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    • city of london, greater london
    • contract
    • £750 - £850 per day
    • full-time
    Role: Investment Risk Business Analyst Duration: 12 months Rate: £866.96 per day umbrella Job Purpose:The Investment Risk Business Analyst role is an exciting opportunity to work with the Investment Risk business and technical teams to focus on BAU around the operation and maintenance of the Risk Framework. Key Responsibilities:To assist the Investment Risk Team with the ongoing development of Newton's Investment Risk FrameworkTo provide business analysis and assist with technical solutions in the prioritisation, integration, and organisation of investment risk data into the framework from Newton's data sources to create effective controls and triggers to identify areas of concernTo assist with the design and implementation of management information from the investment risk frameworkTo provide analysis and project management support in the design and delivery of a roadmap to effectively and further utilise the existing framework to identify, measure, analyse, and escalate investment risk issues to the Investment Risk team and other stakeholdersTo assist with the configuration tools in the risk framework to ensure that triggers and limits are proposed, set, grouped, and weighted appropriately and in line with Newton's investment risk appetiteTo assist with the documentation of Investment Risk Framework policies, procedures, and processesTo assist with the integration of NIMNA portfolios into Newton's Investment Risk frameworkTo liaise with Newton's Investment Risk technical product team to help prioritise, incorporate, and manage risk framework considerations into the Sprint cycle ExperienceIn depth knowledge of different types of risk modelsA good understanding of the risk vendors e.g. Aladdin, Barra, Axioma, RiskMetrics etc.Exceptional knowledge of business processes, workflows and experience of business process re-engineering for Investment RiskKnowledge of the relationships between different risk metricsHands on experience of implementation of a new risk model within an asset management businessA good understanding of the asset management businessAttention to detail and the ability to analyse large risk data set in multiple formatsA good understanding of data sourcing, data management and governanceHands on experience of databases, the ability to navigate data structures via SQL queriesHands on project delivery experience If you have similar experience working as an Investment Risk Business Analyst within Asset Management, please forward your CV today.Randstad Financial & Professional encourage applications from individuals of all ages & backgrounds. Appointment will be made on merit alone but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK. Randstad Financial & Professional acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment & an employment business for temporary recruitment as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies & Employment Business Regulations 2003
    Role: Investment Risk Business Analyst Duration: 12 months Rate: £866.96 per day umbrella Job Purpose:The Investment Risk Business Analyst role is an exciting opportunity to work with the Investment Risk business and technical teams to focus on BAU around the operation and maintenance of the Risk Framework. Key Responsibilities:To assist the Investment Risk Team with the ongoing development of Newton's Investment Risk FrameworkTo provide business analysis and assist with technical solutions in the prioritisation, integration, and organisation of investment risk data into the framework from Newton's data sources to create effective controls and triggers to identify areas of concernTo assist with the design and implementation of management information from the investment risk frameworkTo provide analysis and project management support in the design and delivery of a roadmap to effectively and further utilise the existing framework to identify, measure, analyse, and escalate investment risk issues to the Investment Risk team and other stakeholdersTo assist with the configuration tools in the risk framework to ensure that triggers and limits are proposed, set, grouped, and weighted appropriately and in line with Newton's investment risk appetiteTo assist with the documentation of Investment Risk Framework policies, procedures, and processesTo assist with the integration of NIMNA portfolios into Newton's Investment Risk frameworkTo liaise with Newton's Investment Risk technical product team to help prioritise, incorporate, and manage risk framework considerations into the Sprint cycle ExperienceIn depth knowledge of different types of risk modelsA good understanding of the risk vendors e.g. Aladdin, Barra, Axioma, RiskMetrics etc.Exceptional knowledge of business processes, workflows and experience of business process re-engineering for Investment RiskKnowledge of the relationships between different risk metricsHands on experience of implementation of a new risk model within an asset management businessA good understanding of the asset management businessAttention to detail and the ability to analyse large risk data set in multiple formatsA good understanding of data sourcing, data management and governanceHands on experience of databases, the ability to navigate data structures via SQL queriesHands on project delivery experience If you have similar experience working as an Investment Risk Business Analyst within Asset Management, please forward your CV today.Randstad Financial & Professional encourage applications from individuals of all ages & backgrounds. Appointment will be made on merit alone but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK. Randstad Financial & Professional acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment & an employment business for temporary recruitment as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies & Employment Business Regulations 2003
    • city of london, greater london
    • contract
    • £520 - £620 per day
    • full-time
    Job title: Salesforce Project ManagerLocation: LondonRate: £620 umbrellaDuration: 6 months Purpose of the role:Currently there is an exciting opportunity for a hands-on Project Manager with detailed knowledge of Salesforce to work with technology and business stakeholders to manage the platform's project book of work. The role will sit within the Front Office Programme team within the overall Global Change team, which delivers change initiatives for Front Office stakeholders. Deliverables:You will be responsible for applying project governance to ensure that the Salesforce programme objectives are met and that everyone is on track to deliver on time and within budget. You will aid in the design & will lead customer's transformational digital journeys within Salesforce. Experience required:Proven experience in a Project Management role ideally gained in a Consultancy or partner environmentAgile project management experiencePrior PM experience on digital transformations and or CRM platformsExperience of managing Salesforce projects and other SAAS platformsExperience of large multi-year projects as well as smaller quick start projectsExperience with Middleware integration and connectivityExperience with data cleansing, mapping, loading tools and processesproven track record of delivering full lifecycle projects, ideally Salesforce and/or cloud-based solutions If you have similar experience as a Project Manager delivering digital transformation projects including Salesfoce, please forward your CV today.Randstad Financial & Professional encourage applications from individuals of all ages & backgrounds. Appointment will be made on merit alone but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK. Randstad Financial & Professional acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment & an employment business for temporary recruitment as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies & Employment Business Regulations 2003
