Communications Specialist 29410

  • £ 167.83 - £ 167.83 per day
29410 - Communications Specialist , West Midlands   
   
Client  DEFRA  
   
Role & Responsibilities
  • Key responsibilities • Lead on developing, implementing and evaluating communications plans to help support the delivery of area priorities and outcomes. • Work with colleagues in other areas and nationally to deliver national-once communications campaigns and projects, via portfolio group. • Along with planning and delivering proactive communications work, ensure an effective response to reactive work, such as media enquiries and responding to incidents. • Maintain and enhance existing internal communications channels to meet business needs. • As a technical specialist, they will provide advice and guidance to fellow team members and the wider business in all aspects of communications and reputation management.
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    The team Communications teams provide the following services to their local area customers: • Incident preparedness and response, including external liaison with partners Local communications planning and delivery to meet area priorities. • Local proactive and reactive media management (including social media) • Internal communications support • Advice around high public interest sites, flood risk and environmental improvement projects • Communications skills capacity building (plain English, social media skills, etc.) • Advice and support in relation to publishing, maintaining our brand and enhancing our visibility
     
    Experience/skills required We're looking for an experienced communications professional who: • is a good team player with excellent interpersonal skills; • Can evidence good written and verbal skills; • Can evidence a good track record of delivering effective communications activity.
     
    Closing Date  Thursday 12th July 2018 @ 1130 
       
    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  
       
    Must have SC / DV Clearance

    Communications Officer 29411

    • £ 131.57 - £ 131.57 per day
    29411 - Communications Officer, West midlands  
       
    Client  DEFRA  
       
    Role & Responsibilities
    • Key responsibilities • Support on developing, implementing and evaluating communications plans to help support the delivery of area priorities and outcomes. • Work with colleagues in other areas and nationally to support the delivery of national-once communications campaigns and projects, via portfolio group. • Along with planning and delivering proactive communications work, ensure an effective response to reactive work, such as media enquiries and responding to incidents. • Maintain and enhance existing internal communications channels to meet business needs – lead on editing and publishing internal staff e-newsletter • As a technical specialist, provide advice and guidance to internal customers/ clients on all aspects of communications and reputation management. The team Communications teams provide the following services to their local area customers: • Incident preparedness and response, including external liaison with partners Local communications planning and delivery to meet area priorities. • Local proactive and reactive media management (including social media) • Internal communications support • Advice around high public interest sites, flood risk and environmental improvement projects • Communications skills capacity building (plain English, social media skills, etc.) • Advice and support in relation to publishing, maintaining our brand and enhancing our visibility
     
    • Experience/skills required We're looking for a communications     professional who: • is a good team player with excellent interpersonal skills; • Can evidence good written and verbal skills; • Can evidence a good track record of delivering effective communications activity.
     
     
    Closing Date  12th July 2018 at 11:25
       
    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  
       
    Must have SC / DV Clearance

    Oracle Database Administrator 29170

    • £ 355.00 - £ 375.00 per day
    29170 - Oracle Database Administrator, West Midlands     
         
    Client  MOD  
         
    Role & Responsibilities
    • Main Duties and Responsibilities: Day to day incident management of admin issues; Daily housekeeping duties to ensure the general health of Servers and Applications; Support of current installations and implementation of immediate improvements to improve support / stability e.g. patching; Conduct reviews of supplied specifications; Document and store all work in accordance with agreed standards.
     
    Closing Date 9th July at 16:45   
         
    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    
         
    Must have SC / DV Clearance

    Senior Business Analyst 29356

    • £ 550.00 - £ 600.00 per day
    29356 - Senior Business Analyst , west midlands   
       
