Recruitment Roundup – 22nd December 2021 

Blog, Career

Welcome back to FinTech Wales’ most recent Recruitment Roundup, where you can find a selection of the latest job vacancies listed by our FinTech Wales members.

If you’re ready to take the next step professionally or know someone looking to kickstart a career with an industry-leading financial technology company based in Wales, then check out the freshest jobs in Welsh FinTech included in today’s roundup. 

Sonovate – Graduate Sales Consultant

Company – Sonovate

Job Title – Graduate Sales Consultant

Location – Cardiff/Hybrid working 

Contract – Full-time, Permanent 

Salary – Competitive 

Perks – Yes (Private medical insurance with Bupa, Employee Assistance Programme & more)

Description:

Sonovate is looking for a Graduate Sales Consultant (SDR) to play a fundamental role in achieving their ambitious revenue growth objectives. This role reports to The Head of UK Start Ups, working to support senior sales teams, sales representatives and Marketing on outbound strategies and lead generating efforts from existing and prospective customers. The focus of the role will be on generating potential leads, soliciting potential customers, facilitating sales, booking meetings/demos and connecting customers with the right salesperson. This will be achieved by identifying and understanding a potential client’s needs.

This is also an excellent entry point for a commercially minded individual looking to begin a career in sales within a disruptive, forward thinking FinTech.

Duties and Key Responsibilities:

  • Approach prospective customers through cold-calling or responding to inbound inquiries to identify the customer’s needs, qualify their interests and reinforce the benefits of Sonovate.
  • Route specific leads and arrange meetings/demos for the appropriate sales consultant for further development and closure.
  • Attend the meetings/demos which you have arranged in order to learn more about the Sonovate offering for that particular customer type.
  • Develop in-depth Sonovate product and customer knowledge, market insights and all major competitors.
  • Meet and/or exceed daily, weekly and monthly performance targets for number of calls held, meetings/demos booked and leads qualified.
  • Ensure records and data in our CRM is kept up to date and accurate.
  • Collaborate and feedback to Marketing in order to create and implement supporting customer journeys.

For more information on this role or to apply, visit Sonovate’s website here. 

Sero – Project Manager 

Company – Sero

Job Title – Project Manager

Location – Cardiff/Virtual working 

Salary – £45,000, dependant on experience

Contract – Full Time

Perks – Yes

Description:

Sero are on the lookout for a Project Manager. It’s a chance to be part of a growing, friendly team trying to make a positive difference to fight the climate emergency.

You will carry out a mixture of work in this team covering multiple new build, refurbishment/retro-fit projects with a variety of partner organisations

Sero wants team players who’ll integrate well, pitch in to help others as needed, and make being at work at least something approaching fun from time to time.

What you’ll be doing: 

  • Lead your projects, being responsible for all project tasks such as meetings, budgeting, forecasting and delivery to time, quality and cost tolerances.
  • Own issues and manage these to resolution, taking the opportunity to continuously improve our ways of working.
  • End-to-end involvement in real retrofit projects to help and support understanding of barriers.
  • Flexibility to support wider project management and delivery team with construction schemes on the ground.
  • Project management of reporting & budgets to ensure successful delivery of all projects.
  • Help evolve our processes and procedures, always placing our partners’ outcomes first.
  • Proactively identify new and emerging ways that our business can better deliver, change and grows
  • Ensure we work compliantly within our industry guidelines and standards.

Skills & qualifications:

  • At least 12 months experience as a UK project manager (or very similar) will be key.
  • Experience managing projects linked to live construction work, but with an innovation theme, would be strongly favoured.
  • Background in surveying or quantity surveying advantageous.
  • Experience of Innovate UK, BEIS R&D, EU Horizon 2020, WEFO and other research funding providers would be advantageous,
  • Relevant professional qualification such as RICS, CIOB etc., and a degree in a relevant discipline, would both be desirable.
  • Understanding of building fabric and renewable technologies for residential properties a benefit.
  • A degree and perhaps post‐graduate qualification are beneficial.

