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Rick Seivewright

Rick Seivewright

Rick Seivewright

Senior Associate - Change & Transformation
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Security Engineer - Public Sector

London, England

Security Engineer - Public Sector **DV Clearance ESSENTIAL** **DV Clearance ESSENTIAL** A Public Sector client we're currently partnered with are looking to on board a Security Engineer to support a Cyber Security Programme. Role Brief An experienced Security Engineer to: Work with the security architect to identify the security risks and define the security requirements. Work with the security architect to develop a set of security standards, practices or procedures. Propose and develop methods for mitigating security risks or existing issues. Install and configure security products/solutions and procedures to mitigate the risks and/or to identify vulnerabilities or intrusions. Arrange &/or conduct scans/tests of the network/system to find vulnerabilities. Monitor the system/network for signs of breaches, intrusions or irregular behaviour. Lead security incidents response and report findings. Required Skills and Experience Comprehensive understanding of cyber security threats Experience in configuring ELK or similar monitoring platforms from scratch. Experience and technical capability to develop security analytics Experience in developing incident management practices Cloud infrastructure knowledge Communication skills Desirable Skills Background in development and an understanding of development environments Penetration testing experience Understanding of cryptography Understanding of risk management practice

Head of PMO

London, England

Head of PMO - Charitable Organisation - London A charitable organisation we're currently partnered with are looking to recruit a Head of PMO / Portfolio PMO. This is a key strategic hire for the business. MUST have had 10-14 reports in the past MUST have strong background embedding business processes Strong data analytics background essential Excellent stakeholder management skills essential - reporting to C Suite If you meet the above criteria please apply through the formal channels. We look forward to recieving your application!

Security Architect

London, England

**DV Clearance ESSENTIAL** Security Architect - London - Public Sector **DV Clearance ESSENTIAL** Role Profile A Public Sector client we're currently partnered with are looking to recruit a Security Architect to support a programme of work ongoing throughout 2020. This will be a highly technical role requiring extensive technical expertise. **DV Clearance ESSENTIAL** Requisite Experience & Responsibilities Ideally they will have experience of working within Public Sector organisations Experience of shared platforms - ideally Azure or AWS. Extensive experience in information security and/or IT risk management with a focus on security, performance and reliability Solid understanding of security protocols, cryptography, authentication, authorisation and security Good working knowledge of current IT risks and experience implementing security solutions Experience implementing multi-factor authentication, single sign-on, identity management or related technologies. Ability to interact with a broad cross-section of personnel to explain and enforce security measures. Excellent written and verbal communication skills as well as business acumen and a commercial outlook. Ability to inspire and influence others to execute security principles Requisite Certifications & Technical Expertise Certificate in Information Management Security Principle (CISMP) TOGAF Enterprise Architecture CESG Certified Professional in Cyber Security (CCP) Security and Information Risk advisor (SIRA) HMG Information Security Standards ISO 27001/27002 Security Architecture Cloud Security AZURE, AWS hosting platforms SQL and Oracle Databases

Project Support Officer

London, England

**SC Clearance Essential** Project Support Officer - London - Public Sector **SC Clearance Essential** A Public Sector client we're currently partnered with are looking to recruit a Project Support Officer to bolster the programme team and contribute to effective project delivery. **SC Clearance Essential** Key responsibilities Supporting the Project Manager currently in post Implementing and refining the processes and procedures for monitoring and evaluating the effectiveness of the advice and guidance products Managing the product List, working closely with the product owners to ensure consistency and that the correct and current versions only are available Pro-active and positive customer engagement, including arranging and chairing Working Groups Analysis of customer feedback, presenting recommendations for improvements/next steps Assist in the production of a plan for the scalable and roll-out of the programme, transitioning into Business as Usual (BAU) Undertaking a share of the admin duties of the team, e.g. room booking, taking records of meetings, preparing briefings, etc Key attributes Effective Customer Engagement Strong team player Keen to challenge, change and improve existing practises Proven analytical skills

