Corporate Communications Advisor 27405

  • £ 350.00 - £ 385.00 per day
27405 - Corporate Communications Advisor, West Midlands
         
Client        
MoJ  
       
Role & Responsibilities:      
     
Work closely with internal and external communications colleagues to support strategic campaigns and operational delivery.
Develop and sustain a programme of communications activity to support OPG’s strategic engagement with their partners and stakeholders.
Ensure OPG’s reputation is enhanced with our external partners by ensuring our key messaging is consistent and reflects both OPG’s and MoJ’s corporate narrative.
Work with internal colleagues and external stakeholders to develop and implement engagement activity across all available offline, digital and social channels.
Work with OPG’s customer relationship management team to develop a strong understanding of customer/audience insights and how these can drive behaviour change. 
Identify opportunities to engage with our audiences through external engagement and events, feeding into OPG’s forward look.
Evaluate progress against communications objectives to ensure messages are understood.

Personal qualities and skills required:
 
  • Dynamic, self-motivated individual who can operate collaboratively in a complex, often sensitive environment. 
  • Strong stakeholder engagement and influencing skills, with the ability to develop mutually beneficial relationships.
  • Able to advise, influence and brief senior internal stakeholders to capitalise on engagement opportunities.
  • Ability to see the bigger picture and able to draw conclusions from complex data. 
  • Excellent writing skills, with the ability to present information creatively and succinctly.
  • Experience in delivering and evaluating effective communications strategies and plans.
  • A leader and team player, able to work as part of an effective team delivering results and meeting key objectives.
   
Full job description available by request.  
     
How to Apply        
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If you would like more information please call me on 01489 232 080    
     
Closing Date    
15/05/2018       
         
Must have SC / DV Clearance

Safety Coordinator 28639

  • £ 30.00 - £ 38.00 per hour
28639 - Safety Coordinator, London
         
Client        
NHSE
       
Role & Responsibilities      
     
This role provides quality assurance services to a range of clinical commissioning groups, drawing together evidence and intelligence across the areas of patient safety, patient experience and clinical effectiveness. The role is responsible for the monitoring of the clinical quality component of the contract across a range of healthcare providers. The role will also contribute to service development for the clinical quality service line, ensuring that innovative approaches continue to offer value to customers. 
The role will produce regular quality reports, providing interpretation and analysis of both qualitative and quantitative information. The role will lead on performance management of adverse variance against quality standards and reporting.    
   
Full job description available by request.  
     
How to Apply        
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Closing Date    
11/05/2018       
         
Must have SC / DV Clearance

User Experence Designer 28706

  • £ 380.00 - £ 400.00 per day
28706 - User Experience Designer, London, Northampton OR Preston
         
Client        
Valuation Office Agency  
       
Role & Responsibilities      
     
The Process Design Team owns the VOA’s operational processes and is responsible for ensuring that they are designed to deliver the Agency’s business in the most efficient and economical way. For each VOA process there is a single process owner with clear responsibility, accountability and authority for the design, service quality and overall delivery objectives of the process and any systems that support it. Process owners are directly and personally accountable for the end-to-end process. The CCA PDT is responsible for leading process design, development and improvement activities, carrying out process assurance, and for the producing and maintaining of process guidance and supporting tools and templates. These vacancies have arisen from the need to expand the existing CCA PDT to support the ongoing design and development of CCA operational processes and guidance. The post holders will be part of a small team responsible for the continuing design, development and maintenance of CCA processes, guidance, tools and templates. They will report to the G7 CCA Process Design Lead. The CCA Programme is a high-profile and important part of the Agency’s transformation, and as such the successful candidates will have lots of opportunities to work on visible, high-impact work that will shape the delivery of a key element of the Agency’s business. We are looking for individuals with excellent interpersonal skills who are able to facilitate meetings and workshops, challenge current ways of working, and inspire future thinking and take a strategic view.  
 
Key responsibilities:
 
  • Designing and developing the CCA end to end process, guidance and supporting tools and templates
  • Developing strong working relationships with the CCA Programme team, Digital Group, operational colleagues and other corporate teams
  • Working collaboratively with operational colleagues and stakeholders across the CCA Programme to ensure that CCA processes support delivery of the policy intent and business rules, and meet the needs of operational staff and external customers
  • Facilitating process design workshops with stakeholders to develop and test high level and low level processes
  • Developing the operational guidance, correspondence templates, and other tools required to support delivery of CCA processes
  • Developing scripts to support CCA enquiry service
  • Working in partnership with Digital Group colleagues to impact planned IT/Digital developments on existing processes and guidance
  • Revising processes, guidance, scripts and supporting tools in preparation for scheduled IT/Digital Releases, and in response to Change Requests  
   
Full job description available by request.  
     
