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REQ ID: 57763
JOB TITLE: Agile Commercial Specialist
SALARY: £40,000-£50,000 (depending on experience)
POSTING END DATE: 28/01/2022
LOCATION: Whitley
 
Beyond Property, Purchasing, HR and IT, more than being part of our Finance or Marketing teams, beyond even Sales and Service, every role in every business area offers unique opportunities to make an impact on the future of mobility and the automotive industry.

 

WHAT TO EXPECT
 

This role will support to translate and drive the implementation of the Refocus Transformation Programme and associated initiatives to deliver commercial growth, whilst also supporting the Commercial Transformation Manager on a day-to-day basis. They will manage and coordinate the daily stand ups and weekly Nerve Centre inputs across Commercial transformation projects and prepare any supporting materials for this. The role will be supporting and conducting regular reviews with the project teams.

 

The role will champion, coach and drive agile and lean methods to maximise efficient delivery - this will be delivered through coaching and support to the project leads and others, as required.

 

Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities:

  • Support in driving the implementation of Refocus Transformation across the Commercial function
  • Transformation project delivery steering, driving agile and lean methods
  • Transformation Project pipeline management (aligned with Portfolio Steering Leads)
  • Agile support offered to existing projects – temporarily joining teams to help support their set up to ensure the most efficient project delivery
  • Project business case development and refinement
  • Manage and coordinate daily stand ups and ensure actions progressed and updated on project management platform
  • Implement agile and lean project management methods across the function more broadly, driving on time delivery and achievement of planned outcomes
  • Oversee the management of resourcing on specific projects
  • Support project set up in framing stages and guide teams through any processes, as required
  • Ensure continuous improvement within function through project learning and continuous improvement events and activities
  • Undertake any other work as directed by their line manager in connection with their job as may be requested
  • Coordinate risks and issues logs with projects leads and portfolio management team
  • Support In project start-ups as required, lead sprints, retrospectives and support in coaching team members of such ways of working

 

WHAT YOU’LL NEED

 

As the Commercial Agile Specialist, you’ll need the following knowledge, skills and experience:

 

  • Experience of working with Agile frameworks
  • Experience of managing multiple projects on time and to high quality
  • Previous experience of strategy and transformation implementation
  • Proven ability to analyse and create robust presentations outlining project delivery and outcomes
  • Proficient communication, influencing and stakeholder management skills (at all levels)
  • Strong networking skills
  • Relevant degree or equivalent experience preferred

 

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SO WHY US?

Bring all this to the home of premium innovation, and you’ll find the opportunities to further your career with a world-class team, a discounted car purchase and lease scheme for you and your family, membership of a competitive pension plan and performance related bonus scheme. All this and more makes Jaguar Land Rover the perfect place to continue your journey.

Please be aware that we may close this vacancy for applications before the stated deadline if we receive a high volume of interest. We strongly advise you to submit your application as early as possible.

Jaguar Land Rover is committed to equal opportunity for all.

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