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Senior Pricing Analyst

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Job ID 215862 Date posted 07/01/2022 Location : Schiphol, Netherlands

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 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 Specialist will drive continuous development of the strategic pricing capability for the Cocoa and Chocolate business unit. In this role, you will be key in delivering complex pricing optimization projects in a practical manner. You will become a specialist in foundational and innovative pricing approaches in the cocoa business and act as a knowledge center to pricing and commercial leaders.

Key Accountabilities

  • Support the deployment of strategic pricing capabilities for Cocoa and Chocolate, in line with the strategy, market dynamics and needs.

  • Support building our detailed roadmap definition and implementation of initiatives with a lead by example implementation style.

  • Work on pricing as an end to end process, from strategic considerations, to actual price setting techniques, governance and the support of 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.

  • Development of core pricing frame works and thought leadership, to act as the critical guide line for the team in the commercial execution of the business.

  • Independently handle complex issues with minimal supervision, while escalating only the most complex issues to appropriate staff.

  • Other duties as assigned


Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree.

  • Excellent Excel, PowerPoint

  • Track record of identifying margin improvement opportunities via the pricing lever

  • Minimum of four years of related work experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's degree

  • Demonstrated negotiation skills

  • Analysis software experience using tools like Alteryx, Tableau (Desktop), SQL and Power BI

  • Consumer pricing and trade analytics expertise.

  • Consistent track record in food ingredients or commodity environments, preferably in the pricing/commercial space.

  • Analytical mindset & Conceptual thinking

  • Macro

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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