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Forecasting Manager (Germany)

Reporting To: International Forecasting Manager Team: Operations - International

The Role

We’re looking for a Forecasting Manager for Germany to produce monthly new and used car forecasts and expand the excellent reputation of gold book in the UK market. Reporting initially to the International Forecasting Manager, you’ll assist in adapting existing forecast products for Germany and work closely with the UK gold book team and the Germany Valuations Manager. This is an excellent opportunity for someone fluent in German, with best in class analytical skills and knowledge of the German used car market.

Key Responsibilities will include:

• Assist with the implementation of cap hpi’s multi-award winning gold book forecast methodology for Germany
• Ensure timely production of monthly new and used car forecast product, including addition of new vehicles according to manufacturer embargo
• Maintain forecast and input factor assumptions
• Manage monthly sector review process and production of editorial reporting
• Work with Valuations Manager to resolve unacceptable differences between current used valuation and future forecast positions
• Analyse forecast accuracy reporting for all products to drive improvements in forecast values
• Define, measure and reduce any forecast calculation issues and resolve any customer issues relating to forecasting methodology
• Support the commercial team to drive revenue growth, explaining our methodology and process to customers and managing customer relationships
• Represent the company at industry events, including delivering presentations and participating in panel sessions
• Support PR activity to maximise cap hpi exposure and position cap hpi as thought leaders within the industry

You should have:-

•Exceptional analytical skills, preferably with experience of performing and/or interpreting multiple regression analysis
• Knowledge of the German new and used car markets, with a broad understanding of the most significant factors likely to influence future used car values
• Able to work well within cross-functional teams
• Capable of utilising results of accuracy analysis to improve vehicle forecasts
• Strong communication and presentational skills, able to explain complex concepts in a simple manner and capable of contributing written articles for media submissions
• Able to manage changing priorities on a daily basis
• Fluent in German and English

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