Market Analyst (12 month contract)

  • Full Time
  • Calgary

Canadian National Railway

At CN, everyday brings new and exciting challenges. You can expect an interesting environment where you’re part of making sure our business is running optimally and safely―helping keep the economy on track.

We provide the kind of paid training and opportunities that long-term careers are built on and we recognize hard workers who strive to make a difference. You will be able to thrive in our close-knit, safety-focused culture working together as ONE TEAM.

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Job Summary
The Market Analyst is responsible for managing the ongoing management of contract and pricing management requirements of the business unit.

The incumbent works in a group environment and is flexible to workload requirements. The role ensures contract management and strategic marketing initiatives in both domestic and international Intermodal groups.
Main Responsibilities
Tariff and Contract Management
· Establish market rates for rail movements following CN Pricing process and CN Playbook
· Work with the Market Managers to ensure pricing data is processed on time to meet deadlines established for publications
· Review and manage customer contracts, and agreements or renewals for the Sales department
· Provide guidance to Account Managers and Accounting Representative on customer disputes
· Assist in completing the Strategic Account Plan for National Customers and Market Strategy Plans for Market Managers.
Research
· Assess market and modal competition, costs, service requirements and equipment availability
· Undertake studies related to corridor pricing structure and modal competition
· Contribute to segment business and pricing strategies
· Review nature and scope of segment as well as customer requirements
Costing
· Improve CN’s cost structure
· Assist the Market Manager with the creation of Price Volume Mix Division (PVMD) for major contract renewals
Working Conditions
The role has standard working conditions in an office environment with a regular workweek from Monday to Friday.

The incumbent must be is flexible to workload requirements. Due to the nature of the role, the incumbent must be able to meet tight deadlines, handle pressure and manage stress.
Requirements
Experience
Marketing
· Experience in using Tableau and other data analysis tools
· Previous Experience in transportation, supply chain management, distribution, and logistics*
*Any experience for these above would be considered as an asset
Education/Certification/Designation
· Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing, Economics, Business Administration, or equivalent
Competencies
· Improves processes and enhances Environment, Social and Governance actions
· Cultivates relationships to proactively support customers’ supply chain needs or those that support them
· Collaborates with key internal stakeholders to enable higher productivity
· Knows the business and stays current with industry trends to elevate expertise and work
· Applies analytical thinking to make recommendations that pursue sustainable performance
· Deals with pressure and change by staying calm to quickly adapt to changes
· Project management skills
· Fluently bilingual both written and verbal (English, French*)
*Any competency for these above would be considered as an asset
Technical Skills/Knowledge
· Financial acumen and ability to forecast and conduct financial analysis
· Ability to implement new cloud-based systems
· Knowledge of Microsoft Office: Excel and PowerPoint
About CN
CN is a world-class transportation leader and trade-enabler.

Essential to the economy, to the customers, and to the communities it serves, CN safely transports more than 300 million tons of natural resources, manufactured products, and finished goods throughout North America every year. As the only railroad connecting Canada’s Eastern and Western coasts with the Southern tip of the U.S. through a 19,500 mile rail network, CN and its affiliates have been contributing to community prosperity and sustainable trade since 1919.

CN is committed to programs supporting social responsibility and environmental stewardship. At CN, we work as ONE TEAM, focused on safety, sustainability and our customers, providing operational and supply chain excellence to deliver results.
CN is an employment equity employer and we encourage all qualified candidates to apply.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only candidates under consideration will be contacted. Please monitor your email on a regular basis, as communication is primarily made through email.

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