Ampersand Consulting

Ampersand Consulting Birstall, Leicester LE4, UK
19/07/2018
Full time
Configuration Engineer (Application, TFS, Powershell) Configuration Engineer (Application, TFS, Powershell) Our client, one of the biggest and best retailers in the UK are searching for a Configuration Engineer (Application, TFS, Powershell) Working within this retailer, the Configuration Engineer (Application, TFS, Powershell) you will be responsible for automation for builds, deployments, environment creation, configuration and much more. Configuration Engineer (Application, TFS, Powershell) Configuration Engineer (Application, TFS, Powershell) Key skills for the Configuration Engineer (Application, TFS, Powershell) Configuration Management solutions Infrastructure as Code (IaC) PowerShell DSC Disposable / Self-Serve Environments Automated deployments Visual Studio / TFS / Release Manager Virtualisation / Cloud / Containerisation Please apply for this position, should you wish to enhance your project experience within a rapidly growing retailer Configuration Engineer (Application, TFS, Powershell) Configuration Engineer (Application, TFS, Powershell) - provided by Dice CLOUD, CONFIGURATION MANAGEMENT, POWERSHELL, VISUAL STUDIO
Ampersand Consulting Poole, UK
19/07/2018
Full time
Customer Support (First Line Support, 1st Line, Helpdesk) - Poole An industry leader in IT Software Solutions to the Education Sector are looking for a Customer Support (First Line Support, 1st Line, Helpdesk) to join their expanding team. The Customer Support (First Line Support, 1st Line, Helpdesk) will act as a liaison, provide product/services information, training and resolve any emerging problems that their customer accounts may face. Main responsibilities for the Customer Support (First Line Support, 1st Line, Helpdesk) Build up sustainable relationships and trust with customer accounts through open and interactive communication Respond promptly to customer inquiries Handle and resolve customer complaints - General Support Maintain customer records by updating account information Obtain and evaluate all relevant information to handle product and service inquiries Follow communication procedures, guidelines and policies Deal directly with customers either by telephone, electronically or face-to-face Assist with project management and new implementations from testing go-live Create release notes and release videos Create and update technical help documents and videos Provide excellent customer training (either online or on site), consultancy and assist the sales team in meetings when necessary Schedule dates and times for remote training and on-site visits and training Help our customers with first line technical and engineering tasks Requirements for the Customer Support (First Line Support, 1st Line, Helpdesk) Software customer experience Training experience (one-to-one, within groups, workshops, and via webinar Excellent computer skills Problem analysis and solving Documentation skills Good level of English and Maths Drivers Licence Willingness to Travel - provided by Dice PROJECT MANAGEMENT
Ampersand Consulting Reading, UK
19/07/2018
Full time
Business Analyst (Life and Pension, Financial Services) - Reading We are recruiting for a Business Analyst (Life and Pensions, Financial Services) to join the projects team of a large UK FTSE 100 IT Solutions Provider. The company is the UK's leading provider of business process management and integrated professional support service solutions, with staff across the UK, Europe, South Africa and India. They provide award-winning life and pension's solutions for a diverse range of clients across the UK. The successful Business Analyst (life and Pension, Financial Services) will be responsible for working on a number of projects across a specific area for the length of the project, most projects last 9-12 months. This will give you a great insight into a number of different end clients, processes, technologies and solutions. Are you a Business Analyst (life and Pension, Financial Services)with Business Change experience? Are you a Business Analyst (life and Pension, Financial Services) with Finance or Life and Pensions experience? Are you considered in your approach, can define the process and focused on the outcome? Are you a Business Analyst (life and Pension, Financial Services, Finance) with good business process management and mapping experience? Are you a Business Analyst (life and Pension, Financial Services, Finance) who has experience of planning and facilitating workshops? Are you a Business Analyst (life and Pension, Financial Services, Finance), do you focus on Quality Assurance? Do you have excellent Senior Stakeholder Management experience? As you a Business Analyst (life and Pension, Financial Services, Finance), do you have experience of shaping, prioritisation and definition of the business requirements to provide the best fit with system(s) functionality and delivery capability? As a Business Analyst (life and Pension, Financial Services, Finance), do you have experience of production of high/detailed level requirements and equivalent high/detailed level business solution design documentation to ensure completeness and coherence? If you have answered yes to the above then please read on and explore the opportunity further by hitting apply. - provided by Dice BUSINESS CHANGE, PROCESS MANAGEMENT, STAKEHOLDER MANAGEMENT
