We’re recruiting a Commercial Pricing & Data Analyst to work for one of the UKs largest timber distribution and manufacturing groups.

With an extensive distribution network throughout the UK our client serves a diverse customer base within the Construction sector with a full range of the highest quality timber materials, sheet materials, panel products and engineered wood products / timber products.

The successful Pricing Analyst candidate will be responsible for analysing pricing across all areas of the business including all brands, products, product groups and customer categories, and identifying trading patterns, margin opportunities, and opportunities for better price management.

The objective is the provision of meaningful, clear, and concise pricing data to business managers for investigation, analysis and better decision making.

Pricing Analyst Responsibilities:

  • Conduct regular reviews of existing pricing to identify opportunities for improved profitability
  • Using both internal and external data to improve demand modelling and develop pricing strategies using either Python or R
  • Support the new product development team to ensure competitive pricing strategies
  • Model complex business and pricing simulations with pricing elasticity in mind
  • End to end profit analysis on product, customer, price bands
  • Regular reporting on pricing decisions and the subsequent impact on the P&L
  • Support with an overview of the competitor landscape evaluation price comparisons
  • Generating Insight: you will help to generate insight to make commercial decisions and strategic changes to prices to meet budget requirements
  • Creation, population and maintenance of manager pricing dashboard


  • Prior experience working in an Analysis role, ideally in Pricing
  • Experience using Excel, SQL
  • Excellent numeracy skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced role with limited supervision at times
  • Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) experience preferred

Location: Home Based, UK

Salary: £40,000 - £50,000 (dependent upon experience)


To find out more about this Pricing and Data Analyst role please contact GCS Associates:

Tel:    0161 660 2548
Email:   enquiries@gcsassociates.com