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Pricing Excellence Analyst - AkzoNobel

Locatie: Amsterdam
Drive Pricing and Margin excellence across a dynamic commercial environment

Drive Pricing and Margin excellence across a dynamic commercial environment

AkzoNobel has a passion for paint. We're experts in the proud craft of making paints and coatings, setting the standard in color and protection since 1792. Our world class portfolio of brands - including Flexa, International, Sikkens and Interpon - is trusted by customers around the globe.

Pricing Excellence is integral to our Sales & Marketing process, and fundamental to the success of our organization. Within this context, your mission in this role is to provide insights for Pricing and Margin data and processes while designing, developing and maintaining Pricing- and Margin management tools and processes. In doing so you share best practices in and across Pricing-, Marketing- and Sales Excellence functions and our business units (BUs) worldwide, and support Implementation managers and BU Marketing and Sales Excellence staff.

Is this a challenge that matches your profile as a focused and highly analytical professional, able to construct and execute multiple complex Pricing and Margin Management analyses (e.g., segmentation, value/ benefit map, and value to customers)? Do you have experience of working in multi-disciplinary programs and teams, from initiaton to implementation through to successful delivery? Above all, do you have what it takes to make a real difference within our dynamic, multinational and multicultural business environment?
If you offer all this and more we invite you to apply for the position of

Pricing Excellence Analyst

The role and its responsibilities
This role is based at the AkzoNobel Center in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, from where you perform a wide variety of Margin Management and Pricing Architecture tasks, constantly interacting with BU Sales and Marketing in order to gather accurate data. You then translate data into insights and define and test architectures.

This requires you to:

  • Support, assemble and lead cross-functional teams to capture pricing opportunities;
  • Report on Pricing- and Margin Management program and project progress;
  • Analyze ongoing pricing performance and identify new pricing opportunities;
  • Prepare and co-lead Pricing- and Margin management working sessions, acting as support and analytic thought partner for pricing-, product, and sales leadership on pricing-related issues.

In addition you support the development of long-term pricing strategies for complex products/services by:

  • Preparing management communication about pricing implementation status;
  • Aligning the approach and output format, supporting the sales teams to ensure successful implementation.

In order to achieve all this you perform outstanding data collection, cleansing, validation and analysis for comprehensive insights. You also design and adapt Pricing Excellence (PE) tools and identify and develop PE improvements and capabilities based on new insights.

At all times you identify, report and discuss key issues and develop action plans with the Pricing Implementation managers.

Candidate profile
To apply for this position you must possess the following attributes:

  • University degree in Finance, Marketing, or Economics;
  • At least 4 years of experience in a commercial environment;
  • Project management experience;
  • Excellent in MS-Office applications, ERP/BW and CRM;
  • Expertise in the use of analytics, statistics and/or visualization software (e.g. Tableau, R, Alteryx, SAS) is an advantage;
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills including excellent written and spoken English.

Application details
We welcome your online application via www.akzonobel.com/careers, reference 180003J4 or via the ''Apply'' button. Please note that applications via mail will not be taken into consideration. If you have any questions, please contact Ashna Badal, Talent Resourcing Partner, +31 (0)88 0106789, option 2.
An assessment and employment screening may be part of the selection process.

Agency or sales calls are not appreciated

About AkzoNobel
AkzoNobel has a passion for paint. We’re experts in the proud craft of making paints and coatings, setting the standard in color and protection since 1792. Our world class portfolio of brands – including Flexa, International, Sikkens and Interpon – is trusted by customers around the globe. Headquartered in the Netherlands, we operate in over 80 countries and employ around 35,000 talented people who are passionate about delivering the high performance products and services our customers expect. The sale of our Specialty Chemicals business is expected to be completed by the end of 2018. For more information please visit www.akzonobel.com.

Location:
Amsterdam

Information and application:

Apply:

Please send your application for Pricing Excellence Analyst at AkzoNobel in Amsterdam including your CV via our website.

Job posted

12 oktober 2018
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More information:

If you have any questions, please contact Ashna Badal, Talent Resourcing Partner, +31 (0)88 0106789, option 2.

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