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Scout Recruiting has an exciting opportunity to join my client’s recruitment team based at Alconbury. The purpose of the role is play an integral part in the delivery of the new group recruitment strategy and work as part of the HR team to provide a professional, high quality, timely, customer focused recruitment service to external candidates and key stakeholders, across all areas of talent attraction and resourcing. 

You will be responsible for supporting a small team of internal Recruiters with the day to day recruitment administration.

Responsibilities include:

  • Participate in recruitment events where appropriate
  • Managing the company social media accounts
  • Support with internal and external recruitment marketing literature
  • To assist in organising and deliver assessments days and recruitment fairs as required
  • Proactively sourcing candidates via the use of databases and CV search websites
  • Responding to successful and unsuccessful applications as required
  • Uploading and advertising vacancies to our internal recruitment system
  • Supporting with the arrangement of interviews for Hiring Managers
  • Liaising with recruitment agencies where necessary
  • Updating ATS database
  • Update job descriptions (e.g. add tasks or modify requirements)
  • Conduct telephone pre-screens where appropriate 

Key Skills:

  • Strong verbal and nonverbal communication skills
  • High level of customer service skills
  • Highly organised
  • Strong attention to detai
  • Team Player
  • Good understanding of Microsoft Packages
  • Able to work to deadline
  • Flexible, Positive approach to work

Ideally you will be an experienced Administrator ideally within recruitment or HR knowledge who can truly offer strong levels of support to their team. If you can show evidence of the above skills required and come from an Administration, HR or Recruitment background then please get in touch. Ideal locations for this role would be Peterborough, Huntingdon, Alconbury, March, Whittlesey, Stamford and the surrounding area.





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My client is currently recruiting for a Typist/Secretary to join their team. For this role you will need to be familiar with all software packages required to produce the firm’s documents, including Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Outlook. Having a legal background would be an advantage but this is NOT a legal secretarial position. The role is busy and varied so you will need typing speeds of at least 60 WPM and a strong attention to detail


This role is Monday to Friday 9-5.30 and a permanent full-time position. Salary range is between £19,000 - £21,000


Key Responsibilities:

  • Producing and amending correspondence, documents, reports, faxes, deeds, forms, attachments etc. from a variety of sources, in house style and in line with the company’s specific systems/procedures
  • Producing and amending PowerPoint presentations, organisational charts and Excel documents
  • Effectively being able to prioritise and complete incoming work
  • Proof reading and checking documents to ensure they are correct.
  • Liaising with departments in relation to document production
  • Keeping service users updated on the progress of their work
  • Ensuring documents are produced within the required timescales
  • Supporting and helping other team members by sharing system knowledge and ensuring your own and others’ skills are developed
  • Assisting colleagues with workload as required
  • Liaise with outsource team to include sending work off site, checking on progress of work together with retrieving the same.
  • Working with the company case management system
  • Liaising with staff on their work requirements
  • Regularly checking department folders and assisting/reprioritising wherever possible to avoid backlogs of work
  • Assisting others in the department (or Secretaries) whenever there is spare capacity, or it is evident that a colleague needs assistance with their workload
  • Picking up and managing telephone calls for the department
  • Working effectively with other departments as required
  • Participating in regular scheduled training sessions to maintain optimum systems knowledge
  • Any ad hoc duties or provision of cover as requested by the business

Key Skills:

  • Accurate typing speed of at least 60 words per minute
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint
  • Ability to strip document formatting and reformat in house style
  • Ability to repair problem documents either on own or with support from IT
  • Excellent communication
  • Flexible and dependable with good time keeping
  • Able to take the initiative
  • Able to remain calm under pressure and work to tight deadlines
  • Conscientious, approachable and enthusiastic
  • Able to quickly build confidence, respect and trust with others

If you can demonstrate the skills required for the above role then please get in touch. The position is based in the heart of Peterborough and so ideal if you need to use the train. The company offer excellent non salaried benefits with this opportunity. Short listing will start immediately

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My client is now recruiting for an Operations Managerto confidently oversee both the Logistics and Asset/Build Management divisions of the business, playing a pivotal role in ensuring the Company meets and exceeds their customers’ expectations.

 Full time – Stamford

£40,000 Full time permanent with excellent non salaried benefits

 With responsibility for the businesses Driver/Operator team, the vehicles, trailers and other assets as well as being the in-house point of contact, managing the subcontracted suppliers the role ensures

The role provides support to the sales and marketing team, advising on feasibility of operations and taking ownership of new build contracts once the business is contracted.

The Operations Manager needs to possess excellent communication skills, willing to be flexible and support the wider business as required. A high commercial awareness with a focus on cost control and attention to detail is paramount to being able to achieve the needs of this role whilst working in a highly pressurised, last minute environment.

