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Schneider Electric Market Research Director - Boston, MA in Boston, Massachusetts

Schneider Electric™creates connected technologies that reshape industries, transform cities and enrich lives. Our 144,000 employees thrive in more than 100 countries. From the simplest of switches to complex operational systems, our technology, software and services improve the way our customers manage and automate their operations.Help us deliver solutions that ensure Life Is On everywhere, for everyone and at every moment:https://youtu.be/NlLJMv1Y7Hk.

Great people make Schneider Electric a great company.

Job Title: Business Incubation – Market Research Director

Location: San Francisco, Boston, Paris, or Hong Kong

The Business Incubation initiative identifies ideas with high-growth potential from employees, entrepreneurs, universities, and early-stage companies. Our team helps grow these ideas and turn them into new ventures. We provide support from multiple angles: building the founding team, providing market insights from customer and partners, articulating a business plan, seed financing the new venture.

We are looking for an experienced Market Research Director. This position will be responsible for identifying, analyzing, documenting, and challenging emerging ideas, trends, technologies and business models; supporting strategic analysis activities, articulating thesis and delivering formatted, insightful and pertinent business intelligence reports, market research, benchmarking studies, and position papers; ultimately, for identifying new ventures or business opportunities.

Responsibilities include

  • Conduct and present primary and secondary research, collecting data, reports and informed opinions inside and outside the organization.

  • Run market and technology watch, with a focus on new technologies, business models and usages.

  • Perform specific market research on identified topics, deliver high-quality publications presenting new markets and their drivers, value chain analysis, investment opportunity and risk analysis.

  • Make the case for carefully selected new venture opportunities to be launched as incubation projects.

  • Support and coach the Business Incubation team in driving market research & delivering publications.

Qualifications

  • Master's degree in marketing, business or engineering, or equivalent experience

  • 5+ years’ experience in a similar position: research analyst, consultant, etc.

  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills, the ability to decode complex information and the capacity to synthesize knowledge from data.

  • Strong interpersonal skills and match with the business incubation mindset: creative, entrepreneurial spirit, highly motivated, teamwork and collaboration oriented, committed to sustainability

  • High level of curiosity, autonomous and proactive, strong analytical skills, relevant experience in challenging environments

  • Familiarity with data capture digital tools and Powerpoint expert

  • Fluent in English

We seek out and reward people for being straightforward, open, passionate, effective and challenging the status quo. We want our employees to reflect the diversity of the communities in which we operate. We welcome people as they are, creating an inclusive culture where all forms of diversity are seen as a real value for the company. We’re looking for people with a passion for success — on the job and beyond. See what our people have to say about working for Schneider Electric: https://youtu.be/6D2Av1uUrzY.

Let us learn about you! Apply today.

You must submit an online application to be considered for any position with us. This position will be posted until filled.

It is the policy of Schneider Electric to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities in the areas of recruiting, hiring, training, transferring, and promoting all qualified individuals regardless of race, religion, color, gender, disability, national origin, ancestry, age, military status, sexual orientation, marital status, or any other legally protected characteristic or conduct.

Concerning agencies: Schneider Electric does not accept unsolicited resumes and will not be responsible for fees related to such.

Schneider Electric is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

Primary Location: US-Massachusetts-Boston

Other Locations: US-California-San Francisco, HK-Quarry Bay-Quarry Bay, FR-PARIS-PARIS-PARIS

Schedule: Full-time

Unposting Date: Ongoing

Req ID: 005D61

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