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Pricing Business Partner

Location: 

Lebbeke-Wieze, VOV, BE, 9280

At Barry Callebaut, we are on a journey to transform the cocoa and chocolate industry. As the world’s leading manufacturer of high-quality chocolate and cocoa products, our actions truly shape the future of our industry. We are a business-to-business company, serving the entire food sector, from the cocoa bean to the finest chocolate product. We are a company with a purpose, we believe in doing well by doing good and reinvesting in the communities we operate. We have a long-standing commitment to sustainability and our goal is to shape a sustainable cocoa and chocolate future. We are headquartered in Zurich, and have more than 12,000 passionate Employees working in more than 40 countries worldwide. We are very proud of who we are and what we do. And of course, we are always looking for talented people to help us have a positive impact on our industry and beyond!

About the Role

 

Being part of the Specialties & Decorations management team, the Pricing Business Partner helps to maximize the value for this growing business unit by setting the right pricing strategy and ensuring the execution of it. He/She realizes this by combining commercial and analytical insights, gathered from different stakeholders in the organization (Sales, Marketing, R&D, Logistics, etc). You will be located in Wieze and report to the Pricing Manager.

 

Key Responsibilities Include

  • Present necessary data and information to management to help set the pricing strategy
  • Provide adequate pricing support in business development projects (new product launches, brand strategy, overall strategy outlook etc.); in close collaboration with different departments (Marketing, R&D, Operations etc.) and in line with the strategy set out
  • Partner to Sales in the pricing and contract management of your own customer portfolio; starting from the initial quote request to enabling smooth order creation
  • Support semi-annual price list creation process
  • Pricing expert and point of contact for your business unit, taking on the more complex price simulations and negotiations
  • Translate commercial information into appropriate actions for the Pricing department
  • Drive margin enhancement throughout the business, working closely with the Commercial Analyst and Finance Business Partner
  • Participate in management and sales meetings

 

About You

 

  • Min. Bachelor’s in Business Administration, Commercial Engineering, Economics or similar - Master’s preferred
  • Excellent knowledge in MSOffice applications. Knowledge of SAP and SAP BW is a plus.
  • Professional fluency in English. Knowledge of any other language is an asset.
  • Min. 3-5 years of experience in Pricing, Sales or similar function

 

  • Proactive in nature and ‘hands on’ mentality
  • Ability to organize and prioritize workload
  • Strong analytical mindset, structured thinker
  • Good communication and stakeholder management skills
  • Stress-resistant, flexible and enjoys varying challenges of developing the Pricing function in a growing global organization
  • Basic knowledge and/or interest in (commodity) market dynamics
  • Living the Barry Callebaut values: Customer Focus, Passion, Entrepreneurship, Team Spirit and Integrity

 

At Barry Callebaut, we believe in equality and are committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive environment in which our employees can be their authentic selves.   We believe that richness of diversity, be it of race, gender, sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity, national origin is fundamental to living our values and to the success of our business.

At Barry Callebaut, we are committed to Diversity & Inclusion. United by our strong values, we thrive on the diversity of who we are, where we come from, what we’ve experienced and how we think. We are committed to nurturing an inclusive environment where people can truly be themselves, grow to their full potential and feel they belong. #oneBC - Diverse People, Sustainable Growth.

If you want to learn more about Barry Callebaut, please find further information here.


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