• Pricing Manager

    Location: First Floor, Friars Gate, 1011 Stratford Rd, Shirley, Solihull Hours: Full time Salary: £60,000- £70,000 per annum Central Support (head office)

If you are a current Linnaeus Associate, you will need to apply internally. In order to do this, please contact our Talent Acquisition team (details can be found via The Link) and someone will be in touch to discuss and progress your application.

Roles and Responsibilities

We are looking to recruit for a 13 Month Fixed Term contract for a Pricing Manager in our Marketing Division.

As Pricing Manager you will be responsible for developing and executing our pricing strategy. You will play a pivotal role in shaping and implementing pricing strategies that drive profitable growth for Linnaeus. This role sits within the Marketing team and will be focused on the creation, maintenance, monitoring and embedding of pricing models to directly influence business growth.

Collaborating closely with cross-functional teams, you will undertake analysis, develop pricing models, analyse market trends, and ensure competitive market positioning. With a focus on maintaining a streamlined & comprehensive framework for all pricing processes, the role will lead pricing reviews and manage day-to day pricing queries from multiple stakeholder groups.

Main purpose & goals

Lead pricing strategy and execution for Linnaeus. Provide best practice pricing expertise for the organisation, developing and delivering a pricing strategy that aligns with our overall business objectives and customer goals.

The primary purpose and function of the Pricing Manager is to handle all aspects of pricing management and analysis for all services and products offered by Linnaeus Group practices.  This includes monitoring pricing and promotional activities of all major competitors. This role will also provide analytics and reporting on pricing, sales, and cost metrics; provide pricing recommendations to ensure financial targets are met and maintained. 

Key Responsibilities

  • Lead all pricing processes, reviews and annual rollouts, across services, medicines, subscriptions for primary care and referral hospitals.
  • Coordinate and deliver annual pricing reviews, assessing multiple different scenarios and presenting risks and opportunities from the impact of any changes
  • Identify opportunities for quick wins in pricing. Develop recommendation and communication process for roll out and deliver to the practices through the Operations Managers.
  • Provide day-to-day pricing support and query handling from Operations, and practice teams
  • Work closely with Finance and Operations to align pricing strategy with financial goals and objectives
  • Undertake ad hoc analysis, competitive analysis, cost analysis etc to ensure our pricing strategy is optimised for business growth
  • For all new propositions & services, collaborate with Operations, Medical and proposition teams to develop competitive pricing proposals
  • Develop and maintain pricing policies and procedures
  • Leading and completing pricing analysis and modelling projects to deliver comprehensive pricing recommendations into the business
  • Monitor market trends and have a deep knowledge of differing pricing strategies and their impact
  • Monitor industry trends and best practices related to pricing and recommend innovative strategies to stay ahead of the competition.
  • Track and analyse key metrics and success indicators related to pricing initiatives: provide regular reports and insights to key stakeholders, including any ROI on selected channels to market to maximise cost efficiency.
  • Work with Finance and Operations to oversee implementation, ensuring that all pricing is captured within the system for all procedures & products to avoid revenue loss.

Person specification

Experience of managing teams

Clinical experience and knowledge of setting up and managing pricing and coding structures within a practice

Good stakeholder manager and relationship builder across the business

Developing pricing and coding strategy

Experience within a Veterinary or Healthcare setting.

Knowledge

Knowledge of pricing structures, setting them up and ongoing development and optimisation

Understanding of B2B and B2C market dynamics and pricing variances

Understanding of service sectors

Good knowledge of Developing pricing and coding strategy and delivery against this

In-depth knowledge of the veterinary sector and price lists, including common consultations, surgeries, and administration tasks.

Knowledge of various veterinary business types: primary care, referrals.

Qualifications

Degree or professional qualifications

Qualifications in Marketing, Business, Pricing, Economics

Part of an amazing global family

Being part of this amazing global group gives us the benefit of a huge network of experts and specialists, a future we can invest in and the security that allows us to concentrate on what we do best – caring for pets. We are proud to count some of the finest specialists, veterinary surgeons and nurses in the UK among our team. Being part of the Mars family of businesses provides huge development opportunities across the group for our Associates.

The future of the veterinary world is at the heart of everything we do. We are all individual but two important things bring us together: a commitment to excellence and our passion to make A BETTER WORLD FOR PETS.

Linnaeus is owned by Mars, that makes us part of their 70,000 Veterinary Health Associates who spend their days thinking about the 400 million pets of the world and how to improve their lives. Being part of this amazing global group gives us the benefit of a huge network of experts and specialists, a future we can invest in and the security that allows us to concentrate on what we do best – caring for pets.

Our Associates are fundamental to our success and we are proud to count some of the finest specialists, veterinary surgeons and nurses in the UK among our team.

Being part of the Mars family of businesses provides huge development opportunities across the group for our Associates.

Linnaeus is an equal-opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment, we are committed to fostering a culture that is inclusive and diverse for all our associates.

If you would like to apply for this role, please click the Apply Button or for more information, please feel free to reach out directly to our Talent Acquisition team at [email protected]

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