Business Analyst

Business Analyst | London | up to £380/day

Jonothan Bosworth Recruitment Specialists are currently looking for Business Analyst with finance systems experience : ideally with GL (general ledger) & P2P (procure to pay) experience to aid the continued efforts of our key client as they undertake a major transformation project.

THE BASICS:

Any Business Analyst with Finance Systems experience – ideally with Sun Systems exposure, coupled with an understanding of unified ledger & analysis codes, will be of interest.

THE PRE-REQUISITES:

Business Analysts with a finance background and / or qualification will be of interest, and if you have worked on interfaces, mapping and feeder systems, with a demonstrable ability to challenge requirements and assess effort versus benefits, we’d like to hear from you today.

You will work under our clients’ Finance Transformation Partner to take formative decisions from the Finance Design Committee; evaluating the in-depth impact and prepare summary for review at follow up meetings.

THE INTERVIEW PROCESS:

The ideal interview time line and process is as follows:

Interview: Thursday 21st June 2018.

Start Date: Monday 2nd July 2018.

THE CONCLUSION:

This contract opportunity is likely to be 6 months in duration, with the latter period focussing on budgeting, forecasting and BI project work; as such this represents a fantastic opportunity for an individual with solid technical and accounting software capabilities.

Please contact Jonothan Bosworth Recruitment Specialists for more information TODAY.

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Supply Chain and Merchandising Systems Manager

Supply Chain and Merchandising Systems Manager | London | Up to £43,000

Jonothan Bosworth Recruitment Specialists are currently looking for a Supply Chain and Merchandising Systems Manager to work with a national, iconic brand and join a friendly and welcoming team to drive system improvements and deliver practical solutions via detailed understanding of stock management and supply chain data systems & processes.

If you are an avid & proactive ‘problem solver’ with solid technical knowledge around database, SQL and supply chain systems, with an ability to communicate with key stakeholders across the business and react & respond to all stock management and merchandising system requirements, we’d like to hear from you TODAY.

The Supply Chain and Merchandising Systems Manager will demonstrate working knowledge around SQL, SSIS, and Microsoft packages and have a demonstrable understanding of database administration.

This job role comes with 3 direct reports who will work alongside you to develop, manage and implement efficient, structured and reliable central tools and data sources to meet the requirements of the business. You’ll be a key stakeholder in decision making, relating to all stock management processes and needs too.

THE PRE-REQUISITES:

If you can design and build stock management tools for use by buyers and merchandisers; design solutions to collect, collate, store and access all required stock data in a robust, automated way, and provide regular reporting on stock, sales and availability we’d like to hear from you today.

Individuals who can gather and interpret complex data to make key business decisions and identify opportunities : while working with IT functions to outline and own database management and house-keeping to ensure efficient use of server capacity and space and optimise system(s) efficiency will be held in high regard.

THE INTERVIEW PROCESS:

Face to face interviews will take place on Tuesday 19th June & Thursday 21st June in Central London.  There may be a second, final second stage interview during the month of June.

THE CONCLUSION:

Candidates with a thorough understanding of the principles of retail stock and range management, coupled with a broad understanding of database administration and a strategic approach to the integration of data across multiple systems and platforms – including people management and team development skills – should apply ASAP for the opportunity to join a national, iconic brand.

If you are interested, please send a copy of your CV to Jonothan Bosworth for more information.

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IT Project Manager

IT Project Manager | up to £435/day | London

Jonothan Bosworth Recruitment Specialists are currently looking for an IT Infrastructure Project Manager with experience of supporting moves to ‘agile working’ environments to aid our key client, based in Central London, as they continue to undertake a major transformation project.

THE BASICS:

We are looking for someone experienced enough to ‘raise the bar’ significantly on the governance side of things, whilst identifying where existing supplier support arrangements are inadequate; helping to procure new suppliers : simultaneously managing dependencies between infrastructure projects and other programmes.

THE BACK GROUND:

IT Project Managers who can define the infrastructure programme and deliver an infrastructure platform that will support agile working, CRM, cloud migration and other vital processes will be of major interest.

Many of the projects that you will be working on are dependencies for the rollout of new desktop and mobile devices, Windows 10, Office 365 and Skype for Business (Agile Programme) and a new Customer Contact Management platform (CRM Programme).

