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Competitive Intelligence Analyst

United Concordia Dental

  • Company Dental Solutions
  • Home, PA
  • Marketing/Advertising
  • Full time
  • Day (United States of America)

Company :

United Concordia Dental

Job Description : 

JOB SUMMARY

This job will coordinate, execute and disseminate competitive intelligence research projects in order to provide insights and information regarding the Organization's relative strengths, weakness, opportunities, and threats. Research will be conducted and managed in a way that supports business decisions, measuring performance, and provides strategic guidance to the organization at a department and overall level.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Proactively manage and coordinate the entire research process of each assigned project to assure that the research methodology, instruments and vendors are the best fit for achieving results.  
  • Evaluate, negotiate with, contract, coordinate and manage vendors and temporary services on continuous project-by-project basis.
  • Collect and analyze competitive intelligence, information, research and data on competitors and their products to identify market trends and potentials, competitive forces, penetration strategies, user biases and preferences and similar parameters.
  • Identify and monitor key industry trends and activities, as well as provide proactive research on competitor activity.
  • Gather, classify and analyze competitive intelligence from a variety of field sources. Collect and analyze data to identify trends, market potential, competitive forces, penetration/segmentation strategies, customer preferences, etc. Organize information into usable, actionable reports for distribution to the field and to management for use in strategic and operational decision-making. Determine priorities, schedules and coordinates resources within assigned projects.  Analyze research results and develop insightful research reports based on the analysis.
  • Act as subject matter expert with respect to key research findings.  Report on methodologies used and provide insight on findings.  May also act as lead project manager for high-profile projects, and utilize other department members to obtain/compile facets of the project. Manage ongoing, complex, long-term projects.  Identify need for implementing new processes/ongoing projects. 
  • Establish and maintain a knowledge management process for the collection, synthesis, and dissemination of pertinent market, strategic, and competitor information.
  • Other duties as assigned or requested.

EDUCATION


Required

  • Bachelor's Degree in Marketing, Business or related field

Substitutions

  • 6 years of related and progressive experience in lieu of Bachelor's degree


Preferred

  • None

EXPERIENCE


Required

  • 2 years working in market research
  • 2 years with developing and presenting analysis of secondary research data

Due to Department of Defense (DOD) contract requirements, the incumbent who fills this position must be a US citizen, and must also pass a background check”

Preferred

  • Prior experience in Healthcare/Health Insurance or related field
  • Proven expertise gathering and reporting on competitive intelligence

LICENSES or CERTIFICATIONS


Required

  • None


Preferred

  • None

SKILLS

  • Training in specific marketing research methodologies such as report writing and data gathering is a plus
  • Proficiency in all MS Office products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) as well as technical ability to learn various other data and online applications

Language (Other than English):

None

Travel Requirement:

0% - 25%

PHYSICAL, MENTAL DEMANDS and WORKING CONDITIONS

Position Type

WFA - Work From Anywhere

Teaches / trains others regularly

Occasionally

Travel regularly from the office to various work sites or from site-to-site

Rarely

Works primarily out-of-the office selling products/services (sales employees)

Never

Physical work site required

Yes

Lifting: up to 10 pounds

Constantly

Lifting: 10 to 25 pounds

Occasionally

Lifting: 25 to 50 pounds

Rarely

Referral Level 2

Disclaimer: The job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and essential duties and responsibilities of work performed by employees within this job title. It may not contain a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees to do this job.

Compliance Requirement : This job adheres to the ethical and legal standards and behavioral expectations as set forth in the code of business conduct and company policies.


As a component of job responsibilities, employees may have access to covered information, cardholder data, or other confidential customer information that must be protected at all times.  In connection with this, all employees must comply with both the Health Insurance Portability Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) as described in the Notice of Privacy Practices and Privacy Policies and Procedures as well as all data security guidelines established within the Company’s Handbook of Privacy Policies and Practices and Information Security Policy. 

Furthermore, it is every employee’s responsibility to comply with the company’s Code of Business Conduct. This includes but is not limited to adherence to applicable federal and state laws, rules, and regulations as well as company policies and training requirements.

Highmark Health and its affiliates prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation/gender identity or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local law. Highmark Health and its affiliates take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation/gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.

Highmark Health and its affiliates prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, age, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation/gender identity or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local law. Highmark Health and its affiliates take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation/gender identity, protected veteran status or disability. 

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