Senior Pricing and Analytics Manager

28 Nov 2016
12 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
RWE npower require a Senior Pricing and Analytics Manager to join our Commercial & Marketing function. This is a full time role to be based in our Solihull office.

Why npower?

There has never been a better time to join us at npower as we embark on an exciting journey to become number one in customer experience in the energy industry and have also just been recognised as one of Britain's Top Employers.

Role description and what we're looking for

Reporting into the Pricing and Commercial Analytics Team Leader this is a new role created following a restructure of the Commercial team as we look to strengthen our position in the market place.

The role looks at new potential business cases for products and services for our customers and works alongside other teams to develop these into actual products and services that we can offer to our domestic customer base and out to the market - these products and associated bundles need to create perceived value and deepen relationships with our customers and grow the financial value of our portfolio.

Particular emphasis is placed on ideas appraisal, maintaining stakeholder engagement and the translation of strategic and commercial considerations into initiatives and forecasts using relatively incomplete information and supposition, to shape decision making.

Another prominent aspect of the role will entail the use of SAS to develop modelling assumptions and perform regression analysis and customer insight work for the wider team.

The ideal candidate will have a numerate degree (or equivalent), have previous experience of using and adapting models using MS Excel and SAS, and extracting insight to predict future outcomes. They need to demonstrate commercial acumen and have the energy to drive change in a structured manner.

An understanding of product lifecycles and measures of product performance is preferred. Ideally this person will have a background in a B2C, retail or other service led business.


In this role you will guide commercials from concept through to full scale launch, covering:

• Work with other business units to compile cost stacks, understanding changes in customer dynamics to ensure the right prioritisation of investment is undertaken
• Appraisal of new product investment ideas and establishing suitable baselines to track success
• Delivering expert insight and modelling solutions that support the optimisation of Profit, Long Term Value and Customer numbers

Key Skills and requirements:

• SAS, VBA Coding and strong Excel skills
• Commercial project management background
• Strong understanding of financial decision models
• Strong stakeholder management
• Previous management of virtual teams is desirable
• Analytical / Commercial background

What you'll get in return

Our people are our most important asset and are what sets us apart from the competition. We offer a competitive salary and impressive benefits package, and the opportunity to really shape the future of the business whilst receiving the support you need to develop your skill set and experience to achieve your long term ambitions.

Company overview

RWE npower is a leading UK energy company and is part of the RWE Group, one of Europe's leading electricity and gas companies. We serve approximately 5 million customer accounts with electricity, gas and energy. Through RWE Generation, we operate and manage a flexible portfolio of coal, oil, biomass and gas-fired power stations, producing more than 10% of the electricity used in Great Britain.

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