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Strategy and Analytics Specialist

Want to innovate to make life simpler?

At Volvo Cars, we’re on a mission to make people’s lives less complicated. We never start with technology and try to squeeze people in around it – we always design our cars around people, and we innovate to provide safe, sustainable and convenient mobility. Want to join us?

 

Job Summary:

The Strategy and Analytics Specialist reports to the Business Development Manager, Customer Service. This person is responsible for supporting the development and execution of the United States Customer Service Business Strategy. In addition, this role is responsible for managing all operational activities around Volvo Car USA’s tactical incentive program, leading the functional improvements of our dealer facing performance reporting tool and conducting rigorous (ad-hoc) analysis to support executive management decision making

 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Support the development and refinement of the department’s mid-term to long-term strategy
  • Support the implementation of main strategic initiatives across key business priorities
  • Manage the day-to-day operations of VCUSA’s tactical incentive program Aftersales Challenge
  • Drive improvements of VCUSA’s dealer intelligence system AIQ
  • Design rigorous, fact based analysis using spreadsheets, database tools, statistical analysis and process mapping in order to support strategic decision making
  • Conduct analyses utilizing assumption testing and sensitivity analysis
  • Help craft critical corporate or partner-facing communication and presentations to deliver clear, compelling stories

 

Key Competencies/Abilities:

  • A Bachelor’s degree within a discipline requiring a strong analytical aptitude such as economics or engineering.
  • One (1) to three (3) years of work experience; preferably within consulting, motor vehicle, or strategic planning
  • Outstanding analytical abilities
  • Experience with analytical modelling, statistical analysis, and optimization with ability to translate analyses into implications and the “so-what” for the business
  • Excellent communication skills-both written and verbal
  • Outstanding proficiency within Excel and Access, and PowerPoint
  • Demonstrated ability to work cross-functionally with range of people with different styles, backgrounds, and experiences and to drive these teams to action, even without formal authority
  • Courage to stand up for own perspective, even when it may not be the most common opinion

 

Who are we?

Volvo Cars is a company on a mission; to bring traditional car manufacturing into a connected, sustainable and smart future.

Since 1927, we have been a brand known for our commitment to safety, creating innovative cars that make life less complicated for our consumers. In 2010, we decided to transform our business, resulting in a totally new generation of cars and technologies, as well as steady growth and record sales. Today, we’re expanding our global footprint in Europe, China and the US, and we’re on the lookout for new talent.

We are constantly pushing our own skills and abilities to drive change in the automotive industry like never before. We are looking for innovative, committed people to join us in this endeavour and create safe, sustainable and connected cars. We believe in the power of people and will challenge and support you to reach your full potential. Join us and be part of Volvo Cars’ journey into the future.

Rockleigh, NJ, US

Job requisition ID:  20772


Nearest Major Market: New York City

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