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Senior Principal, Payments Industry Relations

Discover

London, London
3 days ago
London, London
3 days ago

Discover. A brighter future.

With Discover, you’ll have the chance to make a difference at one of the world’s leading digital banking and payments companies. From Day 1, you’ll do meaningful work you’re passionate about, with the support and resources you need for success. We value what makes each employee unique and provide a collaborative, team-based culture that gives everyone an opportunity to shine. Be the reason millions of people find a brighter financial future, while building the future you want, here at Discover.

Job Description 

 

The Industry Relations team is the organization trusted to fulfil leadership positions in Industry Bodies and direct the participation of subject matter experts across Discover Global Network. As part of the Innovation and Emerging Products organization, its remit includes current payment products as well as emerging technologies.

This position Senior Principal, Payments Industry Relations is responsible for managing research and analysis of industry trends across payments ecosystem to make recommendations aligned with DGN’s strategic product roadmap. Manages strategy of Discover's participation within industry bodies related to payments, commerce and emerging technologies.

The position can be based either from the UK, US, Germany of France. Remote working is also supported.

Responsibilities

  • Manage strategy execution to build alliances and represent Discover at senior levels within industry bodies related to payments, commerce and emerging technologies. Industry Bodies may include technical Standards / Specifications groups such as EMVCo, FIDO, W3C & FDX as well as trade bodies and membership organisations such as the Mobey Forum and the Emerging Payments Association.

  • Facilitate and influence subject matter experts and extended cross-department staff in strategic assessment of industry developments and proposed changes.

  • Conduct market research and analysis of industry developments to identify implications and opportunities. Lead scenario development & related responses. Manage analysis of complex issues to define a balanced external position.

  • As a senior member of the industry relations team provide strategic insight on how industry body participation is evaluated and adjusted to meet the organizations need.

  • Support the development and execution of an Internal Engagement Strategy ensuring industry developments are effectively communicated across internal teams, including Product, Legal, Government Relations and regional teams.

  • Global Travel will be expected as Covid related travel restrictions are relaxed.

Minimum Qualifications & Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Information Technology, Social Sciences or similar.

  • Senior Principal level experience within technical product management or related.

  • Senior Principal level experience within key payments standards and specifications in the areas of chip, authentication, data, IoT, and others.

Preferred Qualifications & Experience

  • Experience gained working for a Payments Scheme.

What are you waiting for? Apply today!

The same way we treat our employees is how we treat all applicants – with respect. Discover Financial Services is an equal opportunity employer (EEO is the law). We thrive on diversity & inclusion. You will be treated fairly throughout our recruiting process and without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status in consideration for a career at Discover.

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Partnerships Associate

New Model Institute For Technology and Engineering (NMITE)

Hereford and Worcester, MID
1 day ago
Hereford and Worcester, MID
£34.348k - £37.271k Per Year
1 day ago
£34.348k - £37.271k Per Year
NMITE is proud to be a new provider of higher education in Hereford.  Teaching and engineering focussed, we are committed to authentic learning, developing skills and mindsets, a transformative educational experience, interdisciplinary approaches, innovative provision, and local, regional, national, and international impact. Supported by Government, industry, and the engineering profession, we aim to be a game-changer in every facet of our operations and educational programmes.
We recognise that future engineers need technical knowledge, but also that creativity, problem-solving ability, and understanding of humanities, arts, business, and many other areas are all required to succeed, as well as the ability to use this knowledge in current and future professional contexts. For these reasons, our programmes will be open to all with the creativity, imagination and the determination to solve society’s challenges, not just those with A-level maths and physics. Our teaching will be in studio-based, problem-led, and deeply connected to industrial and social partners.
Partnerships Associate Job Role
  • Act as a primary point of contact for information on partnering with NMITE.
  • Explore and develop new partnerships for NMITE with community and business organisations.
  • Develop and build on external relationships with NMITEs existing strategic partners including alliance and project management on joint initiatives.
  • Develop relations with local delivery partners in the voluntary and community sectors.
  • Assist in developing and writing bids for external funding.
  • Work with both internal departments and outside agencies to assist in development of our degree apprenticeship and continual professional development programmes.
  • Assist with sales and delivery of CPD and Lifelong learning
  • Work with academic team to develop themes for sprints and assist management of the industrial learning experience.
  • Assist with organising and delivering engagement events face to face and online.
  • Maintain communications and engagement with database of interested parties.
Partnerships Associate Qualifications & Experience
Essential
  • Ideally Educated to degree level in a technical discipline or equivalent experience. 
  • Knowledge of working practices in Industry (experience of working in a relevant sector e.g., engineering).
  • Experience in developing external relations and managing alliances with third parties.
  • Project management experience.
  • Ability to present to different audiences and act as an ambassador.
Desirable
  • Knowledge of Working practices in the Academic sector.
  • Bid writing experience.
  • Commercial / finance experience. 
Key Skills & Behaviours
  • Ability to work independently.
  • self-motivated. 
  • organised.
  • Multi-tasking and prioritisation.
  • Entrepreneurship and business development skills.
  • Communication and engagement skills.
  • Effectively work in and across teams.
Cultural Alignment
  • Equality focused.
  • Inclusive. 
  • Respectful.
  • Creative.
  • Honest.
  • Non-judgemental.
Our offer 
We offer competitive salaries and a competitive benefits package, including pension scheme, life assurance, 30 days holidays (plus Bank Holidays & closure days), ongoing training & development.
Location: Hereford

