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Product Specialist, Benelux

Posted 15 Jul 2024
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3 to 5 years
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Full-time
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English (Fluent)
French (Fluent)
Dutch (Fluent)

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As the (Senior) Product Specialist (Passenger Cars), your primary responsibility will be to support the product localization of our passenger car portfolio in the Benelux market (Belgium, Netherlands & Luxembourg). You will work closely with the Product Localization Owner Benelux, along with product, sales, marketing, and R&D teams in Europe and China, to facilitate the localization process. You will play an integral role in gathering and analyzing market trends, policy changes, competitor tendencies, and user or partner expectations.

You will be part of the European Product Department, focusing on market, customer, policy, regulation research, and competitor analysis. We aim to develop a comprehensive product strategy that aligns with our vision and goals. Your role will be crucial in ensuring smooth product launches and successful deployment. With the successful introduction of BYD HAN and BYD ATTO 3 in 2022, we are excited to welcome talents who can support us in bringing more competitive passenger car models to the market in 2023.

As a member of the European Product Department, the Product Specialist (Passenger Cars) will report directly to the Product Localization Owner Benelux (Passenger Car).

Key Responsibilities

  • You will support in product localization projects in the target market. This will involve assisting in identifying market requirements and uncovering consumer insights to help develop products and product strategies that meet the needs of our target audience.
  • Support in managing product demands from various stakeholders, including user groups, dealers, and local authorities or associations. You will collaborate with cross-functional teams, including R&D, sales, business planning, and marketing, to help convert these demands into product implementations aligned with our product strategy.
  • Support local product campaigns, such as test-drive events and customer clinics, to refine our product proposition and raise awareness of our products among potential customers.
  • Assist the Product Localization Owner in managing the regional product team, ensuring that the team aligns with local business expansions and has the necessary skills and resources to support our product localization efforts in the target markets.
  • Work with the product marketing team to provide local market analysis, consumer analysis, and competitor benchmarking, providing valuable insights that will help us develop effective marketing strategies for our products.
  • Support other local activities, such as compliance tests and product training, at the early stage of (pre-) launches of new passenger car models in Europe. By doing so, you will help ensure that our products meet all relevant regulatory frameworks and business requirements.

Requirements

  • Bachelor's or master’s degree in Sustainable Transition, Automotive Engineering, Marketing, Business Administration, or a related field.
  • 3 years of experience in product management, product engineering or related industry, a proficiency in project management is a plus.
  • Oral/written fluency in English and Dutch is mandatory; French is a plus.
  • Strong data collection and analytical skills, with the ability to extract and present critical insights. (experience with Power BI and/or data visualization is a big plus)
  • Effective communication skills and the ability to work collaboratively across all technical teams and disciplines.
  • Disciplined, fact-based, and rational approach to problem-solving.
  • Ability to prioritize, multitask, and work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Team player with a customer-centric, can-do, live-and-learn mindset.
  • Passion for NEVs and sustainability.
  • Understanding of NEV technical paths, performance parameters, design, and their impact on UX.
  • Valid driving license B or equivalent driving license for passenger cars.

We offer:

  • Performance and experience-based competitive remuneration
  • Department & company-wide teambuilding events.
  • An exciting opportunity to be part of European transition to Zero Emissions transportation and de-carbonization of the economy.

Our Purpose is to build a zero-emission future that reconnects humanity with nature and a World of clean air. We are looking for talent that connects with this mission and want to create positive impact by joining a diverse and dynamic team 🌏

As BYD’s first overseas subsidiary, BYD Europe B.V., now located in Schiedam, the Netherlands, was founded in 1998.
BYD Europe mainly focuses on New Energy products, including Electric Vehicles (principally buses), Rechargeable batteries, Solar Panel, Energy Storage and Rail Transit.
Besides that, BYD has two factories in Europe, one located in Komarom, Hungary, and the other located in Beauvais, France. Electric…


As BYD’s first overseas subsidiary, BYD Europe B.V., now located in Schiedam, the Netherlands, was founded in 1998.

BYD Europe mainly focuses on New Energy products, including Electric Vehicles (principally buses), Rechargeable batteries, Solar Panel, Energy Storage and Rail Transit.

Besides that, BYD has two factories in Europe, one located in Komarom, Hungary, and the other located in Beauvais, France. Electric buses manufactured by those two factories will be exported to customers across continental Europe. It is also in partnership with Alexander Dennis in the UK which assembles jointly developed buses for the UK market.

Up to now, the footprint of BYD electric vehicles covers over 70 major European cities, which will undoubtedly grow in the future.

Automotive
Schiedam
200,000 employees