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WORCESTERSHIRE - WORCESTER - PROJECT MANAGER - PRINCE2 - 12 MONTH FIXED TERM CONTRACT - WEST MERCIA POLICE A strategic alliance has been formed between Warwickshire Police and West Mercia Police in order to enable both forces to meet the challenge of reducing policing budgets. By working more closely together the forces will benefit from greater operational and organisational resilience, making us the fourth largest geographic police area in England and Wales. The main purpose of the role is to manage projects, from initial concept to implementation, so they deliver the required outputs within budgetary and time constraints, and thereby achieve the outcomes and benefits required. To apply project management discipline and processes, including responsibility for project stakeholder engagement. Main Responsibilities: To compile business cases (in collaboration with senior stakeholders), including whole life costing analysis, ensuring briefs and feasibility proposals are developed in accordance with project aims and objectives, and Project Management Office standards. To responsibly manage project within budget, and project/programme parameters, being responsible for decisions on changes and subsequent alterations to the financial structure within project parameters. To identify and plan resource requirements both internal and external of the organisation. To manage, co-ordinate and direct resources assigned to projects on a day to day basis to deliver the projects objectives. To produce project specific programmes of work, continually monitor and update for reporting purposes, undertaking performance assessments and addressing issues and using corrective actions as necessary. To ensure benefits management is an integral part of a project from the outset, and that benefits are identified, planned and measured. To regularly report upon project progress to key stakeholders (programme manager, business leads etc), ensuring that issues are raised in a timely manner. To plan and initiative post implementation reviews, ensuring organisation learning is maintained for future continuous improvement and identify relevant training needs. To be responsible for stakeholder engagement and actively engage all key stakeholders in the delivery of projects, ensuring compliance with Home Office and other statutory guidance. To assess and manage project risks and issues, ensuring appropriate mitigating action is undertaken, including escalation if necessary. To liaise with consultants and contract resources as authorised in accordance with procurement policies and procedures and providing regular reports on all project matters to Business leads. To undertake other duties commensurate with the nature, level of responsibility and grading of this post, as required. Experience/Skills: Essential: PRINCE2 Foundation level or equivalent project management methodology qualification Desirable Possess or studying for PRINCE2 (or equivalent) Practitioner qualification or at least two years experience in a project manager role Educated to degree level or equivalent Experience: Experience of undertaking project management of projects of significant value Proven ability of running multiple projects, co-ordinating multi-disciplinary teams and achieving projects delivery within programme and budget Experience of managing teams of professional staff Significant, proven and demonstrable experience of whole project lifecycle, including implementation, in a complex environment Demonstrate experience of budgetary management Demonstrate a track record of building strong working relationships with a wide range of stakeholders – internal and external, e.g reporting bodies, senior management, suppliers and contractors Key Skills: Ability to interpret and extract information from a variety of sources, and create well presented, accurate, concise documentation, demonstrating attention to detail Demonstrate excellent negotiation, influencing and communication skills and all levels internal and external of the organisation Demonstrate excellent organisational/time management skills and the ability to work calmly and professionally under pressure Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office suite, including MS Project We want our organisation to be as diverse as the community it serves. We welcome applicants from all sections of the community. Candidates will be required as part of Warwickshire Police and West Mercia Police recruitment process to successfully complete vetting and credit checks. If you have the skills and experience to be successful in this role, please call Alice on (Apply online only) or email (url removed)
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Home Ownership Income Officer Location: Birmingham Salary: £24,544- £28,901 per annum Basis: 2 Years Fixed Term Work Pattern: Monday - Friday, 37 hours per week Our client is one of the largest and most successful housing groups in the Midlands providing around 30,000 homes with a turnover of £140 million per year. If you are an experienced Income Officer with some leasehold experience this opportunity should interest you. Their Team provides customer-focused services for leaseholders and shared owners. Reporting to their Home Ownership Team leader you will provide a range of specialist services, including advice and support on leasehold management, service charges and income collection for their leasehold portfolio in Birmingham. This is a generic leasehold role and you will deal with enquiries from customers, solicitors and other partners. Providing services with a view to delivering improvements in their services and customer satisfaction. Duties will include the collection of rent and services charges in order to meet challenging targets and being responsible for enforcement of lease terms and conditions including anti social behaviour and estate and block inspections. Previous experience of managing a portfolio of leasehold properties along with working in a customer service environment is desirable, along with the ability to deal with a range of internal and external customer and solicitor enquiries in a confident manner. A customer-focused approach will enable you to achieve positive results, working within a team, adapting and changing approaches and ways of working to deliver service improvement. This post is subject to a Basic DBS check (Disclosure and Barring Service)
