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"I had the privilege to work with CRS from twoperspectives, as an individual candidate and to recruit for a team. CRS areprofessional and supportive/caring, always exceeding expectations."

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​"Clarke Recruitment is the most impressive recruitment company that I have, ever, been with. They have always foundme great temporary roles. Their communication skills are flawless. I wasbriefed, in detail, before roles and always contacted after to see how I likedthe company. "

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​"As a recruiter myself, I am appalled by the standards out there in the marketplace today, bothin-house and agency. CRS have a great team who pride themselves on emotionalintelligence. They don't forward CV's; the difference is they find the rightperson with the skill-set and experience."

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​"It’s been a while since I went permanent at the last companythat Clarke placed me at. When the time came to move into a new role, I foundon my new desk a sweet box and card of congratulations from the team at Clarke,even though I wasn’t placed through them!"

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"My experience of working with CRS has been exceptional since our initial contact quite some years ago. The CRS team arefriendly, reliable, honest and they really listens to the needs of the client. Hiring the right employees is a crucial component of anybusiness, I would highly recommend CRS to anyone."

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​"I temped through Clarke Recruitment Solutions for almost a year in total spanningacross different roles, organisations and working with all of the talentedstaff in the team who all placed me at one time or another! Every single memberof the CRS team are truly the most genuine Recruiters I’ve ever worked through."

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​If you have a problem, if no one else can help, and if youcan find them, maybe you can hire Clarke Recruitment Solutions...Grant Parker - Head ofTalent

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"In the 8 years I have know CRS, the team have always beenfriendly, helpful and professional.  They go out of their way to find theperfect placement for one's needs. I have never been disappointed with anyplacement I have worked in for them."

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Company Secretary - Urgent Temp Role

Company Secretary - Urgent Temporary Role - IMMEDIATE START REQUIRED An amazing opportunity to join an organisation that is shaping the infrastructure within the UK economy. Summary of Role Provide company secretarial and governance support to the Board of this company and its Committees, including business management and administrative services. Prepare, collate and distribute Board and Committee material in a timely manner prior to meetings. Ensure all minutes and actions are captured effectively and that a record of agreed actions is maintained until the item is closed. Internal & External Interactions Board Directors Independent Chair Independent Non-Executives Executive Committee Internal and External senior Stakeholders Accountabilities Principal Accountabilities * Acts as Company Secretary to Board, and additional committees, chair and counsel * Redacts minutes in line with the Redaction policy. * Ensures the Company complies with its Articles, relevant Companies Act legislation, guidelines and best practice and meets all necessary statutory filing and disclosure requirements. * Works closely with the Chair of the Board and Committees to plan and arrange new member induction and training and handles any administration in relation to their appointment and on-going work for the committee. * Liaises with the Board, Committee and internal/ external stakeholders as required. * Supports the Chairs as necessary to ensure that the Board and Committees operate in accordance with their Terms of Reference. * Acts as main point of contact for Non-Executive Directors. * Creates and maintain Director's Packs. * Arranges appropriate training including preparation of material where required, for Directors. * Manages Board effectiveness reviews. * Supports the Chair's review of Directors' development. * Creates and maintains role profiles for Committee Chairs. Additional Duties * Deputises for the Corporate Governance Manager as required. * Schedules meetings, takes minutes and undertakes all of the administrative support needed to ensure the Board and Committees function smoothly. * Ensures all responsibilities are carried out in a timely and professional manner; prepares and monitors the Committees' work plans; manages activities against the work plans. * Effectively completes meeting preparation/briefings for the Board. * Creates Microsoft documentation (PowerPoint, Excel, and Word) and manages ad hoc correspondence from Directors, Committee members, including independent Non Executives. * Collaborates closely with other members of the companies Governance team to share best practice and provide support and cover as needed. * Ensures Committee members are aware of their duties and responses. Other Obligations * Comply and / or ensure compliance with the companies Data Protection policy, processes and all relevant legislation. This includes maintaining team specific retention schedules, records of data processing and ensuring that any data protection risks are identified, communicated and mitigating actions put in place. * Maintain effective communication on data protection compliance with the CPO and DPO as appropriate. * Identify section specific data protection risks, and mitigating actions, communicating these to the CPO and DPO without delay. * When aware, communicate, in confidence, to the CPO and / DPO, data protection risks likely to impact the organisation as a whole. Knowledge and Experience * Detailed knowledge of Company law. * Proven corporate governance experience of Board and Committee meetings. * Relevant banking and/or payments industry experience. * Experience of working across organisations and at all levels. * Some experience of policy and planning. Specific Skills * Detailed knowledge of Companies Act 2006 * Strong understanding of governance and best practice * Experience of dealing with Board; Independent Non-Executives and Senior Management Qualification and Training * Chartered Secretary (ACIS) / Lawyer or equivalent with 7+ years post qualification experience
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Company Secretary

