Our clients are looking for senior Programme Managers that can coordinate highly complex projects at financial institutions -- covering all business areas -- from cash equities and infrastructure to fixed income, asset management and more. Technical proficiency is complemented by outstanding communication skills and leadership experience.
Our consultants are perfectly positioned to support the needs of both employers and job seekers, having established relationships with active and passive candidates throughout the Programme Management community. Find your consultant below.
I’ve been with Caspian One for the past eight years. In that time I’ve grown our global engagement capabilities (across three continents) within Vendor specific technologies (kdb+, ION etc…) whilst also working with other niche skillsets and business areas. Also, I have spear headed our client expansion. This has subsequently meant I have been the highest billings and sales consultant year on year since 2014. I believe my successes relates to the level of passion, intensity, drive and motivation I express. Much of this I learnt early in my career, through working in sales, with likeminded colleagues, and studying Marketing and Finance at University. However more importantly, it’s my ability to create real relationships with everyone I work with (client, candidate, colleague) that I credit highest. I’m now the Co-Head of UK FinTech at Caspian One, and in this role I lead our business development and client engagement activities. I also have the fantastic opportunity to share my experiences with my team, and see them craft rewarding careers.
Since joining Caspian One in February 2014 I've learned a great deal about providing 360 recruitment within the UK FinTech market; and have developed strong relationships in a highly competitive industry. To achieve this and succeed as a recruiter I feel it's important to understand the real needs of candidates and provide them with a genuine approach. If I don't think the role is a relevant fit, I will tell them straight - as I can then help them to find their 'right' role. I believe the amount we care for clients and candidates sets us apart from alternative recruiters - seeing candidates as people, not CV's - and building relationships that last.
When it comes to recruitment, my approach is entirely people first. I operate equal-standing relationships with my entire network, built upon my expectations of contacts, to be honest, direct and open - coupled with me meeting their demands; providing transparent, flexible and thorough support with a high-level attention to detail. I was brought on to expand the reach in Infrastructure and Support with a particular focus on trading platform vendor SME’s. However, from the successful progression of that market, I’ve also been tasked to head up Caspian One’s developing Cloud presence - recruiting architects within the Cloud space with skill sets not just solely technical but also including evangelists to offer a wide range of truly talented individuals.
I’ve always had an interest in technology. Since joining Caspian One in 2014, I’ve built my reputation around understanding the markets in which I work; whilst providing an open, transparent recruitment service for the businesses and people I work with. My success and progression at Caspian One is based upon established relationships within the C# .NET communities. I’ve gained a reputation for consistently delivering, for both clients and candidates; with an analytical and intelligent approach to recruitment. I get a huge amount of satisfaction from finding a candidate the perfect job, or an ideal engineer for my top tier Investment Banking, Hedge Fund, and FinTech clients.
I believe in pushing boundaries, exploring what scares me and challenging myself. I don’t think we should ever stop growing. Having previously worked in HR, the foundation of my career has been built on hard work, resilience, self-development, and drive. However, people have always been my focus. I believe that the most important part of what I do is understanding what people need, whether that’s candidates, clients or my own team. I enjoy helping other people become successful, and I see my role in recruitment playing a key part in that. Our careers massively impact our quality of life, by doing my job right I believe I can help people in a huge way.