POSTING END DATE : 09.08.2018
ADVERTISED SALARY : 40000 - 50000 `This role is also eligible for other additional allowances to base salary`
LOCATION : Whitley, Coventry
An ever-evolving heritage. A truly exciting future. Two of the world’s most iconic brands. Jaguar Land Rover is revered across the globe. Continually pushing the boundaries of innovation and redefining the benchmark for excellence, we set the standards others want to follow. We want to keep it that way too. Which is where you join the journey.
WHAT TO EXPECT
The Global Accessory function is an integral part of the Jaguar Land Rover strategy to drive revenue and Earnings Before Interest and Tax (EBIT), maximising our revenue per vehicle return. Our Land Rover accessory products range from Deployable Side Step to pet products, designed to enable our active customers to live the brand positioning, ‘Above and Beyond’, personalising their vehicle to suit their lifestyle.
This team sits within the Product Marketing department, this is a growing function and an exciting time to be part of our brand DNA.
As Accessories Merchandiser you’ll provide global competitive positioning charts, insight and information for accessory products, report on sales performance by revenue, and take rate by region and commodity. You’ll track regional performance against budget and forecast commitment, producing monthly management reports, monitor ongoing inventory, and be the voice of the brand within meetings and inventory discussions, keeping focus on our specific customer demand.
You’ll also be responsible for producing business cases to review new product viability, input into the internal preparation and sign-off documents, providing core information required to deadlines, as well as the creation of brand specific product briefs for regional teams, and production of the Excel based new model launch forecasting templates using product information and historical sales data.
WHAT YOU’LL NEED
You’ll need to have experience in merchandising, financial planning or commercial for a large organisation, and experience using systems and tools to measure performance, determine improvements and innovations.
You’ll also have the ability to demonstrate commercial and business acumen and have experience in writing and building business cases and working to budgets. You’ll apply analytical rigour to develop and drive well thought out operational plans, collaborate across functions and combine a short term, pragmatic focus with a strategic vision looking to grow and influence the business. Additionally we’d like you to have advanced IT skills, particularly with Excel and PowerPoint.
Jaguar Land Rover considers that this role does not meet the criteria to be considered within the Home Office Shortage Occupation list. Therefore, Jaguar Land Rover will not support an application for visa sponsorship and all applicants for this role must have an unrestricted right to work for an indefinite period in the UK.
Bring all this to the home of premium innovation, and you’ll find the opportunities to further your career with a world-class team, a discounted car purchase and lease scheme for you and your family, membership of a competitive pension plan and performance related bonus scheme. All this and more makes Jaguar Land Rover the perfect place to continue your journey.
Jaguar Land Rover is committed to equal opportunity for all. #LI
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