Business Associate in Consumer Category Management (12 Month Student Placement)

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Location:Hampshire
Job Type:Full Time

Position Description:

We are Lenovo! Currently the number one PC vendor worldwide, we continue to be
the fastest growing company in our respective field. Leading the way in
innovation globally, Lenovo is looking to build and expand its success through
attracting new talent.

We are dedicated to fostering an environment that encourages entrepreneurship
and ownership - a workplace where your talents can be challenged, and your
efforts recognised and rewarded.

We are looking for a number of students to learn a professional role within
our industry, we take pride in having successful individuals in our technical
business with a wide offering of skills and attributes, we are also keen to
develop and retain the successful students for the future.

Position Overview

  • Maintaining the execution/ business plans based on the BPT (Business Planning
Tool) inputs from the retail account teams for all categories.
  • Maintaining the week on week changes in BPT and keeping a roadmap of changes.
  • Become the BPT expert within the consumer team.
  • Supporting the 4P team in manging the promo calendar
  • Ensuring promos are executed go live in a timely fashion within the retailers
  • Building co-data reports and sharing insights/reports that can be shared with
the sales teams ahead of the consumer sales report
  • Identifying trends in weekly/monthly GFK/IDC data and heat map data.

This role will be an excellent opportunity to learn about category management
within the consumer electronics sector. You will be working very closely with
the Lenovo category managers across the consumer products. This includes
Windows PC (Notebook/ Desktop), Gaming, Chromebooks, Visuals, Android Tablets,
and Accessories.

Working in the category team will give you an almost 360 view of the business,
you will be working alongside many of the other parts of the business
including sales, marketing, supply chain, operations, and finance.

The successful candidate will join a high-performing team, and whilst the role
is the junior position within the team you will be gain great experience of
how the Lenovo Consumer business operates and pick up a good understanding of
what other departments in the business do. It will be a busy full-on schedule,
and your role will be contributing significantly to the success of this
business unit but will give you an excellent start and exposure to your
career.

Position Requirements:

Important Attributes

  • Good time management and organisational skills
  • Good networking and relationship building
  • Display positive attitude, assertive and determined
  • Creative and adaptable
  • Keen to learn and develop
  • Eye for detail
  • Confident with numbers and Microsoft excel
  • Hunger to use data to make decisions

Minimum Requirements

  • On course to achieve at least a 2:1 degree classification
  • Undertaking a placement as part of your degree

This role will start in July/Aug 2021 and is based in Basingstoke, Hampshire.

Lenovo is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any
employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age,
religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis
of disability or any federal, state, or local protected class. Find out more
about what Lenovo is doing to support and drive diversity and inclusion here;
https://www.lenovo.com/gb/en/about/diversity/

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any
employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age,
religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis
of disability or any federal, state, or local protected class.