My client based in West Essex are a award winning media and events company. They are one of the leading players in the industry, and run some of the most iconic and successful events and magazines in the UK, Shanghai and South Africa.
They are looking for a Junior to Mid Front-end Developer to join the Web Team.
Their award-winning portfolio includes over 30 events ranging from design, interiors, lifestyle and construction and is always expanding. As a team they strive to create work of the highest quality and push forward industry standards.
The role will include working closely with and supporting the senior developers to develop, deploy, update and maintain our portfolio of websites while helping push the department forward as a whole.
The ideal candidate must be proactive, inquisitive – a problem solver with good communication skills and self-motived to learn new technologies and techniques.
Working with us will give you the chance to work on a variety of different projects that will ask you to develop your skills further as part of a close-knit team within a ever-growing fast paced company.
With a passion for clean code and an appreciation for design you need to be excellent at the following:
• Building websites using best practice techniques such as mobile-first and responsive design
• Good understanding of backend languages (PHP)
• Experience working with Joomla! Content Management System
• Accurately translate designs into code
• Excellent attention to design and layout details
• Willingness to work independently and take the lead on projects
• Good standard of written and spoken English
They build bespoke templates using T3 framework with Joomla! for each project, the ideal candidate needs some experience working within this environment.
If you think you are the right person for the job, please send your CV and examples of your work with a covering letter of what you would bring to the team.
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Established, leading UK property developer has an excellent opportunity for a Health and Safety Consultant to join their ever growing health, safety and environmental consultancy.
Reporting to the Health, Safety & Environment Manager and working closely with all operational areas, you will be responsible for ensuring Health & Safety compliance across multiple construction sites, preparing written reports as needed, and delivering and developing our health and safety training services.
You will be responsible for, inspecting & auditing health and safety in a number of environments, including, Construction sites, Warehouses, Business Centres and offices, and providing reports.
You will also be required to provide training courses in health & safety (and preferably first aid.)
A competent individual with excellent communication skills, who is able to self manage and have a hands on approach, with the ability to undertake detailed reporting and statistical analysis, schedule and participate with audit programmes as well as driving the HSE programmes forward to continual improvement.
In return you will receive a very competitive salary plus we are offering an excellent remuneration package that includes a fully expensed company car, Health, Life, Medical Insurances and Company pension scheme. Staff also benefit from access to a free in-house gym.
Qualification and skills required for the role are:
NEBOSH Diploma in Health & Safety
Demonstrate communication and presentation skills
Effective planning and organisational skills
GradIOSH or similar
Full UK driving license.
The successful candidate will be rewarded with a competitive salary, a company car and private pension.
Salary Guide: £25,000 - £35,000
Fully expensed company car (or car allowance), Health, Life, Medical Insurances and Company pension scheme.
Please bear in mind that you may not hear from us straight away. Due to the high level of applications we receive every day, we can only respond to applicants whose skills and qualifications are suitable for this position. If you would like to be considered for similar and future positions, or for a complete listing of all our current vacancies, please visit our web site..See full details.
Location: Uxbridge, Middlesex
Salary: £40,000 - £50,000
We are a leading and rapidly expanding insurance group who have benefitted from a string of successive achievements and impressive accolades who have been rated in the Sunday Times Top Big 30 Companies to Work For.
To develop, enhance and maintain the Aquarium Software System to deliver an efficient, robust, client management solution for the business.
Develop Aquarium to improve efficiency and quality within the business.
Ensure accuracy of data and review functionality of the system in line with Insurance industry counterparts.
Interact effectively with internal and external clients to establish requirements and propose pragmatic solutions that add business value.
Ensure that controls are in place to enable testing in a UAT environment ahead of promotion to live.
To provide professional and comprehensive support, direction and guidance to the members of the team. Other departments within the business where necessary and clients, on the implementation, design and delivery of all Aquarium products and services and in accordance with the agreed specification and business needs.
To take complete project management ownership of each project you are given, regularly meeting with team members and colleagues to meet the objective of making sure each project is delivered on time, within budget and as per the technical specification. You will report regularly to the Senior Operations Manager and Head of Service Delivery, and client if necessary on the status of each project.
To manage the recording of all work undertaken by you and your team in a timely and professional manner, using appropriate internal systems, in order to aid good client relationship management, knowledge transfer to other departments.
To liaise with third parties on occasion in relation to their interaction with the Aquarium system.
To undertake, when necessary, on-site and web based client application training.
To attend / chair regular meetings and to minute and action all points.
To maintain an excellent working knowledge of all aspects of Aquarium's software products through internal/external training as appropriate and personal self-development programmes.
To uphold a positive and professional outlook at all times towards colleagues and clients.
