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Data Engineer, IBM Cognos TM1, Technology

About the Technology Practice

Technology is an exciting and thriving competency within our Consulting practice. We have a diverse practice with around 1000 practitioners working on challenging engagements across a wide portfolio of clients, and operating from many offices around the UK. Our breadth and depth of expertise enables us to work with a broad range of clients from FTSE 100, Financial Service and Public Sector organisations. We help to shape and successfully deliver some of their most complex technology projects. The quality of our technical skills is enhanced through our practical knowledge of implementation and our ability to team with each other. Our tools and methodologies add to the quality, efficiency and effectiveness of our work.

Why are we different?

The breadth and depth of the expertise we bring to each engagement, and the collaborative way we work with clients and with each other help us stand out from our competitors. Our consultants have valuable expertise in market analysis, organisational design, operational performance improvement, performance measurement, risk management, and project and change management.

Responsibilities

You’ll play a vital role in conceiving strategies for our clients, planning the implementation of the strategy, and then, bottom line, delivering it. If you can apply yourself with creativity and intellectual rigour, have exceptional hands-on problem solving skills and can adapt rapidly to changing circumstances, you’ll find there are countless opportunities to progress.

Typical skills and experience required:

  • Strong academic background
  • Analytical and project management skills
  • Ability to develop strong client relationships
  • Ability to identify selling opportunities
  • Preferably experience in a relevant industry sector
  • Internal or external consultancy experience
  • To have a broader perspective of potential issues encountered when managing diverse teams and the strategies to overcome them; have a clear understanding of the firm’s commitment to creating a more inclusive culture

About our Team

Deloitte’s breadth and depth of data and analytics capabilities enable us to be both trusted advisors and implementation partners with the world’s leading brands across a range of interesting and challenging sectors including financial services, retail, media, technology, telecommunications, energy and public sector.

Working at the heart of some of the most significant analytics projects in the UK, a role within Deloitte’s Data Engineering team will give you an exciting opportunity to accelerate your career along a transparent and flexible career path by joining an established Big 4 consulting firm that is designing and developing some of the most forward-thinking and innovative analytics solutions and services in the industry, to address challenging business issues.

Deloitte Data Engineering is at the cutting edge of innovation, using leading-edge technologies and creative problem-solving techniques to help our clients’ manage their data challenges. Our diverse and passionate team are encouraged to use agile techniques in the development, delivery and on-going management of analytics services and solutions that solve complex business challenges though predictive analytics, advanced visualisation, data warehousing, multi-dimensional modelling and business intelligence.

Requirements

The Skills we require include

  • Experience supporting/ delivering improvement to financial planning, analysis and control systems and processes.
  • Experience of taking a technical lead on projects or as part of a process improvement programme.
  • Demonstrable experience of IBM TM1 rules, TI’s and processes, user interfaces (Contributor, Perspective, TM1 Web), architect, implementation of best practice system architecture and design.
  • Capable of designing and developing new planning, reporting and control models.
  • Experience of driving improvements of operational controls, reporting and analysis, processes and systems.
  • Experience of solution analysis, design, build, documentation and implementation, including data analysis, functional specification, technical solution design and UAT scenarios.
  • Able to assess the impact of new requirements on existing models, people and processes.
  • Business consulting: Experience of working with clients to understand, refine and execute technology-enabled change projects.
  • Team working and leadership: A strong background in collaborative working with other creative and passionate data engineers.

About Deloitte

At Deloitte we foster a collaborative culture where talented individuals can produce their best work. We value innovative thinking, diverse insights and a genuinely distinctive level of customer service through our expertise and professionalism.

We value difference, with respect at the heart of our inclusive culture. We are open to discussing with candidates the different ways in which we are able to support agile working arrangements. We recognise that our people are juggling demanding careers with commitments and interests outside of work.

Hear from some of our people already working at Deloitte in agile ways.

We are proud to have received a special award for Best Innovation for our WorkAgility Time Out programme in the 2015 Top Employers for Working Families awards.

Consultant, Emerging Vendors and Advisory

Deloitte’s vision is to be the distinctive firm, standing out in the market through the impact we have on our clients and the quality of our people.

We are executing this vision in our Emerging Vendors and Advisory team and becoming our client’s firm of choice by helping them deliver the most complex Business Transformation engagements, enabled by traditional ERP solutions and Cloud Applications.

