Verastar was established in 1998 and is one of the UK's leading providers of essential services to small businesses. We supply a wide range of essential services - Fixed Lines, Broadband, Mobile, Water, Gas, Green Electricity and Insurance through our sister company The Insurance Octopus. Our goal is to simplify essential services for our customers by offering the widest range of products on the market. Not only have we experienced continued growth and strong financial performance as a result, we have been recognised by the following awards:
The Lloyds Bank National Business Awards 2019
Greater Manchester Business Awards 2019
Lanarkshire Business Excellence Awards 2019Your Role
We have a great opportunity for someone to come and join us as Pricing Manager, owning Verastar's pricing roadmap and policy across our telecoms, broadband, mobile, water, electricity and gas products. You will help us define our pricing strategy as well as develop a comprehensive understanding of competitors tariffs, monitor the performance of our existing tariffs/policies and work with the business to implement changes.
Your responsibilities will include:
Building robust business cases for pricing changes, balancing customer growth with financial return and presenting proposals to the pricing committee
Working with the business to implement agreed price changes
Owner of pricing policy across all touchpoints in the customer journey
Ensuring accuracy in pricing and costing models for all products
Maintaining a strong understanding of regulatory change in all markets and its impact on tariffs and pricing policy
Work with the wider Commercial, Product and Marketing teams to ensure price, proposition and product link together and support growth objectives
Assist sales teams in large tenders
Work with our Trading and Settlements Manager to ensure pricing and hedging strategies are alignedExperience Required
We're looking for motivated and driven individuals with previous experience in a pricing role within a retail or services focused organisation. Ideally you'll previously have worked in a commercial role within the utilities (water/gas/electricity) or telecoms (voice/broadband/mobile) sector and/ or experience of B2B recurring services products, but this is not essential.
You will need strong data analysis skills and an ability to create performance reports and present recommendations to Senior Management in a clear and concise manner. You'll be experienced in prioritising and managing multiple tasks simultaneously.
Why Choose us
Across The Verastar Group, we're passionate about creating an inclusive team and celebrating our diversity. Not only because this is the right thing to do, but also because we understand the commercial advantages that come with having a range of experiences, cultures and voices within our team. We aim for our colleague mix to reflect the diverse communities in which we operate and we're striving to achieve this every day.
We all have a role to play in creating a great working environment which welcomes and celebrates difference, and which we can all feel proud to be part of.
That's why we offer a fantastic starting salary as well as providing outstanding on-site facilities, including parking, a free gym and a discounted café - complete with a bar for after-work get togethers.
Our core values embody the way we look after our customers, and the way we treat each other:
UNITED - We are ONE team
PASSIONATE - We go the extra mile
INNOVATIVE - We find a better way
STRAIGHTFORWARD - We keep things simple
As well as being a great place to work, we offer impressive benefits too;
STAR Bonus Scheme - Up to 10% of your annual salary
25 days holiday plus bank holidays and the option to buy more through our buy and sell holiday scheme
Online discount platform STAR Rewards - Offers discounts at 100s of high street and online stores
Free Life Assurance
Employee assistance programme
Company pension scheme
Cycle to Work schemeWhere to find us
We're based in the heart of Sale Moor Village next to Sale Water Park, only a stone's throw away from the M60 and just a short walk from the Airport Metro Link line and Sale Town Centre.
What happens next
If you're looking for a new challenge with great benefits at an award-winning company, then Verastar is the place for you. To be part of our continued success click 'Apply' today to take the next step in your career