Competitive Intelligence Lead – Digital Renewable Energy

Recruiter
Location
Chicago, Illinois
Salary
Competitive
Posted
03 Oct 2016
Closes
12 Jan 2017
Ref
2729578
Sector
Oil and Gas
Category
Sales/Marketing
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
The Digital Renewables Competitive Intelligence Leader will lead competitive analysis for the business. You will become the business expert on competitors' global product & services offerings, commercial activity, product plans, supply chain, financials, regional focus and strategies. You will use this information & work across functions to forecast competitor moves, identify industry trends & inform strategic investments.

Essential Responsibilities

In addition, you will:
  • Deliver insights on renewable energy competitors to drive clear
    digital business decisions
  • Become the business expert on competitors' global product
    & services offerings, commercial activity, manufacturing capacity, product
    plans, supply chain, financials, regional focus and strategies
  • Forecast competitor market share & next moves based on
    wind trends, capacity expansion investments and announced orders
  • Clearly communicate competitive landscape analysis &
    insights to GE leadership & employees
  • Apply competitive insights to develop sell-against messages
    & strategies
  • Drive profit pool analysis & recommendations
  • Identify potential targets or opportunities for market
    disruption
  • Drive cross-functional efforts to elevate business knowledge
    & response to competitor strategies
  • Be a thought leader by using competitive insights to
    identify new growth opportunities & inform clear strategic actions




Qualifications/Requirements

Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Business, Marketing, Finance or
    Engineering from an accredited college or university
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in competitive
    intelligence, market research, financial analysis, forecasting and / or
    strategic marketing experience


Eligibility Requirements:
  • Eligibility Requirement: GE will only employ those who are
    legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of
    employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background
    investigation and drug screen.




Additional Eligibility Qualifications

GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen.

Desired Characteristics

  • Prior knowledge of the renewables industry
  • MBA from an accredited college or university
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to track, capture,
    manipulate & share competitive data quickly & efficiently
  • Finance fundamentals with the ability to understand &
    unpack competitor financials & apply insights to tell our competitors'
    stories
  • Clear thinker with the ability to transform data on
    competitors into clear insights & actions
  • Leader & problem-solver with the ability to identify
    trends & opportunities, lead cross-functional teams, drive outcomes &
    solve business challenges
  • Team-player attitude
  • Positive & engaged contributor to the team, willingness
    to learn & adapt to business needs