Posted: 59 days ago

Commercial Graduate (automotive)

Salary: £25,000

Location: Olney

Job type: Permanent

Category: Graduate


A fantastic opportunity to join a market leading company on an outstanding 2 year graduate programme with a 3 month international secondment. Originally the manufacturer of one of the world's first electronic key management systems in 1990, We are now world leaders in innovative technology for sophisticated, intelligent key and asset management solutions. In April 2012 we became part of a 45 billion SEK organisation and the world’s leading manufacturer and supplier of door opening solutions, meeting tough end-user demands for safety, security and convenience , who also offer a range of On-Premise and Cloud solutions for the world around you. This role is very diverse and will you the opportunity to gain experience across different functions within the business including; marketing , sales, project management ... You will provide support and administration assistance within the automotive commercial team and to grow and expand knowledge and understanding within the automotive industry. Part of this role will be supporting both the UK and international element of the automotive commercial side of the business. We are very keen your development whilst on the Programme, therefore you will assigned a mentor to ensure you settle perfectly into your role and offer continuous support . Duties and responsibilities •Support with the managed Services sales. •Provide assistance with the consumables sales. •Support with the mechanical system sales. •Conduct market research within the UK. •Manage the marketing element for the team, which would entail social media posts, organising case studies and commercial videos. •Involvement with product management. In relation to the international side of the business, you will be involved in the following duties: •Market Research – 4 Ps and 3 Cs •Assist with NPD, specifically •Business Analysis •Agile development (Product Manager skillset) •Project Management •Writing user stories •Scoping integration requirements Skills and Experience You will be self-motivated, trustworthy, honest and willing to learn. You will have the ability to work on an individual basis and as part of a team with excellent communication skills with colleagues at all levels across the business. Personal characteristics •Self-motivated and ability to work with initiative •Good oral and written communication skills •Be able to work as part of a team •Able to proactively manage and document own workload Functional competencies: •Experience/interest in Marketing (market research) •Experience in Product Management (NPD) •Experience in Sales •Experience in Project Management (Agile, Business Analysis) Advantageous Skills •Interest in or experience of Automotive industry (Dealerships, auction houses, prep facilities, distribution of vehicles) •European languages would be helpful (not essential) •Advanced MS excel skills (macros etc) •Understanding of SQL and C# Benefits •25 days holiday + bank holidays •Free day holiday for Christmas Eve •Access to an online benefits portal •2 x Annual salary life cover •Company Pension scheme standard 5% •Bi-annual discretionary bonus •On-site parking •Access to Employee Care scheme Additional information This role will involve driving to clients, therefore a Uk driving Licence should be attained or in View