Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK
Job Description Project Manager (Application Development) Day Rate Contract 6 Months+ Excellent Day Rate Edinburgh Posted 17 May 2018 Looking for CVs ASAP, Start Date May - June 2018 Meraki Talent's client is short listing for an Project Manager within Application Development with an investment business to join the Applications Development team to help support and manage two large scale projects. The role will be involved in various elements of system integration across multiple departments and stakeholders in addition to a programme of application decommissioning. Responsibilities of the Project Manager (Application Development): Work with the Product Owner to manage the backlog and ensure upcoming stories are prioritised Work with the team to develop and maintain project plans Facilitate release planning meetings and co-ordinate feedback from releases Ensure project metrics are maintained Background of the Project Manager (Application Development): Extensive experience working as a Project Manager within the Applications space Proven track record of delivering projects across the full lifecycle Experience working within Financial Services is preferred but not essential Strong stakeholder management skills Is this Job for you? At Meraki, we love recruitment and love words. Kierr wants: Project Manager, Application, Development
About the team This is an exciting time for Resource Management as we build on the professionalism of our people and work closely with the business to develop and implement PwC business and people strategy. PwC's Resource Management (RM) team has been centralised to assist the firm in being more agile and providing the right people on the right projects at the right time. About the role This role will be based in Reading and will have 3 direct reports. You will have strategic oversight of the deployment for 400 Assurance professionals in the External Audit Assurance team. The key responsibilities of this role: Manage the team by optimising headcount, manage/oversee joiners, leavers and secondments, increasing utilisation and being aware of the impact on employee engagement Delivering the manpower and resourcing plan by having a deep understanding of portfolio growth plans and headcount required to support these; balancing these with the needs of the individual Conducting regular portfolio reviews to ensure maximum utilisation, development and fair allocation of work for each individual Interpret and Analyse Management Information (MI) to provide trends, make connections and spot opportunities to improve profitability Share knowledge, best practice and network with your colleagues across the business and Resource Management Function Support the Senior Resource Manager/ Team Leader with recruitment interviews and inducting new staff Engage and promote the use of key resourcing systems including Profile, Finder, Retain, Career Opportunities and the Resource Tracker to enable effective resourcing. Essential skills and experience Technical Expertise: Deployment and Manpower Planning First escalation point for issues that are difficult to resolve by the team of Officers Influence and drive the mobility agenda in the business unit Look for deployment opportunities and build relationships across all lines of service Managing people and their development Conflict resolution Project management and organisation skills Knowledge and Skills: Relationship Skills including communicating and Influencing Developing and sustaining long term relationships with key stakeholders in the business, Resource Management and other operational areas Communicate with impact using different communication styles Strategy and Change Management Understand the firm-wide strategy, business and resource management strategy and know how to apply it Input to the Resourcing objectives and vision for the business unit/line of service Influencing and creating a vision for change by championing the delivery of change Stakeholder Management: Delivering outcomes that build relationships by taking into account the different needs of multiple stakeholders; balancing the needs of individuals and those of the business Anticipating and recognising when conflict may occur and work to resolve these through supporting and escalating if required Commercial Acumen and Financial Management Developing and driving solutions to improve profitability of clients and PwC Using data and Management Information (MI), networking internally and externally to advise the business on resourcing options and solutions that help to drive growth and profitability Team and Personal Development Developing yourself and the team by seeking opportunities that stretch and challenge Coaching and developing others in the team by providing quality, real time feedback Participating in the recruitment process to ensure that new team members are aligned to the new ways of working We're looking for someone who is: To enable us to deliver our strategy, we want to attract managers from varying backgrounds and industries who have experience: Delivering business outcomes in a fast paced and changing environment Negotiating with senior stakeholders to deliver resourcing and strategic requirements Using a commercial mind-set and business acumen, including the use of Management Information to inform decision making Be a trusted advisor who provides balanced and pragmatic advice around manpower planning and resource management Liaising, influencing and challenging effectively to build relationships at all levels and with multiple stakeholders Coaching and supporting Resourcing team members Location Reading Internal firm services In order to deliver a first-class service to our clients, we need first-class support internally. Internal firm services is a network of specialist support professionals and includes marketing, recruitment, human capital, finance, technology, learning and development, procurement, to name but a few. Each team plays a vital role in making sure we have all the right resources, services and technology across our business. The skills we look for in future employees All our people need to demonstrate the skills and behaviours that support us in delivering our business strategy. This is important to the work we do for our business, and our clients. These skills and behaviours make up our global leadership framework, 'The PwC Professional' and are made up of five core attributes; whole leadership, technical capabilities, business acumen, global acumen and relationships. Diversity We work in a changing world which offers great opportunities for people with diverse backgrounds and experiences. We seek to attract and employ the best people from the widest talent pool, as well as those who reflect the diverse nature of our society. And we aim to encourage a culture where people can be themselves and be valued for their strengths. Creating value through diversity is what makes us strong as a business and as an organisation with an increasingly agile workforce, we're open to flexible working arrangements where appropriate.
become part of their company continuity committee and will coordinate the input of all relevant teams on their information security plans; monitor compliance with GDPR and monitoring their data processing activities. be responsible for conducting investigations into any Information Governance breaches; support their IT & Governance team on the implementation of their data science framework; conduct and be accountable for their entire Information Governance structure across the institute; ensure their information is held confidentially and safely; ensure all 3 rd parties are compliant of their Information Governance responsibilities. a degree; an understanding and experience of how a medical organisation processes data or experience within the healthcare sector; several years' experience within Data Protection, Information Security and Information Governance; experience in Senior management engagement; strong knowledge and experience of the GDPR; experience in drafting and implementing privacy and risk based policies and procedures.
