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Pricing Execution Manager

Pricing Execution Manager

McDonald’s is proud to be one of the most recognized brands in the world, with restaurants in over 100 countries and billions of customers served each year. As the global leader in the foodservice industry, we have a legacy of innovation and hard work that continues to drive us. Today, we are growing with velocity and are focused on modernizing our experiences, not to make a different McDonald’s but to build a better McDonald’s.

We are a people business just as much as we are a restaurant business. We strive to be the most inclusive brand globally by building diverse teams who craft delicious, feel-good moments that are easy for everyone to enjoy. Joining McDonald's means thinking big daily and preparing for a career that can have impact globally.

We are dedicated to using our scale for good: good for people, our industry and the planet. From ambitious recycling initiatives and sustainable sourcing efforts to our partnership with Ronald McDonald House Charities, we see every single day as a chance to have a genuine impact on our customers, our people and our partners.

Our new, state-of-the-art headquarters is located in the booming West Loop area in the heart of downtown Chicago. It is set up to be a global hub that fosters innovation: take a class at Hamburger University, sample future menu items in our Test Kitchen, and utilize the latest technology to stay in touch with your team around the globe. With monthly organized events, massive outdoor spaces, an 8000 square foot gym, and an onsite McDonald's serving international favorites, our office helps us connect with each other like never before. Needless to say, you’ll be lovin’ it here…

 

The Pricing Execution Manager will be expected to lead the planning and execution of pricing initiatives both nationally and across field business units. You will lead pricing-related projects, develop and implement business processes in order to drive the continuous improvement of the pricing advisory services program.

 

 

A successful manager is a dynamic problem solver - someone who has the natural curiosity to understand and communicate business performance drivers through story-telling and visualization. You will be able to effectively communicate actionable pricing business analysis and insights to national and field partners driving performance of the business and promoting better pricing decision-making at the national and field level.

 

 

 

 

Accounting/Finance

 

  • Lead execution of the US Pricing Strategy for assigned field territories
  • Support the successful deployment of strategic pricing initiatives, including formulation and communication of pricing recommendations and implementation of in-store price tests
  • Ensure alignment across system initiatives, national and local promotions and validate that company pricing guidelines and strategies are reflected in the pricing execution.
  • Deliver a compelling narrative of McDonald's pricing strategy to field business units and franchisees by demonstrating strong formal communication skills
  • Prepare pricing business review to communicate the impact of pricing strategy and tactics on business results for field business units
  • Conduct pricing training to educate partners on company pricing strategy, architecture, guidelines, research, & results
  • Support & manage the pricing vendor relationship

 

 

  • Bachelor’s degree required with an emphasis in a related field (i.e. Finance, Marketing Research, Economics, etc.), MBA is a preferred
  • Strong project management skills
  • Top management consulting experience is preferred
  • Excellent written & verbal communication skills; hardworking presenter who is comfortable delivering technical content to a broad audience
  • Ability to excel in a fast-paced & dynamic environment
  • Advanced Excel and PowerPoint skills preferred. Experience working with Tableau and/or other data visualization software is a plus

Key Competencies

 

  • Result driven and active problem solver
  • Financial analysis and being comfortable utilizing multiple datasets
  • Project Management
  • Ability to frame business opportunities and develop clear, concise and compelling executive-ready communications to various audience groups with minimal guidance

 

 

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

 

 

     

     

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    Location

    In the heart of the West Loop, a vibrant and rapidly growing tech neighborhood. Our new HQ is accessible by all forms of transportation.

    An Insider's view of McDonald's Technology

    What’s the vibe like in the office?

    The entrepreneurial spirit at McDonald’s is noticeable at all levels. People inspire; people are nimble; people are team-driven; people are focused on evolving and improving. When you walk around the space, you can feel the energy that comes from collaboration and problem-solving. I am motivated to push myself every day.

    Jen

    Product Manager, Global Mobile App

    What kinds of technical challenges do you and your team face?

