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Junior Project Manager

Financial Services

Essential skills: –

Infrastructure Delivery, networks, desktop, Windows, MS Office Suite, ServiceNow, you must have 12-24 months experience working within a technical environment and a desire to transition into project. management

Additional requirements:

Results driven, focused on deliverables and outputs. You must have excellent written, oral, instructional, presentation and interpersonal skills focused on motivation and positive attitude.

Outline of Role:

A fantastic opportunity to join a rapidly growing team focussed on delivering high-level services around data centres, experience required to define, document and manage small to medium scale implementation projects with minimal supervision, working with multiple teams that may have differing priorities and working/cultural practices. You will be responsible for preparing, maintaining project plans and track activities against the plan. Implement effective communication plans and operating rhythms, including provision of regular and accurate reports.

 Role & Responsibilities:

  • Stakeholder management.
  • Coordinate activities (technical and non-technical) with network teams from High Level Design to implementation to operational assurance.
  • Liaise with 3rd party vendors to ensure project deliverables and timescales are agreed.
  • Liaise with Commercial and Business Operations to ensure efficiency around the commercial governance framework.
  • Drive deliverables and dates with respective teams and their dependencies.
  • Manage multiple deployments and priorities.

Outline Thebes Group:

Thebes Group is a leading UK wide IT infrastructure technology consultancy. We are well-known for our extensive talent pool of highly competent IT professionals and exclusive Academy programmes, which provide a great opportunity to undertake technical training in core disciplines. Thebes work with a number of leading vendors, Government, financial institutions and insurance companies including investment banks, brokers and hedge funds. To see our list of core capabilities please click here.

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Cyber Security Engineer

Essential skills: 

  • Cyber Security framework – Auditing, Discovery & Implementation
  • Windows and Linux security
  • Cloud Security
  • Security Admin
  • Vendor Driven Environment
  • Professional qualification CEH, CISSP – desirable

Solid experience of: –

You must have a min of 5+ years’ experience as a Cyber Security Engineer with an outstanding organisation.

Dealing with senior stakeholders, Program management, suppliers and other departments. Creating and consulting, including Auditing and Discovery for Cyber strategy covering implementation. Proactively addressing the cyber incidents and problems. Leveraging other services where possible and provide the basis on which the firm works.

Overview:

To provide first class implementation planning and delivery of all portfolio products and services offered.  Implementation of our audit service is core to the business and provides the data that SecOps transforms to make the initial product offering.  All customer development is fostered from the audit with the aim of getting control of cyber risk by addressing governance and hygiene and easing the journey to fully managed SOC/SIEM.  The Security Engineer is the technical specialist who interfaces with the customer IT team to ensure a smooth well planned and coordinated installation.

Essential Experience: (Must-have skills/qualifications)

 

  • Professional qualification considered a benefit (CEH, CISSP etc)
  • Completion of bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Cyber Security or related program.
  • Or relevant industry experience.
  • Effective written and oral communication skills to include the use of typical Microsoft Office products.
  • Exposure to introductory computer language training – at ease with scripting/automation.
  • Must be able to work in different environments (office, data centre, lab) and be able to use a computer.
  • Configuration of Windows and Linux host-based security.
  • Understanding of cloud computing security concepts.
  • Good networking knowledge to architect and custom-fit solutions.
  • Customer facing and able to present confidently.
  • Demonstrable ability with general security admin tools.
  • Self-motivated and eager learner, aptitude to grow and develop within the field
  • Reporting to the Head of Professional Services
  • UK customer base with some customers having an International presence.
  • Travel within the UK with some overnight stays where schedules dictate.
  • Motor vehicle ownership and a full driving license is required.
  • Travel expenses fully reimbursed on submission of claim with receipts (mobile app).
  • Laptop provided
  • Home working approved on a job by job basis.
  • Attendance at the office is required for updates, to support the SecOps team and when IR work dictates.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • To produce Scope of Work documents on behalf of customers in order to demonstrate a full understanding of the delivery engagement.
  • To maintain a working relationship with primary vendors on the product portfolio to maintain a current understanding of features and installation methods.
  • To carry out pre and post sales installation duties for existing customers and new opportunities to keep the sales cycle in motion – web collaboration presentations.
  • To identify further technical opportunities within customer accounts to further embed the company and drive revenues.
  • To foster a deep understanding of the data collected and its utility to interface with SecOps to iron out any data collection issues quickly and efficiently.
  • To impart cyber security knowledge and expertise with customers to win favour and trust that facilities a deeper engagement and demonstrates the value of the company.
  • To create and update maintain learning materials and product information relevant to the role for the team to ensure that all peers are fully briefed and prepared for situations that occur on site.
  • To maintain a related cyber security specialism within the organisation to aid self-motivation and interest.
  • To exude confidence when discussing and implementing the solutions offered by the company with customers and vendors to help keep the business at the front line.
  • To engage with the customer to deliver the validate the audit findings and deliver a hygiene programme based on factual evidence to show Risk performance reduction across the cyber kill chain.

