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Pontoon Staines-upon-Thames, UK
14/12/2018
Operational Risk and Control Manager, Framework Design, 2LOD, Staines, 12months The role is to redefine, maintain and improve the operational controls framework for Centrica Consumer in the UK, working closely with existing stakeholders in the business, including control owners, business assurance teams, financial and DTS control teams, Group Risk and Internal Audit. Define and communicate clear roles and responsibilities for ownership of controls, ensuring these are clearly understood (i.e. controls owned by the business). Ensure that there is an effective regime in place for the testing of controls and the objective, timely and accurate reporting of test status to management and other stakeholders. Perform analysis of controls effectiveness (including identification of controls failures and their potential impact to the business) and provide recommendations to the business to remediate weaknesses. Work with the business to ensure that controls gaps are remediated in a timely and appropriate manner. Challenge the status quo to ensure that existing controls are appropriate and effectively mitigate business risks. Work with members of the wider Risk and Controls team to ensure consistency, relevance and completeness of controls across all business units Work with the Conduct and Compliance teams to understand emerging, current and proposed new regulations and the associated risks & controls. Develop relationships with Internal Audit, External Audit and Compliance teams to obtain assurance on the robustness of the control framework. Develop relationships with senior management and utilise these to shape, influence and raise the profile of controls, promote leading practices and continuous improvement. Deal with ad hoc queries on risk and controls matters. Understand and adhere to the company and department standards, policies and procedures. Support the development of Consumer UK's financial crime framework and responses. Competencies Thorough understanding of a controls framework and its implementation across a complex organisation. The ability to work on existing and new business process areas, identifying key risks and capturing the process this into a formalised controls framework. Strong attention to detail. Ability to form effective, collaborative relationships with and influence senior operational management and other key stakeholders. Ability to effectively communicate information and knowledge succinctly and assertively, whilst demonstrating empathy with customers and colleagues. Experience of working across complicated, matrix organisations. MS Excel, Word, Visio, Power Point and Outlook proficient. Strong interpersonal skills including the ability to provide challenge in a positive and non-confrontational manner. Good at presenting to senior stakeholders / stakeholder management skills. Process modelling experience/skills (desirable). Able to manage own time effectively and without constant supervision. Ability to prioritise deliverables and plan accordingly. 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 Warwick, UK
14/12/2018
The Role Working with the IT Commercial team which look at all IT contracts - software , infrastructure etc. Our Client have an existing agreement in place where they will supply a former business partner with all IT commercial services this is due to end by summer 2019 . We are looking for someone that can look ta the cost reduction as there former business partner move over to there own IT services and contracts. This will involve looking at costing over the coming months and making sure that it reduced accordingly and reflected in cost from suppliers. This candidate will need to be able to understand the scope and what is involved in the service and also look at invoicing and cost of services to make sure suppliers change this accordingly and is correctly reflected in invoicing. Description To support the Separation we require an Analyst with Commercial Awareness to support the Cost Mitigation activities. Ideally this individually will have a good understanding of how outsourcing partners charges for their contracted services. Our Clients Separation team is tasked with the mitigation of £28m of non-staff spend. A particular area of risk is the quality assets/services inventories that make up our supplier billing - a specific example is itemising hosting services to deliver £4.4m of cost reduction. The activity to separate The former Business partners IT system and contracts from Our Clients will require above normal volume of commercial activities to be managed and the additional complexity of:- Technical understand and Identifying areas of stranding risk and cost mitigation, including working with the separation teams to analyse and identify the