Badger Associates Featured Career Movers - 12th July Edition
Your introduction to the person who can make the difference in your organisation may be just seconds away……
This publication features some of the candidates registered by us in the past few days. They come from around the region, the country and the world. We are currently receiving over 16,000 CVs a month to review. One thing they all have in common is a desire to live and work in OUR region. This is simply a showcase. Unlike a typical High Street Employment Agency operating from a database, we are a Search and Selection Recruiter looking for specific candidates to match your needs as they arise.This means we do not have a computer full of people looking for work and we don’t supply a range of candidates from “on the books”.So please give us a call to discuss the person you’d like to see working in your organisation.
Badger Associates – The Right People. Call today on 01508 536013.
Understanding the keys: NR- Norfolk, SF – Suffolk, CM – you got it! – Cambridge, EX – Somewhere south of Ipswich.
Each * represents approx £10k in package expectation. The RED highlights are so that you can scan quickly and skip the boring ones. OK for some!
701 Resources Manager. Primarily responsible for the provision of both personnel and equipment resources for all OMM projects. Also responsible for Research and Development of internal projects and for their delivery from concept to offshore projects. Additionally responsible for all company assets which are located in strategic locations around the world. Secondary responsibilities include mentoring of staff, approval of procedures, generation of methodologies and task planning, liaison with internal stakeholders as well as monitoring internal support to ensure satisfactory project execution and delivery. Package: ***** NR SF
702 A dynamic, tenacious and energetic HR Director often sought after to transform underperforming organisations into revitalised and successful operations. Offers transformational management, commercial and leadership qualities across a range of business environments combined with the commitment to achieve demanding challenges and business objectives without compromising on values and integrity. Systematically evaluates business opportunities and identifies these opportunities for financial and organisational viability. Accomplished HR Director who possesses 25 years of delivering and supporting business growth, profitability and impactful organisational change. Adept at focusing on the delivery of results and ways to achieve this. Significant experience in leading and implementing organisational change, building leadership capability and developing organisations where contributions are recognised and rewarded. Delivered HR processes that engage and embed in organisational culture to deliver best practice day to day delivery. Has the advanced emotional intelligence to effectively manage conflict, adhere to resolutions and sustain long-term and mutually beneficial relationships. Package: ********** NR SF
703 A pragmatic, results-focused Business Systems Project Manager and Site IT Support Manager with extensive commercial and technical experience, and a proven track record in delivering high profile, business-critical projects in a challenging, fast-moving environment. Skilled in engaging people, building relationships at all levels, influencing and negotiating. Adaptable, detail-orientated and thorough, able to solve problems at strategic and tactical levels. Strong customer relationship and end-user support skills. Recently MA qualified in Digital Asset Management. Package: *** SF NR
704 General Managerwith a wealth of commercial experience demonstrated throughout career ensuring the operational and financial success of wine bars and restaurants across London. Key areas of expertise include advanced knowledge of champagne and wine, operational management, staff development, training, marketing, event management, business development and customer service. Skilled at coordinating resources, enhancing controls and developing opportunities to consistently achieve or exceed targets. Excellent commercial and financial management skills and capable of impacting businesses and sustaining competitive edge. Creative and innovative individual with an eye for detail and capable of consistently delivering and maintaining the highest service standards. Currently seeking an opportunity to use skills and make a valuable contribution within a progressive organisation. Package: *** NR SF
705First class project managementcapability. A good understanding of business operation, with an ability to plan and organise resources and people to make sure projects are completed on time, stay within budget and meet the requirements of the business. Broad business development knowledge. Business development, acquisition and sales covering a breadth of areas, with the ability build client rapport and renew existing customer contracts. Excellent research ability; able to follow up on organisations to find new customers and source the appropriate contacts. Excellent interpersonal attributes. A positive communicator, who successfully liaises at all levels, including with senior management; customers, suppliers and staff; developed trusting business relationships with various government agencies / trade bodies. Sound organisational capabilities. Adept at planning and problem solving, investigating and solving issues, including complex or long-standing problems. Multi-tasks effectively, handling several assignments simultaneously, dealing with conflicting priorities successfully. Experienced user of Microsoft Office applications, SPSS. Languages: Mandarin – Native speaker. English – Professional efficiency.
