Strategy & Competitive Analyst

Posted 14 Jan 2019

Burlington, Massachusetts - United States

Req Id 186662


A career with MilliporeSigma is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 52,000 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in healthcare, life science and performance materials. For 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others. MilliporeSigma is a business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany.

Business & Competitive Intelligence (B&CI) conducts primary and secondary research to develop actionable intelligence and insights for key strategic decisions. We work closely with senior leadership and other stakeholders across multiple functions, such as strategy, business development and marketing.

Your role: As part of the B&CI team, the Strategy & Competitive Intelligence Analyst will be responsible for monitoring the competitive landscape, building subject matter expertise on key competitors and market segments, performing deep dive research and analysis and providing impactful deliverables that include expert insights and business implications. The Analyst will utilize a breadth of knowledge of CI software and technology to track competitive movements, automate data collection and improve efficiency of CI distribution. 

Who you are:  The ideal candidate will be comfortable performing quantitative and qualitative research and analyses and will demonstrate proficiency in using data and information to develop insights and conclusions. Utilizing a strong technical ability, sharp communication skills, and a broad understanding of the life sciences or related medical field, the incumbent will be able to effectively report findings both graphically and textually. Success in this position will be driven by a natural curiosity, enthusiasm and flexibility. Resourceful, creative and flexible. Skills in analytical decision-making, troubleshooting and problem-solving.

Ability to exercise independent judgment, work within defined policies and practices. Determine best method for accomplishing work and achieving objectives. Exhibit solid planning, organizational and documentation skills. High degree of commitment and initiative with great communication and presentation skills. Fluent spoken and written English

  • BA/BS degree in life science or a quantitative field required; advanced degree a plus
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in competitive intelligence or related field
  • Advanced proficiency in PowerPoint and Excel, financial literacy and a keen interest in adopting innovative technology
  • Highly collaborative and team-oriented with quick adaptability to change and comfort with uncertainty
  • Up to 15% travel, including international

What we offer: With us, there are always opportunities to break new ground. We empower you to fulfill your ambitions, and our diverse businesses offer various career moves to seek new horizons. We trust you with responsibility early on and support you to draw your own career map that is responsive to your aspirations and priorities in life. Join us and bring your curiosity to life!

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The Company is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. No employee or applicant for employment will be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, disability, military or veteran status, genetic information, gender identity, transgender status, marital status, or any other classification protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. This policy of Equal Employment Opportunity applies to all policies and programs relating to recruitment and hiring, promotion, compensation, benefits, discipline, termination, and all other terms and conditions of employment. Any applicant or employee who believes they have been discriminated against by the Company or anyone acting on behalf of the Company must report any concerns to his/her Human Resources Business Partner, Legal, or Compliance immediately. The Company will not retaliate against any individual because he/she made a good faith report of discrimination.

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