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Technical Business Analyst – Holborn, London – 3 months – £450 daily rate

Holborn £400 - £450 per day about 22 hours ago

Technical Business Analyst – Tottenham Court Road, London – 3 months – up to £450 daily rate               Leading UK retailer is now looking for a passionate Technical Business Analyst to join them in their offices in Tottenham Court Road, London. This is a 3 months contract inside of IR35. In order to be considered for this opportunity, it is crucial for the candidate to have a strong architectural understanding, ability to think strategically and comfortably navigate some challenging stakeholders. The 2 most important things: Ability to interpret technical architectural changes Impact on processes and flow of data Key responsibilities: Working with stakeholders across the business to elicit, capture and communicate requirements. Providing documentation to the highest and consistent standard to support effective delivery practices. Working collaboratively with other Business Analysts, Product Owners, Developers, QA, UX and Technical Leads Building and maintaining relationships with a range of stakeholders; you will require strong communication skills to discuss complex technical information with nontechnical audiences. What we are looking for: Experienced Technical Business Analyst with strong Architectural understasting Exposure to Retail industry You will be comfortable working in a dynamic and sometimes ambiguous environment. This is a 3 months contract inside of IR35, based in Holborn, offering £450 daily rate.

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Data Scientist contract - Tableau - Fintech - £350 per day - 6 months

London £325 - £350 per day 2 days ago

Data Scientist with strong Tableau skills required by my client, an innovative investment management Fintech brand based in London, to join a team dedicated to a web application built on React Front End and Python/Django Rest Framework Back End with a PostgreSQL database. The role is offered on an initia 6 months contract paying £350 per day.   The Data Scientist will join the Data Science team and be responsible for building a personalisation system and analytics engine which will combine data sources, web activity, social media, performance patterns and other trends.   The Data Scientist will have the following skills and experience: Data Scientist experience Tableau skills Strong skills in Python for data science and Data Science frameworks (eg Tensorflow, Newsle, scikit-learn, etc.). Big Data experience (ie NoSQL databases, Hadoop, Spark, Data Lakes, In-Memory databases, etc.). Experience in Machine Learning algorithms development Strong Back End development skills with Python, Django Rest Framework and PostgreSQL Advantageous: Deep Learning algorithms, AWS or GCP Machine Learning tools, Github and Circle CI. The Data Scientist role is based in central London and offered on a contract basis - 6 months initially with high potential to extend and offering £350 per day   If you have all the above skills and consider yourself a good match for the Data Scientist vacancy please apply with your most recent CV. Interviews will take place with an immediate effect.

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Cloud/ Dev Ops Engineer – Nottingham – 8 months -£635 per day (via umbrella) Tech Company

Nottinghamshire £0 - £635 per day 2 days ago

Cloud/ Dev Ops Engineer – Nottingham – 8 months - £635 per day (via umbrella) – Tech Company Cloud/Dev Ops Engineer wanted by my leading multinational Technology client based in Central Nottingham to work on a large scale GCP migration. Cloud/Dev Ops Engineer is an exciting opportunity to not only be hands-on with build but also to lead on the more strategic side of the transformation and helping to upskill the current team. The Cloud/Dev Ops Engineer will be working on a large scale GCP migration and build out, working with cutting edge technology such as Kubernetes and Docker. The Cloud/Dev Ops Engineer will suit candidates who have expertise in Terraform, Kubernetes and Docker. Essential Skills for the Cloud/Dev Ops Engineer: Expertise in Terraform, Kubernetes and Docker Experience of several successful cloud migrations (platform agnostic) Building and maintaining CI/CD pipelines (preferably Jenkins) Event-driven microservices architecture Desirable Skills for the Cloud / Dev Ops Engineer: Serverless (AWS Lambda, Google Functions) Istio GCP Data “protection” techniques (encryption and tokenisation for PCI compliance and security) IAM .NET experience Financial Services experience is a bonus The Cloud/Dev Ops Engineer is a contract position for 8 months offering up to £635 per day (via umbrella) based in Central Nottingham. I MUST stress in order to be considered for this Cloud/Dev Ops Engineer role candidates are required to have expertise in Terraform, Kubernetes and Docker and have experience working on a large scale GCP migration.    