 Key Responsibilities:

  • To ensure fleet trailers and vehicles are always well presented and compliant on the road with the support of the Workshop teams.
  • To carry out site visits as required in advance of and during live events to ensure effective deployment.
  • To effectively manage all company equipment, liaising with the Workshop teams and suppliers to ensure events are deployed with the correct, compliant, well presented inventory
  • To ensure team training and training logs are up to date
  • To be the company’s main ambassador for H&S Management, Staff Welfare and Site Security
  • To produce and issue risk assessments and technical information for events/hires and to clients as required
  • To motivate and manage the Driver/Operator team, mentoring and continually developing a growing team whilst ensuring logistic planning and execution is carried out in the most cost-efficient way.
  • To provide innovative operational solutions to satisfy and facilitate continual growth.
  • To keep good relationships with the operational teams in the wider group businesses for mutual benefit
  • To ensure the business is always manned appropriately in order to meet fluctuating demands whilst operating cost effectively  
  • Once a conversion or new build sale has been made to liaise between client and manufacturer to monitor build specifications through to completion and hand over.
  • To keep diligent records of specifications and any extras/upgrades/changes during the build process and adjust costs appropriately for these. * To monitor and balance the sourcing of best price/best quality products and materials during builds and conversions.
  • To attend offsite production meetings as required
  • To provide (weekly) update reports for the Friday Operational Meetings and a detailed monthly report for the Management Meeting, providing other information to the Managing Director as required.
  • To act as an ambassador for the organisation continually promoting their values and standards.
  • To be constantly looking for areas to improve profitability – reducing costs or finding new ways to generate revenue
  • Take care of the health and safety of yourself and others who may be affected by your actions or omissions.
  • Comply with all Company and statutory fire, health and safety regulations.
  • To assist with other areas of the business, for example with sales functions and the wider group, if required outside the normal routine but within the overall scope of the position.

 Key Skills:

  • Competent in the use of IT including excel and word applications.
  • Experience in Project management.
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience with event production and management
  • People management (Team & Customers)
  • Knowledge in the creation and evaluation of Risk Assessments and method statements (IOSH certification or similar preferred)
  • Full UK driving license
  • Flexibility - Regular travel will be required along with irregular working hours

This is a great opportunity to join a company who truly value their employees. Offering a competitive salary along with non salaried benefits including a group profit share paid quarterly. If you can show evidence of the skills required for the above, do please get in touch. Short listing will begin immediately.







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My client is now recruiting for a Business Administrator to join their team. The company are a successful business based in central Stamford. Due to a pending retirement a position has come up within their finance and support function. The role is really varied and busy and you would be involved with the invoicing, banking and payments. Along with exposure to administrative duties, stock control, database maintenance, as well as speaking to clients over the telephone.

This can either be a permanent full or part time role, but you must be available from Monday to Friday.

Key Responsibilities:

·         Invoicing

·         Paying suppliers and receiving payments

·         Managing Petty Cash

·         Banking

·         Database maintenance

·         Social Media updates

·         Assisting with updating and monitoring company policies e.g. Health and Safety

·         General Administration

·         Preparing reports for clients


Key Skills:

·         Excellent verbal and nonverbal communication skills

·         Strong attention to detail

·         Highly organised

·         Flexible approach

·         Team Player

·         High level of customer service skills

·         Confident

·         Intermediate level on Excel

·         Understanding of Zero (advantage)


If you feel that you can demonstrate all the skills outlined above and would like to apply for this opportunity, then do please get in touch.


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Scout Recruiting is delighted to be working with their client based on the outskirts of Stamford. The company are now recruiting for a Part Time Administrator/ Supervisor to join their team. This role is split approx. 50:50 and supports both the general office administration, and the gift shop. It is a varied role utilising retail, buying experience and some supervisory skills to oversee the dedicated team of volunteers and shop. As well as excellent people and customer service skills, a creative flair is vital as well.

This is a permanent Part Time position. 30 hours a week, Sunday Monday Thursday and Friday 8.30am - 4.30pm. Salary is £14,000 - £15,000 per annum or £8.97 - £9.61 per hour (monthly pay)

Key Responsibilities:

·         Taking calls in the office from customers, suppliers and staff/volunteers

·         Dealing with customers face to face in the office

·         Taking and amending bookings through a bespoke system

·         Checking stock, ordering new stock and recording it all onto the system using Sage

·         Liaising with suppliers

·         Chasing suppliers for prompt deliveries, and unpacking deliveries

·         Assisting all other staff with various office-based requirements

·         Planning and ordering stock in advance dependant on events in the calendar

·         Setting budgets

·         Working to income and expenditure sheets, maintaining a strong profit margin 

·         Responsible for keeping the till system up to date with new purchases and bar codes.

·         Responsible for the appearance of the gift shop merchandising and displays to maximise shopper spend and shelf appeal

·         Responsible for staffing the shop via a roster system, which is covered by volunteer staff

·         Being responsible for the recruitment and training of volunteers to work in the shop

·         Experience of till cashing up, and using different till systems

·         Completing a thorough stock take of our gift shop for the annual audit


Key Skills:

·         Excellent telephone manner

·         Previous stock management and recording of stock required.

·         Methodical approach to work, accuracy and strong attention to detail

·         Experienced in using Microsoft Word, Excel and ideally PowerPoint

·         Experience of setting budgets, although training can be provided.

·         Confident in learning new systems

·         Ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment

·         A patient individual, highly organised

·         Able to work on own.

·         Creative flair for stock ordering

·         Teamwork and an ability work with all personality types, at all levels is a must

 If you can demonstrate the skills outlined for this role then do get in touch, we would love to hear from you. The company offer a competitive salary along with excellent non salaried benefits.  Experience in Customer Service, Retail, Buying and Administration are ideal, and you will need your own transport to get to the office. Stamford, Peterborough and the surrounding villages are perfect locations to live for this position.


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