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IT Service Desk Agent

Job Title: IT Service Desk Agent
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Wakefield
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: 6 Months plus
REF: FJ-SDA-W_1700498456
Contact Name: Martin Walker
Contact Email:
Job Published: 8 months ago

Job Description

Exciting new opportunity for IT Service Desk Agents based in Wakefield on a Temporary contract 6 / 12 months contract. The company are keen to drive the hiring within and are looking for candidates that would be potential and suitable permanent employees at the end of the contract.

As the Service Desk Agent you will provide a single point of contact for users, dealing with the management of both routine and non-routine incidents, problems and requests. Provision of 1st line support for incidents.

Key Accountabilities

  • Technical Capability. Works under supervision, supporting standard technical queries related to a single product/small set of products (e.g. Microsoft products, operating system, basic networking, PCs).

  • Business Awareness. Develops an understanding of customer's environment and service delivery requirements to enable the delivery of a first class service.

  • Documents actions taken in resolving routine customer enquiries ensuring established processes/systems are followed.

  • Problem Solving. Takes ownership for listening to and understanding basic customer problems asking relevant questions to resolve typically known problems within required timescales. Knows when problems are 'beyond them' and escalates so they can be resolved.

  • Service Level. Escalates issues as necessary to deliver required service level and meet or exceed customer expectation/SLAs. Monitors performance through statistical reporting and analysis.

  • Team Working. Acts as a team player and is viewed by colleagues as a helpful and effective member of the team.

  • Personal Development Takes ownership of own development and has a development plan in place.


  • Feedback from customers, colleagues and team managers.
    * Technical assessments if applicable
    * Evidence of sharing and re-use of knowledge.
    * Correct management of processes followed to deliver the service.
    * Percentage of customer problems resolved within required timescales.
    * Meeting service level requirements.

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