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Digital Optimisation Manager (Google Analytics) - Leading eCommerce Website, A/B Testing/MVT Testing, £60k

London £50000 - £60000 per annum 3 days ago

Digital Optimisation Manager (Google Analytics) - Leading eCommerce Website, A/B Testing/MVT Testing, £60k Digital Optimisation Manager, with strong Google Analytics skills, is required by a leading eCommerce brand.   This is a digital optimisation and CRO focused role working for a leading global eCommerce brand who have a highly transactional website with millions of visitors every year. The Digital Optimisation Manager will be responsible for conversion rate optimisation across the site, and will deliver changes that will improve web conversion rates and customer experience. The Digital Optimisation Manager will be seen as the expert for A/B Testing and MVT (Multivariate Testing) across the business and will initially be involved in the selection of effective tools for A/B and MVT, so will be in a position to make a considerable impact quickly. This is a key role within the E-commerce team and the digital optimisation manager will be targeted on improving the conversion rate and overall website performance. The Digital Optimisation Manager should demonstrate the following skills and experience Strong experience of web optimisation/digital optimisation Strong Google Analytics skills Experience of A/B and MVT (Multivariate testing ) Experience working with tools such as Maxymiser and Monetate Educated to degree level or equivalent experience This is a permanent role offering between £50k - £60k + excellent benefits, and is based in Central London.

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Sales Director – IT Managed Services – West London – OTE 160K

Staines £80000 per annum, Benefits: OTE £160k 3 days ago

Sales Director – IT Managed Services – West London – OTE £160K A global IT Consultancy and Managed Service Provider, specialising in infrastructure and cloud platforms, are looking for a Sales Director to take the lead on generating new business and client engagement, based out of their office in West London. The ideal candidate will have the following experience: Strong gravitas, ability to be valued, trusted and independent member of the team Excellent verbal and written communication skills An awareness and understanding of IT Infrastructure, Cloud Hosting and IT Managed Services Experience sharing knowledge and mentoring junior sales colleagues Has a genuine sales philosophy Financially motivated Extremely results focused Proven experience in a technical sales environment Collaborative, team-oriented and approachable attitude with strong inter-personal skills Ability to work independently, flexibly and confidently under pressure with little supervision in a fast-paced environment Good organisational skills needed to manage multiple negotiations This is an excellent opportunity to work for a global IT business where you are encouraged to take responsibility for driving new business an earn uncapped commission earnings.   This is a permanent position based in West London pay up to £80k basic salary alongside an uncapped commission structure with OTE of £160k.      

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IT Project Manager – Edinburgh – £60k + Benefits.

Edinburgh £60000 per annum 4 days ago

IT Project Manager – Edinburgh – £60k + Benefits.   Global Financial Services Company are looking for a skilled IT Project Manager with previous experience in successfully delivering software and application development projects.   This is an excellent opportunity to join a market leading Financial Services Business and play a key role in the successful delivery of business critical IT change projects.   The ideal IT Project Manager will have delivered end-to-end projects in an Agile environment within the financial services sector, working alongside third-party suppliers, change management and the IT delivery team.   Specific Requirements: Previous experience in change management within the financial services sector Previous experience of IT Project Management Experience applying Agile methodologies to successfully deliver end to end IT solutions. Good track record of managing Software/ Application development projects and teams Previous experience of working alongside multi-level stakeholder Previous experience managing globally dispersed teams Great ability to simultaneously manage multiple projects concurrently. Fantastic organisational skills and an ability to meet tight deadlines If you’re looking for an exciting new challenge in a delivery focused in environment, and possess the relevant Project Management experience in the Financial Services sector, please apply  

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Project Manager - Construction

