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Project Manager - West Yorkshire Combined Authority

6 days ago
Partner Recruiter - Leeds, UK
Full Description:
Job Overview:

  • Lead the planning and delivery of medium/high profile projects, either in-house or working directly with/for Delivery Partners (districts).
  • Act as Case Officer on medium/high profile projects.
  • Work in partnership with external partners to achieve joint objectives.

  • Design, implement and maintain the systems required for delivering the objectives of your function to support WYCA in achieving its vision.
  • Take a pro-active corporate role in the management of your function including participating in delivering your directorate's objectives.
  • Demonstrate commitment to corporate processes and ensure these are delivered at all times.
  • Be a visible and enthusiastic manager, encouraging partnership working across the organisation.
  • Influence, develop and motivate your team, taking a positive approach to their development.

Technical Duties:

  • Lead multi-disciplinary project teams to deliver a range of complex or high profile projects, as allocated, which may include, but is not limited to e.g. broadband / Enterprise Zone delivery / flood resilience / fuel poverty / housing / skills capital and innovation / smartcard technology / transport infrastructure as appropriate.
  • Manage the development of business cases, ensuring the scope will deliver the capability to enable the benefits of the project to be realised, identifying tasks, undertaking specific technical works and managing works within agreed tolerances.
  • Understand customer needs to manage the development of business case appraisals and submission to the Programme Appraisal Team (PAT), working with the Portfolio Management Office (PMO).
  • Allocating resources in conjunction with the SRO / Head of Service and Team leads as appropriate.
  • Translating customer needs (Internal depts, Public, Politicians, Delivery Partners etc.) into work packages for allocation to the project team in line with the appropriate project management techniques, documenting quality expectations and acceptance criteria.
  • Ensure that WYCA's project management procedures are followed in accordance with the WYCA Assurance Framework and that reports are planned and prepared for the relevant governance and committee meetings in a timely manner.
  • Responsible for the procurement, appointment and management of technical and commercial consultants, suppliers and contractors, the provision of technical input and support to projects as required.
  • Preparation of briefs, reports, press releases and communications.
  • Liaison with internal and external stakeholders, representing WYCA and Delivery Partners, attending and chairing meetings and site visits, including undertaking public consultation on projects as necessary.
  • Responsible for ensuring projects are delivered in accordance with agreed plans, following the principles of 'Management by Exception', by creating and implementing strategies to manage time, cost, quality, risk, communication, health & safety, issues and change management, authorising work packages and using the relevant WYCA Assurance processes.
  • Responsible for budgetary planning, forecasting, financial control including processing and certifying invoices for payment.
  • Develop and share best practice and lessons learned across WYCA and externally as appropriate.
  • Responsible for closing projects and passing the Benefits Realisation Plan to the Business Change Manager.

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High rate for Broadband in UK

Principle Security Architect

9 days ago
Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited - Hook, UK

Principle Security Architect Location: Hook Pay Rate: £500 per day (LTD/UMB) Contract duration: 12 weeks +

Your new company
A leading telecommunication service provider has a job requirement for a Principle Security Architect to join their growing team in Hook. Our client are in the business of connecting and improving the digital fabric of the UK and Ireland. They have invested billions into expanding their network so they can connect millions more homes and businesses to it. Project Lightning is giving more people the opportunity to enjoy our award-winning ultrafast services. This includes the UK's fastest widely-available broadband speeds. However, this particular job will be working on internal Cyber Security projects.

Your new job in Hook
Based on a prestigious client site in Hook, you will be responsible for Global Security, delivering high quality services and creative solutions across Network, Systems, Applications, Voice, Mobile and Wifi platforms. This will include working with Solution Architects, engineers as well as various other departments where you will review and challenge design documentation and oversee the project implementation ensuring the correct methodologies are being followed such as ITIL.

You may also be involved in the testing of web-based applications such as HTML, Java and Python and you'll then be required to feedback to developers what issues you've come across and how best to fix them. You will not be required to re-code yourself but you will be required to give expert advise on how to tackle problems.

What you'll need to succeed
The successful Principle Security Architect based in Hook will have excellent organisation skills and you'll be Focused on customer delivery.

You will also have experience with the following:
· Strong understanding of Cloud Technologies such as AWS and Azure and their related security best practices
· CISSP , OSCP, OSCE or similar security certifications.
· Understanding of Web application technologies such as Java, HTML, Python and their security best practices.
· Knowledge of network products such as Cisco and Juniper

What you'll get in return
So…what's in it for you? Well, you get the opportunity to work on a high profile project for a globally recognised Telecommunication service provider, on a generous rate. Furthermore, you can enhance your skills and be directly involved in a high profile project.

