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IT Manager

Hamilton Forth

Edinburgh, Scotland
1 day ago
Edinburgh, Scotland
£40k - £45k Per Year
1 day ago
£40k - £45k Per Year

Hamilton Forth is delighted to be retained by The Royal Society of Edinburgh (RSE) to support in the recruitment of a critical new hire. They are seeking an IT Manager – someone who will be at the heart of the organisation’s business bringing specific, critical and specialist skills to support the evolution of the estate – driving to achieve a digitally stronger and better-connected IT offering.

The RSE has a long history dating back to 1783 as a resource of some of the greatest thinkers and practitioners in Scotland who use their knowledge and expertise to support Scotland’s economic and social wellbeing, particularly in this time of nationwide recovery post-Covid-9.

The aim of the RSE is to harness the diversity of knowledge and expertise within our Fellowship and to deploy it for the benefit of Scotland and the wider world – in the words of our mission statement, ‘knowledge made useful’.

 

Pivotal to delivering their ambitions is an IT and information service that underpins their work, both now and in the future. Not only will the successful candidate be supporting the development of recently implemented CRM system, but will also lead the RSE’s IT strategy to ensure an IT system that supports the ever-changing shifts in working and cultural practices, addresses IT security threats and explores and takes advantage of constant changes in data technologies. The successful candidate would be joining the RSE at a hugely exciting time as they embark on the development of our new strategic framework.

They seek an accomplished IT professional with a collaborative, innovative approach, a high level of drive and commitment, excellent interpersonal skills, a great track record of delivering and maintaining IT services in other organisations, and experience of successfully managing and improving upon a wide range of systems and processes.

 

Role and Responsibilities

To own, manage and support all elements of IT across estate. This position requires a forward-thinking individual, capable of driving IT change within the organisation – acting as the figurehead in the IT department and working to create a robust, scalable and progressive IT offering servicing the needs and demands of the stakeholders within the RSE.

Duties will include, without being limited to:

  • Liaising with 3rd party IT service partner to create roadmap for current IT estate
  • Cataloguing priority IT initiatives and delivering solutions across infrastructure, software and IT change projects
  • Working with user-base to devise appropriate IT solutions – servicing the needs of a stakeholder base including academic fellows, awards specialists, finance, HR, operations and marketing professionals

 

IT roadmap is likely to include, again without being limited to:

  1. Server solutioning – physical server approaching end-of-life, will require to be replaced like-for-like or migrated to cloud hosted service
  2. Virtual servers to be maintained and 3rd party IT service provider to be managed
  3. End user devices – PCs, laptops, phones, printers – aging hardware to be replaced and upgraded. Appropriate secure destruction and asset / inventory management to be carried out
  4. Cyber security – undertake analysis of current cyber threat(s) and provide solution to best service / products and providers available to RSE
  5. License renewals – across a raft of applications and infrastructure products and toolkits
  6. Business continuity planning – including RSE’s response to Covid-19 and plan for server decommissioning and data migration
  7. Adopting chair of IT user-group – meeting on a frequent basis to discuss ongoing IT needs across RSE with relevant stakeholders
  8. Managing direct report(s) in the form of ICT engineers

 

Qualifications and Education Requirements

Essential skills and qualification criteria includes a previous track record of IT engineering and management within a relevant-sized business. A proven track record in delivering appropriate IT change and best-practice across a diverse user-base is a pre-requisite, as is an ability to effectively communicate with both technical and non-technical stakeholders.

 

It would be advantageous (but not essential) to possess certification and accreditation across service management (ITIL), project management (Prince 2) and a strong familiarity with Microsoft product suite.

 

A background in public sector, third sector or quango organisations would also be advantageous – however, not mandatory.

 

Preferred skills

The RSE’s estate is a mixed bag in terms of IT products and services but it would be helpful to see applicants with exposure to, and commercial experience of:

  • Windows server (2012 onwards)
  • MS office (all components)
  • Windows 10, O365, SharePoint Online and OneDrive
  • MS Azure
  • VPN (Watchguard)
  • Solwarwinds ARM

 

Other skills:

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Pragmatic, ‘can-do’ attitude
  • 3rd party, external vendor management experience
  • Excellent time-keeping and a thirst for organisational improvement

 

 

If you believe that the above sounds like a good match to yourself - then please do not hesitate to get in touch!

Josh Moreland

joshmoreland@hamiltonforth.com

 

 

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Personal Assistant - 12 month contract-706040

Franklin Resources Inc

Edinburgh, Scotland
2 days ago
Edinburgh, Scotland
2 days ago
Personal Assistant - 12 month contract-706040

Martin Currie are delighted to offer a 12 month contract for a Personal Assistant to support the team in Edinburgh.

Martin Currie operates independently as a Specialist Investment Manager (SIM) within the Franklin Templeton group, they are a leading global investor specialising in global equities, founded in 1881 and headquartered in the UK. The firm is a leading pioneer in emerging and international markets covering various growth and income strategies. For more information about Martin Currie, please visit www.martincurrie.com.

At Franklin Templeton and across it’s SIMs, everything we do is focused on one thing – delivering better client outcomes. We do that by partnering closely with our clients, assessing their strategic needs, and identifying the solution or solutions that can meet the challenge. Franklin Templeton acquired Legg Mason and its Specialist Investment Manager’s (SIM) in 2020 creating a firm of over 12,000 employees working in 34 countries around the world are dedicated to servicing investment solutions for our clients in more than 160 countries.

What is the Business Support team responsible for?

