Product Manager

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.

About Abbott

For years, Abbott's medical device businesses have offered technologies that are faster, more effective, and less invasive. Whether it's glucose monitoring systems, innovative therapies for treating heart disease, or products that help people with chronic pain or movement disorders, our medical device technologies are designed to help people live their lives better and healthier. Every day, our technologies help more than 10,000 people have healthier hearts, improve quality of life for thousands of people living with chronic pain and movement disorders, and liberate more than 500,000 people with diabetes from routine fingersticks.

Abbott Vascular provides innovative, minimally invasive and cost-effective products for treatment of vascular disease. Our extensive portfolio includes drug-eluting stents, bare metal stents, guide wires, balloon dilatation catheters, imaging catheters and software, vessel closure devices and peripheral stents

Our location in Santa Clara, CA currently has an opportunity for a Product Manager.

WHAT YOU'LL DO
  • Assist in achieving US Product line sales and margin by helping drive execution of sales and marketing plan, tracking actuals vs. target and other key metrics such as closes, any losses, and growth within accounts, and adjusting tactics as needed to achieve targets.
  • Assist in developing sales tools (literature, brochures, website and all media), training materials, and field sales and customer communications to support sales and the customer and address any product line issues. Assist in assessing value, plan and coordinate presence at key industry meetings.
  • Help develop sales educational/promotional pieces as appropriate.
  • Initiate/manage/ implement publications/competitive comparisons to support business strategy as appropriate.
  • Work with Finance, Marketing Manager, Directors and Sales Leadership to support marketing plan to drive demand for Abbott products.
  • Support the organization, development and facilitation of marketing meetings.
  • Work with a broad array or internal and external groups to assure that marketing tactics are executed.
  • Help develop product information and key initiative presentations for use with sales force and key customers.
  • Assist in the development of marketing strategies and tactics to drive demand for Abbott products.
  • Understand global business dynamics and competitive environment and potential impact on business unit results.
  • Assist in development of marketing and sales materials/tools/programs and secure approval via the promotional material approval process.
  • Receive, review and respond to Field Sales & Customer requests.
  • Assist in development of presentations to senior management.
  • Manage a marketing budget for specific programs/tactics (plan a budget, track expenses).
  • Assist with the identification and evaluation of new business opportunities.
  • Manage relationships with third-party business partners.
  • Participate in the execution of sales meetings, training, industry conferences and tradeshows.


EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE YOU'LL BRING

Required
  • Bachelors degree or equivalent combination of education and work experience
  • MBA preferred or at least three years previous marketing/sales experience.
  • Strong presentation and communication skills Critical thinking and analysis of market conditions and opportunities


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


Learn more about our benefits that add real value to your life to help you live fully: www.abbottbenefits.com

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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