Ampersand Consulting Dorset, UK
19/07/2018
Full time
Business Analyst (Life and Pension, Financial Services) - Bournemouth We are recruiting for a Business Analyst (Life and Pensions, Financial Services) to join the projects team of a large UK FTSE 100 IT Solutions Provider. The company is the UK's leading provider of business process management and integrated professional support service solutions, with staff across the UK, Europe, South Africa and India. They provide award-winning life and pension's solutions for a diverse range of clients across the UK. The successful Business Analyst (life and Pension, Financial Services) will be responsible for working on a number of projects across a specific area for the length of the project, most projects last 9-12 months. This will give you a great insight into a number of different end clients, processes, technologies and solutions. Are you a Business Analyst (life and Pension, Financial Services)with Business Change experience? Are you a Business Analyst (life and Pension, Financial Services) with Finance or Life and Pensions experience? Are you considered in your approach, can define the process and focused on the outcome? Are you a Business Analyst (life and Pension, Financial Services, Finance) with good business process management and mapping experience? Are you a Business Analyst (life and Pension, Financial Services, Finance) who has experience of planning and facilitating workshops? Are you a Business Analyst (life and Pension, Financial Services, Finance), do you focus on Quality Assurance? Do you have excellent Senior Stakeholder Management experience? As you a Business Analyst (life and Pension, Financial Services, Finance), do you have experience of shaping, prioritisation and definition of the business requirements to provide the best fit with system(s) functionality and delivery capability? As a Business Analyst (life and Pension, Financial Services, Finance), do you have experience of production of high/detailed level requirements and equivalent high/detailed level business solution design documentation to ensure completeness and coherence? If you have answered yes to the above then please read on and explore the opportunity further by hitting apply. - provided by Dice BUSINESS CHANGE, PROCESS MANAGEMENT, STAKEHOLDER MANAGEMENT
Ampersand Consulting Clevedon, UK
19/07/2018
Full time
Programme / PMO Planner (PMO, Project, Financial Services) - Bristol A leading FTSE 100 provider of cutting-edge IT Life and Pension services are looking for a self-starting Programme / PMO Planner (PMO, Project, Financial Services) to join their rapidly expanding PMO function in Bristol - a large network of PMO Professionals across the company who ensure the organisation is successful in delivering business outcomes. The Programme / PMO Planner (PMO, Project, Financial Services) will have experience in providing planning support to large projects or programmes or have experience in working within complex reporting or resourcing functions. The Programme / PMO Planner will lead the effective operations, delivery and improvement of PMO services in a transformation programme environment. Responsibilities for the Programme / PMO Planner (PMO, Project, Financial Services) Creating and integrating Project/Programme Plans Supply & Demand Management - Resource Management Analysis, MI and report production Programme & Project Planning support Maintain a document Library/repository Continuous Improvement Methodology/Quality support Change Management Governance support. Experience for the Programme / PMO Planner (PMO, Project, Financial Services) Integrating Project/Programme Plans Resource Profiling and highlighting potential resource bottlenecks Formulating and maintaining standard planning rules and templates Tracking/Monitoring/Reporting Programme progress against individual plans and Producing High-Level Plans at Account level view Presenting data/reporting progress to the Client Providing Quality Assurance Using MS Project to support WSL in creation and maintenance of plans Ability to work to tight deadlines and schedules Methodical with attention to detail Excellent oral and written communication with experience of liaising with stakeholders at various levels. Essential Skills: Advanced in Excel - including pivots, macros and formulas MS project Integrating project plans Resource profiling Knowledge of SharePoint as a document library. - provided by Dice CHANGE MANAGEMENT, PROJECT PLANNING, RESOURCE MANAGEMENT, SHAREPOINT
