Director Market Intelligence (Star City)
Compensation: $147,370.00 - $147,370.00 /year *
Employment Type: Full-Time
Industry: Executive Management
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Hubbell Incorporated was founded in 1888 and has grown into an international manufacturer of quality electrical, lighting and power solutions with more than 75 brands used and recognized around the world. Our founder, Harvey Hubbell, developed tooling and equipment to serve the growing demand for new assembly and manufacturing machinery during the industrial revolution. An early, and one of many patents awarded, came for the creation of the first practical method to control electricity through the pull chain socket that remains unchanged today. As a market leader in reliable, electrical solutions, we provide more than half a million products delivered through our various business groups. Hubbell is committed to continually innovating solutions that work, transforming old products with new ideas, and ensuring that we Energize, Enlighten and Empower the communities that support us.
Hubbell Power Systems (HPS) engages in the design and manufacture of a wide variety of products used by utilities. Today, HPS is deeply engaged in product solutions for OSP Communication utility purposes, and has been actively growing that segment of the business. HPS roots have historically been in high voltage transmission, distribution, substation, underground products used by electric utilities. HPS products are also used in the civil construction, transportation, gas and water industries.
At HPS, we build products that provide mission critical infrastructure and that deliver communications and power to millions of people worldwide. In our business, failure is not an option. Therefore, we manufacture products of uncompromising integrity and it starts with our quality policy. We hold our partners, our suppliers and ourselves to the highest standard to ensure we exceed all the technical and functional expectations of our customers.
Hubbell Incorporated engages in the design, manufacture, and sale of electrical and electronic products in the United States and internationally. It operates in three segments: Electrical, Power, and Industrial Technology.
Position is located in St. Louis, MO
The Director of Market Intelligence is responsible for collecting and maintaining competitive research to create a deep and actionable understanding of the customer and of the competitive business environment. This understanding will be used in the consideration of corporate acquisitions, new product development, and growth planning strategies. Working closely with internal business teams, this position must synthesize and convey data-driven findings into clear and structured insights. The emphasis of this position is 'general' in scope, in that it will focus on a balanced approach toward gaining both a strategic level understanding of the market, and technical level understanding of tactical customer needs.
Duties and Responsibilities
Create and manage clear and actionable strategic insights of the macro market, and fast-paced tactical customer learning for product usage cases.
Research and understand the competitive landscape in areas of utility spending, competitive share and megatrend projections; keeping the organization informed.
Manage regular updates to senior business partners on projects related to competitive positioning and strategies.
Generate critical business case vetting insights such as Rapid LSU style customer learning cycles and demonstrate continuous success in quality and quantity of customer learning insights.
Build strong relationships with peers, Hubbell business leaders, and Hubbell function leaders (e.g. Marketing, Sales, Operations, Finance) to collaborate and to support these partners with intelligence that informs the development of planning roadmaps, NPI business cases, and acquisition targets. Consult with business partners to ensure that research initiatives and activities are aligned with strategic direction and objectives.
Cooperate with peers to participate in the development of growth strategies in the areas of product development, acquisitions, and organizational development.
Centrally manage market intelligence in a manner that is most effective for all appropriate parties to utilize. Generate market intelligence documents that are visually intuitive toward conveying important commercial insights.
Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Business, or equivalent related field/work experience.
15+ years' experience in a senior role
Skills and Experience
Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Business, or equivalent
10 years' experience
Excellent written and verbal skills. Solid public speaking skills.
Strong attention to detail, and excellent organization and time management skills.
Ability to collaborate across multi-disciplinary functions (engineering, sales, operations, etc.)
Highly motivated to develop expertise in industry trends and the use of data and analytics to recommend meaningful growth strategies.
Flexibility in shifting day-to-day activities to support a dynamic team environment.
Proficient in all Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
Master's degree in Engineering, Business, Economics or related field experience
Masters Degree in Engineering General or Business
Hubbell Incorporated, its subsidiaries and affiliates, is an EO Employer AA: M/F/Veteran/Disability. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other protected class.
Nearest Major Market: Columbia
Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.
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