Pontoon

Pontoon Didcot OX11, UK
21/05/2019
Full time
Modis Aerospace is a specialized Engineering consultancy with more than 30 years' experience providing aerospace Engineers to our key partners in The Netherlands. Modis is a long-standing business partner of the European Space Agency (ESA), with more than 120 employees recruited from across Europe currently supporting ESA's..... click apply for full job details
Pontoon Stoke-on-Trent, UK
21/05/2019
Full time
Pontoon drives the acquisition of permanent talent and manages contingent and project workforce on behalf of an organization. We ensure a superior candidate experience and maximize employer brand. We provide efficiency, flexibility and scalability. We manage and optimize supplier partnerships and leverage the best workforce..... click apply for full job details
Pontoon London, UK
20/05/2019
Contractor
Loan Closer One of our large Investment banking clients is currently looking for an experienced Loan Closer The ideal candidate will have strong Syndicated Loans Market experience - either Loans Administration, Loans Agency or Closing Functions We are looking for two Loan Closers with a working knowledge of loan..... click apply for full job details
Pontoon City of London, UK
20/05/2019
A market leading Telecoms client based in London require an accomplished Recruitment Coordinator to join them for an exciting and challenging engagement. 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: Duration: Ajilon Consultant (See below) Location: Start: ASAP Salary: £Strong PAYE salary plus extensive benefits (as below) The Company My client is one of the UK's most well known and technologically advanced telecommunication brands and serves its customers with an attractive range of propositions including Superfast mobile fibre-broadband speeds. My client are the largest mobile network operator in the UK, with 29.6 million customers and the largest operator of 4G services in Europe Key Skills & Experience: Co-ordination of Senior hiring meetings and interviews. Hiring managers are typically from the Executive Committee, could also include the Chairman, so the right person needs to be polished enough to operate at that level. Creation of Executive Contracts via our ATS (Taleo). Training available. They'll need to proof read and ensure all correct approvals are in place. Projects - event management, recruitment specific projects eg PSL, terms, supplier management etc Reporting - updating trackers, collation of activity, ideally an ability to use data visualisation tools, or atleast know what they are and want to learn how to use them. Excel skills would be very useful Fast paced, lots of energy and positive. Lots of ambiguity and we're going through transformation, so ad hoc challenges come in daily. **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 London, UK
20/05/2019
PA Central London - Farringdon Are you an experienced PA looking for an exciting challenge? Do you have experience of being involved in start-ups? Does the idea of improving our housing crisis motivate you? My client a leader in Financial Services has embarked on an exciting journey to change the way we live in the UK and they would like you to be part of it. We are looking for an exceptional PA to join this brand new division and support our directors whilst they tackle the severe shortage of affordable housing in the UK, providing families with safe, secure and reasonably priced housing. You will be a talented ambitious PA, who can work in a fast moving environment to grow a business which delivers socially-important outcomes and becomes a market-leader. To deliver this aim, my client is looking for individuals that want to be part of teams that proactively collaborate, work with purpose and deliver a new and ambitious business to improve the lives of the residents we serve. As a growing business there will be change; systems, processes and procedures will be being developed as the business matures and this will require adaptable and responsible teams that thrive in this environment. You will have previous solid experience as a senior PA, in a fast paced environment. You will be comfortable rolling your sleeves up and getting involved at all levels - no job too big or too small. Previous experience in housing is desirable but not essential Duties include but are not limited to: Diary, email and document management Booking internal/external meetings and arranging venues/catering Booking travel, accommodation & visa applications Issuing meeting documentation Planning for and working to complete PowerPoint presentations Liaising with key suppliers, local housing associations, housing developers, industry members and Executives Invoices - distribution and processing Holiday cover - support to other members of management and leadership team Ordering IT equipment & stationary Supporting on boarding of new staff members Raising IT issues for the management team Managing meeting room bookings Printing and binding of board packs Rate: up to £23.00 an hour Duration: 6 months initial assignment Location: Farringdon - London Start: ASAP - please note it takes up to 20 working days for referencing to complete
Pontoon Nottingham, UK
19/05/2019
