Mananger Competitive Intelligence (Temp-to-Perm contract)

  • Align Technology
  • 6343 Rotkreuz ZG, Switzerland
  • 25/08/2021
Full time Data Science Data Engineering Data Analytics Big Data Business Intelligence Artificial Intelligence Statistics

Job Description

At Align Technology, we believe a great smile can transform a person’s life, so we create technology that gives people the confidence to take on whatever’s next. We revolutionized the orthodontic industry with the introduction of the Invisalign system, and we have never lost sight of that spirit of innovation. Our diverse and collaborative teams are constantly pushing the boundaries of what’s possible.

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About this opportunity

As Manager Competitive Intelligence (Interim) you will identify, assess, and monitor competitors´ activities to enable internal teams to have a good understanding of the competitive environment. You will as well partner up with key internal stakeholders to decide on strategic actions needed.

This is initially a 1 year contract wit the possibility of extension into a permanent role for the right candidate.

In this role, you will…

  • Perform deep dive 360 competitor analysis, by partnering up with cross functional teams
  • Partner up with key stakeholders to decide on strategic actions needed
  • Work closely with the business units/ product leads for Battle cards creation and as well with the sales training teams to deliver competitive intelligence trainings
  • Conduct research to gather information on various competition related topics.
  • Partner up with the legal team on specific competition related matters
  • Engage with local markets to get local competition insights
  • Build and maintain a competition intelligence database and deliver competition updates to the organization
  • Observe trends beyond industry

In this role, you’ll need …


  • University Degree in Marketing
  • Long-term experience in marketing, preferably with a minimum of 7 years of experience in a Competitive Intelligence role, in healthcare industries (preferably dental field)
  • High-level of autonomy, being able to work independently and as well experience in working with and influencing cross functional teams, across geographies and different cultures
  • Ability to summarize and present complex information for a variety of audiences (from sales to executive management)
  • Excellent English written, verbal and presentation skills

Sound like a good fit?

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About Align

Align Technology is a publicly traded medical device company that is transforming smiles and changing lives. Our global team of talented employees develop innovative technology, tools and treatment options to help dental professionals worldwide achieve the clinical results they expect. Our digital ecosystem combines the power of technology to create beautiful smiles through the integration of AI and machine learning, digital imaging and visualization, biomechanics and material science to develop the Invisalign system, the most advanced clear aligner system in the world; iTero Intraoral Scanners and OrthoCAD digital services. Did you know? Align is the world’s largest manufacturer of custom 3D-printed materials.

By joining Align, you will be part of a global, fast-growing company in one of the most dynamic industries. Great people, innovative technologies, and meaningful work – these are just some of the things employees say make Align Technology a great place to work.

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Global Diversity Statement:

At Align, we believe in the power of a smile, and we know that every smile is as unique as our employees. As we grow, we will continue building a workforce of diverse cultural backgrounds and life experiences and fostering a culture of open-mindedness and compassion for all our employees. We live our company values by promoting healthy people and healthy communities. All with the intent of changing millions of lives, one unique smile at a time.

US EEO Statement:

Align Technology is an equal opportunity employer. We recruit, employ, train, compensate and promote regardless of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, age, veteran or disability status.