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Bid Development Officer

Cardiff Metropolitan University

Cardiff, WA
6 days ago
Cardiff, WA
£34.804k - £39.152k Per Year
6 days ago
£34.804k - £39.152k Per Year

 

Job Title:

Bid Development Officer

School/Unit:

Research & Innovation Services

Location:

Llandaff Campus, Cardiff

Salary:

Grade 6A/B, £34,804 - £39,152 per annum

Hours:

Up to 37 hours per week – part-time options / job share considered

Tenure:

Fixed term until December 2023

 

Welsh University of the Year 2021 by The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide

 

Our performance in this year’s Guide is exceptional.  Our University was the biggest riser in Wales, and the third biggest in the UK, placing us in the UK top 40 for student satisfaction with teaching quality and the wider student experience. 

 

We are very pleased that our strong performance has resulted in the University attracting high numbers of well qualified students and we are now seeking additional staff in both our academic schools and professional services departments.

The opportunity

Research and Innovation Services (RIS) is based at Cardiff Metropolitan University's Llandaff Campus, from where the team supports research and innovation interactions with business and the wider community. At an operational level, we are the gateway through which external organisations can access the support and knowledge base of the University. We work with colleagues across Cardiff Met’s five academic schools and all units on a broad range of research and knowledge transfer activities maximising the commercial and social value of the University's research. We work with businesses through collaboration, consultancy, offering the opportunity for businesses to work with our students and the use of our resources and facilities. RIS is also home to the Global Academies which is a strategic initiative of the University to support and encourage interdisciplinary, impactful and international research, innovation and postgraduate education that addresses global challenges identified by the UN Sustainable Development Goals and Wellbeing of Future Generations Act (Wales) 2015. Our three Global Academies are Health and Human Performance; Food Science, Safety and Security; and Human Centred Design.

The role-holder will assist schools, academics and departments in the acquisition of industry-focussed collaborative opportunities. In particular targeting the development of Knowledge Transfer Partnerships (KTP), Innovate UK and Welsh Government SMART funded projects. The Knowledge Transfer Officer (KTO) will occupy a key role in Cardiff Metropolitan University’s mission to support industry and commerce through a wide variety of commercial activity.

The role will primarily involve working alongside academic colleagues and funding bodies to develop proposals with a view to securing external income. The KTO will work closely with the Business Liaison Officer (BLO) to source and connect relevant academics with opportunities / applications in a timely manner. Duties will include the writing of funding applications and the related costing and pricing of projects, providing effective liaison between Cardiff Met and clients / potential clients, providing support and advice to companies and academics, developing a portfolio of knowledge transfer activity and maintaining appropriate monitoring and reporting mechanisms.

You will be an enthusiastic and friendly professional with excellent communication and interpersonal skills coupled with a commitment to providing an excellent student experience.

What you’ll do – key duties

Identifying and targeting tenders / sources of funding for projects, e.g. Innovate UK and Welsh Government SMART funding.

 

Providing advice and support to academic schools in identifying, developing and submitting successful funding applications for knowledge transfer activities including Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) and Innovate UK programmes.
Writing proposals, tenders and bids in collaboration with academics, schools and Global Academies.

Completion of accurate costing and pricing for a wide range of projects.

Supporting the development of contractual agreements for the successful management of approved projects, including agreements regarding intellectual property and terms of collaboration.

Providing on-going support, guidance and advice to clients and academic departments as necessary, therefore ensuring the smooth running of industry / academic projects.

Chairing regular meetings with schools, academics and other internal departments to develop and sustain an innovation culture.

What you’ll bring – essential experience & strengths

Best practice in developing and delivering commercial projects (e.g. consultancy, training, contract research).

Knowledge of monitoring commercial projects.

Good working knowledge of MS Office applications, in particular Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

A track record of writing successful funding bids e.g. public sector funding / tenders / research bids.

Experience of providing advice to a variety of public, private and not-for-profit organisations.

 

What you’ll have - essential qualifications

Degree or equivalent experience.

Our total reward package

We have a range of great benefits for employees including:

Annual leave of 35 days, plus 12 bank holiday / concessionary days

Membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme with generous contributions

Flexible and remote working opportunities

Award winning sports and fitness facilities with subsidised membership, plus subsidised physiotherapy/complementary therapy/sports massage

Access to all library facilities

Salary sacrifice schemes including cycle to work

 

How to apply

 

If you would like to talk with us about this opportunity please contact Matthew Taylor, Director of Innovation at mtaylor@Cardiffmet.ac.uk

 

To start your application please visit www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/jobs

 

Closing date:  Monday 8 March 2021, 4:30 pm.

 

Should a high volume of applications be received, we may need to close this vacancy early. We therefore encourage you to apply as early as possible.

 

We are committed to supporting and promoting equality and diversity and to creating an inclusive working environment. Our Strategic Plan underpins our commitment to recruit and retain the best talent and we welcome applications from people from diverse backgrounds.  We appoint on merit.

 

Due to the coronavirus pandemic all of our recruitment is being conducted virtually. We aim to respond to your application as soon as possible.

 

 

Further Information

Full Job Description and Person Specification

Our Candidate Pack

Please visit our website for information about working for us, our culture, benefits, work-life balance and our career progression and development opportunities.

 

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Transport Lead Officer

North Wales Economic Ambition Board

Llandudno Junction, WA
5 days ago
Llandudno Junction, WA
£51.574k - £54.968k Per Year
5 days ago
£51.574k - £54.968k Per Year

The North Wales Economic Ambition Board is looking for a Transport Lead Officer to join its team.  This role will give you the opportunity to work with multiple public and private sector partners across Wales and the UK. It provides flexible working arrangements, generous annual leave entitlement, a local government pension scheme plus training and professional development opportunities within a supportive environment.
We are growing our team at the North Wales Economic Ambition Board and are looking for a someone to join us and help deliver the Growth Vision for North Wales. The aim is to build a more vibrant, sustainable and resilient economy in North Wales, building on our strengths to boost productivity while tackling long-term challenges and economic barriers to deliver inclusive growth.

