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24/04 Ruchi Panjwani
Senior Recruiter at DSM India

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DSM - Market Intelligence Expert - Procurement (10-15 yrs)

Hyderabad Job Code: 917993

Roles and Responsibilities :

- Understands the know-how of category management [ IT, Finance, HR, Business]

- Understand trends in customers needs and concerns, across categories and regions, to influence customers priorities

- Build strong relationship with customers and ensure customer satisfaction

- Collect and analyze data through modern and traditional methods on consumers, competitors and the market place

- Devise and design qualitative and quantitative custom market research projects

- Perform qualitative and quantitative analyses to identify opportunities for product expansion

- Apply statistical techniques to interpret data and produce substantiated recommendations.

- Prepare reports of findings, illustrating data graphically and translating complex findings into written text and presenting results

- Make recommendations for feasible methods for market penetration

- Proactively share and present market research reports and data analysis throughout the organization

- Research competitors and compile data for benchmarking

- Develop strong partnerships with cross-functional teams

- Advise management on new innovations in the area of market research, and create new ways to meet the needs of a changing marketplace

- Has comprehensive knowledge on industry, competitor and customer models including, but not limited to, market share, growth projections and trends, and market forces.

- Performs thorough, systematic analysis of key industry trends; the general social economic and political environment; legal and regulatory issues; customers; current and potential competitors.

- Provides market and competitive insights through presentations and reports to the stakeholders and various internal management teams to allow effective strategic and tactical decision-making and implementation.

- Supplies the market and competitive intelligence component of strategic planning, and proactively makes recommendations to management concerning key intelligence items that require further consideration.

- Maintains up-to-date knowledge of data sources, evaluating their credibility and potential utility, and leverages them across the company where appropriate.

- Develops and maintains relationships with key internal customers to identify emerging needs and business challenges.

- Works with internal business customers to enhance their use of strategic analysis and market and competitor intelligence. Collaborates internally to ensure intelligence is shared with appropriate groups and individuals.

- Maintains an in-depth knowledge of designated markets and trends through reading reports, market research, data manipulation and financial modeling and analysis.

Desired Candidate Profile :

- 10+ years experience in a Procurement organization and having worked as a Market Intelligence expert with relevant experience

- 5+ years' experience developing category strategies and pricing models

- Developing market intelligence to communicate across the organization

- Experience with creating Procurement systems and tools

- Proven ability to implement category strategies globally

- Proven ability to deep dive and develop innovative ideas for process challenges

- Broadly-skilled business professional with a high level of intelligence, business acumen and a strong penchant for innovation

- Pragmatic builder, capable of being flexible with job tasks and able to balance a broad range of activities while driving ultimate completion of deliverables

- Strong analytical skills and experience dealing with large amount of complex data

- Experience in project management, involving cross function and global teams

- Strong communication skills and ability to influence at various levels of the organization

- Experience in applying financial analysis techniques to draw conclusions from financial data; understands and evaluates implications of alternatives; makes decisions on an appropriate course of action

- Lead business reviews to discuss best practices and issues and to ultimately improve supplier performance and strengthen business partnerships

Women-friendly workplace:

Maternity and Paternity Benefits

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