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Accountancy/Finance/Insurance/Legal Commercial/Customer Service/Call Centre/Estate Agency Sales/Telesales/Marketing Manufacturing/Industrial/FMCG/Pharmaceutical Engineering/Logistics/Procurement/Technical HR/Management & Executive Hospitality IT Rec2Rec Public Sector Established since 2002, a successful Generalist recruitment business with extensive in depth knowledge and understanding of the regional economy and proud of our independent, owner managed status, which gives us the edge over many of our competitors. Members of the Recruitment & Employment Confederation (REC) & Gangmasters Licensing Authority (GLA), we offer a positive, no nonsense and uncomplicated approach to recruitment, both from a candidate and client perspective. We handle temporary, permanent and contract opportunities encompassing a host of sectors including those detailed above. We feel this ethos, together with our professional, knowledgeable and approachable team, is key to our success! Contact: email@example.com Tel: 01303 220844 Recruitment Solutions (Folkestone) Ltd Oak House, 115 Sandgate Road, Folkestone, Kent CT20 2BL
We are searching for an additional Customer Service Advisor initially for a 2 month Fixed Term Contract on behalf of an established company and key employer on Kings Hill, specialising in Insurance. Excellent rate of pay available – starting at £9.01 per hour – full time hours, ie 9am – 5.30pm with an hour for lunch, working Monday to Friday. The main criteria we are searching for in an applicant, would be a combination of a superb telephone manner coupled with previous “call handling” experience within a professional set up, ie. experience of working within a call centre or contact centre environment, for example. There is no sales involved – it’s all about professional call handling and the delivery of exceptional levels of customer care to clients, who will be making the incoming calls. Any previous experience gained within financial services helpful, but NOT essential as training provided. Strong administrative and organisational skills required. Excellent IT skills too! Applicants MUST BE available for an immediate start after successful completion of a 20 minute telephone interview. If your CV suggests you are currently in full time employment, you will not be contacted because of the immediate start element. If you are in the process of finishing or coming to the end of another temporary or contract opportunity, please ensure this is clear on your application being overlooked. PLEASE NOTE – because you will be working within financial services, on completion of successful telephone interview, any job offers will be subject to satisfactory credit screening in line with financial service regulations. Please email your up to date s a matter of urgency.
Key position with an instantly recognisable global manufacturing client in the area for a Purchasing Manager (Global Manufacturing Services). Education and Experience: •Experience in a Multi-National organisation with cross border working •CIPS Qualified Desirable or other Professional Qualification •A minimum of 3 years + Purchasing experience with a track record of delivering strategies and cost improvements •A strong understanding of End to End Supply Chain •A good technical understanding of both the manufacturing processes and the packaging technologies associated with Personal Care and OTC Medical Devices •Experience in a pharmaceutical regulatory environment •Previous use of SAP •Must have excellent English both written and oral, other languages particularly French would be an desirable •Experience of Purchasing Marketing, Engineering, Logistics and other General Indirects would be an advantage Main Deliverables: •To define and deliver a European Procurement Strategy for the supply of Finished Products via a range of sub-contract manufacturers and company partners globally. •Engagement of Stakeholders in the creation and delivery of Strategies for specific spend Categories using their input to close supply gaps •Source new suppliers to support the Procurement Strategy •Support R&D with the acquisition of Intellectual Property rights for formulae •Ensure that a range and choice of suppliers is maintained to minimise risk to supply and provide: o High Delivery Performance Levels o Right first time Quality standards o Service in terms of Responsiveness, Communication and Problem Resolution o Competitive Total Costs o Innovation in both Product and Processes o Environmental Respect and Ethical Standards in Trading and Employment •Develop Supply Partnerships based on understanding, commitment and trust and secure these with appropriate agreements/contracts •Support strategic direction to improve Responsiveness and Flexibility in the end to end Supply Chain •Leadership to your immediate Team to deliver o NPI tasks from Purchasing right time/right cost o Continuous improvement cost savings and G2G savings •Develop your Team skills through example, coaching and relevant vocational training and education REGULAR DUTIES: •Creation of Supply Strategies and periodic review with Internal Partners •Supplier Relationship and Performance Management •Lead the sourcing of Innovation through existing and selected new suppliers •Team Development and Performance Management •Purchasing Management Meeting •Monthly Reviews with US GMS Team •Supplier Sourcing Projects •Contract Selection and Negotiation •Management Reporting •Annual Assessment of Price Movements in preparation for Standard Cost Setting •Review of NPI COG Estimates and Final Product Cost approval •Budget Management – Team Travel Costs •New Business Awards to Suppliers •Support Supply Planning in avoiding or resolving potential out of stocks •Support/Commercial Leverage for Quality Team with serious Supplier Quality issues •Team objective setting and regular performance reviews Special Relationships •European Purchasing Manager •European Supply Management Team •NPI Managers •Marketing •Quality Management and R&D •Procurement partners in US •Legal partners in US •Strategic Supply Partners Skills and Attributes: •Excellent communication and presentation skills •Strong analytical and problem resolution skills •Proven ability to deliver cost reductions •A skilled negotiator covering cost, relationship and contracts •The ability to inspire and influence at all levels in the organisation •A Good Ambassador for the company European Supply and European Purchasing •Exposure to commodity management and project sourcing If you have the skills knowledge and experience we are seeking please email your CV as a matter of urgency.
