Service Desk Assistant

London, United Kingdom
£27,251 - 33,615 per annum (Grade 3)
13 Aug 2019
End of advertisement period
27 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Department: IT Services
Salary: £27,251 - 33,615 per annum (Grade 3)
Location: Mile End
Closing date: 27-Aug-2019


This is an exciting opportunity for x2 skilled IT professional with a background in and a passion for IT support and service delivery to join our Service Desk team within QMUL’s IT Services Department. The successful candidate will triage, resolve or escalate support calls within agreed timescales using IT Service Management principles and logging system.

Our Service Desk Assistants provide customer focused, friendly assistance for staff and students in person, by phone, email or other electronic means. They ensure that phone calls and other communications are handled in a customer friendly and professional manner and are recorded appropriately in our call management system using clear written communication.

You will provide sympathetic advice to customers on their IT queries, remaining calm under pressure, and where possible resolving their query or problem at first contact. You will also follow standard diagnosis routines to identify the caller and type of problem, gaining sufficient information to resolve the query or where applicable to escalate to colleagues within the Service Desk or other teams within IT Services.

You will be expected to contribute to discussions about improving methods of working, to follow those methods once agreed and to document and maintain those methods so they become knowledge for staff across IT Services.

Knowledge and experience of working with policies and procedures based on the ITIL framework would be advantageous as would experience of using ITSM systems.

The post is full time and permanent starting as soon as possible thereafter. Salary will be within the range £27,251 - £33,615 per annum inclusive of London Allowance. Benefits include 30 days annual leave, access to a pension scheme and interest-free season ticket loan.

Candidates must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006. Where required this may include entry clearance or continued leave to remain under the Points Based Immigration Scheme.

Informal enquiries should be addressed to Kathy Whelan k.whelan@qmul.ac.uk

Details about the Department can be found at www.its.qmul.ac.uk

The closing date for applications is 27 August 2019

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