    Client  home office  
       
    Role & Responsibilities
    • Undertake investigative work to determine business opportunities, and specify effective business processes; Specify their implementation through improvements in information systems, data management, practices, organisation and equipment; Conduct investigations for strategy studies, requirements specifications and feasibility studies; Maintain technical awareness at a level where alternatives can be analysed, modelled and classified according to technical feasibility and non-functional characteristics; Assess and advise on the practicability of alternatives, marrying up technical limitations with operational realities; Take responsibility as needed for the detailed specification and modelling of recommended solutions; Apply available standards, methods and tools in an intelligent and effective way and produce a consistently high standard of documentation; Define, plan and justify (in business terms) projects to develop/implement automated and non-automated components of new or changed processes; Assist clients/users in defining acceptance criteria for testing of automated systems; Produce business models in support of business strategy; Cross-check various model elements for inconsistencies and incompleteness eg finite state models against use case models, class diagrams against business rules, case post conditions against class diagrams; Elicit and record business rules and confirm them with business experts; Contribute to evaluating the factors which must be addressed in change programmes including cultural, organisational and business constraints affecting options for change; Assess the risks, costs and potential benefits of alternative business process designs.
     
    Closing Date  6th July 2018 at 18.00  
       
    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  
       
    Must have SC / DV Clearance

    Customer Care Operative

    • £ 25000.00 - £ 27000.00 per annum
    Customer Care Operative - £26,000 - Staffordshire    
                                         
    Introduction                             
    An exciting new opportunity has arisen for a Customer Care Operative to join our client to cover their Staffordshire/Cheshire sites.        
             
    This role involves delivering exceptional Multi-trades works, repairing, fixing and fitting the New Homes. You will also be delivering exceptional Customer Care to the owners.        
             
    The ideal candidate will be situated in or around the Staffordshire/Cheshire areas and have their own tools, you'll also have experience working in occupied homes.                                             
                                         
    The Role                      
    - You should be multi skilled covering Carpentry & Joinery, Painting, Decorating, Tiling and General quality maintenance.                            
    - Deliver exceptional and professional Customer Care to the occupied homes.  
    - Flexibility is a must as travel will be required to all areas in the region.             
    - Working days are Monday to Friday      
     
    Benefits                                      
    - 26 days holiday
    - Excellent pensions scheme
    - Van and mileage expenses
    - 5% discretionary bonus
    - Future Progression opportunities with a large developer. 
                         
    For more information please apply below or call Christopher Ellis at England Associates

    Digital QA 29028

    • £ 280.00 - £ 300.00 per day
    29028 - Digital QA, Birmingham
             
    Client        
    MoJ
           
    Role & Responsibilities      
         
    Undertake responsibilities of a QA engineer/software developer with a focus on test automation; Involvement with all aspects of test automation: functional, performance. Have experience with more than one of the leading test automation tools and frameworks, closed-tools such as QTP and open-source tools such as Sahi, Selenium, Watir/N, Fitness, and Cucumber. Advanced knowledge and experience with testing products with the following technology stacks (or equivalent): Ruby, Java, .NET, SQL, XML, web services. Advanced knowledge and experience in testing web applications with knowledge of browsers and user-interface testing techniques. Have knowledge of software best practices like test-driven development (TDD), behavioural-driven development (BDD), and continuous integration.
     
     
    Experience Required:
     
    • Expertise with test automation tools and frameworks 
    • UI testing - experience in Protractor Automation Framework and Selenium 
    • API testing - web services / RESTful (using SoapUI, Postman etc) 
    • BDD - experience in testing tools such as Cucumber 
    • Strong understanding of QA methodology and software development life-cycle
    • Exposure to Agile Environment is key 
    • Exposure to some Test Automation and willingness to learn automation 
    • Web service and SOAP Testing 
    • SQL Testing Experience 
    • Both Manual and Automation Testing 
    • CI Server with Jenkins or similar tools 
    • Agile tools exposure (JIRA, JENKINS etc) 
    • At least 8 year of experience as a QA Tester (manual / automated testing) 
    • Able to document defects in a clear and concise manner 
    • Aware of how bugs are reported and their work flow within a bug database (preferred but not essential - training will be given) 
    • A high degree of skill in troubleshooting, characterizing, and describing defects 
    • Test Driven and Behaviour Driven Development 
    • Strong analytical skills with the ability to learn new information quickly 
    • Strong capabilities performing independently and as part of a cross-functional, team in a fast paced environment 
    • The ability to manage and prioritize own workload effectively 
    • Excellent communication and client-facing skills 
    • Passionate and motivated with a can do positive attitude 
    • Ability to work with new and creative idea’s 
    • ISEB/ISTQB certified   
     
