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Spotlight on Haverhill

Each month we will Spotlight one of our branches, divisions or employees. This month it's the turn of
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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.
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Why winter is the perfect time to barbecue

Just Recruitment’s resident grill king tells us why the cooler months are perfect for firing up the barbecue, and shares his tips about how to do it

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

Keeping pace with a fast-moving industry

The business world moves at a much faster pace than when Just Recruitment started 35 years ago. Here’s how the recruitment industry has evolved to keep up
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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

Jobs currently available

Featured job
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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Featured job
Service Engineer
Sector: Engineering and Manufacturing
Salary: £30,000 to £35,000 Per Annum
Location: National
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 906655
About the role

This position is based nationally and reports to the Field Service Manager.

Responsibilities

  • Attending customer sites across the UK and Ireland as required by the business.
  • Delivering routine preventative maintenance and repair work as scheduled by the service coordinator.
  • Attending product breakdown calls, providing technical assistance to customers and supporting service refurbishment activities.
  • Working efficiently and safely, always within the companies Health & Safety guidelines.
  • Delivering high standards of customer service and maintaining a commercial outlook towards the business.
  • Occasional visits to our parent company in Denmark or attending other manufacturing sites for the purpose of training or support.
  • Active input into the strategic activities of the business when required.

Qualification 

  • Full clean driving licence
  • Knowledge of ventilation systems
  • Knowledge of refrigeration systems
  • Knowledge of control systems
  • Health and Safety, including but not limited to, a strong understanding of making and working within risk assessments and method statements.

Skills

  • Electrical
  • Braising
  • Fault finding

Experience

  • Service and preventative maintenance on HVAC products at a national level

Personal attributes

  • Honest
  • Diligent
  • Flexible
  • Supportive Team player
  • Work effectively and safely alone.

Hours

Monday to Friday 08:30 – 17:00 with a 60-minute unpaid lunch break. However, will be expected to work such additional hours as are necessary for the proper performance of your duties.

Reward Package

  • Competitive Salary (based on experience/qualifications)
  • Bonus scheme (Profit related)
  • 25 days holiday per annum (up to 5 days used for Christmas shutdown) increasing with length of service, up to a maximum of 30 days per year
  • Company sick pay (after 13 weeks service and increases with length of service)
  • Pension Scheme
  • Auto-enrolment 3% employee contribution and 2% employer
  • Group Personal Pension Scheme (once qualified) 3% employee contribution and 3% employer increasing with length of service
  • Life Assurance (2 x basic salary)
  • Private Medical Insurance (once qualified)
  • Childcare Voucher Scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme

Other benefits

  • Monthly flexi-Fridays (staff can leave at 2pm, having made the time up that week)
  • Medical appointments paid up to one hour (excluding opticians)
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New job
Stores & Despatch Packer
Sector: Warehouse
Salary: To be discussed on application
Location: Tiverton
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 907181
About the role

The Just Recruitment Group Ltd are currently recruiting for a Stores & Despatch Packer for their client based in Tiverton, Devon.

This is an opportunity to join an industry-leading, customer focused company.

The role will involve working within the Stores & Despatch Department where you will be required to check and pack goods as per our customers’ orders.

Previous experience of working within a factory/manufacturing environment.

Experience of driving a forklift beneficial but not essential

Working on own initiative and as part of a team

Good working knowledge of computers.

Suitable applicants will ideally have Counterbalance Fork Lift Licence, Experience of a CRM system, box making and knowledge of stock control systems and procedures.

Hours of Work:

Monday – Thursday:9.00am – 5.30pm

Friday: 9.00am – 4.30pm

39-hours per week

The position offers a competitive salary, after a qualifying period health care cash back scheme and company pension contributions, a generous holiday allocation of 25 days per year (full time allocation) plus bank holidays and free on-site parking.

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New job
Valuations Executive
Sector: Property and Construction
Salary: £22k-£25k
Location: Halstead
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 907058
About the role

Just recruitment are currently recruiting on behalf of a well-regarded organisation based on the outskirts of Sudbury. 

The ideal candidate will have Estate Agency/Property experience. 

The Job: 

The Valuations Executive's role is to generate revenue for the company, collect accurate Property Valuation Appraisal reports and distribute them to the relevant company client. 

Duties:

  • 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 at all times 
  • Promote and encourage use of ES ancillary services at all times 
  • Compile accurate Property Valuation Appraisal and Desktop Valuation reports 
  • Maintain a consistency level within 10% of Valuation vs Sale Price 
  • Provide interim valuation updates to Sales Negotiators as requested 

This is an excellent opportunity to join an exciting team and great environment - this is an office based role. 

Free parking is available on site - you will need to be able to drive due to the company location 

Lots of opportunity to progress within other areas of the business is available for the right candidate.

