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Deal Pricing Analyst

Job id:  25342
Job location: 

Dalian, CN

Colt provides network, voice and data centre services to thousands of businesses around the world, allowing them to focus on delivering their business goals instead of the underlying infrastructure. 

 

Role title:

 Deal Pricing Analyst

Colt Level:

PT1

Function:

CFO Finance – Sales & Marketing Finance

Reports to:

Deal Pricing Manager

Location:

Asia (Dalian)

 

Role purpose

  • The Pricing Analyst will work closely with members of the Sales, Product, Network and Finance departments utilizing various tools in order to provide deal desk/quoting functions for the company’s products.  This position will play a critical role in contributing to the company’s performance by providing deal support.

 

 

Key accountabilities

  • Drive, Provide commercial support for Colt products including but not limited to Optical, Ethernet, IPVPN, IP Access, and Managed Services.
  • Act as trusted adviser to Sales on pricing, product configuration, and business terms to support the sales effort.
  • Work with Sales Team, Solution Architects, Product Managers, Network, Finance, Vendors, and Colt EU to come up with lowest cost solutions that best fit customer requirements.
  • Utilize various tools such as Excel and other internal systems to structure the deals.
  • Investigate and recommend enhancements to existing pricing programs.
  • Lead and/or participate in strategic pricing discussions and projects.
  • Track and analyse market/customer trends and competitive pricing moves in order to recommend appropriate course of actions.
  • Lead and/or participate in specific pricing initiatives from investigation to implementation.

 

 

Key performance indicators (financial and non-financial)

  • Number of deal pricing requests managed by month
  • Turn Around Time in Approved Deal P&L production.
  • Win ratio of opportunities managed
  • Profitability of won opportunities
  • Number of requests received by channel and product

 

Relationships and key contacts

  • VP Finance Asia
  • VP Finance CCO
  • Director, Commercial Operations
  • Colt Sales (mainly located in Asia but also U.S/EU) – email, instant messaging, phone calls
  • Solution Architect – same communication group as Colt Asia Sales
  • Product Managers – email, instant messaging
  • External OLO providers – typically email
  • Network Engineers

 

Role specific requirements

Skills & Experience

Mandatory

  • English and Japanese – business verbal and written
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in Deal Pricing or related activities
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in International environment.
  • Proven experience in commercial finance and/or negotiations – commercially astute.
  • Strong relationship building skills to quickly establish credibility and rapport with sales and key stakeholders

Preferred

  • A good technical understanding of telecoms technology, Colt products, the competitive environment and where Colt is positioned

Qualifications

  • Degree level or equivalent, preferably finance or business related
  • Strong Excel modelling skills

Behaviours

  • Proactive, independent with strong sense of ownership
  • Deploy high degrees of diplomacy and cultural awareness
  • Ability to think and act internationally and cross functionally
  • Ability to work under multi-task, pressure and tight deadlines
  • Team player
  • Customer oriented

 

What we offer:

Colt is a growing business that is investing in its people. We offer skill development, learning pathways and accreditation to help our people perform at their best, regardless of role and location.


In addition to offering competitive salaries and incentive plans, a range of benefits and local rewards packages are offered to staff. Colt recognises the importance of a work life balance.


Some benefit examples are:
•Flexible working and relaxed dress code
•Access to a virtual business school for on-going learning
•Business mentoring


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