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Skills, Apprenticeships & Careers: The latest vacancies and opportunities across Gloucestershire

There has never been a more challenging time to find a new job or get on the career ladder.

Whether you are looking for a new role, an apprenticeship or a first job, Punchline is here to help.

We will add vacancies for jobs and apprenticeships daily here.

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Friday, December 1

Vacancy #841 - Carer/ healthcare assistant

Company: Lilian Faithfull Care

Location: Cheltenham or Stroud

Lilian Faithfull Care is looking for full and part-time carers/ healthcare assistants to work days and nights.

Candidates will provide support to meet the needs of residents in their daily lives.

With understanding and sensitivity, they will ensure the highest standards of care and dignity are provided, whilst encouraging residents to maintain their independence as fully as possible.

No day will be the same, as the personal centre care for each resident will constantly be reviewed as their needs change. Candidates will be assisting in providing personal care in a respectful and courteous manner to ensure overall wellbeing.

Night carers provide the support in the twilight hours, when the empathy and comfort they provide is so important to residents.

Candidates might already have experience in the care sector or might be looking to start a completely new career.

Lilian Faithfull's training and development programme means there are opportunities to progress.

Apply for the job here. 

Thursday, November 30

Vacancy #840 - Facility manager

Company: Ontic

Location: Staverton

Ontic is looking for a full-time facility manager.

Working alongside the facilities supervisor, the candidate will be instrumental in providing an efficient, cost-effective facilities support service to all of Ontic's UK sites.


• Involved in the planning, design and execution of minor construction projects, in addition to the scheduling and performance of facility maintenance

• Ensure all sub-contract site services operate within company requirements, performance stands and to the agreed SLA/ contract measures, acting in a supervisory capacity as required

• Routine and scheduled maintenance of property will go beyond the standard infrastructure, grounds and general maintenance

• Provide support for the maintenance programmes of plant and equipment on site

• Ensure all maintenance, service records, operating instructions and certificates are kept up to date using internal systems

• Assist in fire, evacuation and emergency procedures and weekly testing of fire alarm systems

• Primary key holder and expected to attend site on a call-out basis, responding appropriately to any emergencies or urgent issues as they arise

Skills and experience:

• Worked in a similar role, ideally within manufacturing or engineering

• Experience of line management

• Understanding and experience of pneumatics, electricity, heating ventilation air conditioning (HVAC) and building management systems

• Able to us MS Office applications (Word, Outlook)

• Experience/ understanding of lean methodologies and continuous improvement

• Flexible with working hours and live locally to Staverton site to support c-out activities

• Valid UK driving licence

This role requires access to and/ or working in the vicinity of aviation fuels, epoxy, pressurised oxygen and other industrial COSHH materials.

Apply for the job here. 

Wednesday, November 29

Vacancy #839 - Quality technician

Company: Safran

Location: Churchdown

Safran Landing Systems is looking for a full-time, permanent quality technician.

The candidate will work within the OE Assembly Facility, supporting assembly and inspection, to improve the robustness of product processes, to ensure the manufacture of a high quality and reliable product.


  • Provide hands-on expertise on quality issues
  • Lead the Assembly Quality Clinic, Material Review Board approvals and support quality investigations as required
  • Coach and develop team members in technical and quality issues in order to achieve greater robustness
  • Take an instrumental role in developing continual product improvement throughout the product lifecycle
  • Act as a key interface with other internal and external disciplines
  • Evaluate and sentence non-conformities
  • Offer expert advice to design engineering and other internal and external customers and suppliers as required
  • Support APQP activities, including being a signatory for first article inspections (signatory 1) and a contributor to the process failure modes effect analysis
  • Compile improvement analysis and make presentations of this information to colleagues across all sites
  • Be actively involved in improvement activities
  • Provide input regarding manufacturing quality and technical issues to assembly methods
  • Raise and authorise extra work on layouts and SAP

Skills and experience:

