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How to switch careers in your 20s and 30s

Do you feel as if your career is drifting in the wrong direction? Take the initiative and make a change. Here’s how
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Is it time for us to put on Gorilla suits?

Peter Foy explores how we balance the need for certainty with the need to embrace the new.
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How employers can close the social mobility gap

Tim Gibson explores how employers can aid social mobility
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Five ways to entertain your kids over the summer holidays

The summer holidays can be a blessing or a curse. Here’s how to make sure they stick firmly in the former category
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Dylan disappoints, but Neil stays Young forever

Two rock giants, Neil Young and Bob Dylan, shared the bill at Hyde Park. Peter Foy shares his thoughts on a great day out.
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Inspirational people: Billie Jean King, tennis player, equal rights campaigner

It took an impressive person to put women’s tennis on the map. 20-time Wimbledon champion Billie Jean King was more than up to the task
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Workplace dilemmas: my customer is over familiar and it makes me uncomfortable

Tim gives advice on readers' workplace dilemmas. In this article we tackle an over attentive customer.
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How to establish a presence in the digital age

If you want a job, you need to establish your professional identity online. Here’s how to go about it
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Fascinated by the 1960s Space Race? Read our brief history to find out more

Peter Foy charts the history of the highly political race to put a man on the moon
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Just testing: six of the best alcohol-free beers

Hot on the heels of our feature about alcohol-free beers, here’s a taste test of six bestsellers
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Why alcohol-free beer may be the perfect summer tipple

Sales of alcohol-free beer have soared in recent years, as punters flock to enjoy a raft of new products
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Five ways to make your people more creative

If there’s one trait that every employer wants to bring out in their staff, it’s creativity
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How to be the king or queen of time management

Modern life is full of pressure, and there are never enough hours in the day. But with our tips, you’ll rule time, rather than letting it rule you.
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Three reasons why employee ownership is great for the economy

Employee ownership isn’t just good for the companies that adopt it. It also benefits the country’s economy
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Four of the biggest employee-owned companies in the UK

The countdown to Employee Ownership Day continues, and today we’re celebrating by profiling four of the biggest co-owned companies in the UK
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Just five benefits of employee ownership (to businesses)

As our countdown to Employee Ownership Day (28 June 2019) continues, here are five ways employee ownership benefits companies
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Employee Ownership Day 28.06.19: the countdown begins

In the run up to Employee Ownership Day, Just Recruitment will be distilling its expertise on the topic
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Feeling stressed? Try this technique to help you unwind

Modern life is full of stress. Here’s a technique to help you manage the pressure points
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Cyber security

Cyber fraud is major business, what can we do to protect ourselves.
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A beginner’s guide to motorcycling

Paul Allen passed his bike test in Ipswich in the 1970s. He tells us how to do it in the 21st century
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How to make yourself job ready

It can be a shock to start work after full-time education. But as thousands of students leave school, college and university, now’s the time to get in practice
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The best 10 albums from the 1970s (in my opinion)

Once in a while, we ask a member of the Just Recruitment team to name their favourite music from a given era. This time, Peter Foy gives us the lowdown on the 1970s
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What do the phrase “quality jobs” actually mean?

We often hear the phrase “quality jobs” being used by politicians and journalists, but what do they mean by it – or rather what should it mean?
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Workplace dilemmas: I think my colleague has fallen for me

Our resident agony uncle addresses your workplace woes. This time: does your co-worker want to be more than just friends?
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Just gardening: what to do in spring

Just Recruitment’s credit controller earned his horticultural degree in Garden & Landscape design. Here are his spring tips
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Stepping up: how to find your ideal next job

Considering a career move? Tracey Bates, a consultant at Just Recruitment Group Ltd, offers a seven-step guide to making the leap
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Five top tips for branding success

Every business wants to build a brilliantly strong brand, right? We ask the experts how to do it in style
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Why I became a writer: a builder’s tale

After 40 years in the trade, Ipswich-born builder Paul Allen decided to retrain as a writer. Here’s his story, in his own words
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In praise of plastic

Plastic gets a lot of bad press, and there’s no denying its negative environmental impact. But it’s not all bad, as Peter Foy found out
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Workplace dilemmas: do I tell my boss I found his personal document on the work computer?

Each month, our resident agony uncle deals with your workplace concerns. This month, protecting a colleague’s confidentiality
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Five of the best holiday reads

As thoughts turn towards the annual week in the sun, here are five great books that are worth sacrificing your baggage allowance for
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Can’t find the right word to describe how you feel? Reach for The Happiness Dictionary

If words fail you, it may be time to reach for a different language. Peter Foy finds a book that helps you do just that
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What’s the connection between three dead dogs, Bruce Springsteen and a Coconut?

Peter Foy explores the difficult concepts of truth and reality
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Hi-Fi founder gives staff a richer future

The founder of Richer Sounds is celebrating his 60th birthday by turning the company into an Employee Ownership Trust
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How to make it as a YouTuber

Vlogger Henry Gibson is the brains behind Teen Car Reviews. In this guest post, he tells Just Recruitment how it’s done
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Why encouragement is the greatest motivator

Tim Gibson reflects on a life lesson about the power of encouragement to change lives
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Just on mental health and wellbeing

As this is Mental Health Awareness week we thought we would pull together some of our recent articles on wellbeing in the workplace.
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All you need to know about interviews

From how to do the perfect handshake to what to wear, we’ve got it covered.
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Workplace dilemmas: how do I settle back into work after my operation?

Each month, our resident agony uncle deals with your workplace concerns. This month, returning to work after a long sick leave
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Just testing: Subaru Outback 2.5i SE Premium Lineartronic

Cinderella brand or genuine Volvo contender? Tim Gibson weighs the merits of Subaru’s rugged AWD estate
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Six reasons to introduce remote working in your business

The benefits of allowing staff to work remotely are manifold. Here are just a handful of reasons to consider it
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Why, despite limitless playlists, I still listen to Def Leppard

Tim Gibson considers the impact of music streaming on his listening habits
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What’s the value of your degree?

New research reveals the degrees that command the best salaries, and those that are hardest to sell to employers. Peter Foy explores the findings
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How to beat the post-grad blues

As students around the country prepare for their final exams, Sophie Cole considers the fearful question of what happens next
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The tech time bomb that could floor your business

When Microsoft pulls support for Windows 7 in 2020, nearly a half of all Windows PCs will be vulnerable to cyber attack
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All about content

Just Recruitment has launched an all-new website. Read our Q&A to find out why it’s different from other recruitment sites
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Getting things into focus

Local photographer and project coordinator worker Tony Wooderson is curating a very special exhibition this month. He explains how photography has helped addicts develop habits of mindfulness
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Inspirational People

We all know people that have inspired us. Sometimes they are from the world stage of business, sport or politics and sometimes they are everyday folk who have touched our lives; teachers, colleagues or friends.
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Why AI personality testing gives me the creeps

The emergence of computer programmes that predict personality types isn’t something to be celebrated, argues Tim Gibson
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Top tips guide

Want to secure the job of your dreams? Let Just Recruitment be your guide...
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Anyone who wants to work in the media should read this

The media is one of the most competitive industries for would-be employees. Here are six ways to stand out from the crowd
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Just Recruitment's guide to the future

We have pulled together a small collection of articles from some of our regular contributors that look at what changes are on, or just over, the horizon.
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Five ways AI is changing the recruitment industry

Artificial Intelligence is the next big thing in the world of technology. But how can it be used to sharpen recruitment practices?
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What place does ethics have in business?

