Product Manager, EP

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Leading an active lifestyle is important to the many people we serve. In Abbott's EPHF division, we're advancing the treatment of heart and vascular disease through breakthrough medical technologies in ELECTROPHYSIOLOGY & HEART FAILURE, allowing people to restore their health and get on with their lives.

Job Description:

At Abbott, we offer a portfolio of products with the versatility to diagnose and manage an array of cardiac arrhythmias. These products include complete portfolio of EP catheters and capital products along with implantable devices designed to improve outcomes and reduce heart failure. Responsible and visionary clinical leadership helps us reduce the cost of health care, lessening the impact of epidemic disease on patients and their families. Our clinical successes allow us to offer an unparalleled portfolio of cardiac arrhythmia management products.

Abbott is seeking a passionate, experienced and strategic medical device expert to join our Downstream Electrophysiology Marketing team as a Product Marketing Manager, focusing on the US Market. This role will serve as a go-to resource for the US EP sales team and requires flawless preparation of product launches, continuation marketing campaigns, developing and tracking key metrics, and strong collaboration across all functional areas of the organization.

WHAT YOU'LL DO

While no job posting is completely exhaustive or representative of what job entails, see below for a list of key expectations for this role:
  • Help achieve revenue, profit, and margin targets for the EP franchise in the United States.
  • Create launch messaging, targeting, pricing, promotion, and translations for Go-To-Market business plans for the US, in conjunction with global marketing and education along with managing limited market release programs and reporting on execution deliverables and reimbursement tactics.
  • Serve as key finance liaison with focus on sales forecasts, plan numbers, and quantity purchase program strategy and execution.
  • Engage with KOL's and top accounts to drive preference toward Abbott EP products.
  • Execute "world class" EP physician events including conventions and sales meetings, and
  • Drive capital services sales and capital marketing promotions.
  • Facilitate product lifecycle management of US products and updates as needed.
  • Create local launch reporting including metrics and target goal achievement.
  • Maintain problem solving / collaborative relationship with Marketing and Sales leadership measured by 360 feedback and observation from Director of US EP Marketing.
  • Support IDN-GPO acceptance and approval strategies, contract analysis and positioning strategies.
  • Increase Salesforce.com effectiveness. Explore and implement additional solutions to help drive strategic focus for EP team.
  • Partner with 3rd parties to align with business needs and elevate EP offerings and position Abbott EP as primary solution for EP needs.
  • Conduct product overviews for physicians and regional sales teams.
  • Maintain positive and cooperative communications and collaboration with all levels of employees, customers, contractors, and vendors.
  • Perform other related duties and responsibilities, on occasion, as assigned.
  • Comply with U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulations, other regulatory requirements, Company policies, operating procedures, processes, and task assignments.


EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE, YOU'LL BRING

Required
  • Bachelors' degree.
  • Minimum 5+ years' experience working in healthcare, life sciences, or technology-based products.
  • Experience working with complex product portfolios in the medical device industry. Experience with strategic product planning and commercial execution. Developed leadership skills/experience, including the ability to map task interdependencies, prioritize such tasks, and develop, monitor and live within budgets as well as the demonstrated ability to forecast major milestones.
  • Experience working in a broader enterprise/cross-division business unit model preferred. Ability to work in a highly matrixed and geographically diverse business environment.
  • Ability to work within a team and as an individual contributor in a fast-paced, changing environment. Ability to leverage and/or engage others to accomplish projects.
  • Strong verbal and written communications with ability to effectively communicate at multiple levels in the organization. Multitasks, prioritizes and meets deadlines in timely manner.
  • Understanding of both the technology and capabilities of the Division's products, market and customer dynamics, and functional operations across departments.
  • Additionally, the successful candidate will exhibit: Positive attitude, leadership, desire and ability to lead the organization to ensure goals achievement, deep understanding of the complexities of market and customer needs, ability to develop, rationalize, and present strategy, strong analytical and computer skills, with working knowledge of financial models, strong work ethic, self-motivation, and resourcefulness.
  • Ability to travel up to 50%, including internationally.


Preferred
  • 3+ years of marketing experience.
  • MBA a plus.


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


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