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Pricing Analyst in Memphis, TN at ServiceMaster

Date Posted: 2/22/2018

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Position Overview
The pricing analyst acts as a support role within the corporate business structure to provide pricing guidance by utilizing all available tools & data to support the organizational pricing strategies. The position is responsible for recommendations and analysis surrounding pricing strategies as well as communicating the outcome of implemented changes. The role will be directly responsible or using data-driven analytics to develop insights in order to strengthen recommendations around service pricing. The pricing analyst will also support the organization with findings from data mining exercises and present findings and/or recommendations to the leadership team.

Job Responsibilities
• Contributing member of the team willing to train, learn & develop other team member skill sets within the pricing hierarchy
• Apply data-driven analytics to evaluate the marketplace and competitive data to optimally align pricing strategies within the marketplace and pricing zones
• Develop & employ pricing models to forecast product performance metrics and customer behaviors
• SAS programming & analytical data support including data extraction, cleansing, match/merging & loading processes
• Perform exploratory data analysis on a variety of datasets, derive ad-hoc reports and information
• Data manipulation of external datasets into shared SAS datasets for analytical activities
• Consult with stakeholders on business decisions to provide a statistical and financial foundation
• Develop tools/reports to communicate pricing trends & supporting analytics to assist decision makers
• Provide fact based analysis in pricing strategies that result in increased sales, profit and/or market share
• Utilize software to monitor pricing changes and pricing tests metrics
• Identify opportunities to automate and standardize to increase efficiency within the pricing organization
• Ability to carry out presentations, work with spreadsheets and run / participate in meetings
• Pricing Analysts must participate in and prepare for strategy meetings
• Ensure that all work is completed with the highest ethical and legal standards

Job Requirements
• Bachelor’s degree in Business, Mathematics, Engineering, Computer Science, Statistics or related field. Master’s degree preferred.
• One to three years’ experience in Business Administration, Price Optimization, Statistics, Engineering or Programming Business Applications, product management or a related field
• Knowledge & experience with activity based costing, factor analysis, microeconomics, statistical process control, business process analysis, continuous improvement & business modeling using such techniques as linear regression, experiments, & time series forecasting
• Must be competent in software programs such as Mircrosoft Office Suite of Products
• Preferred skills: SAS programming, Familiarity with SQL programming language, R statistical software, utilizing & manipulating data from production databases
• Must have skills: Excellent interpersonal skills, ability to work and contribute to team goals, history of successful presentation of complex ideas to executive leadership

Disclaimer
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by associates assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

ServiceMaster is committed to Diversity and Inclusion. We encourage diverse candidates to apply to this position.

An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer – of Minorities/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.

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