Contingent & Future Technologies Ltd.

Contingent & Future Technologies Ltd.

Remote-first - with Co-Working space

Fully flexible hours

Purpose

Our Supplier Insight & Third-Party Risk platform makes procurement easy for the whole business by reducing risk and friction. 

It’s never been more important to stay on top of your supply chain and manage it strategically. Contingent helps put your team on the front foot with real-time supplier insights that inspire transparency, help you meet regulatory requirements, unlock opportunities and build resilience.

About us

Contingent was conceived in 2017 and spun out of U.K government innovation award for AI. The company was formed in 2019 after securing investment from leading European venture capital firms. From its inception to today, the Contingent solution has been used by the world's leading organisations to secure their supply chains.

Our team is on a mission to fundamentally change how procurement is done, helping companies reduce friction and increase resilience, while empowering procurement teams to make right choices and partner more closely with the wider business.

Octopus Ventures

Lead investor

For the people and ideas that will change the world, because we believe you can build a better tomorrow by investing in it.

We can back you at every stage of your journey, from ideas on a page through to IPO. Each year we deploy more than £200 million across five areas where we see maximum potential for impact: health, fintech, deep tech, consumer and B2B software. With many years of experience and expertise investing in each of these areas, our team can help our portfolio companies scale at speed.

For us, investment is about more than money. Being truly invested is about giving time, energy and focus; working with founders to give them the best chance of success. It means a shared commitment to solving the big problems that matter.

We’ve backed the likes of BoughtByMany, Cazoo, Depop, Elvie and WaveOptics, while others have gone on to join forces with the world’s largest businesses.

We are based in London and New York with a network of partners across the U.S and Asia.

Flexible working approach

We are Contingent.

We were founded on the belief that knowledge and collaboration are enablers of success. We seek to better know and understand our customers to help them to make positive changes in their supply chain. We believe in our people, we embrace the spirit of learning and discovery,  and this allows us to create a uniquely great platform that simplifies complex procurement dilemmas. Thanks to the entrepreneurship and the creativity of our people we can change the future of the procurement industry!

We recognise that great people deserve nothing less than a great place to work. This is why we actively make safety a prerequisite and encourage our people to take smart risks while we solve problems as a team. We believe that through collaboration, listening to and learning from our team members, we can help each other reach our goals.

We want our people to have an ownership mindset and feel empowered to take a critical view of the status quo. To make this happen, we put transparency, trust and accountability at the heart of everything we do.

At Contingent, we support our people and help them to develop their knowledge and skills throughout their careers with us.  We are here for the long term and want our people to be empowered to seek their success as the success of Contingent. This is why we give every employee a personal stake at Contingent.

We are promoting an inclusive culture, uniqueness and talent and want all our people to be happy to bring their true selves to work.

Together we are Contingent.

Together we are the Enablers of the Better Tomorrow.

Company FlexScore™

Scoring against our flexibility index (1 = not at all flexible, 100 = couldn’t be more flexible, 51 is average) using a number of parameters to assess flexibility such as working from home, hours, frequency of travel, benefits, etc.

88%

Employee FlexScore™

Scoring against our employee perception index (1 = not seen as flexible, 100 = couldn’t be happier with the flexibility, 51 is average) using a number of more emotional / perception based questions to understand whether employees feel supported and offered what they want. The areas we cover are work-life balance / managerial support / flexible benefits / working environment / and many others.

87%

Our company is very flexible on pretty much everything, we have a lot of nice schemes on making our work life more enjoyable and I love working here

Contingent Employee

0-50
Company employees
London, New York
Office locations
$8.2
Funding levels

Approach to diversity & inclusion

Contingent is made up of a diverse team that collaborate from all over the world! Some live in the Sunny hills in Italy to the busy suburbs of London. We all work to achieve the same goals together. The journey is what empowers us to inspire each other to embrace new challenges. If the prospect of being surrounded by motivated and industry-leading experts sounds appealing to you, then we would love to hear from you, apply today!

We are awarded as a Signatory for the Tech  Talent Charter. This demonstrates our commitment to increasing the inclusion and diversity of the tech workforce.

To find out more, please visit our career page: https://www.contingent.ai/company/careers

What do we think of Contingent & Future Technologies Ltd.?

Contingent were super committed to flexibility throughout the process.

With scores so closely aligned, it's clear that not only are Contingent offering fantastic flexibility its communicated to the employees and being utilised. The flexible practices are being led by the leadership team. This empowers employees to make the most of the flexibility to strike the work life balance we all yearn for.

If you're looking to work within AI with fantastic benefits, Contingent is the place for you.

Meet who might be hiring you

Tai Alegbe

Tai is an entrepreneur at heart, having set up his first business as a teenager. Each of his career steps in the lead up to founding Contingent has been well-considered learning opportunity, on the road to creating a category-defining business.

Before founding Contingent, Tai was a Director in the U.S growth team at a QED-backed and exited Fintech in New York, USA. Previous to this, Tai was an executive at DTCC (Europe) where he helped lead partnerships, new business, and new ventures. Tai began his career as an institutional equity investment analyst in the city of London. Tai has founded and exited an e-commerce startup, which aimed to transform small business transactions through technology, data, and design.

Raj Wilkhu

Prior to founding Contingent, Raj held senior technical roles at Equal Experts. This includes Lead Engineer at Tesco Payments, building one of the largest merchant payment platforms in the world, and Technical Lead at Informa PLC where he developed flagship products for Pharma Intelligence and Citeline (which includes TrialTrove and SiteTrove). Raj was also Principal Engineer at Just Eat, where he was responsible for shaping and building the global consumer platform which included the Just Eat web and mobile applications in 30 countries.

Before Just Eat, Raj was a Senior Engineer at Decision Technologies building price comparison engines and websites in the UK, France, Spain, and Germany that included GoCompare, Compare The Market and Money which were later acquired. He started his career leading tech teams at 1E and Micromuse (Riversoft) including working at Microsoft in Redmond, California, USA.

What they offer their employees

  • Open to part-time employees

  • Enhanced maternity leave - 13 weeks full pay, 8 weeks 50%, 18 weeks statutory

  • Enhanced paternity leave - 4 weeks full pay

  • Adoption leave - Same as Maternity & Paternity leave

  • Shared parental leave

  • Work from anywhere scheme - anywhere in the world!

  • 23 days annual leave + bank holidays

  • Enhanced sick pay - 30 days full pay, 15% half-pay

  • “Pawternity” leave

  • Pregnancy loss leave

  • Ferlility treatment leave

  • Teambuilding days

  • £2000 p.a further development allowance

  • Volunteer Time Off (VTO) leave - to help you help local community

  • We sponsor skilled worker visas

  • Flexible Bank Holidays - celebrate days that matter to you as they happen

  • Birthday Leave allowance

Current vacancies at Contingent & Future Technologies Ltd.

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