PA/Office Manager

We are currently working with a manufacturing company based in Maidstone. An established business who are consistently growing year on year, are now seeking a Senior PA/Office Manager to join their successful team.

The Senior PA/Office Manager will report directly into the Operations Director and be an integral part of the business managing staff and implementing procedures.

Responsibilities will include:

*PA duties such as answering the Senior Management’s emails, managing the diary, screening calls, general administration, taking meeting notes, filing etc.
*Monitoring and authorising staff holiday requests.
*Organising rotas of engineers and call centre staff.
*Producing spreadsheets on Excel using company data.
*General compliance across the business.
*Managing company vehicles and the associated documents.
*Ensuring daily workshop sheets are produced and filed.
*Overall responsibility for all staff to include monitoring sickness, punctuality etc.
*Management of a phone system.
*Recruitment of new staff including interviewing.

The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate a high level of organisational skills and have huge amounts of common sense. They will need to be assertive, resilient and flexible – this is a 24/7 operation so the need to take calls or deal with problems outside of core working hours may arise. Previous experience working as a PA/Office Manager is essential, as is experience of managing staff.

This is an excellent opportunity to join an established business that can offer ongoing development and career progression along with a competitive basic salary and other benefits.

At KHR we take care to ensure that you are represented as well as possible so it is worth checking your CV for layout, spelling and grammar as well as making sure it is up to date before you submit. If you feel you need to highlight particular qualifications, skills or relevant experience with regards to a specific role then please add a cover letter or a preface page. This does not need to be formatted in the same manner. In addition, if your CV is heavy with graphics etc, please could you also submit a “clean” copy in Word. Thank you.

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Audit Expert (Software Product Management)

Audit Expert (Software Product Management)

The role
We are looking for an experienced Auditor, or someone who has considerable experience in Accounting and Audit, who is looking to take their career in a different direction.
This is the perfect role for someone looking to move from practice into industry, and be a very influential part of a globally respected financial technology group. You will have a passion for software and a strong understanding of the audit software.

The product suite, and their clients, are beginning the transition from a desktop platform to a cloud based audit system. The Product Manager will therefore play a key role in helping the business and its clients make the change as smoothly as possible, and defining the future of audit technology in the UK.

We are not looking for technical experts, there will be no programming or coding knowledge needed, but you will be hands on with research, keep up to date with statutory regulations, been an expert in the use of these systems, and offer advice and guidance on the future of audit software.

Responsibilities
*Provide clear direction for the development of the products
*Liaise with the Product Owner to ensure work is correctly scheduled and planned
*Maintain your knowledge of audit regulations and the audit market to the extent required to make commercial decisions on the future of the product range and be able to identify future statutory requirements that may affect the product portfolio
*Produce scope and specification documents to support your plans and ideas for the product suite
*Help build ‘proof of concept’ models where necessary from a user’s point of view
*To be the primary contact for, and liaise with development and product management teams on Audit System
*Liaise with QA team regarding testing requirements and product deadlines
*Responsible for managing update releases and arranging accompanying documentation
*Provide information to clients in the form of regular web bulletins
*Assist the sales team with regards to taking your products to market
*Identification and management of potential beta sites, to assist as product focus groups and testers
*To research the products of competitors and report on any significant changes and trends in the audit technology market

Competencies
*Likely to have a degree level of education
*Sound audit experience, at audit senior level or higher
*Experience of using automated systems within an accounting practice, such as paperless audit systems and financial reporting
*An understanding of the significance of IT systems within a practice environment
*Understanding the future of cloud applications and the benefits to business
*A passion for the world of technology, and for maximising the efficiency and quality of software applications
*Highly competent in the use of standard office IT systems
*Experience of collaborative software tools such as Google Docs, Office 365 etc.

At KHR we take care to ensure that you are represented as well as possible so it is worth checking your CV for layout, spelling and grammar as well as making sure it is up to date before you submit. If you feel you need to highlight particular qualifications, skills or relevant experience with regards to a specific role then please add a cover letter or a preface page. This does not need to be formatted in the same manner. In addition, if your CV is heavy with graphics etc, please could you also submit a “clean” copy in Word. Thank you.

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Office Based Sales Executive – B2B

Office Based Sales Executive – B2B

Are you ready for a new challenge?

Do you have the drive, ambition and hunger to work in an exciting target-driven environment as a Sales Executive?

Do you want to work with one of the biggest names in the industry?

If you’ve answered yes to all three questions…..then we have the ideal opportunity for you, so read on…..!

