IPS Group

IPS Group City of Leeds, UK
Aug 18, 2018
Head of Finance role and a board level position for a £15m t/o division or a larger corporate professional services group. This is a high profile role in a business which has undertaken significant investment in IT and the postholder will provide support to the board in the future strategic direction and help set the vision and objectives. You will contribute to the development of the company's strategy, providing financial and commercial input on business decisions, expertise on market opportunities including how to structure commercial fee arrangements and lead the financial implementation and integration of any changes which arise. Our client is regulated business and the postholder will support on compliantly managing the businesses finances ensuring sound financial decision making and provide leadership and direction to operational leads and staff on all financial regulatory matters. This will include ensuring a system is in place to monitor compliance, developing relationships with external regulators and ensure the Statutory Accounts are compliant and in accordance with the appropriate accounting standards. We are looking for a qualified accountant who has operated at FD or Head of Finance level within a law firm and has a proven track record of providing business-focused solutions that have contributed to a wider commercial agenda. Alternatively, there would be a clear career path for an ambitious and driven individual who can join at FC level and be mentored through to the Head of Finance role, again a professional services / law firm background would be required.
IPS Group Crawley, UK
Aug 18, 2018
Project Manager - Insurance (IT Project Manager, SDLC, Agile) Project Manager working with a leading global insurance company. Working with the Systems Manager, you will project manage the development of systems across the business functions. Responsibilities: Project manage the delivery of application development and change requests Manage vendor and in house development teams Manage stakeholder relationships across the business teams Promote the agile development methodology Key Skills: Previous project management skills within a fast paced IT development focused environment Strong SDLC management Good stakeholder management If this opportunity is of interest please forward your CV for immediate consideration.
IPS Group London, UK
Aug 18, 2018
Head of Data Science - Insurance Head of Data Science working with a specialist global insurance company in the City. Working directly with senior leadership (Head of & CEO) you will be responsible for building out the data science function and driving cost reduction and revenue generation activity through big data insight. Responsibilities: Set the strategy for the data science function Work with CEO and senior leadership to drive improvements through the use of data science techniques Lead cross functional teams involved in data science projects Provide leadership on best use of technology (Hadoop, Spark, R, Python etc.) Key Skills: A senior data science professional who has successfully delivered real commercial value through the use of data science techniques Someone who can discuss the opportunity for data science use within the insurance industry In depth understanding of big data technology (Hadoop, Spark, R, Python) An excellent opportunity to join a prestigious organisation, within an industry that offers potential for a high performing data science team to realise huge benefit to the business through the use of data science techniques.
IPS Group 41, Barkston House, Croydon St, Leeds LS11 9RT, UK
Aug 18, 2018
Full time
Head of Finance role and a board level position for a £15m t/o division or a larger corporate professional services group. This is a high profile role in a business which has undertaken significant investment in IT and the postholder will provide support to the board in the future strategic direction and help set the vision..... click apply for full job details
IPS Group West Midlands, UK
Aug 18, 2018
A leading global Insurance business has a key new opening in their building and surveying services arm. They are looking to appoint a Head of Surveying Services Development to establish and develop the brand to be the leaders in the sector. As Head of Surveying Services Development you will be responsible for the growth of the surveying services division and for the contribution to the overall UK strategic growth plan. You will be accountable for a growth plan from £3m to £15m + within a 4 year period. You will therefore need to display evidence of leading specific growth within a similar business. You will be tasked with developing growth of new clients and new markets, you will be a project leader in achieving the desired growth plan. Product development will also be a key part to the role, you will therefore need to have experience within the surveying market. You will also build and recruit a Business Development team who you will subsequently be responsible for. You will liaise with relevant Stakeholders to launch product development initiatives whilst also ensuring compliance with all performance and process requirements. To be considered you must have a reputation that proceeds you in the surveying sector with proven ability to grow and develop business at a senior level. You will work alongside the Managing Director to achieve these goals. Proven project management experience along with people management experience will also be key to succeed in this role. The role can be either home based or office but you must be able to attend meetings in London when required. You will be rewarded with a senior management level package.
IPS Group London, UK
Aug 18, 2018
One of the world's leading Loss Adjusters are looking to make an important hire. In this role you will build a team of business developers and set the strategy to build an impressive pipeline of business that will establish this company as leaders within the surveying market. My client are looking for candidates from the insurance surveying market who have a proven record of leading projects, writing and seeing through sales strategy plans that are based on market research. Whilst being a driven salesperson, you will also need to have people management skills and be able to lead and motivate your team towards a long term goal. Don't miss out on this fantastic opportunity to join a globally known brand and work on a career defining project.