We are seeking an experienced and dynamic officer to lead the development of our programme, working closely with our Delivery Sub-Board which reports to the North Wales Economic Ambition Board with representatives from the six local authorities in North Wales and leads on all matters relating to transport.
As the Transport Lead Officer your responsibilities will include:

  • Working across the region, planning and co-ordinating joined up and integrated transport solutions;
  • Advising on responses to government proposals and planning the delivery of strategic interventions;
  • Prepare responses for region on strategic transport issues, consultations, and strategy documents;
  • Lead the preparation of the Regional Local Planning Process and manage the development of the plan;
  • Identify funding opportunities and work with partners on bids to secure investment funding for capital schemes and revenue funding for service improvements. 
  • Support the NWEAB Sub-Board, its Chair and Chief Officer Group, prepare and manage agenda, papers and follow up to decisions.
  • Maintain strategic oversight of regionally significant projects.

We are interested in speaking to people about the Transport Lead Officer role with the following skills and experience:

  • Degree / postgraduate in a relevant field (or equivalent);
  • A recognised planning, construction or traffic / transport engineering qualification;
  • Demonstrable senior level experience in strategic planning of traffic and vehicles;
  • High level negotiating skills including securing approvals within complex governance arrangements;
  • Good knowledge of programme and project management methods;
  • Effective leadership, interpersonal and communication skills;
  • Ability to present, use and interpret information confidently;
  • Whilst the ability to speak Welsh is desirable, it is not essential for this role.

In return, the Transport Lead Officer will receive a salary of £51,574 – £54,968 pa.  This is a full-time role; however, we will consider flexible working requests for the right person.  Initially this is a fixed term post until June 2023, with the possibility of an extension. 

If this sounds like the role for you, click the apply button online and we will contact you with the next steps in the application process.  We look forward to hearing from you.  North Wales is an excellent place to live and work, why not play a key role in shaping its future?

Interviews are to be held on 24 March 2021.  Application Closing Date: 10am on 3 March 2021.  All application documents will need to be submitted by this date.  On applying you will be sent further instructions as to the application process.

*This post is part funded by the European Social Fund through the Welsh Government.  

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Procurement and Social Value Manager

North Wales Economic Ambition Board

Llandudno Junction, WA
5 days ago
Llandudno Junction, WA
£44.863k - £46.854k Per Year
5 days ago
£44.863k - £46.854k Per Year

The North Wales Economic Ambition Board is looking for a Procurement and Social Value Manager to join its team.  This role will give you the opportunity to work with multiple public and private sector partners across Wales and the UK.  It provides flexible working arrangements, generous annual leave entitlement, a local government pension scheme plus training and professional development opportunities within a supportive environment.
We are growing our team at the North Wales Economic Ambition Board and are looking for a Procurement and Social Value Manager to join us and help deliver the Growth Deal for North Wales. The aim of the Growth Deal is to build a more vibrant, sustainable and resilient economy in North Wales, building on our strengths to boost productivity while tackling long-term challenges and economic barriers to deliver inclusive growth.

We are looking for an experienced professional with a passion for maximising social value and using procurement as a lever to drive added worth for the benefit of communities across North Wales. The successful applicant will have an opportunity to work across a wide ranging portfolio of projects, engaging with multiple public and private sector stakeholders and play an important role in the delivery of transformational projects across North Wales.

As the Procurement and Social Value Manager your responsibilities will include:

  • Leading and managing all purchasing and contract management activity for the North Wales Growth Deal;
  • Maximising the value and community benefits derived from procurement activity;
  • Ensuring compliance will all relevant legislation;
  • Acting as the senior professional purchasing advisor to the board;
  • Developing and maintaining effective relationships with key stakeholders and partners.

We are interested in speaking to people about the Procurement and Social Value role with the following skills and experience:

  • Degree / postgraduate in a relevant field (or equivalent);
  • CIPS qualification or membership;
  • Broad experience and a proven track record of effective buying practice;
  • Experience of contract management and project management;
  • Experience of delivering worth and community benefit through procurement activity;
  • Experience of stakeholder and supply chain engagement;
  • Ability to present, use and interpret information confidently;
  • Whilst the ability to speak Welsh is desirable, it is not essential for this role.

In return, the Procurement and Social Value Manager will receive a salary of £44,863 - £46,845 pa.  This is a full-time role; however; we will consider flexible working requests for the right person.  Initially this is a fixed term post until June 2023, with the possibility of an extension.
If this sounds like the role for you, click the apply button online and we will contact you with the next steps in the application process.  We look forward to hearing from you.  North Wales is an excellent place to live and work, why not play a key role in shaping its future?

Interviews are to be held on 22 March 2021.  Application Closing Date: 10am on 3 March 2021.  All application documents will need to be submitted by this date.  On applying you will be sent further instructions as to the application process.

*This post is part funded by the European Social Fund through the Welsh Government.  

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Graduate Skills and Employability Project Manager

North Wales Economic Ambition Board

Llandudno Junction, WA
5 days ago
Llandudno Junction, WA
£24.982k - £27.041k Per Year
5 days ago
£24.982k - £27.041k Per Year

Are you a recent graduate with an interest in employability or an aspiring PM looking for a new challenge? If so, this could be the Graduate Skills and Employability Project Manager role for you.  This role will give you the opportunity to work with the North Wales Economic Ambition Board, the Regional Skills Partnership, key regional stakeholders and public and private sector partners across North Wales. The post provides for flexible working arrangements, generous annual leave entitlement, membership of the local government pension scheme plus training and professional development opportunities within a small friendly team in a supportive environment.

We are growing our team at the North Wales Economic Ambition Board and are looking for a Graduate Project Manager to join us and help deliver the Growth Vision for North Wales. The aim of the Growth Deal is to build a more vibrant, sustainable and resilient economy in North Wales, building on our strengths to boost productivity while tackling long-term challenges and economic barriers to deliver inclusive growth.