 

 

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New job
Quality Systems Lead
Sector: Science and Pharmaceuticals
Salary: £30,000 - £35,000
Location: Sudbury
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 907164
About the role

The Just Recruitment Group are looking to recruit a Quality Systems Lead to join a global manufacturer at their site in Sudbury, Suffolk. 

Your mission and responsibilities: 

  • Supervision of the Quality System Team. 
  • Administer and monitor CAPA as well as Issue Resolution to ensure timely and accurate completion. Provide mentoring to support the CAPA process. 
  • Administer and monitor the deviation process to ensure timely and accurate completion. 
  • Prepare for customer, regulatory and notified body audits. 
  • Conduct internal quality audits and audit reports. 
  • Control the quality document repository including administration of the change control process. 

Your qualifications and experiences: 

  • In depth knowledge of Quality Management Systems, ISO 13485, 21 CFR 820. 
  • Knowledge of CAPA requirements. 
  • Nonconformance Management. 
  • Document Control. 
  • GDP & GMP (Good Documentation Practices and Good Manufacturing Practices). 
  • Good working experience of Quality Systems and their operational implementation. 
  • Supervisory skills would be an advantage but training will be provided. 

In return my client offers a competitive salary plus a great flexible benefits package which includes a personalised pension scheme, holiday buy and sell scheme, medical plans and bonus scheme plus much more! 

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New job
Quality Operations Lead
Sector: Science and Pharmaceuticals
Salary: £30,000 - £35,000
Location: Sudbury
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 907163
About the role

The Just Recruitment Group are currently looking to recruit a Quality Operations Lead to join a global manufacturer at their site in Sudbury, Suffolk. 

Your mission and responsibilities: 

  • Supervision of the Quality Operations Team. 
  • Provide support to the manufacturing operations team. 
  • Administer & monitor CAPA & Issue Resolution to ensure timely and accurate completion. Provide mentoring to support the CAPA process. 
  • Administer & monitor the deviation process to ensure timely and accurate completion.
  • Administer & monitor the QN process to ensure timely and accurate completion.
  • Prepare for customer, regulatory & notified body audits. Conduct internal quality audits and audit reports.
  • Provide support for training in key aspects of the Quality Management System.
  • Generate quality related metrics, reports and KPI's and lead improvement projects and quality initiatives. 

Your qualifications and experiences: 

  • In depth knowledge of Quality Management Systems, ISO 13485, 21 CFR 820. 
  • Knowledge of CAPA requirements. 
  • Nonconformance Management. 
  • Document Control. 
  • GDP & GMP (Good Documentation Practices & Good Manufacturing Practices). 
  • Good working experience of Quality Systems and their operational implementation. 
  • Supervisory skills would be an advantage but training will be provided. 

In return my client offers a competitive salary plus a great flexible benefits package which includes a personalised pension scheme, holiday buy & sell scheme, medical plans and bonus scheme.

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New job
Test Engineer
Sector: Engineering and Manufacturing
Salary: discussed on application
Location: Colchester
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 907159
About the role

The Just Recruitment Group Ltd are currently recruiting for a Test Engineer for their client based in Colchester, Essex.

A Test Engineer is required to join our highly focused production team, to fault find our product range. The successful candidate will have a strong digital electronics background with microprocessor experience, and be able to read circuit diagrams and understand manufacturer’s data sheets.

The candidate will be expected to identify faults down to component signal level, having a familiarity with oscilloscopes, logic analysers and In Circuit Emulators (ICE).

In addition to a technical aptitude, the role requires the ability to work to tight time scales, supporting our technicians with product testing and on occasion test products if required.

The ideal candidate will be an Electronics Engineer qualified to degree level (preferred), or to UK Higher National Diploma (HND). They will have a number of year’s practical experience working on similar complex products, and be a strong communicator with analytical and problem solving skills.

Ideal experience would include an understanding of:

  • Microprocessors, preferably Intel 80x86 architecture
  • High performance communications peripheral devices, for example Gigabit Ethernet
  • High performance bus architectures e.g. PCI Express or serial RapidIO
  • High speed digital logic
  • Advanced memory technologies, e.g. DDR 4
  • Complex programmable devices

Also a working knowledge of any of the following would be a distinct advantage:

VME bus, CompactPCI, VPX, PMC, XMC or AMC architectures

Very competitive salary package, with generous relocation allowance where appropriate. Company-supported private pension scheme. Non-contributory private health insurance scheme.

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New job
Purchase Ledger Clerk
Sector: Accountancy, Banking and Finance
Salary: £20,000 - £25,000
Location: Witham
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 907031
About the role

Do you have 3 years experience in a Purchase Ledger role? 

Do you want to work in a fast-paced environment? 

Are you studying AAT, or qualified? 

The Just Recruitment Group are currently recruiting for a Purchase Ledger Clerk to join their ever growing and well established client's team based in Witham. 

