Monthly Archives: April 2015

Snr Marketing Associate – Sciences – Fixed Term Contract

40 hours per week

Salary: TBC

Ref No: HRJOB2226

Location: Craigavon

Open To: All employees and external candidates may apply

The Role

To develop and implement marketing campaigns to generate customer-centric growth, under the supervision of the Line Manager. Actively collaborates with business unit and other key stakeholders to identify issues and opportunities. Knowledge of business issues and industry dynamics and serves as functional SME for assigned BU.

The post holder will:

  1. Working within a highly matrixed organization, support the Market Development Director in developing and delivering comprehensive, cohesive and measurable marketing plans for the assigned business unit/geography, linking to other business units/geographies as required.
  2. Function as a subject matter expert for specified units/geographies.
  3. Support & drive collaboration between regions, business leaders, other corporate functional teams and Marketing Shared Services to ensure seamless implementation of customer-specific marketing strategies.
  4. Contribute to market research and competitive intelligence efforts to fully understand and stay up-to-date on business needs.
  5. Monitor and analyze internal and external data to develop business insights, implications and recommendations for action.
  6. Recommend new products and services based on customer insight and trend analysis.
  7. Manage Sales and Marketing analytics for specified units/geographies.
  8. Develop appropriate positioning and messaging.
  9. Interface with appropriate internal functional group and external agencies to execute agreed-upon plan / programme.
  10. Monitor and analyze business on an on-going basis to recommend and implement plan modifications as needed.
  11. Efficiently and effectively utilize resources and budget.
  12. Manage marketing budget and provide accurate spend forecasts to Senior Marketing Management.
  13. Responsibilities may include trade shows, customer insight, case studies, customer relationship marketing etc.



The successful candidate will have a BA or equivalent in Business Studies, Marketing or Communication with MCIM and previous experience working in a Marketing or agency environment. He/She will be proficient in the use of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint etc.) with a proven ability to effectively work on own initiative whilst contributing within a team environment in order to meet deadlines and manage multiple tasks simultaneously. Successful applicants will have the ability to work flexibly and to ensure the delivery of projects on time.

Full details of essential and desirable criteria are listed within the job description/person specification attached to the online job posting


An attractive remuneration package will reflect the importance of this role and will include 34 days per year (including company closure days), company pension scheme, sick pay and maternity entitlements, healthcare plan and opportunities for learning and development.

Contact Info: Apply online at

Closing Date: 14 May 2015 at 1700 hours

Project Estimator- South Down/ South Armagh/ Louth/ Monaghan

Job Title: Project Estimator- South Down/ South Armagh/ Louth/ Monaghan

Client Summary:
Our client is a leading manufacturing Company seeking to recruit a Project Estimator to join the manufacturing function in their Monaghan facility.

Reporting to:
The role of Project Engineer involves working with the Engineering team and Management team.

The Project Estimator will provide support and assist the engineering team in the planning and organisation of a project to achieve the project objectives safely and within agreed time, cost and performance criteria.

Job Duties:

· Deliver and check project engineering deliverables such as technical specifications, procurement submittals and handover documentation

· Maintain quality of drawings and tenders packages

· Facilitate project communications and generate Project Management reports

· Work with other internal departments to ensure project objectives are met.

· Undertake risk assessment studies and produce reports

· Incoming Inspections and Validation support

· FAT and Commissioning support for integrated process systems

Essential Criteria:

· Relevant third level engineering qualification, ideally to degree level.

· At least 2 years in similar role

· Demonstrable experience of preparing and reviewing technical submissions

· Good communication, organisational and negotiation skills

· CAD skills

· Excellent management control on all projects

· Experience in pricing, purchasing and controlling a large number of fabricators

· Must possess excellent attention to detail and flexibility on approach

· Experience in metal fabrication an advantage

Salary Range: 35-45k
Consultant: Hugh Nugent
Ref Code: HN10911

VickerStock Recruitment is a specialist, focused on engineering roles throughout Europe. Our NI division has over 20 years of experience recruiting for the engineering sector. For additional information on this vacancy and other engineering opportunities contact us on 02890313720 or send a current updated CV in strict confidence using the link below.

VickerStock operates as both an employment agency and employment business. We adhere to all relevant legislation and offer services regardless race, age,sex, disability or religious belief. All applications are handled in strict confidence. For further information on the services we supply please visit our website.

Band 3 Pensions Administrator

Kennedy Recruitment is working in connection with their public sector client to recruit a Band 3 Clerical Officer based in Londonderry. This is a full time role initially for 6 months with the possibility of an extension. 

The expected duties for this role will be - 

*  Administer the Pension Service Scheme on behalf of scheme members, pensioners and deferred members in accordance with scheme legislation and within the timescales set in service delivery agreement.