Company Secretary An amazing opportunity to join an organisation that is shaping the infrastructure within the UK economy. Summary of Role Provide company secretarial and governance support to the Board of this company and its Committees, including business management and administrative services. Prepare, collate and distribute Board and Committee material in a timely manner prior to meetings. Ensure all minutes and actions are captured effectively and that a record of agreed actions is maintained until the item is closed. Internal & External Interactions Board Directors Independent Chair Independent Non-Executives Executive Committee Internal and External senior Stakeholders Accountabilities Principal Accountabilities * Acts as Company Secretary to Board, and additional committees, chair and counsel * Redacts minutes in line with the Redaction policy. * Ensures the Company complies with its Articles, relevant Companies Act legislation, guidelines and best practice and meets all necessary statutory filing and disclosure requirements. * Works closely with the Chair of the Board and Committees to plan and arrange new member induction and training and handles any administration in relation to their appointment and on-going work for the committee. * Liaises with the Board, Committee and internal/ external stakeholders as required. * Supports the Chairs as necessary to ensure that the Board and Committees operate in accordance with their Terms of Reference. * Acts as main point of contact for Non-Executive Directors. * Creates and maintain Director's Packs. * Arranges appropriate training including preparation of material where required, for Directors. * Manages Board effectiveness reviews. * Supports the Chair's review of Directors' development. * Creates and maintains role profiles for Committee Chairs. Additional Duties * Deputises for the Corporate Governance Manager as required. * Schedules meetings, takes minutes and undertakes all of the administrative support needed to ensure the Board and Committees function smoothly. * Ensures all responsibilities are carried out in a timely and professional manner; prepares and monitors the Committees' work plans; manages activities against the work plans. * Effectively completes meeting preparation/briefings for the Board. * Creates Microsoft documentation (PowerPoint, Excel, and Word) and manages ad hoc correspondence from Directors, Committee members, including independent Non Executives. * Collaborates closely with other members of the companies Governance team to share best practice and provide support and cover as needed. * Ensures Committee members are aware of their duties and responses. Other Obligations * Comply and / or ensure compliance with the companies Data Protection policy, processes and all relevant legislation. This includes maintaining team specific retention schedules, records of data processing and ensuring that any data protection risks are identified, communicated and mitigating actions put in place. * Maintain effective communication on data protection compliance with the CPO and DPO as appropriate. * Identify section specific data protection risks, and mitigating actions, communicating these to the CPO and DPO without delay. * When aware, communicate, in confidence, to the CPO and / DPO, data protection risks likely to impact the organisation as a whole. Knowledge and Experience * Detailed knowledge of Company law. * Proven corporate governance experience of Board and Committee meetings. * Relevant banking and/or payments industry experience. * Experience of working across organisations and at all levels. * Some experience of policy and planning. Specific Skills * Detailed knowledge of Companies Act 2006 * Strong understanding of governance and best practice * Experience of dealing with Board; Independent Non-Executives and Senior Management Qualification and Training * Chartered Secretary (ACIS) / Lawyer or equivalent with 7+ years post qualification experience
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Talent Sourcer/ Recruitment coordinator EMEA

Talent Sourcer/ Recruitment Coordinator EMEA An amazing opportunity to work for high growth global tech company, amazing culture, fantastic working environment and a great team. Position Summary: The Sourcer /Coordinator is responsible for partnering with the recruiting team to help identify the best talent in the market through a variety of sourcing strategies and methodologies. This role should leverage extensive knowledge of finding passive candidates across an assigned region(s) and/or business unit(s). Sourcers should have a proven track record in talent mapping, talent pipelining, and candidate relationship management. In addition, you will also be required to support the recruitment process, scheduling interviews, diary management, travel arrangements and the candidate experience. Experience of Workday is an added bonus. Primary Responsibilities: Sourcing * Creating, defining and implementing sourcing strategies to build strong, consistent pipelines and talent pools for a variety of roles, across multiple regions. * Leveraging a variety of resources to identify and uncover top talent using LinkedIn Recruiter, Xing, Facebook, Twitter, Google+ and other social media platforms and tactics. * Mining the Applicant Tracking System and tagging candidates for future opportunities. * Proactively reaching out to talent to engage, and create interest in Tableau. * Keeping abreast of the latest sourcing strategies * Implementing new and creative ways to increase and promote internal referrals. * Completing phone screens and qualifying candidates as required. * Maintaining exceptional relationships with candidates for current and future opportunities. * Implementing tracking systems, creating processes and metrics. Recruitment Coordination * Scheduling a variety of interviews across EMEA countries & time zones * Executing Employment contracts across EMEA countries * Creating a high-touch "best in class" candidate experience * Updating and maintaining candidate offer status in new hire tracking * Tracking confirmed interviews in applicant tracking system * Manage travel logistics including flight bookings, hotel reservations and candidate expense reimbursements. * Raising Purchase orders for recruiting team costs. Knowledge and Skill Requirements: * 5+ years sourcing experience, with a strong knowledge of the local talent market, software/technology industry, and specific business units (sales, marketing, development, operations) * Experience working in rapidly expanding technology/SAAS businesses * Ability to have credible conversations with people working in the business unit/team you are supporting. * Flexible, creative, tenacious and team spirited * Passionate internal and external customer focus * Handle details accurately and in a timely manner * Strong work ethic; self-directed and resourceful * Effectively gives and receives feedback * Must be self-motivated, networked, competitive and a team-player
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Senior Business Architect

