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Senior Service Support Agent

  • Location:
    Preston (PR5)
  • Salary:
    up to £29,000 pro rata + benefits
  • Employment Type:
    Fixed Term
  • Closing Date:
    30 May 2019
Reporting Group:
  • PfP Group

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Based from our south rings office we are looking for a Senior Service Support Agent you will play a key role in the delivery of application support and resolution of T Service incidents to colleagues across the Places for People Group. This is initially a fixed term role until December 2019.

What your role will be   

Following best practise of the ITIL3 process framework you will act as a point of escalation and support to other Support Agents.  Using a ticketing system you will act on incidents and requests made through to final resolution.

These can be hands on fixes at the desktop level, including installing and upgrading software and configuring systems and applications. Maintain and update an IT knowledge base including frequently asked questions resources to aid in the Service Support knowledge base. Review all service desk processes and draft new process where none exist

Working with the wider ITS team you will have an active role in resolving major systems, making improvements to avoid recurrences.

Your background

Acting as a point of escalation for the team you will have an in-depth knowledge of computer hardware and ITIL V3 foundations. Experience working within a 1st/2nd support role is essential.  You will have a commitment to business improvement and have an understanding of process automation techniques.

You will be a strong team player and be seeking a role that gives you the opportunity to mentor colleagues.

What we offer you

Recognised by Investors in People as a Gold Status employer, at Places for People we really do care about our employees. We know that when you feel valued and you enjoy your working environment, you perform better in your role and your overall morale and well-being improves. In this role you will receive an attractive rewards package that will include a comprehensive pension; generous holiday entitlement; childcare vouchers; high street discount vouchers; free counselling; free flu-jabs; opportunities to get loans, plus many other benefits including career development.

About us

We don’t just build houses, we create and manage places, and the places we create stand out. We offer housing for everyone, from affordable housing right through to outright commercial sales, and all designed to meet people’s needs and aspirations. We are not just about property, we provide a range of products and services that help make places work, from leisure services to financial products.

What's next?

If you meet the criteria and are ready to make the next step in your career then apply following our simple 5 minute application process, upload a CV and a supporting statement which demonstrates how you meet the requirements of the role. If you have any questions please call the recruitment team on 01772 666555.

Please note that we may bring the closing date forward, if we receive a large number of quality applications. If you are interested in this role we would advise applying immediately to avoid disappointment.

If you are using a mobile device such as an iPad then ensure your CV is stored in the cloud, we currently support Google Drive, OneDrive and Dropbox.

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Preston (PR5)
South Rings Business Park, 18 Craven Drive, Preston, Lancs, United Kingdom, PR5 6BZ
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