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Claire Roberts

Senior Recruitment Consultant Phone: 01527 60070

Sector Focus: Business Support
Disciplines:
Sales | Marketing | Customer Service | Office & Admin Support | HR | Accounting & Finance

I recruit for all Business Support roles on a temporary, contract or permanent basis. Some examples of the roles I recruit for include Administrators, Customer Service, PA, HR, Marketing, Accountancy and Sales.

I have worked in the recruitment industry for 10 years and this has all been within the Business Support Sector as I really enjoy the variety of the roles I can help recruit for.  I work with different organisations across a wide variety of industries. 

I joined ASC in 2019 to embark on a new challenge more local to home. I am very excited to have joined a great company with excellent prospects.

The out of work me....

loves spending lots of quality time with my little boy Oliver. I was very lucky to have been able to take him to Florida with my family and it was the most magical experience. I also enjoy watching films, my favourite film ever is Frozen as I’m a child at heart and love all the songs.

Another interesting fact is....

I am originally from the Wirral which does make me a scouser at heart and the accent does come out now and again! Oh and I also love Gin. 

 
 
 
 

CLAIRE ROBERTS JOBS

 
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HR Manager

£35000 - £40000 per annum Private healthcare,Pension&onsite parking

Are you looking for a new and exciting opportunity within leading Manufacturing organisation? You will be based within a fantastic part of the business based in the Witney area.

This successful organisation have a great opportunity on offer where you will work alongside the business and its management teams to help build people strategies that are aligned with the business objectives which will allow them to get the best out of their employees. You will work with the management teams to help the employee workforce engage with the business in a positive way, improving the culture and efficiency of the company as a whole.

The role will also cover an office in Aylesbury (30 miles away) and the incumbent will spend about 20% of their time over there.

As a HR Manager you will be responsible for the following tasks:

  • Developing and implementing HR initiatives
  • Liaising directly with the Board and being accountable for the performance of the HR function as well as providing strategic counsel
  • Regularly review and update company policies in line with legislation changes, support or lead the communication of any changes in employment law that may affect the company/staff
  • You will work as an HR consultant to support each business within the group, providing advice and guidance on all aspects of the employee life-cycle (recruitment, probation, discipline, grievance, development, termination etc)
  • Contributing to long-term goals around business and people development, including succession planning and talent acquisition
  • Co-ordinating all recruitment campaigns, working with line managers to create detailed person specification, leading the process, arranging all interviews and assisting with selection techniques
  • Support the sourcing of external development solutions if required for specific business needs
  • Collecting employee feedback and leading the analysis of data with the aim of creating a better working environment and engaged culture
  • Review all employee compensation and benefits packages regularly to ensure competitiveness within the market
  • Ensuring the in house database is always up to date and compliant with the Data Protection Act 2018
  • Managing any employment tribunal claims received by the Business, liaising with Company legal advisors and the Board
  • Preparing ad hoc and monthly reports both for the board and for the management teams
  • To ensure the accurate and timely completion of associated HR administration, ensuring all records are audit ready all of the time
  • Take a lead role in the planning and implementing of any change programmes or business acquisitions
  • Continuously look for opportunities for improvement
  • Take on a supporting role for Health and Safety across the business, ensuring that all training is complete and recorded and all accidents are investigated thoroughly

To be successful in this role as a HR Manager you will have the following skills and experience:

  • Previous experience of working in a multi-site HR Manager/Business Partner role or similar
  • Previous manufacturing experience
  • Proven generalist HR experience
  • Significant experience in dealing with Employee Relations issues and change management
  • Using recorded data to create analysis reports that drive strategic decision making
  • Ability to contribute towards strategic plans as well as take responsibility for all HR Admin
  • Qualified to CIPD Level 5 or above
  • Extensive knowledge of employment legislation and best practice policies and processes
  • Experience of improving company culture and employee well being through a variety of initiatives
  • Full UK driving licence and access to your own vehicle

Desirable:

  • Experience of working with and developing an HRIS database
  • Using recorded data to create analysis reports that drive strategic decision making
  • Current membership of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD)

As a HR Manager you will receive a salary of £35,000 to £40,000 depending upon experience.

The company also offer a pension, private health care and secure on site parking.

If this excellent opportunity sounds like the perfect role for you then please apply today or email your CV to claire.roberts@asc-connections.com.

