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Job Purpose:
Excellent contract opportunity for an experienced professional that holds a recognised accountancy qualification or compliance qualification to join an established public sector division.. The role holder will be responsible for supporting the Director of Finance in the management and delivery of the department's financial governance, with specific responsibility for reviewing the recent changes in the Isle of Man's Financial Regulations and take action to address any deficiencies to ensure compliance.

Key Responsibilities:
Assist in the development and implementation of a programme of review of financial practice and procedures in accordance with the Isle of Man Financial Regulations to ensure compliance.
Co-ordinating the changes required in Departmental and corporate finance processes and initiatives, liaising with external providers and other stakeholders as required.
Day to day responsibility for the progression of the Financial Regulation Compliance and projects.

Skills & Experience:
Minimum of 3 years' experience of working within a finance environment (public or private sector).
Track record of problem solving and innovation.
Experience of delivering services through effective working with a range of partners and stakeholders.
Experience of corporate governance.

Hours & Benefits:
Full time working pattern with flexi-time, part time hours will also be considered, excellent rate of pay- market competitive, Douglas based.

Job Purpose:
Experienced and qualified Project Manager sought by an International Life Assurance company for a 12 month contract opportunity. The role holder will be responsible for managing and delivering large / complex projects or programme work-streams in order to meet business objectives.

Key Responsibilities:
Responsible for shaping and developing the project approach.
Applies and champions the appropriate project management discipline, i.e. planning, resourcing, monitoring, reporting and risk, issue and dependency management.
Establish an effective project organisation structure and responsible for shaping, building, development, management and motivation of the project team. Produce and manage project budgets, ensuring that spend is in line with agreed plans, that accurate forecasts are produced and agreed benefits are realised.
Responsible for overall project planning & management of resources required (including contingency planning) to deliver the projects.

Skills and Experience:
MSP, Prince2, APMP qualified- desirable.
Background in IT development or IT architecture.
Detailed knowledge of the technical infrastructure of the key systems of at least one business unit.
Comprehensive understanding of software development procedures and practices.
Comprehensive understanding of the IT development lifecycle.
Proven capability to solicit and compile sound IT delivery estimates for systems change and implementation.
Proven Project Management expertise in the delivery of IT system developments.
The successful applicant will be used to successfully managing budgetary responsibilities.
Proven leadership and relationship management experience.
Individuals should have a proven track record in managing complex & technical projects to meet business objectives.

Hours & Benefits:
Competitive rates of pay, Parking on site, Structured working pattern.

Job Purpose:
A Systems Infrastructure Engineer is required to join an established Private Wealth Management Organisation on an initial 3-6 month contract basis. The role holder will primarily be responsible for the development and maintenance of the Enterprise Wide Infrastructure.

Key Responsibilities:
Involved in project work and will provide support to the Senior Systems Infrastructure Engineer.
To provide third party support to the other IT Systems departments as well as maintaining and building relationships with other departments and third party service providers.

Skills & Experience:
Highly motivated with a minimum of three years in a Systems Infrastructure role.
Experience in managing/maintaining complex and Business Critical infrastructure systems:
Enterprise Level Storage Systems
Enterprise Wide Network Switching and Routing
Enterprise Level Anti-Virus
Enterprise Telephony Solutions
Enterprise Security Gateways/Appliances
Extensive knowledge of technical and operational procedures and processes that are in place within the Systems Department.
Good knowledge of industry standards and frameworks

Hours & Benefits:
Structured working pattern- core business hours.
Competitive pay rates.
Based in central Douglas.

Job Purpose:
Business Analyst required to join the project team of an international life organisation on an initial contract basis , your primary focus will be a leader in the exponent of change, identifying, documenting and implementing process improvements. The successful candidate will have an important role providing support work for larger projects.

Key Responsibilities:
Ability to carry out and facilitate process reviews in clear and concise manner and to document and present findings accordingly.
Ability to interpret business requirements and reproduce them in a structured document which can be readily understood by business and technical users which in turn enables the company to deliver business benefits on time, within budget and to agreed quality standards.
Assist with business and market research in terms of existing and new developments.
Produce user acceptance testing plans and scripts.
Implementation planning on any enhanced or new system developments.
Share knowledge and skills in practical application of business analysis.
Managing smaller projects.

