Job Description

 

 
COMPANY PROFILE

  • Full-service Construction, Civil and Environmental Engineering  firm with 50+ years of success
  • Outstanding Corporate Culture-based on mutual respect and diverse backgrounds
  • Industry Leader in Quality and Associate Safety

 

FEATURES AND BENEFITS

  • Health Insurance
  • Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) - 100% Company Paid
  • 401(K) with Match
  • Vacation and Sick time
  • Company Paid Long Term Disability
  • Company Paid Life Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Short Term Disability

 

We are searching for a Research and Competitive Intelligence Analyst to join our well established, growing company.  Reporting directly to the Senior Vice President of Strategy & Corporate Development, this position will lead the Competitive / Market Intelligence work stream that serves as a critical input to the organization’s strategic decision making.

 

YOUR ROLE

  • Conducts market research and performs analysis in support of the organization’s strategic initiatives.  This requires a deep understanding of the marketplace through primary and secondary research and involves converting this knowledge into recommendations to assist in strategic management decisions.
  • Participates in building the organization’s strategic market analysis competencies needed to provide insight to the organization to shape business initiatives.
  • Analyzes recent and emerging competitor, customer, and industry trends, to determine impact on the company as well as potential opportunities for the organization.
  • Develops detailed knowledge of customer procurement patterns, competitor bid activities, and competitor technical/business strategies and capabilities and the resulting impact on company pursuits and pricing.
  • Collects, analyzes and synthesizes market and competitive insights that provide actionable recommendations, leverages analytical models and frameworks to recommend actions.
  • Delivers high quality insights and analysis on competition, market trends and emerging business opportunities and threats.
  • Identifies value propositions which can differentiate our company in the marketplace.
  • Builds and manages company-specific and industry-wide competitive intelligence data and ensures proprietary information is protected. 
  • Serves as a subject matter expert and trusted advisor by developing and maintaining relationships with internal stakeholders to identify key needs and methods of delivering the right intelligence at the right time to the right person.
  • Works on potential merger or acquisition project activities which may include project management, data management, analysis, opportunity identification, and recommendations.

 

BACKGROUND PROFILE

  • Bachelor's degree and a minimum of 7 years of experience in market and/ or competitive intelligence, research and analysis required.
  • Excellent business acumen, with the ability to extract key strategic insights from detailed analysis.
  • Strong analytical skills, with the ability to break down problems into single and manageable components.
  • A high level of comfort with ambiguity and experience in 'connecting the dots' across a number of themes.
  • Intellectual curiosity, strong problem-solving skills.
  • Strong organizational and project management skills and ability to 'own' a number of tasks simultaneously while delivering against tight delivery timeframes.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, comfortable preparing and presenting communication for senior executives.
  • Highly skilled in using Microsoft PowerPoint, Excel and Word.
  • Prior experience with Cosential or other Customer Relationship Management (CRM) software/SaaS (preferred but not required).
  • Prior experience with Midaxo or other M&A/Corporate Development/Data Room software/SaaS (preferred but not required).
  • Knowledge and experience in the construction industry or other trade industry

 

 

COMMUNITY

Roanoke is a mid-sized commercial and transportation center located between the Blue Ridge and Appalachian Mountains in the western part of the state. The city area spreads through a narrow valley surrounded by hills, mountains, rivers and close proximity to beautiful natural and residential lakes. The downtown area itself is an American classic with museums, shops and a famous farmer’s market in a lively historic central core known as Market Square. As the largest city in Southwest Virginia, Roanoke is one of the few metro areas that enjoys immediate proximity to the Blue Ridge Parkway, one of the most popular attraction to the in the National Park System.  With a vibrant downtown area, Roanoke is home to regional and national events, attractions and museums.  Outstanding school systems with close proximity to many higher education institutions including VA Tech, Jefferson School of Health Sciences, VMI, Washington and Lee, Roanoke College, Radford University and many others.  


Contact Donna Smith at 540-314-8649 or dsmith@arevogroup.com

 

 

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