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Service and Hire Administration Team Leader


£28,000 - 30,000

Job description

Job Overview

We are seeking to recruit an experienced administrator with excellent customer service and administration skills. The successful candidate will act as a Team Leader to the department and will also be responsible for overseeing department administration functions across our branches. 

Key Responsibilities

• Manage the administration function of the department, ensuring that all servicing tasks are communicated and allocated to staff.

• Ensure the department maintains a high level of customer service.

• Ensure processes and standards are adhered to by servicing personnel and admin personnel.

• Review and approve HR and payroll related items (timesheets, holiday requests).

• Carry out staff appraisals.

• Ensure departmental compliance in accordance with the company quality assurance procedures.

• Organise and take part in Saturday service desk rota.

• Oversee the provision of a comprehensive administrative service across all workshops/hire departments and achieve timely, accurate information and high quality output ensuring all branches using the same processes and procedures.

• Manage and maintain the warranty process system, ensuring claims are made and payments received and reconciled.

• Deal with routine enquiries from customers, staff and visitors (i.e. by telephone, written correspondence, in person) and provide them with the relevant information or refer more complex, non-standard queries to the appropriate member of staff.

• Maintain and update all archive files both manual and computerised so that information is available in an organised fashion.

• Take responsibility for reconciling cash receipts, e.g. reconcile till float.

• Process purchase orders and invoices and assist in the monitoring of the Company’s/Department financial system.

• Process sales orders and invoices and assist in the monitoring of the Company’s/Department financial system.

• Prepare monthly reporting for Inverness branch and assist with branch monthly reporting if required.

• Assist with serving customers during very busy periods within the branch.

• Assist with dealing with customer complaints and queries.

• Assist with training staff as required through all MIS branches with respect to CSFS and standard company process.

• Provide on-the-job training to new employees and arrange training applicable to servicing for staff.

Skills and Experience

• Ability to work within and contribute to a team –

Internally: Daily contact by e-mail, telephone or in person, with other team members and other Company staff.

Externally: Daily contact with external sources by telephone

• A sound and patient approach to training.

• Excellent organisational and administrative skills, including managing time effectively.

• Good numeracy skills IT literacy and experience of Microsoft type packages with a confidence to learn new systems.

• Attention to detail.

• Proactive, enthusiastic, self-motivated.

• Ability to prioritise and multitask.

• Ability to work alone under own initiative and within a team.

• Responsible and reliable with a flexible attitude.

• Ability to delegate tasks.


• Pension scheme

• Employee discount

• Discretionary annual bonus, based on company performance

• Extra holidays (after one year)

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