Pricing Undergraduate Placement

Volkswagen Financial Services LTD
Milton Keynes
£17,500 per annum + car scheme & discretionary bonus
12 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
This position works in a small team reporting directly to the Pricing and Data Manager. The team are responsible for providing a fair and competitive value for our asset-based portfolio.

During your year here you will gain experience in reviewing company data to reveal underlying trends and insight that will aid the accurate pricing of used vehicles in a way that maximises vehicle disposal values.

About the role

  • Price vehicles for sale through the online sales channel, considering all factors that impact the value
  • Regularly monitor fluctuations in the market, recommend adjustments, obtain sign off to ensure maximum values are achieved
  • Production & analysis of pre/post sale summaries including recommendations to justify the expectations for auction sales and identify trends that will improve our understanding of the open market
  • Monitoring of internal VWFS data to obtain market trends and ensure that projected fluctuations in the market and returns volumes are understood and reflected within the pricing model
  • Industry wide benchmarking, - collation & analysis of industry wide performance statistics to benchmark VWFS performance, improve remarketing processes and ensure that VWFS are leaders in the leasing sector
  • Continuous development of the pricing module to accommodate changes in VWFS portfolio.
About you
  • Studying towards a Business or Economics related degree
  • Strong Microsoft Excel skills (or equivalent)
  • Self -motivated, with excellent organisational skills and ability to use own initiative
  • Developing analytical skills with the ability to demonstrate systematic thought processes
  • High attention to detail, quality, consistency and accuracy
  • Motivated by new challenges, ability to adapt to change and a willingness to take ownership of tasks
  • Able to adhere to strict deadlines
  • Developing communication skills that can engage, influence and challenge an audience whilst being able to respond to opposing views at all levels.

There is the ability to participate in the student car scheme, 27 days holiday and a discretionary bonus. On top of that you can also take advantage of discounts on gym membership, travel, rail and bus tickets, local sports matches and nights out at the theatre and cinema.

About Volkswagen Financial Services

Here at VWFS, we provide finance and insurance services to customers across the entire Volkswagen Group in the United Kingdom. The Group includes some of the world’s most iconic automotive brands, like: Audi, SEAT, Skoda, Volkswagen, Bentley, Lamborghini, Porsche, Bugatti, Ducati, Scania and MAN.
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