Competitive Insight Specialist

LocationQuébec City
Job CategoryInformation Technology
Position TypeContract
Application Deadline March 31, 2020
Experience Required3 years
Job Duration1 year
Education RequiredCollege Diploma

Our client in Telecom industry is seeking a Competitive Insight Specialist in Verdun.
Job Description
The Residential Services team is in the business of enabling customers to connect with people, information and entertainment by delivering integrated products and service experience for consumers while enhancing our competitiveness in the marketplace. The team provides customers with Home phone, local and long distance services, Internet, Satellite TV and amazing new technologies such as Fibe TV.
The Pricing and Strategy team is responsible for driving core pricing and the full suite of competitive offers for the Residential Services portfolio (TV, Internet and Home Phone). These activities form a critical part of the BRS marketing plan which drives $6 billion in annual revenues and over 7 million in revenue generating units. In addition, the team is responsible for monitoring and analyzing the competitive pricing landscape for the Canadian Telecom market and ensuring the BRS team is well informed on all competitive developments.
The team is currently seeking a highly motivated and self-driven individual to join the team. This person will help the competitive intelligence team identify competitive offer changes in the marketplace.
In this role, the BRS Competitive Intelligence Specialist will be a subject matter expert on the competitive landscape and how residential services compare to the competition. This individual will utilize their strategic marketing acumen to help identify opportunities for improvement within the BRS pricing environment, and risks the competition is presenting. The successful candidate will need to work across several different cross functional teams (i.e. marketing, finance, sales, operations and product), as such, strong communication skills, and the ability to influence will be essential.
Job Duties/Accountabilities:
Reporting to the Senior Manager of Competitive Insight within the Pricing Team, the successful candidate will be responsible for:
• Monitoring competitive pricing and actions and reporting these insights to stakeholders
• Presentation of competitive intelligence reports at the senior leadership level
• Problem identification, opportunity assessment, strategy development, and presentation delivery
• Involvement in the pricing elements of key Residential Services initiatives — new product launches, line-up refreshes, etc.
• Use of marketing theory, and other strategic analysis tools, to develop appropriate responses to competitive pricing activities
• Relationship building with external departments, working collaboratively in a team environment with colleagues and senior leadership
Critical Qualifications/Competencies:
• Extremely strong verbal/written communication and presentation skills
• Organization and strong time management skills to handle multiple demands in a very fast-paced environment
• Highly motivated, energetic, and a has a winning mind-set
• Ability to manage tolerance to ambiguity, flexibility, and deal effectively with adversity
• Proficiency in MS Office applications (Excel, PowerPoint, Word and Outlook)
• Results-driven attitude with the ability to grasp and communicate complex ideas clearly
Preferred Qualifications/Competencies:
• Undergraduate Degree – Business/Commerce
• Experience in or interest in the Marketing field
• Bilingual (English and French)
3 Top skills must be seen on the resume Communication, time-management, detail-oriented… Looking for an eager individual that has marketing strategy experience or education. Communication skills (written/verbal) are extremely important. Bilingualism is strongly preferred. These contractors will have multiple tasks they will need to balance in a fast-paced environment./ Junior role/ Testing in interviews just a traditional set of interview questions. May get them to do a small marketing analysis (i.e. 4Ps) / What types of projects will this candidate be working on – they will have a portfolio of brands (competitors) which they will monitor and report on, plus some other projects like quarterly competitive reviews, presentations on the US market, and coordinating a participant program to help us with research/ Typical hours worked 8 hours per day (9am-5pm or 8:30am-4:30pm) Monday to Friday/ Why has this position arisen, backfill? Backfill/replacement/ Any potential to hire Full time yes, can also renew contracts after 12 months – both dependent on employee performance / Flex hours, possible to work from remote? Only when sick/snowstorm/appointments/etc., upon arrangement with manager, otherwise work in office policy
Candidates must be in Canada and with valid work permit for being able to apply for this role.
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