Job Description Summary :
The Manager, Market Intelligence, will transform data into insights and insights to action by integrating and analyzing multiple data sources to enable better and more timely decision-making.
They will apply modern methodologies and advanced strategic analysis approaches to develop insights and actionable recommendations.
Reporting into the Head, Corporate Strategy, this role offers a data-driven, strategic thinker the opportunity to make actionable recommendations to support strategic decision-making at CFA Institute.
The Market Intelligence team is part of the Corporate Strategy team, which works on the organization’s most critical business and growth initiatives.
The team supports cross-functional business / product teams as well as growth initiatives by providing analysis and insights to support decisions about key product categories, customers and geographies.
Job Description :
As the Manager, Market Intelligence you will have the opportunity to :
Competitive intelligence : Provide proactive and ongoing monitoring of the external environment to support business decisions across all functions utilizing advanced intelligence tools.
Generate and deliver actionable insights using scenario planning to anticipate competitor moves based on financial intelligence, category forecasts, M&A activities, talent acquisition, etc.
identify and define target markets and opportunities via market and customer needs analysis. Develop a plan to build customer and data research panels to meet enterprise needs.
Engage with product management, development, and sales / marketing to assess market demand, segmentation, and product pricing.
Leverage market analysis tools (i.e., Porter’s 5-forces, PEST, gap analysis, etc.) to develop a point of view of the market to identify potential entry / value areas.
End-to-end strategic research project ownership including problem definition, hypothesis formulation, market research, analysis, market and financial modeling, insights development, presentation development and delivery.
Analyze data using appropriate statistical methods, strategic analysis tools, financial analysis, and model creation.
Meta-learning : connect available expertise, studies and data points using knowledge management, machine learning and artificial intelligence, to provide immediate input into key business decisions.
Actively promote a culture of intellectual curiosity, and customer and market-driven decision making, participating in market intelligence forums / discussions, and developing and delivering presentations, insights and news on a regular cadence.
The skills and experience necessary for this role are :
At least 8 years' expertise in insights and analytics, ideally working for brands with a footprint across multiple geographies and products
Bachelor’s degree required; MBA or advanced degree preferred
Knowledge of / experience in the Investment industry preferred
Must be able to work effectively in a dynamic environment and collaborate with multiple stakeholders
Experience in modern, data-driven, and behavioral insights approaches such as design thinking, social listening, agile research platforms, and neuro / system 1 methodologies
Demonstrated experience in market analysis, competitive intelligence, and strategic analysis
Exceptional at finding trends in the data, articulating the so what, and translating insights into strategic, actionable recommendations
Experience with data providers such as FactSet, Morningstar, Bloomberg, World Bank a plus
Genuinely curious and self-motivated; ready to solve stakeholder problems through creative research design and analysis
Independent and highly organized, with an ability to juggle multiple projects at any given time without sacrificing quality / nuance
Ability to seek information, solve conceptual and complex problems, and deliver results.
High cultural awareness working with different regions
Demonstrated ability to effectively build partnerships and influence stakeholders and decision making at all levels of a complex global organization
Exceptional storytelling and presentation skills - ability to find clear and compelling ways to communicate rich consumer insights to multi-functional partners with clear implications that drive action
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