Finding the right person for your vacant role can be time-consuming and sometimes challenging. Yet by working with us we can make your life easier, with deeper insights into the market, the candidates available and their salary expectations. 

Some roles require more in-depth search and selection techniques especially if the skills you are seeking are more specialised. In these cases our team will work even more closely with you to form an action plan and make the recruitment process completely successful. 

Take a look below at an example of the process we would work through with you. We understand however that each vacancy is different and we always work hard to meet your individual needs in terms of your diary, time frames, and budget.

A consultancy approach 

Stage 1:
We work closely and carefully with you to fill every vacant position you have using the process below. We will:
  • Visit your location to get a good understanding of the surroundings our candidates would be working in and gauge the routes to work/location
  • Meet with a few members of existing staff to get a feel for the culture of the company and the structure
  • Find out as much as we can from you about the vacant position and then write advertisements to attract high-calibre candidates
  • Distribute and maintain the adverts we place in media locations that have been proven to work over many years
  • Monitor the response and invite relevant prospective candidates to a telephone interview which we then carry out on your behalf
  • Arrange a one-to-one meeting with the candidates to register them fully and take relevant copies of their proof to work in the UK using their passport/visas
  • Check their personal details and professional qualifications where relevant
  • Carry out a competency-based interview using behavioural techniques
  • Build a profile of the candidate for you and update any information on their CV to support their application
  • Advise candidates on presentation and interview skills to ensure they meet your expectations if you choose to interview them
Stage 2:

When we believe we have a good selection of carefully chosen candidates we will:

  • Submit their CVs to you with any additional relevant information
  • Arrange any interviews and provide your feedback to applicants
  • Arrange further interviews if required and any attendance for assessment centres
  • Discuss feedback with both you and the candidates
Stage 3:

When you have decided on the most suitable candidate for your role we will:

  • Make an offer to the candidate and negotiate on your behalf
  • Agree start dates and discuss any additional needs with you
  • Check in with the candidate on their first day with you and monitor their progress during the first three months
To brief us on your vacancy, please get in touch.

Our Current Top Showcased Candidates

We are delighted to present a list of ‘Star Candidates’ specialising in Digital & IT.

These candidates are committed to finding new opportunities #ReadyToWork

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Senior Marketing Manager, Manchester

Experience: A dedicated marketing and communications professional with almost a decade spent in a wide array of industries including property, hospitality, and media. A proven track record of developing full-service strategies centred on digital output that increase engagement and enhance revenue streams, working to champion, protect, and build brands. Currently operating as a freelance marketing consultant.

Trained by the BBC as a digital news journalist, this candidate has excellent storytelling abilities and first-class copywriting skills. Strong interpersonal skills and a friendly, outgoing demeanour has served them well in the cultivation of strong working relationships with senior executives and the management of creative teams.

Projects: Social Media content producer for BBC Sport, directing 4+ million weekly social to web referrals. Project-managed build of several websites including Spinningfields and Allied London. Personally built custom platforms for several small businesses. Highly experienced in brand building and rebranding.

Skills / Technologies: Digital strategy, project management, web & app development, web analytics, digital consultancy, creative design (intermediate Photoshop user), working knowledge of SEO & PPC, paid social, social media marketing, content management, email marketing, copywriting, PR.

Education: BA History, MA United States Studies

Availability: Immediately available | Salary: £40k neg | Considering full and part-time roles | Request CV

Digital Marketing Executive, Manchester

Experience: Strong e-commerce background working for an international jewellery business and progressing to work for an international fashion company. Experience in visual merchandising, overseeing online product placement, category management. Restructured Google shopping and search ad accounts, manually created all ads and extensions. Monitoring of bidding adjustments and all ad copy.

Skills / Technologies: Advanced use of Adobe Photoshop, Paid Social Management & copywriting.

Projects / Special achievements: In the first year of working in Digital Marketing contributed significantly to doubling digital revenue and halving spend.

Education / Qualifications: BA (Hons) Fashion Promotion With Styling, Google Ads Certified

Availability: Immediately available | Salary: Negotiable on opportunity | Request CV

Digital Consultant / Project Manager, Nationwide

Experience: Digital strategist – not afraid to roll his sleeves up! – and digital project manager with 15+ years’ experience in-house and agency-side, helping organisations in the manufacturing, retail, professional services, financial and commercial sectors realise and improve their digital effectiveness. With a strong work ethic, negotiation and communication and project management skills, has the ability and experience to manage a digital project from inception to final delivery. Proficient with CRM and automated marketing platforms together with SEO and PPC strategies.

Projects: Successfully managed the design, definition and delivery phases of various web projects including CMS sites (Drupal, Umbraco and WordPress) and Portwest’s new Magento e-commerce site. Designed and implemented automated marketing campaigns for Portwest and SOCI.

Skills / Technologies: Digital strategy, conversion rate optimisation, project management, web analytics, business analysis, digital consultancy, UX/UI design, SEO & PPC, paid social, social media marketing, web development, content management, email marketing, copywriting.

Education: BA Hons Finance and Accounting, Google Analytics.

Availability: Immediately available, permanent or contract/project | Salary: £45k neg (or Ltd day rate) | Request CV

Marketing Manager/Digital Marketing Manager, London

Experience: A qualified CIM marketer with a mission to deliver products, services and communication that are valued and that enhance personal experiences. As an experienced fully stacked marketing manager, I have a broad skill set that can be used across a multitude of roles and industries. In my 10-year experience, I have an outstanding track record of delivering projects successfully, on time, and within budget.

Key Projects/Achievements: Successfully launched 12 new products across three different businesses. Executed 9 websites (3 micros site and 6 e-commerce) including design, content, imagery and SEO. Rebranding a brand from its holding company and repositioning the products within the exhibition market to improve sales and marketing share. Leading and planning exhibitions, driving ROI by 71%. Restructured PPC campaigns to drive revenue by over 478%. Increased e-commerce sales by 60% in 1 year by redesigning landing pages and analysing web traffic. Built an online social media following which delivered a 300% boost in sales leads.

Skills/Technologies: I specialise in brand and website development, lead and revenue generation, enhancing the customer experience, customer and consumer marketing and internal communication

Education: B.A (Hons) 1st Class, International Tourism Management, CIM Professional Diploma in Marketing (L6), HubSpot Certified

Availability: Immediately | Salary: £42k neg | Request CV

Digital Strategist / Project Manager, Remote & Edinburgh

Experience: SaaS, b2b Digital Marketing Head, Content Specialist, PR Executive, Digital Marketer with content & PR specialism. 15+ years’ experience agency & in-house working with diverse organisations in the tech start-up, legal, arts & culture and leisure sectors to deliver campaigns that acquire, grow & retain customers.

Demonstrated strengths in overseeing the development and delivery of fully integrated marketing and communication strategies for the business. Skilled to strategise and steer organisation’s marketing & CSR campaigns. Ability to oversee all aspects of product management, including launching, positioning & branding.

Skills / Technologies: Pre-Launch & Launch Campaign; Corporate Digital Marketing; Website Development and Optimisation; PR & Media Management; Copywriting & Website Development; Agile Working Methodology; SaaS Marketing; Social Media Planning & Strategy; Brand Awareness & Recognition; Team Leadership & Coaching; Staff Training & Development; Excellent Communication Skills; SEO & PPC; Customer Research & Demographic.

Projects / Special achievements: In the first year of working in Digital Marketing contributed significantly to doubling digital revenue and halving spend.