Just Recruitment Group Ltd Director Peter Foy reflects on the value of morality in contemporary commerce.
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Are storm clouds gathering over UK plc?

Just Recruitment Group Ltd director Peter Foy examines the latest employment figures from the ONS.
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How to create the perfect cover letter

A decent cover letter can make all the difference when trying to get noticed by would-be employers. Here’s our guide to getting it right
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Business heroes: Ove Arup, Structural Engineer – Shaping the world

Ove Arup wasn’t only the finest structural engineer of his generation. He led the way in forming one of the earliest employee-owned companies, too
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Business insight: Analysing UK employment figures

The ONS’s latest employment survey seems to bring good news. But what happens next in the UK jobs market? By Peter Foy, Director, Just Recruitment Group Ltd
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How to be successful in interviews

The day of your interview has arrived, you really want, you need this job. You’re nervously waiting in reception with all the other candidates for the interviewer to call your name,
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Five success boosting habits to adopt today

To be successful in work, you need to have a high level of discipline. Most successful business people credit daily routines for allowing them to get ahead in their career and stay focussed.
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How to compliment colleagues: a five-step guide

Want to pay a compliment to a workmate? It’s important to get the tone right or you could end up causing offence. Here’s a guide to help
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How to improve your morning commute

No matter how scenic your route to work is, travelling to work every day can become tiresome. In fact, people in East Anglia spend on average 24 days of the year commuting alone. What can you do to make your journeys to and from work more enjoyable?
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How to be social media savvy if you want to score a top job

It is easy to forget that much of what you do online can be seen by anyone. Which makes it very important to curate your profile with care, says Evie Prosser.

An inspired gathering

Just Recruitment has teamed up with local schools to help with their careers programmes. Here’s what happened when two of its staff led a recent assembly at St Alban’s Catholic High School.
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Why it’s time for the recruitment industry to think big

In an era of ever more sophisticated data analysis, it’s possible to gain important insights into business performance. Tim Gibson explores the implications for the recruitment industry
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Training: the best investment opportunity we have

Attend a Job Fair at a College or University and you’ll wait a long time before you meet a student who wants to pursue a career in Recruitment!
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The future of work

A changing employment landscape means recruitment consultants have to show their value to clients and candidates, reports Tim Gibson

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Management Accountant
Sector: Accountancy, Banking and Finance
Salary: £30,000 - £38,000
Location: Haverhill
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 906965
About the role

The Just Recruitment Group have a superb opportunity for an experienced Management Accountant to join our client on a fulltime, permanent basis working near to Haverhill.

Reporting directly to the CEO of this fast growing successful company. The business is currently growing at 20% per annum and is at a pivotal moment in its development. New premises have been purchased and new sales and accounting systems are due to be installed in the coming 6 months. This role will be part of the senior management team and involved in key decision making for the business going forward.

Responsibilities include:

  • Responsible for the whole of the accounts department and production of the monthly management report and KPIs.
  • Managing the accounts assistant who has primary responsibility for the purchase ledger.
  • Managing UK and overseas payments, controlling deposits and advance payments.
  • Cash management including weekly forecasting of cash and credit control.
  • Running all aspects of payroll.
  • Management of Royal London pension scheme.
  • Responsibility of all company insurances and utility suppliers.
  • Working with the Operations Manager, analysing profit and cost variances to budget.
  • Implementation of new accounting system, which will free up purchase ledger clerk to take some of the more administrative elements of this role.
  • Job and departmental profit analysis.
  • Monthly VAT returns and Bank reconciliations.
  • Ad-hoc tasks necessary for the for Senior Managers and Directors.
  • Management of personnel files.
  • Administration and other duties relevant to the role.

The ideal candidate will possess the following skills:

  • Experience working in a fast moving busy office environment.
  • Ability to work to deadlines, quickly and accurately under pressure.
  • Ability to prioritise.
  • Discretion required due to nature of the role.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Confident in using Microsoft Excel.
  • Flexible and adaptable.
  • ACA/ACCA/CIMA Qualifications are desirable but not essential.

 

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Conceptual / Creative Designer
Sector: Creative Arts and Design
Salary: Negotiable
Location: South Woodham Ferrers
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 908654
About the role

The Just Recruitment Group Ltd is currently recruiting for a Conceptual / Creative Designer for their client based near South Woodham Ferrers.

Successful applicant will be responsible for producing clear concise concept / creative designs, which follow the brief and brand guidelines given by the Account manager / client. This position requires understanding / interaction across all departments within the business.

You should be willing to go the extra mile to satisfy the Customers visions. Be able to work as part of a strong team but also be able to work independently. As you grow into the role there will be occasions to visit Clients with the Sales team to take briefs and support them throughout the initial stage of the project.

Skill sets:

  • Highly Creative - To be able to create concepts from a client’s brief, following their guide and maybe offering some alternatives.
  • Vision - Visualise and bring to reality the client’s brief. Being on-trend with the current and up-coming market.
  • Hand Sketching - Able to hand sketch in a “live” situation in front of a client to offer visual options as part of a brief / discussion.
  • Concepts - Able to produce realistic rendered concepts to clearly show the options as outlined in the brief.
  • Technical - Bearing in mind that any concepts would require manufacture – allowing for construction and materials.

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Time management and planning workload with Head of Design
  • Take client brief either from Account manager or Client
  • Assist Technical when workload allows
  • A ‘can do’ attitude

Qualifications:

  • Excellent level of knowledge using Studio Max
  • Good level of knowledge using SolidWorks
  • Ability to use Adobe Suite
  • Good problems solving skills
  • Excellent Communication skills
  • Good Word & Excel skills 
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Graduate Technical Designer
Sector: Creative Arts and Design
Salary: Negotiable
Location: South Woodham Ferrers
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 908655
About the role

The Just Recruitment Group is currently recruiting for a Graduate / Junior Technical Designer for their client based near South Woodham Ferrers.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a candidate who is interested in Product Design to be mentored whilst working alongside a senior designer, producing clear concise drawings / designs, which follow the brief and brand guidelines given by the Account manager / client. This position requires understanding / interaction across all departments within the business.

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Create new products, including 3D designs, prototyping and testing.
  • Execute robust design process and continuous improvement.
  • Take client brief either from Account manager or Client.
  • Time management and planning workload with Head of Design.
  • A ‘can do’ attitude.

Qualifications:

  • Excellent level of knowledge using SolidWorks
  • Good level of knowledge using Adobe Suite
  • Experience with the POS sector would be advantageous
  • Product Design degree would be preferred
  • Good problems solving skills
  • Excellent Communication skills
  • Good Word & Excel skills

 

 

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HR Advisor
Sector: Recruitment and HR
Salary: To be discussed on application
Location: Witham
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 908633
About the role

Are you an experienced HR Advisor, with strong employee relations experience?

Do you have extensive experience in dealing with disciplinaries and grievances?

Just Recruitment Group is currently recruiting for a HR Advisor for their every growing client based in Witham.

You will be responsible for the delivery of a full range of Human Resource service, and Support the Head of HR and Senior HR Business partner to drive the HR Agenda in the aligned functional business.