St Albans £50000 - £60000 per annum 8 days ago

PROJECT MANAGER (CONSTRUCTION) – CHANGE AND TRANSFORMATION Construction Project Manager urgently required by my client; a global Utilities and Electronics company based in St Albans. This is an excellent opportunity for a delivery focused Project Manager to join my client’s newly established Transformation Team, reporting directly to the Transformation Director. The Project Manager will be responsible for the end to end delivery of high-profile business change initiatives. To be considered for this position applications must have the following experience: Strong experience as a Project Manager Proven skills in the delivery of Business Change projects Ability to provide leadership to cross functional teams and develop strategies and solutions of high business value Demonstratable experience on managing projects independently Delivered significant business outcomes in excess of £3m Extremely delivery focused Comfortable working at a fast pace Outstanding interpersonal and stakeholder management skills at all levels 3+ years construction industry experience Degree or HND/C qualified in Construction/Building Services Exposure to Agile, Prince2 and Lean Six Sigma ideal This is an exceptional opportunity for a career motivated, Construction Project Manager to secure a role within an international company that is renowned in the market for their continued investment into business transformation and innovation. It must be stressed that only proven Project Managers with experience leading the delivery of end to end Business Change will be considered for this position. This is a permanent role based in St Albans involving travel where necessary, paying up to £60,000.

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Learning & Development Manager – Change & Transformation – Hatfield

Central London £40000 - £50000 per annum 8 days ago

Learning & Development Manager – Change & Transformation – Hatfield   Currently recruiting for a Learning and Development Manager within Change and Transformation to join a leading multinational manufacturing company based in Hatfield. The Learning and Development manager will play a key part in helping to deliver the new talent and engagement people agenda. The Learning and Development manager will play a key role in designing and delivering internal learning development programmes throughout the business and ensure that a high level of training and development is delivered. Individuals will work alongside external trainers and consultants to deliver multi-channel e-learning.      Responsibilities of the Learning and Development manager: Design and deliver training courses throughout the business to meet the changing needs Develop and deliver UK wide schemes such as talent management, graduate and leadership. Facilitate and support continuous improvement through learning and training   Individuals should have the following experience: Experience in a Learning and Development environment and of learning platforms Strong facilitation skills Excellent communication skills Ability to build trust in training and development environment Ability to work under pressure   This is an exciting opportunity for a Learning and Development manager to join a leading global brand within the manufacturing industry. Please apply if you are interested and would like to discuss further.

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Sales Director – IT Managed Services – West London – OTE 160K

Staines £80000 per annum, Benefits: OTE £160k 3 days ago

Sales Director – IT Managed Services – West London – OTE £160K A global IT Consultancy and Managed Service Provider, specialising in infrastructure and cloud platforms, are looking for a Sales Director to take the lead on generating new business and client engagement, based out of their office in West London. The ideal candidate will have the following experience: Strong gravitas, ability to be valued, trusted and independent member of the team Excellent verbal and written communication skills An awareness and understanding of IT Infrastructure, Cloud Hosting and IT Managed Services Experience sharing knowledge and mentoring junior sales colleagues Has a genuine sales philosophy Financially motivated Extremely results focused Proven experience in a technical sales environment Collaborative, team-oriented and approachable attitude with strong inter-personal skills Ability to work independently, flexibly and confidently under pressure with little supervision in a fast-paced environment Good organisational skills needed to manage multiple negotiations This is an excellent opportunity to work for a global IT business where you are encouraged to take responsibility for driving new business an earn uncapped commission earnings.   This is a permanent position based in West London pay up to £80k basic salary alongside an uncapped commission structure with OTE of £160k.      

