General Electric Regional Pricing Manager in Budapest, Hungary

About Us:

GE Lighting was born from Thomas Edison’s invention of the world’s first affordable incandescent lamp, and in the 125 years since, has invented nearly every major lighting technology, including the world’s first visible LED. Today, the business is bringing the future to light through a new generation of lighting that is as different from Edison’s first light bulbs as smartphones are from the first telephones. As part of our robust lighting portfolio, we have teams innovating ultra-efficient, high-quality and affordable LEDs for every socket and every room in the home. Plus, we’re unleashing the ultimate living experience through a mission-based connected team and a suite of connected lighting products that enable homeowners to do more, be better and connect simply.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Manages selected region to make sure the customers are getting enough pricing support

  • Coordinates the works of specialist and employees supporting the region, but also works independently on pricing quotes.

  • Works closely with Sales General Managers to align commercial and pricing strategy

  • Gathers information from cross-functions to support incoming tenders (Product Management, Supply Chain, Sourcing, Finance)

  • In cooperation with Product Management team prepares and communicates to the commercial team target/minimum prices on key products

  • Creates/revises price lists for the customers to follow the market dynamics and ensure profitable sales of GE's products

  • Supports new product introduction process by setting prices according to strategy agreed wit product management team

  • Follows the market feedbacks/market share information and proposes pricing actions accordingly

  • Analyzes weekly profitability reports to make sure that margin is above target level and look for any outliers that may need some corrections

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • University/college background

  • Excellent English skills (written and verbal), other European language preferably French is an advantage

  • Senior level of experience in pricing

  • Ability to create complex analytics in MS Office Excel along with presenting the results in an easy and understandable way to stakeholders

  • Creativity and ability to come up with solutions

  • Ability to prioritize multiple tasks

  • Ability to work under time pressure

  • Courage to negotiate and present own ideas

  • Strong negotiation skills and readiness to defend his/her point of view with structured arguments

  • Quick decision making

  • High analytical skills

  • Commercial/Product Management background is an advantage

Desired Characteristics:

  • Working proficiency in French language is an advantage

  • Experience in people management is an advantage

  • Execution of projects on a cross-functional level is an advantage

  • Previous experience working in SAP is an advantage

Locations: Hungary; Budapest

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer at http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeocselfprint_poster.pdf . Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.