Portfolio PMO

London, England

Portfolio PMO - London - Charitable Sector A leading Charity we're currently looking to support are hiring for a Portfolio PMO to join the business in what is a key hire for the organisation. Role Purpose Drives the definition and execution of governance of the portfolio of transformation projects, providing information and insights that allow effective decision-making and engagement of senior stakeholders. This role creates and maintains the integrated plan for the portfolio and is in a unique position to provide analysis and recommendations on investment priorities and on optimising the integrated delivery schedule. The role combines a professional hands-on approach with the ability to energise team members to fulfil their potential. Key Accountabilities Integrated Planning Proactively drives cross project collaboration in order to create an integrated plan for the portfolio, ensuring that the information from each project is consolidated and updated as part of monthly reporting Analyses the feasibility of the integrated plan, providing insights on challenges and ensuring that the work is done to identify options for overcoming obstacles to the plan Organises and chairs a monthly review of the integrated portfolio plan where challenges and options are discussed and proposals for changes agreed. This includes proposals for projects to be included or removed from the portfolio Ensures the portfolio maintains integrity, coherence and alignment with the organisation's strategic objectives Selects and deploys tools required for effective portfolio management Governance Define, deploy and maintain a governance structure for effective decision making at all levels of the portfolio Define the roles for each level of the governance structure and the relationship, escalation paths and information flows between each governance element Monitor the Governance setup to ensure it is fit for purpose and revise the process to ensure continuous improvement where deemed necessary Risk Management and Compliance Defines, implements and promotes best practice risk management process and tools Oversees maintenance of the portfolio risk register Ensures the portfolio is in compliance with legislation, regulation, internal policies and standards Portfolio Budget Tracks and manages monthly expenditure against budget for transformation projects, including proactively identifying opportunities to manage contingency and re-balance costs and resources across the portfolio Benefits Management Take responsibility for ensuring that benefits are identified on each project in accordance with the agreed benefits management approach Ensure that benefits are tracked and reported on a quarterly basis, driving investigation into any significant change in expected benefits Report the benefits status and supporting commentary to governance boards Own and maintain the benefits management approach, adapting as learnings are identified Dependency Management Ensure that projects have the mechanisms in place to identify dependencies with other projects in the portfolio Consolidate the information from each project to derive a portfolio view and then drive the management of the interdependencies Work in close collaboration with the Architecture Team to fully understand the technical interdependencies that impact the delivery of the portfolio Present options and recommendations to the Portfolio Board for the deployment of the portfolio based on interdependencies and risks Ensure interdependencies are fed into the integrated plan and any impact on critical path as a result of interdependencies is flagged to the Transformation Steering Group Communications Be the central point of contact for the Global Comms team to get information on the portfolio, liaising with Project Delivery where needed for input Ensure communications developed are fit for purpose and meet the needs of the portfolio and follow an effective review and sign off process before distribution Manages the repository of shared communication material to maximise its re-use by all teams Capacity Management Defines, implements and promotes best practice capacity and resource management process and tools for all initiatives within the portfolio Creates capacity reports and dashboards relevant for decision-making. Change Control Defines, implements and promotes best practice change control process and tools for the management of the portfolio Ensures changes to the portfolio initiatives are registered, documented, impact assessed, governed and communicated Initiates investigation when changes have been made without following appropriate process Capability Building Develops, implements, and promotes best practices for portfolio management, working closely with the Head of Project Delivery and the Head of Change Delivery so that there is a seamless integration between Project, Change, and Portfolio Management practices. Builds a quality mind-set, through the definition, implementation and promotion of best practice and high standards. Assigns and develops individuals to support the portfolio management process Reporting Develops and provides accurate, relevant and timely information for portfolio prioritisation and decision making Accountable for creating dashboards and reports for effective decision making at governance boards including, but not limited to, Portfolio Meeting and Transformation Steering Group Ensure projects understand the reporting processes, what is required from them and ensure their inputs are received in a timely manner Requisite Skills and Experience Significant prior experience in managing portfolios with IT related projects including global deployments with multinational projects and strong leadership skills Strong business acumen and ability to align change initiatives with strategic goals Excellent analysis and insight capability Excellent communication skills (written & oral English), including the ability to communicate and present to senior stakeholders (including at executive level). Proven experience in, and detailed knowledge of, project and change management practices, standards and methodologies Experienced in the use of portfolio management tools and is able to bring with them knowledge of tools most suitable to support business activities understanding the context and capabilities across the teams Able to build strong relationships within the organisation and influence others Experienced in analysing and extracting top-level information to be shared with senior stakeholders Proven experience in skills mentoring and coaching

