Junior Mechanic

Our Client;

Our Client is an award winning garage in the Woking area, and offers a high standard of workmanship, quality control and customer care.

The Role;

  • The workshop mainly involves services with associated repairs and MOT’s
  • Using latest diagnostic equipment to fault find on required vehicles
  • Experience in carrying out diagnostic and service repairs
  • Complete all required paperwork required with each job

Key skills & experience required;

  • Apprentice Trained
  • A relevant formal qualification in Automotive City & Guilds / NVQ Level 3
  • Full UK Driving Licence

Benefits;

  • Pension contribution
  • Sick pay
  • Staff Discounts
  • 21 Days Holiday aswell as bank holidays

If this role sounds of interest then please feel free to contact our Engineering Divisional Manager Dylan on 01865 257 455

INDENG

Planet Recruitment acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. Planet Recruitment is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

By applying for this role your details will be submitted to Planet Recruitment. Our Candidate Privacy Information Statement explains how we will use your information.

Only candidates with the relevant skills and experience will be contacted after application, if you do not hear back from us within 7 days you have unfortunately been unsuccessful in your application.

Please note that no terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of a person’s gender, marital status, race, religion, colour, age, disability or sexual orientation. Every candidate will be assessed only in accordance with their merits, qualifications and abilities to perform the duties of the position.

Vehicle Technician

Our Client;

Our Client is an award winning garage in the Woking area, and offers a high standard of workmanship, quality control and customer care.

The Role;

  • The workshop mainly involves services with associated repairs and MOT’s
  • Using latest diagnostic equipment to fault find on required vehicles
  • Experience in carrying out diagnostic and service repairs
  • Complete all required paperwork required with each job

Key skills & experience required;

  • A relevant formal qualification in Automotive City & Guilds / NVQ Level 3
  • Relevant experience as a Technician
  • Servicing & fault finding skills
  • Experience on a range of vehicles
  • Full UK Driving Licence

Benefits;

  • Pension contribution
  • Sick pay
  • Staff Discounts
  • 21 Days Holiday aswell as bank holidays

If this role sounds of interest then please feel free to contact our Engineering Divisional Manager Dylan on 01865 257 455

INDENG

Planet Recruitment acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. Planet Recruitment is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

By applying for this role your details will be submitted to Planet Recruitment. Our Candidate Privacy Information Statement explains how we will use your information.

Only candidates with the relevant skills and experience will be contacted after application, if you do not hear back from us within 7 days you have unfortunately been unsuccessful in your application.

Please note that no terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of a person’s gender, marital status, race, religion, colour, age, disability or sexual orientation. Every candidate will be assessed only in accordance with their merits, qualifications and abilities to perform the duties of the position.

2nd- 3rd Line Support

2nd– 3rd Line Support

Harrow

£30,000 – £35,000

Our client are looking for an IT Manager/Network Manager who has a real flair for technology mixed with a passion for providing exemplary service to our customers to join our team supporting a secondary school in Harrow.

As IT Manager you are responsible for the management, installation, maintenance, availability and security of the curriculum and administrative ICT network, including the hardware and software infrastructure of the schools’ ICT network. As well as working closely with the Senior Leadership Team to help develop the IT across the school and help put plans in place for projects.

You must be dedicated to delivering the support service in a manner that embraces our company values. It is your job to facilitate communication between your school, keep up to date with what services can offer, and manage the accounts of your customers.

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Managing the school’s network infrastructure and ICT based applications
  • Monitoring and maintenance of all key systems including switches, virtual & physical server environments, Office 365 and backups
  • Providing technical advice, training and support to staff to enable them to make effective use of systems.
  • Day to day management of all IT operations ensuring all requests are dealt with in an efficient manner
  • Monitoring and maintaining of all key systems including switches, virtual & physical server environments and backups.
  • Line manage and take responsibility for the work of the ICT support staff.
  • 2nd/3rd line support.
  • Enforcing and monitoring in line with school policies.
  • Training of internal staff.

