Kerry Group

Strategic Pricing Lead

Kerry Group
Naas, Kildare, Ireland
Not disclosed
11 Jan 2021
26 Jan 2021
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

Leading to better encompasses all we do at Kerry, it's how we've become the worlds leading taste and nutrition company. Whether it's building and manufacturing sustainable solutions for food, beverage or pharmaceutical consumers, our commitment to lead the world to better nutrition drives us forward. With 25,000+ colleagues across the globe and 15,000+ Kerry products, your opportunities are limitless.

About Kerry

More than 25,000 people have careers with Kerry. From Food Science to Manufacturing, our jobs help nourish and delight consumers around the globe. Kerry is committed to leading to better in everything we do. We strive for better taste and nutrition, better sustainability, better career opportunities and ultimately, a better world.

Everyday millions of people throughout the world consume food or beverage products containing our taste and nutrition solutions.

As the world leader in taste and nutrition, our Purpose is to Inspire Food and Nourish Life.

Our Purpose is central to The Kerry Way and serves as our guiding light on our journey to make it easier and more valuable for customers to do business with us, as we seek to make a greater, more lasting difference in the world by inspiring innovative, natural and sustainable taste and nutrition solutions for consumers, customers, the industry and the world.

Inspiring Food, Nourishing Life puts food, drink and wellbeing front and centre. Food matters. It brings people together; across cultures, countries and generations. Food is heritage, happiness and health. Food is family and friends. Food is life.

Key responsibilities of the role are:

  • Ensure a clear Pricing and Margin Management strategy for the business unit, incorporating external insights while ensuring alignment to the business strategy
  • Pricing responsibility for the business’s strategic customers and quotes
  • Support the EUM and Commercial Teams with ongoing and annual commercial negotiations
  • Manage the Annual Pricing process for the business unit
  • Responsible for the preparation and tracking of pricing performance against the pricing budget
  • Work with the Risk & Margin Management lead to effectively manage commodity and FX risk
  • Effectively manage key business stakeholders and provide business support where required
  • Proactively drive and support Functional priorities and continuous improvement initiatives
  • Become an integral member of the Pricing team and provide support within the team where required
  • Provide ad hoc pricing support to the RD&A, EUM and Commercial Teams.
  • Your Profile:

  • Preferably qualified (ACA, ACCA, CIMA or CPA) or relevant commercial experience within the Food industry
  • Knowledge of SAP (SRM and ECC) an advantage
  • Strong Excel skills
  • Planning and organizational skills with a clear focus on meeting key deliverables
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to work effectively within teams and with senior stakeholders
  • Analytical and numerate with an ability to undertake a wide range of activities.
  • For further information, and to apply, please visit our website via the “Apply” button below.

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