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  • Job reference: RMS0183501

Project Assistant

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Warwick, Warwickshire
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 11/08/2017
  • Duration: ongoing
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The Role:
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 SME's 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's. 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 CoC's 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.

Experience Required:

Graduate with common sense and excellent communication skills. Someone who has had experience working with a range of different people

Additional Information :

LOCATION: Warwick Uni, Whitley and Gaydon

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.

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