Our client is a global enterprise with a strong presence in the UK. Due to growth and expansion they are looking to recruit a Senior Project Manager their Gateshead Site. You will be responsible for the following: Takes the lead of larger projects or small programmes, leading a large project team and overall responsibility for projects/programmes >£3m with multiple internal and external work streams. Chairing project meetings and experienced in presenting to a varied stakeholder group. Will maintain PM standards at all times and hold the business and stakeholders to account for delivery of project objectives. Plan, define, verify and manage the scope, timeline, budget, and quality of projects Be held accountable for timely communication of status or critical decisions needed from accountable executives - Proactively identify options/recommendations Direct and be accountable for engaging stakeholders through the process of delivering the project Identify, quantify, prioritize, and manage delivery risks; develop and manage project risk mitigation plans; invoke mitigation plans and escalate to project board for contingency plan execution as necessary Plan, direct and review all executive stakeholder and overall project communications; ensuring completion of appropriate documentation and distribute to appropriate parties Anticipate, plan and ensure project tasks are resourced appropriately Proven and extensive demonstrable senior project management experience, ideally gained in strategic complex project delivery; and demonstrated outcome delivery across different types of high-risk, high-value projects You will be: Educated to at least degree level standard and a recognised Practitioner level PPM or Prince 2 qualification. Proven track-record of successful delivery of critical projects In depth knowledge and experience of all stages of the project Proven leadership experience in a matrix management environment Demonstrated ability to drive the planning, execution and delivery of complex projects than span several business areas Proven and relevant experience of budget management and resource allocation Ability to manage conflict internally and externally, making difficult decisions by pragmatically weighing the complexities involved against the need to act Significant experience in managing projects and in-depth knowledge of PM methods and experience of delivering the full project lifecycle. Advanced in Excel and MS Project. Well versed in risk and issue management, implementing tools and process to minimalize. Proven demonstrable management of projects with circa 25 resources both internal and external with multi site and customer facing experience. Salary: £50,000 - £60,000 plus excellent benefits
Sunderland District, UK
NRG is working exclusively with Gentoo, a housing association that own and manage more than 28,000 homes on the look out for a Director of Business Assurance (Head of Internal Audit). Reporting into the Chairman of the Risk & Audit Committee but responsible to the Chief Executive and Executive Director of Finance, you will be tasked with directing and managing the internal audit function. You will add value and improve Gentoo Group's operation whilst helping the group accomplish its objective by bringing a systematic, disciplined approach to evaluate and improve the effectiveness of risk management, control and governance processes. Main duties and accountabilities: Direct and manage the preparation and delivery of the Internal Audit plan, allocating work to in-house or co-sourced auditors according to the skills, abilities and independence of the auditor Prepare and agree with the Executive Team and Risk & Audit Committee an annual risk driven Audit Needs Assessment, which results in a 3 year rolling Internal Audit Plan Report to Risk & Audit Committee and Board, where appropriate, on the findings of internal audits and other reporting requirements. The Director of Assurance will present The Head of Internal Audit Annual Report to Risk & Audit Committee giving the annual internal audit opinion Ensure that a risk based approach to individual audits is adopted Ensure individual audit assignments review the adequacy and effectiveness of internal controls established by management to mitigate key business risks Appraise the economy and efficiency with which resources are employed. To perform consulting services, beyond internal audit's assurance service to assist management achieve its objectives Evaluate new or significantly changing systems, projects, products and services Make appropriate recommendations for system improvement and control taking into account efficiency, economy and effectiveness where appropriate Develop and maintain audit working practices in accordance with the CIIA standards Produce an 'Internal Audit Charter' and present this to Risk and Audit Committee on an annual basis Conduct an annual self-assessment of the internal audit service against CIIA standards and arrange for an External Quality Assessment to be conducted at least once every 5 years Support the management of change by advising upon the management of risks, development of internal controls and the efficiency and effectiveness of procedures within major initiatives Evaluate probity and compliance with recognised policies, procedures & regulatory standards Work with other senior management to advise management on the internal controls implications of emerging legislation Work with external audit to co-ordinate the respective audit responsibilities for the business Plan and implement staff training and development programmes for the Business Assurance team Make an active contribution to the success of the Group as a member of the Executive Leadership Group and the Finance Team leadership group This is by no means an exhaustive list of duties. You will hold a professional qualification (CIIA, ACA, ACCA) with over 4 years post qualified experience within an Audit role. You will have a close link to the Gentoo cultural values, whilst also acting as an ambassador for the Gentoo Group. You will have previous supervisory experience, with expert knowledge and experience of internal audit best practice and relevant legislation. You will back this up with a demonstrated history within either Social Housing, Local Authority or Practice. You must be IT literate and have excellent verbal and written communications skills, with the ability to liaise with external auditors, non-finance personnel and the senior management team. This is a unique opportunity and one not to be missed. For a confidential chat on the role, please get in touch with Craig Stewart - Managing Consultant, NRG Finance. - or call the office.
Eaglescliffe, Stockton-on-Tees TS16 0PQ, UK
Our client operates across the North East and North Yorkshire. They build and rent high quality affordable housing to meet a variety of needs, including 650 units of specialist supported housing. They are committed to creating homes and building futures as well as investing in people at every level. The Role This is an exceptional opportunity to help deliver the vision "Leading and Growing the business to 2023". The vision was co-created by the Board, staff and customers and developed to be ambitious, stretching and deliverable. As one of the Executive Directors you will demonstrate great leadership and passion. You will want to work in a culture that is quite different with a strong focus on people, personal development, trust and relationships. It goes without saying that we expect you to have enthusiasm, drive and ambition along with significant technical knowledge and expertise. The Person You will be a qualified accountant with a demonstrable track record of working at a strategic level in a complex organisation. You will have the gravitas and ability to positively influence people beyond "pure" finance. You will have a track record of achieving excellent results and have extensive experience of developing strategy and delivering change. You will be flexible, leaderful and ambitious. We welcome applicants from all sectors. What is good about working for this company? We are a Sunday Times Best Company (3 star) and hold Investors in People Platinum standard. We employ exceptional people, and invest significantly in personal development. People are at the centre of the business supported by a culture of relational leadership where everyone has a strong voice and influence. This role is being recruited on a retained basis by Jim Allcroft at NRG. Please apply via CV in the first instance. Closing date, Sunday 7th Oct 17.00. First stage: Mon 22nd/ 29th Oct, Final Selection: Wed 14th Nov Our company values diversity in its people and we seek to ensure that our team are broadly representative of our customers and wider community. We are under-represented by black and ethnic minority members and those with a disability so we would particularly welcome applicants from these groups. However, successful candidates will be selected because they are the best person for the job.