Gas and Power Trading SME - Financial Services - Commodities TradingA well renowned commodities trading business based in central London is currently looking for a Gas and Power Trading Subject Matter Expert to join their team on a contract basis. This is a long term role with strong potential for multiple extensions.As Gas and Power SME you will work closely with the Front Office Gas and Power trading team, whilst acting as the "Front Office face" to IT, managing relationships with projects and senior stakeholders within the IT Department. You will gather requirements and document processes to provide possible solutions to issues and chase down point detail issues on requirements, brokering decisions and achieving consensus. The successful Gas and Power Trading SME must have excellent knowledge within a Front Office environment of commodities trading, ideally within Gas and Power trading. You will need to have demonstrable exposure to system integration activities, as well as excellent communication skills and ability to cope with pressurised environments. For more details on this opportunity, please get in touch at your earliest convenience with an up to date CV to the details below.
Sanderson Recruitment Plc
16 Hestham Cres, Morecambe, Morecambe, Lancashire LA4 4QF, UK
Actuarial Trainees required for a major Life Insurance business based in the North West. This is a great opportunity for an individual with excellent knowledge and experience of providing actuarial and analytical services.You will work alongside experienced actuaries and undertake technical analysis using complex actuarial and analytical techniques in accordance with agreed guidelines and methodology.With hard work you will have great opportunities to learn, network and develop your skills within a major insurance in the North West.We are ideally after students with some actuarial experience and working knowledge of relevant computer systems and packages.
Bracknell, Bracknell Forest, UK
Overview:The Compliance Business Partner will be a key member within the team helping to build and maintain relationships between the Compliance team and its stakeholders. They will be required to influence change and constantly challenge the "status quo" looking at ways to create efficiencies within the Compliance team's processes, facilitate and train other departments in compliance while all the time ensuring the highest level of compliance is maintained by the Company. The successful candidate will be an ambitious individual with a proven track record of process innovation and change ideally in a compliance environment. They will be articulate, have strong communication skills verbal and written, with the key ability of taking complex issues and simplifying them.Key Responsibilities:To lead a small but growing team of compliance professionals with in the compliance team.Undertake an initial review of all compliance processes, identifying opportunities for improvement thus ensuring scalability and future proofing.Working closely with the Risk team (owners of the policies) to operationalise Company policies as they relate to compliance ensuring easy to follow and efficient processes are implemented. This is applicable for current (including changes to current policies) and future policies.Development and running of training programs around the operationalised Company compliance policies.Documentation of client specific compliance requirements, including the training around these client specific requirements.Building of relationships with key stakeholders across the business.Key skills required:A proven track record of influencing change and process improvementPrevious experience in development and delivery of training programsHighly organised, attentive and solution orientated.Capable of working competently with diverse groups of people.Confidently interfaces with all levels of staff internally and externally.Personally accountableContinuous learner, seeks growth and improvementHigh character, work ethic and is a role model for others.Allegis Group Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.
Societe Generale - RSR
People join for the impact they can have on us. They stay for the impact we have on them. A flatter structure offers visibility and exposure beyond that of our competitors, so you know our names, and we know yours. It's personable, human, and inspires success through passion. By encouraging open mindedness and a willingness to share ideas, we have adapted to market changes and thrived through innovation. Bringing words like hard work and dedication together with community and respect has enabled us to work collaboratively and build our future together. We call this Team Spirit and it's what makes us different. It's what makes you different.DESCRIPTION OF THE BUSINESS LINE OR DEPARTMENTUK Sourcing is part of the COO function in the UK and supports the business in its acquisition of goods and services with third party vendors. In line with the Global Sourcing Policy, Directive 41, and the Group Sourcing Division (RESG/ACH) UK Sourcing's aims are to minimise and manage cost and risk to the Bank by ensuring: compliance in regards to relationships with suppliers; to apply a professional and objective approach in the procedure for selecting offers carried out independently of any existing banking relations, prevention of supplier risk: financial strength and sustainability; economic non-reliance; insurance coverage; capacity to provide services at specified quality levels as well as to respect all their obligations, especially with regard to both business continuity measures when imposed by banking regulations, and corporate and social responsibility, cost management; to ensure that the Bank is receiving best value for money with its external suppliers, either through competitive tendering, negotiation or supplier management contractual security; working closely with Group Legal to ensure appropriate contracts are in place, minimising risks to the Bank UK Sourcing works closely with the Support Functions and Business Lines to ensure that the business requirements are met whilst adhering to best practice processes and proceduresSUMMARYAs an IT Sourcing Manager for Société Générale Sourcing team in London (Sourcing UK), working in a team of 6, you will be jointly responsible for the development and implementation of the sourcing strategy for IT software, telecoms and services in support of the UK operation. This role requires facilitating and lending commercial support to global sourcing programs led predominantly out of Paris Supporting other business areas, predominantly the ex-Newedge part of the business (prime brokerage).RESPONSIBILITIES To work closely with the IT team developing the sourcing and supply strategy for the IT categories and understanding the requirements of IT within the business To lead project teams through the procurement process which will include liaising with the internal clients to agree current and future needs; data gathering and analysis; services and suppliers review; negotiations and contract placement with successful vendor. Negotiating supplier prices, contract terms and improvement programmes, as appropriate To ensure the interests of the business are satisfied whilst maintaining a commercial challenge to both internal clients and suppliers To understand and review the spend profile and identify opportunities within the IT category Management and delivery of cost reductions to pre set targets. Support the Head of UK Sourcing in maintaining effective bi-directional communication with the business and the SG sourcing community To support the other SG entities (Priv, Newedge,) on any IT Sourcing requirements To develop and manage key suppliers through attendance at quarterly reviews Review and maintain an overview of current supply base and contracts Ensure appropriate collaboration with Group Sourcing in Paris (RESG/ACH) and operation within the international framework for sourcing. To ensure all projects are recorded within the E-procurement system in line with the international framework and local requirements Occasional travel may be required and other duties outside of the above may be requested on ad-hoc basisCOMPETENCIES AND WORK EXPERIENCEStrategic sourcing experience within IT categories (ideally with a multi national, services business) Experienced negotiator Demonstrated proficiency in contract negotiations - particularly software, Front Office systems would be an advantage Supplier management skills Ability to lead cross functional team. Strong external and internal communication skills Influencing skills and project management skills Strong analytical skills Ability to work under pressureEducation:Degree qualified and Professional Purchasing Qualification desired but not essential Languages: Fluency in English French would be an advantageIf you feel you have the required experience and qualifications, then please apply to the SG Resourcing Team, and we will manage your application. At Societe Generale, we believe our people are our strength and are core to the success of our business. As such, we search for, recruit and appoint the best available person on the basis of aptitude and ability, regardless of sex, marital or civil partnership status, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origins, pregnancy, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion, belief or gender reassignment.