components, assets and services items that need decommissioning and will deliver the required savings. Liaison with separation teams responsible for decommissioning or coordinating ceases or novations with the former business partner . Coordinating with Invoice Management to cross reference costs to ensure removal from the supplier invoices Day to day Day to day activities will vary but are large part of the role will be to will liase with suppliers around billings for systems. Contacting invoice management team and working through data line by line and how it relates to the former business partner and how it it be used and when it will drop off invoice if it was a service that was aligners to thee former business partner. Also Contacting suppliers around notice period so notice happens at right time to separation. Experience Analytical Commercial awareness contract understanding IT Services Billing Invoicing
Pontoon River Avon, United Kingdom
14/12/2018
Would you like to support the UK's largest and best network in providing an Emergency Services Network powered by a world-leading 4G voice and data network therefore transforming the way Britain's Emergency Services work. Based in our Head offices in Almondsbury, Bristol. Your role will be to: provide a first point of contact within the Emergency Services Network Programme for security clearance queries and requests. Work with HR and Personnel Screening teams to ensure appropriate security clearance is in place. Support security assurance activities over 3rd parties and partners Maintain a register of sensitive documents shared with 3rd Main duties will include, but not be limited to: Clearance Management and support single first point of contact for all internal ESN security clearance queries offering appropriate advice and support. Work with HR and internal Personnel Screening teams to deliver clearance for internal employees Provide the single point of contact for ESN 3rd parties to ensure that they have conducted employments check and the relevant clearance levels have been complete for their staff employed to support ESN. Support the exchange of clearance confirmation of employees within the scope of ESN to trusted external entities. Sensitive Document Management Register Responsible for maintaining the sensitive document register of sensitive documentation shared with our trusted 3rd parties. Assure that the sensitive documents have been shared in accordance with the ESN Protective Document Marking policy. Responsible for the provision of advice and on sensitive document management. Maintain a quarterly audit and originate a report of sensitive documents shared with trusted 3rd parties. Ensure compliance of the ESN destruction and disposal policy. Third Party Assurance Assist the Security Manager by collating evidence of 3rd party suppliers compliance. Support the planning of ESN third party annual audits to support Accreditation. Support the review and update of the Personnel Security Risk Assessment of third Party suppliers. The right candidate may have the below skills: Ability to communicate: effective interdepartmental verbal and written communication skill. The ability to communicate with HR, Technology, Enterprise and Consumer as well as with external partners The ability to provide advice and guidance: effective understanding of the governance and security of the clearance process. Strong analyticall thinking: critical in ensuring gaps and risks are fully understood and mitigation solutions can be correctly identified and escalated as required. Problem solving: the ability to function independently to provide solution proposals to identified problems. Story-telling with data: skills in explaining complex situations and the need for change, drawing on data and analyticall techniques where appropriate, and communicating this to various HMG audiences Collaborative partner : I understand the agendas and needs of others, alongside the needs of the business. I break down silos, and work brilliantly with partners both within and outside of the organisation. Preferred experience: Administration experience is required. An appetite for the security industry is preferable. Telecoms knowledge is preferable Experience of working in EE is helpful Experience in co-ordinating and communicating information to stakeholder management and influencing skills at Head of level and external HMG partners Pay Rate: £14 £16 Per hour Hours: 37.5 hours - Monday to Friday Start Date: ASAP Location: Parkgate, Almondsbury, Bristol Duration: 6 months minimum (opportunity to progress to a permanent role) If you are excited by the opportunity and want to be instrumental in the success of the Biggest, Fastest and Best Emergency Services Network in the world, then please apply with an up to date CV and I will be in contact to discuss your application. Good luck!
