Since 2003 Ascendant Recruitment has helped thousands of talented people find permanent, contract and temporary jobs with over 300 of the finest employers in Milton Keynes, Northampton and the surrounding areas.
Our recruitment divisions include:
Please see below for the contact details for each of the consultants in our Milton Keynes office. You can contact our team in Milton Keynes on 01908 200270.
David Forbes, Sales Manager: firstname.lastname@example.org
Please contact for roles including administration, reception, customer service, IT support, marketing etc:
Carrie Sherring, Senior Consultant: email@example.com
Bea Jablonksa, Consultant: firstname.lastname@example.org
Sue Beckett, Consultant: email@example.com
Sharan Lidder, Consultant: firstname.lastname@example.org
Anna Elder, Consultant: email@example.com
Sue Robinson, Consultant: firstname.lastname@example.org
Stella Watts, Consultant: email@example.com
Warehousing and Logistics jobs - permanent, contract and temporary
Paula Barnes, Consultant: firstname.lastname@example.org
Anna Swinson email@example.com
Whether you’re a candidate looking for your next career move or an employer looking for a talented new member for your team, we’d love to hear from you.
Call: 01908 200270 Monday to Friday (8.00am – 6.00pm)
Ascendant Recruitment Limited
2 Canon Harnett Court, Warren Park
Stratford Road, Wolverton Mill
HR/Recruitment AdministratorImmediate StartTemporary - initially for 3 months (possibly longer)£12.00 - £15.00 per hour Our client requires some additional HR/Recruitment Administration support for the next 3 months within their internal recruitment team. The role would ordinarily be based at their Milton Keynes offices but for now, you will be required to work from home. The environment is busy and fast-paced and process driven. Key Responsibilities: Providing administrative support to the Internal Recruitment TeamContacting candidates and hiring managers to arrange interviewsInputting information in to a variety of systemsCommunicating with candidates regarding job offers/terms and conditions etcMonitoring new starter paperwork to ensure all paperwork and checks are complete We are looking for someone with: Previous experience of providing administrative support in a busy environmentHigh level of attention to detailExcellent organisational skills including the ability to review tasks/workload, identify priorities and organise work accordingly in order to meet deadlinesAble to work on own initiative and proactively progress tasksIT literate, able to pick up new systems quickly If you feel you have what it takes, please apply today because we'd love to hear from you! Role advertised: 17 June 2021 WE WOULD PREFER YOUR CV IN WORD FORMAT Ascendant Recruitment is one of Milton Keynes and Northampton's leading recruitment companies, with PA/Administration, Customer Service, Human Resources, Finance and Temporary divisions. Ascendant Recruitment operates as an Employment Agency for permanent recruitment and an Employment Business for temporary recruitment. For more information on our current vacancies please visit and like/follow us on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn. If this isn't your perfect role, register with us and let us find it for you.
Site Visits SchedulerTemporary to Permanent roleMilton Keynes£10.00 per Hour, plus Holiday pay We are looking for a highly organised and customer focussed individual with strong administration skills to support our client on a temporary to permanent basis. You will need to have a confident and professional telephone manner and be used to working on multiple systems as you will be contacting clients, engineers and suppliers to arrange site visits.Hours of work: 37.5 Hour week, Monday to FridayKey responsibilities of the Scheduler will include but are not limited to:Book site visits for engineersLiaise with clients, suppliers and engineers to achieve the best fit Investigate and resolve errors affecting the quality and completeness of Customer DataWork closely with the Field Engineers to ensure the balance between quality and quantity of work is achieved in the most efficient wayDaily appointment bookingProactively resolve issues for the company and the customer to ensure outstanding work is within agreed targetsProvide support to your colleagues on complex queries by sharing skills and knowledgeWorking closely with other teams to ensure that customers receive a high quality service and that both internal and external service levels are metDocument and assist in the resolution of customer complaints, escalating where necessaryTake full ownership of issues, and to ensure timely, effective resolutionThe Scheduler needs to be:Experienced in providing exceptional customer serviceHave the ability to communicate with clients confidently and effectivelyExcellent IT skills, particularly Excel and CRMSolid administration skills working with attention to detail This is a fantastic opportunity to work for an excellent employer in Milton Keynes in an exciting, fast paced environment, in addition to a competitive rate of pay. If you feel you have what it takes, please apply today because we'd love to hear from you! Role advertised: 21st May 2021 WE WOULD PREFER YOUR CV IN WORD FORMAT Ascendant Recruitment is one of Milton Keynes and Northampton's leading recruitment companies, with PA/Administration, Customer Service, Human Resources, Finance and Temporary divisions. Ascendant Recruitment operates as an Employment Agency for permanent recruitment and an Employment Business for temporary recruitment. For more information on our current vacancies please visit and like/follow us on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.