Senior Business Architect An amazing opportunity to join an organisation that is shaping the infrastructure within the UK economy. Up to £65k - amazing benefits package ROLE SUMMARY The Senior Business Architect will contribute and support the Business Architecture discipline within the Enterprise Architecture function for the company. This will entail providing architecture and analysis consultancy on major programmes within the company, together with providing architecture and analysis consultancy to initiatives that are external to the company but aligned to the the company's product set. Principal Accountabilities: Actively support and contribute to the Enterprise Architecture team and the Strategy directorate through: Actively involved in the Future State and Current State architecture evolution and maintenance together with providing consultancy on major projects and programmes the company may have running as part of the business change process. Run the Business Architecture working group reporting into the company Design forum Actively involved in the projects and initiatives involving Standards from a technical, practical, policy and engagement perspectives Reviewing of current processes and/offerings and looking at opportunities to re-engineer these Reviewing of industry and government consultations and papers, and contribution to the wider Enterprise Architecture landscape and/or responses composed by the Enterprise Architecture team Develop / maintain relevant architecture artefacts, principles, standards guidelines and procedures Developing and communicating knowledge and skills in emerging issues and technologies and trends that may influence future payments legislation or messaging standards Organising and acting as secretariat to industry and group meetings and forums where needed Fostering understanding between the various stakeholders involved in the end-to-end payments process. Undertaking any other duties as may reasonably be requested. All activities will be overseen by the Head of Enterprise Architecture. Actively support and contribute to the Enterprise Architecture team and the Strategy directorate through: Actively involved in the Future State and Current State architecture evolution and maintenance together with providing consultancy on major projects and programmes the company may have running as part of the business change process. Run the Business Architecture working group reporting into the company Design forum Actively involved in the projects and initiatives involving Standards from a technical, practical, policy and engagement perspectives Reviewing of current processes and/offerings and looking at opportunities to re-engineer these Reviewing of industry and government consultations and papers, and contribution to the wider Enterprise Architecture landscape and/or responses composed by the Enterprise Architecture team Develop / maintain relevant architecture artefacts, principles, standards guidelines and procedures Developing and communicating knowledge and skills in emerging issues and technologies and trends that may influence future payments legislation or messaging standards Organising and acting as secretariat to industry and group meetings and forums where needed Fostering understanding between the various stakeholders involved in the end-to-end payments process. Undertaking any other duties as may reasonably be requested. All activities will be overseen by the Head of Enterprise Architecture. Knowledge and Experience Experience in a professional setting, with experience in a financial services environment and/or payments environment preferred. Knowledge of UK payment systems (e.g. Bacs, CHAPS, FPS, SWIFT) a plus Experience of undertaking business analysis and project documentation at a project level Business and technical requirements analysis Market trends and best practices used in other markets to operate payment services Experience of participating in large-scale projects a plus Experience in external engagement, including working with senior stakeholders, regulators and industry participant teams a plus Experience of working in a matrix management style. Specific Skills Proven analytical and problem solving skills Excellent writing skills Exposure / experience in financial services (Payments experience a plus) Knowledge of the BABOK and/or TOGAF/Zachman Business Architecture frameworks Comfortable with creating business process models in BPMN2 ISO 20022 expertise and other message formats and technology a plus Ability to communicate clearly, succinctly and effectively Flexible and confident at multitasking Sufficient experience within a multi stakeholder environment Good interpersonal skills and a team player Required to work independently and with internal colleagues and external contacts Qualifications and Training Educated to a degree level or equivalent Professional qualification preferred, with strong understanding of the financial services and the payments industry
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