Pontoon 14 Rochester Ave, Bromley BR1 3DD, UK
14/12/2018
Payments Administrator Bromley Contract: 6 month Our leading Financial Services client Bank of America Merrill Lynch is currently seeking to recruit a Payments Administrator to work in the offices based in Bromley. EMEA Investigations is responsible for handling post settlement payment investigations raised from various sources in relation to any product handled or processed within the payment processing teams. We deal with a number of different currencies also and must abide by the relevant currencies' scheme rules and formatting requirements. The role will involve handling enquiries raised by our clients either directly using SWIFT or Transaction Investigation, and also through the Global Client Services team. Responsibilities: Working and communicating closely with the team to ensure action taken on all enquiries in accordance with agreed service level agreements and procedures. Working autonomously on enquiries assigned to the operator's individual work basket. Providing cover and assistance to other individual work baskets when necessary. Liaising with Client Delivery and Service in Bromley, local European branches and other internal business partners on a daily basis. Liaison with External banks worldwide. Providing translation services for our business partners. Direct communication with our clients via SWIFT and Transaction Investigation systems. Target driven environment, both individual and team targets. Monitoring team mailboxes. Participating in new initiatives to help drive the department forward and deliver a quality service. Qualifications: Individuals should have experience within Payment Processing / Investigations Skills: Payments experience within financial services Experience with SWIFT messaging and the various payment platforms (BACS, CHAPS, SEPA, TARGET). Able to express his/her own ideas and make suggestions to improve processes / gain efficiency's. Knowledge of Excel, Word, Outlook an advantage Ability to learn quickly and to retain those skills Pro-active in identifying and resolving problems Ability to work under pressure, meet deadlines and to navigate change 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 Staines-upon-Thames, UK
13/12/2018
Enterprise Risk Consultant To support the UK&I ESS Head of Risk to provide advice and support to the Consumer UK Operating Functions in promoting the development of efficient and effective risk management. Build, maintain, review and improve the Group's Enterprise Risk Management framework for two of the leadership teams within Consumer UK, namely the Customer Operations ("CO") and Field Operations ("FO") functions, including: Identification, analysis and assessment of BU risks and responses to advise and provide critical analysis and assurance to over their relative criticality and management Proactive support for managing the remediation of identified gaps in risk assessment or control. Application of the Group Standards, Policies and Guidelines in relation to the Group System of Enterprise Risk and Internal Control. Reporting on risks, controls and actions to the CO and FO Leadership Teams. Coordinating and driving appropriate response to risks, control weaknesses and functional assurance findings within CO and FO. Accountabilities Input to CO and FO strategic planning process to ensure appropriate consideration of risks and opportunities. Facilitate and challenge the identification, analysis and assessment of risks and responses, including emerging risks, across all aspects of the Group Risk Universe as they apply to UKH, CH and BGSL. Facilitate articulation of BU risk appetite and risk tolerance discussions, definition of associated KRIs and KPIs and ongoing monitoring. Interface with the Functional Leadership Teams responsible for setting the standards and policies in respect of the risk categories across the Group Risk Universe and for their interpretation within CO and FO. Work with other support and assurance functions (including regulatory, compliance, controls and internal audit teams) to ensure a coordinated approach to the provision of assurance, challenge and insight. Facilitate the CO and FO RACCs and present on risk themes and responses including emerging risks. Facilitate discussion and scenario assessment for High Impact Low Probability risks. Coordinate / develop and aggregate, analyse and assess mitigating controls and contingency responses covering all of the principal risk components in the Group Risk Universe. Coordinate assurance responses, control plans and contingency plans across all categories of risk within UKH, CH and BGSL to ensure that there is appropriate prioritisation of actions. 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 Birmingham, UK
13/12/2018
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 Bristol, UK
13/12/2018
Contractor
