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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:

  • Office Support

  • Sales and Marketing

  • Finance & Accountancy

  • HR

  • Warehousing & Logistics

  • IT Support

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, Operations Manager: david@ascendantrecruitment.co.uk

 

Office Support jobs - permanent, contract and temporary

Please contact for roles including administration, reception, customer service, IT support, marketing etc:  

Kelly Charles, Senior Consultant (permanents desk): Kelly@ascendantrecruitment.co.uk

James Cooke, Senior Consultant (temporaries desk): james@ascendantrecruitment.co.uk

Anna Elder, Consultant (temp and perm recruitment): anna@ascendantrecruitment.co.uk 

Natalie Lewis, Consultant (temp and perm recruitment): natalie@ascendantrecruitment.co.uk

 

Finance and Accountancy jobs - permanent, contract and temporary

Please contact for non qualified, part-qualified and fully qualified finance roles: 

Izzy Hussain, Consultant: Izzy@ascendantrecruitment.co.uk

Sharan Lidder, Consultant: sharan@ascendantrecruitment.co.uk

Anisa Ali, Consultant: anisa@ascendantrecruitment.co.uk

 

Human Resources jobs - permanent, contract and temporary

Sue Robinson, Consultant: sue@ascendantrecruitment.co.uk

 

Warehousing and Logistics jobs - permanent, contract and temporary

Gemma Jones, Consultant: gemma@ascendantrecruitment.co.uk

 

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)

Email: info@ascendantrecruitment.co.uk

Address

Ascendant Recruitment Limited

2 Canon Harnett Court, Warren Park

Stratford Road, Wolverton Mill

Milton Keynes

Buckinghamshire

MK12 5NF

 

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Contract Administrator
£20000 - £22000 per annum

Contract AdministratorPermanent£22,000Milton Keynes Do you have administration experience and strong focus on accuracy?Yes? You could be just the person we are looking for Your key responsibilities as a Contract Administrator will include but are not limited to: Process documentation for asset finance agreements within set timeframes and ensure legal documents are executed efficientlyEnsure agreements are funded in a timely fashion, within agreed SLA'sResponsible for set-up, updating and alteration of financial agreements on the relevant IT systemsCheck completeness and accuracy of documentationLiaise with third party and internal partners as part of the contract pay out processEnsure credit limits are adhered toRaise sales invoicesManaging and resolving customer invoice queriesManaging bespoke funder processesProcessing of customer direct debit collectionsEnsure business compliance with implemented financial control processes and policiesSupport the wider finance and contracts team where necessary Skills and Abilities: Previous experience of administration and financeMinimum Maths and English GCSE's at a Grade B or above or equivalentStrong administration skillsExcellent written, verbal and interpersonal skillsStrong excel skills including ability to troubleshoot common problemsProven analytical and problem solving skillsStrong focus on accuracy and delivery within stipulated requirementsInterpersonal effectivenessProcess driven and attention to detailStrong organisational skills and the ability to prioritise workload 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.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!

Italian Speaking Administrator
£21000 - £23000 per annum 24 Days Holiday

Italian speaking Sales Support AdministratorLocation: NorthamptonSalary bracket: £21 - £23K per annum depending on experienceMy client is one of the world's leading suppliers of raw materials in it's industry sector and is looking for an experienced and passionate Italian speaking Sales Support Administrator to join their small, but perfectly formed team!The Role:The Sales Support team works closely with our Field Sales Managers to provide outstanding Customer Service and Care to our customers.The key tasks of Sales Support are: -Provide wide ranging administrative support to Field Sales Manager such as checking stock levels, material costs and previous selling pricesProcessing orders and following through from production to delivery, updating the customer at all times with the progress of orders.Quoting and securing orders from our existing customer baseDealing with customer complaintsContacting customers regarding late payment of invoicesOccasional customer visits or attendance at an industry event (possibly abroad)Profile:The successful candidate will ideally have had experience working in a high-pressure customer service role and have knowledge and understanding of the sales order / manufacturing supply chain process, from enquiry through to delivery. Fluent Italian and French skills (both verbally and written) are also required.Knowledge of export shipping documentation such as dealing with commercial invoices, bills of lading and airway bills is highly desirable but not essential for this role, as the candidate will be dealing predominantly with our European customers.Key attributes for the role are:A high level of accuracy and attention to detailExcellent written and verbal communication skillsStrong IT skills (MS Word, MS Excel used extensively)ProactiveDue to the high volume of applications we receive, it is not always possible to get back to you within 24 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.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!

