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Japanese Speaking Digital Marketing Executive

IN TOUCH GAMES LIMITED

Birmingham, Halesowen
Today
Birmingham, Halesowen
£25k - £30k Per Year
Today
£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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Graduate Japanese speaking Digital Marketing Executive

IN TOUCH GAMES LIMITED

B63 3BL
1 day ago
B63 3BL
£20k - £25k Per Year
1 day ago
£20k - £25k Per Year

Job title: Graduate Japanese speaking Digital Marketing Executive.

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

Salary: £20,000 - £25,000 + comprehensive benefits (inc private pension, free onsite gym, 26 days holiday + much more).

Keywords: Graduate,Online Casino, eGaming, Marketing, CRM, SEO, SEM, Social Media, Content Writer, Digital Marketing, Affiliate, Malta, 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...

  • Native Japanese speaker (to increase our presence in the Asian market).
  • Degree in Marketing (or similar field i.e. International Business, Communications etc.)
  • Sound commercial awareness, with excellent skills in communication/building relationships and attention to details.

Bonus points for...

  • Experience in the online casino/eGaming/gambling industry.
  • Marketing experience (actively using and optimising digital campaigns, inc. segmentation, campaign planning, implementation and evaluation).

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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Head of QA

IN TOUCH GAMES LIMITED

B63 3BL, MID
4 days ago
B63 3BL, MID
£45k - £50k Per Year
4 days 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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Part Time Admin and Reception Manager

National Health Service

Wolverhampton, MID
1 day ago
Wolverhampton, MID
1 day ago

Part Time Admin and Reception Manager

Dale Medical Practice

The closing date is 18 March 2021

Job overview

The Dale Medical Practice are seeking a Part Time Admin and Reception Manager (20-25 hours per week, £20-£23,500 per annum, pro rata) who can develop effective relationships with employees and managers.

Ourclinical team is made up of 3 GP Partners, 3 GP Trainees, 1 ANP and 2 Practice Nurses.

We have a full complement of administrative support staff

We are an EMIS Web practice

We play a proactice partin the Seisdon and Staffordshire PCN

Main duties of the job

Responsibilities include:

Managing and leading a team of non clinical employees

Communicating practice goals

Cultivating an engaging working environment, motivating team members to achieve high quality outcomes

Recruitment and selection - inclusion on all admin posts

Learning and development - organising and monitoring training including introduction to practice

Human Resource -develop, implement and maintain Human Resource policies

Leadership - mentor direct reports and provide coaching to help them reach their potential

Conducts team meetings to update members on best practice including clinical governance and discussions of significant events

About us

We are a supportive, forward thinking practice in a village location close to Wolverhampton in the West Midlands.

GMS Training Practice with 6700 patients.

Good CQC rating across all areas, June 2017

High QoF achievement.

3 GP Partners.

Advanced Nurse Practitioner and 2 Practice Nurses.

Reception and Administrative team.

Full complement of services offered including family planning and travel medicine.

Regular MDT meetings with our community colleagues.

Active PPG.

Good relationships with neighbouring practices and active role in our PCN.

Job description

Job responsibilities

JOB TITLE: Admin and Reception Manager

REPORTS TO: PRACTICE MANAGER

HOURS: 20-25 hours Part Time

Job Summary:

Provide support together with the IT and Project Manager to the Practice Manager and GP Partners in the management and operational running of the practice.

Deputise for the Practice Manager in her absence.

To be involved in the management and development of Practice staff. To produce performance and quality standards within the Practice.

Responsible for the supervision and management of the reception and administrative team.

Job responsibilities:

  • Oversee the work of the reception and administrative staff, ensure timely and accurate work and ensure that staff achieve their responsibilities. Ensure each team is adequately staffed.

  • Provide leadership and support to the reception and administrative team

  • Support and mentor staff, both as individuals and as team members

  • Oversee and approve rotas for the admin and reception team and ensure adequate cover

  • Support reception and administrative staff with any issues relating to their management and development

  • Approve holiday requests for admin and reception team in line with practice policy,

  • Maintain holiday scheduler software.

