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Pricing Assistant - 12 month Fixed Term Contract

Req #: JR - 049207 Location Old Toongabbie, New South Wales, Australia Job Category: Marketing Date Posted: 10/13/2021

Overview

This is where creativity meets strategy. As a member of the Baxter Marketing team, you will work on designing, developing and implementing marketing programs and pricing strategies. You’ll leverage your expertise to present our life-sustaining and live-saving products and services to the relevant market sector. Working in collaboration with the sales and technical teams, there will be opportunity for learning, development and future career growth across a variety of fields within Baxter.

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Pricing Assistant - 12 month Fixed Term Contract

This is where you save and sustain lives

At Baxter, we are deeply connected by our mission. No matter your role at Baxter, your work makes a positive impact on people around the world. You'll feel a sense of purpose throughout the organization, as we know our work improves outcomes for millions of patients.

Baxter's products and therapies are found in almost every hospital worldwide, in clinics and in the home. For over 85 years, we have pioneered significant medical innovations that transform healthcare.

Together, we create a place where we are happy, successful and inspire each other. This is where you can do your best work.

Join us at the intersection of saving and sustaining lives—where your purpose accelerates our mission.

Job Title:Pricing Assistant (12 month Fixed Term Contract)

The Role

In this role as a Pricing Assistant, you will be responsible for:

  • Managing all Australian and New Zealand customer contract pricing within the Baxter Pricing systems - BAM and JDE (ERP System). Ensuring adherence to Baxter’s audit and compliance processes during the set up and maintenance of pricing across all contract types.

  • Providing regular and detailed reporting to Commercial and Sales Teams on contract pricing changes, expiry reports, price maintenance, and ad-hoc reporting when required.

  • Assisting the Sales Teams and Healthcare Solutions Team with all current pricing in the system, as well as reviewing and advising on proposed future price changes and updates for both products and customers.

  • Ensuring the data integrity of all customer pricing in the system, by continually investigating all pricing discrepancies raised by Customer Service, Sales Teams, Contracts Team, Wholesalers, Hospitals, and customers.

Key Responsibilities (but not limited to):

  • Price Maintenance:

    • Maintaining the price maintenance master data files in Excel and ensuring that changes and updates to Sales Teams are correctly and accurately undated in the master data file.

    • Liaise with Sales Managers and Teams to ensure that the pricing data is actioned in a timely manner and that customers notifications from the Sales Teams are filed and stored correctly for compliance

    • Communicate all price updates and changes to all relevant Sales Teams in a timely manner

    • Liaise with the Contract Team to ensure that all price updates and maintenance for Tenders are correctly notified and updated in the systems.

  • Pricing queries, customer queries, price validations

    • Investigate, validate, and respond promptly to all pricing discrepancies, queries and differences between prices stated on a customers’ purchase order (PO) and the corresponding prices in the system for that individual customer.

    • Respond promptly to pricing queries from the various Sales Teams, Customers, and wholesalers to ensure that the Sales Teams and customers have the correct pricing that they require and that all pricing queries are resolved as soon as possible.

  • Other Tasks and responsibilities

    • Responsible for the set up and maintenance of all pricing arrangements, including list price, contracted and non-contracted pricing ensuring compliance to audit requirements and existing customer arrangements as per authorized contractual obligations.

    • Process all New Product requests daily within 24 hours

    • Maintain data integrity in BAM & JDE via continual data and pricing validations & reviews

    • Monitoring of the Pricing group email box, ANZ Pricing, to ensure appropriate distribution of all emails to relevant Team members

    • Ensuring that all list prices and price comparitor files for both Australia and New Zealand are updated and loaded in Sharepoint.

    • Double checking of all pricing data and price changes

Key Requirements of the role include:

  • Proven administrative experience in office environment, preferably in a pricing or similar customer service, indirect customer facing role.

  • Proven time-management and organizational skills

  • Previous experience in a high volume, fast paced, transactional based environment

  • Exemplary high attention to detail and data accuracy

  • Problem solving, solution and customer focused and follow through on all queries

  • Critical thinking with the ability to seek solutions and implement pricing requests to ensure that all customers are charged the correct prices

  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills

  • Customer focused and diligent

  • Deadline driven and resilient

  • Understanding of the pricing mechanism and its impact on the organization

  • Proven strength in collaborating with various stakeholders across all business units and locations

  • Independent and self-starter

  • High degree of proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word, and Outlook

  • Process and procedure orientated

  • Strong compliance and audit focused

Benefits & Culture:

As an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality and winner of the 2019 Women in MedTech Award, Baxter ANZ is focused on being a best place to work. Situated in Western Sydney, and featuring and onsite subsidized cafeteria and café, gym, we offer a dynamic and future focused work environment offering workplace flexibility, additional annual leave and a strong value driven culture.

Baxter is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other status protected by law.

Reasonable Accommodations

Baxter is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or interview process, please send an e-mail to [email protected] and let us know the nature of your request along with your contact information.

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Meet Madhuri, Senior Manager, Product & Strategic Initiatives in India

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"As an Early Career Professional, I must say that Baxter truly allows you to develop your career. I started working at a national role and advanced into an EMEA role in Digital Health, early this year. Being able to collaborate on the strategy behind an effective digital transformation of the company, makes me believe on our mission every day, and be very proud to work at Baxter."

Sara

Hear from Our Employees

Our company is enriched by a diverse population of individuals in more than 100 countries that work to solve, innovate, manufacture and drive better healthcare options for patients around the world.

Madhuri

Meet Madhuri, Senior Project Manager in India

"Being a marketer at Baxter is a great enabler and gives opportunities to develop and exercise strategic decision making, portfolio management, project management, new launch excellence, driving profitable growth and omnichannel marketing campaigns. Leaders here are approachable and receptive to new ideas. Baxter gave me an opportunity to drive strategic initiatives across the India organization in addition to my current marketing role."

Bethany

Meet Bethany, Marketing Director in the United States

"I find it very rewarding to manage a new product development project from initial concept through to seeing the first patients on the therapy. It makes it all worthwhile to hear how our products and therapies are positively impacting a patient and their family."

Claire

Meet Claire, Marketing Manager in Singapore

"In my current marketing role at Baxter, I've gained different insights and skillsets, one of them being learning to look at things from different angles. From big picture to strategy implementation, my experience has allowed me to help the sales team connect the dots together effectively."

Sara

Meet Sara, EMEA Digital Health Project Leader in Portugal

"As an Early Career Professional, I must say that Baxter truly allows you to develop your career. I started working at a national role and advanced into an EMEA role in Digital Health, early this year. Being able to collaborate on the strategy behind an effective digital transformation of the company, makes me believe on our mission every day, and be very proud to work at Baxter."

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