Leadership Support Coordinator

Colchester, Essex
Competitive Salary
05 Jul 2018
02 Aug 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

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 16 centres.

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

The Leadership Support team is key to the success of the Manheim Leadership team. The team is responsible for ensuring that senior leaders are supported effectively and efficiently, enabling them to maximise their time and workloads effectively.

As Leadership Support Coordinator, you will coordinate and facilitate excellent organisation, communication, performance and reporting within the team, fully supporting the Leadership Support Manager and the Manheim Leadership team to achieve the Group Manheim strategy and goals. You must ensure quality services are delivered and performed to the agreed timeframes and outputs and that expectations are achieved and exceeded.

This is an extremely varied role which will include arranging meetings, managing emails and correspondence, organising and booking travel arrangements and accommodation, collating and completing expenses and mileage returns, and coordinating as appropriate, monthly Management information. Record notes and actions from leadership meetings both from group meetings and conference calls.

About You

We’re looking for a confident and engaging individual who has proven experience of administrative work, preferably in a PA/support environment. With excellent organisational and time management skills, you will be comfortable working under pressure in a very busy atmosphere and have a flexible and adaptable approach to work.

With a calm and professional manner, you will have a strong customer focus and a positive ‘can-do’ attitude. You’ll have excellent communication skills, a keen eye for detail and tact and discretion for dealing with confidential information.

You will also be required to attend regular team meetings located at either our UK branches or offsite venues so a driving licence is essential as well as flexibility around travelling to ensure the demands of the meetings are met.

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