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Support Developer - .Net

Leatherhead

Job Ref
SD - 001
Location
Leatherhead

Department Position Grade
Digital Support Support/Developer
Purpose & Objectives of the Role

Premium Credit requires a support/developer to deliver high quality support & develop solutions. The successful candidate must have a proven track record of issue & problem solving and development. They will be enthusiastic and pro-active, with the drive and commitment to work effectively in a challenging environment.
The candidate will have 3 years’ support/development experience, including experience in object oriented design & development skills gained in a .Net and Web Services environment, as well as having experience covering all aspects of the development life cycle. Experience of Oracle and SQL Server database design and development would be an advantage.

Primary Duties & Responsibilities

1. The incumbent is responsible for the effective service delivery of professional customer service meeting the performance level agreed ;
2. Provide second level support on incident.
3. Perform intermediate to complex incident tickets.
4. Perform complex change management activity.
5. Perform Operations & preventive service requests.
6. Perform Root Cause Analysis for all the incidents as per the account process.
7. Solution development and testing following the release process
8. Cross skilled to work on multiple technologies.
9. Update technical documentation / Standard Operating Procedure [SoP] for 1st line support.
10. Escalate or assign the incidents & requests needing next level support, not exceeding 5% in volume.
11. Identify areas of improvement as part of continuous improvement process.
12. Identify, simplify / standardise task that can be performed by 1st line support. Range 10% - 25% of task to be moved to 1st Line from 2nd/3rd Line team year on year.
13. Be instrumental in helping the team to have same level of knowledge needed to deliver consistent service.
14. Provide training to 1st Line team from time to time as necessary.
Controlled Function

n/a
Approved Person Code of Conduct

n/a

Reporting to

Technical Services Manager
Direct Reports

none
Budgetary and mandate limits

none
Responsibilities
• Timely & quality resolution of incident, request & change.
• A minimum of 95% of incident, request & change are resolved within the team.
• Create, Update documentation for both 2nd/3rd Line & 1st Line teams.
Qualifications/Skills/Experience
Required:

• 3 to 8 Years of relevant technology experience. Having SME knowledge on at least two technology areas will be added advantage.
• A proven track record of delivering and supporting mission critical eBusiness applications and their integration with core transactional platforms and databases.
• Experience of object oriented application development in a .Net Web Services SOA environment, using specifically :-
• C# [.Net Framework v1.1 to v4.6 inclusive]
• WCF, WF
• Visual Studio 2012/2015/2017
• SQL Server 2005/2012/2016
• T-SQL stored procedures
• ASP.NET
• MVC 3.0 and 4.0
• ADO.NET
• XML, W3C Schema, SOAP, and Web Services
• Oracle 10g, PL/SQL, ODP.Net
• Best practices and Design Patterns
• Microsoft Enterprise Application Blocks
• Solid database design experience/data modelling for SQL Server
• Experience of Javascript, CSS, and HTML.
• ITIL Foundation Certification desirable.
• Accreditation is desired.

Preferred:
• Degree educated.
• Demonstrate eagerness to learn new technologies / tools within the tower requried to support.
• ‘Self Start’ & ‘Self development’ attitude
• A good team player – “We”, than “I”
• Technical Learning
• Action Oriented
• Problem Solving
• Integrity and Trust

Function
IT Support
Status
Full Time
Type
Permanent
Hours
37.5


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Senior .Net Developer - Change

Leatherhead

Job Ref
SND - C2
Location
Leatherhead

PCL JOB DESCRIPTION
Department Position Grade
IT Development Senior Developer
Purpose & Objectives of the Role

Premium Credit requires a Senior Developer who is experienced in leading developments to deliver projects to time and budget and developing n-tier component based designs using OO develop-ment methodologies in a Service Oriented Architecture. The successful candidate must have a proven track record of delivering robust, high availability transactional web applications to time and budget. They will be enthusiastic and pro-active, with the drive and commitment to work effectively in a challenging environment.
The candidate will have at least 5 years’ object oriented design & development skills gained in a .Net and Web Services environment, as well as having extensive experience covering all aspects of the development life cycle; preferably gained in the Financial sector. The candidate will have had experience of mentoring and developing more junior staff. Experience of SQL Server database de-sign and development would be an advantage.

