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Project Manager - Launches



Full Time

On Site


Alameda, California, United States

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 115,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.

Project Manager - Launches - ALB - Bay Area CA.

About Abbott

Abbott has a rich history of developing cutting edge technologies that enable consumers to monitor and manage their health and wellbeing. We are now embarking on an exciting next gen new venture of Bio-wearables that will build on that heritage and take it farther - leveraging biomarkers to provide wearers insights into their physical and mental state, ultimately driving to greater performance. The Lingo Bio-wearables business is the face and the future of the organization.

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The Opportunity:

Personalized healthcare is the future. Working on Lingo, you will help build a next-generation technology that enables individuals to make decisions about how to improve energy, lose weight or enhance athletic performance. The Lingo team embodies a start-up culture and mindset with the backing of Abbott, a company with a rich history of healthcare innovation. Join us and grow your career as you help Abbott shape the future of healthcare.

The Project Manager, Launches will be based at our Lingo location in the Bay Area, CA

With a high level of independence, the project Manager will coordinate company-wide activity in support a major new product launch or launches and/or upgrades to existing products. Document and maintain archives for all product-related development activities such as plans, schedules, meeting minutes, management reviews, and departmental reviews. Prepare product development status reports and present to Senior Management. Serve as a product line champion during the development, launch, and post launch phases.

Strategic Develop product requirements and programs to meet strategic needs of the business.

Communicate product development program status to development teams, Lingo Leadership, and broader Abbott Management.

What You’ll Do:

  • Coordinate activities between operational and commercial organizations from project initiation through launch. Including working across Abbott business units and with TPMs to ensure success
  • Working in an Agile method, hold project review meetings to coordinate and document the activities of all squads contributing to a product launch, including QARA, Marketing, Operations, R&D, Commercial, Medical Affairs and Finance.
  • Maintains effective communication with senior management, providing awareness of critical issues and action plans for resolution of issues.
  • Generate and control various documentation as appropriate, such as product plans, timelines, steering committee presentations, product specification, Design and Development plans, product configuration, resource assignments, etc.
  • Develop product costing estimates working with R&D, Operations, and Finance.
  • This position is responsible for team integration on a program, overall project management, and for evaluation and reporting project status to senior management
  • Assist QARA implementation and maintenance of the quality system.
  • This position will provide leadership to a project team, directing and integrating activities across all departments, with influence across departmental lines
  • The organizational responsibilities include indirect responsibility for people across Lingo departments (QA/RA, R&D, Operations, Marketing, and Finance) working on a product launch.
  • Plans and directs schedules.
  • Organizes interdepartmental and cross-functional activities ensuring completion of the projects to timelines, and within budget constraints.
  • Analyzes the impact of changes in existing projects or addition of new projects and identifies strategies (resources allocation/project sequencing) for accomplishing all desired projects----identifies project interrelationships that affect priority and resources allocation decisions.
  • Knowledge of Program Management tools such as project scheduling, work breakdown structures, time and cost reporting is required

Experience / Education/Skills You'll bring:


  • Experience in working on a development team with an emphasis on minimizing time to market.
  • Experience in design for manufacture for high quality (preferably) health and wellness products
  • Experience in health and wellness space in a regulated environment is desirable.
  • Experience working in team environments is required.
  • Knowledge of Program Management tools such as project scheduling, work breakdown structures, time and cost reporting is required

Required Qualification:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in in a business or a technical discipline.
  • Relevant experience of 4 to 7 years with BS/BA
  • Medical Device industry experience


An advanced degree in either business or a technical field is desired.

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Follow your career aspirations to Abbott for diverse opportunities with a company that can help you build your future and live your best life. Abbott is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to employee diversity.

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