IT Support Analyst



Our Client

They are an international law firm with a focus on private capital at the intersection of personal, family and business.

Their ability to understand people makes then who they are. They work together to build deep and trusted relationships that deliver meaningful value to their clients. They do this with empathy, attention, and clarity. No jargon, no attitude. They know what matters.


Job Role

IT Support Analyst

  • The role of the IT Support Analyst involves working as part of a team of three to provide high quality support and assistance on all aspects of IT. While predominantly based in the Guildford office, this role will include travel and support to other UK offices (London and Cheltenham) and support and cover for the IT Service Desk The Team
  • The IT Director has overall responsibility for the running of the Department and producing the IT strategy for the Firm. The IT Department is divided into three sections;
  • Service Delivery
  • Technical Operations
  • PMO
  • The IT Support Analyst will report into the UK Regional IT Manager. The role is based in our Guildford office, however there will be opportunities to provide telephone and remote support to all of our offices globally.
  • Hours of Work
  • The IT Support Analyst will be required to work 35 hours per week with a various shift pattern covering 08:00 – 17:30 (excluding one hour for lunch).
  • This role is office based.

Roles and Responsibilities 

  • Providing a professional and consistent level of telephone and desk-side support to the Guildford office, and other offices as required
  • Assisting with providing support to the firm by telephone and remote control as required
  • Ensuring all requests are accurately recorded and responded to within a timely manner
  • Assist in the setup of any internal or external virtual meetings
  • Investigate and take ownership of issues with collaboration equipment. Liaise with the 3rd party supplies and ensure speedy resolution of any issues
  • Configuration, maintenance and troubleshooting of multi-functional devices, printers and secure print/cost recovery system
  • Administration of all starters and leavers across the firm
  • Promoting the use of IT to staff
  • Liaising with Technical Support team, Incident and Problem Management Specialist and third-party maintenance suppliers
  • Imaging and maintaining laptops
  • Deployment and maintenance of mobile devices
  • Administration of the telecoms systems
  • Utilising and providing updates for the IT knowledge base
  • Requirement to cover planned absences in UK offices
  • Assisting with the creation and updating of documentation
  • Provide cover of the Service Desk when required
  • Other support related activities as required
  • Comply with all relevant legal and regulatory obligations including the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA)
  • Standards and Regulations, and Principles


Skills and experience

  • Good knowledge of Microsoft applications, particularly Outlook and Teams
  • ITIL certification
  • Sound troubleshooting skills
  • Good knowledge of Windows 10
  • Experience of supporting Multi-Functional Devices and printers
  • Experience of supporting mobile devices including iPhones
  • Experience of using an Incident Management system
  • Experience of Cisco Maintenance an advantage


Person specification

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Excellent customer service and communication skills
  • Able to manage Stakeholder expectations
  • Highly motivated and methodical with good problem-solving skills
  • Able to work under pressure, prioritise workloads, identify business-critical issues and act upon them.
  • Experience of working in a professional services organisation, Law Firm is desirable
  • Flexible approach to working, including a willingness to work out of hours.
  • Providing a professional and consistent level of technology support to all staff
  • Responding to incoming incidents and requests as first point of contact reported via all mediums
  • Provide face-to-face desk side support and be visible to the business
  • Ensuring all incidents and requests are accurately recorded at the time of being reported and responded to within a set Service Level Agreement
  • Alerting Managers to reoccurring incidents and potential issues



  • Working together
  • Integrity and respect
  • Inclusive char
  • Personal impact and growth
  • Driving high standards
  • Commercial mindset
  • Client – centric
  • Responsible Business




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