Solenis

*Business Relationship Manager - Pricing - Delaware

US-DE-Wilmington
1 month ago(12/19/2017 9:51 AM)
Requisition #
2017-6133
# of Openings
1

Overview

Solenis is a leading global manufacturer of specialty chemicals for the pulp, paper, oil and gas, chemical processing, mining, biorefining, power, and municipal markets. The company’s product portfolio includes a broad array of process, functional and water treatment chemistries as well as state-of-the-art monitoring and control systems. These technologies are used by customers to improve operational efficiencies, enhance product quality, protect plant assets, and minimize environmental impact. Headquartered in Wilmington, Delaware, the company operates 30 manufacturing facilities strategically located around the globe and employs a team of 3,500 professionals in 118 countries across five continents. For additional information about Solenis, please visit www.solenis.com|Twitter | LinkedIn.

 

Solenis is staffed with great minds and powered by ingenuity. When you join the Solenis team, you become part of a global community of 3,500 experts who work together to provide advanced process and water treatment solutions. Our team members take pride in their ability to think dynamically and help solve our customers’ unique challenges. If you’re interested in becoming a part of our elite team, please explore our current career opportunities.

Description

The Pricing Business Relationship Manager is responsible for developing and managing the relationship between the commercial teams and Pricing team/IT related to the PriceFX platform as well other pricing organization tools and applications.  This includes assisting in the prioritization of projects, ensuring projects align with technology that delivers the maximum return on investment (ROI), and directing IT strategy that aligns with the overall business strategy. He/she contributes to and manages projects from initiation to implementation. Responsible for functional and technical blue-print creation and proper hand off to offshore technical teams.  At times, hands on technical configuration required.  Ensures proper delivery of requirements and on time project delivery.  Requires strong analytical skills, business analysis skills, excellent customer service skills.   Works indenpendently in a fast paced environment to achieve goals within required timeframes. 

 

Key Role Responsibilities:

 

Business Partnership, Processes  & Data :

  • Build and leverage relationships with management, key pricing team stakeholders and external teams. Review demand, projects, tasks and deliverables frequently and change priorities or scope in coordination with ever-changing business needs.
  • Responsible for the implementation of the new pricing operating model elements, such as pricing process, business rules, performance and behavioral metrics, approval authority tables,  through PriceFX pricing software
  • Ensures the business understands the technology solutions related to pricing, overall solution delivery, opportunites for enhancemencts and compliance to governance processes, architecture standards, etc.
  • Partner with the business to maintain, track, enhance, optimize and improve technology experiences.
  • Proactively search out and identify new opportunities to innovate, streamline, and optimize the pricing processes with the goal of digital trasformtion, ease of use, and real-time data availability and delivery on any device to make effective real-time decisions.
  • Influence the business to change where necessary and appropriate.
  • Create, maintain and enforce data integrity standards by completing bulk import and exports, regularly performing database de-dup and cleanup procedures.
  • Manage stakeholder expectations through clear, concise and professional presentations and communications.

Project Management:

  • Ensures successful and timely execution of PriceFX software implementaion, rollout and support model
  • Develops and executes other technology strategies/projects that provide a competitive edge for the business unit and delivers the maximum ROI.
  • Assists business unit leaders (Global & Regional ) in prioritizing pricing related IT projects and prepares the cost-benefit analysis for those projects.
  • Provide senior leadership with regular project status & reporting.
  • Manages IT projects through the project management cycle in cross functional teams
  • Contributes to the IT annual budgeting and planning process. Controls and tracks IT expenditures against the budget.

Training & User experience:

  • Develops and educates the business community on PriceFX software and any other pricing related IT tools
  • Prepare and perform customer training, procedural manuals, job aids, & work flow curriculums.
  • Work with the business to identify and deliver best practices and tips on application usage
  • Produce and improve overall documentation related to new functionality or significant enhancements to existing functionality.

Application maintenance / enhancement:

  • Co-manages and interacts with the resolver teams, responsible for maintaining, supporting, and upgrading systems and applications in support of business operations. (including coorperation with the CRM, SAP & webmethods team)
  • Collaborates with the other BRMs to identify, establish and standardize, where applicable, technology applications.
  • Work with vendor support and other external third party support teams to resolve user issues.
  • Responsible for configuration, customization & enhancements oversight. Functional and technical blue-printing and proper hand-off to technical offshore teams for actual implemenation. At times, hands on technical configuration required Security support and oversight of the applications.
  • Manages the off-shore support team for quick incident resolution and ontime delivery of projects and enhancements.

 

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in IT, Business, Finance, Statistics, Mathematics or Chemical Engineering necessary.
  • 6+ years of relevant business process management and project management experience required.
  • Fast learner with a strong aptitude to learn new software tools and pricing concepts required
  • Experience in leading non-enterprise software implementations and support is preferred
  • Leadership Capabilities: Must have proven capability in the following - Team Builder, People Developer, Planning & Execution Facilitator, Relationship Builder, and Business Expert. 

At Solenis, we understand that our greatest asset is our people. That is why we offer competitive compensation, comprehensive benefits and numerous opportunities for professional growth and development. So, if you are interested in working for a world-class company and enjoy solving complex challenges, whether in the lab or the field, consider joining our team.

 

Solenis is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer, including Minorities / Women/ Veterans / Disabled.  
 
Solenis is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

 

Should you require assistance in applying to this opportunity, please reach out to Solenis Talent Acquisition at 1-888-756-2701. #LI-DS1

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