Programme Director position working for a global market leader!! Permanent. Circa 120K plus benefits. This is a great time to join the organisation. You will be joining a business with a strong track record of financial success and a global footprint, this organisation are one of the top performing businesses in the UK..... click apply for full job details
Harvey Nash East Midlands is working with one of the largest Global brands in the region, as they look to create a Client Centre of Excellence, with a Head of Run and Technical Operations opportunity!! Managing a team of c100 across multiple global sites, your role would be to develop, lead and direct the UK&I 'Run..... click apply for full job details
Head of Testing & QA We are looking to hire a highly talented Head of Testing & QA to head up a Global testing function. We are looking for someone who can continue the agile journey (SAFe) and bring 1st class delivery on a global scale. Key responsibilities Direct all aspects of Testing and Quality Assurance, using a well-grounded understanding of the Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC), Quality Engineering, Scaled Agile, Software testing processes and metrics Design, establishment, leading and effective running of enterprise level Testing & QA functions Establish and promote Testing & QA policies, standards, processes and procedures to ensure that performance and quality of products conform to established standards Promote and execute IT Quality best practices, tools, and methodologies across the organisation Manage globally dispersed teams Represent Quality Engineering in leadership and architecture discussions Provide Quality Engineering input through all parts of the SDLC Implementation of quality standards Drive the transition from manual testing to the use of automated tools and creation of automated test packs. Constantly evaluate the test automation strategy and approach to identify areas of improvement (i.e. test automation frameworks, tools, etc.) Lead signoff calls prior to release and post-mortems following deployments Define and report metrics on technology quality across the organisation Participate in new product roadmap and technical design reviews Leads quality assessment reviews and slippage analysis efforts Participate in planning/design phases of testing projects and drive improvements Lead technology quality planning activities across the organisation Lead risk management activities throughout the lifecycle Manage the budget for the Testing CoE team including off-shore testing activities Foster and support a culture of innovation and excellence within the organization Lead career planning/development and personnel decisions, including hiring and performance evaluations Manage and communicate Testing & QA schedules at regular intervals, highlight risks and wins to the executive team, and alert leadership of any Quality challenges Key skills we are looking for Significant experience of project management, software testing and QA management in a rapid-release cycle environment Expertise working in various software delivery models, waterfall, iterative, Agile, TDD, BDD, etc. Significant expertise in functional / non-functional testing, test architecture, demand management, release management, vendor management, non-production environment management, and vendor management Experience in creation and implementation of test automation frameworks Expertise in utilisation of various tools like HP ALM, HP UFT, HP Performance Centre, Jira, Zephyr, selenium, etc. Experience testing applications for major platform, including web, iOS, Android, and Windows Understanding of device capabilities and differences across platforms and OS versions Experience implementing software quality best practices, driving continuous improvement across the functions delivering tangible benefits Strong leadership experience, ability to drive results with urgency, collaboration and positive influencing skills This is a highly visible role within a truly global and forward-thinking company that offers unrivalled training and career development. In return we can offer a very competitive starting salary coupled with a fantastic benefits package and work-life balance. Get in touch today to have a more detailed conversation
Front Office Senior Business Analyst - Investment Banking Permanent: £100,000 per year City of London Business Analysis, Business Analyst, Front Office, FO, Pricing, Market Data, Risk, Asset Classes, FX, Credit, Commodities, Technology, IT, Trade Life Cycle, Investment Banking, Investment Bank, Financial Services Investment bank based in the City of London is seeking an experienced Front Office Business Analyst to join their firm on a permanent basis. This role will include understanding front office requirements and translating them into technology solutions. You will take ownership of your work and must have experience and good knowledge of front office processes and functions. Ideal candidates will also have good experience working within Investment Banking. £90,000 to £100,000 per year Essential Requirements: Experience and understanding of front office pricing and market data (pre-trade) a must Experience in front office risk systems Experience in e-Commerce technology a plus Ability and experience to take ownership of business requirements and manage them through to delivery. Derivatives knowledge across asset classes (at least one in-depth) encompassing pricing, risk analytics and trade life cycle Quantative finance understanding, experience working with analytics libraries, understanding of curve construction. Ability to accurately translate and document business needs into functional requirements and produce quality documentation Agile methodology experience Ability to work proactively, independently and display strong initiative Proven ability to work across business streams, exposure to front to back system implementations Technical background would be beneficial, understanding of (ideally functional) programming a plus Strong communication and presentation skills with an excellent standard of English (written and spoken) Displays personal authority, integrity and ethics. Multicultural awareness. If you meet these requirements please apply!
