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Graduate Job of the Week – Graduate Business Growth Advisor (BiP Solutions)

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Graduate Business Growth Advisor

Based in Glasgow’s Pacific Quay, at the heart of Creative Clyde, BiP Solutions is an established, successful and highly respected SME organisation. We are a market leader in the provision of innovative solutions which unleash the value in government and business working together. Our intelligence-based procurement and supply chain solutions make us the go-to company to drive business growth.

Within our Business Intelligence Division, we are recruiting for additional Business Growth Advisors to drive the sales of our market-leading, online business intelligence services as part of a successful sales team. These services are used by businesses across the UK and globally to identify and win highly valuable contracts for public sector organisations. Our subscribers range from small businesses to multi-national corporations; many of which are household names. Our research led, consultative sales process is based on high quality leads and extensive marketing support, and Business Growth Advisors consult closely with prospective customers to understand how we can help their business grow.

We therefore want to speak with candidates who have either excelled, or have the ambition to excel, within a solution based sales role and come with a proven track record of success. We are only interested in candidates who pride themselves on their professionalism, display a positive work ethic, are fantastic communicators, demonstrate commercial acumen, business awareness and, above all else, have energy and positivity in abundance.

Our commitment to anyone joining our sales team is that you will benefit from a sales culture focused on active coaching and development to deliver high performance.


Our base salary range starts at £18,000 and progresses through to £23,000. However, we aren’t interested in candidates who are satisfied with simply earning a base salary. An uncapped commission structure is in place to reward high performance, and achievable for candidates with the right drive and ambition.


Uncapped commission, strong leads, interested (and interesting) customers, outstanding sales culture, stunning office environment, consultative sales approach – what are you waiting for?


To hear what our employees say about working at BiP Solutions, please watch our recruitment film via the following link:

Does this sound like you? If so, please apply now with up-to-date CV and covering letter to

Graduate Job of the Week -BiP Solutions – Graduate Software Developer

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Graduate Software Developer

BiP Solutions Ltd is a medium-sized, Glasgow-based organisation expert in facilitating business between the public and private sector.

Our resourcing strategy is centered on recruiting Graduate Developers and providing them with a structured development programme focused on enhancing their technical skill-set within a commercial organisation. As part of our growth strategy for the financial year 2014-15, we are actively looking to recruit new Developers who are due to graduate this summer.
We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic graduate(s) with an understanding of fundamental Object Oriented principles whose main purpose will be to program internal and external applications. The successful candidate will be required to understand and continue to develop their skill set in line with BiP’s standard programming and hosting environment.
 Projects are generally web based and undertaken within a Java (Spring and Hibernate) environment. Most legacy applications are comprised of Perl / CGI scripts with MySQL and Oracle database backends. The development environment is variable and is often changed or dictated by our clients’ needs and requirements. The successful candidate will be required to continue to broaden and strengthen their development skills throughout their career.
 The core function will be to develop, test and extend applications and associated databases. The role will also include supporting assigned products / services and projects as well as debugging or troubleshooting existing applications. There is also a requirement to understand the current Project Management system and related documentation.
The preferred programming skill set will include at least one of the following: Java, Perl, MySQL and Oracle. In addition to their technical skill set, the successful applicant will also have strong communication skills, be self-motivated and have first-class organisation and reporting skills.

n return, BiP will reward you with a highly competitive salary package. This will also include health care, the company pension scheme and an introductory 30 days holiday per year (increasing with length of service).

To hear what our employees say about working at BiP Solutions, please watch our recruitment film via thefollowing link:
For further company information, please visit
To Apply Please send a CV and covering letter to  Alternatively please call Julia Edgar on 0141 270 7351 for an informal chat.

Graduate Job of the Week – Software Engineer

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  • Job Title:  Graduate Software Developer
  • Location:  Glasgow

Our Product

Kana Enterprise is our highly sophisticated product, which delivers high-value solutions to our customers.  Kana Enterprise is designed from the ground up to provide multi-channel customer experiences in high-volume customer service management environments, which often have complex integration to incumbent systems.  Built in Java, Kana Enterprise uses the latest web technology to provide rich graphical user interfaces to web self-service, contact centre and mobile users.
Kana Enterprise has a world class knowledge management capability that provides enterprise grade knowledge and search solutions.  Finally Kana Enterprise provides industry recognized Case Management and Email management solutions that are built using its own graphical modeling tools.

