Experienced Conveyancer / Lawyer / Fee Earner

Andy File Associates Limited are working on behalf of their client as a Recruitment Agency with regards this permanent vacancy.

Salary £28,000 – £45,000 dep. on exp. but uncapped earnings

Our client is an award winning specialist conveyancing practice based in Manchester city centre now looking for experienced Residential Conveyancers / Lawyers / Fee Earners to join their rapidly expanding team.

This is an ideal opportunity for experienced Conveyancers, Fee Earners, Licensed Conveyancers who have run their own caseload utilising computerised case management systems. You will be supported by a Legal Assistant and have the ability to handle a variety of transactions including Leasehold, Freehold, New Build, Registered and Unregistered title.

Your salary will be enhanced with an attractive and achievable bonus scheme where the sky’s the limit as every exchange counts towards more (uncapped) bonus.

You will also be supported through major life events, so our client offers competitive maternity & paternity, flexible working and leave policies, and you will have free access to market leading health and wellbeing services and websites.

You will also have access to an award winning discounts scheme, including typical savings on estate agency fees of £2,000, 80% off tenant admin fees, 45% off conveyancing costs, free mortgage advice & much more.

Our client values it’s employees and promotes a positive work life balance, whether this be working from home when required, providing wellness areas and walks, social events and if you enjoy table tennis, there are well equipped break out rooms.

Key Result Areas

* Accountable for due diligence, all dealings with other lawyers and other legal aspects on residential property transactions up to and including exchange of contracts, including complex transactions if experienced.

* Assess risk on every transaction and utilising skills and experience, delivers pragmatic decision making and legal advice to the customer and business partners.

* Responsible for the quality of legal advice given on every residential property transaction dealt with

* Communicate and ensure implementation of company policies and procedures, plans and principles.

* Ensure that all activities and tasks required to be performed are undertaken promptly and proactively, prioritising where appropriate and supporting others to do likewise.

* Provide day-to-day coaching and mentoring for Associates and/or Legal Administrators.

* Assess own development opportunities and identify development areas to improve performance.

* Work to build solid relationships with referrers to enable the transaction to be dealt with proactively and in unison with them.

Our client prides itself on high levels of customer service delivery in order to help their customers dreams come true; this is achieved through excellent in-house training and places great emphasis on continuous career development for all employees. So if you are experienced in running your own residential conveyancing caseload and are looking for an exciting career move with genuine development and progression opportunities, please apply now.

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Internal Sales Account Manager – Metals/Plastics

Andy File Associates Limited are working on behalf of their client as a Recruitment Agency with regards this permanent vacancy.

Our client, one of the UK’s largest metals and plastics stockholders based in Gateshead, are now seeking an Internal Account/Sales Manager.

It is the Account Manager’s responsibility to achieve an annual gross profit target from every allocated customer, negotiating and agreeing terms which maximise the return on the resources employed. You will also be responsible for identifying opportunities and establishing new business to ensure ongoing growth of the customer base and gross profit generation.

Key Accountabilities:
Meet or exceed the gross profit target from each allocated customer by being proactive with all allocated customers and maintain ongoing sales activity.
You will be able to negotiate payment terms with allocated accounts to try to improve the return on investment. Also ensure total account penetration to maximise other sales opportunities

Control stock levels of customer special items within the limits agreed and regularly discuss and review with customers any contract call off order.
Respond to all customer enquiries in a professional manner and within the timescale agreed.
You will also be responsible for quoting customers for their requirements promptly and within the timescales agreed either converting immediately into an order or recording clearly for future reference. Sourcing material to satisfy orders or enquiries within timescales agreed. Follow up previous quotations in an organised manner converting into an order or establishing and recording the reasons why lost.

You must be proactive and seek out opportunities adapting your sales technique and style as necessary building rapport and customer relationships.
Be able to use ‘trade offs’ to negotiate when buying and selling ensuring best return on investment.
You will have excellent communication, administration, numeracy and IT skills

It is essential you have relevant and up to date product knowledge of all standard products, including basic grades, specifications, finishes and suitability for various applications.

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Legal Secretary (Family Law) Part Time

Andy File Associates Limited are working on behalf of their client as a Recruitment Agency with regards this temporary vacancy.

This is a 6 months part-time temporary role covering maternity leave.

My client is a leading firm of solicitors in South Yorkshire renowned for the quality of their advice and for their undivided commitment to all their clients. They are now seeking a Legal Secretary with experience in Family Law to join their team in the Doncaster office on a 6 months temporary basis to cover maternity leave.

