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Industry and Competitor Insights Manager

  • GE Oil & Gas
  • Experienced
  • Posted 1/22/2017 9:19:08 AM
  • 2775755
  • Job Function: Marketing
  • Business Segment: Oil & Gas Commercial
Location(s): United States ; California; San Ramon


About Us:
GE is the world’s Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, GE delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry.
GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

Role Summary:
The Industry & Competitor Insights Manager will drive business insights in the area of software competitors, as well as oil & gas industry dynamics. You will work cross-functionally with segments and regions providing insights into market dynamics, adjacencies & disruptors enabling Oil & Gas Digital to see around corners, positioning us as an industry leader.

Essential Responsibilities:
As the Industry & Competitor Insights Manager, you will be responsible for developing and deploying best practices, by increasing focus in the industrial software marketplace. This role will integrate and develop processes that meet business needs across the organization, manage complex issues, be involved in long-term planning, and contribute to the overall business strategy, interacting frequently with senior management.

In addition, you will:
  • Provide insights with business implications and potential strategies using analytics and process development, contributing clear recommendations for long-term business planning and strategy
  • Candidate will own large, high impact, cross-segment global projects around strategy for growth as they relate to Oil & Gas industry dynamics, competitor strategy and enterprise software transformation. Deliver critical annual Strategic Roadmap insights such as profit pool analysis, industry trends, competitive threats, etc.
  • Improve marketing processes with expanded market intel capabilities across value chain segments, regions and software sectors, developing new tools to keep Oil & Gas Digital marketing skills at the forefront
  • Facilitate & coordinate strategy sessions around industry & competitive intel deliverables with segment and regional teams
  • Drive industry insights to create differentiated value to grow in a fluctuating market
  • Through a ‘no surprises’ lens, establish a practice and rhythm to deliver timely rapid market intel and detailed competitor analysis to senior management for all critical aspects of market insights
  • Predict and mitigate future threats by working closely with segments and functions
  • Deliver competitor insights around existing competitors plus new and emerging threats in software industries
  • Execute in depth competitive analysis and deep-dives to develop new business strategies; examples include new growth country analysis, new enterprise software engagement activities and emerging technologies/capabilities
  • Identify growth areas for acquired technologies


Qualifications/Requirements:
Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in STEM discipline (Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math) or Marketing
  • Minimum of 5 years sales or marketing experience within oil & gas industry
Eligibility Requirements:
  • Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required. We will not sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for this job.
  • Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen
  • Must be willing to work out of an office located in San Ramon, CA
  • Must be willing to travel (up to 20% of the time)


Desired Characteristics:
  • Strong organizational, quantitative & analytical rigor
  • Ability to understand what matters, and impact to business
  • Effective communicator in both verbal & written presentations
  • Clear-thinker, good listener, externally focused, problem-solver
  • Interpersonal skills with ability to embrace & drive change in a matrixed environment
  • Demonstrated achievement & leadership in commercial and/or marketing roles
  • Experience in energy industry or consulting highly desirable
  • MBA or Masters Degree
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Locations: United States ; California; San Ramon

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation.  GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.
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