Abbott Global New Product Commercial Planning & Profitability Manager in Lake Forest, Illinois

At Abbott, we're committed to helping people live their best possible life through the power of health. For more than 125 years, we've brought new products and technologies to the world -- in nutrition, diagnostics, medical devices and branded generic pharmaceuticals -- that create more possibilities for more people at all stages of life. Today, 99,000 of us are working to help people live not just longer, but better, in the more than 150 countries we serve.

The Global New Product Commercial Planning & Profitability Manager will develop actionable business insights, implications, and strategic recommendations from analysis of primary and secondary market research including syndicated reports and competitive intelligence.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Leads developing and execution of marketing insights plan for the business that includes market trends, unmet and emergent needs of customers and competitive intelligence.

  • Designs research, implement it and derives actionable information and insight that result in competitive advantages.

  • Works in a consultative role, with Senior Management.

  • Work will require successful integration of analysis results, that leverage across relevant functions including Business Analytics, Competitive intelligence, Marketing and Sales.

  • The position requires working with internal constituencies and external agencies.

  • Manage P&L responsibilities for market research.

  • Create and manage internal systems for the timely and accurate collection, analysis and dissemination of information and insight derived from secondary, syndicated market research and competitive intelligence data to drive increased understanding of the business and opportunities to drive competitive differentiation and business growth.

  • Provide inputs to planning process and manage monthly reporting processes on market conditions, competitive performance, and explanation of drivers of observed market conditions.

  • Develop and manage relationships with key vendors and suppliers.

  • Build and develop high performing Business Analytics team.

  • Develop annual budget for Business Analytics and track performance against that budget monthly.

  • Negotiate for necessary funding and cross functional resource needs.


  • Bachelor’s Degree with at least 8 years related business experience or MBA with 6 years related experience.

  • Previous healthcare sales, marketing or research experience would be helpful but not necessary.

  • 8 years combined sales, marketing or marketing research preferred

  • Also critical for success: Exceptional analytical, mathematical and problem solving skills Excellent oral and written communication skills (including presentation and listening skills) High energy level and positive attitude; confidence Integrity and professionalism Initiative and self-motivation; strong work ethic Career ambition Organizational skills and attention to detail Leadership and team orientation; ability to work with others; ability to work in a matrixed environment Strong interpersonal skills.

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