Job Description *** PLEASE PROVIDE A COVER LETTER WITH YOUR APPLICATION *** Be Part of the Solution BlueToad is committed to helping content creators reach their audiences by creating flexible and powerful tools that are easy to use and deploy globally. We also want our employees to grow professionally and to love coming to work. Our work environment is rooted in strong cultural values: We Pursue Happiness . We want our employees to be passionate about what they do and love doing it. We Are a Family . We consider our employees and customers to be part of the BlueToad family. We Own the Solution . We believe in our platform and do whatever it takes to get it right. We Put the Experience First . We focus on solutions that help our customers and enhance positive user experience. We Are Superheroes . Dedication to truth, justice, and real solutions is simply the BlueToad way. About This Role This position is for a candidate residing in the greater London area who is interested in working from home as a paid contractor. This role will work closely with our UK/EU based Sales teams as well as our head office located in Orlando, Florida. We are currently seeking an experienced online Customer Service Coordinator ("CSC") to manage two critical positions for our company - Email Production Management and Customer Service Representative. Email Production Management: The CSC will be responsible for the successful deployment of email marketing campaigns. Ideal candidates will have 1-2 years of experience in supporting and managing email campaigns from creative approval through the deployment of campaigns via automated email delivery systems. The CSC is responsible for supporting and executing email-marketing campaigns through tasks that include, testing and optimization, content editing, list management, campaign scheduling, deployment, and reporting. This position will work closely with members of the Customer Service, Sales, and Marketing Departments to support new and current email clients. Core Duties Include: Supporting the development and deployment of email marketing campaigns. Monitoring and reporting on campaign performance results. Performing quality assurance of creative and messaging prior to campaign launch. Applying quality control and list management skills for effective marketing. Troubleshooting and resolving problems or issues with campaigns and/or reporting software. Reviewing all email campaigns to ensure compliance with applicable laws, regulations, and privacy policies (CAN-SPAM Act and GDPR). Customer Service Representative: The CSC will perform PDF file-processing tasks using our company's proprietary software solution to support the creation of online desktop and mobile-optimized digital publications. Ideal candidates will have 1-2 years of experience in supporting customers within a software-based organization. This CSC will support the customer service operations as PDF file processor, technical problem solver, and frontline service representative. Core Duties Include: Uploading, processing, and editing PDF files and documents. Analyzing files and documents for accuracy. Locating and correcting processing errors. Providing direct support to customers using phone, live chat, and email. Maintaining activity logs. Highly qualifications candidates must be results oriented and eager to take ownership of initiatives while collaborating with relevant company stakeholders. Candidates must be able to work well independently and manage a heavy workload in a fast-paced environment, with strong emphasis on organization and multi-tasking. This role is ideal for a critical thinker with good communication skills and a solid understanding of campaign metrics. Preferred Job Requirements 2-4+ years of relevant experience in email Marketing and Customer Service. Excellent communication skills, both verbal & written: phone, emails, and instant messenger. Ability to communicate well to team members, management, and clients who are at different business and technical knowledge levels. Writing and editing background is a plus. Zoho CRM is a plus. Proficient with MS Office, specifically Excel and PowerPoint Must be a quick learner, self-starter - ability to work with minimal supervision in a very fast-paced, dynamic, and demanding environment Teamwork skills - ability to work with group members across the company, to be flexible, and to be willing to share workloads Company Description Founded in 2007, BlueToad is a digital publishing software company that converts PDFs into responsive editions viewable on any modern desktop and mobile device. For more than a decade, BlueToad has been the digital content partner of choice for thousands of publishers worldwide helping to create, monetize, and deliver beautifully responsive mobile editions and web content to millions of readers around the globe. BlueToad works with all types of content, including Magazines, Catalogs, Circulars, Marketing Materials, and Business Documents. Built on HTML 5 and native app technologies, the BlueToad Platform helps publishers: •Deliver engaging mobile optimized editions to readers; •Monetize content through subscriptions and unique ad opportunities; •Launch native applications for iOS or Android; and •Incorporate cutting edge technology like audio articles, personalized content channels, and virtual reality experiences. The platform is also compatible with many third-party services, such as fulfillment solutions, content management systems like WordPress and Metro Publisher, analytic services like Google Analytics and Omniture, advanced marketing automation solutions like Hubspot and Pardot, and advertising platforms like DoubleClick for Publishers.