Market Intelligence Manager What will you contribute? As a Market Intelligence Manager, you will be a key driving force behind Finastra’s Market Intelligence team.
Your team will provide research and insights to help Finastra with strategic planning, understanding the market for financial technology and sales strategy.
This is a high-impact role working cross-functionally within the organization responsible for defining and executing best practices in market and competitive intelligence.
The candidate will collaborate with Finastra Leadership and senior management within various functional and business areas including Product Management, Sales, Finance and Strategy.
The successful candidate will be responsible for defining the objectives of the Market Intelligence team, setting out best practices, developing and leading research programmes, delivering actionable insights and helping make strategy decisions.
This is a great opportunity for a highly motivated self-starter with proven ability to work in a fast-paced environment using team to their best ability.
Responsibilities Your core responsibilities as a Market Intelligence Manager will include, but will not be limited to, the following : Lead, mentor and develop a team of market intelligence analysts Define market and competitive intelligence best practices and implement across Finastra business units Manage major cross-functional programmes including competitive intelligence, win / loss reporting, customer insights, ad-hoc strategy research and newsletters Become the trusted partner and strategic advisor on market trends, competition, customer requirements and go-to-market strategy Support strategy conversations across Finastra business units to help achieve corporate objectives Develop and present recommendations to senior leadership You will report into the Senior Director, Portfolio BaaS & Platform Strategy.
Skills and Experience 10+ year of experience with significant exposure to market research, strategic consulting or equivalent discipline Proven experience of conducting research projects, deploying strategic frameworks and analytical techniques in real environment Ability to find data-driven answers to complex questions, interpret qualitative research, work with large datasets, present findings and recommendations in a clear and concise manner Highly proficient in Excel modelling and PowerPoint slide design Experience in team management and development Commercial acumen and sound business judgement Ability to collaborate effectively within cross-functional teams and interact with senior stakeholders Entrepreneurial and self-sufficient : working independently and delivering high-quality results Financial services experience and / or technology experience is preferred, but not essential Key Values Expected from the Successful Candidate Openness and willingness to collaborate Honesty and integrity Being autonomous, self-sufficient and proactive Strong work ethic, accommodating and maintaining high professional standards Natural willingness to work in a team to accomplish objectives, share knowledge and to value others' contributions and differences