As a Cloud Applications Consultant, you may have previous experience in implementing NetSuite or Workday, or you might have implemented other ERP products and want to take your applications experience in a new direction.

Responsibilities

This role involves:

  • Engagement in the full applications project lifecycle from requirements gathering to design and go-live
  • Working with our clients to design business processes that may be supported by applications technology
  • Configuration of the applications and specification of requirements for reporting, data conversion, integration and custom objects
  • Supporting the end to end testing of the solution, including working with users to ensure acceptance and adoption of the solution

Requirements

To qualify you should possess and demonstrate experience in the following:

  • Expertise in one or more of:
    • NetSuite or Workday
    • MS Dynamics, SunAccounts or other mid-tier ERP solutions
    • Oracle or SAP with a desire to look at other packages
  • Good problem solving and analytical skills
  • Communication and presentation skills: the ability to communicate technical information to non-technical individuals; and the ability to present to a range of audiences in a clear, concise, appropriate manner
  • Full travel mobility

We are Consulting

Three core competency areas make up our Consulting service line:

• Technology

• Strategy & Operations

• Human Capital

We exist to solve complex problems

Our consultants are renowned for their straightforward approach to solving some of the world’s largest and most complex business challenges. With a team of over 3,000, each of us is energised by the challenge a seemingly inscrutable problem presents. Our distinctiveness lies in our refusal to accept a problem at face value – we draw on the depth of our shared insight to ask the right questions, and it’s these questions that uncover answers – answers with impact.

We are committed to collaboration

Our role is to unlock potential for growth and innovation. We believe this requires real collaboration ‑ with our own networks and with our clients. It’s why we commit to truly getting under the skin of our client’s needs, developing a full appreciation for their environment, goals and ambitions. We’re also unafraid to challenge. In so doing, we build long-term and trusted affinities.

We create long-term, sustainable impact

We often work hand-in-hand with our clients to help find the right solution and to help apply that solution. Our aim is to leave behind ambassadors who are equipped to continue the transformation we began. For us, it’s about embedding sustainable change, allowing the impact of our insight to be felt for a long time to come.

About Deloitte

Deloitte offers integrated services that include Audit and Risk Advisory, Tax, Consulting and Financial Advisory. Our approach combines insight and innovation from multiple disciplines with global business and industry expertise to help our clients excel anywhere in the world.

We deliver outstanding impact on the reputation and success of our clients, in the UK and globally. In pursuing this we contribute to a sustainable and prosperous society, and are firm believers in the positive impact business can and should have on the world it operates within.

At Deloitte we foster a collaborative culture where talented individuals can produce their best work. We value innovative thinking, diverse insights and a genuinely distinctive level of customer service through our expertise and professionalism.

We value difference, with respect at the heart of our inclusive culture. We are open to discussing with candidates the different ways in which we are able to support agile working arrangements. We recognise that our people are juggling demanding careers with commitments and interests outside of work.

Hear from some of our people already working at Deloitte in agile ways.

We are proud to have received a special award for Best Innovation for our WorkAgility Time Out programme in the 2015 Top Employers for Working Families awards.

Customer Service Officers – Greater Belfast Area

Customer Service Officer – Greater Belfast Area – Temp F/T

Our client, a large well known Banking organisation has a number of opportunities in their busy Branches in the Greater Belfast Area. Current locations available are Antrim Road, Andersonstown, York Street, Shankill Road and Belfast City Centre.

As a Cashier, working regularly in a face to face environment with their customers you will provide the highest quality service, banking advice including offering products and services available by them, this will include providing information on customer accounts and arranging appointments with new and existing customers to advise on additional available products.

They are anticipating having a number of available positions in various locations within Northern Ireland. Registration and screening process is required for all candidates.

If you are interested in applying or wish to find out what locations are currently available please send your CV via the link or contact Paula McClymont at Grafton for more information.

Enterprise and Solution Architecture

Technology is an exciting and thriving competency within our Consulting practice. We have a diverse practice with around 1700 practitioners working on challenging engagements across a wide portfolio of clients, and operating from many offices around the UK. Our breadth and depth of expertise enables us to work with FTSE 100 clients to help define, shape and successfully deliver some of their most complex technology projects. The quality of our technical skills is enhanced through our practical knowledge of implementation and our ability to team with each other. Our tools and methodologies add to the quality, efficiency and effectiveness of our work.