Main Duties and Responsibilities will include:

  • Providing professional and confidential HR advice, support and administration across the full range of HR activity; including employee relations issues, terms and conditions of service, policies and procedures
  • Managing employment relations issues such as discipline, grievance, appeals, change and absence management are dealt with fairly, commercially and pragmatically. Identifying any potential risks to the business, conducting thorough investigations, fully considering the right course of action and identifying areas for improvement
  • Assisting with the monitoring, reviewing and updating all HR policies and ensuring these are in line with the current legislation
  • Informing employees of their rights and entitlements and keeping them up to date on any changes that are made
  • Managing staff relationships, responding to any queries or problems that they have and managing their expectations 
  • Supporting the Senor HR Business Partner with HR projects, change management activity etc.

Skills Required:

  • Experience operating in a past paced professional environment
  • Extensive experience of conducting investigations and supporting, coaching and guiding managers through investigations
  • Strong working knowledge of employment legislation
  • Experience of guiding managers and providing HR advice and counsel on performance management issues, grievances, disciplinaries, long term and short-term absence matters, and other employee relations case management and advisory including change management and redundancy processes
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with experience of writing appropriate HR policies, procedures and documentation that are legally compliant and manage risk in an appropriate manner
  • Experience of reviewing and updating employee policies and procedures
  • Can do attitude and work ethic with a persistent and willingness to work as a team
  • Ability to prioritise and handle multiple projects and daily activities
  • Strong working knowledge of employment legislation

Experience Required:

  • Previous experience of operating at HR Advisor level within a busy, commercial environment
  • Previous experience of managing large volume of employee relations issues
  • IT Literate including experience of the Microsoft Office packages to an advanced level

Qualifications Required:

  • CIPD or equivalent HR qualification and / or qualified by experience

 

This is a full-time, permanent position working Monday – Friday 37.5 hours per week.

If you are interested in this fantastic opportunity, then apply today!!

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Junior Digital Account Manager
Sector: Marketing, Advertising and PR
Salary: £19,000 - £20,000 per annum
Location: Kelvedon
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 908630
About the role

Do you have an interest in Digital Marketing and have worked in an Agency dealing with a variety of accounts?

Just Recruitment Group is delighted to be assisting their prestigious Agency Client in the recruitment of their Junior Digital Account Manager vacancy.

Duties will include:

  • Liaising with clients to create project briefs
  • Liaising with different teams in order to produce projects for your assigned clients
  • Discussing your clients’ needs with different teams, and any appropriate research
  • Briefing jobs into the studio throughout each stage of a project – ensuring each job is always managed and processed in the correct way
  • Taking a lead in project management activity
  • Responding proactively to all client requirements
  • Providing quotes and managing invoices
  • Creating close working relationships with your assigned clients

This is an excellent opportunity for someone with previous Agency experience.

This is a full-time, permanent position working Monday – Friday 08.30 – 17.00.

Due to the location of the role you must have your own transport.

If you are interested, then apply today!

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Windows 10 Desktop Support Analyst
Sector: Information Technology
Salary: Discussed on application
Location: Tiverton, Devon
Role: Full Time
Contract: Temporary
Job ref: 908627
About the role

WINDOWS 10 DESKTOP SUPPORT ANALYST – 6 MONTH FTC

The main focus of this role will be to work on the Windows 10 upgrade and full training on what is required to undertake the updates will be provided, however our client is looking for an individual who has a keen interest in IT and who would like an opportunity to step into IT.

Scope:

Reporting to the IT Manager, the Desktop Support Analyst will be instrumental in assisting with our company wide Windows 10 upgrade to user PCs. The ideal candidate will have a keen interest in IT/Computing with an aptitude to logically troubleshoot and diagnose problems.

This placement will initially be for 6-months to roll out the upgrade and is an opportunity for the right candidate to gain some excellent skills and experience.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Deploy and configure Windows 10 operating system on computer workstations.
  • Install software applications.
  • Install peripheral devices and drivers.
  • Perform troubleshooting to diagnose and resolve problems.
  • Create new WDS images periodically.

Role Requirements:

  • Keen interest in IT/computers.
  • General IT knowledge.
  • Understanding of installing and configuring Windows operating system, software and device drivers.
  • An understanding of computer networks and Active Directory would be an advantage.

Hours of Work:

  • 35 hours per week.
  • Monday to Friday 9.00am to 5.00pm with 1-hour for lunch.

In return we offer:

  • Competitive salary, after a qualifying period.
  • Company pension contributions.
  • Generous holiday allocation of 25 days per year (full time allocation) plus bank holidays.
  • Free on-site parking.
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Pay Per Click Advertising Executive
Sector: Media and Internet
Salary: £18,000 - £20,000 per annum
Location: Colchester
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 908435
About the role

Are you a highly skilled Account Executive with digital/PPC experience looking for a new role?

Our client based on the outskirts of Colchester are looking for a PPC Account Executive to join their team due to expansion.

You will be super-organised, enthusiastic and a creative individual who likes to use your initiative and be happy to work on your own and as part of our team.

Ideally you will have some experience in digital marketing, or have studied a relevant degree – this is not essential but is highly desirable. You will have a passion for search marketing and all things Digital, with the ability to think on your feet, manage your time effectively, have a hunger to lead and be a confident presenter and communicator.

Key Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Be a key member of the Digital team, devising creative and effective Google Search, Display and YouTube ad campaigns.
  • Refining data driven strategies for clients, utilising web analytics, Data studio reporting and researching new ad formats.
  • Involvement in content production across channels for ads and client proposals.
  • Communicating with clients & account handlers frequently with an opportunity to manage your own client base.
  • Coming up with new, fresh ideas on processes and products.
  • Work closely with media Directors.

Experience/Skills/Attributes:

  • A passion for digital marketing, an interest in technology, a thirst for knowledge and a creative mind.
  • Computer literacy (especially MS Office).
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills as well as a confident telephone manner.
  • Good understanding of Search engines and Google in particular.
  • Competency in Google Analytics.
  • Happy to work individually and as part of a team.
  • Excellent time management skills and attention to detail.
  • Degree (or equivalent level qualification) in a relevant subject, or relevant experience.
  • Google Ads and Analytics qualifications.

This is a highly exciting role - working for a growing team and working in a highly creative environment.

Free parking, discounted gym membership and a competitive salary are all on offer.

Progression and training is also available for the right candidate.

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PPC Account Manager
Sector: Marketing, Advertising and PR
Salary: £28,000 - £30,000 per annum
Location: Colchester
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 908434
About the role

Are you an experienced PPC Manager with a flair for all things digital and creative?

Are you looking for a role that will allow you to grow and develop you passion for YouTube and all things Google?

Our client - based on the outskirts of Colchester are looking to recruit a Pay Per Click Account Manager to join their expanding team!

As well as super creative digital marketing skills, you will be super-organised, enthusiastic, you enjoy using your initiative are happy to work on your own and as part of our team.

You will have a passion for pay per click advertising, the ability to think on your feet, manage your time effectively, have a hunger to lead and be a confident presenter and communicator.

Key duties include but are not limited to:

  • Manage large account budgets across Google search ads, Display and YouTube.
  • Be a key member of the Digital team, road mapping projects, devising creative and effective campaigns.
  • Refining data driven strategies for clients, utilising web analytics, Data studio reporting and researching new ad formats.
  • Involvement in content production across channels for ads and client proposals.
  • Communicating with clients and account handlers frequently with the opportunity to manage your own client base.
  • Presenting to clients as well as opportunity to help the digital transformation process internally.
  • Coming up with new, fresh ideas on processes and products.
  • Find solutions.

