Manager, Price Optimization Strategy

KPMG

3.5

(87)

Hartford, CT

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    Position summary

    ur overall firmwide efforts to transition away from time & material pricing and deliver value-oriented market strategies which includes content creation and management, overseeing the value benefit analytics process, managing the overall conversion effort, x-functional stakeholder alignment, x-functional team leadership

    • Assist in the engagement-level deal modeling and financial schedules for performance based pricing, subscription SaaS pricing models and other alternative pricing methods; follow the direction of the Pricing & Commercial Enablement organization, responsible for leading function and service unit leadership through the strategic plans and processes; prepare content for Function leaders, Management Committee consumption and other executive leadership communications

    • Contribute to product vision & roadmap; help with the evaluation of pricing/CPQ vendor solutions and overall architecture

    • Engage in stakeholder workshops to understand current state and explore future state, capture functional requirements, design and present concepts, design processes, workflows and UX, conduct usability testing, develop technical specifications, support development/configuration teams, develop test plans and scripts, support deployment approach

    • Lead the definition of pricing optimization and solution attributes, in conjunction with Functional stakeholders and SMEs; manage price optimization modeling and maintenance

    Qualifications:

    • Minimum five years of recent experience in professional services in a strategic pricing role or related field as well as experience in a business analyst role, preferably one that affects sales behaviors such as pricing, business development, marketing, or sales enablement

    • Bachelor of Art or Science degree from an accredited college/university is required; preferably CPP, MBA or MA

    • Experience with designing and implementing systems that affect sales behavior, such as CRM, SFA, CPQ, Quote-to-Cash; experience with the Salesforce platform, design approach, configuration and integration; revenue Cloud/CPQ is a major plus

    • Experience implementing pricing technologies, either internally built or leveraging a third party provider; experience in developing solution/product visions and specifications, facilitating stakeholder workshops; keen attention to detail and willingness to respectfully challenge group think in pursuit of strategic objectives; ability to engage and interact with, technical, non-technical, offshore and third party vendor staff; strong problem-solving, communication and inter-personal skills

    • Hands on experience in defining solution attribution-based price optimization models and executing the process to elicit requirements, develop functional solutions, design system workflows/UX in Salesforce or related third party solutions, support development resources, prepare test plans, and support deployment and change management plans

    • General knowledge of data technologies, including Business Intelligence, Machine Learning, Predictive Analytics, Artificial Intelligence, and how they can be leveraged in an application and UX design; excellent skills in Microsoft Office Suite including Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Word, Outlook, Teams; experience with SAP or other ERP billing systems a plus

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    Why you should apply for a job to KPMG:

  • 64% say women are treated fairly and equally to men
  • 78% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • We help our employees manage their personal lives with adoption reimbursement, in-home and backup care programs and parental leave.
  • We empower individuals to advance in their education and career, from pre-k to the c-suite with the ambition of changing lives.
  • From telecommuting to a compressed workweek, KPMG offers a culture of flexibility for all employees.