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  Pricing & Planning Manager
 
  Company Type: Energy
  Location: South Florida
  Compensation: Excellent Compensation - Full Benefits
  Languages: Fluent English/Spanish
  Job Code: mk/1604
  Date Posted: Completed
  Description:
 
    Managing regional planning and pricing initiatives; policy and standardization of practices. Manage company strategy across Sales and Marketing functions.
    Pricing strategy
  • Analyze price change patterns of competitors and continuously adapt to it based on supply costs.
  • Develop and implement price strategy for each customer segment by country.
  • Create financial models (pricing tools & systems) that factor in competitive pricing while maximizing margin and volume at country level.
  • Participate in multi-functional projects provide guidance in this area of expertise.
    Pricing execution
  • Ensure that the companies deliver margin and volume objectives based on daily supply costs.
  • Ensure pricing strategy, tools and systems provide clear guidance to sales teams.
  • Serve as point of contact for all pricing communications and managerial reports.
  • Manage relationship with Trading and Sales Managers, providing guidance, coaching, bridging interfaces and communicate best practices.
  • Ensure price strategy is aligned with network plans & investments.
  • Ensure that all pricing condition are implemented with zero inaccuracy.
  • Generate pricing reports with timely and accurate information.
    Cost Management
  • Establish cost structure with cost build-up approach and share best practices.
  • Guarantee correct upload process into the systems & reports.
  • Identify cost savings by leading initiatives with Trading, Operations and Taxation teams in the region.
  • Analyze historical cost data in order to provide more accurate cost estimative.
    Planning
  • Generate reliable information & data management tools for interpretation and analysis operationally and strategically.
  • Investigation and assessment of industries potential and current business and new business developments in the region, supporting decisions of Regional Management team.
  • Execute annual business forecasting, commercial targets by line of business in conjunction with local operation units.
  • Establish and measure companys specific metrics and performance indicators with accuracy through frequent reports.
  • Support CCO & Commercial Supervisor to develop the Network planning strategy, systems and site formats approach.
  • Support CCO & Commercial Supervisor with the evaluation and decisions on network/Capex investments with local management teams.
  Requirements:
 
  • Bachelor Degree in Marketing or Finance, Economics or Statistics is required.
  • MBA preferred or 5-7 years equivalent work experience required.
  • 5 to 7 years of experience in a planning function with at least 4 years in a management or supervisory role. Previous background in strategic marketing, management consulting a plus; at minimum, 3 years of experience in retail pricing analysis and understanding the cost concepts and terminology including activity based costing.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft office; strong communication skills: verbal, written and presentation; strong analytical and problem solving skills; strong cross-functional orientation and ability to work successfully in a matrix organization; experience in leading teams and working as part of a team to drive results; experience in competitive analysis and customer interview.
  • English/Spanish


  Cover Letter: Please include cover letter with salary requirements when responding.

  Work Authorization: Must have legal residency.
  For consideration include resume as a Microsoft Word attachment or as text and submit to Margaret Kurtzman and reference the job title and reference number.
 
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