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Electrician - £32,000.00 + Van & Fuel + Benefits Temp - Perm - £19.00 per hour Our client are Leaders in property maintenance for local authorities and housing associations Exciting opportunity for a qualified Electrician to join the team on a long Term Permanent basis The position will be based in Hammersmith and Fulham and Kensington and Chelsea, working on a large social housing contract. The role: * To provide reactive electrical maintenance within domestic properties and communal areas; * To provide electrical fault finding and fault rectification; * To ensure correct electrical installation and produce relevant certification; * To manage van stock effectively; * To use a PDA to manage and record daily work; Qualifications required: * BS 7671 17th Edition * C&G Level 3 or equivalent * C&G 2391/2 or 2394/5 or equivalent Benefits: * Company branded Van & Van stock * Fuel card * Holiday * PDA * Uniform If you feel you are suitable please do not hesitate to apply or contact (Apply online only) Build Recruitment Limited acts as an Employment Business for the supply of temporary workers and an Employment Agency in relation to permanent vacancies. Build Recruitment is an equal opportunities employer
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Job Coach / Employment Coach x 2 Kidderminster £25,390 per annum Up to 24 month contract (depending on start date) 40 hours per week (would consider part time or Job share) Our client is delighted to be a key partner in an innovative Worcestershire consortium who have been successful in securing over £3 million of Lottery and European Social Investment Funding – Building Better Opportunities. Worcestershire Building Better Opportunities has been shaped by the Worcestershire Local Enterprise Partnership, and the Big Lottery Fund is matching funds from the European Social Fund (ESF) (Apply online only) to invest in local projects tackling the root causes of poverty, promoting social inclusion and driving local jobs and growth. This success has come from the Worcestershire principal Housing Associations, Redditch Borough Housing and a range of specialist Voluntary Sector Organisations working together to establish the Fusion consortium. Fusion offers managing agents such as the European and UK Government a local solution for national programmes. To continue the successful delivery of the project our client is looking for a motivated, enthusiastic and experienced person to be a Building Better Opportunities Job Coach. You will work with our client and the wider Building Better Opportunities team to provide employment support to Building Better Opportunities participants. They are looking for an experienced person to work with people furthest from the labour market; who holds information, advice & guidance qualifications, has an understanding of the UK Welfare to Work Programme and has the ability to motivate and mentor learners facing social and economic barriers to sustained employment. You will also be required to increase the number of employment opportunities with potential employers and negotiate with them to offer work experience and interview opportunities for participants. Success will be measured in part by the number of participants you help secure and sustain paid employment. The successful candidate will be expected to manage their own caseload, have a positive attitude and be an effective communicator with participants, external partners and within all levels of the business. This post is a fixed term contract ending in December 2019 and will be funded by the Big Lottery and European Social Fund. This is a challenging post and will require you to be innovative. You will be part of a dedicated team that provides a high quality service and an organisation that is committed to valuing and supporting its employees and the local community. Due to the nature of this work, an enhanced DBS disclosure will be required for successful applicants
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Information Security Analyst Kensington Contract £18 per hour Our client is looking for an experienced Information Security Analyst. The purpose of the role is to provide technical expertise on the selection, design, justification, implementation and operation of information security controls and communicate findings to technical and non-technical audiences. • To help develop our protective monitoring capability. • To conduct security control reviews in well defined areas, assessing the security of information and infrastructure components. • To carry out technical compliance checks and recommend appropriate corrective action for non-compliance. • To investigate suspected attacks and manage security incidents promptly and efficiently. • To investigate and assess risks of network and cyber attacks and recommend remedial action. • To assist with other projects as required. Qualifications: • Educated to bachelor degree level desirable but not essential • Holds relevant security-related professional qualifications such as ISEB CiISMP, ISC2 SSCP, CEH Certified Ethical Hacker, CompTIA Security+, ISO27001 Lead Auditor etc Knowledge & Experience: • Proven technical knowledge and skills, particularly with regard to cloud computing, mobile technologies, Windows10, SIEM / protective monitoring, incident management • Proven knowledge and application of relevant security-related industry standards, methods and tools such as the ISO2700x series • Fluently communicates, verbally and in writing, complex information to both technical and non-technical audiences • Ability to plan and monitor own work to meet time and quality targets • Rapidly absorbs new information and applies it effectively Please only apply if you have the necessary skills, experience and expertise. The first part of our recruitment process is to send your CV
