisations are now recruiting for their offices in Central London, in the form of a Business Analyst. The salary for this role ranges between £52,000 and £60,000 plus benefits. This experienced business analyst will join a small but growing team, who focus on the delivery of Agile and Waterfall IT projects across the entire SDLC. Ideal candidates will act as a key liaison between various agencies/departments, suppliers and development teams, you will also be collaborating with all stakeholders to help get projects from inception through to delivery and beyond. Key responsibilities include, Elicit requirements using various methods such as stakeholder interviews and/or workshops Interpret business issues, opportunities and user requirements and distinguish between the real business needs vs. user desires Play a key role in the preparation of business case documentation Prepare and present relevant analysis documentation such as use cases, user stories and where appropriate, relevant business process documentation Become part of the project governance function to ensure business requirements are understood, validated and met by the delivery team(s). Where necessary, generate supplementary project documentation e.g. user manuals Take an active involvement in solution testing, ensuring business needs are met in UAT. Proactively communicate up to date, relevant information to stakeholders Participate in project meetings to review progress, issues, risks and blockers including daily stand-ups, iteration planning meetings and retrospectives. Required Skills & Experience The ability to interact professionally with a diverse group of stakeholders, from developers to senior executives An established business analyst who is comfortable with requirements elicitation, interpretation and delivery Experience managing business expectations in relation to factors such as feasibility and benefits Thorough understanding of the SDLC of projects run in methodologies such as Agile and Waterfall A high level of technical knowledge allowing for good communication with development teams and efficient ways of working. My client prides itself on investing in people, content, technology and data to make their customers optimally effective and efficient for their clients, providing intelligence to find or create valuable audiences and outcomes. Their leadership, inventiveness and scale, drives success for their clients, partners and people. For further details on this fantastic Business Analyst role, please apply with an updated CV.
Broster Buchanan Ltd 41, Barkston House, Croydon St, Leeds LS11 9RT, UK
Oct 10, 2018
Our client is a manufacturing business in North Yorkshire. The client supplies a blue chip customer base with specialist products and has significant growth potential. Reporting to the Managing Director, you will head up finance and IT, and help shape the future of the business with the senior management team. The role will be both strategic and hands on in nature, so an eye for detail is important, as is the ability to contribute to the future business plan and the delivery of this. Potential candidates should ideally be available to start in the role within a month, and are likley to be qualified accountants, although this is not essential. Broad experience, and fit with the senior team are the critical criteria. Basic salary will lie in the £60,000 to £70,000 range.
Broster Buchanan Ltd Cheshire, UK
Oct 09, 2018
My client are a leading SME focused corporate finance business that has developed a niche positioning as industry experts within their sector focus. The business recently formed a Debt Advisory subsidiary to compliment its existing sell-side advisory and equity raising offering. The business now seeks someone with the requisite skills, contacts, desire and experience to lead the Debt Advisory proposition nationally. A statutory director of the company, you will work closely with the founders of the corporate finance brand. The role will help shape the strategic plans of the businesses and support the commercial and operational demands of transacting. Duties include: Leading all client-side debt raising and restructuring activities (£1m to £50m) Building a national footprint of introducers (leveraging the groups existing connections also) Maintaining a close relationship with a national footprint of funders; across banks, neo-banks, challengers, debt funds, private equity, governmental and alternative financiers Recruiting a team of junior staff to support wider delegation and origination Maintaining a network of complimentary advisors (lawyers etc) able to support transactions Due to the nature of this role, applicants are required to have extensive experience of dealing with or working within a debt funder and working autonomously. This could be a perfect first leadership role for someone within Debt Advisory already or someone looking to transition from funder to advisory for the first time. Candidates will preferably be ACA, CIMA or ACCA qualified, and be familiar with building, appraising and presenting modelling scenarios as well as commercial report writing both for clients and funders. Market rate basic salary 100%+ of basic salary bonus potential Equity participation for the right candidate Flexible working plan The opportunity to craft and lead a national proposition supported by an existing respected brand Support from a team of young professionals from the core CF business The opportunity to build a dedicated DA team
Broster Buchanan Ltd Cheshire, UK
Oct 05, 2018
Our client is a high profile Corporate Finance mid-market boutique in the North-West. My client have developed a fantastic track record advising on MBOs, MBIs, buy & sell side transactions as well as fundraising for predominantly mid-market SME clients (up to £100m, core deals sit around £5-50m) across a wide range of sectors. The firm has enjoyed a fantastic track record of completed deals over the last few years, and look to build lasting relationships with owner managers / management teams / private equity houses / banks. Pipeline is extremely strong, and due to this sustained growth, the client is now looking to recruit a high calibre Corporate Finance Director with the hunger and drive to source and lead end to end transactions. Candidate relocating to the North West would also be considered. A strong technical aptitude, developed over a number years working in corporate finance either at a similar boutique or one of the city based firms is key given that you will have full client and transaction ownership. The firm take a collegiate approach and as team player hire is a must for them. This role offers not just an excellent package but also offers superb options for development either to Partner or into the wider investment management business.