Ampersand Consulting 133 Oldham St, Manchester M4 1LN, UK
18/07/2018
Full time
Business Analyst (Life and Pension, Financial Services) - Manchester We are recruiting for a Business Analyst (Life and Pensions, Financial Services) to join the projects team of a large UK FTSE 100 IT Solutions Provider. The company is the UK's leading provider of business process management and integrated professional support service solutions, with staff across the UK, Europe, South Africa and India. They provide award-winning life and pension's solutions for a diverse range of clients across the UK. The successful Business Analyst (life and Pension, Financial Services) will be responsible for working on a number of projects across a specific area for the length of the project, most projects last 9-12 months. This will give you a great insight into a number of different end clients, processes, technologies and solutions. Are you a Business Analyst (life and Pension, Financial Services)with Business Change experience? Are you a Business Analyst (life and Pension, Financial Services) with Finance or Life and Pensions experience? Are you considered in your approach, can define the process and focused on the outcome? Are you a Business Analyst (life and Pension, Financial Services, Finance) with good business process management and mapping experience? Are you a Business Analyst (life and Pension, Financial Services, Finance) who has experience of planning and facilitating workshops? Are you a Business Analyst (life and Pension, Financial Services, Finance), do you focus on Quality Assurance? Do you have excellent Senior Stakeholder Management experience? As you a Business Analyst (life and Pension, Financial Services, Finance), do you have experience of shaping, prioritisation and definition of the business requirements to provide the best fit with system(s) functionality and delivery capability? As a Business Analyst (life and Pension, Financial Services, Finance), do you have experience of production of high/detailed level requirements and equivalent high/detailed level business solution design documentation to ensure completeness and coherence? If you have answered yes to the above then please read on and explore the opportunity further by hitting apply. - provided by Dice BUSINESS CHANGE, PROCESS MANAGEMENT, STAKEHOLDER MANAGEMENT
Ampersand Consulting England, UK
15/07/2018
Full time
Business Development Manager (New Business, Financial Software) - HOME BASED The role of Business Development Manager (New Business, Financial Software): The successful Business Development Manager (New Business, Financial Software) will develop and manage relationships with advisory businesses and Life Insurers operating in the UK FS sector. The Business Development Manager (New Business, Financial Software) will ensure that there is strong partnerships with their clients and key stakeholders, and that they receive excellent service and support that ensures retention and maximises opportunities to grow the value in the relationship. The Business Development Manager (New Business, Financial Software) will have a new business target to achieve from a combination of new and existing clients. Key responsibilities for the Business Development Manager (New Business, Financial Software): Identify new opportunities to sell Financial Services Software product range to the target market, existing customers and internal companies Build strong and lasting relationships with existing clients and the life insurers to ensure retention. Keep clients advised of new developments and services and where relevant adapt these in line with customer feedback Raise client issues with internal areas and manage through to resolution. This will involve working closely with internal departments and 3rd parties. Identify gaps in current propositions and (where opportunities exist) build support and business cases for new services Key experience for the Business Development Manager (New Business, Financial Software): Excellent knowledge of Financial Services and IFA business processes Proven New Business sales experience Proven Account Management skills used to create, own, maintain and enhance customer relationships. Ability to operate and establish relationships with Board level personnel within your target customer sector, across new business and existing client base Strong negotiation skills, with the ability to close new business with Director level executives In return the successful Business Development Manager (New Business, Financial Software) will receive a competitive salary, Car Allowance, Double OTE and an extensive benefits package. If this sounds like you, please click apply now! Business Development Manager (New Business, Financial Software) - HOME BASED - provided by Dice ACCOUNT MANAGEMENT, BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT
