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 location in Lake County, IL currently has an opportunity for a Digital Product Manager as part of our Digital & eCommerce organization. Abbott is developing technologies and tools to help our consumers live a healthy life.
WHAT YOU'LL DO
We are looking for a Digital Product Manager, who wants to be part of the team, which manages products from concept, to user research, to design, to prototyping, production, testing, promotion, support, and finally product end of life. This role requires practical experience of digital product management, agile, lean working culture and ability to lead ideation and brainstorming sessions to drive prioritization, architectural alignment and manage the backlog to implementation.
Core Job Responsibilities:
Work within a collaborative team of go to market leaders, product owner, business architects, product designers, managers, engineers, technology architects across the product lifecycle
Work with product owners, business architects, strategy team to ideate, design and define the product capabilities
Maintain a strong understanding of latest industry trends, competitive advancements, end user empathy to continuously advance the product
Conduct interviews with stakeholders and end-users to synthesize insights into actionable next steps
Establish and implement digital and business architectures capable of meeting a continuously changing product to support market and client needs
Drive creation of iterative product roadmap by prioritizing the capabilities and features required with product stakeholders
Work with developers and designers to define and prioritize a backlog for your product that continuously delivers measurable value towards the vision
Provide technical leadership in driving architecture, evaluate and make decisions on technologies, tools and overall technology strategy
Work with the product team to research and evaluate alternative solutions and recommend the most efficient, faster time to market enabling cost-effective solutions
Collaborate with designers, prolific engineers, security and quality experts, etc. to manage the capability/ feature rollout as per the defined roadmap
Create and manage backlog, drive creation of user stories, and manage releases with the teams
Work closely with security and regulatory stakeholders to drive product feature review and approvals for launch
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE, YOU'LL BRING
8+ years of experience product management or similar experience of managing application lifecycle from ideation to production and support
Bachelor's Degree/ Master's Degree preferably in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related field is required.
Experience of working in agile, DevOPs, mobile and cloud technologies
Experience in Health Care industry is preferred but not required
Experience with digital, eCommerce and mobile
Experience in environments using AWS or Azure
Experience with JIRA tool-preferred
Experience in a quality regulated environment
Consulting/ advisory mindset
Product Management or product design experience for digital products
Empathy for the end user
Practical experience with design/ collaboration tools and lean, agile methodologies/tools
Strong communication skills, both written and verbal, with the ability to break down complex problems into smaller steps
Experience navigating large organizations and an understanding of complex stakeholder relationships
Experience of contributing to strategy, creating outcome-driven product roadmaps and driving creation and management of backlogs
Experience with Lean Product Management and User-Centered Design methodologies
Enjoys working in fast moving product team
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.
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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.