How to Apply        
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If you would like more information please call me on 01489 232 080    
     
Closing Date    
16/05/2018       
         
Must have SC / DV Clearance

Senior Business Designer

  • £ 450.00 - £ 495.00 per day
28708 - Senior Business Designer, London, Northampton OR Preston    
         
Client        
Valuation Office Agency  
       
Role & Responsibilities      
   
The Process Design Team owns the VOA’s operational processes and is responsible for ensuring that they are designed to deliver the Agency’s business in the most efficient and economical way. For each VOA process there is a single process owner with clear responsibility, accountability and authority for the design, service quality and overall delivery objectives of the process and any systems that support it. Process owners are directly and personally accountable for the end-to-end process. The CCA PDT is responsible for leading process design, development and improvement activities, carrying out process assurance, and for the producing and maintaining of process guidance and supporting tools and templates. This vacancy has arisen from the need to expand the existing CCA PDT to support the ongoing design and development of CCA operational processes and guidance. The post holder will be part of a small team responsible for the continuing design, development and maintenance of CCA processes, guidance, tools and templates. Their primary role will be to lead the development work required on operational processes, guidance and tools & templates as a result of IT/Digital developments and other changes agreed as part of the CCA change control process. They will report to the G7 CCA Process Design Lead. The CCA Programme is a high-profile and important part of the Agency’s transformation, and as such the successful candidates will have lots of opportunities to work on visible, high-impact work that will shape the delivery of a key element of the Agency’s business. We are looking for individuals with excellent interpersonal skills who are able to facilitate meetings and workshops, challenge current ways of working, and inspire future thinking and take a strategic view. Key responsibilities The post holders’ key responsibilities will include:
 
  • Leading the design and development of the CCA end to end process, guidance and supporting tools and templates
  • Developing strong working relationships with the CCA Programme team, Digital Group, operational colleagues and other corporate teams, and representing PDT interests in Programme meetings and discussions
  • Working collaboratively with operational colleagues and stakeholders across the CCA Programme to ensure that CCA processes support delivery of the policy intent and business rules, and meet the needs of operational staff and external customers
  • Leading process design workshops with stakeholders to develop and test high level and low level processes
  • Leading the ongoing development of the operational guidance, correspondence templates, and other tools required to support delivery of CCA processes
  • Providing input into scripts to support CCA enquiry service
  • Working in partnership with Digital Group colleagues to impact planned IT/Digital developments on existing processes and guidance
  • Identifying and agreeing with stakeholders, the changes required to existing processes, guidance, scripts and supporting tools in response to scheduled IT/Digital Releases, and changes agreed via CCA change control; and ensuring that work is completed to the required standards within the required timescales
 
   
Full job description available by request.  
     
How to Apply        
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If you would like more information please call me on 01489 232 080    
     
Closing Date    
04/05/2018       
         
Must have SC / DV Clearance

Senior Project Manager 28737

  • £ 385.00 - £ 405.00 per day
28737 - Senior Project Manager, Yorkshire
         
Client        
DEFRA
       
Role & Responsibilities      
     
Takes responsibility for the definition; documentation and safe execution of a single major project or a number of smaller initiatives; actively participating in all phases of the project. Identifies; assesses and manages risks to the success of the project. Effectively estimates costs; timescales and resource requirements for the successful delivery of the project(s) to agreed terms of reference. Ensures that realistic project and quality plans are prepared and maintained and tracks all activities against the plan; providing regular and accurate reports to stakeholders; as appropriate. Monitors and forecasts costs; timescales and resources used; and takes action where these deviate from agreed tolerances. Ensures that delivered systems are implemented within these criteria. Manages the change control procedure; ensures that change is captured; impact assessed and approved and ensures that project deliverables are completed within planned cost; timescale and resource budgets; and are signed off. Gains agreement for revisions to the project(s) from project sponsors. Provides effective leadership to the project team ensuring that team members are motivated and developing their skills and experience. Takes appropriate action where performance deviates from agreed tolerances. Actively represents the project team; ensuring that effective relationships are built and maintained with the business. Ensures that own projects are formally closed and; where appropriate; subsequently reviewed; and that lessons learned are captured and actioned. Produces appropriate documentation to support these processes.      
   
Full job description available by request.  
     
