Pricing Analyst, UK & Ireland- Uxbridge

MSC Cruises
Reference:
JB02296
Recruiter:
MSC Cruises
Category:
Land Based Jobs
Published:
May 13, 2022

JOB PURPOSE

This role is responsible for developing UK & Ireland pricing architecture proposals & Setup accordingly, in Cruise only and Fly & Cruise Formula. The role reports directly to the Product Manager, responsible to Oversee, managing, coaching, and coordinating the pricing Team towards the Promotions and the Tasks requested by the Head of the department and in accordance with the strategic objectives defined in the Budget agreed for UK & RoI markets.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Manages the set-up of Fly & Cruise & Cruise Only, strategic and tactical pricing;
  • Reviews cruise by cruise performance throughout the selling phase, recommending solutions on pricing and air commitments. He/She also participates in developments and improvements within the commercial department (e.g. structure reviews, implementing new working practices/decision support tools, developing training);
  • Liaises with HQ Revenue Management for regular pricing reviews on the assigned areas of business;
  • Prepares Setup forms and follows their loading through the whole value chain and for the whole process, until it is loaded in the system;
  • Tests and confirms correct functioning and loading of Prices into our Booking engines;
  • Looks after Bonus commission management, loading, checking, communicating, and documenting;
  • Gives indications to the Marketing Team about the product to insert on the weekly email blast to Direct Consumers and Travel agencies;
  • Daily supports the Contact Centre for issues related to pricing & product;
  • Prioritises together with the Marketing team visibility of products on our communication materials/channels and regularly checks visibility of products into the system, in particular during the New Campaigns/Promo setup period;
  • Performs regular Product & Price Benchmarks for the area of competence and has full awareness of what is offered by competitors on similar routes in his area of competence.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Fluent in spoken and written English;
  • Degree Level is preferred, professional qualifications will also be considered;
  • Experience within a similar role in a commercial environment;
  • Excellent IT skills, with good command of MS Office suite and strong in data manipulation through Excel (Pivot, V Look Up, Index, Match functions);
  • Ability to operate autonomously and establish key priorities for self and others;
  • Ability to be decisive, based on facts, insight, laydowns, principles, or policies, and when required to challenge the status quo, instigating and managing change effectively;
  • Ability to maintain a positive and approachable attitude while working under pressure;
  • Availability to travel when required, mainly within the EU.

VISA REQUIREMENTS

  • Eligibility to work and reside in the UK.

Language Requirements

Good knowledge of the English language is required.

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