Lubrizol Skin Essentials Marketing Commercial Analyst (M/F) in Paris La Défense, France

Skin Essentials Marketing Commercial Analyst (M/F)

Req ID: 33461

Lubrizol, a Berkshire Hathaway company, is a market-driven global company that combines complex, specialty chemicals to optimize the quality, performance and value of customers’ products while reducing their environmental impact. Lubrizol produces and supplies technologies to customers in the global transportation, industrial and consumer markets. These technologies include lubricant additives for engine oils, driveline and other transportation-related fluids, industrial lubricants, and additives for gasoline and diesel fuel. In addition, Lubrizol makes ingredients and additives for home care and personal care products and pharmaceuticals, and specialty materials, including plastics technology and performance coatings in the form of resins and additives.

Reports To: Skin Essentials Marketing Manager

Summary of Responsibilities

The purpose of this role is to be responsible for driving and improving the profitability of the business. The Marketing Analyst will analyse the financial performance of on-going projects and business initiatives, identify competitive threats and opportunities, and provide recommendations. The Marketing Analyst will support business case and due diligence activities to ensure the success of pipeline projects, and build growth. He will coordinate any actions with product management and technical marketing management, as needed, to convert growth opportunities into profitable new business for Lubrizol.

Essential Job Functions

  • Develop a thorough understanding of market and competition price positioning for our active ingredients and functional ingredients portfolio, analyze data and offer recommendations for pricing strategy

  • Act as commercial lead during project developments to offer regular financial analysis of the opportunity and monitor project costs and NPV

  • Support open innovation opportunities and due diligence analyses to evaluate commercial risks and financial upsides

  • Work closely with Product Management and Technical Marketing Managers during the development time, to properly define pricing and commercial strategy once the product is launched.

  • Collaborate with project owner to define the commercial approach to follow during project preview and pre-launch stages

  • Report on financials and project market forecasts during gate reviews and innovation reviews as required

  • Use SAP, as well as internal or external softwares and databases to provide financial support to the marketing and technical team as appropriate

  • Work closely with the Financial Partner for building the division financial trajectory and forecasts

Skills, Qualifications, Experience, Special Physical Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a technical or commercial school

  • Minimum 5 years of financial experience

  • Experience in the Chemical Specialty business

  • Excellent analytical and numerical skills, with experience in statistical analysis and an ability to manipulate data.

  • Strong commercial instincts,

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, in French and English. Good communication skills in Spanish will be a plus.

  • Logical mind and problem solving

  • Ability to work in a matrix organization and develop relationships with internal partners including supply chain, product management and project management

Considered a Plus:

  • MBA from an accredited college/university

Success Competencies:

  • Decision Making

  • Results Orientation

  • Strategic Thinking

  • Adaptability

  • Establishing Trust

  • Financial Acumen

While headquartered in the United States, Lubrizol is truly a global specialty chemical company. We have a major presence in five global regions and do business in more than 100 countries. Our corporate culture ensures that Lubrizol is one company throughout the world, but you will find each region is a unique place to work, live and play.

Lubrizol is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

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