Our Team

  • Our job, simply put, is to develop an internationally recognized enterprise product
  • What kind of problems do we solve every day?  Making a product that has to work across multiple browsers, databases, operating systems; often across multiple time zones where a user does not have to wait more than two seconds for the system to respond.  Oh and it will probably have accessed data from three distinct back-end systems to provide the user with a crisp, modern looking graphical UI.
  • But we care about what we do; we care about the craftsmanship of software engineering and all that goes into making a world class product.  We need to make sure each new feature is of high quality, is accessible, is extensible, is upgradeable and will perform in a highly scalable manner
  • This can only be done with a high caliber team that works in a collaborative manner where the voice and experiences of every engineer counts

Your Job

As an Engineer within the KANA research and development team you will:

  • Take pride in what you deliver
  • Make sure that we build things in the right way, with few defects using approaches such as TDD.
  • Question and challenge what you are delivering in order to ensure that we build the right thing for our customers.

We will work with you to identify key areas that you need to develop to ensure that you continue to hone your skills as a software engineer as you go through your career with KANA.

As the team and company grows there will be the opportunity for progression.

Essential Criteria:

  • A degree or post graduate qualification in Computer Science or Software Engineering

Desirable Criteria:

  • A passion for quality, test driven development and continuous integration systems.
  • Enjoy the challenge of working in a high performance team
  • A fun and friendly approach to work

Travel:  Occasional travel may be required
Location: This position will be based in KANA’s fantastic India of Inchinnan offices, beside Glasgow Airport – PA4 9LH, where we have large on-site parking and a subsidised canteen
Duration: This is a full time, permanent position.
Compensation: KANA offers a competitive total rewards compensation and benefits package.

To apply for these exciting roles please visit the careers section of our website to apply online.

As part of our recruitment process we are required to enquire  regarding any convictions, cautions, reprimands or final warnings that are not “protected” as defined by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (as amended in 2013) a separate email will be sent with further information regarding this request.  Please note that successful applicant will be required achieve a basic level security clearance (CRB, Access NI, UKBA)

KANA is an Equal Opportunity Employer and we welcome candidates from diverse backgrounds.


As an equal opportunity employer, Verint Systems Inc. prides itself in providing employees with a work environment in which all individuals are treated with respect and dignity. This means we are committed to providing equal opportunity to all qualified employees and applicants for employment without regard to one’s race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, disability, alienage or citizenship status, marital status, creed, genetic predisposition or carrier status, sexual orientation, Veteran status or any other classification protected by applicable federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment including but not limited to hiring, placement, promotion, compensation, training, leave of absence or termination.


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Placement of the Week – IT Service Desk Placement

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This role involves providing an excellent level of first line infrastructure support to 600+ users in our office. The service will be delivered remotely from your desk in the majority of cases, but on some occasions it may be necessary to go to a user’s desk for physical fault finding or hardware replacement activity. You will manage requests for assistance from the point of logging through to successful closure and against service level agreements. You will work both individually and also as part of a larger support team.

You will be responsible for providing 1st line desktop and infrastructure support to 600+ users in our office.
You will provide support on Windows desktops and laptops, both office network connected and also users connecting via VPN.
You will provide support on general office productivity applications such as Microsoft Office, Visio, Adobe etc.
You will assist users with their use of the office printing infrastructure.
You will help staff up the Service Desk and record users requests for assistance in the Service Desk system.

You will be proficient and knowledgeable in PC desktop operating systems and standard office productivity applications, with a good grasp of networking, communications and Internet based technologies. Excellent communications skills are a requirement of this role, both written and verbal (via the telephone and face to face). You will be able to work individually with minimum supervision but also you will be comfortable working as part of a larger team of support professionals. You will provide first class customer service and help the team achieve a rapid turnaround on all technical issues involving users and infrastructure. You will be able to prioritise competing demands on your time and you will deliver to tight deadlines. You will be keen to learn and develop new skills and will be enthusiastic in your outlook.