What you need to do now
If you feel this is something that you would be interested in, please apply and get in touch with our specialist recruiter Jack Butler.

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ICT Support Technician

1 month ago
Adecco - Wolverhampton, UK
The post of ICT Support Technician (Education) will provide ICT support to a number of schools in the City who have purchased the Technical ICT Support Service Level Agreement. The postholder's responsibilities will include the following tasks:-

  • Designing, Installing and maintaining supported Schools infrastructure including servers (physical and virtual) and other related technologies

  • Undertaking technical tasks on networked computers either client/server or peer-to-peer networks.

  • Configuring items of equipment, including building devices for use on a network; maintaining a central library of drivers and configuration files

  • Unpacking and installing ICT equipment such as new computers and peripherals, and enter all new equipment into an inventory database

  • Checking and re-fitting printer toner and cartridges, and carry out periodic printer maintenance such as cleaning and alignment

  • Checking the functioning of all networking connections and active components - network cards, data outlets, patch leads, switches, router and wireless connectivity

  • Undertaking network management, user maintenance, allocating resources to users, maintaining user, public and shared folders and desktop profiles

  • Diagnosing and reporting faults to Managed Service Supplier or maintenance contractor

  • Liaising with suppliers or contractors in fixing simple faults not requiring a site visit

  • Building applications for use across a network

  • Maintaining a log of all work undertaken

  • Having knowledge and oversight of whole-school networking topology, connections and components

  • Installing updates, archiving data, assistance with data export from school administrative systems

  • Overseeing of all aspects of the school's ICT resources. Strategic advice on networking, purchasing, managed services / contractors

  • Liaising with external consultants / suppliers on overall network topology, design and implementation

  • Providing representation at forums and user groups

  • Liaising with school ICT / e-Learning Co-ordinators on the development of ICT in school

  • Ensuring that all schools have appropriate licences for the software they are running

  • Applying service packs and essential updates as and when required

  • Ensuring regular updates to anti-virus software are carried out

  • Ensuring that client schools are familiar with legislation relating to health and safety issues and are complying with all such legislation

  • Advising client schools on best practice with regard to ICT working environments, particularly safety issues as they concern young children in a potentially dangerous environment

  • Ensuring that all curriculum and administrative systems are backed up appropriately and checked periodically for Audit purposes

  • Advising client schools on general security concerning their ICT equipment to prevent and/or deter theft

  • Ensuring that client schools are complying with the terms of appropriate Data Protection legislation

  • Providing basic training to client school staff as and when required on software and technical developments, including the provision of training materials, if appropriate

  • Maintaining ICT policy and strategy documents in conjunction with Headteachers and ICT Co-ordinators

  • Providing reports of work completed on behalf of the client school

  • Responding directly to communications from client schools and updating task logs

  • Monitoring work carried out at the client school on ICT equipment/systems by third parties

  • Advising client schools on most appropriate use of ICT equipment and infrastructure within the school with particular emphasis on broadband services

  • Advising client schools on the purchase of appropriate hardware and software which ensures the continuing delivery of effective administrative and curriculum ICT services in the client school as reflected in the school's ICT development plan




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Project Manager - West Yorkshire Combined Authority

1 month ago
Partner Recruiter - Leeds, UK
Full Description:
Job Overview:

  • Lead the planning and delivery of medium/high profile projects, either in-house or working directly with/for Delivery Partners (districts).
  • Act as Case Officer on medium/high profile projects.
  • Work in partnership with external partners to achieve joint objectives.

  • Design, implement and maintain the systems required for delivering the objectives of your function to support WYCA in achieving its vision.
  • Take a pro-active corporate role in the management of your function including participating in delivering your directorate's objectives.
  • Demonstrate commitment to corporate processes and ensure these are delivered at all times.
  • Be a visible and enthusiastic manager, encouraging partnership working across the organisation.
  • Influence, develop and motivate your team, taking a positive approach to their development.

