Business Services

Senior Project Manager

Location: Central Bristol
Posted: 20/03/2020

Salary: £37,570 - £46,353
Job Type: Permanent

Do you have experience of buildings and building processes? Do you have experience of project management? Our client, a large and ...Read more


Do you have experience of buildings and building processes?


Do you have experience of project management?


Our client, a large and well-respected public-sector provider based in the City Centre, is looking for a Senior Project Manager on a permanent basis. Working as part of the Estates team, the Senior Project Manager will be responsible for managing several major and minor works projects. The key objective being to ensure that there are robust process, mechanisms and tools in place for programmes to be delivered on time and to the highest standards.

In return the client is offering a competitive salary and excellent benefits including a leading employer pension contribution of over 20.00% per annum

Daily duties and responsibilities of the Senior Project Manager to include

  • Support in the planning of the portfolios, programmes and projects
  • Leading and supporting the definition of project briefs
  • Technical validation of proposed construction works
  • Delivery of major and minor projects including engineering and building projects
  • Financial management and responsibility
  • Project administration and contract management including the execution of construction Contracts as Contract Administrator

Due to the nature of this Senior Project Manager position, the successful candidate should have a degree or equivalent experience in a building discipline. In order be able to quickly hit the ground running, experience of working as an Estates Project Manager would be advantageous. 

If you are interested in this Project Manager position, please apply or get in contact.  

Business Services

Security Analyst

Location: Central Bristol
Posted: 17/03/2020

Job Type: Permanent

Do you have experience in the security of large companies/organisations? Are you passionate about driving for results and deliveri...Read more


Do you have experience in the security of large companies/organisations?

Are you passionate about driving for results and delivering high standard?

Our client, based in a prime City Centre location, is seeking a Security Analyst to join their Information Security team in implementing security polices and controls across the business.  This is an exciting and varied role, encompassing the security of Facilities, IT Systems & Applications and Data Privacy, where no two days will be the same!

Key duties of the Security Analyst will include:

  • Monitoring and promoting IT compliance with key controls
  • Managing Building Access Control and CCTV systems
  • Keeping up-to-date with security and privacy legislation, and advising the organisation on measures that should be implemented
  • Participating in Business Continuity processes and Security & Environment committees
  • Ensuring that all regulatory guidelines and company procedures are adhered to
  • Conducting User Access Reviews
  • Being the first point of contact for Security Incidents and risk management
  • Working closely with other departments to continuously improve IT Security
  • Assisting in the new business process through meetings and completion of due diligence documents
  • Providing expert advice on information risk analysis and management
  • Managing the key risks within your department and reporting any suspected incidents of fraud and corruption

Due to the nature of this role, you will need to have 2-3 years’ experience in the security of large companies/organisations and ideally be educated to Degree level in an Information Technology or Security subject. You will need to have strong communication skills, the ability to work autonomously, and excellent organisational skills.

This Security Analyst role will be 37.5 hours per week, Monday – Friday, although some flexibility and international travel may be required.

If you like the sound of this opportunity, get in touch with us today!

Pricing Analyst

Location: Central Bristol
Posted: 13/03/2020

Job Type: Permanent

Would you like a career in or the opportunity to further your career in insurance? Do you have strong mathematical skills? Our cli...Read more


Would you like a career in or the opportunity to further your career in insurance?

Do you have strong mathematical skills?

Our client, a global financial services provider based in the City Centre, is looking for a Pricing Analyst to join their Technical team.  The Pricing Analyst will be trained to provide technical pricing support and make pricing recommendations to the business for a range of general insurance products.

Daily duties of the Pricing Analyst to include;

  • Supporting the development of pricing models for new business and renewals, considering risk, expenses, brokerage, commissions and premiums
  • Analysing data and undertaking complex modelling to quantify risk and support decision making
  • Working with the Underwriting department to establish most effective risk acceptance criteria and working with the business to implement and control
  • Developing analytical projections to predict how insurer price changes will impact business performance
  • Completing product performance reviews and suggesting price adjustments to ensure profitability and penetration
  • Producing pricing recommendations in collaboration with the Commercial and Finance departments
  • Performing actuarial analyses, including trend analyses, analyses of loss and expense reserves as it relates to pricing adequacy and strategic direction
  • Designing, testing and maintaining pricing models and associated tools
  • Remaining current with regulatory and market conditions, applying this knowledge when pricing
  • Improving pricing capability and effectiveness by adopting market-leading technology and methods

Due to the nature of this Pricing Analyst position, my client is looking for someone with experience in insurance pricing but will also consider training a graduate with a degree in Mathematics or similar who has some relevant work experience.  The construction of generalised linear models through Emblem would be highly desirable, as well as competence in SAS for data analysis and interrogation.   

If this Pricing Analyst position sounds of interest, please get in contact or apply today.

