Stryker Pricing Specialist, Benelux in Amsterdam, Netherlands
Stryker is one of the leading medical device companies in the world. What makes Stryker so unique is that we are all driven to make healthcare better together with our customers: innovation is one of our key drivers. Our broad portfolio of products and services enables us to improve healthcare by enhancing patient outcome & safety, patient experience and by building on overall hospital results and reputation. Stryker’s people and culture allows everyone to thrive and grow every day and literally contribute to a better healthcare system. Every talent with a passion for healthcare & technology, a result-driven and client focus plus a team-player mindset is always welcome at Stryker.
Commercial department mission
Facilitate commercial growth in the Netherlands by supporting the eight divisions in their daily commercial activities, maintaining the commercial overview, enabling cross divisional deals plus coordinate Key Account management. Being a professional Stryker team responsible for: commercial management, key account management, contract & tender management, pricing policy & execution plus marketing & branding of Stryker in the Netherlands.
The job´s mission
The Pricing Specialist Benelux has a key role in the commercial department with regards to Pricing and Business Analysis for the Benelux.
In close collaboration with the Commercial Services Manager for the Netherlands and for Belgium, you are responsible for the overall coordination of the Benelux pricing policy and for the Netherlands overall business analysis. The tasks entail the daily coordination of all prices for the divisions in the Netherlands and Belgium and running of the corresponding systems. Additionally, you will be responsible to facilitate each year the implementation of the strategic price increases for the Sales divisions. Further tasks include the pricing and product integration whenever Stryker has acquired a new business and prices need to be integrated.
With respect to business analysis, the Pricing specialist Benelux executes analyses and provides overview of the Stryker business in the Netherlands, the hospitals, Stryker competitors and Healthcare market trends in the Netherlands.
You will be part of the commercial team. This can be a dynamic and challenging environment; therefore, we are looking for someone who enjoys working together, is a people’s person and is a multi-tasker to deliver high quality within a short deadline.
This position offers excellent opportunities of personal development, including people and stakeholder management while operating in a matrix organization. You will be part of a dynamic team and enjoys working together to bring the Commercial Department of the Netherlands to a next level of professionalism.
Your key responsibilities
Responsible for the overall coordination of pricing policy Benelux
Determines prices and pricing strategies for all divisions in the Benelux
Maintains accurate records and updates pricing in Oracle invoice system, in Quote system and discounts in Oracle invoice system
Communicates with hospitals and provides master data pricing sets.
Produces customer-specific-pricelists at start of new contracts and for external pricing platforms such as Global Healthcare Exchange (GHX)
Resolves issues with pricing, contracts and commercial operations
Coaches and supports the Sales Managers and salesforce with Pricing Strategy, account plans, contract matters and offers
Supports at the discount policy
For Belgium: introduces FOD pricing as well as reimbursement files within the National Institute for Health and Disability Insurance (NIHDI)
Annual Pricing projects
Facilitates and supports the annual Divisional price increase, including margin calculations, defining price strategy, new price settings, master data development and strong collaboration with the Commercial Services Manager.
Supports and enables the integration of newly acquired companies into Stryker and defining, aligning and entering new prices into Oracle.
Responsible for the annual update of the Stryker market potential in the Netherlands for all divisions, distribution and discussion with Sales Managers
Updates the Dutch Stryker market potential into the Stryker Netherlands Opportunity Tracker
Regularly provides all sorts of market overviews and hospital overviews to the Sales organization, the Commercial Directors and Commercial Services Managers
What are we looking for
HBO degree in economics, finance or similar
At least one year working experience in a pricing or business analysis type of role
Very good knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, especially Excel as well as very good knowledge of Oracle Software and Power BI
You absolutely love numbers and thrive in analysis and reporting at the same you enjoy interacting with people and describe yourself as a people-person!
You are characterized by high attention to detail, strong time management and organizational skills as well as by your curious nature.
Native Dutch speaker, professional level of English, French is a plus
Most importantly: you are driven to work in the healthcare industry!
Who do we want
Collaborative partners. People who build and leverage cross-functional relationships to bring
together ideas, information, use cases, and industry analyses to develop best practices.
Business-oriented evaluators . People who effectively interpret information to demonstrate the effects of business initiatives, regulation and industry trends for sales, management and leadership teams.
Curious learners. People who seek out cutting-edge research and information to expand and
enhance their ability to be ready for what’s next.
Work From Home: No
Travel Percentage: Up to 25%
Stryker is one of the world’s leading medical technology companies and, together with its customers, is driven to make healthcare better. The company offers innovative products and services in Orthopaedics, Medical and Surgical, and Neurotechnology and Spine that help improve patient and hospital outcomes. More information is available at www.stryker.com
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