Project Manager

London, England

Project Manager - Healthcare - South London **Experience working in a healthcare envirnment highly desirable ** A healthcare client of ours is looking to recruit a Project Manager to support the Property and Estates programme teams. The successful applicant will have an impeccible track record of project delivery and demonstrate the required attributes to ensure successful project delivery. Role Purpose * To provide leadership and management of a programme area and range of capital build projects * Manages major initiative or programme of work * Manages staff and resources where required for programme delivery * Ensures that programme and project deliverables are tightly linked to the achievement of the healthcare autority's strategic objectives * Plans, supports, facilitates and monitors progress of programme against agreed KPIs within or across sites * Drives delivery and pace of projects within remit * To assist and support the Estates Project team to ensure project plans, risk logs highlight reports and project documentation is up to date * To ensure adherence to project lifecycle Requisite Experience * Significant relevant programme management and improvement experience, with a track record of delivery * Experience within senior operational or project roles, ideally within a healthcare environment * Experience of complex stakeholder management * Knowledge of a range of specific project areas, acquired through post graduate diploma or equivalent experience or training * Further specialist programme management knowledge or experience to master's level equivalent * PRINCE2/MSP Practitioner * Current driving licence and ability to travel * Able to interpret highly complex facts or situations requiring analysis, interpretation and comparison of a range of options * Ability to present information logically and concisely both verbally and in writing, including the ability to write reports and policies/procedures with clarity to ensure that complex messages are put across effectively * Good presentation skills and the ability to convey complex information and concepts in a way which is understandable to all * Ability to draw information from a range of sources in order to make a contribution to service development * Accuracy and attention to detail * Confident with Outlook, Word, PowerPoint and Excel, Visio and MS Project with good keyboard skills Stakeholder Engagement and Communications * Ability to effectively communicate unwelcome news to stakeholders * Credible to internal and external stakeholders * Good influencing and negotiating skills * Good communication skills

Insight Manager

London, England

Insight Manager - Data Manager - Best Practise - £45 000 - £50 000 A leading events company are currently looking to recruit for a Best Practise & Insight Manager to support the business through a phase of growth. The Best Practice Assurance & Insights Manager is responsible for monitoring, supporting the delivery and continuously evolving Best Practice across the company's global event portfolio. Essential requirements: * Strong written and oral communication skills * Excellent stakeholder management skills * Strong Commercial, data-driven experience * Advanced Excel and PowerPoint Skills * The successful candidate will be process driven and have a strong passion for interpreting data Experience * Proven ability to interpret data, writing reports, and making actionable recommendations * 2+ years in an assurance, insight or data analytics role Desirable * Experience with Microsoft Dynamics

Security Cleared Project Manager

London, England

SC Cleared - Project Manager Cedar are currently recruiting for a Project Manager with full valid SC Clearance to work on a major IT Transformation programme. Essential experience End to end Management of Project milsestones Key point of contact for stakeholders for different business areas Identify, document and maintain Business Cases Manage multiple projects at the same time Define project scope, goals and deliverables Define project tasks and resource requirements Work with programme and development teams to deliver projects to meet business requirements Track and report on project deliverables Prepare appropriate documents and records for all above responsibilities Key comeptencies Competent with full MS Office suite Excellent stakeholder management skills Excellent track record of project deliveravles

Programme Manager - Digital Transformation

City of London, London

Programme Director - Digital Transformation - Infrastructure An exciting opportunity has arisen with a client of mine to head up a digital workstream of a major transformation programme. The role will untimately involve working for a Director within the organisation, responsible for the delivery of a digital channel. Deliverables and Required Expeirence Experience of end to end project delivery Coordinating projects and interdependencies Defining programme governance Managing risks & issues and taking corrective action where necessary Stakeholder maanagement and oversight of project resources Budget responsibility in previous contracts of £10 million+ Managing third party contributions to the programme Highly Desirable Bbackground Background working on major Infrastructure delivery projects Background working within complex Digital Transformation environments Prince 2 certification

Security Cleared Project Manager

London, England

SC Cleared - Project Manager Cedar are currently recruiting for a Project Manager with full valid SC Clearance to work on a major IT Transformation programme. Essential experience End to end Management of Project milsestones Key point of contact for stakeholders for different business areas Identify, document and maintain Business Cases Manage multiple projects at the same time Define project scope, goals and deliverables Define project tasks and resource requirements Work with programme and development teams to deliver projects to meet business requirements Track and report on project deliverables Prepare appropriate documents and records for all above responsibilities Key comeptencies Competent with full MS Office suite Excellent stakeholder management skills Excellent track record of project deliveravles