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Pricing Analyst

The Programme 

To enhance all profit opportunities by providing analysis to inform critical business decisions effectively contributing towards the business pricing strategy. 

What You Will Do 

  • To monitor the effects of the pricing strategy based on insights gained from scenario analysis considering category elasticity and price zones. 
  • To executive recommendations based on alignment to business pricing strategy. 
  • To maintain pricing rules such as Good/Better/Best and assist the categories in applying these rules accurately. 
  • To review, propose and manage all pricing rules on a monthly basis. 
  • Review competitor promotional pricing trends and provide insights to the category teams to enhance competitive advantage. 
  • To oversee and report on deviations to system recommended pricing on a weekly basis. 
  • To extract and review weekly competitor price recommendations and inform decision makers of insights gained. 
  • Analyse performance in relation to competitors and make recommendations on new competitor data sets and new price zones. 
  • Work with Category and Space Teams as part of the range review process using the Product Performance matrix. 
  • Assist categories in identifying opportunities to achieving strategic objectives using the Product Performance matrix. 
  • Prepare all relevant insights for reporting including weekly scorecard and Brand Monitor pricing report. 
  • Review ABSA basket price checks and prepare feedback.
  • Support business initiatives, projects and strategies by provide ad hoc analysis as requested. 

Required Skills and Abilities

  • BCom or Business Science Degree in Finance or Statistics, Data Science or related. 
  • 2-3 years' experience in pricing management within the retail, telecommunications, or financial service industry. 
  • Experience with SQL or any data warehousing tool would be advantageous. 
  • Experience working effectively in a cross-functional team environment. 
  • Communication skills. 
  • Problem-solving skills. 
  • Troubleshooting skills. 
  • Good applied statistics skills including statistical testing, regression. 
  • Ability to translate complex, data-intense analytics into actionable recommendations. 
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills to effectively convey findings to both peers and upper-level management. 
  • Team player with the ability to excel in an agile, collaborative, and ambiguous environment. 
  • Demonstrated ability to quickly learn new software applications. 
  • Strong mathematical skills and the ability to see marketing patterns and trends. 
  • Financial modelling - Using Excel. 
  • Finance and budgeting. 
  • IT Data base/Data warehouse (understanding how data flows from various systems). 
  • SQL coding. 
  • Proficiency in Excel and PowerPoint; knowledge of JDA and/or statistical software. 
Closed 3 months ago
Closed 3 months ago
  • Job type:Graduate Jobs
  • Disciplines:

    Data Science and Analytics

  • Citizenships:

  • Locations:

    Cape Town (South

  • Closing Date:14th May 2021, 6:00 pm


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