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Security Risk Analyst

Exeter £50000 - £60000 per hour, Benefits: + benefits 3 days ago

Security Risk Analyst is urgently required by my client who are a leading UK organisation specialising in data, based in Exeter. The Security Risk Analyst will be based at a commutable distance to one of my client’s office locations (Exeter, Reading, Brighton, Bristol).   The Security Risk Analyst will perform risk assessment of various business areas and be able to present results, recommend actions and drive best practice. They will maintain the risk management framework of the company and introduce risk management principles and standards.   To be considered for the role the Security Risk Analyst will have the following experience:   Proven track record with risk compliance, auditing, data protection, information security, risk management Knowledge of information risk and security management standards, frameworks, regulations such as CIS Top20, ISO/IEC 27001, NIST 800-53, BSIMM, GDPR, FAIR, etc. Expertise in taking policy statements and translating them into actual, implementable, risk and security controls that can be monitored, audited and constantly improved. Ability to judge their effectiveness and recommend improvements. Skills with data mapping and risk assessment tools and processes   The candidate can be based near any of my client’s offices i.e. Brighton, Exeter, Reading, Bristol the role allows a degree of flexible and remote working. It is offered on a permanent basis with basic salary up to £60K and performance-based bonus.  

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Cloud Infrastructure Engineer

Exeter £35000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits: + benefits 3 days ago

Cloud Infrastructure Engineer is urgently required by my client who are a leading UK organisation specialising in data, based in Exeter. The Infrastructure Engineer will offer 3rd line infrastructure support and be responsible for cloud administration and systems development.   The Cloud Infrastructure Engineer will have a proven track record with both Linux and Windows as well as either VMware or Hyper-V. Experience with Ansible, Terraform, Packer or AWS Cloudformation are also required as well as knowledge of Docker or Kubernetes (ideal).   The Cloud Infrastructure Engineer will work with internal and external customers on various project and will deliver a range of private and public (Azure) solutions and maintain the infrastructure (Windows, Linux, VMWare, Hyper-V).     The Infrastructure Engineer will have the following experience: Experience with service deployment into cloud platforms such as Azure and AWS (Ideally Azure) Proven experience with Windows and Linux Virtualised infrastructure experience with either VMware or Hyper-V Experience with Jenkins or Ansible Experience with either Python, Go, Bash, Powershell Knowledge of one or more of: Terraform, Ansible, Packer, AWS cloud formation Experience with Docker or Kubernetes   The role is based in Exeter and allows a degree of flexible and remote working. It is offered on a permanent basis with basic salary up to £40K and performance-based bonus.  

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Process Specialist - Lean Six Sigma / BPMN / TOM - Government / Defence - £400 pd

United Kingdom £350 - £400 per day 6 days ago

Process Specialist is now required by a leading Consultancy within the Government & Defence sector urgently required on an initia 3 month contract, paying up to £400 per day. The Process Specialist will lead a high profile business change initiative within the company.   You will be responsible for defining and mapping existing processes within the organisation, and manage the readiness of various departments post- new system implementation.    To be considered for this position, applicants must have the following experience: Extensive experience in Process focused roles  Lean Six Sigma certified (Green / Black Belt) Strong skills in BPMN & TOM Design Excellent communicator Excellent exposure working within an Agile environment  Experience in process improvement, mapping, analysis  Exposure working within Governmen / Defence sector advantageous   The Process Specialist will work with senior stakeholders and various departments within the business to define and map out existing processes and ensure the operational readiness.   It must be stressed that only proven Process Specialists with excellent experience in a process focused role, certified up to Green / Black Belt level will be considered for the position. This is an initial 3-month contract role, with high likelihoold of extension (18 month programme), based remotely, paying up to £400 per day.

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Process Specialist - Lean Six Sigma / BPMN / TOM - Government / Defence - £400 pd

United Kingdom £350 - £400 per day 12 days ago

Process Specialist is now required by a leading Consultancy within the Government & Defence sector urgently required on an initia 3 month contract, paying up to £400 per day. The Process Specialist will lead a high profile business change initiative within the company.   You will be responsible for defining and mapping existing processes within the organisation, and manage the readiness of various departments post- new system implementation.    To be considered for this position, applicants must have the following experience: Extensive experience in Process focused roles  Lean Six Sigma certified (Green / Black Belt) Strong skills in BPMN & TOM Design Excellent communicator Excellent exposure working within an Agile environment  Experience in process improvement, mapping, analysis  Exposure working within Governmen / Defence sector advantageous   The Process Specialist will work with senior stakeholders and various departments within the business to define and map out existing processes and ensure the operational readiness.   It must be stressed that only proven Process Specialists with excellent experience in a process focused role, certified up to Green / Black Belt level will be considered for the position. This is an initial 3-month contract role, with high likelihoold of extension (18 month programme), based remotely, paying up to £400 per day.

