Pontoon

Pontoon 1 Old Shoreham Rd, Hove BN3 7BD, UK
18/08/2018
Full time
Senior Business Analyst (Pensions) - Hove Our Client are seeking a Business Analyst to join a rapidly expanding part of their business. The individual will carry out strategic enterprise analysis to understand the current and future 'blueprint' of the organisation (enterprise architecture), evaluating/recommending business change initiatives which enable the organisation to achieve its' goals and objectives, and/or team lead business analysis activities for complex projects, both business and IT providing supervision and mentoring for junior and business analysts. The individual will also be experienced in IT change and lead innovative use of IT tools to enhance outcomes and the culture of the Transformation Team Responsibilities Works with the most senior client/user management to define strategies, drawing up requirements specifications, conducting feasibility studies, producing high level and detailed business models and implementing solutions, which will have a measurable impact on the profitability and effectiveness of the organisation. Critically reviews and evaluates proposals to initiate change activity, identifying fit with the agreed divisional Roadmap and challenging with sponsors where conflicts and contention exist so that the integrity of the divisional Roadmap is maintained. Critically reviews and evaluates any proposed solutions identifying alignment with business requirements, making recommendations to senior managers ensuring they are fully aware of key risks and assumptions, and marrying up technical limitations with operational realities. Delivers effective communication to all interested parties, including stakeholders and Divisional Directors, to support effective decision-making and manage the smooth and integral delivery of programmes. Allocates business analysis tasks within this area to more junior analysis staff as required, and take full responsibility to ensure work is delivered to the required standard. Defines, develops & delivers processes & systems to ensure a consistent and good level of service that means customer expectations are met and consistent with what we have communicated. Takes the lead in all matters with regard to the management of employees, ensuring that management discretion is used in a consistent manner and that the area follows the Group's policies and procedures including the Partnership Agreement to maximise business performance. Ensures that appropriate prioritising, planning, resourcing and contingency for customer issues are integrated into programme and resource plans so they are central to delivery. Demonstrates flexibility and mobility to support changing customer needs and new ways of working (including Agile development model, LEAN) Understands the principles of Business Transformation and is able to translate these principles into business/people change activities and project outcomes Ensure that the principles of Conduct Risk and Treating Customers Fairly (TCF) are Embedded into your day to day operations to deliver good customer outcomes at all times. Ensure that all business processes and internal controls within your role are designed and performed in a way that delivers good customer outcomes and demonstrates effective management of Conduct Risk. Background Senior Business Analyst Pensions experience Financial Services Experience Business Change Experience
Pontoon Manchester Central Library, St. Peter's Square, Manchester M2 5PD, UK
17/08/2018
Contractor
Senior Administrator/PA Manchester 6months ASAP Start £150-200 per day My high profile banking Client is currently recruiting for a Senior Team Administrator to work in their Manchester Office for an initial 6 month contract. From the moment you join our team, you will be immersed into the workplace, helping and contributing to the delivery of real differences and real benefits supporting the organisation and our clients. You will be able to learn, grow and excel alongside some of our most experienced business change and development people within the organisation. The role: No 2 days will be the same, You will be a valued member and the main point of contact for teams in the UK and Abroad who seek or need advise around Governance and procurement. You will also support the Hiring manager and other Senior Managers with day to day Admin where by good planning and organisational skills will be required. Duties include but are not limited to, Diary management, Travel and Expenses advise and management, Events management including room bookings, technology organisation, arranging Video Conferences. We need someone who will Feel confident in holding colleagues to deadlines and challenging when appropriate. Have patience be resilient and understanding of others and their needs. Suggest, own and deliver enhancements to our ways of working with the support from your team. Be self motivation Have a passion for organisation and delivery. Be enthusiastic about your brand and strive to constantly learn and improve. Be capable, confident and flexible, no two days are the same. Essential skills and experience Microsoft Office knowledge, specifically excel and Powerpoint. Strong Senior Stakeholder Management Proven Communication Skills, both written and oral. Excellent customer service skills Research skills - Ability to identify process improvements Attention to detail. Proven experience of people organisation Nice to have: Confluence and Sharepoint knowledge In return, we will Provide you with interesting and complex problems for you to solve. Support you in building a career path specifically for you. Only suitable candidates need apply. If you have not received a response within a 48 hour period, please assume that you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.
