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IT Online Auction Coordinator - Leeds - Permanent - Full time

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Job Description

Euro Auctions is a world leading auctioneer of industrial, plant, construction and agricultural equipment. With sites in UK, Germany, Spain, Australia, USA & Dubai, Euro Auctions conducts over 50+ auctions globally per year.

The IT Department provides support for the global Euro Auctions team and its customers. Although based at headquarters, IT staff also travel to Euro Auction sites around the world to provide IT support for the auctions.

Job Location: Goole, Leeds

The Job

This is a challenging and varied role with two distinct aspects. Outside of auctions you’ll provide ongoing IT support for staff across all sites and maintain the online images in preparation for each sale. During Auction week you’ll be at the heart of the auction serving the needs of our customers around the world by catching online bids and relaying them on to the auctioneer.

  • Catching online bids, performing eClerking and scoreboarding duties.
  • Provide technical assistance for all Online Bidding events and assist with the further development and enhancement of the Online Bidding service.
  • Manage online images and equipment search facility.
  • Online auction administration
  • Setup, configure and test all online bidding systems.
  • Provide on-going support to the IT Manager in co-ordination and review of IT operations including all relevant controls of the IT Department.

The Requirements

Euro Auctions is seeking a solutions-orientated, highly motivated team player to fill this role with:

  • An aptitude for audio-visual, communications and computer technology with excellent hand-eye coordination. A die hard gamer would enjoy this job
  • Outstanding communication skills and a very keen ear for listening
  • Excellent customer service skills and the ability to communicate IT-related issues on non-IT customers clearly and concisely
  • Ability to plan, manage and complete work across different locations under limited supervision
  • Ability to multitask effectively and make sound decisions in high-pressure situations
  • Energetic, logical, forward-thinker with a flair for problem solving and a can-do attitude

Personal Requirements

To be successful in this role you must have:

  • An IT related education or industry certificate
  • A minimum of 2 years IT experience, preferably in IT support or related customer service
  • Proficiency and proven hands-on experience in the following applications: SQL, Exchange,Active Directory, Website Application, Adobe Photoshop, Firewalls, MS Office Suite
  • Strong Knowledge of audio/visual systems and wireless networks
  • Flexibility and willingness to work extra hours during busy auction periods
  • Reliable with desire to exceed expectations
  • A valid Passport and ability to travel to all sites.

This is a fantastic opportunity for an individual to gain diverse experience within a truly international company.

If you think you have what it takes to make it at Euro Auctions please upload your CV, in English, via the link above or email it to [email protected]

Apply early as this posting will close as soon as a competitive candidate pool is identified.

Euro Auctions thank all applicants in advance; however, only those shortlisted will be contacted.

Euro Auctions is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

The entire company's Recruitment and Selection is processed by Careers Department at Headquarters. Due to the volume of applications processed, we cannot respond to individual feedback requests.

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