Johnson Matthey - Job offer - Market Analyst – Agrochemicals (6m secondment)

VACANCY: Market Analyst – Agrochemicals (6m secondment)
An exciting opportunity has arisen in New Markets for a Market Analyst to work for the Innovation Portfolio Manager supporting the scouting of new opportunities in Agrochemical Delivery Systems, including pesticides and fertiliser formulations, seed treatments and digital innovations. This role will provide the necessary marketing and market analysis support to scout for and develop new ideas. This role will liaise with others within the business and technology centre to explore and develop new ideas.
Key responsibilities:
  • Completing market / competitor analysis in support of new concepts and ideas – market sizing and growth, structure, competitors, customers, trends, value chain dynamics
  • Creating relevant presentations and reports to summarise findings; supporting portfolio manager in preparing presentation and communications
  • Researching conferences and industry events
  • Setting up and conducting (as appropriate) initial conversation with industry players; keeping track of external engagements and next steps
  • Updating actions within project management software systems
  • Co-ordinating meetings and workshops to explore new opportunities
  • Ad-hoc duties as required
Are you the ideal candidate?
  • You will be educated to degree level, with interest in innovation, business strategy and marketing
  • You’ll have experience in conducting market analysis (segmentation, sizing, competitive profiling, trend analysis)
  • Strong communication skills, fluent spoken and written English are essential
  • You must be passionate, self-starter and influential – able to network internally and externally
  • Ideally you will have experience researching new opportunities in the agrochemical or fine chemical industries
  • Ideally, you’ll have an A Level (or equivalent) in Chemistry, Physics or Maths
How to apply?
Internal candidates should notify their manager of their application, and can apply online at http://chk.tbe.taleo.net/chk01/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=JOHNSONMATTHEY&cws=1&rid=4602
Closing date for applications: 31st October 2017
Johnson Matthey Plc is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy or maternity, religion or belief.