Education / Qualifications: Master of Arts – Public Relations (Merit); B.Com (Honours) – Business Studies (2:1); Chartered Institute of Marketing Diploma; Associate Chartered Institute of Marketing Diploma in Journalism; Professional Association Member Chartered Institute of Public Relations CIPR

Availability: 1 week notice | Salary: £45k | Request CV

Senior Digital Marketing Manager, Nottingham 

Experience: Digital marketing manager with 13+ years’ experience B2B SaaS tech marketing, inbound lead generation and social media marketing.  A hardworking and reliable candidate with strong negotiation and communication skills. Proactive, empathetic and goal-orientated, always seeking ways to challenge and improve business communications by promoting digital excellence. 

Projects: Successfully managed the discovery, design & definition and delivery phases of various web projects including CMS sites (WordPress, DNN) and managing the migration of CRM systems (MS Dynamics and Salesforce). Onboarded employee gamification systems to enhance engagement with sales and marketing. Created and grew the organisation’s social media presence generating targeted inbound leads from LinkedIn. 

Skills / Technologies: Marketing automation systems (Hubspot), digital strategy, project management, web analytics, business analysis, digital consultancy, creative design, SEO & PPC (basic), paid social, social media marketing, web development, content management, email marketing, copywriting.  

Education: BA(hons), Msc in Management and Marketing, Google Analytics, Prince2 Project Management

Availability: Immediately available | Salary: £40k neg | Request CV

Head of Search / Digital, London

Experience: Digital marketing specialist with over 6 years experience in the digital marketing industry, I have worked with companies of all sizes and worked agency side and in house. Helping companies set up their digital marketing channels and creating an robust seo strategy which will help them gain more visibility online, additional to that I have set marketing budgets and spends where needed so the company get the best ROI.

Projects: Successfully managed the  marketing and development and set clear KPI, each campaign was measured how successful it was, reduce the marketing spend by 70% and increased profit by 30%, successfully migrated the company website and set up a new digital marketing strategy which included a content and SEO analysis. Setting up ppc accounts including key word strategy creating landing pages and ad groups.

Skills / Technologies: Digital marketing strategy, team management, SEO on page, off page, technical SEO, retargeting ads, social media marketing, email marketing, PPC.

Education: BSc in Marketing, Double Click Search Ads 360, DBM, DCM, Google Adwords and Analytics,

Availability: Immediately available | Salary: £40-45k | Request CV

Senior Digital Marketing Manager, London

Experience: With both Agency and Client-side experience this is an amazing Candidate, a true gem of a find and I thoroughly enjoyed meeting with him. 15+ years experience in digital and print marketing that includes PPC, SEO, social media, and PR. Recently designed and implementation a new eCommerce wine shop, with the goal to drive online sales during the COVID-19 crisis.

Decade of digital agency experience which has taken him from editorial manager to account director, during which time he managed and advised clients on their PPC, SEO and social media campaigns achieving a set number of strategic goals and revenue targets. Passion for writing, exceptional copywriter to enable strong content marketing strategies for clients, making sure that they are producing engaging, relevant content that will be beneficial for their on-going SEO and ranking for specific keywords. Some client-side experience solely responsible for the marketing budget and strategy of the business. Implemented PPC and social media campaigns as well as created detailed content strategies. Confident in meetings or presenting to new or existing clients. Enjoys working within an agency which offers the chance to work with a diverse range of clients. He is looking to grow and develop his skills even further within a mentoring environment.

In his spare time, he writes and runs a film review blog and is in the process of writing his first novel, as well as complete a Level 3 in Criminal Psychology.

Achievements: Increased overall website traffic by 4% from the period of October 2019 to March 2020 compared YOY*. Grew social media traffic by 56% using channels such as Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, and Twitter. Project lead for the redesign and development of new online wine shop and growth of retail sales. Created a detailed content strategy writing blogs and online articles to enhance SEO and help to rank for specific keywords relevant to the business. Built relationships with local print publications to help promote the business in the form of feature articles and press releases. Provided owners with detailed reporting and breakdown of traffic growth and ROI.

Skills / Technologies:  Digital Marketing – PPC/SEO, Google Qualified, eCommerce management, Google Analytics reporting, Facebook, Twitter & LinkedIn ads management, Budget management, Proofreading & copywriting, E-mail and direct mail marketing campaigns, Strategic marketing, Organised. Excellent writing ability. Busy writing a novel.

Qualifications & Training: Bachelor of Communications, Journalism and Media Studies

Availability: 1 week | Salary: £30k neg | Request CV

Web & Digital Designer / Developer, London

Experience: Strong Digital Media Marketing, SEO, Web Designing, Technical Writing and Content Writing; Facebook Ad Manager and Google Ad Words; develop overall marketing testing plan across all digital channels; maintaining the website, ensuring all content and images are up-to-date and accurate whilst adhering to SEO best practice; managing websites, including CMS, HTML and CSS updates; improving the usability, design, content management and conversion on the website; making strategic recommendations for website improvements; management of GoDaddy and all portfolio company domains; self-motivated e-commerce expert with pertinent years of experience in all aspects of administration, marketing and consultation.

Projects: Web development and Digital Media Marketing including day to day website management and use of Joomla and Drupal; SEO, PPC and social media; working with external CRM and digital agency, lead contact. Managing CRM campaigns with solid understanding of CRM; manage, deliver and report on digital marketing communications, developing best practice and scheduling to benefit the maximum amount of revenue in to the business; assist the rest of the marketing team with proofreading and checking of marketing materials; develop and implement digital marketing strategies including PPC, SEO and other paid advertising.

Skills / Technologies: Expert level user of all Microsoft Windows, Word and PowerPoint, Adobe PageMaker, Photoshop, Illustrator and Acrobat, competent in Microsoft Office, Microsoft Dream Weaver, Drupal, Joomla, HTML Coding, including JavaScript and VBScript; can document using HTML editors; hands on experience in Manual testing; expertise in writing Use cases and detailed test cases; excellent analytical, problem solving, communication and time management skills; involved in complete software development life cycle and has experience working in finance and telecom industry; completed Extensive training in SAP HR modules — Time Management, Training and Event Management, Payroll, Recruitment, e-recruiting.

Availability: Immediately available | Salary: £45k | Request CV

Marketing Manager,West Midlands

Experience: Over 10 years of experience within a B2B company as a Marketing Manager with experience across all areas of marketing including digital, branding, roadshows, budget control, social media, networking, website administration, and developing marketing campaigns. 

Skills / Technologies: Proficient in the operation of IT / systems, frequently uses; Microsoft Office; word, excel and PowerPoint, Adobe photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator. Skilled to advanced levels in excel, CRM systems, email marketing software and Email marketing automation. Passion for Technology. Skilled in content search engine optimisation – achieving google ranking #1 for two keywords.

Projects / Special achievements: Successfully launched a local water safety Initiative, events, roadshows. Build strong business networks with local Chamber of Commerce, BNI, NASHICS. Involved in the creation of engaging video and blog content. Providing various conceptual ideas for video. Responsible for the management of a budget.  Launched an technology product, achieved 200% sales in first year. Product Management of Technology product.  Increased website unique users–by 25% in 2020, website conversions at 15%. Won Service Provider of the Year (£1M+) at the Midlands Business awards 2019.  Business Development experience to Large Scale companies. Organise several charity activities over the year.

Education / Qualifications: Bachelors of Commerce, Master of Science in business management, CIM level 6 Diploma in professional marketing

Availability: 4 weeks’ notice |Salary: £35k – £40k Negotiable on opportunity | Request CV

Scrum Master / Software Developer, Oxford UK

Experience: Scrum Master at a Software Solutions Co in Abingdon for the past 2+ years, changing focus from a technical point of view to a procedural one after 5 years with them as a Software Engineer. Has worked tirelessly to ensure the Scrum practices of his two Scrum teams were enacted in both a positive and productive way for the teams and the organisation. Implemented process improvements. Facilitates all Scrum ceremonies and ensures all impediments are removed to enable his teams to achieve maximum productivity. Servant leader to his teams. Worked closely with multiple Product Owners and Stakeholders and has consistently delivered successful sprints that have met customer deadlines and requirements. I am passionate about Scrum!

