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Vacancies 

This is a selection of the current vacancies that we are handling for local companies. 
 
We are continually working on new job vacancies in Bedford and surrounding areas therefore even if the jobs on this page are not of interest to you we would be happy to receive your CV. This will enable us to match your experience with new opportunities as they arise. 
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Childcare Paralegal 
Reference: 
M03.2966 
Location: 
Northampton 
Salary: 
£28-£40K D.O.E. 
DUTIES INCLUDE: 
Handing a full caseload of childcare matters, providing advice on all aspects of public law children matters Conducting own advocacy Drafting documents, including statements and threshold agreements Creating and maintaining court bundles. Work with existing caseload – develop own practice, File Mangement, Dealing with clients/taking instructions, Completion of Legal Aid. 
 
THE CANDIDATE: 
You will be a hardworking and ambitious paralegal who has gained a minimum of 12 months' experience in Child Law, would consider newly qualified Assistant Solicitor/Childcare Panel Member for the Role. You Should have a genuine passion and desire to continue the excellent service that this firm provides. You will possess excellent communication skills and work with high levels of empathy and integrity. 
 
Hours: 9:00am – 17:30pm Monday to Friday Immediate Start 
 
Based in Northampton 
 
Salary around £28-40K – depending on experience. 
 
Hotel General Manager 
Reference: 
M03.2964 
Location: 
Forest Mere 
Salary: 
£55 - £70K D.O.E. 
 
MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES 
Customer Service 
To implement the service standards for Reception, Restaurant and Housekeeping, ensuring a high and consistent level of service is given to all guests 
To implement training and coaching of the service standards for each operating department 
To ensure service to guests is engaging and proactive, with great attention to personal presentation, eye contact, body language and interaction 
To review customer satisfaction levels at the resort on a daily basis and action issues from customer feedback promptly 
Brand Standards 
To review current brand standards and ensure they are consistently applied across key customer facing departments (Reception, Restaurants and Café) 
To train and develop the resort teams on how to deliver the brand standards consistently 
To observe application of brand standards by team members and provide feedback, encouraging and/or correcting when appropriate 
Productivity 
To review the rotas of the operating departments on a daily basis to ensure the resort is properly staffed to efficiently handle the anticipated number of guests, while still delivering the expected service standards. 
To manage number of hours scheduled for each operating department so that it falls in line with set productivity targets (Reception, Food & Beverage, Housekeeping) 
To review employee productivity on a weekly basis and address areas of under-performance 
Performance Management 
To establish targets and objectives for the Department Heads of the operational departments (Reception, Restaurants, Kitchen, Housekeeping and Maintenance) and review on a regular basis, providing coaching and direction as necessary 
To support the Department Heads in maximising the potential from operating Department Heads 
To design performance development plans for the operating department heads 
Communication 
To ensure company communication flows through to all employees so all employees are kept informed and engaged 
To escalate any relevant resort information to the Hotel Services Director 
To oversee the daily morning operational meeting, ensuring the departments are effectively briefed and prepared for the day 
To carry out weekly operational meetings with the Department Heads for the hotel side of the business (Reception, F&B, Housekeeping, Maintenance), reviewing any issues and planning for the weeks ahead 
Recruitment 
To directly recruit high-calibre Department Heads for the health resort 
To oversee the recruitment of all front line operational employees of the resort, in conjunction with the respective Department Head, certifying new recruits are aligned with the company philosophy of commitment to service excellence 
 
DESIRED SKILLS & EXPERIENCE 
Proven track record of successfully leading an upscale operation in the hotels and leisure sector 
Strong leadership and people management 
Great attention to detail 
Experience in delivering brand standards with a recognisable upscale hospitality company. 
 
BENEFITS 
We offer industry competitive salaries and an attractive benefits package, which includes: 
Contracted 28 days/shifts annual holiday including bank holidays, which increases with service. 
Generous staff discount in the companies boutique and retail offer. 
Employee and family member discount for mid-week residential breaks at all resorts. 
Complimentary staff spa facility day on successful completion of probationary period. 
Subsidised meals whilst on duty. 
Discounted Club Membership. 
Childcare voucher scheme. 
Participation in Wider Wallet shopping discount scheme. 
 
 
Salary: £55 - £70K D.O.E. 
Electricians x 2 - 17th Edition 
Reference: 
M03.2806 
Location: 
Bedfordshire 
Salary: 
£32-34K D.O.E. 
Primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to: 
To plan the work, install, service, repair and maintain electrical installations in customer’s property working to the required quality and safety standards ensuring cost effectiveness and a high level of customer satisfaction. 
Communicates with site and office staff regarding completion of work and site issues. 
Ensures all installations are completed within allotted timescale and all paperwork is completed on the day of the installation and handed over daily to supervisors. 
To ensure all certificates and condition reports are completed with appropriate paperwork and to check for non-compliance. 
Ensures all stock levels have been replenished for both PPE and materials. 
Take an active role in the out of hours call out rota. 
To take responsibility for company property at all times. 
To play an pro-active role in achieving personal and group targets. 
To communicate clearly with all staff, administrators and managers and with customers at all times. 
To comply with all health and safety legislation and other industry regulations. 
To participate in any tasks such as stock taking or special events which maybe out of regular hours on an ad hoc basis according to the needs of the business. 
To cover supervisor/ team leader responsibilities in their absence. 
 
