Overview

Market Analyst

Permanent

Our client is looking to hire a Market Analyst to join their team in their West Midlands based office on a Permanent basis.

Ref: 49036

  • Location: West Midlands
  • Category: Insurance
  • Type: Permanent
  • Pay Range: £50k - £70k

Overview

Key Duties:

General:

  • Plan, manage and oversee the research, monitoring and reporting of markets, competition and other external environmental factors. Validate recommendations on strategic business opportunities to ensure the implications for strategic business planning and development are understood and strategic business opportunities are maximised. Assess the implications and include proposals for key action areas
  • Contribute to the company’s strategic business planning and development process through marketing and competitor insight, in collaboration with the Executive, senior management and the company Board, in order to enable the company to define and deliver its long term objectives
  • Manage the delivery of ad hoc in depth analyses, influencing, guiding and advising senior management on ad hoc strategic issues that are highlighted through the strategic planning process or by the Executive in order to deliver value added strategic insight
  • Direct, develop, lead and monitor the systematic collection of market and competitor intelligence from across the business to ensure the implications for strategic business planning and development are understood, identifying and monitoring opportunities and threats to the overall company strategy
  • Build and maintain effective relationships with the senior stakeholders to ensure the effective delivery of objectives
  • Deliver short term / one-off projects and activities as required by and to the standards and outcomes agreed with Line Manager
  • Build and maintain effective relationships with external stakeholders (including agriculture, academia and insurtech) to help identify and develop effective partnering and innovation opportunities
  • Build and maintain effective relationships with internal stakeholders, including the collection and sharing / dissemination of actionable market insight across the business

Leadership:

  • Sets Direction: Interprets and translates organisational vision and strategy into relevant, stretching targets and actions for their team or area of responsibility
  • Drives Results: Takes personal responsibility and also holds team accountable for delivering to agreed standards, challenging self and others to rise to challenges and perform to the best of their abilities
  • Executes Successfully: Makes things happen at a departmental or divisional level by challenging conventional thinking, managing moderate risks, involving key stakeholders and seizing the opportunities offered by change
  • Customer Focus: Meets the expectations and requirements of internal and external customers at both a group and individual level. Demonstrates a clear understanding of customers, their issues and their market and ensures they receive a high quality service at all levels of their organisation from the company
  • Energises Others: Recognises the different ways that different people contribute to team performance. Engages, motivates and develops others to work effectively and collaboratively to achieve both results and their own potential. Acts as a role-model for others

Qualifications required:

  • Educated to degree level or equivalent
  • A relevant professional qualification preferred

Experience required:

  • Must have proven experience of delivering intelligence to senior management on topics instrumental to the development and execution of organisational strategy
  • Excellent record of delivering strategic analysis that provides both insight and proposals for next steps
  • In depth knowledge of life and general insurance markets alongside knowledge of relevant regulation and industry standards is essential

Consultant

Anthony Dykes

Recruitment Consultant - Insurance Risk, Audit, Compliance & Finance

T: +44 (0)203 867 9828

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