CommScope, Inc. Specialist, Pricing in Bray, Ireland
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Job Title: Pricing Specialist
Position Status: Permanent
Reports To: Project Pricing Director
Everyone communicates. It's the essence of the human experience. How we communicate is evolving. Technology is reshaping the way we live, learn and thrive. The epicenter of this transformation is the network - our passion. Our experts are rethinking the purpose, role and usage of networks to help our customers increase bandwidth, expand capacity, enhance efficiency, speed deployment and simplify migration. From remote cell sites to massive sports arenas, from busy airports to state-of-the-art data centers - we provide the essential expertise and vital infrastructure your business needs to succeed. The world's most advanced networks rely on CommScope connectivity.
Partner with the NAR Enterprise Sales Team with project pricing and sales support for all CommScope products mainly, the SYSTIMAX, Uniprise and AMP Net Connect brands. Review competitive and strategic information from Sales Team and Distributor Partners and develop a pricing strategy for individual projects. Analyze gross margin for each project to ensure financial metrics are met. Create and communicate pricing information with Distributor Business Partners and Sales Team. Monitor competitor prices/data and recommend price changes.
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
Using independent judgment, receive, review, and respond to incoming requests from Business Partners and Sales team for project pricing in a timely manner.
Review and approve registrations for protected pricing from Business Partners.
Manage project discounts as necessary to WIN project and meet financial targets for gross margin, average sell price and contribution.
Monitor & modify pricing for all Business Partners (Distributors and VARs) to ensure duplicate discounts are not granted.
Calculate and analyze gross margin for projects using latest cost and price information.
Maintain an expert knowledge of pricing and a general knowledge of production and technical matters that relate to pricing. Cross reference competitor products to CommScope products and offer pricing.
Audit & monitor incoming Distributor requests for credit against quoted pricing.
Verify and report on competitive activity including product offering, pricing, and other pertinent information.
Subject Matter Expert to answer questions and/or resolve conflicts relating to project pricing.
Responsible for absolute security of all pricing data, records and reports, and for the accuracy of input the computer system.
Supplies detailed pricing analyses as requested by Sales and Product Management teams.
Partners with Product Management team to complete special pricing related duties
Provide innovative advice on how to best utilize existing computer data for various analysis needs.
A Degree in related curriculum.
Minimum of 2 years of related customer service and sales/sales support experience.
Intermediate computer skills desired; experience with SAP preferred.
It is the policy of CommScope to provide Equal Employment Opportunities to all individuals based on merit, qualifications and abilities. CommScope does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, gender (including pregnancy), national origin, age or any other characteristics as protected by law. Furthermore, this contractor and subcontractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-300.5(a) and 41 CFR 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified protected veterans and qualified individuals on the basis of disability, and require affirmative action by covered prime contractors and subcontractors to employ and advance in employment qualified protected veterans and qualified individuals with disabilities.