Projects: Software Engineer working his way up from Graduate Engineer worked on Elemez; an innovative cloud based analytics solution for enterprise mobile devices. As a Fullstack Engineer worked on all aspects of development, including device platforms such as Android, Windows and iOS and also on the AWS cloud, NodeJS backend and React frontend website. Follows a very effective Agile software development process using Scrum so very familiar with Agile and Scrum practices even before his CSM, such as sprints, planning, estimation and retrospectives. Organisational tools included Pivotal Tracker, Slack, Microsoft SharePoint and good old-fashioned whiteboards. Consistently meet deadlines delivering features, chores and bug-fixes ahead of schedule.

Technologies and Languages: Java, Javascript, NodeJS, C#, C++, Clojure and Python. Experience with many frameworks including Express, Angular, React and testing frameworks such as Mocha, Jest and JUnit. Proficient at using various declarative languages including HTML, XML, YAML, XAML, SQL, JSON and CSS. Has developed solutions hosted in Amazon Web Services, using DynamoDB, Lambda, EC2, Route 53, CloudFormation, CloudWatch and AWS’s Elasticsearch Service. Has developed applications for Android, using Android Studio and Android APIs of various versions and Windows CE, Windows 10 Mobile, Windows UWP, Windows Desktop, including Windows 7, 8 and 10. I have also developed iOS applications using Swift.

Education: BSc Computer Science, First class, with honours; Scrum Alliance Certified ScrumMaster

Availability: Immediately available | Salary: £60k neg | Request CV

IT Director / Manager, Head of Delivery / CIO, South West UK

Experience: Perceptive leader with acute business acumen and expertise in building and leading high-performance teams to drive design and management of international IT solutions. Proven track record of establishing solid relationships with clients, colleagues, and administration to enhance organisational effectiveness. Expertise ensuring IT systems are reliable, available, scalable, and secure, leading technological innovations to drive competitive advantage. Strategic analyst, skilled at creating and executing vision for IT infrastructure, platforms, and applications aligned with corporate business strategies. Achievements: Increased overall website traffic by 4% from the period of October 2019 to March 2020 compared YOY*. Grew social media traffic by 56% using channels such as Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, and Twitter. Project lead for the redesign and development of new online wine shop and growth of retail sales. Created a detailed content strategy writing blogs and online articles to enhance SEO and help to rank for specific keywords relevant to the business. Built relationships with local print publications to help promote the business in the form of feature articles and press releases. Provided owners with detailed reporting and breakdown of traffic growth and ROI.

Skills / Technologies : Business Process redesign i.e.: Process Flows in Warehouses, Distribution and Courier Operations; Project Management Prince2; Consulting around Process and Information Technology in the Logistics Industry; Network implementation, Support and Trouble Shooting; Firewall Administration; Checkpoint Firewall; Nortel Networks Equipment Configuration and Support; Cisco Networking Equipment Configuration and Support; TCP/IP Administration; LAN/WAN Administration; Document Imaging Solutions and implementations; HP Server Hardware, Installation, Configuration and Support, Networking Equipment Configuration and Support; Citrix; MS SQL Server; MS Exchange Server; MS Active Directory; Managed Print Services; Operations Management – Managed Print Services; IT Management and Solution Crafting; Business process management; Implementation and support of MS Exchange Server; Implementation and support of MS Dynamics CRM; Implementation and support of MS SharePoint; Supply Chain Execution Business Analysis; Implementation and support of Supply Chain Execution and Fleet Management Systems; Staff Coaching and mentoring; Compilation of IT Budgets; Management and delivery of non-IT projects; Office 365; Azure

Projects / Special achievements: Streamlined operations, saving South African business €250k per year through supplier negotiation and service optimisation; Delivery and support of IT to +-1000 end users and devices across 3 countries, ~30 locations; 2014 – 2016: Reduced FTE footprint, internal / external, from 45 to 27 resources by analysing capabilities, requirements & delivering synergies, without maintaining operational service; 2014 – 2018: Consolidated / removed local operational contracts across the 3 countries year on year, reducing cost & complexity in the process; 2016 – 2018: Supported Akzo Nobel through a global transformation program to outsource the majority of Infrastructure services to strategic suppliers; Led process improvements, maximising business and IT processes in line with business requirements whilst managing R25m IT budget.

Qualifications & Training: MCSE; Prince2 Practitioner; Various In Service Business Management Certifications; Various In Service People Management Certifications; APS; AIS; Checkpoint Certified; Part B.Com

Availability: Immediately available | Salary: £85k at Akzonobel, but highly negotiable | Request CV

Head of Development / CTO / Technical Lead, London

Experience: Most recent role, since 2016 has been to lead a team of developers to maintain existing and legacy system built on PHP, MariaDB and update the existing software to bring the system in line with latest standards, built code so we can reuse the code like components utilising Node.js, Sails.js, ReactJS, and React Native, AngularJS. Working on charts which show bond, derivatives, exchange rates to banks and other organisation around the world.

Skills / Technologies: React Native, Ruby (Rails), AWS (S3, ElasticBeanstalk, EC2, Lambda), JavaScript, mean.io full stack, javascript, Node.js,ReactJS, Jquery, Requirejs, Unit testing, Coffescript, HAML, SASS, Sinatra, Bootstrap, Angularjs, Node.js, Android, IOS development, Elasticsearch, Zurb foundations sass framework, Node, PHP 4, PHP 5, MVC, APACHE, CSS, HTML, MYSQL, Drupal, Linux (Centos, Ubuntu), Windows (XP, VISTA, 8), Notepad++, Dreamweaver, Photoshop, Illustrator, Phonegap, Cordova, ASP.net MVC, C#, SilverStripe, WordPress, PHP Laravel, Symfony2

  • Code preference: Hand code. Sublime, Atom, Notepad, Visual studio 2010 +
  • Web services API and web hosting experience: Google maps API, AWS services, Postcode anywhere api, Azure, Rackspace, Dedicated linux servers.
  • Clients managed and built applications for: Barclay bank, HSBC, Kneexa, TNS BMR, National autistic society, Wellcome trust, Jubilee people’s millions, Schools food trust. Milestone group, Telefónica (o2), Astrazeneca, Blackberry, Parliament, Department of Education.
  • Experience in content management systems like SilverStripe, WordPress building bespoke themes to creating bespoke plugins utilising existing taxonomies, tags were necessary.
  • React Native Apps: BillHero, private instagram app, ZappNote, and a few internal organisations apps.

Availability: Immediately available | Salary: £650 p/day | Request CV

Transformation Maker, Thames Valley or London

Experience: Passionate about technological innovation, people development, and organisational transformation, taking pride in continuous learning, always seeking opportunities for growth, developing interpersonal skills and relishing an intellectual challenge.

  • As a keen problem solver with a curious mind thrive in uncertainty by identifying solutions and defining working groups or processes where required. Proud to have transformed the software delivery lifecycle in a large corporate from Waterfall to Agile, leading to the setup of a start-up division delivering continuous innovation, and enabling 30% cost saving in the 1st year whilst increasing productivity and quality by 50%.
  • Leader with a proven track record in delivering complex portfolios and programmes in fast-paced Technology and Telecom organisations with delivery value of +£20m and benefits over £50m.
  • Finalist for Transformation Leader (ENT) in the Computing Women in IT Excellence Awards 2019.
  • After a planned career break to focus on self-development and volunteering, now looking to utilise extensive experience in Agile and organisational transformation in supporting start-ups, small, and 3rd sector companies in their growth journey.

