Market and Competitive Intelligence Director

Recruiter
Elsevier
Location
Oxford Airport
Posted
09 Jun 2018
Closes
14 Jun 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

We are looking for an experienced and ambitious senior level executive. Our goal is to have best-in-class market and competitive intelligence capability and ensure it is a strategic advantage for our organisation. Reporting to the Head of Customer Insights, you will play a leading role in a high performing team. You will lead efforts to provide the organization with an indispensable view to the competitive landscapes

Functional and Technical Competencies

  • A creative and strategic thinker who is degree qualified with 5 to 10 years in competitive or market intelligence, competitive positioning or market development role
  • Personable, with strong influencing skills that can be used to build partnerships with cross-functional teams.
  • Comfortable reading and using financial statements (income statement, balance sheet, cash flow statements).
  • Self-starter with excellent project management skills, able to balance multiple complex projects at once and work to tight deadlines.
  • Ability to communicate effectively at senior levels of the organisation and able to present insights in a compelling fashion. A perfect command of both written and oral English is a pre-requisite.
  • Hard-working, methodical and organised with strong attention to detail.
  • Very comfortable preparing and presenting presentations. Sensitive to design and displaying complex information in a visually compelling manner.

Education, Knowledge, Skills and Experiences

  • Has a proven ability and expertise in insight generation that extends over 8 years in market research (preferably with agency experience) with deep expertise in quantitative research. Has a good knowledge of statistics (including regression, factor analysis, ANOVA).
  • Experience of designing, developing, and running research programs.
  • A good knowledge of the health care sector, scientific publishing advantageous
  • Very comfortable preparing and presenting to senior management. Able to convey complex information in a simple and visually compelling manner
  • Excellent computer skills: Word, Excel, Outlook, Access (knowledge of SharePoint also valuable).
  • A good understanding and experience of the Business-to-Business environment. A keen interest in science and medicine.

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