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Being the leading independent distributor of laboratory supplies in the UK does not come easy. Our people work very hard and demonstrate a commitment that is second to none in achieving our aims. In return we provide an environment where high achievers can flourish, develop, make a real difference and be rewarded for their efforts… that is why most of our people stay with us for years and our people are the reason that SLS continue to be successful!

If YOU are a high achiever and you would like to join our team, we would be very happy to hear from you regarding any of the positions listed below. SLS are an equal opportunities employer.

Contract Pricing Analyst

Job Title: Contract Pricing Analyst

Reporting to: Amy Skaith – Pricing Manager

Closing date: Friday 13th December 2019

Salary: On application

Job summary  

As a key position within the Pricing Team, this role will focus on the analysis and production of contract pricing data which is sourced from a variety of areas. Strong commercial awareness and communication skills are key to ensure business development and data accuracy.

Duties and responsibilities  

  • Read, interpret, review and analyse company pricing data for distribution to the wider business.
  • Manipulate and maintain pricing data in line with company policies and procedures.
  • Identify and resolve problems which arise within the pricing element of the business; ensuring processes are managed to reduce reoccurrence.
  • Conduct pricing analysis year-round, identifying pricing changes, margin erosion and communicating them to necessary departments.
  • Collate and present data to various areas within the business.
  • Design and develop new and existing pricing reports and strategies.
  • Build and maintain intercompany relationships; particularly with our sales department.
  • Support other business functions to ensure they conform with company pricing rules.
  • Leadership and development of short term and long-term projects; ensuring effective communication to all areas of the company.
  • Provide accurate and timely files to different areas of the business drawing from various sources.
  • Management of contract price changes through the business and external marketplace.
  • Continue to support the day to day business function.  

Attributes and Skills required  

  • Excellent communication skills both verbally and in writing
  • Able to prioritise work load and have a keen eye for detail
  • Computer Literate including strong working knowledge of Outlook and Microsoft applications, including; Access and Excel with previous experience of using pivot tables and VLOOKUP routines.
  • Strong commercial awareness and business acumen
  • Proven experience in data management, building and maintaining inter-departmental relationships and data accuracy.
  • Organised and methodical
  • Self-motivated and driven      

Benefits of working at SLS        

  • 24 days holiday
  • A great working environment in purpose built offices
  • Small, friendly and sociable teams with great staff events
  • New opportunities, helping you to progress your career
  • Bonus schemes to reward your personal contribution  

Scientific Laboratory Supplies Limited
Wilford Industrial Estate
Ruddington Lane
NG11 7EP

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