Network Operations Placement

by Porsche

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11th December 2021
Placement Year (10 Months+)
Administration/Secretarial, Automotive, Business Analytics, Logistics and Operations
South East

Network Operations Placement

This is a Placement Year position for a candidate currently studying a Business-related Undergraduate degree at University, seeking a placement for their 3rd year. The role will commence in August 2022. Please ensure that you have read and understood the requirements of the role before applying.

Job Purpose:

To provide support to the Operations Department, including the Manager, Network Operations, Network Operations Analyst, Regional Manager Team, and Vehicle Planning Team - through report running, presentation production, administration, and organisation. To do weekly and monthly reporting on Sales figures and other key KPIs throughout the business. To support on projects where required.

Core Specific Responsibilities:

Field Team support

  • Provide support to the Manager, Network Operations, Analyst, Network Operations and Regional Manager team with timely and accurate data regarding the Porsche Centre network.
  • To assist with the production and distribution of core monthly performance reports regarding New Car performance including registrations, order intake, allocation and logistics.
  • To assist the Analyst, Network Operations in providing analytical and administrational support to the Network Operations team on order bank & stock data, new car registrations, used car performance & residual tracking, parts sales performance through using systems such as SAP, DeltaMaster, PVMS and network financial performance / KPI’s through the Porsche KPI-System (IRIS).
  • To assist with the Operating Guidelines measurement, scoring and management of the Porsche Centre network order bank.
  • Upload communications to PPN (Porsche Intranet) and upload of monthly reporting to individual Porsche Centre reporting groups.
  • Assist with preparation of business presentations e.g. Board Meetings, Sales Meetings, Performance Updates and other meetings on an ad hoc basis.
  • To assist with new car stock and funding management of Porsche Centre Dublin.
  • hicle Allocation and Ordering
  • To assist with the management and reporting of the vehicle allocation process to the Porsche Centre network and the replication into the Porsche vehicle system (PVMS).
  • To assist with the ordering and production scheduling of launch vehicles and national stock, as well as the management of quota ordering deadlines.
  • To provide administrative and analytical support in the vehicle allocation process to both the Manager, Network Operations and Regional Manager team.
  • To work with the Vehicle Planning department as necessary with regard to new car volume planning and allocation management using PVMS.
  • SAP Invoicing
  • Assist with the online invoicing process for Network Operations including raising of purchase orders and processing invoices.

Core Accountabilities:

  • To understand and assist in the delivery of business strategy and objectives.
  • Take ownership of personal development needs in anticipation of business requirements.
  • Contribute to the team, ensuring the right environment is maintained for team and individual development.
  • Ensure the appropriate level of management control and system exploitation is applied in all relevant systems.
  • Adhere to company policies and procedures at all times.

The above list of Core Responsibilities is not exhaustive. The intern may be expected to carry out other duties as reasonably assigned from time to time, in line with their ability. The Company reserves the right to vary the role content, within reason, with consultation and agreement, in accordance with business requirements.

Required Qualifications:

  • Studying a Business Management, Economics, Finance or similarly related Undergraduate degree at University, seeking a placement for their 3rd year
  • 3 A-levels (grades A-C)

Required IT-skills:

  • Proficient use of Microsoft Office, especially strong Microsoft Excel skills

Required skills:

  • Time management
  • Report running
  • Presentation production
  • Organisation
  • Administration
  • Team player
  • Good communication

Required language knowledge:

  • Highly competent in spoken and written English

We offer:

  • Competitive salary
  • Free tea and coffee making facilities
  • Charity project with all PCGB Interns
  • Access to hundreds of online discounts through the My Discounts portal
  • Training and development activities throughout your internship
  • Corporate gym membership with PureGym only located next door to Head Office
  • 27 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • An opportunity to visit the Porsche Experience Centre in Silverstone

Those who pass the first stage will be offered a telephone interview on either 18th or 19th January 2022. The final stage of the process will be an assessment centre on 9th February 2022, after which the successful candidate will be notified.

Please note that subject to the volume of applications received we may bring forward our application deadline and would recommend you make your application to the programme at the earliest possible convenience to ensure you do not miss out.

About Porsche

Porsche Cars GB (PCGB) has a strong heritage. Since our inception we have been committed to delivering the highest level of customer service and recognise that our staff are our strongest asset. An exciting opportunity has arisen and we are looking for a talented individual to join the Compliance Department. Our Intern Training Programme offers outstanding individuals a chance to gain invaluable experience and allows them the perfect start to their career.

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