Auction Support Team Leader BLUA68913

Colchester, Essex
Competitive Salary
06 Aug 2018
03 Sep 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 18 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

Our Auction Support Team Leader will provide effective and efficient support services to the Auction Centre on both sale and non-sale days, working as directed to ensure the smooth running of sales and providing customer service excellence at all times.

Managing and leading the Auction Assistants, you will ensure the front counter is manned to deliver great customer service and that queues are managed during peak periods. Dealing with any complaints in a timely manner, you must ensure that telephones are answered promptly, and that a professional and courteous approach is always demonstrated.

As Team Leader, you will take control of resource planning for your department including holiday planning, overtime management and absence management. You must ensure that the workload is efficiently and evenly distributed, that the front counter is adequately resources across the year and during peak periods and pro-active and hands on support is given where required.

About You

We’re looking for an individual who is highly organised and able to manage time effectively, working to deadlines in a busy office environment. With excellent communication and interpersonal skills, you will have previous experience of working within a customer facing role providing a high level of customer service and demonstrate the ability to deal with difficult customers.

Experience of managing people/teams is advantageous, however this is not essential.

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.