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Project Manager / Office Management
£30000 - £40000 per annum

Project Manager / Office Manager 12 month contract £30,000 - £40,000Milton Keynes As the Project Manager / Office Manager you will be planning projects and stages, defining objectives, preparing a wide range of project documents, initiating project exception plans and corrective action plans as well as ensuring the office run smoothly. Key responsibilities will include but are not limited to: Day-to-day monitoring of project progress and prioritisation of resource usage, problem management, escalation and liaison with project team members.Manage and influence customer's and Key stakeholders' expectations, negotiating changes where necessary.Sound planning and control of a project and its dependenciesEnsure policies are accurate and maintained to the highest standards.Deliver multiple projects within tight timescales and with limited resources, in a number of varied and unique operational environmentsProvide regular reporting to internal teamsEffective management of project targets, finances and risksBe responsible for the quality and accuracy of your own and your team's workDeal proactively with problems and acting appropriately and decisively to resolve themIdentify critical issues, obtain support and provide a route for customer escalations We are looking for someone with: An experienced project manager with a proven track recordPRINCE2 practitioner or equivalent project management qualificationsA minimum of 3-years' experience of planning, monitoring and controlling projects using PRINCE2 or other PM related methodologies.Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications including MS ProjectConversant with ISO 9001,14001 and develop certification for IS027001Able to occasionally work outside of regular offices hours 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.

Project Manager / Office Manager
£30000 - £40000 per annum

Project Manager / Office ManagerPermanent£30,000 - £40,000Milton Keynes As the Project Manager / Office Manager you will be planning projects and stages, defining objectives, preparing a wide range of project documents, initiating project exception plans and corrective action plans. Key responsibilities will include but are not limited to: Day-to-day monitoring of project progress and prioritisation of resource usage, problem management, escalation and liaison with project team members.Manage and influence customer's and Key stakeholders' expectations, negotiating changes where necessary.Sound planning and control of a project and its dependenciesEnsure policies are accurate and maintained to the highest standards.Deliver multiple projects within tight timescales and with limited resources, in a number of varied and unique operational environmentsProvide regular reporting to internal teamsEffective management of project targets, finances and risksBe responsible for the quality and accuracy of your own and your team's workDeal proactively with problems and acting appropriately and decisively to resolve themIdentify critical issues, obtain support and provide a route for customer escalations We are looking for someone with: An experienced project manager with a proven track recordPRINCE2 practitioner or equivalent project management qualificationsA minimum of 3-years' experience of planning, monitoring and controlling projects using PRINCE2 or other PM related methodologies.Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications including MS ProjectConversant with ISO 9001,14001 and develop certification for IS027001Able to occasionally work outside of regular offices hours 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 Administrator
£20000 - £22000 per annum

Customer Service AdministratorOlney£20,000 to £22,000Role:You will be supporting major clients in relation to new installations, services and repairs. You will be liaising with clients and engineers to manage requests for engineer site visits. You will be required to plan engineers' diaries, respond to all internal and external enquiries in a professional and timely manner and where necessary take accurate messages. Main Duties:Handling of incoming support calls via e-mail or liaising with the UK Project Engineering Manager and the Aftersales Services Manager to ensure the effective and efficient use of resourcesScheduling field engineers for Reactive call outs, Customer Installation activities and Preventative Planned Maintenance workLiaising with field engineers, project managers, and Technical Support Technicians, ensuring effective communications at all timesMaintaining visibility on dates for annual service contractsThe creation of customer quotations, responsibility for stock management and customer invoicing associated with engineering visits.The input and checking of data on the service desk system and other associated systems, ensuring all information is accurate and up to dateProvide support in the creation and issuing of software license codesMaintaining and monitoring the KPIs for service and support activitiesUndertaking the analysis and preparation of reports from various sources of data within the departmentProviding general administrative support for the Aftersales Service DepartmentResponding to customer requests via our service desk system.Experience:Knowledge of scheduling engineering resourceExperience in working in a fast pace environmentHas a good UK geographical awarenessFunctional competencies:Excellent oral and written communication skillsStrong organisational and administration skillsAccuracy in work and attention to detailAbility to prioritise workload and tasksIT Literate - experience of MS Office Microsoft Word, Excel and Powerpoint.Ability to build relationships by telephoneInterest/knowledge/understanding of technical systems in terms of software/ hardware interfacesDue 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!

Purchasing Administrator
£22000 - £24000 per annum plus benefits

Purchasing AdministratorPermanentUp to £24,000 plus benefitsLeighton Buzzard To assist the Purchasing Manager in all aspects of purchasing. whilst developing an in-depth knowledge of the market, utilising your skills to support the Purchasing Manager to successfully achieve objectives. This role offers the perfect opportunity to become part of and grow with a continuing successful team. Key responsibilities will include but are not limited to: Assist Purchasing Manager with all stages of the purchasing cycleActs as the main focal point for all purchase enquiriesRaising purchase ordersBooking material receipts onto systemScanning and filing material certificationsLog all enquiries and ensure that the purchasing database is up to date and accurateCheck stock availability on the systemProgressing orders with suppliersScheduling deliveries into warehouseImport/export complianceLiaise with all other departmentsProvide support to all functional areas of the businessOther ad-hoc duties as required We are looking for someone with: Experience within a similar purchasing support role.Good analytical skills and commercial acumen.Ability to plan own time and work effectively within a team.Excellent organisational and planning skills.An excellent communicator capable of working with all levels both internally and externally.Good language skills are essential - both written & spoken.Good working knowledge of Microsoft software 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.

Sales Administrator
£18500 - £20500 per annum Benefits

Sales AdministratorPermanent£18,500 - £20,500Milton Keynes We have an opportunity for an experienced Administrator to join an international organisation with premises in Milton Keynes. Hour of work are 8.30am to 5pm, with a half hour lunch break and a generous holiday of 25 days, plus bank holidays. Key responsibilities will include but are not limited to: Delivering an excellent customer experience via inbound and outbound telephone callsSupporting the sales team with quotesWorking towards sales targets - NO COLD CALLING - purely converting quotesImproving the sales process wherever possiblePerform general administrative dutiesProduce regular reports for senior management We are looking for someone with: Experience in a customer service environment with strong administration skillsComputer literate, proficient in MS OfficeWell organised and good time managementConfidently and friendly telephone mannerSelf-starter, driven by targetsPositive approach to daily tasksEnjoys working in a team but also able to take the 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.

Recruitment Administrator
£18000 - £19000 per annum

Recruitment AdministratorPermanentNorthamptonDo you have exceptional organisational and skills?Do you love administration, multi tasking and?Are you a whizz on Microsoft Word?Do you go above and beyond to help meet targets?Yes? You could be just the person we're looking for!We are looking for a Team administrator to join our small but busy team of consultants. You will be the first port of call and must be confident on the phone and assisting with our consultant's administration.Key responsibilities will include but are not limited to:Answering the phonesUpdating databaseSending lettersLead gathering, establishing who the decision maker is, sending relevant information and updating our system. Diarise call backsMeet and greet candidates to registerRespond to external reference requestsGain references for the companyCV formattingAdvertise new job requirementsProduce a list of jobs on a weekly basisReport marketing statsSkills/attitudeA love of making order out of chaos!The ability to multi-taskThe ability to constantly reprioritise throughout the day to meet the changing needs of the consultantsDemonstrable desire to serve the team in whatever way you canPrepared to learn new things; determined to get it sortedHighly IT LiterateHighly numerate with a good knowledge of ExcelDue 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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