***UX Designer-6 Month contract-Nottingham*** UX Designer Nottingham 6 Months £450 - £500 per day We're looking for a UX Designer to help drive and execute on our strategy. This is a chance to design digital products, rather than just providing UX execution against product features. This means you must be used to leading discovery as well as design activities and must be used to bringing stakeholders along the journey and providing compelling user insights at every stage of discovery and design. Essential Duties and Responsibilities Work collaboratively with visual designers, content managers, product managers, software developers, testers, architects, content manager and marketing colleagues to help define and implement end-to-end customer experiences that deliver tangible business results Ideate, explore and collaborate on user-centric concepts, prototypes, wireframes, user journeys, mock-ups and UI visuals to explore a range of solutions Experience running or participating in UX insight activities such as user research, ideation sessions, usability testing, co-creation workshops, stakeholder interviews. Ability to facilitate user testing, including experience with obtaining and analysing quantitative and qualitative feedback. Understand our products, marketplace, business and technical strategies as the background to working on product requirements. Through socialisation, feedback and testing, iteratively improve UX and ultimately make them ready to be handed over for implementation. Champion the mobile and web experience by clearly specifying cross channel needs. Actively contribute to a culture where the fair treatment of customers is at the heart of the business requirements and apply appropriate controls in the interests of our customers. Experience Experience as a UX Designer, working in a web and app environment to create interactive prototypes, wireframes, work-flow storyboards, journey maps, mock-ups and UI outputs. Ability to work quickly and efficiently to gather and distil complex requirements. Familiar with agile methodology and iterative design processes. Has a demonstrable interest in good UX & UI design, and what this means for both the end user and service provider. Excellent written and verbal skills to communicate complex interaction design concepts at all levels. Proficient in using popular UX tools such as Sketch, Axure, InVision, Adobe suite. An understanding of core digital technologies such as HTML5, CSS3, Javascript iOS and Android useful but not essential. Familiarity with grid systems and framework libraries to support compatible front-end implementation. Experience of working on web comparison services and conversation rate optimisation a plus. Maintain awareness of latest technologies, software, hardware, best practices and developments within the UX and design community. Strong portfolio of work to be presented at interview stage.
Pontoon 1 Old Shoreham Rd, Hove BN3 7BD, UK
19/05/2019
**Programme Planner opportunity located in Hove** Programme Planner Location: Hove Duration: Initial 6 Months Rate: £Competitive The Roles: The Carbyne Programme is a significant business divestment of the Mature Savings division, the associated policyholder/customer and product data, business models and processes to ReAssure. The Programme requires an experienced programme planner to refresh the existing process, advance the reporting and exception metrics and provide general support, as required, to colleagues in the Programme Office for risk and issue management, change management, and so on. You will be Responsible for; To support project/programme managers produce a plans in an agreed, common format * To ensure weekly plan insights and exception reports to the Workstream Leads and Programme Director * To report metrics twice monthly to inform the Programme Board of progress and deviations from plan * To escalate movements upon the critical path Duties: * To maintain existing principles to ensure the collation of up to 10 workstream plans into a consolidated programme view (Inc. plan levels, resourcing and baselining) * To agree common ways of working with planning tools for the project and programme managers * To ensure plans are optimised for expedient delivery and workstream and programme critical paths are clearly defined * Provide support workstream level to complete baselined plans and dependency logs * To review plans with workstream leads and Programme Director * To produce a weekly update on progress against 12-week plan to embed planning principles and baseline the programme plan and its constituent parts About you; 3-5 years of project planning and dependency management experience * Experience in supporting business SMEs (non-Change Management resources) build plans * Experience of working with IT/Technology project teams * Workshop facilitation experience required * Financial Services sector experience useful, but not essential * Advance understanding of risk management practices essential TO APPLY PLEASE EMAIL Candidates will ideally show evidence of the above in their CV in order to be considered. 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 and contact you accordingly. Pontoon is an employment consultancy and operates as an equal opportunities employer.