As the Graduate Skills and Employability Project Manager your responsibilities will include:

  • Supporting the development and delivery of skills and employability projects to address some of the most challenging issues for North Wales;
  • Progress applications for skills and employability related funding opportunities as required;
  • Work with partner organisations to align resources, coordinate delivery of programmes and develop responses to emerging issues and opportunities;
  • Carry out research to inform project development.

We are interested in speaking to people about the Graduate Skills and Employability Project Manager role with the following experience:

  • Degree / postgraduate in a relevant field;
  • A Project / Programme Management Qualification (e.g PRINCE 2 Practitioner or equivalent) is desirable;
  • Knowledge of management methods and techniques for planning, monitoring and controlling assignments;
  • An understanding of financial management practice is desirable;
  • The ability to speak Welsh is essential for this role.

In return, the Graduate Skills and Employability Project Manager will receive a salary of £24,982—£27,041 pa.  This is a full-time role; however, we will consider flexible working requests for the right person.  Initially this is a fixed term post until June 2023, with the possibility of an extension.
If this sounds like the role for you, click the apply button online and we will contact you with the next steps in the application process.  We look forward to hearing from you.  North Wales is an excellent place to live and work and you could play a key role in shaping its future?

Interviews are to be held on 25th March 2021. Application Closing Date: 10am on 3rd March 2021.  All application documents will need to be submitted by this date.  On applying you will be sent further instructions as to the application process.

*This post is part funded by the European Social Fund through the Welsh Government.  

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Horticulture Development Officer – Wales

Lantra

Builth Wells, WA
3 days ago
Builth Wells, WA
£24k - £28k Per Year
3 days ago
£24k - £28k Per Year

Horticulture Development Officer – Wales

Builth Wells/Home Based

Full time, 37.5 hours per week

Fixed-term contract to March 2023

Salary range: £24,000 to £28,000 per annum

Closing date: 19th March 2021

 

The company:

 

Lantra is a successful commercially focused charity, providing high-quality training and qualification products for skills and workforce development in land-based industries. With a staff of over ninety people and a turnover of £7m, we upskill more than 85,000 people each year and work with businesses and other stakeholders to create innovative skills solutions.

 

We oversee the delivery of the Tyfu Cymru programme, which delivers industry-specific support and training to build the capacity and capability of the Welsh horticulture sector. This programme works with supply chain partners to prepare growers and producer-owned horticulture companies to adapt to environmental and economic challenges, and position them to capitalise on market opportunities for business development and growth. 

 

The role:

 

As a Horticulture Development Officer, you will support the development and delivery of the Tyfu Cymru programme.

 

Working with the Project Manager, you will:

 

- Deliver on the £1.6 million training budget

- Communicate with grower businesses to determine their training needs

- Present the programme to businesses and grower groups

- Engage with horticulture businesses across Wales and link them with training providers

- Manage contractors and ensure services are delivered to a high standard

- Help to measure the impact of the programme

- Support the delivery of Sell2Wales, an information source and procurement portal set up by the Welsh Government

 

The person:

 

The Horticulture Development Officer will have excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, as well as great teamworking abilities. The successful candidate will also need:

 

- Knowledge of the horticulture sector in Wales

- The ability to plan and manage project areas, activities and resources in line with Lantra’s KPIs

- IT skills and the ability to use a range of office software solutions

- Good presentation skills

- The ability to be flexible and adapt within a fast-paced, small team

 

Knowledge of key employers/representative bodies in the horticulture, land-based and environmental sector would be beneficial, as would Welsh language skills. The ability to research and identify tenders and prepare tenders/contracts would also be an advantage.

 

For further information, please visit our website.

 

So, if you’re seeking your next challenge as a Horticulture Development Officer, please apply via the button shown.

 

This vacancy is being advertised by Webrecruit. The services advertised by Webrecruit are those of an Employment Agency.

 

Other organisations may call this role Training Officer, Horticulture Training Officer, Horticulture Programme Officer, Training Programme Officer, Programme Development Officer, Training Programme Co-ordinator, or Programme Co-ordinator.

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Senior Service Designer

CAPITA

2 days ago
2 days ago
Shape our future as Senior Service Designer
We are looking for a high-performing senior service designer with experience working with UK government and strong analysis skills to join our growing team. You’re first role will be supporting the delivery one of our strategic transformation projects; delivering enhanced, streamlined and consolidated training services for the Royal Navy.
As a Senior Service Designer, you’ll be leading service design efforts whether working individually or as part of multi-disciplinary product team. You’ll have the confidence and ability to propose varied service design approaches, and you’ll have the catalogue of tools and methods to back this up through delivery. You'll be able to confidently guide project teams, playing an active role in mapping existing or potential systems and services, detailing their current usage, and interpreting user research data, combining all three to form the basis of your recommendations for new and improved services, systems and products.
Your first project is of strategic importance to both Capita and the UK government. Further information about the project can be viewed on the Capita website: https://www.capita.com/news/capita-selected-as-winning-bidder-royal-navy-training-contract

Job title:

Senior Service Designer

Job Description:

We’re supporting our clients as they adapt to a new world in the wake of COVID-19. We’re now recruiting for roles which will help our clients to deliver vital services and to resume business wherever possible.

What you’ll be doing:

**This role is home based but there is a requirement to be on site in Portsmouth for 3 days per week for the duration of the project**.

