HR and L&D Administrator – Salford Quays

  • Job Title : HR and L&D Administrator – Salford Quays
  • Position Reports To : Business Partner
  • Contact : recruitment@swiftfireandsecurity.com
  • Based : Salford Quays

Key Responsibilities & Accountabilities

  • HR
  • Co-ordinate the entire Security Screening process throughout the Company with the required timescales.
  • Complete 5 year background and employment checks for all employees in line with British Standards
  • Request employment references for all new starters via phone and email.
  • Submit all electronic DBS Applications via the online portal.
  • Ensure processes and deadlines are met through chasing up required information and escalation to management if necessary.
  • Assist in the process of ensuring all employee records are stored electronically.
  • Assist with HR related queries via telephone and email, escalating appropriately if necessary.
  • Issuing and replacing Company ID Badges when required.
  • Support the HR Department with any ad hoc administration duties and projects as and when required.
  • Ensure the Employee Portal is maintained and kept up to date at all times.
  • L&D
  • Assist with the Company induction programme administration and delivery.
  • Create and distribute training documentation with the assistance of the L&D Business Partner.
  • Maintain and update the Company training databases.
  • Assist with booking and administration of internal and external training courses.
  • Updating the training log with requests and completed training courses.
  • Collation of training proposals via the Employee Portal.
  • Assist with any ad hoc tasks and duties when required.

Person Specification

  • Personality – Energy, Drive and Enthusiasm
  • Confident & Friendly individual
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Excel, Word and Outlook
  • Focused & flexible
  • High attention to detail
  • Ability to work on own initiative
  • Must be able to work well in a fast paced environment and under pressure
  • Ability to work effectively on your own as well as part of a team
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent administration and organisational skills
  • Be able to prioritise workload on a daily basis and work to deadlines
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Executive Assistant – Manchester

  • Job Title : Executive Assistant – Manchester
  • Position Reports To : Chief Executive
  • Contact : recruitment@fireandsecuritygroup.com
  • Based : Salford Quays, Manchester

Job Purpose Summary

This is an exciting opportunity to join a rapidly expanding market leader in the Fire and Security Industry.

Working directly with the Chief Executive and Board of Directors, this role will influence and contribute to business strategy at the highest level. The role will involve the management of ad-hoc projects and ensure their effective delivery.

Key Responsibilities & Accountabilities

  • To provide professional and high level assistance to the Chief Executive and the Board of Directors.
  • Co-ordinate and provide a secretarial service to Board Meetings. Compiling of Board Packs and ensuring any follow up actions are promptly completed.
  • First point of contact for any telephone/email enquiries to the business on behalf of Directors and Senior Management Team.
  • Co-ordination of senior management diaries, arranging meetings, hotels and travel arrangements.
  • Provide regular business update reports to the Chief Executive and the Board.
  • Project management of ad hoc assignments and effective delivery and implementation on behalf of the Board.
  • Carrying out background research and presenting findings.
  • Producing briefing papers, reports and presentations.
  • Attending and preparing for customer visits and presenting company information in a professional and confident manner to prospects.
  • Support the Chief Executive, Board of Directors and HR regarding high level recruitment and appointment within the organisation working with agencies and networking.
  • Participation in various meeting to help minute actions and following up on such actions and objectives accordingly.
  • Being party to confidential data and ensuring all information remains in strict confidence.
  • To monitor, respond to and distribute any incoming correspondence appropriately.
  • Any other ad hoc duties reasonably requested by the senior management team or group wider executives
  • General Office Duties:
  • Responsible for Front of House experience, welcoming visitors and providing/arranging refreshments.
  • Organisation of meetings/Conference calls.
  • To develop, manage and maintain target acquisition databases.
  • Electronic filing and document management.
  • Management of stationary and business cards.
  • Help organise business and management functions.
  • Any additional administrative duties as and when required.

