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Engineering and ScienceADLIB's engineering, science & innovation recruitment team has over 25 years of experience, with a track record of delivering key talent to some of the UK & Europe’s fastest growing technology start-ups and multi-national organisations. The team goes the extra mile to source high calibre Engineers and Scientists on both an interim and permanent basis.

We thrive in the pursuit of tracking down top talent, from CEO, CTO, COO and senior-level appointments, through to working with top junior talent.

Our engineering recruitment team operates across the UK & Europe, helping companies to grow by finding the best engineering talent available. Working with exciting start-ups and scale-ups within robotics, product design and med-tech, just to name a few. We also aid the growth of household names in the continuous progression of their innovative teams. Working at graduate level right up to management, we support a range of positions across the entire product life cycle from mechanical & product design, electronics & embedded design, systems engineering, sustainability, quality, production & manufacture through to senior & executive appointments.

Our science recruitment team aids clients in the UK & Europe, using our expert knowledge within the R&D, biotechnology, healthcare, life science, pharmaceutical, CRO, regulatory authority, medical device & instrumentation sectors. We use advanced contingency and search & selection methods to find highly sought after academic and industry experts, to support our customers ongoing development. We cover a wide range of disciplines including Research & Development experts, Scientists, Chemists, Materials Scientists, Physicians, Medical Affairs professionals, Clinical Research talent, Regulatory Affairs people, Consultants and Directors, through to key executive & board level positions.

 

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  • 7th Apr

    Hot Jobs Full-Stack JavaScript Developer

    — Diverse & inclusive software solutions start-up

    Location:
    Bristol
    Type:
    Salary:
    £50K - £55K
    Join a very talented cross-functional, agile team. Work with React, Redux, Node, AWS, IaC, TDD/BDD. Awesome working space, remote friendly. An intuitive software solutions provider has been extremely successful in recent years earning 2 million users for just one of their products with customers in 180+ countries. With a new owner and inspiring CEO on a global shift they are hiring for a Full-Stack JavaScript Developer with experience in the AWS ecosystem to work on their cloud-native platform.    What skills you’ll need Full-Stack JavaScript experience with modern libraries like React/TypeScript/Node.  Cloud-native experience. Knowledge of AWS or a similar platform with desire to learn AWS. Understanding of build tools like Webpack/NPM.  Advocate for BDD/TDD principles. Appreciation of DevOps.  Any experience with mobile apps, specifically using React Native, would be handy.  What you’ll be doing You’ll join a small, flat structured development team with a focus on creating new features & functionalities for their cloud-native web products. The role will involve a lot of collaboration with the product and UX teams to create user stories alongside other developers in your team. You’ll be implementing new features to existing web apps, writing readable, maintainable and testable code and validate new features with data-driven analytics. This role needs someone who has a drive to adopt cloud computing with an appreciation for DevOps/IaC; their approach involves continuously integrating & deploying your work to production through their CI pipeline.  What you’ll get in return for your talents You will be joining a very successful entrepreneurial company with brilliant leaders and inspiring team members working on great products that customers love. As well as a salary in-line with your experience you will get (generous) 29 days holiday + bank holidays, flexible working hours, remote working for those who need it. You’ll also be in an awesome space in a hub of innovation, free lunches on Wednesday, amazing technology and training and the opportunity to grow your own team. What’s next? Sound good? Give Joe a call to find out more!
  • 23rd Apr

