IT Support Specialist

IT Support Specialist




Are you looking for the opportunity to use your excellent IT skills and positive attitude in a dynamic, fun and challenging work environment?

Founded in 1999, Our client has grown to become Europe’s largest e-Commerce retailer of pet food and supplies. With annual double-digit growth rate and revenue of over €1.1 billion in 2017, we have already successfully established our business model in 30 European countries and are expecting further sustainable growth in the years ahead. We are expanding our team and are looking for an IT Support Specialist – User Care Services to become part of the success story and join our UK team in our modern office in the heart of Oxford.

As IT Support Specialist, you will be responsible for providing internal support for our office and users. We’ll rely on your phenomenal customer service, dedication to teamwork and expert knowledge of current software and hardware technologies to keep our team running successfully.

You will provide support, assist with technology projects and perform the day-to-day responsibilities of making sure our users are well taken care of.

Key responsibilities:

▪ Provide timely and professional IT support to users in-person, by phone or remotely

▪ Create, update and maintain documentation for all end-user and business office related technologies

▪ Perform various support functions for local and remote users and locations and maintain detailed service/maintenance records using ticketing and inventory systems

▪ Set up, monitor and support technologies including laptops, printers, and Audio/Visual (A/V) equipment

▪ Install and repair various types of wiring such as Ethernet, coaxial, audio and telephone

▪ Assist in the research and procurement of technology assets

▪ Alternate between working individually and collaborating on IT-related projects with others in the department or organisation

▪ Maintain knowledge of company security and technology policies and monitor and promote compliance

▪ Maintain parts and supplies inventory for printers, desktop computers and laptops, headsets, etc.

▪ Other duties as assigned

What we are looking for:

▪ Technical or bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in a related field

▪ Two or more years’ experience including utilisation of industry-standard ticketing and tech support system; installation, configuration and troubleshooting various business-related applications; printer and copier configuration and maintenance; iPhone, iPad and Android support; A/V and conference room technology installation and support; and wired/wireless network configuration and problem solving

▪ Microsoft Office 365, Active Directory, Windows and MacOS administration required

▪ PC/Mac Imaging, Confluence/JIRA/SharePoint or PowerShell experience preferred ▪ Ability to work calmly and efficiently in potentially adverse conditions including to tight deadlines and under pressure to solve problems quickly

▪ Good social skills and the ability to patiently and professionally interact with people at all levels of the organisation in a support and training role

▪ Willingness to travel

Please note: Physical requirements of the position include lifting 25-30 Kg, crouching and climbing ladders and stairs when necessary.


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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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.

Job Information

Job Reference: AW00075_1635519361
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Salary From: £25000
Salary To: £35000
Job Industries: IT
Job Locations: Oxfordshire
Job Types: Permanent
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