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Pricing Analyst II
Ref No.: 18-01345
Location: Princeton, New Jersey
Start Date / End Date: 05/22/2018 to 08/17/2018
Conduct analysis and make pricing recommendations on product launches, challenges, and new opportunities for retail-class customers, taking into account market conditions, competitive environment, customer strategies, and portfolio mix.
Analyze market dynamics, as well as current and historical results of pricing activity, to identify actionable opportunities, develop ideas, and make recommendations as necessary for pro-active price increases and defensive contracting strategies to maintain share and price.
Manage customer communications related to product and pricing changes, and works with trade partners to ensure contract price lists and product changes are accurately implemented between Sandoz and trade partners.
Work with Contracts Department, Account Management, Marketing and Legal Counsel on analysis supporting the development and implementation of new potential customers.
Monitor financial impact of customer specific contract pricing terms and communicates results with management and Finance.
Proactively solicit feedback from key stakeholders and align goals and objectives in order to achieve results across multiple functional areas of the Company, effectively influencing leadership to achieve buy-in for new analytics and strategic or tactical pricing opportunities.
Is process centered and receptive to and implements suggestions for process improvement while holding self accountable for producing high quality, compliant results.
Work on ad-hoc organizational projects supporting new business development as well as ongoing Commercial Operations initiatives.

1-4 years of experience in the pharmaceutical/generics, finance, consulting or computer science industries
Proven ability to self-manage a diverse and dynamic set of responsibilities, competing priorities, proactively solve problems and suggest viable solutions, while advancing goals and objectives
Highly developed time management skills with demonstrated ability to meet deadlines
Ability to work cross functionally and drive initiatives that span multiple departments
Strong problem solving and analytical skills
Strong communication skills – ability to comprehensively communicate across departments to gain process/project alignment
Demonstrated experience with developing queries and reports in database tools such as Qlik, Access or SQL
Ability to work in a dynamic and fast paced environment
Advanced Excel experience required
Experience with a programming language such as VBA or Python preferred
SAP experience preferred

B.S./B.A. required
Advanced degree a plus