It is imperative you have previous experience working as a Legal Secretary within Family Law as you will be providing secretarial support in a busy department covering a wide range of Family Law cases.

Experience in Microsoft Office is essential for this role, previous use of the Liberate case management system and BigHand digital dictation system would be advantageous but not essential as long as you have Family Law experience.

This is a part-time 6 months temporary role to cover maternity leave, you will be working 3 days per week.

The hours of work are 9.00am – 5.15pm

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Private Client Conveyancing Lawyer

Andy File Associates Limited are working on behalf of their client as a Recruitment Agency with regards this permanent vacancy.

Andy File Associates Limited are working on behalf of their client as a Recruitment Agency with regards this permanent vacancy.

As a result of my client’s increased business in the high end property market, they are now looking to recruit a specialist Conveyancing Lawyer/Solicitor to join their specialist Private Conveyancing Team based in their central Manchester Offices.  The ideal candidate will be used to dealing directly with clients and/or with high net worth clients or will want to make a move into this area and will be able to demonstrate the ability to deliver high levels of customer service. You will also benefit from a limited file count as this team is highly focussed on a tailored service and you will be supported by your own Legal Assistant who will assist in the day to day management of your cases.   Salary will depend on Grade and experience but will be commensurate with the present market rates.  This role also benefits from a personal laptop, mobile ‘phone and a reward / bonus structure.

As a Private Conveyancing Lawyer you will have a desire to deliver exceptional customer care providing a tailored service to each client and will be responsible for the transaction throughout the legal process ensuring the transaction achieves exchange of contracts and completion as swiftly as possible and you will deal directly with the client at each stage.  You will be adaptable with excellent problem solving and decision making skills, the successful candidate will be highly organised and able to demonstrate a high level of attention to detail.

The successful candidate, once offered and accepted, will undergo the following checks:
CCJ and DBS

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High Net Worth Conveyancing Lawyer (Private)

Andy File Associates Limited are working on behalf of their client as a Recruitment Agency with regards this permanent vacancy.

As a result of my client’s increased business in the high end property market, they are now looking to recruit a specialist Conveyancing Lawyer/Solicitor to join their specialist Private Conveyancing Team based in their central Manchester Offices.  The ideal candidate will be used to dealing directly with clients and/or with high net worth clients or will want to make a move into this area and will be able to demonstrate the ability to deliver high levels of customer service. You will also benefit from a limited file count as this team is highly focussed on a tailored service and you will be supported by your own Legal Assistant who will assist in the day to day management of your cases.   Salary will depend on Grade and experience but will be commensurate with the present market rates.  This role also benefits from a personal laptop, mobile ‘phone and a reward / bonus structure.

As a Private Conveyancing Lawyer you will have a desire to deliver exceptional customer care providing a tailored service to each client and will be responsible for the transaction throughout the legal process ensuring the transaction achieves exchange of contracts and completion as swiftly as possible and you will deal directly with the client at each stage.  You will be adaptable with excellent problem solving and decision making skills, the successful candidate will be highly organised and able to demonstrate a high level of attention to detail.

The successful candidate, once offered and accepted, will undergo the following checks:
CCJ and DBS

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Legal Assistant – Conveyancing

Andy File Associates Limited are working as a Recruitment Agency on behalf of our client with regards this permanent position.

Based in Manchester, a Legal Assistant is required by our clients, the UK’s largest residential conveyancing business who are renowned for delivering great customer service and turnaround times.

Role:
Under the supervision of, and working in partnership with your allocated Property Lawyer, you will be assisting in the management of their caseload of mixed sale and purchase residential property transactions.
To work with your aligned lawyer to maximise exchanges within your Legal Team.
To proactively progress transactions managing inbound and outbound telephone calls and building enhanced relationships with your clients in order to deliver a service of excellence whilst maximising profitability of the company.