Our ideal candidate will have:

  • A passion for IT with at least 2-3 years’ experience of working in a school as an IT Network Manager/IT Consultant.
  • An excellent understanding of the requirements and responsibilities of working within the school environment.
  • Experience in upgrading a school IT Network system.
  • Self-motivation with strong communication and interpersonal skill as well as having exceptional customer service skills.
  • The ability to work within a team as well as independently and have an aptitude for problem solving and a proactive approach to identifying ways to improve services provided by your team.

The role is offered on a full year, full-time basis and the successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

In return, we are offering a salary of between £30,000 – £35,000 negotiable for the right person, benefits include salary sacrifice pension scheme, benefits & wellbeing Hub including electric/hybrid car leasing scheme, cycle Scheme, eye care voucher scheme, employee assistance programme, employee recognition platform and online retail discounts scheme.

Provides a comprehensive range of hands-on ICT and computing support, MIS support, GDPR services and consultancy and training to over 1,000 schools across the Southeast of England. We put schools and their needs first, taking care of all their technology needs so that they can get on with teaching and learning.

Is a friendly and supportive place to work where people feel trusted and respected, and we are proud of the diversity and flexibility that we have and the breadth of skills and experience of our staff.

On is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all employees to share this commitment.

‘Happy to talk flexible working’

‘Your data matters’

INDIT

Planet Recruitment acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. Planet Recruitment is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

By applying for this role your details will be submitted to Planet Recruitment. Our Candidate Privacy Information Statement explains how we will use your information.

Only candidates with the relevant skills and experience will be contacted after application, if you do not hear back from us within 7 days you have unfortunately been unsuccessful in your application.

Please note that no terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of a person’s gender, marital status, race, religion, colour, age, disability or sexual orientation. Every candidate will be assessed only in accordance with their merits, qualifications and abilities to perform the duties of the position.

3rd Line Support Engineer

3rd Line IT Support Engineer

£35,000 – £40,000

Milton Park

Our client are a local Internet, Telecoms and IT Support provider based in Milton Park. We are the telecoms and internet provider of choice for many businesses around Oxfordshire due to their extensive knowledge and 30 + years of experience. We offer strategic business solutions and a wide range of services to businesses within Milton Park, Grove Business Park, Harwell Campus, Leeds, Birmingham as well as catering for businesses in other locations.

About the role

  • Sector: IT
  • Contract type: Permanent/Onsite
  • Salary: up to £40k per year

Position Summary

We’re looking for an all-rounder who has a comprehensive knowledge of Networks, with years of experience with on-premises Windows Server networks, and on-premise Exchange Servers, Active Directory & Group Policy. SQL knowledge would be a plus, as would Azure or other cloud services. General Experience with Windows 10 / Office 365 Desktop environments.

Standard IP knowledge of internal & external IP address range types is expected, along with basic subnetting & routing. We would expect that you have experience of dealing with the usual network peripherals, firewalls, routers etc. Cisco experience would be a plus.

The ability to inspire confidence in clients, meet deadlines, and be responsible for the day to-day support requirements of the clients and the network.

Excellent written & verbal communication skills are a must, with documentation of activities in our Issue Management System.

NB: The Candidate must be willing to take on 1st and 2nd line duties when the business requires them to do so.

Key Responsibilities

Server administration

  • Solving user problems /answering queries /basic user instruction
  • New user & application setups
  • Day-to-day user / systems support (printer installs, etc.)
  • Providing support to client consultants
  • Web based ‘Manufacturer Knowledge Base’ investigations
  • Providing applications & patches
  • Providing in-house technical support to client employees
  • Workstation troubleshooting
  • training & answering queries (re: MS Office based apps.)
  • In-house server /network troubleshooting
  • Escalation of client requests (systems development & sales) to consultants/account managers.
  • Occasional on-site support / delivery of goods & services to clients, site auditing & fact-finding visits
  • To ensure our network is managed and maintained
  • To collaborate with clients and suppliers to resolve issues and project manage all projects
  • To ensure all changes to the network are documented through our Change Management Process in line with ISO 27001 and ISO 9001
  • To contribute to the improvement of processes and be a key member of the team in bringing new technology to the company and our customers through research and deployment
  • Troubleshoot issues efficiently while effectively communicating to all parties
  • 3rd line support to staff and customers
  • Provide guidance and mentoring to other engineers and admin staff. Supporting the design, implementation of the business and network alongside the Technical Director.
  • Occasional out of hours work required
  • Driving licence required – Company vehicle for site visits.

