WHAT TO EXPECT
The successful applicant will play a vital role in delivery of the physical retailer infrastructure of this vision globally, thereby creating the foundation from which the brand will launch its Re-Imagine strategy.
Reporting to the Global Network Planning Manager, you will be responsible for working with our regional colleagues to engage our retail network partners and formulate a robust and forward-looking representation plan, re-imagining the route to market and physical retail facilities for Jaguar post 2025.
You will have strategic and operational responsibility for ensuring that the network is structured, resourced and motivated to deliver performance to the highest standards and in a manner fully supportive the new Jaguar brand from both a Sales and Aftersales perspective.
You will need to analyse market conditions, sales and trends data to identify future Open Points and selling locations for Jaguar.
Liaise with appointed suppliers and coordinate various market studies to support business strategy, ensure that scope of work is clearly defined to deliver quality outputs which can and will be used in both setting the Network Strategy and developing the Network Plan for new Jaguar.
Coordinate and support ad-hoc projects with senior colleagues and contribute to larger / more complex projects as a cross functional team member as a subject matter expert.
When required, support ad-hoc requests, for example capture competitor intelligence and consumer trends with respect to network development allowing for benchmarking and trend analysis.
Collate input for key business meetings and ensure material is accurate and of a high quality.
Support the Global Network Planning Manager in developing project plans for key workstreams, and producing tracking spend / budget for the team.
This is an excellent high profile role where you will be given wide ranging responsibility and exposure to senior management, our global regional teams and a chance to shape the future of Jaguar’s go to market strategy.
You will also deputise for the Global Network Planning Manager at meetings, where appropriate.
Experience of physical Network or Retail Development and working with Franchised Networks
Strong analytical skills able to use data to drive analysis and results.
Capable of seeing the 'bigger picture' and thinking strategically
Attention to detail and high degree of accuracy
Understanding of automotive industry and retail processes / operations
Reporting and Presentation experience
Confident Microsoft Office software user
Educated to degree level or above
Ability to use Tableau software would be highly advantageous
Project management experience
Ability to articulate complex analysis in a succinct, digestible manner
Understanding of Agile principles