Responsibilities:
To thoroughly understand the conveyancing process and be able to (but not limited to) :
– Along with your aligned lawyer, be the main point of contact for all communication from clients and other lawyers directly related to the transaction, verbally and through email
– Pro-actively progress transactions by identifying what/who needs to be chased and
undertaking this chasing i.e documentation, funds etc.
– Pro-actively keep your clients updated
– Chase exchanges and arrange and negotiate completion dates
– With supervision, draft letters to clients/ other parties to the transaction and deal with basic sale enquiries
– Resolve file escalations to move the transaction forward (with lawyer guidance if required)
– Assist your lawyer dealing with name discrepancies of clients i.e chase client identification
– Pro-actively keep all parties updated where required
– Accessing third party websites to obtain information as directed by your lawyer i.e. FENSA, planning portals, etc.
– Understand and operate the company’s procedures and policies to monitor workflow, avoid fraud and/or negligence and continually improve performance standards.
– Understand, operate and maximise the potential of the company’s conveyancing case management system throughout a conveyancing transaction.
– Work on own initiative to identify tasks which improve the customer service relationship with clients and estate agents to optimise exchanges.
– Support your aligned lawyer in chasing exchanges, by calling third parties involved in the transaction, as directed.

Some knowledge or experience in transactional conveyancing is necessary for this role
If an offer is accepted you will undergo the following:
CCJ and DBS checks

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Sales Support Executive

Andy File Associates Limited are working as a Recruitment Agency on behalf of our client with regards this position.

As a result of expansion, our client based in Sheffield is seeking someone with a ‘Can Do’ attitude to provide Sales support for their growing business.

The role is to primarily support the Sales Director in terms of gaining internet sales and leads – sourcing target customers on line, emailing target customers and passing on any validated leads gained to the Sales Director to follow up and close the deal.

The ideal candidates will be computer literate, have excellent communication skills, a good knowledge of social and business media such as LinkedIn and the ability to work to targets and accurately report back.

You will be targeting groups of companies using a professional written email introduction to the business asking if they have any interest in our clients services.  You will be responsible for sourcing and identifying email addresses of key personnel within the group of companies and sending out emails to all relevant contacts.  My client anticipates you will be sending a minimum of 100 emails per day to key personnel of the designated businesses.  Any positive emails in terms of feedback are then reported back to the sales director to follow up on.

You will also be compiling a database of all the email addresses sent and validated so as to prevent any bouncebacks.

This role requires a flexible approach and comes with the added advantage of a bonus scheme for each lead gained which subsequently generates repeat business into the organisation.

This is not a telesales role but there may be a general degree of answering the ‘phones and taking messages etc. as would be expected of working in an office environment.

This role could be permanent straight away for the right candidate.

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Conveyancing Technical Support

Andy File Associates Limited are working as a Recruitment Agency on behalf of our client with regards this permanent position.

Based in Leeds our client a Top10, multi award winning national conveyancing firm are looking to grow their Conveyancing Technical Support team. You will need to have a passion for conveyancing and for delivering high levels of customer service as they undergo an exciting time of rapid expansion.
The ideal candidate will be looking to build a satisfying, long-term career and you will be supported to enable you to go as far in your career as you like.

You will be providing technical support in order to progress cases through the conveyancing process. Ideally you will have experience in supporting with or running your own caseload and enjoy carrying out the various aspects of case progression eg Title Checking etc.
Our client is able to offer the flexibility of part time days/hours on this role so a flexible attitude in return is essential as you may be required to ‘hot desk’ from time to time and cover ‘locum’ style for Conveyancers who are on holiday or on sick leave.

Experience in a variety of technical aspects including Sale and Purchase of Freehold, Leasehold, New Build, Registered and Unregistered title is advantageous and experience working on computerised case management systems is essential.

This is a really exciting time to join this expanding forward thinking organisation.

Salary depends on experience and is pro rata for part time roles. Benefits package includes 25 days holiday Bank Holidays, Contribution to Medical/Health Insurance, uncapped additional bonus, annual Christmas bonus equivalent to 1 weeks pay, Twice yearly salary reviews and much more.

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Customer Services Advisor, Case Progressor

Andy File Associates Limited are working as a Recruitment Agency on behalf of our client with regards this permanent position.

Andy File Associates Limited are working as a Recruitment Agency on behalf of our client with regards this permanent position.

Based in Manchester, a customer services professional is required by our clients, a specialist conveyancing practice based in Manchester city centre who are renowned for delivering great customer service and turnaround times.

Role:
To proactively progress transactions managing inbound telephone calls ensuring effective communication and building relationships with their Estate Agent Companies.  The requirement for inbound calls will depend upon the needs of the business.