THE SKILLS:

Individuals with server, application and desktop virtualisation knowledge around: Citrix replacement with VDI, Citrix Upgrade v7 (to include: remediation & capacity increase and Sophos Anti-Virus upgrade should apply TODAY.

Expertise around domain migration; mobile phone migration (domain and Airwatch) and profile migration will hold you in good stead, as will previous work around multiple website location Wi-Fi replacement & Meraki Switch replacement for CFR. You will be involved with data loss prevention and the backup server refresh on production datacentre(s) as well as ITT (invitation to tender) work around: Mobile Phone Airtime & ADSL. 

THE ADDITIONAL STUFF:

VPN re-design for remote site(s), Cyber Essentials, Security Scanning Solutions as well as remediation work around the Network, AD & telephony audit is important; so too is an understanding of the inner workings of A/V for meeting rooms.

THE CONCLUSION:

This is a multi-faceted, project – part of a wider programme that will both challenge and excite you in equal measure.  If you are immediately available to interview and can commute to Camden, North London, please contact Jonothan Bosworth Recruitment Specialists TODAY.

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Application Support Developer

HR Application Support Developer | circa £350/day | London

Jonothan Bosworth Recruitment Specialists are currently looking for an HR Application Support Developer with NGA software experience to aid our key client, based in Central London, as they continue to undertake a major transformation project.

THE BASICS:

This contract job opportunity is a split between application support, development & configuration activities. Working knowledge of NGA ResourceLink, and configuration of forms and workflows using the NGA toolset is vital for this role; as is configuration of new reports within the standard NGA report writer.

As the HR Application Support Developer, you will be tasked with updating bank details on MyView2, configuration changes to eHR files and the review of current and potential integration with our clients’ other core system(s).

The development of HR Test Scripts as part of the Regression Test Pack and a final hand-over of all support activities to BAU is fundamental to the success and legacy of this role.

THE PRE-REQUISITES:

Developers with several years’ experience of working in a mixture of support & development environments for HR Systems, knowledge and support of NGA ResourceLink HR/Payroll system(s), coupled with excellent communication skills, both written and verbal – should apply TODAY.

If you have strong organisational and/or project management skills, a strong work ethic, solid problem-solving ability with a solutions-oriented mind-set; with an innate ability to ‘think outside the box’, then we would like to hear from you TODAY!

A customer focused mentality; and a positive, collaborative nature; coupled with a familiarity to creating and reviewing technical documentation – communicating technical solutions & issues to both technical and non-technical people, with a track record in designing, delivering & supporting complex systems and solutions is likely to result in an immediate interview request.

THE CONCLUSION:

This is a fantastic job opportunity for any HR Application Support Developer who is ‘process driven’ – ideally to ITIL standards, degree level educated and carries knowledge and support of Cornerstone Achieve LMS systems (desirable).

Please contact Jonothan Bosworth Recruitment Specialists for more information TODAY

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Project Manager

Finance Project Manager | circa £435/day | London

Jonothan Bosworth Recruitment Specialists are currently looking for a Project Manager with a full range of experience around ‘financial systems’ to aid our key client, based in Central London, as they continue to undertake a major transformation project.

We are looking for someone who has done a Chart of Accounts projects before.  Our client has a complex ecosystem of interfaced finance systems so a Project Manager who is good technically (for understanding and testing interfaces) and who also has a good understanding of financial reporting is vital.  A good application of knowledge, ownership and capability in relation to management of the various (financial) systems, is paramount.

Our clients’ key finance systems are Infor SunSystems, Civica PIP and Wax Web3.

THE BASICS:

We are looking for a Project Manager to work on finance systems projects including:

-Developing and implementing a new Chart of Accounts (requirements gathering in progress).

-Implementing new functionality that is being made available by the upgrade of Sun Accounts from v6.1 to v6.3.

-Implementing unused functionality in existing systems such as business rules (for coding payments) and allocations (apportioning payments).

THE DETAIL:

Individuals with a proven track record in delivering successful projects around planning and stakeholder management and previous experience of Sun accounts (ideally v6.3); of developing and implementing a new Chart of Accounts across multiple systems will be highly desirable.

