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Intel Senior Director, Client Pricing Operations in Saint Paul, Minnesota

Job Description

As the Senior Director of Client Pricing Operations you will lead a creative, passionate, and high-achieving team of pricing professionals that role models Intel's cultural values. This team leads, influences, and collaborates with our customers and business unit partners to craft and optimize the financial return of one of Intel's most critical assets - the PC client business. The scope includes roadmap, segment, and customer pricing. This team delivers high stakes analytics to drive material pricing, segmentation, and product roadmap decisions and requires critical influence and stakeholder engagement to help shape the strategic direction for our PC client business.

As a leader and manager, you will ensure future success for Intel and our customers through setting team priorities, driving results across organizational boundaries, and ensuring a diverse and inclusive work environment, while overseeing the growth and development of your team members.

Specifically, you will:

  • Drive the development and execution of our global pricing strategy

  • Lead research and data analysis efforts to formulate and recommend data driven pricing models

  • Facilitate quarterly business reviews, pricing decision forums, negotiations, and process alignment

  • Spearhead collaborative efforts with the business unit, category management, sales and marketing teams to execute “4P” game plans, competitive assessments, and strategies to drive Intel’s financial and product objectives

  • Advise executive leadership on global pricing strategies and market trends

  • Develop and maintain an expansive network of stakeholders to solicit feedback and communicate pricing decisions and actions

  • Advance analytical models, scenario analysis, and business planning across highly dynamic and competitive PC market segments

  • Enhance price-feature-value analytics to set pricing strategies, influence product development, and inform marketing efforts and value-based selling for Intel's current and future products and solutions

  • Prioritize resources and deliverables across near, intermediate, and long-term objectives

A successful candidate will demonstrate:

  • An ability to manage a diverse team and delegate responsibilities to accomplish strategic objectives

  • An ability to build strong networks with executives and senior stakeholders and work cross-functionally

  • Knowledge of the PC market, Intel’s products, customers, and industry competitors

  • Understanding of pricing strategies and industry practices

  • Strong and effective communication skills across a variety of media

  • Understanding of financial analytics as it relates to managing a PnL

  • An ability to think strategically, plan for the future, and prepare for challenges

  • An ability to manage competing priorities, solve complex problems, and set strategic directions


Minimum qualifications are required to be initially considered for this position. Preferred qualifications are in addition to the minimum requirements and are considered a plus factor in identifying top candidates.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of 10 years of relevant business experience

  • Cross functional business acumen including financial analytics (net present value, profit and loss)

  • Prior experience managing and leading teams

Preferred Qualifications:

  • MBA degree, or similar Master’s degree in business or operations

  • Experience in pricing and business operations

  • Demonstrated experience leading transformations and pathfinding new methods

Inside this Business Group

Intel's Sales and Marketing (SMG) organization works with global customers and partners to solve critical business problems with Intel based technology solutions. SMG works across business units to amplify the customer voice and deliver solutions that accelerate their business. We work across numerous industries, including retail, enterprise and government, cloud services and healthcare as examples. The operations team focuses on forecasting, driving alignment with factory production and delivering efficiency tools and our marketing capability drives demand and localized marketing in locations around the globe. Our sales force navigates a complex partner and customer ecosystem while shaping product roadmaps, driving value for our customers, and collaborating to harness emerging technology trends to deliver comprehensive solutions.

Other Locations

US, OR, Hillsboro; US, CA, Folsom

Covid Statement

Intel strongly encourages employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19. Intel aligns to federal, state, and local laws and as a contractor to the U.S. Government is subject to government mandates that may be issued. Intel policies for COVID-19 including guidance about testing and vaccination are subject to change over time.

Posting Statement

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, religious creed, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, military and veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, gender, gender expression, gender identity, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by local law, regulation, or ordinance.


We offer a total compensation package that ranks among the best in the industry. It consists of competitive pay, stock, bonuses, as well as, benefit programs which include health, retirement, and vacation. Find more information about all of our Amazing Benefits here: https://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/jobs/benefits.html

Annual Salary Range for jobs which could be performed in US, California: $177,480.00-$283,920.00

*Salary range dependent on a number of factors including location and experience

Working Model

This role will be eligible for our hybrid work model which allows employees to split their time between working on-site at their assigned Intel site and off-site. In certain circumstances the work model may change to accommodate business needs.

Position of Trust

This role is a Position of Trust. Should you accept this position, you must consent to and pass an extended Background Investigation, which includes (subject to country law), extended education, SEC sanctions, and additional criminal and civil checks. For internals, this investigation may or may not be completed prior to starting the position. For additional questions, please contact your Recruiter.