Logistics PlannerBased in Milton Keynes - 6 month FTCSalary - £23,000 pro rata, negotiable for the right personMust be able to work weekends and early mornings Start date 5th July.We are looking for an experienced logistics planner to join a global logistics provider with over 50 years of expertise in freight forwarding and transportation. We are looking for someone who has previous experience in working in a freight forwarding environment with emphasis on EU road haulage.You will be required to:manage multiple road shipments, sharing relevant information as necessary and providing operational support to other team members as required.evaluate load configurations and cost comparisons for proposed routing, utilising approved hauliers for work based on cost, maximise all co-loading opportunities, and escalate all missed opportunities after identifying the causes. provide clear and timely communication of proposed routing plans via Traffic Sheet - notifying sites of the proposed plan to agreed deadline to the customer base.ensuring that supplier base (haulier network) are fully engaged in shipment requirements.Capturing all costs associated with the shipment Calculating profit margins We are looking for someone who has the following key skills:CommunicationCustomer FocusProblem solving Proactive You must be available to interview and start by the 5th July 2021 and fulfil the fixed term contract. If you feel you have what it takes, please apply today because we'd love to hear from you!Due to the high volume of applications we receive, it is not always possible to get back to you within 48 hours. However, your application will be reviewed by a consultant as quickly as possible and if you are shortlisted we will aim to call you within two working days.In line with new data protection legislation, we will hold your data for 14 days, and if by that time we have not communicated and put appropriate consent in place, we will delete your data from our systems.If you do not receive a call please do not be despondent. Typically only one candidate can be successful per role! Please apply for any future roles in the same way. Good luck!Job posted 18.06.21
Logistics Planner6 Month FTCHours of Work: 40 hours per week£23,000 to £25,000 Depending on ExperienceThis is a great opportunity for someone who is highly organised and passionate about delivering a great service. Building strong relationships with customers and suppliers alike.What experience do you already need to have?Excellent Customer Service SkillsStrong numeracy / literacyCommercially mindedQuick to respond to new challengesHighly organised with ability to work under pressure and to deadlineProblem solving skillsDynamic planning abilityDisplays a confident and professional mannerAttention to detailCompetency with MS Excel is preferred as spreadsheets are used on a daily basis - if you have a good understanding of spreadsheets and are accurate with data then please also apply.What will you be trained to do?Act as direct point of contact for clients, ensuring that all operational requirements and enquiries are concluded accurately and courteouslyManage the road transportation for client goodsWork closely with origin offices to ensure consignments move correctly, on timeArranging transactional service supports such as Customs clearance and haulage via agents and sub-contractorsCommunicate and escalate to team members and Management wherever necessaryMaintain systems with accurate and real-time dataMonitor and control all cost and revenue at job-file levelEnsure total accuracy of all information and high standards of operational service are met at all timesParticipate in Team MeetingsTake responsibility for themselves and others at all times observing Health and Safety and any related laws governing the work placeAny other duties reasonably requested by the Team Leader and ManagementIf customer focus and flawless administration is right up your street, we would love to hear from you, please apply todayDate Advertised: 18/06/2021WE WOULD PREFER YOUR CV IN WORD FORMATAscendant Recruitment is one of Milton Keynes and Northampton's leading recruitment companies, with PA/Administration, Customer Service, Human Resources, Finance and Temporary divisions. Ascendant Recruitment operates as an Employment Agency for permanent recruitment and an Employment Business for temporary recruitment. For more information on our current vacancies please visit and like/follow us on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.
As a complaints handler working in financial servies industry you will Support the business and the Compliance and Technical team in the complaints handling process and delivery of complaints by way of: Ket dutues include: -Receiving inbound complaints from Carey's customers and customer representatives, and respond in a timely and appropriate manner in the initial handling of the matter.Acknowledge complaints within regulatory deadline requirements, complete and maintain logs of all complaints registers and MI.Complete complaint investigations thoroughly researching databases, files, records and meeting with relevant staff in order to produce a detailed report of the events and actions leading up to the complaintLiaise with customers and write comprehensive decision letters to customers or their representatives.Liaise with other bodies such as the FOS, Legal Firms or Claims Management Companies in handling complaints as required.Complete redress calculations and gather the information required to complete these calculations from third parties.Manage a workload of cases at various stages of resolution.#Assisting in the completion of information gathering and audit.Liaise with department managers in reference to any concerns, providing feedback and tracking resolution.Assisting with producing management information for use by Senior Managers and Directors.Assisting with the recording and monitoring of legal feesWork with the Compliance team to ensure the firm's systems and controls are robust, support the immediate and future business plans and adhere to regulatory requirements.YOu must have previous experience in complaint handling .
Customer Service AdministratorTemporary OngoingMonday to Friday 37.5 hours per week£20,000 per annum (£10.26 per hour)Milton KeynesMy client, an Award Winning international company, is looking for a customer service administrator to ensure client data is up to date and support their customers with any queries. Servicing inbound and outbound customer contact always delivering an efficient, effective and high quality service to all key stakeholders.Key ResponsibilitiesRespond efficiently and professionally to incoming customer contact and provide one stop resolution for customersCarry out all associated administration in an accurate and timely fashionUpdate database with customer dataAnswering queries in respect of products and services and investigate queries on the various IT systems used throughout the CompanyTaking ownership and working within guidelines to resolve customers' and other departments queriesExperience requiredGCSE or equivalent English Language and Mathematics is preferablePrevious customer service experience, preferably within the finance industryEffective communication skills in both written and verbalKeen eye for accuracy and attention to detailSelf-motivated with the ability to work within a pressurised environment whilst maintaining focus on personal, departmental and company objectives.Role advertised: 17th June 2021If you feel you have what it takes to be our Customer Service Advisor, please apply today because we'd love to hear from you! WE WOULD PREFER YOUR CV IN WORD FORMATAscendant Recruitment is one of Milton Keynes and Northampton's leading recruitment companies, with PA/Administration, Customer Service, Human Resources, Finance and Temporary divisions. Ascendant Recruitment operates as an Employment Agency for permanent recruitment and an Employment Business for temporary recruitment. For more information on our current vacancies please visit and like/follow us on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.
Haven't seen what you're looking for? 3 out of 10 people we've placed went into jobs that were never advertised. Call us today on 01908 200270 (Milton Keynes) or 01604 439380 (Northampton) to see how we can help you find your perfect role.