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Senior Service Desk Analyst

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  • Sector:

    IT Service Desk

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  • Salary:

    To £27,750 + excellent bens

  • Contact:

    Keith Wilkins

  • Contact phone:

    01795 555971

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

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This role is a Senior Service Desk Analyst role, based at my client’s site in Thurrock, Essex to join an existing team of experienced Analysts supporting a range of customers for all technical support issues.This role calls for an experienced problem solver who enjoys the variety of a large scale technical environment and diverse user base.
We are looking for an experienced Senior Analyst with a combination of excellent technical experience, the ability to motivate and teach more junior members of the team and have first-class customer service and interpersonal skills. The role will give you the opportunity to raise to challenges and develop new skills by presenting you with e a range of outstanding support issues whilst delivering a customer experience you can be proud of.
My client truly values a professional and engaging manner along with demonstrable analytical and problem-solving skills – these will take you far in this Senior SDA position.

Key responsibilities/requirements:

·         Provide leadership and support for all aspects of the service desk function

·         Deputise for the IT Team Leader

·         Ensure that incidents and service requests are responded to in line with the agreed SLA and escalation parameters

·         Ask the right question at the right time and accurately record your findings

·         Act as an escalation point for more complex technical service requests

·         Analyse service requests and incidents to introduce fixes and improved services

·         Support Analysts and first line team when call volumes peak or when additional expertise is required

·         Manage conflict and mediation both inside the team and between teams/services

·         Have a good understanding of ITIL processes

·         Guide and mentor 1st Line technicians

·         Implement escalation procedures and manage a second line queue to escalate and resolve service requests and incidents

·         Plan, develop, implement, document and review procedures and processes to improve the Service Desk functionality and store in an easily accessible central repository

·         Support BAU and IT Project work

·         Have proven experience in supporting Windows 10 / O365 / MS Teams / Active Directory / SCCM / Smart Phones

The role is to start immediately, and we are screening candidates right now.
If you are an experienced Service Desk Analyst, looking to develop your skills in a collaborative environment, then we would love to hear from you.To find out more about this position, please contact Keith Wilkins or send your CV for review.

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