Competitive Intelligence Specialist- Job Rotation

Date:  Nov 9, 2023
Department:  Global Marketing
Job Type:  Direct Employee
Team:  Mktg, Market Access, Bus. Excellence & Med. Affair
Contract Type:  Temporary

Parma, IT

About us

Based in Parma, Italy, Chiesi is an international research-focused pharmaceutical and healthcare group with over 85 years’ experience, operating in 30 countries with more than 6,000 employees (Chiesi Group). To achieve its mission of improving people’s quality of life by acting responsibly towards society and the environment, the Group researches, develops and markets innovative drugs in its main therapeutic areas: Discover more here

We are proud to have been awarded with B Corp Certification, a recognition of high social and environmental standards. We are a reliable company that adopts and promotes a transparent and ethical behavior at all levels.

We believe that the success of Chiesi is built and shaped by our people and our strong set of shared Values and Behaviors. Our people make a critical difference to our success, which is why it is vital that we attract and retain the right talent who will continue to enrich our culture by living and breathing our values and behaviors.

We are committed to embrace diversity, inclusion and equal opportunities. In fact, we are a global family made up of different cultures, different genders, generations, ethnicities, abilities, sexual identities and many other enriching diversities. 


Chiesi CCO - Commercial Organization

Following the continued growth of the Company and the increasing portfolio complexity, Chiesi decided to introduce the Chief Commercial Officer (CCO) role and organization. The new organization is a truly global operating model, ensuring a uniform approach across all geographies (30 affiliates worldwide). The CCO Organization includes Global Marketing, Global Medical Affairs, Global Value & Access and all the commercial functions of every affiliate.


Who we are looking for


As Global Competitive Intelligence Manager you will work in a cross-functional and dynamic environment analyzing and interpreting the external landscape and proving actionable strategic insights and compelling recommendations to trigger business decisions

Main Responsibilities

  • Build robust competitive landscapes by proactively analyzing secondary and primary intelligence sources
  • Collect, monitor and interpret competitors’ insights with regards to products’ development and life cycle management, organizational capabilities, and customer engagement activities
  • Partner closely with global and local teams (e.g. CCO functions/R&D/IP/Global Strategy & Corporate Development) to integrate existing knowledge and inputs into the intelligence process and delivery
  • Provide actionable strategic insights and compelling recommendations ensuring the effective incorporation in the Company’s plans and the delivery to key stakeholders
  • Collaborate in cross-functional teams to the identification and evaluation of potential in-licensing opportunities in several therapeutic areas and indications, providing recommendations on the scenario’s challenges and opportunities
  • Lead ad hoc primary intelligence projects partnering with external providers
  • Organize and moderate strategic workshops and war games
  • Support the creation of an internal CI newsletter
  • Support Competitive Intelligence capability strengthening, sharing best practices and learnings with the local CI team at affiliate level

Experience Required

4/5+ years of experience in pharmaceutical industry in Competitive Intelligence, Market Intelligence, Medical Affairs, Market Access, New Product Planning, Strategy & Insights, Business Development & Licensing or consulting assignments.


PhD/Master's Degree in Life Sciences. Master in Business/Marketing will be a plus.


Fluency in English (both spoken and written)

Technical Skills

  • Well rounded knowledge of pharmaceutical drug development, regulatory and IP framework and marketing principles
  • Ability of scientific literature search and review; knowledge of scientific and market intelligence database (e.g., Cortellis, Pharmaprojects, Alphasense) will be considered a plus
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Microsoft Office proficiency (Excel, Word, Power Point)
  • Previous experience in workshop/war games organization and moderation

Soft Skills

  • Adaptability and flexibility
  • Analytical skills
  • Communication skills
  • Decision making
  • Team working

What we offer

You would join a dynamic, fast-growing, challenging and friendly environment.
In Chiesi we firmly believe that our people are our most valuable asset, that is why we invest in continuous training, learning and development. Therefore, we strive to continuously promote and satisfy development needs, paying particular attention to the quality of our working environment and to collective well-being. 
We want our people to come to work happy every day, and we know how important it is to find the right work-life balance in order to be able to give our best. That is why we offer flexible working approach, remote working, support in the relocation process, tax assistance service for foreign colleagues and many other people-care services.

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