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Strategic Pricing Lead

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Job ID 125086 Date posted 07/16/2021 Location : Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Want to build a stronger, more sustainable future and cultivate your career? Join Cargill's global team of 160,000 employees who are committed to safe, responsible and sustainable ways to nourish the world. This position is in Cargill’s food ingredients and bio-industrial business, where we anticipate trends around taste, nutrition and safety to innovate and provide solutions to manufacturers, retailers and foodservice companies.

Job Purpose and Impact

The Strategic Pricing Lead will support our continuous development of the strategic pricing capability across the company. In this role, you will be key in delivering complex pricing optimization projects in a practical manner. You will establish foundational and innovative pricing approaches and act as a knowledge center to pricing and commercial leaders.

Key Accountabilities

  • Support the deployment of strategic pricing capabilities for the various business groups in line with their strategies, market dynamics and needs.
  • Support building our detailed roadmap definition and implementation of initiatives with a lead by example implementation style.
  • Support the deployment of pricing as an end to end process, from strategic considerations, to actual price setting techniques, governance and supporting technology.
  • Continuously evaluate pricing developments and trends to ensure new thought leadership and capabilities are introduced.
  • Generate hypotheses for profit improvement opportunities, validate with data and analyses and suggest deployment projects.
  • Support the development of core pricing frame works and thought leadership, to act as the critical guide line for the team when engaging with the other business groups.
  • Contribute to cross functional teams with proven and measurable analysis, implementing strategic roadmaps, handle key engagement interviews and research and facilitate workshops while preforming as a trusted advisor.
  • Lead and develop a team, coach and make decisions related to talent management, hiring, performance, and disciplinary actions.
  • Other duties as assigned


Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in a related field or equivalent experience
  • Experience with spreadsheet and presentation applications
  • Track record of identifying margin improvement opportunities via the pricing lever
  • Minimum of four years of related work experience
  • Other minimum qualifications may apply

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's degree
  • Experience using related analysis software applications
  • Two years of supervisory experience
  • Consumer pricing and trade analytics expertise.
  • Consistent track record in food ingredients or commodity environments, preferably in the pricing or commercial space.
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