Ampersand Consulting Cuddington, Northwich CW8, UK
14/07/2018
Full time
Test Lab Manager (Smart Metering/Utilities, Test, Lab) - 12 Month FTC The role of Test Lab Manager (Smart Metering/Utilities, Test, Lab): The UK's leading IT Solutions and Services provider are looking to appoint an experienced Test Lab Manager (Smart Metering/Utilities, Test, Lab) who will lead the establishment of test lab services in a new bespoke testing facility. The successful Test Lab Manager (Smart Metering/Utilities, Test, Lab) will lead delivery through requirements definition, development of resourcing strategy, creation of new business processes, establishment of service capability and transfer to enduring operations. The Test Lab Manager (Smart Metering/Utilities, Test, Lab) will work closely with the Lead Test Architect, who is responsible for delivering the testing facilities (infrastructure and equipment). The new test lab facilities will be delivered as part of a wider programme of work to establish new office facilities. The role of Test Lab Manager (Smart Metering/Utilities, Test, Lab): Deliver the new testing services into BAU operation as part of a large Technology Transformation Programme Develop test service requirements and resourcing strategy Lead the development of business processes covering all aspects of testing service including (but not limited to) induction of test lab users; customer journey (Inc. scheduling, provision of test slots etc) test asset management; test lab support; test execution; triage support; defect management. Ensure the labs are operationally ready within planned timeframes and as per Test Participant Schedule Direct and co-ordinate suppliers in setup activities and running of the labs Transition the test lab facilities into a BAU service, including development of training/knowledge transfer strategy Key experience for the Test Lab Manager (Smart Metering/Utilities, Test, Lab): Management of test lab for multiple stakeholders & preferably for smart metering An excellent communicator with a highly collaborative style Experience of operating in a customer facing service function Managing test lab service team, including triage services, test analysts and lab technicians. Working knowledge of test lab health and safety requirements A good understanding of testing methodologies and principles Desirable skills for the Test Lab Manager (Smart Metering/Utilities, Test, Lab): Establishment of test lab services at greenfield site Experience of meter testing Experience of the UK energy market having worked for a Utility company in the past In return the successful Test Lab Manager (Smart Metering/Utilities, Test, Lab) will receive a competitive salary, car allowance, bonus and benefits, as well as the opportunity to work on a once in a lifetime programme of work, shaping the way the UK consumes energy. If this sounds like you, please click apply now! Test Lab Manager (Smart Metering/Utilities, Test, Lab) - 12 Month FTC - provided by Dice ASSET MANAGEMENT
Ampersand Consulting Welwyn, UK
14/07/2018
Full time
Implementation Programme Manager (Retail, Implementation) 65,000 - 80.000 Implementation Programme Manager (Retail, Implementation) A great opportunity has arisen for a Implementation Programme Manager (Retail, Implementation) to join one of the worlds leading retailers, based in Hertfordshire. The Implementation Programme Manager (Retail, Implementation) has the responsibility of managing implementations to retail partners. Joining a passionate and hardworking team the ideal Implementation Programme Manager (Retail, Implementation) will be someone who has excellent knowledge of the Retail, FMCG, Manufacturing or similar markets. Key requirements for the Implementation Programme Manager (Retail, Implementation) Strong knowledge in the Retail, FMCG, Manufacturing or similar markets Previous experience of successful programme delivery focusing on IT Implementation Able to lead technical teams to manage risk, governance and execution International experience would be a bonus, but not essential Working within a world leading Retail business, they offer a great salary, bonus/car allowance, excellent pension scheme, supportive insurances and health benefits. If you are a Implementation Programme Manager (Retail, Implementation) and fit the above criteria please click the apply button now, or email me. Implementation Programme Manager (Retail, Implementation) 65,000 - 80.000 Implementation Programme Manager (Retail, Implementation) - provided by Dice
Ampersand Consulting London Borough of Southwark, UK
14/07/2018
Full time
