Junior IT Support Analyst Apprentice – GS1 UK Ltd

Brief overview of the role

The Junior Support Analyst will work closely with the IS team and business as an enthusiastic, customer focused apprentice on our support desk. A person who, with specific training and mentorship, can help address GS1 UK’s expanding needs, particularly around device management, MS 365, unified communications and VMware support.

Vacancy description

Job Purpose:

  • The Junior Support Analyst will support the efficient running and fault resolution of all device hardware, software and conferencing facilities.
  • Work closely with the existing IS team to ensure smooth implementation of new projects and capability.
  • Work with the existing IS team together to define standards for operating system and application versions in use across the business
  • Procure and provision ancillary items and mobile phones
  • Provision and build technical equipment, ensuring correct operation of software

Main Responsibilities:

  • Ensure a high-class customer focused service provision to colleagues
  • Log and assign support cases within the IS team
  • Support case resolution and escalations
  • Ensure that any purchases are cost effective whilst maintain consistency across the business
  • Research potential purchases and effectively calculate costs
  • Research and suggest new and relevant initiatives for the team
  • Helpdesk and ticket management
  • Meeting room and UC monitoring and support
  • VMware and infrastructure monitoring and support
  • O365 administration, monitoring and support

Desired skills

  • Strong ICT skills
  • Good Literacy and Numeracy skills,
  • Good organisational skills,
  • Strong communication skills,
  • Ability to work on own initiative and also as part of a team

Personal qualities

  • Strong customer service ethic able to deal with customers efficiently
  • Problem solver, able to work on own initiative to solve issues
  • Punctual with good timekeeping
  • Able to empathise and work closely with other teams and departments to achieve mutual goals
  • Practical hands on / can do attitude in keeping with a small company and flat structure
  • A level of maturity commensurate with working in an office environment
  • Willing to learn and professionally develop
  • Effective communicator – good listener, sincere and able to win people over
  • Written and verbal communication skills
  • Flexible and adaptable
  • Committed to collective success

Desired qualifications


  • Minimum A level education in technology related subject(s)
  • Employment experience in a customer focused role with ability to provide strong references



  • Experieice in a similar position with responsibility for device and conferencing facilities
  • Knowledge of infrastructure, Cloud and IAAS strategies
  • Solid knowledge of Microsoft cloud applications e.g. Office365
  • Knowledge of conferencing facilities such as Polycom and Skype for Business

Future prospects

The IT Systems Support Apprenticeship provides individuals with an excellent knowledge base that can support them in undertaking further learning and development of their careers in ICT support and related areas.

37.5 mon - fri|
£18,000 - £20,000 per annum