Pricing and Demand Analyst job at AstraZeneca

Vacancy title:
Pricing and Demand Analyst

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Health Care , Category: Accounting & Finance ]

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Deadline of this Job:
04 January 2023  

Duty Station:
Within Kenya , Nairobi , East Africa

Date Posted: Thursday, December 22, 2022 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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What you’ll do?
You will help the business determine competitive pricing strategies and develop effective forecast models based on trends and demand patterns. The successful candidate will report to the Pricing and Tender Manager and have the responsibility for creating and developing current and accurate pricing strategies, maintain forecast models for distributors, incorporating business intelligence and forecast information gathered from sales, marketing, finance and other data sources. You will also work closely with the Demand Planning and Supply function across SSA to ensure optimal product availability across all markets in SSA.

Some areas of focus for this role will include:
• Assists in implementing pricing strategies and rebate programs
• Assists with analysis of pricing strategies to support the development of pricing policies and innovative contracting schemes
• Assists in development, programming and operation of new database systems to support sales and marketing strategies for new accounts / tenders
• Assisting in producing quality tender submissions by ensuring the correct documents are collected
• Updating the tender records and maintaining the filing system
• Following up on tenders submitted
• Collecting and Compiling the required tender documents and quotes by coordinating input from various departments
• Assisting in collating a detailed monthly report
• Developing and maintaining a strong working relationship with internal and external stakeholders
• Assist with the volume and value forecast process to drive a reliable and realistic forecast
• Supporting the S&OP process to drive forecast accuracy optimization in line with supply capabilities
• Support the Integrating Business Planning (IBP) monthly discipline with analytics and close cross functional collaboration
• Keep track of ongoing tenders with demand planning in mind, to ensure supply is aligned to support such tenders
• Monitor and drive discussions around inventory health of distributors, making recommendations of orders to be placed or postponed in line with targeted cover strategy.
• Facilitate expired inventory write off and liquidation whenever required in line with the company principals and ensure minimal impact on P&L and product reputation in the market
• Assisting with the import process into the Sub-Saharan Africa countries in line with the regulatory requirements and collaborate with regulatory team to ensure appropriate licenses are in place for non-registered products.
• Assist with the operational performance of the outsourced LSP to ensure on-time and cost-efficient movement of products to customers. Includes the management of letters of credit requirements for some key markets.
• Other related assigned related task and projects.
• Ensures compliance processes related to tender submissions and distributor processes
• Ensures compliance processes related to tender submissions and distributor processes

Essential Skills & Experience Required?
• Bachelor’s degree in relevant field (Marketing, Science, Economics or Finance)
• Strong analytical skills
• Working knowledge of Pricing Strategy and Managed Care impact

Desirable for the role
• Masters degree
• Financial modelling and/or analytics
• Familiarity with operating in Global business

Job Experience: No Requirements

Work Hours: 8

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Kenya
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 04 January 2023
Duty Station: Nairobi
Posted: 22-12-2022
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 22-12-2022
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 22-12-2065
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