Experience/Skills/Attributes:

  • 2 years’ + experience managing Google ads accounts.
  • Fully Google Analytics and Google Ads qualified.
  • Experienced in running successful Display and YouTube ad campaigns.
  • A passion for digital marketing, an interest in technology, a thirst for knowledge and a creative mind.
  • Consummate computer literacy (especially MS Office).
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills as well as a confident telephone manner.
  • Excellent understanding of Search engines and Google in particular.
  • Happy to work individually and as part of a team.
  • Excellent time management skills and attention to detail.

On offer is a very competitive salary, benefits package and all in all a great environment to work in. In addition is free parking as well as discounted gym membership.

Progression and further training is on offer and the opportunity to part of a growing organisation.

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Customer Care Adviser
Sector: Customer Service
Salary: £17,000 - £18,000 per annum
Location: Witham
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 908598
About the role

Do you have previous Customer Service and Sales experience?

Do you have experience reporting figures, numbers, KPI’s, and trends?

Are you proficient in using Outlook and Excel?

Just Recruitment Group is recruiting for a Customer Care Adviser for their client based in Witham

Duties will include:

  • Managing the customer services experience in a professional and friendly manner.
  • Liaising with customers, booking site visits, managing the database and typing up reports.
  • Aftersales management and reporting.
  • Assisting the Technical Processing Manager.
  • Ensuring effective communication with the sales and processing department.
  • Dealing with customer queries and problems in a professional and timely manner.
  • Processing quotations and orders when necessary.
  • Assisting with providing information.

You will:

  • Have a positive personality.
  • Be an exceptional communicator.
  • Be proactive with the ability to use your own initiative.

This is a full-time, permanent position working Monday - Friday.

If you are interested, then apply today!

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Digital/Web Designer
Sector: Media and Internet
Salary: £23,000 - £25,000 per annum
Location: Chelmsford
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 908585
About the role

Do you have a years' experience in Graphic Design?

Are you aware of the latest trends, and have a good understanding of brand guidelines?

Just Recruitment Group is currently recruiting for a Digital/Web Designer for their client, a rapidly growing Digital Marketing Agency, based in the Chelmsford area.

Our client is looking for someone who is immersed in digital, understands the power of a great website and how getting the right video and animation can be a powerful tool.

Duties will include:

  • Designing client PPC landing pages
  • Designing medium to high complexity websites, with emphasis on UX and conversions (corporate websites, e-commerce, lead generation websites etc)
  • Designing web banners and other online advertising materials
  • Designing interactive games and applications (from concept stage to execution together with the content team)
  • Sourcing imagery, photography, videography for use in marketing materials
  • Designing logos, icons, custom graphics
  • Creating concept visuals for customer presentation
  • Researching graphics and trends this includes producing trend boards and sketches of new ideas
  • Designing high quality infographics
  • Creating great designs (designing the layouts from brief, to concept, to finished item)
  • Designing for both print and the web
  • Designing basic brand guidelines (colour schemes, corporate typography, font pairings etc)
  • Supporting other team members in the design of external marketing materials – including presentations, emails, case studies, proposals and brochures

Required skills:

  • Strong creative capability, aware of the latest trends/styles, and forthcoming with new fresh ideas
  • A good understanding or brand guidelines
  • Proactivity, forward thinking and the ability to take the initiative is essential
  • Ability to work independently
  • Be ambitious to push your ideas forward and take pride in your work
  • Excellent Graphic skills
  • Advanced photo editing skills.
  • Good typography skills
  • Great layout skills (print, creative, digital) and should be familiar with frameworks, using grids.
  • Presentation of ideas and research to the team and clients
  • Solid understanding of what a brand is and the branding process
  • Commercial awareness
  • Outstanding working knowledge of Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign
  • some knowledge of conversion rate optimization and landing page optimization techniques would be desirable
  • Good knowledge of UX optimization
  • Basic HTML, CSS skills
  • Passionate for all things design
  • It is essential you are able to provide a great portfolio

This is a full-time, permanent position working Monday - Friday 09.00 – 18.00.

Due to the location of this role you must have your own transport.

If you are interested, then apply today!!

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Freight Forwarding Co-ordinator - Exports
Sector: Transport, Logistics and Shipping
Salary: Negotiable
Location: Great Dunmow
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 908583
About the role

The Just Recruitment Group Ltd is currently looking to recruit an Export Freight Forwarding Coordinator for their client based in Great Dunmow, Essex.

We are looking for an experienced deep-sea Exports Logistics Coordinator to join a dynamic and growing team.

The ideal candidate will:

  • Have a proven background within the deep-sea export logistics industry
  • Be confident and hands on
  • Be able to work both as a team member and using their own initiative

The successful applicant will be:

  • Working within a team, handling bookings from start to finish
  • Speaking to customers
  • Creating documents and customs entries through the company's IT System
  • Booking transport through transport and shipping lines transport
  • Raising and authorising sales and purchase invoices

Experience:

  • Freight Forwarding / Logistics
  • Dealing with export shipments by Sea
  • Knowledge of exports by Road and Air

Hours:

  • 40hr per week
  • Monday - Friday, covering between the hours of 9.00am - 6.00pm

Three shift system:

  • 8.00am - 5.00pm
  • 8.30am - 5.30pm
  • 9.00am - 6.00pm
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Control & Certifying Officer 6 Month FTC
Sector: Engineering and Manufacturing
Salary: Negotiable
Location: Braintree
Role: Full Time
Contract: Temporary
Job ref: 908470
About the role

Do you have an interest in Engineering?

Do you have good attention to detail and can work under strict deadlines?

Just Recruitment is looking to recruit a Control & Certifying Officer for 6 Month Maternity cover on behalf of a company based in Braintree, Essex.

The role will involve close liaison with Workshop Engineers and Customer Service Representatives. You will be carrying out incoming and outgoing inspection duties in accordance with company and regulatory regulations.

Other duties will include:

  • Performing final inspection on goods
  • Raising the release certification
  • Validating the working documentation
  • Carrying out multiple checks on technical repairs when it is required 
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Production Operative
Sector: Production and Stock Control
Salary: £8.30 - £9.00 per hour
Location: Chelmsford
Role: Full Time
Contract: Temporary to Permanent
Job ref: 908568
About the role

Just Recruitment is recruiting for Production Operatives to work with one of our well established clients based in Chelmsford. 

The Production Operative role will include:

  • Working to strict hygiene standards 
  • Food assembly/production 
  • Working in small teams 
  • Stock rotation and replenishment 
  • Adhering to Health and safety procedures 

What's on offer? 

  • Full time hours 
  • A comprehensive training programme
  • Lots of opportunities for progression 
  • A temp to perm Production role 
  • FREE LUNCH! 
  • All the equipment and specialist clothing you will need! 

Production Operative hours - 6am till 6pm Sunday to Thursday. 

Basic rates of pay start at £8.30 

ENHANCED RATES OF PAY FOR ANY WEEKEND SHIFTS! 

Due to the shift times it would be beneficial for Production Operatives to have access to their own transport. 

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Accountant
Sector: Accountancy, Banking and Finance
Salary: Competitive
Location: Colchester
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 908563
About the role

Just Recruitment is thrilled to be recruiting for one of the UK’s top 40 Accountancy Firms.

They are looking for an Accountant to join their Medical Team. You will manage a portfolio of sole traders, limited companies and partnerships. This will be comprised of a mix of medical and non-medical clients, and private clients. You will be a key member of the team, so you will need to be an excellent collaborator and team-player.

This is a tremendous opportunity to join a company that truly regards its staff as its number one asset.