Experience Desired

You will be needed to demonstrate the relevant criteria whilst also bringing your own passion and ideas to the Company Directors and clients alike. Some of the key skills you will possess but are not limited to:

  • Proven experience in a support role, ideally in a client facing environment. In-depth troubleshooting experience. – 5+ years
  • You will need to be a highly organised individual with the ability to work under pressure.
  • Proven experience of logging work time in a ticketing system.
  • Project management of IT with a desire to take ownership of all projects advantageous.
  • Some Networking experience desirable. Knowledge of multiple network technologies (subnetting and routing, IP, Ethernet, Switching, VPN and Firewalls etc..)
  • Proven experience in 3rd line support in a client facing environment.

Employee Benefits

  • Company Pension
  • Bike to work scheme
  • On-site parking
  • 20 days holiday (plus bank holidays) 3
  • Birthdays off and Xmas shopping day
  • Annual and Quarterly employee recognition awards – with prizes
  • Bonuses reviewed annually
  • We also have company food days and social events

INDIT

Planet Recruitment acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. Planet Recruitment is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

By applying for this role your details will be submitted to Planet Recruitment. Our Candidate Privacy Information Statement explains how we will use your information.

Only candidates with the relevant skills and experience will be contacted after application, if you do not hear back from us within 7 days you have unfortunately been unsuccessful in your application.

Please note that no terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of a person’s gender, marital status, race, religion, colour, age, disability or sexual orientation. Every candidate will be assessed only in accordance with their merits, qualifications and abilities to perform the duties of the position.

3rd Line Support technician

Position: 3rd Line IT Engineer

Basis: Full Time

Salary/Package: £32-37,000

The Company

Our client is seeking an ambitious individual who wants an opportunity to launch their IT career; with opportunities for training, qualifications, personal development, and real responsibility for delivering excellent quality IT solutions and support for our customers

The Role

The role of 3rd Line Support Technician based in Didcot, Oxfordshire offers variety and challenges with each customer being unique and expecting excellent levels of service. The role includes:

  • Delivering IT infrastructure projects
  • Logging, managing, and resolving customer IT issues
  • Remote and on-site support
  • Contribute to ongoing internal training programs
  • Keep up to date with developments of our client’s portfolio of products and with wider technology trends
  • Individual self-study to achieve and maintain industry accreditation
  • Interacting, Supporting, and presenting to new and current IT Service customers
  • Working closely with the Sales team to support and solutions for all customers

About You

Applicants for this 3rd Line IT Support Technician role should be ambitious individuals with a strong work ethic and desire to learn. You must relish having real responsibility and a desire to earn qualifications and further your career. This is a dynamic position within a fast-growing organisation.

As a 3rd Line Support Technician, you will be joining a growing and experienced team in supporting a wide variety of technologies. This is a customer facing role, candidates must be highly presentable and possess excellent face to face communication skills when needed.

The right candidate must have the following:

  • Minimum of 6 years’ IT experience in a corporate or services environment
  • Excellent troubleshooting and problem resolution skills
  • Provide high level of support for existing customers
  • Administration of Microsoft operating systems and applications (Office etc.)
  • Microsoft domain infrastructure; Exchange, group policy, DNS, DHCP, Active Directory etc. 2008 – 2016
  • Good written and spoken English
  • SCCM experience
  • Extensive experience of virtualisation technologies, e.g. VMware, Hyper-V, Citrix
  • HP, Dell Hardware experience
  • MCP or equivalent qualification(s) preferred (or working towards them)
  • Extensive LAN/WAN infrastructure knowledge and experience
  • Android/IOS support
  • All cloud technologies
  • AD and Email Migration Knowledge
  • Active Directory and Outlook
  • Windows XP/7/8/8.1/10
  • Office 2010/13/16/365
  • Ability to work independently under pressure
  • Driving license and own transport essential
  • MAC/OSX

