The Hertz Corporation German Pricing Analyst Team Lead in Uxbridge, United Kingdom
Hertz started as a 12 car operation in Chicago in 1918, and has since grown into one of the world’s leading car rental companies with over 9000 corporate and franchise locations throughout approximately 140 countries. The secret of our success is no secret, really - it lies in providing rewarding career paths, fostering personal achievement and celebrating our collective success. Being a world leader takes talent, a clear vision of the road ahead, a driving passion for excellence, but most of all, great people.
Our European Head Quarters based in Uxbridge (near Heathrow Airport) employs approximately 350 people with over 23 different nationalities and we are currently looking for a German Pricing Analyst Team Lead to join the Pricing Team of 30.
What is this role about?
This is the key analytical layer within the Pricing and Yield Management organization. The Pricing Analyst Team Lead will act as the Country Interface within their designated team as well as be responsible for proposing and delivering pricing and yield management strategies to ensure that the targets for their areas of responsibility are achieved.
Involved in setting country specific pricing strategies
Involved in country level demand forecasting and revenue tracking against CE in month
Act as team delegate in meetings with Senior members of pricing team and other internal functions such as Fleet
Prepare analysis and actively lead weekly country pricing calls Assist where appropriate the Country Yield & Pricing Manager in training and management of junior analysts
Evaluate, propose and implement overall pricing/contribution strategy for Pools (or country) to which they are assigned
Take daily decisions on pricing (yielding) actions
Monitor and report on the day-to-day actions of Hertz competitors in the marketplace, ensuring that Hertz’ actions are appropriate, targeted, and effective both for special events and the more frequently occurring mid-week peaks. Both in terms of pricing (mid to long-term) as well as in terms of general availability in the short term
Communicate notable trends to all levels of management
Analyzing all available forms of competitive and internal data to identify both competitive threats and opportunities. Take on a leadership role in expanding the usage of any key analysis beyond their regions to the entire division, even globally.
Work closely with the Analytics team, interpret any key finding or analysis to find applicability to their regions of responsibility, and incorporate this data into the daily decision-making process.
Evaluate the forecast for their regions daily to ensure the recommendations provided by CMS are based on a solid projection of both future business conditions and the operational realities of the business. Decide and input demand influences and/or changes to key system parameters as necessary based on any key findings. Incorporate bottom-up planning into adjustment of forecast. Evaluate the accuracy of the forecast.
Interact closely with distribution (logistics) on reviewing and acting on recommendations from CMS (yield management tool) on a daily basis.
Interact closely with operations on reviewing and acting on pricing recommendations in CMS on a daily basis.
Ownership of the assigned geographical area in CMS in regards to the maintenance and adjustment of system parameters.
What do we need from you?
Four years college degree or relevant business experience, preferably in Business, Economics, Econometrics
Multi-lingual – required to be fluent in both English and German
Experience within a complex, demand/supply planning environment
Process innovation and development; management via KPIsExcellent computer skills is essential (advanced excel, planning/forecasting tools)
Ideally, data-mining and SQL capabilities
Strong problem solving/analytical skills
Strong Communicator and Presenter
In return for your hard work and dedication, you will be rewarded with excellent career opportunities, training & development, a range of Benefits and Incentives such as: Canteen, Gym, staff discount programme and many more.
If you believe you have the skills and experience required to succeed within this challenging role in an established organisation please APPLY NOW.
Job ID 163386
# Positions 1
Category Pricing & Revenue Management
Position Type Regular Full Time