CURRENT OPPORTUNITIES

Huntswood is always on the lookout for exceptional people to join our team. We consider ourselves a successful family, supporting our people from the very earliest stage to understand their role, develop to their full potential, be rewarded for their contribution and feel valued as individuals.

Location: Berkshire
Job Type: Contract
Salary: Competitive Salary

ROLE PURPOSE

  • The role will be an Apprenticeship with restrictions as per government rules in force at any particular time
  • To support the Client Technology Delivery team in the gathering and analysis of requirements, software development, testing and project activities related to all aspects of technology solutions deployment for Huntswood clients
  • Assist in the design and development of solutions appropriate to the mix of client confidentiality and 'shared-by-default' of useful knowledge & systems capability.
  • To ensure adherence to standards and processes in the creation and release of deliverables
  • To ensure work is completed to a high standard, in a timely and professional manner.
  • To support the effective delivery and adoption of projects through effective support and training of the Huntswood user community.

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JOB DESCRIPTION

  • Support the delivery of Client application solutions leveraging Work Management, Robotic
  • Process Automation configuration, SharePoint, Consultancy solutions, MI tools (Tableau) and data analysis.
  • Assist in software and solution development, configuration and customisation activities including gathering requirements, planning, estimating, design, creation, testing, data migration, release and implementation of the solutions.
  • Maintain current industry knowledge of development concepts, best practices and procedures for a range of technology based mainly on Microsoft technologies and process automation solutions.
  • Participate in requirements analysis and develop solutions for all tiers of proposed solutions such as the user interface, middle-tier business components, database layer, etc.
  • Document requirements in a clear and unambiguous manner ensuring they are complete, consistent, concise, comprehensible, traceable and feasible.
  • Manage the eco-system of knowledge necessary for user to comply with standards and reap the benefits of technology such as through definition of appropriate training and adoption strategies and associated material.
  • To effectively build relationships and communicate with business stakeholders and the project team.
  • Take responsibility for reporting, monitoring, risk and issue management of managed systems and applications.
  • Communicate risks, status and analysis to business management in a non-technical manner
  • Operate in an Agile / Continuous Delivery cycle as standard showing high levels of motivation for the rituals of Agile such as stand-ups and face to face collaboration

ESSENTIAL SKILLS

  • Qualifications in subjects showing mathematical and analytical capability
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Technologies including Office, Visio, Project, Word as well as .NET Frameworks
  • High level of interest in emerging technologies e.g. robotics, AI, data science and other forms of process automation.
  • Ability to assimilate, synthesise and present information in a written and oral manner
  • IT literacy

PERSONAL SKILLS

  • Exceptional communication skills for business and technical audiences.
  • Self-motivated with the ability to work well in a small team.
  • Ability to work to deadlines.
  • Exceptional analytical skills.
  • Excellent influencing skills.
  • Ability to prioritise workload with accountable for timeliness and quality of deliverables.

CORE BEHAVIOURS


To work with Huntswood's employees are described as dependable, driven and collaborative. The
job holder should be able to demonstrate they are;

  • Confidential, reliable and genuine
  • Dynamic, passionate and determined
  • Friendly, compassionate and cooperative

"It's not just about what we do, but the way we do it. And it's our values that make us special."

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Location: Merseyside
Job Type: Permanent
Salary: Competitive Salary

Do you have excellent customer service skills? Are you eager to learn and develop? Do you want to join a dynamic business that offers great opportunities and generous benefits?

Huntswood has an enviable reputation for providing high calibre, hardworking and professional people for a wide range of customer service assignments and if you have experience providing great customer service, can navigate various IT systems and have excellent decision-making skills then we want to hear from you.

Working in the heart of Liverpool city centre, Huntswood requires customer service advisors to work as part of a quality driven team, focused on the investigation and resolution of customer complaints for some of our high-profile clients.

Essential Skills

  • Proven experience in a customer service role
  • Outstanding telephone and written communications skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Good organisational skills, with the ability to prioritise and take ownership of complaint cases
  • A positive attitude

This is a dynamic and fast paced environment that could well be the start of blooming career, so we look forward to receiving your application.

Applications will be reviewed ASAP.

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Location: Berkshire
Job Type: Permanent
Salary: Competitive Salary

Huntswood is looking for a Payroll Administrator to manage the payroll of c.1,000 employees in line with company requirements and current legislation.