Experience Needed 
Must Have 17th Edition qualification. 
Test & Inspection Qualification. 
2361 Part 1 & 2, Level 3 minimum or equivalent. 
AM1 and AM2 
2391 test and Inspect or 2394/40 & 2395/50 
PAT Testing Ability 
PASMA and IPAF qualified (Ideally) 
Minimum 2 years experience POST Qualification 
Ideally 5 years experience in the electrical industry 
IT skills are essential. 
 
Salary £32K - £34K Review after 3 months and company van 
Healthcare Assistant 
Reference: 
ONNS/2909 
Location: 
Bedford 
Salary: 
£7.75-8.75 p/h 
Healthcare Assistant Agency Work and Permanent 
Full or Part time work/Flexible Hours 
No previous care experience required 
Insurance Sales Executive 
Reference: 
J01.2943 
Location: 
Bedford 
Salary: 
£25 - £40K D.O.E. 
Are you a driven salesperson with a proven track record of exceeding targets? 
 
Do you have Business-to-Business sales experience? 
 
If so, have you ever considered becoming an insurance broker? 
 
Due to rapid growth, this progressive client is looking for numerous sales executives to add to their dynamic and vibrant sales floor. 
This client, a Top 100 UK Independent broker specialising in the commercial insurance industry, has a refreshingly positive and enthusiastic perspective on how to win and retain business and offers a lively working environment to match. You will be based in Bedford and support will be provided throughout your journey within the business. 
 
With an energetic working environment and uncapped earnings, a strong sales person will absolutely thrive within the business. Given the ambitious yet realistic expansion plans, longer-term progression opportunities may also be available to the right candidate. The client will also pay for your education to become Cert CII qualified and bonuses are paid on completion. 
 
General duties: 
Working on warm sales leads generated by a closely-linked telemarketing team 
Selling market-leading insurance products to prospective clients 
Retaining repeat business at times through excellent service standards 
 
Essential personal skills: 
Proven track record in exceeding sales targets 
Driven and hungry approach toward sales 
Enthusiastic persona with the desire to succeed 
 
Commission/Bonuses 
8% on all business landed 
The next year at renewal, if the client renews you will earn 8% of the renewal and many times the clients premiums increase due to growth. This is also conducted by a dedicated renewals team giving you the opportunity to focus on selling – current retention rates are 90% across the business 
Most business sold in a month earns a £500 bonus 
Most business sold in a quarter earns a £1000 bonus 
The salesperson of the year wins 2 first class tickets to any destination in the world 
Consistency bonus scheme – if you hit target 2 months in a row you earn £100, 3 months £200 and 4 months £750 and you will be paid £750 a month for every month where you hit afterwards. 
 
Salary: £25-£40K D.O.E. plus uncapped commission and bonus structure 
 
Location: Bedford 
Experienced Lettings Administrator  
Reference: 
A04.2977 
Location: 
Bedford 
Salary: 
£10.00 per hour 
We have an exciting opportunity for a driven individual who is adept at organisation and communication within the lettings environment. In addition to a pro-active attitude, we are seeking a team member who is competent in all aspects of administration, in order to meet our client needs. 
 
Our new team member will be responsible for: 
• Greeting clients; both in person and on the telephone 
• Preparing marketing details 
• Dealing with general property enquiries 
• Diary Management /Booking appointments 
• Applications and referencing tenants 
• Setting up tenancies/Tenancy renewals 
• Booking Inventories 
• Raising Invoices 
• Dealing with maintenance issues 
• General team support 
 
 
Hours: 18-20 per week 
Salary: £10 per hour - Permanent Role 
Location: Based in Bedford 
 
Account Handler - London 
Reference: 
J01.2954 
Location: 
London 
Salary: 
£30- £35K D.O.E. 
Key Responsibilities 
 
Clients 
Develop strong relationships with clients 
Ensure transactions are conducted with full transparency 
Deal with incoming enquiries from clients, insurers and third parties 
Deal with client renewals and mid-term adjustments 
Accompany other team members on client visits as appropriate 
Behave with all clients (both internal and external) fairly and ethically 
 
Suppliers/Markets 
Maintain an appropriate group of preferred markets in each area of activity 
Develop strong relationships with markets 
Negotiate with markets to provide best balance of quality, service and price 
Maintain any ongoing delegated authority contracts appropriately and cost effectively 
 
Broking 
Assist in the creation of comprehensive client and broking documents 
Processing of slips, quotes, indications and endorsements 
Technical duties (including data entry, credit control, chasing subjectivities) 
Assist in planning the most appropriate insurance programme for the client’s demands and needs. 
 
