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  • Job reference: RMS0182500


  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Warwick, Warwickshire
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 18/07/2017
  • Duration: 27 weeks
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The Role:
Position Description:
* The opportunity to develop the Buyer Portal ensuring tasks nominated by the Buyers are uploaded and in a suitable format for Buyer community
* To ensure Portal documentation is accurate and look for opportunities for continuous improvement
* To assist with the creating of the new Purchasing intranet site
* To liaise with relevant teams to ensure that global teams are aware of the Portal and their requirements are captured
* To develop and maintain strong trust-based relationships with all levels of stakeholders
* To support the Knowledge Manager to help shape strategic direction of Knowledge Management activities across Purchasing
Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities ¿
* Proactively ensuring updates and new tasks are added to the Buyer Portal, identifying and liaising with Buyers and SMES to ensure maintenance of highest quality of content
* Organising monthly meetings with new starters to promote accessibility to Buyer Portal
* Manage room bookings, invites, delegate lists
* Arranging updates to Portal collateral material, liaising with Reprographics, arranging distribution across CoC
* Representing the Knowledge Management team at Town Hall/Share Fair/Village Hall events and workshops

1)Strong PowerPoint skills
2)SharePoint experience
3)workshop facilitation

Skills Preferred:
* Supporting Purchasing areas to ensure knowledge is captured and maintained on the appropriate Portal to ensure pan-Purchasing alignment
* Building relationships with CoCs and taking opportunities to attend Team briefings to promote activities of the Knowledge Management Team
* Approving Knowledge Management items submitted to the KM Portal, liaising with OCG/Legal when necessary for data protection and confidentiality issues to maintain data integrity and quality
* Supporting process communications across Business As Usual to Production Purchasing and Aftermarket by arranging and attending Team Briefings and Surgeries
* Supporting international projects such as Darwin with new process communications
* Assisting with on-line learning for international teams
* Ability to identify potential new cost-saving projects to assist Buying community
* Support ad hoc training requests
* Working with Knowledge Manager, supporting the Customer First initiative in PT&O

The Company:
Our Client is a world leading Automotive OEM which is responsible for some of the most iconic 4x4's & Sports Cars produced. Due to the huge demand for current models and substantial investment in future projects there is a requirement for more resources across the business in engineering & manufacturing on a contract basis.

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

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