As a Vice President of Enterprise Price & Promotion (EPP) at 84.51°, you are responsible for leading a multi-functional Mission team to drive the customer to the heart of decisions at 84.51, Kroger, and our clients. The customer's voice influences every decision as you identify problems, develop solutions, activate insights and evaluate the impact on customers for Kroger and CPGs. It is essential that you inspire others to innovate, finding new ways to delight our customers and grow Kroger's business, in today's fast-moving retail landscape. Your primary client is Kroger, one of the world's largest retailers and the third largest employer. You are expected to build strong, trusting relationships with your Kroger stakeholders and influence their decisions that drive long term customer loyalty and business growth. Your primary area of focus is building and driving foundational price & promotion customer insights and developing science-based capabilities to enable our 84.51°, Kroger, and CPG partners to deliver upon our customer's needs and wants. This includes the application of industry leading price & promotion optimization science, development of enterprise strategy, and integration of insights into Kroger's systems and processes. To operate effectively in this domain, you are expected to know the current state of the business and industry, customer trends and perspective, and innovations that are impacting and disrupting retail. TEAM FOCUS: The Enterprise Price and Promotion Mission is focused on transforming enterprise strategy with world class price & promotion science. We utilize this science and our rich customer data build capabilities allowing us to know our customers and their preferences better than anyone. This knowledge of our customer helps Kroger create holistic price and promotion plans that delight customers, build loyalty, and maximize Kroger's investment. In the VP, Enterprise Price & Promotion Mission Leader role, you will be responsible for 4 key areas: Delivering Customer 1st price & promotion strategy improving Kroger's Customer Value Proposition Delivering industry leading price & promotion science and capabilities enabling strategy implementation Automating and imbedding pricing science in Kroger processes and tools enabling easy to execute recommendations Supporting our partners through consulting, education and the creation of products/capabilities in our commercial platform to deliver commercial revenue and business growth QUALIFICATIONS, SKILLS, AND EXPERIENCE: Successful candidates will thrive in a fast-paced environment that is a little unorthodox at times and will possess the following: - 10+ years of relevant experience in merchandising and pricing across both digital and brick and mortar channels - Experience building retail pricing strategies including both Hi-Lo and Every Day Low positioning - Experience creating a vision and long-term product roadmaps for pricing capabilities - Ability to execute capability roadmap and drive process change and integration - Ability to utilize pricing capabilities for insight creation - Critical thinking and problem-solving skills - Ability to influence and drive change across a wide group of stakeholders - Relationship management skills with Senior Executives and ability to collaborate across multiple teams Are you bound by any commitments, contracts or agreements with your current or former employer(s) that might affect your employment with 84.51°? * Are you legally authorized to work in the U.S.? 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