Pricing & Market Intelligence Manager

Date posted 17.10.2016

Ref number 357571

Job Details
Location UAE - Dubai
Number of Vacancies 1
Career Level Mid Level
Minimum Experience Not Specified
Minimum Education Level Not Specified
English Level Advanced
Special Requirements
Analytical skills
Good organizational skills
Excellent organisational and coordinating skills
Accurate and detail oriented working style and excellent team leader
At least 5 years’ experience in the field of product management/pricing/sales/marketing in the automotive industry
Structure and processes of DCAG, DCAA, GDs (understanding the cultural differences working in Arab countries)
General: Products of Mercedes-Benz Passenger Cars and main competitors
Computer: Excellent knowledge in all MS-Office applications, being familiar with the Internet and its applications
Daimler Systems: ADVANTAGES online, CAA, Global Ordering, MARS Online, MARS Offline, GO-Configurator
English, Arabic is a major advantage, German is a plus
University degree or similar in the field of business administration or engineering, or qualifications at advanced level in combination with extensive experience in Sales and/or Marketing

Head of Sales Planning & Product Management
Main Objective
Main objective is to lead Pricing team and coordinate for the following tasks and responsibilities. Objectives related to whole Mercedes-Benz Model Line-up (Sedan, SUV, Niche):
Mercedes-Benz vehicle price positioning
Individual pricing calculations
Creation and review of customer price lists
Creation of Customs price lists
Evaluation of Pricing Study
Competitor Intelligence
Competitor sales activities tracking
Competitor mystery shopping
Competitor pricing tracking
Organization and execution of Competitor Intelligence Workshops
Support in creation of regularly Product/Competitor Newsletter
Product- and Price related topics
Responsible for Customer Online Car Configurator
Creation of Take-Rate Analysis
Support and organization of diverse marketing events from the pricing side (Competitor Comparisons, Motor show, AMG Events)
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Pricing responsibility for all Mercedes-Benz Car models
Initiate and lead the Mercedes-Benz Passenger Cars price positioning process
Developing of GCC-standard vehicle executions together with product management
Propose first pricing positioning of new launched vehicles in the market in cooperation with product management
Ensure the generating of the Corporate Identity-Retail price lists, customs lists, safety list and all further pricing related documents which are needed within the region
Agreed price positioning has to be processed within the confirmed deadlines to DCAA
Ensure the support of GDs (General Distributor) and RSMs (Regional Sales Managers) in all pricing related topics from a sales perspective
Further develop and improve the DMEL pricing approach to GDs. Ensure that GDs receive transparency and holistic view of pricing approach. All pricing related information has to be communicated to GDs within deadlines
Drive MAD/OP Planning process for all pricing related issues. Prepare all needed material and propose price positioning for the following year. Competitor pricing has to be update for main 5 markets to ensure an average view over the region
Within the DMEL 2020 Strategy evaluate the future pricing opportunities within the region to ensure that aspirational sales volumes can be achieved
Competitor Intelligence
Lead the pricing study process in cooperation with the respective service provider. Full responsibility for the selection process of the supplier and further steering the mystery shopping waves
Ensure and control that pricing executives evaluate the data
Prepare management information and presentation
Ensure that pricing information is available and analysed in a timely manner for all newly launched competitor vehicles
GD orderings / Take-Rate Analysis
Initiate the regular creation of Take-Rate Analysis on qualitative and quantitative basis
Reveal opportunities and threats for Daimler and the GDs
Presentation of results to DMEL Senior Management and Director
Support with recommendations as well as potentials and necessary action plans
Follow up results with RSMs and GDs
Organization and Execution of competitor trainings/workshops
Support the organizing of vehicles
Preparation of training location and content of the training
Preparation and execution of presentations
Evaluation and feedback of given training
Product Newsletter
Support the Preparation and development of important price related topics
Gathering of competitor information from National and International Media (Magazines, Internet)
Customer Online Car Configurator
Ensure the maintaining and updating of customer online car configurator
Regular checks and new content implementation
Contact and Coordination with eMB in Germany
Salary and Allowance
Salary Negotiable
Employment Visa Provided
Transportation Negotiable
Housing Negotiable
Medical Insurance Negotiable
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About Company

Company Size Over 200 Employees

On GULF Market Over 10 Years

Company Type Direct Employer

Pricing & Market Intelligence Manager



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