General information

All posting locations: Taito-ku, Tokyo, Japan

Job Function: 05 - Marketing

Date Published: 11-Dec-2023

Ref #: R-77458

Description & Requirements


The Jr. Pricing Analyst is responsible for analyzing and recommending pricing for existing and new products; as well as working cross-functionally on the creation of Business Cases.

Jr. Pricing Analyst job duties:

  • Costing:
    • Work with Procurement Supply Chain Finance, Quality, and SCM to collect all information related to the cost of products being sold
    • Build assumptions on costing when not available
    • Work with Finance on reviewing cost fluctuation for portfolio
  • Pricing and promotion:
    • Research the pricing structure of the Japanese market
    • Set up pricing benchmarks for our products
    • Make pricing recommendations for new launches
    • Build pricing architecture structure for full ranges
    • Align with Sales and Commercial Finance on DA allocation for products
    • Review promotional activities and recommend best practices
    • Track actual pricing to be in compliance with the pricing guidelines
  • P&L and Business Case:
    • Build unit P&L for products combining costing, pricing, as well as other pieces of information
    • Stablish Business Case template
    • Lead Business Case creation with input from cross-functional team
    • Oversee Business Cases archive and upload to corporate portfolio tools
  • Other tasks:
    • Liaise with International stakeholders on Pricing and Revenue Management agendas
    • Support Trade story making and other commercial activities

Jr. Pricing Analyst desired skills:

  • Advanced degree in Business Administration, Finance and/or equivalent
  • At least 4 years of experience in Commercial Roles: Sales, Finance, Revenue
  • Experience on P&L making roles and tools
  • Strategic-thinker, capable of combining everyday activities with long-term plans.
  • Literate in market intelligence databases (Intage SRI+, Intage SCI, etc.)
  • Thorough understanding of Japan business principles and practices
  • Japanese communication skills, both written and verbal

Other desired skills:

  • English conversational communication skills
  • Excellent mathematical and excel skills
  • Leadership and stakeholder management skills
  • Integrity; honesty; understanding of data privacy standards
  • Multi-cultural mindset, ideally affinity with Japanese culture
  • Superior attention to detail
  • Problem-solving skills

About Us

Kraft Heinz is a global food company with a delicious heritage. With iconic and emerging food and beverage brands around the world, we deliver the best taste, fun and quality to every meal table we touch. We’re on a mission to disrupt not only our own business, but the global food industry. A consumer obsession and unexpected partnerships fuel our progress as we drive innovation across every part of our company.

Around the world, our people are connected by a culture of ownership, agility and endless curiosity. We also believe in being good humans, who are working to improve our company, communities, and planet. We’re proud of where we’ve been – and even more thrilled about where we’re headed – as we nourish the world and lead the future of food.

Why Us

We grow our people to grow our business. We champion great people who bring ambition, curiosity, and high performance to the table as the guardians of our beloved and nostalgic brands. Good isn't good enough. We choose greatness every day by challenging the ordinary and making bold decisions. All while celebrating our wins - and our failures – as we work together to lead the future of food.

Challenging the status quo takes talent. We invest in your purpose and potential by developing skills and nurturing strengths that leave a legacy on our business and a lasting impact on your career. Because great people make great companies, and we’re growing something great here at Kraft Heinz.

Kraft Heinz is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Underrepresented Ethnic Minority Groups/Women/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity and other protected classes.