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Finding the right office support staff isn’t always easy, especially when you have an ever growing to-do list. At Ascendant Recruitment, we have been specialising in office support recruitment since 2003 and know the market inside-out. We’ll take the stress out of your recruitment process so you can focus on other things.

We’ve built a reputation across Milton Keynes and Northampton for finding our clients talented office support staff and we’re proud to work with many of the best employers in the region. We realise each company is unique and ensure we take a tailored approach to suit your business.

Whether you need a receptionist, customer service assistant, administrator, PA, secretary, analyst and everything in between, we can help you find both permanent and temporary solutions.

So the next time you are recruiting and you want nothing short of a new office superstar, please get in touch. We’ll guarantee you an excellent service and introductions to some of the best office workers in Milton Keynes, Northampton and the surrounding areas, who you will not find using the traditional methods of downloading CVs from the internet.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Helpesk Advisor
Up to £18000 per annum

Helpdesk Advisor Salary £18000 SHIFT PATTERNWellingboroughMy client is looking for a Customer Service Advisor to support their customers with technical queries. Their customers are retailers who are calling in with queries regarding their EPOS systems/Hand Held Terminals. You will be determining the faults via scripted questions to determine whether or not you are able to fix the HHT over the phone or whether a replacement needs to be issued.The role involves:Inbound telephone support to customersOrdering stock on behalf of clients and arranging deliveriesOn the spot problem solving and diagnostics of both software and hardwareSolving queries between merchants and their banking partnersCommunicating with other departments to ensure customers receive the best service possibleAs you are supporting retailers you will be required to work across the SHIFT PATTERNS below:Weeks 1 and 2: 8am to 4pmWeeks 3 and 4: 9am to 5pmWeeks 5 and 6: 10am to 6pmWeek 7: 3pm to 11pm- Alternate weekends working EITHER Saturday or Sunday.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!

Customer Care Coordinator
Up to £22000 per annum

Customer Care CoordinatorNorthampton£22,000Our well established, family run client is looking for a highly enthusiastic and pro-active individual to join their customer service team. You will be dealing with customer orders from concept to completion and also supporting the field team with sample requests and administration.The successful candidate will be happy talking to customers and suppliers on a daily basis as well as backing up the conversations with flawless administration.ResponsibilitiesTaking incoming calls, chats and emails.Manage and communicate ETA's to the customer offering alternatives if possible and acceptable.Monitor account reports, including managing price increases and increase average order values.Make outbound account care calls to existing customer to offer updates on new products, promotions, special offers.Working closely with the Sales Account Manager through regular communication, meetings and planning to ensure a pro-active working model is achieved.Processing orders received via phone, email or WebSkills/Attributes Required:Strong organisational skills, disciplined approach, accuracy and attention to detail.Ability to work under pressurefollow tasks through to completion, team player but able to use and work on own initiative, ability to get on well with colleagues at different levels though out the business.Ability to get on well with colleagues and customers.Effective communication skills - verbal, written and listeningIf you enjoy dealing with customers and are highly organised, we would 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 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!

Customer Care Coordinator
Up to £22000 per annum

Customer Care CoordinatorNorthampton£22,000Our well established, family run client is looking for a highly enthusiastic and pro-active individual to join their customer service team. You will be dealing with customer orders from concept to completion and also supporting the field team with sample requests and administration.The successful candidate will be happy talking to customers and suppliers on a daily basis as well as backing up the conversations with flawless administration.ResponsibilitiesTaking incoming calls, chats and emails.Manage and communicate ETA's to the customer offering alternatives if possible and acceptable.Monitor account reports, including managing price increases and increase average order values.Make outbound account care calls to existing customer to offer updates on new products, promotions, special offers.Working closely with the Sales Account Manager through regular communication, meetings and planning to ensure a pro-active working model is achieved.Processing orders received via phone, email or WebSkills/Attributes Required: Strong organisational skills, disciplined approach, accuracy and attention to detail.Ability to work under pressurefollow tasks through to completion, team player but able to use and work on own initiative, ability to get on well with colleagues at different levels though out the business.Ability to get on well with colleagues and customers.Effective communication skills - verbal, written and listeningIf you enjoy dealing with customers and are highly organised, we would 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 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!

Accounts Assistant
Up to £22000 per annum

Accounts AssistantNorthamptonWorking Hours: 37.5 per week, flexible working hours£22K annumAre you an accounts all-rounder that loves the challenge of a fast paced environment?! My industry-leading client is looking for an experienced accounts administrator with a proven track record who has a good working knowledge of general accountancy procedures. Your hard work and experience will be rewarded with an outstanding working environment and exciting career opportunities.ResponsibilitiesPurchase and Sales LedgerManagement support and reportingRaising POs and tracking through approval processInvoicingCredit ControlFinance and accounting supportBank reconciliationsGeneral Office AdministrationProcess staff expenses claims in line with company policyRequirementsExperienced in the use of Word, Excel spreadsheetsHigh attention to detailExperienced in all aspects of ledger and cash accounting entriesExcellent communication and interpersonal skills, self-motivated and proactiveReliable, dependable and trustworthyWork to tight deadlinesWork effectively and collaboratively in a team If this role sounds like you, we would love to hear from you, please apply today.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!

Technical Warehouse Operative
Up to £17000 per annum

Technical Warehouse OperativeHours: Monday to Friday between 8.00am and 6.00pmWellingborough£17,000 My client is looking for a person who loves both working in the warehouse and has a passion for technology. If you are interested in how your phone works this could be the perfect role for you! You will be working in a small but fun warehouse team who are responsible for goods in/out and programming terminals. Programming the terminals involves connecting them up to lap tops, ensuring the uploads are taking place and then checking the software has installed correctly. We are looking for someone with:Warehouse experienceAn interest in technologyGoods in goods out experience100% checking and safe storage of all stock.Physically fitFast learnerSelf-motivatedAble to use own initiativeReliableGood communication written and verbal skills 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 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!

After Sales Manager
Up to £25000 per annum

After Sales ManagerPermanentNorthampton£25,000 plus commissionMonday - Friday Office hoursOur industry leading-client has a fantastic opportunity for an After Sales Manager to join their expanding team. The position has been created to focus on developing multi-site contracts to cover inspections, maintenance and adoption for Housing Developers and select Local Authorities. The main focus of the role is to gather after sales feedback from existing clients with a view to selling them after sales service packages. This position involves working closely with the Managing Director to target key markets, develop a winning strategy and close quotes to be passed to the project management team. The role also encompasses managing the marketing strategy for the business for the after sales services, actively promoting via email marketing, telephone canvassing and social media channels. Responsibilities:Target key markets, develop a winning strategy and close quotes to be passed to the project management teamThe role also encompasses managing the marketing strategy for the business, actively promoting via email marketing, telephone canvassing and social media channelsManaging the marketing strategy for the businessActively promoting via email marketing, telephone and social media channels.Liaising with key stakeholders.ESSENTIAL SKILLS / EXPERIENCE:Proven experience working in a business development role, with a confident phone manner and experience of selling face-to-face.An autonomous, self-motivated professional with a hunger to grow their own portfolio.Competitive desire to fulfil your sales potential.Someone who can achieve targets and enjoys new challenges.Commercially aware and can understand new industries quicklyExperience of selling into the housing development, holiday park or public sector environment would be a bonus. 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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