JOB TITLE: Operations manager (I.T/Car dealerships)


Industry : IT & Telecoms Job Location : Sheffield
Job Reference : 11898 Job Category : IT
Employment Type : Permanent Posted : 13/10/2015
 
Salary & Benefits : £50000 - £60000 per annum + car allow, pension, holidays
 
Experience Required : See Job Description
 
Education Required : See Job Description



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Job Summary

Operations Manager (IT/Car Dealerships) £50k-£60K company car, holidays, training. Sheffield This is a fantastic opportunity for a bright energetic and skilled individual to join a fast growing company with superb career prospects. The ideal candidate for this role will have previously worked within the car dealership industry and also have delivered and I.T. solution to business whether it be software solutions, CRM's and cloud based technologies.


Job Description

Operations Manager (IT/Car Dealerships)

£50k-£60K company car, holidays, training.

Sheffield

This is a fantastic opportunity for a bright energetic and skilled individual to join a fast growing company with superb career prospects. The ideal candidate for this role will have previously worked within the car dealership industry and also have delivered and I.T. solution to business whether it be software solutions, CRM's and cloud based technologies.

The role

This position has become available due to the previous operations manager moving into a global position due to the growth and expansion of the organisation.
The successful candidate will work closely with the Operations Director and will be responsible for customer communications, both to new and existing clients. This may take the form or marketing emails, system demonstrations, system training sessions (both face-to-face and virtual) and may progress onto sales presentations. The role also includes first-line support and administration/configuration of our software systems for clients. Successful candidates will be directly responsible to the system admin & support team and will report directly to the Operations Director. We see this role as a mixture of project management, service delivery and overall operations.

The successful candidate will have experience of working within the motor trade, preferably in a motor sales or motor finance related role. They will have a strong grasp of the English language, able to transfer ideas into words and 'get the message across'. They will also have a high level of IT literacy along with a creative flair in order reflect the strong corporate identity which our client has come to represent and which its customers have come to recognise.

As well as liaising with customers directly by email and telephone, the role will also include creation and maintenance of other end-user communications, including system user guides, training and best practice videos and authoring online training courses to be delivered through our own E-Learning on line learning management system.

In addition, the successful candidate will be trained to be highly competent in the use of our software systems, to be able to provide support and training to end users, as well as assisting in the testing and deployment of system patches and feature updates.

The Candidate

The successful candidate will meet the following requirements:

*Have a strong motor sales or motor finance background
*Have an excellent grasp of the English language
*Have excellent communication skills and a good telephone manner
*Have a high attention to detail
*Be able to organise and prioritise workload and to cope with frequent task changes
*Have a high level of IT literacy
*Have an excellent working knowledge of desktop office applications (in particular Microsoft Word & Excel)
*Be familiar with internet and email use
*Have an ability and desire to learn new skills and processes
*Have a positive attitude and a flexible approach to work


Client

Our Client are a provider of leading edge web-based software applications specialising in the finance and insurance sector of the Motor Trade. They currently provide various software systems to motor dealerships, motor manufacturers and motor finance companies throughout the UK. Due to a rapidly increasing client portfolio they are now offering this exciting new position within their fast growing company.

The Package:

*Competitive salary to reflect the knowledge and experience of the successful applicant.
*A company car will be provided.
*On-the-job training is provided and regular reviews are carried out to ensure staff development is maintained to a high standard.

Bluefire consulting are an employment agency acting on behalf of the client company.


Job Keywords

operation, account, sales, CRM, Cloud, I.T, software, hardware, technical, delivery, project, car dealership, Mercedes, Audi, BMW, JLR, internet, web, e-learning, finance, system, developer, manager,



Bluefire Consulting is an equal opportunities Employment Business/Agency specialising in IT recruitment on a UK wide basis.

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