We are Driven Collective.

 

"We are passionate professionals.

Leaders, dreamers, mechanics and engineers.

We are business owners and account managers. 

Content creators and multi-skilled collaborators".

 

 

What we do?

The Driven Collective was founded in 2019 to put females firmly above the parapet in the automotive sector, as it remains one of the most male-dominated industries. We aim to showcase female talent in the sector and provide support and opportunities to those who are overwhelmed and overlooked. 

From car collectors to mechanics, engineers to salesmen, designers to racers, a female face is still a rarity. 

Yet within the sector, there are some genuinely gifted females with all of the knowledge, expertise and enthusiasm of their peers, who are struggling to have a voice and be taken seriously. 

 

Who are we?

 

We are a group from all walks of the motoring world: Engineers, Mechanics, Sales, Logistics, Photography, Brand Owners, Racing Drivers, Collectors, PR & Marketing, Journalists and Directors, who will commit to leading by example and support females along the way. 

 

Our vision is that women be taken seriously in this sector and are recognised for the significant contribution they can make. 

 

Our approach is to be inclusive and whilst focused on females as the unrepresented gender in the sector, it will not be to the exclusion of anyone who wants to be supported. 

 

The support will be extended to anyone who needs advice on accessing things like training courses, jobs and events within the automotive industry.

 

Please join us on our journey

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What we offer?

  • Collaborations - We are open to collaborating with like minded businesses

  • Events - We aspire to host rallies and events to allow women to come together in a safe space

  • Network - We are a skills sharing network 

  • Showcasing - We attend events and partner with brands and small businesses to give them the opportunity to showcase their products under the Driven Collective 'umbrella' at competitive rates

  • Training - We support Apprenticeship programs and career pathways alongside Universities, Colleges, Academies and Schools  

  • Jobs - We advertise job vacancies based within the automotive industry on behalf of our partners and small businesses

Current Vacancies 

Baker and Baker Recruitment are recruiting for an exciting opportunity for an Operations Coordinator, for a Classic/Sports Car Client based in the Banbury area.

Job Title: Operations Coordinator

Salary: c£25k (Depending on Experience)

Duration: Permanent

Hours per week: 40

Work Location:  Office-based

Must Haves:       

  • Purchasing/Operations background within an office environment

  • Able to work pro-actively with minimal supervision

  • Knowledge of or have a passion for the Automotive sector

 

Role:

We are actively recruiting for an Operations Coordinator who can support with day-to-day operational requirements.  You will be responsible for overseeing the smooth running of the business.

You will also be responsible for streamlining administrative procedures.  We’re looking for an energetic professional who doesn’t mind wearing multiple hats.

Job Description:

  • Maintain all aspects of central administrative services.

  • Propose improvements, as and where necessary, to the current system that will improve relationships and lower the costs to the business

  • Manage and maintain the company’s day-to-day purchasing activities in regards to staff requests e.g. Personal Protective Equipment, Health and Safety issues, Fire Alarm checks

  • Develop organisational procedures and systems, including filing, and scheduling the Workshop calendar

  • Regular client communication ensuring customers are happy with the service they have received (After-sales follow up calls)

  • Order supplies and equipment as needed

  • Establish a good team atmosphere and employee engagement

  • Establish productive working relationships with clients, senior managers, and external companies.

  • Proactively keep abreast of the ISO policy

 

Essential Criteria:

  • Ensure parts and material supplies are booked within a timely manner and handed to the Technical Operations Manager.

  • Assist with quoting, project planning, materials/parts purchasing as and when required.

  • Manage inward goods, check quantities, dispatch goods, and receipting invoices.

  • Regularly report progress on parts and quickly communicate delays, deviations, or concerns to the Technical Operations Manager.

  • Work with IT systems to record, file, and store information pertaining to client enquiries retaining confidentiality.

  • Promote a Health and Safety culture within the business.

  • Managing calls and greeting clients when required

 

Skills and Experience:

  • Strong interpersonal skills

  • Ability to work with people at various levels from workshop floor to senior management

  • Entrepreneurial mindset. Someone who can look beyond the initial customer enquiry and identify other business opportunities

  • Ability to review processes and improve efficiency

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite

  • Advanced computer skills (Zoho experience a nice to have)

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Comfortable within a fast-paced environment and well organised

 

Reference ID: OC001

 

OUR

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If you need pointing in the right direction, feel free to contact us at:

leah@drivencollective.com

 
 

OUR 

PARTNERS

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