Nestle USA (


  full-time   employee

Eden Prairie
United States

Nestlé Health Science (NHSc) is a company on a mission and on the move, motivated by the opportunity to forge a major therapeutic role for nutrition in the management of health and establish a new industry between food and pharmaceuticals. The two elements of the equation are simple; societies are ageing and age and lifestyle related diseases are spiraling. Needs are growing for safe, effective and cost-effective solutions. At the same time, scientific understanding of health, disease and the potential of nutrition ? as an integral part of managing health and disease ? is growing.

Nestlé Health Science, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Nestlé Group, was created in 2011 to be a leader in these developments and make things happen. We have over 3,000 employees around the world with a wide mix of capabilities ? from bio-medical engineers to regulatory specialists, medical delegates (sales force) and health economic experts that reflect our dynamism and intent to create.

This position is responsible for the facilitation of pricing requests from the Field Sales team through the pricing approval process.

Primary Responsibilities:
? Responsible for gathering, preparing, and analyzing relevant pricing information that contributes to the development of the NHSc pricing strategies
? Understand how pricing strategies align to Channel, Platform, and Customer Strategies to drive long term value in the marketplace
? Participate in the Pricing Approval Process and provide insight/direction to the sales organization related to pricing and contractual issues
? Responsible for ongoing coordination of pricing process for new and renewal business including:
? Financial analysis of opportunity, including preparation and presentation of Pricing Analysis Tool through Pricing Approval Process
? Analyze product volume, margin and competitive prices to provide guidance and pricing recommendations (e.g. proposed prices and overall impact)
? Provide guidance to field sales team related to ensuring pricing requests flow smoothly and quickly through the pricing process
? Management of and timely response to issues/questions raised via group e-mail box.
? Responsible for providing accurate and detailed facts to assist in determining overall pricing guidelines for products and for channels
? Conduct periodic analyses to inform pricing strategies
? Assist in the continuing development and enhancement of pricing models and related tools
? Assist in the communication of pricing to compendia
? Assist with special projects and other duties as assigned.

? 5+ years of experience in pricing and supporting a sales team in an analytical or customer service role
? 1-3 years of experience in Healthcare Industry and general understanding of distributor-based business preferred
? Bachelor?s Degree in Business, Finance, or related field
? High level of proficiency in a variety of PC applications such as Excel, Word, Access, etc.

The Nestlé Companies are equal employment and affirmative action employers and looking for diversity in qualified candidates for employment.


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