To apply for this 
Partnerships Associate role
Please click the apply link online and submit a full CV and covering letter.  Your covering letter should outline how you meet the person specification.
NMITE is committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive community – a place where we can be ourselves and succeed on merit. Whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from groups currently underrepresented in engineering education. Part time proposals and secondment arrangements may also be considered.
The opening date for applications is Monday 15th February 2021. The closing date for completed applications is Friday 19th March 2021. 
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Enterprise Development Associate

New Model Institute For Technology and Engineering (NMITE)

Hereford and Worcester, MID
Today
Hereford and Worcester, MID
£34.348k - £35.809k Per Year
Today
£34.348k - £35.809k Per Year
NMITE is proud to be a new provider of higher education in Hereford.  Teaching and engineering focussed, we are committed to authentic learning, developing skills and mindsets, a transformative educational experience, interdisciplinary approaches, innovative provision, and local, regional, national, and international impact. Supported by Government, industry, and the engineering profession, we aim to be a game-changer in every facet of our operations and educational programmes.
We recognise that future engineers need technical knowledge, but also that creativity, problem-solving ability, and understanding of humanities, arts, business, and many other areas are all required to succeed, as well as the ability to use this knowledge in current and future professional contexts. For these reasons our programmes will be open to all with the creativity, imagination and the determination to solve society’s challenges, not just those with A-level maths and physics. Our teaching will be in studio-based, problem-led, and deeply connected to industrial and social partners.
NMITE has been awarded funding through the European Social Fund operational programme. Managed by the Department of Work and Pensions, the Herefordshire Skills for the Future project sets out to improve the labour market relevance of education and training systems under priority axis 2.2
Enterprise Development Associate Job Role:
  • NMITE outreach role to stimulate entrepreneurship and innovation Herefordshire’s young people (16-30) and communities across core, emerging and enabling sectors. 
  • Responsible for checking eligibility of participants and ensuring that accurate records are in place on NMITE’s CRM, to provide a full audit trail.
  • Working with school, college, FE and HE leavers to highlight the pathway to entrepreneurship after education.
  • Provide signposting to start-ups to compliment the work of the Growth Hub.
  • Promote the work of NMITE across the wider community in Herefordshire by attending events and brokering new relationships within the community.  
  • Develop a diverse and dynamic programme of networking and information workshops to educate, inform and signpost to further support to promote future skills and changing nature of work.
Qualifications & Experience
  • HND or relevant experience. 
Key Skills & Behaviours
  • Proven experience in Employer Engagement.
  • Excellent communication skills. 
  • Ability to motivate others.
  • Interpersonal skills.
Cultural Alignment
  • Equality focused.
  • Inclusive. 
  • Respectful.
  • Creative.
  • Honest.
  • Non-judgemental.
Our offer 
We offer competitive salaries and a competitive benefits package, including pension scheme, life assurance, 30 days holidays (plus Bank Holidays & closure days), ongoing training & development.   This role is a fixed term contract until December 2023.
Location: Hereford
To apply for this Enterprise Development Associate role
Please click the apply link online and submit a full CV and covering letter.  Your covering letter should outline how you meet the person specification.
NMITE is committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive community – a place where we can be ourselves and succeed on merit. Whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from groups currently underrepresented in engineering education. Part time proposals and secondment arrangements may also be considered.
The opening date for applications is Monday 15th February 2021. The closing date for completed applications is Friday 19th March 2021.
This Enterprise Development Associate role is funded by the European Social Fund Programme 2014- 2020and will contribute to the delivery of the ESF Herefordshire Skills for the Future project, which will be delivered between the dates of 01.05.2020 until 31.12.2023.
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Employer Engagement Associate

New Model Institute For Technology and Engineering (NMITE)

