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Procurement Strategy & Systems Manager

Dudley Metropolitan Borough Council

Dudley
4 days ago
Dudley
4 days ago

Dudley Council embrace our 6 values which should guide our behaviour and decision making to achieve our vision... we will be one council, building an effective and dynamic organisation. We expect you to embrace these values:

  • Accountable
  • Be determined
  • Have empowerment and respect
  • Strive for excellence
  • Simplicity 
  • Work together

Through modernising our Procurement Service we are seeking a leader to focus on developing the Council’s Procurement strategy and related policies, overseeing procurement systems, providing analytical capability and monitoring and reporting on performance and compliance.

More information on the Procurement Improvement Service please click the following link:

www.dudleycounciljobs.org.uk

Please also refer to the additional attached document Strategy & Systems Team Remit for further details on the role.

What you will do:

Bring expertise and knowledge in developing and applying best practices, innovation and improvements.

Provide insight through analysis of data and optimising use of technology to ensure Procurement supports delivery of the Council’s objectives and develop and implements appropriate policies.

Support the Head of Procurement in the leadership of the department and developing a modern and resilient, high quality, customer focused procurement service through implementing the Procurement Improvement Programme.

Ensure Procurement supports delivery of the Council’s Corporate objectives in a compliant manner and to the highest possible professional standards.

Has a focus on developing the Council’s Procurement strategy and related policies, overseeing procurement systems, providing analytical capability to the rest of procurement department and monitoring and reporting on performance and compliance.

Lead and manage a small team within the Procurement department ensuring the appropriate professional standards are continually delivered, staff development plans are in place and Procurement performance Indicators are achieved.

What you will need to bring to the role:

Qualified to CIPS professional level or has extensive experience in a procurement discipline.

Demonstrable experience of leading significant procurement projects within a Local Government / complex political environment.

Demonstrable Procurement, Category Management and Commercial skills and expertise of delivering improvements and efficiencies.

Experience of identifying and delivering significant savings.

Experience of managing spend analysis and a contract register to identify opportunities.

Experience of leading a range of different complex procurement's including Competitive Dialogues and Negotiated Procedures.

You will also benefit from:

  • A generous Local Government Pension
  • Agile Working – supporting and promoting a positive work/life balance
    Flexible Working – to include Agile Working (dependant on the needs of the service), Flexible Retirement
  • Annual Leave – from 25 days up to 33 days (Plus Bank Holidays and 1 extra Statutory Day) Depending upon Salary and Length of Service
  • Learning & Development / Apprenticeships – A varied offering of in-house and external learning interventions and professional development
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Staff Counselling Service – In-house access for all with a variety of therapeutic approaches to suit the individual needs of each client
  • Wellbeing – a range of activities to enhance and support your wellbeing
  • Occupational Health – a service to support you to stay well at work, both physically and mentally
  • Family Friendly Policies - Maternity, Paternity & Adoption Leave – Enhanced entitlement above national average
  • Sick Pay – Enhanced entitlement above national average
  • Corporate Gym Membership – across Dudley Borough Leisure Centres

The Recruitment Process

As part of the application form you will be required to upload 2 video review questions to assess your suitability for the role.  You will have a total of up to 5 minutes per question, however please note you do not need to fill the full 5 minutes.  (Refer to the attached document to view the questions in advance and prepare your response).

You will be able to record your answers using a PC/Laptop web cam, a mobile device or you can upload a pre-prepared video response.  Please ensure:-

  • You are set up in a quiet, well lit environment
  • Have you laptop or device at eye level
  • Try to minimise distractions 
  • Make sure your laptop or device is fully charged
  • Take time to practice talking into the camera (prepare your answers before submitting)
  • You will be able to re record your video responses as many times as you like before submitting your completed form

Closing Date: 15th March 2021 at Noon

Shortlisting will be undertaken between the 17th to 19th March 2021

Interviews will be conducted on 24th March 2021 (these will be conducted via MS Teams, you will receive guidance so that you are able to prepare prior to your interview).

For further information contact Paul Norman at paul.norman@dudley.gov.uk for an informal discussion.

Online application forms will only be accepted for this vacancy, online facilities for jobs are available at public libraries within the Dudley Borough.