Expertise in Windows operating systems and Windows applications in general
Experience in Microsoft SQL Syntax
Experience of supporting remote users
Be able to lead projects, others and to work independently
Possess formal project management' qualifications
Excellent communication skills both verbal and written
Strong organisational and customer service skills
Excellent problem-solving skills
Strong attention to detail and quality
The ability to adjust and react immediately to changing priorities and make quick decisions with limited information
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You will become an integral member of an insurance group comprising an independent Lloyd's broker, a MGA and Lloyd's Coverholder and a loss adjusting firm that has been delivering a consistent double-digit growth for the past 15 years. Based in the City of London, the group has built a strong footprint in the European niche casualty / professional risks market. Dynamic,fast-paced and highly meritocratic environment with exciting opportunities for ambitious professionals.
Our client has developed a reputation for offering innovative risk and insurance solutions to niche coverholders and producers across Italy and Spain, providing underwriting capacity, distribution and regulatory solutions.
In order to continue organic growth and offer new and existing clients a suite of original products and pioneering services they are increasing their investment in state of the art technology.
This newly created position will support this impetus towards the development and integration of new technology. You will sit between the developers and the business, acting as a conduit to ensure harmony between business needs and technological innovations.
You will work closely with the MD and senior management to identify business requirements and expectations of technology enhancements. Having scoped the project and defined the parameters and goals you will then manage and co-ordinate the developers ensuring they have clear terms of reference, agreed time frames and understand ultimate objectives. You will monitor progress, resolve queries and lead testing, roll-out and all aspects of implementation.
To be successful in this role it is imperative that candidates have an in-depth understanding of the broker and MGA/Coverholder environment in order to understand the requirements of the business. And, due to the nature of the role experience project managing technology innovations in an insurance scenario is a requirement.
A wonderful opportunity in a dynamic and innovative organisation in a role that offers challenge, progress and the chance to build a long term career as a key member of the company.
* Managing and leading the project team.
* Managing co-ordination of the partners and working groups engaged in project work.
* Detailed project planning and control including:
o Developing and maintaining a detailed project plan.
o Managing project deliverables in line with the project plan.
o Recording and managing project requirements and risks, escalating where necessary.
o Resolving cross-functional issues at project level.
o Managing project scope and change control and escalating issues where necessary.
o Monitoring project progress and performance.
o Providing status reports to the project sponsor.
* Liaison with, and updates progress to, project steering board/senior management.
* Managing project evaluation and dissemination of activities.
* Managing consultancy input within the defined budget, where required.
* Working closely with users to ensure the project meets business needs.
* Definition and management of the User Acceptance Testing programme, and when necessary perform testing.
* Identifying user training needs, devise and manage user training programmes.
* Other duties as assigned.
Essential background experience
* Several solid years' experience project managing complex Software Development/IT projects, up to and over £250K in size.
* Experience using project management methods such as Agile, Scrum, Hybrid, Waterfall (Prince2 etc).
* Experience producing technical documentation, from specification through to test plans.
* Full SDLC experience.
* Use of productivity tools such as Microsoft Project and Jira.
* Technical background (was previously a developer) and possesses a computer science degree (2:1 or above)
* Certified ScrumMaster, Prince2 etc. qualifications
* Consultancy experience
* Experience working on projects involving:
o Network infrastructure
o Content management systems
o Web, back-office and third party systems integration
o Large databases
o Systems/data migration
o B-to-B and C
o Payment processing
Type : Permanent / Full Time
Location : City of london
Salary : Open
REF : 5253
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An opportunity to join a market leader in the provision on innovative software solutions to the insurance industry.
*Unit test and document the resulting insurance applications for use within or as enhancements to products.
*Provide technical input to clients and Project Managers as required, and to aid the analysis process.
*Liaise with Project Managers, Lead Developers and other members of development team regarding implementation of specifications and requirements
*Other tasks as directed by the Client Solutions and Programme Delivery Manager and Project Manager
*Experience of developing Windows or Web based applications (ideally web based)
*Experience of development in C#
*Experience of development using SQL (ideally MS SQL Server TSQL)
*Experience of development using CSS
*Experience of web based development in ASP.NET 2.0./ Experience of developing applications for financial services industry, in particular in the area of insurance.
*Experience of development within the Microsoft stack.
*Ability to plan tasks to achieve deadlines
*Ability to communicate technical issues effectively to clients and Business Analysts
*Able to turn a specification into a suitable solution and solve problems
*Methodical and disciplined in approach to development tasks, developing robust, manageable code which is thoroughly unit tested to meet requirements as specified.
*Ability to raise, monitor and where possible resolve project or development issues
Salary: to £50,000 depending on skill set and knowledge
Location: City of London
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