Korean Speaking Business Support Officer - Office based

Weybridge Permanent
  • Are you a procurement/business support officer looking for a new challenge ?
  • Do you want to be part of a global brand ?

About Our Client

At LG, we deliver products and services that make lives better, easier and happier through increased functionality and fun. Put simply, we offer the latest innovations to make "Life Good" - from home appliances, consumer electronics and mobile communications to business innovations in digital signage, air conditioning, solar and LED lighting. As a global leader, we strive for greatness in product leadership, market leadership and people leadership to realise our growth strategies.

We strongly believe that our people's competitive spirit, proactive leadership, and expertise helps drive the company forward. As such, LG is the right place for you if:

You are a smart cookie. You like to dig into the data and find creative solutions.

You are motivated and driven. You thrive on a challenge and want to be No.1.

You are a people person. You like helping people out and you want to understand where they're coming from.

You're honest and you will speak up (politely, of course!), but you do it because you care and because it's the right thing to do

Job Description

Procurement Activities
o Liaising with key company employees to determine their product and service
o Performing all procurement activities including pre- qualification, negotiating supplier agreements, preparation of contracts and tender management
o Developing strong relationships with business stakeholders and supply partners to improve business
o Identifying areas of improvement to continually drive performance and business results

Business Travel Management
o Travel arrangements for all employees in line with Company Policies, and ensuring cost effectiveness
o Business Travel System management and coordination of travel authorisation
o Liaising with HQ regarding any Global and relevant Local arrangements
o Liaising with Hotel and Travel Management Companies and Airlines
o Invoice booking and Vendor statement reconciliation
o Preparing accruals for month end preparation
o Hotel contract renewals and rates negotiation

Facilities Support
o Corporate VIP event support
o Building lease and vendor management support
o Other administrative tasks including office stationery management

Local Insurance Management
o First point of contact for all insurance queries
o Management of insurance related data (accident report forms, correspondence with insurance companies and brokers, and car repairers etc.)
o Quarterly claim reviews and yearly renewal process
o Supporting HQ with any Global Insurance inquiries

Lease and Hire Car Management
o Lease car ordering and termination in line with Company policy
o Liaising with lease and hire car companies,
o Hire car arrangements accordingly to requirements and in line with budgets
o Hire car invoice processing
o Processing all Direct Debit lease invoices within deadlines
o Dealing with fines and penalty charges
o Updating NIC and P11D files regularly
o Ensuring all cars are included on Insurance Cover
o Providing employees with required information and help
o Pool car management
o Preparing monthly salary deductions for FSE's and local employees
o Registering on our company lease system for the payment

Fuel Card Management
o Fuel card termination and ordering in line with Company policy
o Processing Fuel cards Direct Debits

Other responsibilities
o Front of House contract management
o Liaising with courier companies
o Weekly vending machine money reconciliation

The Successful Applicant

* Educated to a Degree level or equivalent
* Previous relevant experience in a similar role within a fast paced and dynamic business environment.
* Excellent organisational and administration skills including attention to detail and speed of execution
* Excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Due to required communication with HQ, the candidate would have to be fluent in verbal and written communication in English and Korean. This will include translating business information from HQ in order to share with other departments and internal stakeholders
* Financial & numerical skills
* Exceptional networking skills with the ability to foster strong supplier relationships and negotiate
* Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
* Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office packages (i.e. Word, Excel, inc Pivot tables, and PowerPoint)
* Ability to operate and make sound business decisions with some level of ambiguity and with little or no supervision

What's on Offer

* 9% Employer Contribution into your Pension
* Life Assurance
* Private Healthcare (including optical & dental) for you and your family
* 25 Days' Annual Leave (+ Public Holidays)
* Staff Discount
* Subsidised Cafeteria

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