If you have a disability and require assistance in making an application please contact the HR Resourcing Team via

HR.Resourcing@dudley.gov.uk

If you are experiencing a problem whilst applying for a position, please follow the link below to the WM Jobs Help Page in the first instance; WM Jobs If the WM Jobs Help Page does not resolve your issue then please contact the HR Resourcing Team via

HR.Resourcing@dudley.gov.uk

The Council will check the information that you have provided against any details already held for accuracy and completeness. The Council will check, share and cross match your information both internally within the council and with external organisations to protect public funds and prevent or detect crime, only where the law allows us to do so. The Council’s full Privacy and Disclaimer Statement can be accessed on the website at http://www.dudley.gov.uk/

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Front End Framework Lead Engineer

British Telecom Group

Birmingham, MID
1 day ago
Birmingham, MID
1 day ago

About this role

Delivering quality digital solutions for our customers is at the heart of everything we do. As the Lead Front End Framework Engineer you will be responsible defining and building the front-end architecture for the next generation of our Consumer Digital Products and Propositions. 

From feasibility assessments, to solution scoping, conceptual design and engineering delivery, you will be the driving force of the technical product roadmap for the front end stack used across our whole digital estate. 

This is a hands on role with a wide reach and you’ll have a passion for front end coding as well as growing, leading and mentoring our front end framework squad to become a world class team, delivering frameworks that are used to build brilliant experiences across the business.

Youll have the following responsibilities

• Architecting, building and supporting front end experience frameworks used across the Digital Consumer estate

• Hands on development of the Javascript FE Frameworks, tooling and approaches used by all our digital squads

• Setting the technical direction of the front-end enablement squad, ensuring its technology keeps up to date with latest frameworks and industry best practice as appropriate

• Line management, recruitment, mentoring and goal setting for the front-end enablement squad engineers, helping build both their careers and BT’s front capability

• Practice lead for front end engineering in BT Consumer. Working with the wider business to help upskill the squads across our alliances with the rights skills, frameworks and best practises to accelerate delivery of world class user experiences

• Ensuring solutions are fit for purpose and conform to our architectural principles

• Provide clear, actionable insights and proposals to the leadership team

• Work with the Product Owners, Project / Programme, Development, Test to participate on solution architecture for Digital, including validating detailed requirements and process / experience mapping in order to facilitate effective development solutions

• Work with other parts of the group and within wider technical communities outside the business, in order to share learnings around FE best practise and tooling 

• Maintain and grow relationships with strategic external partners and open source projects to influence their roadmaps and continue taking best advantage of their evolving capabilities

• Understand key regulatory (Ofcom, PCI, EU GDPR, Digital Economy Act etc.) and security requirements and their potential impacts on Digital solutions/Products

• Ensure value for money in Digital solutions, aligning expenditure to business value

• Encourage input from all areas of the business, ensuring that security concerns and suggestions are heard and handled effectively

• Lead by example, living the company values: Personal, Simple & Brilliant

Youll have the following skills & experience

Demonstrable experience as a Senior/Lead Front End Engineer providing strong technical direction for both web and native applications
Track record of architecting front end frameworks and approaches used across multiple teams
Understanding of key technologies, trends, techniques and best practice for FE development
Good exposure and up to date hands on experience with a range of Javascript Frameworks/Libraries with an emphasis on React
Team lead experience including line management, mentoring and building a culture of technical excellence in squads
Experience of Agile development practices and techniques
Ability to build strong relationships with Leadership teams
Business process modelling
Conflict management and negotiation skills
Relationship management of both internal and external customers
Line management including recruitment, mentoring and people development
Risk analysis and change management experience
Demonstrate analytical / systematic approach to problem solving
Excellent communication and stakeholder management skills across all levels of business (including technical and non-technical)
Self-starter with an ability to take accountability for personal and own and squads work on a day to day basis to ensure business objectives are met
Must have
React 4+ years experience
React Native 2+ years
Good understanding of wider FE framework and tooling landscape inc other Javascript Frameworks
DevOps experience including BDD and TDD 2+ years
Experience with cloud, AWS, GCP or Azure
GraphQL: 2+ years including enterprise deployment patterns
Typescript 2+ years
CI/CD: 3+years
JS Functional programming experience 5+years
Testing: Unit, end to end with UI snapshots
Proven open-source collaboration
Good understanding of different state management tools (Apollo and Redux)
Monorepo exposure and building JS modules
Knowledge of good FE architecture and patterns
Ability to define problems and outline solutions using latest tech
Experience in building product platforms/capability frameworks
Broad understanding of IS applications and business areas e.g. Telecommunications, Billing, Data Warehousing, Marketing, Finance etc
Experience of working in a fast-paced agile environment
Problem solving and analytical thinking
Clear presentation and communication skills
Good planning and time-management skills
Experience of working to tight deadlines
Conflict management and negotiation skills
Relationship management of both internal and external customers

Nice to have

Broad knowledge of other native application development frameworks and best practice
Any Design systems exposure

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Content Designer

British Telecom Group

Birmingham, MID
1 day ago
Birmingham, MID
1 day ago

About this role

As a content designer for BT Consumer you’ll be expected to be the objective voice of our customers and always put their needs first when it comes to designing brilliant content. You’ll be responsible for helping users step through our journeys and find the information they need in the simplest, smartest way possible.