Hereford and Worcester, MID
1 day ago
Hereford and Worcester, MID
£34.348k - £37.271k Per Year
1 day ago
£34.348k - £37.271k Per Year
NMITE is proud to be a new provider of higher education in Hereford.  Teaching and engineering focussed, we are committed to authentic learning, developing skills and mindsets, a transformative educational experience, interdisciplinary approaches, innovative provision, and local, regional, national, and international impact. Supported by Government, industry, and the engineering profession, we aim to be a game-changer in every facet of our operations and educational programmes.
We recognise that future engineers need technical knowledge, but also that creativity, problem-solving ability, and understanding of humanities, arts, business, and many other areas are all required to succeed, as well as the ability to use this knowledge in current and future professional contexts. For these reasons our programmes will be open to all with the creativity, imagination and the determination to solve society’s challenges, not just those with A-level maths and physics. Our teaching will be in studio-based, problem-led, and deeply connected to industrial and social partners.
NMITE has been awarded funding through the European Social Fund operational programme. Managed by the Department of Work and Pensions, the Herefordshire Skills for the Future  project sets out to improve the labour market relevance of education and training systems under priority axis 2.2
Employer Engagement Associate Job Role
  • Acting as the initial point of contact between NMITE and local SME and Microbusinesses to identify their skills and training gaps. 
  • Work closely with employers to conduct detailed skills gap analysis and produce meaningful and relevant report and skills action plan.
  • Establish and manage a quarterly employer engagement forum for the project. 
  • Raise the profile of future skills requirements as set out by the World Economic Forum and others to enable Herefordshire SMEs and micro businesses to prepare themselves for the emerging jobs landscape with its greater focus on digital, analytical thinking, creativity and innovation, sign posting to further information, support and networks where possible. 
  • Responsible for checking eligibility of participants (both businesses and individuals) and ensuring that accurate records are in place on NMITE’s CRM to provide a full audit trail.
  • Promote the work of NMITE across the wider community in Herefordshire by attending events and brokering new relationships within the community and acting as a facilitator to promote the value of future skills to SMEs and new enterprise in Herefordshire, whilst developing links with NMITE. 
Qualifications & Experience
  • HND or relevant experience required.
  • Knowledge of working practices in Industry.
  • Experience in developing external relations and managing relationships with third parties.
  • Previous experience of managing projects.
Key Skills & Behaviours
  • Ability to work independently. 
  • Self-motivated.
  • Organised.
  • Excellent communication. 
  • Engagement skills.
Cultural Alignment
  • Equality focused.
  • Inclusive. 
  • Respectful.
  • Creative.
  • Honest.
  • Non-judgemental.
Our offer 
We offer competitive salaries and a competitive benefits package, including pension scheme, life assurance, 30 days holidays (plus Bank Holidays & closure days), ongoing training & development.   This role is a fixed term contract until December 2023.
Location: Hereford
To apply for this Employer Engagement Associate role
Please click the apply link online and submit a full CV and covering letter.  Your covering letter should outline how you meet the person specification.
NMITE is committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive community – a place where we can be ourselves and succeed on merit. Whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from groups currently underrepresented in engineering education. Part time proposals and secondment arrangements may also be considered.
The opening date for applications is Monday 15th February 2021. The closing date for completed applications is Friday 18th March 2021.
The Employer Engagement Associate role is funded by the European Social Fund Programme 2014- 2020 and will contribute to the delivery of the ESF Herefordshire Skills for the Future project, which will be delivered between the dates of 01.05.2020 until 31.12.2023.
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Placement Coordinator

New Model Institute For Technology and Engineering

Hereford, MID
1 day ago
Hereford, MID
1 day ago
NMITE is proud to be a new provider of higher education in Hereford.  Teaching and engineering focussed, we are committed to authentic learning, developing skills and mindsets, a transformative educational experience, interdisciplinary approaches, innovative provision, and local, regional, national, and international impact. Supported by Government, industry, and the engineering profession, we aim to be a game-changer in every facet of our operations and educational programmes.
We recognise that future engineers need technical knowledge, but also that creativity, problem-solving ability, and understanding of humanities, arts, business, and many other areas are all required to succeed, as well as the ability to use this knowledge in current and future professional contexts. For these reasons our programmes will be open to all with the creativity, imagination and the determination to solve society’s challenges, not just those with A-level maths and physics. Our teaching will be in studio-based, problem-led, and deeply connected to industrial and social partners.
NMITE has been awarded funding through the European Social Fund operational programme. Managed by the Department of Work and Pensions, the Herefordshire Skills for the Future  project sets out to improve the labour market relevance of education and training systems under priority axis 2.2
Placement Coordinator Job Role
  • Work with employers to understand and overcome barriers to offering placements to young people with a view to offering more placements in Herefordshire to meet the region’s Gatsby Benchmark 6 target and reducing the shortfall of work experience placements in the Marches LEP.
  • Work with careers leaders in schools and colleges, through Careers Enterprise Co-ordinator to advertise the range of work experience opportunities in the county.
  • Work with students and young people to understand and overcome barriers to taking up placements in Herefordshire.
  • Develop a placement scheme, primarily focused on roles within emerging sectors in Herefordshire, that bridges the gaps between the needs of individuals and businesses in Herefordshire and provides meaningful work experience placements in accordance with the Gatsby Benchmarks; work with local schools and FE colleges to support placements where appropriate.
  •  Through placements, promote the importance and raise awareness of future skills and changing nature of work because of digitalisation, Industry 4.0, internet of things and automation.
  • Create and facilitate a graduate peer support group which will act as support and learning forum and inform the development of graduate CPD and create a sense of community amongst graduates.
Qualifications & Experience
  • HND or relevant equivalent experience.
  • Experience of working projects.
Key Skills & Behaviours
  • Proven hands-on attitude.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Problem solving and analytical capability.
Cultural Alignment
  • Equality focused.
  • Inclusive.
  • Respectful.
  • Creative.
  • Honest.
  • Non-judgemental.
Our offer
We offer competitive salaries and a competitive benefits package, including pension scheme, life assurance, 30 days holidays (plus Bank Holidays & closure days), ongoing training & development.   This role is a fixed term contract until December 2023.
Location: Hereford
To apply for this Placement Coordinator role
Please click the apply link online and submit a full CV and covering letter.  Your covering letter should outline how you meet the person specification.
NMITE is committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive community – a place where we can be ourselves and succeed on merit. Whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from groups currently underrepresented in engineering education. Part time proposals and secondment arrangements may also be considered.
The opening date for applications is Monday 15th February 2021. The closing date for completed applications is Friday 19th March 2021.
This Placement Coordinator role is funded by the European Social Fund Programme 2014- 2020 and will contribute to the delivery of the ESF Herefordshire Skills for the Future project, which will be delivered between the dates of 01.05.2020 until 31.12.2023.
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Enterprise Account Manager - Central Government & Defence

FireEye, Inc.

