European Pricing Manager

Overview

Title: European Pricing Manager

Location: Drogheda, Co Louth

Reporting to: Operations Director

 

Principal Objective of Position:

Our client, a division of a Group listed on the London Stock Exchange, manages and supports a large European network of more than 1100 retail unmanned and full-service fuel filling stations

This role will be responsible for the management and execution of the fuel pricing strategy and operations across 800 service stations on a 24/7 basis. Leadership & management of high performing pricing team.

 

Key Responsibilities:

 

Retail Fuel Pricing Strategy

- In conjunction with senior management and stakeholders challenge and refine the fuel pricing strategy to keep adapting to changing market conditions.

- Keep up to date on the key macro drivers in each country that might impact the pricing strategy.

- Implementation of the agreed pricing strategies with measurement of impact.

 

Fuel Pricing Team Leadership

- Lead manage & develop a high performing pricing team.

- Performance management conversations in line with internal policies.

 

Pricing Operations

- Management of over 1 million pump price changes in over 800 petrol service stations located in multiple European countries on a 24/7 basis.

- Daily and monthly reporting of pricing operation KPI’s to the business.

- Timely resolution of any operational issues.

- Reporting of daily, weekly and monthly fuel margin and volume performance across all sites.

 

Vendor Management

- Management of pricing software vendor to contracted SLA’s

- Delivery of pricing system upgrades

- Development of system improvements in conjunction with the pricing software vendor that will improve the implementation of our pricing strategies.

- Responsible for managing the ongoing running costs of the pricing system with in the agreed contract rates.

 

Commercial Drive

- Analysis of volume and margin performance on a daily, weekly & monthly basis to budget and to prior year.

- Identifying opportunities to improve volume and margin performance, finding data to support the opportunity and presenting it to the business.

 

Project Work

- Support the Operations Director on ad hoc projects as and when required.

- Project manage the implementation of the selected centralised fuel pricing system when required into new markets within budget and timeframes.

 

 

Competencies Required:

  • Good attention to detail, with an ability and willingness to work in the detail and take a hands-on approach.
  • Able to lead process improvement initiatives.
  • Positive, can-do attitude and Highly organized.
  • Possesses strong financial and commercial acumen.
  • Ability to build strong business relationships both internal and external.
  • Can adapt to shifting market demands
  • Willingness to travel on a regular basis

Education & Experience:

- Graduate educated within one of the following disciplines,

- Business, finance, economics, marketing, statistics, data or IT

- At least 5 years’ experience working in a corporate environment.

- Project management experience

- Strong IT skills including Microsoft products.

- People management experience

- Strong analytical & data skills