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Competitive Intelligence Specialist

Job Title
Competitive Intelligence Specialist
Job ID
Albuquerque,  NM 87047
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Longenecker & Associates (L&A) seeks a motivated Competitive Intelligence Specialist to contribute to our mission supporting our work at a national laboratory in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

L&A is a woman-owned small business and trusted partner enabling critical missions across  the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) complex for more than 30 years. We contribute to DOE’s nuclear security and environmental remediation enterprise  by providing the highest-caliber staff and experts.
L&A is unconditionally committed to mission success and the well-being of employees, the nation and the environment. Our team members are passionate about building a healthier environment for generations to come. We are a community that interfaces and effectively communicates with all levels of management and government. If you have a passion for excellence, seek opportunities to engage in mission critical work, and consistently exceed expectations, apply now to join our professional family.

We are seeking a Business & Competitive Intelligence Professional to support the development of future business, programs, and science and technology investments by evaluating opportunities related to current and future partners and sponsors, assessing markets and research environments, anticipating changes, providing reliable and actionable analyses, and making strategic inputs to assist leadership.
Responsibilities include:
  • Develops analyses and presents research results on markets, customers, sponsors and comparative trends
  • Works with leadership to identify gaps and define potential opportunities based on emerging trends and the environmental landscape
  • Develops and provides accurate and timely intelligence on R&D environments including key trends and strategic drivers; future directions; and other organizations’ R&D strategies, funding profiles, and partnering activities
  • Informs management decisions by providing updates and early alerting on new trends and critical developments affecting the R&D environment
  • Supports the licensing process by contributing to external opportunity identification and evaluation
  • Conducts comparative analyses and market research to support business development and tech transfer activities​​​​​​

  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Research, Economics, National Security or relevant discipline plus two or more years of experience; or Master's degree in Business or relevant discipline; or equivalent combination of education and experience (10 years total equivalent work experience).

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, including the demonstrated ability to work with organizational leadership, and deliver recommendations that lead to action.
  • Experience with Business Intelligence concepts, including data analysis.
  • Ability to work in a diverse work environment,
  • Experience with qualitative (e.g. interviewing) and quantitative (e.g. statistical packages) research methods.
  • Satisfactory results of a pre-employment screening, which includes a background check and drug screening.
  • Ability to fulfill and promote L&A core values.

  • Previous experience on DOE sites and programs,
  • Relevant certifications, e.g. Strategic & Competitive Intelligence Professionals (SCIP) Certification,
  • Experience with market research for deployment of intellectual property assets,
  • Ability to formulate, analyze, and produce visualizations from complex data sets,
  • Subject matter expertise in the theory and application of Competitive Intelligence practices,
  • Marketing experience in a high-tech environment,
  • Policy and budget analysis experience.

Albuquerque, New Mexico

Successful candidates will be able to perform the essential functions of the job with reasonable accommodation. This job posting reflects management’s assignment of essential functions and the descriptions listed do not restrict management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

As an L&A employee, you will be eligible for a competitive salary as well as a comprehensive benefits package including healthcare (medical and dental), 401K plan, and paid time off. We believe in investing in our employees beyond compensation and as an L&A employee, you will have access to in-house training, career pathing, mentoring, award programs, tuition reimbursement and much more.
L&A is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, or status as a qualified individual with a disability or protected veteran.

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