Customer Support Administrator





Hours: 42.5 PER WEEK

The Company

At Horizon Platforms, we are proud to be a leading provider of hire solutions, Powered Access equipment sales, and training. Our customers work indoors at height, and require a fast, flexible and safe service solution. Established in 2008, we have a passion for providing outstanding customer service and plan to significantly grow our business. We genuinely value our employees in the same way that we value our customers. We want you to feel challenged, fulfilled, encouraged, trained and mentored so that you can reach your full potential as quickly as possible.

This job description is structured around our employee values; Teamwork, Positivity and Ownership.

Job Purpose

In this important role within the Company, you will provide high level administration support and co-ordination to the Customer Experience and Business Development teams. You will strive to ensure that all administrative tasks are completed in a timely and efficient manner. With a keen eye for detail, you will understand the need to provide a seamless service to our customers in all areas of the Company's business activity. 


  • Work closely with members of the Customer Experience and Sales teams to ensure an efficient and professional service 
  • Support and assist colleagues through sharing of knowledge 
  • Work flexibly, helping with reasonable ad hoc duties as required

  • Demonstrate the Company Values in everything you do
  • Respect all colleagues and customers, being polite and courteous at all times
  • Demonstrate a “can-do” attitude, striving to support colleagues in the best way possible
  • Act as initial point of contact for department emails, monitoring, co-ordinating and administering the central admin email account
  • Support colleagues in the Customer Experience and Sales teams to ensure that customer issues are kept to a minimum, and where they do occur, that they are resolved quickly and with a positive outcome
  • Carry out administrative tasks triggered by customer enquiries, working with care and efficiency at all times
  • Respond to all phone calls and e-mails effectively and professionally
  • Ensure all customer contact is recorded on the customer’s record, and any follow-up actions are completed in a timely manner
  • Communicate confidently and effectively during dealings with customers 
  • Conduct quality checks in line with departmental procedures
  • Carry out the administration duties associated with machine off-hires
  • Effectively co-ordinate machine breakdown support
  • Liaise with customers to book LOLER appointments
  • Co-ordinate and administer the capital sales process
  • Report any opportunities and threats to the Customer Experience Executive or Head of Customer Service, escalating concerns and suggestions for improvement
  • Proactively seek new ways of ensuring the highest levels of customer service

Skills Required

    • Excellent time management, administration and organisational skills
    • A confident communicator with people at any level within an organisation
    • Good written and verbal communication skills with a friendly telephone manner
    • Self-motivated with an ability to work autonomously and take responsibility 
    • Impeccable attention to detail
    • Ability to meet deadlines
    • The ability to make commercially viable decisions
    • A flexible approach, with a positive and confident outlook and a willingness and ability to react positively to changing business demands

    Apply Now

    If the above sounds exciting and you know that you can meet our expectations, simply show us why we should consider you for this role by sending your covering letter and CV to


    Application Process

    Most vacancies include a first stage competency based interview: online assessment and a final interview.