Presentation skills: Comfortable running scrum stand ups  as well as presenting business cases to C-suite; confident public speaker including Women of Silicon Roundabout 2019.

Education: Degree in Computer Science, specialising in Language and Knowledge Engineering; Seth Godin’s altMBA; Leading SAFe; Agile Project Manager Practitioner; PRINCE2 Practitioner

Availability: Immediately available | Salary: £80k – £100k depending on location | Request CV

Product Director / CIO, Windsor or London

Experience: Product Director for an international technology company delivering web, mobile and smartcard solutions for clients across public and private sectors, like Network Rail, TFL, CSCS, Thames Water, Highways England and Australia Rail. He is the creative drive for identifying, designing, managing, marketing and implementing new functionality and features for their software. Led the team to implement a substantial digital improvement for their applications involving push-notifications and feature-rich in-app messaging for the Android and iOS mobile platform, using a Single Page Application module and APIs.

Full responsibility for the software development release programs and continuous delivery pipeline. Product Director delivering strategic and creative governance for a £3m turnover organisation. Manage a minimum 10 person Agile software development team. Oversee web and mobile software development. Delivered on multiple PC, Web, Android and iOS platforms, with cross functional teams. Managed multi-disciplined skill sets over a wide range of development operations. Improve UI and UX functionality with designers using Material Design and Human Interface Guidelines. Coach and manage support and product test teams – regression and automation. Accountable for the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) for 25k+ userbase mobile and web applications. Delivered significant product improvement thorough the use of intelligent data, particularly onboarding.

Achievements:

  • Led a software development team to implement a substantial digital improvement for the applications involving push-notifications and feature-rich in-app messaging for the 25k+ userbase Android and iOS mobile platform, using a Single Page Application module and APIs.
  • Developed a full suite of integrated, enterprise mobile applications on a cloud platform for a start-up company, leading a cross functional and over-seas development team with a £500k budget. Complete digitalisation of all previously paper based data capture, workflow management, digital reports and BI dashboard.
  • Developed a fully cloud based web business management tool, to manage a divisional business of 60 staff, primarily involved in a UK wide BT legacy transition project across 2,000 sites of a highly sensitive and secure mobile network infrastructure.
  • Delivered a £200k saving, over a 2-year period, at a Heathrow Airport project with the introduction of a fully mobile Waste Transfer Note system, which resulted in the reallocation of 4 members of staff, previously supporting the manual process.
  • Delivered and maintained a companywide Bio-Metric & HR private cloud application (by Kronos) that reduced fraudulent activity to near zero and resulted in circa 7% per annum saving of an annual £30m human resource spend.
  • Reduced mobile and data contractual costs of a 450 SIM estate by 30%, through contract negotiation and re- arrangement of data plans/usage. Negotiated one of the first shared data contracts, of its kind (with Vodafone).
  • Digitalising via ECM (by OpenText) the entire £150m turnover operational business (250 users) from a traditional paper- based filing management to an on-premise private cloud platform, in the space of 12 months from inception.

Education: BSc (Hons) 1st Class, HND

Availability: Immediately available | Salary: £80-100k depending on benefits package | Request CV

Chief Architect (solution architecture, product management, infrastructure management), Reading or London

Experience: An expert in enterprise software integration and development managing teams delivering high quality, scalable software that behaves predictably and fails gracefully. He understands the needs of the business and can articulate them to the technical teams. Builds R&D teams to scale; the teams become based around a product not a person. Planning and collaboration with end users ensuring solutions are designed with clear user requirements and can be tested throughout the development lifecycle.

Achievements:

  • Technical Architecture: Excellent knowledge of many different technology stacks, and can recognise potential weaknesses and design effective solutions. Understands the interplay between new features, system complexity, and technical debt, and can make trade-offs among them effectively.
  • Team Management: Responsible for a distributed development team of about 20 people spread across the UK, Australia and South Africa; direct reporting line is currently 8 people based in multiple geographies spread across multiple projects.
  • Product Management: Overall responsibility for the product suite; this includes all aspects of the product lifecycle, defect/issue management, and release management. The product is updated on a 4-6-week basis and he co-ordinates and plans the scope of the work for the next release.

Technologies and Languages: 10+ years Object-Oriented (OO) Java experience using J2SE and J2EE technologies. Extensive knowledge of build and deployment strategies and use of build tools such as Gradle, ANT and Maven; with a focus on continuous integration tools like Hudson / Jenkins along with cloud-based CI tools like Travis, Circle CI. Experienced in Agile Software Development techniques. In-depth knowledge of many internet protocols such as e-mail, HTTP(s), and legacy transfer protocols such as OFTP and FTP. I have implemented several protocols based purely on the Internet RFC. SQL experience using various databases, including MySQL, Oracle, PostgreSQL and Microsoft SQL Server. In depth knowledge of messaging technologies, including XML, EDI and REST/Web Services (SOAP, XML over HTTP).

Education: BSc (Hons) Computer Science/Psychology

Availability: 3-months negotiable | Salary: £80-100K depending on company size. Keen to join a Tech Start-up | Request CV

SeniorC#.net / Fullstack Developer, London

Experience: 10+ years’ experience in C# .net Software developer at Korbitek / LexisNexis and Property 24 / Naspers & Handycats as Lead Developer, Manager & CTO. Recruited & managed 16 full time employees. Created 3 agile teams. Implemented automated processes and procedures to streamline the business. https://www.handycats.com/ Managed all aspects of this business. Secured business from many top companies in South Africa. : Senior Developer / Designer / Website Development Manager, developed the new Property24 backend: https://manage.property24.com/ ; developed the Property24 agent login area: https://manage.property24.com/ 

Projects:

Technologies and Languages: Website Development: C#, Java, PHP, Laravel, ASP.net, HTML, XML, Angular, React, Flutter, Dart, Laravel, React, Node, CSS, VBScript, , Javascript, AJAX, Flash / Action Script, CSS. Graphic Design: Adobe. Management: Jira, Hubstaff, Slack. SEO: Search Engine Optimising. Website Hosting: ISS, Dedicated, Windows, Webmail, Email, Forwarding, Redirecting. 

Availability: Immediately available | Salary: £45k neg | Request CV

Senior Java Developer, London

Experience: High level of experience as a Professional performing the roles of Senior Java Developer, Java Developer, Mobile App Developer, Software Developer. Have delivered various projects, Enterprise Architecture Applications and Product Applications in different domains such Medical Research, Advertisement, Health, Reservation, Trading System, Content Management System. Also worked heavily on Legacy code, migration platform, support and Business as Usual. Understanding requirements along with Business Analyst and Solution Architect. Estimations. Solution Design. Defining the RAML schema. Implementing API’s in MuleSoft. Integrating with Security and other APi’s. Munit. Releases Notes.