French – Progressing. Package: ** NR
706 Service Delivery Manager. Assist with reviewing strategic plans to meet contractual agreements confirmed with Suffolk County Council. Responsible for achieving a monthly income figure of £103,000 based on attachments, positive progression, sustained progression. Manage the claims income process, ensuring all customers are claimed based on an initial registration, positive progression (4-week outcome) and sustained progression (26-week outcome). Successfully met monthly claims income four conservative months, since taking ownership of process. Mange a payroll budget of £100,000 across four divisions. Lead and train four divisions, managing the MyGo Host, MyGo Coordinator, MyGo Data Analysis, MyGo Apprentices – Digital Media Apprentice, and Business Admin Apprentice and supervising three other departments. Regularly implement any process to form structure to develop consistency across the MyGo service. Implemented MyGo continuous development plan. Assist with change management within across MyGo service. Aware of any local commercial and financial crisis, that may affect MyGo risk management plan. Set and agree KPI’s to develop continuous growth. Responsible for all content management systems. Package: *** SF NR
707 Quality Assurance Engineer. Working with a team of engineers and reporting to the QA Manager. Coordinate/manage all load out lists (e.g. equipment lists). Advise on, compile and review QA certification. Mediate and problem solve project/product QA certification issues. Report on QA certification restraints and system deficiencies. Interface with internal and external stakeholders. Disseminate work to maintain delivery expectations. To conduct quality control visual/dimensional inspection in house or at supplier’s locations on new or modified product, as and when required, to ensure standard and or specification compliance. Package: ** NR SF
708Experienced sales, engineering and operations manager with proven procurement and purchasing experience who is computer literate with Microsoft Office, supervisory and management skills. Package: ** SF
709A highly motivated and experienced International CFO / Head of Finance combining extensive international expertise in process mapping, change management and business modelling at country, industry and business unit levels, across a wide range of industrial sectors. Providing high-level financial control to build consistently improved business performances. Strong leadership, strategic planning and business development experience. Results orientated and quality focused with excellent relationship management skills. Experienced in Finance Management, Financial Analysis, Cash Management and Fund Raising, Cash-flow Forecasts, Statements, Budget & Forecast Management and Control, Costing and Cost Reductions, Technology Integration, Regulatory Compliance, Internal Audit and Control. Geographical area experience includes – UK, Europe, US, Canada, Middle East, Hong Kong, China, Japan, Mongolia, Nigeria, Angola. Package: ********* NR SF
711Diverse knowledge of the hospitality industry with over thirty seven years of practical service, and experience seeking position in hospitality Industry as Executive Head Chef. Italian Head Chef. Catering Manager. Received over the year’s Certificates of Merits, Awards for quality of food creation & preparation presentation. Cooking with a passion; enjoy creating new dishes experienced Chef in all areas of the Kitchens as a Master Chef. In teaching new Staff the preparation of recipes from various countries; as he has done for many years. Creation of new menus experienced in the preparation of International dishes from;
Italian English Spanish French Mexican Greek Indian some Filipino. Package: **** NR
712 Sales and Marketing Professional in the Civil Engineering, Construction, Highways, Petro/Chemical, Energy and product services industries. Strengths include identification of new products, gaining new clients and achieving increased commitment from existing customers. Strong relationship builder and strategic thinker. Active sales developer at all levels with blue chip companies. Accomplished team leader and team player. Package: ***** NR
713 Head of Client Sales and Publisher Development(Inside/Outside Sales). Doubled revenue and GP in first month, with an average revenue of £150,000 per month coming into the team. Directly managed up to 8 staff including recruitment. Helped move the company away from peer-to-peer campaigns, to a more direct relationship via large networks, agencies and direct clients. Oversaw an increase of active publishers. Initiated a new CRM, tracking platform, KPI’s and put forward a bonus structure, as well as individual training, coaching and development. Helped project manage and implement the new CRM and tracking platform. Attended events on behalf of the company and directly managed key relationships with large new clients. Package: ***** NR SF
714 Finance Director. Responsible for- Accounts, Management information, Health and Safety, IT department, Personnel and purchasing, along with Company Compliance. Negotiation with Banks to get a higher facility including Direct Debit facilities, whist using split banking for good use as one bank could not facilitate requirements. Negotiation of Supplies accounts, ensuring best buy & supply. Introducing - Peer to Peer lending to enable good use of cash, whilst obtaining the knowledge of how this worked in case of growth which may have needed requirement of cash. Package: ***** NR