The team provide professional and comprehensive administrative support to leaders across the business. This involves managing diaries, keeping an eye on the central mailbox, fielding internal and external telephone calls, printing and lots more! As part of this experienced team of 5 you’ll be working closely with them on any of these tasks and as you get more confident taking on your own tasks and workload.

What are the ongoing responsibilities of the Personal Assistant?

  • Effective diary management for the Investment Floor and wider Business Support ensuring optimum use of available time; co-ordinating work schedules to accommodate business requirements; meetings preparation, managing agendas, compiling reports, issuing papers within agreed timescales, managing venue and catering requirements, associated costs, etc
  • Arrange company and analyst meetings
  • Prepare and send weekly company and analyst meeting sheet and notification of conferences and seminars for distribution to investment floor
  • Send Weekly Monday Morning Activity Email to Investment Floor including MCA
  • Effective email system management, ensuring emails are responded to appropriately and in a timely manner
  • Provide diary management support to other Business Support staff to support busier periods or holiday cover for other members of the Business Support team
  • Management of all aspects of travel e.g. completion of travel expense claims, visa statements, update travel spreadsheet, visa applications and other ad-hoc tasks as required, whilst trying to keep costs to a minimum
  • Answer and transfer internal and external telephone calls
  • Manage approval of expenses for Senior Investment team heads
  • Create and prepare PowerPoint presentations and excel spreadsheets as required
  • Maintaining an efficient and user-friendly filing system, both paper and electronic
  • Meet with Investment heads on a regular basis to provide work plans and diary preparation, review progress of actions to date, etc.
  • Meet with the Executive Assistant to CEO on a regular basis to provide updates of work plans and review progress of actions to date, discuss issues etc.
  • Carry out any other ad-hoc tasks special projects / assignments as required
  • Keep written procedures for all tasks performed up to date and coherent

What qualifications, skills and experience would help someone to be successful?

  • Experience in a PA or Administrative role in a busy office environment
  • Experience within Financial Services is needed, ideally within Investments
  • Extensive experience with Microsoft Office Suite is essential including Powerpoint and Excel
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Good time management skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills – assertive, efficient, positive and approachable
  • Thorough and diligent – good attention to detail
  • Highly motivated and enthusiastic about providing an excellent service to customers
  • A ‘people person’ with a strong work ethic, keen to learn and to develop an understanding of the investment business
  • A willingness to change and adapt in an evolving environment
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a small team

What makes Martin Currie unique?

In addition to the dynamic and professional environment at Martin Currie, we strive to ensure that our employees have access to a competitive and valuable set of Total Reward—the mix of both monetary and non-monetary rewards provided to you in recognition for your time, talents, efforts, and results. Highlights of our benefits include - contributory pension scheme, private healthcare plan, PHI, life insurance and many others.

We believe that being a good corporate citizen is good business. To us, corporate citizenship means being accountable, serving our clients, being an employer of choice, managing our environmental impact, and supporting our communities.

Martin Currie values diversity in its workforce and welcomes employees from different backgrounds, generations, capabilities, cultural identification, sexual orientations, and gender expression, in addition to other attributes that contribute to a truly diverse and inclusive community.

Our Values (Learning, Ambition, Responsibility and Partnership) are integral to how we do things in Martin Currie and key to our purpose of Investing to Improve Lives.

Ambition - We have a desire and determination to achieve. Our ambition is shown by our appetite to take on new challenges, achieve the best outcomes for clients and grow our business. We are always looking to raise the bar.

Responsibility - We take control and see it as our duty to embrace tasks and challenges. Our responsibility is demonstrated by us taking ownership and control of tasks, challenges, and being accountable for the outcome.

Partnership - We work together and avoid silos. Our partnership is shown by each of us bringing our individual expertise and diversity of thought in a way that enables us to deliver our best work together.

Learning - We strive to continually improve. Our learning comes from not only mistakes but our successes too. We challenge ourselves to regularly build our collective and individual knowledge, skills and expertise.

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Primary Location

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Schedule

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Personal Assistant - 12 month contract

franklin templeton investments

Edinburgh, Scotland
2 days ago
Edinburgh, Scotland
2 days ago
Description

Martin Currie are delighted to offer a 12 month contract for a Personal Assistant to support the team in Edinburgh.


Martin Currie operates independently as a Specialist Investment Manager (SIM) within the Franklin Templeton group, they are a leading global investor specialising in global equities, founded in 1881 and headquartered in the UK. The firm is a leading pioneer in emerging and international markets covering various growth and income strategies. For more information about Martin Currie, please visit www.martincurrie.com.


At Franklin Templeton and across it’s SIMs, everything we do is focused on one thing – delivering better client outcomes. We do that by partnering closely with our clients, assessing their strategic needs, and identifying the solution or solutions that can meet the challenge. Franklin Templeton acquired Legg Mason and its Specialist Investment Manager’s (SIM) in 2020 creating a firm of over 12,000 employees working in 34 countries around the world are dedicated to servicing investment solutions for our clients in more than 160 countries.


What is the Business Support team responsible for?


The team provide professional and comprehensive administrative support to leaders across the business. This involves managing diaries, keeping an eye on the central mailbox, fielding internal and external telephone calls, printing and lots more! As part of this experienced team of 5 you’ll be working closely with them on any of these tasks and as you get more confident taking on your own tasks and workload.


What are the ongoing responsibilities of the Personal Assistant?

