Market Research Analyst
Location:
Brookfield, WI
Posted:
November 22, 2016
Position Type:
Full Time
Reference:
R-10074148
Position Description

This role can be located in Brookfield, WI or Alpharetta, GA

Functional Purpose:  

An ideal candidate will be inquisitive and high-energy with a passion for managing their overall day-to-day responsibilities.

  • Responsible for leading the proactive gathering, analyzing and communication of market data and trends related to financial services technology industry.
  • Engage with Fiserv pursuit teams to socialize and make accessible impactful industry thought leadership that helps Fiserv cultivate enduring executive relationships. 
  • This role is responsible for WorldMap, a quarterly “state of the financial services industry” that empowers Fiserv management, pursuit teams, and product management professionals to align go-to-market strategy with accurate predictions of future market trends.
  • This role is also responsible for developing strategic insights that aid Fiserv senior leaders to make more informed decisions about the market and competitive landscape. 
  • Efforts will include primary and secondary intelligence sources along with feedback from Fiserv sales and account management representatives about market and competitor activity.

Essential Functions (Job Duties):

  • Direct GSO Sales Insights Team communications, including oversight of Intelligence Portal, templates, content deliverables, branding, eCRM Chatter posts; serves as liaison to Global Marketing
  • Lead the quarterly update of WorldMap across a broad taxonomy of topics spanning the banking and credit union markets, including thought leadership on payments, channels, demographics, consumer behavior, risk and fraud trends, as well as international market insights
  • Lead the packaging and repurposing of thought leadership for client-facing engagements, either directly or through account and sales teams
  • Create presentations based on a variety of data analysis and deliver to internal stakeholders; provide quality control of team deliverables
  • Manage time-sensitive, executive-driven projects within the GSO Sales Insights team and ensure that timely deadlines are met
  • Lead the Week in Review initiative, the most widely leveraged content on the Fiserv Boardroom Series
  • Work with Global Sales, Global Marketing and Fiserv Business Units to develop strategic reports for strategic planning, sales campaigns and other key initiatives
  • Proactively develop cross-functional relationships with business units within and outside of supported departments
  • Effectively communicate through written and oral reports to all levels of management, clients and sponsors with no supervision
  • Be knowledgeable of the key competitors, continually gathering information and sharing with necessary parties.
  • The Market Intelligence Analyst will be able to make informed decisions and give recommendations based on the data analysis that he/she performs. 
  • Support the Enterprise Competitive Intelligence team in gathering information needed to compete with Fiserv’s top competitors.
  • Ad hoc reporting/projects to meet the needs of the business. 
  • Ability to travel less than 10%
  • Other duties as assigned

The above statements are intended only to describe the general nature of the job, and should not be construed as an all-inclusive list of position responsibilities.

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS:

Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree, preferably in Business

Job Related Experience:

  • Applicable experience in business/competitive analysis a plus.
  • Knowledge of and demonstrated experience in business analysis and reporting methods.
  • 1-3 years of market intelligence, financial analysis or business analytics background preferred.
  • Position requires advanced skills in Excel and strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications (PowerPoint, Word, Outlook).  
  • Proven leadership skills and business acumen
  • Ability to proactively anticipate thought leadership needs of Fiserv organization
  • Ability to think strategically and deliver predictive, proactive, and prescriptive insights
  • Ability to work independently as well as in a rapidly growing and changing team environment
  • Strong written and oral communication skills are required.
  • Ability to effectively present findings to senior level employees throughout the organization
  • Highly organized and detail oriented individual
  • Must be dynamic, innovative, and possess creative problem solving skills
  • Excellent analytical and interpersonal skills along with strong attention to detail and ability to meet deadlines.
  • Knowledge of the financial services and banking technology industries preferred.
  • Ability to assess a situation and determine the appropriate process & techniques to enable business results.



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