Programme Administrator Bristol My client is the largest and most advanced digital communications company in Britain, delivering mobile and fixed communications services. We are looking for someone who can pick things up quickly, run with & drive tasks of their own. Someone who is prepared to get involved in all activities required. This role sits within the Delivery Support Team supporting the programme, reporting into the Delivery Support Team Lead. The successful candidate's main responsibility will be as follows RAID management & reporting CR management - tracking Programme reporting - internally & externally Governance/assurance tracking Monitoring planning KPIs Collation of meeting packs Attend meetings - take actions, decisions etc Maintain actions & decisions logs, chasing updates Meeting bookings Distribution of communications Document management Ad hoc admin activities SharePoint Previous experience of the following RAID management & reporting Exposure to CR management Programme reporting - internally & externally Collation of meeting packs Capturing, logging & chasing of actions/decision Meeting/room bookings Document management Knowledge of SharePoint desirable
Pontoon Cheshire, UK
12/12/2018
Contractor
Accountant - Product Controller Chester 6 months Contract The successful candidate will gain knowledge and experience of multiple Equity trading desks. The role will involve exposure to multiple different products; swaps, equities, ADRs, options, futures, repos etc and it is expected that the successful candidate will gain a detailed working knowledge of these products in time. The role will offer significant opportunities to challenge the status quo and implement/standardise new procedures and processes in a controlled fashion. In time it is expected that the candidate will take on managerial responsibility for a relatively junior team on site including objective setting and performance reviews. The role will be wide in breadth and scope and will offer the successful candidate a platform to build a successful career in financial services. What Will I Be Doing? (Responsibilities) This is A hire within the Equity Product Control Finance team. The role includes; Completion and oversight of core daily tasks including P&L & Balance Sheet explain and Front to back reconciliation Being a direct point of contact for the trading desks Completion of month end P&L and balance sheet close - review of reconciliations, investigation of differences between reported and ledger numbers and review of accounting journal entries. The requirement to proactively challenge the status quo of the current range of P&L product control functions and contribute to additional ad hoc projects and queries as they arise Competencies We Look For Business Results Execution Displays high level of attention to detail and considers relevant risk factors when performing the role Appropriately escalates issues in a timely manner to manager People Leadership/Team Working Collaboration Communicates and partners well with others to accomplish goals Works with others and shares ideas Builds effective relationships across peer group Personal Effectiveness Energy and Drive Maintains high levels of self motivation. Accepts and tackles demanding goals Seeks opportunities to apply new skills/knowledge Demonstrates personal commitment and confidence as well as being excited about the work we do Courage Stands up for what he or she believes in and has the confidence to speak up Character Acts on feedback to improve performance Works through challenges to achieve success Communicates effectively Skills We Look For Skill Level Description Management Strong Potential to lead and direct teams in time with full responsibility for own career and performance management. Communication Strong Will require regular communication with the trading desk and many other groups within the bank Adaptability Strong Ability to exhibit a flexible approach to work and ad hoc task management in a time pressured environment. Control Focus Strong Exhibit control awareness and recognise the requirement to appropriately escalate issues Change Management Some exposure Exhibits awareness of opportunities to influence change and improve daily processes in the work place Nice to have Product knowledge Ability to pick up new concepts quickly Candidate to have experience of dealing with Financial Products and be able to demonstrate a theoretical appreciation of the P&L Explain process Accounting knowledge Strong Theoretical appreciation of the fundamentals of accounting (through ACA/CIMA/ACCA or equivalent experience) Financial services insight Strong Understanding of markets and/or banking and the general concepts used within the industry.
Pontoon Bristol, UK
12/12/2018
Full time
Programme Administrator Bristol 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. A MARKET LEADING Telecommunications client based in Bristol require an accomplished Programme Administrator 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! My client is the largest and most advanced digital communications company in Britain, delivering mobile and fixed communications services. We are looking for someone who can pick things up quickly, run with & drive tasks of their own. Someone who is prepared to get involved in all activities required. This role sits within the Delivery Support Team supporting the programme, reporting into the Delivery Support Team Lead. The successful candidate's main responsibility will be as follows: RAID management & reporting CR management - tracking Programme reporting - internally & externally Governance/assurance tracking Monitoring planning KPIs Collation of meeting packs Attend meetings - take actions, decisions etc Maintain actions & decisions logs, chasing updates Meeting bookings Distribution of communications Document management Ad hoc admin activities SharePoint Previous experience of the following: RAID management & reporting Exposure to CR management Programme reporting - internally & externally Collation of meeting packs Capturing, logging & chasing of actions/decision Meeting/room bookings Document management Knowledge of SharePoint desirable 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 Bristol, UK
