Latest Jobs

Software Project Manager – Change – Southampton – £40k + Bens

Southampton £35000 - £40000 per annum 10 days ago

Software Project Manager – Change – Southampton – £40k + Bens Award-winning technology company based in Southampton is now looking for a passionate Project Manager to lead the delivery of critical software projects Key responsibilities for the new Project Manager: Play a key role in delivering company wide transformation through delivery of key projects within the IT Transformation roadmap, managing interdependencies and define product objectives and requirements Accountable for the end to end delivery of key project(s) across all workstreams (IT, Change, Process etc) from initiation to close down, ensuring that desired outcomes are achieved (and benefits realised) Own project deliverables (such as the plan and budget) across the project lifecycle and applies appropriate methodologies to support the achievement of wider project aims and objectives Own project reporting, management of risks and issues, and management of dependencies, linking to the business wide transformation plan Lead the project team, comprising of business change and wider business resources to successfully deliver required outcomes Own project stakeholder relationships and engage the business more broadly with project communications and change interventions to ensure that the project lands successfully What we are looking for: You are a dynamic Project Manager with experience delivering IT projects using Agile/Waterfall methodologies Strategic and Analytical thinking Ability to work with ambiguity and uncertainty Ability to positively resolve conflicts Salary: £35k-£40k  + Excellent Benefits

Apply Now

Digital Analytics Implementation Manager - Tealium / Google Tag Manager

London £55000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits: Excellent benefits 22 days ago

Digital Analytics Implementation Manager urgently required by my client, a market leading eCommerce organisation based in Central London, on an initial 8 month FTC. The Digital Analytics Implementation Manager will define the business' online analytic strategy, providing web analytics and reporting projects. You will drive data strategy across all digital channels (surveys, testing, websites, CRM Systems etc). To be considered for this position applicants must have the following experience: Strong background in online eCommerce and digital marketing Extensive experience in Web Analytics Strong skills in Google Analytics Advanced knowledge of Tealium Excellent knowledge of Google Tag Manager JavaScript experience Working knowledge of digital marketing channels such as SEM/PPC and SEO strategies This is an excellent opportunity for a Digital Analytics Implementation Manager to join a successful organisation, within a high calibre eCommerce team. It is a key role in the team, with the overall aim to improve customer experience, leading overall analytics strategy and implementation on digital channels. It must be stressed that only proven Digital Analytics Implementation Manager with skills in Google Analytics, Google Tag Manager and Tealium will be considered for this opportunity. This is an initial 8 month FTC position based in central London, paying a pro rata salary of between £55-65K + benefits.

Apply Now

CRO Manager contract - Leading eCommerce Website, A/B Testing/MVT Testing, £400 per day

London £350 - £400 per day 22 days ago

CRO  Manager contract - Leading eCommerce Website, A/B Testing/MVT Testing, £400 per day CRO 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 contract role offering between £350 - £400 per day for an initial 3 months

Apply Now

Software Project Manager – Change – Southampton – £40k + Bens

Southampton £35000 - £40000 per annum 10 days ago

Software Project Manager – Change – Southampton – £40k + Bens Award-winning technology company based in Southampton is now looking for a passionate Project Manager to lead the delivery of critical software projects Key responsibilities for the new Project Manager: Play a key role in delivering company wide transformation through delivery of key projects within the IT Transformation roadmap, managing interdependencies and define product objectives and requirements Accountable for the end to end delivery of key project(s) across all workstreams (IT, Change, Process etc) from initiation to close down, ensuring that desired outcomes are achieved (and benefits realised) Own project deliverables (such as the plan and budget) across the project lifecycle and applies appropriate methodologies to support the achievement of wider project aims and objectives Own project reporting, management of risks and issues, and management of dependencies, linking to the business wide transformation plan Lead the project team, comprising of business change and wider business resources to successfully deliver required outcomes Own project stakeholder relationships and engage the business more broadly with project communications and change interventions to ensure that the project lands successfully What we are looking for: You are a dynamic Project Manager with experience delivering IT projects using Agile/Waterfall methodologies Strategic and Analytical thinking Ability to work with ambiguity and uncertainty Ability to positively resolve conflicts Salary: £35k-£40k  + Excellent Benefits