  • Taking a leading role in the delivery of projects, guiding teams in the assessment and redesign of systems and services, and ensuring they take a holistic human-centred approach
  • Advocating best in class service design methods and tools, coaching other team members in how to apply them correctly.
  • Where required, leading research activities, evaluating existing products, services and systems or generating insights and ideas for new ones
  • Working with users and stakeholder to understand their needs, communicate how our team can help them and design a solution to realise these ambitions.
  • Delivering of high-quality design assets that articulate customer insights, journeys and experiences (e.g. service blueprints, prototypes)
  • Providing evidence-based recommendations to your teammates and our clients, turning insights into opportunities for service innovation or improvement
  • Building simple prototypes to demonstrate your thinking and then working with specialists to develop these further
  • Facilitating workshops with stakeholders, users and technical teams to discover and define service visions
  • Presenting findings and managing relationships with senior stakeholders and internal teams, while supporting the development of junior team members.
  • Over time, line managing junior members of the service design team as well as supporting the selling and profitable delivery of projects
  • Taking a prominent role in the culture and growth of the wider Capita Consulting XD capability and Service Design specialism

What we’re looking for:

  • Significant demonstratable experience in a Service Design, or similar design-focused, role
  • Experience of working on the end-to-end assessment and redesign of complex systems/services
  • Experience working with government – delivering within the Government Service Standard and managing GDS assessments.
  • Experience of designing and developing service design prototypes.
  • An in-depth understanding of experience design principles and excellent knowledge of a wide range of service design methods and tools
  • Significant experience with design research and other requirements gathering methodologies (experience conducting and analysing design research is essential)
  • Experience working with data from a variety of sources
  • Confidence with Microsoft Excel and Powerpoint
  • Great communication skills with the ability to listen to the needs of teammates, stakeholders, and managers in order to best communicate your teams recommendations and ideas
  • Strong user focus with the ability to collaborate with wider teams
  • Experience working in agile project teams and as part of multi-stream change programmes.
  • A highly-skilled facilitator, capable of running design thinking and user testing sessions as well as analysing and presenting results back to senior stakeholders
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to work collaboratively with a broad range of internal and external stakeholders
  • Strong commercial awareness
  • Exacting attention to detail and organisation skills; commitment to accuracy and quality
  • Self-motivated and enthusiastic - ability to work to tight deadlines, with little supervision
  • You will ideally have experience with Government Digital Service (GDS) frameworks and preferably have completed GDS assessments.
  • Knowledge of Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) would be beneficial
  • Strong systems thinking

Security


Due to the nature of this position, we require you to either hold or be eligible to achieve SC and or DV clearance. As a result, you should be a British Citizen and have resided in the UK for the last 5 years for SC and 10 years for DV.  We will provide assistance with helping you to obtain clearance if you do not already hold it.

What’s in it for you?

  • A competitive basic salary and benefits
  • Private Healthcare
  • 25 days holiday (rising to 27) with the opportunity to buy extra leave
  • Company matched pension, life assurance, a cycle2work scheme, 15 weeks’ fully paid maternity, adoption and shared parental leave…and plenty more
  • Voluntary benefits designed to suit your lifestyle – from discounts on retail and socialising, to health & wellbeing, travel and technology
  • The opportunity to take a paid day out of the office, volunteering for our charity partners or a cause of your choice
  • Access to our Employee Network Groups, which represent every strand of diversity and allow colleagues to connect and learn from each other on an open, inclusive platform
  • You’ll get the chance to follow your chosen career path anywhere in Capita. You’ll be joining a network of 63,000 experienced, innovative and dedicated individuals across multiple disciplines and sectors. There are countless opportunities to learn new skills and develop in your career, and we’ll provide the support you need to do just that. Our purpose is to create a better outcome for you.

About Capita Consulting

Capita Plc are the largest UK management, services, engineering and consultancy employing more than 55,000 staff aligned to providing services to the finance and critical infrastructure sectors and heavily aligned to all levels of government supporting key functions across the UK.

Our breadth of skills, services and reach makes us the UK's top player in delivering management, engineering and development consultancy solutions for our customers.

Capita Consulting is a new division created in December 2019 to take a new approach to the market bringing our earned experience from industry and the broad knowledge across the group to provide advice, guidance and our combined expertise to guide and develop unique offerings and solutions to our wide range of existing clients and to develop new streams of revenue.

What we hope you’ll do next:

Looking to discover more? Choose ‘Apply now’ to fill out our short application and send us your CV. Any questions before taking the next step? You can contact alison.cunningham@capita.com for support.

All interviews, assessments and background checks will continue to take place online, to completely remove the need for face-to-face contact. All Capita colleagues who can work from home should do so; and where it is not possible for colleagues to work remotely, we have taken important steps to protect those working from Capita’s offices. Social distancing, enhanced hygiene and safety measures are already in place at all Capita locations that are open to protect our colleagues and manage the risk of COVID-19. The welfare of our people is of paramount importance to us, and we’re doing everything we can to keep our colleagues and customers safe during this time.

We’re an equal opportunity employer, which means we’ll consider all suitably qualified applicants regardless of gender identity or expression, ethnic origin, nationality, religion or beliefs, age, sexual orientation, disability status or any other protected characteristic. We recruit and develop our people based on merit and their passion for creating better outcomes, and we’re committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Location:

Home-Based - GBR

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United Kingdom

Time Type:

Full time

Contract Type:

Permanent
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Citizenship Manager

CAPITA

5 days ago
5 days ago
Shape our future as Citizenship Manager
We currently have an opportunity for Citizenship Manager to lead Capita’s community investment approach. As part of the Corporate Affairs function, you will be in the Responsible Business team reporting to the Responsible Business Director. You will be responsible for delivering the community and charitable focus areas of our Responsible Business strategy.
You will establish relationships within the business and with external partners to create and deliver Capita’s community investment programme, delivering innovative programmes and campaigns across our operations that support our focus themes of:
Youth skills and jobs – empowering young people in the communities we serve with skills to help them thrive in the workplace.
Digital inclusion – equipping people within the communities we service with essential digital skills –
Inclusive workplace – creating a workforce that reflects the diversity of our communities and is inclusive so that all employees can bring their whole selves to work.
Additionally, you will be responsible for managing our volunteering, payroll giving, fundraising and matched funding schemes. You will report and communicate Capita’s approach to community investment both internally and externally.
* *This role is London based but will essentially be working from home with ad hoc travel to London required**

Job title:

Citizenship Manager

Job Description:

We’re supporting our clients as they adapt to a new world in the wake of COVID-19. We’re now recruiting for roles which will help our clients to deliver vital services and to resume business wherever possible.

What you’ll be doing:

Community Investment

  • Develop and deliver a community programme that helps us deliver our Responsible Business strategy.
  • Leading on the charitable partnership with Teach First, seeking opportunities to grow and expand engagement and awareness with a variety of stakeholders across Capita.
  • Deliver Capita’s Work Experience Programme, focussing on social mobility.
  • Lead on Capita’s corporate volunteering programme overseeing our Community and Charitable Policy.
  • Manage the matched funding and payroll giving schemes.
  • Provide administrative support by owning the Responsible Business Mailbox.

