Henry Fenton

Business Support Consultant

I have recently joined the team here at aap3recruitment.com and I am looking forward to supporting our clients with their contract and permanent requirements and discussing interesting assignments with candidates across the UK.

In my free time I enjoy playing music, reading, and socialising with friends. I am originally from Hong Kong but grew up in the UK.


Systems Support Engineer

  • Cornwall
  • Contract
  • £41.90 - £46.90 per hour

Systems Support Engineer Role Summary We have an exciting new contract opportunity based in Bristol as a Systems Support Engineer. The role will be an initial 12-month contract and will provide you with the opportunity to assist in maintaining service levels across a number of operational systems for our major defence client.

Systems Support Engineer

Role Summary

We have an exciting new contract opportunity based in Bristol as a Systems Support Engineer.

The role will be an initial 12-month contract and will provide you with the opportunity to assist in maintaining service levels across a number of operational systems for our major defence client.

Key Responsibilities

  • Helping to administer service helpdesk, managing service requests, incidents and problems;
  • Support patch events, in and out of hours, on an ongoing monthly basis;
  • Performing system diagnostics, proactive maintenance and fault resolution;
  • Help manage and maintain operational systems to a known state.

Key skills & qualifications

  • ITIL – service principles;
  • Knowledge of 2008/2012 Server;
  • Knowledge of Linux servers (Operating Systems);
  • Linux installation, configuration and administration;
  • Undertaking changes in controlled environment;
  • Knowledge of Networking & Firewalls;
  • Active Directory;
  • MS hotfixes & patching of COTS, in an operational environment;
  • Awareness of rollout & rollback processes;
  • Virtualisation using Citrix XenServer, VMware;
  • Scripting and powershell.
  • Technical documentation maintenance.

What we’re looking for in you

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Well-developed analytical/ problem solving/ decision making skills.
  • Strong organisational skills who is adaptable in a fast-paced environment.
  • Stakeholder management skills.

Location: Bristol

Rate: £46.90 per hour (inside IR35)

AAP3 is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.


IT Asset Management Lead

  • Lancashire
  • Contract
  • £550.22 - £600.22 per day

IT Asset Management Lead Role Summary We have an exciting new contract opportunity based in Preston as an IT Asset Management Lead. The role will be an initial 12-month contract and will provide you with the opportunity to deliver the transformation of Software and Hardware Asset Management into a fully aligned ITAM capability, maintained by comprehensive processes and cohesive toolsets.

IT Asset Management Lead

Role Summary

We have an exciting new contract opportunity based in Preston as an IT Asset Management Lead.

The role will be an initial 12-month contract and will provide you with the opportunity to deliver the transformation of Software and Hardware Asset Management into a fully aligned ITAM capability, maintained by comprehensive processes and cohesive toolsets.

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide leadership for Hardware Asset Management delivery, including EUC, Servers & Network devices
  • Provide leadership for Software Asset Management including configuration and compliance
  • Manage relationships with 3rd party suppliers
  • Day to day management of the ITAM team of 10, with 3 direct reports
  • Lead on ITAM Transformation Delivery
  • Act as the interface between EITS with Office of the CIO and Sectors in developing and communicating the ITAM strategy
  • Assess the overall ITAM services, toolsets and stakeholder mapping and produce a recommendation / proposal
  • Lead the Enterprise IT transformation, aligned with IM&T Modernisation Workstream, to deliver agreed single corporate sponsored approach to ITAM

Key skills & qualifications

  • Strong leadership / team management skills
  • Proven track record in programme or change delivery
  • Experience / knowledge of Software & Hardware Asset Management is preferable
  • Excellent communication and influencing skills
  • Proven track record of senior stakeholder management and excellent communication skills
  • ITIL Foundation

What we’re looking for in you

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Well-developed analytical/ problem solving/ decision making skills.
  • Strong organisational skills who is adaptable in a fast-paced environment.
  • Stakeholder management skills.

Location: Preston

Rate: £600.22 per day (inside IR35)

AAP3 is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.


Senior Safety Engineer

  • Lancashire
  • Contract
  • £44.52 - £49.52 per hour

Senior Safety Engineer Role Summary We have an exciting new contract opportunity based in Preston as a Senior Safety Engineer. The role will be an initial 12-month contract and will provide you with the opportunity to be responsible for delivery of Design Safety Certification activities and In-Service Safety activities.