Outline on Thebes Group: Thebes Group was established in 1992. It is a leading IT Infrastructure technology consultancy based in the City of London. It works with numerous leading Vendors, Government, Insurance firms, Financial Institutions including Investment Banks, Brokers, Hedge Funds, etc.

Thebes – Lead by Passion, Driven by Innovation and Dedicated to Results.

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Senior Project Manager /Head of PMO

Senior Project Manager, Project Management, Legal sector, Law firm, PMO. Head of PMO. Senior PMO Lead. Planning. Coordination. Reporting. Business Analysis. Project Lead. Deadlines. Budgets. Risk management. Resource Management. Change Management. Programme management. Performance evaluation. Delivery of multi-million-pound projects. Prince II. PMQ, MPM. MSP practitioner. MS Office. Project Management Office. Project Management.

 Key Skills:

  • Prince II/PMQ/MPM essential.
  • MSP Practitioner desirable.
  • Excellent knowledge of MS Office; working knowledge of program/project management software (Basecamp, MS Project etc.).

Role: We seek an experienced “hands on” Senior Project Manager to join our client, a highly successful and major Law firm.

This role will suit someone that is attracted to joining a “green field” (i.e. offering a blank canvas) where he/she can implement highly effective changes which will benefit the firm, its business as well as user community.

It is also important that they offer good experience of setting up PMO functions from scratch. The client is going through a major transformation with respect to IT, so it is essential that the candidate appreciates first-hand the benefit a PMO function can bring to the business by managing an array of `mission critical’ IT and Business-related change-based Projects.

Ideally, we would like candidates to stem from the legal sector, however this is not essential.  The key element of this role is to offer the necessary level of expertise to deliver multimillion pound projects. Since the role involves managing a small team of 3, applicants must be flexible as well as enjoy getting their hands dirty, by applying and sharing their knowledge and experience in a practical fashion.

Those that have worked for a law firm in the past will be familiar with the bespoke systems used. Those that have not, will be expected to get up to speed quickly. He/she also needs to be accustomed to delivering end-to-end projects. Taking control and making decisions. They also need to offer experience of getting buy in from stakeholders and senior management so totally at ease making presentations to board level when needed as well as reporting to senior management on progress made.  Further complimented by excellent communication and relationship management abilities, so able to quickly form firm and trusting associations with the business community including Fee Earners, Lawyers as well as the Business and IT personnel.

The successful candidate will be a key part of a newly created PMO (Project Management Office).  The PMO team is accountable for the planning, coordination, reporting and management of projects across the client’s company (who is a leading Law firm).

The Senior Project Manager will work with the CIO to ensure that all projects are delivered successfully and add the highest-level value to the firm.  The individual will provide guidance to project managers and business analysts, leveraging flexible 3rd party resources.

 Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Formulate, organise and monitor inter-connected projects.
  • Decide on suitable strategies, budgets and objectives for projects.
  • Coordinate cross-project activities.
  • Lead and evaluate project managers and other staff.
  • Develop and control deadlines, budgets and activities.
  • Apply change, risk and resource management.

Outline Thebes Group

Thebes Group is a leading UK wide IT infrastructure technology consultancy. We are well-known for our extensive talent pool of highly competent IT professionals and exclusive Academy programmes, which provide a great opportunity to undertake technical training in core disciplines. Thebes work with a number of leading vendors, Government, financial institutions and insurance companies including investment banks, brokers and hedge funds. To see our list of core capabilities please click here.

Thebes does IT services differently from most other IT service providers. As an Assured Outcome Provider (AOP) we have spent more than 15 years willingly sharing the client’s risk with them by focusing on outputs (i.e. quality service and ROI) rather than inputs (i.e. price lists and warm bodies).  We do this by fitting skills to needs, not to job titles, augmenting our staff with enthusiastic professionals and remaining flexible as our clients’ needs change.

IT Service Desk Analyst/Helpdesk Analyst

Legal Sector

Service Desk. ITIL foundation. MS Office 2016. MOS qualification. Word. Excel. Rekoop, BigHand. Legal. Law. Analytical. Problem Solving. Incident management. Problem Management. Request Management. IT Service Desk. Resolution of incidents. Shift pattern. 1st line support. 2nd Line support. Helpdesk, Support Analyst. Helpdesk Analyst. Customer Service. Banking. Insurance. Law firms. 

Key Skills Sought:

  • ITIL foundation essential
  • CompTIA A+ desirable
  • Good technical skills across MS Office 2016 products, ideally with a MOS qualification in Word or Excel (but not essential).