Primary Duties & Responsibilities

1. Responsibility for the architectural integrity, capability and performance of PCL systems. This will include :-
• Application security model
• Performance and scalability
• Integration with core database applications, data warehouse and (where relevant) ex-isting legacy systems.
• User interfaces and usability standards
• Transactional capability
• Working closely with business analysts, technical colleagues and senior users to en-sure that technical designs are forward thinking, cost-effective and are aligned with business needs.
• Documenting/communicating technical designs to both technical and non-technical au-diences and supervising their subsequent development and maintenance.
• Performing a business analysis role in circumstances where business and technical models are heavily interdependent.
2. Developing, enhancing and supporting Premium Credit’s systems. This will include:
• Analysing, understanding and documenting business requirements
• Writing and reviewing Solution Design and Technical specification documents
• Writing, reviewing and unit testing code, particularly that with complex functionality
• Assist the team in test design, planning and execution
• Managing the interface to other testing teams including UAT, security and Performance testing
• Co-ordinating the release of software into the Production Environment
• Liaise with other architects and other senior developers in order to provide solutions that meet both business requirements and long term technical strategy.
• Development tools and practices, taking into account new technologies, tools and working practices/methodologies
3. To be an acknowledged expert on relevant PCL’s Systems
4. To lead developments, document and resolve production problems in an accurate and timely manner, in liaison with business units and IT colleagues.
5. To apply the PCL development lifecycle and, working with the Scrum master and Platform Leader to devise accurate project, test, implementation and support pans, ensuring that work is undertaken in a controlled and structured manner.
6. To provide team governance to ensure that all change (processing or data) to PCL Production Environments is effectively controlled and that team activity is in compliance with PCL stand-ards and procedures.
7. To devise effective plans for the unit, managing achievement against agreed date, budget and quality expectations, reporting progress on a regular basis, and escalating any delivery risks or issues.
8. To exercise all reasonable care in ensuring the security and integrity of PCL's computer sys-tems, data and application software.
9. To provide out-of-hours cover as requested in support of the above.
10. To assist other members of the team as appropriate, including authorship of development plans, formal mentoring and on-the-job training where necessary.
11. To undergo training as appropriate in support of the above.
12. To nurture effective relationships with business users, testers and operational support areas to understand requirements, resolve problems/issues, suggest solutions and identify areas for service improvement.
13. To provide support for regression, acceptance, implementation, recovery and contingency test-ing.
14. To lead the secure integration of PCL's applications with client, supplier and software house systems, working where necessary with technical teams at client, vendor or software house sites.

Controlled Function

n/a
Approved Person Code of Conduct

n/a

Reporting to

Platform Leader
Direct Reports

Upto 3 more junior develpers
Budgetary and mandate limits

none
Responsibilities
Ensure that where appropriate in the performance of role responsibilities and individual objectives the staff member at all times considers the interests of our customers and treats them fairly.

• Ensure that the goals/targets set by the Platform leader are met by themselves and the team.
• Support Live systems to make sure that they meet the service needs of the company.
• Comply with company Policies and Regulatory needs where appropriate.
• Demonstrate targets set out by their Line Manager are met.
• Grow self to help improve the development capability within the team assigned.


Qualifications/Skills/Experience
Required:

• 5 years solid development experience on transactional web applications, preferably gained in a financial services environment.
• A proven track record of delivering and supporting mission critical eBusiness applications and their integration with core transactional platforms and databases.
• Minimum of 5 years experience of object oriented application development in a .Net Web Ser-vices SOA environment, using specifically :-
- C# [.Net Framework v1.1 to v4.5 inclusive]
- WCF, WF
- Visual Studio 2005/2008/2012/2015
- SQL Server 20002005/2012/2016
- T-SQL stored procedures
- ASP.NET
- MVC 3.0 and 4.0
- ADO.NET
- XML, W3C Schema, SOAP, and Web Services
- Oracle 10g, PL/SQL, ODP.Net
- Best practices and Design Patterns
- Microsoft Enterprise Application Blocks
• Solid database design experience/data modelling, for SQL Server and/or Oracle 11g.
• Experience of automated testing tools such as Nunit.
• Experience of Javascript, CSS, and HTML.
• Experience of source control and version control tools, e.g. Tortoise SVN.
• Knowledge of the design of secure and maintainable web sites and web service applications in a SOA environment.
• Full development lifecycle experience.
• Ability to liaise with and manage the expectations of business representatives at all levels.
• Full development lifecycle experience, including preparation of implementation plans and set-up of support processes.
• Strong document authorship skills including documentation of requirements, designs and sup-port operations.

Preferred:
• Degree educated.
• Broad understanding of related server and network technologies and architectures used to support transactional E-business applications.
• Experience of integrating web- based applications with legacy systems and core transactional applications.
• Experience in taking a lead role within a Scrum Team.
• Knowledge of Selenium.

Function
IT Digital
Status
Full Time
Type
Permanent
Hours
37.5


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2nd Line Service Desk Analyst

Leatherhead

Job Ref
LAGAC2812/AF
Location
Leatherhead
Salary
£30,000 - £37,000

2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
Leatherhead, Surrey
£30,000 - £37,000 Plus Pension, Health & Dental, 25 Days’ Holiday

Premium Credit is the leading insurance premium finance company in the UK and Ireland. We’re now looking for a 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst to add experience and depth of knowledge to the Service Desk Team.

This is a rare and engaging opportunity for an IT support professional with Active Directory skills to push themselves and take their next step with our growing company.

We’ve got an outstanding value proposition and a superb market share, if you’ve ever taken out finance for an insurance policy or paid for a club or school on a monthly basis, chances are that we have already worked together.

So, if you are ready to take your next step with a market-leader, advance your support skills and make a huge difference to your career trajectory, this is the role for you.

As a 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst, you will be tasked with providing a high level of first and second line support to Premium Credit system users. You will ensure that production systems are operational and fit-for-purpose and end users receive the assistance they require.

Our Service Desk is a fast-paced, exciting place to work where team members can develop expertise and additional skills and progress into other areas of our business. With previous team members moving into the infrastructure side and new first line personnel coming into the business, this is the perfect opportunity to advance your skills and experience levels.