Person Specification

  • Able to make a remarkable first time impression and have immediate impact.
  • Ability to communicate compellingly and learn enthusiastically.
  • Exceptional organisational skills.
  • Ability to work with ambitious targets and delivery outcomes.
  • Excellent IT skills inparticular PowerPoint, word and excel.
  • Provide leadership when needed.
  • Driven and able to show initiative on a diverse range of tasks.
  • Experienced, confident and fluid communicator.
  • Competent in all areas of PA administration.
  • Ability to work un-supervised and on own initiative.
  • Strong analytical and report writing skills.
  • Ability to multi task working with urgency to support a rapidly growing business.
  • Flexibility on travel and time commitments.
  • A team player but with the ability to work individually as necessary.
  • Degree level qualified. LCCI qualification preferred but not essential.
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Prospect Engineer – South West, Yorkshire

  • Job Title : Prospect Engineer – South West, Yorkshire
  • Position Reports To : Area Service Manager
  • Contact : recruitment@swiftfireandsecurity.com
  • Based : South West, Yorkshire

Job Purpose Summary

A self managing Fire and Security Prospect Service Engineer covering a specific geographical area. The key responsibility of this role is to respond to call outs, install, service and maintain CCTV, Access Control, Intruder and Fire Alarm Systems.

Key Responsibilities & Accountabilities

  • Maintain Fire and Security Systems in line with current standards and customer requirements
  • Respond to demand service calls on all types of fire and security systems in line with current standards and also customer requirements
  • Plan and implement routine and demand call visits for your designated geographical area
  • Assist colleagues as and when required
  • Be adaptable to changing circumstances and contribute feedback and ideas to help the business grow
  • Approach all training positively
  • Effectively communicate with customers to ensure a good understanding
  • Operate within the requirements of company Quality Assurance and Health & Safety policies and procedures
  • Have a full UK Driving Licence

Person Specification

  • Personality – Energy, Drive, Enthusiasm
  • Technical background / interest in the electrical industry
  • Experience of front line customer service is preferred
  • Looking for Additional areas of sales opportunities
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Good all round knowledge/awareness of Fire and Security Systems
  • Ability to work unsupervised with the capability to problem solve
  • Professional attitude
  • Passion and enthusiasm to learn
  • Ability to perform well as an individual and as part of a team
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Major Account Surveyor – National

  • Job Title : Major Account Surveyor – National
  • Position Reports To : Head of Major Accounts
  • Contact : recruitment@fireandsecuritygroup.com

Job Purpose Summary

To professionally represent the Company’s brand and successfully manage and survey Company’s Key Accounts and National Accounts, providing support to the national accounts team.

Key Responsibilities & Accountabilities

  • Customer Account Development Plan to assess customer potential
  • Increase Customer liaison to ensure a high level of customer service and satisfaction
  • To produce surveys for national account customers
  • Effectively manage customer expectations
  • Collate appropriate information and ensure all correction documentation
  • To represent the Company in a professional manner at all times
  • The constant attainment of agreed targets
  • Be continually aware of the changes in legislation & product development

Person Specification

  • Professional, positive approach to all situations
  • Customer focused
  • Demonstrate Initiative, drive / ability to work under pressure
  • Excellent communication skills & organisation skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Approachable friendly personality
  • Excellent sales and negotiation skills and good business sense
  • Good IT, budget and report writing skills
  • Appropriate business attire at all times
  • To create a professional impression at all times (internally & externally)
  • Commitment to deliver as expected
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House Account Estimator

  • Job Title : House Account Estimator
  • Position Reports To : Core Sales Manager
  • Contact : recruitment@swiftfireandsecurity.com
  • Based : Salford Quays, Manchester

Job Purpose Summary

To provide quotations for any required remedial /additional works for any domestic and commercial customers and specific major account customers when required. To also manage any FSD sales enquires from the point of quotation to confirming the equipment has been ordered and closing the raised jobs down.

 

Key Responsibilities & Accountabilities

  • Estimate all domestic and commercial quotes for works up 8hrs and specific 16hr jobs
  • Estimate specific major account customers when requested
  • Estimate all FSD sales enquires
  • Sourcing any required parts and ensuring costs are correct
  • Processing, raising sites , call No’s to ensure parts are ordered for any received orders for FSD
  • Chasing delivery notes for FSD orders and completing on cash when delivered so the works can be invoiced
  • Maintaining the level of FSD stock and requesting replenishment stock when low
  • Complete and process all mobile data leads
  • Credit check , winning and processing any received purchase orders

