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Led by one of the company’s most senior Partners and with over 20 years’ experience in recruitment, Tracey FitzGerald, is herself a CIPD Associate member and has completed her PG Dip/MA in Human Resource Management.

Our team’s vision is dedicated to providing the HR community with a recruitment resource that truly understands the demands of their profession.

Whether you wish to recruit an individual or a complete team, across Private, Public or Third Sector Services we have the expertise and infrastructure to source key HR professionals up to and including Director and Strategic Business Partner level.

We recruit for a number of positions such as:

HR Business Partner 
HR Advisor 
Senior HR Advisor 
HR Manager 
HR Director
HR Administrator
L&D Specialist
Talent Management 
OD Manager / Specialist

 

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  • As part of the strategic transformation of our HR offering we now seek a number of commercially astute, business focused, outcome orientated HR Business Partners to work as part of the senior management teams within our business units and drive the people agenda. SALARY: £ 40,000 - £47,000 BENEFITS: Superannuated Pension 33 days holidays statutory bank holidays and closure days discounted PHI & Health Cash Plan LOCATION: Milton Keynes THE COMPANY: Strategic HR Business Partners Our organisation is one of the region’s largest employers with over 10,000 employees. As the designated HRBP for one of our Milton Keynes Business Unit’s (BU’s) you will be tasked with building and maintaining effective strategic relationships with the senior management teams on all HR & people issues. Our aim is to move HR from being seen as a purely operational discipline to one that is fundamental and central to the BU’s and thereby helps the organisation achieve its strategic business goals. Each HRBP will be tasked with becoming a Trusted Advisor to their BU and effect major organisational change through implementing and introducing an Adaptive Organisation Culture by: PERSON REQUIREMENT - Strategic HR Business Partners * Chartered Membership of CIPD or another relevant qualification or commensurate experience.* Strategic HRBP background operating as a true commercial partner through the delivery of value added activity.* Ability to translate business strategy into clearly defined people plans.* Substantial experience of driving employee engagement initiatives.* Experience of leading complex change projects within a large, unionised environment.* Outcome orientated with strong project management skills.* Highly developed stakeholder engagement skills with the ability to influence both the commercial and HR agenda.* Skilled at managing resistance to change and the expectations of senior managers.* Capable of providing senior management coaching, mentoring, guidance and training. A DETAILED JOB BRIEF WILL BE AVAILABLE TO SHORTLISTED CANDIDATES BUT IN BRIEF YOU WILL: * Become a key and active member of the BU leadership team; contributing to and influencing the development and delivery of the unit’s people strategy, including building a strong succession planning and talent management agenda within the unit.* Working with the business areas to lead transformational change projects ensuring compliance with all legislation, policies and best practice.* Proactive use of business metrics to help the BU deliver desired outcomes and objectives* Acting as an effective coach and guide to leaders on how to deliver business outputs, engage as employers, manage people and employee relations issues to build a performance based culture* Support business leaders to develop their leadership skills and enable them to explore and challenge their thinking by acting as a critical friend.* Leading and managing HR Advisors, Trainers and/or Administrators to ensure effective delivery of the strategy. It is highly likely you will have worked in any of the following roles and/or markets, and worked with the following products and/or services: HRBP, HR Business Partner, Senior HRBP, Senior HR Business Partner, Strategic HR Business Partner, Lead HR Business Partner, Talent & Development, Organisational Development, Learning and Organisational Development, L&OD, Engagement, People Champion, People Strategy, Higher Education, Academia, Retail, Commercial, Manufacturing, Banking, Finance, Please Note - Wallace Hind Selection have been selected as our exclusive retained partner so any direct applications from candidates or agencies will be forwarded on to them. INTERESTED? Please apply to our retained consultant Tracey FitzGerald quoting Strategic HR Business Partner, reference TF1710-50 Wallace Hind Selection. The Old Vicarage. Duston. Northants. NN5 6JB. Please note that the postcodes used for this vacancy are for searching purposes only, they may not refer exactly to where the role is based.  

