Pricing Systems Specialist in Clearwater, FL at PODS

Date Posted: 7/27/2022

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Job Description

JOB SUMMARY

 

The Pricing Systems Specialist will develop required expertise and comprehensive knowledge of PODS Pricing and Revenue Management systems and associated business logic. Will serve as go to person for issue resolution and training. Embracing constant improvement mindset Pricing Systems Specialist will proactively identify usability issues, problem patterns, and work with IT partners to pursue systems enhancements resulting in productivity and/or revenue performance improvements. 

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

TACTICAL:

  • Develop thorough and comprehensive understanding of the Pricing Logic and Systems
  • Support Pricing Analysts, Customer Service Agents, Web Development team and other stakeholders who depend on Pricing System performance and accuracy
  • Maintain log of system defects, issues, and formulate roadmap of proposed enhancements to the Pricing Systems up to and including cross-generation replacements
  • Lead cost/benefit analysis of proposed system changes
  • Develop clear requirement documents and use cases to be shared with IT and business partners
  • Work with IT PMO to support major corporate system enhancement initiatives
  • Design material and conduct hands-on training focused on new Pricing users and/or new System Features
  • Develop and present improvement proposals to senior management and non-technical users in clear, concise, and convincing manner both in writing and interactive presentation setting
  • Develop and proactively track key system health metrics, identify trends that warrant deeper analysis, and advise decision makers of the anomalies and data inconsistencies
  • Design, Plan, and Lead Pricing System testing
  • Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office applications; particularly advanced Excel functionality including Pivot Tables, Lookups, external data connectivity, and logic functions
  • Working knowledge of SQL
  • Strong problem-solving skills 
  • Excellent organization skills
  • Ability to manager competing priorities 
  • Excellent interpersonal and collaborative skills

MANAGEMENT & SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILTIES

  • Typically reports to Mgr- Pricing 
  • Job is NOT directly responsible for managing others

 

CORE COMPETENCIES FOR ALL POSITIONS: Essential Skills, Abilities and Example Behavior(s)

  • Experience working collaboratively across departments
  • Strong collaboration skills: partners with leaders across functional lines to deliver results
  • Decision capability & quality; makes critical decisions under pressure often with limited set of information
  • Change Advocate: Identifies and acts upon opportunities for continuous improvement as well as transformational change where warranted. Encourages prudent risk taking, exploration of alternative approaches and organizational learning. Demonstrates personal commitment to change through actions and words. Mobilizes others to support change through times of stress and uncertainty
  • Capable of conducting and guiding sophisticated analytics and reporting
  • Strong financial and business acumen 
  • Strong collaboration skills: partners with leaders across functional lines to deliver results
  • Develops self & others; holds staff accountable to goals, sets challenging goals and champions the learning and development system
  • Excellent communication skills: respected by & can influence at senior levels, takes responsibility to ensure messages are delivered and received

Job Requirements

JOB QUALIFICATIONS: Education & Experience Requirements

  • Bachelor’s level Degree in Business, Information Systems or other quantitative discipline required. High School/Associate Degree with 5 years of relevant hands-on experience may substitute for the degree requirement. 
  • 2+ years of relevant hands-on experience with Pricing, Process Improvement, Project Management, or System Support 
  • Demonstrated professional experience in Continuous Process Improvement; Six Sigma or similar certification is preferred 
  • Experience in system problem diagnostic and resolution
  • Project Management Experience is a plus                                                                                                                                                                    
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