Role: We have the urgent need to engage a Service Desk Analyst or Helpdesk Analyst to work for a very successful  Law firm. The successful candidate will join a small team and provide 1st and 2nd line support to the entire business community, spanning Board members, Lawyers, PAs, staff and management. Escalating any difficult problems to the in-house Technical experts as required.  This role will suit a Graduate (Computing subject) who really enjoys liaising with people by helping them to resovle their day to day IT issues.

Please note this role involves a shift pattern to provide weekday on-site services from 0800 to 1900 with on call support outside of these hours.  A rota also exists for on-call weekend support.  Successful candidate must also be happy to work in HQs in the west end of London as well as an office in CW.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Capturing, logging and dealing with calls, emails, and self-service actions to the IT Service Desk.
  • Following agreed procedures, identifies, registers and categorises incidents.
  • Gathers information to enable incident resolution and promptly allocates incidents as appropriate.
  • Maintains records and advises relevant persons of actions taken.
  • Resolution of incidents where possible, aiming to achieve a high first-time fix rate. Escalation to Systems Team as necessary. Incident resolution may involve desk-side support.
  • Contributes to creation of support documentation.
  • Proactively looks for improvement areas of part of continuous improvement process.
  • Investigates problems in systems, processes and services. Assists with the implementation of agreed remedies and preventative measures.
  • Promotes and ensures use of appropriate techniques, methodologies and tools.
  • Any other ad hoc projects as required.

 Personal Attributes

  • Experience of working in a similar role, ideally in the legal professional (but not essential)
  • Demonstrates a passion for customer service with excellent English written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong problem solving, and analytical skills.
  • Ability to extract relevant information quickly and effectively.
  • of working in a fast-paced office environment, with the ability to work under pressure and manage multiple tasks at any one time.

Outline on Thebes Group: Thebes Group was established in 1992. It is a leading IT Infrastructure technology consultancy based in the City of London. It works with numerous leading Vendors, Government, Insurance firms, Financial Institutions including Investment Banks, Brokers, Hedge Funds, etc.

It is a full-service provider, that is 100% focused on delivering client value. It designs, develops and implements leading technology solutions and resources, which help companies run their businesses more efficiently.

Thebes – Lead by Passion, Driven by Innovation and Dedicated to Results.

Thebes may process any personal information supplied in relation to your application. By providing your information, you consent to Thebes using your information to process your application and acknowledge that we will store and use your information in relation to your application.

 

Business Analyst

Legal / Professional Services

User requirements, business analysis, business processes, structured frameworks, requirements analysis, business cases, presentations, ITIL foundation, Prince II, UML, MS Office. Professional Services Sector. Certified Business Analysis. BSC Business Analysis.  Law firm. Legal Sector.

Job Summary: We currently seek an experienced Business Analyst, who is either working for a leading Law firm, or has in the recent past, so offers a good understanding of the nature of this type of business, its services on offer and its bespoke applications, internal operations and processes.   The successful candidate will join a highly successful Law firm in London.

The role reports to a Senior Project Manager and is part of the Project Management team.

The successful candidate will scrutinise business processes, finding efficiencies, and translating user requirements.  Using analytical thinking through a structured framework, the Business Analyst will produce well documented requirements and user journeys, identifying areas for efficiency savings, often through the leverage of services and technology.

 Essential Skills/Certification & Experience Sought:

  • Certification in Business Analysis (CBAP) or (BCS), and/or Lean Six Sigma
  • ITIL foundation, Prince II, UML desirable.
  • Excellent administration, organisational and prioritisation skills with ability to manage time efficiently.
  • Strong skills in MS Office, ideally Microsoft Office Specialist certified.
  • Ideally, to offer experience of working in the Legal Profession.
  • Ideally offers a good understanding of how a law firm works, the services it offers to clients, and its internal operations and processes.

  Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Evaluate business processes, anticipate requirements, uncover areas for improvement, and develop solution proposals.
  • Perform requirements analysis
  • Document and communicate analysis results
  • Input into the creation of business cases for projects.
  • Conduct meetings and presentations to share ideas and findings.
  • Effectively communicate insights and plans to cross-functional team members and management.
  • Ensure solutions meet the firms needs and requirements.
  • Coordinate user acceptance testing.
  • Update, implement and maintain procedures.

 Outline Thebes Group:

Thebes Group is a leading UK wide IT infrastructure technology consultancy. We are well-known for our extensive talent pool of highly competent IT professionals and exclusive Academy programmes, which provide a great opportunity to undertake technical training in core disciplines. Thebes work with a number of leading vendors, Government, financial institutions and insurance companies including investment banks, brokers and hedge funds. To see our list of core capabilities please click here.

Thebes does IT services differently from most other IT service providers. As an Assured Outcome Provider (AOP) we have spent more than 15 years willingly sharing the client’s risk with them by focusing on outputs (i.e. quality service and ROI) rather than inputs (i.e. price lists and warm bodies).  We do this by fitting skills to needs, not to job titles, augmenting our staff with enthusiastic professionals and remaining flexible as our clients’ needs change.

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