Business Services

Administrator

Location: West Bristol
Posted: 13/03/2020

Salary: £18,500 - £20,000
Job Type: Permanent

Do you enjoy working in administration? Are you a super team player, with experience in providing administration support? We have ...Read more


Do you enjoy working in administration?

Are you a super team player, with experience in providing administration support?

We have an exciting new opportunity for an Administrator. Our client, based in Avonmouth, is looking for an organised and enthusiastic individual to join their team as an Administrator.

This is a varied role where you will be responsible for a wide range of administration duties. You will report to the Customer Support Manager and will provide support to the accounts and sales teams across the wider business.

 

Key duties include:

  • Inputting sales data onto the system
  • Scanning and registering client invoices on to the accounting system
  • Assisting the sales team with regular updates to their database
  • Performing file maintenance administration to keep records accurate and up-to-date
  • Accurate typing and filing of service contracts
  • General administration duties including reception cover, maintaining company vehicles and fines, filing and scanning documents, and post distribution

 

This role is 40 hours a week, Monday – Friday with free parking.

Previous office experience is required and the successful candidate will need to be organised, able to work autonomously, and deliver excellent customer service.

If this sounds like you, then contact us today!

Any

Fitness Manager

Location: South Bristol
Posted: 10/03/2020

Salary: £25,000 - £30,000
Job Type: Permanent

Are you passionate about sport and leisure? Can you organise, lead and mentor a team to achieve outstanding results? If so, then o...Read more


Are you passionate about sport and leisure?

Can you organise, lead and mentor a team to achieve outstanding results?

If so, then our client based in South Bristol are looking for a Fitness Manager to join their new team and support the existing General Manager in the day-to-day running of this premier sports and social centre.

The facilities that this centre offer include; 4G pitches, multiple full size grass pitches, gym, squash courts, free weights area, dance studio, function rooms, sports bars, skittle alley and FIVES Soccer Centre.

The new Fitness Manager will be responsible for the gym, studio and squash courts on site at the venue and recruiting a new team (of up to 7 people) to support them. They will drive the business with responsibility for achieving the set budget, membership retention and ensuring that each customer has the best possible experience.

Daily duties for the Fitness Manager to include:

  • Ensure high levels of customer service is always achieved.
  • Daily management of all costs in particular payroll cost and maintaining set budgets.
  • Recruit and manage a team of fitness experts to support the new facility
  • Develop new business and sales for the centre.
  • Assist the General Manager with the development of the site.
  • Introduce new incentives which will help develop the centre.
  • Deal with IT systems including bookings and the day-to-day organisation.
  • Maintain financial reports and update the General Manager accordingly.

Due to the nature of this role, our client is looking for candidates that are happy to work a flexible 40-hour shift pattern which might include evenings and weekends.

The centre is due to open in May and it is essential that the new Fitness Manager is in place asap so they have the opportunity to recruit their team and build their membership basis before this key date. It is essential that the successful Fitness Manager has worked in a similar environment before and it would be advantageous if they have been involved with a new start up facility.

If you are interested in applying for this position or in hearing more details then please contact me ASAP on the enclosed details to discuss this further.

Finance

Accounts Assistant

Location: South Bristol
Posted: 10/03/2020

Salary: £22,000 - £27,000
Job Type: Permanent

We’re looking for an experienced Accounts Assistant to join our client in Brislington at an exciting time of change and growth. Wi...Read more


We’re looking for an experienced Accounts Assistant to join our client in Brislington at an exciting time of change and growth. Within the manufacturing sector, with an expanding customer base, the finance team need an additional member to come on board. With a really varied workload and a friendly team – you’ll be offered a strong salary and benefits package. There’s free parking on site too.

Your duties will be to support the Financial Controller in all aspects of the finance function and will include:

  • Preparing Bacs payment runs for oversees suppliers, managing foreign currency payments and sending statements
  • Preparation and running of weekly and monthly payrolls (soon to be outsourced) and collation of payroll reports
  • Completion of pension submissions
  • Completion of weekly bank reconciliations
  • Assisting with AP and AR as required, covering holidays and during busy periods
  • Maintaining petty cash and company credit card records
  • Supporting the Finance Controller with the production of reports for all areas of the business

Required Skills and Experience:

  • This role would suit an experienced Accounts Assistant who is AAT qualified to level 3 or 4 (or similar)
  • Ability to work autonomously, take ownership and manage own workload
  • Ability to deliver concise and accurate reports
  • Accuracy, strong attention to detail and Excel skills
  • Ability to identify risks and recommend actions to mitigate them

Please get in touch for more details; we’re really keen to hear from you asap.

Business Services

Talent Acquisition Assistant

Location: West Bristol
Posted: 06/03/2020

Job Type: Permanent

Are you interested in Recruitment and HR? Do you have some office administration experience? We are excited to be recruiting for o...Read more


Are you interested in Recruitment and HR?

