14 May 2021
Industry: Wholesale & Retail Trade
Job category: Merchandising
Location: Cape Town
EE position: Yes
Brand: Clicks Group
To enhance all profit opportunities by providing analysis to inform critical business decisions effectively contributing towards the business pricing strategy.
To monitor the effects of the pricing strategy based on insights gained from scenario analysis considering category elasticity and price zones.
To executive recommendations based on alignment to business pricing strategy.
To maintain pricing rules such as Good/Better/Best and assist the categories in applying these rules accurately.
To review, propose and manage all pricing rules on a monthly basis.
Review competitor promotional pricing trends and provide insights to the category teams to enhance competitive advantage.
To oversee and report on deviations to system recommended pricing on a weekly basis
To extract and review weekly competitor price recommendations and inform decision makers of insights gained.
Analyse performance in relation to competitors and make recommendations on new competitor data sets and new price zones.
Work with Category and Space Teams as part of the range review process using the Product Performance matrix
Assist categories in identifying opportunities to achieving strategic objectives using the Product Performance matrix
Prepare all relevant insights for reporting including weekly scorecard and Brand Monitor pricing report.
Review ABSA basket price checks and prepare feedback
Support business initiatives, projects and strategies by provide ad hoc analysis as requested.
JOB RELATED KNOWLEDGE
Finance and budgeting
IT Data base/ Data warehouse (understanding how data flows from various systems)
Proficiency in Excel and PowerPoint; knowledge of JDA and/or statistical software
JOB RELATED SKILLS
Good applied statistics skills including statistical testing, regression
Ability to translate complex, data-intense analytics into actionable recommendations
Experience working effectively in a cross-functional team environment
Strong verbal and written communication skills to effectively convey findings to both peers and upper-level management
Team player with the ability to excel in an agile, collaborative, and ambiguous environment
Demonstrated ability to quickly learn new software applications
2-3 years' experience in pricing management within the retail, telecommunications, or financial service industry
Strong mathematical skills and the ability to see marketing patterns and trends
Financial modelling - using Excel
Experience with SQL or any data warehousing tool would be advantageous
B.Com or Business Science Degree in Finance or Statistics, Data Science or related
Kindly note only applicants who meet the minimum requirements will be contacted.
All positions will be filled in accordance with our Employment Equity plan.
We also encourage people with disabilities to apply