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Direct Sales Programme Manager

One Group. Six brands. Unlimited possibilities.

Ever wanted to work for the number one premium car Brand? Well here's your chance.

Recognised by Forbes as one of the world's most valuable brands, the four Audi rings have become synonymous with luxury. By combining beautiful design with innovation, we're leading the premium car market from beautiful, cutting edge design, excellence in service to people development. That's what ‘Vorsprung durch Technik' is all about: using technology and intelligence to drive progress. From the famous Audi quattro to the amazing e-tron family of electric cars led by the Audi e-tron GT Audi defines premium, sporty and innovative mobility.

So a career with Audi is, quite simply, a mark of excellence. There's never been a better time to join us, as we continue to demonstrate innovative engineering and unprecedented growth in the premium car market as we shift our focus heavily towards electrified, CO2 free mobility.

Volkswagen Group UK has a unique culture, built on diversity, difference and a friendly rivalry that inspires us all. Across our brands and group functions, we learn from each other, encourage each other, share best practices and where it makes sense pool our activities to leverage scale. We regularly challenge each other to think differently. Our employees have a true passion for what they do, a genuine desire to go further for customers and to give their own careers real momentum at the same time.

We have an exciting new opportunity for a Direct Sales Programme Manager in our Direct Sales team on a Fixed Term contract. In this role, you will be responsible for the delivery and future development roadmap for the Retail Agency/Direct Sales, Ecommerce, Connected Car and Accessory Sales projects in the Brand.  Successful project & programme management of these Channels & Programmes working with Group & Brand functions to deliver on-time, in budget and to a level which achieves the commercial objectives.

Some of the many activities you will cover in this role are; task ownership and responsibility for operational matters relating to the traditional business model whilst also having an active involvement in business transformation projects and workstreams such as eCommerce and Agency, Accessory sales responsibility – through ensuring Accessories sit correctly and comprehensively within the Agency/Direct/Ecommerce programme, and Vision & Roadmap Development – lead the development of the future roadmap and vision for these programmes, gaining stakeholder agreement and buy-in across Group and Brand.

The ideal candidate should have a deep understanding of digital technologies and how their application can transform customer experience, the ability to quickly develop strong effective relationships with commercial, creative and technical people, and proven stakeholder engagement and collaboration skills. You should also have a proven track record of delivering cross-functional projects in an organisation of similar complexity to VWG UK and its dealer network and experience in delivery of business process change.

So what can we offer you? We know people value different things, so along with a competitive salary, car, fuel card and discretionary bonus, we offer a wide range of flexible benefits to suit you and your lifestyle, including hybrid working.

If it sounds like your type of challenge, we'd love to hear from you…

  • Contract Type:
    Full-time - Fixed Term Contract
  • Location:
    Volkswagen Group UK - Milton Keynes
  • Brand:
  • Function:
    Direct Sales
  • Grade:
  • Working Hours:
  • Closing Date:
    31 August 2022
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