 
Skills and Abilities needed to perform the role 
High levels of numeracy and literacy 
Confident and capable communicator, both written and face to face 
Able to develop customer focused relationships and encourages others to adopt these behaviours, 
Competent IT skills, including but not limited to Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint 
Able to work independently and use initiative 
Highly organized, with good planning/time management skills. Is proactive 
Negotiation and influencing skills (able to sell) 
Strong attention to detail 
Able to solve problems 
Able to work flexibility and to achieve tight deadlines/targets 
Professional and personable – creates a strong first impression 
Able to react positively to change 
Resilient and calm under pressure 
Team player, networks and able to build sustainable relationships 
 
 
Knowledge & Experience 
Previous experience of working as an Account Handler or similar role within insurance. 
Likely to have experience of managing or supervising others. 
Good understanding of Lloyds and the London market. 
Strong technical knowledge of FCA regulations as they pertain to insurance intermediaries. 
Understanding of processes and procedures within the insurance market. Able to audit and check the work of others. 
 
 
Professional Qualifications 
A level Grade A-C (or equivalent) as a minimum. Degree or other tertiary level qualification is desirable 
GCSE Math’s and English (or equivalent) 
Attainment of the LLMIT (the Lloyd’s and London Market Introductory test 
Progression towards gaining professional qualifications is desired, but not essential 
 
 
Salary £30-35K 
Lettings Negotiator - Part-Time 
Reference: 
A04.2979 
Location: 
Bedford 
Salary: 
£10.00 per hour 
 
Our client is looking to recruit a part-time Lettings Negotiator for 18-20 hours per week. The new recruit would need to be legally oriented and to take over the administration of the legalities. I have Listed below the duties which gives an indication of the tasks required, but of course there will be some overlap with others at various times such as holiday or illness. 
 
Duties include: 
1. Viewings 
2. Valuations 
3. Inspections 
4. Check in and check out 
5. Tradesmen 
6. Unoccupied properties 
7. Rent assessments 
8. Landlord and Tenant insurances 
9. Inventory 
10. Putting together Marketing packs 
11. Deposit negotiations 
12. New business 
13. Gas Certificates 
14. EPC s 
15. Monthly salary timesheet 
16. HMO 
17. Putting properties for rent on Zoopla 
 
 
Salary £10.00 per hour 
 
Based in Bedford 
Sales Executive 
Reference: 
J01.2939 
Location: 
Bedford 
Salary: 
£25-£30K 
Responsible for 
Helping the sales team forward and to aid the growth of the business by answering inbound calls and hunting out and winning back lost business through contacting dormant clients. 
 
Main purpose of job 
To answer incoming calls with the view to getting a sale. 
To forensically follow up any lead, no matter how big or small. 
To look at our existing customers list for the past couple of years and pick out the large companies that we can try and get in with more. 
To look at our existing customers list and find clients that have become dormant, and to try and find out why this is, and to get them back on board. 
 
 
Task:- To answer calls 
Expected Standards 
The company expects you to answers inbound calls within 3 rings and to answer technical queries with the view to getting the sale there and then. You also need to get all the clients details to ensure the system is up to date and the notes on the CRM System are maintained and up-to-date. 
 
Task:- To forensically follow up all Leads, No matter how Big or Small 
Expected Standards 
Getting a wide variety of enquires, ranging from £30 to £800,000. The Company expects 
every lead to be followed up in a timely manner to increase sales. Every follow up is to 
noted on the CRM. 
 
Task:- To win back lost business 
Expected Standards 
Not all your time will be taken up with answering inbound calls and follow ups, so we expect you to contact old existing companies to try and grow them and if a client has stopped 
buying altogether, we expect you to call them, find out why and re-kindle the relationship. 
 
Task:- Attending relevant Conferences and exhibitions to meet the new and existing 
clients to grow a contact. 
Expected Standards 
Attending exhibitions can be very beneficial to get in front of clients and some key decision makers for large corporate companies. The aim will be to get the contact details for later use in developing good sales leads. Conferences will need to be managed and looked at more carefully. Attendance at any event will need approval. 
 
 
Tasks:- Other Sales related tasks 
Expected Standards 
To help out where necessary in the office or out on the road with any sales related jobs that other members of the tea, need assistance with. A key task that will fall into this area will be assisting with our on-line chat platform. 
Criminal Paralegal Graduate 
Reference: 
M03.2968 
Location: 
Northampton 
Salary: 
£16-£18K D.O.E. 
The Role 
Responsibilities include managing your own caseload under supervision in an array of different cases ranging from General crime including, Murder and manslaughter, Drug offences, Firearms, Serious crime, Robbery and armed robbery, sexual offences. 
Liaising with the courts and CPS and other professional agencies and assist in the day to day running within the department. 
 