Senior Safety Engineer

Role Summary

We have an exciting new contract opportunity based in Preston as a Senior Safety Engineer.

The role will be an initial 12-month contract and will provide you with the opportunity to be responsible for delivery of Design Safety Certification activities and In-Service Safety activities.

Key Responsibilities

  • Evaluation of aircraft and system / sub-system design safety in support of platform safety certification throughout the Engineering Lifecycle from Concept, Design, Development, Test, Qualification and In-service (Phases 1-6)
  • Generating, updating and reviewing Aircraft, System and Sub-System System Safety Assessment Reports in support of the certification process or provision of inputs to partner companies
  • Generating, updating and reviewing Aircraft Zonal Hazard Analysis Reports (ZHAs) in support of the certification process or provision of inputs to partner companies
  • Ensuring safety engineering evidence supports acceptable Safety Certification of the product design
  • Preparation of safety certification material in support of Project (internal), partner company and customer safety and certification reviews as necessary
  • Ensure that documentation is properly maintained and retained through Workspace and PLM.
  • Promoting the system safety discipline throughout the design and engineering functions
  • Identifying, developing and sharing good practice and knowledge to support continuous improvement

Key skills & qualifications

  • Extensive knowledge and experience in Aerospace / Aeronautical Engineering, Systems or Mechanical engineering and Safety Engineering in a Military Airborne Platform design environment
  • Ability to lead out and influence on the technical aspects and acceptability of Product Safety in a through-life capacity

What we’re looking for in you

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Well-developed analytical/ problem solving/ decision making skills.
  • Strong organisational skills who is adaptable in a fast-paced environment.
  • Stakeholder management skills.

Location: Preston

Rate: £49.52 per hour (inside IR35)

AAP3 is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.


Senior Accountant / Assistant Business Partner

  • Lancashire
  • Contract
  • £28.23 - £33.23 per hour

Senior Accountant / Assistant Business Partner Role Summary We have an exciting new contract opportunity based in Lancashire as a Senior Accountant / Assistant Business Partner. The role will be an initial 10-month contract and will provide you with the opportunity to use your skills to support the Business Partners in influencing the wider business through the provision of data analysis, produce management information and ensure financial governance is considered at all times.

Senior Accountant / Assistant Business Partner

Role Summary

We have an exciting new contract opportunity based in Lancashire as a Senior Accountant / Assistant Business Partner.

The role will be an initial 10-month contract and will provide you with the opportunity to use your skills to support the Business Partners in influencing the wider business through the provision of data analysis, produce management information and ensure financial governance is considered at all times.

Key Responsibilities

  • Preparation, review and analysis of reports and spreadsheets as required
  • Provision of financial support & advice to customers and stakeholders
  • Operate financial systems and processes in a constantly changing environment
  • Resolve problems to ensure management reporting timescales are met
  • Provide help-line to internal and external customers
  • Support Business Partners in order to facilitate decision-making using knowledge and experience
  • Effective liaison with other functions & across the finance teams
  • Continual improvement of procedures and working practices
  • Manage financial transactional inputs

Key skills & qualifications

  • Fully qualified accountant, CIMA/ACCA/ACA
  • Previous experience necessary in Management Accounting, also some experience in Financial Accounting, Financial Reporting and Project Accounting is preferable
  • Proficient in using Microsoft products including Excel, Word, Power-point
  • Confidence to financially challenge in a way to add value to the business
  • Proactive, with a forward thinking and collaborative approach
  • Ability to prepare both detailed and summarised information whilst adhering to deadlines
  • Able to develop effective working relationships and be flexible in a changing environment
  • Flexibility to adapt to work load peaks and changes in business or processes
  • Desirable – knowledge of Infor LN and Planning and Analytics (TM1)

What we’re looking for in you

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Well-developed analytical/ problem solving/ decision making skills.
  • Strong organisational skills who is adaptable in a fast-paced environment.
  • Stakeholder management skills.

Location: Lancashire

Rate: £33.23 per hour (inside IR35)

AAP3 is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.


Mission Systems Engineer

  • Lancashire
  • Permanent
  • £43.35 - £48.35 per hour

Mission Systems Engineer Role Summary We have an exciting new contract opportunity based in Preston as a Mission Systems Engineer. The role will be an initial 12-month contract and will provide you with the opportunity to work across the engineering lifecycle in the design, development, test, qualification and in-service support of aircraft systems.

