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Product & Pricing Senior Executive

AE-Dubai
Vacancy ID
2018-1610
Company
United Arab Emirates
Category
Sales

Overview

Main Objective

  • Product and pricing management for Mercedes-Benz passenger cars in all lifecycle stages
  • Ensure optimal price positioning in markets
  • Timely implementation of agreed pricing measures
  • Competitor tracking and analysis
  • Act as a source of product knowledge internally and externally
  • Support General Distributors, Sales, Marketing, Finance/Controlling and Training on daily basis with all relevant product and pricing topics
  • Support Product Management at Headquarters with regards to regional and individual markets product requirements

Responsibilities

  • Lead and manage the product lifecycle, coordinating the activities with all relevant parties
  • Develop price positioning proposals for new products, facelifts, new model year price increase, and yearly price increases
  • Implement agreed pricing in Daimler systems and ensure accuracy and timely invoicing of prices
  • Analyze competitor prices and specification levels for assigned markets, verify price analysis to ensure consistency across all markets and establish need for actions or potentials
  • Analyze individual market ordering patterns and equipment take-rates
  • Support the preparation, formulation and implementation of the annual strategic planning concerning volume and available products
  • Prepare national price lists, provide corresponding Online Car Configurator input, and carry out relevant testing
  • Carry out market research, pricing stud mystery shopping, competitor intelligence, product comparisons and product tests
  • Manage National Sales Types and coordinate temporary adjustments in case of restriction and allocation limitations of equipment codes
  • Prepare regional/market relevant product information and ensure relevant product details are available to all interested parties
  • Provide general distributors with customs price lists
  • Prepare and lead the organization of regional product events, such as product workshops and GCC Specification Committees
  • Assess regional and individual markets training requirements from a product management perspective. Support, prepare and implement sales trainings
  • Administration of the Go Configurator (testing of content)

Requirements

Attributes

  • Passion
  • Respect
  • Integrity
  • Discipline
  • Analytical skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Dedication
  • Commitment

Knowledge/Skill/Experience

  • Excellent organization skills
  • Very good presentation and training skills
  • Accurate working style
  • Good team player

Specific knowledge

  • General: Automotive industry, products of Mercedes-Benz Passenger Cars and main competitors
  • IT: Excellent knowledge in all MSOffice applications (PowerPoint and Excel advanced user)
  • Languages: English,Arabic/German is an advantage.
  • Familiarity with Daimler systems isan advantage: Global Ordering,ADVANTAGES online, PSI, SSP,ICAS
  • Ideally experience in Product & Pricing Management or Sales in the Automotiveindustry

Qualification

  • University degree in the field of business
    administration or engineering.

Targeted Start Date

ASAP