    We are providing insights and real time event data for decision making and marketing activation at a scale very few other companies can compare to. We are moving from a 1 to many CRM strategy to a 1 to 1 contextual and personalized experience for our customers and are watching our data drive the direction of feature development within McDonald’s.

    Eric

    Sr. Manager, Digital Analytics

    What does career growth look like on your team?

    Working at a company of this Global scale has stretched my skills like never before. The sheer number and variety of customers using the product I work on every day is both challenging and exhilarating; developing my skillset in a way that would be hard to match elsewhere

    Jade

    Sr. Product Manager, Kiosk

    What's the biggest problem your team is solving?

    McDonald’s has a few consistent challenges that we’re always solving for - scale and flexibility are critical. Every piece of technology that we build has to be scalable to 30,000+ restaurants! The second challenge is flexibility –we need to provide a consistent and reliable experience, and every restaurant is unique!

    Whitney

    Product Capabilities and Innovation

    What are McDonald's Technology Perks + Benefits

    Culture
    Volunteer in local community
    Open office floor plan
    Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
    Disability Insurance
    McDonald's provides both short and long term disability benefits at no cost to you.
    Dental Benefits
    McDonald’s Dental Plans allows you to see the dentist of your choice and provides coverage for preventive, basic, major and orthodontic care at 100%.
    Vision Benefits
    McDonald's Vision Plan provides eye exam coverage and benefits that reduce your costs for prescription eyewear, contact lenses and laser vision correction.
    Health Insurance Benefits
    McDonald’s offers medical plan options to help pay for the cost of health care when you need it. During enrollment, you can sign up for the insurance and pick which plan is best for you.
    Life Insurance
    McDonald’s automatically gives you basic life, dependent life, accidental death and dismemberment (AD&D) and Business Travel Accident Insurance (BTA) at no cost to you.
    Onsite Gym
    We have an 8000 square foot gym on our 9th floor with best-in-class equipment, classes, personal training, and magnificent views of the city!
    Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
    401(K) Matching
    Once you’re eligible for the company match, McDonald’s will match your contributions with $1 for each $1 you contribute up to a maximum of 6% of your annual pay, up to IRS limits.
    Performance Bonus
    Match charitable contributions
    McDonald’s Matching Gifts Program encourages employee support of not-for-profit organizations. Under this program, McDonald’s gives $1 for every $1 you contribute, up to $5,000 a year.
    Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
    Child Care Benefits
    McDonald’s has agreements for employee child care discounts to help you with the cost of child care while you work.
    Generous Parental Leave
    McDonald’s provides four types of Parental Leave, and you may be eligible for one or more of the types of leave listed: Paid Parental Leave, Maternity Leave, Adoption Leave, Unpaid Parental Leave.
    Flexible Work Schedule
    McDonald's provides employees with a flexible work schedule that includes Summer hours, Core hours, Compressed week, Flexible start and end times.
    Family Medical Leave
    The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and certain state laws allow you to take unpaid leave to care for yourself and your qualified family members, as long as you are eligible.
    Adoption Assistance
    McDonald’s Adoption Assistance Program helps with the costs of adopting a child. The child must be under age 18 and not related to you by blood or marriage.
    Vacation & Time Off Benefits
    Generous PTO
    McDonald's employees receive between 15 and 25 days per year of paid time off based on years of service.
    Sabbatical
    Eligible employees get 40 days of paid sabbatical after their first 10 years of working at McDonald's
    Paid Holidays
    Paid Sick Days
    McDonald's employees receive 100 hours per year of paid sick leave.
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    Casual Dress
    Commuter Benefits
    Happy Hours
    Happy hours are hosted on Thursdays in the summer, and twice a month on Thursdays during the remainder of the year.
    Parking
    McDonald's offers employees paid on-site garage parking.
    Professional Development Benefits
    Job Training & Conferences
    Tuition Reimbursement
    Diversity Program
    Continuing Education stipend
    Paid industry certifications
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