Dollar General Corp. - United States

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Job Title: Sr. Pricing Analyst

Department: Strategy & Merchandise Operations - Pricing

Reports To: Senior Director, Price Management

Supervises: N/A

General Summary:

Responsible for performing analysis and recommending everyday pricing or promotional pricing. Work with internal departments to price products in-line with existing competitive targets, while helping deliver category-level unit velocity, revenue, and gross margin goals. May be responsible for managing competitive pricing database to support analysis and recommendations.

Duties & Responsibilities:
· Generate reporting to support competitive pricing analysis and category pricing strategies, and use the reporting to make pricing recommendations.
· Compare high-level category strategy to competition and verify price change would fit within range of competition; analyze past financial results of price changes and build elasticity score based on results; use score to forecast margin results.
· Ensure margin improvement and maximize price optimization with all price changes.
· Perform analysis to measure the effectiveness of price changes, and recommend corrective action if necessary. Develop, maintain, and administer tools to track results of price changes made.
· May provide analysis on the effectiveness of promotional and clearance pricing and recommend action to optimize pricing for these events.
· May be responsible for managing competitive pricing database used to drive pricing recommendations.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
· Experience with current spreadsheet, database, and presentation software required
· Must possess the following skills:
· Detail-oriented – must be able to detect errors in large amounts of data
· Above standard organizational skills required to manage multiple projects
· Creativity – ability to access information from different sources and pull it together in an easy to understand format
· Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
· Experience with AS/400 considered a plus
· Strong verbal and written communication skills to effectively communicate with all areas of the organization
· Customer-driven, team player committed to developing partnerships and maintaining strong working relationships
Work Experience &/or Education:
· Bachelor’s degree required, with at least 5 years of related experience. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted. · Compensation will consist of a competitive salary based on your experience, with bonus potential.
· Health, dental, vision and life insurance
· Long term disability
· Accidental Death and Dismemberment insurance
· Company matched 401(k)
· Tuition reimbursement
· Paid vacation
· Onsite child care, ATM, cafeteria and fitness facility
· Free covered parking
· Fun, values centered work atmosphere
· Corporate casual dress
Dollar General is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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Goodlettsville, Tenn.-based Dollar General Corporation is the nation’s largest small-box discount retailer. We make shopping for...