Pricing Analyst

Location: Hoffman Estates, IL
Date Posted: 07-12-2016
RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Collaborates with Pricing Team, Customer Analytics, Merchandising and Store Operations teams to develop insights based on pricing data
• Coordinates with Leaders to identify and prioritize areas for analysis
• Gathers data and performs complex analysis manipulating large data sets to create thoughtful, robust business analyses
• Analyzes issues, develops insights and formulates data based hypotheses
• Develops partnerships across the business and functional areas of the organization
• Prepares pricing related recommendations, financial business cases and presentations for senior management
• Fosters teamwork and works well in a collaborative team environment
• Performs ad hoc analysis as requested

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Education/Training
• Minimum: Bachelor’s degree from four year college or university

Experience
• 1-3 years professional experience in: pricing, management consulting, business strategy, merchandising or marketing preferred

Role specific abilities/skills
• Highly skilled in problem solving especially in situations of high ambiguity
• Ability to apply analytical rigor to understand complex business scenarios
• Active curiosity—Must enjoy gathering and digging deeply into data to identify issues and solve problems
• Strong work ethic complemented by a positive, can-do attitude
• Excellent communication skills: Listening, verbal and written
• Familiarity with standard customer insights techniques such as: qualitative and quantitative market research, marketing analytics, statistical and economic modeling, customer segmentation, and customer profitability analysis
• Superior Excel skills, Power Point skills, Access Skills
• Expertise in either R or SAS as well as familiarity with other database standards and protocols
• Expertise in SQL queries, database standards and protocols
• Familiarity with Tableau preferred


At least a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering or related field or an equivalent in education is required for this position.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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