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Career Opportunities: Pricing Manager (202231)

Woolworths

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

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Job Posted: 24/08/2017

Job Category:

Retail / Buyer / Purchasing

Job description:
 

 
 

Pricing Manager | Better Buying

 

Ready for a challenge? Want to join a team in a dynamic, progressive operation? This is for you.

 

About us

Founded in 1924, Woolworths Limited is Australia's largest retailer with more than 3,000 stores across Australia and New Zealand employing more than 195,000 people. Woolworths Limited manages some of Australia's most recognised and trusted brands including Woolworths, Caltex Woolworths, Countdown, Dan Murphy's, BWS and Big W. We endeavour to create a world class experience for our customers across all of our stores and platforms.

From retail operations at the heart of every community in Australia to commercial and expert support functions that operate globally, we’re a large company with a heart - our people are everything.

 

About the role
An exciting opportunity has become available for a Pricing Manager within the Better Buying team located at our Norwest Head Office.

In this role, you will partner with our commercial team on a daily basis and work closely with other key business stakeholders in Marketing, Strategy, Operations and Finance to shape and deliver Woolworths price strategy.

The successful applicant will work closely with senior stakeholders and the wider commercial team to develop both high level pricing strategies and category level plans, and provide ongoing guidance and coaching to our category teams to deliver value for our customers and the business.

 

Key attributes include:

? Being part of the team that manages a key strategic objective (a pillar in the CEO’s corporate strategy): to drive Woolworths pricing position and improve value perception.

? Playing an instrumental role in developing and embedding a new pricing culture and capability that balances customer needs and commercial targets, and supports the wider strategic agenda.

? Being a trusted adviser to the commercial team on all matters related to price and promotions.

? Identifying opportunities to evolve the way we think about our prices and promotions, as well as the tools we use.

? Leveraging research tools (Aztec, Quantium) with high proficiency to capture and maximise critical thinking.
? Having line management responsibilities, including ongoing coaching and support within the team.


About you

Woolworths People are great people. Whether we’re learning new things, seizing the initiative, or winning together, our customers are at the heart of everything we do. If you’re the sort of individual who takes accountability and strives to always do the right thing for each other, our communities, our customers, and our business then we ought to connect.

 

We are looking for our next superstar with the following:

? Previous experience in a pricing / commercial role, preferably within a fast paced FMCG environment

? Degree qualification in a business-related discipline

? Excellent communication skills and the ability to influence at all levels in the business

? Analytical mindset and strong problem solving skills, and proficiency in Microsoft Excel

? An ability to use customer insights and data to make strategic and commercial business decisions

? Innovation and continuous improvement focused attitude

 

 

What we can offer you

? An attractive remuneration package - including base salary, super and annual bonus

? Training and education - we pride ourselves in helping you realise your potential and give you the opportunity to be innovative

? An exciting career - as our business grows, so do the opportunities for our people

? Tech options - Woolworths are the largest employer of Google Apps in Australia, are early adopters of Agile and have BYOD options too

 

Want to connect? Connect with me on LinkedIn Melissa Wood We’re also social! - connect with us at #WOWcareers through LinkedIn, Facebook, Instagram or via www.wowcareers.com.au

 

 
Sound like your next opportunity? Apply now or head along to www.wowcareers.com.au to discover more!