Planning & Strategy Analyst - Jaguar Land Rover - Birmingham - Wizbii

Planning & Strategy Analyst

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POSTING END DATE: 16/08/2018

ADVERTISED SALARY: £32,416 - £40,000

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.

Location: Solihull


Our commitment to sourcing only the highest quality products for our vehicles has taken us all over the world. Join us, and it will be you coordinating a supplier base of thousands, ensuring the right part arrives at our plants at precisely the right time.

As Planning and Strategy Analyst you’ll be a key player in introducing new transport planning solutions for our worldwide customers, supporting new projects and executing change within Transport and Distribution

You’ll provide total logistics advice and support around vehicle movement and storage, through industry benchmarking to technology advances you’ll plan, investigate and influence to deliver process change.  You’ll be advising on the most cost-effective solutions and working across the teams to develop long-term business models with the help of the latest forecasts.

Although you’ll be mainly office based, we’d like you to be visible across the business on visits across the distribution centers and compound functions.


·  Extract data from reporting tools and using/developing modelling tools to interpret and present information; working with data to analyse, report and make recommendations, using formula and pivot tables in Excel
·  Use data to make distribution strategy decisions and sharing these with our stakeholders
·  Lead projects and change events by engaging with multiple cross-functional internal and external stakeholders against a defined critical path


This is a great opportunity to develop in role, build a career with longevity and commit to continued personal development. We are looking for the commitment, dedication and a long term view that will build on your successes and be a part of Jaguar Land Rover’s incredible journey of growth.

We’d like you to come from an automotive, distribution, logistics or supply chain, background, but it’s more important to us that you have the drive, motivation and creativity to deliver results coupled with the confidence to be out in the business building relationships across your networks.  You’ll have demonstrable work experience whereby you have utilised your strategic thinking and an analytical mind-set and have experience of gathering, manipulating and reporting on large data (eg. Pivot-tables, Vlookups and Excel) and happy to train others. 

You’re detail oriented, adept at seeing the bigger picture and a strategic thinker.  You’ll have a high level of self-motivation, able to influence and motivate others coupled with a strong customer focus, and  a desire to make a difference.

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 will find the opportunities to further your career with a world-class team. Our employees have access to a privilege car purchase scheme, membership of a competitive pension plan, performance related bonus scheme and 26 days holiday entitlement. 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.

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