THE CONCLUSION:

We are not looking for candidates with accountancy qualifications as you will be supported by a Finance Transformation Partner – we are looking for an individual who has operated as a Project Manager for at least 5 years, with a strong understanding and appreciation for Financial Software.

THE START DATE:

++ We are looking for Project Managers who are in a position to start a new contract, no later than 4th June 2018 ++

If you are immediately available to interview and can commute to Camden, North London, please contact Jonothan Bosworth Recruitment Specialists TODAY

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Compliance Project Manager

Compliance Project Manager | up to £425/day | North London

Jonothan Bosworth Recruitment Specialists currently have a fantastic opportunity for a Compliance Project Manager to work with a key client as they commence on a major Business Transformation Programme, which includes implementation of a new Strategic Mobile forms Application Platform, and associated compliance deliverables.

THE BASICS:

As Compliance Project Manager you will be responsible for end to end delivery of a new SaaS based CoTs Mobile Application including associated integration to software, services and required data sources. This project forms part of a key compliance initiative and will also need to fuse with our clients’ transformation programme and is part of an overarching CRM Transformation Programme.

The Mobile Forms application project includes requirement analysis, process design, procurement and vendor selection through to implementation, testing, training, transition to Go Live and hand over to BAU support.

Reporting to the CRM Programme Manager the Compliance Project Manager will act as the main focal point of contact within the CRM Programme for the management and delivery of the Compliance Workstream. Your ability to manage chosen 3rd party vendors and Systems Integrators to deliver the solution, is vital.

The Compliance Project Manager will also be responsible initially for a small team of Business Analysts & Architects. As the project moves forward you will then lead a small team of other critical resources to work alongside procurement, IT and stakeholder teams to ensure vendors are delivering a quality solution as required.

THE SKILLS:

If you have specialist knowledge and an in depth understanding of Compliance based Mobile Form Application system implementation; the delivery of Compliance applications as SaaS solution and multi-channel solutions and systems Integration lifecycle you are likely to receive an interview request.

PRINCE 2 certified Project Managers, with experience of Vendor selection and procurement and creation of RFP or ITT for CRM are highly sought after.

OTHER PRE-REQUISITES:

The overall implementation and delivery of the Mobile Forms application and the overall implementation systems of Integration for Mobile Forms applications coupled with the development of Mobile Forms Application ITT documentation including functional and non-functional requirements is important.

In addition; management of the Mobile Forms Application Procurement across the business and development and maintenance of Mobile Forms Application Project Plan, RAID log : assigning resources and budgets accordingly is integral to successful delivery.

Your ability to facilitate change within the project, liaise and influence teams to deliver to plan, including data and infrastructure teams, ensuring the most effective approach for the company and its products will hold you in good stead.

THE CONCLUSION:

Project Managers with excellent attention to detail, an ability to remain focused and effective in a fast paced and environment with strong analytical problem solving and troubleshooting skills who possess desirable skills such as Mobile Form Application CoTs packages, compliance-based processes and Experience of Change Management across multiple & diverse business streams and test strategy should APPLY TODAY.

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Project Manager

Project Manager | Surrey | £45,000 – £60,000

Our newest client, a global technology solutions and IT service provider, based in Surrey is currently looking for a new Project Manager.

THE BASICS:

We are looking for an Project Manager to be responsible for managing one or more projects within our clients’ Data Centre and Security teams.

Although the HQ is in Surrey, there may be some flexible working options.

THE DETAILS:

The successful Project Manager will be responsible for the successful implementation of Data Centre and Security projects and should hold an industry recognized certification in Project Management (Prince2 or PMI).

Your responsibilities as a Project Manager will include: estimating & project scoping, statement of work generation, project planning and updating the project delivery plans.

Controlling stages and managing product delivery (including Specifications, Software, Test plans, whilst managing stage boundaries and milestone signoff is also important.

If you can manage product delivery (including specifications, software, test plans);  identify next stage pre-requisites (infrastructure, resource, software license) and address these prior to the commencement of the next stage, whilst managing project change control and project quality, coupled with an ability to build a working relationship with other project managers and customers, we’d like to hear from you TODAY.