Duties will include: 

  • Entering invoices and credit notes onto company's system. 
  • Liaising with other departments to ensure invoices are processed promptly. 
  • Seek approval for credit notes and queries on stock invoices. 
  • Process company expenses. 
  • Ensuring all supplier statements are completed monthly. 
  • Keeping spreadsheets up to date 
  • Dealing with Petty Cash and assisting in other office duties. 
  • Raising weekly payments. If you are well organised, work well in a fast paced and pressured environment and have 5 GCSE's including Math's and English then apply today! 

 

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New job
Mortgage & Protection Adviser
Sector: Accountancy, Banking and Finance
Salary: £50,000 - £60,000
Location: Croydon,Dartford,Harlow,Slough,St Albans,Cheshunt,Watford
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 907141
About the role

Calling all Mortgage Advisers!

Are you looking to work for a market leader offering an excellent package and unlimited earning potential?

Would you like to have your earning guaranteed for up to 24 months?

Are you looking for a flexible approach to your working hours?

Our client offers a broad range of Mortgage Services and, as a leading remortgage specialist, the demand for their service continues to increase. As such they are seeking ambitious Mortgage and Protection Advisers to help meet this demand and develop a highly successful career as the business continues to grow.

Our client believes your skills and experience are best suited to focussing purely on the provision of quality advice and sales to their customers. The hard work of contacting customers, securing appointments and the progressing of the mortgage applications will be done by a dedicated support team. Giving you the opportunity to perform at your very best.

The role represents a fantastic opportunity for the right candidate, and with our continued growth, this is an unprecedented career earnings opportunity for those candidates that can deliver the sales results we expect from such an opportunity.

This is a telephone-based role, so you will need to be articulate and engaging. You will be writing in excess of 20 mortgages per month, so you will also be highly motivated and organised. You will also have a strong track record in mortgage and protection sales.

Mortgage and Protection Adviser responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Arrange mortgage and mortgage related products on behalf of customers.
  • Ensure all leads are followed up and managed in a timely manner.
  • Undertake telephone fact-finds as required.
  • Always ensuring full compliance.
  • Maintain strong working relationships with Introducers.
  • Ensure that all documentation is current and up to date.
  • Ensure that requirements of the Training & Competency Scheme are met.
  • Ensure Money Laundering Guidelines are adhered to.
  • Ensure the requirements of GDPR are met.
  • Ad hoc duties as and when required by the Sales Director or senior Management Team.

Required knowledge, skills and qualifications:

  • Excellent inter-personal and presentation skills, with outstanding Communication and listening skills, with the ability to explain complex information in a clear and simple format.
  • Minimum, of 2 years demonstrable mortgage sales experience.
  • Full CeMAP mortgage qualification or equivalent.
  • Highly competent Microsoft Office user, including Excel, Word and Outlook.
  • Full driving licence.

Benefits and package include:

  • Guaranteed Salary of £55,000 for two years + £5,000 car allowance or BMW Company Car!
  • Quarterly Bonus achievable, against a range of performance based KPI’S.
  • Outstanding Commission Earnings. (Top performers earn in excess of £70K PA.)
  • Extensive Induction coupled with an ongoing training, support and development program.
  • Outstanding career progression opportunities.
  • 33 Days Paid Holiday, (25 Days Holiday plus 8 Bank Holidays.)
  • A flexible approach to working hours.
  • Unrivalled opportunities for progression, promotion and personal development in an expanding business.
  • Perk box Group discounts and employee benefits Scheme.
  • Contributory workplace pension.
  • Generous Staff referral bonus scheme.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a growing organisation – offering an excellent package, development and further training. – the opportunity to earn is there for a driven and sales focused individual.

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Internal Sales
Sector: Sales
Salary: £19,000 – £23,000 plus bonus
Location: Dunmow
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 907136
About the role

The Just Recruitment Group are currently recruiting for an Internal Sales person for their client based in Dunmow, Essex. 

The role will involve frontline handling of customer enquiries including promoting the company services, quoting, following up and the chasing of bookings. 

Telesales, Sales or a Sales type background is preferred and it is vital that any candidate is confident in dealing with customers and cultivating client relationships, capitalising on commercial opportunities to achieve the companies sales targets. 

Duties:

  • Provide a high level of customer sales support for quote requirements. 
  • To build, support and develop regular, established business. 
  • To be involved in the decision making regarding rates and margins for new and existing business. 
  • Maximise sales by upselling on incoming and outgoing calls. 
  • Identify opportunities for the external sales team. 
  • Proactive following up of quotations, new customers, 1st job customers, old inactive customers, and other reports with a focus on generating bookings. 
  • Proactive telephone contact with both existing and prospective customers. 
  • Review and respond to ongoing clients volumes and volume trends Assist with marketing activities 

Hours are Monday to Friday 08:00 – 18:00. However the company run a shift system for the team rotating through the following: 08:00-17:00, 08:30-17:30, and 09:00-18:00. 

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