Pontoon London, UK
17/08/2018
Full time
HR Change Consultant London Purpose: You will be designing and implementing cost-effective people solutions that bring strategic value to the business. This may involve leading people programmes in their entirety or leading work streams of larger programmes. The programmes will cover the full range of HR activity, and will typically be cross CFU or significant in scale at a Business Unit level. You will establish and maintain effective sponsor and stakeholder relationships for the purpose of delivering your programmes and will use change management practices that land and embed sustainable change in a personal, simple and brilliant way. What you will be doing: leading on specific transformation programmes and people change management projects ensuring a consistent, sustainable, quality-based approach to the design and delivery of change initiatives that addresses business need build and maintain effective sponsor and stakeholder relationships, usually at B level or below, for the purpose of delivering your programmes. be recognised as a change practitioner and demonstrate a consultative focussed approach to scope, influence, define, customise and implement HR solutions that deliver optimal people and business performance in line with the People Plan and scorecard. use recognised programme management practices and tools to keep programmes on track, keep stakeholders informed and manage and mitigate risks to the delivery of the programme and/or delivery of its associated benefits. broker and contract the services of other HR teams to effectively deliver programme requirements, securing the right expertise and ensuring long term relationships are maintained. work collaboratively across the change team to identify overlaps and synergies within people initiatives and contribute to the creation of the holistic change impact plan. Programmes could cover the full range of HR activity - Organisational Effectiveness, Leadership, Learning and Performance, Reward, Workforce Management, ER, Wellbeing, Inclusion and Health & Safety Champion HR change methodology and best practice across the CFU HR community. Skills and experience Knowledge and experience in HR and/or change management, covering a breadth of activities and best in class practices and policies ideally from an HR generalist or change management role. Experience in managing and delivering people change initiatives in areas such as organisation design, organisation effectiveness, people effectiveness. Ability to influence at Director level and below and to build key relationships with appropriate business partners. Ability to quickly establish credibility and respect and build strong working relationships. Demonstrable professionalism with ability to operate in a complex, fast paced matrixed business environment. Confident with data and insight to diagnose and solve problems Ability in making things happen - translate solutions into creation and delivery of practical and workable plans that delivers sustainable change Be a team player with the ability to motivate and work alongside others and share best practice Typically graduate level or corresponding experience
Pontoon London, UK
17/08/2018
Full time
Senior HR change Consultant London Purpose: You will be creating, designing and implementing cost-effective people solutions that bring strategic value to the business. This may involve leading people programmes in their entirety or leading work streams of larger more complex programmes. The programmes will cover the full range of HR activity, and will typically be cross CFU or significant in scale at a Business Unit level. You will establish and maintain effective sponsor and stakeholder relationships for the purpose of delivering your programmes and will use change management practices that land and embed sustainable change in a personal, simple and brilliant way. What you will be doing: be bringing thought leadership to the design of strategic change initiatives that supports the CFU people strategy; leading on specific transformation programmes and people change management projects ensuring a consistent, sustainable, quality-based approach to the design and delivery of change initiatives that addresses business need build and maintain effective sponsor and stakeholder relationships, often at Director level, for the purpose of delivering your programmes. be recognised as a change expert and exemplify a consultative focussed approach to scope, influence, define, customise and implement HR solutions that deliver optimal people and business performance in line with the People Plan and scorecard. use recognised programme management practices and tools to keep programmes on track, keep stakeholders informed and manage and mitigate risks to the delivery of the programme and/or delivery of its associated benefits. broker and contract the services of other HR teams to effectively deliver programme requirements, securing the right expertise and ensuring long term relationships are maintained. work collaboratively across the CFU HR team to identify overlaps and synergies within people initiatives and contribute to the creation of the holistic change impact plan. Programmes could cover the full range of HR activity - Organisational Effectiveness, Leadership, Learning and Performance, Reward, Workforce Management, ER, Wellbeing, Inclusion and Health & Safety Champion HR change methodology and best practice across the CFU HR community. Skills and Experience: Substantial knowledge and broad experience in HR and/or change management, covering a breadth of activities and best in class practices and policies ideally from an HR generalist or change management role. Broad experience in managing and delivering people change initiatives in areas such as organisation design, organisation effectiveness, people effectiveness. Proven ability to influence at Director level and below and to build key relationships with appropriate business partners. Ability to quickly establish credibility and respect and build strong working relationships. Demonstrable professionalism with a proven ability to operate in a complex, fast paced matrixed business environment. Able to identify issues, get to root causes through the use of business analysis and insight to diagnose and solve problems Bias towards bold and confident thinking, challenging the status quo where appropriate Proven ability in making things happen - translate solutions into creation and delivery of practical and workable plans that delivers sustainable change Patience and experience of navigating large, complex organisational structures Be a team player with the ability to inspire, motivate and work alongside others and drive the use of best practice Typically graduate level or corresponding experience
Pontoon 1 Old Shoreham Rd, Hove BN3 7BD, UK
17/08/2018
Full time