    Job title: Salesforce Project ManagerLocation: LondonRate: £620 umbrellaDuration: 6 months Purpose of the role:Currently there is an exciting opportunity for a hands-on Project Manager with detailed knowledge of Salesforce to work with technology and business stakeholders to manage the platform's project book of work. The role will sit within the Front Office Programme team within the overall Global Change team, which delivers change initiatives for Front Office stakeholders. Deliverables:You will be responsible for applying project governance to ensure that the Salesforce programme objectives are met and that everyone is on track to deliver on time and within budget. You will aid in the design & will lead customer's transformational digital journeys within Salesforce. Experience required:Proven experience in a Project Management role ideally gained in a Consultancy or partner environmentAgile project management experiencePrior PM experience on digital transformations and or CRM platformsExperience of managing Salesforce projects and other SAAS platformsExperience of large multi-year projects as well as smaller quick start projectsExperience with Middleware integration and connectivityExperience with data cleansing, mapping, loading tools and processesproven track record of delivering full lifecycle projects, ideally Salesforce and/or cloud-based solutions If you have similar experience as a Project Manager delivering digital transformation projects including Salesfoce, please forward your CV today.Randstad Financial & Professional encourage applications from individuals of all ages & backgrounds. Appointment will be made on merit alone but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK. Randstad Financial & Professional acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment & an employment business for temporary recruitment as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies & Employment Business Regulations 2003
    • city of london, greater london
    • contract
    • £500 - £550 per day
    • full-time
    Role: Business Documentation Specialist Rate: £550 umbrella Duration: 6 months The work has two parts and is expected to take c.6 months in total. Single Version of the TruthThe purpose of this element is to compile a list of the clients approved "official" information to remove the risk that inconsistent information is circulated and, particularly, distributed outside the organisation. Based on interviews with stakeholders across the organisation, the output will be a single list of key metrics and additional information on places from which they should be sourced.Document the measures and dimensions used to report on the client's performance, identifying the definition, owner, producer, frequency and other useful information.A glossary already exists containing definitions of the core metrics, but this needs to be supplemented with additional metrics, many of which are similar but different in important ways, so an appreciation of precise definitions is important.In the short term the output will be a simple list. We have an aspiration for the list to be added to our data lineage tool (Solidatus) but this is tbc. We will at least need to capture enough information now to make it possible to incorporate the Single Version of the Truth outputs into our end to end data lineage later. Analytics Use CasesThis work will inform a review of our operating model in the area of data analytics by documenting where analysis of data currently occurs, together with any analytical requirements currently not met.For each stakeholder performing analytics (illustrative):The scope and purpose of the activitySpecific analytical jobs carried outThe level of domain expertise required (e.g. specialist product knowledge)Level of analytical expertise required (e.g. if requiring complex statistics, machine learning, etc.)Data sources used, including additional enrichment taking placeTooling usedLevel of documentation present Relevant ExperienceThe role would suit someone who has documented reporting requirements previously or maintained business glossaries and data dictionaries. The documentation of definitions, owners, sources and lineage is often found in establishing regulatory reporting in financial institutions and it's this level of rigour we are looking to achieve. If you have similar experience to that outlined above, please forward your CV today.Randstad Financial & Professional encourage applications from individuals of all ages & backgrounds. Appointment will be made on merit alone but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK. Randstad Financial & Professional acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment & an employment business for temporary recruitment as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies & Employment Business Regulations 2003
    Role: Business Documentation Specialist Rate: £550 umbrella Duration: 6 months The work has two parts and is expected to take c.6 months in total. Single Version of the TruthThe purpose of this element is to compile a list of the clients approved "official" information to remove the risk that inconsistent information is circulated and, particularly, distributed outside the organisation. Based on interviews with stakeholders across the organisation, the output will be a single list of key metrics and additional information on places from which they should be sourced.Document the measures and dimensions used to report on the client's performance, identifying the definition, owner, producer, frequency and other useful information.A glossary already exists containing definitions of the core metrics, but this needs to be supplemented with additional metrics, many of which are similar but different in important ways, so an appreciation of precise definitions is important.In the short term the output will be a simple list. We have an aspiration for the list to be added to our data lineage tool (Solidatus) but this is tbc. We will at least need to capture enough information now to make it possible to incorporate the Single Version of the Truth outputs into our end to end data lineage later. Analytics Use CasesThis work will inform a review of our operating model in the area of data analytics by documenting