Mission Systems Engineer

Role Summary

We have an exciting new contract opportunity based in Preston as a Mission Systems Engineer.

The role will be an initial 12-month contract and will provide you with the opportunity to work across the engineering lifecycle in the design, development, test, qualification and in-service support of aircraft systems.

Key Responsibilities

  • Working within a Mission Systems Engineering Team to discharge activities across the various work packages/projects
  • Lead and / or support engineering activities to ensure high quality and timely engineering solutions are delivered in line with programme requirements.
  • Lead and / or support Mission Systems Engineering tasks (per examples above) appropriate to the needs of the programme.
  • Develop internal schedules and conduct planning activities.
  • Manage own workload to ensure task delivery to agreed programme, planned cost & to a high quality.
  • Build & develop strong working relationships with other team members & external stakeholders.
  • Attending and supporting internal and external engineering related reviews as required.
  • Supporting the effective management of technical risks.
  • Drafting progress reports and escalating issues when they arise
  • Support a culture of continuous improvement.

Key skills & qualifications

Essential:

  • Degree, HND or equivalent and approximately 3-5 years’ experience in a relevant Engineering disciplin
  • Experience of fulfilling challenging customer requirements to tight timescales and budgets
  • Experience of working in a collaborative environment with internal and external stakeholders
  • The ability to respond positively to unforeseen changes will be key to maintaining a positive and responsive working environment
  • Competent in the use of Microsoft Office Products (Word, Excel & PowerPoint)

Desirable:

  • Knowledge of Systems Engineering especially ‘Systems of Systems’ engineering
  • Knowledge of the European Product Safety, CE and EMC legislation
  • Knowledge of the Engineering Lifecycle and typical aircraft development lifecycle
  • Experience using IBM Telelogic DOORS Requirements Management tool
  • Previous design or test experience of aircraft avionics

What we’re looking for in you

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Well-developed analytical/ problem solving/ decision making skills.
  • Strong organisational skills who is adaptable in a fast-paced environment.
  • Stakeholder management skills.

Location: Preston

Rate: £48.35 per hour (inside IR35)

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Principal Engineer – Safety & Environmental Engineering

  • Cumbria
  • Contract
  • £58.24 - £63.24 per hour

Principal Engineer - Safety & Environmental Engineering Role Summary We have an exciting new contract opportunity based in Barrow as a Principal Engineer - Safety & Environmental Engineering. The role will be an initial 12-month contract and will provide you with the opportunity to apply your skills and experience to the role within a high-profile Defence environment.

Principal Engineer – Safety & Environmental Engineering

Role Summary

We have an exciting new contract opportunity based in Barrow as a Principal Engineer – Safety & Environmental Engineering.

The role will be an initial 12-month contract and will provide you with the opportunity to apply your skills and experience to the role within a high-profile Defence environment.

Key Responsibilities

  • Applies depth and breadth of expertise relating to an engineering domain (a sub set of a discipline) to complex engineering problems.
  • Challenges issues and problems associated with the area.
  • Designs and develops solutions.
  • Resolves engineering issues and problems for a range of situations relating to their specialist knowledge area.
  • Provides technical guidance to others relating to area of expertise.

Key skills & qualifications

  • Requires detailed and comprehensive understanding of concepts and principals relating to an area within an engineering discipline.
  • Has significant experience and able to apply knowledge to a wide range of engineering issues within own discipline and other engineering disciplines.
  • CEng level or equivalent level of capability.

What we’re looking for in you

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Well-developed analytical/ problem solving/ decision making skills.
  • Strong organisational skills who is adaptable in a fast-paced environment.
  • Stakeholder management skills.

Location: Barrow

Rate: £63.24 per hour (inside IR35)

AAP3 is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.


Principal Engineer – Mechanical

  • Cumbria
  • Contract
  • £47.70 - £52.70 per hour

Principal Engineer - Mechanical Role Summary We have an exciting new contract opportunity based in Barrow as a Principal Engineer - Mechanical. The role will be an initial 12-month contract and will provide you with the opportunity to work on the design, development and qualification of key platform mechanical systems on our major Defence client's maritime programme.

Principal Engineer – Mechanical

Role Summary

We have an exciting new contract opportunity based in Barrow as a Principal Engineer – Mechanical.

The role will be an initial 12-month contract and will provide you with the opportunity to work on the design, development and qualification of key platform mechanical systems on our major Defence client’s maritime programme.