Senior Business Analyst (Pensions) - Hove Our Client are seeking a Business Analyst to join a rapidly expanding part of their business. The individual will carry out strategic enterprise analysis to understand the current and future 'blueprint' of the organisation (enterprise architecture), evaluating/recommending business change initiatives which enable the organisation to achieve its' goals and objectives, and/or team lead business analysis activities for complex projects, both business and IT providing supervision and mentoring for junior and business analysts. The individual will also be experienced in IT change and lead innovative use of IT tools to enhance outcomes and the culture of the Transformation Team Responsibilities Works with the most senior client/user management to define strategies, drawing up requirements specifications, conducting feasibility studies, producing high level and detailed business models and implementing solutions, which will have a measurable impact on the profitability and effectiveness of the organisation. Critically reviews and evaluates proposals to initiate change activity, identifying fit with the agreed divisional Roadmap and challenging with sponsors where conflicts and contention exist so that the integrity of the divisional Roadmap is maintained. Critically reviews and evaluates any proposed solutions identifying alignment with business requirements, making recommendations to senior managers ensuring they are fully aware of key risks and assumptions, and marrying up technical limitations with operational realities. Delivers effective communication to all interested parties, including stakeholders and Divisional Directors, to support effective decision-making and manage the smooth and integral delivery of programmes. Allocates business analysis tasks within this area to more junior analysis staff as required, and take full responsibility to ensure work is delivered to the required standard. Defines, develops & delivers processes & systems to ensure a consistent and good level of service that means customer expectations are met and consistent with what we have communicated. Takes the lead in all matters with regard to the management of employees, ensuring that management discretion is used in a consistent manner and that the area follows the Group's policies and procedures including the Partnership Agreement to maximise business performance. Ensures that appropriate prioritising, planning, resourcing and contingency for customer issues are integrated into programme and resource plans so they are central to delivery. Demonstrates flexibility and mobility to support changing customer needs and new ways of working (including Agile development model, LEAN) Understands the principles of Business Transformation and is able to translate these principles into business/people change activities and project outcomes Ensure that the principles of Conduct Risk and Treating Customers Fairly (TCF) are Embedded into your day to day operations to deliver good customer outcomes at all times. Ensure that all business processes and internal controls within your role are designed and performed in a way that delivers good customer outcomes and demonstrates effective management of Conduct Risk. Background Senior Business Analyst Pensions experience Financial Services Experience Business Change Experience
Pontoon Kent, UK
17/08/2018
Quantity Surveyor UK Wide locations 12 months Substation Construction Project Pontoon has an exciting, long term opportunity to join of the UK's leading and most innovative Utilities providers for a Quantity Surveyor to join a Substation Construction Project for a major utilities client in development of there new and existing substations. Experience required: Post Contract Management NEC Option A and C Large projects within the Electrical, Utilities or Construction sector If you feel you have relevant skills for the role then simply attach an up to date CV and click apply now. Applicants should show all skills on their CV. Please be advised if you haven't heard from us within 24 hours then unfortunately your application has not been successful on this occasion, we may however keep your details on file for any suitable future vacancies and contact you accordingly. Pontoon is an employment consultancy and operates as an equal opportunities employer. Whilst every effort is made to ensure this email is relevant to your experience and job search, sometimes there are errors, we apologize if this is the case.
Pontoon Manchester Central Library, St. Peter's Square, Manchester M2 5PD, UK
17/08/2018
Contractor
Senior Administrator/PA Manchester 6months ASAP Start £150-200 per day My high profile banking Client is currently recruiting for a Senior Team Administrator to work in their Manchester Office for an initial 6 month contract. From the moment you join our team, you will be immersed into the workplace, helping and contributing to the delivery of real differences and real benefits supporting the organisation and our clients. You will be able to learn, grow and excel alongside some of our most experienced business change and development people within the organisation. The role: No 2 days will be the same, You will be a valued member and the main point of contact for teams in the UK and Abroad who seek or need advise around Governance and procurement. You will also support the Hiring manager and other Senior Managers with day to day Admin where by good planning and organisational skills will be required. Duties include but are not limited to, Diary management, Travel and Expenses advise and management, Events management including room bookings, technology organisation, arranging Video Conferences. We need someone who will Feel confident in holding colleagues to deadlines and challenging when appropriate. Have patience be resilient and understanding of others and their needs. Suggest, own and deliver enhancements to our ways of working with the support from your team. Be self motivation Have a passion for organisation and delivery. Be enthusiastic about your brand and strive to constantly learn and improve. Be capable, confident and flexible, no two days are the same. Essential skills and experience Microsoft Office knowledge, specifically excel and Powerpoint. Strong Senior Stakeholder Management Proven Communication Skills, both written and oral. Excellent customer service skills Research skills - Ability to identify process improvements Attention to detail. Proven experience of people organisation Nice to have: Confluence and Sharepoint knowledge In return, we will Provide you with interesting and complex problems for you to solve. Support you in building a career path specifically for you. Only suitable candidates need apply. If you have not received a response within a 48 hour period, please assume that you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.