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Pension Finance Manager - £520 per day via umbrella - West London - 6 months

West London £0 - £520 per day 9 days ago

Pension Finance Manager – 6 months – West London - £520 per day via an umbrella Pension Finance Manager wanted by my leading multi-national FMCG client based in West London who will be required to manage the UK Pensions Finance team and drive change to ensure quality output is delivered in an efficient manner. Pension Finance Manager is an exciting opportunity to work for one of the world’s leading, and most respected companies in a role that will provide career defining exposure to high profile projects. Pension Finance Manager will be able to provide the trustees of all the UK pension plans with a high level of support in order to fulfil their statutory responsibilities. The Pension Finance Manager will suit candidates who are able to manage the risk management processes within Pensions Finance, UK Benefits and Pension Investments. Key responsibilities for the Pension Finance Manager: Produce statutory annual reports and Financial statements for 6 entities in accordance with the SORP and other requirements. Liaise with scheme and corporate auditors, including discussing management letters and providing management responses. Assist with vendor managing service providers to ensure they operate to the highest standards of activity and compliance. Oversee investment performance of investment fund managers, deal with any queries and resolve. The Pension Finance Manager is a contract position offering up to £520 per day via umbrella based in West London for an initial 6 months I MUST stress in order to be considered for this Pension Finance Manager position candidates are required to have experience managing a UK Pension Finance team on a global level

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Commercial Finance Analyst – Staines - Up to £60,000 – ACCA/ACA/CIMA

Staines £60000 per annum 11 days ago

Commercial Finance Analyst – Staines - Permanent position offering up to £60,000 – ACCA/ACA/CIMA Commercial Finance Analyst with extensive background coordinating budget processes across multiple business units wanted by my leading cloud hosting client based in Staines. Commercial Finance Analyst will be key to leading discussions involving optimal levels of budgets across business functions.  Commercial Finance Analyst will be tracking the financial performance of the various business entities whilst identifying key trends that may impact the company’s future risks and problems. Commercial Finance Analyst will create improved budgets and forecasts for the organisation and be able to implement improved processes and controls around the pre-existing reporting processes. The ideal candidate for the Commercial Finance Analyst will be a fully qualified accountant (ACCA/ACA/CIMA) and will have previous experience assessing M&A opportunities as well as exposure to creating new models to improve the quality of data. The main duties for this Commercial Finance Analyst role will include: Working on improving budgets and forecasts for the various business entities Implementing improved processes and controls around the reporting processes Developing pricing models to deliver financial return Look for opportunities to improve efficiency and effectiveness of processes and tools in finance and elsewhere in the business Aim for new cost saving opportunities and working capital improvements Supporting the business planning, reporting and analysis activities of the FP&A team This is an excellent opportunity for an extremely motivated Commercial Finance Analyst to gain exposure in a multinational company. I MUST stress in order to be considered for this Commercial Finance Analyst candidates are required to be fully qualified (ACCA/ACA/CIMA)  Commercial Finance Analyst is a permanent position offering up to £60,000 + bonus + benefits based in Staines.    

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Grant Management Analyst - Leading Impact Investment Fund - £75k-£85k

Holborn £75000 - £85000 per annum 20 days ago

Grants Portfolio Analyst - Leading Impact Investment Fund - £75k-£85k Grants Portfolio Analyst required by a leading Impact Investment Fund, to take on a challenging role with the responsibility for grant process management, grant data analysis and reporting. My client is a world renowned impact investment fund whose strategy includes both non-profit and for-profit investments. They have a strong focus on investments in emerging markets, with a particular focus on Sub-Saharan Africa and Latin America. The Grants Portfolio Analyst will be joining the firm at an exciting time of growth and will be exposed to a broad range of investments. My client is interested in speaking to individuals with the following background and experience: ·       Experience within an impact investment fund, philanthropic foundation, NGO or  development finance organisation ·       Strong grant management experience, including post-grant processes ·       Experience of portfolio performance analysis and reporting ·       Experience within emerging markets would be advantageous ·       Data analysis skills and any experience with data visualisation tools (Tableau / Power BI) advantageous ·       Experience with Salesforce or similar CRM preferred ·       Bachelors degree in finance or related field The grants portfolio analyst will be responsible for all designing the funding process, forecast analysis, grant portfolio analysis and support and also be tasked with supporting with the Head of Finance with ad-hoc finance tasks. This is a permanent role with a basic salary of between £75k - £85k + package and is an exceptional opportunity to join a mission focused impact investment fund, making a difference in the world.

