Manager Competitive Intelligence

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:

Diagnostic testing is a compass, providing information that helps in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of a range of health conditions.

Abbott's life-changing tests and diagnostic tools give you accurate, timely information to better manage your health. We're empowering smarter medical and economic decision making to help transform the way people manage their health at all stages of life. Every day, more than 10 million tests are run on Abbott's diagnostics instruments, providing lab results for millions of people.

The primary function of this position is to lead competitive market research in the collection, analysis, synthesis, and storytelling presentations of insights to guide decisions for our Global product portfolio and strategies.

WHAT YOU'LL DO
  • Be the subject matter expert on competitive activity, market and industry trends, and adjacent technologies.
  • Lead and guide the development and synthesis of competitive information for proactive detection of market shifts for the development of mitigation strategies.
  • Develop profiles of major competitors, including trended performance, strategies, identify threats and opportunities and facilitate mitigation strategy development.
  • Develop and implement market intelligence system that generates actionable business insights and provides early alerts for market changes.
  • Establish social listen platform to capture data on competitors, markets, and emerging technology.
  • Perform hands-on market research for intelligence collection and development of marketing strategies.
  • Lead competitive market simulations for established businesses and innovation.
  • Ensure the most sophisticated and appropriate methodologies are used to ensure that Business Unit stakeholders have the most comprehensive understanding of major competitors and market trends.
  • Establish a productive work environment by creating trust and respect within the team and stakeholders.
  • Build related business case(s) to quantify the impact of new opportunities within the business.
  • Translate data and information into compelling insight stories that drive business decisions and growth.
  • Proven sensitivity toward confidentiality and an understanding of all requirements and corporate policies and guidelines that impact legal and ethical conduct and competitive intelligence practices



EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE, YOU'LL BRING
  • Bachelor's Degree: Business, MBA, Strategy, Economics, Market Research.
  • A minimum of 8 years working in a matrix environment with a track record of career growth.
  • Minimum 4 years in competitive intelligence, consulting, strategic marketing, strategic planning, , or consumer insights.
  • Creative business problem solving by analyzing situations and applying critical thinking to resolve.
  • Strong storytelling and communication skills and the ability to influence senior levels of the organization and cross-functional teams.
  • Self-starter with a bias for action and results orientation. Able to prioritize, focus, and execute through obstacles. Innovative thinker with analytical problem-solving skills.
  • Leadership with the ability to collaborate with cross-functional business partners and work effectively with senior leadership.
  • Thrive in a fast-paced environment, able to periodically work evenings and weekends to complete time-sensitive assignments.


PREFERRED EXPERIENCE & SKILLS:
  • Master's Degree: Business, MBA, Strategy, Economics, or Market Research.
  • Global customer insights experience in Africa, Asia, Europe, and Latin America
  • Healthcare industry experience


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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