Pontoon Manchester Central Library, St. Peter's Square, Manchester M2 5PD, UK
17/08/2018
Contractor
Role Title: Cost Delivery Manager Contract Length: 6 months Location: Manchester Role Purpose: To facilitate the day-to-day management of cost and the delivery of the IT 'Run' budget, including provision of financial support to functional leaders and budget holders, managing the division's relationship with Finance department, ensuring delivery of budget targets, managing the cost allocation process, and ensuring the impact of project delivery on the IT cost base is understood. Dimensions: Oversees the overall "Run" financial framework for IT. The 2018 Run budget for IT that this function is responsible for collating, tracking, challenging and reporting is £103m. A broad and highly visible role that involves significant stakeholder management activities with the ITLT, senior managers, cost centre managers and with Finance. Leading on initiatives that form the cost reduction plan with committed savings Embedded in the budget Creation of new ideas and initiatives to take further cost out of IT&C. Assurance of spend and deep dives into 3rd party costs and payment schedules to ensure the Bank is receiving all services it is paying for in the most cost effective way Provides specialist guidance by analysing, interpreting and modelling complex financial data, utilising technical expertise to inform key policy decision makers. Requires a broad understanding of the "Run" part of IT and its cost impact on the organisation. Areas of Accountability: Supports the development and management of annual "Run" budgets (currently £103m for 2018), liaising with Finance Business Partners, Cost Insight, appropriate functional leaders and cost centre managers. Manages the day-to-day relationship with Finance department to ensure IT receives appropriate level of support and representation within central Finance. Provide IT colleagues with day-to-day support in relation to management of the IT budget and guidance on the mechanisms used centrally to manage the IT finances. Supports periodic reviews with all cost centre managers to ensure high level of focus and challenge on provision of value for money service. Maintain relationship with Group/CFSMS in relation to payment of costs arising from remaining shared services eg GSS MSA. Support tracking of budget risks and opportunities to ensure annual and 'stretch' targets are delivered, assisting in the delivery of budget re-forecasts as and when required. Facilitate the review of the IT allocation model to ensure that mechanisms for 'charging' Bank profit centres are fair and accurate, supporting the delivery of an enhanced IT-to-business charging strategy. Owns the IT Finance RCSA process, performing quarterly/annual reviews as appropriate and recommending changes/improvements as required. Produce MI to support budget management and delivery of stretch targets, including contributions to the IT scorecard, Exec and Board reporting as required. Decision Making Authority: Spend approval authority up to £25k. Dependencies & Key Relationships: This is a highly visible role across IT. The role holder will need to develop and maintain effective relationships with the ITLT, senior managers and all cost centre managers across IT. The role holder will also need to develop effective relationships with Finance such that appropriate Finance business partner support is provided to IT, but that ultimately IT owns and understands its own budgets. Knowledge, Skills and Experience Required: Broad understanding of the IT function. Sound understanding of Bank Finance principles, the budget process, and how IT's finances are defined and operated. Educated to minimum of degree level in a relevant discipline. Detailed understanding of the organisation in relation to IT cost impacts on the profit centres. Proven experience of supporting non-accounting managers in complex financial analysis and of implementing and enhancing financial control. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Strong interpersonal and collaborative skills. Critical thinker, able to analyse data and determine overall messages and trends to ensure IT manages against its operating plans and gets its messages across. Proven experience of managing multiple stakeholders.