  • Based in the centre of Northampton we require a contracts and compliance professional to join our business (professional body). Providing advice on commercial, IP, data and company / charity law you will be pivotal in the continued growth and strategic accomplishments of our organisation. SALARY: £50,000 - £55,000 BENEFITS: 23 Days holiday, contributory pension (9%). LOCATION: Northampton COMMUTABLE LOCATIONS: Bedford, Leicester, Peterborough, Coventry, Milton Keynes, Cambridge, Oxford, or Luton. THE CONTRACTS AND COMPLIANCE MANAGER ROLE SHOULD APPEAL TO YOU IF YOU: * Proactively drive and champion all aspects of quality and compliance.* Enjoy using a mix of data, commercial and compliance awareness to influence, persuade and motivate others.* Wish to be in a role which you can really create, develop and influence the progression of the position. JOB SPECIFICATION - Contracts and Compliance Manager As the Contracts and Compliance Manager your role is to provide advice to colleagues and trustees on the commercial, data, intellectual property issues in the group’s activities; on charity and company law and act as the groups data controller working with senior managers to ensure the business can achieve it strategic objectives. KEY TASKS - Contracts and Compliance Manager * Provide contract advice and drafts to colleagues and trustees, with a particular focus on commercial, data and intellectual property.* Review all new and existing supplier contacts ensuring suitability.* Liaise with the Head of Sales to create and update effective terms and conditions for product launches.* Ensure the charity complies with all external authorities – for example GDPR* Act as the contact point for the charities commission and other similar external bodies. Ultimately your interest in this role will be making it your own, working with some amazingly driven, intellectual people; the sense of achievement will be outstanding. ALL ABOUT WHAT YOU WILL HAVE DONE: We do need a contracts and compliance professional, which means you will have gone through audits and accreditations, whilst not a qualified lawyer you will have created commercially sound terms and conditions and able to offer suitable advice covering a wide range of scenarios. A clear understanding of either company or charity law is essential. As a professional body we need to balance the demand to be commercially smart whilst working within the ethics and morality of a charity, we have to set the standards others strive for. Ideally you will be a member of a professional body (could be CILEX, CIPS, CIMA or others) and see the benefits and role we play. Customer focused, with a tenacious yet flexible approach – sometimes you will have to bend! It is highly likely you will have worked in any of the following roles and/or markets, and worked with the following products and/or services: Corporate Law, Charity law, Professional Body, Bursary, Education, Legal Compliance or others Please Note - We have been selected as the exclusive retained partner for this role so any direct applications to our client from candidates or agencies will be forwarded on to us direct. INTERESTED? Please apply to our retained consultant Matthew Hogg quoting Contracts and Compliance Manager – Transforming Resource Management - reference MGH1710-45 to DD: 44 (0)1604 683318 Wallace Hind Selection. The Old Vicarage. Duston. Northants. NN5 6JB. Tel: 44 (0) 1604 758857. Please note that the postcodes used for this vacancy are for searching purposes only, they may not refer exactly to where the role is based.  

  • Do you have an interest and understanding of waste management / resource management / sustainability and environmental issues? This is an opportunity for a Technical Advisor to work with the biggest and most influential names in the sector – providing technical support and advice to clients across the waste management industry and beyond. SALARY: Up to £28,000 BENEFITS: Good holiday allowance rising with service excellent pension Bupa LOCATION: Central Northampton COMMUTABLE LOCATIONS: Northampton, Daventry, Milton Keynes, Brackley, Rugby, Wellingborough, Kettering, Bedford JOB SPECIFICATION - Technical Advisor This is highly varied role (Technical Advisor) working very closely with the Technical and Professional Standards Manager on all manner of issues related to waste management / recycling / sustainability / resource management. Your responsibilities will include: * Producing internal and external reports (such as briefing notes, consultation responses, training materials) on legislative or regulatory changes / news related to the waste management sector etc.* Co-ordinate and work with relevant bodies / special interest groups (SIGs) as allocated. This will include attending / participating in meetings – providing technical opinion and information whilst representing our organisation on issues of waste management / sustainability / recycling / resource management.* Provide technical support to members / non-members who are looking for advice – such as how to deal with certain types of waste, what is hazardous, and what their options / regulatory obligations are.* Attend events / seminars / conferences to take notes and report back on useful / relevant information.* Absorb and analyse technical data / documentation and report back. You will primarily be based at the Northamptonshire office but will visit events / conferences / seminars etc. across the country as required. REQUIREMENTS - Technical Advisor To be considered for this role, you will most probably have experience working:* As a waste contractor – providing consultancy to customers on how to deal with their waste / recycling / sustainability / resource management. * Working within a business (any sector) with responsibility for dealing with waste and an awareness of legislation / regulations regarding the disposal / recycling of such. * Have a strong educational background in a relevant subject area. Regardless of the background, you will have an understanding of waste and resource management from a technical and legislative / regulatory perspective. You must also be able to research, interpret and report information in written form / presentations to internal departments, members and to broader groups. You will need to be flexible and happy to react to changing priorities whilst managing multiple projects with different deadlines. THE COMPANY: We are a professional body which represents professionals across a diverse range of sectors and industries. We have particular interest in the sustainable resources and wastes management sectors. We set the professional standards for individuals working in the industry and provide advice, support, education and training to members and non-members alike. It is highly likely you will have worked in any of the following roles and/or markets, and worked with the following products and/or services:Waste Management, Resource Management, Environmental, Sustainability, Corporate Social Responsibility, Chartered Institute, Professional BodyTechnical Advisor, Engineer, Technical Support, Researcher, Graduate, Please Note - We have been selected as the exclusive retained partner for this role so any direct applications to our client from candidates or agencies will be forwarded on to us direct. INTERESTED? Please apply to our retained consultant Stuart Platt quoting Technical Advisor, reference SP1710-42 to DD: 44 (0)1604 683320 Wallace Hind Selection. The Old Vicarage. Duston. Northants. NN5 6JB. Tel: 44 (0) 1604 758857. Please note that the postcodes used for this vacancy are for searching purposes only, they may not refer exactly to where the role is based.