  • Record absences and conduct return to work interviews as required, in line with practice policy

  • Induction and training of new staff to the team

  • Keep the team informed and updated of any matters as necessary

  • Assist with annual staff appraisals

  • Ensure that staff adhere to policy and procedure at all times

  • Assist with recruitment, training and mentorship

  • Support ANP and nursing staff with operational issues i.e. ordering of medical and pharmaceutical items, organising of flu clinics etc.

  • Deal with more complex enquiries from patients and support staff when dealing with difficult patients.

  • Assist practice manager to convene meetings, prepare agendas and ensure distribution of minutes/papers as necessary.

  • Assist with new systems and software implementation and acute IT/telephony issues

  • Organise clinical rota on Emis and maintain appointment screens. Ensure all annual leave is recorded and updated in appointments.

  • Develop relationships with staff to gauge staff opinion and support and listen to staff as the need arises

  • Convey personnel issues and concerns to the Practice Manager as and when they arise

  • Assist with an effective practice training programme for all staff. Ensure that all staff are compliant and that a training record is kept up to date for all practice staff.

  • Assist with the running and planning of staff meetings

  • Be a strong but approachable manager to support staff and effectively address their queries and problems.

  • Comply with legislation in relation to confidentiality and the General Data Protection Regulations

  • Any other duties that may be delegated by the Practice Manager

Management Support:

  • Deputise for the Practice Manager in her absence

  • In the absence of the Practice Manager, take responsibility for such tasks and functions as necessary, follow protocols and guidelines. Any issues that the post holder requires support with to be referred to a GP Partner.

  • Undertake complaints management. Writing of complaint responses issues. Keep the complaints log up to date and help facilitate annual complaint review meetings

  • In conjunction with the Practice Manager, regularly review significant incidents. Provide support to staff on significant event incident reporting and update at team meetings as required. Arrange significant event meetings, invite relevant staff and follow up and report on any actions identified.

  • Support the Practice Manager to develop practice protocols and procedures, review and update as required

  • Support Practice Manager with risk assessments and health and safety issues

  • Any other duties that may be delegated by the Practice Manager

General:

  • Have a responsible and flexible approach to duties and availability.

  • Provide cross cover for the IT and Project Manager

  • Provide cover for members of the practice team during periods of sickness and annual leave

  • Present a cheerful, calm, logical and reasoned demeanour to staff, GPs and patients at all times.

  • Observe health and safety guidelines at all times and undertake risk assessments as directed by the Practice Manager.

  • Participate actively in training, meetings, practice and personal development.

Communication:

The post-holder should recognise the importance of effective communication within the team and will strive to:

  • Communicate effectively with other team members and health care providers

  • Communicate effectively with patients and carers

  • Recognise peoples needs for alternative methods of communication and respond accordingly

  • Support colleagues and visitors when they are distressed/angry by behaving appropriately; recognising your limitations and seeking assistance from others; avoiding direct physical contact with aggressive clients and report any incident you feel has put you at risk

  • Be willing to swap shifts, provide internal cover, should the need arise due to illness/holidays or staff shortages.

Confidentiality:

  • In the course of seeking treatment, patients entrust us with, or allow us to gather, sensitive information in relation to their health and other matters. They do so in confidence and have the right to expect that staff will respect their privacy and act appropriately
  • In the performance of the duties outlined in this job description, the post-holder may have access to confidential information relating to patients and their carers, practice staff and other healthcare workers. They may also have access to information relating to the practice as a business organisation. All such information from any source is to be regarded as strictly confidential
  • Information relating to patients, carers, colleagues, other healthcare workers or the business of the practice may only be divulged to authorised persons in accordance with the practice policies and procedures relating to confidentiality and the protection of personal and sensitive data

Building maintenance:

  • Assist with arranging with contractors to carry out any repairs needed to the building

  • Assist with ensuring that regular contracted maintenance is carried out

Health & Safety:

The post-holder will implement and lead on the full range of promotion and management their own and others health, safety and security as defined in the practice Health & Safety policy, the practice Health & Safety manual, and the practice Infection Control policy and published procedures. This will include (but will not be limited to):

  • Assist in ensuring job holders across the practice adhere to their individual responsibilities for infection control and health and safety, using a system of observation, audit and check, hazard identification, questioning, reporting and risk management.
  • Maintain and up to date knowledge of health and safety and infection control statutory and best practice guidelines and ensure implementation across the business
  • Using personal security systems within the workplace according to practice guidelines
  • Identifying the risks involved in work activities and undertaking such activities in a way that manages those risks across the business
  • Making effective use of training to update knowledge and skills, and initiate and manage the training of others
  • Using appropriate infection control procedures, maintaining work areas in a tidy and safe way and free from hazards.
  • Actively identifying, reporting, and correction of health and safety hazards and infection hazards immediately when recognised
  • Keeping own work areas and general / patient areas generally clean, identifying issues and hazards / risks in relation to other work areas within the business
  • Reporting potential risks identified

Equality and Diversity:

The post-holder will support the equality, diversity and rights of patients, carers and colleagues, to include:

  • Acting in a way that recognises the importance of peoples rights, interpreting them in a way that is consistent with practice procedures and policies, and current legislation
  • Respecting the privacy, dignity, needs and beliefs of patients, carers and colleagues
  • Behaving in a manner that is welcoming to and of the individual, is non-judgmental and respects their circumstances, feelings priorities and rights.

Personal/Professional Development:

The post-holder will participate in any training programme implemented by the practice as part of this employment, with such training to include:

  • Participation in an annual individual performance review, including taking responsibility for maintaining a record of own personal and/or professional development
  • Taking responsibility for own development, learning and performance and demonstrating skills and activities to others who are undertaking similar work

Quality:

The post-holder will strive to maintain quality within the practice, and will:

  • Alert other team members to issues of quality and risk
  • Assess own performance and take accountability for own actions, either directly or under supervision
  • Contribute to the effectiveness of the team by reflecting on own and team activities and making suggestions on ways to improve and enhance the teams performance
  • Work effectively with individuals in other agencies to meet patients needs
  • Effectively manage own time, workload and resources

Contribution to the implementation of services:

The post-holder will:

  • Apply practice policies, standards and guidance
  • Discuss with other members of the team how the policies, standards and guidelines will affect own work
  • Participate in audit where appropriate

Person Specification

Skills and Abilities

Essential

  • The ability to work under pressure with good time management skills
  • The ability to manage workload priorities
  • Ability to listen and empathise
  • Good IT skills including Word, Outlook and Excel
  • Ability to manage conflict and come to positive outcomes
  • Ability to motivate others and team development
  • Excellent communication and people skills
  • Experience of working as part of a multidisciplinary team
  • The ability to use initiative and to work proactively and reactively to manage issues and problems to gain a good solution or a positive outcome
  • Self-motivated and shows initiative able to work with minimal direction and manage own workload effectively
  • Caring, confident and enthusiastic
  • Calm under pressure
  • Diplomatic

Desirable

  • Assertive
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Good work attendance record
  • Good time keeping

Experience

Essential

  • Experience with staff management
  • Experience of using information software
  • Experience of working with the general public
  • Experience of performance management, including appraisal, staff development and HR/employment law functions

Desirable

  • Experience with general practice management
  • Experience with Emis and Docman systems
  • Experience of working in a health care setting
  • Health and Safety at work experience

Qualifications

Essential

  • Good standard of education with excellent literacy and numeracy skills with equivalent GCSE grades A-C in English and Maths

Desirable

  • Management and leadership qualification

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Visas and Immigration department requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (opens in a new window). From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks For Overseas Applicants (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