Pontoon Warwick, UK
17/08/2018
Campaign Delivery Analyst- Job Purpose To work with the Workload Forecast Analyst to understand the installation plan targets and then to develop and execute multi-channel customer marketing campaigns, designed to educate customers and drive action to book appointments to have smart meters installed. Key Responsibilities : Execution of pre-agreed customer contact strategies for our customers Planning a variety of multi-channel campaigns, designed to increase customer appointment rates Daily tracking and reporting of the success of all of the campaigns Taking an agile In day/in week/in month approach to optimising effective communication channels (trialling different communication methods) to increase customer appointment rates Work with our customers (energy suppliers) to create engaging white mail, email and SMS campaign templates Carry out A/B testing campaigns to trial different approaches to drive greater conversion rates and customer experiences Provide accurate reporting against campaigns and customer portfolio data Key Skills and Experience Excellent analytical skills Strong technical ability to work with marketing channels, including email and SMS Ability to work to organisational deadlines and KPI's Excellent verbal and written communication skills - including copywriting skills Strong organisation skills - able to prioritise a number of competing initiatives Strong commercial acumen Strong stakeholder management Strong team player
Pontoon Warwick, UK
17/08/2018
Business Analyst Warwick 6 months To undertake business analyst duties and responsibilities within the Data and Document Management project. The objective of the project is to provide a secure, reliable and user friendly platform that enables the team to share and collaborate information at any time. The platform should also facilitate mobile working with the ability to access information from any of the devices. The successful candidate will share the vision of ensuring there is one version of truth, and have the ability, skillset and experience to support the design, development and implementation of it. The Business Analyst is responsible for liaising with key stakeholders in order to understand the structure, policies, and operations of the business, in order to recommend solutions to the business that enable to achieve its goals in an efficient manner. In summary they are responsible for analysing the data, documents, information and situation, come to a conclusion, propose options with a recommendation and ensure the solution is understood and delivered. Key accountabilities Responsible for all Business analyst responsibilities throughout the end to end process for all phases of the business change project Responsible for business engagement and translating business needs into user requirements which can be easily understood by the technical delivery team/supplier/partner. Responsible for developing requirements and functional specifications Provide coaching and mentoring to more junior members of the team and provide performance feedback Ability to translate complex business requirements into a robust working solution Requirements elicitation, analysis, documentation and management Undertake business change activities covering all aspects - people, process, organisation, information and technology Modelling business processes (As Is and To Be) and reengineering Options appraisal, gap analysis, business cases, Investment paper generation Benefits management and realisation Lead and support training - planning, delivery, materials preparation Lead coordinate and support testing - System testing, User Acceptance Testing, etc. Effectively engage and manage stakeholders at all levels and understand and prioritise requirements and business needs Act as a primary interface with end users to produce business and functional requirements Analyse requirements through workshops, user interviews and data collection in order to inform solutions outcomes Gather and prioritise capabilities and requirements based on sound understanding of key business challenges and opportunities, providing line of sight to the business ambition In addition: o Work with system designers, to translate requirements into technical deliverables o Work with system developers throughout the development phase to resolve any areas of change and ensure that the delivered solution meets the requirements of the business Participate in the User Acceptance Testing phase of a project to resolve business queries and aid the smooth transition of projects towards implementation Provide input into the business change plan and is able to translate business strategy into business change strategy Provide input into training and implementation plans Define Use Cases, User Stories and Business Requirements Specifications for Programme and multiple change projects Identify and resolve business conflicts. Influencing decision makers and to ensure that projects still meet the objectives and timescales. Knowledge, Experience and Technical Know How Business analysis experience in Sharepoint Online projects Business analysis experience in Office 365 projects Business analysis experience in Business Change Projects covering all aspects - People, Process, Organisation, Information and Technology Experience in modelling business processes in complex business environments Experience in understanding user experience and journeys Experience in designing and delivering training Experience in Testing - UAT, test cases, scenarios Strong communication skills both oral and written with the ability to operate at all levels of the business Advanced user of the Microsoft Suite, including Microsoft Word, Project, Excel, Access, SharePoint and Visio. Feasibility study, cost benefit analysis, proof of concept, prototyping Strong academic record, most likely with graduate level education. Excellent inter-personal skills, to include: Strong written and verbal communication ability Consultancy skills (eg workshop facilitation, presentation skills) Influencing skills (eg stakeholder management) Able to establish, maintain and develop effective relationships with both technical and non-technical colleagues Good financial and commercial awareness Ability to identify, communicate and solve complex problems. Past experience of working in an analyst position using some or all of the following techniques and varying methodologies: Use Cases, User Stories, Scenarios Context diagrams, conceptual model, root cause analysis, gap analysis Requirements analysis Process modelling Logical data modelling Production of business cases Data analysis Ability to translate technical details into easily understood language for the business. Ability to plan and organise effectively and take the initiative within agreed parameters. Ability to read and comprehend system-level documents including technical specifications and database schemas and dictionaries Experience of the production of requirements and functional specifications Knowledge and Experience of using Visual Studio Team Services (VSTS) Experience and technical knowhow of Office 365 applications such as One Note.
