Pricing Manager, Water Utility

Application Deadline: 
Location: 

MX

Contract Type:  Full-Time
Working Hours:  48
Employment Type:  Regular

Grundfos is seeking an experienced Pricing Manager, Water Utility to join its Commercial and Marketing Excellence team.  The Pricing Manager, Water Utility will be responsible for working closely with the Global Pricing Function and the Water Utility Performance Unit in a global context to take part in setting the direction for how Grundfos does pricing towards our customers. Utilizing global standards, this position will be involved in planning, implementing, and the ongoing management of the WU price optimization programs for all products. The Pricing Manager, WU will collaborate with all levels of the organization and Local and regional sales management teams. This position reports directly to the Head of Global Commercial Excellence and Pricing for Grundfos Water Utility this employee will operate daily out of the Apodaca, Nuevo Leon facility.  Relocation for this position cannot be supported.

 

What is the job about? 


•    Gathering and interpreting relevant data as well as identifying and presenting key areas with opportunities for optimization
•    Sets up discount matrixes for standard distribution sales 
•    Structures net price agreements, governance structures for handling special pricing and project sales
•    Sets up of customer value added services (fees) and handling of pricing master data.
•    Maintains and carries out regular updates of the price development for specific product groups and on key Fair Pricing initiatives
•    Identifies, initiates and completes pricing initiatives in the Grundfos WU Performance Unit and make ad hoc price analyses including communication on al levels in the organization.
•    Ensures proper alignment between pricing related activities conducted in various functions of Grundfos (Finance, Program Management, BD, etc.).
•    Monitors, analyzes, and reports on matters of pricing and revenue / margin performance. 
•    Develops and produces various elements of data analysis, pricing reports, and conducts market and competitor research to aide pricing efforts, drive strategic discussions, and supplement performance reviews. 
•    Implements Global initiatives across Grundfos including local adaptations with respect to cultural and market specific circumstances.
•    Conducts ad-hoc analysis/reporting to support pricing related business processes
•    Prepares monthly and quarterly reporting
•    Interacts with stakeholders across functions to ensure alignment (Group, Region, Sales company) 
•    Pricing Master Data development, maintenance, and governance 

 

Key Success Factors
•    Automatic Pricing
•    ECSS – Customer satisfaction
•    Pricing compliance (TBA)
•    Pulse survey – GPC
•    1Office response time


What do you need to apply? 

 

Qualified candidates will possess a Bachelor’s degree in Degree in Commerce, Finance, Marketing or Economics required. Additionally, 3-5+ years of related experience in B2B pricing within a global MNC. Skilled in List Price Management systems within SAP. Must have experience within B2B pricing (setting prices and defining pricing strategies is important for our business; 


•    Skilled in Profit Anayzer tool, Vendavo
•    Experience in working as part of a virtual team, across borders 
•    Proven record of project management and working to deadlines
•    Expert in MS Office – particularly Excel.   
•    Business acumen
•    People skills/good networker
•    Strong analytical foundation
•    Ability to interact with persons on different organisational leve
•    Good presenter of technically complex material
•    Expert in MS Office (Excel, Powerpoint)
•    Technical acumen
•    Experience with SAP/BW
•    Experience with Vendavo Profit Analyzer
•    Must be able to travel up to 10% if necessary. Thus candidates should be able to maintain valid identification.
    
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We look forward to hearing from you. 

About Grundfos 
Grundfos is one of the world’s leading water technology companies with more than 19.000 employees in 60+ countries all over the world. Our skills commit us to pioneering solutions to the world’s water and climate challenges and improve the quality of life for people. We dare to do things that others cannot or dare not do, as we believe innovation is not only a business opportunity, but an obligation. And what really matters to us is not short term profit, but the impact we make. By becoming part of our united powerful team, you too can drive this change no matter your role.

An inclusive team
If you like the look of this job and know you can bring your skills to contribute to our purpose, please apply. We need and welcome professional people from all corners – however you identify and whatever your background is.