Abbott is a global healthcare leader that helps people live more fully at all stages of life. Our portfolio of life-changing technologies spans the spectrum of healthcare, with leading businesses and products in diagnostics, medical devices, nutritionals, and branded generic medicines. Our 109,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.
Leading an active lifestyle is important to the many people we serve. In Abbott's Heart Failure division, we're advancing the treatment of heart and vascular disease through breakthrough medical technologies in ELECTROPHYSIOLOGY & HEART FAILURE, allowing people to restore their health and get on with their lives.
WHAT YOU'LL DO
Abbott is seeking a passionate, Global Product Marketing Manager to join one of the company's fastest-growing divisions. Heart Failure is a condition that affects 5 million people in the United States alone, and Abbott's coordinated effort to bring new medical device solutions to this population will revolutionize how this debilitating condition is treated in the US and abroad. The restoration of blood flow to patients whose heart is no longer able to provide perfusive blood flow is the first goal of Mechanical Circulatory Support therapy. MCS therapy is returning patients home to live their lives and improve quality of life and functional status, while also preventing costly hospitalizations that represent a significant drain on healthcare systems around the world.
This position is responsible for serving as a key contributor of the overall commercialization effort for Mechanical Circulatory Support (MCS) portfolio of products; providing guidance and support on related product development activities (defining requirements), market development activities, and collaboration with global sales/marketing teams. This position has responsibility for leading early phase product planning activities including business justification, executing and managing implementation of commercial strategies and development and execution of product commercialization plans. The incumbent in this position will be regarded as a deep technical expert related to assigned product(s)/product lines with broad knowledge of related fields.
Each employee can make a difference at Abbott and has the power, either individually or as a team, to influence the success of the company. We are team-oriented, fast-paced and progressive. We value people with great ideas who partner with others both internally and externally to take action and accomplish goals.
Develops analysis around the competitive environment and clearly defines product positioning, key issues, strategies, and target audiences for the MCS portfolio of products
Collaborates with marketing colleagues on integrated marketing business plan deliverables for assigned programs
Partners with marketing colleagues to shape customer requirements for related products
Serves as leader of physician product planning advisory board for assigned product(s)/product lines
Works with marketing communications to support development of launch materials, product literature, and any other collateral material required to support sales and key marketing messages
Develops product marketing bulletins on new and current products
Provides communication to sales team on market released products
Conducts product overviews for physician and sales reps
Presents product and marketing plans to internal management
Drives market development activities through establishment of best practices and development of tools to raise awareness of the benefits of assigned product(s)/product lines
Builds strong relationships with global teams to ensure successful launch of new sites / new products (tools/SW) and collaborates to ensure launch of new sales enablement tools and collaborate to ensure launch of new sales enablement tools
Works with market research to collect all limited market release survey data and shares results regularly with management
Builds strong relationships with leading KOL's around the world
Complies with U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulations, other regulatory requirements, Company policies, operating procedures, processes, and task assignments
Maintains positive and cooperative communications and collaboration with all levels of employees, customers, contractors, and vendors
Performs other related duties and responsibilities, on occasion, as assigned
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE YOU'LL BRING
Minimum of 4 years of Marketing experience (post MBA) or 8 years of professional experience
Experience working with complex product portfolios in the medical device industry
Experience with strategic product planning and commercial execution
Developed leadership skills/experience, including the ability to map task interdependencies, prioritize such tasks, and develop, monitor and live within budgets as well as the demonstrated ability to forecast major milestones
Ability to work in a highly matrixed and geographically diverse business environment
Ability to work within a team and as an individual contributor in a fast-paced, changing environment
Ability to leverage and/or engage others to accomplish projects
Strong verbal and written communications with ability to effectively communicate at multiple levels in the organization
Multitasks, prioritizes and meets deadlines in timely manner
Strong organizational and follow-up skills, as well as attention to detail
Ability to travel up to 30%, including internationally
Ability to maintain regular and predictable attendance
Experience working in a broader enterprise/cross-division business unit model preferred
WHAT WE OFFER
At Abbott, you can have a good job that can grow into a great career. We offer:
Training and career development, with onboarding programs for new employees and tuition assistance
Financial security through competitive compensation, incentives and retirement plans
Health care and well-being programs including medical, dental, vision, wellness and occupational health programs
Paid time off
401(k) retirement savings with a generous company match
The stability of a company with a record of strong financial performance and history of being actively involved in local communities
Follow your career aspirations to Abbott for diverse opportunities with a company that provides the growth and strength to build your future. Abbott is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to employee diversity.
Abbott is a global healthcare leader that helps people live more fully at all stages of life. Our portfolio of life-changing technologies spans the spectrum of healthcare, with leading businesses and products in diagnostics, medical devices, nutritionals and branded generic medicines. Our 109,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.