Crime experience is essential - Ideally, you will be a Police Station Accredited Representative or in the process of obtaining this - Possess outstanding communication and client care skills. The firm prides itself on providing first class, expert advice and representation to clients across the full range of criminal offences. 
 
Their work is across: children and families, adults and carers, court of protection and judicial review. You will also have exposure to other areas of law, including Court of Protection, Education and Public Law. This will make your role extremely interesting and add a lot of strings to your bow. 
 
The team are committed to client care and have an excellent base of connections and work coming in, they are a busy, thriving department. 
 
Requirements 
You must have the LPC and an interest or experience in Community Care, Public Law, Education or Court of Protection work. 
You must work well in a team 
You should have a caring and pleasant attitude 
 
 
 
Hours: 9:00am – 17:30pm Monday to Friday Immediate Start 
 
Based in Northampton 
 
Salary around £16 - £18K – depending on experience. 
Maintenance Manager - Boughton Lees 
Reference: 
M03.2972 
Location: 
Ashford 
Salary: 
£28K D.O.E.  
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES 
 
• Maintain and improve the interior and exterior fabric of the buildings across the resort including decoration, to a high standard. 
• Maintain services to the building, i.e. water, electricity, gas, oil, to a serviceable standard. 
• Organise and manage service contracts and process associated paperwork. 
• Ensure all electrical equipment is maintained to a safe standard with the minimum of downtime. 
• Ensure that fire alarms and other fire equipment are maintained to a high standard in accordance with specifications issued by the Fire Authority. 
• Work to reduce energy costs across the resort by ensuring effective energy management. 
• Maintain the plant room and the emergency generator to a high standard. 
• Ensure the maintenance of the swimming pool and spa areas, to meet health and safety requirements. 
• Manage general repairs to ensure that they are attended to by maintenance team staff as quickly as possible, with minimum disruption to guest services. 
• Manage the general repairs/maintenance budget and expenditure. 
• Undertake administrative paperwork, required documentation and record keeping associated with the smooth running of the maintenance department. 
• Recruit, train, and take responsibility for the day to day management of the maintenance team staff throughout the entire employee lifecycle, taking advice and support from HR as appropriate and following and implementing formal company procedures, where necessary. 
• Carry out annual appraisals for the maintenance staff and continually motivate, support and inspire the entire team in their daily work. 
• Manage refurbishment and redevelopment projects and the programme of planned maintenance across the resort and work with the Resort General Manager and other departments to ensure that these projects are carried out to a high standard and with minimum disruption to guests and facilities. 
• Ensure that all external contractors working onsite on project work fulfil their contractual obligations. 
• Liaise with the Resort General Manager on long term planning of the maintenance department. 
• Produce a departmental rota to ensure emergency call out duties are covered at all times. 
• Order and maintain supplies of materials and equipment for use by the department, to budget. 
• Participate as a member of the Management team, attending and actively participating in weekly head of department meetings. 
• Ensure that health and safety and other statutory regulations are adhered to at all times. 
• Undertake any other maintenance duties as may reasonably be required from time to time. 
 
 
Based in Boughton Lees 
 
Salary £28K D.O.E. 
Claims Administrator 
Reference: 
M03.2974 
Location: 
Bedford 
Salary: 
£20K  
 
ROLE DEFINITION 
The company is a wholesale global broker, supporting international clients by delivering a range of insurance and reinsurance broking products and solutions, developed around specialist insurance lines. This team is focused on supporting the business by delivering effective and compliant onboarding of clients, insurers and other parties. They may be required to work with colleagues who are based in other global locations. The job holder will ensure that responsibilities are completed in accordance with the relevant Company and/or Group policies. 
 
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES 
Administers processes to ensure successful onboarding of client, insurers and third parties. 
Utilises appropriate administration systems to establish relevant information and keep accurate records. (Current systems are Global and ARAS) 
Works closely with other members of the team to ensure that Security and Counterparty Queries are effectively resolved 
Deals with enquiries from the business and is able to explain issues, concisely and clearly 
Respond to the department’s general administration support requirements as appropriate 
Behave with all clients (both internal and external) fairly and ethically 
 
SKILLS & ABILITIES TO PERFORM THE ROLE 
Good written and oral communication skills 
Able to solve problems 
Able to prioritise work effectively. 
Works well in a team environment ensuring that colleagues are aware of any relevant issues. 
Keyboard skills and is able to utilise Microsoft office products 
 
KNOWLEDGE & EXPERIENCE 
No previous experience of working in a similar role is necessary although an understanding or working knowledge of the London insurance market would be advantageous. 
 
PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS 
• Educated to A level standard or equivalent 
 
Based In Bedford, Salary £20k 
Insurance Technician 
Reference: 
F02.2956 
Location: 
Bedford 
Salary: 
£17.5K 
Role Definition 
An exciting entry level position exists for a bright and enthusiastic person seeking to build a career in the Insurance industry. This is an ideal opportunity for a confident, personable and hardworking individual to work in a great team whilst gaining valuable experience to progress. As a Technician you will provide back office technical administration support to operating teams within the Marine, Energy & Construction Division ensuring that responsibilities are completed in accordance with applicable Company and /or Group policies. 
 