Apply Now

Software Project Manager – Change – Southampton – £40k + Bens

Southampton £35000 - £40000 per annum 25 days ago

Software Project Manager – Change – Southampton – £40k + Bens Award-winning technology company based in Southampton is now looking for a passionate Project Manager to lead the delivery of critical software projects Key responsibilities for the new Project Manager: Play a key role in delivering company wide transformation through delivery of key projects within the IT Transformation roadmap, managing interdependencies and define product objectives and requirements Accountable for the end to end delivery of key project(s) across all workstreams (IT, Change, Process etc) from initiation to close down, ensuring that desired outcomes are achieved (and benefits realised) Own project deliverables (such as the plan and budget) across the project lifecycle and applies appropriate methodologies to support the achievement of wider project aims and objectives Own project reporting, management of risks and issues, and management of dependencies, linking to the business wide transformation plan Lead the project team, comprising of business change and wider business resources to successfully deliver required outcomes Own project stakeholder relationships and engage the business more broadly with project communications and change interventions to ensure that the project lands successfully What we are looking for: You are a dynamic Project Manager with experience delivering IT projects using Agile/Waterfall methodologies Strategic and Analytical thinking Ability to work with ambiguity and uncertainty Ability to positively resolve conflicts Salary: £35k-£40k  + Excellent Benefits

Apply Now

Indirect Tax Manager (VAT Advisory) / Insurance / Up to £70,000k + benefits / London

London £70000 - £80000 per hour 7 days ago

Indirect Tax Manager (VAT Advisory) / Insurance / Up to £70,000k + benefits / London Fully Qualified, Big Four trained Tax professional wanted by one of UK’s leading and most successful insurance companies for a newly created Indirect Tax Manager Advisory role. The Indirect Tax VAT Advisory role will sit within this insurance firms leading Tax function and will focus on Advisory for Indirect Tax (VAT). You will be responsible for providing industry leading guidance and advice to the business to ensure their meet their objectives. The Indirect Tax Advisory role will provide the opportunity to support on the strategic restructuring of the indirect tax team. The Indirect Tax VAT Advisory role will focus primarily on the UK market with wider scope to cover EMEA. The role will suit manager level candidates with solid experience with indirect tax advisory within the insurance industry. This may be as a secondee via the Big Four or direct industry experience. INDIRECT TAX VAT ADVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES The provision of Indirect Tax VAT Advisory to key stakeholders from across the business including – but not limited to – Finance, Tax Directors and C-suite Maintain ongoing analysis of the impact of legislation to the business Maintain regular communication with key stakeholders to inform them of any pertinent changes in legislation Providing advisory to the business to ensure the mitigation of risk Support with Indirect Tax audits Engage with the wider indirect tax community and advisory to acquire and utilise advice Review of quarterly UK VAT Maintain a professional approach. Ensuring you are up to date with changes in legalisations and current trends. Attend networking evens and training courses to improve knowledge and the businesses Tax function brand / reputation. INDIRECT TAX VAT ADVISORY EXPERIENCE expert level knowledge of and experience with EU VAT Strong experience of Indirect Tax Advisory within Financial Services, ideally Insurance Experience of facing off to Senior Directors INDIRECT TAX VAT ADVISORY QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS Qualified Accountant Expertise in Tax Advisory (background / qualified in Law preferred)

Apply Now

RPA Practice Lead – Blue Prism – Financial Services - £75-95k – City of London

London £75000 - £90000 per annum 10 days ago

RPA Practice Lead – Blue Prism – Financial Services - £75-95k – City of London An extremely exciting opportunity for an RPA Practice Lead to work for a FTSE250 company based in the City of London! My client is looking for a Robotic Process Automation (RPA) Practice Lead with experience in Blue Prism, who will be responsible for leading and designing the systems that meet business needs and identifying concepts and translating them into RPA implementation design. The RPA Practice Lead will be the driving force of the team and will be expected to lead the integration of multiple systems and technologies to collaborate with senior stakeholders, providing direction and challenge to find agreement. My client is looking for an experienced RPA Practice Lead who has previous experience delivering and engaging within a wide portfolio of client accounts. The right candidate will have sound object orientated programming skills & design techniques e.g. in .NET, C# or VBA macros. Key Responsibilities for this RPA Practice Lead – Blue Prism: Lead the developers while they are designing, coding and testing workflows using Blue Prism. Excellent communication skills with the ability to work collaboratively and effectively across internal and external boundaries and cultures Strong consulting and business acumen, adept at establishing partnerships and building relationships internally and externally. Create the methodology, specification, and timetable for robotics and automation delivery across the UK business Run an effective governance process ensuring that performance is managed, opportunities are identified, and risks are appropriately mitigated Experience required for the RPA Practice Lead - Blue Prism: Significant coding experience with RPA, implementing business processes using Blue Prism software. Blue Prism professional certification – PREFERRED Able to deliver Blue Prism solutions under an agile or waterfall framework using continuous integration principles. Strong understanding of the Blue Prism technical architecture. A proven background in technical leadership, strong communication and interpersonal skills. This RPA Practice Lead – Blue Prism role is a permanent position offering between £75-95k per year based in Central London. I MUST stress in order to be considered for this RPA Practice Lead – Blue Prism position candidates are required to have a Blue Prism professional certification, be able to deliver Blue Prism solutions under an agile framework using continuous integration principles.

