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Product Analyst (Automotive)

Location: 

Leatherhead, ENG, GB

Location: 

Leatherhead, ENG, GB

Department:  Product & Planning
Employment Type:  Permanent

At Hyundai, you’ll be working within a fast-paced, challenging environment, where you’ll be encouraged to push boundaries and challenge convention. As a global automotive manufacturer, and one of the fastest growing, you’ll have the opportunity to work within an international business environment, and grow with the Company. We believe that the future of our organisation lies in the passion and capabilities of individual members, and commit to supporting and developing them to their full potential.

If you believe you have the experience and skills for this role, and  share our passion for rethinking what's possible, and exceeding customer expectations, we warmly invite you to apply. 

Product Analyst (Automotive)

Product Analust

Leatherhead, Surrey (Please check commute before applying)

 

Competitive Salary, Private Medical Insurance, Office Lunch Allowance, 25 Days Holidays plus Bank holidays with option to buy/sell, Group Income Protection, Pension 6% Matched, Free Parking, Great Flexible Benefits including Dental, Access to ECS Car Scheme and access to Hyundai Sponsored 

 

Job Purpose:

We are looking for a highly motivated Product Analyst to join our growing Product Management department in an extremely exciting time for Hyundai Motor UK having seen a complete renewal of the entire product portfolio resulting in Hyundai being in the enviable position of having the youngest average fleet age in the industry, with more exciting products imminent. 

The role reports into the Head of Product Planning and is responsible for providing detailed reporting and market analysis on products in the Hyundai and Genesis brands. The role works closely alongside HMUK’s Product Managers, with active involvement in model planning and strategy by providing market insight to inform decision making. This role is also responsible for the set up and maintenance of product systems on a day to day basis, feeding data to both retailer facing and customer facing platforms, so attention to detail is key. In this busy and diverse role you’ll also manage model and configuration availability in the retailer ordering portal, ensuring the latest product codes and colours are available for ordering in a timely manner. 

You’ll be adept at using Excel to an advanced level, with the ability to create reports efficiently and subsequently present analysis in PowerPoint to an appropriate level of detail. You’ll be a confident communicator and enjoy working with your direct team but also across the wider business. In this role you’ll have the opportunity to learn about Product Management and we are looking for someone that is willing to learn, absorb and progress and become part of a highly success and motivated team.
 

Key Responsibilities

  • Support the vehicle product planning and development activities within your portfolio of Hyundai Motor (UK) Ltd products in order to support the achievement of HMUK’s annual and long term plans
  • Work with the Product Managers and Head of Product Section to plan each product in terms of price, specification and volume by trim, engine, option and channel mix over the product lifecycle in order to optimise net contribution margin
  • Responsible for the UK model setup in the relevant systems. You will take the strategic direction as set by the Product Managers and be responsible for the end to end project management of populating the supporting information within the HMUK systems.
  • You will be responsible for the data provision of HMUK new models to the relevant 3rd parties including MVRIS/DVLA, Residual Value Setters, Insurers and various other involved entities
  • Reporting will form a large proportion of the role. You will be responsible for weekly/monthly reporting on HMUK’s competitiveness the marketplace, and work with the Product Managers to analyse trends and identify countermeasures required to ensure HMUK’s products are performing in line with targets.
  • Work in close coordination with various other departments both internally at HMUK and also in HME to provide timely and relevant information on HMUK’s products
  • You will be responsible for local Market Intelligence, keeping on top of the latest industry news, trends and competitor intelligence as well as in the wider industry including infrastructure developments. Further, you will be responsible for regular reports and analytics using this information to provide timely briefings to the wider Product & Planning Team
  • Support the Product Managers with specification and pricing decisions by carrying out and presenting detailed competitor analysis as required
  • Prepare and develop crucial reports on price competitiveness and residual values in a timely manner, to be shared with senior management and the wider business 
  • In close co-ordination with Supply and Finance teams, set up and maintain the product codes and configurations available for retailer ordering
  • Populate and maintain databases including the Hyundai Product Portal (HPP), SAP, vehicle ordering systems and the relevant links to data providers and industry bodies
  • Communication support of all product information to internal stakeholders to enable the strongest possible positioning for products in portfolio, including Communications, PR, Events, Training, Sales Operations, Finance and Aftersales.
  • Work with the Communications team to create in-depth product guides to support the Retailer network with sale of new models.
  • Working closely with the Incentive Management team to analyse order take and order bank trends and monitoring sales mix by channel and model trim compared to competitive basket 
  • Support the development of project plans for all new product launches within portfolio including  strategic planning (lifecycle management) 
  • Build extensive knowledge of HMUK range as well as key competitors
  • Support the HMUK vehicle launch process for all new models in portfolio, including special editions
  • Support the Finance team with vehicle invoicing queries and the processing of vehicle connectivity invoices
  • Ad Hoc analysis and report generation to support dynamic business requirements
     

Personal Specification

  • Analytical with strong attention to detail
  • Highly numerate with good PC skills and advanced Excel skills
  • Good presentation skills with ability to adapt for different audiences
  • Efficient, capable of working under pressure and tight deadlines
  • Team player with strong interpersonal skills 
  • Strong at creating succinct and timely reports to enable effective business decisions
  • Flexibility to adapt to a wide scope of activities
  • Understanding of marketing principles
  • Excellent administrative skills
  • Motor industry experience preferable
     

 

Become part of a Global Company with a history of success and ambitious plans for the future. Please apply by creating your Candidate Profile and attaching your application documents in English.


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