Wealthify – Junior/Graduate Software Engineer

Company – Wealthify 

Job Title – Junior/Graduate Software Engineer

Location – Cardiff 

Salary – Up to £30,000

Contract – Full Time

Perks – Yes (Annual bonus between 0-20% of annual salary, Private Medical Insurance & more)

Description:

You’ll be working as a software engineer in a cross-functional squad of designers, product, engineers, and testers, to deliver new products and features. Squads develop and own features end-to-end, so you’ll have the opportunity to work across a wide range of technologies, across web, mobile apps, API, backend, and databases. Wealthify are hosted in Microsoft Azure and take advantage of cloud technologies to ensure their platform is secure, fast, and scales to meet demand.

All team members participate in architecture and design choices, sprint planning and code reviewing; and tech leads are on hand to coach and mentor others. Wealthify write high quality, high performance, scalable code, and release small and often, using Git and Azure DevOps. Developers all contribute to code reviews, knowledge sharing and continuous improvement.

What Wealthify are looking for:

  • Experience as a software developer or relevant degree or training (if graduate)
  • Good analysis and problem-solving skills
  • Effective communicator
  • Attention to detail
  • Microsoft stack (C#, .NET Core, SQL, Azure)
  • Familiarity with Agile/Scrum or cross functional teams

For more information on this role or to apply, visit Wealthify’s website here 

Confused.com – PR & Communications Executive

Company – Confused.com

Job Title – PR & Communications Executive

Location – Cardiff 

Salary – Competitive

Contract – Full Time

Perks – Yes (Discretionary cash bonus based on personal and business performance, Group pension scheme & more)

Description: 

You’ll be working as part of the PR & Communications team, whose job is to support the marketing team in delivering against its spontaneous awareness objective by:

  • Securing news coverage
  • Integrating with other teams in the department
  • Maintaining the reputation of the brand
  • Building and protecting the corporate identity of Confused.com

About the role:

  • Day-to-day management of Confused.com press office activities, responding to and prioritising media requests, reactive hijacks and proactive comments
  • Developing and managing a corporate communications strategy, preparing press releases, statements, award entries and features as required
  • Working with senior leadership team to secure corporate profiling opportunities and preparing all briefing materials
  • Preparing press releases and media lists as and when required
  • Management of organic LinkedIn strategy with a focus on building the business and senior management profiles, and positioning Confused.com as a great place to work
  • Supporting the team in the delivery of consumer PR programme
  • Liaising with key consumer and trade journalists to secure coverage and backlinks to the Confused.com website
  • Liaising with our external agency to identify opportunities to secure additional coverage and back links to the Confused.com website, outside of BAU PR activity
  • Ensuring activity is integrated across corporate and consumer channels
  • Daily monitoring and tracking of Confused.com’s and our and competitors’ press coverage and mentions across social media
  • General team admin duties

Requirements. 

As a Confused.com PR & Communication Executive, you should:

  • Hold a high level of experience in a PR and/or corporate communications role, either in-house or agency based
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Experience using LinkedIn for corporate profiling
  • Strong judgement and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to show initiative and generate ideas
  • Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines
  • Knowledge of link building and outreach tactics
  • Good relationship-building skills
  • Good analytical skills and the ability to make recommendations based on results.
  • Ability to plan, prioritise and manage multiple tasks with limited help.
  • Ability to create a good impression and to act as an ‘ambassador’ for Confused.com

For more information on this role or to apply, visit Confused.com’s website here. 

Hodge – ​​Senior Data Warehouse Engineer

Company – Hodge

Job Title – Senior Data Warehouse Engineer

Location – Cardiff 

Salary – Competitive

Contract – Full Time, permanent

Perks – Yes (Generous, personalised benefits package, enhanced parental leave & more)

Job Description:

To support the growing and changing needs of the business, Hodge are investing in their data capabilities, and are therefore seeking a Senior DWH Engineer to further enhance the Bank’s growing Business Intelligence function.