An additional outstanding opportunity for a Brand Manager with a global manufacturing organisation specialising within the FMCG sector for an experienced Brand Manager. Reporting to the Senior Brand Manager and Group Brand Manager, the ideal applicant will have solid Marketing experience with FMCG or CPG brands and have worked at this level before. EDUCATION AND PRIOR WORK EXPERIENCE REQUIRED: • Graduate with a good degree. • Postgraduate business and/or marketing qualifications preferred • Solid marketing experience (4+ years) with FMCG or CPG brands • Experience in helping create substantial A&P programmes across (ATL, BTL and digital/social) • Excellent communication and presentation skills • Strong analytical skills – financial and market research/data • Excellent interpersonal and influencing skills • Additional European languages desirable but not essential • Personal Computer skills to include mastery of Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint. • Driving licence. Primary Objective/Summary Be instrumental in inputting to strategic, insight led, brand plans for your brand(s) that deliver company profit targets and set the future direction for category development. Brilliantly execute the plans communications and promotions that prompt the required consumer and customer response to hit targets. Build the brands in the long term through understanding the drivers of brand equity, using this understanding in NPD and strategic communication development. Be a valued part of a strong, energised, performance led team who consistently achieve goals. Key Areas of Responsibility: BRAND STRATEGY Input to the development of creative strategic brand plans: • Deep understanding of consumer needs and habits within your brand’s category and insights to be leveraged • Assist in market trend analysis giving guidance for tomorrow’s agenda for the company • Input to the setting of individual brand strategic priorities for brand growth • Co-develop annual brand plans that will deliver the strategies and objectives with a robust programme of activities. Create the plan with partner agencies functions and align key stakeholders to support them. • Review brand plans on a quarterly basis to ensure targets are met BRAND OPERATIONS Keeping the brands on track: • Monitor brand performance focusing on volume, sales value and gross profit on internal accounts and market share and rate of sale externally • Understand and manage of the impact of decisions and actions on brand profitability • Look for opportunities and make recommendations to ensure brands meet or exceed target • Tight budget management ensuring timely recommendations and accurate allocation, monitoring and control NEW PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT Creating tomorrow’s winning products: • Work with the NPD and R&D in developing and maintain the innovation funnel and the identification of new product concepts that address commercial opportunities for your brand in your markets • Work with technical team to the voice of the brand and market (customer and consumer) throughout the development and be instrumental in the stage gate process to move from ideas to concepts to final product • Organise and manage consumer research and market testing of both new products and communications as required • Develop new packing with design agencies and technical when needed BRAND COMMUNICATION AND IN MARKET ACTIVATION Driving demand and engaging consumers at point of sale: • Work with the GBM/SBM to develop powerful communications, across all disciplines, that deliver short term targets and long term brand building • Work closely with the agencies to create communications ideas that drive the desired brand objectives founded on key consumer insights • Manage marketing and communication agencies on a day to day basis to ensure work is delivered on time and on budget • Work closely with Sales and Customer Marketing to drive synergy across all channels to maximise ROI and ensure timely communication to stakeholders and customers • Provide market data and brand data to sales force and distributors to support sales presentations • Organise and manage consumer research and market testing of communications/activities as required • Analyse of marketing activity, measure success and highlight key learning EXPORT LIAISON Support the success of our brands in other markets by working closely with Export to: • Ensure the integrity of the brand is maintained as it is rolled out to new markets through consistency in presentation of packaging and POS materials • Develop artwork, adapting for local market needs whilst retaining core mandatory equities and elements • Seek and be open to learning from other markets that can be applied across the product range and across all markets. TEAM Working with and managing others: • Work with GBM/SBM to set own individual development plan, regularly review own performance and progress with Marketing Director/Group Brand Manager • Contribute to team update meetings in terms of brand performance results and any key learning • Be a trusted partner and advisor for the Sales team • Be instrumental in creating an exciting team spirit and a positive, creative, energetic atmosphere that rubs off on the rest of the organisation If you have the level of experience we are seeking, please email your up to date CV as soon as possible.