Pontoon Warwick, UK
17/08/2018
My client is an international electricity and gas company and one of the largest investor owned Energy companies in the world. They play a vital role in delivering gas and electricity to many millions of people across Great Britain and North-Eastern US in an efficient, reliable and safe manner. We are looking for a highly capable Project Planner to support a high profile Security Programme if you are interested please call or e-mail [1] david.kitchene For this opportunity you will be an Ajilon employee working on site with the client while being rewarded with a strong salary, 5% bonus, holidays, pension, certification opportunities and more! Job Title: Project Planner Duration: Ajilon Consultant (See below) Location: Warwick Salary: £68,000 PAYE salary plus extensive benefits (as below) Key Skills & Experience: Proven Project Planning experience MS Project RAID Strong Stakeholder Management Ability to challenge in a constructive manner Experience working on an IT programme is ideal, cyber or security is desirable **Ajilon Consultant** You will be an integral part of Ajilon (Adecco), a FTSE500 Global organisation with over 52 clients and sole supplier to the biggest organisations in the country and the world. You will be employed by ourselves as an Ajilon Consultant working onsite with our client where you will receive a regular salary, annual bonus payment, pension contributions, holiday and sick pay, plus a number of additional benefits such as medical insurance, income protection, critical illness and life insurance, access to our discounted benefits website and library of online training materials and future career and certification opportunities. This great opportunity is being offered on a PAYE basis which means a LTD/Umbrella company cannot be used. If you think you have the experience and you would like to become an employee of this fast growing business unit within Ajilon please apply with your CV right now for instant consideration!
Pontoon Leicester, UK
17/08/2018
Centrica, through British Gas/Scottish Gas are running a number of work experience programmes in Leicester. Firstly, register for one of our taster days, the taster day will be held between 11am and 2:30pm on the 12th September. During this time activities will include an insight into British Gas, an opportunity to find more out about British Gas and a tour of the building. Apply now for more information. Once we have received your details we will be in contact with you about your registration. At the taster day, we will select a number of people to start the 2-week work experience programme with British Gas - Leicester. The dates of the upcoming taster days and following work experience dates are listed below: Location Taster day date Work experience Start Date Leicester 12/09/2018 17th Sept What do you need? * You need to be aged 16 to 30 * Not in employment, Full Time education or training * Have no major unspent convictions * Be available for the full 2 weeks Although unpaid, the programme is designed to deliver a wide range of positive outcomes helping you gain new skills & experience & improve self-confidence. We will give you the experience you need so you can get the job you deserve.
Pontoon West Midlands, UK
17/08/2018
Full time
HR Service Delivery Specialist HR Services (HRS) is responsible for managing the transactional processes that support the delivery of HR policies and standard HR operational procedures within Cadent. The post holder will oversee a comprehensive, efficient and effective HR advisory and administration service ensuring that standard operating procedures, templates and business processes are in place and adhered to, whilst keeping best practice and excellent service delivery at the core of everything they do. Team supervision: Supervise and support the ContactHR and Onboarding team to ensure calls and emails are answered within the agreed SLA's. Ensure ContactHR phones are sufficiently manned during hours of operation (8.30am-5pm), Mon-Fri. Ensure all work in the team is effectively planned and executed ensuring optimum use of resources and timely delivery to internal and external customers. Create a team environment conducive to continuous improvement and performance excellence Pre-employment screening (PES): Manage PES activities, through third parties, to safeguard the company by ensuring the right people, in the right roles are working within the company Employment contracts: Ensure timely and efficient provision of employment contracts. Recommend, agree and implement improvements/changes to contract templates, in collaboration with the Employee Relations team Team supervision: Supervise and support the ContactHR and Onboarding team to ensure calls and emails are answered within the agreed SLA's. Ensure ContactHR phones are sufficiently manned during hours of operation (8.30am-5pm), Mon-Fri. Ensure all work in the team is effectively planned and executed ensuring optimum use of resources and timely delivery to internal and external customers. Create a team environment conducive to continuous improvement and performance excellence Pre-employment screening (PES): Manage PES activities, through third parties, to safeguard the company by ensuring the right people, in the right roles are working within the company Employment contracts: Ensure timely and efficient provision of employment contracts. Recommend, agree and implement improvements/changes to contract templates, in collaboration with the Employee Relations team Quality assurance: Review employment contracts/letters, for quality and accuracy, before issuing to candidates/employees Query resolution: Resolve escalated queries through detailed investigation of issues and root cause analysis Process improvements: Identify and understand customer needs/requirements and deliver sustainable process and procedural improvements Metrics and KPIs: Be clear on the metrics and KPIs, for the HRS Service Delivery team and third parties, to ensure these are being achieved Working relationships: Maintain effective daily interaction with the TCS offshore team, 3rd parties and other internal HR functions, to ensure efficient, effective and collaborative working Controls and compliance: Support the management of controls and compliance in line with GDPR and BS7858 Cadent values: Actively demonstrate and promote company values, and positively contribute to a customer oriented approach Safety: Work within and promote the philosophy of safe team working If this opportunity could be of interest, please apply today to swiftly considered and contacted!