Working at the heart of some of the most significant technology projects in the UK, our Belfast Technology Consulting team are integral to the delivery of many client projects. Working with other colleagues from within the Technology competency and across Deloitte’s Consulting Service Line as a whole, these teams provide the bridge between business and technology, advising and delivering technology-enabled business transformation.

Responsibilities

Your role will focus on providing expert advice and the management and delivery of client engagements, as well as internal sales and practice development activity. You will have responsibilities for:

  • Delivering Architecture related advice to our clients, identifying solutions to their issues as appropriate

  • Understanding the technology, vendors and industries in which our clients operate

  • Performing and supporting activities on Architecture engagements

  • Producing and presenting reports, strategies, plans, designs, business cases and other client deliverables

  • Supporting proposal development and the continued growth of the business through contributing to practice development (e.g. supporting the development of propositions, training, marketing, communications and recruitment activities)

Requirements

To qualify for the role you must be able to demonstrate skills and experience in the following:

  • Shaping and delivering technology-enabled change programmes

  • Assessment of an organisation’s IT landscape and development of technology investment cases and roadmaps that align with business goals

  • Assisting clients to assess and manage the realisation of benefits through technology projects and programmes.

  • Experience in aligning an organisation’s IT strategy with its overall business strategy and goals

  • Assessment, definition and execution of an organisation’s Enterprise Architecture functions

  • An understanding of emerging and innovative technologies, for example Cloud, and how to shape IT strategy and delivery in order to leverage those technologies

  • Analysis, assurance and definition of solution architectures for technology programmes

  • Experience of options analysis and supporting technical decision-making across complex technology landscape

  • Commitment to travel to client locations and the right to live and work in the UK

  • A good graduate degree (1st or Upper Second) from a reputable university

Additional desirable experience includes:

  • Familiarity with industry-recognised methodologies (e.g. CMMI, Lean, TOGAF)

  • Delivery of business analysis activities in one of the main delivery methodologies e.g. Waterfall, RUP, Agile.

  • Use of industry standard modelling approaches and methods e.g. the Unified Modelling Language (UML).

  • PRINCE 2 practitioner certification

  • Qualifications in BCS / ISEB Business Analysis and/or System Development.

  • Post-graduate experience ‑ either consulting or in one or more of the following industries: Public Sector, Defence, Security and Justice, Financial Services, Manufacturing, Energy and Utilities, and Telecoms, Media, Technology

About Deloitte

At Deloitte we foster a collaborative culture where talented individuals can produce their best work. We value innovative thinking, diverse insights and a genuinely distinctive level of customer service through our expertise and professionalism.

We value difference, with respect at the heart of our inclusive culture. We are open to discussing with candidates the different ways in which we are able to support agile working arrangements. We recognise that our people are juggling demanding careers with commitments and interests outside of work.

Hear from some of our people already working at Deloitte in agile ways.

We are proud to have received a special award for Best Innovation for our WorkAgility Time Out programme in the 2015 Top Employers for Working Families awards.

Oracle Applications Senior Consultant

Deloitte’s vision is to be the distinctive firm, standing out in the market through the impact we have on our clients and the quality of our people. A key part of our business is delivering complex business transformation through Oracle technologies.

Deloitte has a long standing relationship with Oracle and has received multiple partner awards in recognition of our work, which spans thousands of clients across all major industries. We have unparalleled implementation experience across Finance and Supply Chain domains and in architecting Oracle solutions which meet our clients’ business objectives.

As an Oracle Applications Consultant, you may have previous experience in implementing Oracle eBusiness Suite or JD Edwards and you are keen to develop this expertise in addition to wider business transformations skills. You will have process and Oracle applications expertise covering the Finance and/or Supply Chain modules.

Responsibilities

This role involves:

  • Engagement in the full applications project lifecycle from requirements gathering to design and go-live
  • Working with our clients to design business processes that may be supported by Oracle applications technology
  • Configuration of the applications and specification of requirements for reporting, data conversion, integration and custom objects
  • Supporting the end to end testing of the solution, including working with users to ensure acceptance and adoption of the solution

Requirements

To qualify you should possess and demonstrate experience in the following:

  • Expertise in one or more of the Oracle eBusiness Suite or JD Edwards Finance and/or Supply Chain modules
  • Good problem solving and analytical skills
  • Communication and presentation skills: the ability to communicate technical information to non-technical individuals; and the ability to present to a range of audiences in a clear, concise, appropriate manner
  • Full travel mobility

We are Consulting

Three core competency areas make up our Consulting service line:

• Technology

• Strategy & Operations

• Human Capital

We exist to solve complex problems

Our consultants are renowned for their straightforward approach to solving some of the world’s largest and most complex business challenges. With a team of over 3,000, each of us is energised by the challenge a seemingly inscrutable problem presents. Our distinctiveness lies in our refusal to accept a problem at face value – we draw on the depth of our shared insight to ask the right questions, and it’s these questions that uncover answers – answers with impact.