Projects: Commercial Mobile Banking a Digital Transformation Project that enables onboarding clients quickly and allowing customers to use API’s. Delivered 2 projects, Payments Validation and Automated Profile on boarding. Also CINIME an exciting idea inspired by a second screen concept, in which CINIME app interacts with big screen in cinemas engaging people with the big screen and get treats out of it for cinema goers. CINIME App works with campaigns created in CMS with different set of constraints which allow users to unlock rewards while playing any advert on the screen. Server side has 3 main components that interacts with each other and server clients with different requests and response. Also Crunch Time, the idea was to play quiz games on phone devices. Client polls for games/xml that has questions and relevant answers, during quiz client will also show some animations using for correct and incorrect answers, and after playing the game posting the answers to servers

Technologies and Languages: Agile SCRUM, Spring boot, Hibernate, RSET Web service, SOAP UI Tool, Postman, Git, ANT, MySQL, JIRA, Confluence, Jenkins (Continuous Integration and deployment), Idea IntelliJ, Anypoint Studio. RAML. Core Java 1.7, 1.8, Sybase, Spring MVC, ibatis, GWT, JSF, RSET Web service, SOAP Web service, SOAP UI Tool, Rest Client, Git, ANT, MySQL, JIRA, Source Tree, Jenkins (Continuous Integration and deployment), Eclipse, Toad, squirrel.

Availability: Immediately available | Salary: £45k neg | Request CV

C#.net Software Developer, London

Experience: Developing .NET Web Applications and .NET backend services; Database Design and Implementation. SQL Database Design and Implementation.

Projects: Worked on a project to convert ASP.NET web forms application to ASP.NET core. Worked on converting existing OLTP databases into OLAP warehousing databases. Worked on Qlik Sense BI reporting application. Worked on C# application to import data into Microsoft Office Application. Worked on Time and Attendance application for the company.

Technologies and Languages: C#, JavaScript, TSQL, XML, XSLT; ASP.NET MVC, ASP.NET Core, Web API (REST services); Microsoft SQL Server; Java. Qlik Sense.

Availability: 1 months’ notice | Salary: £60k neg | Request CV

Transformation Programme Lead, London, Thames Valley or Home Counties

Experience: Over 10 years Business and IT transformation leadership and programme management

Projects: Experience leading Software Development Programmes; Technology refresh programmes; Cyber Security programmes; Industry change and regulatory programmes; Data privacy, governance and compliance programme (law firm and manufacturing; Programme governance improvement. Previously also Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) SAP development; SAP Solution Manager; MS Dynamics; SQL Server tools and other reporting services; Business Process Re-engineering; Robotic Process Automation – RPA; IT service management and improvement; Solution Architecture; Enterprise Architecture; Technical Architecture

Skills / Technologies: SC clearance (last issued 2015); itSMF, Service Managers Forum; PMI, Prince2, PMbok, MSP, J-Plan; Agile and DSDM practitioner; ITIL Service Manager (ISEB accredited) and ITIL foundation trainer; TOGAF – practitioner and contributor (v. 9.0); MS Project, MS Visio, Casewise Modeler, Aris Express, SAP NetWeaver Solution Manager, CA Clarity, ClearQuest, MS Service Centre, BMC Remedy, Service Now, SalesForce and ServiceCloud. Active Directory and Windows Server; MS Project; MS Visio; MS Office, Access, Publisher; MS SharePoint; Office 365 including roll-out.

Availability: 2 weeks’ notice | Salary: £800 per day | Request CV

Senior Technical Consultant / IT Engineer, London or Home Counties

Experience: 15+ Years of experience in the ICT industry from 1st line support to the establishment and management of a regional office Specialist IT Strategy and Support Services company providing proactive and reactive support and monitoring including on-premise, cloud and connectivity as Senior Technical Consultant / IT Engineer. People manager and team leader recognised as being a dynamic, technically oriented professional. Strong inter-personal skills with an innate ability to relate, listen and empathise with others. Mature and responsible work ethos with the ability to delegate while ensuring accountability for collective performance. Customer dealings across various management levels in telecoms, retail, travel, financial and health care industries. Avid PC gamer and tinkerer of new tech.

Skills / Technologies: 1st – 3rd line Support, MS Azure Administration, MS Exchange Online, MS Office 365, MS SharePoint implementation and administration, TCP/IP Networking, Networking Infrastructure, VoIP management; MS Windows 98 -10, Desktop Support, MS Windows Administration, Active Directory, LAN & WAN, Back-ups & Disaster Recovery, Firewalls, Anti-Virus, Teams and Skype for Business; Monitoring and backup solutions.

Availability: Immediately available | Salary: £35k neg | Request CV

Scrum Master / Software Developer, Oxford UK

Experience: Scrum Master at a Software Solutions Co in Abingdon for the past 2+ years, changing focus from a technical point of view to a procedural one after 5 years with them as a Software Engineer. Has worked tirelessly to ensure the Scrum practices of his two Scrum teams were enacted in both a positive and productive way for the teams and the organisation. Implemented process improvements. Facilitates all Scrum ceremonies and ensures all impediments are removed to enable his teams to achieve maximum productivity. Servant leader to his teams. Worked closely with multiple Product Owners and Stakeholders and has consistently delivered successful sprints that have met customer deadlines and requirements. I am passionate about Scrum!

Projects: Software Engineer working his way up from Graduate Engineer worked on Elemez; an innovative cloud based analytics solution for enterprise mobile devices. As a Fullstack Engineer worked on all aspects of development, including device platforms such as Android, Windows and iOS and also on the AWS cloud, NodeJS backend and React frontend website. Follows a very effective Agile software development process using Scrum so very familiar with Agile and Scrum practices even before his CSM, such as sprints, planning, estimation and retrospectives. Organisational tools included Pivotal Tracker, Slack, Microsoft SharePoint and good old-fashioned whiteboards. Consistently meet deadlines delivering features, chores and bug-fixes ahead of schedule.

Technologies and Languages: Java, Javascript, NodeJS, C#, C++, Clojure and Python. Experience with many frameworks including Express, Angular, React and testing frameworks such as Mocha, Jest and JUnit. Proficient at using various declarative languages including HTML, XML, YAML, XAML, SQL, JSON and CSS. Has developed solutions hosted in Amazon Web Services, using DynamoDB, Lambda, EC2, Route 53, CloudFormation, CloudWatch and AWS’s Elasticsearch Service. Has developed applications for Android, using Android Studio and Android APIs of various versions and Windows CE, Windows 10 Mobile, Windows UWP, Windows Desktop, including Windows 7, 8 and 10. I have also developed iOS applications using Swift.

Education: BSc Computer Science, First class, with honours; Scrum Alliance Certified ScrumMaster

Availability: Immediately available | Salary: £60k neg | Request CV

IT Director / Manager, Head of Delivery / CIO, South West UK

Experience: Perceptive leader with acute business acumen and expertise in building and leading high-performance teams to drive design and management of international IT solutions. Proven track record of establishing solid relationships with clients, colleagues, and administration to enhance organisational effectiveness. Expertise ensuring IT systems are reliable, available, scalable, and secure, leading technological innovations to drive competitive advantage. Strategic analyst, skilled at creating and executing vision for IT infrastructure, platforms, and applications aligned with corporate business strategies. Achievements: Increased overall website traffic by 4% from the period of October 2019 to March 2020 compared YOY*. Grew social media traffic by 56% using channels such as Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, and Twitter. Project lead for the redesign and development of new online wine shop and growth of retail sales. Created a detailed content strategy writing blogs and online articles to enhance SEO and help to rank for specific keywords relevant to the business. Built relationships with local print publications to help promote the business in the form of feature articles and press releases. Provided owners with detailed reporting and breakdown of traffic growth and ROI.