Please note, if your application is suitable, one of our consultants will call you within 5 working days. If you have not heard from us within this time, your application has unfortunately been unsuccessful, however we will keep your details on our talent management system to consider you for future opportunities.

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Claire Roberts

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Sourcing Assistant

£20000 - £22000 per annum Benefits

Are you looking for a new and exciting opportunity within a well-established manufacturing organisation? You will be based in Redditch and will work within a great team environment.

This exciting organisation offer a great opportunity to grow within the business as well as being part of an established team. You will be taking on a relatively new role within the business and will be reporting directly into the Sourcing Manager. You will develop an understanding of the processes and be involved in buying services and products and managing contracts and suppliers.

As a Sourcing Assistant you will be responsible for the following tasks:

  • Invoicing and protective clothing orders
  • Preparing spend reports
  • Spend analysis
  • Maintenance of quarterly pricing
  • Manage new and current suppliers
  • Set up new suppliers on the system
  • Manage and control samples across all categories
  • Monitor agreements and contracts

To be successful in this role you will have the following skills and experience:

  • Must have proven experience within a similar role or Degree qualified within business management (Or equivalent)
  • Be enthusiastic and willing to help team members when they need support
  • Be able to work in a very fast paced environment
  • Flexible with hours and able to travel when needed to suppliers

As a Sourcing Assistant you will receive a salary of £20,000-£22,000 depending upon experience. The hours of work are Monday to Friday 8am-4pm or 9am-5pm.

The company also offer a fantastic 30 days holidays plus the bank holidays with the option to increase this to 34 days with an attendance bonus. They offer a contributory pension of 4% as well as life assurance. They also have parking on site, a canteen on site and a staff shop.

If this excellent opportunity sounds like the perfect role for you then please apply today or email your CV to claire.roberts@asc-connections.com.

Please note, if your application is suitable, one of our consultants will call you within 5 working days. If you have not heard from us within this time, your application has unfortunately been unsuccessful, however we will keep your details on our talent management system to consider you for future opportunities.

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Claire Roberts

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CNC Business Development Product Manager

£40000 - £45000 per annum

Are you looking for a new and exciting opportunity within leading Manufacturing organisation? You will be based within a fantastic part of the business based in the Telford area.

This successful organisation currently recruiting for a CNC Product Manager, reporting into the General Manager and Global CNC Product Manager. You would be based in Telford but cover Europe. The purpose of the role is to define strategic revenue and gross margin targets through analysis of the CNC market segment and to understand and implement the Customer needs. You can work from home in this role.

As a CNC Product manager you will be responsible for the following tasks:

  • Responsible for regional market insights to inform product development, pricing, marketing and sales activities on regional factors and needs.
  • Analysis of data to find trends and opportunities.
  • Gathering and actioning customer insights through voice of customer exercises like customer interviews and surveys.
  • Conducting regular market research and competitive analysis to stay abreast of existing and new competitive threats and industry trends.
  • Identifying and overseeing the implementation of expansion efforts
  • Supporting and executing product management processes, systems and initiatives; examples include, product launch, pricing software, and envelope expansions, respectively.
  • Partnering with service line development, process management and operational teams to direct and assist improvements and research activities in line with business and customer priorities.

To be successful in this role as a CNC Product Manager you will have the following skills and experience:

  • Proven experience in a similar role, ideally in manufacturing
  • Experience in Business Development, New Product Introduction or Project Management
  • B2B sales experience of selling a service would be advantageous
  • Proven track record of applying product management disciplines and cross-functional project execution. Prince 2, Agile or similar would be advantageous
  • Effective communication skills, preferably a German speaker, but other languages will be considered
  • Willingness and ability to travel internationally
  • Business acumen; practical, applied business judgement
  • Strong analytic capabilities and technical understanding

As a CNC Product manager you will receive a salary of £40,000 to £45,000 depending upon experience.

The company also offer a pension and a bonus scheme.

If this excellent opportunity sounds like the perfect role for you then please apply today or email your CV to claire.roberts@asc-connections.com.

Please note, if your application is suitable, one of our consultants will call you within 5 working days. If you have not heard from us within this time, your application has unfortunately been unsuccessful, however we will keep your details on our talent management system to consider you for future opportunities.