Data and Reporting

  • Manage annual community data collection for the Responsible Business Report.
  • Assist the Responsible Business Director with the Responsible Business Report.
  • Complete external indices on behalf of Capita – for example Dow Jones Sustainability Index.

Communications

  • Actively communicate charitable work across the business via internal and external communication channels.
  • Lead on employee engagement campaigns as part of the Responsible Business team such as Pride or Mental Health Awareness Week.
  • Keep the internal intranet up to date on all things Responsible Business.

Being resilient and adaptable

  • Effectively manage, lead and communicate changing priorities
  • Adapt quickly to new priorities by deciding on the necessary actions and communication requirements
  • Remain calm and professional when faced with change or challenge

What we’re looking for:

With prior experience in responsible business, ideally community investment/citizenship and project management, this role will need to operate in an autonomous environment, leading on an agenda that will have significant impact on who we are as an organisation.

Additionally, the following skills and abilities are required:

  • Exceptional organisational skills
  • Know how to ‘get things done’ and display a can-do attitude
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate with a wide variety of stakeholders at all levels of the organisation
  • Be proactive
  • Problem solver showing the ability to provide innovative, well-thought out solutions to challenges
  • Analytical in order to collage, manager and analyse data, recommending areas for improvement
  • Showcase excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to work to deadlines and manage multiple projects
  • Diligent and driven, with a commitment to developing the role and driving change across the organisation

What’s in it for you?

  • A competitive basic salary and benefits
  • Private Healthcare
  • 23 days holiday (rising to 27) with the opportunity to buy extra leave
  • Company matched pension, life assurance, a cycle2work scheme, 15 weeks’ fully paid maternity, adoption and shared parental leave…and plenty more
  • Voluntary benefits designed to suit your lifestyle – from discounts on retail and socialising, to health & wellbeing, travel and technology
  • The opportunity to take a paid day out of the office, volunteering for our charity partners or a cause of your choice
  • Access to our Employee Network Groups, which represent every strand of diversity and allow colleagues to connect and learn from each other on an open, inclusive platform
  • You’ll get the chance to follow your chosen career path anywhere in Capita. You’ll be joining a network of 63,000 experienced, innovative and dedicated individuals across multiple disciplines and sectors. There are countless opportunities to learn new skills and develop in your career, and we’ll provide the support you need to do just that. Our purpose is to create a better outcome for you.

About Capita Plc

Capita Plc are the largest UK management, services, engineering and consultancy employing more than 55,000 staff aligned to providing services to the finance and critical infrastructure sectors and heavily aligned to all levels of government supporting key functions across the UK.

Our breadth of skills, services and reach makes us the UK's top player in delivering management, engineering and development consultancy solutions for our customers.

What we hope you’ll do next:

Looking to discover more? Choose ‘Apply now’ to fill out our short application and send us your CV. Any questions before taking the next step? You can contact alison.cunningham@capita.com for support.

All interviews, assessments and background checks will continue to take place online, to completely remove the need for face-to-face contact. All Capita colleagues who can work from home should do so; and where it is not possible for colleagues to work remotely, we have taken important steps to protect those working from Capita’s offices. Social distancing, enhanced hygiene and safety measures are already in place at all Capita locations that are open to protect our colleagues and manage the risk of COVID-19. The welfare of our people is of paramount importance to us, and we’re doing everything we can to keep our colleagues and customers safe during this time.

We’re an equal opportunity employer, which means we’ll consider all suitably qualified applicants regardless of gender identity or expression, ethnic origin, nationality, religion or beliefs, age, sexual orientation, disability status or any other protected characteristic. We recruit and develop our people based on merit and their passion for creating better outcomes, and we’re committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Location:

Home-Based - GBR

,

United Kingdom

Time Type:

Full time

Contract Type:

Permanent
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Technical Project Manager - Group Building Services

CAPITA

5 days ago
5 days ago
Shape our future as Technical Project Manager - Building Services
This is an exciting & varied opportunity within the Group Property function. Primarily responsible for providing technical leadership, Management, and development of a diverse UK portfolio, ensuring financial, operational and legislative commitments are met and exceeded.
**This is a home based role but will require flexibility to travel mainly in the Midlands / North of England areas **

Job title:

Technical Project Manager - Group Building Services

Job Description:

We’re supporting our clients as they adapt to a new world in the wake of COVID-19. We’re now recruiting for roles which will help our clients to deliver vital services and to resume business wherever possible.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Responsible for the effective delivery of mechanical and electrical services project work across the estate.
  • Responsible for providing technical guidance and support to the FM team.
  • Manage or undertake Pre-acquisition surveys, Forward Maintenance planning, asset collections, building services reports and energy efficiently reports.
  • Responsible for project management and delivery of Major Plant replacement projects and providing performance specifications, technical scopes of work and support on all other property projects across the estate. External liaison in relation to Technical FM with relevant stakeholders that may include but are not limited to clients, professional bodies, regulatory bodies and government departments where applicable
  • Develop strategic and operational relationships with the Regional and Area FM teams.
  • Manage third party supply partners with business focused delivery of contract deliverables based on best practice, energy and efficiency.
  • Contribute and delivery of predicted energy saving reporting, arising from replacement MEP systems with a bias on energy efficiency.
  • Responsible for the review and sign off, in conjunction with our MEP maintenance providers ARCUS of all MEP O+M information.
  • Oversee the maintenance of the operational MEP risk register. Assisting Arcus and the FM team to develop and manage the forward Maintenance Register, examining and recommending priority status for annual FMR spend.
  • Support the Regional and Area FM teams with preparing and delivering asset replacement projects as part of a multi-year asset replacement programme.
  • Preparing technical Specifications, tender documents, issuing tenders and recommending contract award on all MEP related project works.
  • Provide and implement Technical Innovation through a culture of innovative thinking within the FM teams and 3rd party supply partners aligned to energy savings and efficiencies.

