IT Service Desk Administrator

  • TBC,
  • Permanent / Full Time

Job Role: IT Service Desk Administrator
Job Type: Full time/Permanent
Location: Leeds, city centre
Are you capable of enhancing and optimising existing processes, particularly within the Jira platform, through automation to enhance efficiency and productivity across an organisation. Key to the role will be fostering collaboration within an IT team and providing excellent customer service.
What you’ll be doing:
Supporting seamless IT operations by managing the efficiency of the service desk. Key responsibilities include ensuring that service desk customers receive support in a timely and professional manner, managing the daily activities of the service desk, and improving its efficiency

  • Incident Management: Log, prioritise, and escalate incidents according to SLAs.
  • Customer Service: Offer attentive support, keep users informed, and provide training for applications.
  • Documentation: Maintain detailed records and update the knowledge base for efficient problem-solving.
  • Collaboration: Work with other teams to resolve complex issues.
  • Problem Management: Monitor and address recurring issues to prevent future incidents.
  • Manage KPIs: Manage and define KPIs for individual teams within the IT team.
Your background…
Must have…
  • Previous experience in a service desk or technical support role is essential (2 years of experience or more is desirable).
  • Knowledge of remote desktop tools and IT Service Management would also be an advantage. (Jira/Atlassian)
  • Strong communication skills and an excellent collaborator
Nice to have…
  • A good Computer Science, IT, Software Engineering, or technical background
  • Full UK Driving License
  • Experience in developing or customising Atlassian products (Jira)
What’s on offer… 
  • Leeds Based Office
  • Hybrid Office / Home Working
  • Flexible Working Hours
  • Career development opportunities
  • A dynamic and friendly environment
  • Generous holiday allowance with buy/sell holiday scheme
  • Mental and physical wellbeing initiatives
  • Volunteering days
A bit about the company…
Maintaining a portfolio of Material & Life Science companies, our client is committed to delivering chemistry-based solutions for a better life today and a better world tomorrow.
Headquartered in the UK with customers in over 90 countries they have established a strong presence as market leaders in the chemical industry since their formation in 2004.
They are a friendly team with an innovative culture that works together to get things done. They trust everyone equally and fairly and encourage their people to be truly creative and think outside the box.
If shortlisted, our client will contact you to discuss the role and your experience further.      
Key Appointments UK Ltd will assess your suitability for the role based on the information contained in your CV and application. This includes skills, experience, education, and location.      
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