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Tolga Alkansoy

Business Manager

Personality Questionaire 

What is your favourite animal?

My dog

If you were going on holiday and could only bring one item what would it be?

My speakers

What is your favourite movie?

The Gladiator

What is your biggest accomplishment?

Studying in the USA

Who is your favourite celebrity?

Cristiano Ronaldo

 
 
 

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Company & Role Overview

Our client has an exciting new opportunity for a Hearings Team Manager to join their team. This role with involve dealing with leading, motivating and managing a team that often works remotely and is responsible for the delivery of a high volume of hearings. Ensuring, through coaching, support and guidance of individuals, a strong team ethos and collaborative working with colleagues across the department. Be accountable for the quality, volume and timeliness of your team’s work.

 

Main Responsibilities

  • Effectively prioritise and manage work and hearings, ensuring the best use of available resources to meet business needs and identification of future resource requirements.
  • Manage a team who works remotely in hearings, being able to coach and support direct reports to problem solve and overcome obstacles or issues that supports the delivery of their work and the smooth running of all hearing types.
  • Manage and lead the performance of the team by ensuring sufficient support, guidance and direction is provided and that human resource issues and any poor performance is managed quickly and effectively.
  • Control hearing risks through the undertaking of appropriate checks at all stages of the process, making recommendations and escalating high-risk hearings to Operational Managers.
  • Support the Operational Manager to promote and embed within the team a culture of continuous improvement and values that are consistent with the company values.
  • To continuously monitor, identify, assess, mitigate, remediate, and appropriately escalate risks, not only within their area of responsibility but also across the organisation.
  • Manage and motivate direct reports by providing direction and setting clear objectives and behaviours through effective performance reviews. Assure and be accountable for the quality of your team’s work.
  • Manage autonomously and through direction, advice and support to individuals or team, any challenges or issues that arise in relation to the scheduling or management of hearings, whether from internal or external source.
  • Analyse and recommend improvements to processes and systems in order to address the learning needs identified, then implement agreed actions to increase quality, productivity and efficiency
  • Responsible for reviewing and authorising financial claims relating to hearings.
  • Assist with the appointment and recruitment
  • Responsible for ensuring the public facing Register is accurately updated to reflect the outcome of a hearing.
  • Using available data and own analysis, drive the performance and productivity of your team to ensure performance objectives and indicators are consistently achieved.
  • Responsible for the adjudicating of postponement requests made in advance of a hearing.
  • Review and respond to challenges and complaints about the decisions made and service provided by your or other teams, ensuring that learning for individuals or the team is identified and implemented.
  • DS Checks This role may bring you into contact with, or allow access to information relating to children or vulnerable adults.
 

Requirements

  • You will have significant experience of managing a team and resources, including demonstrable ability and understanding of performance management and coaching.
  • You will have a high level of written English and verbal communication skills, and an ability to use your initiative to work effectively under pressure.
  • Your strong communication skills will enable you to work effectively within a team and with your peers, to build and maintain positive relationships across a range of internal and external stakeholders.
  • You will be able to work closely with a range of people involved in fitness to practise cases (including our external Partners, external legal services provider and Case Management Team)
  • Have a strong understanding of regulation and experience of working with/interpreting legislation.
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Company & Role Overview

Our client in the health and lifestyle industry has an exciting new opportunity for a Digital Marketer to join their team as part of the Government Kickstarter Scheme. The purpose of this role is to develop strong and advanced digital marketing techniques to drive traffic to company pages and generate interest in company products and services.

 

Main Responsibilities

  • Create and manage link building strategies, content marketing strategies, and social media presences
  • Innovate and present new marketing platforms and strategies
  • Develop engaging online content
  • Forecast marketing campaign growth
  • Manage email and social media marketing campaigns
  • Contact, interview, and hire third party graphic designers, web designers, and videographers to create unique and engaging content
  • Use Google Analytics, Google AdWords, and other relevant sites
  • Drive traffic to company pages
  • Keep abreast of new social media sites, web technologies, and digital marketing trends

 

Requirements

  • Strong Written and Verbal Communication Skills
  • Editing
  • Self-Motivated
  • Strong Leadership Skills
  • Team-Oriented
  • Goal-Oriented
  • Strong Attention to Detail
  • Content Management Systems
  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Microsoft Office
 

Important Requirements - Kickstart Scheme

  • Be between 16 – 24
  • Must currently be on universal credit

Applicants must meet the Criteria set out by the UK Government to be eligible for the Kickstart Schemer - Full details can be found at:

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/rishis-plan-for-jobs-will-help-britain-bounce-back

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Company & Role Overview

Our client has an exciting new opportunity for a Customer Service Operative to join their team as part of the Government Kickstarter Scheme. This role with involve dealing with many  customer queries.

