Senior Category Lead Head of Facilities management. The post holder will be responsible for a team of up to 6 Category Leads and Managers and will report...
United Kingdom United Kingdom United Kingdom United Kingdom
6 months ago
We are Amazon: we pioneer. Since opening our virtual doors in 1995, we’ve been pushing the boundaries of possible further and further. Our entire business works hard to delight our customers – from the second an order is placed online to the seamless coordination of that order behind the scenes, we strive to stay agile, fluid and intentional. That can be described in one of our core Leadership Principles, which is Bias for Action. This means that our teams band together, roll up their sleeves, and aren’t content with just standing still. We’re aiming to become the most customer-centric company on Earth. We’re also seeking an organised, motivated and technically skilled Sortation Operations Manager to join our Logistics team. For this position, we’re seeking a savvy professional who will drive innovation and execution excellence in our transportation network hub. Your responsibilities: At a high level, you’ll keep several consistent, major deliverables in mind, including comprehensive process and workflow optimisation. Amazonians are always hungry to improve wherever they can, and in your role you’ll perform to the same standard. As just one of your day-to-day duties, you will be managing an Outbound parcel delivery operation: this will mean you overseeing performance, and carrying out any necessary examinations at weekly, monthly and annual intervals. This will help you ensure that your colleagues and peers all operate at optimum productivity levels. Leading on from this, you will drive towards greater team efficiency. All throughout achieving this goal, you’ll balance your team’s efforts to improve, with their steadfast commitment to excellent customer service. Together as one unit, you’ll exceed productivity goals, and ensure that Amazon continues to delight the customer, and exceed expectations wherever possible. At the more granular level, you’ll manage and coordinate staffing plans, schedules, quality initiatives and process change initiatives, as you steadily work towards attaining the Amazon Business Plan. Moreover, each and every day, you; will develop, encourage and strengthen our strong culture of Health and Safety best practices, alongside participating in cross-functional Process and Business improvement projects elsewhere in the Amazon EU Operations network.
BASIC QUALIFICATIONS· You hold a Degree in Engineering, · You possess excellent technical skills, that you can utilise as you solve a wide range of problems and obstacles, · A Certificate of Professional Competence (CPC) would be highly desirable, · Demonstrable previous experience as a leader managing teams of 100+ in the Transportation or Delivery industry, · Demonstrable previous experience managing data, metrics and conducting root cause analysis, · You possess sound business acumen, with a track record of successfully delivering quantifiable results; you also have a solid understanding of and expertise in carrier operations, · Accomplished professional history of delivering projects within scope and budget, on-time, while meeting required quality standards, · Demonstrable ability in managing data and details, as you establish root cause, while extrapolating and manipulating data to deliver appropriate solutions, · You’re willing and able to work to flexible schedules and shifts: you always commit the time required to get the job done, · You’re a forward-thinking innovator who thrives on change, while remaining unfazed by occasional ambiguity, · You’re an excellent communicator, in fluent written and spoken English, with the ability to communicate at all levels of seniority within a large organisation, · Some practical, working knowledge of Lean techniques, such as Kaizen or Six Sigma.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONSWe’re looking forward to receiving your application preferably in English. Amazon is an equal opportunities employer. We believe passionately that employing a diverse workforce is central to our success. We make recruiting decisions based on your experience and skills. We value your passion to discover, invent, simplify and build. Amazon takes your personal data protection seriously and respects EU and local data protection laws. Unless you express otherwise, by submitting your CV you authorize the hiring Amazon company to store your personal data in the electronic database maintained by Amazon Corporate LLC. in the USA or one of its affiliates for the purpose of assessing your suitability for this and future job vacancies and to pursue your recruiting process. If at any time you want your personal data to be deleted, you simply need to notify the hiring Amazon company. Amazon will not share your personal data with any third party without your prior consent. As part of your interview process with Amazon you may be asked to authorize the hiring Amazon company to separately verify your application data and personal background through a third party service provider
