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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 

 

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

 

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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Training and Client Liaison Manager
£35000 - £37000 per annum plus benefits

Training and Client Liaison ManagerPermanentCirca £37,000Milton Keynes The Training and Client Liaison Manager's role is to establish and nurture working relationships. The successful candidate will devise the training and liaison strategy, oversee its implementation and assess its outcomes. Key responsibilities will include but are not limited to:Identify and assess future and current training needsAdherence to ISO9001 accreditation for the industryProvide effective training materialEnhance employee skills, performance, productivity and quality of workDraw a training and development plan that addresses needs and expectationsConduct effective training for new and existing Network Service Providers (NSP)Resolve any specific problems and tailor programs as necessaryDevelop and maintain strong relationships across the NSP network and be their main point of operational contactMaintain a keen understanding of training and development needs and best practiceProvide measures and metrics to track progress and report out to management teamAssist with User Acceptance testing and offer feedback and support prior to implementationOther duties as assigned We are looking for someone with:Proven training experience within a Telecoms/Telematics industryTechnical knowledge within the Telecoms/Telematics industryFamiliarity with traditional and modern training methodsExcellent communication skills, both written and oralEffective at communicating with internal and external stakeholders and at senior levelGood Microsoft Office Knowledge (Word, Excel)Ability to work independently and make decisionsAbility to develop strong working relationships with co-workers and external partnersProven ability to create, structure and deliver trainingAble to work to deadlines and know when to escalate issuesCan-do attitude with the ability to think outside of the box and get things doneA strong desire to learn and developEducated to degree standardWillingness to travel overseasFull UK driving license If you feel you have what it takes, please apply today because we'd love to hear from you! 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.

Customer Service Advisor
£18000 - £22000 per annum dependent on experience

Customer Service AdvisorPermanent£18,000 - £22,000 DOEMilton Keynes The Customer Service Advisor will answer product and service questions and provide information about other products and services. They prepare correspondences, fulfil customer needs and deal with and help resolve any customer complaints/queries to ensure customer satisfaction. Key responsibilities will include but are not limited to:Liaise with customers by phone or electronically, within specified timeframeHandle, note and resolve customer queries or complaintsObtain and evaluate all relevant information to handle enquiries such as pricing and deliverySet up and verify customer accountsKeep records of customer interactions and transactionsRecord details of inquiries, comments and complaints, actions taken and follow upPrepare reports to identify and maximise customer participationCommunicate and coordinate with internal departmentsContribute to team effort by accomplishing related results as neededAssist with placement of orders, refunds, or exchangesInform customer of promotionsWe are looking for someone with: Clear, concise and friendly communication skillsAble to demonstrate experience within customer supportNumerate with strong administration skillsPossess good understanding of Microsoft packagesStrong 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! 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.

Transport Planning Manager
£40000 - £50000 per annum Bonus

Transport Planning ManagerKettering / CorbySalary £40,000 to £50,000 plus bonusDay ShiftMy client is looking for an experience Transport Planning Manager to join their growing team. You will need to be at home both in managing logistics and people to ensure everyone is motivated to provide the best possible service. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a forward thinking company as it looks to double the size of it's depot.Objectives To manage the booking and transport planning operations to ensure a high quality service to our customers whilst minimising costs and supporting an efficient warehousing operation.To manage the 3rd party suppliers of transport, verify invoices and maintain KPI's to promote continuous improvement.To manage the tender process for transport and contract maintenance to ensure compliance, competitiveness and customer satisfaction is maintained.To Work with the business to review and ensure the development of the logistics services is inline and supporting of the company's plansDuties: To aid the smooth operation of the Logistics department by maintaining the effective management of the booking and transport planning functions.To maintain accurate records of activities whilst overseeing and prioritising the departments work load.To manage and develop the transport planning team ensuring the staffing levels and the skill base is maintained to ensure the smooth operation at all times.Provide performance monitoring and development training for all team members. Maintaining records of Holiday, sickness and training.To maintain transport KPI's reports and additional adhoc reporting as required aiding the smooth operation of the logistics function.To communicate with both internal and external customers/hauliers to ensure the smooth operation of the logistics function resolving any queries as they occur.To Review the performance of the department, team and processes to ensure continuous improve is maintained.As a team member to contribute to the overall success of the team and the Company goals by maintaining regular attendance, punctuality, focus and professionalism at all times.Due 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!

