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Portfolio Pricing Manager

Location:

Staines

Job type:

Permanent

The Overview

The Energy Pricing Team is a high profile team working at the forefront of the key challenges facing British Gas and looking at how to deliver innovative energy tariffs in an optimal way. The Team has responsibility for the delivery of major price events for our 8m residential energy customers and the pricing of all new energy tariff launches

A high profile and high performing team with interactions across British Gas Residential and exposure to senior leadership
The Pricing Analyst will be responsible for the pricing of new tariffs and for conducting analysis on the success drivers of pricing for us and our competitors

The Role

  • Responsible for analysis of British Gas’ portfolio of energy tariffs, including monthly financial reports and development of effective and accurate forecasting processes
  • Will play a key role in delivery of business critical pricing projects, from creating tariff rates through to quality control of output in customer communications and digital media
  • Supporting the development of an evolving pricing strategy and help build insight into the mechanics of our market
  • Monitoring and providing insight on competitor activity in the energy market and latest competitor tariff launches alongside detailed modelling of competitors strategy and profitability to produce forecasts., producing reports on this for senior management,  to support recommendations for dynamic competitive responses
  • Maintenance and development of key models and processes which enable Energy Pricing to operate effectively, accurately and judiciously. 
  • Building strong working relationships across a range of stakeholders and operational teams
  • Within all aspects of the role put the Customer at the heart of decision making and support the UKES&S ambition to lead the digital transformation of our industry

The Person

TECHNICAL COMPETENCIES

  • Describe key competencies required to carry out the role competently and effectively
  • Strong academic background in a numerical or scientific discipline
  • Numerate, with demonstrable ability to think analytically
  • Attention to detail with the ability to remain precise whilst working to tight deadlines
  • Ability to adapt to change and flourish in a fast paced commercial environment
  • Ability to build strong working relationships across a variety of stakeholders
  • Strong capability with MS Office (e.g. Excel, Word, PowerPoint etc)

GENERIC CAPABILITIES

  • Focus
  • Matrix Working
  • Resilience
  • Positive Disruption
  • Self Awareness/Personal Development
  • Educated to degree level or equivalent 
  • Experience in the energy industry
  • Experience in a pricing or financial role in an energy or equivalent B2C background
  • Financial or commercial experience
  • Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Highly organised, with the ability to prioritise a variety of work

The Company

British Gas, part of the Centrica Group, supplies gas and electricity to UK residential and business customers, provides central heating and gas appliance installation and maintenance and low-carbon and energy efficient products and services.

PLEASE APPLY ONLINE by hitting the 'Apply' button. Please upload your cover letter and CV as one document.

Applications will ONLY be accepted via the ‘Apply’ button.

To request an update on this role, or if you have any problems uploading your CV please email Simon.Mansfield@britishgas.co.uk typing ‘Update required: Portfolio Pricing Manager R9922980’ in the subject title.

Agencies: Centrica operate a preferred supplier arrangement, however if you wish to be considered at the next review session please submit a brief overview of your capability to PSL@centrica.com.

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