Market Intelligence Internship Dec/Jan
Name: Volvo Construction Equipment SA
Address: Hunderenveldlaan 10, 1082 Brussels, Belgium
Number of Employees: 15.000 worlwide
The Volvo Group is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of trucks, buses, construction equipment and marine and industrial engines under the leading brands Volvo, Renault Trucks, Mack, UD Trucks, Eicher, SDLG, Terex Trucks, Prevost, Nova Bus, UD Bus, Sunwin Bus and Volvo Penta.
With Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE), one of the world’s leading providers of products and services to the construction industry under the brands Volvo, SDLG and Terex Trucks, you will be part of a global and diverse team of highly skilled professionals working with energy, passion and respect for the individual to become the world leader in sustainable transport solutions.
Part II: The Project
Internship proposal: Market Intelligence
Reporting to : Director Market Intelligence
Starting date: December/January
Purpose of the job:
In this day and age, information and statistics play a central role in everything from performance management to research and development. A Statistical Forecast methodology facilitates the analysis of market development options and scenario design. The way the forecast is calculated and evaluated opens the door to many opportunities for future developments and applications. It ultimately enables management to make better decisions.
Volvo Construction Equipment is currently looking for an Intern to join its Market Intelligence team. The position is based in Brussels, Belgium. As a Market Intelligence Intern, you will support the evaluation, definition and implementation of Statistical Forecast models. As the department supports the global sales and production activities, the ideal candidate should possess a solid understanding of international business trends, analytical flair as well as statistical proficiency.
Some of the tools used for statistical forecasting are SAP SEM solutions, Analysis for Objects, SPSS and R expert package to select the optimal variable combination.
Main activities and responsibilities:
- Monitor the Statistical Forecast models implemented to support Volvo CE operational functions
- Research and identify trends that could contribute to the enhancements of these models
- Run ad-hoc analyses on request
- Review the results of the models
- Identify deviations and prioritize issues
- Focus on outlier management
Part III: The Student
Skills & experience:
Strong statistical understanding and interest in design in economic models
Understanding of macro-economic drivers
Understanding of Statistical Software – experience of R Expert Package preferred
- Written and spoken proficiency in English language. Additional languages are a plus.
Volvo Construction Equipment is a global company driven by passion, curiosity and by our purpose: to build the world we want to live in. We believe that only through imagination and teamwork can we develop a world that is cleaner, smarter and more connected. Our company culture reflects this belief through the care and trust it places in our customers, employees and suppliers. People are at the heart of our business. It is through our strong network of talented, enquiring and innovative minds that we have been able to pave the way towards a more sustainable future. The global construction industry is our arena and our employees are our greatest assets.
We can only continue to stand out as industry leaders through the people driving us forwards. Come be a part of our team and help us build tomorrow.