Business Support Coordinator Placement

by Volvo Group UK

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Job Details

Deadline: 23rd January 2022
4 days remaining to apply for this job
Salary: £18,000
Length: Placement Year (10 Months+)
Roles: Business Management
Location: West Midlands
City: Warwick

Business Support Coordinator Placement

Current degree requirements:

  • Studying for a business management / financial degree or related business degree.
  • 2 years completed – placement between 2nd & 3rd study years.

The key placement project:

Volvo Penta is investing heavily in future technology to achieve sustainable power solutions and will be reliant upon robust and efficient business processes and systems to support the business segments and dealer network in the UK. You will be involved in the analysis of existing B2B processes and establishing new processes to support internal and external customers’ demands.

Working with the Business Support Manager, you will assist in supporting the Marine, Industrial and Market Support teams. You will be required to understand specific customer business demands and establish the correct business processes to gain internal business efficiencies against current staffing levels.

  • To understand the Volvo Penta businesses and customer
  • Review current business processes and map shortfall against today business needs
  • Review business systems and highlight improvement areas to maximise efficiency for internal users across the business segments
  • Provide cost analysis for local projects, recommendations and improvements
  • Develop business dashboards / Excel analysis and reporting functionality

Other duties:

In addition to the core projects, this new role will also support the wider remit of the Penta UK team, with a range of tasks to support team deliverables.

  • General assistance to other members of the team as required
  • Any other duties as assigned

Competencies, skills and knowledge required:

  • Team player
  • High level of computer literacy, including all standard Microsoft packages.
  • High attention to detail
  • Ability to present ideas in a logical & practical manner
  • Willing to travel, stay away overnight & work some weekends in supporting marine or industrial exhibitions
  • High energy levels; creative & enquiring
  • Willing to learn, develop & contribute quickly
  • Ability to work well under pressure & to stringent deadlines
  • Ability to handle a number of tasks, along with core project, at any one time

About Volvo Penta

Volvo Penta is a world-leading supplier of engines and complete drive systems for marine and industrial applications. Our comprehensive, reliable solutions have helped our customers all over the world increase their productivity and performance – in every detail. By continuously improving our offer, through innovative, sustainable power solutions and the strengths and expertise of the entire Volvo Group, we redefine premium for the modern market. By joining Volvo Penta UK you will be part of a global and diverse team of highly skilled professionals who works with passion, trust each other and embraces change to stay ahead in a highly competitive market.

Volvo Penta aims to be the most forward thinking and customer-focused supplier of sustainable power solutions. Innovative solutions that comply with the modern, socially responsible definition of premium and both meet and exceed the demands of a 21st century marketplace. Through our marine and industrial engines and systems, we aim for total sustainability – economic, social and environmental. Wherever you find us, this remains the case, along with a high standard of service as well as our trademark innovation, our environmental care, and quality.

How to apply

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Applications may close before the deadline, so please apply early to avoid disappointment.

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