Pricing Specialistat CDW Careers

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Job ID: 21001429
Updated: Apr 27, 2021
Location: Chicago, IL, United States

Develop winning pricing strategies for CDW’s large-scale opportunities, through financial analysis, market research and coordination with vendor partners. Present concise information to stakeholders to make informed decisions about competitiveness and profitability of each opportunity.

Key Areas of Responsibility

  • Review opportunities and develop price strategy and profitability analysis; provide recommendations to management
  • Prepare pricing for use in proposals
  • Analyze pricing post-award to assist in maximizing profitability on existing business
  • Establish working relationships with key CDW vendor partners and gather contact information for pricing
  • Establish working relationship with CDW internal departments to understand business level profitability and market competitiveness
  • Leverage existing CDW internal pricing tools to support quote preparation process; assist in development or enhancement of pricing tools


  • Complete periodic project work related to developing new or enhanced pricing strategies and methodologies
  • Present training to Program Sales and other groups as requested on best practices with respect to pricing large opportunities
  • Occasional travel to other CDW locations for training or to attend pre-bid conferences as practical

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s in Business, Accounting, Finance or related field or equivalent work experience
  • Basic understanding of CDW pricing structures
  • 1 year working in a sales/ pricing capacity within CDW or other organization, preferably in IT sector
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel (formulas, reporting)

Other Required Qualifications

  • Exhibits leadership skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • Strong attention to detail, deadlines, multiple projects and follow-up
  • Strategic thinker able to identify winning themes and solutions
  • Dynamic interpersonal skills to interact with all levels of management

Preferred Qualifications

  • Accounting certification or MBA
  • Technical sales experience
  • 5 years pricing within large company, preferably in IT sector
  • Proficient in Microsoft Access


Job Category: Administrative
Job Type: Full-Time
Travel Percentage: 0%

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