Pontoon Hinckley, UK
16/08/2018
Full time
We are looking for a responsible Project Support/Administrator to administer and organize all types of projects, from simple activities to more complex plans within a large UK Gas distribution company. PMO/Project Support Hinckley £32 - £38k/annum Responsibilities Coordinate project management activities, resources, equipment and information Assign tasks to internal teams and assist with schedule management Make sure that clients' needs are met as projects evolve Analyze risks and opportunities Oversee project procurement management Monitor project progress and handle any issues that arise Act as the point of contact and communicate project status to all participants Use tools to monitor working hours, plans and expenditures Issue all appropriate legal paperwork (eg contracts and terms of agreement) Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation, plans and reports Ensure standards and requirements are met through conducting quality assurance tests Requirements Proven work experience as a Project Coordinator, Project administrator or similar role Experience in project management, from conception to delivery An ability to prepare and interpret flowcharts, schedules and step-by-step action plans Solid organizational skills, including multitasking and time-management Strong client-facing and teamwork skills Familiarity with risk management and quality assurance control Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Project and Microsoft Planner Hands-on experience with project management tools (eg Basecamp or Trello) BSc in Business Administration or related field PMP/PRINCE2 certification is a plus Please be advised if you haven't heard from us within 48 hours then unfortunately your application has not been successful on this occasion, we may however keep your details on file for any suitable future vacancies. Adecco is an employment consultancy and operates as an equal opportunities employer
Pontoon Windsor SL4, UK
16/08/2018
Finance Systems Process Lead, SAP, Hana S/4 Major Utilities client is looking to appoint Finance Professional with extensive experience process definition within SAP technology, in particularly with Hana S/4 Successful applicant will have pre-existing S/4 Hana experience and be the SME on defining the art of the possible in the SAP technology suite for finance. The role will enable removal of localised solutions with standard global processes being executed from a suite of foundational technologies. Defines finance standard processes in SAP S/4 across R2R, FP&A, O2C, Corporate Centre, Treasury, Tax and P2P Works closely with finance transformation leads and stakeholders to define the end to end solutions either for new businesses or regional businesses globally Supports the definition of strategic, conceptual and technical boundaries for the design of the SAP S/4 Hana finance processes, supporting the accounting principles required by the customer Understands the as-is situation and goals of the customer holistically, and is able to translate these into adequate finance roadmap designs (processes, applications, systems, S/4 Hana new functionality, implementation, migration and conversion) Be actively involved in the definition, preparation, conception, realisation and go-live of S/4 Hana implementation projects Drives knowledge management and innovation workshops based on previous experience utilising the S/4 Finance data model Demonstrate successful integration to Fiori, Blackline and other suite of process technologies Document successful approaches and tools, making them available to users Supporting building of a key user network group, helping on training and skills needs Implement end to end solutions - Support working with 3rd party service providers If you wish to apply for the above position, please call me on or email on Please be advised if you haven't heard from us within 24 hours then unfortunately your application has not been successful on this occasion, we may however keep your details on file for any suitable future vacancies and contact you accordingly. Pontoon is a global HR outsourcing company specializing in improving an organization's talent. We manage the contingent workforce and statement of work resources on behalf of our clients, as well as source and recruit direct hires. Pontoon's approach results in significant cost savings and revenue improvement, increased worker quality, workforce insight and greater regulatory compliance. A division of Adecco with operations in nearly 100 countries and with more than 1,500 colleagues worldwide, the Jacksonville, Florida-based organization delivers solutions to more than 150 industry-leading companies.
Pontoon Solihull, UK
16/08/2018
Contractor
Corporate Health & Safety Advisor Solihull 12 months Pontoon and Ajilon have 2 brilliant opportunities to join one of the UK's leading Utility Companies as a Corporate Health & Safety Advisor This role is really looking for somebody who can provide assurances across their management systems and business tools to do with areas such as Occupational Health and Well-being within a more corporate environment. What I'm looking for: NEBOSH certificate required - Diploma desirable Excellent stakeholder management skills Good understanding of management systems CORE SHE knowledge Experience in Energy or Utilities is also desirable A full job spec will be available at a later stage however please click the apply now button if this is of interest to you!