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Personal Tax Senior US UK / London / Up to £50,000

London £40000 - £50000 per hour 5 days ago

Personal Tax Senior US UK / London / Up to £50,000   Personal Tax Senior US UK wanted by my recognised, leading practice based in London to support UK / US Private Tax.   This is a great opportunity to work with High Net Worth UK / US citizens to support on complex Private Tax issues. Personal Tax Senior US UK (Private U.S) role is largely focused on compliance and ensuring clients remain compliant with UK / US Individual Tax Law. However, there will also be some opportunities to support on policy and advisory.   Personal Tax Senior US UK is working for a recognised consulting powerhouse in the Tax space. You will have an extensive client base to work with an excellent platform to – in time – expand.   Personal Tax Senior US UK offers growth opportunities as well as the responsibility to support and develop the company’s knowledge base and junior staff. Can you implement best practice within a team?   Personal Tax Senior US UK role will suit candidates Big Four environment or a boutique consultancy with a strong presence in the Private Tax space.   In the current climate this company offers genuine stability with a great network to build a successful career upon.   KEY REQUIREMENTS Experience at Associate / Senior Associate level within consultancy Strong knowledge of US private tax Ideally an Enrolled Agent (EA) Knowledge of UK private tax would be a bonus You MUST be a technical tax professional Fully Qualified Tax Accountant / Advisory   Key Responsibilities You will be responsible for supporting in the managing of a portfolio of individual Tax clients You will be required to maintain an excellent, best in class level of service to clients Appropriately manage your own time as well as internal resource to ensure work is delivered on time meeting strict deadlines Maintain, track, and ensure complex returns are reviewed and delivered Maintain constant learning, network within the industry, and attend conferences to ensure you are fully up to date with changes and trends that can benefit the business and our end clients   Personal Tax Senior US UK is a permanent role based in London offering a salary up to £50,000 with excellent benefits.   I MUST stress to be considered for the Personal Tax Senior US UK role candidates are required to be fully qualified technical tax professionals with a strong background and exposure of consulting with Private U.S clients.

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Personal Tax Manager US UK / London / Up to £65,000

London £60000 - £70000 per month 5 days ago

Personal Tax Manager US UK / London / Up to £70,000   Personal Tax Manager US UK wanted by my recognised, leading practice based in London to support UK / US Private Tax.   This is a great opportunity to work with High Net Worth UK / US citizens to support on complex Private Tax issues. Personal Tax Manager US UK (Private U.S) role is largely focused on compliance and ensuring clients remain compliant with UK / US Individual Tax Law. However, there will also be some opportunities to support on policy and advisory.   Personal Tax Manager US UK is working for a recognised consulting powerhouse in the Tax space. You will have an extensive client base to work with an excellent platform to – in time – expand.   Personal Tax Manager US UK offers growth opportunities as well as the responsibility to support and develop the company’s knowledge base and junior staff. Can you implement best practice within a team?   Personal Tax Manager US UK role will suit candidates Big Four environment or a boutique consultancy with a strong presence in the Private Tax space.   In the current climate this company offers genuine stability with a great network to build a successful career upon.   KEY REQUIREMENTS Experience at Senior Associate / Manager level within consultancy Extensive, expert knowledge of US private tax Enrolled Agent (EA) Knowledge of UK private tax would be a bonus You MUST be a technical tax professional Fully Qualified Tax Accountant / Advisory   Key Responsibilities You will be responsible for supporting in the managing of a portfolio of individual Tax clients You will be required to maintain an excellent, best in class level of service to clients Appropriately manage your own time as well as internal resource to ensure work is delivered on time meeting strict deadlines Maintain, track, and ensure complex returns are reviewed and delivered Maintain constant learning, network within the industry, and attend conferences to ensure you are fully up to date with changes and trends that can benefit the business and our end clients   Personal Tax Manager US UK is a permanent role based in London offering a salary up to £70,000 with excellent benefits.   I MUST stress to be considered for the Personal Tax Manager US UK role candidates are required to be fully qualified technical tax professionals with a strong background and exposure of consulting with Private U.S clients.

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Finance System Analyst

London £75000 - £80000 per annum 7 days ago

Finance System Manager with a strong background in Oracle Finance Systems wanted by a leading insurance company based in Central London.   The Finance System Analyst role will be working for this recognised insurance organisations supporting on system optimisations.   The Finance System Analyst role is part of a wider team that manages Finance Systems and Data (which covers the management of finance models) and reports through the Capital, Insight & Actuarial function.    The Finance System role will suit candidates who have strong process knowledge as well as being part of fully qualified.   KEY EXPERIENCE Solid technical and analytical skills, with ability to interpret & present data clearly Strong EPM finance systems knowledge Strong finance process understanding, at least in one of the following areas: General Ledger, Consolidation, Solvency II, IFRS17, Reporting Experience of maintenance and/or delivery of large-scale finance systems Good understanding of databases, SQL, data uploads, interfaces with other systems, data extraction and manipulation Ability to work well on own and within a team environment Customer focused mindset Advanced knowledge of MS office products - in particular Excel Excellent verbal communication skills Experience with working with third party providers to ensure the systems are working as required Experience of effective presentation of financial information to finance and non-finance staff An understanding of financial controls and reflecting these through workflows and controls on financial systems Extensive experience with improving (and implementing) new finance procedures Strong analytical, numeric and critical reasoning skills capable of delivering practical solutions to complex problems Strong problem solving skills with an ability to identify innovative yet practical solutions to complex problems Ability to prioritise competing demands and tasks   Desirable: Prior experience with Oracle Fusion GL, Oracle Financial Close & Consolidation (FCCS), Tagetik and Moodys RiskIntegrity Part-qualified accountant - ACCA or CIMA Experience of agile methodologies Experience of collaboration tools such as MS Teams, DevOps (using work items, boards, sprints, backlogs and queries to manage workload and releases)   The Finance System Analyst is a permanent role offering a salary up to £80,000 + benefits.