Skills & Experience:
Significant experience as a business analyst within financial services - minimum 4 years
Experience using a variety of requirements elicitation techniques.
Experience of modelling techniques.
Excellent written and oral communication skills.
Ability to build and maintain business relationships.
Proven experience of delivering business improvements and efficiencies.
Good facilitation, presentation, and report writing skills.
Hold or studying towards a related professional qualification, BCS International Diploma in Business Analysis.
Expert knowledge of industry best practices for requirement engineering.
Experience of Waterfall and Agile methodologies.
Clearly demonstrate understanding of the project lifecycle.

Hours & Benefits:
Standard Working hours 9am - 5pm.
Excellent rates of pay- market competitive.
Parking on site.
Douglas bases.

Job Purpose:
Project Manager required to join the existing team of project professionals within an International Life Assurance Organisation on a contract basis. The role will be specifically responsible for the successful delivery of change projects. The successful applicant will understand and be able to apply different delivery approaches and will have a proven track record of performing project management disciplines.

Key Responsibilities:
Organising, managing and leading the project team from initiation to completion.
Selecting appropriate processes and methods required to meet the project objective.
Establishing and maintaining appropriate communication and engagement with stakeholders.
Complying with requirements to meet stakeholder needs and expectations.

Skills & Experience:
5+ years in project management.
Previous experience working within a Financial Service remit.

Hours & Benefits:
Competitive salary, full time - core business hours, based in Douglas area.

Job Purpose:
Multiple opportunities for experience Software Tester's to join an established and further growing Financial Group on a long term contract basis. The role holder will be responsible for ensuring that new and amended systems, configurations, packages, or services, together with any interfaces, perform as specified and that the risks associated with deployment are adequately understood and documented. The System tester plays an essential role in managing the risks associated with IT systems, which include financial and reputational risk.

Key Responsibilities:
The planning, design, management, execution and reporting of tests, using appropriate testing tools and techniques and conforming to agreed process standards and industry specific regulations.
Engineering, using and maintaining test ware (test cases, test scripts, test reports, test plans, etc.) to measure and improve the quality of the software being tested.
Defines test conditions for given requirements.
Design test cases and creates test scripts and supporting data, working to the specifications provided.
Interprets, execute and record test cases in accordance with project test plans.
Analyses and reports test activities and results. Identifies and reports issues and risks.

Skills & Experience:
A minimum of 1 years experience in a Software Tester role.
Educated to a bachelor degree level or hold a relevant professional qualification or extensive relevant experience in career history.
Good problem solving skills in order to resolve issues quickly and effectively.
Proven ability to meet individual targets and goals with accurate results.

Hours & Benefits:
Structured working pattern- core business hours, excellent rates of pay- market competitive, based in central Douglas.

Job Purpose:
Business Analyst required to join an expanding Financial Group on an initial contract basis. This is a key role in the methodical investigation, analysis, review and documentation of all or part of the business in terms of business functions and processes.

Key Responsibilities:
Investigates operational requirements, problems, and opportunities, seeking effective business solutions through improvements in automated and non-automated components of new or changed processes.
Assists in the analysis of stakeholder objectives, and the underlying issues arising from investigations into business requirements and problems, and identifies options for consideration.
Facilitates scoping and business priority-setting for change initiatives of medium size and complexity.
Discover and analyse requirements for fitness for purpose as well as adherence to business objectives and consistency, challenging positively as appropriate.
Support programme or project control boards, project assurance teams and quality review meetings.
Provides basic guidance on individual project proposals.
Define, documents and carries out small projects or sub-projects. Alone or with a small team, actively participating in all phases. Identifies, assesses and manages risks to the success of the project.

Skills & Experience:
Minimum of 3 years' experience as a Business Analyst within financial services.
Excellent problem solving skills.
In-depth knowledge of Microsoft Office Applications (i.e. Word, Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint).
Testing/Analytical skills - Thinking Interprets quantitative and qualitative information to achieve a business-related objective. Produces effective solutions to complex problems. Identifies underlying trends and issues and does not always stop at initial answer. Systematic and logical.
Ability to demonstrate AGILE strategy.
Basic SQL Skills.
Experience of formal system analysis and design methodologies.
Ability to work under pressure.
Ability to achieve tight deadlines.
Excellent communication skills (written & verbal).
Business Analysis or Testing Qualifications, e.g. ISEB or IIBA.

Hours & Benefits:
Market competitive daily rates of pay, structured working pattern, Douglas based.

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