Job ID: 01346205
City: Cedar Rapids
Country: United States
Category: Marketing, Corporate Careers
Job Type: Full Time
United States of America
HIA32: Cedar Rapids, IA 400 Collins Rd NE , Cedar Rapids, IA, 52498-0505 USA
At Collins Aerospace, we’re dedicated to relentlessly tackle the toughest challenges in our industry – all to redefine aerospace.
Created in 2018 through the combination of two leading companies– Rockwell Collins and United Technologies Aerospace Systems – we’re driving the industry forward through technologically advanced and intelligent solutions for global aerospace and defense. Every day we imagine ways to make the skies and the spaces we touch smarter, safer and more amazing than ever. Together we chart new journeys, reunite families, protect nations and save lives. And we do it all with some of the greatest talent this industry has to offer.
We are Collins Aerospace and we hope you join us as we REDEFINE AEROSPACE.
Do you want to be a part of something bigger? A team whose impact stretches across the world, and even beyond? At Collins Aerospace, our Mission Systems team helps civilian, military and government customers complete their most complex missions — whatever and wherever they may be. Our customers depend on us for intelligent and secure communications, missionized systems for specialized aircraft and spacecraft and collaborative space solutions. By joining our team, you’ll have your own critical part to play in ensuring our customer succeeds today while anticipating their needs for tomorrow. Are you up for the challenge? Join our mission today.
Competitive Intelligence plays a vital role in sustaining and accelerating growth of Rockwell Collins Government Systems. The Competitive Analysis Specialist position is a high visibility position working directly with internal stakeholders to raise awareness of competitive intelligence, identify and manage competitive intelligence needs, and deliver value-added, actionable deliverables.
Primary responsibilities include:
Perform research on a wide range of competitive intelligence topics, provide analysis and present findings to stakeholders (e.g., pursuit teams or portfolio leadership)
Connect competitive trends and events to key intelligence topics to inform development of business and pursuit strategies/positioning
Work closely with domestic and international stakeholders to identify and manage intelligence requirements related to competitors and specific pursuits
Support development and management of the tools, processes and systems used for the collection, storage and distribution of competitive intelligence and supporting documentation including, but not limited to, company overviews, marketing brochures and financial reports
Required Capabilities and Skills:
This position requires a Bachelor’s degree in the appropriate discipline and 5 years of relevant experience or an Advanced degree in the appropriate discipline and 3 years of relevant experience.In the absence of a degree, 9 years of relevant experience is required.
Ability to work independently, natural curiosity about competitors, and the ability to influence decision-making without direct authority
Outstanding analytical skill: Must be able to quickly synthesize primary and secondary research into a cohesive competitive analysis that can be clearly communicated to a wide range of internal customers
Ability to draw conclusions and make recommendations based on a mix of hard facts, anecdotal information and assumptions
Ability to actively engage with a wide variety of internal stakeholders (sales, marketing, program management, etc.) to enable more efficient and effective information sharing
Ability to understand and articulate how a competitor’s position and strategy impacts both a specific pursuit and the broader portfolio strategy
Demonstrated written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to present to all levels of the organization
Strong understanding of the principles of competitive strategy and competitive advantage
Experience with collaboration tools (e.g., Sharepoint, Salesforce)
Strong Microsoft Office skills, particularly Powerpoint
Understanding of Rockwell Collins’ business acquisition process a plus
Cedar Rapids is the preferred location but there is potential to work out of other Collins Aerospace locations
At Collins, the paths we pave together lead to limitless possibility. And the bonds we form – with our customers and with each other – propel us all higher, again and again.
Some of our competitive benefits package includes:
- Medical, dental, and vision insurance
- Three weeks of vacation for newly hired employees
- Generous 401(k) plan that includes employer matching funds and separate employer retirement contribution
- Tuition reimbursement
- Life insurance and disability coverage
- And more
Apply now and be part of the team that’s redefining aerospace, every day.
United Technologies Corporation is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.
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United Technologies Corporation is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age, or any other federally protected class.
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