You will also play a vital role in supporting our production systems and administering business-critical servers and services. You’ll be involved in everything from email systems and desktops to core systems and security meaning there is plenty of variety and numerous opportunities to diversify and develop.

Interested? If so, you will need:

- At least two years’ commercial experience in an IT support role
- Experience with Windows Active Directory
- Excellent organisational and communication skills
- Good customer service skills

Ideal 2nd Line Service Desk Analysts will also have experience gained within the financial services sector. A Microsoft certification would also be beneficial or, at a minimum, A-level (or equivalent) qualifications.

Experience with any of the following would also be an advantage: Windows 2008, 2012 or 2016, Exchange 2010 or 2013, and/or Office 365.

To apply for the role of 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst, please apply via the button shown.

This vacancy is being advertised by Webrecruit. The services advertised by Webrecruit are those of an Employment Agency.

Additional Keywords: 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst, Service Desk Engineer, 2nd Line Analyst, Helpdesk Analyst, 2nd Line Engineer, IT Service Desk Analyst, IT Support Engineer.

Function
IT Support
Status
Full Time
Type
Permanent


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Mid-Level .NET Developer

Leatherhead

Job Ref
HKQTU0301/SG-AF
Location
Leatherhead
Salary
£40,000 - £45,000

Mid-Level .NET Developer
Leatherhead, Surrey
£40,000 - £45,000 Plus Pension, Medical & Dental Insurance, 25 Days’ Holiday

Are you a Mid-Level .NET Developer seeking a fresh, new challenge? Want to avoid the London commute and progress your career with a successful FinTech? If so, read on.

Premium Credit is the leading insurance premium finance company in Ireland and the UK. We’re now looking for a Mid-Level .NET Developer to develop, enhance and support our systems.

As a Mid-Level .NET Developer, you will:

- Work in a scrum team along with four Developers to drive forward your changes
- Develop n-tier component-based designs using OO development methodologies in an SOA
- Deliver robust, high availability transactional web applications within set timescales and budgets
- Collaborate with colleagues to resolve any issues
- Help to provide out-of-hours cover when required

Interested?

To join us as a Mid-Level .NET Developer, you’ll need experience of the following:

- Developing transactional web applications
- Object Oriented application development in a .NET Web Services SOA environment
- Automated testing tools such as Nunit
- JavaScript, CSS and HTML
- The full development lifecycle

Ideally, you’ll have a degree level qualification, but this isn’t essential. Experience gained in a financial services environment would also be beneficial, as would experience of Oracle or SQL-based database administration and design.

We’d love to hear from you if you’ve worked as a .NET Developer, Developer, Application Developer, Web Application Developer, Software Developer, Web App Developer or Programmer.

The Benefits:

- A collaborative and forward-thinking environment
- Make a positive, lasting impact on our applications
- Training and development opportunities
- Great offices in Leatherhead

Webrecruit and Premium Credit are equal opportunities employers, value diversity and are strongly committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all employees and all applicants for employment. Equal opportunities are the only acceptable way to conduct business and we believe that the more inclusive our environments are, the better our work will be.

To apply for the role of Mid-Level .NET Developer, please apply via the button shown. This vacancy is being advertised by Webrecruit. The services advertised by Webrecruit are those of an Employment Agency.

Function
IT Development
Status
Full Time
Type
Permanent


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Scrum Master

Leatherhead

Job Ref
HKQTV0301/SG-AF
Location
Leatherhead
Salary
£40,000 - £45,000

Scrum Master
Leatherhead, Surrey
£40,000 - £45,000 Plus Pension, Medical & Dental Insurance, 25 Days’ Holiday

Are you a certified Scrum Master looking for your next step? Want to make a positive impact with a successful FinTech and leave the London commute behind? If so, read on.

Premium Credit is the leading insurance premium finance company in Ireland and the UK. We’re now looking for a Scrum Master to help our teams perform to the best of their ability.

As our Scrum Master, you will:

- Act as a Scrum Master within two teams
- Facilitate and manage daily stand-ups, planning sessions, sprints and reviews
- Strive to improve the use of resources, reduce waste and remove inefficiencies
- Drive the wider understanding and adoption of Agile principles and practices
- Help to grow usage of tools and techniques within teams

Interested? To join us as a Scrum Master, you will need:

- Extensive experience in application development, ideally in Microsoft technologies
- At least three years’ experience of acting as a Scrum Master for a software development team
- A first level, ideally second level, Scrum Master certification, such as PSM I or CSM
- A degree level qualification

It would be great if you had experience in the finance sector, but this isn’t essential.

We’d like to hear from you if you’ve worked as a Scrum Master, Agile Coach, Scrum Teal Lead, Lead Application Developer, Development Team Lead, Software Developer, Application Developer or Programmer.

The Benefits:

- Excellent support and coaching from our Agile Delivery Manager to ensure you succeed
- Develop your career with a growing business (we’re looking to increase our scrum teams from four to six next year)
- A collaborative and forward-thinking environment
- Take on an exciting role that you can grow into
- Great offices in Leatherhead

Webrecruit and Premium Credit are equal opportunities employers, value diversity and are strongly committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all employees and all applicants for employment. Equal opportunities are the only acceptable way to conduct business and we believe that the more inclusive our environments are, the better our work will be.