Pontoon London, UK
16/08/2018
Resilience Enhancement Lead (Incident Manager) - Global Asset Management Bank - London, 4 months initial My client, a Global Asset Management Bank, require an individual to work as a Resilience Enhancement Lead, on an initial 4 month contract. This role will be based at their Queen Victoria Street office..... click apply for full job details
Pontoon Manchester Central Library, St. Peter's Square, Manchester M2 5PD, UK
16/08/2018
Contractor
Role Title: Cost Delivery Manager Contract Length: 6 months Location: Manchester Role Purpose: To facilitate the day-to-day management of cost and the delivery of the IT 'Run' budget, including provision of financial support to functional leaders and budget holders, managing the division's relationship with Finance department, ensuring delivery of budget targets, managing the cost allocation process, and ensuring the impact of project delivery on the IT cost base is understood. Dimensions: Oversees the overall "Run" financial framework for IT. The 2018 Run budget for IT that this function is responsible for collating, tracking, challenging and reporting is £103m. A broad and highly visible role that involves significant stakeholder management activities with the ITLT, senior managers, cost centre managers and with Finance. Leading on initiatives that form the cost reduction plan with committed savings Embedded in the budget Creation of new ideas and initiatives to take further cost out of IT&C. Assurance of spend and deep dives into 3rd party costs and payment schedules to ensure the Bank is receiving all services it is paying for in the most cost effective way Provides specialist guidance by analysing, interpreting and modelling complex financial data, utilising technical expertise to inform key policy decision makers. Requires a broad understanding of the "Run" part of IT and its cost impact on the organisation. Areas of Accountability: Supports the development and management of annual "Run" budgets (currently £103m for 2018), liaising with Finance Business Partners, Cost Insight, appropriate functional leaders and cost centre managers. Manages the day-to-day relationship with Finance department to ensure IT receives appropriate level of support and representation within central Finance. Provide IT colleagues with day-to-day support in relation to management of the IT budget and guidance on the mechanisms used centrally to manage the IT finances. Supports periodic reviews with all cost centre managers to ensure high level of focus and challenge on provision of value for money service. Maintain relationship with Group/CFSMS in relation to payment of costs arising from remaining shared services eg GSS MSA. Support tracking of budget risks and opportunities to ensure annual and 'stretch' targets are delivered, assisting in the delivery of budget re-forecasts as and when required. Facilitate the review of the IT allocation model to ensure that mechanisms for 'charging' Bank profit centres are fair and accurate, supporting the delivery of an enhanced IT-to-business charging strategy. Owns the IT Finance RCSA process, performing quarterly/annual reviews as appropriate and recommending changes/improvements as required. Produce MI to support budget management and delivery of stretch targets, including contributions to the IT scorecard, Exec and Board reporting as required. Decision Making Authority: Spend approval authority up to £25k. Dependencies & Key Relationships: This is a highly visible role across IT. The role holder will need to develop and maintain effective relationships with the ITLT, senior managers and all cost centre managers across IT. The role holder will also need to develop effective relationships with Finance such that appropriate Finance business partner support is provided to IT, but that ultimately IT owns and understands its own budgets. Knowledge, Skills and Experience Required: Broad understanding of the IT function. Sound understanding of Bank Finance principles, the budget process, and how IT's finances are defined and operated. Educated to minimum of degree level in a relevant discipline. Detailed understanding of the organisation in relation to IT cost impacts on the profit centres. Proven experience of supporting non-accounting managers in complex financial analysis and of implementing and enhancing financial control. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Strong interpersonal and collaborative skills. Critical thinker, able to analyse data and determine overall messages and trends to ensure IT manages against its operating plans and gets its messages across. Proven experience of managing multiple stakeholders.
Pontoon London, UK
16/08/2018
Resilience Enhancement Lead (Tolerances) - Global Asset Management Bank - London, 4 months initial My client, a Global Asset Management Bank, require an individual to work as a Resilience Enhancement Lead, on an initial 4 month contract. This role will be based at their Queen Victoria Street office..... click apply for full job details
Pontoon Hinckley, UK
16/08/2018
Full time
We are looking for a responsible Project Support/Administrator to administer and organize all types of projects, from simple activities to more complex plans within a large UK Gas distribution company. PMO/Project Support Hinckley £32 - £38k/annum Responsibilities Coordinate project management activities, resources, equipment and information Assign tasks to internal teams and assist with schedule management Make sure that clients' needs are met as projects evolve Analyze risks and opportunities Oversee project procurement management Monitor project progress and handle any issues that arise Act as the point of contact and communicate project status to all participants Use tools to monitor working hours, plans and expenditures Issue all appropriate legal paperwork (eg contracts and terms of agreement) Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation, plans and reports Ensure standards and requirements are met through conducting quality assurance tests Requirements Proven work experience as a Project Coordinator, Project administrator or similar role Experience in project management, from conception to delivery An ability to prepare and interpret flowcharts, schedules and step-by-step action plans Solid organizational skills, including multitasking and time-management Strong client-facing and teamwork skills Familiarity with risk management and quality assurance control Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Project and Microsoft Planner Hands-on experience with project management tools (eg Basecamp or Trello) BSc in Business Administration or related field PMP/PRINCE2 certification is a plus Please be advised if you haven't heard from us within 48 hours then unfortunately your application has not been successful on this occasion, we may however keep your details on file for any suitable future vacancies. Adecco is an employment consultancy and operates as an equal opportunities employer