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Pricing Lead SSA

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Job ID 211662 Date posted 06/21/2022 Location : Johannesburg, South Africa | Pietermaritzburg, South Africa

Want to build a stronger, more sustainable future and cultivate your career? Join Cargill's global team of 155,000 employees who are committed to safe, responsible and sustainable ways to nourish the world. This position is in Cargill’s animal nutrition and health business, where we improve lives through better nutrition. Our team researches, innovates and creates solutions that deliver healthy results for our customers.


Job Purpose and Impact

The Pricing Lead SSA will conduct studies to develop high level trends, informing marketing and market research. In this role, you will analyze and translate complex consumer and market insights into strategies and tactics to define targeted customer segments and associated messaging.

Key Accountabilities

  • Provide analytics support to deliver market insights to internal and external business clients.
  • Providing guidance in terms of expected margin probability across future months’ outlook.
  • Design, develop and implement pricing strategies across various product lines to position the products based on value and competitive situation.
  • Develop in-depth understanding of price factors and provide transparency to the business to ensure continued and/or improvement of profitability, keeping informed on pricing analysis and industry trends.
  • Execute and lead analytics activities to support sales and marketing teams to drive efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Provide the sales team with pricing information to assist in developing account plans.
  • Guide/train commercial leadership to understand the strategic drivers for the business, align and develop a pipeline of continuous improvement activities as an outcome of these meetings.
  • Independently handle complex issues with minimal supervision, while escalating only the most complex issues to appropriate staff.

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in a related field or equivalent experience.
  • Minimum of four years of related work experience.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Ability to collaborate and influence across various departments.
  • Ability for gathering, analyzing, coordinating and presenting appropriate data and analytics to inform and influence internal decision making.

Our Offer
We provide a fast paced stimulating international environment, which will stretch your abilities and channel your talents. We also offer competitive salary and benefits combined with outstanding career development opportunities in one of the largest and most solid private companies in the world.


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