London, EN
7 days ago
London, EN
7 days ago
Company Description

FireEye is the leader in intelligence-led security-as-a-service. Working as a seamless, scalable extension of customer security operations, FireEye offers a single platform that blends innovative security technologies, nation-state grade threat intelligence, and world-renowned Mandiant® consulting. With this approach, FireEye eliminates the complexity and burden of cyber security for organizations struggling to prepare for, prevent, and respond to cyber attacks. FireEye has over 7,000 customers across 67 countries, including more than 45 percent of the Forbes Global 2000.

Job Description

We are looking for highly motivated sales individuals who want to apply their new business and sales generating experience into security solutions and services environment. You will be focussed on companies within the Central Government Sector in the UK, generating new opportunities within new prospect customers, selling our Threat Prevention platform and services to multi-vertical accounts. In particular, we are looking for individuals that have experience within Central Government/Defense accounts that include MoD, Defence, HMRC, DWP, HM Forces.

The FireEye Threat Prevention platform is complemented by a holistic suite of consulting services offered by Mandiant, a FireEye company.  Mandiant has responded to thousands of breaches across all industries, organisation sizes, technical environments, and provided incident response services to mitigate the effects of many of the largest and most impactful cyber breaches in the past several years. In addition, Mandiant provides consulting services to help organisations prepare for the event of a cyber-attack and to mature their overall security posture.

Responsibilities:

  • Attain quarterly and annual goals and quota targets
  • Sell the FireEye vision to prospects through product demonstrations, events and target-specific initiatives
  • Qualify opportunities and allocate time and resources accordingly
  • Ability to work independently and as a team player.
  • Manage prospect/customer evaluations, proof of concepts, and any RFP/RFI
  • Develop and execute on territory & account plans to deliver maximum revenue potential, manage sales activities, updates, and create and deliver accurate forecasts in SFDC
  • Work cross-functionally with extended team members
  • Coordinate, team, and co-sell with selected partners
  • Work closely with Account Management, and Support teams to ensure customer satisfaction
  • Ensure a positive prospect/customer experience, and make our customers successful!

Requirements:

  • Experience of selling into Central Government/Defence Accounts within the UK
  • Direct selling expertise, 'hunter' mentality
  • Ability to sell and influence over the phone to obtain face/face appointments
  • Creative in aligning prospecting and selling methods within a fast pace, evolving cyber market
  • Capable of closing software contracts and services in the range of $200K Experience managing and closing complex sales-cycles 
  • Track record of over-achieving quota (top 10-20% of the company) in past positions 
  • Strong computer skills, including Salesforce.com, Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel 
  • Ability to travel up to 20%
Qualifications
  • BS/BA degree preferred 
  • Must have strong written and verbal communication skills and be able to clearly and effectively articulate FireEye’s value via the phone
  • Ability to facilitate large meetings with multiple points of contacts/players 
  • Must be organized, detail and process oriented
  • Must be a self-starter with the ability to work independently or in a team environment
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and use good judgment in resolving difficult issues.

Additional Information

                                      FireEye is an equal opportunity employer

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Mobile Cleaner

OCS Group

Bedford and Surrounding Areas
8 days ago
Bedford and Surrounding Areas
8 days ago

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OCS' Government sector is looking for a hardworking Cleaner to cover 2-3 sites in Bedford and surrounding areas.

Working on varied cleaning tasks, your main aim will be to carry out a range of cleaning activities including mopping, sweeping, dusting, emptying bins and cleaning wash rooms.

You will also:

  • Ensure that areas are cleaned to the highest standards at all times
  • Maintain Health and Safety standards at all times.
  • Ensure equipment is cleaned, maintained and stored correctly
  • Deal with any customer requests promptly and courteously
  • Manage your own work, at each site, independently 
  • Travel from site to site in a company vehicle

To succeed in this role you will need:

  • Valid UK driving licence 
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Education to at least National Level 1 e.g. GCSEs grades D-G
  • To be reliable and responsible with a flexible approach to work
  • Cleaning experience is preferred but full training can and will be provided
  • The ability to provide checkable references to cover the last three years

Optional overtime is available and uniform, company phone and appropriate PPE will be provided. 8 hour shifts Monday to Friday - flexibility to complete the cleaning work anytime between 6:00am - 6:00pm. 

Sound interesting? Apply now! If you require any support with your application, please contact Ria Banitas on 01293 858767 or via email on ria.banitas@ocs.com

What will you get in return?

  • A pension scheme- to save for the future - eligibility rules apply
  • Access to high street discounts
  • Access to low interest loans
  • Recognition scheme ‘OCS Stars’- monetary rewards given to top performers
  • Training and Development- apprenticeships, e-learning, English as a Second Language and our award nominated ‘Impact’ Programme
  • Long Service Awards
  • Cycle to work scheme- discounted bicycles
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Programme- 24-7 Wellbeing Support

Why join OCS Group Ltd?

From providing a first-class shopping experience at major retail and leisure establishments, to maintaining critical factory facilities for well-known industrial organisations, to supporting the patient journey at large hospitals, we provide the essential services that keep businesses and societies running day in and day out.