  • Must have completed a full mechanical engineering apprenticeship
  • Quality/ compliance mindset
  • Knowledge of manufacturing principles including methods, processes, production control, plant and tooling based on a lean enterprise approach
  • Product knowledge expertise
  • Knowledge of Aerospace Quality system to sufficient level to enable holding of MDG & QCL stamp.
  • Ability to conduct root cause analysis eg 8D, and CI, Lean-Sigma experience
  • Technical leadership skills
  • Knowledge of problem solving techniques
  • Knowledge of non-conformance, repair, rework process
  • Knowledge of first article procedure DVI, PPAP, APQP
  • Target achievement
  • Personal drive
  • Analytical thinking
  • Performance improvement
  • Adaptability
  • Working effectively with others
  • Influencing
  • Interpersonal sensitivity

Apply for the job here. 

Tuesday, November 28

Vacancy #838 - Senior biomedical scientist

Company: Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Location: Gloucester

Salary: £43,742 to £50,056

Ends: December 12

Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is looking for a full-time, permanent senior biomedical scientist.


• Work competently in the virology section, taking overall day-to-day responsibility for the service provided

• Maintain a high standard of professional competence and current knowledge of the relevant tests and service

• Act as a source of specialist virology advice, providing advice to users and departmental staff where needed

• Communicate with users and external stakeholders when needed to ensure quality of service is maintained

• Use specialist knowledge to determine the relevant tests to be carried out on samples

• Use specialist knowledge in the interpretation of test results and allocation of confirmation or identification tests

• Ensure all new equipment and tests are appropriately verified or validated before use on clinical samples

• Participate in the procurement of equipment, reagents and consumables relevant to the virology section

• Authorise results relevant to the virology section

• Ensure the safe handling and reception of samples (including those designated as high-risk)

• Ensure all work conforms to the procedures set out in laboratory polices and SOPs

• Ensure all work conforms to the standards required by ISO15189 accreditation

• Prioritise work, taking into account workload and stated urgency of requests

• Able to use and troubleshoot the equipment used in the section, including providing training on its use

• Ensure clinically significant results are notified to the user or consultant microbiologist as appropriate, including telephoning urgent results directly to users

• Notify users of potential delays in reporting results that may impact on patient treatment

• Report issues relating to the laboratory environment or building fabric directly to Estates or to the laboratory manager

• Ensure all quality control tests are performed as required and to prevent results being reported if QC results indicate a potential performance problem with a test

• Ensure all EQA samples are processed and reported according to laboratory protocols

• Compile and communicate a monthly EQA summary report

• Ensure stocks of reagents and consumables are used efficiently and without unnecessary wastage

• Liaise with technical and sales staff of relevant suppliers

• Undertake or participate in research activities relating to the section

• Ensure all safety procedures are followed within the laboratory

• Responsible for staff and work allocation within the section

• Investigate Datix/ NCR incidents

• Undertake induction for new staff

• Liaise with other senior staff to ensure all sections in the laboratory are adequately covered

Skills and experience:

• Postgraduate qualification in medical microbiology or virology, equivalent to MSc level or FIBMS

• Registration as a biomedical scientist with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC)

• Substantial experience of working as a specialist BMS in microbiology or virology, including significant periods of working in a clinical virology department

• Specialist training, qualifications and experience in the relevant section

• IBMS Specialist Portfolio in medical microbiology or virology, or equivalent experience

Apply for the job here. 

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Monday, November 27

Vacancy #837 - Lawyer (litigation)

Company: One Legal

Location: Tewkesbury

Salary: £44,428 - £48,474

One Legal, the shared legal service for Cheltenham, Gloucester, Stroud and Tewkesbury councils, is looking for a full-time, permanent lawyer (litigation).