The Company
The business sell telecoms products to small and medium-sized businesses with a focus on Kent.

The Job
You’ll be joining their friendly and lively office-based team in Maidstone, and will be calling businesses in their region to try and win and develop client accounts. The majority of these businesses will already have had a relationship with the business at some point. As a sales executive, you’ll be finding out about their communications needs by fact-finding about their business. Alongside this, you will be contacting existing customers to sell additional products and services.

Requirements
Ideally, we’re looking for someone who has a good track record in achieving and exceeding targets. If you’ve worked in a B2B role in the telecoms industry before that will be a distinct advantage … but as long as you can convince us that your sales skills are top notch and that you have the right attitude, enthusiasm and commitment, then we would like to hear from you!

What’s in it for you

Depending on the level you enter the company your salary will be in the region of £14-25K with an OTE circa £20-36K. This is completely uncapped, so your earning potential could be much higher if you fulfil the position and you will receive full product training, coaching and support to maximise your earning potential.

The position may appeal to people currently working in Sales Executive, Telesales Executive, Sales Advisor, Account Manager or Account Executive.

At KHR we take care to ensure that you are represented as well as possible so it is worth checking your CV for layout, spelling and grammar as well as making sure it is up to date before you submit. If you feel you need to highlight particular qualifications, skills or relevant experience with regards to a specific role then please add a cover letter or a preface page. This does not need to be formatted in the same manner. In addition, if your CV is heavy with graphics etc, please could you also submit a “clean” copy in Word. Thank you.

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Business System Support – 1 Year MAT Cover

Business Systems Support – 1 Year Maternity Cover

Full training provided (depending on experience)
Maidstone
Competitive salary and company benefits

This opportunity would be perfect for a graduate or someone who has similar experience. If you are looking to start your career in systems and work with a company who will provide full training on systems and tools such as Prophet ERP and SQL, then this is the career opportunity for you.

We are working with a well established UK leading expanding wholesale packaging operation. This is a great opportunity to join the growing company and the IT Team.

You will be reporting into the IT Manager while working within the systems team to support and document existing and new workflows. Some of your role responsibilities are;

* To report definition, creation and implementation and active problem solving.
* Undertake some data analysis work and give end-user training and support with business systems and practices.
* You will be required to undertake in-house testing and quality checking of new developments and versions of ERP software.
* To provide end-user system support for all company sites (you will be required to travel from both sites approximately 1 day per week).
* You will also be required to provide phone cover one week-end in eight with ad-hoc evening support during cover week.

About You:

* You will be able to handle complex concepts, synthesising new knowledge as you observe and experience new issues.
* The ability to be able to communicate well is essential; there is a requirement to produce a lot of documentation as part of this role. Writing user documentation, trouble-shooting guides and producing other knowledge-base items.
* You will have a positive, outgoing and friendly personality who is a creative thinker with stong problem solving skills.
* You will need to be analytically minded with the ability to be able to interact with any level of staff with confidence and clarity.
* You will be able to work under pressure and to deadlines, planning time and your priorities
* Willingness to work occasional unsocial hours

Desirable (but not essential) Skills:

All of the following skills would be an advantage, however full training will be provided on systems and tools such as Prophet ERP and SQL.
* Experience of database technologies beneficial – particularly SQL querying
* Prophet ERP
* Atlassian products (JIRA, Confluence)

KH Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

Desk Sales Executive – B2B

Office Based Sales Executive – B2B

Are you ready for a new challenge?

Do you have the drive, ambition and hunger to work in an exciting target-driven environment as a Sales Executive?

Do you want to work with one of the biggest names in the industry?

If you’ve answered yes to all three questions…..then we have the ideal opportunity for you, so read on…..!

The Company
The business sell telecoms products to small and medium-sized businesses with a focus on Kent.

The Job
You’ll be joining their friendly and lively office-based team in Maidstone, and will be calling businesses in their region to try and win and develop client accounts. The majority of these businesses will already have had a relationship with the business at some point. As a sales executive, you’ll be finding out about their communications needs by fact-finding about their business. Alongside this, you will be contacting existing customers to sell additional products and services.

Requirements
Ideally, we’re looking for someone who has a good track record in achieving and exceeding targets. If you’ve worked in a B2B role in the telecoms industry before that will be a distinct advantage … but as long as you can convince us that your sales skills are top notch and that you have the right attitude, enthusiasm and commitment, then we would like to hear from you!