12/12/2018
Contractor
Programme Administrator Bristol My client is the largest and most advanced digital communications company in Britain, delivering mobile and fixed communications services. We are looking for someone who can pick things up quickly, run with & drive tasks of their own. Someone who is prepared to get involved in all activities required. This role sits within the Delivery Support Team supporting the programme, reporting into the Delivery Support Team Lead. The successful candidate's main responsibility will be as follows RAID management & reporting CR management - tracking Programme reporting - internally & externally Governance/assurance tracking Monitoring planning KPIs Collation of meeting packs Attend meetings - take actions, decisions etc Maintain actions & decisions logs, chasing updates Meeting bookings Distribution of communications Document management Ad hoc admin activities SharePoint Previous experience of the following RAID management & reporting Exposure to CR management Programme reporting - internally & externally Collation of meeting packs Capturing, logging & chasing of actions/decision Meeting/room bookings Document management Knowledge of SharePoint desirable
Pontoon City of London, UK
12/12/2018
Full time
Our two-year Finance Graduate Program is an excellent opportunity to gain valuable experience in the finance department of a global insurance and reinsurance company based in the heart of the London market. You will gain exposure and experience in management accounts preparation, technical insurance accounting..... click apply for full job details
Pontoon Wokingham, UK
12/12/2018
Our Client are looking to recruit a PMO Analyst that will be involved in revieiwng financial process used across the protfolio of projects at our clients wokingham site. The role will involve Supporting across the portfolio and will look at the existing finance process and then working with the fiance team to develop a standard process for BAU projects. Then mold this for the more complex projects. The role will involve working through the monthly finance process and looking at invoicing and working closely with Project Managers and programme manager to make sure finances are in order for month end. The purpose of the role is to support the Project Delivery Team in delivering the project outputs for the customer, while working within agreed frameworks with our suppliers and our internal project delivery standards. The role will cover a variety of activities, such as governance meetings, procurement, and programme communications. Key Accountabilities: Responsible for the delivery of an agreed menu of /Project Management support services in a designated Project Delivery Stream, or working across more than one project in a support capacity: Set up and monitoring of dedicated project team in-boxes and repositories in Outlook, Sharepoint and any other data bases that the programme utilises to support delivery Working with the project team to set up and utilise comms channels and stakeholder lists to support delivery of key communications about the programme Arrangement of programme/project governance meetings, including facility booking, invitations and response tracking Preparation of governance packs, including liaising with contributors to ensure that content is on time and ready for review with the project manager in a timely fashion Ownership of action logs, following up with action owners to ensure progress is maintained and escalating to programme team where necessary Onboarding and offboarding of the programme team, ensuring appropriate access to NG systems and kit at all times Creation and tracking of purchase orders to support project managers, meeting payment SLAs with key suppliers Production and maintenance of any project specific MI for the local hub. Maintain a working relationship with the designated Programme Delivery Manager and Project Managers to ensure Portfolio/Project Management support services are meeting requirements. Experience PMO and Project Management Processes including, but not exclusive to: Finance , reconsiliations, month end process Purchase Requisition Configuration Management Governance Co-ordination Management Reporting Quality Management Previous experience of working in a PSO/Project Co-ordinator function on a large Project or Programme. Confident in using NG tools e.g. Sharepoint, Engage and mySAP to an intermediate/advanced level. Experience in using Excel and PowerPoint. Good interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to manage relationships at all levels. Highly organized individual capable of establishing set routines and working as part of a wider team. 12 months or more PSO experience.
