Title:  Margin & Pricing Analyst


Bentleigh East, Victoria, AU

About us

Our purpose at Officeworks is to help make bigger things happen, for our customers, our team, and our community.

We’re a fast paced, growing, innovative and inspiring Australian brand employing over 8,000 team members, with a national footprint of more than 165 retail stores and a dedicated team supporting the Business to Business market. Our people are our biggest asset and we wouldn’t be where we are today without the collective skill, dedication and talent of our team members who embody the Officeworks spirit every day – whether that’s in store, support office or in a CFC.  We are passionate about supporting the communities in which we live and work, and want our team members to take ownership and accountability to help make bigger things happen every day.

About the role

The key role of Margin & Pricing Analyst will help drive revenue and profitability in our growing Education portfolio within our Business channel whilst meeting our commitment to provide ‘low prices’. With a focus on analysis of the existing pricing strategy, this exciting opportunity will leverage your retail and analytical skills to optimise and review prices for the Education portfolio of merchandise, working closely on pricing for tenders and new business acquisition opportunities.

Key responsibilities:

  • Timely review and submission of pricing of tenders, all bids and government contracts
  • Develop, manage and monitor profit-making initiatives
  • Develop pricing recommendations
  • Review and maintain existing pricing models and contracts
  • Become a product and pricing subject matter expert
  • Assist in developing team reports, processes and work to improve data integrity through continuous improvement
  • Provide accurate and insightful reporting, profit and margin analysis
  • Maintain customer profitability and retention
  • Drive cross functional stakeholder relationships and feedback

About you

To be successful in this role you will ideally have proven experience in analysing and interpreting data to improve business performance, with a strong focus on revenue and profitability. In addition to your advanced Excel skills, technical knowledge of systems including SAP CRM, BW Analyser and product data systems, you have an analytical mindset, strong problem-solving skills and commercial aptitude. Relevant tertiary or equivalent business qualifications will be looked upon favourably.    

Outstanding interpersonal, stakeholder management and communication skills will enable you to effectively engage and influence a range of stakeholders.  You will be able to take the ‘big picture’ view with demonstrable internal consultancy and influencing skills, while possessing a keen eye for the detail.

Key attributes:

  • Exceptional attention to detail with excellent numeracy skills
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Proficiency in developing meaningful reports for varied audiences
  • Ability to influence and negotiate
  • Self-motivated, with lots of initiative
  • Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines and prioritise

Our culture

At Officeworks, we focus on creating an empowering and fun culture where people enjoy coming to work. We value our team's uniqueness and reward our team members by offering some great #officeworksperks including:

  • An inclusive and supportive team environment
  • A key focus on wellbeing
  • Potential flexible working arrangements to help you best manage your priorities
  • Generous discounts at Officeworks, along with team member discounts at Kmart and Target
  • Ongoing training and development with real opportunities to progress your career

At Officeworks, we operate best when our team is representative of the communities we serve and proudly commit to providing a safe and supportive work environment for all team members. We actively encourage applications from all candidates, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, the LGBTI community and people with disabilities.