Jaguar Land Rover - Dubai - The role is to develop the market Body & Paint capability and capacity aligned to the current global strategy and manage the working relationships between Dealers and associated bodyshops. Liase with key stakeholders to ensure all relevant network data and information is available when required Establish Approved Body & Paint Network in market Perform on-site inspections to establish conformance levels of approved bodyshops Provide feedback and support to approved bodyshops through detailed action planning Use knowledge and experience to focus approved bodyshops on realising opportunities through customer service and parts sales Develop and implement performance and progress data capture mechanism across network Act as an ambassador representing the Body & Paint Programme Manage performance reporting Manage and deliver retention strategy projects which may include: o Insurance Strategy Development o Insurer & Work Provider relationships o Accident Management Strategy o Vehicle Replacement Strategy o Salvage, Acquisition and Recycling Strategy Responsibilities Raise the profile of Body & Paint within the market dealer network Establish the Body & Paint network via assessments, action planning and coaching into sustainable changes and continuous development Core Programme development Operating relationships with and performance of Approved Suppliers The management of relations within JLR, Directors, Management, Central and Field Staff and Dealers Maximise the internal and external profile of the Programme Support programme development on technical projects Deliver specific attention on the effective promotion of programme related initiatives and services with special emphasis on the retention of vehicles within the network To facilitate and improve all JLR bodyshop projects to deliver a market leading service. Complete and provide information for Company documentation as necessary [Travel Expense Reports, Timesheets etc.].
Attend meetings / conferences when required to support management requirements. REQUIREMENTS Person Specification Experience in team management and Body & Paint industry related activities./ Accident Repair expertise Recent Jaguar Land Rover or equivalent premium brand experience desirable.
The ability to work logically and constructively with the determination to see concerns through to a conclusion within a team environment is necessary.Logical thought processes; also acquisitive and capable of non-leading questioning to confidently resolve technical concerns, use of telephones and computers. Verbal and written communications to be above average A willingness to adapt with change and be flexible is essential.
Above average inter-personal (people-handling) and people communications skills are also necessary.Must be able to effectively demonstrate team player characteristics, building both internal relationships within dealer and approved Body & Paint network and exhibiting excellent client interaction capabilities. Smart and professional appearance Flexible to carry out market travel (approximately TBD% of the time) Current Driving License.
Ability to communicate in English language both Written and Spoken. ABOUT THE COMPANY Jaguar Land Rover is the UK's largest automotive manufacturing business, built around two iconic British car brands: Land Rover, the world's leading manufacturer of premium all-terrain vehicles and Jaguar, one of the world's premier luxury sports saloon and sports car marques. Under the ownership of Tata Motors Limited, Jaguar Land Rover is transforming its business to realise the full potential of its brands and deliver profitable results.
Driving the business is a world-class team of 32,000 people globally.In addition we support more than 210,000 UK jobs through the supply chain, dealer network and wider economy. All of our cars are engineered and designed in Britain and while we have ambitious plans for global growth, the heart of the business remains in the UK.
We have invested billions of pounds in our state-of-the-art production, research and development facilities.In fact, Jaguar Land Rover is the biggest UK investor in R&D in the manufacturing sector - ahead of British Aerospace and Rolls-Royce -and in the global top 100 for R&D spend.This investment, along with our on-going support of local communities and encouragement to get young people to seek jobs in engineering has led to Jaguar Land Rover winning the Responsible Business of the Year Award - an accolade we take great pride in achieving.
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