Working in agile teams, you’ll influence and own the user journey for a product, service or offer. You’ll be creating, updating, and reviewing content around the user journey and will be adept at using evidence, data, and research to inform decisions and change things for the better.

As an already active member of the content design community, you’ll stand up for best practice and for our users. You’ll be enthusiastic about promoting a user-centred way of working within the department and beyond. Your capacity for feedback – both giving and receiving – will be infinite.

Youll have the following responsibilities

Your main job responsibilities:

Ensuring and advocating a user-centred approach to all the content you create.
Map customer purchase journeys to identify pain points and user needs.
Create and curate brilliant content that customers will love.
Work closely with stakeholders and team members to ensure our content is evidence based, user centred and continually optimised.
Take part in user research and be able to work with multidisciplinary, agile teams to contribute to an overall user experience.
Use discovery methods to take facts from subject matter experts and present them in a brilliant, personal and simple way.
Take responsibility for legal, regulatory governance and compliance of your content
Be a design team representative and a main point of contact for product owners and product team members on developing a user centred approach
Subedit and proofread content
Build and publish content in our CMS platforms (AEM and/or Hybris
Create accessible content by following the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG)
Use headings and page structure
Prescribe best practice on alternative content for images, graphs and multimedia, understanding of the “alt decision tree”, writing meaningful links, and using plain language.
Have experience in using automated accessibility testing tools, such as Wave.

Youll have the following skills & experience

We’re a new team embedding content design as a new discipline for BT and EE. We need you to be ready to challenge ways of working and embrace learning at every opportunity. You’ll get behind our mantra of ‘build, measure, learn’ – always working in ways that put the user experience first.

Youll love it here if you like to:

• Work fast, always learning, accept failure, and iterate again
• Always start with user needs, working towards user outcomes and business goals
• Champion simplicity, efficiency and consistency, in all your work
• Collaborate across team boundaries, using shared, agreed processes, tools and methods

Why BT Digital?

Community culture – we’re bringing people from a wide range of backgrounds together to create a culture where everyone can be their best. Our colleagues lead the way on wellbeing, diversity and inclusion, making sure everybody feels supported and valued. Be part of our community.

Flexible lifestyle – we understand you’ll have commitments outside work. Tailor your working hours to find a work-life balance that suits you. 

Endless opportunities – our unrivalled professional development programmes are available to all our colleagues. Build a career you’re passionate about.

Top-of-the-range tech – we’ve invested in brilliant new buildings and the technology to go with it. You’ll have all the tools you need to connect, create and innovate.

Bright future – our agile approach means we’re more collaborative and dynamic than ever. We’ve reset what it means to work at BT. Join us as we build our digital future. 

Package includes:

Competitive Salary

10% Annual Salary bonus
10% Employer Pension contribution
25 days holiday plus bank holidays
Health and Dental discount schemes
Plus many more rewards schemes

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Head of QA

IN TOUCH GAMES LIMITED

B63 3BL, MID
1 day ago
B63 3BL, MID
£45k - £50k Per Year
1 day ago
£45k - £50k Per Year

Job title: Head of QA

Location: Birmingham, Halesowen (+ in-house relocation service available).

Salary: £45,000 - £50,000 + comprehensive benefits (inc private pension, free on-site gym, free breakfast and lunch, flexi-working hours, casual dress, 26 days holiday and lots more!).

Keywords: Manual, Testing, QA, QA Test Lead, QA Manager, Test Manager, Gaming, Jira, ISTQB/ISEB, Mobile Gaming, Birmingham.

Head of QA with QA Test Management, Manual Testing, Mobile App Testing, and Test Strategy expertise is highly sought by a mobile gaming company based in Birmingham who have released a number of award winning games across mobile (iOS, Android), web and tablet!

As Head of QA you will be in the heart of the action, working in a fast-paced environment alongside our dedicated QA departments - dynamic teams of manual QA Testers. These QA teams are responsible for ensuring quality across all of our systems (payments, tracking, back-office and internal systems, apps, slot games, bingo games, roulette, Remote Gambling requirements, etc.) and it will be important to have a full understanding of all product testing areas. You will be an integral player, being responsible for the communication, testing and reporting processes used by multiple QA teams across global offices, and in supporting our QA managers in applying best practices, raising quality and ensuring best value from their teams.