*  Calculate all benefit payments due to Scheme members or their dependants

*  Check all system calculations ensuring accuracy in accordance with scheme regulations, HMRC regulations and Government Actuary’s tabled factors.  

*  Ensure correct data is extracted for payment purposes.

*  Plan and process payroll runs within service delivery timetables.

*  Process all pre-retirement awards, estimates and advice letters 

*  Pursue recovery of overpayments and where appropriate encourage debtors to agree a suitable repayment plan through the use of tact and persuasive skills

*  Deal with routine and complex queries from Scheme members, Scheme pensioners, employers and other third parties. 

*  Maintain a comprehensive knowledge and understanding of HSC Pension Scheme regulations

*  Maintain a comprehensive knowledge of potential HMRC pension related tax charges 

*  Ensure all cheques are receipted and recorded promptly. 

*  Calculation and collection of superannuation contributions arrears.

It is essential that candidates meet the following criteria -

*  GCSE Maths (Grade A-C) and GCSE English (Grade A-C) OR equivalent qualification to demonstrate literacy and numeracy OR higher qualification


*  2 A Levels or equivalent or higher qualification 


*  1 year’s experience in an office environment


*  18 months experience in an office environment 

Additionally - 

*  Experience in the use of computers in a financial environment.

For this role, Kennedy Recruitment is acting in the capacity of an employment business.

Kennedy Recruitment is an equal opportunities employer and a Corporate Member of the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC).  

Kennedy Recruitment adheres to all current employment legislation.

Please note only those candidates shortlisted may be contacted.

General Labourer

Ashton Recruitment seek a General Labourer for their client based outside Belfast. This is a temporary position with opportunity of progression for the selected candidate. The successful candidate will have experience working in confined spaces and at heights.

This position will run from Tuesday 12th May 2015 to Saturday 16th May 2015 inclusive to carry out work in the Republic of Ireland (transport provided). All candidates applying should ensure they are available to work all days.

Duties will include (but not be limited to):

  • Lifting, laying and carrying
  • Working in confined spaces
  • Working at heights
  • General site clearing/cleaning
  • Assisting at entry points, handing over appropriate tools, pipes and various other equipment required
  • All other general labouring duties as required.


Successful candidate will have a valid CSR card

Successful candidate will have Confined Space Entry Training


One year’s previous experience working in confined spaces

Hours of Work: Tuesday to Saturday 6.45am to finish (when all work has been completed for the day)

Rate of Pay: Not disclosed

Ashton Recruitment is acting as a Recruitment Business

HR & Training development manager

The company:

Our client based in Cookstown has an immediate requirement for an experienced HR & Training Development Manager

The role:

You will be responsible for the identification, recruitment and training and development of staff. You will develop training strategies and training & development programmes for the business. Other responsibilities include:

Work with management team to identify recruitment requirements and skill gaps
Create job specs with managers
Develop and manage company training plans
Manage the marketing of new job roles to attract the best talent
Ensure new employees are inducted
Create personal development plans for staff
Conduct annual and staff appraisals
Identify training and development needs
Arrange and co-ordinate training
Implement training strategies
Develop and co-ordinate the company’s training plan
Liaise with department and line managers to identify training and development needs
Conducting reviews and appraisals on feedback

The person

You will possess a 2.1 degree in HR or advanced CIPD. You will have a proven track record in a similar role with a minimum of 4 years experience.

The Opportunity:

Our client offers excellent salary and the opportunity to work with a market leader in their industry.

If interested please call Brian in Hays on 02838445800 or email cv

Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers. By applying for this job you accept the T&C’s, Privacy Policy and Disclaimers which can be found at

Senior Quality Engineer


SALARY: £25,000



Black Fox Solutions is an established Engineering Recruitment Agency representing a diverse client that continues to expand into other innovative market sectors. This is a fantastic opportunity for a motivated Senior Quality Engineer to join their skilled team on their facility based in County Down.

Our client has clients in various sectors including Aerospace and they are a leading contract electronics manufacturer that has continued to develop and succeed as a result of the importance they put on their customer relationships.

As the Senior Quality Engineer you would be reporting to the Quality Manager and the main responsibilities of the role will include:

  • Creating, implementing and reviewing Quality Standards, Quality Plans, Inspection Instructions, Process Routes and Calibration instructions;
  • Performing quality audits in compliance with ISO9001:2000/AS9100;
  • Maintaining a system for controlling and tracking concession requests and problem reports to customers;
  • Updating and managing KPI metrics;
  • Running weekly meetings regarding improvement as required;
  • Generating and maintaining First Article Inspection reporting for major customers


All candidates applying MUST have:

  • A third level qualification in an Engineering discipline with a MINIMUM of 1 year in a Senior Quality Engineering role within a fast paced manufacturing environment;
  • A Lead Assessor qualification;
  • Extensive experience in a Mechanical or Mechatronics aspect

*Please note, we will not be in touch if you are not currently UK based, holding UK/Irish or EU citizenship. Non EU applicants who are not on a full Tier 1 working visa will not be considered*


Software Developer

Software Developer – .Net

Software Developer position open in Belfast for a Developer with a minimum of on years .Net experience combined with good analytical and problem solving skills. This job is with one of the longest established IT companies in Belfast and offers a Software Developer the opportunity become a fully integrated member of the software development team using Microsoft Technologies such as .Net, C#, ASP.Net and SQL Server.

