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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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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!

Product Development Manager
£40000 - £50000 per annum

Product Development ManagerPermanent£40,000 - £50,000Milton Keynes The Product Development Manager will own the direction, development and delivery of new products and services across all areas of the business. Leading the ongoing reporting and client IT operational delivery to clients. The role is chiefly responsible for the development of the products and services sold; keeping the needs of the users in mind, analysing the market to develop an awareness of the affordability of their products and the strength of the competition and to spot the next generation technologies and solutions. Key responsibilities will include but are not limited to: Be able to create passion and excitement in internal and external design, engineering and service delivery teams about solutions and the future roadmap.Chair the monthly produce development review meetings, using it as a vehicle to refine the product road-map and pipeline which the manager develops, owns and delivers.Consistently ensures relevant product development information is appropriately cascaded across the entire business, to equip teams and managers with the knowledge, documentation and materials to deliver the solutions as part of business as usual (BAU)Identify, manage and grown new and existing relationships with partners/suppliers. Encouraging a collaborative approach that is health for both organisations and one that meets the needs of the business and clients.Implementation of the latest product best practices and technologies to support consistently deliverable offerings, including integrating third party applications, services and solutions.Maintaining and retaining a high performing, client focused team living and breathing the company values and behaviours.Own product development trials and product launches with suitable launch material - arrange and ensure suitable supervision for all product trials and launches, brief out requirements to the operations team and to the production staff, via the relevant paperwork, training sessions, quality control, test certification etc. documents.Provide technical leadership for development, design and systems integration, from initiation to deployment, with a strong focus on performance, reliability and scalability.User Acceptance Testing - Completes system testing (black and white box) of new reporting system development and enhancements, ensuring systems are fit for purpose and aligned to project requirements. We are looking for someone with the following skills and experience: A proven track record of managing full product development life cycle, using both internal and external resource.Ability to lead a team providing a 24/7/365 service, in a reliable and robust way focused on continual improvement and service management.An aptitude for programming, system analysis and design preferable in the Microsoft technology stack. Able to document specifications and sign off user acceptance testing.An energetic and focused approach with a proven ability to operate effectively in a fast-paced, constantly evolving, dynamic business environment.An excellent understanding and awareness of Industry standards, trends and best practice.Comprehensive experience in architecting complex large-scale IT solutionsExcellent track record of delivering and maintaining insightful, data rich web reporting solutions.Experience of strong agile development experience in a dynamic, e-commerce industry.Track record of team management, and ongoing developmentWill have demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and wear many hats in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial. 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.

Receptionist - Part time & Full time
Up to £8 per hour

ReceptionistPermanent - FT & PT£7.83phMilton Keynes We have opportunities at a busy, local GP surgery working either on a part time or full time basis. Working hours can be between 6.45am and 7.00pm and will be on a rota basis. Your main duties will be assisting our patients by attending to them at the reception desk, managing incoming calls, managing the post and electronic communications, whilst also helping with our accounts and practice administration. You must be able to work in a very fast paced environment with a very high degree of accuracy, to help us ensure the safety of our patients. Please note that applications for this role will not be reviewed until the new year. We are looking for someone with: Extensive experience in dealing with members of the publicExcellent team-working and communication skillsAbility to work under pressure in a busy environmentAbility to ensure confidentiality is maintained at all timesFlexible approach to work and can demonstrate professionalismAbility to accept change as all our roles evolve, in context of a changing climate of the NHS The following is ideal, but not essential: Experience working within a medical or clinical environmentDBS CertificateExperience using System OneAble to demonstrate an ability to deal with challenging situations or individuals If you feel you have what it takes, please apply today because we'd love to hear from you! 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.

Logistics Controller
Up to £10 per hour plus bonus

Logistics ControllerPermanent£9.78 per hr plus bonusMilton Keynes We have an opportunity with a fantastic organisation in Milton Keynes that operates in a very dynamic, forward thinking environment. This position offers a bonus of around £350/£400 per month in addition to the hourly rate. To accurately stock control and safely handle materials, consumables and products from goods in throughout the manufacturing process. Key responsibilities will include but are not limited to: Efficient organisation and control of allocated logistics tasks and operationsTraining of new staff membersWorking to ISO and company standardsMaintaining accurate information on the databaseMonitor, control and requisition the range of consumablesStock takes and cycle checks to be performed in line with company procedures, highlighting anomaliesImplement measures to stop errors reoccurringMaintain a high standard of maintenance and housekeeping throughoutAttending and actioning requirements from daily team meetingsContinuous improvement through lean manufacturing implementation We are looking for someone with: Excellent IT Skills/SAP systems/MS officeFamiliarity with stock control systemsMust be well organised with good time managementWorks accurately and methodicallyA believer in maintaining high standardsProblem solving and process improvement skillsFlexible in working 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.

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