Key Responsibilities 
Clients: 
• Develop strong relationships with the Business Units 
• Respond to the Business Units’ requirements as appropriate 
• Develop strong relationships with clients as appropriate 
• Deal with incoming enquiries from clients, insurers and third parties as appropriate 
• Deal with client renewals and mid-term adjustments as appropriate 
• Behave with all clients (both internal and external) fairly and ethically 
 
Administration 
• Assist in the creation of comprehensive client and broking documents 
• Processing of slips, quotes, indications and endorsements 
• Technical duties (including data entry, credit control, chasing subjectivities) 
• Ensure up to date records are maintained at all times on the Company systems 
 
 
Skills and abilities needed to perform the role 
An ability to work to deadlines and to support other members of their team to achieve common goals 
Excellent written and verbal skills. Previous experience of drafting out client related documentation is desirable but not essential 
Computer literate, ideally with working knowledge of Microsoft Office products 
Strong attention to detail and an ability to produce accurate work under pressure 
 
Qualifications 
• GCSE’s (or equivalent) including Grade A-C in English and Maths essential 
• Progression towards gaining professional qualifications is desired, but not essential 
 
 
Salary £17.5K 
 
BSS 
Reference: 
BSS 
Location: 
BSS 
Salary: 
BSS 
 
 
Design Draughtsperson 
Reference: 
A04.2978 
Location: 
Stevenage 
Salary: 
£25K D.O.E. 
Duties include: 
• Liaising with engineers to gather product and design requirements 
• Creating 3D models, 2D Drawings in Solidworks and work instructions 
• Configuration and data control 
• Calculating dimensions, and requirements in materials 
 
 
Job brief 
We are looking for a Design Draughtsperson to work with our team developing 3D models and 2D drawings and instructions. 
Design Draughtsperson responsibilities include gathering design information drawings and specifications, calculating material and equipment requirements and defining production methods. 
If you are proficient with computer-aided design (CAD) in Solidworks and are familiar with machining and assembly processes, with configuration control experience we’d like to meet you. 
Ultimately, you’ll help us build functional, secure and well-designed products. 
 
 
Responsibilities 
• Liaise with engineers to gather product and design requirements 
• Calculate dimensions, weight limitations and requirements in materials 
• Describe production methods step-by-step (including equipment types to be used) 
• Create detailed designs with computer-aided design (CAD) using Solidworks 
• Design diagrams, and layouts to illustrate workflow 
• Prepare and review rough sketches and review them along with the engineering team 
• Identify potential operational issues and redesign products to improve functionality 
• Ensure final designs comply with regulations and quality standards 
 
Requirements 
• Proven work experience as a Design Draughtsperson, typically 2 – 3 years 
• BTEC in Mechanical Engineering or relevant experience 
• Proficient with use of SolidWorks (CAD) software 
• Good maths skills 
• Ability to meet deadlines 
• Ability to fit within a small team 
 
 
Salary: £25K D.O.E. 
Role based in Stevenage 
BSS 
Reference: 
BSS 
Location: 
BSS 
Salary: 
BSS 
 
Paralegal Graduate 
Reference: 
M03.2969 
Location: 
Luton 
Salary: 
£16-£18K D.O.E. 
Responsibilities 
• Assisting and supporting fee earners 
• Privately and publicly funded cases 
• Child protection. 
• File Management. 
• Completion of Legal Aid 
• Social care disputes 
• Care proceedings 
• Supervision orders 
• Special guardianship applications 
• Attending Public Law Outline meetings 
 
The Candidate 
• Applications are encouraged from paralegals with a minimum of one year’s experience in childcare 
• Full knowledge of Legal Aid and CCMS is required 
• Being able to work independently and as a part of the team is essential 
• Ideally, you will have excellent IT skills. 
• Exceptional client care skills is necessary 
 
 
Hours: 9:00am – 17:30pm Monday to Friday Immediate Start 
 
Based in Luton 
 
Salary around £16 - £18K – depending on experience. 
Commercial Business Development 
Reference: 
F02.2961 
Location: 
Bedford 
Salary: 
£30-40K D.O.E. 
Summary of role: 
In support of the Business Development Director responsible for the market, the post-holder will prepare marketing materials, plan and execute events, identify target sales prospects, and proactively make initial contact with interested customers to build a pipeline. Later in the sales process the post holder will be responsible for supporting negotiations with customers, for coordination with them on marketing and promotional materials and for managing and reporting on commercial market sales activity according to the company’s processes. The post holder will be expected to travel in support of sales activities – the market for the product is worldwide. 
 
Key accountabilities: 
 
The successful candidate will be responsible for: 
Management of the company’s sales databases and pipeline information 
The identification of prospective customers and development of the company’s relationship with them, by telephone e-mail, by face to face meetings and by events 
The development and distribution of marketing materials 
Coordination with customers over promotional activities and the use of the company’s marketing materials and branding 
Provision of economic and aircraft performance data to prospective customers to support their business case for the aircraft 
Liaison with other departments to develop aircraft costs and to feed in customer requirements 
Maintaining professional and technical knowledge by reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; benchmarking state-of-the-art practices; participating in professional societies. 
Assisting the Business Development Director in the negotiation and management of customer contracts. 
 
 
Person Specification: 
 
Education/Training/Qualifications:  
Formal education to age 18, University Degree or equivalent relevant experience. 
 
Experience:  
4 years Sales experience 4 years’ experience in an industry with a complex product 
 
Skills/Abilities/Competencies:  
Bias to action 
High energy and self-starting 
Outgoing with excellent telephone manner and interpersonal skills 
Excellent written and spoken English, strong presentation skills 
Intellectually adaptable 
Team working mentality 
Ability to assimilate technical and financial information Some aviation, aerospace or travel industry exposure giving background knowledge 
Understanding of creative industries such as graphics and video creation 
 
Personal Attributes:  
Resilient, flexible and adaptable. 
 
Other Requirements:  
Willingness to travel regularly on company business and be based on site in the company facilities for the remainder of the time. 
 
 
Salary: £30- £40K D.O.E. 
Commercial Insurance Consultant 
Reference: 
J01.2537 
Location: 
Bedford 
Salary: 
£20-24K + 15% OTE 
Experience in sales and account management. 
A fabulous opportunity for someone who wants to excel and reep the rewards. 
Our client are looking for candidates to join their Insurance team based in Bedford. 
They are an ever expanding firm having just extended their office and are continuing this growth year by year. 
They are looking for candidates who have either accounts management or sales experience. 
They will prepare the right candidate in terms of teaching the fundamentals of the insurance world. 
They are after confident people who are also professional. 
There are excellent opportunities to progress should you put in the hard work. 
Our client will also invest in professional qualifications i.e. Chartered Institute of Insurance and Microsoft drive accreditation. 
 
Salary £20-24k p/a + 15% OTE (this will be negotiable for more esteemed candidates). Extensive bonus packages are also available predicated on performance. 
Office Admnistrator 
Reference: 
J01.2947 
Location: 
Bedford 
Salary: 
£9.00-£10.00 per hour 
 
Key skills: 
A very keen and consistent attention to details – the ability to produce and check documents accurately and consistently to the finest detail, to guard against mistakes and typos as well as manually double checking 
A methodical step-by-step approach to work and the ability to follow procedures accurately, consistently and repeatedly to ensure documents are produced to the same standard across a team 
Be able to recall and repeat processes easily 
Be well organised to maintain customers’ accounts and stay on top of queries and problems 
Proactive approach to regularly chasing missing information for a quick conclusion 
Excellent communicating skills, both written and spoken with the ability to communicate clearly in English with members from our Home Nations and abroad 
Be good at problem-solving/investigating when resolving issues 
Be computer literate, preferably with windows 7 or 10, but specifically; 
- Word - writing letters with good format, good spelling, knowledge of editing and formatting templates, saving and retrieving documents from a sever, cataloguing work effectively, knowledge of printing various documents in different formats 
- Outlook – sending, receiving and organising emails, adding or saving documents from emails. Usage of the calendar feature for diary reminders 
A team orientation with an ability to share workloads as required 
Good multi-tasking, the ability to juggle two portfolios and still answer the phone effectively 
Ability to step back and prioritise when work load is heavy 
 
Working Times: 
09:00 to 17:15 Monday to Thursday – 09:00 to 17:00 Friday. 
BSS 
Reference: 
BSS 
Location: 
BSS 
Salary: 
BSS 
 
 
Maintenance Manager - Bedfordshire 
Reference: 
M02.2971 
Location: 
Bedfordshire 
Salary: 
£26-28K 
 