Responsibilities
The successful candidate will be required to gain sufficient understanding of the conveyancing process for sale and purchase to be able to discuss and impart information clearly, ensuring that all relevant parties are well informed of plans, progress and decisions. It is essential you have previous inbound telephone customer service experience preferably within a busy professional services environment as you will be managing inbound calls from a variety of internal and external sources, you will have excellent communication skills and be clear and confident when talking to individuals at all levels. A background in financial services, banking, insurance or estate agency is essential and experience of computerised case management systems would be advantageous.
Customer focused and IT literate with excellent problem solving skills, the successful candidate will be able to demonstrate a high level of attention to detail, adopt a structured and integrated approach to his/her work and have excellent time-management skills, ensuring that all activities and tasks are undertaken promptly and proactively.

Please note, the successful candidate will be subject to the following checks:
CCJ and Basic DBS

 

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Bilingual Commercial Services Export Coordinator (Dutch/English)

Andy File Associates Limited are working as a Recruitment Agency on behalf of our client with regards this permanent position.

Our client is a global education company that improves the quality of education by developing, integrating and implementing innovative 21st century learning environments that motivate students to learn. They are currently looking to recruit a Commercial Services Coordinator.

The purpose of this role is to manage the sales order process for accounts in the International regions including liaison with i) Legal in terms of Contract validation ii) Finance to ensure that credit facilities are in position iii) Operations and Logistics regarding stock outs and product availability iv) Engineering/Compliance to ensure that certification is in position and v) External customs bodies to ensure that the correct paperwork is in position to facilitate shipment, pre shipment inspection and customs clearance.

The role also has commercial responsibility for the recovery of costs associated with a sales order and to ensure that in conjunction with the Business Analysts and Finance teams revenue targets and deadlines for the International region are achieved.

Key Responsibilities:

Ensure that sales orders submitted for the region are processed in line with partner requirements from receipt of the order to the point of delivery aligned with internal constraints and Channel expectations.
Ensure that sales forecasts for the region are managed in line with sales order input.
In conjunction with Product Management, Engineering and Compliance ensure that country specific product compliance is in position to facilitate shipment and subsequent revenue targets are met
Successful preparation and negotiation of documentation presented against all types of Letters of Credit
Managing the global business Localisation process
Maintain a review of Distribution Agreements for the region in conjunction with Global Commercial Services Manager
Manage coordination of the sales order process in conjunction with the partner and the Channel Sales teams

Experience:
Strong experience in a Customer Service/Sales Order Process role
Knowledge of CRM & ERP systems

Education & Qualifications:

Minimum 5 GCSE’s including Maths and English
Member of the Institute of Export (highly advantageous but not essential)
Proficient in negotiating Letters of Credit (highly advantageous but not essential)
High level of COGNOS andExcel skills
Fluency in Dutch as well as English is essential (written and verbal)

Full training will be provided and our client takes great pride in their provision of internal and external coaching, training and development programmes.

Working hours: Monday to Friday 9.00am – 5.00pm
Benefits include: 26 days holiday + 1 extra day for your Birthday and Bank Holidays, Pension Scheme, BUPA etc.

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New Business Administrator/Advisor

Andy File Associates Limited are working as a Recruitment Agency on behalf of our client with regards this permanent position.

Based in Manchester, a New Business Legal Advisor is required by our clients, the UK’s largest residential conveyancing business who are renowned for delivering great customer service and turnaround times. This role requires the skill and experience of a customer services professional

Role:
As part of the New Business team you will be proactively progressing client files through the ID checking system which requires excellent communications skills, high levels of attention to detail and the ability to investigate when files are incomplete for whatever reason eg lack of documents, discrepancies in dates etc.

Responsibilities
The successful candidate will be required to gain sufficient understanding of the conveyancing process for sale and purchase when checking client files and carrying out subsequent investigations and checks.

A background in financial services, banking, insurance or estate agency is highly advantageous as is working and adhering to policies and procedures. Experience of computerised case management systems would also be advantageous.
Customer focused and IT literate with excellent problem solving skills, the successful candidate will be able to demonstrate a high level of attention to detail, adopt a structured and integrated approach to his/her work and have excellent time-management skills, ensuring that all activities and tasks are undertaken promptly and proactively.

Please note, the successful candidate will be subject to the following checks:
Employment references for last 5 years, CCJ and Basic DBS

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1st Line Helpdesk Engineer

Andy File Associates Limited are working on behalf of their client as a Recruitment Agency with regards this permanent vacancy.

Our client is a Managed Service Provider, specialising in both remote and onsite IT support, from laptops to servers, Clients span from Scotland to Kent. With a large client base from all sectors and sizes, this is an important stage in the company’s development and growth.

This 1st Line Helpdesk Engineer acts as a telephone contact for this busy IT Services Company, troubleshooting technical issues, raising tickets and escalating to senior engineers when appropriate.

