Job Summary: The Manager- Benchmarking and Pricing will own the pricing and performance assessment activities for Consumer marketing products, in order to drive value creation for du. This position has direct responsibility to perform post-launch analysis on consumer products & propositions, along with benchmarking and competitive analysis. This position will provide crucial decision support when designing and executing marketing propositions through comprehensive insights on pricing, performance, benchmarks etc.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
At least eight to twelve years’ experience with a minimum 4 years of experience in a telecom pricing or financial analysis role
Proven experience of working closely with marketing and analytics in all aspects of pricing assesments
The Manager- Benchmarking and Pricing must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Economics, Marketing or Finance or higher
Excellent understanding of telecom industry with knowledge covering Mobile, Data, Fixed telephony, IPTV and Managed services
Strong proficiency in financial and business modelling as well as excel modelling of complex problems
Strong understanding of pricing and marketing
Good ability to manage, co-ordinate and prioritise multiple tasks
Customer-focus with an ability to effectively and quickly resolve problems and issues
Strong ability to work well with all levels within the organisation and communicate effectively and clearly
Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company commercially rebranded as du in February 2007 and is one of the leading telecom operators in the United Arab Emirates (the other one being Etisalat). du offers fixed line, mobile telephony, internet and digital television services across the United Arab Emirates.The company had 4.5 million subscribers as of the end of March 2011. The company launched mobile telecommunication services in February 2007 across the UAE and it reported its 2008 full year results in February, revealing it had added 1.88 million mobile customers over the 12 months. Revenue of $1.08bn was 157% up on the previous year. Before the launch of services in 2006, shareholders offered 20% of their shares in an IPO. Emirates Bank and Emirates Financial services managed the share sale.