We are the largest family-owned facilities management services company in the world and we deliver over 70 accredited services internationally.

OCS prides itself as a company that has family values.

We take CARE of you; We act SAFELY and responsibly; We are TRUSTWORTHY; We work as EXPERTS.

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Programme Officer (CCEP)

Coventry City Council

West Midlands
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West Midlands
Today

 

 

 

Coventry City Council is the 9th biggest city in England and has ambitious plans to grow its economy, reputation and quality of life, including by the delivery of the title UK City of Culture in 2021.

The Council’s Business Investment and Culture service has a remit for economic development, inward investment, sustainability, culture, sport, tourism and events.  The team we are recruiting to is responsible for a range of functions, including:      

  • Management of the fourteenth century St Mary’s Guildhall.
  • Supporting the development of arts, culture, heritage and sports opportunities for the benefit of the people of Coventry.
  • Delivery of arts and culture grant programmes

It is a lively group of largely specialist officers with responsibility for strategy, funding and project delivery across its sections.  It has recently expanded significantly, taking on new staff to develop and deliver activities stimulated by the title of UK City of Culture in 2021 and being a host of the Commonwealth Games in 2022.

What is the job role?

We are offering an exciting 30 hour per week,  fixed term position for 18 months.

 

‘Coventry CEP aims to ensure that every child and young person aged 0 to 25 in Coventry has the opportunity to experience arts and cultural learning activities that enable them toflourish, thrive and be optimistic about their futures.’

The Coventry Cultural Education Partnership is an informal ‘professionals’ network of organisations that offer cultural learning opportunities for children and young people between the ages of 0-25 years in Coventry.

The partnership is made up of 120 plus cultural champions from learning providers such as schools, early years and informal education providers and representatives from universities and colleges and the creative and cultural sector including Coventry City of Culture Trust, and our key partners the regional Bridge Arts Connect.  The CCEP works closely with a range of national partners including the Royal Opera House and National Youth Orchestra to benefit children and young people and cultural and educational professionals.

 

This role will work closely with the Chair of the Coventry Cultural Education Partnership to enhance the arts, heritage and cultural learning offer for children and young people in Coventry, unlocking further investments and providing an ongoing legacy that supports continued impact in the city’s cultural learning sector.  

This will include developing governance and business models to ensure long-term sustainability as well as supporting the delivery and development of CCEP.

The post, and the programmes, are jointly funded by Coventry City Council and Arts Connect. The role will involve planning, delivering, evaluating and reporting on all the aspects of this investment. There is an investment steering group to oversee all aspects of the delivery.

 

This post is exempted under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and as such appointment to this post will be conditional upon the receipt of a satisfactory response to a check of police records via Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

Who are we looking for?

 

The Coventry Cultural Education Partnership is dynamic and ambitious, and has a key role in collaborating on the City of Culture, to extend and maintain arts and cultural opportunities for children of Coventry.

 

We are seeking someone who is energetic, proactive and flexible with the ability to work in a fast paced environment.

We are looking for someone with a background in cultural education, with the skills of project management, to build relationships with stakeholders, manage effective partnerships, support cross-sector training, and the development of pedagogy to advance the cultural education opportunities for professionals, children and young people across the city.

 

If you are passionate about cultural education with excellent organisation skills, the ability to prioritise and enjoy working in partnership then we’d like to hear from you.

 

For full details on the application process please read the attached document on our jobs page labelled 'Coventry City Council Application Process'

All attachments for the job can be found here

Interview date(s): 19th March 2021

 

Introduction to Coventry City Council

Coventry is a lively, multicultural city, which embraces old and new. Around the modern city centre there are traces of history everywhere – in the old city walls, the timber-framed buildings and the reconstructed medieval Spon Street. But Coventry has always had an eye on the future, and is now firmly focused on regenerating and re-inventing itself to meet the challenges of the 21st Century. With major developments and new projects taking place right across the city, Coventry City Council is the place to be!
There's a huge buzz about the city – Coventry ranks as the 8th best city to live, work and do business in the UK, and is the UK City of Culture 2021 ! We believe this will help put Coventry on the map for all the right reasons. You can feel the sense of local pride throughout the city as we build towards this momentous year. It also offers a unique, once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to those joining us to play their part in it.
We genuinely believe that Coventry City Council is a special place. You will be joining Coventry City Council during an exciting time to become part of a team that contribute to achieving our visions for the city. We have made our council a place where we look after our people, making sure you're happy in your work and given everything you need to succeed. We've created friendly, welcoming workplaces where everyone is working towards the same cause, providing the best possible services for the city of Coventry.
As a council with improvement at its heart, we’re committed to making life better for the people who live and work in Coventry. We’re equally concerned with the quality of life enjoyed by our people, so by joining us, you won’t just be helping the community, you’ll be helping yourself too.
Not only do you get to work alongside great people that are helping to improve services for our community we offer great benefits too! For your valued contribution we will provide a fantastic benefits package including;

  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Generous annual leave allowance starting at 27 days and rising to 32 days
  • Pay progression through multiple increments
  • Outstanding local government pension scheme
  • Learning & Development with access to certified courses.
  • Access to an award winning Occupational Health Team
  • Vibrant employee networks 
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Principal Public Health Specialist

National Health Service

Wolverhampton, MID
5 days ago
Wolverhampton, MID
5 days ago

Principal Public Health Specialist

City of Wolverhampton Council

The closing date is 08 March 2021

Job overview

Public Health and Wellbeing

Principal Public Health Specialist

£51,901 - £54,934 Job Ref: WLV000003346

37 Hours Per Week

Fixed Term Contract for 12 months (maternity leave cover)

Our vision is to make Wolverhampton a City where people can live long, healthy, active lives. We are looking for an experienced and motivated Public Health Specialist to join us and help achieve this.