Woking Woking Woking Woking , Surrey Surrey Surrey Surrey
6 months ago
Amazon is seeking a flexible, proactive, multitasking and customer-obsessed Executive Assistant with a history of high performance to partner with the EMEA AWS Talent Acquisition (TA) Team and support the regional Director based in London. The individual in this role must understand business priorities and demonstrate the ability to proactively anticipate needs of the leadership team. This role requires attention to detail, great organizational skills, the ability to meet tight deadlines and juggle multiple, critical requests and show flexibility and the ability to change direction at a moment’s notice. A high level of integrity and discretion in handling confidential information as well as professionalism in dealing with executives inside and outside of the company is critical. The successful candidate will support the regional AWS TA Team Director for EMEA and will possess the skills to complete tasks and projects quickly with minimal guidance, react with appropriate urgency to situations which require a quick turnaround, be able to take effective action without having to know the complete picture, and efficiently and proactively solve difficult or complex problems that affect people within the department or other related groups. Responsibilities for this position include: · The ability to think and plan ahead, and manage time effectively. Other key responsibilities include: · Provide seamless support to the regional Director (and leadership team as required) including managing complex calendaring, scheduling and travel. · Organize team meetings, conferences, and social events. This includes agenda management, logistics, liaising with participants and assisting with presentation material. · Build relationships with Executive Assistants throughout the team and across the company. · Manage London office administrative requirements which may include office moves, maintaining relationships with facilities, seating arrangements and the like. · Work as part of project work streams where support may be required. For example, assisting with recruiting events, recognition awards, and brand initiatives. · Work with Head of TA EMEA around team and stakeholder communications including newsletters, ALL Hands, wikis, recognition awards. · Review and copy edit business documents and presentations with a high level of accuracy as well as manage team shared folders and other shared document repositories. · Anticipate challenges and plan accordingly ahead of need (outside of calendaring i.e. staffing, development, talent pipeline, etc.). · Understand business priorities and proactively look for ways to improve processes to create efficiency and scale for the leadership team, ranging from organizational communication mechanisms to planning business meetings.
BASIC QUALIFICATIONS· Bachelor’s Degree. · 6+ years’ experience assisting at the executive level in a fast-paced environment and delivering operational excellence. · Experience working across a wide range of stakeholders including senior executives. · Strong working knowledge with Microsoft Office, specifically Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and SharePoint. · Experience with domestic and international travel coordination. · Experience handling administrative details, while exercising sound business judgment in keeping team members informed as necessary. · Ability to prioritize and handle multiple assignments at any given time while maintaining commitment to deadlines. · Experience handling confidential information and dealing with professionals inside and outside of the company. · Strong written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS· Experience in Talent Acquisition and HR teams is preferred. · Ability to demonstrate composure under pressure. Looks immediately for resolution to challenges. · Takes initiative without being asked and shows a sense of urgency. · Willing to do administrative work to get the project done. · Values frugality and efficiency, uses resources wisely and creatively. · Able to function well in loosely structured situations with minimal direction. · Effectively handles multiple projects or tasks at the same time. · Shares information that helps others to help them do their job well. Keeps others in the loop. Fosters cross-functional and cross business teamwork. Builds and promotes team morale. · Develops and maintains good working relationships with others. Builds trust and rapport. Practices and promotes involvement and cooperation.