We are committed to collaboration

Our role is to unlock potential for growth and innovation. We believe this requires real collaboration ‑ with our own networks and with our clients. It’s why we commit to truly getting under the skin of our client’s needs, developing a full appreciation for their environment, goals and ambitions. We’re also unafraid to challenge. In so doing, we build long-term and trusted affinities.

We create long-term, sustainable impact

We often work hand-in-hand with our clients to help find the right solution and to help apply that solution. Our aim is to leave behind ambassadors who are equipped to continue the transformation we began. For us, it’s about embedding sustainable change, allowing the impact of our insight to be felt for a long time to come.

About Deloitte

Deloitte offers integrated services that include Audit and Risk Advisory, Tax, Consulting and Financial Advisory. Our approach combines insight and innovation from multiple disciplines with global business and industry expertise to help our clients excel anywhere in the world.

We deliver outstanding impact on the reputation and success of our clients, in the UK and globally. In pursuing this we contribute to a sustainable and prosperous society, and are firm believers in the positive impact business can and should have on the world it operates within.

At Deloitte we foster a collaborative culture where talented individuals can produce their best work. We value innovative thinking, diverse insights and a genuinely distinctive level of customer service through our expertise and professionalism.

We value difference, with respect at the heart of our inclusive culture. We are open to discussing with candidates the different ways in which we are able to support agile working arrangements. We recognise that our people are juggling demanding careers with commitments and interests outside of work.

Hear from some of our people already working at Deloitte in agile ways.

We are proud to have received a special award for Best Innovation for our WorkAgility Time Out programme in the 2015 Top Employers for Working Families awards.

Multi Skilled ICA Technician (Water Industry)

Job Summary

GRAHAM FM is one of the leading providers of Asset Management services. We provide a full range of asset management services to both the public and private sectors. Due to the continued success and expansion of the business into the utilities maintenance sector we are recruiting for an ICA Technician.

Reporting to the Contract Manager the candidate will be responsible for undertaking various planned and reactive maintenance tasks, as well as some new installation work in order to achieve the high level of service delivery expected by ourselves and our clients.

Job Description

Working as part of a large multi-skilled team the successful candidate will contribute to the delivery of an effective proactive and customer driven service to Water and Waste Water treatment plants and pumping stations.

You will be responsible for maintaining, repairing and commissioning Instrumentation, Control Automation and Telemetry systems. Work will vary between planned maintenance and reactive maintenance, this will sometimes require lone working as well as working in a team depending on the job.

The role holder will start the working day from home traveling directly to any site as required to carry out works and provide a field based multi-skilled ICA service, ensuring at all times that a high level of health and safety awareness is adhered to, as well as contributing to the effective operation of our customers plant.

Works will be issued to and write-ups completed on electronic devices running our work management software. 

A van and fuel card and satellite navigation will be provided.

Main Activities of an ICA Technician;

  • Multi-skilled approach
  • To carry out reactive and planned maintenance as well as some minor installations on water,waste water and network water sites (occasional work outside the main contract may be required).
  • Observe the highest levels of health and safety at all times, including carrying out point of work risk assessments for every task to ensure the best possible working practices are adhered to.
  • Use your own initiative to solve complicated technical problems associated with reactive maintenance activities, including sourcing parts & materials and seeking manufacturer technical support.
  • Liaise closely with our control hub to ensure efficient response to all works either working on your own or as part of a team.
  • Provide detailed write-ups of works carried out to ensure our client is kept up to date at all times.
  • Pro-actively identify and report follow on works
  • Carry out all works within agreed timescales and to the highest standards, ensuring that you comply with current regulations and client specifications.
  • Undertake a range of electrical works including but not limited to planned maintenance (to a specification), fault finding and cause diagnosis, overload setting, work on motors, electrical panels, lighting, variable speed drives, UPS systems, instrumentation and process equipment, level control equipment, comms equipment and telemetry systems.