As a senior member of the team your primary focus will be to develop, maintain and evolve the group data warehouse through implementation of efficient ETL processes, and expert understanding of the group’s data structure and content whilst leading a team of DWH Consultants.

In this role, you will be expected to research new technologies to bolster the Data Strategy, maintain the existing estate, and lead the DWH team to success. You will also be required to translate business reporting requirements to design, build and deploy data warehouse and reporting solutions that meet internal customers’ needs, while embedding a continuous improvement culture to the development of our data capabilities.

This role plays a crucial part in delivering our BI strategy and as such we are looking for a candidate with proven experience as a BI/Data Warehouse Engineer with in depth experience of the Microsoft BI Stack and strong familiarity with BI technologies.

Your key responsibilities as Senior Data Warehouse Engineer will include:

  • Develop, maintain and evolve the bank’s data warehouse via new and existing technologies.
  • Support the delivery of the BI Data Strategy.
  • Support the Head of BI with leading the BI Team to Success.
  • Lead, Coach and Mentor a team of DWH Consultants.
  • Implementing ETL processes for the data warehouse.
  • Provide expertise in using and developing reporting data structures and outputs.
  • Understand the structure and content of the organisations data.
  • Translate business reporting requirements into technical specifications.
  • Design, build and deploy reporting solutions.
  • Conduct testing and troubleshooting.
  • Evaluate and improve existing BI systems.
  • Develop and update appropriate technical documentation.
  • Develop relationships with internal customers and be confident in working with stakeholders across the company.
  • Deliver first class customer service and promote the BI service.
  • Provide data analysis expertise and support on an ad-hoc basis.

For more information on this role or to apply, visit Hodge’s website here. 

Admiral – Remote New Business Executive

Company – Admiral 

Job Title – Remote New Business Executive

Location – Carmarthenshire (remote)

Salary – Starts at £19,100

Contract – Full Time, permanent

Perks – Yes

Description:

Admiral has an incredibly exciting new opportunity for those living in Carmarthenshire to join their New Business Team. The best part – you’ll be training and working completely from home, so say “Goodbye” to the lengthy commute! All you need is a great internet connection and a quiet, private place to work – Admiral will sort the rest.

This is a full-time position with long-term career prospects on offer in a hugely successful company. The pay structure is varied depending on skillset and performance. Our Basic Salary starts at £19,100, and with additional product bonuses and incentive your overall package could reach £35,000+.

Full & extensive training is provided, so you won’t need specific insurance experience. Admiral just asks that you’re capable of absorbing the theory and putting it into practice – being a motivated, resilient, and confident individual is key.

Job Purpose:

  • Provide excellent customer service to our customers and staff.
  • Taking New Business calls daily.
  • Using tools provided to negotiate and accept New Business customers.
  • Upsell multi-van, multi-product and add additional add-on’s such as Breakdown Cover.
  • Follow compliance guidelines and procedures.
  • Log front line complaints.
  • Hit department targets.

 Main Responsibilities:

  • Answer calls efficiently and provide fantastic service whilst attempting to accept New Business customers.
  • Go above and beyond for your customers by providing excellent customer service.
  • Ensure work is dealt with accurately and to a high standard.
  • Accurately read scripts and follow procedures correctly.
  • Be a team player.
  • Suggest positive solutions for the customer’s journey.
  • Attend training sessions and take feedback on board.
  • Ensure you have the Right Broadband for the role.

For more information on this role or to apply, visit Admiral’s website here. 

Delio – Structuring Solutions Analyst

Company – Delio

Job Title – Structuring Solutions Analyst

Location – Cardiff, London, Switzerland, or OTHER

Salary – Competitive 

Contract – Full Time, permanent

Perks – Yes (Flexible working policy, private medical cover & more)

Description:

Delio is transforming private markets. Through their technology and expertise, Delio helps the world’s most respected financial institutions to deliver private market transactions to their clients. 

