Our client is a unique leasing business with a specialist customer base. It is seeking a Vehicle Risk Analyst to support the management of asset risk associated with future vehicle residual values and maintenance spends. You will produce vehicle level residual value and maintenance forecasts and maintain and develop the vehicle specific elements of the wider forecasting process.
This role would suit a highly numerate, degree educated individual with a background working in the automotive industry – ideally with a vehicle manufacturer or leasing company. You will need to be able to apply theoretical approaches in a practical business environment and to implement workable solutions as well as having the integrity to handle a risk based role, making decisions and recommendations for the good of the business.
Produce vehicle level residual value and maintenance forecasts for all vehicles on a quarterly basis as well as for new vehicles as they are released
Understand the factors influencing the used car and service, maintenance and repair markets and how they may change in the future
Present recommended forecasts to cross functional forums to review and agree
Maintain and contribute to the on-going development of the statistically based residual value and maintenance forecasting processes, as well as the application of wider policies
Liaise with internal departments on a day to day basis to ensure accurate and efficient communications of inputs and outputs
Liaise with external contacts, such as manufacturers to understand potential market and vehicle impacts
Experience and Qualifications
Graduate with a minimum of a 2.1 degree – ideally in economics or statistics
Considerable knowledge of and interest in the automotive industry and vehicles
Knowledge of the leasing industry would be advantageous
At least 3yrs experience of working in an analytically oriented commercial environment
Experience of presenting to and influencing others
Advanced MS Office skills, including Excel and Access
To be considered for this role, please forward your CV and a covering letter to Julia Pennington at Copeland Select, Automotive Recruitment.
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