To be successful in this role, you will need to be:

  • Great at organising people, tasks and your workload
  • Adaptable and tenacious when working towards a solution
  • A strong collaborator. Great at developing relationships with all clients, colleagues and service providers
  • An excellent multitasker
  • Able to demonstrate fantastic communication skills

The ideal candidate will have:

  • An ACA or ACCA qualification. You will also be able to demonstrate equivalent knowledge and understanding of working with external clients
  • Extensive knowledge of Microsoft packages and bespoke accounting software
  • Experience working within an Accountancy role, preferably in practice, with experience of accounts preparation

In return our client will provide an excellent salary. But they recognise that life is about more than just money.

Our client believes a healthy work-life balance is pivotal to good performance, so flexible working options are usually available. In addition they offer excellent health benefits, social events, an award-winning wellbeing programme, and more besides.

For an informal chat about this role please apply now with your up to date CV.

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Machine Technician/Setter
Sector: Engineering and Manufacturing
Salary: Competitive depending on experience
Location: Gillingham, Kent
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 908562
About the role

Just Recruitment is seeking a Machine Technician/Setter based in Gillingham, Kent.
Main duties and responsibilities: 

  • Ensure First Line Maintenance is carried out, machines, processes and fixturing are clean and functioning correctly, e.g. replacing faulty components and ensuring error proofing devices are in order. 
  • To be able to visually identify features that would indicate the need to change tooling.
  • To carry out the tool changing procedure, e.g. tooling changes, complete first offs and complete the Process Quality Information Chart, escalating excessive tool usage.
  • To be conversant with machine controllers to a good level, resetting tool life, adjusting parameters and making positional adjustments to machines.
  • Have knowledge of tool management, ensure adequate availability of tooling.
  • Responsibility for the accurate booking of scrap (using correct scrap code), and actively working with the Manufacturing Engineer, Machine Operators and Machine Setter Operators to reduce the rolling top 5 scrap concerns within the section.

Working hours:
Mon: 7:30 – 16:00
Tues – Thurs: 7:30 – 15:30
Friday: 7:30 – 14:30 

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Junior Data Analyst
Sector: Information Technology
Salary: £10.00 - £11.00 per hour
Location: Witham
Role: Full Time
Contract: Temporary
Job ref: 908512
About the role

Are you available immediately to start a new position? 

Just Recruitment is recruiting for a Junior Data Analyst to assist their clients Pricing team in Witham. 

You must be proficient in Excel (VLOOKUP, Sumif's etc) and have a keen interest in Analyst positions. 

If you are interested then apply today!

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Administrator – Financial Services
Sector: Accountancy, Banking and Finance
Salary: £20,000 per annum
Location: Colchester
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 908536
About the role

Are you a skilled administrator with financial services experience? 

Would you like to work in a busy environment, in a supportive team role? 

A financial services organisation based on the outskirts of Colchester is looking to add to their current administration team - this role involves liaising with solicitors, developers, estate agents, lenders and clients to progress each case to a successful completion. 

Key duties include but are not limited to: 

  • Updating clients and the team regularly. 
  • Maximise the number of completed cases each month. 
  • Minimise the time taken to complete each case. 
  • Working towards business targets. 
  • Helping the team to meet the monthly team target. 
    Hours are Monday to Friday, 9am to 6pm. 

Basic salary £20,000pa with monthly performance related bonus is available. 
20 days holiday per annum, rising to a maximum of 25 days with length of service. 
A variety of benefits available after eligibility period. 
No parking is available on site - but there are plenty of options locally.

This is a great opportunity to work with a growing organisation offering further training and development.

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Legal Secretary
Sector: Law and Security
Salary: £10.99 per hour
Location: Hadleigh
Role: Part Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 908504
About the role

Just Recruitment is recruiting for a Legal Secretary to join a company based in Hadleigh on a part-time basis.

This small, friendly practice is looking for someone driven and committed to the Firm’s success. You will have a calm, compassionate nature, and be happy to work in a fast-paced environment.

Your main responsibilities will include:

  • Accurately typing up correspondences, from either written or dictated sources
  • Maintaining an impeccable filing and archiving system
  • Dealing with client’s queries by telephone and in-person
  • Making appointments, arranging meetings and keeping an up to date diary
  • Ensuring confidentiality and discretion of communications at all times
  • Remaining familiar with the Company’s policies
  • Other general secretarial duties, including post, photocopying, dealing with day-to-day account matters etc

The ideal candidate will have the following skills and experience:

  • Previous legal secretarial experience, ideally including working with digital dictation and case management systems
  • IT skills and knowledge of computer systems, including Microsoft Office, email/diary software.
  • Organised approach to managing a full workload, with attention to detail and the ability to produce accurate work to deadlines
  • Able to communicate clearly in both written and oral formats
  • Ability to work in a team, have a flexible approach and build excellent working relationships
  • Commitment to the Firm’s aims and own development

Please note, this is a part-time position, working 21 hours per week. This can be split across three or four days, depending on your preference.

You will also be rewarded with a competitive salary, excellent staff benefits and pension scheme, not to mention a warm, friendly working environment.

Please do not hesitate to apply if you think you are the right candidate for this role.

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Web Developer
Sector: Information Technology
Salary: £35,000 - £40,000 per annum
Location: Chelmsford
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 908484
About the role

Are you an experience Web Developer looking for your next challenge?

Do you have expert knowledge of PHP programming language, and want to join a vibrant and growing company?

Just Recruitment Group is delighted to be assisting their client in the recruitment of their Web Developer vacancy.

You will ideally possess the ability to craft flawless code and demonstrate thorough understanding of markup compliancy. Experience of working with open source software is desirable, as is good general knowledge of SEO and all Google products.

Experience required:

  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in a similar role
  • Expert knowledge of PHP programming language
  • Good knowledge of databases, full e-commerce integration, API’s, user experience and journey
  • Knowledge of various CMS platforms and frameworks, such as Joomla, Magento, Lavarel and Drupal
  • Solid front-end development skills in HTML5, CSS3, Javascript and jQuery
  • Experience with responsive and adaptive sites best practices
  • An understanding of browser compatibility issues
  • The ability to convert PSD’s and other graphical assets to HTML/CSS with pixel perfection
  • Ability to use Photoshop and cut up design templates
  • Experience using and implementing Google Analytics, Webmaster Tools and other tracking tools
  • Experience leading and managing projects from initial brief to project completion
  • Technical knowledge of on page SEO and SEO friendly web site structures
  • Experience of conversion rate optimisation
  • Knowledge of building plug ins
  • Proactivity, forward thinking and the ability to take the initiative is essential
  • Outstanding working knowledge of Adobe creative suite In Design, Illustrator & Photoshop
  • Knowledge and experience in designing and building Wordpress sites is essential
  • Ability to work well under pressure and to strict deadlines
  • It is essential you are able to provide a great portfolio

In return, you will be rewarded with excellent company benefits!

This is a full-time, permanent position based on the outskirts of Chelmsford.

If you are interested then apply today!

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Accounts Assistant - Mat Cover
Sector: Accountancy, Banking and Finance
Salary: £22,000 - £25,000 per annum
Location: Braintree
Role: Full Time
Contract: Temporary
Job ref: 908503
About the role

Are you available to start a role in August?

Are you a self-motivated individual, who is studying AAT and has experience within Purchase Ledger?

Just Recruitment is assisting a company based in the Braintree Area in their recruitment of a 9-month Fixed Term Contract Accounts Position.

