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Sales Support Apprentice Khipu Networks Limited

We have one vacancy within our sales department for a motivated and enthusiastic Sales Support Assistants. This is a fantastic opportunity for the right candidate.

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Closing date: 01 Nov 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £12,000.00 - £14,000.00

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, 09:00am - 17:30pm.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    14 Nov 2021

  • Date posted

    06 Jul 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001734111

  • Positions

    1 available

We have one vacancy within our sales department for motivated and enthusiastic Sales Support Assistants. The successful applicant will be able to engage with our customers and suppliers whether on the phone or via email. A key responsibility will be generating quotes for our customers, so precision and an eye for detail will be essential.

This is a challenging and varied role and will only suit a self-motivated individual wishing to develop their administrative and customer relation skills and willing to be a team member. Full training will be given in order for you to achieve continuous personal and professional development.

The key responsibilities of a Sales Support Assistant include, but are not limited to:

  • Taking responsibility for customer quoting using our internal quoting tool
  • Processing orders received
  • Using FreshSales for opportunities
  • Liaising with other departments; and liaising with customers, being professional and friendly
  • Looking after Key Account Managers
  • Performing general administrative tasks
  • Ensuring Health and Safety is maintained at all times

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • First class customer service skills
  • Confident computer skills
  • Able to pick up new technologies quickly
  • Good communication of the English Language
  • Able to prioritise work
  • Cheerful telephone manner
  • Teamwork skills

Personal qualities

  • Organised
  • Confident
  • Self-motivated
  • Willingness to ‘go the extra mile’
  • Strong work ethic
  • Able to multi-task

Desired qualifications

GCSEs at grades C/4 or above (or equivalent) in maths and English.

Future prospects

KHIPU is a family friendly company and recognises the value in investing in training and development of their staff. Motivating them to perform at their best. Exceptional achievements are recognised and rewarded appropriately.

The potential of a permanent role on completion of apprenticeship.

Things to consider

Along with a generous basic salary we also give you:

  • 23 days holiday, rising with service to 28 days
  • Buy/Sell holiday scheme
  • Company pension scheme
  • Death in Benefit Insurance
  • Access to voluntary benefit options such as private health insurance and cycle to work

About the employer

KHIPU Networks is an award-winning company and one of the UK's & South Africa’s leading advanced system integrators, one of a very small number of companies who have the technical expertise and products to respond to the commercial and business challenges of customers. KHIPU Networks main focus is cyber security, which is implied in all of our innovative and often unique leading solutions which meet the common and specialist requirements of customers.

KHIPU Networks reviews the security environment as a whole and advises organisations on the best practices and applications to meet legal and company obligations. It constantly reviews new technologies to satisfy the emerging customer requirements. These areas can cover audit, compliance, remote access, e-mail, internet, and access / authentication across fixed or wireless networks.

KHIPU Networks is based on the edge of Ancells Business Park, within 20 minutes’ walk of Fleet mainline station with direct links into London. There is also ample free parking available on site. The job will involve travelling to existing and potential customers across the UK.

Employer

Khipu Networks Limited

Address

3 Waterfront Business Park

Fleet

GU51 3TW

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Additional location information

The office is right next to Fleet Train Station.

Training

Training provider

Basingstoke ITEC

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Basingstoke Itec

Contact

Kate Staples 01256 471161 catherinestaples@basingstokeitec.co.uk

Level 3 Business Administrator Apprenticeship Standard. You will be required to attending training sessions at Basingstoke ITEC approximately once a month.

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)


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