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Manager - Strategic Pricing

Location: 

King Of Prussia, PA, US

Company:  AmeriGas Propane, Inc.
Remote Options:  Partial Work From Home

When you work for AmeriGas, you become a part of something BIG! Founded in 1959, AmeriGas is the nation’s premiere propane company, serving over 1.5 million residential, commercial, industrial and motor fuel propane customers. Together, over 6,500 dedicated professionals will deliver over 1 billion gallons of propane from 1,800+ distribution points across the United States.

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Job Summary (Purpose):


Manages Strategic Pricing through advanced analytics and analysis to monitor and build new tools to enhance Strategic Pricing to achieve improved pricing outcomes through use of demographic data and advanced algorithms. Works closely with BI team to understand market dynamics to incorporate customer retention risk factors to develop a win/loss for customer price quoting processes. Focuses on key initiatives as given by Group Director to improve on the existing strategic pricing framework built.  

 

 

Key Characteristics:

 

 

  • Expert in data analytics, ability to analyze and model independently.   
  • Experienced, ability to prioritize and work on several projects.  
  • Creative problem-solver, leverage best practices, embrace new concepts and fosters change among stakeholders.

 

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

 

  • Strategic Planning – As directed develops and implements AmeriGas centralized pricing strategies. Effectively works with Business Intelligence, Information Technology and Advanced Analytics teams to develop, enhance, maintain and ensure the centralized AmeriGas pricing framework is functioning as designed.  Manages and owns all functional aspects of AmeriGas proprietary pricing algorithms (CSP) and associated systems (profitability analysis, segmentation refresh, etc.).  Develops sound recommendations to reduce price leakage and optimize price performance within the pricing framework. 
  • Business Intelligence – Work collaboratively with Operations and Advanced Analytics teams to understand market dynamics at the macro and micro level.  Partners with the Advanced Analytics team to develop and automatically incorporate customer retention risk factors and customer demographics into existing pricing algorithms.  Develops customer win/loss data to inform new customer price quoting process. 
  • Program Adoption and Execution – Works collaboratively with both field management and sales and marketing teams to develop and execute programs, tools and change management strategies that achieve operational and sales support while achieving agreed upon goals.
  • Field Training – Works with Pricing Managers, Training department and regional teams to provide excellent customer service and training, as requested/required.  

 

 

Experience, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

 

  • Advanced analytical ability, assimilate large amounts of data and convert into actionable recommendations.  
  • Communicates effectively at all levels of the organization. 
  • Handles multiple assignments, meets critical deadlines.
  • Uses analytical work to blend with operational results.  
  • Strong IT and computer skills a must – understanding of SAS, JMP, Access, SQL and advanced Excel modeling. Adapts quickly to new systems and tools.  

 

 

Education and Experience Required: 

 

  • BA/BS degree, MBA preferred, with concentration in Strategy, Pricing, Statistics, Finance, Economics or Marketing
  • 7+ years of professional experience; 3+ years specializing in Pricing and/or Strategy 
  • Experience with Business Intelligence, SAP and other data warehouses.  
  • Experience in both B2B and B2C environments a plus.  
  • Certified Pricing Professional (CPP) a plus
     

 

AmeriGas is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.  The Company does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, national origin, disability, age, gender identity, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other legally protected class in its practices.

 

AmeriGas is a Drug Free Workplace. Candidates must be willing to submit to a pre-employment drug screen and a criminal background check. Successful applicants shall be required to pass a pre-employment drug screen as a condition of employment, and if hired, shall be subject to substance abuse testing in accordance with AmeriGas policies. As a federal contractor that engages in safety-sensitive work, AmeriGas cannot permit employees in certain positions to use medical marijuana, even if prescribed by an authorized physician.  Similarly, applicants for such positions who are actively using medical marijuana may be denied hire on that basis.
 


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