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Service Desk Analyst

£24,806 plus shift allowance plus £1,750 location allowance plus benefits.
Service Desk operate on a day-shift pattern (7am-3pm / 11am-7pm, Monday – Friday)
Hanslope Park, Milton Keynes

A huge range of people and organisations around the world rely on our systems and technology. Our colleagues need it to help them perform all manner of vital work, while our government-level customers look to us to keep their highly sensitive information secure. You’ll make sure they both get the very best help - whenever and wherever they need it.

Your support will reach further
A vital first port of call on our Service Desk, you’ll provide technical support across a huge range of our ICT systems and services. You’ll field all sorts of incidents in all kinds of places – acting swiftly to log, process, investigate and diagnose each issue as efficiently and effectively as possible. Communication will be key, because each new challenge will see you keeping customers updated, while working with colleagues to find and deliver the right solution. We’re always focused on customer service; on being reliable, responsive and building relationships. In this role, you’ll be a big part of that, ensuring issues are resolved and helping us build trust in our reliable service.


You’ll bring out your flair for problem solving
Resourceful, flexible and methodical, you’ll thrive in our fast paced and busy ICT team. You enjoy looking further to find inventive answers to new problems, and you’re an effective organiser and a natural communicator.
You also have a BTEC qualification (or equivalent) in an IT related subject along with broad technical knowledge of remote working technologies and Microsoft applications, as listed in the role profile.

While an understanding of priority classifications, SLAs and the ITIL Framework would also help, it’s not essential. However, you must have knowledge of Central Government and Open Government Data systems, as well as HM Government security regulations.

And your work will just mean more
At FCDO Services, we keep information, assets and people safe all around the world. Our customers, who include the Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office, look to us to respond with speed, agility and innovation to their ever-changing security challenges. This gives every job here added significance – yours included. Your work will make a significant contribution to the protection of national interests. And as our reach is truly global, the impact you make will go far beyond the UK.

All our employees have to be security cleared before joining us, so you’ll need to undergo a vetting process if you’re successful in your application. This role would require you to undergo Developed Vetting (DV) clearance. You can find out more about vetting on our website.



Hanslope Park based posts attract a Location Allowance of £1,750 per annum.

FCDO Services are regulated by the Civil Service Commission.

Job summary

Salary
£24,806 plus shift allowance plus £1,750 location allowance plus benefits.
Location
Hanslope Park
Closing Date
30 November 2020 at midnight
Reference
5487

Further information

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  • 1.  Role Profile
  • 2.  Extra Information
  • 3.  Civil Service Recruitment Principles
  • 4.  Civil Service Code