As an analyst in the Delio Structuring Solutions team, you will contribute to the full Structuring value chain, supporting the origination process, the onboarding, the legal and operational setup and the ongoing governance of the various vehicles with a special focus on post-transaction. You will also be working on projects to further grow and streamline the structuring business. 

Key responsibilities:

  • Own the day-to-day of deal onboarding across the full book of Structuring clients 
  • Coordinate and/or execute and report on AML/KYC checks in collaboration with the Compliance team 
  • Managing the oversight and annual review of investor and company KYC/AML records 
  • Coordinate the post-transaction reporting on deals 
  • Support Corporate Action process 
  • Support the execution of transactions 
  • Support Account Managers and Finance Department in calculating fees to be invoiced/received 
  • Keep operating procedures up to date 
  • Working closely with colleagues in Marketing to ensure structuring marketing collateral is up to date
  • Take notes in operations meetings and own tracking of actions 
  • Own small improvement/efficiency gain projects 
  • Proactively report concerns and pain points within day-to-day operations to supervisor

Qualifications & Essential requirements:

  • Delio is looking for a dynamic person who is autonomous, at ease with digital systems and able to work in a changing environment. More specifically: 
  • 1-2 years of experience in the financial services industry
  • Advanced Excel and PowerPoint skills 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication 
  • Natural relationship builder and project manager
  • Excellent work ethic with a hands-on attitude and positive mindset
  • Team player
  • Takes a structured way to delivering work
  • Takes ownership and accountability for tasks assigned
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Understanding of risk management and compliance principles
  • Quick learner

For more information on this role or to apply, visit Delio’s website here. 

Chetwood Financial – Senior Platform Engineer

Company – Chetwood Financial Limited

Job Title – Senior Platform Engineer

Location – Wrexham

Salary – Competitive 

Contract – Full Time, permanent

Perks – Yes (life insurance, pension, private medical insurance & more)

Description:

This is an exciting opportunity to join a new Machine Learning Engineering team working with a cutting-edge Data Science team. The successful candidate will get hands-on experience in a wide range of ML-Ops topics. The ML Engineering team will own the release process of models into Chetwoods production environment.

You will lead the development of Models Platform and automation of Model Monitoring to deliver a best-in-class customer experience by improving areas such as credit risk, customer operations, marketing, collections and recoveries. You will provide platform and infrastructure support for the Data Science team by working with Chetwood Tech teams.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Own the model release process across SageMaker and internal production systems.
  • Create and manage the model CI/CD pipeline including model development and production release.
  • Manage and Build the serverless model infrastructure which will include IFRS9 and Pricing Engines.
  • Train and mentor other junior members of staff.
  • Create a production monitoring system for models.
  • Management of the AWS cloud model stack.
  • Automation of Model monitoring.
  • Contributing to the specification, design, build, testing and delivery of data and MI solutions.
  • Consult with the Data Scientist and Tech teams on model and system release.

Key Skills and Experience:

  • Advanced Python, SQL, Github and R.
  • Strong knowledge of JavaScript.
  • Track record using Flask.
  • Strong knowledge of AWS Fargate.
  • 3+ years experience using Containers.
  • AWS Sagemaker.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with the ability to question, shape, analyse, understand and explain to a range of technical and non-technical audiences.
  • Passionate about mentoring and developing people, be a great team player.

For more information on this role or to apply, visit Chetwood Financial’s website here. 

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These are just a few of the new opportunities available in Welsh FinTech, so if you’re ready to take the next step professionally or know someone looking to kickstart a career in financial technology, don’t hesitate to contact any of these outstanding companies and apply for an exciting position.

For FinTechs looking to have their latest listing featured in our weekly bulletin, email us at [email protected]hwales.org for more information.

 

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