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Project Manager, Pricing

Function: Pricing
Location: Staples Corporate Center, Framingham, MA US
Date posted: 4/30/2018 2:33:44 PM
Type: Full-time
Permanent / Contract: Regular
Job number: 1047203
Description
Position Summary

This position plays a vital role in the execution of NAD business strategy through review and implementation of pricing updates. The individual will be responsible for performing key category assessments for competitive pricing and margin targets with a focus on improving customer price perception and retention. In addition, they’ll be responsible for generating insights and building rule sets for web-based user interfaces. We are looking for an intellectually curious team-player who can pick up new systems quickly and recommend scalable solutions through system enhancements to meet the changing needs of the business. 

This position represents an ideal role for a highly motivated and analytical individual. Given the strategic and technical nature of this role, successful applicants should possess a combination of structured strategic thinking, exceptional collaboration skills, strong analytical ability with expert level Excel proficiency, acute attention to detail, and a passion for new ideas. 


Qualifications
Basic Qualifications
  • Minimum 4-6 years previous work experience required (3-6 years’ related experience in B2B distribution environment or financial/analyst work desirable)
  • BA/BS Degree required with a concentration in Finance, Economics, Engineering, Mathematics, Statistics or related discipline highly preferred
  • 3+ years of relevant work experience in pricing, analytics or finance
  • Expert level proficiency with Excel
  • Proficient in Access
  • Strong time management
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to present complex information in a clear and concise manner to a variety of audiences
  • Exceptional analytical and critical thinking skills; ability to use data to break down complex problems and formulate plans and execute against those plans 
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment. Must be very organized and be able to balance competing priorities with exceptional time management 
Preferred Qualifications
  • SQL (or similar DB) & pricing logic
  • Demonstrated experience in pricing strategy, analytics, and management
  • Bias for action and experience making things happen in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
  • Proven ability to collaborate broadly with flexible, positive attitude and ability to get results
  • Comfortable working both independently with minimal supervision and closely in a team setting
  • Project Management experience and ability to balance/prioritize 
  • workload
  • Exposure to Alteryx
Staples is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law.


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