EY Competitive Intelligence Manager (f/m) Germany in All, Germany

Title: Competitive Intelligence Manager (f/m) Germany

Location: DE-All

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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