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES 
 
• Maintain and improve the interior and exterior fabric of the buildings across the resort including decoration, to a high standard. 
• Maintain services to the building, i.e. water, electricity, gas, oil, to a serviceable standard. 
• Organise and manage service contracts and process associated paperwork. 
• Ensure all electrical equipment is maintained to a safe standard with the minimum of downtime. 
• Ensure that fire alarms and other fire equipment are maintained to a high standard in accordance with specifications issued by the Fire Authority. 
• Work to reduce energy costs across the resort by ensuring effective energy management. 
• Maintain the plant room and the emergency generator to a high standard. 
• Ensure the maintenance of the swimming pool and spa areas, to meet health and safety requirements. 
• Manage general repairs to ensure that they are attended to by maintenance team staff as quickly as possible, with minimum disruption to guest services. 
• Manage the general repairs/maintenance budget and expenditure. 
• Undertake administrative paperwork, required documentation and record keeping associated with the smooth running of the maintenance department. 
• Recruit, train, and take responsibility for the day to day management of the maintenance team staff throughout the entire employee lifecycle, taking advice and support from HR as appropriate and following and implementing formal company procedures, where necessary. 
• Carry out annual appraisals for the maintenance staff and continually motivate, support and inspire the entire team in their daily work. 
• Manage refurbishment and redevelopment projects and the programme of planned maintenance across the resort and work with the Resort General Manager and other departments to ensure that these projects are carried out to a high standard and with minimum disruption to guests and facilities. 
• Ensure that all external contractors working onsite on project work fulfil their contractual obligations. 
• Liaise with the Resort General Manager on long term planning of the maintenance department. 
• Produce a departmental rota to ensure emergency call out duties are covered at all times. 
• Order and maintain supplies of materials and equipment for use by the department, to budget. 
• Participate as a member of the Management team, attending and actively participating in weekly head of department meetings. 
• Ensure that health and safety and other statutory regulations are adhered to at all times. 
• Undertake any other maintenance duties as may reasonably be required from time to time. 
 
 
Based in Bedfordshire 
 
Salary £26-£28K D.O.E. 
Vehicle Technician - Bedford 
Reference: 
M03.2795 
Location: 
Bedford 
Salary: 
£30K- £40K D.O.E. 
Our client, a successful and growing dealer group, is looking for Technician and MOT Tester with at least a level 3 qualification. 
 
You will need to have good diagnostic skills and be able to service and repair vehicles to the highest standards. 
 
You will be confident in your abilities, have a positive attitude and be able to work within a team. 
Graduate Criminal Paralegal 
Reference: 
A04.2975 
Location: 
Luton 
Salary: 
£16 - £18K 
The Role 
Responsibilities include managing your own caseload under supervision in an array of different cases ranging from General crime including, Murder and manslaughter, Drug offences, Firearms, Serious crime, Robbery and armed robbery, sexual offences. 
Liaising with the courts and CPS and other professional agencies and assist in the day to day running within the department. 
 
Crime experience is essential - Ideally, you will be a Police Station Accredited Representative or in the process of obtaining this - Possess outstanding communication and client care skills. The firm prides itself on providing first class, expert advice and representation to clients across the full range of criminal offences. 
 
Their work is across: children and families, adults and carers, court of protection and judicial review. You will also have exposure to other areas of law, including Court of Protection, Education and Public Law. This will make your role extremely interesting and add a lot of strings to your bow. 
 
The team are committed to client care and have an excellent base of connections and work coming in, they are a busy, thriving department. 
 
Requirements 
You must have the LPC and an interest or experience in Community Care, Public Law, Education or Court of Protection work. 
You must work well in a team 
You should have a caring and pleasant attitude 
 
 
 
Hours: 9:00am – 17:30pm Monday to Friday Immediate Start 
 
Based in Luton 
 
Salary around £16 - £18K – depending on experience. 
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School Cleaner - DBS REQUIRED 
Reference: 
Lisa Ford 
Location: 
Kempston 
Salary: 
£8.00 per hour 
Cleaner urgently required for a school based in Kempston, training will be given to operate the floor cleaner. 
 
Must have a current DBS. 
 
Hours are 3.30pm to 6.00pm Monday to Friday, Temp to Perm Role 
 
Salary: £8.00 per hour 
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Business Development Bid Executive 
Reference: 
M03.2970 
Location: 
Bedford 
Salary: 
£45K - £55K 
The successful candidate will be responsible for analysing market opportunities, formulating a win strategy, and then translating the strategy into a customer specific solution. The post holder will be involved in all aspects of customer requirements capture, solution 
 
Duties include: 
Creation of bid packages and proposal leadership for both parts of and complete projects (primarily with a military orientation) as designated by the Head of Business Development Defence and Security and/or campaign manager. 
Writing bid documentation and create bid structures in conjunction with internal and external teams. 
Ensuring bid quality, and consistency through the allocation of functional resource support/engagement, and guiding the subject matter expert aspects of the bid. 
Bid planning, reporting and delivery of internal and externally generated bid documentation. 
Co-ordination the bid review process. 
Work with customers, company personnel, partners and suppliers to develop opportunities and concepts of use for the company’s products. 
Development of sales and marketing material including presentations, unsolicited proposals, etc. 
Assisting in core Programme Management activities 
Internal resource ramp-up 
Supplier programme development 
Bid Reporting 
Risk Management 
Customer & Prime Contractor reviews 
Deputising as necessary for the Head of Business Development Defence and Security with customer and prime contractors during bid and program capture projects. 
Representing the company at trade events, shows, etc. 
 
