Project Assistant

Inchcape is one of the world’s largest independent automotive distributors and retailers. Our core purpose is to manage the end-to-end distribution logistics and customer experience for the best car brands in the world. We work on behalf of brands including BMW, Mercedes, Jaguar-Land Rover; VW Group (VW, Audi and Porsche); Toyota/Lexus and Subaru.

Founded in 1847, we are listed on the London Stock Exchange and have 18,700 employees in 32 markets across Asia, the Pacific, South America, Africa, and Europe.

Our core business is distribution in emerging markets, whereby we are exclusively responsible for an auto manufacturer’s sales and brand from the factory gate to the end sale in a specific country. This includes logistics, advertising & marketing, customer experience and retail.

Job Role and Responsibilities:

As a Project Assistant, you will be responsible but not limited to helping the Engineering lead in coordinating and monitoring different project priorities, organizing project schedules, creating project presentations and administrative tasks.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with Engineering Lead and collaborate with Scrum Masters, BAs and DXP leads to
    get the status of the priority topics
  • Supports Engineering Lead to keep track the status and progress of DXP deliverables
  • Help supervise current projects and coordinate all team members to keep workflow on track
  • Assist in DXP administrative tasks assigned by Engineering Lead
  • Cascade the action items and monitor the progress of the tasks
  • Ensuring project deadlines are met
  • Providing administrative support as needed

Skills and Experience Required:

  • 3 to 5 years experience in Project Management and at least 2 years exposure in Digital or IT
    organization with a demonstrated ability to lead projects through successful completion
  • Able to pick up technical solutions quickly
  • Eager to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Demonstrated strategic and analytical thinking skills
  • Agile delivery exposure is an advantage but not required
  • A high level of personal responsibility and self-discipline
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Excellent communication skills

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