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Senior Pricing Analyst

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Job ID 143960 Date posted 08/16/2021 Location : Shanghai, China

Job Purpose and Impact

The Senior Pricing Analyst 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

Implementing & Managing Strategic Pricing Process 40%

  1. Assess the as-is situation and feasibility of strategic pricing implementation, and develop category and product specific roadmaps for implementation
  2. Develop pricing strategies at macro and micro level in-line with business strategy. This involves evaluating business strategy, internal variables & open opportunity, holding workshops with stakeholders and arrive at the pricing strategy that is used as a baseline for negotiations
  3. Responsible for managing and execute the pricing strategy and tracking it periodically based on market and business conditions/response.
  4. Build a tactical pricing framework, get internal alignment that may require coaching high-level stake holders, develop a value proposition, negotiation strategy, train customer facing sales/commercial personnel & if needed, be part of the customer-facing negotiation team
  5. Develop and utilize pricing models and pricing tools
  6. Creatively identify and execute on margin improvement projects to improve profitability. 
  7. Recommending pricing moves and competitive responses

Business Results 20%

Project/Team Leadership 20%

Process & Technology 20%


Minimum Required Qualifications

  1. 3-5 years’ experience in one or more of the following disciplines: Pricing, Business Analytics, FP&A, Commercial Management, Trading, Product Line Management; mature experience in profitability and pricing economics analysis
  2. Solid understanding of both commodities and specialties market and drivers of price movement; ability to deal with rapid market changes and make reactions in a timely manner
  3. Ability to apply statistical tool & methods for pricing analysis and generate insights based on data
  4. Technology savvy, fast learner on new data management / analytical tools
  5. Strong communication and influencing skills with hands-on mentality. Ability to present in front of business leadership.
  6. Demonstrated initiative, curiosity and potential to go beyond the described role
  7. Fluency of English is a must
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