where analysis of data currently occurs, together with any analytical requirements currently not met.For each stakeholder performing analytics (illustrative):The scope and purpose of the activitySpecific analytical jobs carried outThe level of domain expertise required (e.g. specialist product knowledge)Level of analytical expertise required (e.g. if requiring complex statistics, machine learning, etc.)Data sources used, including additional enrichment taking placeTooling usedLevel of documentation present Relevant ExperienceThe role would suit someone who has documented reporting requirements previously or maintained business glossaries and data dictionaries. The documentation of definitions, owners, sources and lineage is often found in establishing regulatory reporting in financial institutions and it's this level of rigour we are looking to achieve. If you have similar experience to that outlined above, please forward your CV today.Randstad Financial & Professional encourage applications from individuals of all ages & backgrounds. Appointment will be made on merit alone but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK. Randstad Financial & Professional acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment & an employment business for temporary recruitment as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies & Employment Business Regulations 2003
    • city of london, greater london
    • contract
    • £650 - £700 per day
    • full-time
    Role: Investment Risk Business Analyst Duration: 12 months Rate: £700 per day umbrella Job PurposeThe Investment Risk Business Analyst role is an exciting opportunity to work with the Investment Risk business and technical teams to work on and help deliver the clients strategic risk platform. The role sits within the Technology department working as part of the Risk Product Scrum team with a reporting line to the Head of Analysis. Key Responsibilities Build strong relationships with business stakeholders to ensure that the risk technology strategy is aligned with business goals and strategy.Excellent communication skills with both technical and non-technical stakeholders.Provide training and support to new product team members in the risk spaceActively participate in the delivery life-cycle including Agile ceremonies and develop documentation such as system user guides and business processes & procedures.Work collaboratively with the scrum team to deliver the required functionality. ExperienceIn depth knowledge of different types of risk modelsA good understanding of the risk vendors e.g. Aladdin, Barra, Axioma, RiskMetrics etc.Exceptional knowledge of business processes, workflows and experience of business process re-engineering for Investment RiskKnowledge of the relationships between different risk metricsHands on experience of implementation of a new risk model within an asset management businessA good understanding of the asset management businessAttention to detail and the ability to analyse large risk data set in multiple formatsA good understanding of data sourcing, data management and governanceHands on experience of databases, the ability to navigate data structures via SQL queriesHands on project delivery experience If you have similar experience working as a Investment Risk Business Analyst within Asset Management, please forward your CV today. Randstad Financial & Professional encourage applications from individuals of all ages & backgrounds. Appointment will be made on merit alone but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK. Randstad Financial & Professional acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment & an employment business for temporary recruitment as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies & Employment Business Regulations 2003
    Role: Investment Risk Business Analyst Duration: 12 months Rate: £700 per day umbrella Job PurposeThe Investment Risk Business Analyst role is an exciting opportunity to work with the Investment Risk business and technical teams to work on and help deliver the clients strategic risk platform. The role sits within the Technology department working as part of the Risk Product Scrum team with a reporting line to the Head of Analysis. Key Responsibilities Build strong relationships with business stakeholders to ensure that the risk technology strategy is aligned with business goals and strategy.Excellent communication skills with both technical and non-technical stakeholders.Provide training and support to new product team members in the risk spaceActively participate in the delivery life-cycle including Agile ceremonies and develop documentation such as system user guides and business processes & procedures.Work collaboratively with the scrum team to deliver the required functionality. ExperienceIn depth knowledge of different types of risk modelsA good understanding of the risk vendors e.g. Aladdin, Barra, Axioma, RiskMetrics etc.Exceptional knowledge of business processes, workflows and experience of business process re-engineering for Investment RiskKnowledge of the relationships between different risk metricsHands on experience of implementation of a new risk model within an asset management businessA good understanding of the asset management businessAttention to detail and the ability to analyse large risk data set in multiple formatsA good understanding of data sourcing, data management and governanceHands on experience of databases, the ability to navigate data structures via SQL queriesHands on project delivery experience If you have similar experience working as a Investment Risk Business Analyst within Asset Management, please forward your CV today. Randstad Financial & Professional encourage applications from individuals of all ages & backgrounds. Appointment will be made on merit alone but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK. Randstad Financial & Professional acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment & an employment business for temporary recruitment as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies & Employment Business Regulations 2003
    • city of london, greater london
    • contract
    • £600 - £700 per day
    • full-time