Skills / Technologies : Business Process redesign i.e.: Process Flows in Warehouses, Distribution and Courier Operations; Project Management Prince2; Consulting around Process and Information Technology in the Logistics Industry; Network implementation, Support and Trouble Shooting; Firewall Administration; Checkpoint Firewall; Nortel Networks Equipment Configuration and Support; Cisco Networking Equipment Configuration and Support; TCP/IP Administration; LAN/WAN Administration; Document Imaging Solutions and implementations; HP Server Hardware, Installation, Configuration and Support, Networking Equipment Configuration and Support; Citrix; MS SQL Server; MS Exchange Server; MS Active Directory; Managed Print Services; Operations Management – Managed Print Services; IT Management and Solution Crafting; Business process management; Implementation and support of MS Exchange Server; Implementation and support of MS Dynamics CRM; Implementation and support of MS SharePoint; Supply Chain Execution Business Analysis; Implementation and support of Supply Chain Execution and Fleet Management Systems; Staff Coaching and mentoring; Compilation of IT Budgets; Management and delivery of non-IT projects; Office 365; Azure

Projects / Special achievements: Streamlined operations, saving South African business €250k per year through supplier negotiation and service optimisation; Delivery and support of IT to +-1000 end users and devices across 3 countries, ~30 locations; 2014 – 2016: Reduced FTE footprint, internal / external, from 45 to 27 resources by analysing capabilities, requirements & delivering synergies, without maintaining operational service; 2014 – 2018: Consolidated / removed local operational contracts across the 3 countries year on year, reducing cost & complexity in the process; 2016 – 2018: Supported Akzo Nobel through a global transformation program to outsource the majority of Infrastructure services to strategic suppliers; Led process improvements, maximising business and IT processes in line with business requirements whilst managing R25m IT budget.

Qualifications & Training: MCSE; Prince2 Practitioner; Various In Service Business Management Certifications; Various In Service People Management Certifications; APS; AIS; Checkpoint Certified; Part B.Com

Availability: Immediately available | Salary: £85k at Akzonobel, but highly negotiable | Request CV

Head of Development / CTO / Technical Lead, London

Experience: Most recent role, since 2016 has been to lead a team of developers to maintain existing and legacy system built on PHP, MariaDB and update the existing software to bring the system in line with latest standards, built code so we can reuse the code like components utilising Node.js, Sails.js, ReactJS, and React Native, AngularJS. Working on charts which show bond, derivatives, exchange rates to banks and other organisation around the world.

Skills / Technologies: React Native, Ruby (Rails), AWS (S3, ElasticBeanstalk, EC2, Lambda), JavaScript, mean.io full stack, javascript, Node.js,ReactJS, Jquery, Requirejs, Unit testing, Coffescript, HAML, SASS, Sinatra, Bootstrap, Angularjs, Node.js, Android, IOS development, Elasticsearch, Zurb foundations sass framework, Node, PHP 4, PHP 5, MVC, APACHE, CSS, HTML, MYSQL, Drupal, Linux (Centos, Ubuntu), Windows (XP, VISTA, 8), Notepad++, Dreamweaver, Photoshop, Illustrator, Phonegap, Cordova, ASP.net MVC, C#, SilverStripe, WordPress, PHP Laravel, Symfony2

  • Code preference: Hand code. Sublime, Atom, Notepad, Visual studio 2010 +
  • Web services API and web hosting experience: Google maps API, AWS services, Postcode anywhere api, Azure, Rackspace, Dedicated linux servers.
  • Clients managed and built applications for: Barclay bank, HSBC, Kneexa, TNS BMR, National autistic society, Wellcome trust, Jubilee people’s millions, Schools food trust. Milestone group, Telefónica (o2), Astrazeneca, Blackberry, Parliament, Department of Education.
  • Experience in content management systems like SilverStripe, WordPress building bespoke themes to creating bespoke plugins utilising existing taxonomies, tags were necessary.
  • React Native Apps: BillHero, private instagram app, ZappNote, and a few internal organisations apps.

Availability: Immediately available | Salary: £650 p/day | Request CV

Transformation Maker, Thames Valley or London

Experience: Passionate about technological innovation, people development, and organisational transformation, taking pride in continuous learning, always seeking opportunities for growth, developing interpersonal skills and relishing an intellectual challenge.

  • As a keen problem solver with a curious mind thrive in uncertainty by identifying solutions and defining working groups or processes where required. Proud to have transformed the software delivery lifecycle in a large corporate from Waterfall to Agile, leading to the setup of a start-up division delivering continuous innovation, and enabling 30% cost saving in the 1st year whilst increasing productivity and quality by 50%.
  • Leader with a proven track record in delivering complex portfolios and programmes in fast-paced Technology and Telecom organisations with delivery value of +£20m and benefits over £50m.
  • Finalist for Transformation Leader (ENT) in the Computing Women in IT Excellence Awards 2019.
  • After a planned career break to focus on self-development and volunteering, now looking to utilise extensive experience in Agile and organisational transformation in supporting start-ups, small, and 3rd sector companies in their growth journey.

Presentation skills: Comfortable running scrum stand ups  as well as presenting business cases to C-suite; confident public speaker including Women of Silicon Roundabout 2019.

Education: Degree in Computer Science, specialising in Language and Knowledge Engineering; Seth Godin’s altMBA; Leading SAFe; Agile Project Manager Practitioner; PRINCE2 Practitioner

Availability: Immediately available | Salary: £80k – £100k depending on location | Request CV

Product Director / CIO, Windsor or London

Experience: Product Director for an international technology company delivering web, mobile and smartcard solutions for clients across public and private sectors, like Network Rail, TFL, CSCS, Thames Water, Highways England and Australia Rail. He is the creative drive for identifying, designing, managing, marketing and implementing new functionality and features for their software. Led the team to implement a substantial digital improvement for their applications involving push-notifications and feature-rich in-app messaging for the Android and iOS mobile platform, using a Single Page Application module and APIs.

Full responsibility for the software development release programs and continuous delivery pipeline. Product Director delivering strategic and creative governance for a £3m turnover organisation. Manage a minimum 10 person Agile software development team. Oversee web and mobile software development. Delivered on multiple PC, Web, Android and iOS platforms, with cross functional teams. Managed multi-disciplined skill sets over a wide range of development operations. Improve UI and UX functionality with designers using Material Design and Human Interface Guidelines. Coach and manage support and product test teams – regression and automation. Accountable for the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) for 25k+ userbase mobile and web applications. Delivered significant product improvement thorough the use of intelligent data, particularly onboarding.

Achievements:

  • Led a software development team to implement a substantial digital improvement for the applications involving push-notifications and feature-rich in-app messaging for the 25k+ userbase Android and iOS mobile platform, using a Single Page Application module and APIs.
  • Developed a full suite of integrated, enterprise mobile applications on a cloud platform for a start-up company, leading a cross functional and over-seas development team with a £500k budget. Complete digitalisation of all previously paper based data capture, workflow management, digital reports and BI dashboard.
  • Developed a fully cloud based web business management tool, to manage a divisional business of 60 staff, primarily involved in a UK wide BT legacy transition project across 2,000 sites of a highly sensitive and secure mobile network infrastructure.
  • Delivered a £200k saving, over a 2-year period, at a Heathrow Airport project with the introduction of a fully mobile Waste Transfer Note system, which resulted in the reallocation of 4 members of staff, previously supporting the manual process.
  • Delivered and maintained a companywide Bio-Metric & HR private cloud application (by Kronos) that reduced fraudulent activity to near zero and resulted in circa 7% per annum saving of an annual £30m human resource spend.
  • Reduced mobile and data contractual costs of a 450 SIM estate by 30%, through contract negotiation and re- arrangement of data plans/usage. Negotiated one of the first shared data contracts, of its kind (with Vodafone).
  • Digitalising via ECM (by OpenText) the entire £150m turnover operational business (250 users) from a traditional paper- based filing management to an on-premise private cloud platform, in the space of 12 months from inception.

