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Job Purpose:
12 month contract opportunity available within the PPM team of an International Life Assurance organisation to provide Finance change and support to the wider change portfolio. The role holder will be responsible for working closely with finance teams to review and where appropriate re-engineer processes using LEAN methodologies.

Key Responsibilities:
Work closely with colleagues to develop well controlled processes to deliver change across Finance in line with group, audit and professional standards.
Support the development and maintenance of key Finance systems, data warehouses and interfaces to meet the needs of Finance to support the operation and growth of the business.
Develop and support End User Computing solutions across Finance.
Configure and maintain data feeds through the Xceptor Data Hub and Reconciliation tools into SAP, adhering to documented standards.

Skills & Experience:
Proven experience in life insurance & financial services.
Experience of process and system design and development disciplines, ideally including change management.
Systems, control and process acumen.
Understanding of LEAN principles.
Excellent PC skills, particularly MS Access and MS Excel.
Excellent analytical skills.
Able to anticipate customer needs.
Confidence in communicating with colleagues at all levels.

Hours & Benefits:
Excellent rates of pay- market competitive, structured working pattern- core business hours and also potential for agile working pattern, Douglas based, parking on site.

Job Purpose:
Experienced Test Analyst required to join a leading International Life Assurance on a long term contract basis. The role holder will be responsible for working with the Developers and Business Analysts to plan, document and execute robust testing in order to enhance the delivery of online and back office applications to meet strategic business objectives.

Key Responsibilities:
Creation of test scenarios, cases and plans for projects and individual BAU support JIRAs.
Liaise with Project Team including Project Manager, Developer and Business Analyst.
Coordinate and review test documentation.
Take on the role of Test Lead for projects.
Plan and carry out testing appropriate to the task with minimal supervision/guidance.
Input and implementation to test framework and processes.
Reporting of estimates, test metrics and progress updates to the Test Manager.
Share test and system knowledge with others.
Coordinate UAT as appropriate.

Skills & Experience:
A minimum of 5 years' experience in a testing role.
Business Analyst skills would be beneficial.
Perform effective and comprehensive testing of software.
Have excellent spoken and written communication skills.
Have a comprehensive understanding of the project lifecycle with particular emphasis on testing activities.
Be experienced in the specification, design and production of testing documentation.
Understand the importance of logging, analysing and reporting bugs/incidents.
Interact easily with users, developers and managers.
Have sufficient critical faculty to assess test and development activities and suggest improvements.

Hours & Benefits:
Structured working pattern- core business hours- also potential for an agile working pattern, competitive rates of pay, Douglas based.

Job Purpose:
Experienced Project Support Officer required to join an International Life Assurance organisation for approximately 6 - 12 months to work with and support a number of projects currently being undertaken by the Hansard Group. This role will include providing project management support to the leads of the various projects and work stream.

Key Responsibilities:
Supporting Project Managers of the various projects included within the programme.
Assisting with the production and distribution of programme and project plans.
Providing administrative services to support the programme (e.g. arranging project meetings, travel and minute taking) .
Supporting the change control procedure.
Supporting analysis of risk and issues.
Ensuring the project files are accurate and up to date.

Skills & Experience:
Experience within a programme / project environment is required.
Project management qualification desirable but not essential.
Excellent communication and organisational skills.
Ability to manage and prioritise own workload in a fast paced environment
Competent in using Microsoft Project, PowerPoint and SharePoint.

Hours & Benefits:
Competitive salary, 6 month initial contract, full time business hours, office based in central Douglas.

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