Pricing strategy and Competitiveness
I have learned a lot during my placement, especially due to the fact the pricing department was quite new and there was a lot to create and develop!
I also was given some autonomy in my job, a thing that I really enjoyed. Apart from that, the tasks given were really interesting, and the management was good.
The tasks I had to do from reporting to analysis were used by the management, which made me feel valued. I had a lot of relations with the product managers to help them define their pricing and benchmarks which were really interesting.
I also was in relation with France for the pricing analysis which was monitored by the corporate making my job important.
I had weekly meetings with my managers which were really useful so that they could give me guidance and support if needed.
Working in an open space was also a good point to communicate more easily with my supervisors if I needed some help.
Skype for business was also really good to communicate with them if could not see them.
It depended on which period of the month it was. I could be more chilled at some point, and really busy all of sudden or at the end and beginning of the month.
But overall I can say I was quite busy during my placement year, and new ideas were always welcomed so I could make myself busy if a day was more relaxed.
I was responsible for all the pricing management process, and especially for the pricing analysis I had to give to France which then was given to the corporate. Therefore, it made me feel the tasks I was given were really important which was really motivating as it was monitored by the top direction.
The training and skills I developed during my placement were very beneficial for me as it made be able to get some pricing experience useful for my career in pricing.
The proof is I have just been offered a job offer in pricing in a huge group in France thanks to the skills I have been able to develop during my placement in Pricing at Renault.
There was a good atmosphere in the office. I really enjoyed the fact that people were positive, enthusiastic and smiling.
There were also good relations between people.
It made the context of working for Renault enjoyable.
The beginning was a bit messy to be honest, surely because the pricing team was new so no problem with that! Also because the pricing team in France I communicated with was new as well so it had to take some time to make all the pricing process organized between them and us.
Then, it was much better with time and it was well organised.
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I also had some Excel training at the beginning of the placement which was a way to get a few first skills in Excel.
I have been able to develop my experience and knowledge in pricing thanks to the development of the pricing process.
I think it is a good company to work for. Almost all the answers I am giving to this questionnaire are explaining why.
Yes, all the interns were friendly and open to foreigners which was good. They created some events and some night out all together.
It was quite expensive as London is expensive anyway... Even the suburb was expensive for what it was.
I lived in Watford and I think it is not the best place to live in. There are a few nightclubs and pubs but living in Central London definitely make all the difference!
Living in the suburb is the only thing I would regret from my time at Renault.
I think so, I have subscribed to the gym in Watford but I was a foreigner so I finally preferred spending some time visiting London during my spare time...
And there is a lot to do in London. Such a great city with many events, pubs and restaurants!