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Abbott Project Manager Global Market Insights in Alameda, California

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 103,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.

Primary Function:

This position is tasked with providing Primary and/ or Secondary marketing research and analytics support to the marketing and sales organizations within the Diabetes Care division. This person will provide direction and input to marketing, sales and forecasting related activities. Ability to understand the business needs and to develop and communicate information around these needs will drive success within this position. Reports directly to the Market Research Manager or Director.

Responsibilities:

  • Partners with Marketing and commercial leadership to identify research and analysis needs

  • Design appropriate research and analysis plans based on understanding of available research and analytical techniques

  • Strong organization skills needed to manage research supplier(s) on cost, timing, appropriateness of research methodology, and actionability of conclusions

  • Analyze and synthesize learnings from research and analysis , drawing conclusions that provide recommendations to business teams

  • Utilizes knowledge of standard research and analytic methods to distill information into clear, concise communication

  • Independently seeks and leverages market research and analysis peers and leaders, business partners and external vendors to ensure strong analysis and sound recommendations

  • Exhibits strong analytic abilities in breaking down issues and developing solutions

  • Translates results into clear, concise presentations and written reports, enabling brand and innovation team to quickly make marketing decisions

  • Analyzes categories on a macro level utilizing multiple information sources (primary, secondary data and syndicated studies) to provide actionable consumer and business insights

  • Understands the market place, competitor dynamics and provides expertise on data interpretation for the marketing and sales organizations

  • Partners with marketing managers, forecasting and finance in the planning process

  • Displays a positive, solution based approach to all research issues and ability to work in teams

  • Responsible for compliance with applicable Corporate and Divisional Policies and performing other duties as assigned by management

Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree required. (Masters degree preferred)

  • Candidate must have a minimum of 5 years working experience in the market research and analytics field in industries such as Healthcare, Consumer Packaged Goods, Medical Devices or Pharmaceuticals or similar industries

  • Experience with secondary data analytics is preferred. Experience with relational databases and programming is a plus

  • Travel (25-30%) both domestic and international

Primary support for providing market and customer information to the marketing, sales and forecasting organization Champions primary and / or secondary market research information within the Diabetes Care division Understands the market place and competitor dynamics and provides expertise on data interpretation for the marketing and sales organizations Partners with marketing managers, forecasting and finance in the planning process and provides a robust understanding of customers, competitors and consumers

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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