Market Intelligence analyst

Job location:
Created moment:
November 21, 2021
Job reference:
REQ - 05107

The Company

The world leader in mineral-based specialty solutions for industry, with over 16,000 employees and over 200 sites worldwide, Imerys delivers high value-added, functional solutions to diversified set of industrial sectors, from processing industries to consumer goods. The Group draws on its knowledge of applications, technological expertise and its material science know-how to deliver solutions based on beneficiation of its mineral resources, synthetic minerals and formulations. These contribute essential properties to customers’ products and performance, including refractoriness, hardness, conductivity, opacity, durability, purity, lightness, filtration, absorption and repellency. Imerys is determined to develop responsibly, in particular by fostering the emergence of environmentally-friendly products and processes.

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The Position

Market Intelligence analyst

Job Summary

Job Responsibilities:

Competition Monitoring :

  • Identify and consolidate import / export statistics into a database for all major products

  • Conduct competitive research and analyze benchmarking data

  • Monthly overview (dashboard) and Quarterly Deep Dive / presentation on risks & opportunities (volumes and pricing)

Market trends:

  • Gather and interpret internal & external information with industry analysts and subject matter experts to identify customer challenges and industry trends and uncover growth opportunities for the 3 following markets: Refractory Producers, Abrasives, Building Solutions & Infrastructure Solutions 

  • Create presentations to provide market and customers insights to the whole commercial team

  • Monitor and forecast marketing and market trends

Education & Experience:

  •  Master’s Degree in Economics, Statistics, Marketing or MBA

  •  First experience with quantitative work (data analysis & market intelligence, conducting market research), with dashboards & reports, ideally in the B2B / industrial marketing experience

  • Experience of working in multinational teams, across geographies, with a preference in the industrial environnement. Be able to work well independently and with the broader team

  • Numerical, logical reasoning and analytical skills. 

  • High level of attention to detail and follow through

  • Business acumen

  • Flexibility in working approach and capacity of delivering within short deadlines.

  • Curiosity for new subjects

  • Strong interpersonal skills

  • Able to quickly adapt to IT tools like CRM (Sales Force), ERP (SAP etc), Business Intelligence tools (Qlikview, Qliksense) and other data tools

  • Must have strong knowledge of Microsoft Suite / Google sheets/Excel

  • Languages: Fluent in English ; Any additional language is a plus  

The successful candidate will be a collaborative professional, very comfortable doing detailed numerical market analysis, as well as creating presentations that synthesize complex information and tell a compelling story with data. The candidate must have a good understanding of our business segments, products and technologies.

Position Type

Full time



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