The purpose of the analyst position is to provide modeling and analytic support within pricing exercises requested by the BSD contract sales organization. Execution of these responsibilities is done in a consultative environment, providing data-driven knowledge and guidance to promote price optimization that ensures customer loyalty. The analyst also works as a resource that infuses overall corporate strategy into the pricing process, assessing and working to avoid risk and exposure. This includes recommending optimal pricing structures, and often executing the set up of those structures through templates, loading into various workstreams and systems.
Provides analytics and strategic recommendations for pricing decisions on complex accounts, supporting field sales in delivering profitable growth. Suggests effective pricing strategies and structures on proposals, molding them to our constantly evolving business practices.
Facilitates conference calls with sales, legal and contract administration to proactively suggest pricing scenarios that represent appropriate price target setting and adherence/compliance to pricing approval requirements. Assists in navigating Sales through evolving processes designed to maintain compliance with policy, reporting and approval systems.
Ensures all analysis contains strategic product selection. This includes accurately cross referenced customer item lists, working toward products in the Office Depot assortment that will best fit the individual customer and their unique proposal, as well as viable alternate items to maximize margin and encourage customer adoption with savings.
Associates degree or equivalent work experience.
1-3 years experience creating pricing models/or in related field.
2 yrs general business experience. Experience analyzing how changes in gross profit impacts account profitability. Reviewing legal documents
Strong analytical thinker and researcher with innovative ideas.
Articulate and able to work at a high speed with a high degree of accuracy.
Able to organize and manage multiple and competing priorities.
Ability to effectively influence at all levels
Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and via e-mail (written)
Ability to present at all levels. Executive presence
Ability to make quick and accurate decisions based on data presented and communicate complex concepts to varying levels of understanding.
Pay, Benefits and Work Schedule:
Office Depot offers competitive salaries, a benefits package, which includes a 401(k) and more, along with plenty of opportunity to move and grow within our organization! For immediate consideration for this exciting position, please click the Apply Now button.
Equal Employment Opportunity:
Office Depot is committed to providing equal employment opportunities in all employment practices. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, citizenship status, marital status, age, disability, genetic information, protected veteran status, gender identify or expression, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by law.