Please note that this is a placement opportunity open to those who have completed their 3rd year of study.

Please apply with a recent C.V. and a covering letter saying why you think you would be suitable for this position.

The Discount Displays Scholarship Programme

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Apply now for the 2014/15 academic year.
The Discount Displays Scholarship, awarded by a leading supplier of display and graphics products. We are proud to offer these annual scholarships to help students reach their full potential in their studies.

The aim of our scholarship is to recognise the skill required to create successful and exciting marketing & graphic design campaigns in today’s marketplace. We will be awarding £1,000 to the student who demonstrates passion and talent for their subject. Our scholarship is open to all UK based undergraduate students who are enrolled on a graphic design, marketing or business related subject.

As well as the financial package, the recipient of the scholarship will also get long term mentoring, industry advice and promotion through our various marketing channels.


The scholarship is available to all undergraduate students who will be enrolled in a graphic design, marketing or business related course for the 2014/2015 academic year. Applicants must be attending a UK based university.

Students must be able to prove they are enrolled at a UK based university. This proof is to be attached along with the application. The deadline for applications is Wednesday 10th September 2014.

How To Apply

To apply for the scholarship, read the guidelines below, then click the ‘apply now’ button below or e-mail your application directly to before the 10th September 2014.

Option A:
Submit a 1000-1500 word essay addressing the following question: “How would you promote a B2B e-commerce business in 2014”.
The judges will select the most creative and compelling idea submitted.

Option B:
Submit a piece of graphic design you have created and include a couple of lines explaining why the work was created. The design can be an existing piece of work or one created for the application. Please only submit a design you are happy for us to feature on our blog.

– The closing date for applications is September 10th 2014
– Please include you name and the name of your university
– Remember to include proof of enrollment on your course
– Applications will be rejected if they fail to pass our plagiarism checks
– The successful applicant will be notified by November 1st 2014
Payment of the £1,000 will be made on December 1st 2014
Applications will be treated in the strictest confidence. We will not share any of the information supplied.
For further information please e-mail:

Sessional Interviewer – School of Cultural & Creative Industries

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Sessional Interviewer – fixed term 1 month – £8.25 per hour

We are seeking to recruit a pool of researchers to assist the research team undertaking a study titled “Leveraging Parasport Events for Sustainable Community Participation” the Sessional Interviewer are required during the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games, from 27th July to 3rd August to undertake survey work focused on spectators attending Para-sport events during the Glasgow 2014 Games.

Ideally, applicants should have experience of working with members of the public in a research capacity. Awareness of the issues facing people with a disability in accessing opportunities to participate in sport would be desirable.

Informal enquiries to Professor Gayle McPherson on 0141 848 3233 or by email to

For an application form please email

Closing Date 23rd June 2014


Cameron House Recruitment Open Event

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Cameron House Recruitment Open Event

 Wednesday 11th June 2014 4pm – 7pm

Lomond Suite, Cameron House Loch Lomond G83 8QZ


What you’ll be doing:

This recruitment evening gives you the opportunity to come into  the hotel to have a look around and to meet the management team, as well as apply face to face for one of the below vacancies:

  • Food & Beverage Supervisor
  • Food and Beverage Assistant
  • Barperson
  • Room Attendant
  • Spa Night Cleaner
  • Spa Therapist
  • Childcare Assistant
  • Kitchen Porter

To meet the application requirements at the event, please bring along with you:

  • Up to date CV including details of two references
  • Passport or Birth certificate
  • National Insurance Number

What you’ll need:

You will know and understand what it means to deliver amazing hospitality and will thrive on the challenge of always exceeding guest’s expectations. You will be expected to achieve a high level of service through the constant monitoring of our established brand standards. You should be highly attentive to detail and be capable of working in a busy environment. In our industry teamwork is key so you should be a strong team player willing to lend a hand wherever needed.  In return we will offer you second to none career opportunities.


What you’ll get:

For a full list of our incentives, benefits, rewards and recognition please visit our employee website V.happypeople by clicking on



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