    Job title: Business Readiness LeadDuration: 6 monthsRate: £700 PAYE Purpose of the jobThe purpose of this role is to plan, coordinate and manage the activities related to business readiness, education and adoption across multiple IT and Change projects. This role is responsible for ensuring the success of projects by leading all readiness activities and ensuring the business is prepared for the changes, as well as creating materials to support the user experience once the change is implemented. Main dutiesWorking across multiple projects and programmes, and with a wide variety of senior stakeholders across the business, drive business and customer readiness activities, supporting stakeholders in adopting new changes, and collaborating closely with Change and Communication specialists to deploy information and gather feedback.Responsible for scoping, planning and scheduling business readiness activities.Responsible for ensuring all customers, stakeholders and third parties are ready to use, support, adopt and exploit new technology platforms and processes.Developing effective and appropriate change interventions and deliverables in conjunction with the business and project/programme team. Change activities will include, amongst others: the establishment and leadership of change champion networks, communication plans, training and engagement materials, training needs analysis, go-live readiness plans and supporting the transition to BAU teams.Understanding stakeholder groups and driving stakeholder engagement and support.Developing detailed change impact assessments and securing a shared view of these impacts across areas impacted, the programme team and the sponsor business area.Working closely with project and programme teams to deliver change and collaborating with all business areas to ensure a joined-up experience for end users.Supporting the resolution of readiness and adoption related risks and issues.Ensuring that business readiness and adoption activities are built into the governance frameworks for change delivery.Contribution to the Business Change practice, supporting the development of content for capability frameworks and best practice methodologies. Knowledge and experienceExtensive experience leading change and business readiness for large or multiple complex technology led programmes.Considerable knowledge of the change management challenges associated with implementing continuous change in a fast-moving organisation.Experience of developing and delivering change and business readiness activities to a high standard.Experience of delivering organisational change involving changes to people, processes, technology, structure, behaviour and new ways of working.Experience in migration and cutover activities that affect the entire organisation.Experience of stakeholder management with a diverse range of stakeholders, overcoming resistance to change and demonstrating the ability to gain trust and understand the issues that matter to people most.Knowledge of how change management fits within both a Waterfall and Agile project delivery framework and experience of project planning. Experience of identifying risks, developing mitigation actions and reaching agreement with stakeholders on the management of risks and issues.Proven experience of delivering change with an emphasis on cultural and behavioural change If you have similar experience to that outlined above, please forward your CV today.Randstad Financial & Professional encourage applications from individuals of all ages & backgrounds. Appointment will be made on merit alone but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK. Randstad Financial & Professional acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment & an employment business for temporary recruitment as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies & Employment Business Regulations 2003
    Job title: Business Readiness LeadDuration: 6 monthsRate: £700 PAYE Purpose of the jobThe purpose of this role is to plan, coordinate and manage the activities related to business readiness, education and adoption across multiple IT and Change projects. This role is responsible for ensuring the success of projects by leading all readiness activities and ensuring the business is prepared for the changes, as well as creating materials to support the user experience once the change is implemented. Main dutiesWorking across multiple projects and programmes, and with a wide variety of senior stakeholders across the business, drive business and customer readiness activities, supporting stakeholders in adopting new changes, and collaborating closely with Change and Communication specialists to deploy information and gather feedback.Responsible for scoping, planning and scheduling business readiness activities.Responsible for ensuring all customers, stakeholders and third parties are ready to use, support, adopt and exploit new technology platforms and processes.Developing effective and appropriate change interventions and deliverables in conjunction with the business and project/programme team. Change activities will include, amongst others: the establishment and leadership of change champion networks, communication plans, training and engagement materials, training needs analysis, go-live readiness plans and supporting the transition to BAU teams.Understanding stakeholder groups and driving stakeholder engagement and support.Developing detailed change impact assessments and securing a shared view of these impacts across areas impacted, the programme team and the sponsor business area.Working closely with project and programme teams to deliver change and collaborating with all business areas to ensure a joined-up experience for end users.Supporting the resolution of readiness and adoption related risks and issues.Ensuring that business readiness and adoption activities are built into the governance frameworks for change delivery.Contribution to the Business Change practice, supporting the development of content for capability frameworks and best practice methodologies. Knowledge and experienceExtensive experience leading change and business readiness for large or multiple complex technology led programmes.Considerable knowledge of the change management challenges associated with implementing continuous change in a fast-moving organisation.Experience of developing and delivering change and business readiness activities to a high standard.Experience of delivering organisational change involving changes to people, processes, technology, structure, behaviour and new ways of working.Experience in migration and cutover activities that affect the entire organisation.Experience of stakeholder management with a diverse range of stakeholders, overcoming resistance to change and demonstrating the ability to gain trust and understand the issues that matter to people most.Knowledge of how change management fits within both a Waterfall and Agile project delivery framework and experience of project planning. Experience of identifying risks, developing mitigation actions and reaching agreement with stakeholders on the management of risks and issues.Proven experience of delivering change with an emphasis on cultural and behavioural change If you have similar experience to that outlined above, please forward your CV today.Randstad Financial & Professional encourage applications from individuals of all ages & backgrounds. Appointment will be made on merit alone but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK. Randstad Financial & Professional acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment & an employment business for temporary recruitment as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies & Employment Business Regulations 2003
    • city of london, greater london
    • contract
    • £500 - £600 per day
    • full-time