  • A great opportunity to lead the Finance offering as the Financial Controller for this well established, thriving SME.You’ll work closely with the MDto realign processes, develop business improvements and to turn the finance offering into a commercial decision making function. Salary: £55,000 - £65,000 Benefits Location: Newport Pagnell The organisation is a growing SME with a very bright future, we’re looking for a Financial Controller who can support and deputise for the Managing Director with day to day activities as well as take an active part in commercial decision making that will ensure the organisation grows. Who we are looking for: Financial Controller / Head of Finance Ideally you will be qualified CIMA /ACCA; however, if you are qualified by experience (QBE) and can demonstrate a suitable background with relevant experience we’re keen to hear from you as well.  We need enthusiasm and driveWe’re looking for someone who can support the MD in critical and exciting business decisions.Someone who understands a growing SME.Foreign Exchange understanding. Specifically dealing with China and US.Someone who is capable of thinking outside of their day to day activities of general accounting work and who can seek out commercial opportunities to enhance the business or to simply improve the outgoing costs. What you will be doing on a day to day basis:- You will be the No.2 to the Managing Director and deputise in his absence. Including being the go to person when decisions need to be made.Support with commercial decision making.Manage and train an Assistant Accountant.HR and company secretarial duties.Both monthly management accounts and financial accounting procedures.Manage and improve the company's reporting systems.Developing HR processes.Budgeting and forecasting and ad hoc financial analysis.Foreign ExchangeOther projects include managing the efficiencies of the business through the company car fleet, utility suppliers and other 3rd party suppliers. It is highly likely you will have worked in any of the following roles and/or markets, and worked with the following products and/or services:  Senior Finance Manager, Head of Finance, Financial Controller, Finance Director, Management Accountant. Please Note - We have been selected as the exclusive retained partner for this role so any direct applications to our client from candidates or agencies will be forwarded on to us direct. INTERESTED? Please apply to our retained consultant Phil Monkman quoting Financial Controller / Head of Finance reference PM1710-09 to DD: 44 (0)1604 683308 Wallace Hind Selection. The Old Vicarage. Duston. Northants. NN5 6JB. Tel: 44 (0) 1604 758857. Please note that the postcodes used for this vacancy are for searching purposes only, they may not refer exactly to where the role is based.  

