Sr. Product Manager, Companion Diagnostics

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Overview
Abbott is a global, broad-based health care company devoted to the discovery, development, manufacture and marketing of pharmaceuticals and medical products, including nutritionals, devices and diagnostics. The company employs approximately 91,000 people and markets its products in more than 130 countries.

Job Description This new role at Abbott Molecular will manage the product development, design and commercialization strategy for a pharmaceutical company in companion diagnostics. This individual will be highly knowledgeable in the diagnostics or device field. The Sr. Product manager candidate will be instrumental in bringing teams together for successful product launch. Additional responsibilities include setting the Division strategic direction and tactical implementation of activities that will lead to a customer-centric and goal achievement culture. This includes development of marketing plans and activities that drive the flow of products to our customers in a manner that highlights differentiation and value. This ""product champion"" is the focal point for the
Division with regard to product and market knowledge, planning/execution, and achievement of business objectives. The SPM is responsible for the product from identification of customer and market needs/wants, to concept and product development, product launch, through and including product discontinuation.

Skills/Experience Requirements The successful candidates will have either diagnostics or device product management experience. Experience in product design, development and pre-commericialization is necessary. Strong examples of success bringing teams together and gaining concensus will be required. Oncology experience is highly preferred, but not required. Excellent communication skills along with ability to drive for results is essential.

Education Requirements Bachelor's degree in business, life sciences, engineering or related technical discipline.

Significant Work Activities & Conditions Continuous sitting for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day)

Company

Abbott Laboratories

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State or Province

Illinois

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