What we’re looking for:

  • Recognised Qualification in Mechanical/Electrical Engineering or similar.
  • Experience in a similar role, providing technical assistance to an estates team across a diverse portfolio of properties will be of benefit.
  • Good technical knowledge as well as the ability to project manage and multitask with minimum supervision.
  • Ability to work to a high standard against agreed timescales.
  • Experience of Quality Management Systems.
  • IOSH or equivalent QHSE training.
  • Experience of operation of UPS, Standby Power and Critical Environment Cooling systems
  • BMS Controls Experience / HVAC Experience essential.
  • Be able to travel for business purposes that may include overnight stays
  • Full driving licence

What’s in it for you?

  • A competitive basic salary and benefits
  • Private Healthcare
  • 23 days holiday (rising to 27) with the opportunity to buy extra leave
  • Company matched pension, life assurance, a cycle2work scheme, 15 weeks’ fully paid maternity, adoption and shared parental leave…and plenty more
  • Voluntary benefits designed to suit your lifestyle – from discounts on retail and socialising, to health & wellbeing, travel and technology
  • The opportunity to take a paid day out of the office, volunteering for our charity partners or a cause of your choice
  • Access to our Employee Network Groups, which represent every strand of diversity and allow colleagues to connect and learn from each other on an open, inclusive platform
  • You’ll get the chance to follow your chosen career path anywhere in Capita. You’ll be joining a network of 63,000 experienced, innovative and dedicated individuals across multiple disciplines and sectors. There are countless opportunities to learn new skills and develop in your career, and we’ll provide the support you need to do just that. Our purpose is to create a better outcome for you.

About Capita Plc

Capita Plc are the largest UK management, services, engineering and consultancy employing more than 55,000 staff aligned to providing services to the finance and critical infrastructure sectors and heavily aligned to all levels of government supporting key functions across the UK.

Our breadth of skills, services and reach makes us the UK's top player in delivering management, engineering and development consultancy solutions for our customers.

What we hope you’ll do next:

Looking to discover more? Choose ‘Apply now’ to fill out our short application and send us your CV. Any questions before taking the next step? You can contact alison.cunningham@capita.com for support.

All interviews, assessments and background checks will continue to take place online, to completely remove the need for face-to-face contact. All Capita colleagues who can work from home should do so; and where it is not possible for colleagues to work remotely, we have taken important steps to protect those working from Capita’s offices. Social distancing, enhanced hygiene and safety measures are already in place at all Capita locations that are open to protect our colleagues and manage the risk of COVID-19. The welfare of our people is of paramount importance to us, and we’re doing everything we can to keep our colleagues and customers safe during this time.

We’re an equal opportunity employer, which means we’ll consider all suitably qualified applicants regardless of gender identity or expression, ethnic origin, nationality, religion or beliefs, age, sexual orientation, disability status or any other protected characteristic. We recruit and develop our people based on merit and their passion for creating better outcomes, and we’re committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Location:

Home-Based - GBR

,

United Kingdom

Time Type:

Full time

Contract Type:

Permanent
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User Researcher

CAPITA

2 days ago
2 days ago
Shape our future as User Researcher
We are looking for a high-performing User Researcher with experience with gov.uk service standards and GDS best practices to join our growing team. You’re first role will be supporting the delivery one of our strategic transformation projects; delivering enhanced, streamlined and consolidated training services for the Royal Navy.
Working as part of a multi-disciplinary team, you will be responsible for designing and conducting research activities, championing the voice of the user. Whether evaluating an existing digital product or service, or generating insights and ideas for a new one, you’ll be expected to define and conduct whatever research activities are needed to identify opportunities for improvement and innovation. You will collect and analyse data related to people’s behaviours, needs, opinions, and usage of digital products and services, interpreting these to make the case for change.
Your first project is of strategic importance to both Capita and the UK government. Further information about the project can be viewed on the Capita website: https://www.capita.com/news/capita-selected-as-winning-bidder-royal-navy-training-contract

Job title:

User Researcher

Job Description:

We’re supporting our clients as they adapt to a new world in the wake of COVID-19. We’re now recruiting for roles which will help our clients to deliver vital services and to resume business wherever possible.

What you’ll be doing:

**This role is home based but there is a requirement to be on site in Portsmouth for 3 days per week for the duration of the project**.

  • Planning, designing and conducting a variety of types of design research
  • Supporting in the assessing and mapping of user experiences, evaluating user needs, anticipating future requirements, uncovering areas for potential improvement, and the development of to-be product and service visions.
  • Turning research findings into business recommendations.
  • Assessing the potential impact and value of any recommended improvements / innovations.
  • Communicating your findings through appropriate research outputs, including user needs and stories, personas, user journeys, service blueprints, design concepts, research reports and presentations
  • Running co-design and research workshops with stakeholders to uncover insights, and share research findings and insights.
  • Managing and reporting to project stakeholders, while also managing your time across other teams

What we’re looking for:

  • Demonstratable experience working in a User Research, or similar research focused, role
  • Experience working in a multidisciplinary team environment before, where you've taken a leading role in research which has impacted the future direction of the product or service.
  • Confidence planning and executing remote and on-site research.
  • Solid knowledge of research methods and toolkits, including when and how best to use them
  • Specific experience in the following research methods; Usability Testing, Ethnographies, Diary Studies, Focus Groups, In-Depth Interviews, and Co-Creation Moderation.
  • Experience writing recruitment briefs and working with recruiters to ensure a smooth recruitment process.
  • Ability to create discussion guides and research stimulus, moderate sessions, and analyse and write comprehensive reports.
  • Working knowledge of online survey tools (e.g.: Qualtrics, SurveyMonkey), analytical tools (e.g: Tableau, Excel), and Microsoft office suite (e.g.: Word, Powerpoint)
  • An ambassador for research, championing the user and the role of research in the design process, while defining and upholding suitable quality, rigour, standards and research ethics.
  • Confidence with clients, skilled in working closely with stakeholders, knowing what questions to ask and when in order to clarify the research brief
  • Experience working in agile project teams and as part of multi-stream change programmes.
  • A confident facilitator, capable of running design thinking and user testing sessions as well as presenting results back to senior stakeholders
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to work collaboratively with a broad range of internal and external stakeholders
  • Strong commercial awareness
  • A strong communicator with the ability to break complex topics down into key points for non-technical team members and clients.
  • Exacting attention to detail, commitment to accuracy and quality
  • Excellent organisational and communication skills - at all levels
  • Self-motivated and enthusiastic - ability to work to tight deadlines, with little supervision
  • Knowledge of gov.uk service standards and GDS best practices
  • Experience of service design methods and principles is advantageous
  • Previous experience working in Government in a research capacity is beneficial

