ARAMARK Director of Pricing - Corporate in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Aramark (NYSE: ARMK) proudly serves Fortune 500 companies, world champion sports teams, state-of-the-art healthcare providers, the world’s leading educational institutions, iconic destinations and cultural attractions, and numerous municipalities in 19 countries around the world. Our 270,000 team members deliver experiences that enrich and nourish millions of lives every day through innovative services in food, facilities management and uniforms. We operate our business with social responsibility, focusing on initiatives that support our diverse workforce, advance consumer health and wellness, protect our environment, and strengthen our communities. Aramark is recognized as one of the World’s Most Admired Companies by FORTUNE, as well as an employer of choice by the Human Rights Campaign and DiversityInc. Learn more at www.aramark.com at http://www.aramark.com/ or connect with us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/Aramark/ and Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/aramark .
The Director of Pricing will be a key member of the Pricing Execution Team within the Global Sales Group. They will be responsible for overseeing Aramark’s pricing execution process, including the development and dissemination of field communications, translating pricing insights into executable actions, and developing relationships with the field which help drive successful implementation of those actions. The role will require working on multiple projects simultaneously.
This individual will work collaboratively across numerous functions, and business units including the Operations, Human Resources, Marketing, Business Development, Finance, Information Technology, Culinary, and channel teams.
The key responsibilities of the position include:
Lead the development and execution of pricing processes and systems that support price changes within food service environments across multiple Aramark business units.
Leverage existing tools and develop tools as needed to be used by the Pricing Execution team, field and BU’s to track progress, submit data and share documents. This may include POS results, training materials, client presentations and pricing insights.
Create and implement Front Line First focused processes that drive efficient usages of recommendations and tools.
Refine and develop training and support tools that enable our front line management teams to more effectively recommend, present and implement price changes within our client locations.
Work with the Pricing Data and Analytics team to measure effectiveness of price changes, understand pricing results and develop strategies to close gaps.
Work collaboratively with BU’s to align support with BU strategy, field support needs, and pricing cycles.
Develop a field based support network that can support the pricing process, serve as “champions” in the field, and advise on key challenges or opportunities that our managers face throughout the pricing process.
Implement a quality assurance and review process for client presentations and price recommendations.
Serve as a key member of various project teams of cross-functional resources to implement decision support strategies -- including resources from marketing, IT, finance and external partners.
Become a power user of the capabilities of central pricing teams consisting of strategy, post analytics and advanced data modeling/reporting.
Provide thought leadership on pricing and business practices.
Clear and concise report development as well as senior level presentation publishing will be required.
Bachelor’s Degree. MBA or Masters preferred.
Minimum 7 years of experience within Retail, CPG, B2B or business consulting organizations
5 or more years of experience in operations, financial analysis or pricing process design with proven ability to drive change in these areas
5 or more years of managerial or leadership experience
5 or more years of experience managing cross-functional teams
5 or more years of project management experience
Hands on systems and operations experience
Able to work independently and collaboratively
Strong organizational, project management and time management skills
Excellent analytical skills with demonstrated ability to solve problems
Ability to manage people and projects
Must have advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office tools such as: Excel and PowerPoint
Aramark is an EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION employer – Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran