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  • £180 - £250/day
Business Partner Contract Opportunity Contract length: 6 months Location: Remote now, longer term Rainton Bridge office, Durham. Please note: **We are not able to engage with Ltd company workers** Opportunity EDF Renewables UK ("EDF RUK") is one of the UK's leading renewable energy companies, specialising in wind power and battery storage technology. EDF RUK develops, builds, operates and maintains wind farms and other renewable technologies throughout their lifetime. The EDF RUK portfolio of nearly 1,000 MW consists of 35 wind farms - including two offshore wind farms - and one of the largest operational battery storage units in Europe. In addition, EDF RUK is seeking to deliver further growth from its own development pipeline or though securing new acquisitions of projects and has more than 2GW consented, in planning and development. Join us for a six month secondment as a Finance Business Partner which is a key role in the EDF RUK Finance Team. The Business Partner will work with their manager to ensure delivery of the EDF RUK Finance team's objectives. Day to Day: Delivery of documentation on the team's key processes Integrity and assurance of project costs Articulating to the EDF RUK business the key messages behind the financial performance Delivery of pertinent analysis to facilitate EDF RUK management team's and wider business's understanding of the performance of the relevant portfolio to aid decision-making Helping to developing the financial forecasts of the relevant assets and challenging the business teams on the assumptions driving these forecasts Representing EDF RUK Finance in key meetings with other business departments, EDF RUK Executive and external investors Assisting in the development of new business-facing processes for new areas of activity within EDF RUK e.g. integration of new assets and liaising with the Investor Relations & Financing Senior Manager to establish the appropriate funding facilities Projects to deliver organisational performance improvements leading to increasing profitability and/ or cash flow Understanding and analysing external economic trends, including the impact of government legislation, and the impact on the EDF RUK business Understanding the drivers of long-term profitability to facilitate management decision-making in areas such as capital expenditure priorities and new business areas The Person Finance Business Partners with senior stakeholder management skills, and the ability to contribute to decisions related to changes in major processes or accountabilities made by the Head of Finance, will thrive in this role. We'll value your existing skills and experience while providing the opportunity for individuals with an agile approach, and mind set, to develop your Finance Business Partner career. What does being a great Finance Business Partner at EDF RUK mean?: * Curiosity & Analytical Thinking: You're able to gain an understanding of what the data is telling you and generate customer insight from this. * Planning & Prioritising: You have a plan that is achievable and communicated to stakeholders, and you keep track of the 'return on investment' for your change ensuring costs spent do not exceed value delivered. * Create The Right Solution: You can create user stories to define the requirements for your solution and defined your acceptance criteria (not to be confused with the detailed criteria used for testing). * Telling The Story: You can effectively articulate the problem and explain why you are solving it. You can provide data that supports this and are able to explain the solution that has been chosen. * Implementation: Helping the identification and implementation of opportunities for continuous development of processes and information to meet changing customer needs. * Financial Forecasts: Helping to develop the financial forecasts of the relevant assets and challenging the business teams on the assumptions driving these forecasts. The Skills You will have good communication skills and be able to convey complex information in a simple and concise way (both written and verbal) to stakeholders, adapting your style and content for the audience. Key skills: Accounting qualification (ACA/ CIMA/ ACCA). Several years' experience working in industry. Knowledge of both UK GAAP and IFRS, experience of preparing statutory accounts (if applicable) and the confidence to apply them to practical examples is essential Knowledge of accounting policies, processes and systems. Strong numerical and analytical skills Able to challenge the way things are done and look at ways to make improvements to the business Proficient IT skills (Spreadsheets, database, Visual basic) Knowledge of internal systems (SAP, BOFC) Strong attention to detail Strong communication skills, both written and verbal Ability to prioritise conflicting activities and be proactive Act with complete integrity and confidentiality Committed to continuous improvement and development of skills and knowledge Experience of the energy or services industry is desirable. Why EDF? EDF Renewables is part of one of the world's largest electricity companies and our investment and innovation in the UK is bringing down costs for consumers and bringing significant benefits for communities. With our operating portfolio of 36 wind farms and battery storage unit (almost 1GW) across the UK, from the Scottish Highlands to Northamptonshire, we are providing some of the much needed new affordable, low carbon electricity to the UK. Work is well underway on the 450 MW Neart Na Gaoithe offshore wind farm project which is in the Firth of Forth and we've extended our Edinburgh office to accommodate around 60 new team members. We have more than 2 GW of renewables projects in planning and development and a quarter of those are consented. We also have offices in Rainton Bridge near Durham and in London. We know our people are our most valuable asset and we work hard to create a great place to work. This means we're focused on creating an inclusive and fulfilling working environment, where everyone has a voice and the opportunity to thrive
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  • £300 - £400/day
It is an exciting time to join the Business Improvement and IT teams at EDF Renewables. Working closely with the senior management of the teams, the project manager will work with project managers and change professionals to deliver exciting business change projects across the business. The incumbent will work with the Business Improvement and IT teams to achieve the objectives, ensuring compliance to the company's Project Management Framework and drive the overall improvement of projects within the business change portfolio, whilst offering the successful candidate the opportunity to develop their understanding of project delivery, governance and project financial management. Partner with Project Managers and Senior stakeholders across the business to understand the needs of the business and plan, design, and deliver solutions against these needs. Specific Responsibilities: This is an exciting time to join the HR, HSE + Comms team at EDF Renewables. Working closely with the recently appointed Chief People Officer, and day-day interaction with the HR Programme Lead and Business Improvement lead, the project manager will work with the HR Programme Lead and Business Improvement Lead to deliver exciting HR, HSE + Comms projects across the business. The Project Manager will work with project owners to support the delivery of key projects for the business. The successful candidate will help to initiate, plan and execute projects effectively, delivering internal customer deliverables and completing successful project handover. Current projects in the pipeline include building a job architecture and reward structure, creating, launching and embedding Company wide Purpose, Mission and Values with associated behaviours and developing our approach to resource planning for the business. The incumbent will work with the rest of the team to achieve the objectives, ensuring compliance to the company's Project Management Framework and drive the overall delivery improvement of projects within the HR + Comms portfolio, whilst offering the successful candidate the opportunity to develop their understanding of project delivery, governance and project financial management. You will support on various People initiatives, with a strong emphasis on Talent Lifecycle, employee retention and engagement, employee wellbeing, Diversity & Inclusion, and learning and development. Update process, policy and procedures as required. Project Mangagement: Project Management * Providing effective management to project teams on projects assigned to you to support with * Co-ordination of, publication, review and sign-off of major Project Management deliverables. * Ensuring project plans are created and maintained, deliverables tracked against time and cost, and resource utilisation is monitored. * Monitoring and reporting on progress of assigned project to the senior HR, HSE and Comms team and all stakeholders. * Co-ordinating project activities to meet quality objectives. Managing project risks, issues and change control, communicating the impact to the project. * Monitoring projects against time, budget and quality standards. Reporting * Providing complete and accurate Management Information to the HR Programme Lead, Senior Management and Senior Exec Team as appropriate to bring to attention areas for management focus in advance of / avoiding escalations. * Responsible for preparation of consolidated material from project reports for monthly reviews, completes and distributes monthly portfolio reports for senior management review. * Clear understanding of project budgeting and baselining. What does being a great Project Manager mean at EDF Renewables mean? * Strong Leadership: You will lead and contribute to key business change projects in HR, HSE + Comms, to drive the strategy and priorities of the whole EDF RUK. You will be able to provide clear direction to your project teams in an evolving landscape * Curiosity & Analytical Thinking: You're able to gain an understanding of what the project data and the key stakeholders are telling you and generate customer insights and solutions from this. * Planning & Prioritising You have a structured plan for the required works that is achievable and communicated to stakeholders, and you keep track of progress to ensure it is shared with the business. * Create The Right Solution: You