    An exciting contract opportunity has arisen for a Business Analyst to join our client, a leading financial institution. The person appointed will be part of the Business Change Team and will be responsible for supporting change delivery across the bank, specifically working on a large scale ESG program. The role will focus on working with key business stakeholders to capture business demand and requirements for change and support them through project delivery including UAT and business readiness. In addition, the role will work on business improvement initiatives. Responsibilities Business demand and requirementsSupporting business stakeholders with scoping and business requirements Planning and facilitating project workshops Documenting business requirements/user stories Assisting Project Leads in developing project and change plans; Supporting project deliverySupporting key business areas with business readiness planning Updating process documentation Co-ordinating UAT Supporting project implementation and warranty Supporting business process improvementAssisting in the development and review of business processes in the Bank; Providing custodianship of the operating model Knowledge & Experience Essential Working knowledge of agile and waterfall delivery methods Working in financial services Business process mapping Business process improvement (Lean/Six Sigma) Desirable Experience working on an ESG related projectOperating model development and maintenance If you have similar experience to that outlined above, please forward your CV today.Randstad Financial & Professional encourage applications from individuals of all ages & backgrounds. Appointment will be made on merit alone but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK. Randstad Financial & Professional acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment & an employment business for temporary recruitment as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies & Employment Business Regulations 2003
    An exciting contract opportunity has arisen for a Business Analyst to join our client, a leading financial institution. The person appointed will be part of the Business Change Team and will be responsible for supporting change delivery across the bank, specifically working on a large scale ESG program. The role will focus on working with key business stakeholders to capture business demand and requirements for change and support them through project delivery including UAT and business readiness. In addition, the role will work on business improvement initiatives. Responsibilities Business demand and requirementsSupporting business stakeholders with scoping and business requirements Planning and facilitating project workshops Documenting business requirements/user stories Assisting Project Leads in developing project and change plans; Supporting project deliverySupporting key business areas with business readiness planning Updating process documentation Co-ordinating UAT Supporting project implementation and warranty Supporting business process improvementAssisting in the development and review of business processes in the Bank; Providing custodianship of the operating model Knowledge & Experience Essential Working knowledge of agile and waterfall delivery methods Working in financial services Business process mapping Business process improvement (Lean/Six Sigma) Desirable Experience working on an ESG related projectOperating model development and maintenance If you have similar experience to that outlined above, please forward your CV today.Randstad Financial & Professional encourage applications from individuals of all ages & backgrounds. Appointment will be made on merit alone but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK. Randstad Financial & Professional acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment & an employment business for temporary recruitment as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies & Employment Business Regulations 2003
    • city of london, greater london
    • contract
    • £550 - £600, per day, inside IR35
    • full-time
    Role: Project Manager Rate: £600 per dayDuration: 6 months Purpose of the jobAn exciting contract opportunity has arisen for a Senior Project Manager to join our client, a leading financial institution. The Senior Project Manager will deliver end-to-end projects on behalf of the Senior Responsible Owner, workingwith teams across the organisation. This role is responsible for planning and overseeing projects from inceptionthrough completion to ensure projects are completed within time, scope and budget. The Senior Project Managerwill produce plans, designate project resources, prepare budgets, monitor progress, and keep stakeholdersinformed. They will drive continuous improvement within the delivery team and coach more junior colleagues. Main dutiesUndertake full end-to-end project management, including project planning, risk management and development of project artefactsDrive delivery of the project in collaboration with the SRO, Business Lead and Working GroupWork closely with multiple internal and external stakeholders to ensure effective and efficient implementation of the projectDevelop and manage a detailed project schedule and work planProactively define and manage project risks, liaising with the Risk and Compliance teamResolve project issues to minimise impact on the critical path, and escalate as necessaryDefine and actively manage project dependencies with other projects and eventsProvide project status reports and updates at the relevant level of detail to internal and external stakeholdersAllocate and manage the Working Group resources and tasks Facilitate Steering Committee meetings Manage third party supplier deliverables and performanceEffectively manage expectations of key stakeholders throughout the lifecycleChampion effective project governance by delivering in line with the Project Delivery Lifecycle frameworkEnsure that project is fully compliant with internal standards and policies Knowledge and experience Proven ability to deliver projects to scope, budget and timelinesExperience of seeing projects through the full lifecycle and delivering project objectivesExperience of end-to-end project planning and resource managementAbility to proactively manage risks and mitigationsManagement of budgets, including forecasting and cost controlGood business acumen in project planning and managementGood understanding of project management delivery methodologies, project life cycles/delivery frameworks and best practicesA result focused, collaborative, innovative and operationally driven individual with strong stakeholder engagement skillsTechnical competence in MS Office, particularly Project and PowerPointExperience in using project methodologies such as Six Sigma, PRINCE2, Agile or similarExperience in the financial services industry If you have similar experience to that outlined above, please forward your CV today.Randstad Financial & Professional encourage applications from individuals of all ages & backgrounds. Appointment will be made on merit alone but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK. Randstad Financial & Professional acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment & an employment business for temporary recruitment as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies & Employment Business Regulations 2003
