Abbott Global Sr Product Manager Endovascular in Santa Clara, California

Abbott is a global healthcare company devoted to improving life through the development of products and technologies that span the breadth of healthcare. With a portfolio of leading, science-based offerings in diagnostics, medical devices, nutritionals and branded generic pharmaceuticals, Abbott serves people in more than 150 countries and employs approximately 73,000 people. Please note that candidates need to be eligible to work in the U.S. without Abbott sponsorship.


Primary Job Function:

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.

Core Job Responsibilities:

Responsible for compliance with applicable Corporate and Divisional Policies and procedures.

1. Designs strategies to maximize the profitability of product lines by collaborating with assigned staff, conducting market research and performing financial analyses.

2. Contributes toward the development of an annual departmental budget by forecasting future needs, utilizing previous year's budget, current objectives and budget guidelines.

3. Proposes the allocation of resources to assist in managing products' life cycle from concept through retirement by assessing needs and objectives.

4. Ensures projects are consistent with product line strategy and messaging is effectively conveyed.

5. Coaches others within Marketing in the development of projects and/or programs

6. Represents the company by visiting accounts in order to solicit feedback on company products and services.

7. Understands project timeline and makes and presents recommendations based on risk analysis when project is off course.

8. Thorough understanding of AV business, product lines, market space, and Abbott businesses.

Supervisory / Management Responsibilities:

Works under consultative direction toward predetermined long-range goals and objectives. Assignments are often self-initiated. Determine and pursue courses of action necessary to obtain desired results. Work checked through consultation and agreement with others rather than by formal review of superior. May provide work direction and guidance to employees.

Position Accountability / Scope:

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 organization’s technological capability.

May consider at lower level depending on experience.

Minimum Education:

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 preferred

Minimum Experience / Training Required:

Minimum 5 years brand management experience. Comprehensive knowledge of business concepts, procedures and practices. Uses knowledge of in-depth business unit dependencies/ relationships. Acts as a technical 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 intangible variables. 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: Marketing-Product Management
LOCATION: United States - California - Santa Clara
WORK SHIFT: Standard
TRAVEL: Yes, 25 % of the Time
SIGNIFICANT WORK ACTIVITIES: Continuous sitting for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day)

Abbott is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities/Women/Individuals with Disabilities/Protected Veterans.

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Abbott is about the power of health. For more than 125 years, Abbott has been helping people reach their potential — because better health allows people and communities to achieve more. With a diverse, global network serving customers in more than 150 countries, we create new solutions — across the spectrum of health, around the world, for all stages of life. Whether it’s next-generation diagnostics, life-changing devices, science-based nutrition, or novel reformulations, we are advancing some of the most innovative and revolutionary technologies in healthcare, helping people live their best lives through better health.

The people of Abbott come to work each day with relentless energy, enthusiasm and a promise to enhance the health and well-being of millions of people. They push the boundaries to help manage and treat some of life’s greatest health challenges.

We invite you to explore opportunities at Abbott , to see if your talents and career aspirations may fit with our openings. An equal opportunity employer, Abbott welcomes and encourages diversity in our workforce.

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