• Competitive
  • New York, NY, USA
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Moody's
  • 2018-10-16

AVP- Pricing Manager

Location: New York, NY, USA

  • Responsible for the fee logic documentation creation and maintenance process. Ensure all changes are processed, implemented, and communicated accurately and efficiently.
  • Analyze fee logic documentation to ensure global consistency and to identify pricing opportunities. Formulate and present recommendations for senior management review and oversee the implementation when opportunities arise.
  • Take leadership role and partner with IT and other support teams in the implementation of the pricing initiatives under the legacy systems using the Waterfall approach.
  • Facilitate conversations independently across departments and regions aimed at identifying and documenting business rules and implementing initiatives.
  • Work with regional pricing leaders on identifying and quantifying pricing opportunities, and on formulating the recommendations. Coordinate with support teams on implementation.
  • Act as Product Owner for the MIS Pricing Engine under the agile development framework. Lead cross-functional teams to create product roadmap and manage end-to-end implementation for all pricing changes.
  • Responsible for the business documentation / requirements creation and maintenance process. Ensure all changes are processed, implemented, and communicated accurately and efficiently to the scrum team on what needs to be developed.
  • Write user stories /requirements via JIRA that align with the changes, define acceptance criteria on each task, work with SMEs to design User Acceptance Testing scenarios, provide expected business outcomes, and validate results.
  • Work with relevant stakeholders to ensure proper system architecture, data elements, and processes are in place for the product rollouts.
  • Work with the programmers and Core Product Team on timing / resource estimates. Constant prioritization of the pipeline and product backlog, and make educated trade-off where needed.
  • Participate and collaborate with Scrum team during Scrum events.
  • Identify opportunities that can simplify / streamline operation efficiencies of the Pricing Engine and yield revenue potentials.
  • Provide analytical support in MIS strategic pricing initiatives.
  • Represent department as SME in cross-departmental initiatives.

  • Oversee strategic pricing for Moody's Investors Service and provide tactical pricing support to Moody's Analytics.
  • Chair, Pricing Committee for Moody's Investors Service covering the setting of fees for all Ratings products and services.
  • Responsible for the development and implementation of Ratings pricing policies, revenue modeling and elasticity analysis.

  • Bachelors degree or the equivalent combination of education and experience is required. Advanced/graduate degree preferred. Working knowledge of Fixed Income Market.
  • Minimum 5+ years of project management experience in a software development, technical integration or business operations environment, with a proven track record of interfacing with multiple levels of the organization. 10+ years of relevant job experience in a large multi-national corporation
  • Strong ability to be both an individual contributor and a team leader. Agile Scrum Master or Agile Product Owner experience preferred.
  • Excellent problem solver and independent thinker who has the ability to create innovative solutions.
  • Strong communications, analytical and management skills with the ability to present quantitative and technical concepts to both business executives and technical teams.
  • Strong stakeholder management skills with the ability to drive decision, mediate conflicting views, and making pragmatic trade-offs.
  • Self-directed, adaptable, flexible, and forward thinking.

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