Key Responsibilities

  • Executing, evaluating, delivering and managing complex engineering and/or cross functional tasks or programmes of work, recognising stakeholder and customer requirements
  • Engineering verification and validation activities
  • Providing engineering evidence and assurance to ensure customer requirements have been met
  • Contributing to the identification and rapid closure of issues emerging from all product lifecycle stages and to manage the resulting change embodiment activities
  • Providing engineering advice and capability to support acceptance, build, test and commissioning activities

Key skills & qualifications

Essential:

  • Degree level qualification (or equivalent experience) in relevant STEM subject (Engineering/ Physics/ Maths/ Science).

Desirable:

  • Chartered engineer.
  • Experience in balancing complex design requirements and managing complex documentation packs.

What we’re looking for in you

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Well-developed analytical/ problem solving/ decision making skills.
  • Strong organisational skills who is adaptable in a fast-paced environment.
  • Stakeholder management skills.

Location: Barrow

Rate: £52.70 per hour (inside IR35)

AAP3 is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.


Employer Brand and Recruitment Marketing Lead

  • Hampshire
  • Contract
  • £47.57 - £52.57 per hour

Employer Brand and Recruitment Marketing Lead Role Summary We have an exciting new contract opportunity based in Farnborough as a Employer Brand and Recruitment Marketing Lead. The role will be an initial 12-month contract and will provide you with the opportunity to work with both internal teams and external agencies to develop campaigns across multiple channels, using different media and content formats.

Employer Brand and Recruitment Marketing Lead

Role Summary

We have an exciting new contract opportunity based in Farnborough as a Employer Brand and Recruitment Marketing Lead.

The role will be an initial 12-month contract and will provide you with the opportunity to work with both internal teams and external agencies to develop campaigns across multiple channels, using different media and content formats.

Key Responsibilities

  • Analyses industry insights and market wide creative trends and innovation to inform short and long term campaign approaches that drive ongoing campaign performance improvement and inform future development roadmap.
  • Acts as a trusted advisor, building positive and effective business relationships, working collaboratively to provide specialist insight and expertise.
  • Manages, leads and delivers projects to deliver agreed business/functional outcomes, taking ownership of delivery on time, on brief, on brand and on budget.
  • Agrees briefs, and prepares responses to be presented to stakeholders which outline campaign strategy and delivery
  • Ongoing communication with stakeholders at key milestones to ensure they are engaged and included, bring them on the journey throughout the campaign development process.
  • Planning and optimisation whilst campaign in flight to optimise budget split, geographies, time of day/week, A/B testing
  • Deploy campaigns across several channels, typically to include PPC, Programmatic display, digital advertorial content, partnerships and e-shots/email campaigns.
  • Ensures PCA process for individual campaigns and leads analysis across campaigns to drive continuous improvement for future projects.
  • Provides analytical insight and has the ability to interpret, manage and manipulate data with an excellent attention to detail.
  • Works with recruitment marketing channels manager and co-ordinator to effectively deploy campaigns in “owned” channels as part of the campaign channel mix.

Key skills & qualifications

  • Increased knowledge of Digital Marketing and use of digital channels, platforms and careers site in Employer branding and recruitment marketing
  • Experience of using insights and data to plan, deploy budget and measure activity to increase effectiveness, reduce costs and improve ROI.
  • Experience of working cross functionally to instil greater cohesion across comms specialisms, sharing best practise
  • Line management experience – sharing own technical expertise and supporting direct report’s development and performance.

What we’re looking for in you

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Well-developed analytical/ problem solving/ decision making skills.
  • Strong organisational skills who is adaptable in a fast-paced environment.
  • Stakeholder management skills.

Location: Farnborough

Rate: £52.57 per hour (inside IR35)

AAP3 is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.


Planning Analytics Developer

  • Hampshire
  • Contract
  • £426.31 - £486.31 per day

Planning Analytics Developer Role Summary We have an exciting new contract opportunity based in Portsmouth as a Planning Analytics Developer. The role will be an initial 6-month contract and will provide you with the opportunity to work for our client in the Defence industry, supporting and enhancing planning analytics.

Planning Analytics Developer

Role Summary

We have an exciting new contract opportunity based in Portsmouth as a Planning Analytics Developer.

The role will be an initial 6-month contract and will provide you with the opportunity to work for our client in the Defence industry, supporting and enhancing planning analytics.