    Product Owner x2

    — Global Innovator

    Location:
    Bristol + Remote
    Type:
    Salary:
    £Competitive
    Two Product Owner opportunities joining a large tech business. eCommerce business, working on projects launching in to global markets.  Salary based on experience and a host of generous benefits on offer, including a company bonus. We’re searching for two experienced Product Owners to join a global innovator based in the heart of Bristol. What you’ll be doing Working as part of a large agile product team you will be reporting in to the Head of Product and managing web-based products. With the customers at the heart of the business your focus will be on market shaping activity to give them the best experience possible throughout the full lifecycle; as soon as they land on to the website, putting together bundles, checking out, payment through to post-payment. The company are known for innovation and will be disrupting the market with new ways of reach customers, from customisation of products through to using virtual experience and much more. The budgets are multi-million pound and you will be managing stakeholders internal and externally, it's a truly exciting digital programme of work and you will play a key part of the team developing the product roadmap, prioritising the product backlog, using insights from user testing and continuinuously improving their digital products (also app based).   What experience you’ll need You will bring experience of working in product as either a Product Owner or a Product Manager. eCommerce experience is essential. B2C, customer experience, user testing, user centered design/ customer centric approach. Website/web based product experience. If you have experience working with global markets/ multi-lingual products that would be amazing but isn't a strict requirement. You will know your way around processes and implementing governance. Ability to translate product concepts and ideas into functional requirements.  Agile experience.  Excellent written and verbal communications skills, able to communicate in business and technical terms Experience in working in a fast-paced environment managing multiple projects simultaneously.  Strong interest/ exposure to strategic product development. What you’ll get in return for your talents A competitive salary is on offer which will come down to experience, plus an extensive benefits package, an excellent working environment with stacks of onsite facilities and great opportunities for the future. What’s next? If this sounds like the perfect role for you then please don’t hesitate to apply with an up to date CV for immediate consideration.  
  • 23rd Apr

    Product Manager/ Product Director

    — Public Sector Clients

    Location:
    Bristol/ Remote
    Type:
    Salary:
    Up to £70k
    Product Director opportunity to join a leading digital agency. Join an employee owned business.  Work with their government clients on large scale projects. We’re working with an established digital agency that, due to growth are now searching for a Senior Product Owner to work within their public sector client base, owning the product vision and leading on projects.  What you’ll be doing As Product Director, you will come in take a step back and be responsible for designing, developing and owning the product roadmap and prioritising development efforts to enable the businesses to drive proactive and very targeted growth within your client base. You’ll be translating features and developments in the product roadmap into details technical specifications and will oversee the delivery of this through guiding the activity of the development functions with the support of Delivery Managers. This is an end to end role, you will be doing everything you’d expect from Agile rituals, through to creating user stories and test cases, through to managing and reporting on the backlog and progress against the roadmap.  This role is strategic, you will set the vision for your clients on product and digital strategies in collaboration with your clients and the wider team and you will be responsible for the quality of the products, the go to person for any strategic product advice, able to help your colleagues and support them by being the point of escalation driving positive outcomes.  What experience you’ll need  You will currently be working as a Product Manager/ Senior Product Manager/ Product Director/ Head of Product within the public sector or in a similar role crossing over into product such as a UX Designer, UX Lead, Developer, Tech Director or even Delivery Manager/ Senior Digital Project Manager. Understanding of GDS framework and have delivered projects encompassing GDS (Government Digital Service) assessments and tollgates within that.  You will understand the complexities, challenges and solutions that have worked for you. Strong technical understanding, experience working on projects across user experience, integrations, content management and content strategy.  A natural leader, that can mentor, coach and lead on projects, coming up with solutions and being the go to person for all product related questions from strategy through to delivery. Analytical mind and passionate about customers and building the best possible user experience, monitoring your metrics and see whether you’re delivering.  Strong communication skills as this role is client-facing and involves a lot of stakeholder management. Agile experience.  Experience in strategic product development as you’ll own the direction of your clients digital products. What you’ll get in return for your talents A competitive salary is on offer in the range of £45k - £70k, which will entirely come down to experience. In addition to this you’ll receive a company bonus, pension, healthcare and the opportunity to join an employee owned business where you have autonomy and contribute to the direction of the business.  What’s next? If you have public sector experience and meet the above criteria then click apply or email an updated CV through to francesca@adlib-recruitment.co.uk for immediate consideration.  
  • 23rd Apr