To apply for the role of Scrum Master, please apply via the button shown. This vacancy is being advertised by Webrecruit. The services advertised by Webrecruit are those of an Employment Agency.

Function
IT Development
Status
Full Time
Type
Permanent


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Lead Business Analyst (Digital)

Leatherhead

Job Ref
LBA - 001
Location
Leatherhead

Lead Business Analyst (Agile Delivery) – Successful FinTech Business
Leatherhead, Surrey
From £52,000 DOE Plus Discretionary Company Bonus, Pension, Health, Dental, 25 Days’ Holiday
If you are a lead business analyst seeking your next challenge, this is a brilliant opportunity to develop a rewarding career with an exciting business.
Premium Credit is the leading insurance premium finance company in the UK and Ireland. Our busy and thriving team is expanding further to take on more projects. As such, we’re looking for an additional Lead Business Analyst to join us in Leatherhead.
As a Lead Business Analyst, you will have the chance to make your mark on the organisation and play a key role in identifying innovative ways to drive profit, revenue, competitive advantage and cost reduction within Premium Credit.
As the bridge between business and IT, you will:
- Build collaborative relationships with business colleagues that lead to identification and delivery of new, innovative, value adding change initiatives
- Elicit requirements for business needs, process improvement ideas, user experience enhancements, readiness activities and legal and compliance rules
- Collaborate with Business Architects and Solution Architects and your team to discover solution options
- Contribute to business cases, including cost-benefit and feasibility documents
- Lead a team of business analysts to standardise the approach for agile backlog management, mentor and coach them to deliver the best outcome
To be considered, you will need:
- Minimum 8 years in a business analysis position, with a minimum of 2 years in a leading role
- Good understanding of the project/development lifecycle
- An understanding of B2B and B2C environments and the impacts on internal customers and business partners
- Proven coaching and mentoring skills that are tailored to the individual
- A degree level qualification
Collaborative and proactive, as a Lead Business Analyst, you’ll have excellent written and verbal communication skills. You’ll also be a strong negotiator who can influence others at all levels of the organisation.
Previous financial services experience would be beneficial, as would experience of projects relating to payment systems.
A business analysis certification, such as provided by BCS or IIBA, would also be an advantage.

Function
Business Analysis
Status
Full Time
Type
Permanent
Hours
37.5


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Lead Business Analyst (Systems Analysis)

Leatherhead

Job Ref
LBA- 002
Location
Leatherhead

Lead Business Analyst (Systems Analysis) – Successful FinTech Business
Leatherhead, Surrey
From £52,000 DOE Plus Discretionary Company Bonus, Pension, Health, Dental, 25 Days’ Holiday
If you are a lead business analyst seeking your next challenge, this is a brilliant opportunity to develop a rewarding career with an exciting business.
Premium Credit is the leading insurance premium finance company in the UK and Ireland. Our busy and thriving team is expanding further to take on more projects. As such, we’re looking for an additional Lead Business Analyst to join us in Leatherhead.
As a Lead Business Analyst, you will have the chance to make your mark on the organisation and play a key role in identifying innovative ways to drive profit, revenue, competitive advantage and cost reduction within Premium Credit.
As the bridge between business and IT, you will:
- Build collaborative relationships with business colleagues that lead to identification and delivery of new, innovative, value adding change initiatives
- Eliciting functional specifications for technical teams based on business requirements
- Collaborate with Business Architects and Solution Architects and your team to discover solution options
- Contribute to business cases, including cost-benefit and feasibility documents
- Lead a team of business analysts to standardise the approach for systems analysis, mentor and coach them to deliver the best outcome
To be considered, you will need:
- Minimum 8 years in a business analysis position, with a minimum of 2 years in a leading role
- Good understanding of the project/development lifecycle
- An understanding of B2B and B2C environments and the impacts on internal customers and business partners
- Proven coaching and mentoring skills that are tailored to the individual
- A degree level qualification
Collaborative and proactive, as a Lead Business Analyst, you’ll have excellent written and verbal communication skills. You’ll also be a strong negotiator who can influence others at all levels of the organisation.
Previous financial services experience would be beneficial, as would experience of projects relating to payment systems.
A business analysis certification, such as provided by BCS or IIBA, would also be an advantage.