Key Responsibilities

  • Supporting and contributing with Project Teams delivering and enhancing Planning Analytics
  • Working with Business Teams in day to day business as usual activities, as well as taking ownership of key development modules
  • Follow established best practises and development methodologies
  • Design and specification of new Planning Analytics applications based on business requirements, some of which will be self-acquired
  • Support in dimension management, metadata design/maintenance, interface development and data validation processes
  • Design and deliver training across multiple sites in the UK

Key skills & qualifications

  • At least 3-5 Years’ experience building TM1/ Planning Analytics solutions from scratch using Architect, Perspectives and Planning Analytics Workspace
  • Excellent understanding of Planning Analytics, in particular Turbo Integrator, rules, feeders, security and performance
  • Excellent troubleshooting and customer skills for BAU
  • Experience in delivering complex TM1 Solutions to tight timescales
  • Experience of working in an Agile Methodology a distinct advantage
  • Experience of working with SAP S/4 HANA desirable but not essential
  • Experience of working with Finance stakeholders, especially around Budgeting, Forecasting and Reporting

What we’re looking for in you

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Well-developed analytical/ problem solving/ decision making skills.
  • Strong organisational skills who is adaptable in a fast-paced environment.
  • Stakeholder management skills.

Location: Portsmouth

Rate: £486.31 per day (inside IR35)

AAP3 is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.


Principal Engineer – Human Factors

  • Dorset
  • Contract
  • £52.95 - £57.95 per hour

Principal Engineer - Human Factors Role Summary We have an exciting new contract opportunity based in Dorset as a Principal Engineer - Human Factors. The role will be an initial 12-month contract and will provide you with the opportunity to provide Human Factors support to design and analysis tasks in support of the company's programmes and conduct the activities described within the appropriate Human Factors integration plan.

Principal Engineer – Human Factors

Role Summary

We have an exciting new contract opportunity based in Dorset as a Principal Engineer – Human Factors.

The role will be an initial 12-month contract and will provide you with the opportunity to provide Human Factors support to design and analysis tasks in support of the company’s programmes and conduct the activities described within the appropriate Human Factors integration plan.

Key Responsibilities

  • Task, Workload, Situation Awareness and Human Reliability Analysis
  • Workspace analysis
  • Human Machine Interface / Human Computer Interface development
  • Manpower and Target Audience development
  • Health Hazard assessment
  • To produce evidence in support of qualification, legislative requirements and safety justifications and provide specialist support for associated activities
  • To contribute to identification and rapid closure of issues emerging from all product lifecycle stages and to manage the resulting change embodiment activities
  • To undertake peer reviews or checking / verification tasks as directed
  • To provide realistic programme status, identify problem areas and implement agreed recovery plans
  • To provide support to the Certificate of Design activities appropriate to the discipline
  • To articulate and present complex technical argument clearly, logically and simply
  • To be able to access, have a clear understanding of and apply the Quality and HSandE Management System documentation e.g. Process Instructions, Workmanship Standards, Risk Assessments etc. applicable to your particular work scope and to obey all HSandE rules and control measures.
  • To produce human factors analysis, assessment and user trials reports in accordance with the detailed human factors plan
  • To provide human factors advice to the project.
  • Human factors representation at spatial and technical reviews and decision panels
  • Build good working relationships with the appropriate system engineers

Key skills & qualifications

  • A general understanding of the manufacturing, assembly, commissioning and testing processes used within the business.
  • Basic understanding of the challenges posed by the environment that the product will be exposed to.
  • Relevant experience as a Human Factors practitioner.
  • Capable of achieving the appropriate Professional Institution membership level as detailed in the Role profile, supported by a degree or equivalent in a Human Factors related discipline.
  • Knowledge of the capabilities and the most appropriate uses of specialised analysis tools
  • Knowledge or at least recognition of relevant engineering standards (including safety and environmental regulations).
  • Recognition of the limits of own knowledge so that specialist support and development can be sought.
  • Sufficient experience to be able to identify all the issues involved in area of responsibility.
  • The correct recognition of the context of their work within the overall product

What we’re looking for in you

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Well-developed analytical/ problem solving/ decision making skills.
  • Strong organisational skills who is adaptable in a fast-paced environment.
  • Stakeholder management skills.

Location: Weymouth, Dorset

Rate: £57.95 per hour (inside IR35)

AAP3 is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.