    Senior Product Manager

    — Interactive Software

    Location:
    Bristol + Remote
    Type:
    Salary:
    £Competitive
    Join a fast-growing tech business with a suite of products and global reach. Beautiful offices in central Bristol close to Temple Meads train station, with remote working options. Generous package on offer - work for an employer who look after their staff and work with them to reach professional goals. An intuitive software solutions provider has been extremely successful in recent years gaining 2 million users for just one of their products with customers in 160+ countries. They are hiring a Senior Product Manager. What you’ll be doing As Product Lead you will design, develop and own the product roadmap and prioritising development efforts to enable the business to drive proactive and very targeted growth for their customers. You will be working in cross-functional teams on shaping and growing the products for new features and functionalities whilst evaluating which markets to enter which in turn will enable the business to drive proactive and very targeted growth for their customers. You will be working closely with your customers to conduct interviews, offer market guidance and identify and implement improvements in an ongoing fashion. This is an end to end Product Manager role, so you will be doing everything you’d expect from Agile rituals and creating user stories and test cases, through to managing and reporting on the backlog and progress, against the product roadmap. This company has gone from strength to strength since their initial product launch in 2012, to now boasting customers in over 160 countries, and have with exciting new plans to develop more products, so there really has never been a better time to join the team. What experience you’ll need You will be an experienced Product Lead, Senior Product Owner or Senior Product Manager and ideally, your experience will be gained for a start-up or a company with an innovative approach to work, constantly wanting to challenge the market and push boundaries. Strong communication skills as you’ll be working closely with the development, UX, project teams and managing stakeholders. Agile experience. A passion for tech, agile methods, updated technologies and a keen interest in implementing knowledge into the team. A natural leader, a good communicator and able to be the go-to person. What you’ll get in return for your talents You will be joining a very successful entrepreneurial company with brilliant leaders and inspiring team members working on great products that customers love. As well as a salary in-line with your experience you will get a very generous 29 days holiday + bank holidays, flexible working hours, free lunches on Wednesdays, amazing technology and training and running club with a pro-running coach! What’s next? This one isn’t likely to be around for long so if it’s of interest don’t hesitate to contact Fran at ADLIB with your CV for immediate consideration.   
  • 22nd Apr

    Digital Project Manager

    — Digital Agency

    Location:
    Oxfordshire /Remote
    Type:
    Salary:
    up to £40k
    Opportunity to work as Digital Project Manager for a leading Creative Agency. Get stuck into a variety of high profile clients and creative projects ranging in size and budget. Commutable from Swindon, Oxford, Newbury, Stroud, Cirencester. Now this is an exciting one! I have an urgent requirement for a long-standing client of ours to help find an impressive Digital Project Manager to join a well-respected, established creative digital agency. This presents an opportunity to work with a list of high-profile clients, as part of a hugely talented team. What you’ll be doing This company truly knows how to create outstanding content and market it in the right way so as Digital Project Manager your priority is to guide the design and delivery of multiple exciting projects that counts film, animation, learning, digital and design at its core. Strong experience of design and build projects are a necessity as you will act as the lynchpin between very talented creative teams and a broad range of clients to ensure that projects are delivered successfully. Your Project Management skills will encompass managing budgets and schedules, creating project plans and identifying risk, whilst managing a small yet high functioning team to guarantee steady progress through large, complex projects. You will work closely with other Project Managers, senior management and the account management team to nurture and drive client relationships, providing constant support and advice to the client, identifying surplus work opportunities wherever possible. What experience you'll need You could be working as a Digital Project Manager or Digital Producer at the moment. Ideally, your experience will be gained from a creative, marketing or digital agency. Demonstrable experience of managing design and build projects such as web apps, mobile apps, creative campaigns. An understanding of Digital inside out, act as Digital Lead when required. Comprehensive knowledge of a range of tools and platforms. Strong track record of efficiency and process. First-rate client management skills with the ability to manage expectations. Enthusiasm for project management methodology and the ability to manage multiple projects at one time. What you'll get in return for your talents In return you can expect a competitive salary, excellent training and development opportunities and a whole host of perks within a friendly, inclusive environment. What’s next? Get in touch with Sam today if you meet the criteria!
  • 22nd Apr

