Neuchatel, Switzerland





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Be a part of a revolutionary change At PMI, we’ve chosen to do something incredible. We’re totally transforming our business and building our future on smoke-free products with the power to improve the lives of a billion smokers worldwide. With huge change, comes huge opportunity! So, wherever you join us, you’ll enjoy the freedom to dream up and deliver better, brighter solutions and the space to move your career forward in endlessly different directions. It’s so rare in R&D that everything aligns to create the ideal conditions for outstanding work. Right now, at PMI, that’s exactly what’s happening. R&D is the driving force for our bold new vision: to replace cigarettes with a revolutionary portfolio of alternative products. Join us and you’ll have the resources, support, and technology you need to break new ground and see ideas come to life! You’ll be surrounded by some of the brightest scientists in their fields, with fast access to subject experts and decision-makers. If you’re creative, courageous, and ready to take risks, you can make a huge impact and propel your career in an endless number of directions. Ultimately, by delivering our smoke-free future, your work could change the lives of a billion smokers. Your 'day to day' As a Manager Competitive Intelligence, reporting to Senior Manager Competitive Intelligence in the Product Category Management function, you will be responsible for identifying opportunities to develop and sustain PMI competitive advantage through Reduced Risk Product offering differentiation, IP, and technology development/acquisition initiatives, considering competitors, new entrants, and adjacencies. More specifically, you will: • Drive and align the strategy of competitive intelligence from the product & technology perspective and own the processes thereof • As part of the competitive intelligence cross-functional team, foster prioritization of activities in accordance with business threats and opportunities • Prioritize and drive product & technology related intelligence activities, from data acquisition & integration to analytics & reporting • Interpret findings, develop business sound, hard-hitting competitive narratives across the company; advocate for seizing product offering differentiation, IP and technology development/acquisition opportunities • Maintain and apply advanced knowledge of the business, its products and processes, and advanced knowledge of competitive intelligence research and analytic methodologies • Maintain and ensure adherence to competitive intelligence ethical standards, ensuring that all competitive intelligence is gathered from the appropriate sources and employs appropriate collection methodologies • Grow the function in accordance with value-add opportunities Who we're looking for: • University Degree in business or engineering coupled with substantial experience in a Competitive intelligence or related role. • Experience in tobacco, pharma and/or technology fields a strong asset • Strong analytical and synthetizing skills with fluency in “connecting the dots” from multi-sourced, structured, and unstructured competitive information such as on R&D, IP and commercial activities together with market dynamics • Solid exposure and experience in understanding and addressing internal customers’ needs • Assertive team player, ability to positively influence without direct authority to drive deliverables • Proven track record in developing innovative solution from complex problem • Thrives on situations involving ambiguity, uncertainty, and risk • Passionate about groundbreaking technology • Strong written and verbal English communicator with the ability to influence Senior Management • Self-starter who truly enjoys working in a fast-paced, innovative environment What we offer Our success depends on the men and women who come to work every single day with a sense of purpose and an appetite for progress. Join PMI and you too can: Seize the freedom to define your future and ours. We’ll empower you to take risks, experiment and explore Be part of an inclusive, diverse culture, where everyone’s contribution is respected; collaborate with some of the world’s best people and feel like you belong Pursue your ambitions and develop your skills with a global business – our staggering size and scale provides endless opportunities to progress. Take pride in delivering our promise to society: to improve the lives of a billion smokers