Security


Due to the nature of this position, we require you to either hold or be eligible to achieve SC and or DV clearance. As a result, you should be a British Citizen and have resided in the UK for the last 5 years for SC and 10 years for DV.  We will provide assistance with helping you to obtain clearance if you do not already hold it.

What’s in it for you?

  • A competitive basic salary and benefits
  • Private Healthcare
  • 25 days holiday (rising to 27) with the opportunity to buy extra leave
  • Company matched pension, life assurance, a cycle2work scheme, 15 weeks’ fully paid maternity, adoption and shared parental leave…and plenty more
  • Voluntary benefits designed to suit your lifestyle – from discounts on retail and socialising, to health & wellbeing, travel and technology
  • The opportunity to take a paid day out of the office, volunteering for our charity partners or a cause of your choice
  • Access to our Employee Network Groups, which represent every strand of diversity and allow colleagues to connect and learn from each other on an open, inclusive platform
  • You’ll get the chance to follow your chosen career path anywhere in Capita. You’ll be joining a network of 63,000 experienced, innovative and dedicated individuals across multiple disciplines and sectors. There are countless opportunities to learn new skills and develop in your career, and we’ll provide the support you need to do just that. Our purpose is to create a better outcome for you.

About Capita Consulting

Capita Plc are the largest UK management, services, engineering and consultancy employing more than 55,000 staff aligned to providing services to the finance and critical infrastructure sectors and heavily aligned to all levels of government supporting key functions across the UK.

Our breadth of skills, services and reach makes us the UK's top player in delivering management, engineering and development consultancy solutions for our customers.

Capita Consulting is a new division created in December 2019 to take a new approach to the market bringing our earned experience from industry and the broad knowledge across the group to provide advice, guidance and our combined expertise to guide and develop unique offerings and solutions to our wide range of existing clients and to develop new streams of revenue.

What we hope you’ll do next:

Looking to discover more? Choose ‘Apply now’ to fill out our short application and send us your CV. Any questions before taking the next step? You can contact alison.cunningham@capita.com for support.

All interviews, assessments and background checks will continue to take place online, to completely remove the need for face-to-face contact. All Capita colleagues who can work from home should do so; and where it is not possible for colleagues to work remotely, we have taken important steps to protect those working from Capita’s offices. Social distancing, enhanced hygiene and safety measures are already in place at all Capita locations that are open to protect our colleagues and manage the risk of COVID-19. The welfare of our people is of paramount importance to us, and we’re doing everything we can to keep our colleagues and customers safe during this time.

We’re an equal opportunity employer, which means we’ll consider all suitably qualified applicants regardless of gender identity or expression, ethnic origin, nationality, religion or beliefs, age, sexual orientation, disability status or any other protected characteristic. We recruit and develop our people based on merit and their passion for creating better outcomes, and we’re committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Location:

Home-Based - GBR

,

United Kingdom

Time Type:

Full time

Contract Type:

Permanent
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Divisional Nurse - Primary Care & Community Services

National Health Service

Llanarth House, WA
3 days ago
Llanarth House, WA
£75.914k - £87.754k Per Year
3 days ago
£75.914k - £87.754k Per Year

Job Reference: 040-NMR095-0221

Employer:
Aneurin Bevan University Health Board
Department:
Primary Care & Community Services
Location:
Llanarth House, Newbridge
Salary:
£75,914 - £87,754 per annum

If you are successful at interview for this post you will receive your conditional offer of appointment and information pack via email.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy at any time. Therefore we encourage early applications to ensure consideration for this post. If you are short listed for this post, you will be contacted via your email account you used to apply for this post, therefore please check your account regularly.

Applicants are invited to apply in Welsh, any application submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application made in English

Please check your email account regularly. Successful applicants will receive all recruitment related correspondence via the email account registered on the application form.

Aneurin Bevan University Health Board support flexible working.

Please note that this vacancy may be withdrawn at any time should it be filled via the internal redeployment process


Ready to embrace a new and exciting challenge? Look no further, Aneurin Bevan University Health Board is a multi-award winning organisation to include the prestigious Royal College of Nursing Awards and over the last 5 years we have won multiple accolades at the NHS Wales Awards illustrating our innovative and forward thinking approach.

We are currently seeking an inspirational nurse leader with extensive knowledge, skill and experience in the NHS. The Divisional Nurse is an integral and influential member of the Divisional Triumvirate, working to the Divisional Director and in collaboration with the Heads of Community and Primary Care. The Division is at the heart of the Health Board’s Clinical Futures model which is about a better balance of care and delivering most care as close to home as possible. Holding the most senior nursing position within Community and Primary Care, the Divisional Nurse will provide strategic, visible, clinical and professional leadership for nursing across the Division and will be a key member of the Senior Nursing and Midwifery Leadership Team, led by the Executive Director of Nursing. We are looking for an exceptional candidate who possesses strategic and operational expertise to deliver and evaluate progress in achieving the Health Boards vision of excellence in Healthcare, the effective local delivery of the Primary Care Plan for Wales and the implementation of the Nursing and Midwifery Strategy “Living the Code”.

The post holder will lead nursing practice and develop community and primary care services and will develop innovative practice in relation to the provision of nursing services for patients. The post holder will be expected to work proactively and collaboratively within a multi-disciplinary team to ensure the Health Board discharges its functions effectively and efficiently and professional standards are adhered to. The post holder also plays a key role in working in partnership with Local Authorities, the Older Persons Commissioner, Welsh Government and third sector parties to influence policy development for community and primary care services.