Dale Medical Practice

Address

Planks Lane

Wombourne

Wolverhampton

WV5 8DX


Employer's website

http://www.dalemedicalpractice-wombourne.nhs.uk/your-surgery/

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Front End Framework Lead Engineer

British Telecom Group

Birmingham, MID
4 days ago
Birmingham, MID
4 days 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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Procurement Strategy & Systems Manager

Dudley Metropolitan Borough Council

Dudley
7 days ago
Dudley
7 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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Online Merchandising Manager

Right4Staff

West Midlands - remote working, MID
1 day ago
West Midlands - remote working, MID
£40k - £42.5k Per Year
1 day ago
£40k - £42.5k Per Year

Online Merchandising Manager
£40,000 - £42,500 plus bonus

Monday to Friday (40 hour week)

Remote working; to be based from West Midlands in the next 12 months

Grafton UK are recruiting exclusively for a wholesaler to source an Online Merchandising Manager to have a full responsibility for all online merchandising activity to drive online sales across the complete assortment portfolio.
In this challenging role, you will implement the online merchandising strategy for the product assortment including but not limited to product recommendations, category page details such as product guides, onsite search rules, product content improvement, cross sell and upsell opportunities as well as switch and save which will lead to improving key online KPIs.
To be considered for the role, you must have at least 5 years' previous experience in an online merchandising role.
The role will report to the Head of UK Merchandising and will focus on the below:
  • Create, monitor, review and adjust content messaging areas such as Homepage, Category landing pages, Product landing pages and product descriptions to contribute to delivering category strategies.
  • Create inspirational content to aid customer purchase consideration and maximise conversion rates.
  • Contribute to and manage the annual communication plan and online trading calendar ensuring to deliver category and sales strategies.
  • Work with the Category Manager(s) to understand category product strategies to produce content to effectively promote key product lines, key features, and product USPs, key trends and best sellers.
  • Work with the Digital marketing team and 3rd party service providers to share best practice and experience to implement and adapt proven activities and tactics in the UK market.
  • Utilise online analytics, data analytics and performance marketing tools to improve sales and efficiency.
  • Planning inserts, catalogues, brochures, and flyers within the scope of offline marketing activities and realizing them with the marketing team.
  • Run consumer and market research for the preparation of product / category sales strategies and to implement sales strategies based on the market/customer insights.
  • Work closely with suppliers to collate accurate and inspirational content and promotions to maximise competitiveness of the proposition in the market.
  • Work alongside key stakeholders on all merchandising requirements for all marketing channel requirements, for example on site content, SEO and email.

Requirements for the Online Merchandising Manager:
  • Strong demonstrable success in web trading within a B2B or B2C company
  • Track record of building strong working relationships with internal stakeholders and 3rd party organisations.
  • Ability to apply the concepts of Strategy, Marketing, Advertising, E-Business, Media, and Brand Management.
  • Experience of all aspects of digital marketing
  • Respectful, self-confident, and strong character with a hands-on approach to all tasks
  • Ability to manage multiple projects efficiently and economically.
  • Innovative and creative, with a logical and methodical approach to problem solving.
  • Articulate, with excellent communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills.

HOW TO APPLY:
To be considered for this role, please click on the link provided. If you would like any further information about this vacancy before applying, please feel free to contact our Leicester office and ask for Kate Kirszak.
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Remote Apache Airflow Specialist – ETL

RecruitmentRevolution.com

Birmingham, MID
2 days ago
Birmingham, MID
£70k - £70k Per Year
2 days ago
£70k - £70k Per Year

Excellent fully-remote technology role for an Apache Airflow Specialist to join a global player in providing data insights to the advertising & media industry.