City of London City of London City of London City of London
6 months ago
Amazon’s Prime Video is a premium on-demand video entertainment service that offers customers the greatest choice in what to watch from popular Prime Original TV shows (made by Amazon Studios) such as The Grand Tour, Jack Ryan and the recent Golden Globe winning The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel to Prime Original Movies like the Oscar-winning Manchester by the Sea and The Salesman. The service also offers TV shows that are exclusively available for Prime members in each country such as American Gods, MR ROBOT and Outlander, and more recently live sport including the US Open tennis from 2018 and Premier League games from 2019. Beyond this content exclusivity, the service further differentiates from other video-on-demand services by offering Prime members the opportunity to subscribe to 60+ channels like Discovery, Starz, Eurosport Player and hayu and hundreds of thousands of additional titles to watch instantly with no extra apps to download or long term contracts. Prime Video is at the forefront of the entertainment industry and growing fast - now available in more than 240 countries and territories worldwide – and we work in a dynamic, and exciting environment where innovating on behalf of our customers is at the heart of everything we do. If this sounds exciting to you, please read on.. Our Partner Engineering team is responsible for delivering the Prime Video experience on the devices customers have in their Living Room. From the latest SmartTVs, games consoles, streaming media players and set-top boxes, we make sure our customers can enjoy our great selection of content in the best quality, whatever their device. As we expand, we're looking for a Software Development Manager to help us build a new generation of partner-facing tools and services, that scale to meet our ambitious goals for supporting Prime Video on every device that a customer wants to watch on. The role provides an opportunity to lead and grow a team of engineers that own our approach to validating the Prime Video experience on a multitude of devices, building on our internal platforms and developing innovate solutions, to ensure that we can rapidly validate that any device meets our criteria for launching the Prime Video app. You'll be joining an agile team with engineers from a broad range of backgrounds, who collaborate and share their expertise across a wide range of technologies, from micro-services on AWS, to low-level high-performance embedded code, to designing testability into our core technology. As a senior member of the team, the Software Development Manager will be responsible for how we scale our software and technology to solve this critical business problem as well as contributing as a leader across the wider Partner Engineering area. If you are passionate about taking your management and software engineering skills to the next level, excited about the opportunity to work closely with partners across the globe, and enjoy immersing yourself in the latest digital video experiences, we might be the right place for you.
BASIC QUALIFICATIONS· Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or equivalent work experience. · Analytical skills, excellent communication, strong team ethic, and attention to detail. · Demonstrable success in launching projects and delivering results. · Strong experience managing software engineering teams and developing technical direct reports. · Hands-on and technical: Solid systems design, problem solving, ability to code, and contribute to on-going development and development practices. · Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to present complex technical information in a clear and concise manner to a variety of audiences.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS· Msc in Computer science or Computer Engineering · Domain experience building and operating services · Experience of systems and processes to validate and assert quality of consumer electronics devices · A proven ability to learn and adapt to new, complex development environments
City of London City of London City of London City of London
6 months ago
Take a significant leap in your career with a leading global, premier airline. Join British Airways’ Data team at Heathrow as a Data and Business Intelligence Specialist. We manage a huge volume of data in our check-in, ticketing, seat allocation and other processes that allow us to deliver a memorable customer experience. Meaningful insights from data and BI also drive our forecasting, pricing, route and capacity planning, as well as enabling us to measure consumer behaviour, improve revenue growth, and work faster, smarter and leaner. As a technical leader on our Data team, you’ll have high-profile involvement in the end-to-end delivery and support of our data assets and data sets. Main responsibilities A critical part of your role will involve the detailed analysis of business requirements. This will see you working with Data and BI leads to produce scoping and triage documentation, as well as investigating business problems and related data requirements using structured techniques. You’ll design solutions to specifications using a range of BI tools, techniques and frameworks, while your role might extend to developing flexible data sets to meet future analytical and reporting objectives. You’ll be responsible for the coding that enables us to process data through the BI environments, and creating and executing robust test plans to assess the impact of code and data changes. You’ll be proactive in helping business users to fully understand and exploit their data, comfortable helping senior IT colleagues with design, development and resolution of data support issues, and capable of overseeing the delivery of data assets by third parties. We’ll also expect you to keep relevant documentation meticulously up to date. About you You will have proved your exceptional leadership qualities in the design and/or production of complex data and BI solutions covering the full assets lifecycle, from analysis and design to development and support. With a degree – ideally in computer science, engineering, mathematics, science or other numerate subject – you’ll have impressive expertise in SQL development. Strong knowledge of EDW design principles and big data technologies would be a definite bonus. You’ll be a confident decision-maker who is able to manage change. An inspirational character who can motivate and develop less experienced team members. And an articulate communicator who can interact effectively with colleagues at all levels and with third parties.
