Latest Jobs by : Sheelagh
Pay & Benefits Business Partner
up to £38,000 plus Bonuses + Benefits
We're recruiting for a Pay & Benefits Business Partner to provide support to our client with the efficient and accurate management of the Payroll and Benefits process.The RoleMaintain and run the UK and Irish Payrolls on a monthly basis, ensuring statutory and company reporting requirements are met. Implement new legislation as appropriate. Undertake other compensation and benefits projects as applicable. Provide support to the Payroll team as part of day to day duties Provide guidance on processes and payroll-related tasks and timescales Main Responsibilities:PAYROLLManually process maternity, sickness, unpaid absence, and parental leave informationEnter attachments of earnings from Court Orders, DEA, and CSA deductionsProcess Adhoc payments into payroll system such as overtime, commission and bonuses, and private mileage deductions.Manage “Buy Now Pay Later” process ensuring compliance with company Policy and national minimum wage legislation Check starters, leavers, and personal detail changesAssist with the administration of Pensions, PAYE, and Student LoansAssist with all enquiries on payroll matters from staff, managers, and third parties such as; Dept for Work & Pensions (DWP), tax offices, courts, and Aviva.Assist with exception reporting from the pre-payment run and correct errors. Assist with post payroll activities such as payslip distribution, P45s, 3rd Party payments to the Union and courtsBENEFITSAssist with processing of company benefits such as Cars, and fuel benefit to ensure P11D submission accurately. To assist with workshops and training as and when required. Provide reports as required PROJECTSTo provide support with team projects and process developmentEnsure payroll processes are documented and updated as necessaryAssist with annual system regression testing and ah-hoc system upgrades ExperienceQualifications required: GCSE level Excellent Customer Service skills Excellent written and verbal communication Excellent attention to detail Good Payroll understanding Ability to grasp the basic principles of Payroll, Tax, Year End reporting in the context of the wider business. Desirables: Previous experience of working within a Payroll/HR department Hours37.5 hours per week - 9 - 5.30 Monday to Thursday9 - 4.15 Friday with a 45 minute lunch break Our client is flexible with regards to working hours, this role will be a mix of office working and home working.Benefits25 days holiday rising up after 2 years a day per year to a maximum of 29 + Bank holidays Enhanced Stakeholder Pension Scheme with 6% employer’s contribution as well as 6 x annual salary life Assurance Staff discounts on all Products and they have a buy now pay later scheme enabling employees to buy goods and pay for them through their monthly payroll as a deduction Bonus is a maximum of £3K per annum and is on company performance; employees have received full bonus in the last 2 years as the company has had their best year ever!Interested? Please click apply now, or call us on 01908 616184 for more details.
Digital Communications Officer
£30,000 - £32,000 plus Benefits
We have a great opportunity to join a fast-growing professional membership organisation based in London. This is a varied role, which includes responsibility for developing communications content, including copywriting for a range of communications products, and for the development, monitoring, and improvement of digital products including the website, stakeholder emails, and social media. Typically, the role will involve: Developing content and imagery for all of established platforms and publications, in-house where possible or with external providers where necessaryPlanning future content and messages, writing articles, press releases, and briefing notes, and reacting effectively to new or emerging events/issuesDesign, develop and maintain digital assets and communications activities, with particular focus on the websiteGather and analyse data and information to improve the online presence and help tailor content to audiences by developing creative concepts and functional componentsCommission and manage external agencies to work on digital and communications productsHelp build a social media profile across all platforms, that is proportionate to a professional bodyDevelop and map user journeys to help users effectively engage with digital content, and to undertake user research and concept testing to help focus the online engagement activitiesMonitor, measure and report on marketing communications performanceIdentify and capture any issues with current digital content, structure, functionality and layout Essential Knowledge, Skills & Experience:Ability to create content for a range of audiences across different digital platforms for a mix of purposesGood working knowledge of website content management systems to publish contentKnowledge of email service providers to design, create and send marketing emailsAn understanding of digital copywriting and publishingWorking knowledge of social media reporting tools, email marketing reporting tools and Google AnalyticsAble to come up with new and innovative communications approachesGood awareness of digital developments and innovationsExperience of working with a broad range of internal and external stakeholders at all levelsAble to thrive managing a varied and challenging workloadAdept at developing and managing own projectsFantastic Benefits PackageInterested? Please click Apply Now, we'd love to hear from you!
