Blueshield Of Northeastern New York Buffalo , NY 14202
The Competitive Intelligence Specialist is responsible for a broad range of activities in support of secondary strategic and competitive information gathering and analysis. Collects competitive and company specific information, provides market and competitor analysis, and makes recommendations that proactively drive informed business decisions to positively impact market share or profitability.
The Competitive Intelligence Specialist is a highly visible role that supports all departments as well as senior leadership throughout the organization. This position handles highly confidential information. Primary Responsibility Extracts intelligence data from key source documents and locates/researches new sources of information to support intelligence collection and production.
Disseminates weekly industry/intelligence newsletters and maintains and updates intelligence dissemination portal for HealthNow. Responds to ad hoc intelligence requests from a variety of HealthNow departments in a timely manner. Assists in analysis and production of intelligence products including HealthNow's Environmental Assessment.
Utilizes technology to improve intelligence gathering and dissemination across the organization. Knowledge and Skills Ability to take disparate events and information and see the correlation to drive to findings that lead to actionable insights. Ability to identify trends, project potential and implications to the business both short term and long term.
Strong quantitative analysis capability. Proficiency finding data and information sources to perform secondary research. Demonstrated experience communicating effectively both orally and in writing with a variety of groups and individuals.
Strong verbal and written communication skills, including ability to deliver findings and recommendations in suitable format for various levels of management and employees. Ability to juggle multiple priorities simultaneously and meet deadlines. Experience Masters degree is preferred.
Minimum of 2 years of relevant work experience. Education Required Education:Bachelors Degree (N/A) Working Conditions Must be able to accommodate regional/national travel (auto or air) Must be able to work in an office environment Must have ability and access to work from remote location such as home Heat, light, air, space and working environment typically found in an office environment Manual Dexterity Req:
Eye-hand coordination and manual dexterity sufficient to effectively use a computer with all its components for prolonged periods of time and for the majority of required tasks Manual Dexterity Req:
Eye-hand coordination and manual dexterity sufficient to effectively utilize various office equipment (phone, computer, fax machine, printer, copier, filing cabinet, etc) Physical Effort: Minimum; typical of most office work. Mostly sedentary work. EEO Statement All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.