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Service Desk Agent - Manchester

Job Title: Service Desk Agent - Manchester
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Manchester
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: 6/12 Months
REF: SDA_1660559063
Contact Name: Felix Kibble
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 1 year ago

Job Description

Service Desk Agent

Exciting new opportunity for Service Desk Agents based in Manchester on a Temporary 6 / 12 month contract working for a multinational information and communications technology company. Ideally we 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.

This role is a full time position of 40 hours per week consisting of shifts between 7am - 7pm Monday to Friday and working one weekend per month.

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.

Process. 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.
  • A keen interest in IT with some level of qualification eg. GCSE, BTEC, ELC etc.

An in date UK Passport or original birth certificate is required to be considered for this role

Project People is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.