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Vacature

Category Pricing Analyst

  • Locatie:

    Schiedam

  • Vakgebied:

    Sales

  • Contracttype:

    Fulltime

  • Job ref:

    2182

  • Aantal uren per week:

    40

  • Uiterlijke reactiedatum:

    28-02-2023

  • HR Contactpersoon:

    Martine de Munk

Role Overview

The Category Pricing Analyst will support the category pricing strategy and initiatives through delivering detailed data analyses and preparing management-ready presentations.  Furthermore, this role will be a key contributor to achieving our growth and profitability goals. The Pricing Analyst will work as part of the European Pricing Team.

 

Key Responsibilities 

  • Researching and preparing information on key developments with regards to performance, market prices, margins, and trends for senior management presentations
  • Supporting the implementation of the pricing strategy for the assigned categories and collaborating with product management, marketing team and regional pricing heads
  • Preparing data and insights for the strategic margin performance review for the respective categories
  • Supporting the procurement and category product management as a ‘Pricing Business Partner’
  • Challenging purchase prices relative to margins
  • Translating positioning into optimized prices per brand, group and product category
  • Performing competitor analysis on similar products via the collecting of insights from sales and leveraging market data, i.e., EUCON database
  • Conceptualizing and developing pricing tools that can be used to quickly respond to future reporting needs and forecasting
  • Applying statistical modelling methods to determine the potential impact of pricing actions on profitability
  • Ensuring timely implementation of price revisions to safeguard margin targets and drive margin improvement initiatives
  • Reviewing and tracking regional adherence to product positioning and defined corridors
  • Supporting ad-hoc analysis requests and independently retrieve and analyse data
  • Serving as the point of contact for the category relating to standard reports, market benchmarking, competitiveness and initiatives
  • Helping to build a mindset and culture that fosters innovation and inspires colleagues to challenge and change the status quo

 

Key Stakeholders

  • Category pricing management
  • Procurement & category product management
  • Marketing
  • Analytics & BI
  • Regional pricing
  • Market insights

 

Key and Desired Skills

  • 2+ years pricing analyst experience within automotive after-market, industrial components, spare parts or related industries
  • Degree in business, mathematics, engineering, finance, data analytics, or similar discipline
  • Experience in analysing large number of SKUs (200k+) in a multi-national environment
  • Self-starter and high attention to detail
  • Experience with cloud computing platforms such as Google Cloud an advantage
  • Advanced user of BI and analytical tools including dashboard development and statistical modelling methods
  • Team player focused on building effective solutions to complex problems
  • Be comfortable working in a fast-paced environment
  • Professional English is required. Italian, German, or other European languages are an advantage
  • Ability to travel up to 10% within Europe