Competitor Insight Manager

£300 - £340 per day + Interim
09 Aug 2019
04 Sep 2019
Elizabeth Woodforde
Job Discipline
Insight, Market Research
Experience Level
Contract Type
Full Time
The Competitor Insight manager will be part of the team whose key accountability is the injection of Competitor Intelligence into the company strategy formation and core execution processes.

Client Details

Our client are a Global FMCG business based in London.


The Competitor Insight Manager will:

* Provide clear and insightful analysis of key competitors, covering their leadership, performance, strategies and activities
* Provision of this competitor information to leadership in advance of strategic choices being made - together with firm recommendations for action.
* Being completely up to date on the external economic context and key competitive moves globally.

This will be delivered through the following:

* Prepare for and run workshops on key cells
* Promote widespread use of best practice across the organisation.
* Perform regular competitor analyses, identifying trends and anticipating key competitor moves, sharing with divisional and brand leadership teams as appropriate
* Summarise quarterly performance and strategic updates for key competitors
* Deliver consolidated competitor quarterly results packs, and share amongst Corporate and Divisional leadership teams
* Support existing / build x- functional competitor networks (among R&D, finance, marketing / brand teams)


The successful candidate will bring the following skills and attributes to secure the role:

* Analytical Thinking - Able to perceive what is going on and develop perspective.

* Competent working in Excel.

* Strong communication and facilitation skills.

* Comfortable dealing with senior leaders, sometimes in challenging situations.

* Attention to detail, both in written and numerical work.

* Bias for Action - Strong self-starter with the ability to influence teams to act on competitor insights.

* The role requires a blend of inquisitiveness, analytics and a bias to action which allows patterns to be perceived in sparse data

Job Offer

Competitive Daily rate & circa 4 month Interim contract.