Pontoon Nottingham, UK
12/12/2018
Full time
Are you passionate about Customer Service? Would you like to work for a market leading, FTSE 100 company? It's such an exciting time to join our team, with continued growth and investment, we are looking for passionate and dynamic customer service agents to join our award-winning contact centre at our prime location in Nottingham city centre. What does the Client Partnerships Team do? We are dedicated to making every customer interaction easy, connected and memorable through engaging conversations that provide help and guidance to our customers. We are curious, imaginative and share best practice to continuously improve our customer experience. There are always plenty of opportunities to realise your career ambitions. You will work with a team of driven individuals, with customer satisfaction at the forefront of their behaviour. Variety is guaranteed and you can expect to be given a multitude of exciting opportunities in support of areas such as Fraud Authentication and Social Media. What's in it for you? Full training is provided - we're committed to developing our people, that's why a full induction and training period eases you in to the role until you become an expert Shift patterns fall between 8am - 10pm Monday to Friday and 8am - 5pm Saturday & Sunday. We offer a competitive enhanced salary plus an annual performance related bonus scheme 25 days' holiday plus the option to sell or buy more Retail discount schemes A comprehensive development programme and our commitment to your on-going coaching and continuous progression with great opportunities for career enhancement What are we looking for? As a member of our team, you will be passionate about quality service with a desire to help and support all our customers on every call they make or message they send. As part of a dedicated and supportive team, who remain calm under pressure, are empathetic and can smile through challenging situations, we expect someone who is organised, pro-active and is comfortable working in a constantly evolving environment. It's about talking to the customer and listening to their needs which in turn will enable you to take ownership of their query. For success in the role, you will need to demonstrate the following; Passion for delivering excellent customer service and responding accurately to individual customer needs ensuring outcomes are to a high standard and within agreed timescales. A positive approach to and a commitment to improving the customer experience Refined problem solving skills - you need to be outcome orientated! The ability to build and develop credibility quickly with a proven ability to influence others. Being comfortable working both within a team and on an individual basis Once Embedded into the role there is plenty of opportunity to follow a structured career plan that will develop your skills set and allow you to flourish in a progressive environment. Is this the role you've been waiting for? If so, we look forward to your application.
Pontoon Warwick, UK
12/12/2018
Project Manager - HR Projects - IT , Digital , Change Warwick Job brief We are looking for an experienced Project Manager to manage organization of key client projects in the HR area this will involve overseeing all IT / Digital and change programmes. This project manager must have the experienced managing multiple complex projects within a large organisation and also understand business and functional change. Project Manager Job Duties Project management responsibilities include delivering every project on time within budget and scope. Should have a background in business skills, management, budgeting and analysis. Project managers are skilled at getting the best out of the people and projects that they oversee. They thrive when planning projects and working with project teams. 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 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 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 PMP / PRINCE II certification is a plus
Pontoon Warwick, UK
12/12/2018
New Opportunity - Solution Architect - Web and Intranet Project I am currently recruiting for a Solution architect with experience of large scale Intranet projects. Our main utilities client are looking at implementing a new Global intranet that will be used across there organisation. If you are interested please send an up to date cv Solution Architect - Intranet , Web Warwick Contract The role Solution architect with experience of large scale Intranet projects. Our main utilities client are looking at implementing a new Global intranet that will be used across there organisation. The role will involve working with 3rd party suppliers that are currently tendering to provide the new system. The candidate will need a background in intranet and web projects . The will need to look at the system that is being designed and will be working with vendors and see where architecture fits in and architecture and design . And the impact of putting this system in will have on the current business. The role will also involve working with security architects to make sure the system has the correct security . Responsibilities * Working with Project Manager to define criteria of what they expect the vendor to be doing * Work with architecture board to make sure design are compliant * Stakeholder management with design board and vendor * Solution Architecture around implementation of global Intranet (Employee digital workplace) Experience * Digital / Web / Intranet solution architect project experience * Working with 3rd party vendors
Pontoon East Lothian, UK
12/12/2018
