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Senior Analyst- Strategic Pricing

Company: Nestl-- USA
Location: Arlington
Posted on: May 12, 2022

Job Description:

Foods people love. Brands people trust. And a career that nourishes your future like no other.If you're driven by the passion to do something meaningful that changes lives, Nestl-- is the place for you. Nestl-- USA is one of seven operating companies that make up Nestl--'s presence in the United States. We're in 97% of American homes, and as the leading food and beverage company, our goals are to continue to deliver quality food and beverage products, strengthen our local communities, and reduce our environmental and climate impact.We're determined to challenge the status quo and be better tomorrow than we are today. As individuals and teams, we embrace our entrepreneurial culture and have created a workplace where collaboration is essential, courage is rewarded, speed is expected, and agility is the norm to delight our consumers every single day. Here, you will find limitless opportunities to learn and advance your career and feel empowered to succeed in the workplace and beyond. Because our focus is not only on nourishing our customers, but also about enriching you.
This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship.
Position SummaryAs a Senior Analyst Strategic Pricing, you will be a critical partner in the Strategic Revenue Management journey and take a lead role in developing and executing the Pricing and Promotion pillars. You will analyze pricing and promotional strategies and tactics, monitor implementation, and evaluate performance regularly. In this role, it is crucial to gain an understanding of optimal trade execution with insight into both pricing and promotional impactors. You will leverage your detailed trade promotion and pricing knowledge to drive value via interaction with field and headquarter-based Sales and Finance teams.
Primary Responsibilities:

  • Leverage internal operational and external consumption data to create analyses, reports, and results-oriented feedback for key products and product categories
  • Develop pricing recommendations for proposed prices and overall impact based on analysis of product volume, margin, and competitiveness; present recommendations to Pricing Management and key cross-functional partners
  • Provide analytical support to Brand Marketing and Pricing Management teams regarding pricing guidelines for products by brand and region; communicate with Field Sales on specific pricing and promotions decisions
  • Assist with building financial targets and drive collaborative discussion on those targetsPromotion
    • Complete accurate, thorough, and timely post-promotional and root cause analysis using varied data sources; leverage analysis to improve promotional planning for future activities
    • Evaluate promotion effectiveness from both a sales/lift perspective and trade cost/ROI perspective
    • Monitor display and promotional pricing compliance; utilize account promotional levers to maximize performance and effectiveness of trade spend
    • Monitor quality of promotion and ensure appropriate ROI
    • Evaluate the effects of competitive trade promotions and build competitive promotional indices at an account level
      Requirements and Minimum Education Level:
      • 3+ years of relevant work experience and increasing scope and responsibility in Pricing, Finance, Sales, or Analytics
      • An understanding of pricing concepts (elasticity, sensitivities, thresholds) and how pricing & promotion can impact commercial P&L statements
        Preferred Qualifications:
        • Proficiency in BI/visualization software, i.e., Power BI, Tableau; strong proficiency in Excel and PowerPoint
        • Experience working with external consumption data (IRI or Nielsen) and internal financial data
        • Knowledge of the consumer-packaged goods industry

          • Ability to analyze data, generate insights, and assist in decision-making through data storytelling
          • Strong oral and written communication with internal and external stakeholders
          • Ability to work independently and as part of a broader team; strong ability to work across functions and divisions to deliver results in a fast-paced environment
          • Organized with excellent attention to detail to ensure accuracy
          • Results-focused with the ability to take initiative and ownership
          • Process improvement mindset to generate innovative suggestions that improve performance
            Requisition ID171952It is our business imperative to remain a very inclusive workplace.To our veterans and separated service members, you're at the forefront of our minds as we recruit top talent to join Nestl--. The skills you've gained while serving our country, such as flexibility, agility, and leadership, are much like the skills that will make you successful in this role. In addition, with our commitment to an inclusive work environment, we recognize the exceptional engagement and innovation displayed by individuals with disabilities. Nestl-- seeks such skilled and qualified individuals to share our mission where you'll join a cohort of others who have chosen to call Nestl-- home.The Nestl-- Companies are an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer seeking diversity in qualified applicants for employment. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, gender, gender identity, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, disability, perceived disability, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other protected status, as defined by applicable law. Prior to the next step in the recruiting process, we welcome you to inform us confidentially if you may require any special accommodations in order to participate fully in our recruitment experience. Contact us at or please dial 711 and provide this number to the operator: 1-800-321-6467.
            This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship.
            Arlington, VA, US, 22209

Keywords: Nestl-- USA, Arlington , Senior Analyst- Strategic Pricing, Professions , Arlington, Virginia

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