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Sr. Pricing Analyst

Function: Pricing
Location: Staples Corporate Center, Framingham, MA US
Date posted: 2/20/2018 1:05:28 PM
Type: Full-time
Permanent / Contract: Regular
Job number: 1040952

You already know Staples from our stores. What you might not know is that we are the world’s largest business products delivery company as well, serving everything from the 10 person office up to and including the Fortune 500 companies. As the B2B division of Staples, Staples Business Advantage works with companies to develop customized programs with specialized pricing, dedicated account management, and a complete assortment of products and services at the lowest total delivered cost. Our commitment to serving customers is embodied in our brand promise: “We help the world work better.”

This role resides on a team focused on pricing product management and analytics. The current team makeup is a mix of members with experience in technology, project/product management, Tableau, Alteryx and data analytics.

We’re looking for someone who is energized to make a difference and enjoys a role where they can be innovative and entrepreneurial. Many of our recent projects are about reinventing everything we do from data to processes to systems.

This role will help with that reinvention by supporting our pricing product team. This role will support several product managers in a variety of ways including: data validation, root cause analysis, user acceptance testing, providing requirements for data engineers, and will be a key participant in product releases including, but not limited to, production validation, training, communication, etc.


Attributes of Ideal Candidate:

  • Demonstrated track record of being highly accountable for results; able to deliver quality work while managing multiple priorities and acting with a sense of urgency
  • Passion for success; for the organization, team, and individual
  • Truth-seeking; knows how to uncover the truth through analytics/data
  • Skilled at identifying and assessing opportunities via analysis. Provides definitive point of view and recommendations from analysis
  • Articulates outcomes and alternatives clearly to enable more informed, data driven decisions
  • Comfortable working with large sets of data
  • Communicates effectively (in English) – both written and oral, with strong interpersonal skills


  • Bachelor’s Degree required (concentration in analytical- and/or financial-based areas such as business, accounting, or economics desirable)
  • Minimum 2-4 years previous work experience
  • Strong communication skills, both oral and written
  • Excellent computer skills (Excel/Access/PowerPoint)
  • Strong analytical, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work collaboratively within cross-functional teams
  • Ability to work well in a dynamic environment – adaptability
  • Highly organized, detail-oriented, and able to multi-task a must

Additional Information

***No sponsorship available for this position
Staples is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law.

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