Technical Helpdesk Advisor (First Line Helpdesk)




Full Time, Permanent


From £19,300.00 per year

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Vista are looking for an experienced Technical Helpdesk Advisor to join our fantastic team in Cardiff. Your role will be to answer first line phone calls on Vista’s IT Helpdesk, this will include call logging and undertaking first line fixes, also directing calls to 2nd and 3rd line resolvers as required. The role will also support Vista’s technical services team in contacting customers and engineers when required.

Main Tasks and Objectives

  • Providing first line support to a range of customers and logging calls with resolver groups if unable to provide a fix
  • Working with customers to log and diagnose faults reported by customers about their on-site equipment and to ensure full functionality according to manufacturer’s specifications is maintained
  • Where a remote fix is not possible, to identify, order and monitor parts required by a field service engineer on-site
  • Keeping customers informed at all times on progress of calls logged
  • Act as first point of contact for all helpdesk customer you will report escalations to relevant helpdesk staff in accordance with each customers’ relevant escalation procedure
  • Update Metrix and TOPdesk call logging system to ensure smooth communication between company and customer and to allow customer service reports to be produced
  • Manage workload to meet customer needs and ensure the communication is maintained with contact centre, field service manager and customer service delivery managers as and when necessary
  • Be part of the helpdesk rota working evenings and weekends
  • Work to successful KPI targets set by the team leader and IT helpdesk manager
  • Document quick fixes and customer specific information to grow the company’s knowledge base
  • Help to train any new starters as and when requested by the team leader or IT helpdesk manager
  • Any other tasks as requested by the team leader or IT helpdesk manager

Outcomes and Deliverables

  • Customers receive a professional service and feedback is positive
  • Meet and if possible, exceed closure rates to meet service level agreements
  • Positive internal relationships are achieved
  • Successfully support field service engineers and second line support to rectify faults in a timely manner
  • Help to build a first class helpdesk and technical services that contributes to the overall growth of the business


  • Casual dress
  • Company events
  • Company pension
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Life insurance
  • On-site parking
  • Private medical insurance
  • Referral programme


  • Weekend availability


  • GCSE or equivalent (preferred)


  • Technical support: 1 year (preferred)
  • Customer service: 1 year (preferred)

If you would like to be considered for a role within our successful and growing organisation, working with an excellent customer base please send us a copy of your CV and enter the role type you would like to apply for in the subject line.

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