  • Effective diary management for the Investment Floor and wider Business Support ensuring optimum use of available time; co-ordinating work schedules to accommodate business requirements; meetings preparation, managing agendas, compiling reports, issuing papers within agreed timescales, managing venue and catering requirements, associated costs, etc
  • Arrange company and analyst meetings
  • Prepare and send weekly company and analyst meeting sheet and notification of conferences and seminars for distribution to investment floor
  • Send Weekly Monday Morning Activity Email to Investment Floor including MCA
  • Effective email system management, ensuring emails are responded to appropriately and in a timely manner
  • Provide diary management support to other Business Support staff to support busier periods or holiday cover for other members of the Business Support team
  • Management of all aspects of travel e.g. completion of travel expense claims, visa statements, update travel spreadsheet, visa applications and other ad-hoc tasks as required, whilst trying to keep costs to a minimum
  • Answer and transfer internal and external telephone calls
  • Manage approval of expenses for Senior Investment team heads
  • Create and prepare PowerPoint presentations and excel spreadsheets as required
  • Maintaining an efficient and user-friendly filing system, both paper and electronic
  • Meet with Investment heads on a regular basis to provide work plans and diary preparation, review progress of actions to date, etc.
  • Meet with the Executive Assistant to CEO on a regular basis to provide updates of work plans and review progress of actions to date, discuss issues etc.
  • Carry out any other ad-hoc tasks special projects / assignments as required
  • Keep written procedures for all tasks performed up to date and coherent

Qualifications

What qualifications, skills and experience would help someone to be successful?

  • Experience in a PA or Administrative role in a busy office environment
  • Experience within Financial Services is needed, ideally within Investments
  • Extensive experience with Microsoft Office Suite is essential including Powerpoint and Excel
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Good time management skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills – assertive, efficient, positive and approachable
  • Thorough and diligent – good attention to detail
  • Highly motivated and enthusiastic about providing an excellent service to customers
  • A ‘people person’ with a strong work ethic, keen to learn and to develop an understanding of the investment business
  • A willingness to change and adapt in an evolving environment
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a small team

What makes Martin Currie unique?


In addition to the dynamic and professional environment at Martin Currie, we strive to ensure that our employees have access to a competitive and valuable set of Total Reward—the mix of both monetary and non-monetary rewards provided to you in recognition for your time, talents, efforts, and results. Highlights of our benefits include - contributory pension scheme, private healthcare plan, PHI, life insurance and many others.


We believe that being a good corporate citizen is good business. To us, corporate citizenship means being accountable, serving our clients, being an employer of choice, managing our environmental impact, and supporting our communities.


Martin Currie values diversity in its workforce and welcomes employees from different backgrounds, generations, capabilities, cultural identification, sexual orientations, and gender expression, in addition to other attributes that contribute to a truly diverse and inclusive community.


Our Values (Learning, Ambition, Responsibility and Partnership) are integral to how we do things in Martin Currie and key to our purpose of Investing to Improve Lives.


Ambition - We have a desire and determination to achieve. Our ambition is shown by our appetite to take on new challenges, achieve the best outcomes for clients and grow our business. We are always looking to raise the bar.


Responsibility - We take control and see it as our duty to embrace tasks and challenges. Our responsibility is demonstrated by us taking ownership and control of tasks, challenges, and being accountable for the outcome.


Partnership - We work together and avoid silos. Our partnership is shown by each of us bringing our individual expertise and diversity of thought in a way that enables us to deliver our best work together.


Learning - We strive to continually improve. Our learning comes from not only mistakes but our successes too. We challenge ourselves to regularly build our collective and individual knowledge, skills and expertise.



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Digital Marketing Manager

Wood Mackenzie

Edinburgh, Scotland
11 days ago
Edinburgh, Scotland
11 days ago
Company Description

Wood Mackenzie is the global leader in data, analysis and consulting across the energy, chemicals, metals, mining, power and renewables sectors.

Founded in 1973, our success has always been underpinned by the simple principle of providing trusted research and advice that makes a difference to our customers. Today we have over 2,000 customers ranging from the largest global energy companies and financial institutions to governments as well as smaller market specialists.

Our teams are located around the world. This enables us to stay closely connected with customers and the markets and sectors we cover. Collectively this allows us to offer a compelling combination of global commodity analysis with detailed local market knowledge.

We are committed to supporting our people to grow and thrive. We value different perspectives and aspire to create an inclusive environment that encourages diversity and fosters a sense of belonging. We are committed to creating a workplace that works for you and encourage everyone to get involved in our Wellness, Diversity and Inclusion, and Community Engagement initiatives. We actively support flexible working and are happy to consider alternative work patterns, taking into account your needs and the needs of the team or division that you are looking to join. 

Hear what our team has to say about working with us:

https://www.woodmac.com/careers/our-people/

We are proud to be a part of the Verisk family of companies! 

At the heart of what we do is help clients manage risk. Verisk (Nasdaq: VRSK) provides data and insights to our customers in insurance, energy and the financial services markets so they can make faster and more informed decisions.   

Our global team uses AI, machine learning, automation, and other emerging technologies to collect and analyze billions of records. We provide advanced decision-support to prevent credit, lending, and cyber risks. In addition, we monitor and advise companies on complex global matters such as climate change, catastrophes, and geopolitical issues.  

But why we do our work is what sets us apart. It stems from a commitment to making the world better, safer and stronger.  

It’s the reason Verisk is part of the UN Global Compact sustainability initiative. It’s why we made a commitment to balancing 100 percent of our carbon emissions. It’s the aim of our “returnship” program for experienced professionals rejoining the workforce after time away. And, it’s what drives our annual Innovation Day, where we identify our next first-to-market innovations to solve our customers’ problems.   

At its core, Verisk uses data to minimize risk and maximize value. But far bigger, is why we do what we do. 

