Auction Assistant BLUA64561

Colchester, Essex
Competitive Salary
23 May 2018
20 Jun 2018
Contract Type

Full Time (40 hours per week) & Part Time (16 & 24 hours per week)

About Us

Manheim is the world’s largest automotive services company and, through its unparalleled range of products and services, drives every stage of the used vehicle lifecycle. A subsidiary of Atlanta based Cox Enterprises, one of the world’s leading media companies and providers of automotive services, Manheim handles nearly 10 million used vehicles worldwide, facilitating transactions representing more than $50 billion in value. In the UK, we provide a national physical and on-line auction network, comprising 18 centres.

As part of our Vehicle Solutions Network we also provide vehicle inspection, repair, reconditioning and pre-sale preparation; transport; logistics; full defleet management and outsourced end-of-contract administration. In addition, Manheim is the UK’s leading automotive digital marketing specialist providing retail marketing and specialist web marketing support to more than 85% of the Top 200 UK dealer groups.

About the Role

Joining our Colchester auction centre, the Auction Assistant will be responsible for providing effective and efficient support services on both sale and non-sale days, ensuring the smooth running of sales and providing customer service excellence at all times.

You will deal with general enquiries both at the front counter and over the telephone, ensuring these are dealt with in a timely manner, escalating to the relevant Manager as appropriate. You will support the Auctioneer and rostrum set up on a sale day, ensuring the correct tools and paperwork are set up and ready for the sale, and support simulcast during the sale, providing accurate and timely updates as appropriate. The Auction Assistant will also process payments from buyers and out to vendors, respond to police notices, parking fine and update the DVLA as appropriate and support with the completion of all private and trade vehicle entries, along with general office filing and administration.

About You

This role requires a highly organised individual who has the ability to manage time effectively and work to deadlines within a busy office environment. With experience of providing a high level of customer service, you will have excellent interpersonal and communication skills and have the ability to deal with difficult customers.

This is a Blue Octopus Recruitment Ltd vacancy who are operating as an employment agency. Once you have clicked to apply for this vacancy, we will then send you more information on the role including a copy of the application form via email.