TOYOTA is one of the world’s largest automobile manufacturers and a leading global corporation. Founded in 1937. Toyota now sells vehicles in 170 countries and employs over 300.000 people.
Based in Brussels, Belgium, and staffed by 2.700 people and more than 60 nationalities, Toyota Motor Europe (TME) handles the wholesale marketing of Toyota and Lexus vehicles, parts & accessories, and manages Toyota’s European R&D, manufacturing and engineering operations.
For Toyota, Quality is a way of life. Nothing is so good that it cannot be made better, that is why we strive for continuous improvement in everything we do. This basic principle for us is called: “KAIZEN” and is what guides us in our pursuit of best Quality and the delivery of unparalleled customer’s satisfaction.
•Master degree focused on International Business / Economics / Marketing
•Ability to work independently, yet manage projects as part of a team
•Sense of responsibility and confidentiality
•Well organised, able to work to deadlines result oriented & service minded proactive attitude
•Strong analytical skills, including source validation and data interpretation - eye for detail, but also ability to see the bigger picture
•Strong effective communication skills in an open and professional way
•Customer oriented and commercial acumen
•Advanced knowledge of Excel, Word, PowerPoint
•Proficiency in English, any other European language is an asset
You have a Toyota DNA, this means you:
•wish to develop and are ready to persevere in order to reach challenging targets
•seek facts before making recommendations or decisions
•have strong planning and organizing skills with a hands on mentality.
•are a flexible team player with a natural positive attitude and the desire to work respectfully with people in a multicultural environment
•have a customer first mind-set
You will be part of the Fleet Business Development department which sits within TME Fleet Division. The relevant objectives within this area are:
•Conduct market analysis to provide insight into Toyota Fleet sales performance across Europe
•Monitor competitiveness of Toyota within Business to Business (B2B) environment specifically in Full Service Lease offer tracking major components (residual value, maintenance costs etc.)
•Support for Marketing Management in development of Fleet strategy for new model introduction and lifecycle actions
•Coordination of meetings and events to cascade Fleet strategy and new product information to both National Marketing and Sales Companies (NMSCs) and International Key Accounts
The successful applicant will be immersed in Toyota Way principles and gain valuable insight into the European automotive B2B sector.
Within the Fleet team you will be exposed to an operational environment that will present opportunities to participate in various commercial activities. Specific projects include:
•Development of data reporting and analysis process to provide greater market insight for executives
•Support implementation of strategy to improve residual value forecasts of new Hybrid vehicles
•Coordination of annual Business Forum event with NMCSs
Place of internship: Toyota Motor Europe head office (Brussels)
Starting date: to be agreed between the intern – university & TME but preferably 1st Oct.‘18
Duration: min. 6 months – preferably 12 months
Confidentiality: due to business requirements, not all aspects of the task can be reflected in the internship report. This issue needs to be discussed with candidate in advance.
It is mandatory that applicants are students for the entire period of the internship.