General Information

Req #
WD00001581
Career area:
Sales Support
Country:
United Kingdom
State:
Hampshire
City:
BASINGSTOKE
Date:
Friday, May 28, 2021
Working time:
Full-time

Why Work at Lenovo

Here at Lenovo, we believe in smarter technology for all, so we spend our time building a society that’s brighter and more inclusive. 

And we go big. No, not big—huge.

We’re not just a Fortune 500 company, we’re one of Fortune’s Most Admired. We’re in 180 countries, working with 63,000 brilliant colleagues and counting. And we’re known for the world’s most complete portfolio of smart technology, from devices to software to infrastructure.

With our ingenuity, we help millions—not just the select few—experience our version of a smarter future. 

The one thing that’s missing? Well… you...

Description and Requirements

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 managing 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. 

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 2021 and is based in Basingstoke, Hampshire. 

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.