This position will offer exposure to the full software development lifecycle as you will have the opportunity become involved in gathering customer requirement, architectural design and software development through to deployment.
Offering career development opportunity, a good salary and excellent benefits if you want to work with Microsoft technologies then this might be the job for you.

For additional information contact Juliann Deegan on 02890446905.

Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers. By applying for this job you accept the T&C’s, Privacy Policy and Disclaimers which can be found at

Site Manager

Site Manager, Social housing, Comber


Hays Construction are currently representing one of Northern Ireland’s leading building contractors who have an immediate requirement for a Site Manager to join their operations within Northern Ireland. This building contractor are a family owned business who have been trading for over 40 years. Our client carries out work on a broad range of projects including new build social housing, multi element improvement schemes, education, retail and commercial sectors.


Due to continued success in winning contracts within Northern Ireland our client have an urgent requirement for a Site Manager on 16 timber frame units for Helm housing. In order to be successful you must have proven experience acting as Site Manager on new build social housing projects while delivering them on time, within budget and above all with quality whilst being within the requirements of Safe-T Cert health and safety regulations. You will be responsible for all aspects of site management including organisation of labour, procurement of materials, liaison with subcontractors and all health and safety on site. You must hold a valid CSR Site Supervisors card to be considered and be able to demonstrate recent experience in delivering similar projects successfully.


This is an immediate opportunity for an experienced Site Manager to join one of the provinces busiest contractors for work to be based within Northern Ireland. This building contractor are highly regarded within the construction industry and this is a rare opening to join their already successful team of construction professionals. As with all roles based within Northern Ireland we expect the volume of applications to be high, if you feel you are suitable for this role do not hesitate to apply or contact us directly on 02890446900.


Immediate start
Work in Northern Ireland
Competitive hourly rate
Company Van provided

Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers. By applying for this job you accept the T&C’s, Privacy Policy and Disclaimers which can be found at

Shop Manager

Shop Manager

During the last 3 years our client has continued to develop their network of Shops. Their Belfast based branch now has an opportunity for a talented and dedicated individual to join their team. You will be experienced in Retail Shop Management, commercially aware and have a flair customer service. You will have passion and leadership and be able to work in a hands on environment.

The work is hard, but never dull and provides the opportunity for personal fulfilment and achievement, the post will have overall responsibility for the management, administration, profitability and effectiveness of the shop.

Shop Manager – Principal Accountabilities are:

  • Driving sales to achieve shop retail targets
  • Merchandising and shop display
  • Recruitment and retention
  • Stock generation.
  • Promote the shop in the local area using all available promotional opportunities.

Shop Manager – You will be able to demonstrate:

  • Good standard of numeracy and literacy
  • Experienced in retail shop management
  • Hard work and dedication in a challenging environment
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to develop and motivate a team

This is a truly original company that looks for ambitious individuals that show promise, so if this rare opportunity is for you please forward your CV today

Axis Recruitment is an employment agency recruiting on behalf of our client.

To be considered for the role please forward an up to date CV via the link or contact John on 02890 488 688 or

Mechanical Engineer (Derry) 25-30K

Our Derry City Client works within niche hi-tec and mechanical manufacturing arenas. On behalf of this Client we now require a Manufacturing Engineer. You will most likely come with a mechanical, manufacturing or materials qualification and should have 2 years experience or more within a manufacturing environment. Experience of metals and/or associated coatings or powders is advantageous.

The Role

  • You will act as a technical advisor and provide technical support to manufacturing and associated processes and departments
  • You will lead continuous improvement and cost saving projects that impact our Client and their customer base
  • You will manage key project delivery, preparing and maintaining documentation
  • You will act as a point of client contact, liaising with account mgr, logistics mgr and manufacturing departments

The Person

  • You will have a mechanical or manufacturing qualification, and have 1-2 years experience or more working in a manufacturing environment.
  • You will be familiar with Lean processes, Continuous improvement and Cost saving.
  • You will have strong IT as well as people skills.
  • You will have an organised approach to your work and be self motivated 
  • You will enjoy occasional travel to parent sites and enjoy dealing with your Clients in person.

In return our Client will provide you with a salary in the region of mid-twenties plus bonus, healthcare and other benefits expected of a leading player.

Interested? Please send your CV immediately via the link provided. For further information and a chat on the role, please contact Mark on 02890 669010

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