Business Analyst
£30000 - £40000 per annum

Business AnalystPermanent£30,000 - £40,000Milton KeynesAn exciting opportunity for an experienced Business Analyst to join a well established international company. If you have experience and knowledge of the logistics sector, please read on… Key responsibilities will include but are not limited to: To analyse all areas of the Network at customer and network level from an efficiency and cost perspectiveTask /Process / Data analysisData and Processes analysisIdentification of trends, weak links and missed opportunities for performance and costs improvementTo make recommendations based on findings, highlighting good bad practiceProduce relevant KPI's depicting finding, working with Contract managers to support messages to customersCollaborating with IT and other Asset light logistics departments for the betterment of the service offering advising senior management and stakeholdersApplied analysis of Procurement initiatives within the cross-border networkCollaborate with Solutions Design department on new business opportunities annual network health checkShape monthly KPIs to depict performance for internal and external consumption Skills and Abilities: Experience and knowledge of the logistics sector is ESSENTIALExcellent and proven analytical skillsWritten and verbal communications, including business document writingUnderstanding of operational and system conceptsExperience of cost/benefit analysis and business case productionKnowledge & understanding of effective customer & supplier relationship management principlesAdvanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Visio. Proficient in the use of other Microsoft Office platforms including Word; PowerPoint; E-mailAn eye for accurate reporting abilities 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.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!

Production Operative
£9 - £10 per hour

Production Operative Temporary/Full-Time £9.33 - £10.02 per hour Rotational weekly shift patterns:6am - 2pm2pm - 10pm10pm - 6pm Wellingborough Must be able to drive Must have a valid forklift license Must be able to work all rotational shift patterns My client is looking for experienced Production Operatives to join their busy team. The ideal candidate will have an in-date Forklift Licence, with experience within a busy production or manufacturing environment. Salary up to £10.02 per hour with shift allowance. Responsibilities & Duties You will be responsible for charging materials, processing of batches, adjusting, completing, labelling and packing of finished products.Carry out all specified in-process & final product testing.Ensure that all data whether hand-written or computerised, is accurately recorded and followed-up.To become competent and skilled in the use and operation of plant equipment and processes and seek ways for plant/equipment/systems and processes for manufactured products to be improved continuously.To be an effective team member, be able to work other shifts and departments to meet schedules and assist with the training of any new staff or trainees.Be able to carry out Team Leader duties in their absence and take on the role of supervising the plan outside usual working hours (e.g night shifts or weekends)To be able to take on any other tasks which will result in meeting team and business objectives. 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. 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!

Associate Field Engineer
£30000 - £35000 per annum

Associate Field EngineerMonday to Friday8am -5pm£30 - £35kOur client is looking for an Associate Field EngineerKey responsibilities will include but are not limited to:Follow company policies and practices as outlined in handbook and follow guidelines regarding safety as outline in the AWAIR and other safety procedures in accordance to the job.Provide global process and technical support for services equipment and processes.Support, train, and audit applicable test protocols and standard operating procedures (SOPs) across global service centre operations (including external business partners).Execute test protocols at potential business partner sites and report results to ensure compliance with program requirements.Perform thermal testing programs that are required globally; this includes ensuring the appropriate test documentation and evaluation of test results.Support the research and/or implementation of equipment solutions or process improvement activities to improve efficiency and safety while reducing costsSupport external business partners from initial validation and deployment, through ongoing technical and engineering service operations activities.Work with senior engineering staff to understand potential business partners and vendors' quality management systems, capabilities, processes, and programs.Work with business partners to implement corrective actions for identified gaps and/or potential risks.Provide ongoing technical support Skills and Abilities: Ability to travel up to 50% to 75% of time both domestically and internationally as required to meet objectives.Excellent analytical, organizational, and communicationMust be able to operate in a fast-paced organization, manage multiple projects simultaneously and possess strong organizational skills with the ability to meetRequires a technical or Bachelor's degree in engineering or equivalent recognized engineering qualification with one to three years of related experience in an engineering, manufacturing, or quality audit role.Must be able to interact effectively and diplomatically with customers, vendors and employees at all levels within theMust be proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel, OutlookUnderstanding of cGMP requirements isMust be flexible with work schedules and be available to work on evenings and weekends, with or without advanced notice. 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.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!

Part time Credit Controller
£9 - £10 per hour

Our client is looking for a part time experienced Credit Controller for an ongoing temporary contract. We are looking for someone who can commit to 19 hours per week spread over 3 days (some flexibility on this) The purpose of the role is to maximise cash collection and minimise bad debt whilst maintaining good customer relationships. You will need to resolve issues as they arise, proactively and effectively managing to resolve complex queries relating to debt. Key Activities:To maximise cash collections.Manage the debt position for the company through multiple different workflows.Daily/Weekly/Monthly reporting on all KPIs.Maximise opportunities to deepen the Customer relationship through great customer service.Ensure cash collections are maximised and targets are met.Main responsibilities:Ensuring all SLA's and daily workflows targets are completeCarry out Root Cause Analysis to determine areas of opportunity and work with our process specialists to realise those benefitsEnsure Cash collections are maximised and carried out within targetsKey Skill Requirements:Have ability to communicate effectively across all levels of the business, influencing peers in other internal departments and senior managers in external partner companies.Have experience within a fast moving department.Demonstrate a high degree of self-management, initiative and an aptitude for learning.Have a high attention to detail and consistently high quality.Microsoft Excel proficient.

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