At Verisk you can build an exciting career with meaningful work; create positive and lasting impact on business; and find the support, coaching, and training you need to advance your career. We have received the Great Place to Work® Certification for the fifth consecutive year. We’ve been recognized by Forbes as a World’s Best Employer and a Best Employer for Women, testaments to our culture of engagement and the value we place on an inclusive and diverse workforce.  Verisk’s Statement on Racial Equity and Diversity supports our commitment to these values and affecting positive and lasting change in the communities where we live and work.  

Job Description

Wood Mackenzie has an exciting opportunity for a Global Digital Marketing Manager to join a fast-paced, dynamic global business to take ownership of digital marketing campaigns to drive audience growth and deliver improvements in lead generation. This is an opportunity for a creative, innovative digital marketer to be part of an effective and exciting team to support the development of our digital marketing strategy.

Role Purpose 

This role will be part of the global digital marketing team responsible for creating and executing world-class B2B digital marketing plans. The role will work with our regional marketing teams and ABM marketers to create impactful digital campaigns across the company’s marketing technology stack and channels. This position will report to the Senior Digital Marketing Manager and be part of a small but perfectly-formed Global team that executes digital campaigns, builds data analytics connections and reports, and grows targeted audiences to boost engagement with our brand.

 

About the Day to Day Responsibilities of the Role

  • Applying extensive (7 years) digital marketing experience and knowledge of owned, earned and paid media to create, manage and optimise marketing campaigns that create brand awareness, engagement and deliver high quality leads.
  • Support in the management of social (paid and organic), display, retargeting activity – and possibly some PPC.
  • Use data to report, derive insights and improve digital marketing performance for campaigns
  • Data analysis to optimise every touch point, and delivering the best experience throughout the user journey to maximise ROI
  • Utilising and customising content available to you to support regional and global campaigns effectively.
  • Reporting campaign results, drawing insights and providing recommendations for improved performance.
  • Providing consultancy and support to the business to help them utilise digital /social in their marketing activities.
  • Optimise content considering SEO and Google Analytics
  • Analyse web traffic metrics to find opportunities for improving audience messaging on digital channels
  • Utilise a range of MarTech to maximise impact and improve digital user experiences

 

Qualifications

 About You and How You Can Excel in this Role

To be successful in this role you’ll be a digital marketing professional with at least 5 years’ experience, preferably with experience across a range of digital channels and with experience of working with a range of MarTech. You’ll be able to develop engaging and effective digital marketing campaigns to attract and engage new potential customers. For this position, it’s also essential to be up-to-date with new technologies and emerging digital marketing trends. It will be beneficial if you have some knowledge of the energy & commodity markets.

You will have:

  •  A Bachelor’s degree, ideally in Marketing, Digital Marketing or relevant field
  • Proven experience as a Digital marketing manager or similar
  • Experience of working within a B2B environment
  • Experience of digital marketing in a global business
  • Excellent communication and writing skills in English
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, ability to influence and engage direct reports and peers
  • Demonstrated experience of senior stakeholder management
  • Experience of coaching peers on digital marketing tools and trends
  • Highly evolved communication skills and an ability to translate technical information into business language
  • Strong problem-solving skills and the ability to think creatively & drive innovation
  • Proficiency in MS Office and Digital marketing and reporting tools (e.g. EPI server, Pardot, Blueconic, Google Analytics, Google Tag Manager, Google Data Studio, Hubspot)
  • Digital mindset with an ability to predict audience preferences
  • Hands on experience of building integrated digital campaigns across a variety of audiences
  • Project management skills and attention to detail
  • Reporting experience ideally using Google Analytics with a results-orientated approach
  • Ability to quickly understand complex subject matter and simplify whilst maintaining nuance and essence of the key messages.
  • Excellent communicator and digital thinker.
  • The ability to use both data and intuition to inform decisions/optimise campaigns.

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Additional Information

Verisk Analytics is an equal opportunity employer.

All members of the Verisk Analytics family of companies are equal opportunity employers. We consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, sex, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, veteran's status, age or disability.

http://www.verisk.com/careers.html

Unsolicited resumes sent to Verisk, including unsolicited resumes sent to a Verisk business mailing address, fax machine or email address, or directly to Verisk employees, will be considered Verisk property. Verisk will NOT pay a fee for any placement resulting from the receipt of an unsolicited resume.

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Senior Insight Solutions Analyst - (Job Number: 54732)

British Sky Broadcasting CustomerService

West Lothian
10 days ago
West Lothian
10 days ago
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Primary Location : SCOTLAND-West Lothian
Employee Status: Permanent
Schedule: Full-time
Closing Date: 10/03/2021, 11:59:00 PM

Want to do the best work of your life? With 24 million customers in 7 countries, make your mark at Europe’s leading media and entertainment brand. A workplace where you can proudly be yourself; our people make Sky a truly exciting and inclusive place to work.


“As an ever growing amount of data about our customers experiences with our contact centres and our products becomes available to CSG, this role is key to helping CSG improve how we deliver better service and optimise our processes by distilling the complex data into simple to understand elements” - Head of Insight

What you'll do:

  • Work with the principal analyst to develop, enhance and maintain data solutions such as the CSG Exec Dashboard to ensure that it continues to meet the needs of the core audience by working in partnership with wider CSG team and other departments
  • Ensure that any visualisation tools continue to support the key user base and grow with the business
  • Ensure that the CSG GCP data workstream has the best data available for providing insight to CSG community and that this data is well catalogued and understood.
  • Work with stakeholders to understand the business issues with use of the data and take action to identify potential solutions and deliver to these
  • Ensuring clear & consistent definitions are documented and used across all solutions
  • Liaise with core data teams for any data quality issues which are identified