    Project Manager

    — Multi-functional platform used internationally

    Location:
    Bristol + Remote
    Type:
    Salary:
    Up to £45k
    Project Manager role joining a specialist tech organisation. Brand new role to the organisation, a real opportunity to put your mark on processes, ways of working and play a key role within the business. Work with market leading clients and globally recognised brands. We are looking for an experienced Project Manager to join a specialist marketing business based in the heart of Bristol (with remote working options). What you will be doing Reporting into the Managing Director as their first Project Manager you will be central to the organisation and work across all teams from development, customer success and product. You will set up and manage projects throughout their full lifecycle, as the first Project Manager there will be opportunities to implement processes, ways of working, methodologies, tools and systems used. There are plenty of projects to get involved in from coordinating SLA reviews, reviewing customer success metrics, working with clients and client services team to make sure all operations are running smoothly, and clients are happy. Writing project plans, statements of work, delegating work to the team, managing the clients throughout the full lifecycle.   What you will need to be considered Experience built up as a Digital Project Manager/Software Project Manager/ Technical Project Manager within an Agile environment, delivering market leading digital experiences. Experience working with customer success/ sales teams and understanding SLAs, objectives and objectives and customer retention strategy. A very strong grounding in an Agile environment. Process led – implementation and training. Confident working throughout the whole development lifecycle. Comfortable working with stakeholders at all levels, getting value from senior conversations and valuable business insight. Be resourceful, able to make the most of client insight and research. Consultative in your approach; able to spot opportunities in customer roadmaps, enhancements, and training. SaaS project management experience in a B2B environment. What you will get in return for your talents The salary on offer is competitive (£40k - £45k) and will come down to your experience. You'll be joining a business that really takes care of its own with a very strong raft of benefits to enjoy. You'll also be working in a hugely talented team, delivering top-quality work for much-loved brands - what's not to like! What is next? Please get in touch with Francesca with a CV today to kick things off. This is likely to move very quickly.      
  • 22nd Apr

    Product Manager

    — Exciting Scale-Up Business

    Location:
    Bristol + Remote
    Type:
    Salary:
    Up to £50k
    Strategic Product Manager role with a competitive salary. Join a start-up that’s well funded. Generous package on offer - work for an employer who look after their staff and work with them to reach professional goals. We’re looking for a Product Manager to join a Bristol based start-up team. What you’ll be doing As a Product Manager within a start-up, you will lead on one of their newest (yet already successful) eCommerce product. You will lead a talented cross-functional team made up of developers, designers and suppliers all on the same mission to mature a B2B marketplace model that is key to the products next phase of growth.  This is an end-to-end product role, you will be responsible for setting the product vision, developing to deliver growth targets for 2021 and beyond. You will play a lead role in the business, due to the nature of working for a start-up this will present future opportunities to work on other areas and products in the business that will be at different stages of the product lifecycle.  What experience you’ll need You will be an experienced Product Owner or Product Manager and ideally, your experience will be gained for a start-up or a company with an innovative approach to work, constantly wanting to challenge the market and push boundaries. Experience of bringing B2B products to market. Web and app-based product experience. Comfortable with analysing large data sets. Any eCommerce product experience would be desirable.  Strong communication skills as you’ll be working closely with the development, UX, project teams and managing stakeholders. Agile experience. A passion for tech, agile methods, updated technologies and a keen interest in implementing knowledge into the team. A natural leader, a good communicator and able to be the go-to person. What you’ll get in return for your talents In return for your experience, you’ll join a start-up team that’s well funded, growing at pace and has an established product offering. The business prides itself on striking a good work / life balance so you’ll be part of a hard-working team but a group of people that recognise burnout isn’t good for productivity or culture. You’ll receive a competitive salary and a number of other financial and lifestyle benefits.  What’s next? If you fit the above criteria, then please apply with an up to date CV to be considered.    
  • 22nd Apr