Project Managers with demonstrable ability to manage risk, budgets, provide succinct handover documents and can work collaboratively to provide holistic, tailored solutions and services that solve business challenges are likely to receive an interview request.

THE COMPETENCIES:

Project Managers with excellent customer facing communication skills and an ability to build effective working relationships, with a proven track record of delivering new projects into a live environment will be of interest.

If you can work to tight deadlines; solid process design and management skills, documentation and authoring skills with an excellent eye for detail and are able to chair, facilitate and lead meetings, please send us your resume ASAP.

THE CONCLUSION:

Project Managers with significant experience & exposure in producing and owning project documents, RACI type documents and have a passion for delivering innovate ways to streamline IT solutions and services should contact Jonothan Bosworth Recruitment Specialists TODAY.

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Business Analyst

Business Analyst | £315/day – £375/day | North London

Jonothan Bosworth Recruitment Specialists are currently looking for an IT Business Analyst to support a key client, based near Camden, in London, as they continue to undertake major transformational changes.  

This is a great opportunity as our client continues to embark on an exciting journey; improving multiple products, platforms and solutions.

THE BASICS:

As Business Analyst you will work with the business to understand and analyse requirements and be viewed as a ‘trusted advisor’

THE PRE-REQUISITES:

If you can challenge and document underlying business needs, translating these into project scope, objectives, requirements and business goals, with a thorough understanding of business processes coupled with an ability to build strong productive customer focused relationships, then please apply TODAY!

Business Analysts with the ability to take on the role as product owner from time to time will be sought after.

This job opportunity with suit someone who can produce high quality business requirements documentation (such as requirements specifications, user stories, use cases and acceptance criteria) and detailed technical requirements specifications (such as data models, ER diagrams, UML models).

If you have the ability to combine “soft” influencing, persuasion and consultancy skills with “leadership” qualities that encourage business leaders to positively respond and can clearly communicate with stakeholders on feasibility and effort analysis, whilst working closely with the Development and Testing teams throughout the project lifecycle : driving the UAT with the business users, which includes performing some parts of the UAT, providing test scenarios and training to the business users, then we’d like to hear from you.

Actively managing the mitigation strategies and communicating regularly with the project team members, the IT leadership, Business Stakeholders, and Project Sponsors are vital to the proper execution of this role.

THE KEY REQUIREMENTS:

Do you have several years of experience of working as a Business Analyst in a busy environment?

How about experience in soliciting and documenting requirements using a variety of styles and techniques?

Can you review test cases and test plans : negotiate testing scope and timelines, review test scripts, and review defects raised?

Any Business Analyst with demonstrable experience around managing the full project life cycle and use of the appropriate controls at each step : with Agile or iterative methodologies and terminology, and the delivery of transformation projects from conception to implementation is likely to receive an immediate interview request.

Excellent English written and verbal communication skills, with a ‘results driven’ mindset, with the energy and determination to succeed in a fast-paced environment where the pace of response and leadership is critical to success is highly sought after.

THE QUALIFICATIONS:

BA/BSc Degree in a relevant subject.

PMI-PBA Certified or equivalent (desirable)

The work location will be Camden, with some occasional travel to Mile End. For an immediate interview request please send your resume to Jonothan Bosworth Recruitment Specialists.

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Data Architect

Data Architect | up to £475/day | North London

Jonothan Bosworth Recruitment Specialists are currently looking for a Data Architect to support a key client, based near Camden, in London, as they continue to undertake major transformational changes. 

This is a great opportunity as our client continues to embark on an exciting journey; improving multiple products, platforms and solutions.

THE BASICS:

As Data Architect you will be responsible for leading the Data Architecture with a focus on the delivery of one of our clients’ most critical data programmes, helping to own and to gather the technical requirements – working on several business-critical projects. A solid understanding of Data Governance, MDM and Data Modelling is essential. You will be working closely with other domain architects, technical leads, and software delivery teams.

THE ESSENTIAL SKILLS:

If you are experienced in working with Data Catalogs, Data Management, Enterprise Data Warehouse / Data Lake, Data Integration and Master Data Management solutions, with an understanding of/in setting up Data Governance; maintaining ETL, Data Profiling, Data Quality, Data Modelling and physical/virtualised on-premise managed service provider (MSP) and cloud (IaaS, PAAS, SAAS and iPaaS) solution architectures then you are likely to receive an immediate interview request.