Main duties of the job

You will lead on programmes of work across one or more priority areas for public health, including health protection, health improvement, healthcare public health, commissioned public health areas, and the wider determinants of health and will need to demonstrate their ability to autonomously formulate and support others to implement public health solutions using a systematic, evidence based approach. You must have a record of securing multi agency buy in for system wide public health initiatives and working in an innovative and collaborative way across organisational boundaries.

About us

We believe that Wolverhampton is an exciting place to work in Public Health. We have a clear vision and a culture of improvement and innovation, and we pride ourselves on working across the whole Council and with partners. City of Wolverhampton was named Local Authority of the Year in the 2017 MJ Awards, for its outstanding example of modern local government where the resident is at the heart of decision-making.

For further information or an informal discussion about this role, please e-mail Ainee Khan via ainee.khan@wolverhampton.gov.uk

CLOSING DATE MONDAY 8 MARCH, 2021

Apply online at www.wmjobs.co.uk/employer/1015/city-of-wolverhampton-council/

Job description

Job responsibilities

Job Purpose and Role

Working collaboratively across a wide variety of public health areas and using your specialist Public Health knowledge and skills, you will lead, plan and appraise Public Health initiatives and policy, often with outcomes that will be achieved over a period of months or years. You will support the Consultants in Public Health and the Director of Public Health to improve health outcomes and reduce health inequalities in Wolverhampton, through commissioning and delivery, and by influencing the work of key partners in the City. You will manage a team of Public Health specialists working on a broad range of Public Health topics, and with business partner arrangements to other divisions/teams and external partners (e.g. CCG).

There will be several Principals in the team, each with a different portfolio of responsibility, and this will be subject to change as required according to business need, and staff will be expected to maintain generic Public Health skills that allow them to provide cross cover where necessary.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

Technical

  • measure, monitor and report population health and wellbeing
  • interpret and present data and information
  • promote population and community health and wellbeing, addressing the wider determinants of health and health inequalities
  • influence and strengthen community action by empowering communities through evidence based approaches
  • access and appraise evidence gained through systematic methods and through engagement with the wider research community
  • critique published and unpublished research, synthesise the evidence and draw appropriate conclusions
  • work to, and for the evidence base, conduct research, and provide informed advice
  • report and advise on the implications of the evidence base for the most effective practice and the delivery of value for money
  • identify gaps in the current evidence base that may be addressed through research
  • audit, evaluate and redesign services and interventions to improve health outcomes and reduce health inequalities
  • engage stakeholders (including service users) in service design and development, to deliver accessible and equitable person-centred services
  • develop and/or implement standards, protocols and procedures, incorporating national best practice guidance into local delivery systems
  • quality assure and audit services and interventions to control risks and improve their quality and effectiveness

Context

  • work with, and through, policies and strategies to improve health outcomes and reduce health inequalities
  • appraise and advise on global, national or local strategies to improve the public's health and reduce health inequalities
  • assess the impact and benefits of health and other policies and strategies on the public's health and health inequalities
  • develop and/or implement action plans with, and for, specific groups and communities, to deliver outcomes identified in strategies and policies
  • influence or lead on policy development and strategic planning, creating opportunities to address health needs and risks, promote health and build approaches for prevention
  • monitor and report on the progress and outcomes of strategy and policy implementation making recommendations for improvement
  • work collaboratively across agencies and boundaries to improve health outcomes and reduce health inequalities
  • influence and coordinate other organisations and agencies to increase their engagement with health and wellbeing, ill-health prevention and health inequalities

build alliances and partnerships to plan and implement programmes and services that share goals and priorities

  • evaluate partnerships and address barriers to successful collaboration

  • collaborate to create new solutions to complex problems by promoting innovation and the sharing of ideas, practices, resources, leadership and learning

  • connect communities, groups and individuals to local resources and services that support their health and wellbeing
  • work in a commissioning based culture to improve health outcomes and reduce health inequalities

  • set commissioning priorities, balancing particular needs with the evidence base and the economic case for investment

  • specify and agree service requirements and measurable performance indicators to ensure quality provision and delivery of desired outcomes

  • commission and/or provide services and interventions in ways that involve service users and support community interests to achieve equitable person-centred delivery

  • work to understand, and help others to understand, political and democratic processes that can be used to support health and wellbeing and reduce inequalities

  • operate within the decision making, administrative and reporting processes that support political and democratic systems

  • respond constructively to political and other tensions while encouraging a focus on the interests of the public's health

  • help individuals and communities to have more control over decisions that affect them and promote health equity, equality and justice

  • work within the legislative framework that underpins public service provision to maximise opportunities to promote and protect health and wellbeing

Delivery

  • act with integrity, consistency and purpose, and continue your personal development
  • provide leadership to drive improvement in health outcomes and the reduction of health inequalities

