Who are Talascend International?
Talascend International are an established recruitment agency based in the UK, working across the Rail, Life Sciences, Infrastructure, Energy and Power sectors.
Our expert railway recruitment consultants have been working closely with clients to build both contract and permanent workforces for over 20 years. Most recently their focus has been placing candidates into large UK infrastructure projects such as Crossrail and HS2.
Our team recruit for rail projects in the UK, as well as Life Sciences, Oil & Gas and Nuclear projects on an international scale across Europe, Abu Dhabi and India.
To speak to our team about your railway recruitment, or other hiring needs you can contact us on email@example.com or you can call on +44 (0)161 507 8370.
Rail - Rolling Stock Engineer - ScandinaviaSweden Negotiable
Our client are a leading Inspection & Verification business who due to a large new contract award are seeking several Engineers with experience in Systems Integration & Signalling Assessment on Rolling Stock to work on a contract basis across various Scandinavian locations (Norway, Sweden, Finland & Denmark). Ideally you will be able to design and assess Systems against TSI, CSM-RA as well as national safety standards. PROFILE - ESSENTIAL Broad understanding of railway rolling stock system integration on various vehicle types: locomotives, EMUs, DMUs, yellow fleet, etc. Deep expertise on at least one subsystem such as carbody, brakes, signalling, bogies. Experience designing or assessing systems against the Technical Specifications for Interoperability (TSIs) and any other national standards in the following countries: Norway Sweden Denmark Finland PROFILE - DESIRABLE Previous experience in the services industry as a consultant, auditor or assessor. Ability to work in multiple languages, in addition to English, would be an advantage. Well regarded in the railway industry, with an established network within rolling stock and component manufacturers, national safety agencies, railway operators, maintenance depots. Familiar with the vehicle authorization process in any of the above-mentioned countries.
Rail - Commercial Manager - PaddingtonLondon, England Negotiable
1. Purpose of the Job To support the Project Commercial Manager to deliver the commercial management of the project including but not limited to, monitoring of procurement, cost, finance, risk management, compliance with contractual terms, cost verification, project staffing registers / forecasts and the timely resolution of contract change. 2. Principal Accountabilities * Be aware of the Corporate Governance policies and procedures and ensure they are adhered to. * Undertake commercial management activities principally in the areas of cost management, risk and contract administration. * Implement the Project Control systems including cost, and risk in accordance with project procedures. * Identify opportunities for cost reduction * Implementing appropriate mechanisms and procedures to monitor compliance with contract terms and conditions and to check the timely resolution of contract change. * Produce reports and contribute to reviews and analysis of the cost and risk position. * Providing project specific cost, schedule and risk data to the Project Commercial Manager to support the overall programme reporting of schedule, scope, risk and change. * Implement the trend process for the control of project change. * Draft IA papers as directed by the Project Commercial Manager. * Undertaking specific tasks as requested by the Project Commercial Manager. * Deputise for the Project Commercial Manager as required. * Take reasonable care of your own and others' health and safety and of those who may be affected in the day-to-day delivery of this role by taking personal responsibility for working to the Crossrail Target Zero principles. * Act as a role model for the comanies vision and values, behaving in ways that are in alignment with Crossrail's Ways of Working. Encourage and support others to do so too. * Promote equality in the workplace and adopt appropriate behaviour when interacting with colleagues. 3. Main Challenges of the Job * Maintaining constructive relationships with colleagues and contractors, in a fast moving, dynamic and demanding environment. * Maintaining commercial integrity and professional standards during the completion and closure of the Contracts. * Delivering quality work to tight deadlines. 4. Dimensions & Interfaces (Internal and External) Key working relationships: * Reports to the Project Commercial Manager * Is accountable to the Project Manager. * Works with Finance and Project Controls functions to provide data as required. * Interfaces with the Contractor's commercial and delivery teams. . 5. Person Specification * Degree in Engineering, Business, Quantity Surveying, Law, or Construction Management, or equivalent experience. * Knowledge of quantity surveying, home office and site procedures and documents relating to a large scale, multi- discipline construction project. * Working knowledge of engineering/construction industry contracting practices. * Some experience of dealing with large civil works and / or M&E packages as needed.