Job Profile

Multi-skilled ICA Technician (Water Industry)

  • Assist any other trade as required.
  • Deal with a variety of Clients on a daily basis. You will represent the Company and be courteous and professional in your dealings with them at all times.
  • Work unsupervised in a large geographical area and prioritises workload.
  • Provide regular out of hours cover by participating in an on call rota.

This job description is intended to give the post holder an appreciation of the role envisaged for the Multi Skilled Electrician and the range of duties to be undertaken. It does not attempt to detail every activity. Specific tasks and objectives will be agreed with the post holder at regular intervals.

Person Specification

Technical Competencies

Essential

  • A recognised, Electrical, ICA Craft or Technician apprenticeship
  • Experience in providing call out services
  • Experienced in ICA planned and reactive maintenance activities in the water industry
  • Registered CSCS/CSR Card (Or equivalent)
  • Clean Drivers Licence
  • High attention to detail
  • Demonstrate strong communication skills
  • Sound administration skills
  • Flexible approach

Desirable

  • Experience assisting with various trades/types of maintenance on water and waste water sites
  • Current 17th IEE Wiring Regulations
  • Experience of Profibus installations
  • Working knowledge of a wide range of analytical Instrumentation e.g. Chlorine, Turbidity
  • Experience of SCADA systems
  • Experience of Pressure, level and flow instrumentation
  • High Voltage awareness training
  • Manual Handling training
  • COSHH training
  • Confined space training
  • National Water Hygiene card holder
  • CSR Site Supervisors Gold Card
  • Product specific training relating to the water industry

Behavioural Competencies

Team Work: working collaboratively together, sharing knowledge and experiences to deliver the best solutions

  • Team Player: Always willing to be involved in other activities to achieve company objectives. Works collaboratively and uses influence to gain resolution of issues. Demonstrates honestly, loyalty and commitment

Openness: listening and sharing; building trust and acting with integrity; treating others with respect and working with transparency

  • Effective Communication skills: Able to adapt communication to audience and create detailed written documents and reports. Able to maintain and manage communication links with a variety of stakeholders. Presents a professional image and promotes the Brand.

Respect: encouraging, supporting and understanding others – their ideas, their views and their knowledge

  • Influencing: Identifies and builds relationships with those who will be useful now and in the future in achieving strategic business objectives.
  • Relationship management across business units and key stakeholders including persuade and influence others through strong and comprehensive communication and diplomacy skills

Performance: being professional and adopting best practice to meet clients’ highest expectations while achieving the highest possible standings in terms of quality, health, safety and sustainability

  • Initiative: is highly motivated, flexible and can work unsupervised to get results in an effective way.
  • Can manage deadlines and takes an organised approach to work. Takes a proactive approach to self-development.
  • Commercial Awareness: strong business acumen combined with the creativity and drive to meet the business requirements. Flexible and quickly adapts to changing business needs and processes.

Innovation: encouraging our team to be inventive and continually adapting and introducing fresh approaches to all aspects of our business; striving to be the best

  • Customer Focus: Takes time to question and understand the real, underlying needs of the customer, beyond those initially expressed. Always works closely with customers, developing an independent view of their needs and acting in their long term interest. Not afraid to challenge the status quo.
  • Efficiency Understands and seeks to minimise waste in resources and processes. Adopts and encourages others to adopt new ways of working.

Benefits with this role include: Pension, Private Health Care, Life Assurance, Cycle to Work Scheme and Childcare Vouchers

Graham Asset Management is an Equal Opportunities Employer

For more information and to apply please click the APPLY FOR THIS JOB BUTTON

Global Mobility Operational Manager

Are you an experienced Global Mobility Manager with a degree education?

Do you possess excellent client relationship management skills?

Would you like to work for a prestigious global company with excellent career opportunities?

We have a fantastic opportunity for a Global Mobility Manager to join our client on a permanent basis. If you would like more information please call Alex on 02890 313157 or email alex@abacus.jobs

Role Purpose

The purpose of this role is to manage the operational delivery of global mobility services across the firm by ensuring that standard global approach to mobility is implemented throughout our international network and that the end-to-end relocation is delivered to the highest standard.

