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BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) EMEA Pricing Processes Optimization Lead in Wroclaw, Poland

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The primary role of the EMEA Pricing Processes Optimization Lead is (1) to analyze the current issues and gaps in the operational contracting, financial data generation and pricing processes; (2) to define improvements in these processes; (3) align with the cross-functional team members on the proposed new process solutions; (4) document and coordinate the implementation of centralized pricing processes across the EMEA region.

The main price management processes in scope are linked to an online price & tender management solution, embedded into SFDC; New Product introductions and SAP-related processes linked to the generation of the foundational contracting and finance data by the Customer Service Organization (order entry) and Finance teams.

An additional and important role of the EMEA Pricing Processes Optimization Lead is to supervise and lead the EMEA Pricing CoE team located in Wroclaw. The Shared Services Pricing team based in Wroclaw is supporting the EMEA region via operational pricing tasks linked to pricing data maintenance in the online tools and Key Performance Indicators monthly monitoring - report generation and consolidation, created based on the strategies and SOPs defined by the EMEA Headquarters of BD, located in Switzerland.

All these tasks are delivered in alignment with the strategies and governance defined by the Pricing Center of Excellence members – the Business Unit Pricing Leaders and BDX Pricing Director based in Switzerland at the EMEA Headquarters of BD.

The EMEA Pricing Processes Optimization Lead will report directly to the Pricing Manager based in Wroclaw coordinating the Global Pricing Council price optimization programs - as specified by the EMEA Pricing Council - focusing on innovative technology developments in the EMEA region.

Beyond the documentation and introduction of process flows, Standard Operating Procedures and coordination of the successful implementation of cross-functional processes involving pricing of New Product introductions; Free of Charge product related activities; the EMEA Pricing Processes Coordinator is responsible for the following areas:

  • collaboration with the project teams working on the introduction of SAP S/4Hana – representing the pricing function;

  • contributions towards the briefing of vendors who develop new IT applications and solutions to support the new price management processes; coordination of the testing of the new IT solutions;

  • development of Quality Assurance measures - together with the Pricing CoE members, ensuring reliability, transparency and predictability in the price management processes deployed in the EMEA region;

  • collaboration with the Sales Force Effectiveness teams towards the creation and establishment of robust customer segmentation data management processes.

  • collaboration with the Master Data mgmt teams - together the Pricing Data Integrator, with the aim to establish strong processes linked to Master Data Management, connected to pricing;

  • recommendations towards processes which generate complete, reliable and accurate price data – these process recommendations will be prepared in close collaboration with the Pricing Data Integrator.

These tasks are delivered in a close collaboration with the members of the EMEA Pricing Center of Excellence, especially considering the EMEA BU Pricing Managers and the EMEA Pricing Director working at Regional and BDX Global levels.

In addition to knowledge about core price setting and price execution activities, the Pricing Processes Optimization Lead should possess project management skills, evident via the ability to contribute to diverse, cross-functional and cross-regional Business Unit-specific and BDX project teams involved in the work associated to Regional/Country pricing projects .

As from a successful candidate, it is our expectation that the candidate has 5+ years of experience in a similar role requiring analytical and solution development skills & price management of complex product portfolios and situations at international level.

Furthermore, the following skills and experiences are required: ​

  • Proven ability to introduce optimized pricing processes, ability to manage effectively cross-functional teams

  • Ability to develop impactful pricing & contracting reports & to manage very large data sets

  • Proactive approach towards solving complex analytical and solution development tasks

  • Proven ability to manage an operational pricing team

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Proven ability to work as part of a cross-functional, cross business, virtual project teams, a desire and comfort working in a fast-paced environment

  • Creates and maintains collaborative and productive environments for projects

  • Ability to speak and write fluent English

  • Travel: up to 20% (international travel as well)

Additional skillsets which would be appreciated - expertise in these would be an advantage:

  • Bachelor’s or similar degree in Business Administration, IT, Engineering or similar field of study work experience

  • Fluency and experience with any of these softwares and programming languages:

  • S/4Hana

  • Vendavo

  • Microsoft Business Apps

  • SQL

We can offer you a great possibility to work in an international company (first-in-class in its business area), competitive compensation with great benefit package (e.g. health insurance, medical care, lunch vouchers, and sport /entertainment bonus), friendly work environment, flexible working hours and healthy oriented culture (healthy food, sport activities, participation in pro-health actions and events, charity initiatives). We are based in a new, modern office in the city center, developed to live healthy lives and to have a great opportunity for professional growth as well as challenging and rewarding work within a dynamic, international teams.

T o ensure the safety of our associates, BD supports remote work where possible. This position is based in the listed location but is temporarily remote-based due to Covid-19. We are continuing to monitor the situation and follow local governmental guidance to advise when is the right time and safe for our associates to return to their BD work location.

Interested in a career with BD, but this position doesn’t fit your skills and experience? Join our external EMEA Talent Community here: http://emea.jobs.bd.com at http://emea.jobs.bd.com/

Primary Work Location

POL Wroclaw - Legnicka

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BD is a leading global medical technology company that creates medical technology, devices and laboratory equipment for a variety of needs across the healthcare continuum. At BD, we are looking for candidates who possess passion, innovative solutions and a commitment to our one mission of improving access to groundbreaking medical and biotechnology services for people near and far, delivering state-of-the-art technology and cutting-edge research in the battle to fight and cure infectious diseases. With a global reach that extends across 50 countries worldwide, our network of professionals collaborates on effective measures to deliver enhanced patient quality such as lower health care delivery costs, improved health care and safety, and expanded health care for all. Join our company and see how you can become a part of one global mission to make a difference in human health.

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