Rail Operations Controller / Train ControllerLondon, England Up to £365 per day
Rail Operations Controller / Train Controller Contract Duration 3 - 6 Month Contract Location East London Project Crossrail main Works Contract C610. This is a great opportunity to work as part of a Projects Team where you will report directly to the Shift Duty Operations Manager Responsibilities To deliver a high quality and professional train operation service that meets the requirements of the remaining plan for completing testing and moving to a fully commissioned Operational railway. Manage the safe and efficient running of trains over the Route infrastructure. Work with other key stakeholders, interpreting information from control systems to make proactive decisions to prevent disruption to the plan, always ensuring effective communication to train staff and signal controllers. Work closely with the Operations Managers to deal with incidents in accordance with the Incident Management Plan, ensuring that any operational contingency plans can be implemented as quickly as possible and that the prescribed information is collected to support any investigation. Following an incident or performance related delay, develop and specify possible recovery plans, including appropriate communication with other stakeholders and train operational staff to ensure any resourcing issues are addressed Maintain a daily log of all train running information and events, using the available systems in accordance with the relevant company standards and instructions Use experience of regularly experienced issues to feedback and suggest possible planning improvements to increase efficiency Educational Requirements Operational qualification Knowledge/Experience Essential Knowledge and demonstrable experience of operating procedures, rules and regulations Operational experience within a Control room environment or rail operations role Understanding of the Route or similar planning process Knowledge of rail operations companies' organisational structure and processes Demonstrable skill in the use of Microsoft Office package and a railway control specific software system Desirable *Route knowledge of the Elizabeth Line Central Operating Section and/or its interfaces *Knowledge of RFL rulebook for Elizabeth Line Central Operating Section and/or its interfaces *General understanding of commercial and business strategy
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Agriculture;Farm Manager;Berries -SerbiaBelgrade, Serbia Negotiable
Farm Manager- Blueberry One of our client an international farming corporate is looking for a skilled and passionate farm manager to join their team in Serbia. The Farm manager will oversee the day to day operations relating to Agriculture and Farming activities. Summary of role: The Farm Manager will take on responsibility for the overall management of the farm's Agricultural Produce. Through the management and supervision of an array of key activities - including scheduling, preparation, planting, growing, harvesting, processing, packaging and delivering all produce from the farm - the Produce Farm Manager will ensure effective operation of the farm. Primary responsibilities: Management of Open Field, Greenhouse & Net-house production environments Supervisory management of the following key activities: Scheduling Preparation Planting, Growing & Harvesting of crops Processing & Packaging of all produce Delivery of all produce from the farm Budgeting and costing of produce related activities Organisation or fertility assurance and pest control measures Irrigation systems management Oversight of product quality control and post-harvest product management. Field scouting, crop rotation and cover cropping Various detail-oriented record keeping responsibilities Supervision of the day-to-day time management and labour requirements Essential Education and Experience required: Experience in crop planting, maintenance, harvest and post-harvest processing's. Skills & Qualifications A Bachelor's Degree or Diploma and professional qualification in agriculture or a related field A minimum of 10 years practical farm management experience including Blueberry farming Key Competencies: Knowledge of international best practice in the production of agricultural products (GLOBAL GAP) Experience managing large teams. Strong communication, presentation and liaison skills We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only those qualified individuals who closely meet the qualifications of the position will be contacted. The details of the position are only a summary; other duties may be assigned as necessary.
Operations Director- Farming-UAEDubai, United Arab Emirates Provided
Talascend is currently seeking an Operations Director- Farming In the UAE. About My client. An international agriculture farming company with operations in Europe, Africa, and Middle East Main responsibilities: Provide comprehensive leadership, direction to design and implement plans, policies, and strategies for the effective, systematic, and integrated functioning of the entire operations (Farms production, Technical Affairs, supply chain, QA&QC) Manage day to day operation for the crop production activities in a cost-effective manner to ensure that crops are produced and prepared for delivery as per required specifications in terms of quality, quantity and according to agreed plan Required experience and Qualification: Must have minimum 5 Years of Senior level operations management experience in Agricultural Farming business. Should be familiar with the latest techniques in Greenhouse Farming. Experienced in managing- Large operations in Greenhouse, Net-house, and Open field farming would be added advantage. Should be qualified with minimum bachelor's degree in Agriculture, Horticulture, or related field. Must have excellent communication in English Interested candidates are requested to contact for further details. We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only those qualified individuals who closely meet the qualifications of the position will be contacted. The details of the position are only a summary; other duties may be assigned as necessary.
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