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Business Analyst Pricing

Specialization:  Supply Chain/ Procurement

Eastwood, SA, AU

Date Posted:  24-Mar-2021

Job Summary

The Business Analyst – Pricing is responsible for assisting the Supply Chain and Business Planning team and various business units with analysing sales and market data. This also includes interpreting results, proposing countermeasures, managing pricing requests as well as assisting with other duties and projects as directed.

About us

Bridgestone is a market leader in the tyre industry and is renowned for its global reputation for quality products, continuous improvement and cutting edge application of technology. We have a long-held tradition of excellence supported by a commitment to offer the highest quality products and services to all customers. Through our mission of "Serving Society with Superior Quality" Bridgestone strives to be a company trusted by the community and valued by its employees.

About the role

We are looking for a highly enthusiastic Business Analyst who has a solid business acumen which will translate into our business requirements. A strong sense of financial understanding is highly encouraged as the person will:

  • Ensure data integrity of the customer pricing structure by administering price requests, review contract price renewals, monitoring of market prices and ensure consistent master data structure which will impact pricing in the system.
  • Review customer and product price profitability and make recommendations on how to improve profitability.
  • Liase with various stakeholders in other states to consolidate reviews to be shared with senior management for business decision.
  • Have a flair to formulate and design dashboard reports based on business requirements and to be scheduled on a periodic basis.
  • Periodically review the business structure and make recommendations on how to improve the efficiency of processes such as SAP, BNet, Marlin POS, EDI transmission, BConnect Team Sites and other systems.

The role reports to the Senior Business Analyst and is required to work closely with all members of the Supply Chain Planning, Business Planning, Finance, Sales and Marketing members and external service providers.

You will be based at our National Head Office in Eastwood in a role that can offer you the chance to manage and advance your career.

About you

This is a rare opportunity for an experienced Business Analyst. If you have a positive and professional mindset and are seeking to drive programs that will make a difference with a major brand, apply today.

Applications are sought from confident professionals who can offer the following knowledge and expertise:

  • Degree qualification in Marketing, Finance, Accounting or a Business equivalent.
  • Demonstrated experience in statistical analysis.
  • Sound planning, organisational, analytical and decision-making skills.
  • Good oral and written communication skills.
  • The ability to communicate with personnel at all levels along with a genuine ability and desire to provide exceptional customer service.
  • A demonstrated ability to maintain a high degree of accuracy and adhere to deadlines.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite of products, SAP and Business Objects. Technical skills in these areas are an added advantage.