Education: BSc (Hons) 1st Class, HND

Availability: Immediately available | Salary: £80-100k depending on benefits package | Request CV

Chief Architect (solution architecture, product management, infrastructure management), Reading or London

Experience: An expert in enterprise software integration and development managing teams delivering high quality, scalable software that behaves predictably and fails gracefully. He understands the needs of the business and can articulate them to the technical teams. Builds R&D teams to scale; the teams become based around a product not a person. Planning and collaboration with end users ensuring solutions are designed with clear user requirements and can be tested throughout the development lifecycle.

Achievements:

  • Technical Architecture: Excellent knowledge of many different technology stacks, and can recognise potential weaknesses and design effective solutions. Understands the interplay between new features, system complexity, and technical debt, and can make trade-offs among them effectively.
  • Team Management: Responsible for a distributed development team of about 20 people spread across the UK, Australia and South Africa; direct reporting line is currently 8 people based in multiple geographies spread across multiple projects.
  • Product Management: Overall responsibility for the product suite; this includes all aspects of the product lifecycle, defect/issue management, and release management. The product is updated on a 4-6-week basis and he co-ordinates and plans the scope of the work for the next release.

Technologies and Languages: 10+ years Object-Oriented (OO) Java experience using J2SE and J2EE technologies. Extensive knowledge of build and deployment strategies and use of build tools such as Gradle, ANT and Maven; with a focus on continuous integration tools like Hudson / Jenkins along with cloud-based CI tools like Travis, Circle CI. Experienced in Agile Software Development techniques. In-depth knowledge of many internet protocols such as e-mail, HTTP(s), and legacy transfer protocols such as OFTP and FTP. I have implemented several protocols based purely on the Internet RFC. SQL experience using various databases, including MySQL, Oracle, PostgreSQL and Microsoft SQL Server. In depth knowledge of messaging technologies, including XML, EDI and REST/Web Services (SOAP, XML over HTTP).

Education: BSc (Hons) Computer Science/Psychology

Availability: 3-months negotiable | Salary: £80-100K depending on company size. Keen to join a Tech Start-up | Request CV

SeniorC#.net / Fullstack Developer, London

Experience: 10+ years’ experience in C# .net Software developer at Korbitek / LexisNexis and Property 24 / Naspers & Handycats as Lead Developer, Manager & CTO. Recruited & managed 16 full time employees. Created 3 agile teams. Implemented automated processes and procedures to streamline the business. https://www.handycats.com/ Managed all aspects of this business. Secured business from many top companies in South Africa. : Senior Developer / Designer / Website Development Manager, developed the new Property24 backend: https://manage.property24.com/ ; developed the Property24 agent login area: https://manage.property24.com/ 

Projects:

Technologies and Languages: Website Development: C#, Java, PHP, Laravel, ASP.net, HTML, XML, Angular, React, Flutter, Dart, Laravel, React, Node, CSS, VBScript, , Javascript, AJAX, Flash / Action Script, CSS. Graphic Design: Adobe. Management: Jira, Hubstaff, Slack. SEO: Search Engine Optimising. Website Hosting: ISS, Dedicated, Windows, Webmail, Email, Forwarding, Redirecting. 

Availability: Immediately available | Salary: £45k neg | Request CV

Senior Java Developer, London

Experience: High level of experience as a Professional performing the roles of Senior Java Developer, Java Developer, Mobile App Developer, Software Developer. Have delivered various projects, Enterprise Architecture Applications and Product Applications in different domains such Medical Research, Advertisement, Health, Reservation, Trading System, Content Management System. Also worked heavily on Legacy code, migration platform, support and Business as Usual. Understanding requirements along with Business Analyst and Solution Architect. Estimations. Solution Design. Defining the RAML schema. Implementing API’s in MuleSoft. Integrating with Security and other APi’s. Munit. Releases Notes.

Projects: Commercial Mobile Banking a Digital Transformation Project that enables onboarding clients quickly and allowing customers to use API’s. Delivered 2 projects, Payments Validation and Automated Profile on boarding. Also CINIME an exciting idea inspired by a second screen concept, in which CINIME app interacts with big screen in cinemas engaging people with the big screen and get treats out of it for cinema goers. CINIME App works with campaigns created in CMS with different set of constraints which allow users to unlock rewards while playing any advert on the screen. Server side has 3 main components that interacts with each other and server clients with different requests and response. Also Crunch Time, the idea was to play quiz games on phone devices. Client polls for games/xml that has questions and relevant answers, during quiz client will also show some animations using for correct and incorrect answers, and after playing the game posting the answers to servers

Technologies and Languages: Agile SCRUM, Spring boot, Hibernate, RSET Web service, SOAP UI Tool, Postman, Git, ANT, MySQL, JIRA, Confluence, Jenkins (Continuous Integration and deployment), Idea IntelliJ, Anypoint Studio. RAML. Core Java 1.7, 1.8, Sybase, Spring MVC, ibatis, GWT, JSF, RSET Web service, SOAP Web service, SOAP UI Tool, Rest Client, Git, ANT, MySQL, JIRA, Source Tree, Jenkins (Continuous Integration and deployment), Eclipse, Toad, squirrel.

Availability: Immediately available | Salary: £45k neg | Request CV

C#.net Software Developer, London

Experience: Developing .NET Web Applications and .NET backend services; Database Design and Implementation. SQL Database Design and Implementation.

Projects: Worked on a project to convert ASP.NET web forms application to ASP.NET core. Worked on converting existing OLTP databases into OLAP warehousing databases. Worked on Qlik Sense BI reporting application. Worked on C# application to import data into Microsoft Office Application. Worked on Time and Attendance application for the company.

Technologies and Languages: C#, JavaScript, TSQL, XML, XSLT; ASP.NET MVC, ASP.NET Core, Web API (REST services); Microsoft SQL Server; Java. Qlik Sense.

Availability: 1 months’ notice | Salary: £60k neg | Request CV

Transformation Programme Lead, London, Thames Valley or Home Counties

Experience: Over 10 years Business and IT transformation leadership and programme management

Projects: Experience leading Software Development Programmes; Technology refresh programmes; Cyber Security programmes; Industry change and regulatory programmes; Data privacy, governance and compliance programme (law firm and manufacturing; Programme governance improvement. Previously also Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) SAP development; SAP Solution Manager; MS Dynamics; SQL Server tools and other reporting services; Business Process Re-engineering; Robotic Process Automation – RPA; IT service management and improvement; Solution Architecture; Enterprise Architecture; Technical Architecture

Skills / Technologies: SC clearance (last issued 2015); itSMF, Service Managers Forum; PMI, Prince2, PMbok, MSP, J-Plan; Agile and DSDM practitioner; ITIL Service Manager (ISEB accredited) and ITIL foundation trainer; TOGAF – practitioner and contributor (v. 9.0); MS Project, MS Visio, Casewise Modeler, Aris Express, SAP NetWeaver Solution Manager, CA Clarity, ClearQuest, MS Service Centre, BMC Remedy, Service Now, SalesForce and ServiceCloud. Active Directory and Windows Server; MS Project; MS Visio; MS Office, Access, Publisher; MS SharePoint; Office 365 including roll-out.

Availability: 2 weeks’ notice | Salary: £800 per day | Request CV

Senior Technical Consultant / IT Engineer, London or Home Counties

Experience: 15+ Years of experience in the ICT industry from 1st line support to the establishment and management of a regional office Specialist IT Strategy and Support Services company providing proactive and reactive support and monitoring including on-premise, cloud and connectivity as Senior Technical Consultant / IT Engineer. People manager and team leader recognised as being a dynamic, technically oriented professional. Strong inter-personal skills with an innate ability to relate, listen and empathise with others. Mature and responsible work ethos with the ability to delegate while ensuring accountability for collective performance. Customer dealings across various management levels in telecoms, retail, travel, financial and health care industries. Avid PC gamer and tinkerer of new tech.

