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Home Depot Director, Pro Pricing Strategy in Atlanta, Georgia

POSITION PURPOSE

The Pricing Analytics team conducts advanced modeling and analytics in order to provide strategic and actionable insights to leadership and category merchants. The Director Price Strategy will be responsible for helping to drive the Company's strategic pricing agenda and will play a key role in developing and automating the Company s price platform. This individual will have a leading role in driving pricing initiatives and tests across departments and geographies. In addition, this individual will work cross functionally to support the build-out of our pricing analytics models and technologies. Finally, this individual will help drive our competitive intelligence function and capability development.

MAJOR TASKS, RESPONSIBILITIES AND KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES

Determines strategy to lead the Pricing Analytics team in creating value through regional price strategies, category price analytics, competitive intelligence and pricing tools and development

Provides leaders and business partners with actionable insights on pricing opportunities through frequent, proactive communication as well as clear and concise presentations and reports

Consults business partners on the appropriate use of statistical and quantitative modeling and analysis techniques to inform their decision making process

Manage Bulk price and NLP selection and reporting in partnership with merchandising departments.

Work with marketing, advertising, operations and merchants to drive price tests and initiatives

Conduct competitive data analysis

Work to build-out and refine our competitive intelligence capabilities

Establish and maintain price testing roadmap to enable the Company to create value through live structure engineering and regional pricing

NATURE AND SCOPE

Position Reports to Sr. Director, Pricing Strategy

Typically manages 3-5 direct reports

ENVIRONMENTAL JOB REQUIREMENTS

Environment:

Located in a comfortable indoor area. Any unpleasant conditions would be infrequent and not objectionable.

Travel:

Typically requires overnight travel less than 10% of the time.

Additional Environmental Job Requirements: MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Must be eighteen years of age or older.

Must be legally permitted to work in the United States.

Additional Minimum Qualifications:

Education Required:

The knowledge, skills and abilities typically acquired through the completion of a bachelor's degree program or equivalent degree in a field of study related to the job.

Years of Relevant Work Experience: 6 years

Physical Requirements:

Most of the time is spent sitting in a comfortable position and there is frequent opportunity to move about. On rare occasions there may be a need to move or lift light articles.

Additional Qualifications:

Preferred Qualifications:

Advanced degree

Strong process and analytical skills

Project management experience

Ability to multi task in a highly complex, ambiguous environment

Understanding of retail and the core business drivers

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies: Familiarity with pricing analytics and strategy

Knowledge of merchandising, as well as other related functions (marketing, operations, etc.)

Ability to build relationships across functions and influence decisions

Strategic thinking and competitive analysis

Ability to pick new concepts up quickly; adaptability in a changing environment

Takes the initiative, often times where minimal direction may be given

Proficient in Power Point and Excel

Knowledge of statistical, econometric, quantitative analysis

Understanding of computational methods and applicability to business problems We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

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