What’s in it for you

Depending on the level you enter the company your salary will be in the region of £14-25K with an OTE circa £20-36K. This is completely uncapped, so your earning potential could be much higher if you fulfil the position and you will receive full product training, coaching and support to maximise your earning potential.

The position may appeal to people currently working in Sales Executive, Telesales Executive, Sales Advisor, Account Manager or Account Executive.

At KHR we take care to ensure that you are represented as well as possible so it is worth checking your CV for layout, spelling and grammar as well as making sure it is up to date before you submit. If you feel you need to highlight particular qualifications, skills or relevant experience with regards to a specific role then please add a cover letter or a preface page. This does not need to be formatted in the same manner. In addition, if your CV is heavy with graphics etc, please could you also submit a “clean” copy in Word. Thank you.

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Quality Assistant

Quality Assistant (Multiple Shift Available)

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join a dynamic QA team in an established and growing environment.

Our client is an expanding wholesale packaging operation committed to quality in a customer focused industry. They have built an exceptional reputation by combining many years of expertise with modern production and processing techniques, supporting local sourcing with a focus on quality.

They are currently going through a phase of significant capital investment to fuel and support growth opportunities.

Role Overview:
To deal with product quality and labelling issues as they occur, carrying out tests and checks and ensure any failures are documented appropriately.
To ensure that any failures in this area are documented and notified to the head supervisor and engineering manager.
Ensure that Standard Operating Procedures are being followed as required.
Liaise with the sales and procurement teams as required.
Assist with the development of new processes and quality management procedures that may occur from time to time.
To collate samples where required.
Other ad hoc duties as required.

About You:

Extensive experience working in a comparable role
Well developed personal and written communication skills, including the ability to communicate with a wide range of employees
Good interpersonal skills and well developed leadership and management skills
Ability to work as part of a team with colleagues across professional, operational and cultural boundaries
Ability to identify needs and issues and recommend suitable and pragmatic courses of action and solutions, adopting a risk aware approach
Good IT skills including experience of Word and Excel
Within this role you are going to report directly to the QA Manager.

Own car and drivers licence requested due to location.

At KHR we take care to ensure that you are represented as well as possible so it is worth checking your CV for layout, spelling and grammar as well as making sure it is up to date before you submit. If you feel you need to highlight particular qualifications, skills or relevant experience with regards to a specific role then please add a cover letter or a preface page. This does not need to be formatted in the same manner. In addition, if your CV is heavy with graphics etc, please could you also submit a “clean” copy in Word. Thank you.

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Logistics Administrator

Do you have experience working in a busy logistics/transport/distribution team?

Can you demonstrate strong administration skills?

We are currently working with a leading FMCG distribution company based just South of Maidstone, Kent.

Due to ongoing growth, they are currently seeking a Logistics Administrator to report directly into the Logistics Manager.

Responsibilities will include:

*Managing daily deliveries
*Ensuring all appropriate documentation is in place – haulier invoices, delivery
documents.
*Assist with the analysis of volume and cost
*Vehicle tracking(UK and Internationally)
*Communicate with suppliers, haulier, and customers
*Internal admin and office support.
*Pro-actively resolve delays and concerns.

The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate:

*Ideally some experience within a logistics administration role.
*Experience within a busy distribution office.
*Happy working within a demanding and ever-changing, fast paced environment.
*Proactive and dedicated, always looking to improve efficiencies.
*Happy communicating with hauliers, customers and suppliers
*IT literate.
*Good communicator across all levels – internally and externally.

The hours of work are: Monday to Friday 9.00am – 17.30pm – a willingness to be flexible is essential.

The salary on offer starts from £23,000pa and will be dependant on experience.

Benefits will include; 25 day holiday, pension contribution, parking, progression, bonus scheme.

To be considered please apply today!

At KHR we take care to ensure that you are represented as well as possible so it is worth checking your CV for layout, spelling and grammar as well as making sure it is up to date before you submit. If you feel you need to highlight particular qualifications, skills or relevant experience with regards to a specific role then please add a cover letter or a preface page. This does not need to be formatted in the same manner. In addition, if your CV is heavy with graphics etc, please could you also submit a “clean” copy in Word. Thank you.

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Beauty Therapist Required!

Qualified Beauty Therapist Required!

We are recruiting for a luxury salon spa based in Maidstone who are looking for a new fresh face to join the team! This exciting opportunity is initially temporary but with a permanent possibility within the busy team. This is a flexible full time role, so will look at part time and full time applicants!

