General Information

Req #
Career area:
Sales Support
United Kingdom
Friday, April 29, 2022
Working time:
Additional Locations: 
* BASINGSTOKE - Hampshire - United Kingdom

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 a US$60 billion revenue Fortune Global 500 company serving customers in 180 markets around the world. Focused on a bold vision to deliver smarter technology for all, we are developing world-changing technologies that power (through devices and infrastructure) and empower (through solutions, services and software) millions of customers every day and together create a more inclusive, trustworthy and sustainable digital society for everyone, everywhere. 

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

Description and Requirements

The Product & Business function is an integral part of the UK&I region and pivotal in ensuring the success of our profit and revenue contribution to our overall business. You will be responsible for designing, analyzing, managing and providing insights and recommendation on a number of reports and dynamic dashboards. You will be extracting data from multiple sources, manipulating and validating data, and conducting business reviews on findings and recommendations. This includes financial planning, pricing, market analysis, budget management, interlock with key stakeholders, process ownership and driving operational efficiency. You will report to our UKI 4P Head of Commercial, based in the UK.

What else is waiting for you in this role?

Data analysis & business intelligence

  • Analyze data and provide insights, trends and recommendations for strategic planning and day to day operations to stakeholders.
  • Work with key stakeholders to identify reporting needs, define the reporting requirements, design the report, and source the data required to deliver the report.
  • Manage consolidation of complex data and simplify presenting data through PowerPoint slides or dynamic dashboards to senior management and key stakeholders.

Market Analysis

  • Analysis and reporting of key market trends.
  • Be the local lead for engagement with IDC, EMS, GFK and Context. Liaise with EMEA leads or directly with partners on reporting enhancements, data quality issues and local market intelligence requirements.
  • Generate business analysis into weekly performance, including sell out track, load, and aspiration vs. forecast.

Financial Quarterly & Yearly planning

  • Own data preparation and analysis for financial year planning (STAMP) & quarterly campaigns.
  • Prepare, analyse and present insights and recommendations on STAMP plan data covering P&L and market analysis.
  • Prepare data for campaign preparation to aid 4P input and P&L preparation.

Own business management processes and operations:

  • Be the “champion” on all core systems & processes
  • Assist with onboarding and training of new recruits and train both 4P & other departments on process execution
  • Consistently look to improve efficiencies in process and digitize where possible

Pricing, Promotion & Bid Management:

  • Maintenance, management, price reviews and approval of bids within Lenovo Bid Portal, forecasting and planning of bid pricing / spend.
  • Overview and tracking of promotional plans working with the relevant business managers.
  • Oversee monthly price list issuing through TAPS tool.
  • Supervise, coach and mentor a graduate analyst

What are the role requirements?

  • Minimum 3-5 years in a business planning or commercial finance role
  • Strong commercial understanding with P&L management
  • Understanding of channel-based sales models
  • Experience with technology products, ideally from IT industry
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing with the confidence to interact with senior stakeholders
  • Advanced level of Microsoft tools: Excel skills including macro, pivot and data connection functionality, PowerPoint and SharePoint advantageous
  • Familiarity with Qlikview, Power BI or similar data dashboard platforms
  • Ability to analyze and present data with commercial recommendations & investigate data to aid commercial decision making and business improvements.
  • Experience of market research data (e.g. GfK, Context, IDC) advantageous

What We Will Offer You:

  • An open and stimulating environment within one of the most forward-thinking IT companies 
  • Flat structures and fast decision-making processes 
  • A modern and flexible way of working to combine personal and professional life 
  • An international team with a high focus on diversity 
  • We are flexible about the location of this role 

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.

* BASINGSTOKE - Hampshire - United Kingdom