Working within an Agile (SCRUM) environment, you will set realistic performance targets and support team members in achieving these whilst recognising good performance, developing their knowledge, skills and behaviours through your use of effective coaching to ensure the highest testing standards are acknowledged and reached.

This opportunity would ideally suit a current QA Test Manager with excellent Team Lead experience who is looking to step up. You will have 'hands on' responsibility for manual testing across multiple platforms including mobile, web and tablet. Suitable candidates will currently be 'hands on' and up-to-date with the latest test tools and looking for a role where you will be fully accountable for the delivery of the QA teams.

Key skills:

  • Excellent QA Test Lead/Management experience (managed QA teams of 10+ testers).
  • Manual Testing expertise (creating, executing and updating test cases, plans etc).
  • Agile (SCRUM) experience.
  • Experience of driving the development, definition and implementation of QA/test processes and strategy.

Nice to have:

  • Jira experience (or similar bug tracking software).
  • ISTQB/ISEB certification or equivalent.

Therefore, if you are a highly skilled and experienced Head of QA with excellent Team Lead skills with good 'hands on' Manual Testing experience and you would like to join a multiple award winning eGaming studio who have been accredited as one of the 'Top 1000 Companies to Inspire Britain', been recognised by the BBC as a top technology employer and have a 1 star accreditation as a 'Top Company to Work For' then send in your CV today for review!

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Design System Engineer

British Telecom Group

Birmingham, MID
1 day ago
Birmingham, MID
1 day ago

About this role

In this job you’ll help drive our Consumer cross brand Design System initiative Loop. You’ll be enabling our Consumer delivery squads by producing the components, framework and best practice guidelines which allows them to rapidly build and deploy front end code for the websites and applications seen by millions of customers each month. It’s a role where performance, accessibility, security and ease of use are more than a passing consideration. 

Youll have the following responsibilities

Building and codifying our framework agnostic Design system (Loop) to allow Consumer feature squads to deliver at pace
Ensuring the correct front end patterns are in place in Consumer to leverage the above
Work with Architecture, Engineering teams and other stakeholders to ensure the correct technical decisions are being made to deliver brilliant experiences for both internal and external customers
Working closely with the journey based product feature squads to help support their deliveries and also build out the design system contributions within a federated model
Escalate impediments when appropriate and ensure long-term solutions are pursued with pragmatism.
Analyse site and page speed and help provide performance solutions.
Write clean, comprehensive and scalable code.
Able to confidently and independently complete development tasks.
Write unit tests and other automated tests
Peer review software written by team members
Contribute to squad ceremonies (stand-ups, sprint planning, demo, retrospective)
Drive forward items from the improvement initiatives
Contribute to platform technical direction and strategy
Peer review squad work and coach and mentor junior team members
Contribute to technical responses and impact assessments for business propositions
Lead the technical analysis and troubleshooting of operational and security related issues
Evangalising for the Consumer Loop Design System both within and outside of BT
Youll have the following skills & experience

Front End React Software Developer (Minimum 3 years).
Solid HTML/CSS/Javascript skills
Able to quickly pickup, assess and adapt to new frameworks and tools
Design System experience
Ability to successfully collaborate as part of an Agile development team and with a wide variety of stakeholders
Good communication skills - written and verbal
Able to help drive technical decisions with clear evidence of rational
Communication of complicated technical requirements to the business leaders and project teams in both technical non-technical language depending on the audience
Analytical and problem-solving skills to engineer solutions
Identify opportunities to build once and deploy multiple times
Good interpersonal and teamworking skills.
Ability to manage their own time and assist others to meet sprint commitments in terms of functionality delivered.
Working with multi location onshore and offshore teams
Self starter who takes responsibility for their own ongoing learning and fosters this culture within the wider team
React: 3+ years
Typescript 1+ years
JS Functional programming experience 1+years
JavaScript, HTML, CSS, SCSS, Accessibility standards and responsive design.
Previous experience contributing to a Design System initiative, ideally at scale
Performance optimisation
Experienced consuming REST APIs.

Desirable:

Experience in other front end frameworks/libraries
Any cross platform native app development experience (e.g. React Native, flutter)
Experience in driving implementation of test driven approaches (TDD BDD).
Working with and defining DevOps CI/CD pipelines
Experience in deploying Serverless with AWS Lambdas

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DevOps and Cloud Specialist Software Engineer

British Telecom Group

Birmingham, MID
1 day ago
Birmingham, MID
1 day ago

About this role

Working in this job, you’ll be a critical part of delivering BT’s Simplify transformation.  You’ll be engineering the next generation of technology to support BTs new IT architecture.  Founded on agile engineering, DevOps and cloud native principles these software platforms offer a full set of business capabilities across eCommerce, customer relationship management, quoting, product catalog, orchestration, service assurance and IDAM.  