Instrumentation Technicians Contract & Permanent Opportunities Scotland, St Fergus Gas Terminal Profile: We currently have fantastic opportunities to join one of my blue chip clients and one of the largest utilities companies in the UK as an Instrumentation Technician to support the overall maintenance operations at the St Fergus Gas Terminal. Experience Required: Good understanding of the operation and maintenance of high pressure gas transmission pipeline systems and above ground installations, associated plant & equipment, fault diagnosis and rectifications Good understanding of appropriate legislative requirements, company standards and instructions Understanding of the Safe Control of Operations procedures COMPEX required Key Tasks: Undertake installation, inspection, commissioning, operation, repair, maintenance and emergency response activities associated with Terminal, Compressor Station and Pipeline and AGI systems and assets in accordance with relevant policies and procedures, delivering performance excellence within relevant discipline to optimise work effectiveness and efficiencies, maximising asset and plant availability and reliability Undertake safe setting work for self and others, of work activities in accordance with the safe control of operations procedures contributing to a team culture of safe working and safety compliance in all work activities with National Grid Policies and Procedures Maintain accurate site maintenance, asset, operational and safe control of operations records of all work activities and operations undertaken to ensure compliance with relevant policies and regulatory requirements 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 apologise if this is the case
Pontoon East Lothian, UK
12/12/2018
Electrical Technicians Contract & Permanent Opportunities Scotland, St Fergus Gas Terminal Profile: We currently have fantastic opportunities to join one of my blue chip clients and one of the largest utilities companies in the UK as an Electrical Technician to support the overall maintenance operations at the St Fergus Gas Terminal. Experience Required: Good understanding of the operation and maintenance of electrical equipment and above ground installations, associated plant & equipment, fault diagnosis and rectifications Good understanding of appropriate legislative requirements, company standards and instructions Understanding of the Safe Control of Operations procedures COMPEX required Key Tasks: Undertake installation, inspection, commissioning, operation, repair, maintenance and emergency response activities associated with Terminal, Compressor Station and Pipeline and AGI systems and assets in accordance with relevant policies and procedures, delivering performance excellence within relevant discipline to optimise work effectiveness and efficiencies, maximising asset and plant availability and reliability Undertake safe setting work for self and others, of work activities in accordance with the safe control of operations procedures contributing to a team culture of safe working and safety compliance in all work activities with National Grid Policies and Procedures Maintain accurate site maintenance, asset, operational and safe control of operations records of all work activities and operations undertaken to ensure compliance with relevant policies and regulatory requirements 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 apologise if this is the case
Pontoon Cheshire, UK
12/12/2018
Contractor
Accountant - Regulatory Reporting Chester 4 Months Contract The principle purpose of the role will involve preparing and co-coordinating the filing of PRA and returns. In addition, there will be reporting to the Regulatory Reporting group to assist preparation of reporting to the US regulators. The successful candidate will be an integral member of the team tasked with delivering on elements of the above responsibilities. Why should I apply? We are committed to the development of our people through: * Internal targeted training as well as assisted study for professional qualifications * Work life balance * Special interests such as volunteering and the environmental working group With your ambition, we will constantly develop your skills to enable you to reach your full potential What will I be doing? (Responsibilities) You will be expected to play a key role in the UK Regulatory Reporting team performing the tasks and functions you are allocated; to produce high quality deliverables in an efficient manner in line with timeframes agreed and to challenge existing processes to encourage innovation and improvements. You will be working within a strong team and you are expected to be proactive, motivated, enthusiastic and driven. An indication of some key tasks you will be allocated/contribute to as part of the team are noted below: Responsibilities in connection with the preparation and distribution of the daily and monthly calculation of regulatory capital and the preparation and submission of the quarterly regulatory returns to the PRA and the FCA for key UK regulated entities Performing analysis on capital movements, liaising with the business and support functions to understand the results, conducting appropriate due diligence and articulating the conclusions with sufficient detail and evidence. Supporting legal entity simplification and business migration initiatives Support the preparation of external and internal requests in respect of regulatory information Assist in the production of analysis on new, significant and unusual transactions to ensure potential capital implications are understood Conduct research on regulatory requirements, assist in the preparation of capital impact analysis and presentation on proposed and upcoming regulatory rule reforms Participate, as required, in assignments to identify and implement improvements to the process and control framework within which the group operates Skills we look for Essential Skills Part qualified/qualified Accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA or equivalent) with good working knowledge of accounting concepts or a relevant degree Strong communication skills - both written and verbal High level of ownership and attention to detail Demonstrate ability to work in a team, while contributing individually and across other teams Strong controls mentality Excel proficiency