Accountabilities:

  • Management of monthly and weekly payrolls from start to finish; including all statutory deductions/payments, starters/leavers P45s
  • Payroll period end reporting (RTI)
  • Management of pension auto-enrolment
  • Payroll year end reporting, including P60s/P11Ds
  • Act as subject matter expert for all payroll related queries that need escalation
  • To keep up to date with changes in legislation and ensure that all payroll activities adhere to tax/employment legislation
  • General book-keeping (including bank reconciliations, invoicing, expenses)
  • Payments to suppliers/employees/HMRC
  • Key contact for external auditors
  • Liaise with HMRC

Required skills:

  • Prior experience in running payrolls
  • Proficient user of finance software
  • Advanced excel skills
  • Excellent knowledge of current tax/payroll legislation
  • High attention to detail

Desired Qualities:

  • Qualification in accountancy (ACCA, ACA or CIMA). Part qualified will be considered.
  • Highly professional and confidential
  • A flexible approach with the ability to say 'no'
  • Tactful and self-motivated
  • Ability to communicate well with people at all levels and from a variety of backgrounds
  • Resilient, calm and composed whilst assertive when required
  • Logically minded with a proven systematic/methodical approach to work
  • Procedural driven with the ability to work independently and using own initiative
  • Friendly, positive and helpful manner

"It's not just about what we do, but the way we do it. And it's our values that make us special."

Interested? Apply now.

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Location: Merseyside
Job Type: Permanent
Salary: Competitive Salary

Role purpose

Huntswood's success relies on its IT Infrastructure and End-user facilities being available, effective and efficient.

The purpose of the role of the Service Desk Technician is to act as a 'First and Second level-responder'' - a first point of contact for all requests logged with the Service Desk. In responding to incidents, user requests and problems, a Service Desk Technician offers a professional, courteous, speedy and effective service to ensure disruption to Huntswood's business processes and clients are kept to a minimum.

Huntswood takes information security seriously and has achieved certification to ISO27001:2013. A Service Desk technician ensures that Huntswood's computing facilities are kept secure and that new proposals, installations, upgrades and changes do not breach Huntswood's security policy or expose us to unnecessary risk.


Job description

  • Ensure that incidents and problems logged on Huntswood's call logging system are responded to quickly, professionally and courteously, ensuring that calls are correctly prioritised and categorised.
  • Ensure that identified incidents and problems are descriptively logged and kept up to date on Huntswood's call logging system.
  • Ensure that all incidents, requests and problems are escalated to the appropriate team if they are not able to be resolved within the agreed timescale.
  • Strive to resolve a majority of tickets on first contact and to work with the DevOps Manager to identify opportunities to further improve the number of tickets resolve on first contact.
  • Provide remote support across Huntswood sites.
  • Be a true team player, working professionally and constructively with colleagues offering help and assistance with incidents, user requests, problems and projects.
  • Ensure Huntswood's computing facilities are kept secure to reduce the risk of breaches of confidentiality, integrity and availability.
  • Ensuring the IT Team's documentation is kept up to date.
  • Carry out manual handling, moving desktop equipment during desk and office moves as well as project set ups.
  • Perform daily tasks as per the IT schedule including server backups, performance and capacity monitoring.


Person specification

Essential

  • Excellent Customer Service skills
  • Enjoy working in a busy environment with changing priorities and goals
  • Good level of understanding of a Microsoft Windows Active Directory environment including GPO
  • Be able to demonstrate a good understanding of the major Microsoft packages namely Microsoft Windows and Office.
  • Good level of understanding of TCP/IP and network troubleshooting
  • Current IT qualification, preferably Microsoft, Cisco or VMware. Or be able to demonstrate the equivalent experience and knowledge.
  • Be able to demonstrate excellent problem management skills.
  • Excellent business communication skills, with the skills to communicate at all levels.
  • Excellent time management.
  • Capable of moving desktop equipment in an office environment.
  • Experience of working in an ITIL aligned environment.
  • An out-of-the-box thinker with a passion for IT and how information technology and new technology can be used to improve Huntswood.
  • Good understanding of scripting language such as PowerShell
  • Comfortable giving training to other team members

Desirable

  • Good level of understanding of a virtualised computing environment, preferably VMware.
  • Expert level of understanding of a Microsoft Windows Active Directory environment.
  • Be able to demonstrate an expert understanding of the major Microsoft packages namely Microsoft Windows and Office.
  • Expert level of understanding of the latest Microsoft Exchange technologies.
  • Any of the following IT qualifications; CompTIA A+, Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP), Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA), ITIL foundation v3
  • Experience of supporting any of the following; Microsoft Dynamics CRM, Hitec Labs DatastoreDSX, Epicor E4SE/EBO.
  • Experience of working with ISO27001:2013.
  • Advanced understanding of LAN/WAN technology.
  • Experience of modern telephony systems including VOIP, preferably AVAYA.
  • Good project management skills
  • Degree in a relevant subject.
  • Full and clean driving license.