Role and Responsibilities

  • Day-to-day management of all global mobility operational aspects including the supervision of a Global Mobility Specialist and a Senior Administrator, allocation of workflow and performance management
  • Act as a trusted adviser and subject matter expert for partners, global HRand assignees on all global mobility related issues such as:
    • Our global mobility strategy
    • Our approach to global mobility including our segmentation policies
    • Compliance: Immigration, Tax, Employment Law etc.
  • Collaboratively work with the Expat & Employment Tax Manager:
    • To ensure the most appropriate policy is used for each international move;
    • To produce clear and easily readable cost estimates for new and extended international assignments, including comparisons between different policy options;
    • To brief partners, global HR and assignees together as one team
  • First point of contact and escalation on all operational matters related to mobility
  • Individual case management of complex moves
  • Lead on operational tasks such as, but not limited to :
    • On-going review of team processes (check lists; assignment and relocation letters; updater; cost estimates; actual cost tracking; exceptions tracker and other team matrix etc.);
    • Annual and biannual review of assignment allowances
    • Assist global HR with their annual mobility budget, salary & bonus reviews
  • Daily management of relationships with external vendors, including review and sign-off of their invoices
  • Responsible for UK immigration compliance including keeping up to date with new legislation, ensuring internal audits, monthly reporting etc.
  • Report to Senior Global Mobility Manager for weekly/monthly updates on team, feedback provided in satisfaction surveys and to escalate matters as and when necessary
  • Work closely with Senior Global Mobility Manager on strategic projects such as the implementation of a global mobility software from conception through to implementation; global policy review; vendor management/review/tender etc.

Key Requirements

  • Degree educated with minimum 5-7 years’ experience as a Global Mobility Manager
  • Excellent understanding of the assignment life cycle and associated issues from start to finish
  • Strong client relationship skills with ability to work with diplomacy and tenacity and able to take the lead to conclude decisions
  • Excellent organisational and prioritising skills with proven ability to work well under pressure
  • Experience of both project and change management, with the ability to gain buy-in from stakeholders
  • Demonstrates a can do attitude and is proactive and professional in all client contact

Living away from NI and thinking of relocating back? Belfast is thriving with optimism, investment and jobs so find out about local career opportunities. We are hosting webinars with video interviews of Executives from many leading companies within Accountancy, Finance, IT, Analytics and Legal sectors. Search belfastforlife or contact Abacus for information about the webinars and major social event in Belfast.

Thank you for taking the time to consider this job. Talk to us about your career and find advice, videos and jobs on www.abacus.jobs or via Linkedin, Facebook, Twitter, Youtube and Google+. Applications that match the relevant criteria will generate a priority response.

Abacus is a multi award-winning specialist recruitment agency based in Belfast, Northern Ireland. Established in 2003, our qualified team has more than 90 years’ experience and manage permanent, contract and temporary jobs with leading employers and new entrant firms within the markets of ICT, Legal, Accountancy, Sales, Banking, Financial Services, Insurance, Analytics, HR, Marketing and Engineering. Abacus is an Investor in People (IIP) employer and holds the REC Gold Audit for Recruitment Excellence. Abacus operates as both an Employment Agency and Employment Business and does not discriminate on the grounds of gender, sexual orientation, political opinion, religious belief, marital status, age or disability.

Store Manager – Convenience

Working for one of the UK’s top organisations within convenience and grocery, this award winning company is currently recruiting for Store Managers in Northern Ireland.

With a passion for locally sourced products this business continues to go from strength to strength with community initiatives, energy efficient strategies and on-going internal investment.

As a Store Manager you will be responsible for all the day-to-day activity of a busy convenience store operation. Working to achieve agreed budgeted sales and margin; properly controlling stock, standards and costs; whilst building and maintaining employee relations and customer satisfaction.

The Store Manager will be responsible for recruitment, selection, training & development and will provide effective team leadership to all the store employees, overseeing performance, profitability and productivity. You will react to local trading conditions and take initiatives that will increase sales. You will ensure that the Store operations are delivered in a safe and hygienic manner with team members exercising due diligence at all times in order to meet Company policies, code of practice and obligations under legislation. You will ensure that the premises, fixtures, fittings and stock is safely and securely maintained in accordance with Company policies and procedures. You will organise and control replenishment of stock and ensure pricing is accurate whilst maintaining high standards of store merchandising disciplines at all times. You will be responsible for ordering, receiving goods, stock holding and the control of wastage and stock loss. You will operate, enforce and monitor the Company’s procedures in relation to cash management and security. You will lead promotions, campaigns and initiatives ensuring that effective merchandising and range planning creates maximum sales opportunities. You will be a champion of communication on all aspects of the store operations holding frequent meetings and providing regular feedback to employees and the wider team.

