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Job Title:  Officer, Product Pricing and Planning

Location: 

Toronto, ON, CA

Other Location(s): 
Employment Type:  Full-Time
Language Requirements:  English Essential
Job ID:  143602
Employment Type:  Full-Time
Job Details: 

Job Requisition Id: 143602 
Business Function: Sales 
Primary City: Toronto 
Other Location(s): 
Province: Ontario 
Employment Type: Full-Time 
Employment Status: Permanent 
Language Requirement: English Essential 
Number of Vacancies: 1 
Area of Competition: All employees in the Greater Toronto Area region.  
Closing Date (MM/DD/YYYY): 12/03/2021

Job Description

The Officer, Product Pricing and Planning is accountable for all activities related to the evaluation of business cases in support of the Corporate decision-making and approvals process to ensure that Corporate product costing and pricing activities are consistently applied to all costing activities.

Job Responsibilities

Below are the main job requirements and responsibilities for the Officer, Product Pricing and Planning.

 

  • Reviews current and previous business cases for costing and pricing to ensure consistent application of all product costing and pricing activities. Conducts business cases with a view of competitive implications.

 

  • Conducts timely analysis of product, customer specific, industry specific, revenue models and makes recommendations to senior management.

 

  • Develops sensitivity analysis and conducts option analysis to support product line pricing decisions, reviews business case proposals to ensure consistency with product specification, rate, and accounting (consistent billing approach) policies, and assesses alternative options for business case proposals and provides recommendations.

 

  • Provides the theoretical framework for the development of product costing methodologies and concepts appropriate for a wide variety of applications (financial evaluations of products in all stages of their life cycle: mature products, new products, one-time products, etc.).

 

  • Develops, reviews and maintains a product specific data base of information on product characteristics, prices, costs, specifications, competitive offering, and contribution forecasts and product profitability to the client groups and senior management potential areas of opportunity and improvements.

Job Responsibilities (continued)

  • Develops and maintains an effective liaison with management clients and representatives of various Corporate support groups in a professional manner, including demonstrating sensitivity to external and internal political considerations.

 

  • Provides planning, budgeting, forecasting, financial and performance measurement, verification, analysis and reporting services to the Area level functions. Prepares expense/revenue targets, plans, outlooks, forecasts and detailed costs projections ensuring that results meet Senior Management guidelines. Provides functional assistance, advice and service to the Area Directors and ensures that area plans and budgets are achievable, consistent with Corporate directions.

 

  • Monitors area achievements against Commercial Operations plans and budgets. Assists area vice-president, area directors and area managers to isolate variances and identify, document and monitor the implementation of appropriate remedial actions. Develops methodologies to allocate equitable divisional expense/revenue targets to the Divisional and Area Directors.

 

  • Prepares consolidated revenues/expense analysis and forecast for Central in accordance to Corporate and Area guidelines.

 

  • Provides forecasting, financial and performance measurement, verification, analysis, recommended improvements and reporting services to Management.

Qualifications

Education

  • Completed post-secondary education in a related field, commerce, finance, economics, accounting, business administration.

 

Experience

  • Relevant professional designation (CPA, (CA, CMA) or GGA) or 2 to 5 years of relevant functional experience in business and financial analysis project management and business analyst documentation.
  • 1 or more years’ experience in a supervisory role.
  • Experience with SAP Business Warehouse, Relational Database Design and Management (SQL), MS Access and MS Excel plus Financial Modeling.

 

Other Candidate Requirements

  • Proficient computer skills and competent with Microsoft Office programs and other job relevant programs.
  • Excellent team building and leadership skills experience.
  • Sound organizational, analytical, judgment and decision-making skills with proven abilities in problem solving.
  • Solid interpersonal skills with an ability to build and maintain relationships.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • One or more years of experience in a unionized environment an asset.

Other Information

 

Safety Sensitive Positions
This position may be considered a Safety Sensitive position.


Employment Equity
Canada Post is committed to employment equity and encourages applications from women, Aboriginal people, persons with disabilities and visible minorities.

 

Conflict of Interest
The Conflict of Interest Policy prohibits employees from hiring, supervising or reporting to, directly or indirectly via the reporting hierarchy, their immediate family or close personal relations. Should you feel that you may be in an actual or potential Conflict of Interest in regard to this job opportunity, you must communicate with the designated Human Resources representative.

 

Accommodation
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Important Message
Your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the requirements as Canada Post cannot make assumptions about your education and experience. We thank all those who apply. Only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

 

Our Leadership Behaviours 
Decision Making – A champion of the organization who takes calculated risks and makes prudent, common sense decisions about current issues, future opportunities and resource requirements in a timely, well thought out manner that aligns with the corporation's best interests.
Accountability – An individual who strives for performance excellence and who holds him/herself and direct reports accountable for decisions and actions and for learning from mistakes when intended results are not achieved.
Business Orientation – A proactive individual who understands the competitive nature of the business, and is committed to sustaining the business through excellent customer service and new business opportunities.
Execution – A focused and self-motivated individual who acts with a sense of urgency and delivers on time and within budget, by dealing effectively with challenges and ambiguous situations.
Leading People – A compelling communicator and leader who engages, motivates and inspires others to achieve results and who encourages personal growth and finding better ways of doing things. 


Our Values
Canada Post’s corporate values reflect the principles, beliefs and aspirations that guide our behaviour and shape our culture.
Transformation – We will innovate and transform to win in the marketplace.
Customer – We serve Canadians with pride and passion.
Integrity – We act responsibly and with integrity.
Respect – We treat each other with fairness and respect.
Safety – We are committed to a safe and healthy environment for all our stakeholders.


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