Skills / Technologies: 1st – 3rd line Support, MS Azure Administration, MS Exchange Online, MS Office 365, MS SharePoint implementation and administration, TCP/IP Networking, Networking Infrastructure, VoIP management; MS Windows 98 -10, Desktop Support, MS Windows Administration, Active Directory, LAN & WAN, Back-ups & Disaster Recovery, Firewalls, Anti-Virus, Teams and Skype for Business; Monitoring and backup solutions.

Availability: Immediately available | Salary: £35k neg | Request CV

Chief Operating Officer, West Midlands

Experience: A background in multiple sectors, internationally experienced (New Zealand, Australia, United States, Russia, Portugal, includes several executive board level roles (Commercial Director, Chief Commercial Officer, Chief Operating Officer as well as specialised Management Consulting strategic engagements on boards) ensuring client excellence is delivered, meeting KPIs.

A focus on strategic growth, meeting and exceeding customer/client expectations, implementing high-performance operational & commercial cultures, excellence in employee engagement and supporting others personal development. Has a focused people centric approach and provide people mentoring & leadership extracting the best out of my direct reports and indirect staff.

Skills / Technologies: A skilled leader and throughout their career, has established a reputation as a transformational executive leader who is driven by challenge, undeterred by obstacles, and committed to furthering standards of excellence. Their expertise encompasses all aspects of business development and administration, maximising revenues (multiple million contract wins internationally and domestically) to controlling costs and to harnessing team strengths to improve companywide performance through operational excellence.

Their commercial success is based on a core focus of maximising company revenues (securing multi-million contracts) and controlling costs, harnessing team strengths to improve companywide performance through a focus on operational excellence, Innovations to ensure a strategic focus, implementing new ways of working to maximise outcomes and Reviewing & enhancing processes and procedures to drive the expected business outcomes with a continuous business improvement focus

  • Use of Click Software’s Workforce Management Solution and Optimiser to improve the lifecycle of field service operations on:

Scheduling (Field Services Operation)
Mobility (Field Force Mobility Workflow)
Automation (Job Document Workflow)

  • Completed the Management Buyout of Dictaphone UK Limited’s Great Britain & Northern Ireland – Field Service Engineering contracts. As Commercial Director, Director of FICHAP the Shared Service departments of Finance, IS, Commercial, HR, Admin and Procurement & Supply Chain (including Vehicle Fleet)
  • Managed all Shared Services – adhering to SLA’s to meet & exceed Client KPI’s
  • Developed the business services function, implementing Internal SLA’s and KPI’s aligned to Client KPI’s to ensure service levels we’re met & exceeded
  • Managed the Vocom (VMSL) call centre operation of field engineers to meet clients scheduled appointments

Education / Qualifications: EDP MBA, MIACCM, AFNZIM, CIMNZ, AEBMC, CIMA 1, AAT

Availability:  | Salary:  | Request CV

Operations Director, Oxfordshire

Experience:

An experienced management and turnaround professional and highly experienced proven leader with the ability to refocus on companies toward growth and financial stability involving:

  • Strategic Business Planning
  • Cost Reduction and Avoidance
  • 30 years of UK based experience, at various levels, within the Retail Sector, Quality Control, Response Maintenance, Hospitality, Vending, Logistics, Agricultural market segments.
  • Managed teams of between 10 to 200. Stakeholder engagement prior to Royal Mail IPO. (Local MP’s) Wage budget control from between £1.5 million to £5 million. Experience in SME Sector and Blue-Chip brands, such as Morrison’s, Superdrug, Geest Plc, Travelodge, MINIT Group, and Royal Mail. P&L accountability up to EBITDA
  • Budget Management
  • Stakeholder & Employee Engagement
  • Process Redesign & Change Management
  • Supply Chain/Inventory Control

Projects / Special achievements: Project management experience, deploying CAPEX projects to achieve and deliver ROI. Multi-tasking skills can adapt to change quickly, quick learner. Coached and developed younger managers, and I am a qualified assessor.

Education / Qualifications:

MBA qualified + Certificate in Lean Management.

Attended several courses and training sessions throughout career, covering H&S, Employment Law; Contract changes; People management and Development, Assessing; Leadership; Finance; Logistics; PiC; Kaizen techniques; Lean management; Organisational change.

Availability: Immediately available | Salary: Negotiable, subject to role and responsibilities.Request CV

Operations Director, London & Home Counties

Experience: An experienced Manager across Executive roles with a background in Financial Services/Private Equity and manufacturing companies World-Wide.

Projects / Special achievements: Spearheaded unsuccessful market penetration strategies and expanded the turnover significantly.  Covered all aspects with skills from marketing, sales, financial, legal and HR.

Education / Qualifications:

MBA qualified

MA in Engineering

CFA Level 1

Availability: Immediately available | Salary: Negotiable, subject to role and responsibilities.Request CV

Credit Risk Analyst Assistant, Oxford

Experience: An honest, confident, hardworking and determined part-qualified accountant with experience in delivering finance support for business development entities. They have a broad skill set that can be used across a multitude of roles and industries, budget preparation, processing invoices, processing un-allocated cash and data management.  Almost two years’ experience in credit analytics, Input of financial data into financial spreading tool, development of reporting queries to enhance and automate queries, preparation of account receivables report, creation and maintenance of peer groups, credit analysis for markets in Europe

Skills / Technologies: Advanced Excel, Moody’s Analytics, Spreading France, Germany, Spanish, Italian and Portuguese accounts, SQL, project management, SAP, ORACLE

Projects / Special achievements: Successfully helped to develop digital app for credit department, credit analysis for dealer development Projects across EMEA and Asia emerging market

Education / Qualifications: MBA Finance, CICM Level 3 (Studying), CIMA Management Level

Availability: Immediately available | Salary: £32k negotiableRequest CV

Credit Analyst, Preston (open to relocate)

Experience: Over 7 years of experience in practice in India. Have handled mortgage and finance of various companies. Roles handled sanctioning, personal discussion, coordination with legal and technical vendors, assessment of bills and managing cost efficiency.

Skills / Technologies: Multitasking, ability to handle pressure under tight deadlines; ability to work in an organised way; quickly adapt to change and quick learner

Projects / Special achievements: They have demonstrated excellent potential by progressing from working with various clients and assessing their loan statements and funding. Previously managed 20% of portfolio of clients (based on loan sanctions), Credit Manager for 7 years. Handled team of 5 people

Education / Qualifications: Master in Business Administration- finance from Bangalore in the year 2013.

Availability: Immediately available | Salary: Negotiable on opportunity | Request CV

Credit Analyst, Newbury

Experience: Over 15 years of experience in practice in Albania and 1 year experience in UK. Experience in credit analysis and mortgage advising for clients in different industries. I have managed a team of 3 persons, managed client relationships and a corporate portfolio of  €10mil as a Credit Analyst. Previously employed with an International bank in Albania as Corporate Relationship Manager and in 2019 as Funding Specialist for a mortgage broker.

Skills / Technologies: Multitasking; ability to handle pressure under tight deadlines; ability to work in an organised way; quickly adapt to change and quick learner.

Projects / Special achievements: They have demonstrated excellent potential by progressing from working with smaller client to working with largest audit clients. Managed special projects which includes reorganisation of groups. Previously managed 20% of bank’s portfolio of corporate clients. Senior credit analysis experience

Education / Qualifications: BA in business administration- University of Tirana, Msc in European Economic studies- University of Tirana, CeMap- London Institute of Banking and Finance- Grade Merit

Availability: Immediately available | Salary: Negotiable on opportunity | Request CV

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