You’ll be focussed on DevOps engineering best practice and build across SaaS vendor platforms as well as Cloud Native IaaS/PaaS built applications on our strategic Cloud Platforms. 

 Youll have the following responsibilities

Accountable for software engineering patterns across a wide variety of SaaS, IaaS and PaaS based applications
Responsible for test automation strategy and rollout for Simplify
Leading a team of developers focussed on the build of strategic B2C authentication and identity services
Forming part of the technical assessment team supporting RFPs and ITTs by conducting proof of concepts of vendor software platforms
Cloud native deployment architecture and design for digital identity and profile components.   Including a focus on highly scalable and resilient architectures
Accountable for engineering quality and secure development life cycle for the component, working with the Tribe security lead and security application engineers

Youll have the following skills & experience

This role would suit someone who has software engineering experience focussed on web technologies and containerisation – Java Spring, Node, Python, Docker, Kubernetes, Pivotal PaaS and who has had a heavy focus on automation and CI/CD practises.

Also preferred is demonstrable experience of software architecture and design with experience working in an Agile environment. If you also have experience in Cloud Infrastructure as Code using Terraform and/or AWS CloudFormation and experience in developing and deploying software on a Cloud Service Provider than that would be ideal.

Benefits

10% bonus
25 days annual leave plus the potential to buy more
Pension Scheme and Share Option Programme
Discounted Broadband, Mobile and TV Packages

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Japanese Speaking Digital Marketing Executive

IN TOUCH GAMES LIMITED

Birmingham, Halesowen
4 days ago
Birmingham, Halesowen
£25k - £30k Per Year
4 days ago
£25k - £30k Per Year

Job title: Japanese speaking Digital Marketing Executive.

Location: Birmingham, Halesowen (+ in-house relocation assistance available).

Salary: £25,000 - £30,000 + comprehensive benefits (inc private pension, free onsite gym, 26 days holiday + much more).

Keywords: Online Casino, Malta, eGaming, Marketing, CRM, SEO, SEM, Social Media, Content Writer, Digital Marketing, Affiliate, Relationship, Visa, Visa sponsor, Tier 2, Business Development, Japanese, Japan, Commercial, Online, Gaming, Birmingham.

Japanese speaking Digital Marketing Executive is highly sought by a multiple award winning games studio based in Birmingham who are the UK's largest privately owned mobile eGaming studio! We currently have just over 300+ employees here at our Birmingham HQ with our services offered across multiple platforms (web, mobile, tablet) with over 5mn+ registered customers here in the UK alone!

In this position, you will be responsible for contributing to and creating innovative Digital Marketing strategies, managing a broad range of campaigns (including SEO, Affiliate, Social Media) across multiple platforms to promote our suite of international online brands and products. You will analyse acquisition campaigns' performance and optimise retention rates throughout customers' life cycle, identifying opportunities and making data driven decisions to maximize commercial opportunities.

Through the planning, implementation and delivery of online campaigns, you will be responsible for building customer loyalty, driving interaction and engagement whilst always keeping an eye on performance and sales. You will analyse touch points and user experience across our brand websites, working closely with our Data Analysts to drive value and insight from our CRM and Digital acquisition related data. You will be tasked with understanding and analysing all aspects of our customer behaviour, to maximise customer lifetime value strategies, ensuring optimum profitability.

Collaborating closely with our in-house digital creative teams, you will provide creative, innovative ideas/briefs for a diverse range of marketing materials (including landing pages, videos, websites etc.), to support campaigns, whilst ensuring that all activity delivered is consistent and in keeping with our brand guidelines, as well as being best practice and fully compliant with all relevant legislation. You will also conduct competitor strategies analysis and research, keeping up to date with the latest market trends to identify key opportunities used to enhance the player experience, improve retention rates and profitability, and identify any cross selling opportunities.

Key skills we're looking for...

  • Fluent Japanese speaker (to increase our presence in the Asian market).
  • Experience in the online casino/eGaming/gambling industry.
  • Marketing experience (actively using and optimising digital campaigns, inc. segmentation, campaign planning, implementation and evaluation).
  • Degree in Marketing (or similar field).
  • Sound commercial awareness, with excellent skills in communication/building relationships and attention to details.

Therefore, if you are a skilled Japanese speaking Digital Marketing Executive and you would like to join a multiple award winning eGaming studio who have been accredited as one of the 'Top 1000 Companies to Inspire Britain', been recognised by the BBC as a top technology employer and have a 1 star accreditation as a 'Top Company to Work For' then send in your CV today for review!

