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We have an exciting opportunity as:

Assistant Manager Pricing (all genders welcome)

at the Kia Europe Headquarters in Frankfurt/Main, Germany.

Job mission:
As an Assistant Manager in Pricing, you'll play a vital role in supporting the Kia EU Pricing team to maximize profit opportunities for the entire Kia model lineup in Europe. Responsibilities include coordinating pricing for new products, defining and tracking pricing targets, and ensuring competitive life-cycle price positioning.

Your responsibilities:

  • Contribute to retail pricing strategy for Kia models in Kia EU markets in coordination with the Kia Corporation HQ in Seoul, South Korea.

  • Assist in defining pricing proposals for upcoming models, ensuring marketability and profitability of the projects.

  • Establish, review, and optimize markets’ proposals for new model retail pricing, including stand-alone or option packages, optional features, and price walks between body types and/or powertrains.

  • Support the development of the new Kia EU Product Pricing IT tool.

  • Serve as the main point of contact for markets and market management for pricing-related questions.

  • Support the Sales & Market Management teams to implement adequate transfer pricing (FOB) for the subsidiaries & distributors.

  • Analyze quarterly price positioning for all models in assigned markets, creating an aggregated report for our markets (subsidiaries).

  • Gather pricing intelligence on competitors and identify potential competitive pricing actions.

  • Address Ad-hoc inquiries from Kia Europe and Kia Global Headquarters, covering new model pricing, quarterly price tracking, and other Kia EU pricing-related topics.

  • Continuously improve new model pricing and reporting processes, approaches, and systems.

Your talents:

  • University degree in Business, Economics, or Finance.

  • 2-5 years’ pan-European work experience in automotive Pricing and Product Management with an emphasis on analytics.

  • Familiarity with automotive market analysis tools (ie. JATO, Polk’s Road to Data, IHS/ Global Insight Industry forecasts, etc.).

  • Excellent quantitative and analytical skills to support key decisions.

  • Interest in and ability to work with customer research (preparing questionnaires, agencies, etc.).

  • Passion for the Automotive industry incl. light commercial vehicles (LCV).

  • Proficient Microsoft Office skills especially with MS Excel for data analysis including use of macros, pivot tables, data queries, etc.

  • Good interpersonal skills and experience working in a multicultural environment. Familiarity with Asian cultures/companies.

  • Initiative, self-confidence, and resilience.

  • Excellent verbal and written English communication skills; other languages are an advantage.

Who are we?

Kia is a global mobility brand with a vision to create sustainable mobility solutions for consumers, communities, and societies around the world. Founded in 1944, Kia has been building motorcycles, cars and trucks for more than 75 years.

Kia is now spearheading the popularization of electrified and battery electric vehicles, developing a growing range of mobility services while encouraging millions of people to explore the best ways of getting around. Our brand slogan – ‘Movement that inspires’ – reflects our commitment to inspire consumers through our products and services.

Kia Europe is the European sales and manufacturing arm of Kia Corporation. From our headquarters in Frankfurt, Germany, we lead 39 markets across Europe and the Caucasus, employing more than 5,500 persons, including about 3,500 blue collar workers in our state of the art car plant in Zilina, Slovakia.

Our headquarter is home to 40 different nationalities and this diversity is truly inspiring! This means that every day at Kia is an opportunity to learn something new and to grow personally and professionally. The mix of ambitious and dynamic employees from all over the world is the fuel to our success. Do you have what it takes to join our team? We are looking forward to getting to know you!

You will enjoy working with us if you like these things:

  • A pulsating international environment. Our workforce is composed of people from 40 nations

  • Playing an active and important part in the development of Kia in Europe.

  • Developing new frameworks and solutions

  • Demanding challenges to which you can creatively contribute

  • A competitive compensation package; private leasing offer; systematic off and on-the-job training, free staff restaurant, support as concerns Health Management and more

If you’re interested to become part of our Kia team, please apply via our online portal. We are looking forward to getting to know you.

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