    Role: Project Manager Rate: £600 per dayDuration: 6 months Purpose of the jobAn exciting contract opportunity has arisen for a Senior Project Manager to join our client, a leading financial institution. The Senior Project Manager will deliver end-to-end projects on behalf of the Senior Responsible Owner, workingwith teams across the organisation. This role is responsible for planning and overseeing projects from inceptionthrough completion to ensure projects are completed within time, scope and budget. The Senior Project Managerwill produce plans, designate project resources, prepare budgets, monitor progress, and keep stakeholdersinformed. They will drive continuous improvement within the delivery team and coach more junior colleagues. Main dutiesUndertake full end-to-end project management, including project planning, risk management and development of project artefactsDrive delivery of the project in collaboration with the SRO, Business Lead and Working GroupWork closely with multiple internal and external stakeholders to ensure effective and efficient implementation of the projectDevelop and manage a detailed project schedule and work planProactively define and manage project risks, liaising with the Risk and Compliance teamResolve project issues to minimise impact on the critical path, and escalate as necessaryDefine and actively manage project dependencies with other projects and eventsProvide project status reports and updates at the relevant level of detail to internal and external stakeholdersAllocate and manage the Working Group resources and tasks Facilitate Steering Committee meetings Manage third party supplier deliverables and performanceEffectively manage expectations of key stakeholders throughout the lifecycleChampion effective project governance by delivering in line with the Project Delivery Lifecycle frameworkEnsure that project is fully compliant with internal standards and policies Knowledge and experience Proven ability to deliver projects to scope, budget and timelinesExperience of seeing projects through the full lifecycle and delivering project objectivesExperience of end-to-end project planning and resource managementAbility to proactively manage risks and mitigationsManagement of budgets, including forecasting and cost controlGood business acumen in project planning and managementGood understanding of project management delivery methodologies, project life cycles/delivery frameworks and best practicesA result focused, collaborative, innovative and operationally driven individual with strong stakeholder engagement skillsTechnical competence in MS Office, particularly Project and PowerPointExperience in using project methodologies such as Six Sigma, PRINCE2, Agile or similarExperience in the financial services industry If you have similar experience to that outlined above, please forward your CV today.Randstad Financial & Professional encourage applications from individuals of all ages & backgrounds. Appointment will be made on merit alone but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK. Randstad Financial & Professional acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment & an employment business for temporary recruitment as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies & Employment Business Regulations 2003
    • balerno, edinburgh
    • contract
    • £57,000 - £72,000 per year
    • full-time
    Are you an experienced Head of Finance looking for a change?Looking to work with a charity, who put children at the heart of everything they do?Suitable candidates will be happy to work on a permanent basis offering excellent salary over £70,000 pro-rata. The post is situated in a beautiful 35 acre estate, where its easily accessible for both drivers and non car drivers. As a Head of Finance, you will be part of the Senior Management Team where you will help towards board activity.What the Client can offer:Opportunity to get started right awayCompetitive Salary, which will be reviewed each year using national pay data35 Days holiday per year, inclusive of public holidaysThe successful candidate will be responsible for:The management and strategic develop of finance, IT and administration teamsDeveloping financial and corporate strategy, to support growth in the organisationWorking in a professional manner, following best practiceIn ordered to be considered for this post, you must be:Professional qualification in financial managementProven track record in and in-depth understanding of charity financeMinimum 2 years UK experience, working within a similar environmentIf you have a desire to make a difference to the lives of others and you have a hard working ethos please submit your CV or contact Mujib Khan on 0131 240 0887 for a confidential discussion or further information.Randstad Care acts as an employment business when supplying temporary staff and as an employment agency when introducing candidates for permanent employment with a client. Randstad Care is an equal opportunities employer and decisions are made on merits alone.Did you know that Randstad Care have been awarded a place on the National Clinical Staffing Framework for the NHS? This means we will be able to bring you more opportunities within nursing & midwifery and clinical staffing.
    Are you an experienced Head of Finance looking for a change?Looking to work with a charity, who put children at the heart of everything they do?Suitable candidates will be happy to work on a permanent basis offering excellent salary over £70,000 pro-rata. The post is situated in a beautiful 35 acre estate, where its easily accessible for both drivers and non car drivers. As a Head of Finance, you will be part of the Senior Management Team where you will help towards board activity.What the Client can offer:Opportunity to get started right awayCompetitive Salary, which will be reviewed each year using national pay data35 Days holiday per year, inclusive of public holidaysThe successful candidate will be responsible for:The management and strategic develop of finance, IT and administration teamsDeveloping financial and corporate strategy, to support growth in the organisationWorking in a professional manner, following best practiceIn ordered to be considered for this post, you must be:Professional qualification in financial managementProven track record in and in-depth understanding of charity financeMinimum 2 years UK experience, working within a similar environmentIf you have a desire to make a difference to the lives of others and you have a hard working ethos please submit your CV or contact Mujib Khan on 0131 240 0887 for a confidential discussion or further information.Randstad Care acts as an employment business when supplying temporary staff and as an employment agency when introducing candidates for permanent employment with a client. Randstad Care is an equal opportunities employer and decisions are made on merits alone.Did you know that Randstad Care have been awarded a place on the National Clinical Staffing Framework for the NHS? This means we will be able to bring you more opportunities within nursing & midwifery and clinical staffing.