Person Specification

  • Personality – Energy, Drive and Enthusiasm
  • Administration experience in a similar role
  • Excellent administration and computer skills including Microsoft excel, word & Power point, Sage 200
  • Customer focused with the ability to resolve customer queries
  • Be capable of working effectively under pressure in a deadline driven environment
  • Professional with excellent communication, admin and people skills
  • Able to produce documents to a high specification and have significant experience of manipulating data using Microsoft Excel and other appropriate packages
  • Strong organisational skills
  • The ability to handle multiple priorities with a structured approach
  • Self motivated, proactive, enthusiastic
  • The ability to work independently and a desire to learn
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Process Improvement Manager – Manchester

  • Job Title : Process Improvement Manager – Manchester
  • Position Reports To : Finance Director/Integration Director
  • Contact : recruitment@swiftfireandsecurity.com
  • Based : Salford Quays, Manchester

Job Purpose Summary

The successful candidate should have significant experience of process improvement, change management, business analysis and systems implementation, ideally in a medium to large organization. The successful candidate should have excellent presentation skills and be comfortable presenting to large groups at all levels.Initially the role will commence reviewing our group Finance departments systems and processes, implementing positive change / new initiatives with a further to moving into the Group Integration Team once complete.

The main purpose of the role is to deliver the following:

  • To identify, design and implement process improvements across the business taking responsibility and accountability of business improvements.
  • To document, train and implement new systems and supporting processes across Marlowe’s group businesses and future acquisitions.
  • Implementation and delivery of the Group IT and Integration strategic plan.
  • Support the Integration team and group back office teams with future acquisitions.

Key Responsibilities & Accountabilities

  • Identify, plan and implement key projects to improve quality, accuracy, reduce cost, and increase productivity by reducing wasted time and reworking, resulting in significant business improvement and customer satisfaction.
  • Ensure systems, processes and procedures are fit for purpose and also geared to allow for future growth
  • Responsible for targeting completion of process improvement projects within a specified time frame
  • Achieve buy-in from all decision makers for the successful application of process improvement
  • Create and implement processes alongside the existing teams for optimising results
  • Liaison with finance and other members of the organisation in assessing, tracking and reporting the financial benefit of a Performance Excellence project
  • Provide management with project status updates, feedback, and appropriate reporting on key responsibilities and objectives
  • Preparation of monthly project scorecard reports

Person Specification

  • Proven process reengineering and leading projects with a record of successful implementation
  • Energy, Drive and Enthusiasm
  • The ability to manage a number of projects at one time
  • To converse at a senior level
  • Feel confident in taking the lead on business critical projects
  • Excellent presentation skills with solid communication and management capabilities
  • Attention to detail
  • Diary management and follow up
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System Sales Executive – South West

  • Job Title : System Sales Executive – South West
  • Position Reports To : Regional Commercial Manager
  • Contact : recruitment@swiftfireandsecurity.com
  • Based : South West

Job Purpose Summary

An industry leading Fire and Security company looking for a sales person with the same high quality standards. Due to continued growth this company is looking to recruit an ambitious Fire and Security sales person with design experience who is looking for a fresh challenge and excellent rewards.

 

Key Responsibilities & Accountabilities

  • You will be responsible for identifying and developing new business with end users, Electrical Contractors and Consultants who require a Fire and/or Security system
  • You will be in contact with them to help with the specification process until sale. You will have excellent Fire Alarm Systems sales and design experience and ideally Security Sales Experience
  • You will have a history of achieving targets with a combination of large and small contracts, as well as being able to generate new business sales from leads and have previous experience of bringing in projects for your past employer
  • This role requires someone with a good client base and someone who can hit the ground running

Person Specification

  • Consistently achieve sales, revenue and margin targets with key focus on contractors and consultants
  • Focus on contractors and consultants
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Activity Driven (with a Hunter Approach)
  • Identify target accounts for new business generation
  • Develop account strategies to maximise sales opportunities
  • Ensure optimum cross selling activity
  • Ensure the client is given the highest possible level of customer service
  • Provide reliable sales forecasts to the Sales Manager on a weekly basis
  • Design specifications to BS5839 Fire Alarm Standards and Security Systems with NACOSS Approved Codes of Practice
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Credit Controller – Manchester