Function
Business Analysis
Status
Full Time
Type
Permanent
Hours
37.5


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Business Analyst (Agile)

Leatherhead

Job Ref
BA - 001
Location
Leatherhead

Business Analyst (Agile) – Successful FinTech Business
Leatherhead, Surrey
From £41,000 DOE Plus Discretionary Company Bonus, Pension, Health, Dental, 25 Days’ Holiday
If you are a business analyst seeking your next challenge, this is a brilliant opportunity to develop a rewarding career with an exciting business.
Premium Credit is the leading insurance premium finance company in the UK and Ireland. Our busy and thriving team is expanding further to take on more projects. As such, we’re looking for an additional Business Analyst to join us in Leatherhead.
As a Business Analyst, you will have the chance to make your mark on the organisation and play a key role in identifying innovative ways to drive profit, revenue, competitive advantage and cost reduction within Premium Credit.
Being one of the key members of an agile team, you will:
- Build collaborative relationships with your product owner and other business colleagues that lead to identification and delivery of new, innovative, value adding change initiatives
- Elicit requirements for business needs, process improvement ideas, user experience enhancements, readiness activities and legal and compliance rules
- Collaborate with Business Architects, Solution Architects and your team to discover solution options
To be considered, you will need:
- At least three years’ experience as an agile business analyst
- A good understanding of the project/development lifecycle
- An understanding of B2B and B2C environments and the impacts on internal customers and business partners
- A degree level qualification
Collaborative and proactive, as a Business Analyst, you’ll have excellent written and verbal communication skills. You’ll also be a strong negotiator who can influence others at all levels of the organisation.
Previous financial services experience would be beneficial, as would experience of projects relating to payment systems.
A business analysis certification, such as provided by BCS or IIBA, would also be an advantage.

Function
Business Analysis
Status
Full Time
Type
Permanent
Hours
37.5


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Business Analyst (Project Requirements)

Leatherhead

Job Ref
BA - 002
Location
Leatherhead

Business Analyst (Project Requirements) – Successful FinTech Business
Leatherhead, Surrey
From £41,000 DOE Plus Discretionary Company Bonus, Pension, Health, Dental, 25 Days’ Holiday
If you are a business analyst seeking your next challenge, this is a brilliant opportunity to develop a rewarding career with an exciting business.
Premium Credit is the leading insurance premium finance company in the UK and Ireland. Our busy and thriving team is expanding further to take on more projects. As such, we’re looking for an additional Business Analyst to join us in Leatherhead.
As a Business Analyst, you will have the chance to make your mark on the organisation and play a key role in identifying innovative ways to drive profit, revenue, competitive advantage and cost reduction within Premium Credit.
As the bridge between business and IT, during assigned projects, you will:
- Build collaborative relationships with business colleagues that lead to identification and delivery of new, innovative, value adding change initiatives
- Elicit requirements for business needs, process improvement ideas, user experience enhancements, readiness activities and legal and compliance rules
- Collaborate with Business Architects and Solution Architects to discover solution options
- Contribute to business cases, including cost-benefit and feasibility documents
To be considered, you will need:
- At least three years’ experience in a business analysis role
- A good understanding of the project/development lifecycle
- An understanding of B2B and B2C environments and the impacts on internal customers and business partners
- A degree level qualification
Collaborative and proactive, as a Business Analyst, you’ll have excellent written and verbal communication skills. You’ll also be a strong negotiator who can influence others at all levels of the organisation.
Previous financial services experience would be beneficial, as would experience of projects relating to payment systems.
A business analysis certification, such as provided by BCS or IIBA, would also be an advantage.

Function
Business Analysis
Status
Full Time
Type
Permanent
Hours
37.5


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Project Manager

Leatherhead

Job Ref
PM - 003
Location
Leatherhead

Change Project Manager
Purpose & Objectives of the Role
Key Outcomes/Measures:
• Contribution of value-adding projects to the portfolio helping to drive the business propositions and act as pseudo sponsors.
• Approved programmes/projects delivered in-line with the latest agreed parameters of scope, quality, timescale and cost
• Programme/project benefits delivered to plan or post-project realisation plans agreed
• Customer satisfaction (all levels from Exec down) with project delivery
• Contribution to continuous improvement of the Portfolio Management, Business & IT Change Lifecycle Management and associated governance processes
• Support for other PMs to achieve goals (teamwork)

