Business Summary :
The person who fills this position will need to thoroughly understand VMware’s Products and Pricing programs. From an operational perspective, the Business Analyst must proactively interface and coordinate efforts with corporate, clearly understand responsibilities for execution, diligently document processes, Ensure on-time, accurate and consistent delivery, and occasionally make presentations to senior leadership.
The position requires interaction with Global teams; hence, the candidate must be a self-starter with strong leadership and analytical skills who is comfortable working with distributed teams across different Global Sites without direct management oversight.
The Business Analyst - Pricing will be responsible for supporting and independently executing day-to-day activities related to various global / regional pricing programs and operations.
This would include (and not be limited to) activities like :
Handle end-to-end case management for Pricing program queries
Support Quarter-end activities for Pricing Programs
Creating various reports and metrics relevant to the pricing programs
Recommending improvements to Pricing programs based on feedbacks gathered from different stakeholders
Contribute to Periodic / On-demand Pricing analytics work
Day-to-day management of End-customer / Channel / Enterprise pricing programs
Contribute towards Documentation of different processes being created and implemented (Special Projects)
Contribute to the Testing & Roll-out activities of existing / new pricing programs
Drive process improvements and efficiencies
Coordinating and working in liaison with globally spread out team members and other functions.
Required Skills :
Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Finance, Accounting or relevant field of study.
Strong analytical skills and capability to communicate valuable insights from data.
Knowledge of the MS office package, Advanced Excel skills are necessary for success within this opportunity (Pivot Tables, Pivot Charts, VLOOKUP, Formula usage, etc)
Good written and oral communication skills.
Initiative to tackle problems and take initiative as a member of projects to forward transformation into an integrated Subscription model.
Ability to present presentations / Data to leadership and cross functional teams.
Preferred Skills :
Work experience not necessary; however it is a major plus to have 1-2 years, especially in a SaaS / Subscription Pricing environment.
Possess good understanding of common business processes in Finance & Marketing / Pricing models and addressing product queries within an SLA.
Possess excellent interpersonal skills, written and oral communication skills
Demonstrate ability to learn business processes quickly
Well versed with SaaS Business model / Subscription Pricing Models
Demonstrate Proactive problem-solving ability
Demonstrated ability to work independently on multiple, competing priorities simultaneously and effectively with cross-departmental teams
Seamlessly adjust in a Global & Matrix environment
Self-driven individual with a desire to learn, grow and excel in a fast-paced environment
Multi-task, Be Detail oriented, Organized, Team oriented, Business and Process oriented
VMware Company Overview : VMware, we believe that software has the power to unlock new opportunities for people and our planet.
We look beyond the barriers of compromise to engineer new ways to make technologies work together seamlessly. Our cloud, mobility, and security software form a flexible, consistent digital foundation for securely delivering the apps, services and experiences that are transforming business innovation around the globe.
At the core of what we do are our people who deeply value execution, passion, integrity, customers, and community.