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Java Architect (REMOTE)

Smart Recruit Online

Birmingham, MID
1 day ago
Birmingham, MID
1 day ago

We are actively hiring for a bright, talented Java Architect to join our awesome UK based team. Right now, we have capacity to hire a seasoned Java Developer who has gained some exposure to Architectural work, and who wishes to pursue a career in this field.
You must be well-versed in all things Java, have a good understanding for best practices around TDD/BDD and CI/CD but most of all you will have the aptitude to develop a career as an Architect.
The role of a Java Architect at Team ITG will give you the opportunity to work as part of a collaborative team, who deliver stunning projects for some of the biggest, most innovative and exciting brands.
We are an exciting, friendly company who can offer you the chance to work on a diverse range of projects, ranging from highly complex product configurations to bespoke web applications interfacing with a number of services.
Sound like your thing so far?
The Solutions Architect will act as an internal consultant, advising teams and clients on how best to develop software solutions, getting their hands dirty and writing code when required to solve particularly challenging problems, and building a knowledge base of the software products and services we offer.
We're looking for someone who has the aptitude to lead development teams, work with the client and Agile teams and has strong design skills. It goes without saying that you will have awesome communications skills.
As a Java Architect, you must be capable not only of developing software or reviewing code when needed, but also demonstrate a firm grasp of the full Systems Analysis lifecycle: requirements capture, planning, project estimation and software design. You should be also able to provide leadership and mentoring of less experienced members of the development team.
This role is all about working with others to solve difficult technical challenges. As such the candidate must be able to quickly grasp new programming languages and frameworks in order to support the wide range of technical challenges encountered on each project.
Solutions Architect | Java Architect | Java | J2EE | Web Services | Agile | SCRUM | Linux | Analysis | REST | Spring MVC | TDD | BDD | Developer | BSc | Computer Science | Web Applications | Coding | Communication | Leadership | Mentoring | Remote
Essential Skills
Am I the right person for the job?
  • Demonstrable commercial Java/J2EE development experience across the full software development lifecycle.
  • You'll have loads of experience with Java/J2EE (JSP, Servlets), developing and maintaining client and server-side Web Services (REST) with the use of the Spring MVC frames.
  • You are passionate about technology, commercially experienced with the desire and drive to produce the very best work possible.
  • Must have exceptional communication skills, both written and oral; and should demonstrate experience of writing technical documentation.
  • You'll come from a background in Agile (SCRUM) and will have strong logical and problem-solving skills in full software development lifecycle.
  • You're a perfectionist who is not afraid to roll up your sleeves and get involved when needed.
  • BSc Degree in Computer Science or related subject preferred.

About Company
We are Team ITG.
We make collaboration happen. We simplify the complicated. We automate the tedious. We create the beautiful.
Over the last decade we've grown a lot - new people, new technology and lots of brilliant new clients. We're a tech-led marketing business on a mission. A mission to liberate marketers. How? With a blend of our cutting-edge tech-stack, our dedicated team of over 1,000 marketers, fanatical customer service and a passion to help everyone be their creative best...
Hello tomorrow.
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Head of QA

IN TOUCH GAMES LIMITED

B63 3BL, MID
1 day ago
B63 3BL, MID
£45k - £50k Per Year
1 day ago
£45k - £50k Per Year

Job title: Head of QA

Location: Birmingham, Halesowen (+ in-house relocation service available).

Salary: £45,000 - £50,000 + comprehensive benefits (inc private pension, free on-site gym, free breakfast and lunch, flexi-working hours, casual dress, 26 days holiday and lots more!).

Keywords: Manual, Testing, QA, QA Test Lead, QA Manager, Test Manager, Gaming, Jira, ISTQB/ISEB, Mobile Gaming, Birmingham.

Head of QA with QA Test Management, Manual Testing, Mobile App Testing, and Test Strategy expertise is highly sought by a mobile gaming company based in Birmingham who have released a number of award winning games across mobile (iOS, Android), web and tablet!

As Head of QA you will be in the heart of the action, working in a fast-paced environment alongside our dedicated QA departments - dynamic teams of manual QA Testers. These QA teams are responsible for ensuring quality across all of our systems (payments, tracking, back-office and internal systems, apps, slot games, bingo games, roulette, Remote Gambling requirements, etc.) and it will be important to have a full understanding of all product testing areas. You will be an integral player, being responsible for the communication, testing and reporting processes used by multiple QA teams across global offices, and in supporting our QA managers in applying best practices, raising quality and ensuring best value from their teams.