With a passion for motivational and compassionate professional nursing practice, we encourage staff to share ideas and innovative thinking. Through strong leadership we inspire progression and are proud of the care the Health Board provides. We develop individual skill sets, manage talent and support development through education and mentorship, encouraging staff to thrive.

The essence of our Nursing and Midwifery Strategy aims to improve health and well-being, tackling inequalities, ensuring safe, compassionate and dignified care achieving this in collaboration and partnership with patients and service users.

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post; Welsh and/or English speakers are equally welcome to apply.

Closing Date: 15th March 2021

Selection Process Date: 14th April 2021

For further details / informal visits contact:

Dr Liam Taylor – Divisional Director

liam.taylor@wales.nhs.uk or Tel: 01495 241220

Rhiannon Jones – Executive Director of Nursing

Rhiannon.jones2@wales.nhs.uk or Tel: 01633 435949



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Salary

£34.804k - £39.152k Per Year

Job Type

Contractor, Full Time

Posted

6 days ago

Description

 

Job Title:

Bid Development Officer

School/Unit:

Research & Innovation Services

Location:

Llandaff Campus, Cardiff

Salary:

Grade 6A/B, £34,804 - £39,152 per annum

Hours:

Up to 37 hours per week – part-time options / job share considered

Tenure:

Fixed term until December 2023

 

Welsh University of the Year 2021 by The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide

 

Our performance in this year’s Guide is exceptional.  Our University was the biggest riser in Wales, and the third biggest in the UK, placing us in the UK top 40 for student satisfaction with teaching quality and the wider student experience. 

 

We are very pleased that our strong performance has resulted in the University attracting high numbers of well qualified students and we are now seeking additional staff in both our academic schools and professional services departments.

The opportunity

Research and Innovation Services (RIS) is based at Cardiff Metropolitan University's Llandaff Campus, from where the team supports research and innovation interactions with business and the wider community. At an operational level, we are the gateway through which external organisations can access the support and knowledge base of the University. We work with colleagues across Cardiff Met’s five academic schools and all units on a broad range of research and knowledge transfer activities maximising the commercial and social value of the University's research. We work with businesses through collaboration, consultancy, offering the opportunity for businesses to work with our students and the use of our resources and facilities. RIS is also home to the Global Academies which is a strategic initiative of the University to support and encourage interdisciplinary, impactful and international research, innovation and postgraduate education that addresses global challenges identified by the UN Sustainable Development Goals and Wellbeing of Future Generations Act (Wales) 2015. Our three Global Academies are Health and Human Performance; Food Science, Safety and Security; and Human Centred Design.

The role-holder will assist schools, academics and departments in the acquisition of industry-focussed collaborative opportunities. In particular targeting the development of Knowledge Transfer Partnerships (KTP), Innovate UK and Welsh Government SMART funded projects. The Knowledge Transfer Officer (KTO) will occupy a key role in Cardiff Metropolitan University’s mission to support industry and commerce through a wide variety of commercial activity.

The role will primarily involve working alongside academic colleagues and funding bodies to develop proposals with a view to securing external income. The KTO will work closely with the Business Liaison Officer (BLO) to source and connect relevant academics with opportunities / applications in a timely manner. Duties will include the writing of funding applications and the related costing and pricing of projects, providing effective liaison between Cardiff Met and clients / potential clients, providing support and advice to companies and academics, developing a portfolio of knowledge transfer activity and maintaining appropriate monitoring and reporting mechanisms.

You will be an enthusiastic and friendly professional with excellent communication and interpersonal skills coupled with a commitment to providing an excellent student experience.

What you’ll do – key duties

Identifying and targeting tenders / sources of funding for projects, e.g. Innovate UK and Welsh Government SMART funding.

 

Providing advice and support to academic schools in identifying, developing and submitting successful funding applications for knowledge transfer activities including Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) and Innovate UK programmes.

Writing proposals, tenders and bids in collaboration with academics, schools and Global Academies.

Completion of accurate costing and pricing for a wide range of projects.

Supporting the development of contractual agreements for the successful management of approved projects, including agreements regarding intellectual property and terms of collaboration.

Providing on-going support, guidance and advice to clients and academic departments as necessary, therefore ensuring the smooth running of industry / academic projects.

Chairing regular meetings with schools, academics and other internal departments to develop and sustain an innovation culture.

What you’ll bring – essential experience & strengths

Best practice in developing and delivering commercial projects (e.g. consultancy, training, contract research).

Knowledge of monitoring commercial projects.

Good working knowledge of MS Office applications, in particular Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

A track record of writing successful funding bids e.g. public sector funding / tenders / research bids.

Experience of providing advice to a variety of public, private and not-for-profit organisations.

 

What you’ll have - essential qualifications

Degree or equivalent experience.

Our total reward package

We have a range of great benefits for employees including:

Annual leave of 35 days, plus 12 bank holiday / concessionary days

Membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme with generous contributions

Flexible and remote working opportunities

Award winning sports and fitness facilities with subsidised membership, plus subsidised physiotherapy/complementary therapy/sports massage

Access to all library facilities

Salary sacrifice schemes including cycle to work

 

How to apply

 

If you would like to talk with us about this opportunity please contact Matthew Taylor, Director of Innovation at mtaylor@Cardiffmet.ac.uk

 

To start your application please visit www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/jobs

 

Closing date:  Monday 8 March 2021, 4:30 pm.

 

Should a high volume of applications be received, we may need to close this vacancy early. We therefore encourage you to apply as early as possible.

 

We are committed to supporting and promoting equality and diversity and to creating an inclusive working environment. Our Strategic Plan underpins our commitment to recruit and retain the best talent and we welcome applications from people from diverse backgrounds.  We appoint on merit.

 

Due to the coronavirus pandemic all of our recruitment is being conducted virtually. We aim to respond to your application as soon as possible.

 

 

Further Information

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