Abbott is a global healthcare leader that helps people live more fully at all stages of life. Our portfolio of life-changing technologies spans the spectrum of healthcare, with leading businesses and products in diagnostics, medical devices, nutritionals, and branded generic medicines. Our 109,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.
Marketing Product Manager - Emerging Solutions
Lake Forest, IL; Remote, United States
Abbott is a global healthcare leader that helps people live more fully at all stages of life. Our portfolio of life-changing technologies spans the spectrum of healthcare, with leading businesses and products in diagnostics, medical devices, nutritionals and branded generic medicines. Our 107,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries
Diagnostic testing is a compass, providing information that helps in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of a range of health conditions.
Abbott's life-changing tests and diagnostic tools give you accurate, timely information to better manage your health. We're empowering smarter medical and economic decision making to help transform the way people manage their health at all stages of life. Every day, more than 10 million tests are run on Abbott's diagnostics instruments, providing lab results for millions of people.
Our location in Lake Forest, IL currently has an opportunity for a Marketing Product Manager - Emerging Solutions within our Toxicology business unit, to be filled in Lake Forest or remotely in the US. The position of Senior Product Manager analyzes market needs and manages the success of products throughout the product lifecycle. The person hired in this role will be committed to understanding customer needs, defining product vision, and working closely with engineering, sales, public relations, and account management to deliver products that will lead our market.
WHAT YOU'LL DO
Recognition of new products to be developed to meet new market demands, or the creation of new markets.
Provides leadership for product/concept justification during funding cycle and provides similar leadership to product development team.
Identification of new business opportunities through expansion of existing products into new markets, or enhancements of existing products to maximize existing markets.
Providing direction and input to all in-house groups such as Public Affairs, Operations, Finance, R&D, Quality, and Regulatory that affect the successful achievement of business objectives
Responsible for implementing and maintaining the effectiveness of the quality system.
The PM is responsible for creating worldwide demand for his/her product in a customer-centric manner (exemplified by high satisfaction of needs, and therefore appropriately differentiated and adding value) by developing and overseeing execution of the marketing plan. This includes definition of and segmentation of the market, targeting and positioning, and all aspects of the marketing mix (product, place/distribution, price, and integrated marketing/promotion).
EXAMPLE KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
Product Definition: Ensure that appropriate Customer Requirements/Design Inputs are crafted to guide the development team. Utilize market research, customer input, Area input, and other means to ensure profitable and differentiated products are delivered to market. Offer leadership to R&D and support organizations throughout development cycle (e.g. lead trade-off analysis...customer, financial, and timeline impact).
Business Expansion: Participate in strategic planning initiatives such as Portfolio Management, Integrated Business Planning (IBP) and LRP (Long Rang Plan) to ensure profitable growth opportunities are supported.
Competition and Positioning: Develop a thorough understanding of competitive offerings and provide commercial organizations with appropriately differentiated product(s) versus the competition in a profitable manner that adds value to the customer.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE YOU'LL BRING
Biomedical and/or Core Lab experience either as a Med Tech or through Sales and Marketing
Primary degree in Marketing or Biomedical Sciences
Minimum Eight+ years' experience as a Product Marketing Manager, Product Owner, or Product Manager (or industry experience demonstrating similar capabilities)
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Demonstrated project management experience
Experience working within an Agile environment
Demonstrated success managing product lifecycle in consumer segment
Proven ability to influence cross-functional teams without formal authority
Customer driven sense of urgency
Self-motivated to multi-task effectively and work in a fast-paced environment
Experience with healthcare or toxicology-related solutions development
WHAT WE OFFER
At Abbott, you can have a good job that can grow into a great career. We offer:
Training and career development, with onboarding programs for new employees and tuition assistance
Financial security through competitive compensation, incentives and retirement plans
Health care and well-being programs including medical, dental, vision, wellness and occupational health programs
Paid time off
401(k) retirement savings with a generous company match
The stability of a company with a record of strong financial performance and history of being actively involved in local communities
Follow your career aspirations to Abbott for diverse opportunities with a company that provides the growth and strength to build your future. Abbott is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to employee diversity.
Abbott is a global healthcare leader that helps people live more fully at all stages of life. Our portfolio of life-changing technologies spans the spectrum of healthcare, with leading businesses and products in diagnostics, medical devices, nutritionals and branded generic medicines. Our 109,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.