Competitive Pricing Manager manages pricing analysis to ensure the pricing of goods and services stays competitive in the market. Leads market research and competitive intelligence gathering, and makes recommendations regarding pricing policies. Being a Competitive Pricing Manager develops competitive pricing databases to monitor changes in the marketplace and their impact on the organization. Performs analyses on customer price sensitivity and elasticity. Additionally, Competitive Pricing Manager manages pricing analysis to support promotions and new product releases. Requires a bachelor's degree. Typically reports to top management. The Competitive Pricing Manager supervises a group of primarily para-professional level staffs. May also be a level above a supervisor within high volume administrative/ production environments. Makes day-to-day decisions within or for a group/small department. Has some authority for personnel actions. To be a Competitive Pricing Manager typically requires 3-5 years experience in the related area as an individual contributor. Thorough knowledge of functional area and department processes.