    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    
    08/06/2018       
             
    Must have SC / DV Clearance

    New Homes Sales Consultant

    • £ 22000.00 - £ 24000.00 per annum
    New Homes Sales Consultant - £22,000+, OTE - £40,000+  - Warwickshire  
             
    Introduction          
    An exciting new permanent opportunity has arisen for a New Homes Sales Consultant to join our client based in Warickshire. You will be based at the development, negotiating the new homes sales.        
             
    The Role                       
    -Dealing with all potential and existing customers in a professional manner to give the best customer experience.      
           
    -Achieving sales of properties to suitable customers in line with agreed targets.      
           
    -Providing expertise in both the specifications and the buying procedure      
           
    -Using purchasing incentives effectively to ensure a good flow of sales whilst maximising profit.      
           
    -Promoting Company mortgage arrangements, including referral to Independent Mortgage Advice, managing transactions and ensuring timely completions.      
           
    -Maintaining the presentation of sales arena, stock plots and the sales office.      
    -Ensuring that all paperwork and site administration is up to date, and required reports completed.      
           
    -Conducting local market research.      
           
    -Ensuring high standards of Health and Safety on site.      
           
                        
    For more information please apply below or call Jessica Roche at England Associates.

    Internal Communication Manager 28550

    • £ 130.00 - £ 150.00 per day
    28550 - Internal Communication Manager, West Midlands
             
    Client        
    NHSE
           
    Role & Responsibilities      
         
    Developing and delivering an internal communication strategy in line with legislation and departmental policies. Working closely with key stakeholders, ensuring that colleagues are aware and engaged with corporate initiatives. Managing a range of internal communications channels. Managing key internal staff events. Developing new and innovative ways of communicating departmental changes and developments to staff members. Organising internal departmental events and functions. General up keep of intranet site. Ensuring staff distribution lists are kept up to date.
     
    Essential Experience:

    Educated to degree level in relevant subject or equivalent level of experience of working at a similar level in specialist area.
    Post-graduate degree or equivalent.
    Significant experience of successfully operating in a politically sensitive environment.
    Experience of the designing, management and reporting from large databases and data from a variety of channels across stakeholder insights and engagement (e.g. Datix and Elesurvey). 
    Lead on and managing the interpreting, reporting and presenting data from information management and reporting software (e.g. Datix) and working with clients to produce bespoke reporting packages.
       
    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    
    11/05/2018       
             
    Must have SC / DV Clearance

    Digital Security Specialist 28562

    • £ 400.00 - £ 420.00 per day
    28562 - Digital Security Specialist - West Midlands
             
    Client        
    MOD
           
    Role & Responsibilities      
         
    The role will be required to carry out a combination of dedicated Information Management and Assurance tasks.
     
    The following tasks will be required:
    • Collate all the details necessary to register CIS on the Defence Assurance Risk Tool ( DART)
    • Assist the Defence Assurance and Information Security (DAIS) team to achieve Green Channel Accreditation
    • Carry out an audit on Medical Equipment used across the HLB • Register all applicable medical equipment on DART
    • Assist the Defence Assurance and Information Security (DAIS) team to achieve accreditation for medical equipment where required Validate the output of 3rd party supplier Information Assurance assessments and ensure all controls are in place
    • Collate details of all remaining suppliers, co-ordinate Information Assurance assessments
     
    • Validate and provide assurance that suppliers ‘Cyber Essentials’ are in place Where not in place, develop Information Management plans for systems and equipment ensuring that the following elements are understood:
    • Information needs
    • Business Critical information elements
    • Information Flows (including ‘through life measures’)
    • Security procedures
    • Backup procedures
    • Business Continuity procedures
    • Stakeholders
       
    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    
    08/05/2018       
             
    Must have SC / DV Clearance

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