 

Main Responsibilities  

  • Managing the email address – responding to queries, updating customer accounts and ensuring any customer issues are resolved effectively.
  • Managing any customer queries through our social media platforms ensuring we are clear and help any prospective or current customers with any questions they have.
  • Building basic reporting to help track, manage and improve our efficiency and effectiveness across our communications.
  • Helping with general administrative tasks across the team to ensure the business runs smoothly.
  • Report any feedback to the team on any ongoing issues or areas we can make Wild even better for our customers.
  • This will be predominantly email/chat/social media based but there may be times where you will need to call customers to resolve specific issues.

 

Requirements

  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Able to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing
  • Able to analyse problems and find positive solutions
  • Willingness to work as part of a team
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Friendly yet professional writing manner
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Company & Role Overview

Our client is looking for a committed and reliable Administrator to join their fast growing team as part of the Kickstart Scheme on a 6 month contract. For this role you will need excellent verbal and written communication skills. You will be working within the group of administrators to ensure the efficient running of the business.
 

Main Responsibilities

  • To proactively support a fast-paced, busy team with all administrative duties
  • Answering all incoming calls and taking messages as required
  • Monitor email inboxes, responding to queries and updating records
  • General typing and administration for partners and staff, including creating and updating various documents
  • Regularly update and maintain the databases, ensuring all contact details are kept up to date
  • Keep the area tidy and organised
 

Requirements

  • Experience of working as a Receptionist/ Administrator
  • Skills in MS Office including Word, Excel, Outlook and Powerpoint, together with good IT skills
  • Fast typing speed
  • Excellent communication skills both with staff, clients and over the telephone
  • Excellent organisational skills with a confident, professional and polite telephone manner
  • The ability to work under pressure and multi-task
  • To be self-motivated with the ability to work as part of a team and alone, on own initiative
 

Important Requirements - Kickstart Scheme

  • Be between 16 – 24
  • Must currently be on universal credit

 

Applicants must meet the Criteria set out by the UK Government to be eligible for the Kickstart Schemer - Full details can be found at:

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/rishis-plan-for-jobs-will-help-britain-bounce-bounce-back
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Company & Role Overview 

Our client who is a leading accountancy firm is looking for an organised Bookkeeper to come and join their highly established company. To be a successful candidate for this role you will need to be ACCA/AAT Qualified or studying. You will also need to be Xero Certified.

 

Main Responsibilities

  • Preparing monthly and quarterly bookkeeping (including the reconciliation of control accounts which is a vital part)
  • Preparing and submitting VAT returns, checking VAT returns prepared by clients
  • Preparing and submitting CIS returns
  • Looking at Software/ Apps that link with Xero and developing internal systems to improve efficiency

 

Requirements

  • ACCA/ AAT Qualified or working towards
  • Experience in practice – in particular bookkeeping experience
  • Xero Certified – must have a lot of experience using Xero and be very confident using this. You will be required to give training to clients where necessary, and also share knowledge/ train within the team
  • Experience in Sage is desired but not essential
  • Strong understanding of accountancy/ tax principles, including reconciling control accounts
  • Experience preparing and submitting CIS returns is essential and an understanding of CIS In addition to the above you must be able to manage your own workload and work to tight deadlines, extra hours may be required during busy periods
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Company & Role Overview

The Graduate Project are working closely with a large and growing organisation who are seeking a Systems and Reporting Officer to join their well-established function. Reporting into the Systems and Reporting Manager, this individual will support with all day-to-day activity across end-to-end procurement systems - the role will provide direct support to the various Procurement teams in order to enable the effective delivery of large-scale projects in keeping with relevant compliance.

