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Sr. Pricing Analyst

Description
StaplesAdvantage Background:
You already know Staples for our stores. What you might not know is that we are
the world?s largest business products delivery company as well, serving
everything from the 10 person office up to and including the Fortune 500
companies. As the B2B division of Staples, Staples Business Advantage works
with companies to develop customized programs with specialized pricing,
dedicated account management and a complete assortment of products and services
at the lowest total delivered cost. Our commitment to serving customers is
embodied in our brand promise: ?We help businesses succeed.?
The Senior Pricing Analyst resides on a team supporting SBA?s Commercial and
Enterprise portfolio. This associate must be a highly analytical thinker, data
miner & expert problem solver. The Senior Pricing Analyst is
collaborative, highly organized, balances multiple projects, and easily adapts
to a fast-paced environment where priorities often shift.
Primary Responsibilities:
+ Performresearch, analysis, and data mining services to assist business leaders inmaking decisions related to the effectiveness and financial impact of pricestrategy changes.
+ Developmethodology and reports that provide insight into the SBA C&E business, andrecommend scalable plans & solutions that improve selling profits &shape demand.
+ Design,implement, and track customer specific and/or business unit profitabilityplans.
+ Managestrategic projects for the SBA C&E division and assist with major corporateinitiatives.
+ Developcoding processes, procedures, and validation methods that ensure accuracy &consistency when retrieving & compiling data from multiple resources.
+ Leadstrategy sessions with the relevant team members to develop pricing plans toretain customers and optimize sales. Develop specific offers that blendassortments, prices and deliver expected business results.
+ Recommendscalable solutions based on deep understanding of system functionality &limitations.
+ Recommendpotential system enhancements to meet the changing needs to the business.
+ AssistManagement with training and onboarding of new associates
We are looking for someone who is
energized to make a difference and enjoys a role where they can be innovative
and entrepreneurial. Many of our recent
projects are about enhancing processes and building efficiencies within current
systems.
Qualifications
Qualifications:
+ Bachelor?sDegree required (concentration in Mathematics, Statistics,Economics, or a directly related field desirable)
+ Minimum4-6 years previous work experience required (2-4 years? related experience inB2B distribution environment or analytical work desirable)
+ Excellentstatistical software skills including SAS, R, SQL and Alteryx
+ Expertknowledge in Microsoft Office Suite (Access/Excel/PowerPoint/Outlook)
+ Excellentcommunication skills (in English), both oral and written
+ Provenanalytical, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills
+ Demonstratedunderstanding of financial levers related to pricing
+ Abilityto work collaboratively within cross-functional teams
+ Abilityto work well in a fast-paced, dynamic environment ? adaptability
+ Highlyorganized, detail-oriented, and able to multi-task a must
+ Previouscontract pricing experience in a B2B model preferred
+ CPPwelcome
Additional Information
No sponsorship available for this position
Staples is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive
consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex,
gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, protected veteran
status, disability, or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local
law.


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