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Company: Olympus
Location: Center Valley, PA
Career Level: Associate
Industries: Technology, Software, IT, Electronics

Description

Are you looking for a company that cares about people's lives and health, including yours? At Olympus, we help make people's lives healthier, safer and more fulfilling, every day. We're currently looking for an Associate Manager of Market Intelligence to join us either in our Southborough, MA or Center Valley, PA offices.

Let's inspire healthier lives, together.

The Associate Manager of Market Intelligence (MI) is responsible for processing information on markets and competitors and providing analysis, insights and recommendations to internal stakeholders in Therapeutic Solutions Division (TSD) and Endoscopic Solutions Division (ESD) in Olympus. He/ She position will perform and provide all MI deliverables (i.e., primary market research, market landscape and assessment, competitive analysis, market modelling and forecasting, etc.) as a part of the Strategic Business Planning Process and other phases of product life-cycle under Strategy and Portfolio Management for the Gastroenterology Endotherapy (GI-ET) Business Unit with cross-functional collaboration with key stakeholders (i.e., Marketing, Strategy, Business Development, R&D, etc.). He/ She will support the GI-ET Business Unit in the assigned region, North and South Americas, including the U.S. as a main focus. The incumbent will report to the Sr. Manager, Global MI, in the global segment team and act as a regional and specialty subject matter expert and the key business partner to GI-ET Business Unit.

Job Duties

As an Associate Manager of Market Intelligence working on the Market Intelligence team, you will be empowered and inspired to do your best work. In a typical day, you will:

* Become a regional subject matter expert on market and competitive trends, data and information/data tools for assigned business unit.

* Provide recommendations to internal stakeholders on appropriate research methodology and sources.


* Manage and conduct all phases of qualitative and quantitative primary market research projects (from writing RFP and vendor selection to final presentation) to ensure that the projects accomplish research objectives within the appropriate timeline/budget.

* Analyze, interpret and provide conclusions and summaries on multiple secondary market data and industry reports (i.e., market size/share/growth estimation, procedure volume, segment analysis, new technology impact analysis, etc.).

* Regularly monitor, collect and analyze market and competitor intelligence from a wide range of internal and external sources.


* Identify market trends and opportunities and identify competitive advantages/threats.

* Develop in-depth market assessments.
Perform and provide all MI deliverables (i.e., market landscape and assessment, competitive analysis, market modelling and forecasting, etc.) for the region.

* Closely work with the MI global team and regional Marketing.

* Estimate the market size including forecast and validation including effectively driving the process in early stages where MI has limited data resolution and the exercise includes working with Global Marketing and Regional Marketing to build assumptions.


* Partner with internal stakeholders to build and strengthen market understanding and develop short and long term recommendations on how the gaps of data and information should be prioritized and approached.


* Support strategy development and opportunity assessment in the Strategic Business Planning (SBP) as the key partner for the GI-ET business developing the insights and information required as well as the long range roadmap and budget/resource requirements to complete the overall market models and insights across all regions.

* Support development of go-to-market strategy and post-sales activities.

* Compile and publish intelligence deliverables on a regular basis (i.e., competitor profile/financials, specialty factbook).

* Act as a central regional medical industry information source within the GI-ET Business Unit.

* Act as a team lead within the GI-ET Business Unit team providing coaching and guidance to other members within MI group.

* Assist in the development of marketing plans based on related analysis.

* Support vendor selection for market/competitor data and tools and maintain the membership.

* Participate in other projects as needed.

* Perform all other duties as assigned.

Requirements

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

* Bachelor's Degree in Marketing, Business, Finance, Economics, Statistics, or equivalent degree is required.

* Minimum 5 years of experience in market intelligence, market research (primary and secondary) and market/competitor analysis is required.

* Minimum 3 years of medical device or healthcare industry experience is required.

* Minimum 2 years of experience as project leader/manager is required.

* Ability to travel domestically and internationally (15%)

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

* A Master's of Business Administration is desirable.

* Excellent research skills in qualitative and quantitative primary market research (i.e., survey design, methodologies, field management, data analysis and final report).

* Strong research and analytical skills and proven experience building market models at different stages of research projects.

* Ability to create forward looking research documents and present findings in a way that is compelling and actionable.

* Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously and manage cross-functional project teams and expertly balance competing priority.

* Great communication skills, as well as the ability to communicate with different levels at the organization with proven track record of effective customer service.

* Excellent written and presentation skills.


* Strong business mathematical and financial analysis knowledge is required.

* Statistical software experience such as SPSS is desirable.

* Ability to learn and grasp medical procedures and related technologies.

* Advanced computer proficiency in Excel and PowerPoint is required.

* Access and Qlik experience is preferred.

* Extensive knowledge of syndicated data sources and any publicly available sources is desirable.

We realize work isn't just a job to you.

It's a big part of your life, but not the only part. That's why we offer competitive salaries, a robust 401(k) program, annual bonus program and comprehensive medical benefits, as well as tuition reimbursement, flexible schedules, parental and adoption leave, on-site services and Colleague Affinity Networks — so you can be ready for where life can take you.


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