Role Summary:
Full life cycle project management of one or more large concurrent technology and/or business change projects from project initiation right through to a successful conclusion, including the realisation of planned benefits. To drive cross disciplinary technology and business teams to design and deliver technical and/or business solutions whilst ensuring that the project parameters of scope, time, quality and cost are maintained within agreed tolerances - ensuring effective management of any agreed change to project parameters and comprehensive stakeholder communication, buy-in and expectation management. To ensure business associates affected by proposed changes are bought-in and ready for change to accelerate benefit delivery.
• Being prepared to get involved with any ongoing projects within PCL as directed
• This role is accountable and answerable to the Head of Change
Primary Duties & Responsibilities
• Project management of one programme or several projects
• Driving and managing the process of project initiation including working with cross disciplinary teams to shape goals, solutions, estimates, schedules and costs. Work with these teams to develop business cases including the detailed mapping-out of desired benefits, business benefit owners and expected realisation triggers/timeframes
• Adherence to the defined Project Methodology, Stage Gates, RACI and mandatory artefacts
• Supporting project sponsors (business or technology) in the process of presenting and gaining approval for business cases
• Supporting business and technology teams in the process of presenting and gaining approval for PIDs and other key project deliverables and key project decisions such as go-live ‘go / no go’ decisions
• Creating and maintaining appropriately detailed project plans with full resource allocation and the tracking of actual progress against these plans, in MS Project
• Creating and maintaining detailed project budgets and the tracking of actual spend against these budgets – along with realistic financial forecasts
• Proactively managing project Risks, Assumptions, Issues and Dependencies (RAID) including the maintenance of fit-for-purpose project RAID register
• On-going communication of project objectives, plans, status, risks and issues to both business and technology stakeholders ensuring adequate visibility and buy-in is maintained at all times – following agreed governance reporting and meeting processes
• Drive overall project execution, quickly identifying any project deviations and taking rapid, effective corrective action to bring the project back on track
• Effectively managing changes to the key project parameters (scope, plans, costs, benefits) so that the right decisions are made for/by the business – and expectations managed – with clear communication as to the outcome to all affected parties
• Maintaining the project business case and ensuring the forecast project benefits reflect the solution scope as the project progresses
• Leading people to perform by assembling, directing, enthusing and motivating cross disciplinary project teams to sustain intensity, optimism and clarity of purpose
• Procuring resources required by the project, ensuring that appropriate authority is received and that compliance is maintained with all of PCL’s applicable financial and supplier management processes and policies
• Working collaboratively and energetically with the project team and with all other stakeholders to ensure informed, rapid, effective decision making and issue escalation and resolution
• Participating in broader PCL wide programme management processes, maintaining constant communication with other project managers to proactively manage cross-workstream dependencies, priorities, issues and risks
• Coach business reps and Business Analysts to ensure they follow a KISS (Keep It Simple Stupid) approach to requirements i.e. Balancing excessive requirements and solution complexity with the cost of resulting business processes and IT delivery and support costs
• Ensure that key Premium Credit experts in Finance, Compliance, Risk, Customer Services, Operations, IT, Sales & Marketing, and Human Resources are fully engaged and involved throughout the project as required – fulfilling their agreed accountabilities
• Ensuring effective business project activities are planned, owned and actioned in the creation of business project deliverables e.g. business case and realisation plan creation, business requirements gathering, process design, business implementation planning, business testing, training
• Ensuring effective business change (soft skills) such as communication and influencing via change champions to engender business associate buy-in and readiness thus enabling successful take-on of business changes and technology tools when implemented.
• Driving Post Implementation and Post Project Reviews to ensure lessons learned are identified, documented. Ensuring lessons are followed through post project.
• Ensuring post project benefit realisation status is understood and effectively handed over to business owners for continued delivery and reporting to agreed stakeholders
• Effectively manage IT partners/suppliers ensuring win:win outcomes achieved
• Proactively drive improvements in Portfolio Management and Business & IT Change Lifecycle Management processes and associated governance processes
• Proactively identify, raise ideas and opportunities for new, value-adding projects for inclusion on the project portfolio.

Reporting to
Head of Change
Direct Reports
N/A – Matrix management of IT & Change staff under a project
Budgetary and mandate limits
None
TCF Responsibilities
Have an appreciation of TCF outcomes expected by the Regulator:
• Outcome 1 - Consumers can be confident that they are dealing with firms where the fair treatment of customers is central to the corporate culture
• Outcome 2 - Products and services marketed and sold in the retail market are designed to meet the needs of identified consumer groups and are targeted accordingly
• Outcome 3 - Consumers are provided with clear information and kept appropriately informed before, during and after the point of sale
• Outcome 4 - Where consumers receive advice, the advice is suitable and takes account of their circumstances
• Outcome 5 - Consumers are provided with products that perform as firms have led them to expect, and the associated service is of an acceptable standard and as they have been led to expect
• Outcome 6 - Consumers do not face unreasonable post-sale barriers imposed by firms to change product, switch provider, submit a claim or make a complaint
Qualifications/Skills/Experience
Required:
• Personal:
o Successfully delivering projects through a virtual team of cross-discipline (applications, infrastructure, operations) ‘supply’ teams some of which are internal to PCL, some of which are outsourced/off-shored to a strategic partner (managed directly by the partner’s Delivery Manager) and some of which could come from other 3rd party IT suppliers (total pool of circa 70) – requiring matrix management techniques/skills built on a foundation of traditional team motivation/management/building techni

Function
Change Management
Status
Full Time
Type
Permanent
Hours
37.5


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Finance

Head of Accounting

Leatherhead

Job Ref
HoA - 001
Location
Leatherhead

PCL JOB DESCRIPTION
Department Position
Finance Head of Accounting
Purpose & Objectives of the Role

Full operational and financial responsibility for the Group incorporating all financial activity and financial controls. The monthly consolidation and co-ordination of the Group month end close process.¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬

Primary Duties & Responsibilities

Accounting:
• Ensuring that the financial statements are prepared in accordance with GAAP for all Group companies
• Management of Revenue Accounting
o Reviewing, evaluating and enhancing the financial controls surrounding the billing and revenue recognition process
o Ensuring appropriate financial controls and procedures surrounding revenue are put in place and adhered to.
• Management of Cost & GL Accounting, Accounts Payable & T&E expense management and control of the capital expenditure.
• Preparation of the annual Statutory Accounts and main point of contact with internal and external auditors
• Preparation of the annual Tax Computations and main point of contact for internal and external advisors
• Preparation of the quarterly VAT returns, PAYE settlement arrangement, National Statistics Office returns and group regulatory reporting for FSA, BASEL II and Sarbox
• Ensuring appropriate financial controls and procedures are put in place and adhered to. Ensure that all processes are fully documented.
• Ensuring staff objectives and responsibilities are aligned to meeting UK objectives
• Brief senior management on major financial issues affecting the UK business on monthly actual and forecast performance.
• Ensure data security and integrity policies are adhered to throughout the UK finance group.
• Liase with external advisers on Policy, benefits, Tax and Corporate Accounting matters.
• Develop, hire, and retain UK financial support team.


