Abbott Marketing Manager Europe (m/f) in Wiesbaden-Delkenheim, Germany

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.

In Germany, Abbott has approximately 2,700 employees working in manufacturing, research and development, logistics, sales and marketing. They are located at Abbott`s German headquarters in Wiesbaden and its sites in Hanover, Neustadt am Rübenberge, Wetzlar, Eschborn and Witten. St. Jude Medical is now Abbott.

Abbott Point of Care (APOC) is looking for a Marketing Manager APOC Europe and Russia (m/f), based in Wiesbaden.

Develops and implements marketing strategies through EU and Russia Region marketing organization, including the development of marketing plans and activities that drive the flow of products to our customers, in a manner that highlights differentiation and value. The Marketing Manager is responsible for the product, from identification of customer and market needs/wants, to concept and input on product development, product launch, through and including product discontinuation. Key focus for the role is the effective management of the product portfolio and coordination of effort and resources (including direct reports) to achieve the area plan. Work is reviewed in terms of meeting the organization's objectives and timelines.


  • Developing marketing strategies and plans.

  • Creating regional demand for his/her product in a customer-centric manner (exemplified by high satisfaction of needs, and therefore appropriately differentiated and adding value) by developing and overseeing execution of the regional marketing plan. This includes definition of and segmentation of the market, targeting and positioning, and all aspects of the marketing mix (product, place, price, and integrated marketing/promotion).

  • Business expansion: Participate in strategic planning initiatives including long range plan to ensure profitable growth opportunities are supported, and present to senior management

  • Liaising with Regions, Area and Global marketing teams as appropriate.

  • Ensures all promotional activities, progress reports, updates etc., are delivered on time to a high standard.

  • Provides all relevant information required for plan and update reviews.

  • Developing plan to market product through promotional campaigns, utilising the full marketing mix as appropriate.

  • Undertaking complete analysis of the effectiveness of strategy and monitoring implementation.

  • Full budgetary responsibility for ensuring promotional campaigns are within agreed spending limits.

  • Working alongside sales management and sales team to ensure promotional campaigns are developed appropriately and delivered effectively.

  • Liaising closely with all support functions (including Regulatory, Customer Services and Manufacturing).

  • Managing the development of Marketing Team.


  • Degree in business, marketing, technical or science discipline.

  • At least 5-8 years commercial experience (Marketing or Sales); preferable in Medical Device / Diagnostic business with a desirable understanding of Clinical Microbiology

  • Strong experience in Point of care business and European product management

  • Very strong leadership skills, leadership experience

  • Collaborative enterprise thinking

  • Strong drive for results

  • Excellent communication skills, Builds/drives relationships and teamwork within team and across functions with professional demeanor.

  • Fluent in English

  • Travel up to 30%

Abbott Germany has a range and variety of jobs on offer in a positive and dynamic environment that allows you to maintain a healthy work-life balance. We provide development opportunities as part of our comprehensive Talent Management Program. Your contribution to the company’s success will be rewarded with a competitive salary package. We offer comprehensive benefits to suit the lifestyles of all our employees, from a retirement plan that is far above market average, a save-as-you-earn program, to educational scholarships for children, and health management initiatives for staff and their dependents.

Do you like the sound of this job and think you’ve got what it takes? Then send us your CV today. We look forward to receiving your application.

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