You will need to have previous retail management experience within the convenience/grocery sector or come from a similar FMCG background such as fast-food or catering units. You will have previous experience managing profit and loss, maximising financial performance and delivering service excellence. You’ll inspire the teams you manage and work with by leading, coaching and developing them to achieve outstanding results through being passionate, innovative and supportive. You will thrive in a role that is challenging and demanding – achieving targets for business growth, increased sales, operating standards and staff performance. You’ll be commercially aware with a strong focus on continuous improvement along with the ability to successfully implement projects in accordance with timescales. You will have excellent communication and influencing skills both upward and downward with the ability to interact effectively at all levels in sharing knowledge, experience and best practices.

Working for one of the country’s leading convenience and grocery retailer you will receive a competitive salary plus bonus and benefits.

If you’re interested in this role click ‘apply now’ to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call Andy at Hays on 02890 446 910 to discuss the position further.

If this job isn’t quite right for you but you are looking for a new job in Retail, please contact me for a confidential discussion on your career.

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E-Commerce Manager

Dv8 is seeking a dynamic e-commerce mananger to progress our web performance to the next level.  As the manager of e-commerce you will be in charge of the maintaining of fast sales growth to striving revenue targets through our online channels.

This is a fully autonomous role to lead a team driving the on-going success of the business as they grow further this year, taking the brand to the next level.

You will be responsible for managing the e-commerce team.

Main responsibilities:

- In charge of the smooth running of the website and all e-commerce platforms.

- Responsible for the visual quality and the efficiency of all on-line channels.

- Managing the e-commerce team.

- Working closely with the operations team to maximise warehouse support in providing smooth and excellent customer service and fullfilling on-line orders.

- Overseeing the brands on-line marketing ensuring customer retention and acquisition.

- Ensuring that the customer is at the heart of the business: consider the entire customer journey and identify anything that can affect the experience and trading.

- Commmercially aware and results driven.

Candidate Specification:

- Managing and leading the website development, technical and visual, navigation and performance and functionally efforts to positively impact e-commerce efforts.

- The ability to manage relationships with Directors and Senior Directors.

- Excellent analytical skills.

Accounts Assistant – Newry

If you are keen to join a team of people that work hard, support each other, laugh together, enjoy doing their work to a high standard and have been known to pop out for a drink on a Friday, this could be the job for you.

Our client is seeking to increase the finance team size by 50%. That means going from 2 people to 3!

  • This is a small business but it is fast growing, last year was momentous for a number of reasons;
  • They appointed their first qualified accountant (your line manager),
  • Won a number of new and significant customers to service (your accounts receivable ledger)
  • Decided to invest in a shiny new IT system (your finance system)
  • And formalise a number of procedures and systems (your training and development)
  • Salary for this role is £16,500

2016 will be another busy year for this niche business, they are currently in the process of appointing 6 other people into other departments, this will mean a team of over 30 on site by the end of the year.

  • All the people in this team are:
  • Friendly
  • Customer focused
  • Hardworking
  • Detail orientated
  • Proud
  • Good craic

If you are a trainee or qualified accounting technician with 2 year’s experience who is happy to roll up their sleeves, not be too hung up about answering the phone, and making the tea when it is your turn, you should apply.

If you can’t work with people, multi-task and see the big picture it would be better that you take a pass on this one.

Living away from NI and thinking of relocating back? Belfast is thriving with optimism, investment and jobs so find out about local career opportunities. We are hosting webinars with video interviews of Executives from many leading companies within Accountancy, Finance, IT, Analytics and Legal sectors. Search belfastforlife or contact Abacus for information about the webinars and major social event in Belfast.

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Abacus is a multi award-winning specialist recruitment agency based in Belfast, Northern Ireland. Established in 2003, our qualified team has more than 90 years’ experience and manage permanent, contract and temporary jobs with leading employers and new entrant firms within the markets of ICT, Legal, Accountancy, Sales, Banking, Financial Services, Insurance, Analytics, HR, Marketing and Engineering. Abacus is an Investor in People (IIP) employer and holds the REC Gold Audit for Recruitment Excellence. Abacus operates as both an Employment Agency and Employment Business and does not discriminate on the grounds of gender, sexual orientation, political opinion, religious belief, marital status, age or disability.