715A commercially astute, strong, passionate General Manager, with a proven track record of successfully delivering exceptional results within transport, logistics, manufacturing, fulfilment, planning and supply chain with a strong background in sales and customer service across a range of market sector environments. Focused on delivering strong operational direction to drive consistent improvements and cost reduction in sustainable operational policies and programmes. Constantly challenging work practices and why things are done a certain way. Areas of expertise and experience include trade and e-commerce business, distribution / logistics operations management, warehouse management systems / developments, good manufacturing practices, shipping (Import/Export), IOSH / ESH, quality management, continuous improvement initiatives, operational efficiencies, relationship management, contract negotiation, purchasing management, supplier management, P&L, team leadership, ISO9001 standards in warehouse management. Managing and developing strategic warehouse and IT systems to bring facilities up-to-date with modern standards. Motivational management style, succeeding in building and developing motivated teams with high performance standards. A highly self-motivated individual engaging in any situation that requires that 'hands on' approach. An excellent team player/builder. Package: ******** SF CM NR
716Strong Commercial Knowledge. Possess Strong Motivational leadership qualities. Can produce results using own initiative. Ability to communicate seamlessly across all business functions to ensure effective team working. Ability to work in a fast paced, pressurised environment. A lively positive personality. Work collaboratively with other departments to develop solutions and implementations for clients. Ability to build rapport easily. Excellent organisational and time management skills. Genuine passion and determination to succeed. Capable of staff management to ensure a well trained and highly motivated workforce. Package: *** NR
717 20+ years in sales and business development management, doubled the profit ratio of family business. 17 years as owner of a successful multi-site, multi-franchise wholesale, retail, and service business. Masters level qualifications in education and training including authoring and delivery of technical subjects
Expert in identifying and meeting requirements of clients ensuring continued customer loyalty. Sold products and services to clients in Military, Aero, Auto, Comms, Power Gen, Service, Finance, Regional Government, IT and Training markets. Expert on Lean tools in manufacturing, warehouse and retail environments. Designed and managed retail websites and eBay stores, including social media marketing. Implemented and worked within BS5750 & ISO 9000/1. Clean UK driving license held for 20+ years. Excellent knowledge of networking, office applications (MS, Apple & others), databases, video, audio, and photo editing (Adobe & others), 2D and 3D CAD (AutoCAD family, Draftsight & others,) Ex-MCSE NT4. Hardware support experience on Mac and PC systems and networks. Setup and maintained (hardware and software) VPN and VMWare WAN network across company sites. SAGE, EPOS, CRM, PIM, ERP and other MS & LAMP database systems installation and use. Package: *** NR
718An experienced, self-motivated, numerate and adaptable Executive/Personal Assistant/Office Manager with a “can do attitude” A competent multi tasker with highly developed interpersonal, problem solving skills with experience in dealing effectively with the general public and staff alike. An ability to work on initiative or in a team and an eye for detail. A proven track record of reliability, tact, diplomacy, and confidentiality with excellent organisational skills along with experience of extensive diary management. Experienced at senior director, and executive levels and an effective communicator on all levels following a career in both the public and private sector. An ability to plan logistically with experience in booking and coordinating transatlantic and European travel including accommodation. IT skills are classed as advanced in all Microsoft Office packages. IT literate for bespoke office systems. Experience in supporting and managing other members of staff, able to manage multiple projects, assignments and tasks effectively. Flexible where hours of work and travel are concerned. Confident and assertive were necessary and always discreet with a sound integrity and an ability to act calmly under pressure. Package: *** SF NR
719Capable experienced Program, Project and People manager able to quickly apply myself into any new and challenging roles in multiple technical areas. Expertise of 25 years in the international telecommunications arena working for large multi-nationals such as AT&T, Alcatel-Lucent, GEC Telecoms and Cable and Wireless. Expertise in the integration, customer acceptance and maintenance support of new products and large scale telecoms and data networks in Europe, North America, Asia and South America. Provision of maintenance services of large telecommunications and data networks both in positions at senior management level and engineer. Provision of support to sales and marketing teams for the business development and presentation of commercial proposals for maintenance/installation support, operations, spares management and multi-vendor 3rd-party support of telecoms networks. Experience of managing multi-national and multi-disciplined teams at local and remote locations with focus of telecoms and information technology products. Expert in Telco operating environments, KPI performance improvement (revenue assurance). Extensive experience in providing maintenance and outage support for major customers and clients worldwide. Package: *** NR
720A skilled and professional Project Manager with substantial experience gained through a variety of multi-disciplinary projects. Enthusiastic and self-motivated, able to adapt to change by application of problem solving qualities and managerial leadership. Working autonomously or as a key member of a multi-disciplinary team. Working well under pressure and able to communicate effectively. Leadership and Management: Middle/Senior management skills- incorporating people management, QHSE, logistics and planning, delegation and best use of personnel to deliver projects. Able to communicate in an effective manner at all levels: Sub contractors, Personnel performance reviews and upper management and clients. Package: *** SF