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Google Cloud Platform Consultant £85-£110k

Central London £85000 - £110000 per annum 24 days ago

Google Cloud Platform Consultant Needed – up to £110k Basic – Central London! My client is looking for a Google cloud architect. In this role you will be responsible for the development of cloud native and hybrid cloud platforms. They are looking for someone with a substantial amount of experience with GCP and SRE google practices and experienced in IaC and CM Responsibilities: In this role you will help their clients with the configuration and deployment of their infrastructure on GCP. Such as identity, access management, network architecture, application security, cloud computing, logging and mentoring, billing etc. You will also provide the clients with the guidance on how to design their cloud applications for optimal scaling, this will be inclusive of CDN design.   Strong and reliable cloud strategy design aligned with business objectives. Convert cloud computing expertise within and outside the company to influence cloud adoption Provide guidelines for infrastructure migration approaches and techniques including various application migration into the cloud. Terraform and Deployment Managerpute optimizations, continuous integration to name a few. Requirements: Ansible Terraform and Deployment Manager Yaml, Python, jinja2 Prometheus, StackDriver Kubernetes, Docker, GKE Experience in building and maintaining of CI/CD process Experience in modern build and release processes Understanding of software testing approaches Experience working in Agile environment     Consulting skills A thorough cloud professional, able to quickly build connections and trust in addressing the business needs via design and operate cloud-based Architectures. Experience in Agile or PMI methodology managed projects is appreciated. Experience in enterprise applications, solutions and data center infrastructures. Experience in platform and cloud migrations, including migration factory.   Architecture: A thorough understanding of FR and how it impacts architecture of the system Detailed understanding and previous experience in working out an NFR for the system Fantastic understanding of networking, security, access management, traffic management on-prem and in GCP Experience in designing of data management solutions Experience in designing multi-tier solutions Experience in designing of solutions based on microservices Experience in designing   Hands-on experience: 15+ years in IT 10+ years of hands-on experience as systems engineer (Linux) 5+ years’ experience in public Clouds 5+ years’ experience in DevOps and SRE   Certifications: Google Cloud Architect Professional - must have Google Cloud Network or Security Engineer - nice to have CKA or CKE - nice to have AWS or Azure professional level certificate - nice to have   This role is based in the heart of central London. With a fantastic reputable company. As well as a great aunnual , they have additional perks and benefits.

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Ventula Consulting was formed in 2013 to connect ambitious digital talent with the organisations that are changing the world as we know it. 

Harnessing advanced search technology and digital attraction techniques, Ventula are leaders in highly personalised recruitment strategy. Our approach is always evolving, as we leverage the latest innovations in the field. But at the centre of what we do are the amazing clients and candidates who drive the world we work in. 

We provide recruitment expertise, wherever and whenever you need it. From permanent team members to temporary consultants, who can plug in and support your organisation at a moment’s notice. We become part of your talent team – shouting about your brand and benefits to attract the best candidates around. 

For candidates, we become your career champions. Getting to know who you are to connect you with those roles where you can truly make your mark. Our exceptional team are your expert partners, passionate about your ongoing success.  

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Testimonials

​“Ventula Consulting have been an invaluable recruitment partner to us over the past 2 years. They have supplied a large volume of contract workers across Technology, Business Change, Compliance and Data Analytics during this time. Ventula’s account managers understand our business very well and go to great lengths to find the most suitable candidates I would recommend Ventula as a supplier of contract resource without hesitation”​

- Head of Recruitment

​“Ventula have been a great tactical and strategic recruitment partner for us. They have played a key part in building our core Digital products by providing the right people, for the right job, at the right price. The Team at Ventula are proactive, have good listening skills and they go the extra mile to understand their busy clients. Keep up the good work” ​

- Senior Development Manager

I have worked with Rachel in sourcing and recruiting for 10+ years.  In this time she has been a strong, instrumental figure in filling my skill and capability gaps for both permanent and contract roles that were difficult to source through other large scale organisations.She was able to do this through her ability to understand my needs accurately and then source and match these needs.  This coupled with her tenacity to progress with pace and determination to meet my requirements...read more

- Senior Programme Manager
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Meet the Team

The Ventula team has extensive hands-on experience in the four recruitment services it works in. We share a common goal to provide an industry leading level of service which delivers results.