• Act as a main point of contact for specific clients for the primary areas of responsibility

• Ensure the highest standards of client care by monitoring service quality, consulting with clients and delivering continuous improvement to service provision

• Build constructive relationships with client officers, elected members and corporate colleagues to the benefit of One Legal and the corporate whole

• Engage effectively with all clients and customers in order to understand their service requirements and deliver on them

• Ensure client confidentiality is maintained at all times

• Undertake effective supervision of allocated legal staff to ensure high standard of legal work

• Provide a high standard of legal advice and work at all times

• Keep up to date with all legislation, case law and best practice

• Ensure compliance with all relevant professional standards

• Identify matters which have corporate governance, propriety or probity implications and report them to a head of law or senior lawyer

• Undertake original drafting of complex legal documentation

• Represent, promote and defend client interests in courts, public inquiries, tribunals or other forum

• Draft reports and provide legal implications and advice on reports taking into account the constitutional, risk and corporate governance context

• Attend meetings (including committees and cabinet) to give legal and procedural advice and support

• Ensure risk and conflict of interest are constantly monitored in respect of all casework in accordance with One Legal procedures

• Monitor the progress of work against relevant standards and timescales and ensure performance standards and targets are met

Skills and experience:

• Practising solicitor or barrister or FILEX with rights of audience

• Record of CPD

• Significant and detailed experience of legal casework, legislation and policy in relation to all the primary areas of responsibility

• Some experience in respect of least one of the secondary areas of responsibility

• Previous experience of legal work in local government/ public sector preferred

• Experience of working with elected members preferred

• Excellent written and verbal communication skills

• Self-motivated and able to motivate others

• Strong customer focus

• Team orientated

• Calm, helpful and co-operative

• Excellent interpersonal skills

• Able to use own initiative and work with minimal supervision

• Sound judgement

• Able to work in a pressured environment, deal with multiple tasks and remain focused on service delivery

• Advanced ability to analyse and solve a variety of complex problems with minimal supervision and minimal reference to precedents

• Strong understanding of and commitment to governance principles and organisational values

• Excellent original drafting skills with minimal access to precedents

• Advanced ability to effectively plan and prioritise own varied and significant caseload

• Skilled in identifying and managing legal and corporate risk in all work

• Good IT skills

• Project management skills preferred

Apply for the job here. 

Friday, November 24

Vacancy #836 - Facilities assistant

Company: The Cheltenham Trust

Location: Cheltenham

Salary: £21,733

The Cheltenham Trust is looking for a full-time, permanent facilities assistant to work at Leisure at Cheltenham.


• Performing routine cleaning, maintenance and refurbishment tasks across the leisure centre

• Carrying out regular deep cleaning tasks

• Maintaining high levels of cleanliness and hygiene throughout the facility.

• Monitoring cleaning supplies stock

• Ensuring equipment, activity areas and storage areas are kept clean, safe and organised

• Conducting safety checks on equipment within the area of responsibility and promptly reporting any damage or malfunctions to the duty manager

• Assisting in the preparation and operation of events and activities, including setting up and dismantling equipment and making minor repairs or replacements when needed

• Understanding and adhering to emergency procedures for the Trust venues and assisting with incidents as required

Skills and experience:

• At least one year's experience working in a similar role

• Attention to detail and a strong work ethic

• Ability to work independently and as part of a team

• Good communication and customer service skills

• Awareness of health and safety standards and COSHH would be beneficial

• First Aid at Work (desirable)

Apply for the job here. 

Thursday, November 23

Vacancy #835 - Director of people and culture

Company: Gloucestershire College

Location: Cheltenham/ Gloucester/ Forest of Dean

Salary: up to £80,000

Ends: December 11

Gloucestershire College is looking for a director of people and culture.


• Make a major contribution to the overall success of the college through the development and implementation of the People and Culture Strategy

• Take a lead role in helping shape the organisation's cuture through new and innovative approaches to people management

• Work in partnership with colleagues on the executive team to ensure appropriate models of leadership and management are in place

• Lead on management of complex organisational change

• Provide strategic and professional HR advice to the board, principal and members of the executive team

• Develop and deliver a strategic approach to workforce planning, building the college's capacity and capability to deliver its services

• Provide advice on the development of structures, processes and people management policies to ensure the organisation is equipped to meet the demands of ongoing change

• Lead on performance management, ensuring effective processes are in place and used across the organisation

• Provide a comprehensive human resources service across the college, covering all aspects of human resources

• Lead, manage and provide a clear vision to the HR team

• Provide a positive approach to operational and strategic HR issues

• Ensure the college has best practice HR policies and procedures in place

• Develop a strategic approach to learning and development

Skills and experience:

