Pricing Analyst

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Location
London, Greater London
Salary
Competitive
Posted
10 Nov 2016
Closes
01 Dec 2016
Ref
374390800
Sector
Oil and Gas
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Chevron is one of the world's leading energy companies, with approximately 60,000 employees working in countries around the world. We explore, produce and transport crude oil and natural gas; refine, market and distribute fuels and other energy products; manufacture and sell petrochemical products; generate power; and develop future energy resources, including biofuels and geothermal energy.

Chevron is accepting online applications for the position of Pricing Analyst located in London / UK through 30 th November 2016 at 11:59 p.m. (Eastern Standard Time).

Overview:
This position provides assistance to the Marine Lubricants Pricing Manager and is critical to support the direction of the business strategy through the bid-quote process as well as ensuring integrity of data used to compile the bid-quotes. The challenge of this position is to work remotely with team members in other regions and it requires a high level of discipline and accountability to ensure tasks are prioritized and completed in time without having close supervision.

Chevron Corporation is one of the world's leading integrated energy companies with subsidiaries that conduct business across the globe. The company's success is driven by the ingenuity and commitment of approximately 62,000 employees who operate across the energy spectrum. Chevron explores for, produces and transports crude oil and natural gas; refines, markets and distributes transportation fuels and other energy products and services; manufactures and sells petrochemical products; generates power and produces geothermal energy; and develops and commercializes the energy resources of the future, including biofuels and other renewables. Chevron is based in San Ramon, California.

Chevron is accepting online applications for the position of Pricing Analyst located in London through 30 th November 2016.

Overview
This position provides assistance to the Marine Lubricants Pricing Manager and is critical to support the direction of the business strategy through the bid-quote process as well as ensuring integrity of data used to compile the bid-quotes. The challenge of this position is to work remotely with team members in other regions and it requires a high level of discipline and accountability to ensure tasks are prioritized and completed in time without having close supervision.

Please ensure your application includes package/salary expectations, eligibility of employment for location and availability to meet if requested for interview. Information will assist in timely progression of your application.

Responsibilities for this position may include but are not limited to:
  • Manages the Marine Lubricants Quotations process, ensures that all quotations are prepared with accurate information and latest cost data.
  • Uses market and product knowledge to direct customers towards profitable ports and products.
  • Works closely with Regional Managers and Account Managers to get accurate and complete information, including the review of existing customer accounts and lifting patterns, to structure quotations in accordance with current guidelines and business strategy.
  • Submits and recommends proposed quotations to Account, Pricing, Regional and General Manager Marine Lubricants for approval within agreed Delegations of Authority.
  • Performs routine and ad-hoc analyses on existing and potential business. Sets up reports to determine customer profitability by product and port in a management reporting format.
  • Conducts and supports analyses exercises to support the Lubricants management team to direct the business including price increase capture, market share data, profitability by segment and other ad-hoc initiatives.
  • In coordination with the Administrator Contracts, ensures full and correct information is submitted to customers when making a bid.
  • Consistently reviews the quotation tool and process to find areas for improvement.
  • Communicates proactively with local sales teams and the Pricing and Business Support team to ensure global alignment and information sharing across regions.
  • Generate ad hoc reports from BI (SAP) and MOS (Negative NOI reports, product profitability reports) in order to support the improvement of customer profitability.
  • Provides facilitation of visibility and insights to market information that supports better pricing decisions through data gathering, analytics and information parsing.
  • As SME for Marine Lubricants ERP System SAP, provides training and shares knowledge on the SAP business support processes, screens and data flows
  • Ensures maintenance and accuracy of data in SAP. Ensures contracts are entered in line with approved quotations.
  • Works with Supply Chain on the Costing Database updates that holds product and delivery cost data by port and blend plants, ensuring timely, accurate and complete updates are done.
  • Investigates cost changes and shares information with other Pricing Analysts and Sales team.
  • Assists Pricing Manager, Regional Manager and Account Managers in the implementation of price increases and ensures price changes are entered correctly into SAP.
  • Acts as a backup for the Pricing Manager and other Pricing Analysts.

Required Qualifications:
  • Strong experience in Pricing
  • Knowledge of the shipping industry would be advantageous, with an understanding of technical aspects of the industry (e.g. vessels, engines and other tools on the ship)
  • Analytical mindset and flexible approach
  • Commercial thinking - ability to see the link between the numbers and physical reality
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Very strong Excel skills
  • Strong teamwork and collaboration skills
  • A driven individual who can work independently and is a strong team player

Relocation Options:
Relocation will not be considered within Chevron parameters.

International Considerations:
Expatriate assignments will not be considered.
 
Chevron regrets that it is unable to sponsor employment Visas or consider individuals on time-limited Visa status for this position.