Strategic Operations Manager
£70-75k Plus Benefits
Reporting to: Operations DirectorLocation: Logistics Centre: BedfordOverview: Responsible for the day-to-day running of the Logistics Centre delivering a smooth and efficient service that meets the expectations and needs of both internal and external customers.This newly created role is key to supporting the development of the long-term organisational strategy for our client by working to analyse opportunities and develop solutions and actionable recommendations.Responsibilities:· Ensuring key performance indicators are in place to achieve weekly output targets.· Support the Logistics process (planning) and ensure the business is adequately resourced.· Support the Warehouse process to make sure that all functions can deliver daily, weekly and monthly targets.· Develop the skill sets of each team member by delivering appropriate training to ensure competence levels are at the required standard across all roles.· Providing a leadership support function and motivate everyone to achieve individual and team goals.· Provide Delivery, Installations and Storage costs.· Ensure all daily role specific routines are strictly adhered to.· Conduct weekly team meetings.· To provide weekly statistics / reports.Due to the changing nature of our client's business, your role profile will be continually updated to reflect those activities the business requires to be carried out. You will also from time to time be required to undertake other activities of a similar nature that fall within your capabilities, and as directed by your immediate Leader. Qualifications:· Degree in Business Management or similar relevant field.· Previous working experience working in Operational environment for 5 years. Technical Skills:· Motivational Leadership.· Conflict Management.· Business Negotiation.· Organisation / Time Management.· Decision-Making.Personal Qualities:· Sense of ownership and pride in your performance and its impact on the company’s success.· Critical thinker and problem-solving skills.· Have enthusiasm and drive to succeed.· Team player.· Great interpersonal and communication skills.· The ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines.· Understand the importance of and possess excellent customer service skills.· Have a logical and systematic approach to work.· The ability to solve problems and make decisions, as well as think laterally and offer creative solutions.· A positive attitude.· Good time-management skills.Great company and benefits package. Please click APPLY NOW if interested, we'd love to hear from you!
£40,000 - £45,000 DoE
The CompanyA leading innovator of high visibility impact protection solutions for industrial workplaces, based in Milton Keynes and with a growing presence across Europe.The company has built a market-leading proposition based on its proprietary product offer, expertise, and service levels, from project scoping, design and specification to installation and aftersales technical support. Its core market is mega-shed projects across Europe, logistics, warehousing and distribution centres, and other industrial workplace environments. The business has established preferred supplier status with a few of the UK’s main construction contractors and industrial architects; end customers include Amazon, Ocado, and DHL, as well as some of the major industrial property developers.With less than 50 employees, our client is a small business on a very strong growth trajectory. It went through a change of ownership in 2019 to further invest behind the rapid growth, moved to larger premises in 2020, has doubled headcount over the past 12 months, and is continuing to build out its top-calibre team. Now part of IWS Group, this is a very exciting and good time to be joining the team.The RoleWe are looking to bring into the team an experienced quantity surveyor to deliver strategically important improvements in project profitability. Priority capabilities for success in the role are confidence in understanding contractual terms, robust cost monitoring disciplines, strong Excel skills, and assertive but diplomatic negotiating style.Your duties and responsibilities will include:Create and maintain cost-tracking data across multiple projectsMaintain awareness of the full variety of contract terms applied within the industryUnderstand technical drawings and specificationsAt the pre-start stage clarify any issues critical to successful project deliveryProtect the interests of the company in negotiating solutions to project variationsEnsure correct variations sign-offAssertive in dealings with sub-contractors and suppliers to avoid margin leakageMaintain close liaison with client project managers and site teams to ensure (for example) pre-work is properly completed as plannedIdentify, analyse, and develop responses to commercial risksProvide advice on contractual claims and disputesProvide clear prioritised project progress reports for project review meetingsValue completed work, oversee bills and payments, and ensure correct approvalsMaintain good relationships with all key contacts internal, clients, main contractors, suppliersCandidate ProfileProgressive QS careerTrack record of successfully monitoring project costs across multiple projectsGood knowledge of Health & Safety and construction industry regulationsExperience of project working with main contractors and sub-contractorsExperience of interpreting technical drawings and specificationsUnderstanding of common forms of contractExcellent written and verbal communication skillsStrong Excel skillsMotivated by problem-solving and improvementIdentifies with commercial successTeam playerLocation: Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, UK. Some travel may be required.If you are interested in this position, please click APPLY NOW, we'd love to hear from you!