Outstanding opportunity with a global manufacturing organisation specialising in the FMCG sector, for a Senior Brand Manager Reporting to the Group Brand Manager and Marketing Director, the ideal applicant will have previous FMCG experience, ideally from the pharmaceutical and/or cosmetics sectors and have worked in a Senior Brand Manager capacity or have the depth of experience as a seasoned Brand Manager, ready to embrace the challenges of a Senior Brand Manager role. Primary Objective/Summary Lead the development of strategic, insight led, brand plans for your brand(s) that deliver company profit targets and set the future direction for category development. Brilliantly execute the plans through the development of compelling communications and promotions that prompt the required consumer and customer response to hit targets. Build the brands in the long term through understanding the drivers of brand equity, using this understanding in NPD and strategic communication development. Work with marketing colleagues to create a strong, energised, performance led team who consistently achieve goals. Key Areas of Responsibility: BRAND STRATEGY Lead the development of creative strategic brand plans: • Deep understanding of consumer needs and habits within your brand’s category creating actionable consumer insight[s] • Market trend analysis giving guidance for tomorrow’s agenda for the company • Work with Marketing Director and/or Group Brand Manager in setting individual brand strategic priorities for brand growth and the subsequent objectives and targets • Develop annual brand plans that will deliver the strategies and objectives with a robust programme of activities. Create the plan with partner agencies functions and align key stakeholders to support them. • Review brand plans on a quarterly basis to ensure targets are met • Pricing strategy, price elasticity analysis and econometric modelling as appropriate, to inform strategy decisions BRAND OPERATIONS Keeping the brands on track: • Brand and category performance analysis – focusing on volume, sales value and gross profit on internal accounts and market share and rate of sale externally • P&L responsibility and on-going monitoring of the impact of decisions and actions on brand profitability • Look for opportunities and make recommendations to ensure brands meet or exceed target • Tight budget management ensuring timely recommendations and accurate allocation, monitoring and control NEW PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT Creating tomorrow’s winning products: • Create the vision for the growth of the brand range based on a sound understanding of the brand, market and consumer opportunities • Work with the NPD and R&D in developing and maintain the innovation funnel and the identification of new product concepts that address commercial opportunities for your brand in your markets • Lead development work with technical team, write inspirational NPD briefs and give clear guidance through stage gate process to move from ideas to concepts to final product • Organise and manage consumer research and market testing of both new products and communications as required • Develop new packing with design agencies and technical when needed BRAND COMMUNICATION AND IN MARKET ACTIVATION Driving demand and engaging consumers at point of sale: • Work with Marketing Director / Group Brand Manager in the development of powerful communications, across all disciplines, that deliver short term targets and long term brand building • Create inspiring briefs for the creative and media agencies • Work closely with the agencies to create communications ideas that drive the desired brand objectives founded on key consumer insights • Working with our agency partners, create the plan and execute across the relevant media channels to ensure we connect effectively and efficiently with our consumers • Manage marketing and communication agencies on a day to day basis to ensure work is delivered on time and on budget • Work closely with Sales and Customer Marketing to drive synergy across all channels to maximise ROI and ensure timely communication to stakeholders and customers • Provide market data and brand data to sales force and distributors to support sales presentations • Identify sales promotion opportunities with Sales and Trade Marketing and oversee promotion introductions. • Organise and manage consumer research and market testing of communications/activities as required • Analyse of marketing activity, measure success and highlight key learning EXPORT LIAISON Support the success of our brands in other markets by working closely with Export to: • Ensure the integrity of the brand is maintained as it is rolled out to new markets through consistency in presentation of packaging and POS materials • Develop artwork, adapting for local market needs whilst retaining core mandatory equities and elements • Approve all in market generated marketing and promotional materials • Seek and be open to learning from other markets that can be applied across the product range and across all markets. TEAM Working with and managing others: • Manage Brand Manager, set performance objectives on an annual basis – in line with those fed down from above • Work with BM to create development plans, building on areas of strength, addressing weaknesses and exploring opportunities for personal growth in areas that also help the brands / business • Regularly review individual performance and progress to reaching objectives and in pursuing personal development objectives • Contribute to team update meetings in terms of brand performance results and any key learning • Work with Marketing Director/Group Brand Manager to set own individual development plan, regularly review own performance and progress with Marketing Director/Group Brand Manager • Be the expert on all aspects of you brand and the default go-to person for anyone in the organisation • Be a trusted partner and advisor for the Sales team • Be instrumental in creating an exciting team spirit and a positive, creative, energetic atmosphere that rubs off on the rest of the organisation EDUCATION AND PRIOR WORK EXPERIENCE REQUIRED: • Graduate with a good degree. • Postgraduate business and/or marketing qualifications preferred • Significant marketing experience (7+ years) with FMCG or CPG brands • Experience creating and managing substantial A&P programmes across (ATL, BTL and digital/social) • Excellent communication and presentation skills • Excellent analytical skills – financial and market research/data • Excellent interpersonal and influencing skills • Additional European languages desirable but not essential • Personal Computer skills to include mastery of Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint. • Driving licence. If you have he experience we are seeking, please email your CV as soon as possible.
