Project & Market Insights Manager

Posted 16 Aug 2019

Shanghai - all, Shanghai - China

Req Id 195791


A career at our company is an ongoing journey of discovery: our around 52,000 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in healthcare, life science and performance materials. For more than 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others.

The Project & Market Insights Manager position

-Leads projects in complex, diverse stakeholder environment to deliver on overarching country-level priorities

-Designs & implements an approach to country-level market insights

-Support China Strategy activities by providing market insights which serve as a basis for cross-sectoral strategy formulation

-Enables Chinese leadership team through high quality sector- and function-overarching market insights via effective communication & presentation

-Analyses Chinese market landscape at macro-economic level and across Our Company’s industries by connecting internal as well as external data & information in efficient, impactful ways

-Supports business development efforts (e.g. customer and potential strategic partner identification)

-Applies state of the art approaches, methodologies & digital tools to advance projects and drive market insight creation


Strategic impact

-With a total revenue of 1,9 bn EUR in 2018 across the three business sectors in China, the country represents the 2nd most important sales generator within the Our Company group and is continuously evolving a country-level strategy

-China continues to be a fast-growing, promising market for Our Company, which requires critical focus on a coherent, holistic strategy on country level as well as continuous iterative realization of this strategy in daily operations.

-Contributes to Our Company China’s success via impactful project work

-Connects the dots in form of internally as well as externally available data & information, thereby turning those into business-relevant insights

-Enables fact-based decision-making & up-to-date China market insights


Education and work experience

-Master’s degree in business or master’s degree in science with additional business qualification

-5+ years work experience in project management / consulting and market insights-delivery projects

-Min. 3+ years work experience in Our Company-relevant industries, preferably with close link to strategy development


Job specific competencies & skills

-Project leadership experience as a generalist

-Thorough analytical skills in specific context, curiosity, creativity and foresight in abstract context

-Mental agility with sound reasoning skills and the ability to logically connect diverse inputs

-Strong, proven ability to build compelling, visually appealing presentations using MS PowerPoint around a coherent, appealing story flow

-Strong presentation skills on all hierarchical levels within the organization

-Ability and willingness to effectively collaborate with high number of internal stakeholders

-Strong inter-personal and inter-cultural skills with the ability to win people over through inter-personal skills & charisma

-Excellent communication skills with the ability to effectively communicate complex matters

-Basic understanding of at least one of the three markets healthcare, life science & performance materials in China

What we offer:  With us, there are always opportunities to break new ground. We empower you to fulfil 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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