London London London London
6 months ago
A unique and exciting opportunity to has arisen for a Senior Analyst – Commercial Performance and Analytics to join British Airways, a leading premium global airline and be at the heart of Commercial analysis that directly influences the future Commercial direction. The team The Commercial performance team is responsible for a wide range of analytics – including: tracking and forecasting the performance of British Airways’ revenue, explaining key drivers of performance and identifying key gaps and opportunities to help maximise the revenue and identifying and analysing key commercial issues or projects and identify and presenting potential solutions as a Senior Analyst. The role You will play a critical role in the department and will be accountable for a variety of activities, including: analysing performance data and identifying trends in order to understand key drivers of business performance clearly communicate key messages to the business at all levels; ensure senior management make informed decisions based on data and analysis and making recommendations to shape and drive the revenue strategy at BA and with partners and influence BA’s commercial strategy to optimise revenue and cost. As a senior analyst you will be coaching and developing other colleagues and collaborating across the department and Commercial. About you We are looking for an excellent analytical thinker, with strong track record of drawing insight from data to drive action and influence change. We would like to see applications from proactive, energetic individuals with a great commercial acumen, a collaborative style and stakeholder management and team working skills.
London London London London
6 months ago
Develop and extend the reach of our existing applications for the backend platform. Collaborate with our product owner to deliver features and continue to optimise their performance post-release. Develop and produce functional solutions in accordance with architecture design standards and code standards. Ensure projects are delivered on time and to a high standard. Take part in code reviews for other developers Contribute to continuous improvements in the team resulting in greater efficiency, quality, and productivity What we are looking for: 3+ years of experience in backend/server-side development Comfortable coding in Node.js Quality-led approach to development (TDD and BDD) Security conscious, knowledgeable of best practices around building secure applications Comfortable in a cloud computing environment (AWS) Bonus points for: Knowledge of serverless or FaaS paradigm Experience with AWS Comfort being full-stack, especially Knowledge of React / Redux framework Worked as part of Agile, Scrum, XP or Kanban teams Oauth authentication ADDITIONAL INFORMATION Languages: Node.js and DynamoDB, AWS lambda, React for our web based management UI, Non-Negotiable: 4 years minimum experience. Architecture responsibility. Secure systems Automated testing Comfortable coding in Node.js Quality-led approach to development (TDD and BDD) Security conscious, knowledgeable of best practices around building secure applications Comfortable in a cloud computing environment (AWS) Working Hours: 9.30 - 5.30 Flexible Interview Process: Telephone interview Face-to-face or test. Face-to-face if needed. Team Setup: Tech team is still growing. We have 2 backend developers 2 android developers We outsource our testers in Sri Lanka Benefits: Pension 22 days holiday + Bank holidays Flexible Working BENEFITS Pension KEY SKILLS 4+ years experience in backend/server-side development Comfortable coding in Node.js (experience is preferable, but not necessary) Quality-led approach to development (TDD and BDD) Security conscious, knowledgeable of best practices around building secure applications Comfortable in a cloud computing environment (AWS)
Our client is looking for somebody to strengthen its existing firmware development team. The successful candidate will be used to programming in C/C++ or Python on embedded systems running in RTOS, bare metal or Linux. The role involves the development of new firmware for our new and refreshed GPS based products as well as the support and enhancement of existing firmware. This is a senior role so alongside writing code you will be required to: Analyse requirements and develop design alternatives. Develop test software and procedures. Generate complete and accurate user and design documentation. Present and attend architecture, design and code reviews. Provide input and evaluation of new technologies and products. Keep current with embedded software trends and share knowledge. Provide task breakdowns and accurate estimates for project planning Assist in maintaining a positive and productive atmosphere within the team. Qualifications & Experience A degree in a relevant discipline. A minimum of 5 years' experience in firmware development. Thorough understanding of embedded software design and coding. Experienced in design and coding using C/C++ or Python. A self-starter but equally capable of working within a team. Non-negotiable: Excellent communication skills. The successful candidate will be liaising with multiple stakeholders within the business, and gathering their requirements for the product. Someone who perhaps worked client-side and is used to the type of dynamic communications, bouncing ideas around, and formulating them clearly, would be ideal. Written comms have to be up to scratch as well. Must have experience of Python/C/C++, although our client can be flexible on speciality. 5 years' experience in firmware development. Salary Flex: NONE. Candidates looking for a basic salary of more than 55k would probably be overqualified. Team Set Up: 7 people in the team at the moment, reporting to the Firmware Development Manager Interview process: Telephone interview with the HM Online aptitude test F2F interview, competency-based Benefits: Pension scheme Vitality Private Healthcare scheme Free parking Annual bonus - profit based, could be up to £3k Childcare vouchers