Role Info:

Remote Apache Airflow Specialist – ETL
UK Remote
£70,000
Plus Benefits Package & Full Remote Working

Who we are:

We are a provider of SaaS/software to advertising and media companies, providing the most influential agencies, media owners and planners with innovative cloud-based tools to help create, plan and predict the most successful media campaigns. With over 50 years of experience providing data and analytical tools for the marketing and advertising industry, our easy-to-use software products and solutions support over 8,000 databases, making it the industry’s most trusted third-party data analysis software globally.

Apache Airflow Specialist Role Summary:

Reporting to the Engineering Resource Manager in the role of Apache Airflow Specialist, you will be responsible for designing, expanding, automating and optimizing our data pipeline architecture, as well as optimising data flow and collection.

You will be responsible for the Airflow architecture to design, build and manage automated data pipelines built upon environments in AWS and pioneer ways of working that other team members can adopt

Using Apache Airflow for respondent survey pipeline building, you will work to automate components of a manual load and then add these to the pipeline. The aim is to reduce manual intervention, and increase processing speed, so that we can repeatedly process more data, at higher frequencies in the future. Where needed you may choose to add manual human tasks to the automation workflow.

You will work with Data Engineers, Python Engineers and Product Managers within Agile to deliver secure, performant and maintainable data automation. You will use best-practice continuous integration and continuous deployment methodologies to ensure that the build and deployment pipelines are fast, robust and secure. You will champion good code quality and architectural practices.

About You:

+ Significant experience of large scale implementation using Apache Airflow
+ Be an expert in the concept of DAGs (Directed Acyclic Graph) and Operators to schedule jobs
+ Working knowledge of message queuing, stream processing, and highly scalable “big data” data stores.
+ Experience of manipulating, processing and extracting value from large disconnected datasets.
+ Prior experience with customer data platforms.
+ Experience in performing root cause analysis on internal/external data and processes.
+ Prior experience with data analysis and data warehousing
+ Technical expertise with data models, data mining, and segmentation techniques
+ Proficiency in scripting languages (especially Python)
+ Be able to investigate current data loading procedures, planning pipelines and required steps in order to automate data extraction, transformation, and loading (ETL) processes
+ Proficiency in understanding of GitHub for source code repositories to maintain daily operation, integrity and security of source code.
+ Experience of conducting code reviews against acceptance criteria
+ Knowledge of Amazon Web Services (AWS) infrastructure & services e.g. Redshift, EC2, RDS, S3, Lambda, EMR, Batch or Athena
+ Excellent Linux scripting skills
+ Experience with data modelling, data processing and ETL
+ Passionate about the power of data to drive better business outcomes for our customers.
+ A working knowledge of SQL, query authoring and a working familiarity with a variety of relational databases.
+ Experience with Agile methodologies and change management i.e. JIRA and be able to define technical acceptance criteria for stories
+ Experience working with external partners to drive product delivery.

Personal Attributes:

+ Excellent problem-solving skills
+ Proven ability to work effectively in a distributed working environment
+ Outstanding written and verbal communication skills
+ Ability to estimate effort of own tasks and those of others in expertise domain
+ Organized, detail-oriented, and deadline-driven
+ Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work proactively, independently and as a team player
+ Ability to work efficiently and productively in a fast-paced environment
+ Willingness to learn new skills
+ Be confident with numbers

Interested? Apply here for a fast-track path to the Hiring Manager.

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If you have any pre-application questions please contact us first quoting the job title & ref. Good luck, Team RR.

 

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Communications Consultant

Jones and Palmer

Birmingham, MID
2 days ago
Birmingham, MID
£18k - £23k Per Year
2 days ago
£18k - £23k Per Year

Jones and Palmer are seeking a Communications Consultant to join the consultancy team. The consultancy team researches companies to gain insights and uses those insights to shape the story, structure and content of communications.

This role would be ideal for someone with previous experience in communications who is looking to develop their skills within the investor relations and corporate communications arena. A training programme will be provided to support your learning and development across all aspects of the role, and to educate you on the requirements for investor relations of listed businesses.