CV’s are urgently invited from experienced Health & Safety professionals in relation to this exceptional opportunity with an established manufacturing client in the area. Applicants must have ideally have previous experience gained within a factory environment and preferably within an FMCG environment (fast moving consumer goods) and have a good understanding of the complexities this involves. We are searching initially for an individual to fill this on an interim contract basis and this could be perfect for a keen and hungry Senior Health & Safety Officer, ready to embrace the challenges of such a role. There is every opportunity for the interim, to apply for the more senior position. However, if you are a credible H & S Manager with up to date knowledge and understanding of Health, Safety & Environmental legislation, together with a NEBOSH qualification, demonstratable training skills, data capture, data analysis and presentation skills, we would very much like to hear from you. The successful individual will act as the nominated person on safety and environmental issues to ensure compliance within the UK and EU policies and continually seek to adhere to and improve upon these. You will advise Head of EU Supply Chain specifically, as well as the leadership team, on all aspects of UK and EU legislation on H, S & E issues plus approach Managers/Supervisors directly, with any observations regarding practices that fall short of expected H, S & E standards and to advise ways of addressing any shortcomings. We are also looking for a good education, educated to at least A Level standard and an HND/Degree in an Engineering based subject would be preferred, although not essential. If you have the skills and knowledge we are seeking, please email your CV, together with an indication of the salary banding you are seeking and a couple of sentences explaining why you feel you are the person for the job.
Following the proposed retirement of the current incumbent, we are looking to recruit an experienced part-qualified Accountant to take over the management of a busy accounts department based at offices, located just outside Dover. The company, which turns over about £35 million per annum is involved in fuel sales, which represents the greater part of turnover, together with workshop facilities and warehousing. The team currently comprises the Accounts Department Manager, a credit controller, a purchase invoice clerk and a sales invoice clerk. It is a small friendly team which works closely with the operating departments within the company. Specific duties include the following: • Month-end close-down fuel and general sales and purchase ledgers • Perform cash reconciliations for fuel and general sales ledgers • Prepare casual staff wages • Prepare stock reconciliations • Prepare monthly management information (Keyfuels summary, stock book summary) • Review monthly management information (fuel usage, workshop efficiency, shop P&L) • Review fuel purchase invoice reconciliations • Prepare and send RDCO Return • Prepare and send VAT Return • Prepare and send EC Sales List Return • Petty Cash • Prepare and post N/L journals • Prepare management accounts • Review and release BACs payments for bought ledger • Collate payroll information for authorisation by Finance Director/Financial Controller • Prepare payroll input sheets and input on to Ceridian (liaising with Head Office Payroll Manager) • Control account reconciliations • Prepare inter-company recharges • Update asset register and prepare depreciation journals • Record invoices and monitor pre-funded MOT account with Online MBT • Assist with preparation of year-end accounts Hours 0830h to 1730h with one hour for lunch. Holidays Four weeks plus Bank Holidays. Location Due to location, own transport essential.
We have an immediate requirement for a Supply Planner with an established company in Folkestone for an initial period of 3 months. •You will be responsible for the supply planning of specific items throughout their product lifecycle •You will prepare forecast schedules, raise purchase orders and follow these through with suppliers proactively. •Ensuring regular housekeeping of MRP lists on SAP is in place. •Data input and reporting on SAP •Knowledge of SAP required together with good knowledge of Excel and Outlook. If you are available and would like to be considered, then please email your CV as a Word document as soon as possible.