The following skills are desirable:

  • Linux systems
  • Unix Environment
  • IT procurement / IT Cost saving initiatives
  • Software development

Compensation

  • Training and progression available
  • Annual increments are subject to achieving performance management targets.
  • 5hrs per week
  • Private Health care
  • Annual increments are subject to achieving performance targets.
  • 20 days Annual leave per year.
  • 35-40k depending on experience

INDIT

Planet Recruitment acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. Planet Recruitment is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

By applying for this role your details will be submitted to Planet Recruitment. Our Candidate Privacy Information Statement explains how we will use your information.

Only candidates with the relevant skills and experience will be contacted after application, if you do not hear back from us within 7 days you have unfortunately been unsuccessful in your application.

Please note that no terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of a person’s gender, marital status, race, religion, colour, age, disability or sexual orientation. Every candidate will be assessed only in accordance with their merits, qualifications and abilities to perform the duties of the position.

Infrastructure Project Engineer

Role: Infrastructure Project Engineer

Basis: Full Time

Salary/Package: £50k-£65k

Location: Milton Park – Hybrid working

Our client specialises in IT security solutions and have won loads of awards for our excellence including Sophos Partner of the year twice. Our philosophy is to work hard and play just as hard. We are a privately owned company who have been in business since 2003 and continue to grow year on year. We really look after our employees and go above and beyond to ensure we remain an employer of choice. We believe in developing you and promote from within the business.

Primary Purpose

The role of Infrastructure Project Engineer is based in Milton Park, Abingdon, Oxfordshire, however as clients are based UK wide, travelling is a requirement of this role. This role will offer a variety of projects and challenges with each customer being unique and expecting excellent levels of service. Projects will include, but not limited to, network refresh, wireless deployments, implementation of firewalls and other security products and migrations to Office 365.

This role will be within the fast-paced Projects team, the individual will be expected to follow from the project process from start to finish. This will have a small element of support required within the role; however, the primary role will be delivering at least 4 projects every month sometimes more for all our client base.

This typically comprises of 3 days paid support work, 1 day for a SOW and 1 day a week for training and admin.

As part of this role, you will need to:

  • Develop a detailed scope of works
  • Lead and assist with other IT project, as well as dealing with 3rd line escalated issues as required
  • Work with other departments, ensuring that everyone is kept up to date
  • Perform risk management to minimize project risks
  • Provide remote and on-site Project and IT Support
  • Keep up-to-date with developments of the clients portfolio of products and with wider technology trends
  • Interacting, Supporting and Presenting to new and current IT Service customers

Key Responsibilities

If you have previous experience as an Infrastructure Project Engineer, have a passion for IT and want continuous career development, this is the right role for you. As an Infrastructure Project Engineer you will be joining a growing and experienced team in delivering and supporting a wide variety of technologies. This is a customer facing role, candidates must be highly presentable and possess excellent face to face communication skills when needed.

The ideal candidate will have most if not all the skills and experience listed below:

  • Previous experience as an Infrastructure Project Engineer or a similar role
  • In depth knowledge of ADDS, green site deployment of ADDS, multisite deployments, excellent grasp of group policies
  • Experience with Microsoft windows RDS
  • Office 365 – Experience with hybrid migrations, ideally being the technical lead on the project(s)
  • Experience with Microsoft Exchange – 2007-2016
  • Experience with VPN’s, site to site links and remote working solutions
  • Strong grasp of Networking principles, understanding of the OSI model and proven experience resolving medium to complex networking problems
  • Experience with “bare metal” configuration of Firewalls and Switches, ideally Cisco, Dell, HP or HPE switches
  • In depth understanding of TCP/IP services: DNS, DHCP, NTP SMTP etc.
  • Experience working with cloud technologies- Azure or AWS
  • Virtualisation Experience- VMware and Hyper V, bare metal deployments of ESXI hosts is essential
  • Experience deploying and managing enterprise storage solutions (SAN’S)
  • Maintain security of systems and networks within a business
  • Experience developing HLD and LLD design documentation
  • Experience deploying and optimising wireless solutions Certifications:
  • CCNA (Desirable)
  • MCSE (Desirable)
  • MCSA (Desirable)
  • Any major vendor certification (Essential)