What you'll bring:

  • Stakeholder Management: Candidate must have a proven track record of having established successful business relationships with stakeholders and ability to respond with credibility.
  • Technical Experience: Strong experience in visualisation software such as Tableau and Google Data Studio
  • Strong knowledge of SQL and understanding of relational data models, star schemas, data warehouses and big data models, particularly on Google Cloud environments
  • An ability to analyse extremely complex data using advanced techniques, tools and resources
  • Demonstrate a high level of business knowledge (both data and process)
  • High curiosity for understanding changes in data, coupled with an advanced problem-solving approach

Customer Service Group

We enable our people to offer the best service in the country by creating epic experiences. Creating communication and learning experiences to support the most important customer and colleague moments across CSG. Most of all, we are an excitable bunch of creative people with specialist skills in five key areas; planning, idea generation, creative development, experiential and events.

The Rewards:

There's a reason people can't stop talking about #LifeAtSky. Our great range of rewards really are something special, here are just a few:

  • Sky Q, for the TV you love all in one place
  • A generous pension package
  • Private healthcare
  • Discounted mobile and broadband

Where you'll work:

Livingston Watermark House:

Our lively campus is a free shuttle bus away from Livingston South train station and the town centre. Plus there’s onsite parking available for cars, motorbikes and bicycles.


You’ll be well fed at our subsidised canteen, and you can keep in shape at our onsite gym. Or play a game of pool or table tennis.

Inclusion:

Recognised as an ‘Inclusive Top 50 Employer’ and a ‘Times Top 50 Employer for Women’, we’re working hard to ensure we’re a truly inclusive place to work. This means we don’t just look at your CV. We’re more focused on who you are and the potential you’ll bring to Sky. We also know that everyone has a life outside work, so we're happy to discuss flexible working.


And we'll do everything we can to support you during your application. If you need us to make any adjustments to our recruitment process, speak to our recruitment team who will be happy to support you.

Why wait?

Apply now to build an amazing career and be part of a brilliant team. We can’t wait to hear from you.


To find out more about working with us, search #LifeAtSky on social media. A job you love to talk about.


Just so you know: if your application is successful, we’ll ask you to complete a criminal record check. And depending on the role you have applied for and the nature of any convictions you may have, we might have to withdraw the offer.

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Autism and Specialist Behavioural Support Worker Job Description

myjobscotland

83 Colinton Mains Road, Scotland
18 days ago
83 Colinton Mains Road, Scotland
18 days ago

Job Description 

Autism and Specialist Behavioural Support Worker Job Description 

 

Redcroft Care Homes Ltd is a private and developing organisation based in Edinburgh supporting Adults with Learning Disabilities, Mental Health on a Residential, Housing Support Services and Home Care basis in Edinburgh. 

We are currently recruiting for Support Workers in Colinton, Edinburgh. As an Autism and Specialist Behavioural Support worker, you will be responsible for supporting people with Learning Disabilities, Autism and Challenging Behaviour to live full lives, develop skills and maintain their wellbeing. The role is based within a tenancy-based environment and some of the service users may require 2-1 staff support.    

Our shifts vary over a 24/7 period, but the earliest shift starts at 7am; the latest finishing time is 10pm.  Full-time and Part-time vacancies available. 

Our ethos is to be family orientated, professional, hard-working, service user led and fun. 

 

The Role: 

  • Assisting service users to carry out appropriate activities of their choice and promote independence. 
  • To communicate effectively and professionally with everyone in the service users’ life. 
  • To work effectively and professionally within the policies, procedures, aims, objectives, and philosophy of the company with your colleagues. 
  • Other duties include assisting with household tasks; personal care; preparing meals, outings with service users, day support, supporting the service users with achieving their goals in life, domestic, laundry, short breaks, and holidays. 

 

Requirements: 

  • Minimum 1 year of experience working with people with Learning Disabilities, Mental Health, Autism and Challenging Behaviour which includes physical aggression. 
  • Proficiency in spoken and written English and good interpersonal skills. 
  • Training and knowledge of Positive Behaviour Support and Autism desirable. 
  • Good reporting & recording skills. 

 

Responsibilities: 

  • Qualifications of SVQ 2 or higher in health and social care (or equivalent) is desirable but not required for employment. Applicants should be willing to work towards gaining an SVQ 2 in health and social care. 
  • To be person-centred in all aspects of your role. 

 

Benefits: 

  • Competitive rates of pay. 
  • Annual clothing allowance. 
  • Statutory pension. 
  • 5.6 weeks annual leave. 

 

If interested in joining our friendly team, please apply below. 

Please email CVs to

enquiries@lingroup.co.uk

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Permanent 

Full-time hours: 36 hours per week 

Part-time hours: 20-30 hours per week 

Salary: £9.55/hour plus a challenging behaviour allowance to be confirmed 

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.Net Developer

Wood Mackenzie

Edinburgh, Scotland
9 days ago
Edinburgh, Scotland
9 days ago
Company Description

Wood Mackenzie is the global leader in data, analysis and consulting across the energy, chemicals, metals, mining, power and renewables sectors.

Founded in 1973, our success has always been underpinned by the simple principle of providing trusted research and advice that makes a difference to our customers. Today we have over 2,000 customers ranging from the largest global energy companies and financial institutions to governments as well as smaller market specialists.

Our teams are located around the world. This enables us to stay closely connected with customers and the markets and sectors we cover. Collectively this allows us to offer a compelling combination of global commodity analysis with detailed local market knowledge.