    Digital Project Manager & Senior Project Managers x4

    — Digital Agency

    Location:
    Remote
    Type:
    Salary:
    Up to £55k
    Digital Project Manager/ Senior Digital Project Manager opportunities to join a successful digital agency. Salary in the region of £35k - £55k. Stunning portfolio of well-known clients to work with. This is a lovely opportunity for experienced Digital Project Managers and Senior Digital Project Managers to join a well respected digital agency, where you'll get involved in large scale website design and build projects.  What you’ll be doing  Working closely with the department head you'll manage a portfolio of clients across a variety of industries (charity, financial services, entertainment and FMCG), helping to shape and grow the department as the agency continues to go from strength to strength.  You’ll run digital projects through their entire lifecycle; from requirement capturing, concept and scoping, through to planning, risk management and sign-off, ensuring deadlines and budgets are met every time. You’ll have broader input to the team too, helping in the development of new strategies and concepts to take their tech capabilities to the next level. A communicative and confident stakeholder manager, you’ll keep everyone informed along the way, obtaining buy-in and sign off for briefs, and ensuring smiles all round on delivery  What experience you’ll need Proven experience as a Digital Project Manager, Digital Producer or Senior Digital Project Manager gained within a digital agency.  Experience of working on sizeable web development projects: scoping, creating project documentation, functional specifications, resource planning, working through to delivery, ensuring that projects are on brief and budget. You'll enjoy being client facing and work closely with internal departments to deliver the goods.  Comfortable in a fast paced, Agile environment managing multiple tasks simultaneously. You will be ambitious and driven, and a passionate about a career within a great digital agency who are really going places. You will be passionate about the digital world and understand the full development lifecycle. Naturally you’ll be extremely organised, ensuring projects are being delivered on time and on budget and everything runs like clockwork. What you’ll get in return for your talents  The salary on offer is in the region of £35k - £55k. You will be joining a successful agency where you'll have the opportunity to work on big budget projects. The agency will invest in you and your personal development and it's an exciting time to join as they have ambitious growth plans over the next couple of years based on the new business they've secured and a recent acquisition.  What’s next? If this looks of interest please send your CV through to francesca@adlib-recruitment.co.uk.   
  • 22nd Apr

    eCommerce Product Owner

    — Digital Transformation (12 Month FTC)

    Location:
    Bristol/ Remote
    Type:
    Salary:
    £Competitive
    • Brand new Product Owner position to join a successful business. • Large scale digital transformation project • Initial 12-month contract. One of our clients are embarking on a digital transformation project and are looking for an experienced Product Owner to join them on their journey on an initial 12-month contract. What you’ll be doing As Product Owner you will work in a cross-functional team that are undertaking a digital transformation programme including replacing legacy system, re-platforming on to cloud base technologies, website development re-build and working with the data team using insights to develop the product roadmap on new services and continuous improvements.  This is a key role in the business, we’re looking for somebody to help define and develop the product roadmap, with the support of product specialists (who you’ll manage), you will be the go-to person for all things product. You will use your experience to make recommendations and come up with ideas to set and define the product vision.   What experience you’ll need • You’ll be an experienced Product Owner or Product Manager that has worked on large eCommerce projects.  • Strong communication skills and experience of working with stakeholders at all levels, the ability to build relationships and gain trust.  • User centred approach, passionate about digital and using data to support on decision making.  • You’ll be a concise decision maker that is not afraid to voice your opinion, presenting solutions clearly in a confident manner. • B2C experience ideally in retail, open to other industries but eCommerce implementation experience is essential.  • Digital experience platforms and marketing automation. • Agile development.  • If you have Salesforce, Sitecore, Umbraco and/or React experience it would be highly desirable but is not essential.  • Elastic Path eCommerce software is also desirable.  What you’ll get in return for your talents A competitive salary is on offer which will come down to what experience you bring. You will also receive a bonus, competitive pension and a range of other benefits. Furthermore, the opportunity to join a fast-growing business on a large-scale digital transformation project where you’ll be working with the best in the industry where you’ll learn, develop and be challenged on a daily basis. What’s next?  If you’re an experienced Product Owner and meet the above criteria, please send an up to date CV through to Sam at ADLIB today (sam.s@adlib-recruitment.co.uk).         
  • 22nd Apr