The 1st Line Helpdesk Engineer is responsible for maintaining regular contact with the client, reporting and resolving technical incidents and escalating them where necessary for rapid resolution.

The successful applicant will demonstrate:

  • A ‘can do’ attitude
  • Experience with using Microsoft operating systems, Active Directory, Exchange, TCP/IP and VMWare
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Flexible when required
  • Ability to work under pressure and to deadline
  • Ability to diagnose faults quickly and efficiently

Ideally you will be working in a similar position or be educated to a standard that demonstrates strong knowledge within Desktop and Server Technology.

Opportunity for field work may be made available and access to a pool vehicle will be given.

This is an exciting time to join an established and thriving business with potential to further your career.

 

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Sales Administrator

Andy File Associates are working as a Recruitment Agency on behalf of our client with regards this permanent position

Duties and responsibilities include:

Processing of sales orders
Client liaison
Data Entry
Administration of delivery notes and associated documentation
Resolving customer enquiries
Assisting in finance when required

Essential skills and ability:

Strong IT skills
Strong communication skills
Ability to multitask and resolve queries
Strong attention to detail

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Application Support and Installation Engineer

Andy File Associates Limited are working on behalf of their client as a Recruitment Agency with regards this permanent vacancy.

Our client is currently seeking someone with a variety of skills to join our team as an Application Support and installation Engineer. We produce innovative web based applications and your role will be to support internal users and developers as well as external clients. Our client is looking for someone who has excellent communication skills and is eager to learn.

The ideal candidate will have experience on a helpdesk providing 1st and 2nd line support via telephone, email and remote support. You will be supporting a bespoke online application so previous experience in this type of role would be beneficial. We provide web – based applications, so experience with IIS or SQL is essential.

Any scripting experience would also be an advantage so ensure it is all clear in your CV.

Candidates should also have a working knowledge of ITIL Service Management, particularly Incident and Problem Management, and how it is applied practically in the Helpdesk environment.

We are looking for someone with good SQL / IIS and Windows server experience that we can train on our applications so if you have exposure to the key technologies listed and a passion to learn then this could be the perfect role for you.

Key Responsibilities:

– Assisting the support team deliver quality support to users with their core business applications.
– Monitoring the service desk for incidents. If possible, resolving them or referring them to application support specialists
– Improve applications and processes for the delivery of specialised services
– Provide systems administration of core applications, testing and implementing changes.
– Provide 1st and 2nd line support to the Operations and Business Support teams and monitor the service desk call logging software.
– Resolve any service delivery issues and customer complaints
– Identify any improvement opportunities. Provide assistance with the implementation of improvements.
– Assist in the enhancement, upgrading and testing of business applications

Key Technologies / Things to Learn:

– 1st and 2nd Line Support Email, Telephone, Remote
– Bespoke Applications
– SQL Server
– Web based IIS, Ecommerce, HTML, CSS,
– Windows Server 2008 and above
– Application build / install tools

Additional skills:

You will be a self –starter with problem solving skills who is capable of working independently

– Must be a strong communicator with professional demeanor and able to work as part of a team and on your own initiative
– You will also have effective and approachable telephone manner as well as strong organisational skills that benefit your workloads
– Must have customer service experience within similar environment and competent in your technical abilities

 

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Business Development Manager (Exhibitions & Events)

Andy File Associates Limited are working on behalf of their client as a Recruitment Agency with regards this permanent vacancy.

Our client is well established within the Exhibitions & Events industry, they design and build award-winning custom-built exhibition stands throughout the UK & Worldwide.

Due to continuing success our client require a Business Development Manager whose responsibilities will include,

The role:

  • Sourcing of new potential sales leads from cold calling through to delivery of brief document
  • Responsible for various sales reporting procedures
  • Manage extensive client database and everything else involved in the creation of new sales leads
  • Show marketing at large international exhibitions all over the world forms an important part of this exciting opportunity

The candidate:

The role is very much sales driven and an essential part of that will be to cold-call on prospective new companies both internationally and in the UK, and looking for other ways to develop new business opportunities. You must have a high level of entrepreneurial flair and enjoy the challenge of new business and the big win, be self-motivated, organized, self-disciplined, and have strong interpersonal and communication skills to present to clients face-to-face and to build effective relationships at all levels.

If you have worked within the Exhibition & Events Industry, have Business Development/Sales experience and are looking for a new exciting opportunity contact Kelly to discuss further 0203 589 3449.

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