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Pricing Specialist

22 September 2021

Pricing Specialist

the Netherlands, Rotterdam

Full time

As Pricing Specialist you will play an important role in the Commercial Team of Caldic Europe, supporting Pricing Leader in implementation and management of central pricing initiatives in 11 European organizations across 15 countries.
Pricing Specialist will be responsible for tracking, analysis and optimization of new and existing pricing processes in the local commercial organizations to ensure continuous improvement of pricing strategy and overall profitability.
The Pricing Specialist will report to the Pricing Leader Europe.
The main responsibilities

  • Drive implementation and adoption of Target Pricing project in local commercial organizations to maximize profitability across all customer segments and products
  • Proactive communication with local teams abroad to understand individual needs and align them with the pricing framework
  • Be the main contact regarding Pricing Quick Wins in the commercial organizations in Europe and support Sales teams with deep-dives of problem areas
  • Share and interpret monthly KPI reports to MD’s and management and keep tab on progress of action plans
  • Drive pricing analyses, determine implications for the business, present findings and recommendations to local and central management.
  • Create, maintain and adapt supporting pricing analyses tools to facilitate pricing framework validation in local commercial organizations
  • Train and provide guidance to local sales teams in existing and new pricing processes to ensure successful adoption of pricing tools, i.e. Pricing Engine, CRM Quotation Tool, ERP related processes
  • Define, develop and implement new Pricing KPI’s and the methodology thereof
  • Perform ad-hoc analyses for acute business needs linked to pricing

About you

You demonstrate the ability to convert pricing theory and strategy into strong business plans. Your interpersonal and communication skills are outstanding and you are able to understand and influence field and sales organizations. You have strong analytical thinking and problem solving skills and a results driven approach. Besides that you have:

  • Bachelor's degree in finance, economics, marketing, business administration, industrial engineering or equivalent
  • Experience in pricing and management with a proven track record of positive results
  • Basic understanding in statistics, customer research and other pricing techniques

Our offer

A great opportunity for a professional interested in a career within an entrepreneurial and professional organization that offers long-term career opportunities. It’s a job that will offer you a lot of freedom, but also a large responsibility and a number of challenges. A challenging position within a dynamic international organization.

About us

Every day hundreds of thousands of people around the world are in touch with a food, pharma, personal care or industrial product that has been handled with care by Caldic. At Caldic we are the linking pin, connecting people, products and solutions for a better world. But we go beyond connecting to ensure we deliver on our business partners' requirements for added-value R&D, manufacturing and packaging solutions, while minimizing the environmental impact. This makes Caldic the partner of choice in innovative and sustainable solutions in life science and specialty chemicals. Our tagline ‘Because we care' underlines our commitment to our people, our business partners and our planet. On a daily basis around 1200 Caldic employees go the extra mile to deliver value-add solutions. Caldic is present in 19 countries in Europe, North America and Asia Pacific. For more information, please visit www.caldic.com.