Month end Reporting & Analysis:
• Consolidation of timely and accurate UK month-end reports and input into Divisional profitability, and functional cost reporting performance.
• Month end reporting packs & commentaries
• Monthly review with executive team
• Providing analysis, interpretation and guidance in the provision of performance metrics for the business, working closely with the Business Information Systems Department (Datamart).
• Drive detailed revenue analysis reports through the Data Warehouse.
• Drive Business Line reporting across UK entities to facilitate a greater insight into the financial performance.
• Ensuring appropriate and relevant formation is provided to the business.
• Improve the business focus and presentation of information.
• Internal & External Reporting:
• Communicate European financial results and forecasts to the CFO and Exec. Including writing commentaries for submission to parent company
• To enhance and standardise financial reports – facilitating greater clarity of issues raised, and decision making on key problems
• Ensure all parent deliverables are sent on time and in the correct format for both month end, actual and quarterly reporting.

Budgeting & Forecasting:
• Co-ordinate with the Financial Planning & Analysis Manager and deliver on time all UK budget deliverables (i.e. schedules, templates and submission files).
• Co-ordinate with the Financial Planning & Analysis Manager the monthly forecast for the UK Operations: revenue and costs, and provide the consolidated forecast for review.

Controlled Function

Either ‘n/a’ or enter a description of the function
Approved Person Code of Conduct

Either ‘n/a’ or enter code of conduct statements of principle

Reporting to
CFO
Direct Reports
TBC
Budgetary and mandate limits
£10k PO and Invoice Sign Off and “A” Bank Signatory
TCF Responsibilities

Have an appreciation of TCF outcomes expected by the Regulator:
? Outcome 1 - Consumers can be confident that they are dealing with firms where the fair treatment of customers is central to the corporate culture
? Outcome 2 - Products and services marketed and sold in the retail market are designed to meet the needs of identified consumer groups and are targeted accordingly
? Outcome 3 - Consumers are provided with clear information and kept appropriately informed before, during and after the point of sale
? Outcome 4 - Where consumers receive advice, the advice is suitable and takes account of their circumstances
? Outcome 5 - Consumers are provided with products that perform as firms have led them to expect, and the associated service is of an acceptable standard and as they have been led to expect
? Outcome 6 - Consumers do not face unreasonable post-sale barriers imposed by firms to change product, switch provider, submit a claim or make a complaint

Qualifications/Skills/Experience
Qualifications Required:

? Qualified Accountant with at least 5 years experience in a high-pressured financially controlled environment.
? Experience in driving through innovative initiatives.

Skills - Essential:
? Solid knowledge of UK GAAP & and understanding of IFRS and ability to perform consolidation accounting
? Strong all round accounting skills, including P&L, Balance Sheet and cashflow
? Ability to motivate and be motivated
? Ability to manage in a stressful environment and manage multiple tasks
? Ability to deliver to strict/tight reporting deadlines
? Excellent Excel experience a must combined with good analytical skills
? Networking skills along with the ability to persuade others and to negotiate effectively at all levels in the organisation
? Good planning and time management skills
? Attention to detail and high level of numeracy
? Tenacious and able to overcome resistance to change and new initiatives
? Problem analysis skills - ability to see what is wrong and implement effective changes

Function
Accounting
Status
Full Time
Type
Permanent
Hours
37.5


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Head of Treasury

Leatherhead

Job Ref
HoT - 002
Location
Leatherhead

PCL JOB DESCRIPTION
Department Position
Finance Head of Treasury and Investor Relations
Purpose & Objectives of the Role

Fully responsible for the day to day management and implementation of the strategic direction of the business’s funding facilities. Ensuring the PCL operates within the financial covenants of its facilities and the Financial Risk Management Policy. Maintaining effective relationships with each of the funding stakeholders ensuring reporting obligations are met and information requests are dealt with on timely basis.
Primary Duties & Responsibilities

Securitisation
• Responsible for the day to day management of the business’s securitisation facility. Ensuring the business maintains sufficient liquidity to meet all of its funding requirements and operates within all the covenants set out in Securitisation documents and Financial Risk Management policy.
• Report monthly to the Asset and Liability Committee (ALCO) the performance of the business against its key Financial Risks and Covenants, including but not limited to Liquidity risk, Funding Risk, Excess Spread Risk, Counterparty Risk, Interest Rate and Currency Risk.
• Ensure all daily, weekly, monthly and annual reporting obligations are met, working with key stakeholders to ensure the appropriate level of information is supplied and additional information requests and queries are responded to in a timely manner.
• Review all new products with the business stakeholders, Legal Council and the Securitisation Asset Trust Facilitator. Understanding areas which may not meet the current asset eligibility criteria and working with the various parties to achieve compliance with the facility documentation.
• Where a proposed product does not meet the terms of the existing facilities work with the various parties to obtain new facilities and establish operation processes to maintain its ongoing operation.
• Management of the departments processes and procedures ensuring appropriate levels of controls are always maintained.
• Ensure all projection models are performant, documented and operating within accepted error tolerances.
• Work with each of the securitisation counterparties to ensure information is supplied on a timely basis to meet ongoing and project related objectives.

