IT Service Desk Apprentice - #59755

QA Apprenticeships


Date: 2 weeks ago
City: Edinburgh
Salary: £19,000 per year
Contract type: Full time

Employer description:

Computershare is a global leader in financial administration with over 14,000 employees around the world, serving over 25,000+ clients. To help drive their next phase of growth, Computershare are currently seeking an IT Service Desk Apprentice to join the team in their global technology hub based in the centre of Edinburgh.

Overview:

The 24/7 Global Tech Support Team is responsible for managing all first line service and support tasks for Computershare customers across the globe and ensuring business critical systems remain available at all times. Ensuring that customer experience is paramount at all times, the Service Desk function is responsible for logging all incidents and requests, including categorisation, prioritisation and where possible providing a first contact resolution. Analysts must develop a strong knowledge of all tasks associated with the role.

You will be assigned a mentor who will focus on preparing you for a job as a self-sufficient Apprentice Analyst through shadowing, training and increasing the your service knowledge. This is an excellent opportunity to work for an organisation who invest in talent and will provide full support whilst you work towards your SCQF Level 8 Digital Technologies in IT Support.

If you are looking for an exciting and unique opportunity, apply below!

Responsibilities:

  • Respond to customer queries and requests via phone calls, live chat service, email and support tickets
  • Provide First Contact Resolution (FCR) through troubleshooting using the knowledge base and other tools
  • Contribute to the team’s Continual Service Improvement objectives; identify repeat incidents and highlight potential process improvements
  • Complete user access requests, software installs and local hardware requests
  • Ensure that all procedures and documentation are kept current, and that any amendments are communicated to the team
  • Ensure that all work carried out by the Global Service Centre adheres to internal and external audit requirements, business regulations, and service level agreements

You will need the following skills:

  • Professional and courteous telephone manner
  • Willingness to work flexible hours / shifts
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience of working in a team
  • Able to learn new technologies and work in a technical environment
  • Able to follow set processes and procedures and highlight potential improvements
  • Understanding of Microsoft
  • We are looking for someone with a growth mindset who is looking to develop their career and grow with the business by presenting new ideas and leading on their implementation

Salary:

£19,000 per annum, increasing to £26,000 upon completion of the apprenticeship

Working hours:

Initially you will start working on a 8 hour shift pattern starting anywhere between 8am – 2pm Monday to Friday. With the Service Desk Analyst role you may move onto shift work which will include 12 hour shifts day and night in blocks of 4/5 days.

Benefits:

  • Mentoring scheme throughout apprenticeship
  • Luxury office space based in the centre of Edinburgh
  • Mental health awareness benefits
  • Track record of taking on over 50 apprentices within service desk

Future prospects:

With Computershare your further career development is vital, with Global Tech Support’s internal development program which provides you with pathways into roles such as Application Support, Software Development, IT Security and many more.

Important information:

This vocational apprenticeship comprehensively supports your specific job role with this particular employer. Throughout your learning journey, you are fully supported by your dedicated QA skills coach and your mentor at work. They ensure you settle in, help you develop all the skills you need to be successful in your job role and pass your assessments, and can provide one to one support.

Starting with insights into your current potential, they plan your growth in a programmatic way, close skills gaps with immersive training and ensure what you learn is applicable to what you do. They talk you through the specifics on the qualifications you gain and how they align in particular to your day to day role.

On completion, as well as the valuable work experience you have gained, you get a nationally recognised qualification at SCQF Level 8.

If you are interested in starting your career and receiving a work based qualification at the same time APPLY NOW!

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