Abbott Sr. Product Manager in Alameda, California

At Abbott, we're committed to helping people live their 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, 99,000 of us are working to help people live not just longer, but better, in the more than 150 countries we serve.

Main Responsibilities

As a critical member of the US commercial sensing team, you will assist in the direction of marketing strategies and tactical execution for the ADC business. Assists in all core marketing activities and business processes. Aids in the development of long-term strategic plans for the business and assists in the direction of resource allocations and marketing guidance for the various ADC sales channels. Provides direction and marketing input to assigned sales channels relating to product support and/or product development activities. Serves as product expert with a high degree of market and competitive knowledge. Oversees execution of sales support activities relating to assigned products. Learns and has knowledge of the core marketing responsibilities and business processes. Manages relationships across functions including R&D, Regulatory, Legal and Finance to ensure optimal outcome for brand. Responsible for analysis, planning, and implementation of tactical programs.

  • 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).

Minimum Qualifications :

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. Also critical for success: Excellent oral and written communication skills (including presentation and listening skills) High energy level and positive attitude; confidence Integrity and professionalism Initiative and 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

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