Pricing Analyst

Recruiting Manager: Systems Admin Manager
Department: Commercial
Location: Stratford-Upon-Avon
Type: Permanent
Weekly Hours: 39
Closing Date:  13/03/2019 – 23:59

Purpose of Job:

This is an exciting opportunity for a talented individual looking for a Pricing Analyst role. This role will suit someone with a commercial, analytical and mathematical mind-set and background. Automotive experience is desirable, but it is not essential.

This role sits within the Pricing/Systems team, which in turn sits within the Commercial Department.

Key responsibilities and duties – daily tasks will include but not be limited to:

  • Benchmarking – Gathering competitor data to analyse current and future market positions
  • Produce clear cost price comparisons at various pricing levels
  • Margin analysis on existing ranges
  • Reporting the impact of supplier price updates to the company and the market, gaining
  • approval at Head of Product Management and Director level
  • Perform a variety of analysis from high level reporting to detailed analysis of multiple large data sets

Required Skills

  • Excellent organisation skills
  • Effective at prioritising work
  • Eager to learn and develop
  • Proficient with Excel
  • Excellent spreadsheet modelling skills
  • Strong analytical and mathematical background

Deliverables & KPI’s:

  • Assist System Admin Manager in delivering all projects within the business plan
  • Delivering complex pricing projects within set, sometimes tight deadlines
  • Effectively prioritising workload

Internal Relations:

  • Executive Management Team
  • Product Management Team
  • Purchasing Team
  • Regional field sales Team
  • RDC Managers
  • Sheffield National Distribution Centre

General Information:

We have been in distribution and wholesaling for over 80 years with a product portfolio that now spans the Automotive, Travel, Maintenance & Accessories and Retail sectors. Employing over 1,000 people, we operate across the UK through a network of 23 sites, including a National Distribution Centre based in Sheffield.

With a reputation built on service excellence, our mission is to develop and maintain long term partnerships with our customers and suppliers and be a valued and integral part of their supply chain.

  • Work hours: Monday – Thursday 8.30-5.30, Friday 8.30-4.30 with 1-hour lunch
  • We offer a competitive salary, 5% matched pension contribution, childcare vouchers, cycle to work scheme, Specsavers eye tests

Person Specification:


  • Working with large sets of data – Essential
  • Adapting to new changes and systems where the business requires it – Essential
  • Using various online systems – Desirable
  • Knowledge of distribution/Automotive aftermarket – Desirable
  • Completing work within timescales – Essential
  • Assisting with project work within deadlines – Essential

Skills and knowledge:

  • MS Office, particularly Excel and Outlook – Essential
  • Ability to use Excel formulas, filters etc of an intermediate level – Essential
  • Attention to detail, high degree of accuracy – Essential
  • Able to use own initiative and deliver efficient and effective work – Essential
  • Ability to learn new types of systems and processes easily – Essential
  • Good problem solving skills – Essential
  • Time management – Essential
  • Strong analytical and mathematical skills – Essential


  • Multitasking – Essential
  • Team work – Essential
  • Self-development and commitment to learning and understanding – Essential
  • Clear and precise communication – Essential
  • Planning and organisation – Essential

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