IPS Group Cheshire, UK
Aug 18, 2018
Head of Development Building/Surveying Services >£90,000 - Excellent benefits A Leading Global Insurance organisation seeks a business development leader with strong links to the construction, surveying or property sector to join their team in this new Head of Building Services role. The Head of Building Services is responsible for the growth of the Surveying Services team and for the contribution to the overall UK strategic growth plan. We are looking for a natural leader who has the sales and drive to deliver my clients growth plans. Working closely with the Head of Surveying Services and Operations Manager you will create and embed a sales plan and pipeline as well as a Business Development team to ensure targets are achieved. Product development and growth with new clients and new markets is a key element of this role so you will be liaising with relevant Stakeholders to launch product development initiatives. You must have knowledge/experience of the surveying market and be able to demonstrate technical competence. My client is looking for someone who can come in and lead this specific growth.
IPS Group London, UK
Aug 18, 2018
Project Manager - Insurance (Project Manager, Prince 2, Agile, Insurance) Project Manager working with a specialist Lloyd's insurer in the City. In a dedicated projects function you will be responsible for the management of a variety of the IT and business change projects. Responsibilities: Manage IT & business change projects Lead cross functional project teams Govern projects through time management, resource planning and budgets Engage and manage senior stakeholders Key Skills: Experienced project manager with an insurance background Have managed a variety of IT & change projects Agile and waterfall methodology If this opportunity is of interest please forward your CV for immediate consideration.
IPS Group Cheltenham, UK
Aug 17, 2018
An excellent opportunity for an experienced IT Project Manager to join a successful Insurer based in Cheltenham on a 6-12 Month Contract. Working closely with the IT Management team and directly reporting into the COO, you will oversee the numerous on-going IT projects including software upgrades, transition to Office 365 and a phone system upgrade. The successful candidate will also oversee my client's data centre which is due to go live later in the year, there is also a potential office move planned. We are looking for an experienced Project Manager with experience managing similar IT projects, PRINCE2 qualification is essential for this role. Experience working within insurance is also highly desired. My client is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.
IPS Group Surrey, UK
Aug 16, 2018
Head of Change (Investments, Wealth, Asset Management, Distribution Operations) Head of Change working with a leading global financial institution. As the Change lead for the newly merged back office operations function you will be responsible for driving change across the business and acting as the face of the business when working with executive leadership. Responsibilities: Lead the change function for the global distribution operations Oversee the entire portfolio of change Act as part of the Head of Operations senior management team Build and lead the team of project and programme managers Key Skills: Significant change leadership experience Experience working within investment and asset management, in particular back office operations (distribution operations) Gravitas to manage senior stakeholder relationships (C suite) This is an excellent opportunity to join an industry leader, in a role with significant impact on the overall business. Please forward your CV for immediate consideration.
IPS Group Colchester, UK
Aug 14, 2018
Business Analyst An exciting opportunity for an IT BA to join a London Market Insurer. Key responsibilities: Assist with the development and implementation of the project within specified budgets and timeframes. Record and maintain documentation and models for all projects Liaising with stakeholders across the business Key skills required: Strong communication skills with the ability to engage with stakeholders Strong knowledge of London Market Insurance Knowledge of broking systems (Acturis, Total Objects, Open GI) Apply today to be considered for this role.
IPS Group City of Leeds, UK
Aug 14, 2018
An entrepreneurial marketing business is looking for a new interim Finance Director, with the option of becoming permanent. You will be reporting and working closely with the Chairman/Investor. As a key member of the management team. you will be responsible for all aspects of the accounting function and management accounts. Your duties will be varied and include ensuring reporting of financial results to the Chairman, continuously challenging performance and recommending and implementing improvements, leading the finance function, continually building levels of competency and efficiency and ensuring accurate accounting records are maintained for all group companies. Duties will include Full day to day running of the Finance Function and Payroll Liaising with external parties including external Auditors & HMRC External returns such as PAYE, VAT, CIS etc. Completion of monthly Management Accounts and Head Office Reporting Pack Managing the budget and forecast process Year End to trial balance and reporting requirements, including statutory accounts preparation and liaising with external accountants. Maintaining fixed asset register and investment portfolio Key Experiences A qualified accountant - CIMA, ACCA or ACA Can do attitude, willing to roll selves up to achieve the objectives of the group Track record of success as a senior Finance role. Experience in senior financial management roles, working closely with entrepreneurial individuals. Experience of M&A and Company Secretarial duties.
IPS Group London, UK
Aug 14, 2018
Senior IT Auditor - Insurance (COBIT, CISA, IT Audit) Senior IT Auditor working with a leading global insurance company in the City. Working with the Head of Internal Audit you will lead the IT audit activity for the UK business. Responsibilities: Lead IT Audit across the UK and occasionally international offices Develop IT audit plans Identify key emerging IT risks Process walkthrough, data analysis and system control testing Key Skills: Strong IT audit experience, ideally from an insurance or Big 4 audit background Strong knowledge of COBIT Control Framework Analytical approach with the ability to take a high level strategic view CISA qualified, or equivalent This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced IT Audit professional to join an industry leading insurer in a role with real responsibility for the IT audit environment.