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Product Analyst

Location: 

GB

Location: 

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

Product Analyst

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 Section and is responsible for providing detailed reporting and market analysis on particular products in the Hyundai Motor UK range. This role will be responsible for the set up and maintenance of product systems on a day to day basis. In this busy and diverse role you’ll manage all aspects of the vehicle ordering, product information and dealer support systems, all helping to ensure that vehicles are built and priced correctly and in line with UK specifications for product launches.

 

You’ll be familiar with using a variety of systems and be adept using excel to an advanced level, creating  reports and drawing analysis will be part of the day to day activities. 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.

Job Purpose:

  • 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 product performance, and work with the Product Managers to analyse trends and resulting countermeasures to ensure HMUK’s products remain highly competitive
  • 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

Key Responsibilities:

  • Populate, maintain and develop the product database, SAP systems, vehicle ordering systems and the relevant links to data providers and industry bodies
  • Work in close coordination with the Supply team to ensure all models are correctly setup and dealers are able to process vehicle orders with ease
  • Specification and pricing support, volume and mix forecasting support
  • Support internal partners in maintaining the strongest possible positioning for products in portfolio, including Sales Operations, Finance, Communications, PR, Events, Training and Aftersales
  • Support the Product Managers with specification and pricing decisions for factory order in line with introduction 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.  
  • Tracking the model performance within segment and sales channel to plan on how to improve market position relative to competitors.
  • Communication support of all product information to internal parties and dealer network
  • Participation in the forecasting team meetings to analyse and support sales forecasts to underline HMUK business plan
  • 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
     

Person Specification:

  • Strong analytical, planning and organisational skills.
  • Highly numerate with good PC skills and advanced Excel skills
  • Strong at creating succinct and timely reports to enable effective business decisions
  • Understanding of marketing principles
  • Flexibility to adapt to a wide scope of activities
  • Efficient and exceptional attention to detail
  • Strong communication and influencing skills 
  • Good presentation skills
  • Team player with strong interpersonal skills 
  • Excellent administrative skills
  • Motor industry experience 
  • Capable of working under pressure and tight deadlines

 

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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