We are committed to supporting our people to grow and thrive. We value different perspectives and aspire to create an inclusive environment that encourages diversity and fosters a sense of belonging. We are committed to creating a workplace that works for you and encourage everyone to get involved in our Wellness, Diversity and Inclusion, and Community Engagement initiatives. We actively support flexible working and are happy to consider alternative work patterns, taking into account your needs and the needs of the team or division that you are looking to join. 

Hear what our team has to say about working with us:

https://www.woodmac.com/careers/our-people/

We are proud to be a part of the Verisk family of companies! 

At the heart of what we do is help clients manage risk. Verisk (Nasdaq: VRSK) provides data and insights to our customers in insurance, energy and the financial services markets so they can make faster and more informed decisions.   

Our global team uses AI, machine learning, automation, and other emerging technologies to collect and analyze billions of records. We provide advanced decision-support to prevent credit, lending, and cyber risks. In addition, we monitor and advise companies on complex global matters such as climate change, catastrophes, and geopolitical issues.  

But why we do our work is what sets us apart. It stems from a commitment to making the world better, safer and stronger.  

It’s the reason Verisk is part of the UN Global Compact sustainability initiative. It’s why we made a commitment to balancing 100 percent of our carbon emissions. It’s the aim of our “returnship” program for experienced professionals rejoining the workforce after time away. And, it’s what drives our annual Innovation Day, where we identify our next first-to-market innovations to solve our customers’ problems.   

At its core, Verisk uses data to minimize risk and maximize value. But far bigger, is why we do what we do. 

At Verisk you can build an exciting career with meaningful work; create positive and lasting impact on business; and find the support, coaching, and training you need to advance your career.  We’ve been recognized by Forbes as a World’s Best Employer and a Best Employer for Women, testaments to our culture of engagement and the value we place on an inclusive and diverse workforce. 

Job Description

We are looking for a .Net Developer to join our UK team.  The team are responsible for developing products focused on analytics of global energy markets.  You will develop the user interface of complex mathematical models based on global energy economic fundamentals that influence the strategic decisions made by our clients.   This is a great role for someone passionate about developing good quality and well tested integrated data and UI solutions.  This is set within the backdrop of deploying models within internal analytical products as well as directly to client solutions. 

Wood Mackenzie’s ongoing transformation aims to deliver better modelling products to our clients to help them make smarter long- term strategic decisions. Your primary focus will be building the User Interface by understanding  the UI and back-end codebase of existing models.  Leading development and enhancements you will work closely with experts in modelling and the energy market.  Working within a cloud based platform of data and analytical products you will focus on the deployment of the models and their integration within the platform. 

You will work as part of a team on one or more projects within the Wood Mackenzie portfolio to implement and actively lead the way in best practice.  Working with a range of business stakeholders you will be a trusted advisor to delivering against strategic goals. 

You will champion new ways of working that benefit existing products.  Promoting a culture of shared code ownership, you will actively perform and participate in code reviews.   This is a great opportunity to make a real difference working in a multidisciplinary team to deliver best-in-class client solutions. 

Our Tech Stack

  • Visual Studio 2019, Git (Bitbucket), Resharper (optional), MS Teams (collaboration), JIRA
  • .Net Core 3.1 primarily on Windows
  • ASP.Net MVC Core 3.1
  • EF Core 3.1 (onto MSSQL using Code First methodology)
  • Autofac for DI
  • Key Packages: Automapper, Mediatr, OData, Json.Net, Swagger/Swashbuckle,
  • Testing: Moq, FluentAssertions, Selenium, XUnit
  • Frontend: HTML (via Razor Views), CSS ( SASS), Javascript ( JQuery), Bootstrap 3 customisations
  • Visualisations: Highcharts (graphs/charting), Ag-Grid (tabular)
  • Cloud deployment: AWS EC2, RDS, autoscaling, etc…
  • CI/CD: Jenkins
  • Logging: Splunk via NLog in Json format

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Qualifications

You understand the value of data for business decision-making and want to work in a leading research, data analytics and consultancy organisation. You want to bring the experience you have gained to deliver better products to our clients and to our internal research team.  You have:

  • Full stack developer skills with a 70/30 split backend to frontend
  • Strong .Net Framework background (C#, ASP.Net MVC Core, WebAPI)
  • ORM (ideally Entity Framework Core)
  • Solid understanding of Relational Database Management Systems (ideally MSSQL)
  • Experience with Dependency Injection (ideally Autofac), generic types and reflection
  • Good frontend experience (Javascript, HTML5, CSS, JQuery and Bootstrap)
  • Experience with testing methodologies
  • Software life-cycle & release management technologies: Git, Jenkins
  • Support/maintenance of live production applications either cloud or on-premises based
  • Experience automating repetitive tasks

Elements that would be nice to have:

  • React experience
  • Mapping/GIS
  • Docker

Additional Information

Verisk Analytics is an equal opportunity employer.

All members of the Verisk Analytics family of companies are equal opportunity employers. We consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, sex, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, veteran's status, age or disability.

