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Pricing & Commercial Manager

Employer
Allen & Overy LLP
Location
London (Central), London (Greater)
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
5 Jul 2022

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Vacancy Type
Finance
Contract Type
Permanent
Experience Level
Manager
Role Classification
Other Professional
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Job description

We are currently recruiting for an experienced pricing professional to join our London office as a Pricing & Commercial Manager.  The successful candidate will act as business partner and trusted advisor to relationship partners and other senior decision-makers with the principle objective of optimising profitability at a client level.  They will add further commercial value through analysis of internal and external financial levers and through sharing of pricing best practice across the wider network. They will also lead on key cross-department projects and act as interface between Finance and the Business.

Role and responsibilities

  • Manage a portfolio of strategic clients from a commercial perspective; advise Partners across the full range of commercial value-add options in addition to rates 
  • Lead financial elements of client pitches (panel / client) working alongside Partners and CRM
  • Act as trusted advisor to Partners; influence and negotiate with senior stakeholders relying on knowledge from prior engagements as well as outside-world commercial insight
  • Advise on pricing strategy to optimise the firm’s long-term profitability; recommend and implement projects to support this vision
  • Identify areas for systems and operational improvement within the team; implement and measure
  • Build and maintain pricing models drawing upon complex data sets reflecting our global structure
  • Ensure pricing best practice is communicated to finance colleagues around the network. Drive take-up and consistency, mindful of need to remain sensitive to certain local variations
  • Big picture approach to projects working cross-function; able to consider the impact across the firm of new initiatives and inter-dependencies on concurrent projects
  • Ability to understand wider business issues and ensure they are factored into departmental output

Competencies for success

  • Outstanding analytical skills and knowledge of economic factors impacting professional services
  • Ability to influence at the highest level as a credible, fast-thinking, collaborative and commercial individual
  • Excellent communicator; able to explain complex issues to financial or non-financial stakeholders
  • Apply a methodical and meticulous approach to solving difficult, sometimes ambiguous, problems
  • Collaborative, hands-on approach to ensure success across a team based environment
  • Adjusts style to individual circumstances and demonstrate high levels of emotional intelligence
  • Results driven; having a proactive, goal-orientated approach to decision making
  • Strong time management; able to work under pressure to meet tight deadlines and targets
  • Ability to quickly learn new IT systems

Qualifications and work experience

  • Significant experience as a pricing professional (B2B essential / Professional Services preferred)
  • Qualified Accountant (beneficial, but not essential)

Allen & Overy LLP is committed to being an inclusive employer and we are happy to consider flexible working arrangements. INDSJ

Additional information - External

Allen & Overy is a leading global law firm operating in over thirty countries. By turning our insight, technology and talent into ground-breaking solutions, we’ve earned our reputation as a firm that leads the industry and opens up new possibilities in law. Our lawyers are leaders in their field – and the same goes for our support teams. Ambitious, driven and open to fresh perspectives, we find new ways to deliver our services and maintain our reputation for excellence, in all that we do.

The nature of law is changing and with that change brings unique opportunities. We are defined by our consistent commitment to creating a collaborative and supportive working culture and investing in your progress. We’re committed to supporting a culture that drives diversity and inclusion. Every day, we’re working hard to create an environment where you feel you can bring your authentic self to work. To be comfortable and confident to be who you are in the workplace. To feel like you belong. We offer rewarding careers that are built around your strengths and designed to ensure you can achieve your personal and professional ambitions. Joining our global team, you’ll discover what collaborating on a global scale really looks like; you’ll learn how to help drive change; and you’ll be at the heart of an organisation that’s defining the future of law. If you’re ready to find a place to thrive: It’s Time.

Company

It’s Time

Allen & Overy is a leading global law firm operating in over thirty countries. By turning our insight, technology and talent into ground-breaking solutions, we’ve earned a place at the forefront of our industry. Our lawyers are leaders in their field – and the same goes for our support teams. Ambitious, driven and open to fresh perspectives, we find innovative new ways to deliver our services and maintain our reputation for excellence, in all that we do.

The nature of law is changing and with that change brings unique opportunities. With our collaborative working culture, flexibility, and a commitment to your progress, we build rewarding careers. By joining our global team, you are supported by colleagues from around the world. If you’re ready for a new challenge, it’s time to seize the opportunity.

Find Us
Website
Telephone
+44 (0) 20 3088 0000
Location
One Bishops Square
London
E1 6AD
GB
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