Pontoon London, UK
19/05/2019
Business support Manager London 6 months Start date- ASAP My high profile client are currently recruiting for a Business support Manager to join their Chief Operating Office department. This role will be based in London on an initial 6 month contract. This is a dynamic role, requiring the ability to adjust actions and priorities quickly and focus on a broad range of people and organisational issues. The core of the role will cover the following four areas. It is expected applicants can demonstrate a strong skillset in at least two of these and be prepared to quickly master the other requirements. 1. Financial Management Work with the Business Management finance team to ensure the FX Technology team financial position is accurately reported, forecasted and tracked. * Interact across the organisation daily on the above. Work weekly/monthly with senior FX management on business/organizational reviews (headcount ratios, hiring status, financials, etc.) * Identify areas of over or underspend and opportunity for reassignment to alternate opportunities or investments. * Support to the Business Management team in their functions of: * Financial forecasting and analysis of forecasts vs. actual * Resource management - managing hiring requests and approvals against budgets, forecasting, contract/contractor management * Vendor management - including A/P process, statements of work, and forecasting run rates 2. Project Management Oversight Perform a centralised FX Technology project oversight role of the portfolio of projects being worked on across FX Technology. Responsibilities include: * Produce consolidated Line of Business level project reporting for the senior leadership team. Ensure accurate and timely reporting across the broad portfolio of projects run by FX Technology by coordinating between corporate governance team and the project managers to ensure alignment in the usage of the internal tools used to track cross-LOB programs within GT&O * Work with the relevant Project Managers to capture key project metrics and information for executive level reporting * Run monthly project reviews with senior management and the front office on current project activities and status * Work with the Project Managers on developing their forecasts (resources, budget) * Work across the globally distributed Technology teams on frequent ad hoc initiatives and requests 3. Operational Risk Management Proactively identify and address operational risk and control issues within FX Technology. Responsibilities include: * Issue identification * Work across the FX Technology team when operational issues are identified and help compile and track "back to green" plans. * Enforce and perform Compliance coordination to ensure the FX Technology teams are meeting all the control requirements 4. Manage the People Agenda * Manage a large population of management requests of information, business presentations, corporate communications, etc to help drive the strategy of the team * Help define and maintain the people agenda - location strategy, promotion processes, people development, employee engagement, and training Requirements * Extremely strong verbal and written communication skills - must be able to: * Interact productively with team members across FX Technology in multiple locations and time zones * Engage with senior management / executive level management * Present data and messages clearly and concisely * Adaptable / flexible to respond to constantly changing business and Tech & Ops demands * Proven ability to learn and develop new skills in role * Strong control mind-set: have a superior business acumen, with the ability to question and probe data and processes TO APPLY - PLEASE REPLY WITH AN UP TO DATE CV Candidates will ideally show evidence of the above in their CV in order to be considered. 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 and contact you accordingly. Pontoon is an employment consultancy and operates as an equal opportunities employer.
Pontoon Shirley, Solihull, UK
19/05/2019
Business Analyst - 6 Month Contract - Birmingham Based - £500 - £550/day Senior Business Analyst 6 month Contract Birmingham Based £500 - £550/day We currently have an exciting opportunity for an accomplished Business Analyst to join a large financial service business based in Birmingham, to work on there change operation team. Key Skills & Knowledge: * Outstanding business analysis experience required and proven delivery track record of change / transformation. * Adaptable and creative approach to business analysis * Excellent communications, interpersonal and presentation skills in order to influence internal and external stakeholders * Ability to self-manage and work in a dynamic environment * Strong collaboration skills including working with Project Managers and Test Managers / Analysts. * The ability to manage and benefit from virtual meetings, with limited reliance on face-to-face meetings * A relentless drive towards paperless working, wherever possible * The willingness and ability to work without the constraints of a fixed office or desk location, focusing on outcomes and benefits, rather than tasks and measures Principal Accountabilities: * Outstanding business analysis experience required and proven delivery track record of change / transformation. * Adaptable and creative approach to business analysis * Excellent communications, interpersonal and presentation skills in order to influence internal and external stakeholders * Ability to self-manage and work in a dynamic environment * Strong collaboration skills including working with Project Managers and Test Managers / Analysts. * The ability to manage and benefit from virtual meetings, with limited reliance on face-to-face meetings * The willingness to embrace new technologies and influence other parts of the business to adopt * A relentless drive towards paperless working, wherever possible TO APPLY - PLEASE REPLY WITH AN UP TO DATE CV Candidates will ideally show evidence of the above in their CV in order to be considered. 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 and contact you accordingly. Pontoon is an employment consultancy and operates as an equal opportunities employer.