Behaviours Required

  • Strong communication skills
  • Great attention to detail
  • Professional, approachable and flexible
  • Team player, works effectively with colleagues across all functions
  • Demonstrates energy and a positive attitude
  • Tenacity and a strong desire to make a difference, always with the customer in mind
  • Attention to detail
  • Full UK Driving License

What we offer you Benefits

  • 25 Days Holiday and rising (plus bank holidays)
  • Flexible working (WFH incentives)
  • Private medical cover
  • Discounted gym membership
  • Epic Christmas Parties
  • Car Parking

INDIT

Planet Recruitment acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. Planet Recruitment is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

By applying for this role your details will be submitted to Planet Recruitment. Our Candidate Privacy Information Statement explains how we will use your information.

Only candidates with the relevant skills and experience will be contacted after application, if you do not hear back from us within 7 days you have unfortunately been unsuccessful in your application.

Please note that no terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of a person’s gender, marital status, race, religion, colour, age, disability or sexual orientation. Every candidate will be assessed only in accordance with their merits, qualifications and abilities to perform the duties of the position.

2nd Line IT Technician

Role: 2nd Line Engineer

Basis: Full Time

Salary/Package: £25k-£28k

Who is our client?

Our client specialises in IT security solutions and have won many awards for their excellence, including Sophos Partner of the year twice. Our philosophy is to work hard and play just as hard. We are a privately owned company who have been in business since 2003 and continue to grow year on year.

We really look after our employees and go above and beyond to ensure we remain an employer of choice. We believe in developing you and promote from within the business.

Primary Purpose

The Desktop team are tasked with supporting, investigating, and resolving our MSP client’s IT related systems and making sure all issues are dealt with in a timely fashion.

The role will involve the following.

  • Providing support to our clients
  • Help the Helpdesk Management Team with continued business improvements
  • Provide support to the apprentice, and 1st Line, engineers
  • Manage/Maintain all escalations from the apprentice, and 1st line, engineers
  • Communicate daily to clients with open tickets
  • Managing the client’s expectations with ongoing tickets
  • Ensure all client related problems are logged correctly
  • Inform the Desktop Team Lead of any tickets requiring escalations
  • Working with client’s 3rd party suppliers and vendors when appropriate
  • Adhere to all company policies and procedures
  • Ensuring that all role related KPI’s are met
  • Logging, managing, and resolving client IT issues
  • Maintain desktop asset register and configurations
  • Undertake any other reasonable duties as required to meet the needs of the business Key Responsibilities
  • Being the first point of contact for all incoming support calls, emails, and sessions – when necessary
  • Being an escalation point for all escalations coming from apprentice, and 1st line, engineers
  • Ensuring all forms of support call are logged in the system and the client is kept updated
  • Manage incident and request tickets ensuring established SLA’s are met

Person Specification

Minimum:

  • Excellent knowledge in Windows 7/8/10 installation and configuration
  • Good knowledge with MacOS installation and configuration
  • Exposure to Email Management/Configuration – Exchange 2013/2016, Office365, etc
  • 2+ years’ experience working with medium-large businesses
  • Ability to learn on your feet
  • Strong communication skills
  • Excellent troubleshooting and problem resolution skills
  • Excellent client service
  • Positive attitude to work
  • Strive to continuous improvement
  • Able to work independently under pressure
  • Minimum of 2 years’ IT experience in a corporate or services environment
  • Driving license and own transport

Desirable:

  • Exposure to Microsoft Server OS – 2008/2012/2016
  • Comptia A+
  • Comptia N+
  • Wireless management – Ubiquiti, Meraki, Netgear, etc
  • Mimecast, Barracuda, Sophos Email Gateway
  • Group policy management – deployment or management

What we offer you

Benefits

  • 20+ Days Holiday and rising (plus bank holidays)
  • Flexible working (WFH incentives)
  • Private medical cover
  • Discounted gym membership
  • Epic Christmas Parties
  • Car Parking

Our client is an equal opportunities employer and welcome all candidates to apply with the right to work in the UK.