• Recent HR management experience

• Proven ability in delivering performance improvement across a range of staff groups

• Experience of industrial relations and working with union representation

• Experience of leading organisational change programmes

• Level 7 CIPD qualification or equivalent

• Evidence of progressive career development and continuous personal development

• Understanding of government education policy and its impact and application within the FE and HE sectors

• Ability to think strategically and provide vision and high impact leadership on strategic goals, performance and policy

• Ability to set and achieve performance targets and effectively manage any identified under-performance

• Proven ability to negotiate with and influence a variety of individuals, employers and organisations

• Ability to engage with staff

Apply for the job here. 

Tuesday, November 21

Vacancy #834 - Apprentice archives assistant

Company: Gloucestershire County Council

Location: Gloucester

Salary: £16,033

Ends: December 3

Gloucestershire County Council is looking for a full-time apprentice archives assistant.

This is an opportunity for a candidate with a desire to learn and develop key administrative skills within a heritage setting to complete their Level 3 qualification in Libraries, Information & Archive Services Standard.

Based at Gloucestershire Archives within the Heritage Hub, this is a chance for the right person to learn through practical experience how to welcome and register new customers at main reception, supervise the public research room with support, respond to basic enquiries and produce documents from strongrooms for customers, replacing them correctly after use.

The candidate will also be required to liaise with volunteers, as directed by senior staff, and assist in the delivery of activities and resources that make archives accessible for all.

Full training will be given on all aspects of this role, primarily customer service duties as well as administrative duties required to produce guides and toolkits to unlock environmental archives for diverse audiences, schools, young green activists and environmental organisations.

Skills and experience:

• Willingness to promote good environmental practice and contribute towards the Green Pledge project, funded by the National Lottery Heritage Fund

• Polite, friendly and confident

• Enjoy helping people

• Able to work flexibly as part of a team

• Excellent verbal and written communication skills and an ability to prioritise and multi-task

• Intermediate skills in Microsoft Word and Outlook (or equivalent)

• Interest in or experience of the archives/ heritage sector

• GCSE grades A-C/ 9-4 in maths and English (or equivalent)

Apply for the job here. 

Monday, November 20

Vacancy #833 - Head of technology (supply chain and product development)

Company: Superdry

Location: Cheltenham

Ends: December 2

Superdry is looking for a head of technology (supply chain and product development).


• Work with business functional leaders, to define technology roadmaps to support business objectives

• Build, develop and lead a team of technologists, to create and support technology solutions

• Optimise ways of working to continually improve efficiency in how technology is run and delivered

• Identify business improvement opportunities to deliver against Superdry's strategic goals

• Have oversight of the budget, delivery plans and continuous improvement activity for the technology in the portfolios

• Enable merchandising and product lifecycle process and efficiency improvement through technology

• Enable the new logistics network changes and the new ecommerce platform through the technology platform

• Support and enable the development of the finance transformation programme, providing the appropriate technology, data and process improvements

• Organise the teams across design, product, delivery, analysis, engineering and operations, to ensure they can deliver their outcomes

• Plan and report on the activities, budget and team requirements for each planning cycle

• Establish and agree the appropriate objectives and key results for the department and contribute to the definition and delivery of the technology leadership team

• Empower teams to deliver against the goals and KPIs, supporting ideas

• Recruit and develop the required talent and work with third-parties to secure external skills as required to meet goals

• Continually improve ways of working to maximise the efficiency and quality of the supply chain and product technology

• Track, report on and optimise key metrics across delivery, operations and utilisation of the supply chain, product and back office systems

• Define and cascade OKRs into the departmental teams team, aligning these with both the technology OKRs and the business objectives of the value chain area

• Work with a value-based prioritisation process, eg WSJF to deliver a transparent process for managing the backlog of work

Skills and experience:

• An experienced technology leader, experienced in developing and leading teams to implement ERP, supply chain and commercial solutions

• Able to set vision and goals, communicating this effectively to the teams

• Servant leader, passionate about empowering teams to deliver the outcomes by giving them clear goals and measures of success