The role will involve the effective presentation of ideas to clients, many of whom are executives within large public limited companies. You will be required to provide support to clients throughout the duration of a project, via researching, reviewing, ‘wireframing’ for communications or providing support for clients via telephone, e-mail, or face to face meetings. ‘Wireframing’ is a process of mapping out the content in a black and white ‘blueprint’ of communications outputs across a range of mediums.

In addition to client work, the candidate will be an integral part of the ‘thought leadership’ aspect of the company, researching corporate reporting trends and identifying ways in which to improve our clients’ communications.

Responsibilities include:

  • Reviewing annual reports and corporate websites, and assessing these against ‘best practice’ guides and examples.
  • Producing wireframes (blueprints) for annual reports and website projects as well as scripts for video projects.
  • Researching trends in reporting, developments in legislation, and best practice.
  • Effective and engaging communication with clients in line with our company values.
  • Supporting the design and typesetting process internally.
  • Collaborating with other departments, through project briefings, regular meetings and internal communication.
  • Potential opportunities for copywriting and copy-smoothing.

Necessary skills and experience:

  • Being analytical, and able to research confidently, with the skills to identify important points.
  • Ability to communicate and present your ideas to both internal colleagues and clients.
  • Possessing strong writing skills; ability to write clearly and concisely.
  • A thirst for learning and an ability to demonstrate independence and drive in familiarising yourself with new information and processes.
  • Motivation and proactivity, demonstrating an ability to work effectively on solo projects, as well as possessing excellent communication skills to collaborate confidently within a team.
  • Work experience in communications (minimum of 1 year)

Desirable skills and experience:

  • An understanding of (or interest in) digital products, such as knowledge of Google Analytics and SEO.
  • A creative eye and interest in layout/formatting of a document.
  • The ability to approach tasks critically, constructively and with a questioning mind.
  • Work experience in a client-facing role
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Specialist Solution Architect

