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REQ ID: 90004
JOB TITLE: Sustainability Office - Business Operations Manager
SALARY: Competitive 
POSTING END DATE: 25/05/22
LOCATION: Gaydon

 

 

 

The Opportunity

 

Jaguar Land Rover is reimagining the future of modern luxury by design through its two distinct, British brands. Critical to the Reimagine strategy is building the organisational competence and environment to ensure the Company thrives in a fast-evolving market. Driven by a changing consumer, regulatory, technological and competitive landscape, JLR have created a compelling vision for who we want to be in the future. At the heart of this will be the culture, talent and organisational structure to ensure we have the agility and competence to continue to accelerate ahead of the market. JLR’s new global strategy will involve a transformation that delivers: 

 

 

  • A sustainability-rich reimagination of modern luxury, unique customer experiences, and positive societal impact.
  • Reimagination of Jaguar as an all-electric luxury brand from 2025 to realise its unique potential.
  • All Jaguar and Land Rover nameplates to be available in pure electric form by end of the decade
  • Achieve net-zero carbon emissions across supply chain, products and operations by 2039.
  • Collaborations and knowledge-sharing with industry leaders, in particular from within the wider Tata Group will allow the company to explore potential synergies on clean energy, connected services, data and software development leadership.

 

This role will provide PA, communication and business support to the Director, Head of Sustainability Office and the team. The successful candidate will be an active member of the Sustainability Office team and will deliver timely and efficient maintenance of a range of administrative duties, as well as will support on the communication and business needs based on the Sustainability Office agenda. The person will need to be proactive in delivery and adaptable in their working style to a variety of daily challenges.

 

Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities

 

  • Proactively managing the diary the inbox of Director, Head of Sustainability Office with integrity and confidentiality
  • Provide operational support for Communication needs and opportunities for Sustaianbility, in alignment with the Communication for Sustainability, to deliver campaigns and PR messaging, events, announcements and storytelling.
  • Provide operational support to draft briefing documents and brief spokespeople for events and media opportunities for sustainability.
  • Coordinating key leadership team meetings - preparing documents, writing minutes, taking action points and circulating with relevant stakeholders and following up on actions
  • Supporting the Sustainability Office leadership team on various projects of work
  • Booking of meeting rooms, venues, catering and general events logistics as required
  • Booking and arranging travel, transport and accommodation as required
  • Submitting expenses on behalf of Director, Head of Sustainability Office
  • Organising and storing paperwork, documents and computer-based information
  • Building and maintaining relationships with stakeholders and liaising with them competently
  • Undertake any other work as directed by the line manager in connection with job as may be requested

 

Knowledge, Skills and Experience
Essential:

 

  • Previous experience working in a PA or Executive Assistant role, preferred from the communication area
  • Previous experience coordinating senior stakeholders
  • Proven ability to work in a fast-paced, changing, agile organisation 
  • Detail orientated with good organisational skills
  • Above average written and verbal communication skills

 

Desirable:

 

  • Understanding of Sustainability agenda and transformation at Jaguar Land Rover
  • Understanding the basics of Communication to deliver activations
  • Existing knowledge of working with finance processes in SAP, venue booking and system usage
  • Excellent IT skills – particularly with Microsoft Office
     

 

SO WHY US?

 

Bring all this to the home of premium innovation, and you’ll find the opportunities to further your career with a world-class team, a discounted car purchase and lease scheme for you and your family and membership of a competitive pension plan.  All this and more makes Jaguar Land Rover the perfect place to continue your journey. 

 

This role may offer the opportunity for hybrid working where you can split your time between working from home and in the office. At Jaguar Land Rover, hybrid working is a voluntary, non-contractual arrangement providing employees with more choice and flexibility around how, when and where they work, if suitable for their role. Further details can be discussed with the Hiring Manager at interview stage.

 

Please be aware that we may close this vacancy for applications before the stated deadline if we receive a high volume of interest. We strongly advise you to submit your application as early as possible.

 

Jaguar Land Rover is committed to equal opportunity for all.

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