• Strong collaborator, able to work across functions, inside and outside of technology to address dependencies, risks and issues and deliver the optimum outcome for all

• Adept at stakeholder management, influencing and agreeing objectives, priorities and setting expectations

• A leader with the ability to communicate strategy and set clear objectives, developing a performance culture and able to coach, develop and nurture a team to achieve full potential

• Proactive in identifying opportunities to improve the business outcomes

• Strategic thinker, with ability to look at and shape the big picture, but also able identify short-term action for quick wins

• Open and transparent and communicative

• Strong critical reasoning, able to quickly assess proposals, options and recommend direction

• Adept at stakeholder management and confident in dealing with all levels of the business

• Commercial, able to create and manage budgets, challenge investment cases and identify opportunities to reduce cost and increase revenue and profit

• Skilled at creating and managing relationships with third-parties and external organisations to deliver business outcomes, including appropriate negotiation skills

• Experienced in complex change management

• Experienced in delivery methodology including Agile

Apply for the job here. 

Friday, November 17

Vacancy #832 - HGV vehicle technician

Company: Ubico

Location: Cheltenham

Salary: £38,126 - £39,313

Ends: December 6

Ubico is looking for an HGV vehicle technician.


• Maintain service and repair the fleet of vehicles and plant

• Diagnose and rectify defects and provide verbal and written reports of actions taken

• Keep abreast of current legislation relevant to vehicle and plant maintenance

• Participate in identified training requirements

• Assist the fleet maintenance manager to comply with and be aware of the requirements and conditions of Ubico's O Licence and its implications relative to fleet maintenance

• Maintain plant, tools and equipment in good condition and report defects to management

• Clean and tidy work areas and maintain good housekeeping at all times

• Attend roadside breakdowns of fleet vehicles and plant, and repair or recover as appropriate

• Perform all duties within the Ubico's customer care policy and develop good working relations with clients and customers

• Drive vehicles and plant within the limits of any driving licence held, including large goods vehicles

Skills and experience:

• City & Guilds in HGV mechanical engineering or equivalent plus demonstrable experience in a similar role or environment

• Working knowledge of HGV vehicles with a demonstrable stable employment history within the industry

• Prepared to take on additional training to support a diverse fleet with technological advances

• Prepared to work outdoors in all weather conditions

• Flexible approach to working hours and tasks allocated

• Ability to work as part of a team and deal with customers, colleagues and management in a courteous, helpful and friendly manner

• Ability to use initiative and work with minimum supervision after instruction

• Good organisational skills

• Problem solving skills

• Proactive/ self-motivated

• Driving licence essential, LGV preferred

• Class 4 & 7 MOT tester licence preferred

Apply for the job here. 

Thursday, November 16

Vacancy #831 - Business development engineer

Company: Moog

Location: Tewkesbury

Moog is looking for a business development engineer.

The candidate will be responsible for the sales and promotion of Moog products within the assigned territory (defined by geography, market, product or account portfolio), using front line technical applications knowledge to support the customer with a Moog solution.

The primary purpose of the role is to protect and build on existing business and pursue new opportunities. The candidate will travel extensively (approximately 60% of the time) within the allocated sales territory and will be the prime point of contact with customers.


  • Identify, pursue and secure profitable business to meet the objectives of the Entity Business
  • Plan, by both protecting existing business and generating new business
  • Maintain close contact with assigned customers and provide them with a constant level of excellent customer service
  • Make effective proposals and quotations to customers within the agreed pricing policy and approved commercial terms
  • Develop and maintain accurate sales forecast information (including bookings vs forecast) and manage the opportunities funnel cycle for the assigned territory
  • Maintain a good understanding of the products and services being sold from Moog global sites
  • Report regularly to management on activities and opportunities within the assigned territory
  • Represent and promote Moog effectively by delivering Moog technical applications and commercial knowledge to customers at all levels
  • Understand the assigned markets, including competitor activity, and monitor the wants and needs of the customer

Key Skills and experience

• Proven commercial awareness and at least five years of relevant practical experience in business-to-business technical sales, some of which has been in a relevant engineering industry

• HND or BSc degree or equivalent in an engineering subject, with an understanding of motion control applications desirable

• Strong capabilities in relationship building, negotiation, contract development, contract management, business development/ growth

• Proven capabilities in business and international strategy (desirable)

• Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills

• Analytical and problem-solving skills and good organisation

Apply for the job here. 

