Eldon Court, Percy St, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 7YE, UK
The Organisation Working for a commercially focused organisation with ambitious growth plans in Tyne & Wear. Following a recent finance restructure there is an immediate need for a Head of Development Finance to manage the scale and pace of the business. The Head of Development will maintain sustainable growth, create robust controls, systems and processes as well as mitigating risk. The Role The Head of Development Finance will provide strategic leadership to the organisation on the ambitious growth plans ensuring there are effective systems and processes in place. To ensure financial risks are identified and managed, to oversee the preparation and present the financial implications of development schemes. To develop capital appraisal models and forecasts to enable effective management of projects. To monitor the financial performance of joint ventures and partnerships. Responsibility for managing a small team of staff. The Person The Head of Development Finance will be a recognised Qualified Accountant, ACCA, ACA or CIMA; with a strong technical accounting background and exposure to financial modelling. In addition you will be able to strategically lead a team and demonstrate experience of successfully motivating a team in the past. You will have excellent interpersonal and negotiating skills and be able to influence key stakeholders. You will be able to critically interpret and analyse information and produce recommendations in a clear and concise report. This is an exciting time to join an organisation embarking on an ambitious growth plan; this is a key leadership position driving and influencing strategy.
Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
The Organisation Working for a commercially focused organisation with ambitious growth plans in Tyne & Wear. Following a recent finance restructure there is an immediate need for a Head of Development Finance to manage the scale and pace of the business. The Head of Development will maintain sustainable growth..... click apply for full job details
City of Leeds, UK
The Company We are representing a high profile international food business with strong sales and profit growth. The group has strong values and this is reflected in a supportive, yet challenging environment that promotes personal development. The Role To create a UK Marketing Strategy and annual Marketing plan that aligns with Group Marketing strategy. Lead the UK Marketing function in the delivery of the annual Marketing plan and the full range of operational Marketing activities. Based on sound consumer, competitor and commercial insight contribute to the creation of Group Marketing Strategy and build a local Marketing Strategy and annual plan that reflects that overall strategy. Lead and develop the Marketing team to support the delivery of the local Marketing Strategy, annual Marketing plan and operational objectives. Feed & support the global marketing strategy & programme with insights & direction from the UK business Agree, set priorities, and control the local Marketing Budget (circa £10m budget) which include both above and below the line activity. Develop and grow local market branded portfolio Build effective brand plans Agree marketing mix (product, pricing, promotion and place) for each brand ensuring it meets overall profitability requirements Develop and grow licensed market branded portfolio Build effective brand plans Agree, marketing mix (product, pricing, promotion and place) for each brand ensuring it meets overall profitability requirements Build and maintain effective relationship with brand stakeholders Create a local category strategy that confirms our view of the category, sets overall direction and sets priorities Develop a local customer marketing strategy Create a framework, based on shopper and consumer insight, that facilities effective category management across all commercial activity. Manage the consumer insight programme to feed business strategy for both brand and private label development. Candidate Requirements You will be either leading a marketing team currently or now be ready for a move up. Your experience will ideally include responsibility for, or involvement in, creating marketing strategy, building effective brand plans and customer insight. Food industry experience will be an advantage.
The Company We're working with a technology business based in Newcastle who are looking to make a senior appointment into their technical team. The Role You will take responsibility for the development team, implementing processes to improve on the quality of code and the functionality, security, scalability of the end product, as well as taking a lead on the architectural design of the solution. You will be working with a team of C# developers using MVC, Web API and SQL Server. You will help the team in their use of automation tools, version control and design patterns (TDD and BDD), working in an agile environment using scrum. The Person Candidates will need to have a strong technical skills, able to made detailed technical decisions about the work being done by the development team, requests from stakeholders about new functionality as well as reviewing, and improving on, the current development processes. Ideally you'll come from a development background, with experience writing C#/ASP.net for large/enterprise scale software solutions, before moving into a role including architect level decision. If you are currently working as a Development Manager this will be an excellent opportunity as has the potential to step up into a CTO role in the future. The role will come with salary of up to £75,000 and a generous benefits package.