Core behaviours

To work with, Huntswood's employees are described as dependable, driven and collaborative. The job holder should be able to demonstrate they are;

  • Confidential, reliable and genuine
  • Dynamic, passionate and determined
  • Friendly, compassionate and cooperative

"It's not just about what we do, but the way we do it. And it's our values that make us special."

Apply via email

Location: Berkshire
Job Type: Permanent
Salary: Competitive Salary

Role purpose:

  • To take leads through the induction phase of registering with Brolly
  • Converting leads by explaining the advantages and benefits of the service we offer.
  • To arrange qualified meetings with recruitment agencies.
  • To take incoming queries by email / telephone from agency partners / prospective contractors and existing contractors
  • Maintain and update company databases with partner and contractor data
  • Action ID / proof of address (POA) document processes relevant to induction process
  • To perform administrative function for assignments paperwork between agency partners / Brolly and contractors

Accountabilities:

  • Conduct basic research to be able to make an informed call to prospective clients and any subsequent business development meetings.
  • Identify and remain up to date on industry trends and potential business opportunities for Brolly as and when appropriate
  • Maintain a level of company and industry understanding to ensure potential employees are given relevant and factually correct information and advice
  • Responsible for ensuring company SLA's are met
  • Regular cleansing and updating of company databases

Qualifications, knowledge and experience:

  • Telephone sales experience essential
  • Good Excel knowledge preferable
  • Experience of working for a recruitment or Umbrella company in a sales / customer service role would be an advantage
  • Used to working within a targeted environment
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Location: Berkshire
Job Type: Permanent
Salary: Competitive Salary

Role purpose:

  • To manage payroll of c.1000 employees in line with Company requirements and current legislation.
  • To ensure effective and efficient preparation of the company's management accounts. To provide accurate and informative reporting of the company's performance for the purposes of the Board.

Accountabilities:

  • General book-keeping (including bank reconciliations, invoicing, expenses)
  • Ownership of month end close and production of monthly management accounts
  • Tax compliance
  • Production of Board reports
  • Quarterly VAT returns
  • Payments to suppliers/employees/HMRC
  • Key contact for external auditors
  • Liaise with HMRC
  • Monitoring and improving the internal control environment
  • Oversee company treasury requirements
  • Management of monthly and weekly payrolls from start to finish; including all statutory deductions/payments, starters/leavers P45s
  • Payroll period end reporting (RTI)
  • Management of pension auto-enrolment
  • Payroll year end reporting, including P60s/P11Ds
  • Act as subject matter expert for all payroll related queries that need escalation
  • To produce all relevant correspondence in relation to payroll enquiries (i.e. mortgage requests)
  • To keep up to date with changes in legislation and ensure that all payroll activities adhere to tax/employment legislation

Qualifications, knowledge and experience:

Required Skills

  • Qualification in accountancy (ACCA, ACA or CIMA). Part qualified will be considered.
  • Prior experience in running parallel payrolls
  • Proficient user of finance software
  • Advanced excel skills
  • Excellent knowledge of current tax/payroll legislation
  • High attention to detail

Desired Qualities

  • Highly professional and confidential
  • A flexible approach with the ability to say 'no'
  • Tactful and self-motivated
  • Ability to communicate well with people at all levels and from a variety of backgrounds
  • Resilient, calm and composed whilst assertive when required
  • Logically minded with a proven systematic/methodical approach to work
  • Procedural driven with the ability to work independently and using own initiative
  • Friendly, positive and helpful manner
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FOCUS ON THE BUSINESS

Everyone in our business has a valuable role to play in helping us to achieve our aims as an organisation. We believe we are most successful when everyone can see how their work contributes and how we are progressing toward our goals. We foster a culture of innovation and change by actively encouraging our people to be involved in the company’s development.

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FOCUS ON INDIVIDUALS

We want our business to be built by talented individuals who bring their own unique skills, experiences and views to their roles. We actively support career development and progression based on individual aspirations.

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COLLABORATION AND TEAMWORK

We are an inclusive employer and encourage our employees to thrive and be themselves. We run a number of executive-sponsored Diversity Networking Groups. We also enjoy spending time together through social activities, volunteering opportunities and an active programme of charity work which we encourage our people to get involved in.

DON’T SEE THE RIGHT ROLE FOR YOU RIGHT NOW?

If you like what you see about working at Huntswood but there isn’t a vacancy to match your aspirations at the moment, we’d still like to hear from you. We are always looking to recruit across all areas of our business, so let us know where you think you might fit:

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