Business Analyst, Regulatory Change, Investment Management £55,000 - £70,000 + Bonus and Benefits Package London Business Analyst, Regulatory Change, MiFID, Regulation, FATCA, EMIR, Dodd Frank, Asset Management, Fund Management, Financial Services. A global Fund Management organisation are currently seeking a Business Analyst to join them on a permanent basis in Central London. The role requires previous regulatory change delivery experience, ideally in an Asset or Investment Management organisation. The role interfaces with both technology and operations teams, so the successful candidate needs very strong communication skills. £55,000 - £70,000 + Bonus and Benefits Package Essential Requirements: Excellent Business Analysis skills in a global and complex organisation Broad and in-depth regulatory change knowledge Experience working in an Asset Management or Fund Management organisation Experience working between multiple departments, including operations, technology, legal and compliance. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Demonstrable documentation skills Ability to identify and manage multiple senior stakeholders in numerous geographies. If you meet these requirements please apply for immediate consideration.
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We are looking for a talented ERP Project Manager to take the lead on delivery of a UK wide system implementation programme. Delivering a new system for a very large organisation with multiple offices. Previous system implementation experience within a project management function is required. The role will play the pivotal role in the delivery of and ERP deployment across a recently expanded company, helping to implement an Agresso ERP deployment used by HR, Finance and Payroll predominantly. You will have very strong stakeholder management skills and ideally would have delivered previous large scale projects on time and within budget. We are looking for someone with strong technical and also business change experience who is comfortable taking the lead on this groundbreaking project for the organisation. You will champion change and be a very strong communicator. This is a 12 month fixed term post offering a very competitive salary and access to a range of great benefits. If you are interested in applying and happy to work in central Bristol please get in touch today to have an initial chat about the role.
Head of Enterprise Data required to take the lead in creating a brand new Enterprise Data Function for a leading global organisation Are you looking for a really interesting and high profile role whereby you can build a brand new enterprise data function for a truly global organsiation. Data is now the heartbeat of many top organisations and the importance has never been higher on gathering, retaining and most importantly utilising data. The client is really looking to develop a world class Enterprise Data Function and you will be the driving force for this throughout the organisation. With a real focus on gaining more value from data and addressing the imperative to govern and analyse data as a critical asset of the business, you will bring some great experience across data, information management and analytical/data science domains. You will initially be part of a smaller team reporting into the Chief Enterprise Architect that holds overall responsibility for the population, integrity and adoption/application of conceptual and logical enterprise data models across the business. Key areas of responsibility for this role are - Develop a data strategy which will support the overall business strategy and divisional needs. Maintain a library of group-wide standards, policies and controls (including EDM definitions, naming conventions, data quality, interoperability and data sources) and make sure they're followed. Identify and standardize the use and governance of data and analytics in support of the key divisional business strategies. Manage a data-related innovation capability and PoCs. Provide advice and support to the data community and to a range of data related projects both within Global Technology and more widely across the business. Identify skills and tools gaps for the business to close in line with the data strategy. Monitor and support data quality improvement. Some of the key experience we are looking for is - Have prior experience in building and managing organisation wide data, information management and analytical capability in a large and complex global organisational context. Work effectively with the Chief Enterprise Architect (CEA), CTO and other senior executive roles to drive the design, development and deployment of data and analytics platforms and capability supporting overall business and digital transformation goals. Demonstrate successful development and application of enterprise data modelling and governance initiatives as a route to increasing the maturity and effectiveness of information management. Be able to communicate and inspire confidence at a senior level with technical and non-technical audiences. Deal well with ambiguity and be able to inspire confidence in others, leveraging personal experience and external perspectives to set direction and effect both evolutionary and transformational change. This is a really unique opportunity and will offer a great challenge in a very forward thinking organisation with excellent career progression available. There is a very competitive starting salary and market leading benefits package on offer for the right candidate If you are interested and looking for a new challenge please get in touch to register your interest. Key words - Experience in a range of commercial and opensource data technologies, standards and approaches including SAP BW, Oracle, Tableau, Qlikview, Pentaho, ETL, data warehousing, analytics, data virtualisation, data visualisation, master data management, metadata management.