Pricing Analyst

Company: Aston Carter
Location: London, England
Industry: Science and Research, Other
Rate: Up to £220 per day
Job Type: Contract (3 Months)
ID: 2606PA
Posted: 07 Aug 2019

Job Description:

Pricing Analyst

Description

We are looking for an enthusiastic and analytical problem-solver to join the Pricing Team in the Health division. The Pricing Team is part of the Strategy Function and is crucial in ensuring the long-term success of our products.

As a critical team member, the Analyst will support key projects and help us base commercial decisions on sound analysis and insights.

Healthcare is going through rapid changes across the world and companies lead these changes. This is an exciting opportunity for an early-career professional looking for a role where they can make a tangible impact.

The Analyst will report to Head of Pricing and be based in our London office.

Main Responsibilities

The Analyst will:

  • Support long-term strategic pricing projects, including:

  • Working with senior team members to plan new product launches in all countries

  • Drawing insights from analysing different sources e.g. sales, usage & interview data

  • Managing work independently and supporting delivery of a variety of initiatives

  • Perform analysis to inform shorter term business decisions. Example questions include:

  • Optimising promotions e.g. What time of year should Elsevier offer promotions for books?

  • Response to policy e.g. How should Elsevier respond to healthcare funding changes?

  • Conduct research on the market & competitors. For example:

  • Conducting web-based research on policy changes that our solutions could support

  • Reviewing annual reports to understand innovations in the market

  • Analysing customer research to inform future product development

    Key Skills / Competencies

  • Commercial knowledge

  • Can quickly understand a business, its key drivers and commercial risks / challenges

  • Able to think tactically and connect strategy to operations

  • Analytical skills

  • Has excellent attention to detail & analytical skills that they can apply to all types of data

  • Is an advanced Excel user; knowledge of Access, SQL or predictive analytics tools a plus

  • Communication skills

  • Can deliver high quality reports in multiple formats, that convey key messages

  • Is a competent MS PowerPoint user

  • Leadership

  • Able to work independently and collaborate across the team as needed

  • Enjoys continuous learning and likes to learn new skills and take on new challenges

    Qualifications & Experience

  • Bachelor's degree any subject with a numerical or statistical component

  • At least 1 years' experience in an analytical position in any industry or consulting

  • Familiarity with the healthcare industry, B2B publishing or information a plus
Allegis Group Limited operates as an Employment Business and Employment Agency as set out in the Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment Businesses Regulations 2003. It is a company within the Allegis Group network of companies (collectively referred to as "Allegis Group"). Aerotek, Aston Carter, EASi, Talentis Solutions, TEKsystems, Stamford Consultants and The Stamford Group are Allegis Group brands. If you apply, your personal data will be processed as described in the Allegis Group Online Privacy Notice available at https://www.allegisgroup.com/en-gb/privacy-notices.

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Required Skills:

pricing, data, excel, analytics

About Aston Carter:

Aston Carter has grown to become a preeminent global provider of top talent to businesses requiring highly specialised professionals focusing on Accounting & Finance, Change & Transformation, Compliance, Management Consulting, Operations and Risk & Regulation. Aston Carter’s global reach extends to 16 countries across Europe, Asia and North America – each with a firm focus on the core values that made Aston Carter the company it is today: Commitment, Character & Trust, Relationships, and A Passion for Excellence.

Contact Information:

Sean Adams
seadams@astoncarter.com
TEL : +44 20 7532 7934

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