Query Administrator
Up to £20000 per annum

Query AdministratorRushden£20,000 per annumRoles and responsibilities: Query resolution, dealing with complex invoice queries and order holds end to end, ensuring correct action is in line with current process and policies.Assist with the holds report by delegating root causes out within the business ensuring these are actioned through to resolution.Liaise with site managers/procurement/suppliers to resolve invoice queries efficiently.Receipt goods by entering GRNs against purchase order on IT systems.Notify procurement on all invoices/deliveries received without a purchase orderPromote discipline in goods receiving and accurate recording of deliveries/collections by sitesIdentify common and reoccurring issues and escalate to managementKey Skills and qualificationsExperience of working within a large complex organisationExperience in investigating & resolving invoice queriesAccurate and confident written and verbal skillsExcellent organisational skillsGood IT skills (Microsoft)Constant attention to detail and a focussed approachCharacteristicsFlexibility and a methodical outlook are essentialTeam player but also able to work competently on own initiativeAdept at learning new systems and processesProfessional manner and good timekeepingEnthusiastic, collaborative & forward thinkingIf this sounds like tyhe role for you, please apply todayDue 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
£23000 - £25000 per annum

Business AnalystPermanentUp to £25,000 depending on experience MK43 As the Business Analyst you will support the Procurement Manager and team in delivering the supply chain strategy. This role will provide industry and customer market intelligence to support and drive the correct business strategy. This will be achieved by proactively engaging with the external market place, customer base and supplier network both internal and external. Key responsibilities will include but are not limited to: Monitor and update personnel on key regulatory, judicial and industry issues and decisions that affect the industry.Support the Management team in delivering competitive quality assured solutions to both existing and potential customers.Identify and promote new solutions by means of ongoing evaluation of existing and new supplier opportunities.Working closely with internal & external stakeholders to support the development of the carrier sourcing strategy with both existing and new suppliers as required.Identify & pro-actively communicate with potential suppliers offering transport solutions.Support the Supplier Relationship Manager in order to develop network efficiencies and synergies via supplier capabilities.Represent the department in periodic business reviews with both customers and suppliers.Any other duties reasonably requested by Management. We are looking for someone with: Must be educated to an A-level standard or equivalent.Demonstrate a level of business acumen (functions require interface with the market place)Previous experience in business analytics.Must be able to demonstrate advanced skills in Excel, PowerPoint, Word and other key analytical applications.Self-starter and should be able to work independently.Ability to work under pressure, identify and align priorities and meet deadlinesPresentation of documents / spreadsheetsDisplays a confident and professional mannerAttention to detail and ability to use own initiative If you feel you have what it takes, please apply today because we'd love to hear from you! 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.

Client Services Manager
£26000 - £32000 per annum KPI Related Bonus

Client Services ManagerNorthamptonSalary: Up to £32,000, plus KPI related bonusMy client is looking for a very client focussed Account Manager to be the primary point of contact for one of their key clients. They are looking for a real "go to" person who is happy to be the project lead and somebody who provides both strategic and operational support at every level. You will recognise that relationships are incredibly important and develop and maintain strong and effective relationships with the key contacts around the client's business. You will drive a collaborative can-do attitude within the Client Services Team, providing leadership and management support for the Client Services Executives, enabling them to deliver exemplary Account Management service. Essential Job FunctionsEstablishing & maintaining strong client relationships through account management which will include regular telephone and email communication and face to face meetings.You will interact & communicate effectively with other departments and subject matter experts, ensuring that the appropriate people around the business are briefed with important information relating to the clients account.Ensuring that expectations are managed both internally and externallyIdentify patterns, trends and present actionable insights from large datasetsUse BI tools available (Business Objects) to produce marketing reports (standard & bespoke) and customer data for analysisProvide accurate and relevant insights to support business objectives and help inform key decisionsUnderstand and track customer journeys and behavioursAddress client requests, challenges and concerns ensuring the resolution of issues in a timely manner, with follow-up when appropriate.Analyse client performance using the systems, data & reporting tools that are available to provide insight and feedback to the client whenever necessary or appropriate.Providing regular business updates to the DMD & MD both verbally and in writing (email, presentations & reports).Provide & present KPI information in monthly operational meetings and quarterly strategy meetings with the client and senior management team.Manage & co-ordinate administrative support for the clients Subscription Marketing Team: Campaign set up (source code, web administration, product administration). Facilitating client meetings: Agenda, minutes, actions grid.Due 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!

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