This opportunity would best suit an individual who has strong experience managing procurement systems across a public sector organisation and is looking for the next step in their career - this is a great opportunity for someone seeking career trajectory within a large, growing business.

 

Main  Responsibilities

  • Provide operational systems support and guidance during the procurement process to stakeholders across the Procurement and Commercial teams
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Dynamics and SharePoint
  • Ability to work on complex business processes and make improvements
  • Act as 1st point of contact for any system support and complex configuration issues both; project specific and system wide
     

Requirements

  • Prior experience in a Systems Analyst / Officer type role
  • Genuine passion to build and develop a career within systems support
  • Previous experience working within a utilities or public sector organisation
  • Strong working knowledge of various systems; advantageous if you have previously worked with JAGA / BRAVO, AWARD and Oracle ERP
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Company & Role Overview

Our client is looking for a committed and reliable Administrator to join their fast growing team as part of the Kickstart Scheme on a 6 month contract.. For this role you will need excellent verbal and written communication skills. You will be working within the group of administrators to ensure the efficient running of the business.
 

Main Responsibilities

  • To proactively support a fast-paced, busy team with all administrative duties
  • Answering all incoming calls and taking messages as required
  • Monitor email inboxes, responding to queries and updating records
  • General typing and administration for partners and staff, including creating and updating various documents
  • Regularly update and maintain the databases, ensuring all contact details are kept up to date
  • Keep the area tidy and organised
 

Requirements

  • Experience of working as a Receptionist/ Administrator
  • Skills in MS Office including Word, Excel, Outlook and Powerpoint, together with good IT skills
  • Fast typing speed
  • Excellent communication skills both with staff, clients and over the telephone
  • Excellent organisational skills with a confident, professional and polite telephone manner
  • The ability to work under pressure and multi-task
  • To be self-motivated with the ability to work as part of a team and alone, on own initiative
 

Important Requirements - Kickstart Scheme

  • Be between 16 – 24
  • Must currently be on universal credit

 

Applicants must meet the Criteria set out by the UK Government to be eligible for the Kickstart Schemer - Full details can be found at:

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/rishis-plan-for-jobs-will-help-britain-bounce-bounce-back
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Company & Role Interview

Our client is a rapidly trithing company who is looking for a Marketing Executive to extend their growth. This role will run all performance marketing channels including PPC. This company offers career progression and future line-management opportunities

 

Main Responsibilities

  • Monthly budget planning across all performance channels
  • Building, implementing and managing all PPC & GDN ads, and all paid social ads
  • Campaign optimisation: Ensure all paid activity is being optimised effectively to meet and exceed the set targets. Monitor budget and adjust bids to gain better ROI
  • Work closely with the Marketing team to produce appropriate landing pages & ad copy for digital campaigns
  • Testing strategy: Make use of all core aspects of performance marketing including A/B testing creatives, audiences and ad placements to develop a robust cross-channel testing strategy to maximise performance.
  • Suggest and develop new campaigns across multiple channels
  • Campaign reporting: Monitor and report all campaign results to the appropriate stakeholders, and working with these stakeholders to develop and optimise these campaigns based on the best performing strategies.
  • Drive conversions and improve the cost per acquisition and revenue from campaigns.
  • On-going keyword research, search query analysis, ad copy testing, landing page testing
  • Competitor analysis

 

Requirements

  • 1-3 years hands-on digital paid media experience
  • Strong experience with hands-on management of Adwords, Twitter & Facebook campaigns
  • Demonstrable knowledge of different PPC ad formats, AdWords features and bid management tools
  • Good understanding of digital marketing channels including implementation, optimisation & measurement
  • Experience developing client-side digital marketing strategies with clear performance goals
  • Experience working with senior stakeholders and able to deliver a message concisely
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Excellent analytical skills and good user of Excel & Google Analytics
  • Strong technical understanding of measurement and tracking with a proven analytical background.
  • Be comfortable taking initiative and thinking outside of the box
  • Google Adword certificate is a bonus
  • Sports and/or betting knowledge is desirable, but not essential
  • A desire to learn, grow and experiment
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Company & Role Overview


Our client is a social and vibrant company within in the education industry. They are looking for a Direct Sales Coordinator, working on a part time basis (3 days per week).

