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Sales Administrator - Immediate Start!
£18000 - £21000 per annum free parking

Sales AdministratorPermanent£18,000 - £21,000Milton Keynes*** Immediate Start *** We have a fantastic opportunity within a small friendly team in a successful Milton Keynes based company. My client is a privately owned business with a turnover of approximately £23million offering a competitive salary, benefits and free parking. They are seeking a reliable, experienced Sales Administrator to process customer orders, handle enquiries along with other administrative tasks.Key responsibilities will include but are not limited to:Handle incoming calls and customer queriesRaise sales quotations and process sales orders and returnsProvide support to the Sales Managers and key accountsCarry out day to day administrative dutiesEnsure work is carried out ISO standards and company protocolManage Back Orders and PODsHandling Export Sales paperworkDaily stock checks We are looking for someone with: Good administrative skillsIT literate, including advanced ExcelAble to prioritise workload and work on own initiativeCustomer service skillsOrganised with accurate record keepingAccurate record keeping and reportingPositive, enthusiastic and flexibleDriven; experience in sales environment would be an advantage 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.In line with new data protection legislation, we will hold your data for 14 days, and if by that time we have not communicated and put appropriate consent in place, we will delete your data from our systems.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!

Sales Administrator
£19000 - £23000 per annum

Sales Administrator£19000 to £23000KetteringMy client is a successful internet based company looking for a technically minded sales administrator to join their team. Full product training will be provided and there are excellent prospects for advancement. Duties will include; Gaining knowledge of the company's products, including products manufactured in-house.Deal with sales enquiries from existing customers and new prospects by understanding the requirement, offering advice on appropriate solutions and providing written quotations using the companies CRM system.Proactively follow up on all quotations sent in a reasonable time scale so that we have the best chance of securing the business.Plan and prioritise sales activities using the CRM system to its maximum capability.Where relevant arrange customer site visits to build relationships and further any new business developments (mainly local companies).Assist with the processing of sales orders and raising purchase orders.Ensure the development of the contact database, ensuring all relevant fields are completed and that the quality of information continuously improves to assist with account management and targeted direct marketing.Log non-conformances when appropriate and ensure a good customer outcome.Participate at internal meetings and liaise with relevant departments.Key skills include,Excellent verbal and written communication.A professional approach to dealing with customers.Ability to quickly learn about complex and technical / IT products.Ability to multi-task and work under pressure.Familiar with Microsoft office and a CRM system would be an advantage. Qualifications and Personal Attributes At least 7 GCSEs, with grade C or above in maths English and a science subject.An interest in IT products.The ambition to have a career in technical sales.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!

Account Administrator/Analyst
£19000 - £20000 per annum

Account Administrator/AnalystPermanent£19,000 - £20,000Milton Keynes We have an opportunity in a brand new role within a successful Milton Keynes business. The role is a mixture of administration, analysis and business support for the team of Account Managers. For this role it is essential that you have solid Excel skills and an analytical nature. Key responsibilities will include but are not limited to: Providing all aspects of Administration support to the National Account Management team in a proactive and organised manner.Supplying line level information to key retailers according to their individual specification.Actioning large orders placed by retailers, using the most current agreed company large order process.Ensuring that the correct amount of stock is, that the records are always accurate, and that supply of stock is maintained and managed correctly.To support the Head of Operations Analyst in creating reports using tools to optimise business. We are looking for someone with: Excellent organisation skills and time managementAble to prioritise and respond to changing demandsHighly numerical, with attention to detail and accuracyProficient IT Skills, particularly in Excel.Analytical experience preferredMotivated and driven to succeedSAP experience is desirable 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.

Administrator/ Scheduler
Up to £19000 per annum

Administrator / SchedulerNorthamptonFull time/ temp - perm contract Salary - £19k Shift: Monday - Friday 8:30am - 5:30pm (40 hours) The successful candidate will provide administration and customer support to a variety of contracts. You'll have previous experience within a customer service environment and be confident working in a fast paced, varied environment, putting the customer at the heart of everything we do. General ResponsibilityScheduling engineers for service calls - ensuring client requirements are met and engineers' skills are best utilisedUpdate systems application with customer information, logging calls - ensuring all information is present and correct to assist others in the departmentCollation and distribution of daily / weekly engineer diaryRaising purchase orders as required for parts and subcontractor labourLiaison with customers when scheduling reactive call outs, maintenance visits - ensuring we attend at a suitable time and in line with SLAResponding to telephone and email queries from customers on outstanding works and progressing jobs to completionUtilising all systems and dashboards to enable you to constantly update clients throughout the dayEnsure defined escalation processes and procedures are adhered to all times whilst ensuring that calls, issues and or complaints are effectively handled through to resolutionEnsure that performance metrics (KPI's and SLA's) are known, understood and delivered on a daily, weekly and monthly basis Essential skills:An excellent level of IT literacy - Word, Excel and Outlook- with an ability to quickly learn in-house systemsAbility to manage own work load by effectively prioritising and multi-taskingExcellent communication skills (oral and written), must be confident on the telephones and be able to communicate at all levelsThe ability to remain calm under pressureCustomer service oriented with focus on successPeople person with a proactive and positive attitudeEffective problem solving & organisational skillsAn excellent attention to detail If this sounds like 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!

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.

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