Business & Pricing Analyst
- Deadline: 14 Mar
- Country: Finland
- Location: Lahti, Kajaani, Tampere, Tornio, Turku, Vantaa
- Job-ID: R0024116
- Job category: Marketing
We are looking for Business & Pricing Analyst to join our Product Lifecycle Management team (PLC) in Sandvik’s Attachment Tools Division.
Are you skilled and passionate about creating business analysis and translating it into actionable insights for decision-making? Are you a seasoned Pricing expert who has managed commercial performance with cross-functional stakeholders? Are you a team player with a growth mindset and structured ways of working? If your answer was yes, you might be the person that we are looking for.
Within Sandvik Group, we’re passionate about development and advanced technology, and we always aim to offer the best possible experience for our customers. At Attachment Tools Division, we believe that great products and business performance is achieved through the understanding of markets, customers and the facts & figures behind our business.
The location for this position is flexible within Sandvik sites in Finland or it can be home office based. However, occasional travel and presence is required in our Division headquarters in Lahti, Finland.
In Product Lifecycle Management, we consider ourselves as the quarterbacks of our Division. We are responsible for our products to meet with customer needs and expectations while our own financial targets set. This means that we drive, influence and collaborate across the various functions and levels of our organization, that is, Sales and Service in one end while R&D and Operations in the other. Due to our commercial orientation, we are also in charge of the pricing and promotion of our products. In order to successfully deliver on our responsibilities, we see data-driven and fact-based ways of working as our foundation and aspiration to champion going forward. This is where you and this new role can make a difference.
As our Business & Pricing Analyst, you are responsible for the analysis, ownership and development of market, competitive and business insights to support the Division and PLC decision-making for maximum commercial performance. At its core, your work is to design, produce and present both regular and ad-hoc based business analysis and reports to support our decision-making. In this work, you will work with both internal and external information sources while quantitative and qualitative types of information. Through this analytical core, you also support pricing and development through processes coordination, facilitation and recommendations made through in-depth analysis of e.g. sales, product and customer related data. Technologically, you act as the administrator and superuser of the related systems and implement pricing decisions operationally as the Pricing SME of our Division. You will also be a key player in the data, analytics and Pricing related development projects together with your peers.
In these works, your task is not only to ensure timely and accurate analysis and reporting but also that the resultant insights are communicated, discussed and ultimately translated into successful action for monitoring and results. Additionally, you are expected to manage and facilitate related processes and projects with a proactive, structured and solution-oriented mindset. This way, you can help to lift the analytical level of the whole organization.
Your background and what we find important
We’re looking for someone with robust experience (minimum 5-7 years) in analytical roles with commercial impact. You should have good understanding of Pricing principles & processes while gained first-hand experience, preferably from industrial and equipment companies. However, we are considering relevant and transferable expertise and experience on e.g. eCommerce, digitalization, service/value/outcome-based monetization and pricing models an advantage from any industry. Academically, you should hold Master’s degree or higher from a commercial and/or technical discipline with data, analysis & systems focus.
You are highly organized, strongly analytical, and have attention to detail. Solution orientation and working with continuous improvements is a natural part of your character and you feel comfortable searching for information and creating & testing hypothesis where required. You do not get easily bogged down on having to work through the details and labor-intensive tasks. Good interpersonal skills, proactive and forward-looking mindset, an ability to prioritize as well as to keep deadlines despite a temporarily high workload are also essential. You are flexible, react well to change and remain calm in the face of challenges. Experience in working and communicating effectively in an international environment with multiple stakeholders and levels of an organization is a plus. Excellent communication skills in English are a must while Finnish language skills are considered an advantage.
Due to your core role, we emphasize analytical and technical profile & background. You should have robust knowledge of data, analytics and reporting both from methods and technology standpoints. You should be advanced with MS Office Suite, particularly Excel, Word and PowerPoint while previous experience with QlikView and Power BI reporting tools is considered an advantage. Expertise on data bases and query & programming languages (e.g. MS Access, SQL, Visual Basic) is considered a plus. Most importantly, you should be passionate about solving real-life commercial problems with facts and figures.
We offer you a challenging and interesting role with high impact and visibility, in a truly international environment as well as opportunities for your professional development. At Sandvik, we believe that diversity of experience, perspective and background will lead to a better environment for our employees, our business and, thereby, our customers. We have an inclusive company culture where our values are Innovation, Fair Play, Customer Focus and Passion to Win. Visit our stories hub, LinkedIn or Facebook to get to know us better.
For further information about this position, please contact:
Matti Kotro, Director Product Lifecycle Management at Attachment Tools Division, tel. + 358401366477. Calls on Wednesday 24th of February at 10:30-12:30 and 2nd of March at 10:00-12:00 (EET).
For more information about the recruitment process, please contact HR Services Finland, +358 800 1 44444 (at 8-16 EET).
Want to join our team?
Please send your application and CV including your salary request by Sunday 14th of March 2021.
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Sandvik is a high-tech and global engineering group offering products and services that enhance customer productivity, profitability and sustainability. We hold world-leading positions in selected areas – tools and tooling systems for metal cutting; equipment and tools, service and technical solutions for the mining industry and rock excavation within the construction industry; products in advanced stainless steels and special alloys as well as products for industrial heating. In 2020, the Group had approximately 37,000 employees and revenues of about 86 billion SEK in more than 160 countries within continuing operations.
Deadline: 14 Mar