INDIT

Planet Recruitment acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. Planet Recruitment is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

By applying for this role your details will be submitted to Planet Recruitment. Our Candidate Privacy Information Statement explains how we will use your information.

Only candidates with the relevant skills and experience will be contacted after application, if you do not hear back from us within 7 days you have unfortunately been unsuccessful in your application.

Please note that no terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of a person’s gender, marital status, race, religion, colour, age, disability or sexual orientation. Every candidate will be assessed only in accordance with their merits, qualifications and abilities to perform the duties of the position.

ICT Network Technician

Position- ICT Network Technician

Salary- £18k- £19k

Location- Stoke on Trent

Benefits-

  • Collaborative working within our shared family of schools
  • Excellent CPD opportunities
  • Onsite parking
  • Free use of the academy fitness suite
  • Outstanding state-of-the-art facilities

Our client has a very exciting vacancy for an enthusiastic ICT Technician to join our supportive team. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to build on and develop their existing skills and will also be encouraged to further expand their technical skills by undertaking a programme of CPD. Please see attached job description for further details.

Purpose of the role
This post holder will be proficient in proving an efficient and effective first line ICT Technical Support service to pupils, staff and guests of the academy.

The post holder will work as part of a team with either a nominated senior member of academy staff or an ICT Network Manager to ensure safe operation and maintenance of ICT technologies within the academy.

The Technician will support in the monitoring and maintenance of the computer systems and networks of the Academy. This will include responsibility for providing first line technical support, the installation and configuration of computer systems, as well as diagnosing hardware and software faults and solving technical and applications issues, either in person, remotely or over the phone.

This job description is not a comprehensive statement of procedures and tasks but sets out the main expectations of the academy in relation to the post holder’s professional responsibilities and duties.

Main duties and responsibilities

  • To provide dedicated first line support to all users of computing facilities across the Academy this is likely to include Google Andriod/Apple/Mac, PC operating systems, printers, laptops, tablets and other equipment or services connected to the computer network.
  • To provide hardware and software classroom support for teachers using the computer facilities. This may involve helping a teacher in a classroom setup a specific ICT related activity.
  • To log and update all IT related incidents/requests.
  • To investigate, diagnose and solve support issues.
  • Support in ensuring the smooth running of IT systems throughout the academy.
  • Undertake general IT hardware/software fixes, such as troubleshooting, network and software faults.
  • Install, move, configure, deployment and set up of users’ hardware, i.e. laptops, printers, and mobile devices.
  • Carry out periodic health checks and audits of IT equipment, recording maintenance issues as required.
  • Ensure the correct disposal of damaged and un-repairable equipment as directed by senior staff.
  • To advise on the best practice in the use of computer equipment and software.
  • Work on specific IT projects as and when directed.
  • To provide support to the ICT Network Manager or ICT Senior Technician, including providing information to be included in report drafted by senior staff
  • To maintain good working relationship with staff, students and other professionals.

Safeguarding and Promoting the Welfare of Children and Young People

  • Adhere to policies and procedures in relation to safeguarding at all times, and to adhere to the statutory guidance „Keeping Children Safe in Education?.
  • Take appropriate action if having any concerns, or are made aware of the concerns of others, regarding the safety or wellbeing of children or young people.
  • Keeping Safeguarding knowledge up to date as directed by the academy safeguarding lead.
  • Carry out actions as directed to senior academy staff to monitor computer devices.
  • To adhere at all times to the Trust’s policies and procedures.
  • Maintain confidentiality of information acquired in the course of undertaking duties.
  • Ensure that work is completed in compliance with relevant legislation and procedures relating to this role.
  • Ensure GDPR principles are embedded in normal working practices.
  • Post holders may be required to work flexibly in order to meet the business needs. All staff are required to partake in performance management and training activities.
  • Be aware of safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and to report any concerns in accordance with the school’s safeguarding policy.

Flexibility Clause

As a term of your employment, you may reasonably be expected to perform duties of a similar or related nature to those outlined in the job description.