Aylesbury Aylesbury Aylesbury Aylesbury , Buckinghamshire Buckinghamshire Buckinghamshire Buckinghamshire
2 months ago
Our client is a mid-sized company (300 people) based in South Manchester, they have our own development team creating applications for their customers and internal use. They see technology as a key differentiator in the marketplace and central to the growth of their business. Your Mission Over the next twelve months to contribute to the rearchitecting of their two core products. Both products will need to be rethought from the ground up while continuing to deliver value. Your Achievements Over the next 12 months we will:
- Re-platform one of our products
- UI/UX Transformation of another
- Improved development practices and processes
- Integrate with multiple partners
- Introduce multiple new technologies
- Be able to rapidly learn new domains and understand complex business processes
- Understand how to work at an abstract architectural and concrete implementation level
- Be prepared to take ownership of an application full lifecycle
- Have experience of designing API’s some RESTful
We are looking for a senior C# .NET developer to join our clients team to work on their own product. They are building an enterprise level gaming platform and are growing their team of experienced developers –as their product continues to expand. Working alongside other developers at all levels with a wide variety of tech, you’ll be helping us deliver a complex product into an interesting and challenging market. Our client is based in Manchester city centre and has around 120 team members. Around half of them are working on building our gambling platform fit for the enterprise market. The product is well funded, and we have a long term vision for it with lots of opportunities in the future. The other half of the business is an award-winning agency that specialises in the online betting and gaming sector, as well as working across several other industries. We design and build websites, web and native apps, as well as end-to-end platforms. If this sounds like something that excites you, keep reading… Your responsibilities You will be responsible for implementing sections of functionality, or making updates to existing features, ensuring they are delivered on time with the correct approach and to the standards defined by the development leads. Our tech stack includes some of the latest design patterns and tools as well as established tech that needs additional features building on. For example, SQL, NoSQL, caching services, messaging services, C# Windows Services, WebAPI, WCF, WPF, Winforms, Microsoft Orleans… all used to build a platform that has integration to internal and external services. What we expect For our senior vacancy, we’re looking for someone who’s worked on .NET backend/middleware systems, implementing complex logic and third-party integrations. This should be someone who is familiar with large scale systems and is comfortable working with a team – ideally a product or service that has a large team working on multiple workstreams. In all our clients vacancies, they are looking for someone who wants to take the next step in their career moving to an enterprise scale platform. Just like anyone in Software Development, you’ll be hungry to learn, but you should already be familiar with working on commercial systems. We’d expect you to be aware of design patterns and principles appropriate to the systems you have worked on, and have an excellent grounding in C# OOP programming. For all our roles, a keen attention to detail is a must and we want you to thoroughly test your work prior to it being handed over for the formal QA process. Your position You will sit within .NET middleware team reporting to the Development Manager. Who we’re looking for… Commercial experience in .NET with C# on complex systems Experience with N-Tier architecture/SOA Knowledge of relevant design patterns Excellent understanding of OOP concepts Demonstrable experience of building Web Services, WebAPI and WCF Database experience, schema design and SQL with MySQL NoSQL experience also beneficial, as is any knowledge of MS Orleans. Any history working with WinForms/WPF is extremely useful Expertise in performance optimization Experience of Unit and functional testing is important, not necessarily strict TDD. Source Control, must be confident using Git for all roles Experience working in an Agile or Kanban environment Knowledge of software and application design and architecture Experience in the gaming industry is a significant advantage Experience taking ownership of a system or sub-system is an advantage An excellent communicator, both verbal and written Hard working and willing to go above and beyond learning new skills Love working as part of a team and collaborating with others An interest in troubleshooting and problem solving. Benefits- Monthly team lunches Referral bonus 25 days holiday a year in addition to bank holidays Flexi-time Company Pension Scheme Childcare Voucher Scheme Health cash plan City Centre office space with a cosy breakout area and Wii U and PS4 consoles.
