Marketing Intelligence Specialist

Location: Parsippany, New Jersey
Date Posted: 09-26-2017
About Seneca Resources:
Seneca Resources is client driven provider of strategic Information Technology consulting services and Workforce Solutions to government and industry.  Seneca Resources is a leading IT services provider with offices in Reston and Richmond, Virginia and Birmingham, Alabama that service clients throughout the United States.  The key to our success lies within our strong corporate culture which drives our business.  We challenge our staff through engaging work, and we reward our staff through competitive compensation, extensive professional training, and excellent opportunities for career advancement.  In turn, we look for only the best and brightest to join our team.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and value the benefits of diversity in our workplace.

Position:  Marketing Intelligence Specialist
Compensation: Extremely Competitive
Location: Parsippany, NJ
Job Description Marketing Analyst will enable and empower the Product Management and Marketing teams with analytical insight to support strategy development, planning and tactical execution. This position will be responsible for developing and maintaining key global intelligence tools for department-wide usage.
The successful candidate will work closely with product management, sourcing, engineering and R&D, internal senior executives, Field Sales organization, key business partners (IT, Finance, Supply Chain) and the senior management team to develop processes and systems to gather and communicate appropriate competitive intelligence to drive strategy development and educate the field on marketplace dynamics, leverage key pricing tools to identify opportunities for revenue/profit optimization and execute analysis that clearly defines markets trends.
Specifically, he/she must:
  • Establish and continuously improve a management operating system around competitive intelligence including industry cost curve, supply/demand balances, global trade flows and competitive profiles
  • Master pricing tool kits and pricing analytical techniques by working closely with IT and Finance teams on achieving and maintaining data integrity
  • Prioritize and carry out price/profitability analyses by customer/region/product with scatter plots to determine pricing opportunities
  • Assess true price/cost and identify opportunities to address cost leakage (freight, distribution cost, rebates, etc) first on high volume/impact products and drive financial performance by identifying and taking pricing actions in partnership with product managers
  • Identify industry and market trends/ risks/ opportunities that impact the business globally and determine business implications and support development of strategic alternatives
Candidate Profile
The successful candidate will be expected to be results focused, creative and resourceful self-starter who demonstrates leadership skills and instincts.  He/she is highly intelligent and enthusiastic with a commitment to excellence.  He/ she has excellent project management skills, detail oriented, highly analytical & methodical – with strong quantitative skills as well as ability to create clarity and focus from ambiguity.  In terms of personal competencies, the successful candidate must be a hands-on person who possesses the best combination of strategic thinking and drive to achieve tangible business results. The candidate must have experience of operating independently with strong results and demonstrate the ability to drive marketing analysis to “so what” conclusions.

Basic Requirements:
  • BA or BS in marketing, business, engineering or technical discipline is required.
  • 3 or more years’ experience in Marketing Project Management, preferably at a global level.
  • 3 or more years advanced Excel Data Analytics experience.
Preferred Requirements:
  • An MBA is highly desirable.
  • Knowledge of other software packages and systems (e.g. PowerPoint, Tableau,\Business Warehouse) a plus.
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