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Founded in 1871, The Weir Group PLC is a premium mining technology business whose purpose is to make customers’ operations more sustainable and efficient. We do this by seeing things differently; challenging the norm with innovative engineering, and delivering excellent outcomes for all our stakeholders. It is what has inspired us for 150 years and why we’re so optimistic about the future.

With 11,000 colleagues and operations in more than 60 countries, we are a global family fuelled by passionate people who are looking to shape the next generation of smart, efficient and sustainable mining solutions with cutting-edge science and our tradition of innovation.

George and James Weir
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Our Values

  • We value, support and care for our colleagues working towards a common purpose
  • We act with integrity and are accountable to ourselves and others
  • We strive to make our customers successful
  • We explore ideas and possibilities to deliver innovative solutions
  • We are committed to quality in all that we do
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Digital Transformation

Digital Experience is a core pillar of Weir’s digitisation strategy. The Group Digital Experience is leading the implementation of platforms, processes, and strategies to support this ambition.

Implementing an enterprise level DXP to create a core environment for managing, developing, and analysing customer experiences.

Rolling out and guardianship of a design language system, establishing and maintaining best practice in user research.

Establishing a user / customer centric toolkit of problem-solving methodologies including Jobs to Be Done and Service design, to drive the success of our DXP, our digital products strategy and to increase ROI on digital investment.

Careers at The Weir Group

The Digital Program Manager will work closely with the Head of Digital Product Management (who is based in Scotland) to define, design and deliver a first-class customer digital experience. As such, we’re very keen to speak to candidates who have experience implementing a digital experience platform (DXP) in a large organisation.

As well as this Program Manager being a Scrum-Master who has a demonstrable track record of applying Agile methodologies, they must have exceptional stakeholder management skills and be comfortable working across multiple locations, time-zones and cultures. The Digital Team within Weir will act as  almost a centre of excellence, or internal consultancy. The aim for this team is to create a platform from which all Divisions can drive forward digital excellence with their customer base.

As Digital Project/Program Manager, your duties would include – but would not be limited to:

  • Working closely with over 20 global teams to ensure the delivery of a customer digital platform
  • Coordinating end-to-end platform capability and delivery – from conception prototype through to post-delivery and support
  • Ensuring the successful completion of various projects – covering everything from customer satisfaction, contractual compliance, project quality, scheduling and financial outcomes
  • Developing and managing Scrum-based Agile projects and Waterfall program plans – developing Agile and project-management best practices and methodologies
  • Managing change activities needed for successful project implementation
  • Providing regular communication to stakeholders within the business on both individual and broader digital advancements
  • Managing the deliverables from vendors and other third-parties
  • Leading post-implementation reviews and facilitating continuous improvement sessions

To be considered for this role you must be able to demonstrate the following:

  • 5-10 years of experience in a project management role relating to digital experience
  • Experience in applying Agile methodologies
  • Program management experience around designing, developing and delivering enterprise-level cloud-based solutions
  • Experience of implementing one or more components of a digital experience platform (DXP) including CMS, user analytics, IoT and marketing automation
  • First class stakeholder-management skills
  • Cross-functional team experience
  • An understanding of Design Thinking

We’re searching for an experienced Full Stack UX Designer that will be integral to driving and developing the digitisation transformation journey at the Weir Group.

A key aspect of the transformation is a Service Design approach, utilising Voice of Customer (User Research) to inform product roadmaps and feature sets. A standardised framework for conducting UX Research & Design has been created, which now needs to be demonstrated, communicated, and adopted across the divisions that make up the Weir Group.

For UI Design, our Weir Design Language System (DLS) has been expanded and replicated in accessible formats to democratise the use of our standard UI components. Our DLS is a living thing, which will require regular iteration and central governance & management.  All of our assets are accessed using our UX Homesite which will become a digital hub for all things UX, including communities of practice, blog posts and a content repository.  We also support the research, design and development of strategic products centrally, (known as “core” products) which benefit multiple divisions, justifying a centrally lead & delivered structure.

You must have:

  • Experience of UX & UI design across native mobile app, responsive mobile and desktop experiences, across a multitude of devices and OS.
  • Experience, or solid understanding of the Internet of Things (IoT) principles and applications
  • Experience of researching and designing multi-channel, holistic customer experiences
  • Portfolio of work displaying experience aligning to the above scope, objectives & requirements
  • Ability to work in a combination of locations; Remote, Office (Glasgow) and Peripatetic where required for collaboration

Your deliveries (coaching, delivery & facilitation of):

  • User needs – identification & prioritisation
  • User Research – ethnographic, interview, focus groups, surveys etc
  • Data Research – Heatmaps, usage recordings, funnel data etc
  • Research synthesis 
  • Concept Ideation
  • Journey Mapping
  • Service Blueprinting
  • Wireframes
  • UX Information Architecture
  • High Fidelity UI 
  • Clickable/User Prototypes
  • Stakeholder Reviews
  • Usability testing – Face-to-face, remote & automated

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For more details about these exciting new opportunities at The Weir Group, please get in touch with us today. 

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We’re a passionate and professional team who thrive in issue-rich environment and we’re looking to add a Communication Lead to our fast-growing team. You’ll be a trusted advisor to clients across several sectors in all aspects of communication, external affairs, marketing and issues management.

Coming from an agency or consultancy environment, at Account Director level, you’ll report directly to the Managing Director and be responsible for a small and busy multi-disciplinary team. You’ll have first-class project management skills, be solutions-driven and excellent commercial acumen too. Alongside the senior team, you’ll work to drive the strategic growth of Aspect.

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  • Attracting and retaining profitable clients across a range of sectors
  • Leading the creation and execution of strategic communication programmes
  • Inspiring, leading and developing multi-disciplinary teams
  • Developing strong relationships with clients, colleagues and associates
  • Producing high quality pitches and proposals to secure new business
  • Curating, nurturing and managing a team of talented associates

You’ll be a skilled communicator, interested and knowledgeable about the key issues shaping the external environment. In addition, to be considered for this role, you must be able to demonstrate:

  • 7+ years of senior leadership experience within an agency or consultancy
  • Outstanding writing skills and the ability to engage and excite an audience
  • An impressive track record of client attraction, retention and growth
  • The ability to thrive fast-paced environment managing multiple projects simultaneously
  • Strong influencing and leadership skills to motivate and inspire those around you
  • Excellent planning, evaluation and project management skills
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We’re a passionate and professional team who thrive in issue-rich environment and we’re looking for several Communication Advisors to join our fast-growing team. You’ll have previous agency experience at Account Manager level and be passionate about delivering excellent results for clients.

You might be a specialist in PR and media relations who produces compelling editorial content across a range of topics and sectors. Your expertise might lie in marketing, creative projects and digital content, turning bright ideas into impactful campaigns. Or you might be a public affairs expert who understands the policy landscape and helps clients build influential relationships.

Whatever your specialism, you’ll be an excellent writer, full of creative ideas, with proven client management experience and the ability to provide expert advice our clients.

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  • Creating compelling content that engages audiences and influences behaviour
  • Managing the delivery of creative, design and digital projects
  • Retaining and growing activity with existing clients by delivering exceptional results
  • Producing winning proposals and pitches to secure new business
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  • Delivering high-quality work on time and on budget and with passion
  • Actively measuring, evaluating and reporting performance

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