Abbott Sr Retail Customer Analyst in Minneapolis, Minnesota

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:

Job Summary

Category Management Leadership Modules Field Sales Ready Presentations Category Management Analytical Tools.

Main Responsibilities

Work with Integrated Marketing and Brand to define consumer / shopper research needs and incorporate the research into Field Sales ready insights.

Work with field based Category Development Managers to prioritize category management activities and desired results.

In addition, support customer – specific category management special projects as needed.

Design, develop and maintain the category management presentations, processes, tools and resources necessary for Ross to attain a leadership position with customers.

Serve as dedicated analytical resource for tactical category management execution.

Accountability

Operates independently under general management direction; work is only reviewed to determine if desired results and objectives have been achieved.

Works within the framework of established policies, procedures and guidelines.

Plans and leads projects within a category management specialty; analyzes results, prepares and presents recommendations to management Projects are varied and can be complex; may refer to established precedents and policies to develop solutions to problems; use of innovative thinking is required.

Failure to obtain results or erroneous decisions or recommendations typically result in considerable expenditure of resources and a delay in moving the business forward.

Frequent inter-and intra-divisional collaborations; represents area as a prime contact on projects or business processes.

Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree required.

Business degree preferred to deliver business building ideas to RPD Sales Forces and Customers.

3-5 years’ related experience beyond the degree.

Category Management Level 2.

JOB FAMILY:

Sales Support & Administration

DIVISION:

ANPD Nutrition Products

LOCATION:

United States > Minneapolis : McGladrey Plaza

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)

Abbott is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities/Women/Individuals with Disabilities/Protected Veterans.

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Abbott is about the power of health. For more than 125 years, Abbott has been helping people reach their potential — because better health allows people and communities to achieve more. With a diverse, global network serving customers in more than 150 countries, we create new solutions — across the spectrum of health, around the world, for all stages of life. Whether it’s next-generation diagnostics, life-changing devices, science-based nutrition, or novel reformulations, we are advancing some of the most innovative and revolutionary technologies in healthcare, helping people live their best lives through better health.

The people of Abbott come to work each day with relentless energy, enthusiasm and a promise to enhance the health and well-being of millions of people. They push the boundaries to help manage and treat some of life’s greatest health challenges.

We invite you to explore opportunities at Abbott , to see if your talents and career aspirations may fit with our openings. An equal opportunity employer, Abbott welcomes and encourages diversity in our workforce.

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