You will be working with top beauty and spa brands such as Clarins, Lycon and ESpa to offer treatments to an exceptional standard. Applicants should be qualified with a NVQ Level 3 in Beauty Therapy to a minimum standard. Therapist should be passionate, motivated and hard-working, with the highest level of customer care.

The ideal candidate for the role will have the following skills:

* Gel Nails, Manicures + Pedicures

* Waxing

* Massage Therapy

*Facials and Body Treatments

* Have a passion for the hospitality and spa industry

* Have previous salon experience

* NVQ level 3 Qualifications

* Be able to work in a fast paced working environment and remain calm under pressure

* Have excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills

* Have excellent customer service skills and is passionate about exceeding clients expectations

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Head of Product and Partnership

Do you have leadership skills in a branded sales environment? Do you want to demonstrate your skills at a high-level role with good benefits and progression? If you have minimum 5 years’ experience in a senior role with staff management in a B2B environment, then this is a great opportunity for you!

Our client is looking for a Head of Product and Partnership reporting to the Marketing Director as well as being responsible for a team of 6-10 including Area Coordinators, Promotion/Partnership Developers and Manager, Marketing Executive and Technical Product Specialist.

The role itself requires the successful candidate to grow and maximise sales by optimising channels and products by offering a branded retail environment. Utilising Financial control, planning and forecasting to deliver expected results. Any previous experience in the medical sector or within medical devices would be a positive factor.

Key duties

*Distribution and listing of (predominantly parent company) medical instruments and listing of leading (technological and strategic) range of appropriate accessories and related products – to include:
oNew product launch (including ensuring appropriate technical and commercial training)
oProduct updates
oPrice positioning, including input into any price lead campaigns
oOrderly retirement of product when appropriate
*Management of relationship with all 3rd party suppliers and relevant Group supply elements (currently factory in Poland and wholesale technical support in Scotland), including product plans, training, technical support and appropriate collateral
*Management of (currently 5) distributed mini coordinators (straight line – they have a dotted line to Area Manager) and liaison with Estate Manager and Geographical Analyst to ensure optimal and profitable accessibility to brand for consumers:
oOverall P&L responsibility for minis
oTargeting and reviewing (analysis of performance) mini locations whilst influencing and supporting operational management
*Management of support given to branches, ensuring brand standards and best consumer experience
*Building and management of marketing partnerships ensuring brand fit; lead generation opportunity and digital presence
*Management of all B2B marketing materials that support branch and mini locations with the aim of optimising in-store upsell and providing clear consumer information

Liaises with:

*Geographical Analyst
*Estates Manager
*Acquisition elements of Marketing Team
*Sales managers
*Finance buddy, especially regarding pricing & unit location assessment
*Other Support Centre colleagues
*Manufacturers
*Demant Group Services (DGS)

Measures of success

*Smooth introduction of medical products to the dispenser to optimise product sales from product launch (delivered via clear training and buy-in)
*Smooth delivery of instruments to the consumer (delivered via good process and go-to-market strategies)
*Rapidly growing accessory sales
*Growing mini presence and P&L without cannibalising branches (unless those branches are marginal and marked for closure)
*Technologically improving dispenser workforce and estate that shouts out technology

PERSON SPECIFICATION
Skills & competencies
*Accomplished confident & effective leader of people – collegiate preference – success through inspiring others
*An initiator who also completes competence
*Highly organised – capable of running several concurrent projects & routines with varied colleagues
*Computerate – with good Microsoft Office suite

Experience
*At least 5 years operating successfully within a senior role, involving the direct leadership of staff
*Robust experience of product management in a retail environment
*Experience of B2B marketing for a consumer brand
*Involvement in (or at very least full understanding of) consumer marketing in a sales lead organisation
*Demonstrably successful use of financial control, planning and forecasting

Location
*The role will involve travel and overnights
*Some flexibility but must be able comfortably to be in Maidstone

At KHR we take care to ensure that you are represented as well as possible so it is worth checking your CV for layout, spelling and grammar as well as making sure it is up to date before you submit. If you feel you need to highlight particular qualifications, skills or relevant experience with regards to a specific role then please add a cover letter or a preface page. This does not need to be formatted in the same manner. In addition, if your CV is heavy with graphics etc, please could you also submit a “clean” copy in Word. Thank you.

KH Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. KHR – Recruitment Specialists is a trading name of KH Recruitment Ltd Keep in touch with us online for job alerts, industry updates and market…