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Business and Operations Intern (Undergraduate)

Employer
Porsche Cars Great Britain Ltd
Salary
Competitive salary
Location
Reading
Time left to apply
4 days to apply on Prospects

Job description

This 12 month Internship is within the Dealer Development and Strategy Department. The Porsche Dealer Network currently comprises 37 Porsche Centres and 1 Porsche Service Outlet. The successful candidate will play a key role in supporting the following business areas within Porsche:

We are looking for undergraduates, not graduates.

Porsche Approved Pre-Owned Cars

  • Provide support to the Porsche network for the IPL (International Porsche Locator) system which drives the Pre-Owned Stock Locator on the Porsche website
  • To coordinate the monthly PCGB Electronic Vehicle Auction
  • To assist the development and maintenance of the used car external point of sales
  • Co-ordinate the Porsche Approved Pre-Owned Car Audit including the quarterly network appeal process
  • Produce and analyse reports including Porsche pre-owned market share analysis, monthly pre-owned market report, pre-owned Centre scorecard and warranty sales report
  • To collate and evaluate monthly used car figures in order to assist in the payment of the used car quarterly bonus
  • Carry out Residual Value analysis and support the remarketing of the Porsche Cars fleets through our electronic vehicle auction

E-Performance

  • To support the tracking and monitoring of the e-readiness project plan for the Porsche Network in line with Porsche AG business objectives
  • To assist the development of the Porsche customer charging map for the UK market
  • Research market trends for e-mobility and ensure any key information is communicated to the appropriate stakeholders within the organisation
  • Support the department in any e-performance related events held at external venues

Market representation

  • Assist in the coordination of operating guideline results and appeals
  • To assist in the compilation of territory performance for opportunity analysis
  • Maintain and update the ‘Centre Dashboard’ business performance report
  • Support with quarterly franchise standards audit process and reporting strategy

Corporate sales development

  • Carry out project work related to the establishment of the new Porsche Corporate Sales programme
  • Provide support to key fleet and corporate customers, maintain the contact database and attend meetings with these suppliers
  • Work with the PCGB Marketing Department to monitor the activities of our core competitors in the corporate market, produce collateral and support our dedicated web presence
  • Support the department in any commercial fleet events held at external venue

Porsche Business Excellence

  • Assist in the administration of the Porsche Business Excellence (PBE) programme including the preparation of pre-work material, planning of Centre visits and collation of Action Plans
  • Provide support for the PBE team by assisting in coordinating resources, both internal and external
  • Provide administrative assistance for the PBE Regional Roadshow
  • Assist in the administration of PBE quarterly reporting procedures

Company information

At Porsche we have always been ambitious; this has helped to develop our brand and make us one of the premier and recognisable automotive companies in which to develop a career.

At Porsche we recognise that our staff are our strongest asset, this is reflected in our intern training programme that offers outstanding individuals the opportunity to gain transferable skills and experience in their chosen field.

We currently have placement years available in human resources, public relations, marketing, facilities management, events management, training and development, network development and strategy, business improvements and motorsport hospitality.

Person requirements

Accepted degree subjects

Any

Salary

Competitive salary

25 annual holiday days, daily lunch allowance

Location

Reading

How to apply

Closing date: 27/11/2017

This job listing will no longer be available on Prospects from 27/11/2017

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