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Supply Chain Project Coordinator

22 August 2014 #SMMT News #Uncategorised

Purpose of the Post:

  • Provide support and account management to Supply Chain members
  • Support development and execution of Supply Chain engagement and recruitment campaigns
  • Support development and delivery of Supply Chain projects (SMMT, Automotive Council, AMSCI)
  • Represent and promote SMMT products and services to key stakeholders

Qualifications/Skills/Attributes required:

  • Honours Degree or equivalent
  • Experience of working within a project environment
  • Experience of supporting and executing campaigns
  • Experience of working in the automotive sector would be advantageous
  • Excellent communication skills – written and oral; including public speaking
  • Excellent interpersonal skills – confident, articulate with a persuasive manner
  • Highly motivated and target orientated with clear focus on high quality customer satisfaction and project deliverables
  • Creative and innovative with the ability to work under pressure and meet targets – able to step up to the challenge when required.
  • Able to understand a wide range of business issues and metrics as well as basic business finance.
  • Have a positive and enthusiastic approach to team-working with a strong sense of shared objectives and common goals
  • Must be diplomatic and tactful
  • Well presented and businesslike
  • Proficiency in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and Internet.
  • Flexibility, willingness to learn, be involved and adapt
  • Ability to multi-task and work effectively on different projects and campaigns
  • Self starter with a pro-active approach and possesses a strong sense of initiative

Main duties include:

  • Support the development and execution of engagement, recruitment and retention campaigns targeted at supply chain companies.
  • Support the development and implementation of supply chain projects and proactively participate in both SMMT and Automotive Council projects.
  • Support the development and implementation of AMSCI and other supply chain related programmes.
  • Working with the team, actively recruit new members and help achieve membership growth against annual targets.
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with key supply chain members offering first class account management and ensuring we maximise member satisfaction and retention.
  • Ensure active and wide engagement with SMMT and member organisations – helping to establish a many to many relationship within each company (ensuring numerous senior active contacts within each organisation).
  • Maximise members’ usage of SMMT products and services including participation in relevant events, committees and project groups.
  • Arrange regular visits to member and prospective members and conduct meetings with key personnel responsible for interaction with SMMT.
  • Develop comprehensive profile of the business issues and needs of each key membership account.
  • Conduct research and provide reports on supply chain / industry trends and key developments
  • Provide administrative support for SMMT Supply Chain Group and other supply chain related activities.
  • Support other projects as required.

Salary and benefits package:

The package includes private medical insurance, company pension scheme, flexi time, 25 days annual leave, childcare vouchers, interest free season ticket loan (after 6 months).

Deadline for Applications:

5 September 2014

Method of Application:

Prospective candidates should e-mail with a CV and covering letter quoting your salary expectations.

Early applications are encouraged as interviews will take place and the position offered before this date if a suitable candidate is found.

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