1+ months
2018-05-042018-10-19

Sr. Product Manager

Abbott
Santa Clara, CA

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

Responsible for the development and strategic planning of specific marketing plans and activities for specific product(s)/project(s)/product line(s) to establish, enhance or distinguish placement within the competitive arena. Activities may include tactics, tools, logistics, campaigns, basic messaging and positioning. Develops business plans and product positioning in the marketplace. Oversees market research, monitors competitive activity, and identifies customer needs. Establishes pricing strategies. Leads cross-functional teams/groups with little supervision, to develop new products or enhance existing product(s) or product line(s). Coaches others on specific products and/or projects. Champions an issue that has major implications for the company and may lead to accomplishing long-range objectives. Provides broad, technical advice. Mentors employees by sharing technical expertise and providing feedback and guidance. Acts as an advisor to management on specialized business projects (managerial, technical, leadership, clinical, marketing). Acts as a mentor to key staff members. Has demonstrated leadership and management qualities. Actively participates in comprehensive development of plans including an outline of duties and project assignments. Demonstrates independence by prioritizing and completing assignments. Determines emerging trends and provides information across functional boundaries in areas of expertise. Erroneous decisions or recommendations would typically result in failure to achieve critical organizational objectives and affect the image of the organization̢۪s technological capability.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree plus 5-8 years of related work experience with a complete understanding of specified functional area, or an equivalent combination of education and work experience. MBA strongly preferredMinimum 5 years brand management experience. Comprehensive knowledge of business concepts,procedures and practices. Uses knowledge of in-depth business unit dependencies/ relationships. Acts as atechnical resource. Recognized as an expert in the company. Will perform this job in a quality system environment. Failure to adequately perform tasks can result in noncompliance with governmental regulations.

Works on extremely complex problems where analysis of situations or data requires an evaluation of intangiblevariables. Exercises judgment in developing methods, techniques, and evaluation criteria for obtaining results.Has expert knowledge of the impact of various solutions on the business.


Job Family: Product Management
Division: AVD Vascular
Travel: Yes, 20 % of the Time
Medical Surveillance: Not Applicable
Significant Work Activities: Continuous sitting for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day)

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