Wednesday, November 15

Vacancy #830 - Infrastructure engineer

Company: Ecotricity

Location: Stroud

Salary: £45,000 - £50,000

Ends: December 9

Ecotricity is looking for an infrastructure engineer.

The candidate will join a team responsible for the supporting internal and external systems, including implementation of improvement request and troubleshooting performance issues, in line with departmental expectations.

Skills and experience:

The right candidate for this role will be customer focused and find value in helping people and fixing problems. They will be comfortable dealing with people face to face and be happy to be a public face of the IT Services department.

They will be able to interpret and investigate requirements and issues and respond effectively, using good written and verbal communication skills.

• Customer-oriented outlook

• Problem-solving attitude

• Ability to organise and prioritise diverse workloads under pressure

• Excellent written and oral communication skills

• Calm attitude towards resolving issues/ problems/ outages

• Experience working on an ITIL framework helpdesk would be advantageous

• Experience of working with Agile would be advantageous

Specific technology exposure - the skillset listed here is broad and diverse, and the candidate isn't expected to have all of them. Training is available to develop these skills:

• VMware vSphere

• Server and san hardware

• Active Directory

• Microsoft 365 (Intune, Azure AD, Security and Compliance, Office 365 - SharePoint, Teams, Exchange)

• Meraki - SD Wan

• Cisco Network Infrastructure

• Security technologies: Anti-Virus, Firewall, Disk-Encryption, Email security, Intrusion Detection, Web Filtering

• AWS (including infrastructure as code)

• DevOps tools (Terraform, Cloudformation, CI)

Apply for the job here. 

Tuesday, November 14

Vacancy #829 - Occupational therapists

Company: National Star

Location: Ullenwood

Salary: £28,407.75 - £40,984.05 pro rata

Ends: November 30

National Star is looking for occupational therapists and senior occupational therapists to work term time only.

Occupational therapy plays a key role in supporting young adult learners who have complex physical and learning disabilities to achieve their goals of independence and progress within their educational outcomes.

Most of National Star's students participate in a three-year education programme, giving the opportunity to build strong relationships, complete a variety of assessments and deliver intervention programmes that enable young people to make real progress and gain a real sense of achievement.

The college has excellent facilities and a range of resources to help support learners' development with dedicated spaces such as sensory integration spaces, life skill kitchens and a range of treatment rooms.

For more senior roles, occupational therapists will be encouraged to work in the community with individual students to develop their specific skills for the future.

Skills and experience:

• Range of experiences, either working in a similar field or with transferable clinical skills

• Previous experience in paediatrics, neurology, acquired brain injury, wheelchairs and special seating, complex disability, profound and multiple learning disability or sensory integration is desirable

• Excellent communication skills

• Creative and enthusiastic

Apply for the job here. 

Monday, November 13

Vacancy #828 - Commercial metering operative

Company: EDF

Location: Gloucester

EDF is looking for a full-time or part-time commercial metering operative.

The candidate will be at the forefront of providing technical services to industrial and commercial clients, propelling sustainable energy practices into the future.

The role involves installing cutting-edge metering products, electric vehicle charging points, energy monitoring solutions and control equipment for business customers.

This is a remote working role, but the candidate will be part of a team, with regular face-to-face team meetings and get-togethers.

Skills and experience:

• Not just a meter installer - a master of the craft, with a track record of excellence

• Driven by safety, quality, and customer satisfaction

• Excellent technical skills

• Exceptional communication skills

• Commitment to continuous improvement

• Qualifed electrician (desirable)

• Experience with 3 phase electrical systems or Smart Meter Installation.

• NC, HND or equivalent experience or actively pursuing higher education courses in electrical engineering (desirable)

The successful candidate will receive a £5,000 welcome bonus.

Apply for the job here. 