Pontoon Wokingham, UK
11/12/2018
The purpose of the role is to support the Project Delivery Team in delivering the project outputs for the customer, while working within agreed frameworks with our suppliers and our internal project delivery standards. The role will cover a variety of activities, such as governance meetings, procurement, and programme communications. Key Accountabilities: Responsible for the delivery of an agreed menu of /Project Management support services in a designated Project Delivery Stream, or working across more than one project in a support capacity: Set up and monitoring of dedicated project team in-boxes and repositories in Outlook, Sharepoint and any other data bases that the programme utilises to support delivery Working with the project team to set up and utilise comms channels and stakeholder lists to support delivery of key communications about the programme Arrangement of programme/project governance meetings, including facility booking, invitations and response tracking Preparation of governance packs, including liaising with contributors to ensure that content is on time and ready for review with the project manager in a timely fashion Ownership of action logs, following up with action owners to ensure progress is maintained and escalating to programme team where necessary Onboarding and offboarding of the programme team, ensuring appropriate access to NG systems and kit at all times Creation and tracking of purchase orders to support project managers, meeting payment SLAs with key suppliers Production and maintenance of any project specific MI for the local hub. Maintain a working relationship with the designated Programme Delivery Manager and Project Managers to ensure Portfolio/Project Management support services are meeting requirements. Experience PMO and Project Management Processes including, but not exclusive to: Purchase Requisition Configuration Management Governance Co-ordination Management Reporting Quality Management Previous experience of working in a PSO/Project Co-ordinator function on a large Project or Programme. Confident in using NG tools e.g. Sharepoint, Engage and mySAP to an intermediate/advanced level. Experience in using Excel and PowerPoint. Good interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to manage relationships at all levels. Highly organized individual capable of establishing set routines and working as part of a wider team. 12 months or more PSO experience.
Pontoon Nottingham, UK
11/12/2018
Full time
Are you passionate about Customer Service? Would you like to work for a market leading, FTSE 100 company? It's such an exciting time to join our team, with continued growth and investment, we are looking for passionate and dynamic customer service agents to join our award-winning contact centre at our prime location in Nottingham city centre. What does the Client Partnerships Team do? We are dedicated to making every customer interaction easy, connected and memorable through engaging conversations that provide help and guidance to our customers. We are curious, imaginative and share best practice to continuously improve our customer experience. There are always plenty of opportunities to realise your career ambitions. You will work with a team of driven individuals, with customer satisfaction at the forefront of their behaviour. Variety is guaranteed and you can expect to be given a multitude of exciting opportunities in support of areas such as Fraud Authentication and Social Media. What's in it for you? Full training is provided - we're committed to developing our people, that's why a full induction and training period eases you in to the role until you become an expert Shift patterns fall between 8am - 10pm Monday to Friday and 8am - 5pm Saturday & Sunday. We offer a competitive enhanced salary plus an annual performance related bonus scheme 25 days' holiday plus the option to sell or buy more Retail discount schemes A comprehensive development programme and our commitment to your on-going coaching and continuous progression with great opportunities for career enhancement What are we looking for? As a member of our team, you will be passionate about quality service with a desire to help and support all our customers on every call they make or message they send. As part of a dedicated and supportive team, who remain calm under pressure, are empathetic and can smile through challenging situations, we expect someone who is organised, pro-active and is comfortable working in a constantly evolving environment. It's about talking to the customer and listening to their needs which in turn will enable you to take ownership of their query. For success in the role, you will need to demonstrate the following; Passion for delivering excellent customer service and responding accurately to individual customer needs ensuring outcomes are to a high standard and within agreed timescales. A positive approach to and a commitment to improving the customer experience Refined problem solving skills - you need to be outcome orientated! The ability to build and develop credibility quickly with a proven ability to influence others. Being comfortable working both within a team and on an individual basis Once Embedded into the role there is plenty of opportunity to follow a structured career plan that will develop your skills set and allow you to flourish in a progressive environment. Is this the role you've been waiting for? If so, we look forward to your application.