Retail Instore Project Manager (Retail, Instore, Projects) 45,000 Retail Instore Project Manager (Retail, Instore, Projects) A great opportunity has arisen for a Retail Instore Project Manager (Retail, Instore, Projects) to join one of the fastest growing luxury retailers in the UK, with their UK office based in London. The Retail Instore Project Manager (Retail, Instore, Projects) has the responsibility of opening stores later this year and working on instore refurbishments. Joining a passionate and hardworking team the ideal Retail Instore Project Manager (Retail, Instore, Projects) will be someone who has excellent knowledge of the Retail, Cosmetics, FMCG, Manufacturing or similar markets specifically around store builds and interior rollouts. Key requirements for the Retail Instore Project Manager (Retail, Instore, Projects) Strong experience in any of the Retail, Instore, FMCG, Manufacturing or similar markets Exeprience of construction project management including store builds and store rollouts Able to work in a small or startup environment dealing with international stakeholders Retail Visual merchandising background or interest will be a bonus Working within a world leading Retail business, they offer a great salary, excellent pension scheme, supportive insurances and health benefits. If you are a Retail Instore Project Manager (Retail, Instore, Projects) and fit the above criteria please click the apply button now, or email me. Retail Instore Project Manager (Retail, Instore, Projects) 45,000 Retail Instore Project Manager (Retail, Instore, Projects) - provided by Dice PROJECT MANAGEMENT
Ampersand Consulting Clevedon, UK
14/07/2018
Full time
Management Accountant (Accountant, Excel, MS Dynamics) - Bristol - 40k-55k Management Accountant (Accountant, Excel, MS Dynamics) - Bristol - 40k-55k Our client, a leading operations management and digital solutions company who specialise in insurance, financial services, utilities and communications are currently recruiting for a Property Management Accountant. They have a large team throughout the UK and Ireland currently employing over 1000 people. Management Accountant (Accountant, Excel, MS Dynamics) - Bristol - 40k-55k The Management Accountant will play a key role in providing and producing the KPIs for the Senior Management Team. You will work closely leading the design and implementation of all finance systems within the Group. You will provide monthly balance sheet back up and reconciliations. In addition, you will be reporting directly into the Finance Director so right from the get go you have exposure to working with very Senior Stakeholders. They will play a key role in developing the finance systems strategy, seeking to continually develop, implement, and refine the core business processes; drive best-in-class results in customer satisfaction, quality, on-time delivery, customer value, and sales operations. The Management Accountant will partner with the leaders in the organisation to provide the thought leadership, strategic direction, tactical implementation and support for the development and advancement of the business across all company locations. Requirements of this Management Accountant (Accountant, Excel, MS Dynamics) - Bristol: Qualified Accountant 2+ years PQE Strong Microsoft Office Experience Qualified to a BA degree level Design and Implementation of finance systems from idea stage through to go-live Ability to understand software and technology systems Preferably coming from finance background but not essential If you are looking for an exciting position with a leading multi-award winning service provider please click apply now! Management Accountant (Accountant, Excel, MS Dynamics) - Bristol - 40k-55k Management Accountant (Accountant, Excel, MS Dynamics) - Bristol - 40k-55k - provided by Dice DEGREE, MICROSOFT, OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT
Ampersand Consulting Cuddington, Northwich CW8, UK
14/07/2018
Full time
PMO Manager (PMO, PSO, Smart Metering, Energy, Government), Cheshire PMOPractice, Portfolio Management Services The UKs leading provider of IT Solutions and Services are looking to hire a talented PMO Manager (PMO, PSO, Smart Metering, Energy, Government) to work on a once in a life time programme that is changing the future of the energy sector. For each Programme a PMO Manager (PMO, PSO, Smart Metering, Energy, Government) will be assigned to lead a team of Senior PMO and PMO Analysts, and working with the Programme Leadership team, the PMO Manager will be accountable for the provision of all PMO services whilst delegating responsibility across their PMO team to achieve maximum effectiveness. The PMO Manager (PMO, PSO, Smart Metering, Energy, Government) will also be accountable for the efficiency and effectiveness of the whole PMO team assigned to that programme