  • Job Title : Credit Controller – Manchester
  • Position Reports To : Credit Control Manager
  • Contact : recruitment@swiftfireandsecurity.com
  • Based : Salford Quays, Manchester

Key Responsibilities & Accountabilities

  • Achieving monthly individual and team cash collection targets
  • Achieving Debtor Day Target by reducing overdue debt
  • Chasing customers via telephone, letter and e-mail
  • Processing online Credit Card payments
  • Bank Reconciliations
  • Posting of payments and allocation on customer accounts
  • Responsible for opening new customer accounts, performing credit checks and setting credit limits
  • Assess credit of existing customers/ authorising removal of STOP status
  • Liaise with customers and internal departments to resolve queries in a timely and professional manner
  • Record and maintain accurate chase history of customers account
  • Issuing statements/ copy invoices
  • Collating account history/ documentation for commencement of legal action
  • Opening and distribution of all incoming mail and issuing of Department out going mail
  • Supporting the Credit Control Manager in maintaining the Department as a support function of the business
  • Any other ad hoc task as and when required

Person Specification

  • Personality- Energy, Drive and Enthusiasm
  • Proficient in excel spreadsheets
  • Professional and organised
  • Good telephone manner
  • Computer literate
  • Experience of Sage Line 200 & Cash4Windows preferred
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Purchase Ledger Clerk – Manchester

  • Job Title : Purchase Ledger Clerk – Manchester
  • Position Reports To : Purchase Ledger Supervisor
  • Contact : recruitment@localhost
  • Based : Salford Quays, Manchester

Key Responsibilities & Accountabilities

  • To check and process all purchase invoices and credits on purchase ledgers.
  • To resolve all invoice queries with suppliers and other staff members.
  • To generate suggested payments for mid month and month end payments.
  • Raise remits and cheques, attached invoices or statements, pass for signatures.
  • Enter cheques on cash books and Sage.
  • File invoices, remits and statements, scan and file all direct input invoices. Check cash book/ Sage balance and run month end reports and summary.
  • Reconcile supplier statements.
  • Carry out any other ad hoc duties deemed necessary.
  • Answer incoming telephone calls; deal with queries and transfer to the relevant department if necessary.

Person Specification

  • Personality – Energy, Drive and Enthusiasm.
  • Ability to prioritise work load.
  • Structured in approach to work.
  • Able to multi-task.
  • High attention to detail.
  • Ability to work as part of a team and using own initiative.
  • To stay calm and collected in approach to work.
  • The ability to think laterally and improve processes and procedures.
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Fire and Security Service Engineer – Nationally

  • Job Title : Fire and Security Service Engineer – Nationally
  • Position Reports To : Area Manager
  • Contact : recruitment@localhost
  • Based : Home Based (vacancies in London, South West, East Midlands, West Midlands, South East, Yorkshire, Scotland)

Job Purpose Summary

A self managing multi disciplined Fire and Security Service Engineer role to cover the designated areas within the designated region. The role of a multi disciplined Fire and Security Service Engineer is to respond to call outs, install, service and maintain CCTV, Access Control, Intruder and Fire Alarm Systems. To work as a team with colleagues, Team Leaders and Regional Service Managers to enhance the Company’s reputation with regards to quality and customer service.

Key Responsibilities & Accountabilities

  • Maintain Fire and Security Systems in line with current standards and customer requirements
  • Respond to demand service calls on all types of fire and security systems in line with current standards and customer requirements
  • Plan and implement routine and demand call visits for your area
  • Effectively communicate with our customers to ensure a full understanding
  • Able to work on own initiative
  • Be responsible for the management and security of own equipment stock in an efficient and economical manner by determining stock levels in relation to work activities and ordering stock items as and when appropriate
  • Attend training sessions as required and identify and communicate with Line Manager any personal training and development needs
  • Assist colleagues as and when required
  • Hold a full Driving Licence
  • Hold a valid Passport (Current)

Person Specification

  • Personality – Energy, Drive and Enthusiasm
  • Technical background in the electrical / electronic industry
  • Good all round knowledge of Fire and Security Systems
  • Experience of front line customer contact preferred
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Professional and presentable at all times
  • Be able to deliver exceptional customer service
  • Must be able to perform well as an individual as well as part of a team
  • ACE – Attitude, Commitment & Effort key to progression
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