Team Leader Operations- Supply Chain (Market Research) 83 views

Position Summary

Basic Function:

  • Market Intelligence Lead Analyst should have a strong understanding of procurement research and methods to conduct supplier and market research for various categories e.g. IT, Consulting, Office Supplies, CRE, Professional Services etc.
  • Market Intelligence Analyst will be required to work with US and GOSC management to assess current market conditions, develop strategy for conducting market analysis
  • Interact with GOSC Operations and US stakeholders as may be required to formalize market intelligence methods

Job Responsibilities

Essential Functions:

  • Building Supply Market Intelligence, Supplier Profiling & Supplier risk reports
  • Deep specialization in one or more of the above areas
  • Conduct secondary research to build market intelligence reports on various suppliers & categories
  • Analyze information from various public and subscribed sources e.g. SEC, Hoovers, DNBi, Gartner, IBIS World, Forrester & relevant industry associations to come up with insights into the market and create reports in PPT/excel/word formats appropriately
  • Use different frameworks such as Company Profile, Newsletter, Z Score, Porter’s, SWOT, PESTLE etc. to represent market info and help in decision making to the clients
  • Responsible for executing and delivering high quality business research solutions to global clients under minimal guidance
  • Should be able to develop a Market Summary report that would outline the market conditions, players in the market, their strengths and areas of improvement & Market Trends
  • Any other essential function that may occur from time to time as directed by the Supervisor

Primary Internal and External Interactions

  • Manager for the purpose of reporting performance, escalation handling, clarifying concerns and seeking feedback and support.
  • GOSC and Global Sourcing personnel to develop scope of work and target research markets, identify issues and opportunities, etc.
  • GOSC Quality personnel for input into methodology, evaluating industry data for recommendations, etc.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities


  • MBA, Graduate or Diploma holders with at least 15 years of education


  • Minimum 5-6 years working experience in Supply market analysis, Supplier profiling & analysis, competitor research within the Global procurement

Knowledge and skills (general and technical)

  • Prior experience in supply market intelligence and supplier profiling shall be a decisive advantage
  • Global experience will be an advantage.
  • Proficient in utilizing secondary research tools e.g. Hoovers, DNBi, Forrester, Gartner, SEC, IBIS World and fair knowledge of related industry association, etc.
  • Knowledge of building supplier profiles & conducting financial analysis
  • Building competitive landscape & cost driver analysis
  • Developing Company Profile, Newsletter, Z Score, Porter’s, SWOT
  • Good working knowledge of MS PowerPoint & Excel.

Other Requirements (licenses, certifications, specialized training – if required)

  • Strong communication skills – Written and Verbal
  • Must work well in a team environment, while being individually responsible for delivery of individual assignments and results.
  • Ability to take a proactive approach, etc.
  • Keep major stakeholders informed as to process timelines and expected results
  • Able to identify and respond to obstacles and/or challenges


MetLife, through its subsidiaries and affiliates, is one of the world’s leading financial services companies, providing insurance, annuities, employee benefits and asset management to help its individual and institutional customers navigate their changing world. Founded in 1868, MetLife has operations in more than 40 countries and holds leading market positions in the United States, Japan, Latin America, Asia, Europe and the Middle East.

We are ranked #44 on the Fortune 500 list for 2019. In 2019, we were named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) for the fourth year in a row. DJSI is a global index to track the leading sustainability-driven companies.

MetLife is committed to building a purpose-driven and inclusive culture that energizes our people. Our employees work every day to help build a more confident future for people around the world.

MetLife is a proud Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer dedicated to attracting, retaining, and developing a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment at MetLife without regards to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, national origin, marital or domestic/civil partnership status, genetic information, citizenship status, uniformed service member or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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