Working in support of the Medical Devices US Sales Division, the Strategic Pricing Analyst will work directly with Sales, Sales Management, Sales Operations, Healthcare Economics, Marketing, and Finance to apply business management principles and financial concepts to identify and recommend pricing strategies that maximize the company’s performance against sales and profit goals. The ideal candidate must have the ability to proactively research, analyze, and interpret pricing data to produce substantiated recommendations. This position will also play a key role on various cross-functional team projects that will require the ability to work with individuals at all levels of the organization.
Pricing Strategy Development and Decision Making
Pricing Tool Development
General Qualifications: A 4 year college degree and three to five years experience in business, financial, or strategic pricing analysis required, or equivalent combination of experience and education.. Knowledge of statistical modeling and demonstrated ability to quickly identify relevant details while working with large date sets. Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously: organization, attention to detail, ability to work under general supervision, superior communication and presentation skills, deal with unresolved issues, and effectively communicating and maintaining rapport with Sales Representatives and Managers, National and Strategic Account Management, and all levels of personnel within USD and other divisions. Demonstrated proficiency in operating a personal computer including advanced proficiency with Business Objects, Microsoft Office Suite, Visual Basic (VBA), SQL, SQL Server, Access. High degree of originality and ingenuity required.
Desired Qualification: Preferred degree in Statistics, Economics, Mathematics, Finance or Business (or work experience equivalent to the knowledge obtained in one of these fields). Advanced degree in business or statistics, previous experience in the medical device industry, and Six Sigma green belt or black belt certification a plus. Familiarity with pricing and product operations modules in SAP. Experience with MS SQL Server, VBA for Office, and VB.Net also valued.