High Yield Bond (HYB)
• Ensure the business operates within all the covenant set out in the HYB documentation.
• Take responsibility for the materials issued as part of the businesses quarterly investor update. Working with the representatives of the key business functions along with the accounting team to present a coherent, succinct summary of the business performance over the reporting period.
Other
• Work with the FP&A team to develop the medium and long term cash forecast.
• Identify on a bi annual basis the level of distribution which can be made to the shareholders working with the internal and external stakeholder to ensure a smoothly timely and legal distribution.
• Work with the financial accounting function to ensure the assets and liabilities of the SPV’s set up to facilitate the company’s borrowing are appropriately recorded and reported.
• Manage the Development of the Securitisation and Bank Reporting looking to add lead indicators of performance into the daily dashboards.
• Ensuring staff objectives and responsibilities are aligned to meeting the business objectives.
• Work with other areas of Finance to influence their activity in fulfilling the activities set out above.
• Provide independent financial advice to the business.
• Maintain documentation for process & procedures.
Controlled Function

n/a
Approved Person Code of Conduct

n/a
Reporting to
Chief Financial Officer
Direct Reports
Financial Analyst
Business Performance Analyst
Treasury Analyst

Budgetary and mandate limits
£5k on all cost centres

Qualifications/Skills/Experience
Required:

• Qualified Accountant or Treasurer with at least 5 years’ experience in a high-pressured financially regulated environment.
• 5 years’ experience of working with complex securitisation facilities.
• Experience of implementing new funding facilities from reviewing legal papers to implementing revised reporting procedures.
• Experience of securitisation priority payment reporting and reserving.
• Experience in driving through innovative initiatives.
• Ability to motivate and be motivated.
• Ability to manage in a stressful environment and manage multiple tasks.
• Ability to deliver to strict/tight reporting deadlines.
• Advanced Excel experience a must combined with good analytical skills.
• Networking skills along with the ability to persuade others and to negotiate effectively at all levels in the organisation.
• Good planning and time management skills.
• Attention to detail and high level of numeracy.
• Tenacious and able to overcome resistance to change and new initiatives.
• Problem analysis skills - ability to see what is wrong and implement effective changes.
• Exposure to high yield bond reporting requirements and covenants.

Function
Treasury
Status
Full Time
Type
Permanent
Hours
37.5


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BI Reporting Analyst   

Leatherhead

Job Ref
HKQUQ0401/SG-AF
Location
Leatherhead
Salary
£28,000 - £32,000

BI Reporting Analyst
Leatherhead, Surrey
£28,000 - £32,000 Plus Pension, Health & Dental, 25 Days’ Holiday

Are you a BI Reporting Analyst looking for your next exciting role? Want to advance and progress with the leading insurance credit provider in the UK? If so, this is the role for you.

Premium Credit is the leading insurance premium finance company in the UK and Ireland. We are now looking for a BI Reporting Analyst to join our team in Leatherhead.

You’ll be challenged, rewarded, developed, trained and enabled to fulfil your potential and forge a career to be proud of. Supported in your development, you’ll find there is a strong focus on growing skill-sets, as well as teams of professionals to give you the confidence and reinforcement to ensure you achieve your goals.

As a BI Reporting Analyst, you’ll be tasked with generating quality management information and reports to support decision-making through the use of BI tools and authoring reports that can be used with an external audience.

Working as part of a wider BI Team, you will develop new reports, enhance our existing suites and support our internal teams to self-serve.

You’ll be joining an exciting, growing team which is fast becoming a centre of excellence within Premium Credit and is part of a significant change for the business.

Supporting internal customers, you’ll be working on individual projects as part of the wider BI Team and so there will be plenty of support and experienced personnel around you to ensure you are on the right track.

Is this the role for you? If so, you will need:

- Some experience of working as a BI Reporting Analyst
- Experience with Microsoft SQL, at a minimum basic T-SQL skills
- Advanced MS Excel skills including Functions, Pivots and Charts
- Experience of using BI tools such as Microsoft PowerBI, however if you’ve used Tableau or a similar package such as Qlikview, Business Objects or Cognos, that will also be accepted

The ideal BI Reporting Analyst will have a degree level qualification, but this isn’t essential. Knowledge of SSRS would also be beneficial.

To apply for the role of BI Reporting Analyst, please apply via the button shown.

This vacancy is being advertised by Webrecruit. The services advertised by Webrecruit are those of an Employment Agency.

Additional Keywords: BI Reporting Analyst, BI Analyst, Business Intelligence Analyst, Analyst, MI Analyst, Management Information Analyst, Data Insight Analyst, Business Insight Analyst.

Function
IT Data Centre
Status
Full Time
Type
Permanent


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