Duties will include:

  • Day to day running of the accounts department
  • Bookkeeping
  • VAT returns
  • Management accounts preparation
  • Processing BACS payments
  • Intercompany payments
  • Reconciling accounts/bank reconciliations
  • Maintaining confidential customer information

Knowledge of SAGE would be hugely beneficial for this role

This is a contract position, working Monday – Thursday 07.45 – 16.45 and Friday 07.45 – 15.45.

If you are interested in this opportunity, then apply today!!

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Sales Negotiator
Sector: Property and Construction
Salary: £17,000 - £19,000 per annum
Location: Earls Colne
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 908477
About the role

Just Recruitment is recruiting for a Sales Negotiator on behalf of a Property company based on the outskirts of Colchester. 

The Sales Negotiator function exists to generate revenue for the company by successfully negotiating sales of property. The primary role of the Sales Negotiator is to proactively manage estate agents to ensure property instructions are always being appropriately marketed and negotiate offers to achieve property sales. 

Responsibilities:

  • Maintain and develop relationships with clients, potential purchasers and estate agents 
  • Instruct appropriate local estate agents to market the property 
  • Proactively manage property listings and offers to achieve the best possible sale price to the best possible buyer for client/customer 
  • Maintain regular contact with company appointed estate agents to obtain updates related to marketing activity 
  • Maintain regular contact with clients, customers and appropriate third parties to provide updates on property instructions 
  • Maintain communication with Account team ensuring they are aware of any necessary updates relating to the property listings 
  • Compile weekly reports to be issued to clients 
  • Obtain Financial Qualification for all offers 
  • Obtain Money Laundering information for all accepted offers 
  • Achieve targets as set by the company 
  • Maintain the company values at all times when interacting with colleagues and clients 
  • Ensure company appointed processes are adhered to 
  • Promote and encourage use of the company's ancillary services 

Relevant skills and experience: 
Essential 

  • Previous experience of building relationships and excellent customer service skills 
  • Good command of English language both written and verbal 
  • Keen attention to detail 
  • Problem solving mindset 
  • Organised with the ability to meet tight deadlines 

Preferred:

  • Previous experience of working in a target driven environment 
  • Experience of working within an Estate Agency 

Working hours are Mon-Fri 09:00 to 18:00. 

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Account Manager - Property
Sector: Property and Construction
Salary: £24,000 - £27,000 per annum
Location: Earls Colne
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 908476
About the role

Just Recruitment is recruiting for an Account Manager on behalf of a Property company based on the outskirts of Colchester. 

The role of the Account Manager is to maintain and develop client accounts, take responsibility for the day to day running and development of the client accounts, and be responsible for supporting the Directors, where appropriate, in the wider needs of the client. 

Main Responsibilities: 

  • Build and develop allocated client accounts 
  • Compile research to produce valuation appraisals 
  • Maintain regular client contact to ensure they are up to date with all existing applications 
  • Ensure client timescales are adhered to and where appropriate, liaise with client regarding concerns 
  • Oversee the entire sales process from application to legal completion and support team members to promote good working practices; 
    - Proactively manage allocated Assistant Account Manager to ensure 24-hour turnaround of Property Valuation Appraisal 
    - Proactively manage Administrator to ensure valuations are booked in as quickly as possible and all associated duties are completed on time 
    - Proactively manage Sales Negotiator to ensure properties are sold at the best possible price to the right buyer 
    - Proactively manage allocated Sales Progressor to facilitate swift legal completion 
  • Carry out regular site visits to develop and maintain relationships with client Sales Consultants 
  • Presenting products and services 
  • Training Sales Consultants 
  • Achieve targets as set by the company 
  • Ensure company appointed processes are adhered to at all times 
  • Maintain company values at all times when interacting with colleagues and clients 

Relevant skills and experience: 
Essential 

  • Previous experience of building relationships and excellent customer service skills 
  • Experience of presenting to groups and training 
  • Previous experience of working for an estate agency 
  • Experience in valuing properties 
  • Good command of English language both written and verbal 
  • Keen attention to detail 
  • Problem solving mindset 
  • Organised with the ability to meet tight deadlines 
  • IT literate; database experience, MS Office, Word, Excel 
  • Previous experience of working with house builders and housing associations (preferred) 

Working hours are 09:00 to 18:00 - This will be an office based position (09:00 to 18:00) however, flexibility to attend client sites will be required, along with some weekend work. 

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Assistant Account Manager - Property
Sector: Property and Construction
Salary: £20,000 - £25,000 per annum
Location: Earls Colne
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 908475
About the role

Just Recruitment is recruiting for an Assistant Account Manager on behalf of a Property company based on the outskirts of Colchester. 

The role of the Assistant Account Manager is to assist in maintaining and developing client accounts, and to assist the Account Manager in the day to day running and development of the client account. 

Key Responsibilities 
Proactively support the: 

  • Account Manager to ensure valuations are carried out in line with service level agreement, and all associated duties are completed on time 
  • The Sales Negotiator to ensure properties are sold at the best possible price to the right buyer 
  • The allocated Sales Progressor to facilitate swift legal completion 

Other Responsibilities:

  • Compile and provide the Account Manager with a completed property valuation appraisal report 
  • Monitor all periodic update reports for clients to ensure appropriate standards are met 
  • Ensure client time scales are adhered to and, where appropriate, liaise with client regarding concerns 
  • Overseeing vacant property inspections and occasionally attend properties 
  • Ensure company appointed processes are adhered to at all times 
  • Promote and encourage use of the company's ancillary services at all times 
  • Achieve targets as set by the company 
  • Maintain company values at all times when interacting with colleagues and clients 

Person Specification 
Relevant qualifications, skills and experience: 

  • Previous experience of working for an estate agency 
  • Previous experience of delivering excellent customer service 
  • Experience in valuing properties 
  • Good command of English language both written and verbal 
  • Keen attention to detail 
  • Problem solving mindset 
  • Organised with the ability to meet tight deadlines 
  • IT literate; database experience, MS Office, Word, Excel 

Working hours are 09:00 to 18:00 and you be office based however, flexibility to attend client sites will be required, along with some weekend work. 

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Resourcer
Sector: Recruitment and HR
Salary: TBA
Location: Ipswich
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: JRG1
About the role

CALLING ALL GRADUATES...

Remember all the research and resourcing you had to do to get your degree?

How many hours you spent finding exactly what you needed?

Thinking out of the box to be ahead of your contemporaries?

If you enjoyed that, why not apply that same tenacity to Recruitment?

We need diligent resourcers to help locate ideal candidates to fill the roles we are recruiting for.

You will need to be confident on the phone as you will qualify each candidate before submitting them to a colleague in order for their C.V to be sent to our clients.

This position is the first step to becoming a Recruitment Consultant.

We encourage all our trainees to study with the REC, to gain qualification.

We hold internal training, both inside and outside work hours.

If you are committed and want a career as opposed to “just a job”...

Apply now.

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Material Planner
Sector: Engineering and Manufacturing
Salary: £26,000 - £32,000 per annum
Location: Sudbury
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 908460
About the role

The Just Recruitment Group is delighted to be recruiting for a Material Planner on behalf of a large manufacturers based on the outskirts of Sudbury.

The role involves performing a range of functions in the planning and purchasing of materials to support manufacturing according to the production schedule, customer orders and forecast.

The successful candidate will be responsible for ensuring the timely delivery of inventory to the site to enable the production teams to deliver against targets, whilst maintaining an optimal stock level and dealing with any supply issues that may arise. The goal is to ensure the smooth and cost-efficient flow of material to support the production cells.