How to Apply        
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Closing Date    
16/05/2018       
         
Must have SC / DV Clearance

Project Manager 28747

  • £ 270.00 - £ 290.00 per day
28747 - Project Manager, West Sussex
         
Client        
NHSE
       
Role & Responsibilities      
     
Management and delivery of plans to ensure all necessary preparation and execution tasks and dependencies are included. Ongoing management of those plans to achieve the delivery goals Work with key stakeholders to manage the deployment of all aspects of the project assigned to Identify and mitigate potential risks for delivery of products Operate as a full member of the team; supporting the Programme Director and other team members as directed Project Manage all aspects of specific work packages Working with stakeholders to ensure Design; Delivery; Technical Build; testing; MI requirements etc are managed and delivered to date and time Completion of detailed plan for the medium term including MSP; Resources; costs Completion of the detailed design phase to time and quality; working with the Design team to secure stakeholder sign-off at all stages. Development of stakeholder relationship with suppliers; including preparation of joint plans; proposals and any design and build documentation. Completion of the high level plan through to Go Live and BAU handover. Experience in the delivery of projects; with particular emphasis on the management of suppliers and stakeholders Experience of governance and risk control frameworks Good planning and organisational skills Strong leadership; people and communications skills Possess strong analytical skills with a proven ability to persuade and influence senior decision-making.      
 
Essential Experience:

Qualified to degree level or equivalent level of experience in a relevant role, 
Evidence of continuing professional development,
Project management qualification or equivalent experience e.g. Prince 2 or MSP,
Substantial experience of working in a commercial project management environment,
Significant experience of managing IT projects, including project planning, project control and project management,
Significant experience in developing IT solutions in a customer facing environment.
   
Full job description available by request.  
     
How to Apply        
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If you would like more information please call me on 01489 232 080    
     
Closing Date    
14/05/2018       
         
Must have SC / DV Clearance

Asset Manager 28735

  • £ 280.00 - £ 300.00 per day
28735 - Asset Manager, Nottingham
         
Client        
DFT  
       
Role & Responsibilities      
     
 
Review and monitor asset management outputs, including efficiency reviews, delivery plans and progress with achieving best practice. Provide specialist technical advice on asset management matters, including supporting stations, track and issues. Forward planning work to assist in preparing for the next periodic review. Knowledge of systems such as Ellipse, Maximo, or SAP to support our reviews of asset information systems.
 
Experience:
 
  • Experience of developing and implementing Asset & Configuration Management processes and procedures, monitoring effectiveness and driving process improvement
  • In depth experience of all aspects of IT services delivery
  • Experience of delivery in a complex multi-vendor supply chain with a mix of internally and externally sourced service provision
  • Management experience of working in a major business service organisation in the public sector;
  • Experience of managing teams, both directly and virtually, in a matrix structure environment;
  • Experience with Project Management in an Agile environment would be advantageous
  • A wide understanding of operational requirements e.g. business continuity, seasonal periods and scheduling 
Desirable
  • ITIL V3 Intermediate
Skills and Experience
  • The post holder should have a minimum of 3 years’ experience of IT service management, specifically with Asset & Configuration Management.
   
Full job description available by request.  
     
How to Apply        
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If you would like more information please call me on 01489 232 080    
     
Closing Date    
16/05/2018       
         
Must have SC / DV Clearance

Estates Surveyor 28632

  • £ 130.00 - £ 150.00 per hour
28632 - Estates Surveyor, Yorkshire & The Humberside
         
Client        
DEFRA
       
Role & Responsibilities      
     
To support the management of the occupied estate the postholder will be required to undertake inspection, small value occupational transactions and estate management tasks. The post will be part of the busy transactional team supporting the three surveyors. The roles requires experience of commercial property and tenancy agreements. General estate management experience would be a bonus. The majority of the transactional activity is outsourced to external providers, however there remains a material element of transactional activity within the government estate which is conducted by the in house team. This role would suit a part qualified, APC candidate looking for hands on experience or people qualified by experience. For those qualified by experience we would expect them to be able to demonstrate a minimum of 10 years’ experience in a similar role in a commercial environment.      
   
Full job description available by request.  
     
