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.
Since I joined Caspian One in 2007 the FinTech landscape has changed dramatically. For me, this has been a blessing, as it's allowed me to work up from ground level to now dealing with top-tier clients across the UK financial markets. In addition, I also have the benefit of a great team to manage, who are consistently delivering quality highly skilled candidates for our 30+ key clients in particular niche verticals.
I’ve been with Caspian One for the past seven years. In that time I’ve grown our global engagement capabilities (across three continents) within Vendor specific technologies (kbd+, 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 Caspian One FinTech’s Senior Account Manager, 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.
When my clients have endorsed me in the past, it’s typically been because of three elements; my professionalism, my working knowledge of the support market, and my due diligence throughout the process. Whilst it’s common for recruiters to promote these abilities, I’ve proven them time and again, across 5 years of recruiting for top-tier financial clients. I’m proud to say I both understand and comprehend the technologies, projects and skill demands in the market today - which allows me not just fill gaps, but truly place the right people.
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.
In my opinion, consulting within the UK FinTech market requires a patient and thorough approach. Account management is my favourite part of this role, and since joining Caspian One in November 2015 I've experienced exactly how accurate attention to detail and a persistent nature supports clients and candidates alike. It's these techniques which enable me to meet with, and exceed, my clients hiring expectations; whilst also securing fulfilling contract and permanent placements for my candidates - building strong relationships along the way.
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.
For me, recruitment is about helping people develop in their careers, whilst also building long-lasting relationships - be that with contractors, a permanent placement or hiring managers. This means not simply placing CV's, but having a real invested understanding of what candidates need and clients want. I'm confident in my abilities and know that anyone I've worked with in the past would openly use me again in the future.