Your mission and responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the purchasing of raw materials.
  • Supporting the site by taking ownership of various reports and metrics to ensure optimised inventory and service levels are met.
  • Working closely with production planners, quality engineers, production managers, supervisors and warehouse operatives to ensure goods are available when they need to be.
  • Reporting on key metrics and providing visuals and information at daily stand up meetings to communicate any potential issues.
  • Tracking metrics to build data to influence future decisions and changes.
  • Reacting to changes in supply to ensure contingency and recovery plan available in a timely manner and any issues escalated as appropriate, with labour and material requirements communicated throughout.
  • Attending the weekly Master Production Schedule meeting with key stakeholders to align on a firm plan to meet the short to medium term targets and managing the scheduling daily to deliver this.
  • Reviewing changes to forecast to expedite/ de-expedite as appropriate.
  • Reviewing usage, lot sizes and lead times to ensure master data is correct and allows for efficient planning.
  • Responsible for the timely resolution of return of non-conforming goods, invoice queries or other supply issues.
  • Working with Commodity Managers, Project Owners and other departments to support existing, replacement and new product requirements.

Essential:

  • Sound understanding of an ERP system and MRP.
  • Good verbal communication, comfortable with speaking to suppliers, colleagues, management and other stakeholders.
  • Demonstrable knowledge of Microsoft Excel.
  • Strong organisational skills.
  • Strong problem-solving skills.
  • Quality comes first attitude.

Desirable:

  • Experience in material planning from a manufacturing environment.
  • Sound SAP knowledge.
  • Experience in leading projects/ tasks and working effectively in small teams.
  • Comfortable with data analysis.
  • Desire to improve, lead.
  • Experience of working in a highly regulated environment.

To discuss this role in more detail, please call today.

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Autocad Technician
Sector: Property and Construction
Salary: £15,000 - £18,000 per annum
Location: Witham
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 908459
About the role

The Just Recruitment Group is currently recruiting for an AutoCAD Technician for our client based in Witham, Essex.

Our client has been established for over 25 years and specialises in the design and re-fit of customer premises.

Providing full project management from initial concept through to completion on site, their completed projects offer consumers a practical and attractive buying environment.

Using AutoCAD, the successful applicant will be working closely with the design team, inputting re-fit requirements from customer specifications in order to create detailed drawings.

Applications from candidates with minimum 6 months' work experience or someone who has recently completed study in a design related subject will also be considered for this position.

Experience in AutoCAD essential.

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Sales & Logistics Coordinator
Sector: Sales
Salary: £18,000 - £21,000 per annum
Location: Ipswich
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 908456
About the role

The Just Recruitment Group is recruiting for a Sales & Logistics Coordinator position based in Ipswich.

Duties include:

  • To process customer orders using in-house sales order and accounting software program.
  • To place orders for materials coming from the stock warehouse in the UK.
  • To place orders for materials coming from third party suppliers.
  • To liaise with our factory, hauliers, suppliers and customers to arrange and coordinate delivery of goods to sites across the UK and to process delivery notifications with correct delivery charges applied.
  • To assist with checking and collating order/delivery documentation with supplier invoices and ensure accurate, checked information is delivered to the accounts department to meet their deadlines.

Hours:

Monday - Friday 8.30am – 5.00pm with 1 hour lunch

Requirements:

  • Experience in customer service - sales order processing and delivery coordination, ensuring customer requirements and project/site restrictions are met.
  • A good level of computer literacy and experience in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook). Full training will be provided on the specific order processing software packages used.
  • A friendly and helpful telephone manner is essential as is the requirement for clear verbal and written communication with customers and colleagues.
  • A proactive attitude, an ability to plan ahead and a willingness to collaborate closely with colleagues, as well as to take responsibility for working independently if required.

If you are interested, then apply today!

 

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Outbound Account Manager
Sector: Sales
Salary: £20,000 - £21,000 per annum
Location: Witham
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 908455
About the role

Do you have experience in Telesales and Account Management?

Just Recruitment Group is delighted to be assisting our client in the recruitment of an Outbound Account Manager position they have.

Duties & Responsibilities include:

  • Increase sales revenue and margin via both inbound and outbound calls and proactive account management
  • Maintain and develop existing relationships with clients
  • Build & maintain working excellent relationships with Internal stakeholders and suppliers.
  • Achieve & exceed monthly/quarterly KPI sales targets.
  • Focus on the effectiveness, efficiency and quality of sales activity not just the quantity
  • Use the CRM system to effectively record, manage and develop opportunities
  • Be a good team player, willingness cover for other team members during periods of absence/holiday.
  • Handle customer dissatisfaction correspondence and find a solution within agreed remit.
  • Attend & participate fully in training days/ promotional vendor days.
  • Create and submit weekly KPI’s reporting

Skills Required:

  • Excellent and confident telephone manner,
  • Be able to self-motivate in order to exceed own targets
  • Demonstrable understanding of sales methodologies
  • Time Management and prioritising skills

Experience Required:

  • Proven track record in a telesales Account Manager role.
  • Demonstrable experience in protecting and growing named accounts to deliver against revenue target
  • Proven experience of using a CRM system

Qualifications Required:

  • 5 GCSE’s, or equivalent including English and Maths

This is a full-time, permanent position working Monday-Friday 37.5hours per week with the opportunity to earn commission!!

If you are interested then apply today!

 

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QA Representative
Sector: Engineering and Manufacturing
Salary: Negotiable
Location: Dunmow
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 908457
About the role

The Just Recruitment Group is currently recruiting for QA Representative for their client based in Great Dunmow, Essex.

Suitable candidates will be Degree/HNC qualified (or equivalent) multi-disciplined Electronic/Electrical or Mechanical Engineer, required to maintain the companies ISO9001 QA system.  A hands-on ‘can do’ approach to solving problems is pre-requisite. 

Our client is a dynamic & growing company, the ideal candidate must be willing to undertake simple mechanical/electrical corrective action tasks if required to solve problems real-time.  In addition to the following duties, the QA Representative may from time to time be required to execute other instructions reasonably assigned to them.

Primary Duties:

  • Prepare for and be the contact point for the 6 monthly ISO 9001 audits.
  • Compile and Present 6 monthly management quality review.
  • Analysis and reporting KPI’s from the concession note system. Responsible for suggesting improvement programs to meet company targets. Sort monthly concessions into groups. Working in conjunction with the production team, ensure that preventative measures are in place for the top 3 issues.
  • Resolving complex QA issues in support of the charge hands (concession & engineering change note driven) and working with stores and engineering on returns.
  • Carry out audits on QA procedures to a timetable agreed with ‘ISO9001 auditor’ and other random audits that may be required or requested i.e. customer supplier audits and repair investigation audits.
  • Analyse all forms of rejects i.e. in house, suppliers, customer returns etc. and produce monthly reports.
  • Answer customer complaints by carrying out investigation and producing corrective actions as required in conjunction with supervisors (This may on some occasions require a visit to the customer).
  • Answer requests from customers and suppliers for QA information.
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Mechanical Maintenance Technician
Sector: Engineering and Manufacturing
Salary: £32,000
Location: Duxford
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 908442
About the role

The Just Recruitment Group is currently seeking a Mechanical Maintenance Technician for a leading global chemical solutions provider within their Engineering department on the outskirts of Cambridge.

We are looking for someone with a mechanical bias to join our maintenance team to service the Production and Packing departments, minimising plant down-time and improving site efficiencies.

