The Manager, Pricing Solutions will lead of team of analysts and Sr. analysts executing projects within the Pricing Strategy organization. This position will oversee the work of the team including planning, designing, and implementing new systems or changes to existing systems. The manager will communicate project scope, timeline, roadblocks, and change management activities to all impacted parties, including but not limited to Pricing Strategy Operators, IT, Merchandising, Pricing Leadership, and the Field organization. As the principle driver of these projects and initiatives, the manager will work across functional groups to ensure success and drive change management by understanding, communicating, and tracking adoption with all system enhancements and implementations.
MAJOR TASKS, RESPONSIBILITIES AND KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES
50% - Leads a group of Sr analysts/analysts as well as cross-functional projects. Oversees the development of project plans, timelines, and coordination of teams within each project. Ensures on time delivery of specific goals and requirements for pricing solutions projects.
30% - Ensures smooth change management and adoption of new system or technology via cross-functional collaboration and communication
10% - Provide leadership, guidance, and coaching to Analyst / Sr. Analyst
10% - Communicate to Pricing leadership on health and status of projects
NATURE AND SCOPE
This position reports to Sr Manager Pricing.
This position has 1-3 direct reports.
ENVIRONMENTAL JOB REQUIREMENTS
Located in a comfortable indoor area. Any unpleasant conditions would be infrequent and not objectionable.
Typically requires overnight travel less than 10% of the time.
Additional Environmental Job Requirements:
Must be eighteen years of age or older.
Must be legally permitted to work in the United States.
Additional Minimum Qualifications:
The knowledge, skills, and abilities typically acquired through the completion of a bachelor's degree program or equivalent degree in a field of study related to the job.
Years of Relevant Work Experience: 4 years
Most of the time is spent sitting in a comfortable position and there is frequent opportunity to move about. On rare occasions, there may be a need to move or lift light articles.
-Proficient in Microsoft Access, Excel, and PowerPoint
-Strong project management skills and ability to effectively handle multiple priorities and deadlines simultaneously
-Prior experience in retail Pricing
-Prior experience in merchandising, planning and analysis
-Prior project experience with Agile and SDLC methodologies
-Strong analytical skills including demonstrated aptitude with financial analysis and ability to generate insight from large and complex data sets
-Strong communication skills including the ability to effectively articulate viewpoint to executive leadership and ability to write compelling executive level presentations
-Strong financial acumen including experience with the retail and cost methods of accounting
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Competencies:
-Ability to partner with cross-functional teams at all levels across a complex organization
-Ability to get results despite a large workload, competing demands and working in a fast-paced environment
-Ability to effectively prioritize multiple demands, adjust to change quickly and work constructively under pressure
-Ability to structure nebulous projects and to work constructively under tight deadlines
-Ability to influence peers and business partners without authority