INDIT

Planet Recruitment acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. Planet Recruitment is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

By applying for this role your details will be submitted to Planet Recruitment. Our Candidate Privacy Information Statement explains how we will use your information.

Only candidates with the relevant skills and experience will be contacted after application, if you do not hear back from us within 7 days you have unfortunately been unsuccessful in your application.

Please note that no terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of a person’s gender, marital status, race, religion, colour, age, disability or sexual orientation. Every candidate will be assessed only in accordance with their merits, qualifications and abilities to perform the duties of the position.

ICT Network Technician

Position- ICT Network Technician

Salary- £18k- £19k

Location- Stoke on Trent

Benefits-

  • Collaborative working within our shared family of schools
  • Excellent CPD opportunities
  • Onsite parking
  • Free use of the academy fitness suite
  • Outstanding state-of-the-art facilities

Our client has a very exciting vacancy for an enthusiastic ICT Technician to join our supportive team. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to build on and develop their existing skills and will also be encouraged to further expand their technical skills by undertaking a programme of CPD. Please see attached job description for further details.

Purpose of the role
This post holder will be proficient in proving an efficient and effective first line ICT Technical Support service to pupils, staff and guests of the academy.

The post holder will work as part of a team with either a nominated senior member of academy staff or an ICT Network Manager to ensure safe operation and maintenance of ICT technologies within the academy.

The Technician will support in the monitoring and maintenance of the computer systems and networks of the Academy. This will include responsibility for providing first line technical support, the installation and configuration of computer systems, as well as diagnosing hardware and software faults and solving technical and applications issues, either in person, remotely or over the phone.

This job description is not a comprehensive statement of procedures and tasks but sets out the main expectations of the academy in relation to the post holder’s professional responsibilities and duties.

Main duties and responsibilities

  • To provide dedicated first line support to all users of computing facilities across the Academy this is likely to include Google Andriod/Apple/Mac, PC operating systems, printers, laptops, tablets and other equipment or services connected to the computer network.
  • To provide hardware and software classroom support for teachers using the computer facilities. This may involve helping a teacher in a classroom setup a specific ICT related activity.
  • To log and update all IT related incidents/requests.
  • To investigate, diagnose and solve support issues.
  • Support in ensuring the smooth running of IT systems throughout the academy.
  • Undertake general IT hardware/software fixes, such as troubleshooting, network and software faults.
  • Install, move, configure, deployment and set up of users’ hardware, i.e. laptops, printers, and mobile devices.
  • Carry out periodic health checks and audits of IT equipment, recording maintenance issues as required.
  • Ensure the correct disposal of damaged and un-repairable equipment as directed by senior staff.
  • To advise on the best practice in the use of computer equipment and software.
  • Work on specific IT projects as and when directed.
  • To provide support to the ICT Network Manager or ICT Senior Technician, including providing information to be included in report drafted by senior staff
  • To maintain good working relationship with staff, students and other professionals.

Safeguarding and Promoting the Welfare of Children and Young People

  • Adhere to policies and procedures in relation to safeguarding at all times, and to adhere to the statutory guidance „Keeping Children Safe in Education?.
  • Take appropriate action if having any concerns, or are made aware of the concerns of others, regarding the safety or wellbeing of children or young people.
  • Keeping Safeguarding knowledge up to date as directed by the academy safeguarding lead.
  • Carry out actions as directed to senior academy staff to monitor computer devices.
  • To adhere at all times to the Trust’s policies and procedures.
  • Maintain confidentiality of information acquired in the course of undertaking duties.
  • Ensure that work is completed in compliance with relevant legislation and procedures relating to this role.
  • Ensure GDPR principles are embedded in normal working practices.
  • Post holders may be required to work flexibly in order to meet the business needs. All staff are required to partake in performance management and training activities.
  • Be aware of safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and to report any concerns in accordance with the school’s safeguarding policy.

Flexibility Clause

As a term of your employment, you may reasonably be expected to perform duties of a similar or related nature to those outlined in the job description.

