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Manager Predictive Pricing

Location: 

Tempe, AZ, US

Date:  Jul 5, 2024

Requisition ID: 17471

 

Join us in building a better future for Arizona!

SRP is one of the largest public power and water utilities in the U.S. providing electricity to approximately one million customers in the greater metropolitan Phoenix area. Since its founding in 1903, SRP has fostered a culture of stewardship and customer service consistently ranking as an industry leader in customer service according to J.D. Power and named one of Arizona's best employers by Forbes. SRP continues to adapt to its changing business environment by seeking innovative ways to reimagine utility service and the provision of critical resources essential to the life and economy of Arizona.

 

Why Work at SRP

At SRP, we foster an inclusive work environment and believe everyone should have a fair chance to work, regardless of who they are. That’s why we value teams with diverse perspectives, experiences, and backgrounds to help SRP deliver on its mission of providing reliable, affordable and sustainable water and power.

 

SRP's success is rooted in our employees' happiness, health, and safety. That's why we offer a comprehensive benefits package to meet the needs of our employees and enhance their well-being. In addition to competitive pay and performance incentives, eligible employees can take advantage of the following benefits:

 

  • Pension Plan (at no cost to the employee)
  • 401(k) plan with employer matching
  • Available your first day: Medical, vision, dental, and life insurance
  • Over 200+ hours of PTO (includes vacation days, holidays, floating holidays, and sick leave)
  • Parental leave (up to 4 weeks) and adoption assistance
  • Wellness programs (including access to a recreation and fitness facility)
  • Short and long-term disability plans
  • Tuition assistance for both undergraduate and graduate programs
  • 10 Employee Resource Groups for career development, community service, and networking

 

Summary

The Pricing Manager leads the planning and analyses that support the development and implementation of pricing strategies. This includes management of the formal price process and adjustor mechanism activities. In alignment with strategy and policy, develops pricing studies, programs and rate designs that align with industry best practices and are supported by sound and accurate analysis. Provides information for business leaders, including the General Manager, Chief Financial Executive, and the Treasurer.

What You'll Do

  • Lead planning, analysis, and administration of strategic pricing initiatives, including Buy-through and related pricing proposals
  • Lead tracking of industry news and studies relevant to Pricing and lead participation in industry Pricing groups, including LPPC working groups
  • Lead special studies including transmission, ancillary/power factor, and related studies
  • Lead project management efforts in support of price processes and pricing proposals
  • Lead planning, analysis, and administration of pricing efforts, including base rates and adjustment mechanisms
  • Perform ad hoc pricing analysis
  • Monitor relevant regulatory activities in the state and nationally when of particular interest and share findings
  • Responsible for key pricing areas including retail and wholesale transmission, ancillary services, the system benefits charge, market participation, and program development
  • Manages the Pricing roadmap that helps identify key pricing initiatives and the planning, analysis and activities needed to advance those initiatives
  • Collaborates with operations and functional business process teams to understand and define cost-to-serve and incorporate costs into pricing decision processes
  • Applies pricing rules, policies, and decisions, and provides detailed explanations supporting decisions. Researches pricing discrepancies and proposes solutions to fairly resolve pricing disputes
  • Participates in the design and development of new pricing systems, processes, and reports
  • Gain executive and cross-functional alignment for pricing and offer recommendations.
  • Other duties and projects as assigned.

What It Takes To Succeed

  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and deadlines
  • Business and financial acumen
  • Ability to analyze and disseminate large amounts of data
  • Skilled in Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, and Outlook as well as a demonstrated ability to utilize financial applications
  • Demonstrated knowledge of financial/statistical modeling and pricing tools preferred
  • Excellent analytical and creative problem-solving skills with the ability to make independent decisions based on investigation and judgment as well as ability to discern when to escalate issues
  • Exhibits customer focused behavior such as building positive relationships and strives to understand customer’s needs, both internal and external
  • Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills. Ability to adjust communication method based on customer situation
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and deadlines

Experience

Minimum of 8 years cumulative and progressive professional experience.

Education

Completion of a Bachelor's Degree from an accredited institution that prepares the employee for the assignment.

 

Hybrid Workplace

SRP currently offers a hybrid workplace, which allows employees whose jobs can be performed remotely, and who have sufficient technical capability, to telework up to three days per week. Although teleworking is available, all employees must live and work in Arizona. We are taking steps to protect the health and well-being of all team members, and by following a number of health and safety protocols, to reduce the risk of the coronavirus (COVID-19).

 

Drug/Alcohol Policy Statement

To promote the safety and well-being of our employees, customers, and the communities we serve, SRP is committed to maintaining a drug/alcohol free work environment. Although marijuana may now be legal in Arizona, except as otherwise specified under Arizona law, SRP considers it to be an illegal drug for the purpose of our drug/alcohol policy because marijuana remains illegal at the federal level. Any candidate found to be impaired during the hiring process or who has the presence of an illegal drug or unauthorized substance in their system during the pre-employment drug/alcohol test may be disqualified from further consideration in the hiring process.

 

Equal Opportunity Employer Statement

Salt River Project (SRP) is committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, military status, or any other protected status under applicable federal, state or local law.

 

Work Authorization

All candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States.
Currently, SRP does not sponsor H1B visas, OPT, or other employment-related visas.

 


Nearest Major Market: Phoenix

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