Technical Duties:

  • Lead multi-disciplinary project teams to deliver a range of complex or high profile projects, as allocated, which may include, but is not limited to e.g. broadband / Enterprise Zone delivery / flood resilience / fuel poverty / housing / skills capital and innovation / smartcard technology / transport infrastructure as appropriate.
  • Manage the development of business cases, ensuring the scope will deliver the capability to enable the benefits of the project to be realised, identifying tasks, undertaking specific technical works and managing works within agreed tolerances.
  • Understand customer needs to manage the development of business case appraisals and submission to the Programme Appraisal Team (PAT), working with the Portfolio Management Office (PMO).
  • Allocating resources in conjunction with the SRO / Head of Service and Team leads as appropriate.
  • Translating customer needs (Internal depts, Public, Politicians, Delivery Partners etc.) into work packages for allocation to the project team in line with the appropriate project management techniques, documenting quality expectations and acceptance criteria.
  • Ensure that WYCA's project management procedures are followed in accordance with the WYCA Assurance Framework and that reports are planned and prepared for the relevant governance and committee meetings in a timely manner.
  • Responsible for the procurement, appointment and management of technical and commercial consultants, suppliers and contractors, the provision of technical input and support to projects as required.
  • Preparation of briefs, reports, press releases and communications.
  • Liaison with internal and external stakeholders, representing WYCA and Delivery Partners, attending and chairing meetings and site visits, including undertaking public consultation on projects as necessary.
  • Responsible for ensuring projects are delivered in accordance with agreed plans, following the principles of 'Management by Exception', by creating and implementing strategies to manage time, cost, quality, risk, communication, health & safety, issues and change management, authorising work packages and using the relevant WYCA Assurance processes.
  • Responsible for budgetary planning, forecasting, financial control including processing and certifying invoices for payment.
  • Develop and share best practice and lessons learned across WYCA and externally as appropriate.
  • Responsible for closing projects and passing the Benefits Realisation Plan to the Business Change Manager.

stride is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy

IT Administrator

1 month ago
Claremont Consulting - Skipton, UK
IT System Administrator - Skipton

My client is a highly dynamic and successful IT Services organisation with a strong presence across the UK. They currently have an opportunity for an IT System administrator to join their team on a contract basis in Skipton

The role will involve:
  • User administration (setup and maintain user accounts on a domain controller, password & identity management) for a user base of approximately 80 users
  • Verify that desktop PC peripherals and other LAN devices are working properly
  • Setup of new devices to include Windows setup and user specific applications.
  • Maintain internal infrastructure (PC's, laptops, physical & virtual servers,storage devices (SAN/NAS) network switches, router, firewall etc)
- Troubleshoot, repair or replace hardware in occasion of hardware failure - Monitor system performance & backups
  • Monitor network communication and liaison with third party suppliers of Broadband etc.
  • Install new software's, security patches and updates
  • Must have a strong grasp of computer security (e.g. firewalls and intrusion detection systems

Essential:
Good working knowledge & hands on experience in troubleshooting of:
  • Desktop/ laptop/ server hardware troubleshooting
Microsoft Windows Operating system (PC & servers)
  • Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel & PowerPoint)
  • Working knowledge & hands-on experience of Windows Domain Controller (three different Domains with no Trust Relationships)
  • Active directory user's management
  • Working knowledge of LAN devices, networking, protocols (TCP/IP, DNS,DHCP, HTTP, SMTP etc.) and firewalling principles
  • Good knowledge of performing remote troubleshooting through diagnostic techniques and pertinent questions
  • Good communication skills with End users.
  • Knowledge of: VMware vSphere and Virtualisation knowledge
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office 365 products e.g. SharePoint Online, OneDrive for Business
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Windows Server 2008 & 2012
  • Good understanding of mobile devices and other technology products

This role is urgent,
High rate for Broadband in UK

Telecoms Engineer

1 month ago
Sanderson Recruitment Plc - South West, UK

Telecoms Engineer


Location: Cheltenham

Clearance: DV

Rate: £400-£450 per day (outside IR35)

Duration: 12 months


*Please be aware that DV Clearance is required for this position prior to contract commencement. We highly recommend that you research this level of clearance before applying to avoid any disappointment.*


Essential:

The successful Telecoms Engineer will need to have a good understanding of TCP/IP a mix of telecoms knowledge/skills from the list below:

  • TCP/IP - IPv4, IPv6
  • Telecoms provider core networks (excluding Radio Access Networks)
  • Telephony
  • GSM, UMTS, LTE
  • IMS, SIP, VoIP
  • Metro-Wi-Fi and Wi-Fi

Desirable:

  • CSP core network architecture/design - Mobile and fixed line voice and broadband
  • Awareness of SDN and NFV
  • Knowledge of network security and IT security
  • Future Technologies - e.g. WebRTC, IoT
  • Wireshark and other networking tools
  • Visio or similar
  • Standards - e.g. NHIS, ETSI (102 232, 33.108)
  • Exposure to lawful intercept systems
  • Regulation - RIPA/DRIPA
Rates by region
UK£344/day