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Report Planning and Scheduling Specialist 1, RCD

Charles River Laboratories

Tranent
8 days ago
Tranent
8 days ago
Report Planning and Scheduling Specialist 1, RCD
Req ID #: 88211
Location:
Reno, NV, US, 89511Spencerville, OH, US, 45887Mattawan, MI, US, 49071Shrewsbury, MA, US, 01545Senneville, Quebec, CA, H9X 3R3Tranent, GB, EH33 2NE
At Charles River, we are passionate about improving the quality of people’s lives. When you join our global family, you will help create healthier lives for millions of patients and their families.
Charles River employees are innovative thinkers, who are dedicated to continuous learning and improvement. We will empower you with the resources you need to grow and develop in your career.
As a Charles River employee, you will be part of an industry-leading, customer-focused company at the forefront of drug development. Your skills will play a key role in bringing life-saving therapies to market faster through simpler, quicker, and more digitalized processes. Whether you are in lab operations, finance, IT, sales, or another area, when you work at Charles River, you will be the difference every day for patients across the globe.
Job Summary
BASIC SUMMARY: Responsible for global report scheduling and communications to all Safety Assessment sites..
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: • Collaborate with others to develop training materials and roll out training of report scheduling system.• Assist integration initiatives of report scheduling system for new sites to Safety Assessment.• Assist in the testing, implementation and follow-up of new functionality of report scheduling system.• Assist in process improvement initiatives and ensure compliance with new processes across SA sites.• Provide monthly global communication of on-time reporting initiatives and progress.• Support internal user-group meetings, trouble-shooting initiatives, global committees/task forces designed to address training gaps and process flow.• Participate in other corporate standardization and harmonization committees as required.• Integrate activities with those of other major organizational units (e.g. segments, departments, functions).• Assist global teams on initiatives to reduce Safety Assessment standard reporting timelines.• Maintain communication of information between the users and management concerning system development and maintenance needs, objectives, and strategies. • Provide cross-departmental support for various systems including onboarding, training, and ongoing technical support following deployment. • Performs all other duties as assigned.
Job Qualifications
QUALIFICATIONS:• Education: Bachelor’s degree (B.A./B.S.) or equivalent • Experience: 4 or more years related experience in scientific data presentation and/or scheduling.• An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted as a satisfactory substitute for the specific education and experience listed above.• Certification/Licensure: N/A • Other: Strong working knowledge of Report Scheduling. Ability to work independently and as a member of an integrated global team. Must be detail oriented with excellent organizational and communication skills. Ability to interact with all levels of staff. Ability to perform under pressure in a fast-paced, multi-task, deadline-oriented environment. Familiar with appropriate regulations, guidelines and guidance for the conduct of preclinical studies in North America and Europe.
About Safety Assessment
Charles River is committed to helping our partners expedite their preclinical drug development with exceptional safety assessment services, state-of-the-art facilities and expert regulatory guidance. From individual specialty toxicology and IND enabling studies to tailored packages and total laboratory support, our deeply experienced team can design and execute programs that anticipate challenges and avoid roadblocks for a smooth, efficient journey to market. Each year approximately 120 investigational new drug (IND) programs are conducted in our Safety Assessment facilities.
About Charles River
Charles River is an early-stage contract research organization (CRO). We have built upon our foundation of laboratory animal medicine and science to develop a diverse portfolio of discovery and safety assessment services, both Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) and non-GLP, to support clients from target identification through preclinical development. Charles River also provides a suite of products and services to support our clients’ clinical laboratory testing needs and manufacturing activities. Utilizing this broad portfolio of products and services enables our clients to create a more flexible drug development model, which reduces their costs, enhances their productivity and effectiveness to increase speed to market.
With over 17,000 employees within 90 facilities in 20 countries around the globe, we are strategically positioned to coordinate worldwide resources and apply multidisciplinary perspectives in resolving our client’s unique challenges. Our client base includes global pharmaceutical companies, biotechnology companies, government agencies and hospitals and academic institutions around the world. And in 2019, revenue increased to $2.62 billion.
At Charles River, we are passionate about our role in improving the quality of people’s lives. Our mission, our excellent science and our strong sense of purpose guide us in all that we do, and we approach each day with the knowledge that our work helps to improve the health and well-being of many across the globe. We have proudly supported the development of ~85% of the drugs approved by the FDA in 2019.
Equal Employment Opportunity
Charles River Laboratories is an Equal Opportunity Employer - M/F/Disabled/Vet.
If you are interested in applying to Charles River Laboratories and need special assistance or an accommodation due to a disability to complete any forms or to otherwise participate in the resume submission process, please contact a member of our Human Resources team by sending an e-mail message to crrecruitment_US@crl.com. This contact is for accommodation requests for individuals with disabilities only and cannot be used to inquire about the status of applications.
For more information, please visit www.criver.com.
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Social Worker

myjobscotland

DUNFERMLINE, Scotland
4 days ago
DUNFERMLINE, Scotland
4 days ago

Job Details

The post is for a Social Worker in an area team within the Children and Families Service. The successful candidate will work as part of a team, supporting children, young people and their families to access services specific to the needs or risks they may be experiencing.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Undertaking thorough and informed comprehensive assessments of need and risk.
  • Working individually and/or collaboratively to produce plans to support children, young people and their families.
  • Assessing, managing, monitoring and reducing risks to service users and others.
  • Contributing to complex assessments of need and risk with an aim of improving outcomes whenever possible.
  • Carrying a children and families caseload with varying complexity, requiring specialist skills and knowledge to enable appropriate and effective responses to the needs/risks of service users.
  • Providing written reports as required, including informed recommendations concerning care/action plans.
  • Attending meetings and case reviews.
  • Updating and ensuring the accuracy of all relevant service user records and taking responsibility for the effective application of information management systems.
  • Engaging and working in partnership with service users, family members, Police, Health, statutory/voluntary agencies and others as appropriate.
  • Chairing meetings and review panels as appropriate.

The Person

The successful candidate will be educated to SCQF level 9, which includes a Degree in Social Work or equivalent.