Our client is a leading global organisation and they have a requirement for a Facilities Engineering Manager to join the team where he or she will provide the technical expertise to plan, coordinate and manage the Data Centre’s equipment, systems and infrastructure to ensure operational excellence; with safety and reduction of risk being of paramount importance.
- Plan, implement, coordinate and oversees all mechanical/ electrical operations, maintenance and energy management programmes; ensuring risk is minimised and all works are compliant with safe systems of work
- Take the technical lead in event of emergencies and other incidents
- Acceptance and approval of all works on site including permits to work control
- Act as HV and LV Senior Approved Person
- Part of call out rota
- In charge of toolbox talks and scenario training
- Lead control of Vendors including log books
- Ensure Compliance with record keeping for relevant accreditations
- Involved on a day to day basis with use of financial systems in respect of ordering / cost control and follow up with repairs and remedial works.
- Oversee all building systems and critical facilities equipment and other equipment associated with the raised floor environment including fire/life safety, plumbing, mechanical, bonding, wire ways, and electrical systems and equipment.
- Plan, implement, coordinate and supervise all mechanical/electrical operations, maintenance, and energy management programs for a critical facilities environment.
- Manage, direct, and coordinate the activities of contracted personnel or third parties who are providing services or performing work within the assigned property and ensure all method statements and permits are in order.
- Oversee scheduling of preventive maintenance, contracted maintenance, and general maintenance with minimum disruption of building services.
- Ensure that reactive and preventive maintenance activities are appropriately balanced; monitors current and deferred maintenance backlogs; adjusts priorities and/or resources as needed and ensures that deferred maintenance is adequately documented.
- Recommend/implement improvements to the preventive maintenance program on an on-going basis. Devise technical enhancements to improve various aspects of building operations.
- Recommend what work should be insourced or subcontracted consult with Senior Manager when making decisions on major changes.
- Utilizes maximum capabilities of CMMS control system. Ensures that all appropriate data is entered into the CMMS system in a timely and accurate manner.
- Understand the engineering design and operational aspect of each building system.
- Monitor all allocations of building system capabilities to various base building and tenant needs.
- Act as primary technical resource for Site Engineers, Property Management and various groups.
- Ensure that team receives adequate technical, administrative, scenario and any other training as required with local code
- Coordinate development of and/or maintain as-built drawings.
- Evaluate, assign and monitor the safe work responsibilities and capabilities of employees and contractors; ensure adherence to safety requirements and prescribed procedures, as well as utilization of protective equipment.
- Ensure compliance with all statutory Health and safety policies and procedures.
- Ensure compliance with applicable all local codes, government agencies, ISO standards 9001, 14001, 27001, 50001 and all other DLR directives as they relate to building operations
- Coordinate maintenance efforts and build relationships with all critical vendors. Track all vendors’ performance through KPI and regular meetings.
- Maintain ongoing communication with tenants, owners, property management.
- Respond quickly to emergency situations (i.e. fires, evacuation, equipment failure, call outs etc.) and customer concerns and to be available to work outside normal hour, night’s weekend when required.
- To be part of a call out rota as required
- Implement and administer inventory control programs/purchase parts and supplies.
- Maintain regular meetings with other departments during any construction or fit out works on site, to ensure there is minimal or no risk to the day to day operations. Once complete ensure works are complete and commissioned in accordance with or clients standards.
- Maintain cost effective and efficient operation of all building systems.
- Understand the budgeting process and work with the DCM and Property Management team on tracking, managing operational and capital project and expenditure.
- Recognized formal electrical training (City and Guilds etc).
- Experience and Knowledge of Operation of Critical Building infrastructure (Electrical, Mechanical and Building Fabric)
- Ability to work with and communicate effectively with many groups and disciplines within our clients organisation.
- Must be self-driven, well organized and able to prioritize and handle multiple tasks with attention to detail
- Strong customer focus
- Reliable, setting high standards of personal commitment
Kingston Kingston Kingston Kingston , Surrey Surrey Surrey Surrey
3 months ago