INDIT

Planet Recruitment acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. Planet Recruitment is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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Head of Research Contracts and Licensing

Head of Research Contracts & Licensing
Full time (37 hours per week)
Up to £64,302

Wallingford – 2 days a week at home

Would you like to join the leadership team of an organisation dedicated to environmental change? Then keep reading…

We have an exciting opportunity for a legal professional to join us as Head of Research Contracts & Licensing. This key leadership position will enable our research and innovation ambitions, contributing to critical socio-economic environmental challenges.

Reporting to the Director of Impact & Innovation, you will lead the Research Contracts and Licensing Function, informing and supporting our research and innovation strategy. You will join a highly performing team of 8 people and have overarching responsibility for the following areas:

  • The Research Contracts service, line managing the Research Contracts Manager, encompassing revenue generating contracts and associated sub-contracts, consortia agreements, Memoranda of Understanding, Non-Disclosure Agreements, Material Transfer Agreements, studentships, and other agreements as required.
  • The Licensing and IP service, line managing the Licensing & IP Manager, encompassing non-commercial and commercial dissemination and exploitation of the client’s IP optimising the client’s impact, and in-licensing 3rd party IP to facilitate world-class research and innovation.
  • Our due diligence processes, including research sub-contractors and contributing to corporate activities including insurance requirements, State Aid Declarations, field-Site licences etc.

Main Responsibilities:

  • To engage and effectively brief external legal advisors, where specialist additional knowledge is required, coordinating client’s external legal counsel budget outside of employment law.
  • Signatory for contracts in line with delegated authority and support lead contract negotiators on provision of contractual risk assessment, actions to mitigate heightened risks and recommendations to Executive Board members where contracts exceed that authority.
  • When necessary to address workload issues, in conjunction with the Research Contracts Manager, delivering research contracts to ensure timely client contract negotiations.
  • Support the development of policies, services and staff, and researcher engagement within the context of the Research Contracts and Licensing Function, through mentoring, training, provision of legal advice and strategic direction.
  • Provide expertise in contractual matters regarding subsidiary, spin-out and joint-venture creation, supporting client’s wholly owned trading subsidiary.
  • Maintain up to date professional knowledge relating to relevant contracts and intellectual property matters, including awareness of government and funder policies as they impact on contractual negotiation, terms and conditions, and partner due diligence.
  • Contribute to leadership of the client at a senior level and deliver other duties commensurate with seniority of position as requested by the Director of Impact & Innovation.

Skills criteria

Experience:

  • Extensive experience and proven success of business-critical contracts negotiation, drafting and management.
  • Experience at a senior manager and/or Board-levels.
  • A track record of successfully influencing organisational strategy and of developing and leading the implementation of strategies, policies, and processes across complex organisations.
  • Demonstrable experience of leadership and management of high performance and resilient teams and be able to work in partnership and on own initiative.
  • Ideal candidates will have experience of research-intensive, technology commercialisation and /or consulting environments.

Skills:

  • In-depth understanding of contract and intellectual property law.
  • Ability to negotiate persuasively, confidently, and creatively with external bodies in messy and complex matters, to achieve good outcomes for both parties.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • In-depth understanding of charity and company governance structures, and the implications for contracting.
  • An ability to distil complex legal and regulatory matters e.g. state aid, or export control and generate or inform policies that have implications across multiple professional services Functions.
  • Able to demonstrate a commitment to promote and adhere to UKCEH values of Excellence, Integrity and Teamwork.

Qualification:

  • Either a Law degree and/or postgraduate legal qualification, preferably a UK qualified solicitor, or equivalent substantial experience in an analogous research institute or research-intensive higher education institution.

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Planet Recruitment acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. Planet Recruitment is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

By applying for this role your details will be submitted to Planet Recruitment. Our Candidate Privacy Information Statement explains how we will use your information.

Only candidates with the relevant skills and experience will be contacted after application, if you do not hear back from us within 7 days you have unfortunately been unsuccessful in your application.

Please note that no terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of a person’s gender, marital status, race, religion, colour, age, disability or sexual orientation. Every candidate will be assessed only in accordance with their merits, qualifications and abilities to perform the duties of the position.

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