£28,000 - £30,000 DoE
We're recruiting for an experienced Planner for our client based in Kempston.Responsible for the efficient planning and allocation of all resources(manpower/vehicles) to satisfy customer orders in line with the weekly delivery schedule. ResponsibilitiesTo plan and schedule all incoming orders via Salesforce into the weekly delivery schedule (Excel)Prepare all necessary paperwork packs for the warehouse and installation teamsTo book all vehicle and manpower resources for the delivery and installation of customer ordersTo take full ownership of the Delivery ScheduleEnsure all daily role-specific routines are strictly adhered to.To provide statistics/reports as directed by the line managerQualificationsBA in Business Logistics or similar relevant fieldPrevious working experience working in Logistics environment for 3 yearsTechnical SkillsPlanning and organisational - Previous route planning experience is essential for this role.AnalyticalPersonal Qualities:Hands-on experience with planning softwareSense of ownership and pride in your performance and its impact on the company's successCritical thinker and problem-solving skillsHave enthusiasm and drive to succeedTeam playerGreat interpersonal and communication skillsThe ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlinesUnderstand the importance of and possess excellent customer service skillsHave a logical and systematic approach to workThe ability to solve problems and make decisions, as well as think laterally and offer creative solutionsA positive attitudeGood time-management skillsGreat company and benefits package. Please click APPLY NOW if interested, we'd love to hear from you!
Compliance & Facilities Coordinator
up to £25,000 plus Benefits
We're recruiting for a Compliance & Facilities Coordinator for our client based in Milton Keynes.Role Overview & Main AccountabilitiesThe fundamental purpose of the Compliance & Facilities Coordinator is to ensure that all policy and compliance-related documentation is current, organised, and accessible for the purposes of audits, accreditation, and certification.Based in Milton Keynes, this is a detailed and varied administrative role reporting directly to the HR Manager of the organisation.This role supports all areas of the business in ensuring that relevant policies and procedures required by law are published to a high standard and where necessary, recorded on relevant databases and portals enabling the company to demonstrate transparency and visibility in respect of: -Control and AccountabilitySafe Working Practices and Duty of CareCorporate Social ResponsibilityEfficiency and Continuous ImprovementFinancial LegislationData ComplianceSpecific requirements by customers and suppliers within our client's industry may also influence the documentation and evidence required to be maintained. This is a broad role supporting several operational divisions, with differing priorities and challenges. The Compliance & Facilities Coordinator needs to develop an excellent understanding of the organisation, its strategy and customers, and a very good understanding of the legislative requirements of relevant sectors.The successful candidate will be required to work under their own initiative and work with both internal and external stakeholders to ensure all documentation and paperwork is administrated, stored, and completed in line with requirements. Support, guidance, and performance evaluation will be overseen by the HR Manager.The ideal person for this role will have a keen interest in the ethical, legal, and regulatory requirements of the business. This newly created role presents and opportunity for the right candidate to carve out their own career path within the business.Day to day activity will include:Collaborating with managers and colleagues to gather information and evidence to support cyclic accreditation and certification activityCollaborate to regularly review and update current procedures, protocols, and policies accordingly ensuring that internal and external requirements are metContribute to drafting new policies and procedures as requiredSupport managers in preparation for internal and external auditsCheck information from a range of internal and external sources to ensure completeness, accuracy, and eligibility by reference to regulatory bodies – escalating to the relevant accountable manager as requiredManage all electronic and paper systems to ensure efficiency, transparency, and comprehensive data managementKey Responsibilities & Work ExamplesBusiness Support OperationsSupporting Finance with the maintenance of Direct Debit (DD) and Payment Card Information (PCI) compliance and occasional customer questionnairesGDPR: Support the IT manager in maintaining the ISMS platform (Information Security Management Platform) and maintenance of LIA’s (Legitimate Interest Assessments), necessary where legitimate interest is used as the reason to store and process dataSupport the annual software audit and cyber essentials registration processMaintain up-to-date information on a range of cloud-based portals (examples listed), identifying gaps in policy or procedural data and liaising with the relevant business areas to fulfill requirementsSafeContractor (Safety, stability, and ethical accreditation)Altius (Supply chain compliance for various customers and partners)Tradex Platform (Mitie)Arcus Supplier Management System (Sodexo/Whitbread)Greenlight (Southern Cooperative)Service OperationsAssisting the Service Department with technician passes and permits for airports, train stations, prisons, and shopping centers where additional security checks are required, for example responding to identity check reference requests and the administration of basic DBS checksWorking with Service Manager(s) to collate the required documentation for installation projects such as RAMS and administration related to CSCS (construction skills certification) card registrationMachine & Chemical Sales / MarketingAssisting the sales team by collating and providing policy and corporate statements to support the tender writing processSupporting the Chemical Business Development Manager with maintaining the database of Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) relating to Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH)Supporting the Administration & Logistics Manager with maintaining the register of Hazchem Logistics providers and necessary documentationEnsure Marketing communications are compliant with PECR (electronic communication) legislationFacilities and Health & SafetyCoordinating risk assessments for the main office in Milton KeynesEnsuring that regular PAT testing is carried out and recordedMaintain records of registered first aiders, monitor cover, and book training as requiredMaintain records of registered Fire Wardens, monitor cover, and schedule fire drills as requiredCoordinate quarterly H&S Committee Meetings, take and distribute minutes and relevant documentation, liaise with committee members to keep track of follow-up actions and produce the agenda prior to subsequent meetingsOversee the daily cleaning contract and organize specialist deep cleans as required.Issuing and logging staff access passesFirst point of contact for site maintenance related queriesSkills/Knowledge RequiredThe role demands an individual who is well organised, detailed oriented, has strong problem-solving skills, works comfortably under pressure, and can deliver to tight deadlinesGood standard of general educationExcellent interpersonal and communication skills are essentialWe are looking for a candidate who takes pride in a high level of accuracy, is numerate and with strong administrative skillsExperience in the use of Microsoft Office applications, in particular, good knowledge of ExcelMicrosoft Visio skills would be an advantageWilling to undertake further training to fulfill the requirements of the roleAble to work independently and autonomously when required Beneficial Experience Experience in successfully managing portal systems, processes, and/or projectsExperience in producing workflowsPrevious experience in a compliance/audit focused role would be idealStrong candidates will have previous experience in a regulatory role or industry, with accountability for compliance and project coordination Hours37.5 hours per week 08:30 - 17:00(Hybrid / Flexible working currently on trial in the organisation BenefitsCompetitive salaryContributory pensionLife assurance24 days annual leave plus bank holidays (increasing with length of service)Employee Assistance ProgrammeAnnual flu vaccination voucherStaff perks & savings scheme for high street and online retailFree parking, tea, and freshly ground coffeeDress down days and staff eventsInterested? 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Working Site Supervisor / Foreman
£35,000 - £40,000 per annum
Our client is looking for an experienced working site supervisor/foreman to join their rapidly expanding Passive Fire Protection Team. The successful applicant will be responsible for supporting the company’s expanding fire protection operations/projects in London and South East of the UK. You will join an established passive fire protection company experiencing substantial period of business growth.You will be working closely with, and reporting to, the company’s Operations Manager and will assist the operational management team in delivering passive fire protection, in the commercial and residential sectors, with the typical values of up to £100,000 - £250,000.You will be provided with full guidance and assistance required to develop your sector- specific knowledge and skills in passive fire protection, including industry specific product training and qualifications.You will be working in an environment, which delivers quality, satisfaction, pride and fun with excellent opportunities to advance your career. Becoming an instrumental member of a successful team, you will have a plenty of opportunities for personal growth and development within a fast-growing business.Key ResponsibilitiesEnsure appropriate materials are on site at the commencement of, and throughout duration of, all allocated passive fire protection projects.Ensure all on site installers are fully briefed on the scope of works, quality & reporting standards and H&S requirements on job.Carry out regular site visits across a number of projects and maintain customer engagement to ensure smooth running of projects in line with working schedules, including proactive problem solving.To apply quality control procedures to ensure the maintenance of high standards of installation, service and compliance with the specification of products used on site.Recording and monitoring the completion of all onsite works and ensuring everything is completed as per installation guidelines and labelled and photographed accordingly.Complete site safety inspections and ensure works are carried out in a safe manner in relation to our staff, other site staff and members of the general public. Ensure that the safety is maintained and reflected positively through your actions and those of the site operatives.Required Qualifications / Skills / ExperienceYou should have at least 5 years of experience in Passive Fire Protection industry either as an installer and/or in a supervisory capacity.Can evidence the ability to manage/supervise a number of projects simultaneously and work within tight timescales to deliver successful outcomes and high customer satisfaction on projects.An excellent level of technical knowledge of passive fire protection products and installation procedures is a key requirement for this role.You should be able to read technical plans and drawings.You should be an enthusiastic, energetic, self-disciplined and organised individual who thrives in a fast-paced environment.You will possess good interpersonal skills and be an effective communicator in a face to face situation with clientsDriving licence is an essential requirement of the role.SalaryBasic £35,000 - 40,000 per annum (based on experience) - Temporary sub-contracted position would be considered for the right candidate.ApplicationsIf you would like to work with a progressive and supportive company and want to be a key player in a successful team, then please get in touch for an initial informal discussion about the role. Our client is eager to get a new team member on board as soon as possible.