Apply Now

Finance Transformation Project Manager

Brentford £85000 - £90000 per day 25 days ago

Finance Transformation Project Manager   Large IT Infrastructure provider require a Finance Transformation Project Manager. This company operate in 5 continents and support 80% of the Fortune 500. Very rapidly expanding cash rich organisation admired for innovation in their sector. The company has grown through acquisition and requires this position to work on internal finance system integrations.   This role require someone who is qualifies / chattered accountant.     This role will require you to undertake the following.           Prepare and execute Project Plan for the Finance Operation function(s) assigned, ensuring timely execution of deliverables         Discover and analyze the acquired business processes and perform gap analysis, producing detailed As Is process flows         Identify solution on gaps, prepare Business Requirement Documents for IT and review Functional Design documents         Manage and execute data cleansing activities, working closely with the data migration team         Perform data validation to ensure transfer of clean transactional and financial data to the Finance Organization         Produce final process solution (Solution Design document) and present to stakeholders         Provide financial and process recommendations as required to stakeholders         Identify cross functional dependencies and work with relevant department stakeholders to co-ordinate and prioritise activities         Maintain communications plan and draft communications for submission to Marketing within agreed timeline         Manage system cut-over plan, ensuring timely execution of deliverables         Engage stakeholders where appropriate to get input/reviews/feedback/sign-offs as required in the various stages of the project   Required skills.   Solid understanding and experience of multiple finance operations function: P2P, GL Accounting, Fixed Assets, Revenue, Billing and Credit and Collections           Qualified Accountant with relevant work experience         Must be able to “engineer” solutions based on the facts and circumstances on the ground         Must be “hands on” but also able to summarise complex issues and communicate to management         Strong Project Management, Presentation (material & delivery) and organizational skills         Must be flexible and react to what will be a constantly changing environment         Must be able to earn the respect of internal and external customers / vendors         The ability to engage and communicate effectively with multiple stakeholders across a number of financial and non-financial disciplines at various levels         Able to produce high quality Visio process flows and PowerPoint presentations         Prince 2 qualified (or equivalent)         Understanding of change management principles and Experience of working on an Integration or transformations project         Awareness of relevant USGAAP requirements would be an advantage         Ability and willingness to travel when needed (during an integration project frequent travel will be required)   This position is currently home based, the main office is near to Heathrow in Middlesex. Salary is basic up to £85k with an excellent benefits package and bonus

Apply Now

Fiance Transformation Manager

Brentford £85000 - £90000 per day 25 days ago

Finance Transformation Manager (Operational Finance Integration)   Large IT Infrastructure provider require a Senior Finance Integration Manager. This company operate in 5 continents and support 80% of the Fortune 500. Very rapidly expanding cash rich organisation admired for innovation in their sector. The company has grown through acquisition and requires this position to work on internal finance system integrations.   This role require someone who is qualifies / chattered accountant.     This role will require you to undertake the following.           Prepare and execute Project Plan for the Finance Operation function(s) assigned, ensuring timely execution of deliverables         Discover and analyze the acquired business processes and perform gap analysis, producing detailed As Is process flows         Identify solution on gaps, prepare Business Requirement Documents for IT and review Functional Design documents         Manage and execute data cleansing activities, working closely with the data migration team         Perform data validation to ensure transfer of clean transactional and financial data to the Finance Organization         Produce final process solution (Solution Design document) and present to stakeholders         Provide financial and process recommendations as required to stakeholders         Identify cross functional dependencies and work with relevant department stakeholders to co-ordinate and prioritise activities         Maintain communications plan and draft communications for submission to Marketing within agreed timeline         Manage system cut-over plan, ensuring timely execution of deliverables         Engage stakeholders where appropriate to get input/reviews/feedback/sign-offs as required in the various stages of the project   Required skills.   Solid understanding and experience of multiple finance operations function: P2P, GL Accounting, Fixed Assets, Revenue, Billing and Credit and Collections           Qualified Accountant with relevant work experience         Must be able to “engineer” solutions based on the facts and circumstances on the ground         Must be “hands on” but also able to summarise complex issues and communicate to management         Strong Project Management, Presentation (material & delivery) and organizational skills         Must be flexible and react to what will be a constantly changing environment         Must be able to earn the respect of internal and external customers / vendors         The ability to engage and communicate effectively with multiple stakeholders across a number of financial and non-financial disciplines at various levels         Able to produce high quality Visio process flows and PowerPoint presentations         Prince 2 qualified (or equivalent)         Understanding of change management principles and Experience of working on an Integration or transformations project         Awareness of relevant USGAAP requirements would be an advantage         Ability and willingness to travel when needed (during an integration project frequent travel will be required)   This position is currently home based, the main office is near to Heathrow in Middlesex. Salary is basic up to £85k with an excellent benefits

Apply Now
E5e1dc78

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.  

01

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
36c373a4

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 - Tax Specialist

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. James has a particular focus on placing Tax professionals across our Technology and Commercial Clients. 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.

We are social