Competitive Intelligence Consultant

| Chicago


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Company Overview

At Motorola Solutions, we create technologies our customers refer to as their lifeline. Our technology platforms in communications, software, video and services help our customers work safely and more efficiently. Whether it’s helping firefighters see through smoke, enabling police officers to see around street corners, or reliably keeping the lights on in homes and businesses around the world, our work supports those who put their lives on the line to keep us safe. Bring your passion, potential and talents to Motorola Solutions, and help us usher in a new era in public safety and security.


Department Overview
Motorola’s Sales Strategy team is an evolving organization at the front line of aligning Products, Services, & Software programs with the needs of our customers & salespeople. Our team will foster collaboration across the business-units to align the needs of the field with existing and new sales enablement services and support (within the pillars of Mission Critical LMR and Broadband, Video and Analytics, and the End-to-End Public Safety Ecosystem known as Command Central) Integration points between ASTRO and other solutions is our company’s internal strategy (via development and acquisitions)... our PURPOSE is to create resonance with our customers by offering strategies and solutions that address pain points and help simplify their daily work.
Job Description

The Competitive Intelligence Consultant will be responsible, but not limited to the following:

Skills and Responsibilities:

  • Analyze and synthesize qualitative and quantitative information, identifying implications and observing patterns, making correct inferences, drawing conclusions, explaining facts, data, or information to evaluate competitors' products/services, strategic direction, and core competencies utilizing a wide variety of resources

  • Solid technical expertise of LMR or wide-area communications systems (e.g., P25 and TETRA)

  • Deep understanding of government or public safety marketplace, challenges, and purchasing criteria

  • Strong knowledge of mission-critical communication technology trends, including both traditional LMR and broadband PTT technologies

  • Ability to learn new technologies and markets quickly

  • Ability to quickly identify Motorola Solutions’ competitive strengths and weaknesses and those of competitors

  • Ability to quickly turn competitive insights into easy-to-understand documents

  • Ability to provide actionable information that will help sales and product teams differentiate our value to customers

  • Support sales with specific projects and opportunities, such as providing bid pricing and competitive positioning recommendations

  • Proactively identify key non-traditional threats and new market opportunities

  • Ability to focus on details as well as the bigger picture

  • Collaborative approach to teaming across international boundaries and navigating cross-cultural differences

Specific Knowledge/Skills:

  • Bachelor’s Degree is required. Emphasis in Engineering, Business, Analytics, Marketing, Communications or Information Systems is preferred

  • 2+ years of experience in Engineering, Product Management, Marketing or Communications

  • Seeking a prior background working in telecom industry

  • Team player who works well cross-functionally with others at all levels of the organization

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, including negotiation, presentation, and influence

  • Excellent project management skills, including project structuring and managing multiple work streams independently

  • Strong relationship management skills, including partnering and consulting

  • Experience in a fast-paced team environment and comfortable in ambiguous and rapidly evolving situations

  • Able to structure complex problems in simple, easy-to-understand ways


Basic Requirements
  • Bachelor’s Degree

  • 2+ years of experience in one of the followng: Business Operations, Engineering, Product Management, Marketing or Communications


Travel Requirements
Under 25%
Relocation Provided
None
Position Type
Experienced
Referral Payment Plan
No


EEO Statement

Motorola Solutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran's status, or, any other protected characteristic.

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Location

Located in the West Loop, one block from Ogilvie Train Station and Union Train Station. The office is also close to multiple CTA stops.

What are Motorola Solutions Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Highly diverse management team
Unconscious bias training
Someone's primary function is managing the company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives
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Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
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Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
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Child Care Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Remote Work Program
Our remote work program includes telecommuting at Manager discretion.
Family Medical Leave
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