focusing on: PMO performance PMO related stakeholder engagement PMO related risk and issue management Programme Scheduling PMO resource planning, PMO training and mentoring. To maintain an effective link to senior management the PMO Manager (PMO, PSO, Smart Metering, Energy, Government) will report directly to the Portfolio Governance Director and work on a day to day basis with the Programme team. The PMO Manager will work with the Head of PMO Practice and other stakeholders to overcome PMO related issues and take the lead unless otherwise directed. Skills and Experiences for the PMO Manager (PMO, PSO, Smart Metering,Energy, Government) - Essential: An individual who has operated as a PMO Manager providing insight, challenge and ensuring accuracy and quality across the Programme. Able to have the robust conversations with the Programme Director and adhere to governance and process. A broad experience of working in central government commercial digital implementation management programmes / PMO environments and managing PSOs who are utilising recognised Government PPM methodologies to plan, drive execution against that, manage risks and issues, and adhere to controls. Exceptional collaboration and relationship development/management skills including with the confidence to effectively challenge others where appropriate Excellent communication and drafting skills with an ability to filter/interpret technical programme updates and provide clear, concise reports for non-technical audiences Attention to detail and an analytical ability to help propose solutions to problems and appropriately prioritise activities Proficient use of MS applications including Project, Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Visio Strong initiative and drive, self-motivated with an aptitude to work well under pressure and with low supervision Knowledge of MS SharePoint. Experience of financial tracking and reporting against targets / budgets. Skills and Experiences for the PMO Manager (PMO, PSO, Smart Metering,Energy, Government) - Desirable: Experience of working in a complex, fast moving environment, using agile and waterfall PPM techniques Experience of working within or engaging closely with Ofgem, or the Energy Sector Knowledge of the Smart Energy Code Knowledge of the Smart Metering Implementation Programme Assessment of effort per criteria by department. What is included in each area of focus To apply for the PMO Manager role please press the apply button. - provided by Dice AGILE, PSOS, SHAREPOINT
Ampersand Consulting Newport Pagnell, Newport Pagnell, Milton Keynes MK16, UK
13/07/2018
Full time
Business Analyst- (Tech, Agile, Java, BA)- Milton Keynes- 35k-45k Business Analyst- (Tech, Agile, Java, BA)- Milton Keynes- 35k-45k One of our industry leading clients, a household name who are ranked within the top 10 most popular websites in the UK are looking to recruit a Support Insight Analyst who will be influential on numerous commercial projects for their clients. Business Analyst- (Tech, Agile, Java, BA)- Milton Keynes- 35k-45k Business Analyst- (Tech, Agile, Java, BA)- Milton Keynes- 35k-45k The role: Business Analysts are core to every software development team. As the bridge between the techies, and third parties, you will cover the whole spectrum of software development. Your challenges will range from validating (and simplifying) new business ideas, writing and prioritising user stories and analysing user feedback whilst liaising with the team leader to ensure smooth deployment and roll-out. Our culture is very collaborative, and we stick to agile principles with pragmatic passion. There is never a shortage of interesting projects in the backlog: you will be designing and implementing new internal applications and features. Experience: An ability to deliver at pace in an agile environment, focused on continuous improvement A desire to ask questions and not leave any stone unturned Passion and energy at the prospect of solving a problem Excellent organisational skills and the ability to multitask An appreciation of how technology can be used to drive the best outcomes A belief in the Agile way of working A hunger for learning and drive to constantly improve yourself and the BA processes in the team A passion for getting to know users and their need A sense of ownership and responsibility for the work you deliver as part of an agile team An ability to comfortably engage and negotiate requirements with the Head of Sales or discuss implementation with a Java enthusiast Experience of participating in a software development team in a technology-led company A willingness to be bold and not be afraid of mistakes you can learn from Business Analyst- (Tech, Agile, Java, BA)- Milton Keynes- 35k-45k Business Analyst- (Tech, Agile, Java, BA)- Milton Keynes- 35k-45k - provided by Dice AGILE, JAVA