challenge established practices and identify better ways to meet the business' needs. * Telling The Story: You can effectively articulate the problem and explain why you are solving it. You can provide data that supports this and are able to explain the solution that has been chosen. * Implementation: You proactively follow through on your activities and projects to deliver a high quality outcomes with effective change management Qualifications & Experience * Experience of working on HR and business change projects with the ability to manage complex HR, HSE + Comms projects across a multi-directorate organisation * Working with diverse sets of stakeholders to agree solutions that meet a range of business demands * Proven track record in delivering workshops and other change management techniques, readily adopting new ways of working and technology innovation * Experience of working with multi-location teams * Experience or understanding of project co-ordination/administration. * Understanding of various project management frameworks and methodologies * Previous PMO / Project Management experience essential * Ability to use Microsoft Office products to a high standard, including MS Outlook, Excel, Project, Visio, PowerPoint Knowledge & Competencies * Confidence to engage key stakeholders at all levels * Ability to prioritise tasks and meet deadlines * Ability to work independently and as a team player * Strong organisational skills with the ability to prioritise workload to meet deadlines * Excellent interpersonal, communication and customer service skills * Analytical thinking with the ability to collate and interpret data, producing meaningful and accurate reports; strong attention to detail * Able to build meaningful relationships with stakeholders * Strong attention to detail * Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and Visio * Highly motivated to deliver results and 'go the extra mile' to meet deadlines; * Must have good written, verbal and presentation skills
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  • £150 - £200/day
Vacancy Overview This is an exciting time to join the Business Improvement and IT teams at EDF Renewables. Working closely with the senior management of the teams, the project manager will work with project managers and change professionals to deliver exciting business change projects across the business. The incumbent will work with the Business Improvement and IT teams to achieve the objectives, ensuring compliance to the company's Project Management Framework and drive the overall improvement of projects within the business change portfolio, whilst offering the successful candidate the opportunity to develop their understanding of project delivery, governance and project financial management. Partner with Project Managers and Senior stakeholders across the business to understand the needs of the business and plan, design, and deliver solutions against these needs. Nature and Scope Day-Day Activity: Principal Accountabilities: Primary tasks Governance and Control Support the adoption and adherence of common set of practices, principles and templates for managing projects. Support the implementation and governance of standards across the Development & Investment directorate, including tracking, monitoring and updating the status of project & programme deliverables. Provide support and guidance on best practice to ensure the integrity of projects and programmes company-wide. Capturing project requests and ensuring each request has sufficient information to assess the project. Maintain an up-to-date repository of in-flight projects and project requests pending review for review. Administers independent Project Health checks on projects / programmes company-wide ensuring any deviances are communicated through the agreed channels. Contributes to the definition of small/medium project Business Cases (scope, goals, deliverables, costs, timescales, plans, dependencies, resource requirements and milestones). Ensures all projects are set up correctly from systems, governance, documentation, reporting perspective in EDF Renewables' systems in advance of work starting. Assist with monthly accruals and processing invoices Accountabilities Planning and Monitoring Provide procurement support to emerging projects and those through delivery. Provide planning support to projects / programmes where appropriate. Review projects (health check) to ensure they meet minimum project standards (financial / documentation / approvals) and are fully auditable for stakeholders / clients and or customers. Organise and facilitate closure of project and complete benefit analysis at the end of the project as required. Drive process improvements in project delivery and governance methodologies in conjunction with the Project Managers and Leadership Team Manage project level change control process. Other Responsibilities Project Delivery Support Pre-Project Supporting the definition of small/medium project Business Cases (scope, goals, deliverables, costs, timescales, plans, dependencies, resource requirements and milestones). Ensuring pre-scope project plan is communicated to all project stakeholders together with their individual responsibilities. Project Management Providing effective management support to