We currently have an opening for a QUALITY SUPERVISOR (Days 9am – 5pm) with an established and successful manufacturing company located in Ashford. The ideal applicant will have previous experience of working as a Team Leader Working within a GMP environment (good manufacturing practices) Working as part of a Quality Assurance/Quality Control team Previous experience of working in a product realisation role beneficial, but not essential Competency & Expected Behaviours we are seeking: Leadership and integrity Diligence and attention to detail Good workplace organisational skills Clear and concise communication skills with the ability to communicate at all levels across the business High level of personal discipline Able to conduct routine/monotonous tasks The primary purpose of this role is to provide overall supervision for the Quality Team on the factory floor in providing operational Quality Assurance to the Production facility to ensure Good Manufacturing Practice is observed and any Quality issues regarding the finished product and/or components are captured and, where required, resolved in a timely manner. The Quality Supervisor will act as a liaison between Quality Management and Production activities on issues of non-conforming stock, review of production records, issue resolution and data capture, and maintaining an overall vigilance for compliance and the principles of current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP) Primary Responsibilities: Provide overall supervision for the Factory Floor Quality Officers and act as point of contact between the team and the Quality Manager. Supplier Complaint Data Capture: Investigation of reported component quality issues Establishing reject/failure rates Gathering of representative samples Initiation of Supplier Complaint process In-Process Checks and Product Document Review: Assistance in conducting the regular in-process checks Conducting additional random in-process checks Works Order Pick Checks Review of complete labelling/packaging documents for correct completion and conformance to instructions Monitoring of Production GMP Compliance: Support in continual improvement for compliance Reporting of issues found to management Monitoring of adherence to dress code/changing procedure Assisting in general workplace organisation improvements Production Line Control System Challenges: Regular challenge of automated production line inspection/control systems Control of ‘challenge standard materials’ Recording of challenge results Identification and reporting of challenge failures Review, update, and continual improvement of processes and procedures Review of Shop-Floor Logbooks for correct completion and compliance with GMP and internal procedures If you have the experience we are seeking, please email your CV as a matter of urgency and suitable candidates will be contacted as soon as possible.
An excellent opportunity has arisen for 2 trainee administration and customer services candidates to join a company in rural Folkestone. Working on behalf of a large services provider you will follow a 2 year training and development plan with the aim of becoming accustom to transport & logistics and international clearance operations. The hours of work will vary depending on the needs of the business, and will consist of both days and night shifts covering 5 days out of 7! The key requirements for this role: • Candidates MUST have their own transport • A minimum of A level Education is essential • Excellent communication skills and a willingness to learn new skills is imperative. To apply for this exceptional opportunity please email your CURRENT CV and successful candidates will be contacted.
Super position for a Purchasing Manager (Global Manufacturing Services) with an instantly recognisable, global manufacturing client in the area. Areas of experience we are seeking in an applicant: A minimum of 3 years Purchasing experience with a track record of delivering strategies and cost improvement Experience gained ideally within a multi-national organisation, with cross border working Strong understanding of end to end Supply Chain processes Good technical understanding of both manufacturing processes and packaging technologies associated with OTC products ie, Medical Devices, Personal Care/Cosmetics Any experience gained in a pharmaceutical or regulated environment. CIPS qualification desirable or other relevant Business Studies considered. Experience dealing with sub-contractors. Previous experience with SAP. Creation of Supply Strategies/periodic reviews. Strong Supplier negotiation. Additional language skills a benefit, but not essential. SKILLS & ATTRIBUTES: Excellent communication and presentation skills Strong analytical and problem resolution skills Proven ability to deliver cost reductions A skilled negotiator covering cost, relationship and contracts The ability to inspire and influence at all levels in the organisation A Good Ambassador for the company European Supply and European Purchasing Exposure to commodity management and project sourcing A more in depth job description is available but these are the basics we are seeking in an applicant.