Your key accountabilities will include:

  • Mechanical maintenance/installation of site processes & services.
  • A level of electrical work to support mechanical maintenance.
  • Complying with all relevant regulations and safety procedures.
  • Maintenance / Fault finding / Repairs / installation to production plant, services and equipment, as well as testing of site safety systems.
  • Ensuring compliance with the current pressure regulations and site safety regulations to current standards.
  • Assist in the continuity of supply for utility services to the site.
  • Maintain regulatory equipment for insurance inspection. Support the process to ensure that all inspections are carried out at set intervals.
  • Ability to fabricate various parts and components using a wide range of materials and
  • mechanical equipment.

Knowledge and experience required:

  • The Job Holder will have served a four-year recognised mechanical apprenticeship, with a minimum of City & Guilds part 2 / NVQ level three qualifications.
  • Proven work experience in a Maintenance Environment or equivalent.
  • Ideally Chemical Sector experience, if not pharma, biochemical or equivalent.
  • Knowledge of Maintenance Management systems (e.g. SAP).
  • Be aware of specialised safety aspects such as DSEAR / ATEX and Pressure Systems. Understanding of regulatory and statutory Engineering requirements.
  • A positive communicator with a “can do” attitude and continuous improvement focused mentality.
  • The ability to work quickly and safely under pressure.
  • Great team working skills, problem-solving techniques and the ability to manage a varied workload and change.

Monday – Friday 37.5 hours per week

Excellent benefits package, including:

  • A defined contribution pension scheme.
  • Private healthcare
  • A guaranteed annual payment.
  • A non-contractual Incentive Compensation Scheme after qualifying period.

If you would like to know more about the above role, please call today.

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Despatch Operative
Sector: Warehouse
Salary: £18,000 - £19,500 per annum
Location: Linton
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 908445
About the role

Just Recruitment is currently seeking a Despatch Operative to join our food processing client based on the outskirts of Haverhill.

The successful candidate will be involved in all aspects of working in the Despatch department.

Duties will include:

  • Loading and Unloading deliveries
  • Ensuring all incoming and outgoing products are accurately scanned and processed using computerised stock movement systems.

Must have:

  • Good computer skills
  • Good written and communication skills

The required shift is on a 4 on 4 off pattern 06:00am – 18:00pm. You may be required to work overtime if needed.

You will be required to work Monday to Friday initially, whilst you train for this position.

If you are interested in hearing more about the above role, please call today.

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Stores Operative
Sector: Warehouse
Salary: £8.72 per hour
Location: Linton
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 908446
About the role

The Just Recruitment Group is seeking 2 x Stores Operatives to join our food processing client based on the outskirts of Haverhill.

Responsible for ensuring products are stored correctly, picking and scanning works orders to assist the manufacturing areas to achieve production targets.

  • Prepare and complete stores orders according to schedule.
  • Receive and process stores stock products (pick, unload, label, store).
  • Carry out stores inventory controls and ensure quality standards are maintained for audit purposes.
  • Participate in the annual stock take.
  • Safely operate and maintain stores vehicles and equipment.
  • Ensure the stores areas are maintained in a clean and tidy condition to ensure a safe and secure working environment.

2 shifts available: 7am-3:30pm or 10am-6:30pm.

Bonus will be paid if you have a Forklift licence and if you are trained on a Shunter.

If you are interested in learning more about this role, please call today.

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Multi-Skilled Engineer
Sector: Warehouse
Salary: £17.85 per hour
Location: Linton
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 908443
About the role

Just Recruitment is currently seeking a Multi-skilled Engineer to join our food processing client based on the outskirts of Haverhill.

As part of the engineering team you will undertake a wide range of tasks including planned preventative maintenance and providing an efficient response to breakdowns in order to maintain optimum efficiency.

You will also be expected to actively seek improvement opportunities and implement those improvements where possible to further develop the efficiency and productivity of the business.

The successful candidates must:

  • Hold an electrical qualification of NVQ Level 3 or equivalent as a minimum and be 17th edition certified.
  • You must be an excellent fault finder and have strong mechanical skills with a good working knowledge of pneumatics, hydraulics and PLC’s.
  • You will be expected to accurately record all maintenance work using our computerised maintenance system so strong computer skills are a must.

The role is crucial to the efficient running of the site and therefore you will be required to demonstrate excellent communication skills when liaising with internal departments and external contractors and have a flexible and proactive approach to ensure the overall needs of the business are met.

Ideally you will have direct experience working with food processing and packaging equipment, however familiarisation training on this specialist equipment can be provided for the right candidate.

Shift pattern working 1 weekend a month

Averaging a 40hr week

If you feel you have the relevant skills, attitude and experience and would like to be considered, please call today.

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e-Marketing Assistant
Sector: Marketing, Advertising and PR
Salary: Competitive salary depending on experience
Location: Sudbury
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 908444
About the role

The Just Recruitment Group is delighted to be supporting one of our clients based on the outskirts of Sudbury. Our client is looking for an e-Marketing Assistant to join their growing and friendly team.

Playing a vital role within the marketing team, the main responsibility of the e-Marketing Assistant will be to create bespoke custom landing pages and schedule regular email marketing campaigns to customers.

The successful candidate will work with the Campaign Manager and e-Marketing Executive to ensure each landing page campaign follows best practice in order to reach its lead target.

The e-Marketing Assistant will use HubSpot’s reporting tools to guide improvements for customers and other departments within the company.

Responsibilities:

  • Identifying target audiences.
  • Database segmentation.
  • Coordinate with internal sales and account management team.
  • Communicate with clients to ensure content is supplied on time.
  • General support to the sales team.
  • Develop visually engaging HTML emails and working with third party customers
  • Webinar promotion process and reports.
  • Editorial Calendar – landing page set up, promotion schedule set up and keep spreadsheets up to date.

Necessary skills and experience:

  • Prior experience with an ESP.
  • Basic image editing in Adobe Photoshop.
  • Past copy writing experience.
  • Some knowledge of HTML & CSS.

Personal attributes:

  • Keen to progress in a marketing role.
  • Highly organised.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • A quick learner.
  • A good eye for design.
  • Able to handle multiple tasks at any one time.
  • Customer focused.
  • Effective communication skills.
  • Enthusiasm and self-motivation.
  • Able to work in a fast-paced environment.

To discuss this role in more detail, please call today.

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Wedding and Special Events Sales Manager
Sector: Hospitality and Events Management
Salary: £24,000 per annum
Location: Witham
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 908437
About the role

Luxury, grandeur and spectacular!

Our client, one of the finest country house venues in the tantalising Essex Countryside have a fantastic opportunity for you. They are seeking a full time Wedding and Sales Manager to join their team.

You will be working alongside the Head of Wedding Planning and the CEO in a buzzing environment which requires you to focus on every little detail to deliver beyond expectations.

Within your next career move you will be responsible for:

  • Hosting all wedding showrounds.
  • Preparing for Open Evenings and Open Days.
  • Following up with potential brides or clients to discuss set up and more detailed planning.
  • Handing over to the Operations Team.
  • Work in conjunction with all event staff and catering partners to ensure the function is delivered to the high standards expected.
  • Manage external suppliers.
  • To assist other department Managers as and when required.

This fantastic opportunity is offering a competitive salary.

If you have previous experience of wedding sales and managing weddings then we want to hear from you!

Please note: you must hold a full UK license and have access to a car.

Do not delay, apply today!

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