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Market Intelligence Specialist, Southeast Asia (CEJB 17 224)

Location: Singapore
Job Type: Permanent
Posted on: 03/11/2017

Job Description:

Our client is a global Industrial Automation company and currently, they are searching for a Market Intelligence Specialist, Southeast Asia, reporting to Business Intelligence Manager - SEA, who is a strong communicator, having a high ambition to learn and understand the SEA Automation market and its players in detail with a passion for structured data analysis and a proficiency in Microsoft tools. The applicant’s personality should have an attitude like a detective with a high degree of curiosity and comprehensiveness. The applicant needs to have a profound understanding about the Automation market (Electric Automation, Pneumatic Automation, Process Industry).

This position will be responsible for providing data on Market and Business Potential (Market trend, Competitor Info, Business Opportunity, Product potential) to support strategic sales decisions in Southeast Asia cluster in order to improve the business and market share.

Key Responsibilities

  • Analysing customer and market data to identify growth opportunities.
    • Collect information through various channels and through many talks with different people (both qualitative information and quantitative information)
    • Desk research
    • Collaborate with associations, etc. where applicable
    • Identify of usable market studies
    • Develop and implement a method for structured market feedback from all customer contact windows in SEA (systematic feedback collection from sales, systematic information collection during events, exhibitions, etc.)
  • Analysing and interpreting external data to identify growth opportunities and trends.
    • Collect the details and extracting the big picture
    • Find correlations between market potentials in the Automation market and company strategy.
    • Identify trends and developments
    • Continuous monitoring of competitor activities
    • Gather data on competitors and analyze their prices, sales, and method of marketing and distribution.
  • Documentation and sharing of analysis (source, method, calculation & results)
    • Develop a database for comprehensive and traceable data analysis (qualitative information)
    • Develop a continuous market feedback and sharing culture across the entire SEA cluster.
    • Develop a regular sharing platform for analysis findings
  • Interpretation of results to determine meaning and impact for company
    • Continuous calculation and monitoring of market share development in different activity fields of company  (quantitative information)
    • Interpret the business impact of the analysis result for company in SEA
    • Develop recommendations for the next business actions
  • Presenting and communicating the results and its meaning
    • Regular management reporting during meetings
    • Establish a Business Intelligence Vault with up-to-date information about most important competitors, applications, lead customers, etc.
    • Prepare monthly sales reports to provide highlights and insights to various Cluster Managers and Global executives

Job Requirements:

  • Diploma or Degree holder in Engineering or Finance or other related discipline
  • 2-3 years of relevant working experience in business intelligence, customer analysis, customer segmentation, MIS or related fields.
  • Experienced in project management, research, database architecture, data mining would be preferred.
  • Experience in the field of Market Intelligence and strong analytical skills preferred.
  • Experience in consulting firm or financial institute is a plus.
  • English and one of local language in Southeast Asia would be an advantage.
  • Proficiency in MS Office, especially Excel and PowerPoint skill is a MUST
  • Working knowledge in SAP environment (FICO / PP /PS / SAP HANA / Business Intelligence) would be a plus.
  • Aptitude to learning and leveraging financial tools.
  • Detail oriented and motivated.
  • Ability to work well independently and collaborate in a matrix-organization

Recruiter Name : Byron Chong Wen Chee (Zhong Wenqi) (R1105998)
Recruiter Email : byronchong@connect-energy.com

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