project teams on small to medium sized projects, or assisting Project Managers on work-streams of other large projects. Co-ordination of publication, review and sign-off of major Project Management deliverables. Ensuring project plans are created and maintained, deliverables tracked against time and cost, and resource utilisation is monitored. Monitoring and reporting on progress of the project to the Exec Review Team and all stakeholders. Co-ordinating quality activities to meet quality objectives. Managing project risks, issues and change control, communicating the impact to the project. Monitoring projects against time, budget and quality standards. Qualifications & Experience Experience of working on change projects in a supportive capacity with the ability to manage low complexity projects with limited supervision Working with diverse sets of stakeholders to agree solutions that meet a range of business demands Proven track record in delivering workshops and other change management techniques, readily adopting new ways of working and technology innovation Experience of working with multi-location teams Experience or understanding of project co-ordination/administration. Understanding of various project management frameworks and methodologies Preferably Prince 2 trained, or similar or at least familiar with the methodologies Previous PMO / Project Co-ordination experience essential Ability to use Microsoft Office products to a high standard, including MS Outlook, Excel, Project, Visio, PowerPoint, and an understanding of PowerBI would be highly desirable Knowledge & Competency Confidence to engage key stakeholders at all levels Ability to prioritise tasks and meet deadlines Ability to work independently and as a team player Strong organisational skills with the ability to prioritise workload to meet deadlines Excellent interpersonal, communication and customer service skills Analytical thinking with the ability to collate and interpret data, producing meaningful and accurate reports; strong attention to detail Able to build meaningful relationships with stakeholders Strong attention to detail Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and Visio Highly motivated to deliver results and 'go the extra mile' to meet deadlines; Must have good written, verbal and presentation skills
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  • £18000 - £23000/annum
Job title: Community Project Manager - Level B (x1) & Level C (x1) Salary: * CPM (B): £21,000 to £23,000 per annum * CPM (C): £18,000 to £20,000 per annum Hours: Full time 37 hours per week (part time or job share negotiable) Location: Tees Valley and County Durham Duration: Fixed Term until 31 March 2021 (with the potential of being extended/made permanent) About us Groundwork aims to be the UK’s leading regeneration charity, working through partnership to create communities in which people are proud to live and work. This programme will deliver Groundwork’s mission of supporting people to improve their prospects and reach their full potential. As an organisation, we are proud of the effective role that our Community Project Managers play in delivering significant social, environmental and health outcomes with communities across the region. About the role Community Project Managers initiate, develop and deliver a diverse range of community regeneration projects with partners across sectors. As one of our Community Project Managers, you will engage with communities to help build the capacity of local groups and organisations. To support the development of our Community Project Managers, we have planned careers progression from entry level (Grade C) to mid-point (Grade B) to the most senior level (Grade A). As an organisation, we support this career progression as we value our staff and wish to see them develop. A bit about you We are looking for enthusiastic Community Project Managers who are passionate about working with local communities across the Tees Valley and Co Durham. With experience of delivering activities that engage local people, that support, inspire and empower people to make positive changes to their lives and help them to reconnect with their local environment. Excellent organisational skills are a must with an ability to manage a busy and diverse workload. Closing date: Noon on July 31st, 2020 Interview date: Week commencing 10th August, 2020 This role is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure endorsed by the Disclosure and Barring Service TO APPLY AND FOR MORE INFORMATION: If you would like to find out more about this position and to apply, please click the button to be directed to our website where you can download the relevant candidate and application packs. Make yourself at home We want you to be yourself at Groundwork and we value everything that makes you unique. We recognise and celebrate your difference and together we make Groundwork a special and great place to work. Groundwork North East & Cumbria is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. No agencies please
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Part time Delivery Postperson with Driving. Durham Delivery Office DH1 1SE. Fixed Term Temporary until 27/06/21. Now, we want you to wear it too.
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