  • One of Europe’s leading suppliers of efficient store environments is looking for an ambitious Financial & Commercial Director to join their team in Milton Keynes. Possessing proven business acumen and commercialism, this is a genuine opportunity for you to make your mark on a business with a desire to double its £13million turnover in the next 3 years. SALARY: £65,000 - £75,000Benefits: Company Car, Bonus, Pension, Healthcare, DIS x 3, 25 days Holiday StatsLOCATION: Milton KeynesCOMMUTABLE LOCATIONS: Milton Keynes, JOB SPECIFICATION: Finance & Commercial Director The successful candidate will be ideally working for a business with turnover in the region of £20-£50million, or aspire to move into an organisation with aggressive growth expectations, where their insights and work can genuinely impact the progress of the business. This is a commercial finance role and will include exposure to both external and internal customers.The main duties will include; Complete strategic and commercial responsibility of the Finance and Procurement functionDirect reporting to the Managing Director, with a dotted line to the Group Finance DirectorManaging a team of 5 staff, 4 in finance and 1 in procurement What’s in it for you? This is a unique opportunity to become a driving force in a business offering the comforts of an SME environment with the structure and support of a large corporate group. This role will have the genuine opportunity and autonomy to help shape the progression of a business undergoing a rapid but realistic growth plan. REQUIREMENTS: Finance & Commercial Director As the Finance & Commercial Director you will have a wealth of experience leading a commercially focussed finance function within a large SME or corporate business environment. We would be delighted to receive applications from Financial Controllers / Directors / Business Partners with aspirations to secure a move to a progressive business where your insights and suggestions will have the potential to shape the organisation.In addition you will have; A finance qualification (CIMA, ACCA or ACA) would be preferred although we are happy to receive applications from candidates who are qualified by experience (QBE)The ability to take an overall commercial view of our business and have an input into change and progression from a financial perspectiveA wealth of strategic planning experienceStrong communication skills and the willingness to have commercial input at local and group levelExperience of legal, personnel, health & safety and company secretarial issues It is highly likely you will have worked in any of the following roles and/or markets, and worked with the following products and/or services: Finance Manager, Senior Accountant, Accountant, Commercial Accountant, Assistant Finance Manager, Financial Controller, Finance Director, Finance and Commercial Director. THE COMPANY: Our client’s goal is to assist retailers in providing a great shopping experience; they seek to provide unique and turnkey solutions to the instore experience. They are a global company, but in everything they do, they are local. With a flexible working model and organisation, they are able to continuously grow with their customers on new markets. With a comprehensive range of production facilities, they are able to deliver profitability-boosting products that meet their customer requirements for product safety, function and design, at a competitive price. Please Note – Wallace hind Selection have been selected as the exclusive retained partner for this role so any direct applications to our client from candidates or agencies will be forwarded on to us direct. INTERESTED? Please apply to our retained consultant Michael Thorpe quoting Finance & Commercial Director reference MT17010-02 to DD: 44 (0)1604 683313 Wallace Hind Selection. The Old Vicarage. Duston. Northants. NN5 6JB. Tel: 44 (0) 1604 758857. Please note that the postcodes used for this vacancy are for searching purposes only, they may not refer exactly to where the role is based.  

  • We’re on the hunt for talented Protection Advisors. Do you want a rewarding sales career with great earning potential and career progression, while having the opportunity to work with the flexibility to suit your lifestyle? We are keen to hear from people with drive and potential and also those who want to develop their sales career. The opportunity to earn £40k in your first year. SALARY: £20,000 - £40K OTE BENEFITS: * Bonus £40,000 OTE* PH, LI & Pension* Half price gym membership* Company Pension Scheme LOCATION: You can work from Milton Keynes. COMMUTABLE LOCATIONS: Bedford, Northampton, Wellingborough, Luton, Daventry Aylesbury, Bicester, Buckingham, Biggleswade, St Neots, Letchworth Garden City JOB SPECIFICATION - Customer Sales Advisor In this exciting new role you are going to be the customer/clients first port of call, you will be responsible for advising the customer/client in a professional and friendly manner and ensuring that they get what they are looking for. The customer comes first. This is a call centre environment and it will mainly be outbound calling. REQUIREMENTS - Customer Sales Advisor Are you a self-motivated individual with a hunger for success? Do you want to work in a vibrant and exciting environment and push your career to the next level? Are you a good team player with strong communication skills? Have you worked in a customer services role? Do you have financial services experience or do you come from a sales background and are looking for a step up? Maybe you are just a driven person looking for something different or that career that fits you? If you can answer yes to any of these questions then what are you waiting for? THE COMPANY: A prestigious UK based financial services business with offices in London, Leeds and Milton Keynes, they are growing at a rapid rate and have won numerous awards for their levels of service and customer care. PROSPECTS - Customer Sales Advisor A very rewarding career with a key player in the Financial Services sector that is continually setting the standards, you will be rewarded with a very attractive salary and bonus structure as well as the opportunity of career progression as they like to promote from within. It you will get all of the training and support that you need, as well as a very attractive salary package with a very attainable bonus/commission structure. It is highly likely you will have worked in any of the following roles and/or markets, and worked with the following products and/or services:Customer Sales Advisor Customer Services Advisor, Telesales, Insurance Sales, Insurance Renewals, Financial Services, Renewals or Retention Roles Please Note - We have been selected as the exclusive partner for this role so any direct applications to our client from candidates or agencies will be forwarded on to us direct. INTERESTED? Please apply to our consultant Chris Nichols quoting Customer Sales Advisor & Retention Advisor reference CN1709-72 to DD: 44 (0)1604 683325 Wallace Hind Selection. The Old Vicarage. Duston. Northants. NN5 6JB. Tel: 44 (0) 1604 758857. Please note that the postcodes used for this vacancy are for searching purposes only, they may not refer exactly to where the role is based.  

