UPS Sr. Pricing Analyst - UPS Freight in Richmond, Virginia

UPS is seeking an experienced Pricing Senior Analyst to support the sales force by both retaining and growing volume and revenue for UPS. He/She provides competitive rates and effective pricing strategies that both maximize profitability and favorably position UPS in the marketplace. This position works with Sales, Operations, and Trade Lane groups to ensure timely and accurate customer setup. The Pricing Senior Analyst may have direct reports.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Evaluates Price Quote Requests (PQRs) for accuracy, completeness, and validity

  • Analyze Rate/Routing options

  • Builds queries using various database tools to understand customers’ current contracts, volume, and rates to determine pricing necessary to win or retain business and what value proposition UPS can provide

  • Collaborates with Sales and Pricing personnel as needed to gather all relevant data not included in the PQRs

  • Evaluates competitive situations, current market conditions, and profitability of accounts to formulate sales/pricing strategies

  • Develops appropriate sales/pricing strategies to position UPS effectively and appropriately in relation to the competition and marketplace while taking profitability and contribution into consideration

  • Completes bid acceptance checklists of contracts or addendums from Sales in addition to bid response forms to ensure accurate implementation of contracts and customer information

  • Submits completed bid acceptance checklists, bid response forms, bid worksheets, and cost summaries to the appropriate group to begin implementation

  • Responds to internal and external requests from a wide variety of groups to provide pricing solutions and clarify information needs for account setups

  • Communicates with groups around the globe to ensure timely responses to inquiries

  • Audits contracts or addendums for accuracy and completeness

  • Revises contract language and structure as necessary to gain agreement between UPS and customers, coordinating approvals

  • Determines employee’s training needs to produce continuous development plans; provides on-going feedback to improve

Knowledge and Skills

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to multitask and work with cross functional teams

  • Strong time management and prioritization skills

  • Microsoft Office Suite proficiency, with advanced level Excel and Access skills

  • Bachelor’s Degree (or internationally comparable degree) in Logistics or Business - Preferred

  • Master's Degree (or internationally comparable degree) in Business - Preferred

  • 3+ years' experience in a similar position - Preferred

UPS is an equal opportunity employer. UPS does not discriminate on the basis of race/color/religion/sex/national origin/veteran/disability/age/sexual orientation/gender identity or any other characteristic protected by law

Company: UNITED PARCEL SERVICE

Category: Marketing and Communication, Full-Time

Requisition Number: 177284

Location: Richmond,Virginia