Excellent opportunity with a key manufacturing client in the area, for a Production Shift Supervisor working Thursday to Sunday, 4 days, on a 12 hour shift pattern, ie. 6am – 6pm/6pm – 6am. A favourable basic salary is available plus a 20% shift allowance when working nights. Please ensure you are available to work these shift patterns, before applying. We are actively searching for applicants with previous experience gained in a similar role, within a manufacturing setting who possesses excellent leadership qualities. The Role The role of the Packaging Supervisor is to ensure that the Production schedule is met on time, in full at the specified cost, quality and quantity by the most efficient utilisation of the resources available to them, including equipment and labour resource. Responsibilities Ensuring the required quantity of suitably qualified labour is available to meet production schedule requirements, Shift, days and twilight. To oversee the allocation of appropriately trained staff to the most suitable workstations and the welfare, of that staff. Ensure the quality of product produced is maintained to specification using the TQM system. Maintaining required standards of GMP, TQM and seek to improve standards of safety and line labour efficiencies. Review and address any efficiency, quality or cost difference against expected state. Continually act to reduce/remove overtime or other premium hour’s costs. Direct Engineering, Quality and Logistic staff as necessary to support production. Communication To conduct daily communications with the line team or line leaders, reviewing targets, outputs and resolving issues as required and updating and referring unresolved issues through a shift report or directly to the relevant department representative. Support continuous improvement initiatives when directed and communicate good practices. Complete daily report and email out to report list. Understand and ensure usage of the line performance boards. Administration Ensure all production paperwork is issued and completed accurately by the line teams e.g. time sheets, TQM documentation. Ensure SOP’s are made available and adhered to by all staff in production areas. People Management Ensure standards of timekeeping, discipline and behaviour are met at all times and where this fails that consistent and appropriate action is taken in line with Company Disciplinary, absence guidelines. Ensure correct level of skills is available to meet business needs by identifying training needs. Confirm overtime worked by production staff and manage overtime to within budget and within Working Time Directive guidelines and continually look to reduce. Enable the cascade of information to all supporting staff e.g. Company information via Team Briefs, production related matters. Authorise annual leave requests ensuring fairness and consistency and making certain that there is sufficient labour to meet production needs. Ensure that the management of temporary labour via the sole agency agreement is undertaken in line with the agreement. Health & Safety Responsible for ensuring all statutory Health and safety guidelines are adhered to within the Packaging Unit To implement and ensure agreed Health & Safety initiatives are embedded and maintained as required To ensure that both oneself and all staff within the Packaging Unit are aware of, understand and follow all Company Health & Safety instructions – COSHH, PPE, accident/incident reporting, first aid, manual handling, RSI etc. To ensure that any accidents or near misses are reported to the Production Manager and/or Safety advisor Skills and Competencies Excellent communication skills. Proficient in Microsoft packages and general IT knowledge Ability to manage multiple tasks and projects. Excellent problem solving skills.
Customer Services Account Manager An online retailer are currently seeking a Customer Services advisor to join their existing team. You will be required to work in the Folkestone office Monday, Tuesdays and Wednesday 0830 to 1730 and a couple of hours from home on a Saturday and Sunday. During the Months of October and November annually, you will be required to work a few hours in the office on a Saturday morning due to the demands on the department. The successful candidate will have: • Excellent written and verbal communication skills • Exceptional problem solving skills with the ability to think on your feet • A solid stable work history from within a company who deliver high end customer services. Your role will be to communicate with consumers via on line platforms, email and on the telephone. Dealing with enquiries such as dispatch times, stock availability, product feedback and any customer complaints. A salary of £18000 await the successful candidate, along with an exceptional benefits package and a fun, energetic working environment.
Our client’s success has been built from its reputation of supplying the general public a well-known and widely used brand of products. Due to their continued growth a newly created role for an Administration Assistant is now available. Main Duties: • Complete invoices and post cash received using an in-house system and Sage Accounts. • Reconcile sales ledger accounts • Handling daily transactions and ensuring daily transactions are completed on a daily basis. • Process purchase invoices, expense forms and request payments. • Input codes into the Accounts system accurately • Keep all documents up to date and filed effectively. • Answer telephone calls • Handle any ad-hoc duties required • To provide holiday cover for other areas of the accounts team. Key Skills Required • High attention to detail • GCSE Grades C or above in Maths and English or equivalent • Computer literate • Excellent communication skills • Excellent organisational skills • Reliable and flexible • A basic understanding of Accounts Administration would be ideal but is not essential This is a brilliant opportunity for a hard-working and confident individual to become part of a successful organisation. This is a busy role and candidates will need to use their own initiative to get the workload completed efficiently. Training will be given. Due to the location of this client own transport is essential. Working 8am-5pm Monday-Friday with 1 hour for lunch. Salary: £14,000 - £15,000 DOE Please email your CV over at first instance if you feel that you have the strong Administration skills required to fulfil the above duties.
An excellent opportunity has arisen for a Senior Compliance Administrator to join an established market leader who provide luxury products to high end customers. My client is seeking a well presented and professional candidate to join their fast-paced and dynamic company, based in Maidstone. Working in a small team, your day to day tasks will include the following: • Amending pre-existing contracts, drafting new contracts along with reviewing, updating and reporting on internal and external commercial contracts • Document management • Ensuring HR compliance – on new and existing staff members • Responding to enquiries from internal departments and external sources in relation to compliance and regulatory related matters • Assist with insurance claims and quotations (training can be given) • Assisting with warranty claims • Liaising with external companies mainly Insurance and Regulatory Governing Bodies • Carry out other ad-hoc duties when required You will need: • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal • To be a pro-active self-starter, organised and capable of using initiative • Possess a positive attitude and flexible approach to work and tasks that you are required to undertake, as these will vary • A solid, stable work history with previous experience within a contracts administration senior commercial role or similar background. It is an essential requirement that the successful candidate is well presented with clearly pronounced communication skills as at times you will be in a front facing role, with an extremely high end clientele. This is a full time position, working Monday-Friday. Free parking is provided, however the location is easily accessible by public transport. Salary £20,000-£25,000 DOE. If you feel that you have the required skills to make an instant success of the vacancy, please email your CV.