  • An excellent opportunity for a Data Analyst to join this award-winning Financial Services Company who have been established for over 25 years and are now looking to move into the FinTech sector. SALARY: £30,000 ADDITIONAL BENEFITS: - Corporate Days Out- Monthly dress down days- Regular Friend and Family Events- Company Pension Scheme- Free Car Parking LOCATION: Tamworth COMMUTABLE LOCATIONS: Tamworth, Nuneaton, Sutton Coldfield JOB SPECIFICATION: A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a Data Analyst to join an exciting and rapidly expanding Financial Services company. Working closely with the Operations Manager, you will need to be able to grasp complex data and communicate it in a manner that is both simplistic and understandable to stakeholders. Therefore, you will be passionate about customer insight and Data, as well as possessing an analytical mind to push change through. The successful candidate will take on personal responsibility for the project, and will need to have the following: - The ability to process both input and output data for use by both internal and external stakeholders- Create analytical reports which evaluate both datasets- Be able to manage the collection and storage of data associated with the bespoke data CRM.- Knowledge of how to assess and convert data to the necessary format- Present key insights and strategy to board level- Communicate with commercial suppliers responsible for data to ensure smooth transfer and accurate information is maintained. REQUIREMENTS - Data Analyst - Competent in handling and interpreting large amounts data- Previous experience of data analysis in a commercial environment- Proficient use of software packages such as Python and Visual Basic- The ability to grasp information and communicate that information through presentations and reports- Self-motivated, and able to work towards set deadlines- To be a point of contact between colleagues and other stakeholders- Educated to degree level in relevant subject- Knowledge of the energy sector would be beneficial THE COMPANY - Data Analyst This is an award winning company who are determined to provide a transparent and thorough service, whilst ensuring each transaction runs as efficiently and smoothly as possible. They are known for their exceptional service and consequently enjoy a distinguished reputation within their industry. This is a great opportunity to really make an impact and progress your career further. INTERESTED? Please apply to our retained consultant Joel Barnett quoting Data Analyst reference JKB1709-60 to DD: 44 (0)1604 683321 Wallace Hind Selection. The Old Vicarage. Duston. Northants. NN5 6JB. Tel: 44 (0) 1604 758857. Please note that the postcodes used for this vacancy are for searching purposes only, they may not refer exactly to where the role is based.  