Pontoon London, UK
19/05/2019
Business Analyst-Corporate Action 6 Months London My high profile Asset management company are currently recruiting for a Business Analyst to join their team based in London on an initial 6 month contract with the potential for extension. The EMEA Regional Change team manages, executes and oversees major strategic regulatory and strategic programmes across all Legal Entities and business lines in the EMEA region, coordinating with business, operations and technology groups enterprise wide. The team consists of experienced professionals working to implement multiple strategic and regulatory programmes * Ensures projects are completed on time, within budget and with minimum defects. Adheres to methodologies adopted by the firm and a smooth transition of product knowledge to all relevant parties including Risk, Legal, Compliance etc. * Project management via creation and maintenance of plans, work breakdown structures, schedule effort estimation and tracking. Liaison and stakeholder management between the businesses and internal technical groups to ensure delivery of projects on time, within budget, and to specification. * Manage communications with the businesses at all levels, discuss/resolve issues, and manage expectations. Ensures project delivery in conformance with company software development life cycle methodologies where applicable. * Conducts status meetings and facilitates issues resolution and risk mitigation. Provide programme level reporting to senior staff. * Proactively identifies issues and risks within a project, and manages change to the scope and requirements through a formal process. Escalates and resolves these issues as needed. When required, supervise associate workstream leads. Inform and prepare customer support, and training support about new products and functionalities launched. * Facilitate and manage successful testing alongside Technology, Third party vendors, and Business teams * Should provide direction and training to other PMO staff as necessary. Competencies The role will require the following essential key competencies:- * Good knowledge of custody, operations, technology change and related business activities. * Knowledge and experience of working within the regulatory environment, and how that impacts (BNYM) business areas * At least five years of experience in a project management environment. * Strong judgment and leadership skills combine with the ability to work independently with minimal supervision. * Strong planning and project organization skills. * Strong negotiation, decision making, problem solving and influencing skills. * Strong verbal and written communication skills, particularly for plans, presentations and minutes. * Ability to effectively prioritize and multi-task in a high pressure, high volume environment. The role will require the following desirable key competencies:- * Knowledge of the markets, clearing and trustee industry and / or related financial services experience is an advantage. * Broad knowledge of the firm, key functions and customer base would also be an advantage. Education/qualifications: * Project management qualification such as Prince 2. * Effectively use Microsoft Office applications (Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Visio, MS Project), and PC proficiency in Windows-based programs. N.B. This particular client requires that, if you are not a British Citizen, you must hold an EU Passport, Tier 1 Visa / HSMP, Dependency Visa, or Ancestry Visa for this particular vacancy or have Permanent Residency status in the UK - please specify in your response which of these you have. 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 133 Oldham St, Manchester M4 1LN, UK
19/05/2019
Business Analyst/ EMIR 6 Months Manchester My high profile Asset management company are currently recruiting for a Business Analyst to join their team based in Manchester on an initial 6 month contract with the potential for extension. The EMEA Regional Change team manages, executes and oversees major strategic regulatory and strategic programmes across all Legal Entities and business lines in the EMEA region, coordinating with business, operations and technology groups enterprise wide. The team consists of experienced professionals working to implement multiple strategic and regulatory programmes * Ensures projects are completed on time, within budget and with minimum defects. Adheres to methodologies adopted by the firm and a smooth transition of product knowledge to all relevant parties including Risk, Legal, Compliance etc. * Project management via creation and maintenance of plans, work breakdown structures, schedule effort estimation and tracking. Liaison and stakeholder management between the businesses and internal technical groups to ensure delivery of projects on time, within budget, and to specification. * Manage communications with the businesses at all levels, discuss/resolve issues, and manage expectations. Ensures project delivery in conformance with company software development life cycle methodologies where applicable. * Conducts status meetings and facilitates issues resolution and risk mitigation. Provide programme level reporting to senior staff. * Proactively identifies issues and risks within a project, and manages change to the scope and requirements through a formal process. Escalates and resolves these issues as needed. When required, supervise associate workstream leads. Inform and prepare customer support, and training support about new products and