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Director, Competitive Intel & Insights

Emergent BioSolutions
Gaithersburg, MD
Start date
Jan 30, 2024

Job Details

We go where others won’t, taking on some of the biggest public health challenges to protect and enhance millions of lives, and create a better, more secure world. Here, you will join passionate professionals who advance their scientific, technical and professional skills to develop products designed-to protect and enhance life.

Director, Competitive Intel & Insights
Job Summary:
The Director of Competitive Intel and Insights is a key strategic leadership role within Emergent. This position is responsible for facilitating data-driven decision-making by providing comprehensive analytics, actionable insights, and competitive intelligence. The Director will collaborate with cross-functional stakeholders to support business objectives, inform external opportunity evaluations, conduct market assessments, and maintain a competitive edge in the industry. The role will develop and implement the overall competitive intelligence strategy and insights and analytics ensuring timely delivery of high-quality reports and recommendations.
•    Develop and implement the competitive intelligence strategies, including analytics and insights, aligned with the organization's goals.
•    Collaborate with cross-functional teams and other stakeholders to identify key business questions and provide data-driven solutions.
•    Conduct market assessments and analysis to identify trends, market dynamics, and potential growth opportunities.
•    Monitor competitors' activities, assess their impact on Emergent and its programs, and provide insights on emerging trends.
•    Conduct market assessments of existing and potential therapeutic areas and markets, collaborating with key internal and external stakeholders to determine market strategies.
•    Gather insights and deliver analytics that inform commercial and financial assessments of external BD&L opportunities.
•    Develop and maintain a robust analytics infrastructure, including data management systems, reporting tools, and dashboards.
•    Oversee and manage external vendors and other partners providing professional services, subscriptions, and other access to industry data, reports, analytics, and other intelligence.
•    Present findings, recommendations, and insights to senior leadership and key stakeholders in a clear and concise manner.
•    Foster a culture of continuous improvement, data-driven decision-making, and knowledge sharing within the organization

Education and Experience
•    BS/BA required; advanced degree preferred
•    Minimum of 10+ years in the pharmaceutical/biotech industry, including such experience as primary and secondary market research and analytics, market assessments, competitive intelligence assessment, product and portfolio strategy, commercialization, and/or business development/due diligence
•    Leading assessments and engaging cross-functional stakeholders in a highly matrix structure, engaging and leading consultant projects, and planning/managing budgets 
•    Broad therapeutic area, vaccine, and drug/device experience preferred
•    Proven ability to lead multiple projects efficiently and independently
•    Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to translate data into actionable insights
•    Ability to work in a rapidly changing, matrixed environment
•    Excellent interpersonal, analytical, as well as oral and written communication skills
•    Strategic thinker, self-starter, and results-oriented
•    Excellent business acumen
•    Structured problem solving and storyboarding



Per CDC guidelines, Emergent strongly recommends that all employees working on site are vaccinated to help ensure their safety, as well as the safety of fellow employees. This includes the use of good judgment when determining when the CDC guidelines advise that you stay home when ill. 

There are physical/mental demands and work environment characteristics that must be met by an individual to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. This information is available upon request from the candidate.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform all essential functions.

Emergent BioSolutions is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and values the diversity of our workforce.  Emergent does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, sex or gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions), gender identity or gender expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital status, physical or mental disability, military service or veteran status, genetic information or any other characteristics protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

Information submitted will be used by Emergent BioSolutions for activities related to your prospective employment. Emergent BioSolutions respects your privacy and any use of the information submitted will be subject to the terms of our Privacy Policy .

Emergent BioSolutions does not accept non-solicited resumes or candidate submittals from search/recruiting agencies not already on Emergent BioSolutions’ approved agency list. Unsolicited resumes or candidate information submitted to Emergent BioSolutions by search/recruiting agencies not already on Emergent BioSolutions’ approved agency list shall become the property of Emergent BioSolutions and if the candidate is subsequently hired by Emergent BioSolutions, Emergent BioSolutions shall not owe any fee to the submitting agency.


Emergent BioSolutions is a global life sciences company whose mission is to protect and enhance life. Through our specialty products and contract development and manufacturing services, we are dedicated to providing solutions that address public health threats. Through social responsibility, we aim to build healthier and safer communities. We aspire to deliver peace of mind to our patients and customers so they can focus on what’s most important in their lives. In working together, we envision protecting or enhancing 1 billion lives by 2030. For more information visit Find us on LinkedIn and follow us on Twitter.

Stock Symbol: EBS


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400 Professional Drive
Suite 400
United States

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