Abbott ANI Global HCP Marketing Manager in Lake Forest, Illinois

At Abbott, we're committed to helping you live your best possible life through the power of health. For more than 125 years, we've brought new products and technologies to the world -- in nutrition, diagnostics, medical devices and branded generic pharmaceuticals -- that create more possibilities for more people at all stages of life. Today, 94,000 of us are working to help people live not just longer, but better, in the more than 150 countries we serve. Please note that candidates need to be eligible to work in the U.S. without Abbott sponsorship.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Primary Function / Primary Goals / Objectives:

This position is responsible for leading day-to-day activities associated with budgeting, development, implementation and evaluation of HCP marketing programs and materials to support the business objectives for Abbott’s Nutrition International brands. This position will have responsibility to engage key opinion leaders (KOLs) who help strengthen our programs for respective brands. Additionally, this position will contribute to the development and delivery of “best in class” HCP marketing programs, materials and communications for all brand initiatives targeted at HCPs Key outputs for this position include:

  • International congress strategy and management: Develop a set of international congress and other medical education/conference strategies for the year, develop work plan and implement with excellence

  • HCP marketing claims and material development: Partnering with the brand team marketing lead, help develop effective HCP marketing claims and materials to strengthen brand messages for our HCP audience. Output could include, but not limited to, sales aids, objection handlers, videos), illustrations, newsletters and scientific publications

  • Internal sales & HCP marketing training material development: “Science & Selling” training slides for various topics, HCP marketing effectiveness training slides

  • HCP educational program and material development: work with Medical Affairs, a medical writer and designated KOLs to develop HCP educational programs & content in a timely fashion within budget

  • KOL database/reference document: Develop a KOL database/reference file by leveraging existing files and database to meet the team’s needs.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for implementing HCP marketing programs. Contribute to HCP strategy development to be built into brand plans. In particular, lead and execute select international congresses

  • Manage external partners (KOLs, consultants, agencies, congress organizers) for flawless delivery of agreed-upon output

  • Partner with internal partners for best-in-class execution (Affiliate, Area and Central marketing, , various R&D functions, Legal and OEC, Regulatory, etc.)

  • Manage HCP marketing budget

Congress Management:

  • Develop annual congress strategy by working with the Brand marketing managers, R&D, Scientific & Medical Affairs

  • Present overview and draft work plans and gain alignment from internal stakeholders, and subsequently provide clear and comprehensive update to ensure continued engagement and alignment

  • Manage budget and agency relationships to execute congress programs flawlessly

  • Develop program effectiveness assessment measures by working with other brand teams as well as Area/Affiliate marketing members

  • At the conclusion of each congress, issue summary documents and provide a “package” to share with Affiliates, including newsletters, videotaped contents, slide sets, etc.

Education:

  • BS / BA in Marketing, Management, or Business required. MBA preferred.

Desired Background:

  • Excellent project management and organizational skills

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Proven track record in leading programs and teams

  • 5+ years in marketing, preferably with marketing to HCPs

  • Prior medical congress management experiences

  • Solid analytical skills

  • Proven ability to translate strategies into tactics

  • Proven ability to develop effective annual work plans and develop budgets and to consistently deliver against targets in a timely manner

  • Have basic knowledge of websites, portal design and electronic content development

JOB FAMILY:

Project Management

DIVISION:

ANI International Nutrition

LOCATION:

United States > Abbott Park : AP06C Floor-5

ADDITIONAL LOCATIONS:

WORK SHIFT:

Standard

TRAVEL:

Not specified

MEDICAL SURVEILLANCE:

No

SIGNIFICANT WORK ACTIVITIES:

Continuous sitting for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day), Keyboard use (greater or equal to 50% of the workday)

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