Network Performance Analyst

Auto req ID: 12401 
Title: Network Performance Analyst 
Job Function: Sales 
Company: Harley-Davidson Motor Company 
Full or Part-Time: Full Time 
Shift: SHIFT1 


At Harley-Davidson, we are building more than machines. It’s our passion and commitment to continue the evolution of this storied brand, and heighten the desirability of the Harley-Davidson experience. To keep building our legend and leading our industry through innovation, evolution, and emotion we need the best and brightest talent. We stand for the timeless pursuit of adventure. Freedom for the soul. Are you ready to join us?


The Harley-Davidson Motor Company Corporate Headquarters in Milwaukee, WI is the site where the first H-D factory - a wooden shed - was built in 1903 in the backyard of the William C. Davidson family home. Join our team as a Network Performance Analyst.

Job Summary

This role is primarily responsible for assisting the Manager, Network Development with the management and administration of the dealer network in the U.S. market with a focus on optimizing the dealer network and implementing the Harley-Davidson Hardwire strategy and related initiatives. The work will support the review process of buy/sell transactions, including a focus on turning over underperforming dealers; evaluating new prospective dealer operators and developing a strategy to attain additional new-to-brand prospects; reviewing market actions by dealers, including new dealer locations, relocations, facility projects, and consolidations; and assisting with contract/policy compliance by dealers and enforcement procedures. This work will be guided by and in line with Harley-Davidson’s overall network plan and strategy for the United States. This person will work with the other members of the Dealer Development team along with the Regional Network Development Managers and the U.S. Sales/Dealer Support representatives to assist with the overall management of the Harley-Davidson dealer network, with a focus on optimizing the dealer network and growing sales in the United States.

Job Responsibilities

    • Assist the Network Development Manager will all aspects of managing the U.S. dealer network
    • Work with the prospecting team to target and assess new-to-brand prospects and connect vetted prospects with selling dealers
    • Assist with the implementation of the Market Optimization initiative and with the development of a 5-year dealer network plan based on input and guidance from consultants
    • Manage the review and approval process for all dealer market actions in the United States on behalf of Harley-Davidson Motor Company
    • Work closely with the dealer network to assist them with market action requirements and standards
    • Effectively communicate company policies and guidelines along with standards and requirements to dealers
    • Consistently collaborate with internal and external stakeholders including the Regional Network Managers, the Sales/Field teams, Harley-Davidson Financial Services, and other company departments to coordinate on market actions
    • Develop and foster relationships with stakeholders while keeping information confidential
    • Maintain a database of all market actions in process and under review through completion
    • Develop tools to measure as well as consistently report out on activities and progress, including visual management
    • Attend meetings and dealer shows as necessary
  • Support dealer development programs as identified by the Dealer Development Manager and as defined within the Harley-Davidson strategy
  • Work on continuously improving applicable Dealer/Network Development processes
    • Up to 10% travel.


Education Requirements


  • Bachelor's Degree Preferred

Education Specifications


Experience Requirements


  • Minimum of 3 years of related experience
  • Proficient in Microsoft® Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong project management skills/mindset
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Maintain confidential and proprietary information


  • Familiarity with the Harley-Davidson dealer network
  • Understanding of dealership operations
  • Strong financial background
  • Sales-related background or experience
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Access



Harley-Davidson is an equal opportunity employer that continues to build a culture of inclusion, belonging and equity through our commitment to attracting and retaining diverse talent from all backgrounds, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law. We believe in fairness and providing a level playing field for all. We foster a culture that thrives on diverse perspectives and contributions to ignite the creativity and innovation to fuel our business and enhance the employee and customer experience.


We offer an inclusive compensation package for all full-time salaried employees including, but not limited to, annual bonus programs, health insurance benefits, a 401k program, onsite fitness centers and employee stores, employee discounts on products and accessories, and more. Learn more about Harley-Davidson here.


Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States.


Direct Reports: No 
Travel Required: 0 - 10% 
Visa Sponsorship: This position is not eligible for visa sponsorship 
Relocation: This position is not eligible for relocation assistance 





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