functionalities launched. * Facilitate and manage successful testing alongside Technology, Third party vendors, and Business teams * Should provide direction and training to other PMO staff as necessary. Competencies The role will require the following essential key competencies:- * Good knowledge of custody, operations, technology change and related business activities. * Knowledge and experience of working within the regulatory environment, and how that impacts (BNYM) business areas * At least five years of experience in a project management environment. * Strong judgment and leadership skills combine with the ability to work independently with minimal supervision. * Strong planning and project organization skills. * Strong negotiation, decision making, problem solving and influencing skills. * Strong verbal and written communication skills, particularly for plans, presentations and minutes. * Ability to effectively prioritize and multi-task in a high pressure, high volume environment. The role will require the following desirable key competencies:- * Knowledge of the markets, clearing and trustee industry and / or related financial services experience is an advantage. * Broad knowledge of the firm, key functions and customer base would also be an advantage. Education/qualifications: * Project management qualification such as Prince 2. * Effectively use Microsoft Office applications (Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Visio, MS Project), and PC proficiency in Windows-based programs. N.B. This particular client requires that, if you are not a British Citizen, you must hold an EU Passport, Tier 1 Visa / HSMP, Dependency Visa, or Ancestry Visa for this particular vacancy or have Permanent Residency status in the UK - please specify in your response which of these you have. 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
19/05/2019
Senior Project Manager - 6 Month Contract - London Based - £500 - £600/day Senior Project Manager 6 month Contract London Based £500 - £600/day We currently have an exciting opportunity for an accomplished Project Manager to join a large financial service business based in London, to work on there change operation team. Responsibilities * Coordinate internal resources and third parties/vendors for the flawless execution of projects * Ensure that all projects are delivered on-time, within scope and within budget * Developing project scopes and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring [1] [2] technical feasibility * Ensure resource availability and allocation * Develop a detailed project plan to track progress * Use appropriate verification techniques to manage changes in project scope, schedule and costs * Measure project performance using appropriate systems, tools and techniques * Report and escalate to management as needed * Manage the relationship with the client and all stakeholders * Perform risk management to minimize project risks * Establish and maintain relationships with third parties/vendors * Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation Requirements * Great educational background, preferably in the fields of computer science or engineering for technical project managers * Proven working experience as a project administrator in the information technology sector * Solid technical background, with understanding or hands-on experience in software development and web technologies * Excellent client-facing and internal [3] communication skills * Excellent written and verbal communication skills * Solid organizational skills including attention to detail and multi-tasking skills * Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office TO APPLY - PLEASE REPLY WITH AN UP TO DATE CV Candidates will ideally show evidence of the above in their CV in order to be considered. 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 and contact you accordingly. Pontoon is an employment consultancy and operates as an equal opportunities employer. References Visible links 1. https://digital-project-manager-job-description 2. https://digital-project-manager-job-description 3. https://project-manager-interview-questions
Pontoon London, UK
19/05/2019
My client, a leading bank based in London would like to recruit a Technical Consultant to join their R-Studio Support team on a 6 month initial contract. The candidate will have a strong linux and implementation background to assist with the support activities for the R-Studio suite of products. Responsibilities * Handle support queries from the userbase * Promote packages and changes through RTL environments to production * Co-ordinate the investigation and resolution of technical issues in the R-Studio cluster * Advise and assist the users with implementation and service design * Manage and improve user access management * Document and relevant solutions and standard solutions with a view to passing to a first-line support team Required skills: * Must have strong linux/unix skills * Ability to work flexibly and independently * Knowledge of Agile working tools (Jira/Confluence) * Ability to manage multiple concurrent demands simultaneously Desirable skills: * Previous development experience * Knowledge of R * Knowledge of R-Studio administration * Python development * Hadoop * Spark * UrbanCode Deploy * Actuarial / financial experience and/or domain knowledge * Data Science experience and/or knowledge
Pontoon Staffordshire, UK
19/05/2019