Thursday, November 9

Vacancy #826 - Trade supplier apprentice

Company: A and B Fencing

Location: Cirencester

Salary: £10,982.40

Ends: December 4

A and B Fencing is looking for a Level 2 trade supplier apprentice.


• Manning the retail sales counter - dealing with customers and contractors who require materials

• Taking card payments or sending quotes and invoices electronically

• Answering incoming phone calls, including sales enquiries, then scheduling the surveys

• Learning about stock control, with a view to managing it in the future

• General administration

• Learning to record incoming delivery notes, match to invoices and record in the system (basic bookkeeping)

• Learning about purchase order, stock and quotations systems

• Learn to operate the retail counter and manage transactions from tradespeople who require items

Skills and experience:

• GCSE or equivalent maths and English (Grade A*-C or 4-9)

• Communication skills

• IT skills

• Attention to detail

• Organisation skills

• Customer care skills

• Problem solving skills

• Presentation skills

• Administrative skills

The apprentice will work towards their Level 2 trade supplier qualification with SGS College. The expected duration of the apprenticeship is 15 months.

Apply for the job here. 

Wednesday, November 8

Vacancy #825 - Financial accountant

Company: Superdry

Location: Cheltenham

Ends: November 26

Superdry is looking for a full-time, permanent financial accountant.


• Assist in the preparation of the consolidated IFRS Group accounts and notes that form the back half of the published Annual Report

• Act as a contact and have a hands-on role in the success of the group audits at year end and interim

• Support implementation of new financial reporting standards which affect the group and be aware of new upcoming financial reporting standards

• Support the preparation of the local GAAP statutory accounts for the UK and overseas entities

• Support the preparation of IFRS accounting standard data and information

• Act as a subject matter expert for technical accounting queries, IFRS 16, IFRS 2, IFRS 15 etc

• Validate information reported in trade announcements to the City

• Opportunity to get involved in transformation projects, to support improvements and efficiency across finance

• Provide support to the finance senior management team and peers as required

• Manage ad hoc requirements, liaising with other departments within Superdry as needed

Skills and experience:

• A qualified accountant (ACA/ ACCA), with audit experience desirable.

• Good technical knowledge of IFRS and local GAAP.

• Experienced in the production and/ or audit of statutory accounts

• Proactive, driven, resilient and able to work under own initiative

• Highly organised and diligent with exceptional attention to detail

• Effective communicator, with the ability to change approach depending on audience

• Team player - able to work effectively and collaboratively across the business

• Ability to work under pressure to set deadlines

• Analytical thinker and logical problem solver

Apply for the job here. 

Monday, November 6

Vacancy #823 - Operations coordinator

Company: Renishaw

Location: Wotton-under-Edge

Renishaw is looking for a full-time, permanent operations coordinator.

The candidate will ensure the smooth running of administration and organisational services across Renishaw's Position Measurement Group (PMG).


• Direct management of two part-time administrators

• Supporting the PMG head of operations and senior management in their activities

• Building and maintaining good relationships with key personnel in other departments to ensure smooth workflows within the division (eg with BSD/ HR/ works eng/ reception/ catering)

• Booking, planning and producing regular divisional communication meetings

• Maintaining divisional SharePoint portal pages so information is relevant, useful and inspiring

• Ensuring smooth running of hot desking systems (and introducing new Space Connect booking system) and maintaining seating plans

• Leading arrangements for biannual PMG Showcase

• Planning and organising conferences for subsidiary sales staff

• Organising travel arrangements and visits by staff and customers

• Creating and leading teambuilding charity events

• Assisting with H&S training requirements for the divisions

• Raising purchase order requests and CEAs

• Reporting on staff training uptake

Skills and experience:

• A good level of education (GCSE level minimum), including maths and English

• High standard of IT literacy, with experience of all Microsoft Office packages

• Experience in a similar role.

• Knowledge of Renishaw company systems and processes (desirable)

• High level of attention to detail

• Good time management skills, able to prioritise and organise multiple tasks

• Resourceful, energetic, patient and self-motivated

• Strong communication and interpersonal skills

Apply for the job here. 

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