Senior Manager, Competitive Intelligence

Lake County, Illinois, USA
Mar 30, 2018
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
Purpose Statement:
The Senior Manager, Competitive Intelligence (CI) supports strategic commercial efforts by providing objective, in-depth, and actionable intelligence about current and future market and competitive forces. The Senior Manager Competitive Intelligence acts as a strategic advisor to the US commercial teams with deep expertise in current and future competitive drivers in the marketplace as well as functional expertise in how to use competitive intelligence to inform strategies. Key Responsibilities Includes:
  • Provide an objective commercial viewpoint of potential disruptive forces and pending market and competitive drivers, based on an in-depth understanding and analysis of healthcare dynamics, commercial, clinical and scientific competitive information
  • Lead CI strategy within specified therapeutic area(s) to ensure franchise teams have actionable intelligence and understanding of relevant competitors and competitive landscape, and translate CI deliverables into business implications that inform near and long-term strategies
  • Drive and execute CI plan by leading the collection of CI from secondary and primary sources, managing external vendors, and synthesizing and disseminating intelligence and associated implications
  • Coordinate, plan and execute company-wide CI activities at US scientific conferences and consolidate and report back critical findings and implications
  • Act as CI expert, demonstrating awareness and understanding of appropriate CI applications and key internal and external data/information sources
  • Partner across the organization to incorporate clinical, medical and regulatory perspectives that inform CI viewpoint and implications
  • Ensure all CI activities are conducted in accordance with financial and ethical compliance guidelines .
Qualifications Basic:
  • Bachelor's degree required (life science or related degree is a plus). MBA or related graduate degree is preferred. (Masters or PhD in life science discipline is a plus).
  • Minimum of 10 years' experience in the pharma/biotech industry in a commercial or clinical role; and/or management consulting experience, with at least 5 years experience in competitive intelligence
  • Ability to interact effectively with/present to (verbally and in writing) all levels of the organization, from Product Managers to Senior Executives.
  • Experience working in a highly matrixed environment and standing out as a successful collaborator
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled