VHA Inc., based in Irving, Texas, is a national health care provider alliance that provides an innovative approach to clinical improvement, industry-leading supply chain management services and supports the formation for regional and national networks to help members improve their clinical and economic performance. With 13 regional offices across the U.S., VHA has a track record of delivering proven results in serving 1,400 hospitals and more than 21,000 other health care providers.
Founded in 1977, we are dedicated to the success of not-for-profit, community-based health care. To help our members meet the needs of their communities, our mission is to improve members' clinical and economic performance. We deliver on our mission by providing industry-leading clinical improvement services, supply chain management services and facilitating the development of member networks to drive sustainable results.
Competitive Intelligence Research Analyst
Location: Irving - Las Colinas, Texas
This position is responsible for gathering, analyzing, packaging and disseminating VHA's Competitive Intelligence and Market Research intellectual property. The primary objective of the position is to proactively collect information and distribute market relevant insights to a broad spectrum of internal consumers (e.g., customer service, sales, marketing, business line leaders, and leadership) throughout VHA and Novation.
Collect relevant and timely competitive intelligence information through a host of research methods (e.g., internet searches, industry databases, quarterly statement and public relations announcements, win/loss studies, sales interviews, etc.).
Monitor customer needs as identified in the public domain such as blogs, social networks, conferences, and literature.
Collect and catalog results from primary market research conducted throughout organization.
Populate competitor library/database including VHA comparable data; and populate customer database with information on existing customers and pipeline.
Manage info-integrator tool for real-time gathering of competitor activity.
Organize all insights, research results, and best practices into a central repository for analysis. Synthesize topical information as needed for presentation content.
Bachelor's Degree required, 3-5 years’ experience
5+ years' experience in business strategy and or business intelligence (competitor and/or market research).
Ability to apply business-oriented perspective to all conclusions and deliverables, drawing out the 'so what, now what' for stakeholders.
Solid understanding of quantitative analysis, with the ability to interpret, evaluate and communicate outcomes.
Capable of communicating ideas clearly and concisely, in both written and oral formats.
Requires competencies in communication, persuasiveness, project management, and business acumen.
Strong ability to interact with varying levels of customers in the organization.
Deep knowledge of Excel, PowerPoint and Word
Equal Opportunity Employer/AA M/F/D/V
We are a nationwide network of community-owned health care systems and their physicians.