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.
Our nutrition business develops science-based nutrition products for people of all ages, from helping babies and children grow, to keeping adult bodies strong and active. Millions of people around the world count on our leading brands - including Similac®, PediaSure®, Pedialyte®, Ensure®, Glucerna® and ZonePerfect® - to help get the nutrients they need to live their healthiest life.
Our location in Chicago, IL, currently has an opportunity for a Manager, Competitive Intelligence & Strategy.
WHAT YOU'LL DO
Leads the identification and prioritization of current and emerging growth opportunities based on market, category and consumer trends, and competitive insights. Helps inform strategic planning, portfolio strategy/white space, and innovation and creates competitive advantage for ANI teams.
Growth Opportunity Identification
Understand market, category, and consumer macro trends to uncover growth pockets in emerging markets/consumer segments and serve as an early warning function
Identify, quantify, and prioritize demand space growth opportunities across categories and brands to help inform strategic planning, portfolio strategy/white space, innovation, brand communication, activation, and commercial execution
Partner with Global Marketing to develop growth frameworks for key strategic growth opportunities
Conducts 360-degree assessments of competitive landscape and specific competitors using primary and secondary research, and publicly available data sources including investor portals, analyst briefings, social media, trade shows/congresses, syndicated data etc.
Distill complex structured and unstructured competitive intelligence into real-time insights for commercial leadership teams
Produce materials on market and competitive trends and insights; global dissemination of current and emerging growth opportunities based on competitive insights
Assist in the development and maintenance of a competitive intelligence portal on ANI's decision intelligence platform (Periscope)
Lead wargaming workshops for strategic initiatives and/or product launches in key markets
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE YOU'LL BRING
Bachelor's degree in business, marketing, economics, or related field; advanced degree preferred
10+ years of progressive relevant experience, preferably in CPG management consulting or a combination of supplier-side and manufacturer-side experience. Consumer Health Care industry experience is a plus
Strong analytics skills and comfortable with financial statements, market research and dissecting earnings reports
Skilled at diagnosing complex problems, simplifying complex data, and translating consumer and analytical insights to business opportunities
Advanced skills in base business tools (Excel/Powerpoint); Experience in Data Visualization tools such as Tableau and Power BI is a plus
Outstanding communication skills; ability to think analytically to understand complex or ambiguous problems or issues and communicate solutions/conclusions clearly and concisely
Experience deploying new capability in a complex and highly matrixed organization
Strong project management skills; successfully executing complex projects from design to completion
Autonomy, strong presence & inspirational ability
Strategic, integrative, and analytical thinking
Strong collaboration and influence skills up-down-across organization and cultures/geographies
Consistent high performance and delivery
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.