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Abbott Product Manager Employer Solutions in Kansas City, Missouri

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 107,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries

Abbott Rapid Diagnostics (formerly Alere) is part of Abbott’s Diagnostics family of businesses, bringing together exceptional teams of experts and industry leading technologies to support diagnostic testing which provides important information for treatment and management of diseases and other conditions.

About Abbott

The key to successful treatment and full recovery is often fast, accurate diagnosis. Abbott’s life-changing tests and diagnostic tools provide insights that enable smarter, faster decisions and transform the way the world is managing health.

Our pioneering technology spans the world of healthcare operations — with medical diagnostic instruments, tests, automation and informatics solutions for hospitals, reference labs, blood centers, emergency departments, physician offices and clinics.

We are looking for a resourceful and client-motivated Product Manager to drive creation and rollout of technology-based solutions for employers and occupational health providers to manage drug testing and occupational health programs. This is a new role in our growing Global Marketing team that will use voice of client and internal stakeholders to prioritize and drive successful rollout of new products and product enhancements.

This role will manage the success of products throughout the product lifecycle. The person hired in this role will be committed to understanding customer needs, defining product vision, and working closely with engineering, sales, public relations, and account management to deliver products that will lead our market.

Responsibilities:

  • Engages clients and target market to understand business opportunities and unmet needs

  • Collaborates to hypothesize solutions for new opportunities or unmet needs. Prioritizes opportunities based on input from all relevant parties.

  • Acts as product owner with Agile development teams

  • Is the go-to product expert to internal and external clients.

  • Maintains an ROI-based product roadmap that balances improvements and innovations

  • Communicates new products and product improvements to internal and external clients.

  • Develops the core positioning and messaging for assigned products.

  • Works with sales, marketing, and account management to maximize sales of products and retention of clients.

  • Analyzes product performance, product competitiveness, and product trends in the marketplace and develops strategies for assigned product/brand based on research and analysis.

  • Own Product Lifecycle Management Process (PLCM).

  • Collects and maintains competitive intelligence.

  • Works with Finance to ensure product pricing meets revenue and profitability goals.

  • Must be able to travel 10-15% of the time.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelors’ degree or equivalent work experience.

  • Minimum four years’ experience as a Product Marketing Manager, Product Owner, or Product Manager (or similar roles).

  • Demonstrated success managing product lifecycle for web-based or mobile applications.

  • Experience working within an Agile environment.

COMPETENCIES:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Excellent teamwork & collaboration skills

  • Proven ability to influence cross-functional teams without formal authority

  • Customer driven sense of urgency

  • Self-motivated to multi-task effectively and work in a fast-paced environment

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: http://www.abbottbenefits.com/pages/candidate.aspx

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.

Connect with us at www.abbott.com (http://www.abbott.com/) , on Facebook at www.facebook.com/Abbott and on Twitter @AbbottNews and @AbbottGlobal.

An Equal Opportunity Employer

Abbot welcomes and encourages diversity in our workforce.

We provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities.

To request accommodation, please call 224-667-4913 or email corpjat@abbott.com

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