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Senior Associate - Strategic Pricing Center of Deployment

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Cargill

Wayzata, MN, USA · Minneapolis, MN, USA
Posted on Sunday, June 9, 2024
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Senior Associate - Strategic Pricing Center of Deployment

Job ID 287535 Date posted 05/14/2024 Location : Wayzata, Minnesota | Minneapolis, Minnesota Category MARKETING Job Status Salaried Full Time

Want to build a stronger, more sustainable future and cultivate your career? Join Cargill's global team of 160,000 employees who are committed to safe, responsible and sustainable ways to nourish the world. This position is in Cargill’s food ingredients and bio-industrial business, where we anticipate trends around taste, nutrition and safety to innovate and provide solutions to manufacturers, retailers and foodservice companies.


Job Purpose and Impact

The Senior Associate – Strategic Pricing Center of Deployment will support continuous development of the strategic pricing capability across the company. In this role, you will be key in delivering complex pricing optimization projects in a practical manner. You will become a specialist in foundational and innovative pricing approaches and act as a knowledge center to pricing and commercial leaders.

Key Accountabilities

  • Support the deployment of strategic pricing capabilities for the various business group, in line with their strategies, market dynamics and needs.
  • Support building our detailed roadmap definition and implementation of initiatives with a lead by example implementation style.
  • Support the deployment of pricing as an end to end process, from strategic considerations, to actual price setting techniques, governance and the support of technology.
  • Continuously evaluate pricing developments and trends to ensure new thought leadership and capabilities to be introduced.
  • Generate hypotheses for profit improvement opportunities, validate with data and analyses and suggest deployment projects.
  • Support the development of core pricing frame works and thought leadership, to act as the critical guide line for the team when engaging with the other business groups.
  • Contribute to cross functional teams with solid and measurable analysis, implement strategic roadmaps, handle key engagement interviews and research and facilitate workshops and advise and earn the title of trusted advisor.
  • Independently handle complex issues with minimal supervision, while escalating only the most complex issues to appropriate staff.
  • Other duties as assigned

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Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in a related field or equivalent experience.

  • Minimum of four years of related work experience in strategic pricing, consulting, trade analytics, or related field.

  • Track record of identifying margin improvement opportunities via the pricing lever.

  • Experience with Excel and PowerPoint.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Analysis software experience using tools like Alteryx, Tableau and Power BI.

  • Consumer pricing and trade analytics expertise.

  • Consistent track record in food ingredients or commodity environments, preferably in the pricing/commercial space.

  • Project management experience.

  • Master's degree in a related field.

  • Demonstrated negotiation, problem solving, and effective communication skills.


Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet

“Minnesota Sick and Safe Leave accruals of one hour for every 30 worked, up to 48 hours per calendar year unless otherwise provided by law.”


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