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Debt Collection Officer Kensington Contract £19.28 per hour Our client is looking for an experienced Debt Collection Officer/ Finance. Experienced Debt Collection officer required. Project to reduce debt before migrating to a new system. High volume of calling and contacting customers to collect debt and resolve any issues or queries with the services. • To proactively contact debtors by phone, email or letter to pursue overdue debts. • To ensure that timely and customer appropriate recovery action is taken to minimise debts. Please only apply if you have the necessary skills, experience and expertise. The first part of our recruitment process is to send your CV
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Pertemps Managed Solutions are currently recruiting on behalf of a government agency who are looking to recruit a Enterprise Architect THIS ROLE FALLS OUTSIDE OF IR35 A Brief Description • Deliver a workable, supportable technology solution to underpin a 28,000 endpoint unified comms service. • Develop, validate and review conceptual, logical and physical architectural designs • Manage the architectural aspects of the target design, policies and standards, working pro-actively to achieve stable, viable UC service designs • Design and implementation of UC services that will support Home Office adoption of its wireless-based, flexible working strategy • Diagnosing and resolving network issues. • Creation of High Level and Low Level designs for UC services. • Experience of Cisco wired / wireless network, access control, network management, routing and switching products • Work closely with a wide range of colleagues and stakeholders inside and outside of the Home Office, demonstrating good team working and communication skills • Making sure that the recommended solution is optimal • Ensure that network design complies with Home Office standards • Ensuring that technical team designs are consistent, and roll-up to a clear, service-wide set of documentation • Ensuring that technical designs deal with all parts of the UC service in both production and pre-prod. • Ensuring that automation opportunities, particularly in the request fulfilment and incident management areas, are taken. • Act as senior technical authority when presenting technical solutions to governance boards. • Effectively communicating with project teams, service teams and stakeholders to deliver network requirements • Acting as an interface between network team, infrastructure, platform and applications teams Travel to other locations : Occasional travel to other Home Office and partner estates may be required • Produce high and low level designs for the UC service, co-ordinating input from suppliers and internal delivery teams. • Co-ordinate technical design and delivery across 22 projects. • Provide input in to impact assessments on requests for change • Document the high and Low level network design and configuration • Document the HLD/LLD across desktop services, WLAN/LAN/WAN, including routing, firewalls, connectivity. • Ensure that network meets the functional and non-functional requirements • Working in cooperation with testing to ensuring the quality of the resulting services • Where required, carry out early life support for UC projects. The Candidate • Experience in deploying VOIP monitoring services (e.g. IR Prognosis) • Experience in deploying local CDN services (e.g. Hive) • Experience working in Government or highly regulated environments • Practical experience of Cisco firewalls • Practical experience of Solarwinds • Exposure to Service Now integration In depth understanding of UC concepts including VOIP, QoS, ID authentication, security, connectivity. • Knowledge and experience of 802.1x (wireless & wired) • Experience in the design and configuration of large scale, unified comms (voice essential, video/web broadcast desirable) services • Experience of deploying voice and video over wireless • Experience in configuration of Cisco routers & switches • Demonstrable ability to communicate in both verbal and written communication • Production of high quality design, deployment and support documentation • Understanding of public and private cloud infrastructure • Experience of working in a transformation project • Familiar with ITIL • Must have existing Home Office SC clearance • Must have experience deploying a large scale (?5,000 endpoint) VOIP service. For more information please apply and a recruitment consultant will be in touch to answer any queries you may have
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3 Year Rail Graduateship £21,166-£23,808 Merseytravel is the executive body that provides professional, strategic and operational transport advice to the Liverpool City Region Combined Authority. We continue our work to deliver a first class public transport network, putting transport at the heart of contributing to the growing economy of the region. The development of the city region Long Term Rail Strategy, the Northern Powerhouse and the Devolution agenda means we are now seeking a suitable candidate for our 3 Year Graduateship, helping to take the Rail team forward to the next step of our development. An exciting opportunity is available for a Graduateship within the Merseytravel Rail team, offering a gradual and structured introduction to the Rail Industry and Local Government. In addition to your training programme, you will have the opportunity to develop your skills and capabilities in: • Project Management • Rail Infrastructure • Community Rail • Stakeholder Management • Economic Development • Rail Operations • Contract Management • Strategic Planning • Process Improvement • Data Handling Candidates should be educated to Degree, HND or equivalent level, and have an interest in and understanding of the rail industry and network, particularly within the Liverpool City Region. Other qualities sought include being able to work in a team, effective communication skills and excellent research abilities. You will need a willingness to learn, lots of enthusiasm and a desire to improve your skills and experience through a variety of means, potentially including professional accreditation and gaining additional qualifications. Closing date: Friday 20 July 2018 at 4pm