  • As part of the strategic transformation of our HR offering we now seek a number of commercially astute, business focused, outcome orientated HR Business Partners to work as part of the senior management teams within our business units and drive the people agenda. SALARY: £ 40,000 - £47,000 BENEFITS: Superannuated Pension 33 days holidays statutory bank holidays and closure days discounted PHI & Health Cash Plan LOCATION: Milton Keynes THE COMPANY: Strategic HR Business Partners Our organisation is one of the region’s largest employers with over 10,000 employees. As the designated HRBP for one of our Milton Keynes Business Unit’s (BU’s) you will be tasked with building and maintaining effective strategic relationships with the senior management teams on all HR & people issues. Our aim is to move HR from being seen as a purely operational discipline to one that is fundamental and central to the BU’s and thereby helps the organisation achieve its strategic business goals. Each HRBP will be tasked with becoming a Trusted Advisor to their BU and effect major organisational change through implementing and introducing an Adaptive Organisation Culture by: PERSON REQUIREMENT - Strategic HR Business Partners * Chartered Membership of CIPD or another relevant qualification or commensurate experience.* Strategic HRBP background operating as a true commercial partner through the delivery of value added activity.* Ability to translate business strategy into clearly defined people plans.* Substantial experience of driving employee engagement initiatives.* Experience of leading complex change projects within a large, unionised environment.* Outcome orientated with strong project management skills.* Highly developed stakeholder engagement skills with the ability to influence both the commercial and HR agenda.* Skilled at managing resistance to change and the expectations of senior managers.* Capable of providing senior management coaching, mentoring, guidance and training. A DETAILED JOB BRIEF WILL BE AVAILABLE TO SHORTLISTED CANDIDATES BUT IN BRIEF YOU WILL: * Become a key and active member of the BU leadership team; contributing to and influencing the development and delivery of the unit’s people strategy, including building a strong succession planning and talent management agenda within the unit.* Working with the business areas to lead transformational change projects ensuring compliance with all legislation, policies and best practice.* Proactive use of business metrics to help the BU deliver desired outcomes and objectives* Acting as an effective coach and guide to leaders on how to deliver business outputs, engage as employers, manage people and employee relations issues to build a performance based culture* Support business leaders to develop their leadership skills and enable them to explore and challenge their thinking by acting as a critical friend.* Leading and managing HR Advisors, Trainers and/or Administrators to ensure effective delivery of the strategy. It is highly likely you will have worked in any of the following roles and/or markets, and worked with the following products and/or services: HRBP, HR Business Partner, Senior HRBP, Senior HR Business Partner, Strategic HR Business Partner, Lead HR Business Partner, Talent & Development, Organisational Development, Learning and Organisational Development, L&OD, Engagement, People Champion, People Strategy, Higher Education, Academia, Retail, Commercial, Manufacturing, Banking, Finance, Please Note - Wallace Hind Selection have been selected as our exclusive retained partner so any direct applications from candidates or agencies will be forwarded on to them. INTERESTED? Please apply to our retained consultant Tracey FitzGerald quoting Strategic HR Business Partner, reference TF1709-48 Wallace Hind Selection. The Old Vicarage. Duston. Northants. NN5 6JB. Please note that the postcodes used for this vacancy are for searching purposes only, they may not refer exactly to where the role is based.  

  • Established in 1982, we are a specialist wholesaler who provides industrial fasteners to a comprehensive range of European distributors. We are currently looking for a commercially astute Finance Manager to join our team in Milton Keynes. This is a genuine opportunity to make a mark and develop your career within a growing business. SALARY: Basic £40,000 - £50,000 per annum Company bonus (Profit related) BENEFITS: Pension, Optional Health Cash Plan, 23 days holiday stats LOCATION: Milton Keynes COMMUTABLE LOCATIONS: Bedford, Northampton, Aylesbury, Banbury, Daventry. JOB SPECIFICATION: The successful candidate will be ideally working for a business with turnover in the region of £5-£15million, or aspire to move into a SME where their insights and work can genuinely impact the progress of the organisation. The main duties will include: * Complete control of P&L including all Management and Financial Accounting (supported by external accountants/auditors)* Reporting directly to the Managing director and where required to the group Managing director and group finance staff* Prepare monthly accounts along with other business reports for management team meetings & group consumption* Be instrumental in the preparation of annual budgets and forecasts* Control business critical cash flow and manage credit control alongside all other duties* Manage pre-surveillance process and obtain licensing in a timely and accurate manner* Various other finance functions, payroll, expenses, pensions, company cars, foreign currency exchange, utilities etc. REQUIREMENTS: As the Finance Manager you will have a wealth of experience leading a finance function within an SME environment. We would be delighted to receive applications from Finance Managers / Business Partners with aspirations to grow into a Financial Controller or Finance Director. As a business we will offer you the environment to grow your career and be instrumental in shaping the way our business progresses. In addition you will have; * A finance qualification of CIMA, ACCA or ACA would be preferred although we are happy to receive applications from candidates who are qualified by experience (QBE)* The ability to take an overall commercial view of our business and have an input into change and progression from a financial perspective* Proficiency with MS office software and in particular be very comfortable with excel, you will also ideally be an experienced user of SAP* Strong communication skills and the willingness to have commercial input at local and group level* Experience of importing a major asset (This is desirable but not essential as training will be given) THE COMPANY: The keystones of our business are consistent high product quality coupled with unsurpassed service and competitive pricing. We are a company that is built on the principles of inclusion and parity, we are looking for likeminded people who are happy to “roll their sleeves up” and get involved, whatever the demands of the business may be. We are a progressive company who constantly look to explore ways to enhance our business. This position is critical to the continued growth of our business; reports directly to the Managing Director and with the right candidate in post will develop into a company director. It is highly likely you will have worked in any of the following roles and/or markets, and worked with the following products and/or services: Finance Manager, Senior Accountant, Accountant, Commercial Accountant, Assistant Finance Manager, Financial Controller, Finance Director, Finance and Import Accountant. Please Note - Wallace Hind Selection have been selected as our exclusive retained partner so any direct applications from candidates or agencies will be forwarded on to them. INTERESTED? Please apply to our retained consultant Michael Thorpe quoting Finance Manager reference MT1709-32 to DD: 44 (0)1604 683313 Wallace Hind Selection. The Old Vicarage. Duston. Northants. NN5 6JB. Tel: 44 (0) 1604 758857. Please note that the postcodes used for this vacancy are for searching purposes only, they may not refer exactly to where the role is based.  

