Abbott Manager, Strategic Planning & Marketing Intelligence, Coronary and Endovascular, EMEA in Diegem, Belgium


To be successful in this role, you will demonstrate:

  • In-depth understanding and communication of competitive landscape and customer needs.

  • Fair and accurate business plans for each country. Effective business and strategic planning process and follow-up, including validation of country input.

  • Successful marketing campaigns and launches based on well-executed primary research.

  • Price stabilization and value creation through implementation of regional pricing guidelines and strategies and sharing best practices.

  • Ability to develop insights and influence stakeholders.

Essential Job Responsibilities:

  • Enhance tools for competitive monitoring and market share assessment

  • Lead primary and secondary market research projects in collaboration with product marketing teams.

  • Create and distribute regular reports on competitive position, pricing and market trends. Explain deviations from planned numbers. Give actionable advice.

  • Provide value input for marketing campaigns and product launches through primary research.

  • Drive pricing process through guidelines and monitoring systems in collaboration with product marketing and general management.

  • Support price approval process with relevant information and interpretation.

  • Member of the Global Market Intelligence and Strategic Planning team.

  • Drive participation from EMEA geographies in business and strategic planning process in the region according to global / strategic marketing guidelines and in collaboration with finance and product marketing including development of market models.

  • Interface between EMEA commercial teams and Global Marketing.

  • Ensure compliance in performing the training as required by the training procedure.

  • Ensure compliance in reporting product experiences according to AV requirement.

  • Assist in Business Development and Licensing assessment projects.

Required Competencies:

  • Medical device or related life sciences industry knowledge

  • Understanding of European sales environment and local market conditions

  • Strong analytical skills and financial understanding

  • Understanding of Coronary & Endovascular products & related therapies

  • Leadership skills

  • Focus on insights

  • Excellent communication & influencing skills

  • Results-and performance driven

  • Strategic and conceptual thinking

  • Change management

Educational requirements:

  • Degree in Science, Engineering, Business Administration or Economics, Master in Business Administration preferred

Experience :

  • 5-10 years of related experience in the medical device or life sciences industry

  • Management consulting

  • Product management

  • Sales management / country management

  • Business analytics and market research


Marketing Support


AVD Vascular


Belgium > Diegem : Building B







Not Applicable


Keyboard use (greater or equal to 50% of the workday)

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