Manager, Competitive Strategy

Location:

San Jose, California, United States
Requisition Number:
R0053265

Looking for a company that inspires passion, courage and creativity, where you can be on the team shaping the future of global commerce? Want to shape how millions of people buy, sell, connect, and share around the world? If you’re interested in joining a purpose driven community that is dedicated to crafting an ambitious and inclusive work environment, join eBay – a company you can be proud to be with.

The Competitive Strategy and Intelligence team leads the charge to empower the Americas business with deep understanding of the competitive landscape. This team partners with key leaders in the business, finance and product teams across eBay to identify, synthesize and quantify, competitive opportunity across multiple business categories. The team spans skills across research, strategy, analytics and user experience. The Manager, Competitive Strategy will require strong analytical and strategic savvy, the ability to gather and analyze loads of competitive data to distill to practical insights, and the skill to convey compelling stories for eBay’s senior leadership team. This individual will be responsible for designing and implementing a series of research initiatives that help eBay better understand where to play, how to win, and how to optimize business strategy.

We are looking for a new member of our Competitive Strategy & Intelligence team who has a love for competitive strategy and analytics. You’ll use all this intel to drive winning sales plays, with a reputation for delivering simple and compelling insights with urgency and integrity. You have a love for people, a brain for analysis, and a roll-up-your-sleeves attitude.

The ideal candidate will be able to:

  • Partner with the business units to identify & monitor competitive trends analyzing shifts in key KPI’s including market size/share while identifying tangible action items to be summarized and presented to the GM’s and executives on a regular cadence

  • Conduct quantitative and qualitative studies that provide guidance on how to prioritize and win in key market segments learning from our core competitors go to market strategies

  • Ability to provide deep user experience, customer journey, and site experience analysis across a broad set of online and app experiences providing strategic recommendations for site improvements and features to consider

  • Analyze research data to build compelling, insightful storylines that illuminate opportunities and threats for the business, ability to go deep into financial statements and reports to understand key trends and build out models supporting recommendations

  • Develop and manage vendor partnerships within the technology and competitive insights industry working with both new and established players in the market

  • Author executive level reports and make informed recommendations to key partners and influencers on a regular cadence teasing out key concrete strategy recommendations

  • Manage multiple ongoing projects in an organized fashion including the development of clear project plans, partnering with team members across the organization, and developing and delivering key deliverables in a timely manner

  • Able to develop strong professional relationships and influence others in a matrixed organization. They will be able to engage and influence with various leaders and cross functional partners throughout the organization to move project deliverables forward.

  • Ability to extract insights from data and translate that into clear, practical recommendations. Stellar analytical skills and experience crafting/visualizing business strategy, and experience in manipulating large data sets/ interpreting data trends.

What you need to succeed:

  • 5+ years of work experience in strategy, competitive intelligence, analytics roles

  • 2+ years of experience at a top-tier management consulting firm or within an equivalent strategy group

  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail, while staying focused on the big picture

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; strong presence in front of senior leaders

  • Relentless but relationship-driven – ensuring that debates and discussions not only lead to good outcomes for all involved, but also set a positive tone for multi-functional teams

  • SQL skills a plus

  • Experience in commerce/consumer internet a plus

  • Top-tier undergraduate degree and MBA a plus

Benefits are an essential part of your total compensation for the work you do every day. Whether you’re single, in a growing family, or nearing retirement, eBay offers a variety of comprehensive and competitive benefit programs to meet your needs. Including maternal & paternal leave, paid sabbatical, and plans to help ensure your financial security today and in the years ahead because we know feeling financially secure during your working years and through retirement is important.

Here at eBay, we love creating opportunities for others by connecting people from widely diverse backgrounds, perspectives, and geographies. So, being diverse and inclusive isn’t just something we strive for, it is who we are, and part of what we do each and every single day. We want to ensure that as an employee, you feel eBay is a place where, no matter who you are, you feel safe, included, and that you have the opportunity to bring your unique self to work. To learn about eBay’s Diversity & Inclusion click here: https://www.ebayinc.com/company/diversity-inclusion/

eBay Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, and disability, or other legally protected status.  If you are unable to submit an application because of incompatible assistive technology or a disability, please contact us at talent@ebay.com.  We will make every effort to respond to your request for disability assistance as soon as possible. Jobs posted with location as "Remote - United States (Excludes CO, HI, NM)" excludes Colorado, Hawaii and New Mexico.