A key client in Canterbury are currently recruiting for a Social Media and Marketing Manager to join their established team. Your role will be to develop and implement the firms marketing plan consistent with the client’s business strategy and objectives. The role: • Drafting of the Firm’s annual Marketing Plan and Report; • Reviewing annually and amending as necessary the Firm’s Marketing and Social Media Policies; • Monitoring the Firm’s marketing budget and reporting to the partners every six months; • Analysis and reporting on marketing campaign ROI to the partners; • Analysing feedback from client satisfaction surveys and the Firm's marketing activities; • Carrying out creative and commercial analysis of competitor activity; submitting feedback to the partners as necessary; • Ensuring the Firm’s branding and image is visible and consistent across all forms of media and throughout all offices premises; • Ensuring the Firm’s marketing and business development activities are compliant with all relevant regulating bodies and Lexcel requirements; • Accurate drafting of all written copy for advertising campaigns, promotions, brochures, digital mailshots or other marketing media and liaising with relevant bodies regards artwork and placement; • Maintenance of the Firm's website, in cooperation with external agencies and the Firm’s IT department, including accurate drafting of news articles and press releases for the site; • Analysing website traffic; monitoring effectiveness of Google and other on-line marketing and liaising with SEO consultants; • Organising photo shoots for website, brochures and newsletters; • Development of the Firm’s social media strategy including management of social media accounts (LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter & Google+); posting of topical discussions on relevant groups; monitoring/dealing with responses accordingly; • Identifying suitable networking events for fee earners and co-ordinating attendance and follow up; • Representing the Firm at exhibitions and business fairs and carrying out appropriate follow up/business development; • Organising and co-ordinating the Firm’s marketing functions both internally and externally including liaison with 3rd party suppliers; • Co-ordination of the Firm’s directory entries both online and offline; • Development and management of the Firm’s marketing database and mailing lists; The requirements: • A high degree of initiative, creativity and independence coupled with outstanding organisational skills and a commitment to excellence at every level; • Highly developed written and verbal communication skills with excellent attention to detail; • Exceptionally high use of English grammar and proofing standards; • Ability to communicate effectively with a wide range of relevant stakeholders both within and outside of the Firm; • Competence in marketing and events management gained through extensive work experience is essential; a Certificate in Marketing (CIM) qualification desirable; • Expert knowledge and use of corporate social media and networking platforms such as LinkedIn, Twitter Google+ etc; • Marketing and events management experience gained from working within the legal sector desirable • Excellent IT skills including proficient word-processing speed, Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook, Publisher, Adobe Photoshop; • Experience in using CRM databases • Excellent time management skills • Digital photography skills would be an advantage • Presentable in appearance, personable and approachable; able to build harmonious relationships with internal colleagues and external suppliers alike. The Benefits: Salary: £30000 - £34000 Per annum Hours: Can remain flexible depending on the candidates requirement. To apply please email your up to date CV and Covering letter via the “apply on line” function and successful candidates will be contacted.