BT

Birmingham
9 days ago
Birmingham
9 days ago
Our mission is to break down the barriers of today to release the potential of tomorrow. Join us today and release yours.
About this role
Delivering quality digital architecture and solutions for our customers is at the heart of everything we do. As a Architect you will be responsible for leading and defining the architecture for Digital Product and Propositions. From feasibility assessments, to solution scoping, conceptual design and delivery you will be the driving force of the architecture delivery and technical product roadmap. You will work closely with a variety of stakeholders such as Product Owners and Solution Designers and ensure solution conformance to our architecture principles throughout the journey.
You'll have the following responsibilities
• Accountable for producing holistic solutions to maintain and improve Digital while minimising impact on delivery and innovation
• Responsible for supporting Digital teams to deliver secure products for our customers
• Ensuring solutions conform to Architecture Principles
• Provide security related architectural guidance for post-incident reviews, supporting root-cause analysis and calling out lessons learned
• Provide clear, actionable insights and proposals to the leadership team
• Build on best practices within the business, the industry and beyond to develop and implement innovative approaches for Digital Product
• Direct Line Management responsibility for all the Digital Solutions Architects within the Sales Alliance
• Work with the Product Owners, Project / Programme, Development, Test and Customer Experience Managers to participate on solution architecture for Digital, including validating detailed requirements and process / experience mapping in order to facilitate effective development solutions
• Delivery of Digital Impact Assessments and support the articulation of security impacts to other Impact Assessments within the team
• Be responsible for the delivery of Digital architecture artefacts and input into non digital artefacts
• Work with the Product owners to lead the technical definition of the product roadmap area
• Work with other consumer-oriented parts of the Group to share learning around Digital practices and tools
• Maintain relationships with strategic external partners to influence their roadmaps and continue taking best advantage of their evolving capabilities
• Understand key regulatory requirements (Ofcom, PCI, EU GDPR, Digital Economy Act etc.) and their potential impacts on Digital solutions/Products
• Ensure value for money in Digital solutions, aligning expenditure to business value via recognised risk management methodologies
• Encourage input from all areas of the business, ensuring that security concerns and suggestions are heard and handled effectively
• Communicate responsibly, professionally and appropriately at all times, bearing in mind the sensitivity of security matters
• Lead by example, living the company values: Personal, Simple & Brilliant
• Be a key stakeholder for digital for any RFI’s/RFP’s
• Team Player: Our team is the key to our success We embrace and meld diverse backgrounds, roles and experience to provide unparalleled support to each other and our customers.
• Drive: Self-motivation and enthusiasm to develop quality solutions. The ideal candidate will grow with the team, welcoming new challenges and leadership opportunities.
• May manage external suppliers and partners
You'll have the following skills & experience
+ Demonstrable experience as an architect
+ Demonstrable experience in either an application development role, security role, infrastructure/engineering role
+ Ability to build strong relationships with Leadership teams
+ Understanding of key technologies, trends, techniques and best practice
+ Experience of Agile (or agile / waterfall hybrid) development practices and techniques
+ Experience of working to tight deadlines in a technical environment
+ Ability to manage changing business and technical requirements in highly dynamic project environments
+ Business process modelling
+ Experience of solution architecture for customer focused digital services such as web, mobile, eCommerce and eBusiness
+ Conflict management and negotiation skills
+ Relationship management of both internal and external customers
+ Mentoring and people development
+ Risk analysis and change management experience
+ Demonstrate analytical / systematic approach to problem solving
+ Ability to identify, plan, co-ordinate and conduct design activities within a multi-disciplined team in all development cycle stages
+ Awareness of different development methods such as agile, rapid application development and waterfall
+ Excellent communication skills that enable credible communication with the software engineering community
+ Ability to take accountability for personal design, scheduling own work on a day to day basis to ensure daily, weekly and monthly activity targets are met
+ Ability to deal with conflicting demands across numerous requests feeding into Consumer Digital for designs, whilst meeting business expectations that may have time to market drivers
+ Self Starter
Must have
• Experience of solution design on customer focused digital services such as web, mobile, eCommerce and eBusiness
• Broad understanding of IS applications and business areas e.g. Telecommunications, Billing, Data Warehousing, Marketing, Finance
• Experience of working in a team environment
• Experience in delivering designs under waterfall and iterative/agile models
• Problem solving and analytical thinking
• Ability to present to 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
• Experience in a specialist function, either one of more (SAP Hybris, AWS, Adobe AEM, Front end frameworks)
• Telecom Domain – Portal Systems / Customer Facing Systems
• User Experience and Security impact
• Formal advanced certification in required technical and domain skills
• Project planning and scheduling experience
• Experience in delivering designs under agile model
• Business process modelling
• Experience of working with teams based across multiple time zones
• Experience of digital environments and ways of working
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 holidays plus bank holiday
+ Rewards scheme including health and dental discounts
About BT
BT has a key role in British society, fostering change and leading technology innovation. From delivering the Olympics, to supporting the emergency services, to investing more into research than any other UK technology company, we take pride in everything we do - and in the people who work here.
We're now a global company operating at the forefront of the information age, employing 90,000 people in 180 countries. And we're on a mission. Guided by our core values of Personal, Simple and Brilliant our goal is to help customers, communities and businesses overcome barriers and release their potential.
So, if you're interested in the power of potential, why not join us today and release yours? You can read more here about what it's like to work at BT (https://www.btplc.com/Careercentre/lifeatbt/index.htm)
How to Apply
It's easy to apply online; you just need a copy of your up-to-date CV and to follow the step-by step process. Don't worry if you need to make changes - you'll have the opportunity to review and edit your work on the final page. We look forward to receiving your application!
Job: _Architecture and solution design_
Title: _Specialist Solution Architect_
Location: _GBR %26 Ireland-GBR-West Midlands-Birmingham_
Requisition ID: _145067_

Salary

£25k - £30k Per Year

Job Type

full-time

Posted

Today

Description

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!