Working within an Agile (SCRUM) environment, you will set realistic performance targets and support team members in achieving these whilst recognising good performance, developing their knowledge, skills and behaviours through your use of effective coaching to ensure the highest testing standards are acknowledged and reached.

This opportunity would ideally suit a current QA Test Manager with excellent Team Lead experience who is looking to step up. You will have 'hands on' responsibility for manual testing across multiple platforms including mobile, web and tablet. Suitable candidates will currently be 'hands on' and up-to-date with the latest test tools and looking for a role where you will be fully accountable for the delivery of the QA teams.

Key skills:

  • Excellent QA Test Lead/Management experience (managed QA teams of 10+ testers).
  • Manual Testing expertise (creating, executing and updating test cases, plans etc).
  • Agile (SCRUM) experience.
  • Experience of driving the development, definition and implementation of QA/test processes and strategy.

Nice to have:

  • Jira experience (or similar bug tracking software).
  • ISTQB/ISEB certification or equivalent.

Therefore, if you are a highly skilled and experienced Head of QA with excellent Team Lead skills with good 'hands on' Manual Testing experience and you would like to join a multiple award winning eGaming studio who have been accredited as one of the 'Top 1000 Companies to Inspire Britain', been recognised by the BBC as a top technology employer and have a 1 star accreditation as a 'Top Company to Work For' then send in your CV today for review!

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Veterinary Surgeon Team Leader

PDSA

Oldbury, MID
20 days ago
Oldbury, MID
20 days ago

Pets and people at the heart of what we do.

About the Role:

We arelooking to recruit a Veterinary Surgeon Team Leader to support theSenior Veterinary Surgeon (SVS), through the leadership of the Veterinary Surgeon team, to deliver efficient, professional and caring Petservices to the local community. You will be responsible for all aspects of team management including recruitment, selection and development, delivery of projects and delegation of tasks as determined by the SVS.Your time will be split between management/ admin tasks and time on the clinical rota.

Wealso offer great benefits which include:

  • Allocated CPD funding of 37.5hours
  • Excellent career opportunities/development
  • 37.5hr working week
  • Travel allowance
  • 5 weeks holiday per year
  • Paid statutory holidays
  • Life assurance 4 x annual salary
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Private medical insurance (after 12 months service – permanent employees only)

Our Purpose built Hospital will give you the opportunity to see more in a year than most see in a career. This role with provide you with the chance to deal with a challenging medical and surgical caseload in a well equipped &highly supportive environment . You will have the opportunity to experience dealing with a range ofsoft tissue and orthopaedic cases with friendly experienced colleagues ready to help support your professional journey.

Please copy and paste the below into your web browserto see the video of the Oldbury Hospital opening:

https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=oldbury+pdsa

Oldbury PDSA Pet Hospital has a hard working and passionate team of vets and nurses, who are kept moving by a large support team of Veterinary/Animal Care Assistants and receptionists. We have staff ranging from trainees, up to over 30 years’ experience with the hospital!

About You:

The successful candidate will demonstrate excellent interpersonal skill, with a proven trackrecord in customer service andteam work, combined with extensive clinical knowledge in small animal practice.

The closing date for this vacancy may be brought forward should we receive sufficient candidates.

About PDSA:

As the UK’s leading veterinary charity, with 48 Pet Hospitals, we strive to improve pets’ lives – through prevention, education and treatment. Every year our dedicated vet teams carry out 2.7 million treatments on 470,000 pets. Our national network of around 120 high street shops help us to provide these treatments through selling both donated and new goods.

We believe that we work better together, so everyone from our vets, volunteers, shop teams and to our office support colleagues – we are driven in our dedication and passionate about pets. Join us and help improve the lives of every pet.

PDSA is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, adults at risk and all our colleagues and expect everyone who works for us to also share this commitment and to treat people with courtesy and respect.

To support this commitment, our recruitment & selection processes are robust and rigorous and all appointments will be subject to satisfactory references and appropriate background checks

We are proud to be one of the Sunday Times 100 Best Not-For-Profit Organisations. Our fantastic people have a genuine affinity with our cause which empowers them to make a positive difference to the world we live in every single day! Join the team and find out what it’s like to be in the Top 100!

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Description

Dudley Council embrace our 6 values which should guide our behaviour and decision making to achieve our vision... we will be one council, building an effective and dynamic organisation. We expect you to embrace these values:

  • Accountable
  • Be determined
  • Have empowerment and respect
  • Strive for excellence
  • Simplicity 
  • Work together

Through modernising our Procurement Service we are seeking a leader to focus on developing the Council’s Procurement strategy and related policies, overseeing procurement systems, providing analytical capability and monitoring and reporting on performance and compliance.