Pontoon is a global HR outsourcing company specialising in improving an organisation'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 organisation delivers solutions to more than 150 industry-leading companies. The Role The role is a delivery focused position, working as part of the Centrica Resource Team supporting the 2019 strategy by delivering Gas Engineers (Contractors) into Field Operations. This is an internal resourcing role working for Centrica sourcing Gas Engineers. You will manage suppliers and be allocated a specific location (North/South/Central England). Sourcing candidates from a wide range of appropriate sources including LinkedIn, job boards, database searching, candidate referrals and on-line advertising, as well as other sourcing channels Appropriately prioritising of vacancies and work load Developing and managing recruitment campaigns where appropriate CV screening, selecting and shortlisting candidates for submission Performing service level reviews with clients & Suppliers to ensure service levels and ratios are above expectation Monitor and report recruitment activity within the agreed timescales Manage the recruitment processes for external candidates, Contract Solutions and The Central Resource Team Proactively talent pool for Centrica Gas Engineers Contract recruitment Drive down agency spend and increase direct recruitment Provide an excellent service to internal stakeholders To conduct all administration surrounding the recruitment of all candidates. Responsibilities: Directly responsible for the managing the recruitment of Gas Engineers (Contractors) within a designated geographical area/patch Qualify and interview candidates via telephone Manage direct advert response Maintain a pipeline of quality candidates Work together with the business to Coordinate Assessment Centres Produce MI to show resourcing activity within patch Manage recruitment agency relationships and overall activity Creativity around searching for Candidates Manage candidates ahead of the Assessment Centre Sessions Continuous engagement with your candidate pools (Keep warm activities) Skills & Experience 360 experience Contract recruitment Stakeholder management Managing 3rd party suppliers
Pontoon Nottingham, UK
19/05/2019
Role Profile Third Party Risk Analyst 1. ROLE SUMMARY Global Job Family: Finance Typical Role Name: Third Party Risk Analyst Typically reports to: Third Party Risk Manager Typical Direct Reports: None Purpose The purpose of the Third-Party Risk Analyst (TPRA) is to resolve the identified inherent and residual risks of using third parties, to drive compliance and ensure the UK&I business has a robust controls framework across the supplier and reseller environment. Essential Duties & Responsibilities 1. Third Party Risk Assessments - partner with business units, providing support and guidance as required 2. Assist with evolution of ongoing monitoring frameworks and roll out across UK&I business 3. Manage resolution of information security control gaps identified by Global Security Office (GSO) with third parties, ensuring auditable evidence and approvals are secured in line with Risk Management practice 4. Support with audits of the business by third parties as required, and in building a library of standard responses 5. Ensure accuracy of Third Party inventory, contributing to integrity and effectiveness of MI 6. Upkeep of Third Party Risk Management documentation, including process maps and toolkits. KNOWLEDGE, EXPERIENCE & QUALIFICATIONS Required skills and experience: * Ability to create/draft detailed process maps and succinct process documentation. * Strong information security knowledge and experience of controls monitoring * Detail orientated with good organisational and results focus * Strong work ethic - able to work autonomously and deliver results * Effective written and verbal communication skills * Ability to comprehend and interpret policies and identify synergies across policies * Ability to challenge and influence Senior Managers and stakeholders Education/Qualifications Degree or equivalent or extensive work experience within third party risk management and / or information security risk management of third parties. Competencies - Experience with SharePoint, Visio and Microsoft Office 365 and tools for collaborative working - Understand different aspects of supplier risk (e.g. financial, control environments, change in legal control) and capacity to develop sound understanding of the business functions suppliers support. * Experience in third party risk assessment tools (Archer) and risk assessment techniques * Strong ability to build and develop stakeholder relationships (both internal and external) * Strong audit and analytical skills
Pontoon London, UK
19/05/2019
Pontoon is a global HR outsourcing company specialising in improving an organisation'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 organisation delivers solutions to more than 150 industry-leading companies. We currently have an opening for a Tech DevOps Researcher to join one our largest RPO programmes. The client is a globally leading technology consultancy in central London. This role will require travel to Croydon 2 days a week. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Key Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to: Utilise advanced search techniques to identify candidates on databases, through networking/recommendations or via the Internet within agreed SLA timescales. Market mapping by researching the market, competitor mapping, geography mapping Creation and management of "talent pools" for frequently hired roles. Directly contacting candidates to qualify interest in opportunity and encourage to apply Post roles on client career site, external sites and other media, checking wording/formatting is appropriate meets brand and format guidelines Manage any advertising responses and give feedback to unsuccessful candidates. Conduct initial base level screen against pre-agreed criteria. If required, instigate additional sourcing activity to strengthen candidate pipeline. Prepare shortlist for Recruiter to finalise selection Support with the administration of campaign work (Graduate and experienced hires) To apply all corporate and perm unit business procedures Adhere to all documented processes and procedures: Operations manual & SLA, Technology processes and Customer's internal policies & procedures Achieving personal Direct Recruitment Targets REQUIREMENTS: Expertise in candidate sourcing, including internet and off line database searches Experience of Direct Sourcing Networking skills / Social Networking knowledge Previous experience in a permanent recruitment team (in-house/agency) Business standard English Multi-lingual skills- nice to have RPO Experience Be flexible and keen to learn Have a creative approach
Pontoon London, UK
18/05/2019
Admin Assistant 6 months London My high profile Asset management company are currently recruiting for an Admin Assistant to join their team based in London on a 6 month contract with the potential for extension. The incumbent is responsible for performing a full range of diversified secretarial and administrative support of a highly confidential and responsible nature. They will have corporate interface and great latitude in exercising independent judgment. This candidate will be part of a small team responsible for supporting 140+ staff members. Main Duties and skills include: The candidate will have sufficient secretarial administrative experience. The candidate should have good math skills, excellent oral/written communication skills organizational/interpersonal skills. Strong IT skills Travel Bookings Meeting room bookings flight arrangements If you are interested in the role please email me on Candidates will ideally show evidence of the above in their CV in order to be considered. 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 and contact you accordingly. Pontoon is an employment consultancy and operates as an equal opportunities employer
Pontoon London, UK
18/05/2019
Job description per Beeline is below; Overview The primary purpose of the Portfolio Accounting team is to oversee the maintenance and timely provision of accurate Investment Book of Records (IBOR) services to Investment Managers to inform investment decisions and provide reporting. The Candidate will have an understanding of the delineation of duties between the front, middle and back office operations. Additionally they will possess a conceptual understanding of how global trading markets operate. Independently provides accounting and trading support activities for funds of higher complexity. Performs reviews of more complex documents processed from across the Bank to confirm compliance with established processes and procedures. Responsibilities * Reviews work of more junior colleagues and provides technical assistance on complex matters. * Independently performs complex functions supporting accounting, trading and client services activities including book-keeping and data review. * Reviews high volume of documents to ensure processors followed established procedures and took on minimal risk. * Leverages strong knowledge of processes of procedures to confirm findings. Reviews findings of more junior staff. * Tracks fund data and trades. * Maintains records of high complexity in accordance with department policies and * procedures. * Provides requested data to team members as necessary. * Searches for fail points in processes and provides error reports to clients in compliance with established service level agreements. * Escalates external errors. Correction of internal errors is at the discretion of the client. * Independently reviews for exceptions and may provide guidance to more junior level team members. * If exceptions are found, confirms that internal and client procedures were followed, processing was on time and in line with FCC regulations and no unnecessary steps were taken. * Prepares system-generated reports or templates consisting of multiple or advanced data sets and conducts general data validation and reconciliation. Additional information specific to team: Key responsibility * custodian bank reconciliation (cash and asset), break assignment and resolution of reconciliation breaks. * Conducts research to gather information on complex transactions and data-related inquiries. * Collaborates with groups of internal and external stakeholders to resolve inquiries. * Support projects, account on boarding and process change. * Regularly interacts with clients in providing consultation and resolving complex inquiries and transactions. Key skills; * TLM reconciliation experience * Excellent verbal and written communication skills * Excel skills * Accounting support or the mutual fund industry * Good team player * Attention to detail and the ability to work under pressure within set deadlines * TO APPLY - PLEASE REPLY WITH AN UP TO DATE CV * Candidates will ideally show evidence of the above in their CV in order to be considered.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 and contact you accordingly. * Pontoon is an employment consultancy and operates as an equal opportunities employer.
