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Pricing Excellence Program Manager
Bring a proactive approach to a pivotal program management role for a key company-wide pricing excellence program
- Amsterdam, Noord-Holland
- Vast contract
- Aantal jaren werkervaring:
- 5-10 jaar, 10-15 jaar
AkzoNobel has a passion for paint. We’re experts in the proud craft of making paints and coatings, setting the standard in color and protection since 1792. Our world class portfolio of brands – including Flexa, International, Sikkens and Interpon – is trusted by customers around the globe.
Pricing Excellence (PX) is crucial to our ongoing business success and we have embarked on a company-wide PX Program. Within this context, your mission in this role is to define and drive the structures necessary to interface between the PX Program, AkzoNobel Senior Leadership, PX Implementation Teams, and business unit (BU) teams. In doing so you lead the governance structure of selected PX operational initiatives, consolidate relevant information, and enable the effective tracking and reporting of progress.
Is this a role that matches your profile as a highly analytical and proactive professional with strong project management skills? Have you gained valuable experience of setting up governance processes? Can you plan and work independently while gaining a rapid understanding of the role and our organization? Above all, can you make a real difference within our dynamic, multinational and multicultural business environment?
If you offer all this and more we invite you to apply for the position of
Pricing Excellence Program Manager
The role and its responsibilities
This role is based at our Global Center in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, from where you perform a wide range of activities that will enable the smooth implementation, running and reporting of the PX Program.
Thus you create processes and systems to enable effective interfaces between Senior Leadership and PX. You also set up the Monthly Performance Review between the Leadership Team and BUs.
Further, you develop and own the PX performance measurement tool (PX scorecard) and ensure adequate communication in the BUs, working closely with the Implementation Managers. You also familiarize Implementation Managers and BUs with PX metrics and enable them to replicate their KPI scores, explain results and develop action plans.
In addition you create and consolidate management information for operational reviews, and you develop standard visuals and reporting processes to monitor progress.
Finally, you are responsible for the Communication of the PX program in alignment with Communication functions.
Across all these activities you have considerable autonomy so you must be able to work independently and embody a ‘can do’ approach.
To apply for this position you must possess all the following attributes:
- Master’s degree in Business Management, Economics or similar and at least three years of relevant working experience;
- Solid financial and commercial background;
- Powerful ability to leverage best practices, manage multiple priorities and achieve on-time delivery;
- Powerful ability to identify relevant information and build relevant executive summaries;
- Strong PowerPoint and Excel skills;
- Outstanding communication and (global) networking skills including fluent written and spoken business English.
For further information, please contact Merith de Bock, Talent Resourcing Partner, +31 (0)88-010 6789, option 2. Only online applications will be accepted, please go to www.akzonobel.com, reference 1800021O or use the ‘apply’ link.
A pre-employment screening may form part of the selection process.
Agency or sales calls are not appreciated
AkzoNobel has a passion for paint. We’re experts in the proud craft of making paints and coatings, setting the standard in color and protection since 1792. Our world class portfolio of brands – including Flexa, International, Sikkens and Interpon – is trusted by customers around the globe. Headquartered in the Netherlands, we operate in over 80 countries and employ around 35,000 talented people who are passionate about delivering the high performance products and services our customers expect. The sale of our Specialty Chemicals business is expected to be completed by the end of 2018. For more information please visit www.akzonobel.com.