721 Contract Manager. Provide leadership, guidance and support to all employees in the Operational, Financial and Administration roles to ensure that contractual commitments are met and exceeded. Deputise for the Account Director across their whole portfolio of contracts. Manage and Audit all Preventative Planned maintenance through both contract and client CAFM systems as well as the Statutory Compliancy and Mandatory Regulations required across 4 Specialist Retail Business Streams. Responsibility for all Reactive works across 828 retail outlets on a 24/7 basis; this includes Mechanical, Electrical, Building Fabric and Security Access. Implementation and review of a full site asset survey in conjunction with the completion of a Forward Maintenance register. Also, the development of the Lifecycle works with the client. Responsibility for the management of all Capital works on request from the client from planning to completion. Package: *****NR SF
722Dynamic, level headed; offering successful leadership in front line operations: A motivated achiever, with the ability to succeed within any business: A real people person with Commercial acumen. Maintaining and forming strong customer relationships. Managing the day to day operation of 70shed, TCEF (Coldstore) and the X-ray facility; Promoted swiftly through the company to Examinations Team-leader, and currently Examination Facilities Superintendent; Managing the day to day operational requirements for all governing bodies; HSE reportable accidents reduced to the achieve the “best” performing area in 6 months; Having the insight to create and implement the Freight Forward Forum; Key communications with Shipping Lines, Governing Bodies and Customers; Installing contract labour in the Examinations Area; Key assistance in a £4m extension of the Ambient Temperature Examination Facility (ATEF); Recently (June 2015) carried out an overview of the current operation and structure; £500k savings highlighted; New fork lift fleet and other equipment introduced to the area, totalling approximately £300k; Utilised concepts to increase capacity of area by 150% - 200% and attracted new high value refrigeration contracts; ports (staff) and 50 operatives (hourly paid). Package: ***** SF
723 Senior Design Engineer. Planning and management of design activity/workload; Management and approval of engineering documents; Definition of engineering work scope and design specification; Liaising with suppliers; Liaising with Projects Managers & Engineers; Conduct and check mechanical calculations using MathCAD 15; Conduct and check FEA & structural analysis using Ansys 15.0 & SACS 5.7 V8i; Design new equipment to customer specifications in 3D using Solid Works 2012 & 2D in AutoCAD 2010; Assist in mentoring and developing junior engineers. Package: ***** NR
724 Senior Digital Project Managerwho has worked predominately in the telecommunications and not-for-profit sectors, split between client and agency side, but more recently client side. Over 16 years digital and online experience with a passion for great customer experience. Looking to work in other sectors, to apply his skills in the financial, insurance, government, events, entertainment, pharmaceutical sectors. Throughout his career he has focused on the successful delivery of digital customer experiences, for launch and post launch optimisation. This could be a technical delivery, transformational project, new website, website redesign, migration, new product launch, online order journey, proposition refresh, brand refresh, or a digital marketing campaign. Extensive experience within digital delivery, whether it is managing small teams with extended on & off shore development resources, working closely with UX teams and design teams, or stakeholders at mid and senior level, across international organisations in order to achieve their business objectives. Sector experience includes: Telecoms, Mobile, Not-for-Profit. Package: ***** NR SF
725A skilled, responsible and extremely reliable Operations Supervisor with 25 years’ experience in the oil and gas industry. Has extensive mechanical fitting experience to very high standards whilst providing first class technical support to customers, workshop and offshore personnel. The ability to adapt to changes and resolve problems at short notice ensuring deadlines are met whilst maintaining quality and HSE policies at all times. Has a proven track record of exceeding performance expectations and goals as an individual or part of a team. Package: ** NR SF
726 HSE Managerhas been involved in implementing safe systems of work on the site. The control measures in place have been set in place through extensive auditing of the site. This has included completing the HSE policy and updating all records. Involved in several large scale work projects, for Expro, Norse, Halliburton, and also the SWRP project, these projects have all received audits carried out by external teams. Role has also taken in step process towards accreditation to ISO 14001, and has been involved from Gap analysis through to writing of EMS. Recently taken his Associate examination in environmental management. Also involved in staff training and all inductions, safety inspections, delivery of safety tool box talks, COSHH and COMAH regulation inspections and the implementation of the new CLP regulations for the site. Worked closely with Norfolk Fire Service in adding suitable and workable fire alarm systems and delivering fire safety and marshal training to staff on site. Package: **** SF NR
727 Supplier Quality Engineerwith over eight years quality experience operating in three very different industry’s (fiber optics, lorry lamps and ghd) and has also worked at various levels of production which demonstrates core versatility. During one of these appointments he successfully completed an NVQ Level 2 in Performing Manufacturing Operations and Quality Control. Used a vast array of measurement and testing equipment. Produced cosmetic workmanship specifications for the vast majority of the ghd product portfolio during time with the business. These documents are designed to capture the expectations of the customer combined with what is achievable via manufacturing. Engage with project management, product management, manufacturing, quality and upply chain. Train members of staff within manufacturing, quality control and European supply chain. Comfortable operating in roles that require cross functional relationships and notably across language barriers. Able to read basic engineering drawings, technical data and on a number of occasions implemented process based improvements saving the business time and money. Always worked within businesses that adhere to the disciplines of ISO 9001 as a bare minimum and have also operated within TS16949. Package: ** SF
728 Director / Managerwith extensive experience in developing and managing all aspects of new business development, sales and marketing. Champion of service excellence. Results orientated and profit focused. Highly adaptable to new products and practices. Reliable self starter with high professional standards. Extensive experience selling and negotiating at all levels. Experienced in financial control, including budgets and targets. Proven management record, incorporating planning and forecasting. Strong interpersonal, listening, communication and presentation skills. Package: ***** NR SF
729 Surveyor.Major loss claims assessment, which includes site survey, producing a schedule of works and acting as the loss adjuster on behalf of the Insurer on potential liability/ risk. Building valuations, carried out on behalf of the insurer to assess value at risk on all types of properties, from Grade I listed buildings to farms and residential estates; Building guarantee projects- identifying building defects, acting as loss adjuster as far as liability issues are concerned and, should accept the case, project manage the repairs to completion. This could be anything from simple ingress of water on single properties, to major defects in large blocks of flats. Package: ** NR
730 Mechanical Inspector/ Metrologist. Support the Metrology department in an inspection role to enable the successful delivery of third party engineering contracts and current and future Production Projects.
Valued member of a team evaluating components and investigating quality concerns on production parts enabling improved quality of product. Worked on Lotus, Proton, Jaguar , Land Rover & Bentley Engines (Three , Four and 8 Cylinder) and components. Accurately conduct measuring tasks and record results.
Work with minimal supervision. Liase with engineers as required. Participate as a team member in problem solving and investigations. Produce details reports relating to measured results. To be able to use a range of Metrology equipment and processes on machined, fabricated and mould components as follows; CMM, micrometers, bore gauges, profile projector, Talysurf, Talyrond, Callipers, height guages, Fara arms, hardness testing and tensile test machine, also crack detection and sample preparation for material analysis. Package: ** NR
276 HR Manager. CIPD qualified, expert, Director Level HR, ER, TUPE, Transition and Change interim / consultant Experienced, Commercially aware and legally qualified. Excellent record of achievement in public and private sectors: Multi - Nationals, FTSE 100, Finance / Banking / Insurance, FMCG, Logistics, Airports, Transport, Distribution, Rail, Utili- ties, Construction, IT, Retail, Media, SME’s, NHS, local govt.
Expert in TUPE / Outsourcing and Bids - Led UK’s largest TUPE – 50,000 staff. Package: POA NR SF
601Experienced Management and Financial Accountant with a solution based attitude to perceived problems. Academic achievements strengthened by hands on practical management accounting. After an enforced career break she is looking to get back into a Management Accountant roll. Package: ** NR SF
273Results-focused manufacturing professional with extensive experience of custom made, high volume batch & continuous process production and a proven track record of improving manufacturing performance using Lean/Six Sigma techniques across a multi-site organisation. Possesses the vision, drive and commercial acumen to lead and motivate multi-disciplined teams to achieve success within a demanding continuous improvement environment. Excellent interpersonal and people management skills, a disciplined analytical work approach and a high degree of customer focus. Package: POA SF NR
274A highly experienced International Head of Operations, with a proven track record of success working for global organisations. Providing high-level strategic and tactical planning, financial, operational and administrative management control to consistently improve organisational performance and enhanced profitability. A determined and persistent problem solver with highly effective communication skills and an excellent reputation for building client relationships with companies worldwide. Possessing extensive expertise in a wide range of demanding business environments, providing results under significant time and cost constraints through the provision of innovative solutions. Experienced in operations management, project management, service delivery management, service solution, service process management, budget management, 3rd party contractor management, client and support services, end to end project delivery, managing tight deadlines, interfacing between business and 3rd parties, gap analysis, risk management, maintenance scheduling, supplier management, coaching & mentoring, quality management, lean management. Package: POA NR SF