The Pricing Administration Manager is responsible to maintain proper controls over the integrity and security of all pricing and contract information for all Medtronic business units for South Africa and Sub-Sahara Africa. The role involves the creation, maintenance and obsolescence of pricing data in the Vendavo and SAP pricing platforms, ensuring the invoicing system is fed with correct and on time pricing data. The role will provide price lists and reports to support local and regional pricing analysts, business unit coordinators, customer service and finance personnel.
A Day in the Life
Responsibilities may include the following and other duties may be assigned.
Provide business support in the form of set up and maintenance of all pricing in Vendavo and SAP platforms
Resolve pricing data related issues required to release orders that are incorrectly priced as well as customer disputed invoices due to price discrepancies
Ensure successful Tender process and submission
Lead Tender, Pricing administration and Patient quotation team
Drive and Support annual pricing changes
Issue pricing data extracts and reports for both business partners and for audit purposes
Measure and report on the adherence to the department’s service level agreement with internal customers - sales / marketing / customer care - and external customers – MediKredit / Order Logistics / key hospital groups
Set up and maintain local processes / procedures / tools necessary for creating and maintaining high quality of pricing data
Review existing pricing processes and make recommendations to improve efficiency and accuracy, while adhering to company-wide vision and pricing strategies
Communicate price changes to all customers based on their requirements, including electronic price files
Maintain strong working relationship with the Global pricing administration team in Poland - COE
Ensure that all changes to prices are authorized in accordance with price controls and policy
Work with finance and master data team to ensure new accounts are set up correctly according to price file requirements
Maintain NAPPI code database in SAP working with master data team
Regularly communicate with country and regional contacts for any process related information/changes
Assist or lead projects impacting pricing master data
Perform other related duties as assigned
Compliance with all company policies and procedures, including but not limited to Safety, Health & Environmental, and Quality Assurance
Collaborate with sales, management, and reimbursement department to implement the Price changes into the market and product launches.
Provide price impact reports to provide evidence of the effectiveness of price initiatives.
Assist with pricing strategy across business units to position the products correctly in the market based on value and competitive strategy.
Attend meetings with public and private health stakeholders to ensure optimum service offering.
Price negotiations with Funders and Customers
Superior communication and interpersonal skills
Strong administrative skills
System and analytical orientated
Attention to detail is essential
High level of confidentiality
Financial and numerical skills
Advanced knowledge of MS Excel
Ability to multi-task
Ability to prioritise
Flexibility with working hours
Proven ability to work under pressure
Bachelor degree with at least 4 years administrative experience preferably in a financial environment
Appropriate Degree advantageous
Previous experience working with MediKredit, Medical funders and Order Logistics
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