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Senior Pricing & Deals Analyst

Support Office»Business Support and Operations

Summary

Job Reference: 179755BR

Nottingham Support Office

Secondment

Full-time

Senior Pricing & Deals Analyst

About Boots

Boots is the UKs leading pharmacy-led health and beauty retailer. With over 2500 stores in the UK our purpose is to help our customers look and feel better than they ever thought possible. Boots UK is part of the Retail Pharmacy International Division of Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc, the first global pharmacy-led health and wellbeing enterprise.

Overview of the role

Are you a motivated and passionate individual with the enthusiasm and drive to ensure right first time for our stores and customers. If you have a can-do attitude and exceptional attention to detail and looking for a new challenge, then read on.

We have an exciting opportunity to join our existing Pricing & Deals team.
You will be assisting with the delivery of promotions to store, striving to ensure right first time for our stores and customers.
You will deal with both colleague and stores queries as they arise, providing a first-class service and move at pace to resolve any promotional change over deals issues.

Developing wide and varied internal contacts you will be required to work cross-functionally with all areas of the business in order to deliver the Business promotional strategy on a monthly basis.

Your Responsibilities

• You will be required to have excellent working knowledge of relevant business and transaction processes within SAP; specifically, promotions and deals, including the risks and controls.
• Assist in managing the successful implementation of both sales plan and non-sales plan deals averaging around 1000 deals every month, peaking at 1200 deals during quarter 1. Typically, 10,500 SKUs are actively promoted each week.
• Assist in the accurate implementation of retail price changes across our store portfolio, around 5500 a month whilst ensuring that the team conduct the appropriate checks to eliminate any breach of Trading Standards. Support the business to deliver any strategic pricing activity including the implementation of VAT rate changes.
• Actively support cross functional business projects supporting to assist in defining new processes and ensuring that end state objectives are delivered within the business.
• Pressure test key future process design to ensure identified benefits can be achieved and ensure that the integrity of the current system and business processes remain sound.
• Provide immediate end user support to Stores, Commercial Teams and Sales Plan Production Teams providing help to both process and systems queries.

Our Ideal Candidate

• Specific Skills: Passionate about our Customers, ability to deliver right first time despite challenges and changes, ability to work at pace and be process driven, good communicator (face to face/written/verbal) and relationship builder, highly organised, excellent short- and long-term planning, with brilliant attention to detail. • Proactive – passion for pace and accuracy. Able to set and manage own workload, managing conflicting priorities. • Able to demonstrate a proactive approach to issue resolution and have great problem-solving skills.
• Confidence to communicate simple and complex ideas, influencing a wide-ranging audience at a variety of levels in both formal and informal settings
• Analytical, conceptual thinking, high degree of concern for order and quality.
• Functional experience: Extensive knowledge of SAP Retail systems, computer literate and adaptability to learn existing and new systems, experience of using Excel and working with VLOOKUP’s, working in a fast paced, process driven demanding environment would be beneficial.
• Personal attributes: Confident, professional, organised and proactive with great attention to detail, a team player with a can-do solution based positive attitude, wanting to make a difference, eager to learn and develop, ability to hold others to account, an individual who takes ownership of their work and delivers to high standards. Ability to multi task and work in a pressurised environment.

What’s in it for you?

We offer a competitive salary plus bonus, excellent employee discount, pension, 25 days holiday, “my offers” (discounts available across a huge range of products and services).

Along with this excellent remuneration and benefits package you’ll be given the opportunity to considerably further your career working for one of the UK’s most successful and popular retail brands.

To take your first step into this really fast paced and rewarding career please apply online. If you have any questions, please get in touch - Shannon.Linton@boots.co.uk

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