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Abbott Sr. Product Manager in Plymouth, Minnesota

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.

About Abbott

S tructural Heart Business Mission: why we exist

Our business purpose is to restore health and improve quality of life through the design and provision of device and management solutions for the treatment of structural heart disease.

We aim to lead the markets we serve by requiring the solutions we offer customers provide an improved benefit/risk profile as compared to existing standards of care; a performance threshold that by definition, guides and ensures the productive output of our engineering, business development, and clinical research efforts result in outcomes that advance the standard of care.

Our location in Plymouth, MN currently has an opportunity for a Sr. Product Manager. This position will assist in the direction of marketing strategies and tactical execution for the Structural Heart business.

WHAT YOU’LL DO

  • Manages multiple core marketing responsibilities and business processes.

  • Has strong Project Management and Project Planning and Organizational Skills

  • Identifies problems and conceptualizes solutions using creativity and innovation.

  • Responsible for analysis, planning, implementation of tactical programs.

  • Assists in sales meeting planning and tactical execution.

  • Champions brand both internally and externally.

  • Executes the day to day promotional material approval process for the brand.

  • Learns and has knowledge of the core marketing responsibilities and business processes.

  • Conducts brand product overviews.

  • Working knowledge of market analysis and planning process to implement tactics of brand plan.

  • Understands resource allocation process to effectively track the brand budget.

  • Understands role of functions and their interaction with brand team.

  • Project management (how to execute projects and who to work with).

  • Time management (prioritizes among multiple projects).

  • Communicates with ad agency, setting clear direction.

  • Understands product, therapeutic area and consumer.

  • Serve as primary contact for other functional groups (sales training/sales operations/assigned sales channels).

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE YOU’LL BRING

  • Bachelor’s Degree with at least four years’ experience in marketing or product management, or MBA with 3 years of related experience.

  • Previous experience in Project Planning, Financial Modelling and Product Development is a big asset.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills (including presentation and listening skills)

  • High energy level and positive attitude; confidence, Integrity, and professionalism Initiative

  • Self-motivation; strong work ethic, career ambition, organizational skills and attention to detail

  • Strong problem-solving skills

  • Leadership and team orientation; ability to work others; ability to work in a matrixed environment

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

Learn more about our benefits that add real value to your life to help you live fully: http://www.abbottbenefits.com/pages/candidate.aspx

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.

Connect with us at www.abbott.com , on Facebook at www.facebook.com/Abbott and on Twitter @AbbottNews and @AbbottGlobal.

An Equal Opportunity Employer

Abbot welcomes and encourages diversity in our workforce.

We provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities.

To request accommodation, please call 224-667-4913 or email corpjat@abbott.com

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