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Main responsibilities – Give a maximum of eight brief descriptions of what the main responsibilities are and assign time percentage values against each one. To effectively manage and review the Council’s Joint Commissioning Partnership and Joint Venture Partnership to facilitate the provision of new affordable housing and to ensure that the identification and development of sites provides good value for money and meets the Council’s strategic priorities and objectives. To proactively identify sites and then to negotiate with planning, Registered Providers and Private Developers in respect of housing developments and other new developments to meet the needs as identified within the Housing Strategy, Local Plan and Strategic Housing Market Assessment. To represent Warwick District Council in negotiations, discussions, meetings and consultations both internally and with various external agencies, to ensure that the housing needs of the community are monitored and that housing resources are maximised. To develop and foster productive working relationships with internal and external partners, particularly, Statutory and Voluntary Agencies, Registered Providers, Property Developers, and the Homes and Community Agency to secure the effective use of sites and the development of sites to meet housing need across all tenures in the District. To assist in the development of policies, strategies (including planning policies; housing and homeless strategies and sustainable community strategy) and initiatives which address housing and support needs, maximising housing opportunities across all tenures. Ensure that S106s agreements are adhered to, commuted sums paid in accordance with the S106s agreements and 100% nominations secured on all housing sites where affordable housing provision is triggered. To ensure that reviews/research is undertaken/commissioned to enable an accurate assessment of the housing needs within the district, which will then be reflected within the Housing Strategy and Local Plan policies. To accurately record all affordable housing stock in the District via a database and ensure that this is regularly updated and complete statistical returns both internal and external e.g. Service Area Plan and ELASH return to central government
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Wiltshire Council are currently working alongside Spencer Clarke Group to recruit 3rd Line Core Support Officer The role is available on a Full- Time basis, on an initial 4+month contract with a view to extension, with excellent pay rates on offer and hoping for someone to start ASAP This role will look at all Core ICT services, e.g. Cloud Technologies, lync/Skype, SAP, Grow, Spatial, Databases, etc, in addition to ICT packages that are used by ICT to support the technical infrastructure I.e. Systems Centre Operations Manager (SCOM), Systems Centre Configuration Manager (SCCM), and Systems Centre Service Manager (SCSM). Specific duties and responsibilities include: • Develop and maintain the ICT Core Services e.g. SCSM, SCCM, O365, SharePoint, SAP, Grow, ESRI, SQL/ORACLE, Azure etc, preserving the Confidentiality, Integrity and Availability of the Core ICT systems • Liaise with solution vendors in regard to upgrades and new versions, new developments and features. • Undertakes work of highly specialised nature, which require in depth, detailed knowledge of the technical environment, including developing existing applications for new uses i.e. Business Intelligence, and the build and implementation of new solutions i.e. Predictive Analytics and Artificial Intelligence. • Maintaining the accuracy and integrity of ICT systems and continually improving the central repository for knowledge about our systems, processes and developments, ensuring this information is available across the ICT Service. • Respond to requests for information from ICT Security, HR and IA in relation to potential breaches in security/HR Policy and take action in accordance with relevant policies. • Providing 3rd level technical support services for the Councils ICT and information assets. This duty will be include routine maintenance operations, troubleshooting minor and major incidents and problems and solution development and design works in response to these issues. • Performing triage on large scale incidents and service failures to diagnose root cause and then determine the optimum process to affect a workaround and permanent fix. • Troubleshooting issues arising with solutions still in the project phase and not handed over to support • Required to make decisions without reference to a manager with regards to resolving major system issues. • Making decisions and implementing them to interpret ICT policies with regards to addressing extreme losses of service for example devising a secure workaround to ensure payroll data can be transferred to the bank for payment in the event the primary routes are compromised Essentials; • ITIL 3 Foundation qualification or be prepared to undertake qualification within 6 months of employment • Expert in between 1 and 3 of the following technologies and a good working knowledge in as many of the following technologies as possible: • Ability to install, configure, maintain and support network LAN & WAN routing and switching technologies (including OSPF, BGP, ADSL, MPLS, VLAN’s, JUNOS, Cisco IOS) using Juniper • Ability to install, configure, maintain and support firewall technologies (including VPN, Address translation, security Zones) using Juniper & Checkpoint • Ability to install, configure, maintain and support Wireless Solutions – Aruba • Ability to install, configure, maintain and support voice over IP services and technologies (including SIP, ACD, ISDN, call routing and signaling) using Skype Enterprise voice, Mitel & Avaya If you are interested in the role, or know of anyone who may be, please contact Khalsa at Spencer Clarke recruitment on (Apply online only)
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