Other essential person criteria for this post are:

  • Ability to travel throughout Fife.
  • Experience of assessment tools.
  • Knowledge of national outcomes, policies, procedures, professional practice models, values and standards.
  • Skills in risk management and caseload management.
  • Knowledge of appropriate legislation.
  • Initiative taking skills.
  • Experience of promoting equality and diversity.
  • Experience of analysing information.
  • Team working skills.
  • Ability to provide a regular, efficient and effective service.
  • Organisation skills.
  • Knowledge of information sharing protocols.
  • Problem solving skills.
  • Communicating skills.
  • Prioritisation skills.
  • Negotiation skills.
  • Ability to work effectively with others and on own.

Before confirming your appointment, you will be required to obtain Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) scheme membership through Disclosure Scotland.

You are required to register with Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) within 6 months of taking up employment in this role and to complete the required Post Registration Training and Learning (PRTL) over the first registration period.

Further Information

  • Role Profile - when preparing your supporting statement, review the role profile and think about how you meet the essential criteria Role Profile
  • How We Work Matters - Our employees are expected to display and promote certain behaviours in the workplace. See our 'How We Work Matters' behaviour framework for more information.  
  • Employee Benefits - Employees have access to a benefits package that offers discounts on a wide range of products and services.
  • Directorate Information - Council Department information
  • Social Media - Search for more 'Fife Council Jobs' on Facebook or follow us on Twitter @FCJobsOfficial.

For further information contact: Lindsay McRae - 

lindsay.mcrae@fife.gov.uk

For all of our other social care vacancies visit:  www.fife.gov.uk/jobs/caring

Salary

£40k - £45k Per Year

Job Type

Full Time

Posted

1 day ago

Description

Hamilton Forth is delighted to be retained by The Royal Society of Edinburgh (RSE) to support in the recruitment of a critical new hire. They are seeking an IT Manager – someone who will be at the heart of the organisation’s business bringing specific, critical and specialist skills to support the evolution of the estate – driving to achieve a digitally stronger and better-connected IT offering.

The RSE has a long history dating back to 1783 as a resource of some of the greatest thinkers and practitioners in Scotland who use their knowledge and expertise to support Scotland’s economic and social wellbeing, particularly in this time of nationwide recovery post-Covid-9.

The aim of the RSE is to harness the diversity of knowledge and expertise within our Fellowship and to deploy it for the benefit of Scotland and the wider world – in the words of our mission statement, ‘knowledge made useful’.

 

Pivotal to delivering their ambitions is an IT and information service that underpins their work, both now and in the future. Not only will the successful candidate be supporting the development of recently implemented CRM system, but will also lead the RSE’s IT strategy to ensure an IT system that supports the ever-changing shifts in working and cultural practices, addresses IT security threats and explores and takes advantage of constant changes in data technologies. The successful candidate would be joining the RSE at a hugely exciting time as they embark on the development of our new strategic framework.

They seek an accomplished IT professional with a collaborative, innovative approach, a high level of drive and commitment, excellent interpersonal skills, a great track record of delivering and maintaining IT services in other organisations, and experience of successfully managing and improving upon a wide range of systems and processes.

 

Role and Responsibilities

To own, manage and support all elements of IT across estate. This position requires a forward-thinking individual, capable of driving IT change within the organisation – acting as the figurehead in the IT department and working to create a robust, scalable and progressive IT offering servicing the needs and demands of the stakeholders within the RSE.

Duties will include, without being limited to:

  • Liaising with 3rd party IT service partner to create roadmap for current IT estate
  • Cataloguing priority IT initiatives and delivering solutions across infrastructure, software and IT change projects
  • Working with user-base to devise appropriate IT solutions – servicing the needs of a stakeholder base including academic fellows, awards specialists, finance, HR, operations and marketing professionals

 

IT roadmap is likely to include, again without being limited to:

  1. Server solutioning – physical server approaching end-of-life, will require to be replaced like-for-like or migrated to cloud hosted service
  2. Virtual servers to be maintained and 3rd party IT service provider to be managed
  3. End user devices – PCs, laptops, phones, printers – aging hardware to be replaced and upgraded. Appropriate secure destruction and asset / inventory management to be carried out
  4. Cyber security – undertake analysis of current cyber threat(s) and provide solution to best service / products and providers available to RSE
  5. License renewals – across a raft of applications and infrastructure products and toolkits
  6. Business continuity planning – including RSE’s response to Covid-19 and plan for server decommissioning and data migration
  7. Adopting chair of IT user-group – meeting on a frequent basis to discuss ongoing IT needs across RSE with relevant stakeholders
  8. Managing direct report(s) in the form of ICT engineers

 

Qualifications and Education Requirements

Essential skills and qualification criteria includes a previous track record of IT engineering and management within a relevant-sized business. A proven track record in delivering appropriate IT change and best-practice across a diverse user-base is a pre-requisite, as is an ability to effectively communicate with both technical and non-technical stakeholders.

 

It would be advantageous (but not essential) to possess certification and accreditation across service management (ITIL), project management (Prince 2) and a strong familiarity with Microsoft product suite.

 

A background in public sector, third sector or quango organisations would also be advantageous – however, not mandatory.

 

Preferred skills

The RSE’s estate is a mixed bag in terms of IT products and services but it would be helpful to see applicants with exposure to, and commercial experience of:

  • Windows server (2012 onwards)
  • MS office (all components)
  • Windows 10, O365, SharePoint Online and OneDrive
  • MS Azure
  • VPN (Watchguard)
  • Solwarwinds ARM

 

Other skills:

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Pragmatic, ‘can-do’ attitude
  • 3rd party, external vendor management experience
  • Excellent time-keeping and a thirst for organisational improvement

 

 

If you believe that the above sounds like a good match to yourself - then please do not hesitate to get in touch!

Josh Moreland

joshmoreland@hamiltonforth.com