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Operations Assistant (VR/19706)

Overview

Reference
VR/19706

Salary
£24,000 - £26,000/annum

Job Location
- United Kingdom -- England -- Greater London -- Fulham

Job Type
Permanent

Posted
05 December 2018


Removals Operations Assistant - VR/19706

The Company & Role:

Our client, an established Removals Company based in London, is looking for an Operations Assistant to assist in the Day to Day logistics of their busy removals business.

Duties:

  • Working closely with the operations manager and assisting with the day to day logistics.
  • Assist with shift planning and drivers and porter rotas.
  • Reply to quote requests over the phone, email & live chat - this does require an element of sales as you will be pricing jobs and subsequently winning business.
  • Operations diary management - scheduling in jobs and ensuring the timings are correct and most efficient use of crew and vehicles every day.
  • Account Management on our larger key contract clients, dealing with all their requests and complaints.
  • Fleet Maintenance - Licensing and taxing of the vans, keeping track of services and MOTs.
  • Ordering supplies for use on removals and maintaining stock levels.
  • Supplier reviews to ensure optimum pricing on supplies.
  • Assist with vehicle checks to ensure compliance with health and safety regulations.

Experience:

  • Experience within the removals industry is very desirable, however someone from a transferable industry with operations will be considered.
  • Must be confident on the phone with clients, a good communicator who is able to give instruction to our crews out on the road.
  • A team player with a can-do attitude is a must as everyone pitches in to help each other out to get the job done.
  • Attention to detail and a good command of the English language (written and verbal) are essential as you will be estimating and sending clients quotes.
  • Must be competent on a PC and Mac.
  • Must be able to work well under pressure.

All applicants MUST have a full clean UK drivers license.

In Return:

You will receive a salary of c£26,000, depending on experience.
7am to 5pm / 8am to 6pm TBC.

If you're interested, click apply to send over an up-to-date CV, or email the Removals Team on careers@redrecruit.com