For more information see:  EEO is the Law Poster and EEO is the Law Poster Supplement

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Manager, Competitive Strategy

San Jose, California, United States Requisition Number R0053265

Looking for a company that inspires passion, courage and creativity, where you can be on the team shaping the future of global commerce? Want to shape how millions of people buy, sell, connect, and share around the world? If you’re interested in joining a purpose driven community that is dedicated to crafting an ambitious and inclusive work environment, join eBay – a company you can be proud to be with.

The Competitive Strategy and Intelligence team leads the charge to empower the Americas business with deep understanding of the competitive landscape. This team partners with key leaders in the business, finance and product teams across eBay to identify, synthesize and quantify, competitive opportunity across multiple business categories. The team spans skills across research, strategy, analytics and user experience. The Manager, Competitive Strategy will require strong analytical and strategic savvy, the ability to gather and analyze loads of competitive data to distill to practical insights, and the skill to convey compelling stories for eBay’s senior leadership team. This individual will be responsible for designing and implementing a series of research initiatives that help eBay better understand where to play, how to win, and how to optimize business strategy.

We are looking for a new member of our Competitive Strategy & Intelligence team who has a love for competitive strategy and analytics. You’ll use all this intel to drive winning sales plays, with a reputation for delivering simple and compelling insights with urgency and integrity. You have a love for people, a brain for analysis, and a roll-up-your-sleeves attitude.

The ideal candidate will be able to:

  • Partner with the business units to identify & monitor competitive trends analyzing shifts in key KPI’s including market size/share while identifying tangible action items to be summarized and presented to the GM’s and executives on a regular cadence

  • Conduct quantitative and qualitative studies that provide guidance on how to prioritize and win in key market segments learning from our core competitors go to market strategies

  • Ability to provide deep user experience, customer journey, and site experience analysis across a broad set of online and app experiences providing strategic recommendations for site improvements and features to consider

  • Analyze research data to build compelling, insightful storylines that illuminate opportunities and threats for the business, ability to go deep into financial statements and reports to understand key trends and build out models supporting recommendations

  • Develop and manage vendor partnerships within the technology and competitive insights industry working with both new and established players in the market

  • Author executive level reports and make informed recommendations to key partners and influencers on a regular cadence teasing out key concrete strategy recommendations

  • Manage multiple ongoing projects in an organized fashion including the development of clear project plans, partnering with team members across the organization, and developing and delivering key deliverables in a timely manner

  • Able to develop strong professional relationships and influence others in a matrixed organization. They will be able to engage and influence with various leaders and cross functional partners throughout the organization to move project deliverables forward.

  • Ability to extract insights from data and translate that into clear, practical recommendations. Stellar analytical skills and experience crafting/visualizing business strategy, and experience in manipulating large data sets/ interpreting data trends.

What you need to succeed:

  • 5+ years of work experience in strategy, competitive intelligence, analytics roles

  • 2+ years of experience at a top-tier management consulting firm or within an equivalent strategy group

  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail, while staying focused on the big picture

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; strong presence in front of senior leaders

  • Relentless but relationship-driven – ensuring that debates and discussions not only lead to good outcomes for all involved, but also set a positive tone for multi-functional teams

  • SQL skills a plus

  • Experience in commerce/consumer internet a plus

  • Top-tier undergraduate degree and MBA a plus

Benefits are an essential part of your total compensation for the work you do every day. Whether you’re single, in a growing family, or nearing retirement, eBay offers a variety of comprehensive and competitive benefit programs to meet your needs. Including maternal & paternal leave, paid sabbatical, and plans to help ensure your financial security today and in the years ahead because we know feeling financially secure during your working years and through retirement is important.

Here at eBay, we love creating opportunities for others by connecting people from widely diverse backgrounds, perspectives, and geographies. So, being diverse and inclusive isn’t just something we strive for, it is who we are, and part of what we do each and every single day. We want to ensure that as an employee, you feel eBay is a place where, no matter who you are, you feel safe, included, and that you have the opportunity to bring your unique self to work. To learn about eBay’s Diversity & Inclusion click here: https://www.ebayinc.com/company/diversity-inclusion/

eBay Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, and disability, or other legally protected status.  If you are unable to submit an application because of incompatible assistive technology or a disability, please contact us at talent@ebay.com.  We will make every effort to respond to your request for disability assistance as soon as possible. Jobs posted with location as "Remote - United States (Excludes CO, HI, NM)" excludes Colorado, Hawaii and New Mexico.

For more information see:  EEO is the Law Poster and EEO is the Law Poster Supplement

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