Do you have some office administration experience?

We are excited to be recruiting for one of the South West’s most established public sector organisations.  Based in Portishead and working as part of the Recruitment and HR team as a Recruitment Administrator, you will be fully trained to support the recruitment, onboarding and redeployment of all levels of staff within the organisation.   

While initially a 12-month fixed term contract, this Recruitment Administrator position is an amazing opportunity for you to get your foot in the door as there is likely to be permanent opportunities in the team and wider business.  If you do a good job, they won’t want to lose you!

As a Recruitment Administrator, you will be required to work 37 hours a week Monday to Friday, with flexibility between the hours of 8.30 a.m. and 6.00 p.m.  There is plenty of parking, a subsidised gym and restaurant, and even a Costa onsite! 

Daily duties and responsibilities of the Recruitment Administrator to include;

  • Supporting the recruitment, selection and promotion process for new employees, transferees and secondments
  • Receiving requests from recruiting managers and agreeing timeframes
  • Creating and publishing adverts on the organisation’s intranet and website, and updating and uploading application forms to be specific to the role
  • Liaising with recruiting managers regarding advert content, making recommendations for paid advertising for specialist roles
  • Saving all application forms and accompanying documents, forwarding these along with any shortlisting guidance to the recruiting manager
  • Advising of unsuccessful applications via email and sending interview request emails to successfully shortlisted applicants
  • Forwarding interview schedules to the recruiting manager
  • Supporting the onboarding process for new employees, coordinating recruitment checks and liaising with the vetting team
  • Preparing and issuing employment contracts
  • Updating employment contracts for transferees and secondments
  • Promoting the organisation in communities, attending careers events and workshops to build engagement

While no previous experience of Recruitment or HR is required for this Recruitment Administrator position, you should have some previous office administration experience to help you get started.  This is along with strong attention to detail and a good working knowledge of Excel.  You will be expected to liaise with all levels of staff and applicant, so excellent written and verbal communication skills are a must. 

If this sounds like your cup of tea, then please apply or get in contact today! 

Business Services

HR Administrator

Location: Any Bristol
Posted: 28/02/2020

Salary: £20,000 - £23,000
Job Type: Permanent

Are you looking for a rare opportunity working within HR? Do you want to want to further your experience and work for a reputable ...Read more


Are you looking for a rare opportunity working within HR?

Do you want to want to further your experience and work for a reputable brand who are passionate about their employees?

If so, our client is looking for an experienced HR Administrator to join their team.  In return for this sought-after HR Administrator opportunity, our client is offering a competitive salary, excellent holiday entitlement, onsite parking, on-the-job training and ongoing support.  Sound too good to be true?  It really isn’t! 

HR Administrator’s daily duties to include:
 

  • Forming and maintaining employee records
  • Updating databases internally including all employee changes such as absences, holidays
  • Preparing and amending HR documents i.e. employment contracts and recruitment guidelines
  • Organising probationary reviews and disciplinary meetings
  • First point of contact for employees on any HR related queries
  • Monitoring the HR inbox and escalating issues as they arise
  • Assisting with payroll by providing accurate employee information i.e. holidays and sick days taken

Due to the nature of this HR Administrator role, experience of working in a similar position is required.  The successful candidate should be a confident user of employee and HR systems and associated spreadsheets.  As well as demonstrate excellent communication and relationship building skills across the whole business.

The working hours are Monday to Friday 8.30 a.m. – 5.00 p.m.

If you are interested in this position or would like to hear more details, then please contact me ASAP as our client is looking to move quickly on this role.     

Contact Centre

ARC Operator

Posted: 28/02/2020

Job Type: Permanent

Have you worked within a role that requires excellent customer service skills? Are you now looking for a role that offers that wor...Read more


Have you worked within a role that requires excellent customer service skills? Are you now looking for a role that offers that work/life balance?

The shift pattern here is a rotating 4 shifts on 4 days off: 7am – 7pm (for 2 weeks) and 7pm – 7am for 2 weeks)

Offering a competitive starting salary of £20225 with opportunities for this to increase.

If you are able to solve problematic situations, have brilliant listening skills and are able to multi-task (as this role has plenty of variety) then this could be the opportunity for you!

Your main duties will include:

  • Receiving incoming telephone calls, liaising with customers, clients and Security Companies
  • Monitor various types of alarms, including but not limited to: Intruder, PA, Fire and CCTV.
  • Handling and management of priority/life or Non-life alarms
  • Helpdesk Desk support to all clients and store staff
  • Updating and reporting on clients recorded information

The below is desirable but not essential

  • Worked within a contact centre environment or in a role where you are required to use the telephone
  • Excellent administration skills
  • Have a sound understanding of IT – inclusive of the Microsoft package

Full training will be provided, together with on-going relevant support and company-funded qualification

Own transport is recommended due to the location (Whitchurch) unless you live in the Hengrove/Headley Park/Bishopsworth/ area.

