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Market Support Project Assistant - Intern

  • Warwick (Kent)
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Volvo Penta
Position Description

Volvo Penta Market Support Department
Industrial Placement Job Description

Placement opportunity: 24 th June 2019 – 3 rd July 2020
Job title: Market Support Project Assistant – Intern
Department: Business Support – Volvo Penta UK Ltd
Location: Wedgnock Lane, Warwick, CV34 5YA
Hours of work: 37.5 hours Monday to Friday
Salary: £16,000

Current degree requirements:

Studying for a project management, IT or related business degree.

2 years completed – placement between 2 nd & 3 rd study years.

Academic grades on track for a First or High 2:1 on their chosen studies

The role of Assistant Project Manager

Volvo Penta is upgrading our Competence and Development IT platform, which allows our Dealers to access training on Penta products and processes. The goal of the project is to implement the system across Volvo Penta's entire European dealer network. Working with the European Training Coordinator you will monitor and support implementation through the network. This will involve:

Traveling to various European countries whilst working with the Volvo Penta team and dealer network staff.

Along the way, you will gain an understanding of different cultures in order to develop positive relationships.

Having a strong interest in Information Technology and future system development will allow you to provide end user training/support.

You will assist with and maintain the training and implementation cycle using analysis, design, development and evaluation.

You will encourage adoption of the new processes in order to maximise learner engagement and insure a positive outcome.

Other duties:

In addition to the core project, this new role will also support the wider remit of the Penta UK team, with a range of tasks to support team deliverables.

General assistance to other members of the team as required

Attending and supporting events such as the Southampton Boat Show.

Competencies, skills and knowledge required:

Team player

High level of computer skills and system experience including understanding of testing

An understanding of project methodology and project management tools

Willing to travel on a European level

Strong analytical skills

High attention to detail

Ability to present ideas in a logical & practical manner

Strong interest in technology

Willing to learn, develop & contribute quickly

Ability to work to stringent deadlines

Ability to handle a number of tasks, along with core project, at any one time

Ability to communicate at all levels

If you speak another European language this is beneficial but not a requirement


United Kingdom
Position Title

Market Support Project Assistant - Intern

Functional Area

Project Management
Travel Required (maximum)

About us

The Volvo Group is one of the world's leading manufacturers of trucks, buses, construction equipment and marine and industrial engines under the leading brands Volvo, Renault Trucks, Mack, UD Trucks, Eicher, SDLG, Terex Trucks, Prevost, Nova Bus, UD Bus, Sunwin Bus and Volvo Penta.

With Volvo Penta , a world-leading supplier of engines and complete drive systems for marine and industrial applications, you will be part of a global and diverse team of highly skilled professionals who works with passion, trust each other and embraces change to stay ahead. We make our customers win.

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