  • engage others, build relationships, manage conflict, encourage contribution and sustain commitment to deliver shared objectives

  • adapt to change, manage uncertainty, solve problems and align clear goals with lines of accountability in complex and unpredictable environments

  • establish and coordinate a system of leaders and followers engaged in improving health outcomes, the wider health determinants and reducing inequalities

  • provide vision, shape thinking, inspire shared purpose, and influence the contributions of others throughout the system to improve health and address health inequalities

  • manage public perception and convey key messages using a range of media processes

  • communicate sometimes complex information and concepts (including health outcomes, inequalities and life expectancy) to a diversity of audiences using different methods

  • facilitate dialogue with groups and communities to improve health literacy and reduce inequalities using a range of tools and technologies

  • apply the principles of social marketing and/or behavioural science to reach specific groups and communities with enabling information and ideas

  • consult, and listen to individuals, groups and communities likely to be affected by planned intervention or change

design and manage programmes and projects to improve health

and reduce inequalities

  • scope programmes/projects, stating the case for investment, the aims, objectives and milestones

  • identify stakeholders, agree requirements and project/programme schedules and identify how outputs and outcomes will be measured and communicated

  • manage programme/project schedules, resources, budget and scope, accommodating changes within a robust change control process

  • track and evaluate programme/project progress against schedule and regularly review quality assurance, risks and opportunities to realise benefits and outcomes

  • seek independent assurance throughout programme/project planning and processes within organisational governance frameworks

prioritise and manage resources at a population /systems level to achieve equitable health outcomes and return on investment

  • identify, negotiate and secure sources of funding and/or other resources

  • prioritise, align and deploy resources towards clear strategic goals and objectives

  • manage finance and other resources within corporate and/or partnership governance systems, protocol and policy

  • develop workforce capacity, and mobilise the system-wide paid and volunteer workforce, to deliver public health priorities at scale

  • design, implement, deliver and/or quality assure education and training programmes, to build a skilled and competent workforce

  • adapt capability by maintaining flexible in-service learning and development systems for the workforce

Professional and ethical

  • understand and apply the principles underpinning public service
  • adhere to professional codes of conduct, occupational membership codes, employer behaviour frameworks and practice standards
  • ensure compliance with statutory legislation and practice requirements, including mandatory training
  • promote ethical practice with an understanding of the ethical dilemmas that might be faced when promoting population health and reducing health inequalities
  • identify and apply ethical frameworks when faced with difficult decisions when promoting the public's health and reducing health inequalities

Corporate Responsibility

  • To act in accordance with the Council's Constitution and other Codes of Conduct.
  • To participate in staff development, appraisal and training as appropriate, including continuous professional development.
  • To comply with the Council's agreed policies and procedures including but not limited to Health and Safety, and Equal Opportunities Policies, the Data Protection Act, Freedom of Information Act, Financial Management Regulations and other relevant Council and Government Regulations, Directives and City wide priorities.
  • To undertake any other tasks, duties and responsibilities as directed and appropriate to the grade and role of the post subject to any reasonable adjustments under the Disability Discrimination Act 1995 as incorporated into the Equality Act 2010.
  • To participate in the wider development of the service and contribute to service improvement as required.
  • City of Wolverhampton Council is committed to Corporate Parenting.

Corporate Parenting is the collective responsibility of the Council to provide the best possible care and protection for children who are looked after.

Person Specification

Skills and Knowledge

Essential

  • Programme management
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Able to synthesise complex information for different audiences in a short timescale
  • Pragmatic negotiator
  • Critical appraisal of literature
  • Synthesis, analysis and interpretation of health information and intelligence
  • Extensive working knowledge of IT systems including Microsoft Office
  • Ability to concentrate for long periods of time on highly complex information to produce reports
  • Up to date knowledge of Public Health policy
  • Thorough understanding of key Public Health principles in practice,

Experience

Essential

  • People management
  • Financial and resource management
  • Input into commissioning processes including KPI development, needs assessment
  • Chairing and facilitating multi-agency groups
  • Partnership working and maintaining productive working relationships over long periods of time
  • Business case development
  • Policy development and implementation
  • Developing and delivering training and supporting junior colleagues
  • Managing and facilitating change
  • Engagement and consultation

Desirable

  • Working in a related partnership field, e.g. schools, NHS, voluntary sector
  • Working in a Local Authority

Qualifications

Essential

  • Educated to Masters level or equivalent experience within Public Health or a related field

Desirable

  • Masters in Public Health
  • Postgraduate management qualification
  • Working towards registration on UKPHR

Employer details

Employer name

City of Wolverhampton Council

Address

Civic Centre

Wolverhampton

WV1 1RL


Employer's website

https://www.wolverhampton.gov.uk/

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HSE Director (UK and Ireland)