Pontoon London, UK
18/05/2019
Digital Project Manager London 6 Months Start Date: ASAP An exciting opportunity has arisen with my tier 1 banking client for a Project Manager. It will sit within the cyber area of the bank, that is responsible for cyber security. This opportunity will be based in London for initially 6 months but with view to extension for the right person. Digital Cyber Security is the department responsible for ensuring the continued safety and security of the Bank's Digital Footprint. This is achieved through core activities in Cyber Security, Threat and Vulnerability Management, DDoS protection, and delivering change projects into the organisation. The department maintains plan, build, and operate aspects of digital cyber security. Summary: Manages and controls the delivery of medium to large projects (typically Silver) or workstreams within very large projects or programmes (typically Gold), taking responsibility for delivery solutions which address business needs. Manages resources to ensure delivery to agreed business plans within cost quality and timescale objectives, ensuring that the business outcomes and benefits identified in the business case can be realised. Key Accountabilities: Programme/Project Set Up and Closure: Feeds into business study/programme proposals and business cases, ensuring alignment with business strategy; agreement of project business outcomes and benefits; and how these will be measured and tracked post implementation. Works with the business area to ensure an effective approach to business implementation, handover, and acceptance of the change. Governance and Reporting: Works closely with the Programme Leads to provide regular status reposting appropriately to different stakeholders and to agreed CMT standards and recommend options for contingency plans. Project Delivery: Defines and implements a detailed delivery approach for each stage of the project lifestyle, obtains acceptance and buy-in to the approach from all team members, and produces and owns all project management deliverables, using established project methodologies, to the right level of quality. Planning and Finance: Produces and owns the project plan. Controls, manages and monitors project timescales and budgets, reporting variances, escalating as appropriate to overcome delays, difficulties or cost over-runs, and re-forecasting where necessary. Resource Management: Tracks resource requirements (including roles and responsibilities), budget and FTE profile for areas of responsibility. Stakeholder Management: Identifies key project stakeholders and develops an appropriate stakeholder communication plan. Engages with a diverse group of stakeholders to influence direction of projects to meet the project milestones. Typically, up to and including Grade G level. People and Self Development: Where appropriate, manages, motivates, develops and coaches assigned team members to create a high performing team. Risk: Continuously monitors projects for risk issues and regulatory compliance and takes appropriate steps to mitigate. Group Values: Positively influences others by demonstrating client values and behaviour and encourages this in team members.
Pontoon London, UK
18/05/2019
Business Analyst- Banking- CLO London 6 Months My global asset management bank are looking to recruit a Business Analyst to sit within their team based in London on a 6 month contract. The role sits within Asset Management's Credit Investments Group (CIG) middle office (MO) team in London. The MO team provides direct support to the Front Office, performs specialized and bespoke reporting and oversight for the existing outsourced provider functions including fund administration, settlements, CLO compliance testing, Trustee and Fund reporting reconciliation and various ad hoc requests. Key Responsibilities Perform oversight and governance on outsourced provider deliverables. Monitoring pre and post trade compliance and eligibility testing. Review daily NAV accounting and reconciliation. Strong cash reconciliation/management skills. Monthly client reporting deliverables accurate and within timeline. Responsible for service providers' presentation of findings and methodology to all appropriate constituents. Review and interpretation of CLO indentures, warehouse documentations, Investment Management Agreements and other business related documentations to assess intention and suitability. Dealing professionally with demanding internal and external stakeholders, including FO, Risk, LCD, external counsel and clients. Attention to detail and accuracy even with challenging deadlines Essentials Skills and Qualifications: CLO knowledge Experience at an investment manager, trustee, bank, service provider, and strategy consulting firm or other relevant experience. Proactive, self-starter and problem solver. Ability to perform in a fast paced working environment as a team player. Excellent communication, presentation and organizational skills. Attention to detail, challenging deadlines and communication with stakeholders. If you are interested in the role please email me on Candidates will ideally show evidence of the above in their CV in order to be considered. 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 and contact you accordingly. Pontoon is an employment consultancy and operates as an equal opportunities employer.