 

Main Responsibilities

  • To help drive direct sales and assist the Sales and Marketing Departments in the performance of its functions
  • To manage the online contact systems and monitor and report back on the uptake and conversion rates of these systems
  • To actively follow up on a regular basis with potential new leads gained from online contact systems and emails
  • To respond to enquiries that come through the website, email or online contact systems in both English and at least one other language
  • To provide support with new projects that aim to increase booking conversions, such as marketing automation and lead generating projects
  • To update and manage our database using a CRM system
  • To provide additional assistance to the marketing team when required
  • To produce and present statistical data on the company for monthly marketing meetings and on other occasions as required
  • To coordinate the distribution of mail shots (both posted and by email)
  • To assist in the management of the CMS (Content Management System) for the website
  • To help undertake Quality Management tasks every quarter (mystery shopper/direct booking analysis/agent questionnaires)
  • To help undertake the annual fees survey
  • To attend and deliver training sessions with the Sales and Marketing Teams
  • To provide essential administrative support for the Sales and Marketing Teams

 

Requirements

  • One year’s prior experience working in an office, ideally in sales or marketing
  • Graduate - 2:1 degree
  • Fluency in at least one of the following: Italian, Spanish, Arabic or Turkish
  • Enthusiasm for the company and industry
  • Ability to learn complex elements quickly and retain information
  • Excellent work ethic and willingness to ‘muck in’
  • Willingness to learn, take criticism and be self-critical
  • High standard of numeracy and literacy
  • Excellent interpersonal and presentation skills
  • Friendly, with an outgoing personality and an ability to form relationships quickly
  • Strong customer service skills and ability to create ‘new leads’
  • Prepared to work and travel, independently, overseas if required
  • Experience of overseas travel and an understanding of/empathy with foreign cultures
  • Commercial acumen, negotiation skills and a tenacious approach to getting the deal
  • Native level spoken and written English
  • Creative and imaginative problem-solving skills
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Company & Role Interview

Our client is a registered charity in the health care sector. An exciting opportunity as ann Examinations Officer has arisen. This role is to help with Development Directorate and oversee the delivery of examinations and quality assurance.

This is an ongoing Temporary role.

 

Main Responsibilities

  • Responsible for organising the high-stakes examinations
  • You will oversee the examination production schedules for all exams
  • Supporting question writing committees, providing administration for the test item bank, supporting Sub- Committee Chairs in setting exam content, as well as playing a key editorial role in the editing and proofing of examination papers.
  • You will play a key role in long-term IT projects affecting the Examination Department
  • Provide input into the maintenance, development and implementation of the bespoke Exams IT software, as well as monitoring existing systems, processes and records in line with their policy.

 

Requirements

  • Previous experience working with examinations or events
  • Experience of high volume administrative work in a fast paced office environment
  • Experience of servicing committees
  • Experience of test item bank administration
  • Excellent IT skills and ability to provide input into the development of new IT processes

 

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£20,000 - £20,000

Company & Role Overview

A great opportunity has arisen with one of the UK’s leading graduate recruitment companies. The Central London based consultancy was established in 2013 and is still growing. Looking for a confident Recruitment Consultant to join their bright, vibrant and fun team. 

Salary Negotiable £18-000 - £20,000

 

Main Responsibilities

  • Sourcing candidates - CV searching
  • Building and maintaining a database of available skilled people.
  • Identify candidate skills to match appropriately with vacancies across the business
  • Carry out telephone screening and booking in interviews
  • Taking necessary candidate identification
  • Supporting the team with general administrative duties
  • Conducting Interviews
  • Headhunting graduate and experienced professionals
  • Building great relationships with clients

 

Requirements

  • Educated to a Graduate level
  • Be able to gain people's confidence and put them at ease
  • Be able to cope with pressure
  • Have exceptional organisational skills
  • Have the ability to prioritise and work to deadlines
  • Be flexible and adaptable
  • Have good IT skills (MS Office)
  • Be a quick thinker with the ability to think outside of the box
  • Be a confident communicator with people on all levels, both face to face and over the phone

Connect With Us

recruitment@thegraduateproject.co.uk

(+44) 020 7043 4629