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Business Development Analyst

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Job Summary:


The Business Development Analyst is a key communication pilar for the Western Region.  The  responsibilities include the creation and analysis of regional and market level reports on a daily/weekly/monthly basis that include but are not limited to: new and used car sales, retailer performance and customer satisfaction, retailer and regional financial tracking, and vehicle allocation/inventory management. Then acting as a communicator of this information to internal and external partners.  The Business Development Analyst is expected to regularly monitor and communicate areas of improvement and re-cap/forecast sales trends throughout the region.


Principal Responsibilities:

  • Generate and manage daily/weekly/monthly reports pertaining to the region’s key areas of performance:  new and used car sales, retailer financial trends, customer satisfaction, inventory management and allocation strategies, competitive brand analysis, customer and lease retention.
  • Support the Regional Field Team with ad hoc analyses.   
  • Presentation Preparation for internal and retailers, including analysis and story building
  • Develop and improve regional/market level reporting tools to support management and field team personnel and create further efficiencies. 
  • Monitor retailer inventories, turn rates, competitive trends, and incentives to make recommendations on future inventories
  • Act as a line of communication and support for the vehicle distribution team
  • Bulk importing of data from various data sources and transform into stories market teams can use to drive sales
  • Track/Report/Analyze retailer website metrics, Volvo Car Financial Services applications, retailer leads, and vehicle showroom traffic on a weekly and monthly basis.
  • Track/Report/Analyze vehicle incentive and retailer bonus programs  
  • Oversee and support in management of regional cost center and processing of purchase orders and invoices.
  • Track and report retailer’s monthly financial statements and breakdown Market/Regional trends.

Competencies/Experience/Skills Required:

  • Bachelor’s Degree Required
  • 0-3 years of experience, inclusive of strong internship experience
  • Business management and leadership skills required
  • Strong organization skills, be detail oriented, and strong influencing/negotiation abilities
  • Strong written and verbal communication
  • Passion for automotive and emerging technologies
  • Understand latest trends in data science with the ability to use database programs
  • Advanced skill in Microsoft Suite, with strong Excel knowledge
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment with strong time management skills
  • Ability to work with teams across multiple departments and understand performance indicators within each




Who are we?

Everything we do starts with people. Our purpose is to provide freedom to move, in a personal, sustainable and safe way. We are committed to simplifying our customers’ lives by offering better technology solutions that improve their impact on the world and bringing the most advanced mobility innovations to protect them, their loved ones and the people around them. 

Volvo Cars’ continued success is the result of a collaborative, diverse, and inclusive working environment. The people of Volvo Cars are committed to making a difference in our world. Today, we are one of the most well-known and respected car brands, with over 40,000 employees across the globe. We believe in bringing out the best in each other and harnessing the true power of people. At Volvo Cars your career is designed around your talents and aspirations so you can reach your full potential. Join us on a journey of a lifetime as we create safety, autonomous driving and electrification technologies of tomorrow.

Irvine, CA, US

Job requisition ID:  51882

Nearest Major Market: Irvine California
Nearest Secondary Market: Los Angeles

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