The Ventula team has extensive hands-on experience in the four recruitment services it works in. We share a common goal to provide an industry leading level of service which delivers results.

Andrew Shaw - Founding Director

With more than a decade of experience with one of the UK’s leading recruitment firms, Andrew understands the tech talent market inside and out. Alongside co-founder, Tom Breese, he has led technology recruitment campaigns for some of the world’s leading organisations and put together teams for groundbreaking start-ups.Andrew is passionate about new technology and exploring the latest tools to improve candidate attraction. Outside of the office, you’ll usually find him on the tennis or squash courts.​

Thomas Breese - Founding Director

Co-founder of Ventula, Tom has over a decade of experience recruiting across the full spectrum of the UK tech market. With a reputation for forging strong relationships and delivering exceptional results, Tom has led recruitment campaigns for clients across the digital spectrum, from blue-chip companies to innovative technology start-ups. When he isn’t discovering incredible talent, Tom can often be found exploring the English countryside on his bike or trying to improve his tennis skills. ​

Christian Kenny - Director - Technology Contracts

Christian has spent nearly a decade working in IT and Business Change recruitment. His hands-on approach and commitment to doing everything possible to support his candidates and clients have seen him deliver successful hires at every level. For Christian, there is no brief too challenging and no detail too small to overlook. He has supported a huge range of tech-focused companies from start-ups to FTSE 100 organisations. Christian’s passion outside of tech talent is football, whether on the pitch himself or cheering on his beloved Liverpool FC. ​

James Mackie - Director - Change & Transformation

Since 2010, James has been connecting leading clients in the Financial Services, Retail and Professional Services sector with IT, Analytics and Business Change professionals across the UK. With an extensive client management and resourcing background, James is responsible for the Permanent recruitment teams at Ventula. Outside of recruitment, James is a talented horseman who once considered a career as a jockey. He remains an avid follower of horse racing and other sports, including rugby, football, and golf. ​

Rachel Mayne - Client Director

After jumping straight into recruitment after graduation, Rachel spent nearly a decade sourcing and placing exceptional Business Change & IT Transformation specialists across the UK and Europe. Rachel remains focused on the Technology and Business Change markets, and is responsible for developing new and existing client relationships across the business. She has a strong track record in delivering outstanding results. In her downtime, Rachel loves to explore the East London cultural scene, whether that’s adding to her growing art collection or attending local events and gigs. ​

Tom Couchman - Finance Director

​Tom joined the Ventula team in 2018 and is a qualified accountant with almost 20 years experience both in practice and industry. A former professional pool champion, when he’s not crunching numbers or looking after our contractors, Tom can often be found enjoying a round or two on the golf course.

Jon Hitchenor - Non Executive Director

​Jon has worked in the recruitment sector for more than 35 years and has been personally responsible for the development of several highly successful sales teams and the hiring of over 750 staff.Jon joined the team in 2018 as Non-Executive Director and offers strategic direction, coaching and mentoring of the Ventula team. When he’s not helping businesses grow, Jon can be found climbing mountains or walking in the Lake District.

James Leyden - Practice Lead - Professional Services

James has been part of the Ventula team for over 5 years, joining in 2014 with no prior recruitment experience. He has continued to progress and develop within the business and now heads up our Professional Services practice. When he’s not at work, you can find James telling anyone willing to listen how he once came second on ITV’s daytime game show Tipping Point (he still thinks he was robbed of victory). You might also find him pulling his hair out watching Arsenal fail to win major silverware but ultimately secure a top-four finish.

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