• Location
    • London
  • Date Posted
  • Jan. 6, 2022
  • Function
  • Business Development
  • Sector
  • Mobility

Motorway is the UK’s fastest-growing used car marketplace – our online-only platform connects private car sellers with thousands of verified dealers nationwide, ensuring everyone gets the best deal.

Founded in 2017, our award winning, technology-led approach has redefined the experience of selling a car, generating thousands of monthly car sales and helping us to grow to a team of over 250 across 4 locations.

Motorway is now valued at over $1 billion and is backed by some of the world’s leading technology investors, having raised £143 million in Series C funding.

This is a unique opportunity to join a fast-growing scale-up at a crucial phase of growth and help change an industry for the better.

About the role

Motorway connects car selling consumers with independent and franchise car dealerships across the UK to get both sides the best possible deal, without the middlemen. The company is growing quickly and we are now seeking a Strategy Associate to strengthen our Corporate Strategy team. Your role will involve working collaboratively across Product, Commercial and Operations to identify and assess new products, services, markets and strategic opportunities. This will require a blend of qualitative market research, financial and data analysis, and the ability to present findings in a clear, actionable way.

  • This is an amazing opportunity to play a pivotal role in strategic planning in a rapid-growth, well-funded and disruptive technology startup. The role will include;
  • Qualitative research and analysis to identify trends that will shape Motorway’s strategic direction;
  • Financial analysis to assess the commercial attractiveness of new products, services and markets;
  • Regularly presenting written and verbal reports to senior stakeholders within the business;
  • Drawing insights from data to drive improvements in day-to-day operations;

Requirements

  • Solid experience in a commercial role; you may be working in consultancy, banking or at another start up;
  • Excellent commercial acumen;
  • Strong data analysis and excel skills, and comfortable drawing insights from abstract data;
  • Experience conducting qualitative research and analysis;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, and comfortable presenting findings to senior stakeholders;
  • Ability and willingness to work independently when required;
  • Someone who is proactive by nature and able to set their own goals and achieve them

Benefits

  • A competitive salary.
  • BUPA health insurance.
  • £350 annual learning budget with access to General Assembly courses, an Audible subscription and hundreds of books and online lessons.
  • Pension scheme.
  • Enhanced maternity/paternity leave.
  • Motorway Car Leasing Scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme.
  • Flexible working (approximately 2-3 days in the office a week) with the option to work fully remote for a month per year.
  • Top spec MacBook Pro and peripherals.
  • Regular social events.
  • The chance to join a rapidly growing company that cares first and foremost about its people.
  • The chance to work with an experienced and passionate team with a big vision.

Equal opportunities statement

Motorway is committed to equality of opportunity for all employees. We work to provide a supportive and inclusive environment where all individuals can maximise their full potential. We believe our workforce should reflect a variety of backgrounds, talents, perspectives and experiences. Our strong commitment to a culture of inclusion is evident through our constant focus on recruiting, developing and advancing individuals based on their skills and talents.

We welcome applications from all individuals regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.

Given the continued spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus), all interviews will be conducted by phone or virtual connection to protect our candidates and employees.