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Client Director, New Logo (Cloud Infrastructure / Azure)

London £90000 - £100000 per annum, Benefits: OTE 100% 14 days ago

Client Director, New Logo (Cloud Infrastructure / Azure)   Large IT Infrastructure company who are tier 1 Microsoft reseller need to hire a New Logo Director for the MS Channel. This company is a well-funded private equity backed business that has expanded its presence internationally. True partnership is the defining thing that makes us different from the competition. They pride themselves on delivering focused complex managed hosting and cloud infrastructure services and solutions, with associated consultancy; unleashing clients across all industry sectors to ‘operate for today and optimise for tomorrow,’ simplifying complex business challenges and delivering immediate value. The New Client Engagement Director (Microsoft) role within is primarily responsible for identifying and converting accounts in our cloud (Azure) and managed service offerings with new prospects by working closely with Microsoft in a co-sell model. The role will be responsible for both generating their own leads and taking them into Microsoft and cultivating inbound opportunities. it is therefore essential that you have demonstrable experience of co-selling with Microsoft.   The role demands a professional, credible and dynamic individual who will thrive on working with direct prospects to identify their needs and maximising the client’s take-up of the full range of services. Crucial to your success is the ability to deliver new business sales by identifying new leads and managing the entire sales process from lead to close. You will be capable of selling to a technical audience with input from presales engineers, consultants and advisors.   Key Responsibilities   Create pipeline both directly and through Microsoft Manage pipeline and opportunities to meet bookings targets Create your own Microsoft co-selling motion Network to identify new direct client engagements within your targeted accounts Hunt new business through; Targeting marketing activities Cultivating relationships with key AWS contacts Account mapping against existing customers / verticals Cold / Warm Calling Selling the full portfolio of services, with a specific focus on Azure and associated transformation services Use Salesforce to record all activity   Skills   A true ‘hunter’ sales professional, with demonstrable success over a prolonged period Demonstrable experience of selling managed (public cloud) hosting services and associated consultancy Experience of working with Microsoft cloud technologies Excellent networker with experience working at Cxo Level, both end clients and Microsoft Ability to articulate solution, technology and product positioning from a commercially driven business perspective Methodical and strategic thinker Solution seller Up to date product and industry knowledge Experience driven storytelling and commercial creativity Subject matter expert in their field Persuasive with strong influencing skills Good time management with a ‘hands on’ approach Meticulous management of attainment against sales plan Team player who works will all internal teams to drive results – highly collaborative     This role is home based with travel to clients as and when required. The salary is a basic in the region of £100k with a 100% OTE bonus, car and corporate

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Corporation Tax Advisory / FTC up to £65,000 / 12+ Months / Home / London

London £60000 - £65000 per annum 18 days ago

Corporate Tax Advisor / FTC £65,000 + package / London (home based)   Group Tax Manager with strong experience of Corporation Tax wanted by my global, leading retail client based in London.   Group Tax Manager will be joining this recognised global retail giant to support on Corporation Tax activities. This role will be supporting on Tax issues across the globally footprint of the business, ensuring that the business is and remains compliant through advisory.   The Group Tax Manager role will provide commercial exposure to this industry leader. The ideal candidate will have Technical Tax knowledge combined with the ability to Business Partner with non-technical tax colleague, the ability to break down Technical Tax in Layman’s terms will set you apart from other candidates and will enable you to progress your career in this organisation.   Group Tax Manager Key skills and exposure Strong experience as a Corp Tax Advisory Fully qualified (CTA, ATT, ACA, or Education Equivalent) Strong experience with Corporation Tax Strong experience with Big Four and ideally industry or secondment experience with a FinTech, Financial Services, Banking or Technology organisation Strong experience in the preparation, review, and management of Tax compliance Experience working across several different regions / locations Strong business partnering skills the ability to explain Technical Tax in Layman’s terms to non-technical tax colleagues Pragmatic approach, able to rationalise and approach situations appropriately   The Group Tax Manager is a Fixed Term Contract role based in London (Home based for the time being) offering a salary up to £65,000 + package.   I MUST stress to be considered for this role candidates are required to be fully qualified with strong experience in Corporation Tax Advisory.   

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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 - 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.

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