  • Opportunity for a Graduate Chemist to develop their career with a manufacturer of specialty chemicals. SALARY: £23,000 to £27,000 base ADDITIONAL BENEFITS: 20 days holiday LOCATION: Ashby de La Zouch, Swadlincote, Coalville, Tamworth, Nuneaton THE COMPANY: A recent Chemistry Graduate required for an independent Chemical manufacturer of Automotive, Household & Industrial Cleaning, maintenance and speciality products. As Part of a small but growing independent chemical manufacturing group we produce our own formulations for our clients brands as well as own label products for other major clients. Following a recent acquisition we are looking to invest in this person and the manufacturing site and ultimately a purpose built Lab. . JOB FUNCTION – Graduate Chemist You will be required to carry out routine chemical analyses and related investigative work with a strong emphasis on problem solving and providing technical service support for range of products. In addition there will be opportunities to work on new formulations for new projects, support new developments in existing products and to develop new analytical techniques in particular areas, applying wider chemistry knowledge to support existing and new products/processes. The work is bench & laboratory based, often following established or routine procedures but with some scope to develop new methods and, depending on experience and own personal interest. You will interact with internal processing staff and our customers across a diverse range of markets including, personal care, consumer and industrial sectors. GRADUATE CHEMIST DUTIES INCLUDE: * Complete Development and formulation and re-formulation of new and existing products to meet International customer requirements* Product evaluation, formulation development & sample preparation* Re-formulation of existing products for performance or cost benefits* Assessment of new raw material suitability* Management of on-site customer trials* Investigating and resolution of customer complaints* Provide technical expertise to the Board and customers.* Develop and maintain strong relationships with key customer contacts and raw material suppliers PERSON REQUIREMENTS – Graduate Chemist We are looking for a Recent Graduate Chemist who believes their career lies within a laboratory/R&D based environment. We would therefore be delighted to receive applications from those who meet the following criteria: * A BSc/MSc in analytical chemistry or in a chemical science with a strong emphasis on analytical chemistry.* Experience of working in a laboratory operating some analytical instrumentation either in employment or as a student intern.* A team player mentality, but one who is also able to work independently.* An attitude and willingness to help support the wider operations of a manufacturing site where all support each other and contribute to smooth and safe operations.• A willingness to work in a bench and laboratory environment in a hands-on role.• The ability to work under pressure and organise your work to meet time bound deadlines. It is highly likely you are a recent Graduate Chemist or have some experience within industry in one or more of the following roles and/or markets / products and/or services: * Chemist – detergent chemistry* Development Chemist,* Lab Manager,* Formulation Chemist. Please Note - We have been selected as the exclusive retained partner for this role so any direct applications to our client from candidates or agencies will be forwarded on to us direct. INTERESTED? Please apply to our retained consultant Ian Lyons quoting Graduate Chemist, reference IL1708-72 to DD: 44 (0)1604 683306 Wallace Hind Selection. The Old Vicarage. Duston. Northants. NN5 6JB. Tel: 44 (0) 1604 758857. Please note that the postcodes used for this vacancy are for searching purposes only, they may not refer exactly to where the role is based.