More information on the Procurement Improvement Service please click the following link:

www.dudleycounciljobs.org.uk

Please also refer to the additional attached document Strategy & Systems Team Remit for further details on the role.

What you will do:

Bring expertise and knowledge in developing and applying best practices, innovation and improvements.

Provide insight through analysis of data and optimising use of technology to ensure Procurement supports delivery of the Council’s objectives and develop and implements appropriate policies.

Support the Head of Procurement in the leadership of the department and developing a modern and resilient, high quality, customer focused procurement service through implementing the Procurement Improvement Programme.

Ensure Procurement supports delivery of the Council’s Corporate objectives in a compliant manner and to the highest possible professional standards.

Has a focus on developing the Council’s Procurement strategy and related policies, overseeing procurement systems, providing analytical capability to the rest of procurement department and monitoring and reporting on performance and compliance.

Lead and manage a small team within the Procurement department ensuring the appropriate professional standards are continually delivered, staff development plans are in place and Procurement performance Indicators are achieved.

What you will need to bring to the role:

Qualified to CIPS professional level or has extensive experience in a procurement discipline.

Demonstrable experience of leading significant procurement projects within a Local Government / complex political environment.

Demonstrable Procurement, Category Management and Commercial skills and expertise of delivering improvements and efficiencies.

Experience of identifying and delivering significant savings.

Experience of managing spend analysis and a contract register to identify opportunities.

Experience of leading a range of different complex procurement's including Competitive Dialogues and Negotiated Procedures.

You will also benefit from:

  • A generous Local Government Pension
  • Agile Working – supporting and promoting a positive work/life balance
    Flexible Working – to include Agile Working (dependant on the needs of the service), Flexible Retirement
  • Annual Leave – from 25 days up to 33 days (Plus Bank Holidays and 1 extra Statutory Day) Depending upon Salary and Length of Service
  • Learning & Development / Apprenticeships – A varied offering of in-house and external learning interventions and professional development
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Staff Counselling Service – In-house access for all with a variety of therapeutic approaches to suit the individual needs of each client
  • Wellbeing – a range of activities to enhance and support your wellbeing
  • Occupational Health – a service to support you to stay well at work, both physically and mentally
  • Family Friendly Policies - Maternity, Paternity & Adoption Leave – Enhanced entitlement above national average
  • Sick Pay – Enhanced entitlement above national average
  • Corporate Gym Membership – across Dudley Borough Leisure Centres

The Recruitment Process

As part of the application form you will be required to upload 2 video review questions to assess your suitability for the role.  You will have a total of up to 5 minutes per question, however please note you do not need to fill the full 5 minutes.  (Refer to the attached document to view the questions in advance and prepare your response).

You will be able to record your answers using a PC/Laptop web cam, a mobile device or you can upload a pre-prepared video response.  Please ensure:-

  • You are set up in a quiet, well lit environment
  • Have you laptop or device at eye level
  • Try to minimise distractions 
  • Make sure your laptop or device is fully charged
  • Take time to practice talking into the camera (prepare your answers before submitting)
  • You will be able to re record your video responses as many times as you like before submitting your completed form

Closing Date: 15th March 2021 at Noon

Shortlisting will be undertaken between the 17th to 19th March 2021

Interviews will be conducted on 24th March 2021 (these will be conducted via MS Teams, you will receive guidance so that you are able to prepare prior to your interview).

For further information contact Paul Norman at paul.norman@dudley.gov.uk for an informal discussion.

Online application forms will only be accepted for this vacancy, online facilities for jobs are available at public libraries within the Dudley Borough.

If you have a disability and require assistance in making an application please contact the HR Resourcing Team via

HR.Resourcing@dudley.gov.uk

If you are experiencing a problem whilst applying for a position, please follow the link below to the WM Jobs Help Page in the first instance; WM Jobs If the WM Jobs Help Page does not resolve your issue then please contact the HR Resourcing Team via

HR.Resourcing@dudley.gov.uk

The Council will check the information that you have provided against any details already held for accuracy and completeness. The Council will check, share and cross match your information both internally within the council and with external organisations to protect public funds and prevent or detect crime, only where the law allows us to do so. The Council’s full Privacy and Disclaimer Statement can be accessed on the website at http://www.dudley.gov.uk/

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Supporting documents
Job Description
Person Specification
Strategy and Systems Team Remit
Strategy & Systems Team Remit
Video Response Questions

Source: Dudley Metropolitan Borough Council