Overview

The&nbsp;Senior<br />Competitive Intelligence Manager – Enterprise Analysis will report to the Director<br />of Competitive Intelligence and will be responsible for ongoing evaluation and<br />analysis of business trends to develop competitive and financial outcome<br />scenarios. He/she will partner with the Cox Automotive Enterprise Strategy, BU<br />Financial Planning and Analysis and Competitive Intelligence/Research teams to<br />stand up and deliver this work which will inform leadership on implications to<br />long range plans and potential investment opportunities. In addition to keeping<br />a pulse on key competitive activity, the&nbsp;Senior Competitive Intelligence<br />Manager – Enterprise Analysis and will be responsible for delivering<br />competitive landscape insights,&nbsp;strategic&nbsp;analyses and actionable<br />insights that help direct Cox&nbsp;Automotive’s&nbsp;short and long-term<br />strategic roadmap. He/she will also lead and provide<br />ongoing expertise and execution in the areas of financial modeling, forecasting<br />and market analysis in support of the CASG department and executive leadership. The<br />Senior Manager will responsible for developing, executing and maintaining<br />competitive intelligence data visualization, intelligence repository and content<br />distribution tools and platforms. </p><br /><br />&nbsp;<br /><br /><u>Job Responsibilities:</u>&nbsp;<br /><br /><ul><li>Analyzing<br />companies, industries, historical financial statements and prospective<br />financial information</li><li>Responsible for<br />driving quarterly earnings call process and liaising with Cox Auto FP&amp;A<br />teams for cross-BU financial comparison</li><li>Perform<br />competitive analyses of competitor businesses by leveraging insights from<br />quarterly earnings calls&nbsp;and other market information</li><li>Development of insights from analyses<br />and reporting activities to provide timely and actionable recommendations </li><li>Drive credible and data-backed<br />influence on the decision-making process within a collaborative and innovative<br />environment</li><li>Define<br />processes and operational best practices related to financial and strategic<br />analyses, adapting organizational requirements as needs change</li><li>Demonstrate thought leadership and<br />subject matter expertise of financial analysis, modeling and forecasting,<br />serving as a trusted advisor to Cox Automotive Enterprise Strategy, Sales,<br />Product and Marketing&nbsp;by building alignment on strategic opportunities and<br />interpretation of competitive threats, and making recommendations that help<br />influence and drive the direction of Cox Automotive</li><li>Develop and maintain competitive<br />landscape to support likely M&amp;A activities, due diligence, market<br />sizing/share and LRP risks/opportunities&nbsp;</li><li>Drive&nbsp;development of<br />competitive&nbsp;inputs for&nbsp;long-range strategic, annual operating, and<br />business development planning</li><li>Support Strategy &amp; Enterprise<br />Groups with deep understanding of competitive and marketplace trends; conveying<br />key insights, current and potential capabilities, strategic implications and<br />recommend courses of action&nbsp;&nbsp;</li><li>Execute competitive intelligence data<br />strategy and lead the&nbsp;development&nbsp;of&nbsp;analytics capabilities<br />(Dashboards,&nbsp;Intelligence portal(s), etc.).&nbsp;Strategically evaluates<br />data to extract key business implications.&nbsp;</li><li>Effectively conveys strategic<br />implications and recommended course of action</li><li>Support Cox Automotive with deep<br />understanding of competitive and marketplace trends, including:&nbsp;</li><ul><li>Product<br />Management / Sales: Understand competitors’ business models, resources and<br />capabilities; Marketing: Understand competitors’ go-to-market strategies, brand<br />positioning, product packaging and pricing strategy</li><li>Enterprise<br />Strategy: Understand competitive landscape to effectively project likely<br />M&amp;A activities, market share and long-term profit pool scenarios as inputs<br />into corporate-wide strategic planning efforts</li></ul><li>Establish a strong network, including<br />key industry groups, clients and experts (internal and external)</li><li>Support ad hoc competitive research<br />requests and assume other responsibilities as they arise</li></ul><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br />Qualifications:<li>BS/BA in related discipline OR an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience; </li><li>BS/BA and MBA strongly preferred; Advanced degree (M.S., MBA)&nbsp;preferred</li><li>7+&nbsp;years professional experience, predominantly in a business consulting,&nbsp;M&amp;A, competitive intelligence, corporate strategy, finance,&nbsp;marketing, analytics or finance capacity</li><li>This position reports to the&nbsp;Director, Competitive&nbsp;Intelligence</li><li>Passionate and driven to win</li><li>Self-starter mentality that possesses critical thinking capabilities, intellectual&nbsp;curiosity, and creative problem-solving skills</li><li>Strong executive presence with ability to influence in a professional manner</li><li>Demonstrated ability to be collaborative in a highly matrixed environment, influence without authority, stand out as a successful, objective and strategic thought partner</li><li>Energetic and positive team player who is flexible and personable with a service-oriented attitude</li><li>Must have a natural curiosity and comfort with ambiguous information and limited direction</li><li>Ability to work in a fast-paced, multi-task environment in which attention to detail is expected</li><li>Strong analytical, organizational and project management skills</li><li>Approaches change with a positive mindset</li><li>Embraces responsibility for outcomes and impact</li><li>Fosters a healthy and positive work environment&nbsp;</li><li>Excellent written and verbal communication skills</li><li>Ability to deliver concise reporting, presentations, and materials that are executive-friendly</li><li>Travel required&nbsp;up to 15%</li></ul>Job Number – 196887</p><br /><p><strong>About Cox Automotive</strong></p><p>Cox Automotive Inc. makes buying, selling and owning cars easier for everyone, while also enabling mobility services. The global company&rsquo;s 34,000-plus team members and family of brands, including Autotrader&reg;, Clutch Technologies, Dealer.com&reg;, Dealertrack&reg;, Kelley Blue Book&reg;, Manheim&reg;, NextGear Capital&reg;, VinSolutions&reg;, vAuto&reg;&nbsp;and Xtime&reg;,&nbsp;are passionate about helping millions of car shoppers, tens of thousands of auto dealer clients across five continents and many others throughout the automotive industry thrive for generations to come. Cox Automotive is a subsidiary of Cox Enterprises Inc., a privately-owned, Atlanta-based company with revenues exceeding $20&nbsp;billion.&nbsp;<a href="https: urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__www.coxautoinc.com&amp;d=DwMGaQ&amp;c=QvQrCjPtO9cKGOfGYlNgXQ&amp;r=8XOdfSnNPGfYdygIFasepOr51_P-gq_nFG4U11TpNp8&amp;m=Jh6Zy7GvradIiTfMSw66Ymm8GOdPPKiZxNk4BEzPrXs&amp;s=r_Rfb-QsOxFU77JGX0aGjL-LZ_EnnDrxYy3ybjvUlIk&amp;e=" rel="no-follow">www.coxautoinc.com</a></p><p>Cox is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer – All qualified applicants/employees will receive consideration for employment without regard to that individual&rsquo;s age, race, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, ethnicity, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law.</p><p>Statement to ALL Third-Party Agencies and Similar Organizations:&nbsp; Cox accepts resumes only from agencies with which we formally engage their services.&nbsp;&nbsp; Please do not forward resumes to our applicant tracking system, Cox employees, Cox hiring manager, or send to any Cox facility. Cox is not responsible for any fees or charges associated with unsolicited resumes.</p><p>&nbsp;</p>


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