    • city of london, greater london
    • contract
    • £600 - £650 per day
    • full-time
    Role: Test Coordinator Duration: 6 months Rate: £650 PAYE Job purpose:In this role you will be working closely with Project Managers, Technology Leads, Engineers, and Business Users to coordinate the delivery of testing across multiple projects for the purpose of migrating clients onto Aladdin. Key responsibilities:Working in an Agile/Iterative environment, you will be responsible for delivering high quality testing across multiple projects, product teams and business areas.Responsible for overall test plan design and processes, applying, articulating and helping the business to construct end to end scenarios, defining standards for the development of test scripts, deployment and reuse.Coordinates test schedules, managing progress of all activities against the plan, managing own deliverables and that of others to meet delivery deadlines.Collate, record and communicate the Test Execution progress, ensuring progress remains on track in accordance with the agreed Test Schedule.Coordination, capture and resolution of all Testing Issues, working with the business, product teams & external parties to get these resolved.Excellent communication skills, the ability to build strong relationships with both technical and non-technical stakeholders. Experience required:Experience of working in Agile methodologyCreating test plansDeveloping test scenarios and test cases Coordinating multiple testing streams/activitiesManaging defects across multiple products/workstreams Working in Jira/ConfluenceExperience of Aladdin would be an advantage If you have similar experience working as a Test Coordinator within Asset Management, please forward your CV today.Randstad Financial & Professional encourage applications from individuals of all ages & backgrounds. Appointment will be made on merit alone but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK. Randstad Financial & Professional acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment & an employment business for temporary recruitment as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies & Employment Business Regulations 2003
    Role: Test Coordinator Duration: 6 months Rate: £650 PAYE Job purpose:In this role you will be working closely with Project Managers, Technology Leads, Engineers, and Business Users to coordinate the delivery of testing across multiple projects for the purpose of migrating clients onto Aladdin. Key responsibilities:Working in an Agile/Iterative environment, you will be responsible for delivering high quality testing across multiple projects, product teams and business areas.Responsible for overall test plan design and processes, applying, articulating and helping the business to construct end to end scenarios, defining standards for the development of test scripts, deployment and reuse.Coordinates test schedules, managing progress of all activities against the plan, managing own deliverables and that of others to meet delivery deadlines.Collate, record and communicate the Test Execution progress, ensuring progress remains on track in accordance with the agreed Test Schedule.Coordination, capture and resolution of all Testing Issues, working with the business, product teams & external parties to get these resolved.Excellent communication skills, the ability to build strong relationships with both technical and non-technical stakeholders. Experience required:Experience of working in Agile methodologyCreating test plansDeveloping test scenarios and test cases Coordinating multiple testing streams/activitiesManaging defects across multiple products/workstreams Working in Jira/ConfluenceExperience of Aladdin would be an advantage If you have similar experience working as a Test Coordinator within Asset Management, please forward your CV today.Randstad Financial & Professional encourage applications from individuals of all ages & backgrounds. Appointment will be made on merit alone but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK. Randstad Financial & Professional acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment & an employment business for temporary recruitment as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies & Employment Business Regulations 2003
    • london, greater london
    • contract
    • £550 - £600 per day
    • full-time
    Job title: Senior Procurement Specialist Team: Commercial & Procurement Reporting to: Commercial Operations Director Purpose of the job Experienced expert in complex OJEU/Find a Tender public procurement to plan, lead and deliver the Bank's procurement of the Start Up Loans delivery partner network. This will involve planning and executing a multi-vendor, multi-lotted procurement process and potentially ancillary supporting procurement processes. Main duties Develop and lead on the procurement strategy Design and lead on appropriate pre-market engagement including supplier identification Provide robust commercial and procurement challenge to the service specification(s) Create robust tender documentation including drafting evaluation criteria Developing and building the evaluation models Lead on the evaluation and moderation processes including training and supporting evaluators and moderatorsDraft compliant and comprehensive standstill letters Provide commercially prudent input on commercial contract formation Work with stakeholders to ensure appropriate transition to and on-boarding of selected delivery partners Develop and maintain a strong audit trail Highlight, manage and mitigate risk Communicate clearly and precisely with stakeholders in a timely manner keeping them apprised of status, progression inputs required and any escalations in connection with a procurement exercise Negotiating complex issues, creating solutions and delivering value for the Bank Knowledge and experience Extensive and demonstrable experience in leading large, multi-vendor, difficult and complex OJEU/Find a Tender public procurement In Depth knowledge of public procurement legislation and regulations A sound and robust commercial procurement outlook with an ability to provide commercially focused advice Significant experience of professional services procurement Demonstrable deep knowledge of commercial contracts including formation, drafting and negotiation Significant experience in confidently working with senior stakeholders to manage potential or perceived conflicting requirements/views whilst maintaining a professional and collaborative approach QualificationsMCIPS qualified or relevant equivalent supply-chain qualification If you have experience working as a Senior Procurement Specialist with the experience listed above, please forward your CV today.Randstad Financial & Professional encourage applications from individuals of all ages & backgrounds. Appointment will be made on merit alone but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK. Randstad Financial & Professional acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment & an employment business for temporary recruitment as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies & Employment Business Regulations 2003