How to Apply        
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If you would like more information please call me on 01489 232 080    
     
Closing Date    
16/05/18
         
Must have SC / DV Clearance

Executive Personal Assistant 28656

  • £ 130.00 - £ 150.00 per day
28656 - Executive Personal Assistant, London     
         
Client        
NHSE
       
Role & Responsibilities      
     
Provides the full range of executive personal assistant, administrative and secretarial support to the Director including ensuring an appropriate balance of support is provided; diary management; correspondence and email management, meeting arrangements and event management. Provision of administrative duties, general office cover for telephones, hosting visitors. Develops comprehensive working procedures within the office, including establishing and maintaining office filing systems, management of office moves and desk allocation; ensures that processes and procedures are adhered to. Ensures activity is redirected to wherever appropriate. Produces minutes/a record of meetings as requested by the Director, communicates outcomes and ensures that follow up action is taken. Acts appropriately and independently as the situation requires with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders, understands the confidential nature of the role. Builds relationships with other business areas through personal contacts and through gaining a reputation for high quality of work and dependability. Works with the rest of the Directorate team to ensure effective delivery of work, including providing cross-cover support. Ensures that the Director is fully prepared for all activities undertaken in the course of their day to day activities, including writing, commissioning, co-ordinating and quality assuring briefings as necessary. Provides a conduit between the Director, staff and external stakeholders.Ensures that appropriate processes are in place to ensure that the day to day administrative requirements such as expenses, travel and accommodation bookings and all appointments are managed effectively. Prepares papers and presentations as directed.Liaison/co-ordination and monitoring of requests as they arise within and for the Directorate; prioritises tasks/activities and interactions; pro-actively manages the Director’s diary to reflect work priorities and key objectives.
 
Essential Experience:
 
  • Word processing, & Excel qualifications (Intermediate level),
  • Appropriate Secretarial Qualification e.g., RSA Stage 3 or equivalent experience,
  • Experience of working in a commissioning / contracting environment,
  • Knowledge and understanding of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, Powerpoint),
  • Significant administrative experience in a busy office environment.
   
Full job description available by request.  
     
How to Apply        
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If you would like more information please call me on 01489 232 080    
     
Closing Date    
11/05/2018       
         
Must have SC / DV Clearance

Digital Network Specialist Senior 28674

  • £ 450.00 - £ 500.00 per day
28674 - Digital Specialist Senior, Inner London
         
Client        
Cabinet Office  
       
Role & Responsibilities      
   
What: Provide technical expertise on the Apple estate (client and server) and in other areas as required. This will primarily involve providing technical skills working with the Senior Apple Engineer to assist the design of Apple end user devices and their management and integration into the GDS WLAN and network services.
  • Measured: Through sprint planning, daily standups and regular update meetings with the Head of Internal Services. In addition a set of spreadsheets are used to track and report progress
  • What: Provide Technical Architecture expertise on the much smaller Windows estate (client and server) and in other areas as required. This will primarily involve providing Technical Architecture skills for the design of MS Windows end user devices and their management and integration into the GDS WLAN and network services.
  • Measured: Through sprint planning, daily standups and regular update meetings with the Head of Internal Services. In addition a set of spreadsheets are used to track and report progress
  • What: Oversee and guide the other team member who has Windows system admin responsibilities.
  • Measured: Through sprint planning, daily standups and regular update meetings with the Head of Internal Services. In addition a set of spreadsheets are used to track and report progress
  • What: Alongside the Apple & Windows system admin team member, provide day to day management of the Apple OS X and Windows environment ensuring the server environment and dependent services are optimised. This will include the implementation of new services as and when required by GDS Provide second/third line support for the large OS X client estate; Provide day to day management of the small environment Microsoft Windows estate ensuring the server environment and dependent services are optimised; Problem solving; According to the skills of the candidate, to also provide support for other elements of our network environment as cover for the team members with primary responsibility; this will be dependent on the current skills of the candidate; As part of the team, maintain and enhance the network, by providing expertise and creating opportunities for others to share and practice your knowledge.
  • Measured: Through sprint planning, daily standups and regular update meetings with the Head of Internal Services. In addition a set of spreadsheets are used to track and report progress
  • What: Maintain and deliver a robust, scalable, network environment capable of supporting GDS’ internal IT needs.
  • Measured: GDS digital services daily meetings are held to track progress
  • What: Creation of design documents for End User Devices - macOS and Windows as part of design work
  • Measured: Through sprint planning, daily standups and regular update meetings with the Head of Internal Services. In addition a set of spreadsheets are used to track and report progress
  • What: Creation of user guides for device builds
  • Measured: Through sprint planning, daily standups and regular update meetings with the Head of Internal Services. In addition a set of spreadsheets are used to track and report progress
 
   
   
Full job description available by request.  
     
How to Apply        
Click the apply button on the right to apply now.        
If you would like more information please call me on 01489 232 080    
     
Closing Date    
15/05/2018       
         
Must have SC / DV Clearance

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