Job Description :
Immediate need for a talented Competitive Intelligence Specialist with experience in the IT Industry. This is a full time opportunity located in Irving, Texas. Please review the job description below and contact me ASAP if you are interested.


Title : Competitive Intelligence Specialist
Location : Irving, Texas
Position Type : Full Time

Responsibilities:
o Gather relevant market data, including default pricing and competitor data and provide key trend analysis for marketing allocation decisions
o Evaluate product offerings in market and provide recommendations to relevant business partners to adapt the company''s sales and product strategies
o Monitor and analyze new market participants and disruptors, assess the level of potential strategic opportunity and/or threat, and lead communication of appropriate information to business stakeholders and management
o Lead monthly competitor listening sessions with stakeholders to identify best practices and sales tactics
o Manage relationships with competitive intelligence vendors to ensure SLAs are being met, information is being communicated on a timely basis, and the overall level of service is sufficient
o Collaborate with marketing services, operations, financial planning and accounting, product development, legal and regulatory, wholesale, and other support functions to understand intelligence gaps and then disseminate competitor information to all appropriate stakeholders
o Actively participate in cross-functional teams, providing analysis expertise, offering original perspectives, and challenging the conventional view to better align decision making with changing market environments
Requirements:
o Bachelor’s degree in business or related field
o MBA or other related advanced degree preferred
o 3+ years significant professional experience; 5+ years preferred
o Demonstrated track record of increased work responsibility
o Experience working in the electricity industry and/or competitive retail markets preferred, particularly outside of ERCOT
o Exceptional knowledge of Electric Industry and Competitive Retail Markets
o Excellent oral and written communication & presentation skills
o Ability to develop and prepare analysis & recommendations, especially when hard data is incomplete or unavailable
o Excellent interpersonal skills; ability to work comfortably with all levels of business to include management and leadership
o Ability to build a high level of credibility with internal business partners and customers
Our client is a leading IT organization and we are currently interviewing to fill this and other similar contract positions. Qualified candidates should apply NOW for immediate consideration.

If you are interested in this position, please apply online for immediate consideration.