    Job title: Senior Procurement Specialist Team: Commercial & Procurement Reporting to: Commercial Operations Director Purpose of the job Experienced expert in complex OJEU/Find a Tender public procurement to plan, lead and deliver the Bank's procurement of the Start Up Loans delivery partner network. This will involve planning and executing a multi-vendor, multi-lotted procurement process and potentially ancillary supporting procurement processes. Main duties Develop and lead on the procurement strategy Design and lead on appropriate pre-market engagement including supplier identification Provide robust commercial and procurement challenge to the service specification(s) Create robust tender documentation including drafting evaluation criteria Developing and building the evaluation models Lead on the evaluation and moderation processes including training and supporting evaluators and moderatorsDraft compliant and comprehensive standstill letters Provide commercially prudent input on commercial contract formation Work with stakeholders to ensure appropriate transition to and on-boarding of selected delivery partners Develop and maintain a strong audit trail Highlight, manage and mitigate risk Communicate clearly and precisely with stakeholders in a timely manner keeping them apprised of status, progression inputs required and any escalations in connection with a procurement exercise Negotiating complex issues, creating solutions and delivering value for the Bank Knowledge and experience Extensive and demonstrable experience in leading large, multi-vendor, difficult and complex OJEU/Find a Tender public procurement In Depth knowledge of public procurement legislation and regulations A sound and robust commercial procurement outlook with an ability to provide commercially focused advice Significant experience of professional services procurement Demonstrable deep knowledge of commercial contracts including formation, drafting and negotiation Significant experience in confidently working with senior stakeholders to manage potential or perceived conflicting requirements/views whilst maintaining a professional and collaborative approach QualificationsMCIPS qualified or relevant equivalent supply-chain qualification If you have experience working as a Senior Procurement Specialist with the experience listed above, please forward your CV today.Randstad Financial & Professional encourage applications from individuals of all ages & backgrounds. Appointment will be made on merit alone but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK. Randstad Financial & Professional acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment & an employment business for temporary recruitment as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies & Employment Business Regulations 2003
    • london, greater london
    • contract
    Project ManagerProject Manager - Contract - 12 Months - Cannon StreetA well-known investment management services provider is currently looking for an experienced Project Manager to join their Strategy and Operations team on a 12 month contractPurpose of the role:The role will require an agile approach, splitting your time between two areas of the strategy and operations team. You will be required to project manage a range of innovation-related projects, including planning, tracking, reporting, documentation, communication and issue resolution, whilst also working with business analysts and other business stakeholders to evaluate and assess ideas and take forward as innovation projectsResponsibilities:Responsibility for planning, implementation and oversight of innovation projects across the organisation Proactively manage and mitigate project dependencies, issues and risks – and champion a ‘no surprises’ management culture Partner with SMEs and the broader stakeholders to develop communications plans Collaborate with business analysts and other stakeholders to transform unformed ideas into tangible outcomes Secure and maintain support from key stakeholders (including senior executives)Skills:Proven experience in managing multiple projects and timelines A deep understanding of agile methodologies and the project manager’s role in it, including prioritisation, technical and project risk assessment and project timelines Ability to work with internal clients and partners to understand audienceExcellent writing and editorial skills, ability to process large amounts of information and/or data and distill them into relevant messages Experience of full Microsoft Office suite, including using tools such as Jira and Confluence A deep understanding of the financial services industry is essentialBe positive and resourceful 
    Project ManagerProject Manager - Contract - 12 Months - Cannon StreetA well-known investment management services provider is currently looking for an experienced Project Manager to join their Strategy and Operations team on a 12 month contractPurpose of the role:The role will require an agile approach, splitting your time between two areas of the strategy and operations team. You will be required to project manage a range of innovation-related projects, including planning, tracking, reporting, documentation, communication and issue resolution, whilst also working with business analysts and other business stakeholders to evaluate and assess ideas and take forward as innovation projectsResponsibilities:Responsibility for planning, implementation and oversight of innovation projects across the organisation Proactively manage and mitigate project dependencies, issues and risks – and champion a ‘no surprises’ management culture Partner with SMEs and the broader stakeholders to develop communications plans Collaborate with business analysts and other stakeholders to transform unformed ideas into tangible outcomes Secure and maintain support from key stakeholders (including senior executives)Skills:Proven experience in managing multiple projects and timelines A deep understanding of agile methodologies and the project manager’s role in it, including prioritisation, technical and project risk assessment and project timelines Ability to work with internal clients and partners to understand audienceExcellent writing and editorial skills, ability to process large amounts of information and/or data and distill them into relevant messages Experience of full Microsoft Office suite, including using tools such as Jira and Confluence A deep understanding of the financial services industry is essentialBe positive and resourceful 

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