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Claire Roberts

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Field Sales Consultant

£28000 - £33000 per annum company car, laptop & mobile phone

Are you looking for a new and exciting opportunity within a highly successful global organisation who specialise in the industrial automotive industry? You will be based within a modern office based in either Birmingham, London Heathrow, or Manchester depending on where you are based.

This multi million pound organisation offer a great opportunity to grow within the business as well as being part of an existing Sales team. You will be an ambitious individual with a hunger to succeed and advance your career within consulting sales.

As a Sales Consultant you will be responsible for the following tasks:

  • Direct sales within your given territory
  • 2 office days and 3 field days
  • Find and follow up on business leads and schedule new business opportunities
  • Meet clients and demonstrate products in order to sell effective solutions
  • Work within a close knit sales team

To be successful in this role as a Sales Consultant you will have the following skills and experience:

  • Degree educated in any discipline, however business/economics, scientific or a technical degree would be beneficial
  • Previous sales or commercial experience
  • Must have a driving licence that is valid in the UK
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Have a hunger to over achieve on targets

As a Sales Consultant you will receive salary of £28k-£33k depending upon experience. The also offer a quarterly bonus, company car, advanced company pension, life cover and private healthcare, subsidised gym membership fully expenses travel and accommodation, a laptop and mobile phone. The company also offer a 4-8 week training programme which aims to give you a strong technical understanding of their products. This is only the start of a continued training package you will also receive.

If this excellent opportunity sounds like the perfect role for you then please apply today or email your CV to claire.roberts@asc-connections.com.

Please note, if your application is suitable, one of our consultants will call you within 5 working days. If you have not heard from us within this time, your application has unfortunately been unsuccessful, however we will keep your details on our talent management system to consider you for future opportunities.

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Claire Roberts

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Accounts Manager/Management Accounts

£15 - £17 per hour

Are you looking for a new and exciting temporary opportunity within a well-established events planning organisation? You will be based in Redditch and will work within a lovely open plan office and a great team environment

This exciting organisation are offering a great temporary role for a good all round Accounts manager.

As an Accounts Manager/Management Accountant you will be responsible for the following tasks:

  • Dealing with year-end journals
  • Monthly management accounts
  • VAT returns
  • Basic purchase ledger
  • Authorising invoices
  • Other ad hoc duties as required

To be successful in this role you will have the following skills and experience:

  • Must have proven experience within a similar role
  • Experience of working with foreign currencies
  • Be enthusiastic and willing to help team members when they need support
  • Proven experience of using SAGE
  • Proven management accounts experience

As an Accounts Manager/Management Accountant you will receive a pay rate of between £15ph-£17ph depending upon experience. The hours of work are Monday to Thursday 8am-4:30pm and 8am-4pm on a Friday. (They are flexible on the hours)

This role will be to start ASAP and will be for around 3 months initially. This could be extended.

If this excellent opportunity sounds like the perfect role for you then please apply today or email your CV to claire.roberts@asc-connections.com.

Please note, if your application is suitable, one of our consultants will call you within 5 working days. If you have not heard from us within this time, your application has unfortunately been unsuccessful, however we will keep your details on our talent management system to consider you for future opportunities.

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Claire Roberts

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Admissions Assistant

Up to £9 per hour

Are you available to start work immediately? Are you looking for a short term contract that could have the potential of being extended or even going permanent?

My client are a well established provider of higher education and they are looking for an Admissions Assistant on a temporary basis. They require an Admissions Assistant to help them through a busy period.

As an Admissions Assistant you will be responsible for the following duties:

  • Dealing with inbound and outbound calls
  • Booking students for assessments
  • Chasing students for outstanding documents
  • Phone screening applicants before assessments
  • Dealing with the inbox enquiries
  • Dealing with any other duties that we need help

You will have the following skills and experience:

  • Proven Admissions experience
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Proven experience within the education sector
  • Excellent telephone manner

If you have the above experience and are free to start in a role immediately then please apply today! My client will be holding a short meet and greet on Thursday or Friday this week for a Monday start.

Please note, if your application is suitable, one of our consultants will call you within 5 working days. If you have not heard from us within this time, your application has unfortunately been unsuccessful, however we will keep your details on our talent management system to consider you for future opportunities.

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Claire Roberts

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