EY Competitive Intelligence Manager (f/m) Germany in All, Germany
Title: Competitive Intelligence Manager (f/m) Germany
Job Number: ALL001X4
The competitive intelligence (CI) role is critical to the firm’s executive leadership, as it requires a strategic thinker to assess the meaning and impact of competitor actions, and to relay the implications of these events to senior stakeholders across the firm. The ideal candidate has a combined researcher / analytical skill set, and is able to synthesize information from multiple sources into coherent deliverables which guide leadership in their decision making. Working individually and within teams, the CI Manager will manage multiple projects, prepare strategic assessments of key competitors and market segments, respond to ad-hoc requests on competitive and strategic issues, and communicate with all levels of management across the firm.
Furthermore the role of the competitive intelligence manager is one that is highly analytical. The CI manager will be responsible for providing analysis, insights and perspectives related to competitive activities worldwide. The CI manager will work independently to manage regular deliverables and tasks as well as respond to ad-hoc requests. Most work will require independent thinking, interpretation and judgment.
Your tasks - to help you progress
The competitive intelligence manager is a member of the Global CI Team. Key responsibilities include:
Manage and execute deliverables that inform internal stakeholders on the competitor intelligence environment across Service Lines, Sectors and geographies
Research and understand a wide range of issues that impact the professional services market, including such things as emerging technologies and disruption, acquisitions, geopolitical risk, startup ecosystems
Prepare strategic assessments of key competitors and market segments for senior leadership
Interact directly with stakeholders as part of project management
Actively participate on the global CI team; Contribute to global and Area competitive intelligence projects
Operate in a virtual teaming environment, interacting with a global team, providing similar deliverables across multiple areas
Measure competitive performance, including revenues and market share (IPO, Audit, M&A)
Your profile - to help us progress together
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent required
At least 7-10 years of experience in a CI or related role
Knowledge of professional services market preferred
Skilled in identifying trends that translate into key market-facing initiatives
Develops and articulates a strong point of view across sectors, service lines or geographies
Exercise a high level of independent judgment in deciding the scope of work , the direction and the focus
Strong analytical skills
Strong primary intelligence collection skills (i.e. elicitation skills)
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Fluent in German (verbal and written)
Willing to be flexible to meet project deadlines
Ability to work independently
Ability to network within EY and outside the organization
Excellent interpersonal skills, including the ability to work across the organization and interact/influence/negotiate effectively at all levels – including senior leadership
Exposure to research databases is a definite plus
Very strong Excel, PowerPoint skills
More opportunities for your development
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We look forward to receiving your application
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