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BMW Group UK, Financial Services, Farnborough – Pricing and Sales Administrator, Pricing and Sales Development - 13 Month (July 2022)

Farnborough, Hampshire. Open to all STEM.

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We be­lieve in cre­ating an envi­ron­ment where you, our placement student, can learn and develop dur­ing your time with us and where you are giv­en your own ar­eas of responsibilities from the start. Our experts and mentors will treat you as part of the team from day one; encour­aging you to bring your own ideas to the table and to give you the opportunity to show what you can re­ally do.

The BMW Financial Services Pricing and Sales Development team are focused on providing expertise, analytics and insight to develop, enable and enhance sales performance. We are responsible for ensuring that the new Financial Services sales initiatives support the delivery of the Group profit targets and for ensuring that appropriate products and campaigns are accurately represented in the Retailer and Online Front End systems.

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We are sales target focused but must evaluate carefully the impact on profitability margins of all sales initiatives and product offerings providing analytical insight to ensure robust and sustainable sales solutions.  

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated, robust and practical individual to join our team on a 13 month student placement.

What will you be doing?

Your attention to detail and desire to understand and evaluate business and financial implications will help ensure the development, evaluation and seamless implementation and go-live of new customer focused financial campaigns and initiatives.

You will challenge and influence business decision making by providing reports and analysis on performance and trends, communicating and presenting your findings to both internal working groups and responsible business leads.

As part of our team you will be responsible for ensuring the data integrity and timely introduction of the Financial Product and Campaign information in UK Retailer and Online Front End systems.

You will support the development and maintenance of key pricing mechanisms and tools to provide insight and clarity on the financial implications of business decisions.

You will work alongside other teams in the wider department responsible for Sales and Marketing, Finance, Business Development and Retailer Sales Support and will support in the resolution of internal pricing related queries.

You will take responsibility for ad-hoc projects assigned to you taking the opportunity to develop your internal network and to understand the wider interdependencies between business areas.

Our goal is to nurture a future leader for the BMW Group.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Ideally studying for an undergraduate STEM subject degree and on track to achieve a 2:1 or above

To be successful you need the following attributes:

  • Confident and capable problem solving skills
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office applications
  • Strong analytical, data manipulation and modelling skills
  • Good communication and presentation skills
  • Strong commercial acumen and able to build relationships
  • Able to demonstrate a keen interest in the automotive finance industry and a strong desire to learn and develop into a business leader

Did you know…

Farnborough is home to our BMW, BMW Motorrad, MINI, ALPHERA and Alphabet National Sales Centres. We’re proud of our office environment and achievements. We offer a modern way of working with an empowering office culture, some aspects of which include:

  • Our work persona shift – being yourself is effortless and so increases efficiency and reduces wasted energy. For this reason we allow our employees to express themselves through the way they dress.
  • Flexible working hours - working flexibly improves mental perspective and increases sustained productivity. This means our leaders maintain balance, not burnout, through focusing on output, not attendance.
  • The opportunity to get involved with our continued support to our house charity with a variety of fundraising events throughout the year.
  • Throughout our offices there are open creative spaces which hold facilities such as table-tennis tables to encourage innovation and employee engagement.

Why choose us?

  • Great Pay – a competitive annual salary of £18,500, 27 days’ holiday (pro rata to your contract) and a pension scheme.
  • Rewarding Work-Life Balance – contracted working hours are 37.5 hours a week, helping you develop a fulfilling work-life balance.
  • Exciting Additional Benefits - throughout your placement you will be supported by our experts and have the opportunity to enjoy other employee benefits.

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