Product Planning Senior Specialist

Industry: Retail / Merchandise

Specialism: Product Development - Product Development

Central,Singapore SGD 4,100 - 5,300

About Company

Our client was established in 1990 and is one of Top 100 Best Employers in Singapore. It is the regional corporate headquarters, that leads and supports the Asia Pacific region in sales and marketing activities, service parts, accessories, and customer services, contributing to the overall development of the industry and the growing economies in the region.

Job Description

- Responsible for future product and technical development, market research & product training.
- Manage the regional markets in Asia, frequent communication with Japan & occasional outreach to other region.
- Plan for existing & future model introduction into Regional Markets
- Ensure each model’s technical specification conforms to individual markets regulations on safety, emissions, fuel consumption etc.
- Conduct studies within each Market to understand customer profiling, competitors, expectations & needs
- Analyze market data & align with markets on the product & sales direction
- Work closely with each distributor to plan the right model for their markets, build consensus on planning guidelines for specs, volume, competitive environment and launch timing.
- Monthly reporting/sharing on current sales and market situation
- Coordination with HQ to secure pre-production models, support related communications & working with agencies to ensure accurate development of product related assets.
- Secure annual budget based on scope, length of project, asset requirements and prepare proposals for management’s approval.
- Purchasing and distribution of CAD Data; Coordinate CAD usage across multiple vendors for CGI development.
- Coordination among various internal divisions to support product launch developments including, accessories and aftersales
- Support communications team in product-related information to develop launch campaign assets
- Plan and execute product trainings to regional distributors and internal teams
- Ad-hoc support to other functions

Job Requirements

- At least 3 years of working experience in Automotive industry or Marketing agencies.
- Strong oral, written and presentation skills in English.
- Passionate in automotive products and/or knowledgeable with technical language
- Team player who can effectively manage projects across multiple stakeholders (headquarters, distributors & vendors). Project management experience will be a bonus
- Detail oriented especially on product related information.
- Comfortable with numbers and capable to analyze data for management reporting
- Self-starter and resourceful to obtain information from various internal and external sources.
- Able to articulate issues and propose relevant solutions
- Competency in Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint
- Driver’s license will be an added advantage.
- Hybrid work arrangements and some travel is expected.

Compensation

- Working hours: Monday to Friday at 9am to 5:45pm
- Working location: CBD