FLUOR

Hampshire
30+ days ago
Hampshire
30+ days ago
Job Description
HSE Director (UK and Ireland)
Summary
This position provides a leadership role in the organization and is primarily focused on execution and operations responsibilities within the Construction HSE function to create and sustain a productive work culture and safe work environment in order to avoid and minimize HSE related concerns. The position requires the application of knowledge gained from HSE field experience and expertise to the job duties and responsibilities. The position will make decisions in areas that may impact the organization and its employees, clients, budgets, policies, procedures, work practices or compliance programs.
Primary Job Duties and Responsibilities
Lead HSE execution and operations in the UK & Ireland region consistent with Fluor’s core values of: Safety; Integrity; Teamwork and Excellence, promoting Fluor’s “safer Together” brand.
Carry out regular, direct, personal contact with the Farnborough Office General Manager, Regional HSE and other functional and operational leads, Project Managers, Site Managers and Client counterparts in order to gain, communicate and act on feedback on Fluor’s HSE performance.
Take responsibility for the provision of required quality inputs to pre-qualification questionnaires, proposals, plans and 3rd party audit certifications.
Verify the implementation of Fluor’s HSE Management System, programs, tools and local regulatory requirements on projects through site visits, audits and frequent communication with Site HSE Managers, intervening positively to effect preventive action where required.
Provide expert advice and guidance to Site HSE Managers and Project Management in relation to incident investigation and response requirements and act as a focal point and Subject Matter Expert for HSE related matters generally within the UK & Ireland region.
Provide input to and coordination of internal and external HSE award applications.
Identify, interview and coordinate the placement of HSE professionals.
Coordinate the training, development and assessment of Fluor HSE professionals within the UK & Ireland region.
Develop and present materials for HSE training, programs and processes in support of HSE execution and operations, as required.
Other duties as assigned.
Based in Farnborough, Hampshire, Fluor Limited is the UK operating arm of Fluor Corporation, one of the world's largest publicly traded engineering, procurement, fabrication, construction (EPFC) and maintenance Companies offering integrated solutions for clients’ complex and challenging projects.
From this office we undertake world class projects in the Oil and Gas, Petrochemicals, Life Sciences, Advanced Manufacturing, Nuclear, Industrial, Transportation, Telecommunications, Power, Mining and Government sectors working for clients including major oil and gas companies, national oil companies, major pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies, governments, private investors and industrial companies.
Fluor has been established for over 100 years and has a global headcount of 52,000, serving 4,000 clients in over 100 countries. We undertake a wide range of projects, including studies, conceptual design, front-end engineering design and full engineering, procurement and construction contracts.
As well as offering interesting job opportunities, a competitive salary, nine day fortnight, and a comprehensive benefits package, Fluor actively encourages career and personal development for its staff through a structured career development programme, in-house training, specialist development courses and mentoring. We have developed an industry recognised Knowledge Management system which provides access to our global expertise through an established platform for personal interaction and collaboration with other members of Fluor worldwide.
Fluor’s Farnborough campus is a modern, state-of-the-art complex situated close to the main line station and adjoining Farnborough Airport. Our campus accommodates approximately 2,000 people and includes undercover parking, outdoor recreation and seating areas, a central coffee shop, subsidised restaurant and good access to local shopping and transportation networks. A shuttle bus service operates between the two local stations and is also available at lunch times for trips to local shopping centres.

Posted

3 days ago

Description

Discover. A brighter future.

With Discover, you’ll have the chance to make a difference at one of the world’s leading digital banking and payments companies. From Day 1, you’ll do meaningful work you’re passionate about, with the support and resources you need for success. We value what makes each employee unique and provide a collaborative, team-based culture that gives everyone an opportunity to shine. Be the reason millions of people find a brighter financial future, while building the future you want, here at Discover.

Job Description 

 

The Industry Relations team is the organization trusted to fulfil leadership positions in Industry Bodies and direct the participation of subject matter experts across Discover Global Network. As part of the Innovation and Emerging Products organization, its remit includes current payment products as well as emerging technologies.

This position Senior Principal, Payments Industry Relations is responsible for managing research and analysis of industry trends across payments ecosystem to make recommendations aligned with DGN’s strategic product roadmap. Manages strategy of Discover's participation within industry bodies related to payments, commerce and emerging technologies.

The position can be based either from the UK, US, Germany of France. Remote working is also supported.

Responsibilities

  • Manage strategy execution to build alliances and represent Discover at senior levels within industry bodies related to payments, commerce and emerging technologies. Industry Bodies may include technical Standards / Specifications groups such as EMVCo, FIDO, W3C & FDX as well as trade bodies and membership organisations such as the Mobey Forum and the Emerging Payments Association.

  • Facilitate and influence subject matter experts and extended cross-department staff in strategic assessment of industry developments and proposed changes.

  • Conduct market research and analysis of industry developments to identify implications and opportunities. Lead scenario development & related responses. Manage analysis of complex issues to define a balanced external position.

  • As a senior member of the industry relations team provide strategic insight on how industry body participation is evaluated and adjusted to meet the organizations need.

  • Support the development and execution of an Internal Engagement Strategy ensuring industry developments are effectively communicated across internal teams, including Product, Legal, Government Relations and regional teams.

  • Global Travel will be expected as Covid related travel restrictions are relaxed.

Minimum Qualifications & Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Information Technology, Social Sciences or similar.

  • Senior Principal level experience within technical product management or related.

  • Senior Principal level experience within key payments standards and specifications in the areas of chip, authentication, data, IoT, and others.

Preferred Qualifications & Experience

  • Experience gained working for a Payments Scheme.

What are you waiting for? Apply today!

The same way we treat our employees is how we treat all applicants – with respect. Discover Financial Services is an equal opportunity employer (EEO is the law). We thrive on diversity & inclusion. You will be treated fairly throughout our recruiting process and without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status in consideration for a career at Discover.