Key skills, knowledge and experience 
It is essential that you are a team player with a demonstrated ability to build strong relationships as you will be working within a small bid and capture team and interfacing with suppliers, internal engineering/operations team and customers. 
You will have vision and ability to understand and articulate opportunities related to the company’s game-changing technologies. Excellent written and verbal communication skills and good analytical skills with the ability to structure complex bid packages are a must. 
You should be educated to degree level in a relevant discipline and have a proven track record of delivery in a defence/aerospace or similar environment; preferably APMP qualified. 
You will have proven relevant experience working with defence/aerospace or other complex systems, preferably including development or introduction of new capabilities. You must be able to work with a wide variety of multi-disciplinary stakeholders in a fast moving environment. You must also be comfortable managing with ambiguity. 
 
If this sounds like you, we will be delighted to receive your application. 
 
 
Salary: £45 - £55k p/a, 25 days of a/l increasing to 30 with length of service, 
non-contractual, discretionary incentive scheme up to 30% salary, Life Assurance (4 x salary), pension 
Claims Technician 
Reference: 
011.2925 
Location: 
Bedford 
Salary: 
£17.5K 
The company is looking for Claims Technician 
 
An exciting entry level position exists for a bright and enthusiastic person seeking to build a career in the Insurance industry. 
 
As a Claims Technician you will join our Specialty Claims team based in Bedford. You will be assisting the administration of clients’ claims in accordance with the relevant Company and/or Group policies to achieve targets, develop the business and deliver an excellent and comprehensive service. 
 
The successful candidate is likely to be seeking an entry level position where training and development will be given or may already have office based experience and be looking to develop a career in insurance. 
 
This is an ideal opportunity for a confident, personable and hardworking individual to work in a great team whilst gaining valuable experience to progress. 
 
 
Key responsibilities 
Clients 
• Develop strong relationships with divisional teams 
• Respond to the teams’ requirements as appropriate 
• Behave with all clients (both internal and external) fairly and ethically 
 
Administration 
Process claims in accordance with the claims OPM 
Create claims documents when appropriate 
Ensure up to date records are maintained at all times on the company systems 
Interpret instructions and issues arising, and then implement actions according to policies and procedures 
 
 
Compliance 
Ensure compliance with all applicable Group and/or Company policies and procedures 
Ensure correct authorisation is obtained and processes followed when required by the Group and/or Company policies and procedures 
Ensure compliance with legal and regulatory requirements 
Ensure that own performance, HR and T&C records are up to date and meet the Group and/or Company’s requirements 
Maintain accurate records and deal with correspondence appropriately. 
 
Skills & Abilities 
Attention to detail with ability to process information accurately 
Ability to work effectively within a team 
Prioritisation and organisational skills 
Self-motivated 
Competent IT skills, including but not limited to Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint 
Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, with internal and external stakeholders 
Able to undertake and demonstrate competence in technical training, as required by the industry regulator 
Willingness to study for professional examinations. 
 
 
Knowledge & Experience 
Experience not essential, training will be given 
Basic technical knowledge of FCA regulations as they pertain to insurance intermediaries 
Understanding of processes and procedures within the insurance market and the impact this has on the claims process is ideal 
Previous experience of working in a team or customer focused environment would be ideal. 
 
 
Qualifications 
• A level Grade A-C (or equivalent) 
MIG & TIG Welder 
Reference: 
N11.2931 
Location: 
Bedford 
Salary: 
£13.00 per hour 
Job Role 
 
Our client based in Bedford are currently recruiting for experienced MIG and TIG Welder/Fabricators to join their experienced team. This will provide the right individual with the opportunity to join a busy successful independent company, established in the 80’s. 
The company’s manufacturing facility in Bedford occupies 9000 square feet and is equipped with all of the necessary equipment to provide a high quality end product. 
 
Our client is a specialist manufacturer of custom designed and built control panels, equipment enclosures and general sheet metal fabrications. 
Manufactured products include Motor Control Centres, analytical housings and other special items such as Hydraulic Tanks. All of the products are built to customer specification for various environments ranging from industrial through to demanding offshore specifications, all in a range of materials such as stainless steel, mild steel and aluminium. 
BBAK work with Arc and spot welders, have 8 TIG welding machines that are water cooled for thicker materials such as stainless steel, mild steel and aluminium. 
They also have 9 MIG wire fed welding machines especially for mild steel work. These incorporate the latest technology in the form of a Kempi Process 530 Synergic stainless steel wire fed welding machine or 304 and 316 stainless steel. 
 
The company is busy and overtime is available at time and a half. 
 
Job Description 
Welding to high standards 
Working as a team member 
Meeting production targets 
 
Person Specification 
Experience in Welding and Fabrication 
High quality of work 
Experience of reading customer drawings; primarily building stainless steel cabinets of various sizes. The work can vary and is busy 
 
Monday to Friday – 8.00am to 4.30pm @ £13.00 per hour with overtime opportunities at time and a half. 
Saturdays Overtime available - 8.00am – 1.00pm @ £19.50 per hour 
Plus 25 days Holiday entitlement. 
The company supply PPE to include safety boots, googles, and gloves. 
Free onsite parking. 
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