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CTL Strategic Pricing Specialist

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Job ID 118484 Date posted 07/15/2021 Location : Mechelen, Belgium | Schiphol, Netherlands

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Job Purpose and Impact

The Cargill Transportation and Logistics (CTL) Strategic Pricing Specialist 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. We are looking for multifaceted professional to become a specialist in 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 group, 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 to be 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 guideline for the team when engaging with the other business groups.
  • Contribute to cross functional teams with solid and measurable analysis, implementing strategic roadmaps, handle key engagement interviews and research and facilitate workshops while advising and earning the title of trusted advisor.
  • Independently handle complex issues with minimal supervision, while escalating only the most complex issues to appropriate staff.
  • Advocate and guide the use of the Strategic Pricing capabilities across business, partners and delivery teams
  • Develop, define, and implement new and maintain platform products, service offerings, strategy and frameworks.
  • Other duties as assigned



  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field or equivalent experience
  • Experience coordinating multi-year and multi-modal forecasting
  • Experience with sourcing strategies and operations for different transportation segments/modes
  • Knowledge of logistics trends in the middle/short term in order to capture pricing opportunities
  • Ability to coordinate different maturity stages and interests cross functionally with various business units
  • Track record of identifying margin improvement opportunities via the pricing lever
  • Minimum of four years of related work experience
  • Other minimum qualifications may apply


  • Master's degree
  • Demonstrated negotiation skills
  • Analysis software experience using tools like Alteryx, Tableau and Power BI
  • Consumer pricing and trade analytics expertise.
  • Consistent track record in food ingredients or commodity environments, preferably in the pricing/commercial space.

Our Offer
In return for your expertise and commitment, we will 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. 
Interested? Then make sure to send us your CV and cover letter in English today.
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