Individuals with strong modelling skills in UML, coupled with working knowledge of various industry standard toolsets from various vendors, with experience in both Agile and Waterfall management practices and of working in both programmes and projects (and a clear understanding of the difference between these) should apply today.

THE OTHER STUFF:

Data Architecture:

Design data models and metadata systems – providing advice on all data related requirements; working with technical teams to make sure our clients’ systems are designed in accordance with the appropriate data architecture and policies.

Data Modelling:

An understanding of the concepts and principles of data modelling and an understanding of different tools to compare different data models (logical, conceptual and physical).

Data Standards:

Communicating the business benefit of data standards, championing and governing those standards, whilst acting as the escalation point for breaches of data standards.

Metadata Management:

Design and maintain the appropriate metadata repositories to enable the understanding of data assets : whilst designing data models and metadata systems.

Data Governance:

Understanding data governance and how it works in relation to other organisational governance structures.

Data Innovation:

Realising the impact of emerging trends on data tools, analysis techniques and data usage.

Data Problem Resolution:

Can log, analyse and manage problems to identify and implement the appropriate solution, ensuring that the problem is fixed.

Strategic Thinking:

Ability to focus on outcomes rather than solutions and activities, whilst working with business and technology stakeholders to translate business data problems into viable solutions.

THE DESIRABLES:

Any Data Architect with visualisation tools, statistical/predictive modelling concepts, experience of industry tools and technologies, coupled with exposure to one or more architecture frameworks (e.g. TOGAF and/or Zachman) with a practical understanding of applying different Project Management methodologies; such as Waterfall, Agile or Iterative will be highly desired.

THE CONCLUSION:

If this job opportunity is of interest, and if you live in commutable distance of Camden, London, in a position to start a new contract imminently, please send your resume to Jonothan Bosworth Recruitment Specialist TODAY.

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Sales Account Manager

Sales Account Manager | Northampton and/or London | circa 33k basic + OTE

Our client, an IT Service & Technology Solutions Provider is looking for a Sales Account Manager to sell their software & hardware solution and services.

If you have at least 4 years’ experience with proven client relationship experience and a solid understanding of the IT industry (to include: Cloud, Cyber Security, Unified Communications, Data Storage, IT Support, Infrastructure & Managed Services) then please APPLY TODAY.

We are looking for individuals with:

1. Solid work history (i.e. at least 2 years spent with your recent employers)

2. VAR work history, or at the very least a clear understanding of the reseller market/industry

3. A proven, demonstrable and evidenced track record of hitting and exceeding sales targets

4. the means to commute to either Northampton or Central London

THE BASIC PACKAGE:

The basic starting salary will be circa £33,000 progressing to £45,000 and then £55,000 based on achieving specific targets : against a flat, uncapped 15% commission structure.

The achievable total earning sits at £70,000 as a Senior Sales Account Manager, progressing to £100,000 as an Account Director.

THE LOCATION:

As Sales Account Manager, you will be able to join our client at either their London office, or their Northampton office. (There is also the potential for some flexible working).

Initial training will take place in Northampton.

THE RESPONSIBILITIES:

We are looking for Account Managers who can promote software solutions to businesses, and generate new business from lead generation to close, attend meetings with clients to give product demonstrations and sales presentations, whilst developing excellent relationships, with an ability to lead in the tender pitch from proposal through to completion.

If you have excellent written and verbal communications skills, if you can deliver against pre-determined targets and if you can maintain concise activity reports, this job opportunity could be for you.

THE SKILL SET:

As the Account Manager you must have Business Development sales experience with a solid understanding of the sales process, key sales skills and pipeline management. Any individual with experience of dealing with and building extensive relationships with clients at a senior level, coupled with a proven track record of solution selling with a ‘can-do’ attitude will be sought after.

THE CONCLUSION:

If you currently work for an MSP, Value Added Reseller or Technology Company and if you are able to demonstrate an ability to work autonomously and have a stable work history, then please contact Jonothan Bosworth Recruitment Specialists TODAY.

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