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  • Business: Travis Perkins PLC
  • Sector: IT & Digital
  • Location: Northampton, Northamptonshire
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  • Position type: Fixed Term Contract
  • Job type: Full Time
  • Date posted: 26-Nov-2020
  • Job reference: 29322

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Job Description

We're currently recruiting for a IT Service Desk Advisor, who is ready to be responsible for providing initial first line support for all users of company applications, devices, and services.

What you'll do…

As a Travis Perkins IT Service Desk Advisor, you will be working within a truly dynamic environment that’s often described as a hive of activity. Using a range of skills and tools, you will be working in a tight-knit, culturally diverse team.  You will be getting involved with:

- Providing initial first line support for all users of company applications, devices, and services in accordance with confirmed procedures and agreed Service Level Agreements
- Using skilful questions, identify as quickly as possible the exact nature and seriousness of the fault being reported
- When appropriate, attempt to resolve issues whilst the user remains on the telephone
- If necessary, escalating the fault and working with the correct internal support team to enable the successful resolution of the issue
- Accurately record all fault information onto the Help Desk call logging system
- Update users on the progress of faults, including advice on how best to proceed where appropriate

Is this you?

- Experience in a previous customer service or support role, preferably telephone based
- Good telephone and PC skills, using a variety of office software packages
- Good analytical skills and methodical approach to problem solving role or recent academic studies
- Excellent attention to detail
- Great listening skills and be able to multi-task

Please note this position involves shift working including evenings and weekends, working on a rota basis.Therefore you will need to be able to accommodate these hours.

What’s in it for you?

Joining Travis Perkins as a  IT Support Advisor means joining a reputable and expanding business offering great company benefits such as discounts across our businesses and the support of an employer who values your development as much as you do.  

This role also offers an excellent opportunity for development, providing a study support package and the backing of a team that works cooperatively and values its members

We’ll also equip you with a benefits package that grows as you grow with the company:
- Competitive performance related bonus
- Save-as-you-earn scheme
- Buy-as-you-earn scheme
- Contributory pension scheme
- Colleague discount across a variety of Group businesses including; 20% off at Wickes and 30% off at Tile Giant, plus special discounts across our Trade Merchanting businesses.

A bit about us

We are one of the largest employers of IT professionals in the area. We're Agile, we're Lean, we've gone Google and we're providing in-house designed & built bespoke software and applications. We have grand plans to increase the size of our business further and are forward thinking enough to recognise that investment in IT will give us the leading edge on our competitors. We've restructured, we've adopted new methodologies, and we've brought in award winning IT professionals to take us through this transformation.

Our strong family values and 'cornerstones' lie at the heart of the success of our journey. If, like us, you put customers at heart of everything you do, you can expect to be rewarded with a full package of benefits on top of a salary that grows with you as you grow in our business.

As the largest distributor of building materials in the UK, Travis Perkins has been helping to build Britain for over 200 years.

With over 26 businesses, 28,000 colleagues and more than 2,000 branches, stores and sites around the UK we believe we have the best people and the best place to work. Everyone works hard together to deliver results, but most importantly, have some fun along the way!

Click to apply, if you're ready for your next exciting challenge! 

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