    Senior Digital Project Manager/ Lead Project Manager

    — Specialist Digital Agency

    Location:
    Bristol + Remote
    Type:
    Salary:
    Up to £55k
    Brand new Senior Digital Project Manager opportunity to join a specialist digital agency. Opportunity to set up processes, implement ways of working and grow a team. Salary is up to £55k. We’re supporting a specialist digital agency as they recruit their first Senior Digital Project Manager to join the team, a role which has been created due to growth. What you’ll be doing Reporting into the Managing Director, you will be client facing, managing digital projects for an array of tech and eCommerce clients, ranging in scale from start-ups through to SMES. Managing projects throughout the full lifecycle, working in cross-functional teams ensuring that all projects are running on time and budget, you will also manage a Digital Project Manager. The agencies accounts are growing and through new business wins they have secured large contracts, they’re looking for somebody who has aspirations to grow a team and play a key role within the business as the go-to project person, you will also have an opportunity to put your mark on processes, implement ways of working, this is a role where your voice will be heard and you will have a real opportunity to make positive changes. What experience you’ll need You will be an agency experience Digital Project Manager or Senior Digital Project Manager. Experience of managing digital projects across marketing and development is key. Strong communication skills as this role is client facing. Previous experience in a leadership/ management role.  Strategic ability to work in partnership with clients, managing their expectations and have a solution-orientated approach to any obstacle that may arise!  If you’ve got experience working with eCommerce and or tech clients that would be the icing on the cake!  What you’ll get in return for your talents                  A salary of up to £55k is on offer, along with the opportunity to join an award-winning digital agency that is going from strength to strength and carries great opportunities for development and progression in line with their exciting growth plans. What’s next? If you’re an agency experienced Digital Project Manager click apply for immediate consideration!
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  • CGI are a leading an international software and solutions company.
  • Enjoying a period of high growth CGI were looking to expand their technology team at pace and required an agency that would not only find the right talent, but also support the development of their employer brand. 
  • To achieve this, we introduced CGI to our tech community partners, helping them to raise their profile in the developer community, placing them solidly on the map as an employer of choice for developers and wider technology people. 
  • Through our consultative approach, we provided market guidance and knowledge, along with a comprehensive resourcing campaign that resulted in the successful hire of several hard to fill vacancies, from Developers to Solution Architects. 

“ADLIB have been a huge help throughout a very busy year of growth here at CGI. Not only have they supported with live requirements, they have also provided valuable market information throughout the year which has in turn supported with our hiring decisions and future growth plans.”

Mollie Hatton, Recruitment Manager, at CGI

Immersive Labs

Expanding their team of Developers at pace

  • Immersive Labs help reduce the risk of attacks via a class leading cyber-learning environment. 
  • As a fast growing business, Immersive Labs needed to work with a recruiter that was able to get to the heart of their culture to deliver hard to find technology expertise. Step forward ADLIB's technology recruitment team. Through our in-depth knowledge of the local candidate market skilled in JavaScript libraries such as React and Ruby on Rails and our ability to find the right personality match, we quickly identified the talent required and all in line with critical business timings.
  • With more and more companies hunting out similar skill sets, a major contributor to the success of the campaign was them being a business with a culture for R&D, cutting edge technology, highly competitive salaries & benefits and the opportunity to be part of a tech-first and people focused culture.

"ADLIB's comprehensive understanding of the local tech market and the challenges faced by quickly growing start-ups has been significant in helping us grow over the last two years"

Greg Craft, Talent Director at Immersive Labs 
 

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