AF25709 - Pricing Analyst | Hertz

Department: Hertz
Country: United Arab Emirates
Location: Dubai | UAE
Closing Date: 02-Mar-2017

Established in the 1930s as a trading business, Al-Futtaim is one of the most progressive regional business houses headquartered in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

Al-Futtaim employs in excess of 44,000 people, operates through more than 200 companies and represents more than 225 international brands across industries as diverse as retail and wholesale trading, distribution, real estate development, leisure and hospitality, insurance and financial services. The group has significantly expanded its business operations in recent years through a strategic acquisition plan and has entered a number of new territories, increasing its footprint beyond the GCC and Greater Middle East to encompass Africa, South East and North Asia, Australasia, East Africa and Europe.

Entrepreneurship and rigorous customer focus has enabled Al-Futtaim to grow its business by responding to the changing needs of the customers and societies in which it operates. Al-Futtaim is committed to offering customers an unrivalled choice of the world’s best brands with exceptional standards of customer service and after sales support.

Structured into four operational divisions; automotive, financial services, real estate and retail, Al-Futtaim maintains a decentralised approach, giving individual businesses flexibility and versatility to maintain a competitive stance. This benefits employees, providing a clearly defined work culture where individuals are empowered with authority and responsibility for their work.

The success of Al-Futtaim is attributed to proactively managing change whilst upholding the values of integrity, service and social responsibility. The majority of businesses, built on a portfolio of world leading brands, dominate their sector.


Al-Futtaim is regarded as a pioneer in the region’s automotive industry. The company imported the first consignment of Toyota vehicles to the UAE and established Al-Futtaim Motors in 1955.

Al-Futtaim represents 44 automotive brands across 16 countries and encompasses every aspect of the business:

  • Passenger and commercial vehicles sales
  • Manufacturing agricultural vehicles
  • Construction equipment sales and service
  • Used car sales
  • Rental and leasing


Hertz is the worldwide market leader in car rental and leasing. It has been in operation since 1918. With over 7,000 locations in more than 150 countries Hertz manages over 700,000 vehicles around the world. The Hertz UAE franchise started in 1993 and has grown into an operation that is the top car rental and leasing company in the UAE. Hertz has the largest purpose built rental facility in the Middle East, the largest airport counter in Dubai and the youngest fleet in the market. The company continues to strengthen its position in the market by consistently introducing innovative and customer focused services, as well as regularly training its staff at all levels.

About the Position:

As a Pricing Analyst you will be the key analytical layer within the Rental Management team. Under the direction of the National Rental Operations Manager and General Manager Rental the Pricing Analyst is responsible for analysing current and proposed pricing and yield management strategies and methodologies to ensure that the targets for Rental Business is achieved. You will also be responsible for maintaining, updating, creating and auditing rate structure.

Your key responsibilities will be but not be limited to:

  • Monitor, evaluate and implement overall pricing/contribution strategy for the rental business.
  •  Manager pricing for Hertz online channel, brokers / intermediaries, corporates, local rates, promotional rates etc.,

  •  Take daily decisions on pricing (yielding) actions

  •  Monitor and report on the day-to-day actions of Hertz competitors in the marketplace, ensuring that Hertz actions are appropriate, targeted, and effective both for special events and the more frequently occurring mid-week peaks

  •  Analysing all available forms of competitive and internal data to identify both competitive threats and opportunities

  •  Work closely with the country Logistics Team and field management to maximise utilisation and yield.

  •  Build an understanding of the normal demand patterns and of the exceptional events and adapt pricing to these so as to maximize profit

  •  Make best use of all pricing systems and work closely with EIT / LeasePro team to understand system improvements and functions


About You:

Minimum Qualifications and Knowledge    :                                                              

  • Bachelor Degree or equivalent in Business / Mathematics / Economics / Finance
  • 3-5 years of experience in a similar position
  • Knowledge of revenue optimisation and forecasting systems, processes, and strategies




    Job-Specific Skills:

  •  Experience within a complex, demand/supply planning environment

  •  Process innovation and development; management via KPIs

Note: you will be required to attach the following: 1. Resume/CV
Al-Futtaim offers highly engaging and supportive work environments in a culture that values, recognises and rewards quality performance.