Mechanical & Electrical Maintenance Fitter The successful applicant will be a member of a multi-functional maintenance team aiming to achieve key targets within the departmental environment, thereby helping to deliver cost, quality and efficiency benefits to the site. Hours of work are based on a 4 day week, covering 10 hour day shifts, Monday to Saturday. Key responsibilities will lie in the following functional areas: Providing site wide maintenance service, departmental support and mechanical & electrical repairs ensuring that all production targets are maintained. Both reactive and preventative. Daily liaison with the Maintenance Manager to ensure that all production maintenance requirements are undertaken. Design, fabrication and machining of parts and structures to service the needs of the business. Qualifications & Experience Recognised Engineering Apprenticeship & Qualification. Flexible & self motivated working attitude. Numerate & literate. Team working attitude. High degree of Health & Safety awareness. Ability to fault find, repair and provide solutions to problems- Both mechanical and electrical. Basic Electrical skills/Qualifications. Computer literate. The company aims to operate to very high standards and the successful candidate will be required to commit to a focused programme of training and development Our client operate a salary banding system therefore there is every opportunity to progress once you have learnt new skills. The Salary on offer is depending on experience - £20633 - £25376 including shift allowance + additional company benefits including 29 days holiday (Inc Bank holidays)
An established manufacturing company in Folkestone are seeking a qualified Credit Controller to join them on a part time basis, Monday to Friday 0930 – 1500. Duties include: • Using Sage 200 to enter payments into customer accounts • Receive and post cheques • Reconcile Credit card payments from Sagepay • Allocations and reconciliations of customer accounts • Open new accounts • Maintain credit limits • Approve orders on accounts that have exceeded their credit limit • Chasing late payers by email and phone • Arrange payment plans in certain circumstances • Liaising with debt collectors where necessary • Dealing with paperwork relating to liquidations and administrations • Producing aged debt reports for directors and line managers • To invoice sales orders as and when required • Issuing monthly statements • Update buying group accounts as and when required Short listed candidates will have/be: • Previous credit control experience • AAT Qualified • Exceptional customer services skills • SAGE 200 experience preferred bit 50 is essential. Benefits: • Excellent working environment. • £20000 Pro rata against a 40 hour week. • 4 weeks paid leave +8 Bank holidays increasing with service. (Pro rata) • Cycle to Work scheme • Child care vouchers Successful candidates will be interviewed week commencing 22nd September 2014
We are looking for a Creative Artworker / Graphic Designer to work on a variety of print and offline projects within a hugely creative environment for a well known, top employer based in Folkestone. Using Photoshop and Illustrator this is very much a role geared towards a creative individual. As the Creative Artworker / Graphic Designer you will use your design skills to create and deliver innovative print and offline projects including direct mail, press inserts, mini brochures and other new ventures. You will have the opportunity to learn and work in a digital environment, involving Email design and Photography, so experience in these areas would be beneficial but by no means essential. Skills required for the Creative Artworker / Graphic Designer: • Commercial knowledge of Photoshop and Illustrator • Experience creating print and offline designs for direct mail, press inserts, mini brochures • Experience working closely with internal or external customers to turn business ideas into innovative designs which meet the needs of the business and customer • You should have a creative mind and although being able to work within brand guidelines you should also be able to demonstrate a spark of creativity • Strong accuracy and attention to detail in your work needs to be demonstrated As a Creative Artworker / Graphic Designer you will be a crucial part of the growing creative Studio department you will be involved in projects from concept through to completion as well as working closely and communicating directly with customers to establish their needs and requirements. A fantastic opportunity to stamp your creativity on a leading company's image where your designs and work will be very much in the public eye. Working hours are fulltime Monday to Friday
Job overview: Working within a talented team within a established unique manufacturing and distribution company, you will be responsible for the procurement, stock-supervision & quality control of imported stock. Main Responsibilities Purchasing and procurement of around 1500 - 1700 product lines. Managing relationships with around 30 international suppliers and negotiating to secure the best terms when required. identifying new suppliers and products that may be of value to the company; Monitoring and managing stock levels and maintaining accurate records; Maintaining company product database; Requirements The ideal candidate will possess excellent communication skills with a flair for organization and improving efficiency. We are looking for an individual who will want to excel, develop their professional skills and contribute to the growth and development of the business. You should be able to demonstrate a high level of literacy, numeracy and IT proficiency. Knowledge of the MS Office suite is essential with an advanced level of excel spreadsheets. You should be a fluent communicator, personable and comfortable liaising with a range of people from trade suppliers to design professionals to teams of Manufacturing staff. Ability to demonstrate skills and experience in any of the following areas would be essential: Supplier relationship building Purchasing Stock planning and management Forecasting and trend analysis Remuneration & Benefits Salary: £20,000 - £25,000 p/a (based on experience) Work in a dynamic and vibrant environment 28-day holidays per year
Account Manager & New Business Developer Our client is a leading supplier of well know high street brands and is currently seeking an account manager with strong telesales capabilities. You will be required to call varying high street chains on a regular basis and process stock orders in accordance to clients requires. • Strong communication skills are essential • Ideally you will have previous telesales experience with Business to Business and Business to Client however this is not essential providing that you are resilient with a can do attitude. • If you reside outside of Ashford you will have your own transport. • A solid work history is essential. The basic salary on offer is £12000 - £14000 depending on experience with a realistic on target earnings of £20000 per annum (Uncapped) Working hours are Monday to Friday 9am – 5pm with 30 minutes for lunch. To apply for this exceptional opportunity please email your CV and covering letter via the apply on line function and successful candidates will be contacted
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