Business Services

Senior Consultant

Location: Other
Posted: 28/02/2020

Salary: £25,000 - £30,000
Job Type: Permanent

Exciting opportunity for an experienced Senior Recruitment Consultant to spear head the growth of the Construction Division of thi...Read more


Exciting opportunity for an experienced Senior Recruitment Consultant to spear head the growth of the Construction Division of this specialist recruitment provider.

A super salary and bonus structure goes without saying.  We’re also including a car or car allowance.
Our offices are modern and genuinely a nice place to work – but you can come and see for yourself!

We’re a great bunch of recruiters – looking for a likeminded hard worker to join the team. 

You’ll be a career driven individual with proven abilities in this sector. Maybe you’ve reached as high as you can in your current role and are looking for the freedom to really push on. Or, you’re feeling stifled in a big agency and would love the autonomy and ownership that we’ll be sending your way.

Alongside the standard full recruitment role, you’ll be focused on developing this side of the business and will bring industry knowledge along with you to ensure we create growth plans that are sensible and attainable.

You’ll be taking the lead on client development and networking on a national basis.  You’ll be building the brand by introducing us to new clients.  There’s also plenty of opportunity to cross-sell the construction division to the wealth of clients that we currently work with.

If you thrive in a forward thinking, high achieving environment where quality and service underpin everything you do – we need to talk. 

Pear Tree Recruitment are handling this vacancy – so please give them a call.  They’ll keep it all confidential until you’re ready to meet us.

Business Services

Accounts Support Team Manager

Location: North Bristol
Posted: 28/02/2020

Salary: £28,000 - £30,000
Job Type: Permanent

We’re working on a super vacancy for an experienced and highly capable people manager to head up the administrative function for o...Read more


We’re working on a super vacancy for an experienced and highly capable people manager to head up the administrative function for one of our clients based in Yate.

The successful applicant will have a proven track record in managing teams within an administrative capacity and will be a leader, motivator and all-round good egg.  Someone that people enjoy working with and reporting to.

The job comes with some great benefits such as flexible working hours and onsite parking.  The office environment is really friendly whilst striving for the highest standards of professionalism, offering business services nationwide.

You’ll have superb attention to detail and will be a whiz on Excel, able to manoeuvre around complex spreadsheets with ease.  Your communication skills will be exemplary – you’ve become a great manager by communicating with staff, customers, stakeholders and board directors and can apply the right tone at each juncture.

Efficient and reliable, you will be used to working to deadlines and will thrive in a busy environment where you are relied upon. Your staff’s daily work and their knowledge of each customers’ accounts provides the backbone to the service offered by the department.

Duties will include:-

  • Management of the administrative department of circa 25 staff plus 5 Team Leaders
  • Ensuring the smooth running of the team; understanding and monitoring workloads and workflows to ensure service standards are maintained
  • Management of the administrative procedures and systems, revising and devising ways to streamline processes
  • Evaluating staff performance; providing coaching and ongoing development opportunities
  • Working with training staff to identify and fill knowledge gaps
  • Collecting and analysing objective data, to review performance of the team and anticipate future needs

Full in-house training is provided along with excellent pay and progression opportunities. You will also receive ongoing professional development to help you progress your leadership skills at a pace that works for you.

We are keen to hear from applicants with a background in billing or data management. Excel skills and experience are essential and will be tested as part of the interview process.

Business Services

Probate Property Manager

Location: Central Bristol
Posted: 28/02/2020

Salary: £22,000 - £25,000
Job Type: Permanent

We’re looking for someone with a keen interest in property to join our client in their central Bristol office. If you’re ready for...Read more


We’re looking for someone with a keen interest in property to join our client in their central Bristol office.  If you’re ready for a new challenge and have proven administration and service experience – please do apply!

The company provide renovation and sales services for properties and are looking for a professional, client facing Administrator / Account Manager to join their team.

Job Duties

  • Coordinating all the administration for a portfolio of property sales
  • Liaising with solicitors and third parties via telephone and email
  • Assessing quotes and working with clients / contractors to agree instructions
  • Providing service updates / progress reports to clients throughout the process to ensure they are kept fully involved
  • Qualification of offers from interested parties, negotiating fees
  • Pro-actively taking action to achieve best outcome for clients
  • Regular updating of client records and CRM system

Your Skills / Experience

  • Previous experience in a client facing role; track record in caseload or account management
  • A good understanding of the property market
  • A proactive approach; you’re a solution finder and a deliverer of great customer service

This is a great opportunity to work in an interesting sector, joining a professional and ethical company at an exciting period of growth.

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