Technical Project Manager - Automotive Audit Solutions
Company description: SGS is the global leader and innovator in inspection, verification, testing and certification services. Founded in 1878, SGS is recognized as the global benchmark in quality and integrity. Trusted all over the world, SGS is a market leader because we put 100% passion, pride and innovation into everything we do. We encourage new ideas. We welcome people who challenge the way we do things. And we will be 100% committed to helping you reach your full potential. Job description: We have an excellent new opportunity for a Technical Project Manager to join our global organisation. The main purpose of this role will be to; * Manage the delivery of Major contract and project including Automotive Dealer audits to meet the customer Contract requirements. * Provide Account Management to local contacts within client organisation and global account managers. * Support the expansion of the range of products and services delivered in the sector, as required. * Undertake audits and client led training as required. YOUR BENEFITS We offer an open corporate and international culture, a flat hierarchy and a dynamic work environment in a leading global company. Our high professional standards and our sustainability approach guarantee you a future-oriented work environment. We invest in our employees for the long term and we are committed to supporting your development within the company. We offer a competitive base salary, plus a bonus scheme. SGS also offer an excellent benefits package including a minimum of 23 days' holiday (increasing with service), childcare vouchers and discount schemes, private health cover, plus a contributory stakeholder pension scheme. Seeked profile: Essential * Experience of project and account management and the management of remote resources. * Willingness to learn and adapt to change - committed to continuous personal and professional development. * Must be able to demonstrate background/experience in the sector; an excellent working knowledge of Automotive Dealership practice and environment. * Effective interpersonal skills, able to develop good working relationships with people at all levels. * Must be IT literate i.e. competent in the use of MS Office applications and experience of using on-line databases. * Able to motivate and lead others in a "project team" environment. * Educated to A Level standard or above. Desirable * Ideally able to demonstrate ability to identify and capitalise on any potential to maximise sales/revenue generated by the business. * Experience of working within automotive dealership environment. * Understanding of schemes operated by OEM and implemented by dealerships, including Dealer Standards, Incentives and Warranty schemes. * Supervisory and line management experience. * Experience of aftersales activity within automotive dealerships. * Experience of working within an Automotive OEM. * Undertaking auditing and / or training delivery.