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Product Manager Employer Solutions

Company: Abbott
Location: Kansas City
Posted on: September 15, 2020

Job Description:

DO WORK THAT MATTERS



At Abbott, diverse ideas, perspectives, and expertise allow us to create the life-changing solutions that help people live healthier lives. In 150 countries and with businesses spanning nutrition, diagnostics, medical devices, and branded generic pharmaceuticals, Abbott offers you enormous opportunities to explore your interests and help you achieve your career and personal goals.



ABBOTT RAPID DIAGNOSTICS (FORMERLY ALERE) is part of Abbotts 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.



BUSINESS UNIT

eScreen (Abbotts Workplace Services business) is driven by the vision, passion and dedication of its employees who are committed to developing and delivering innovative products and services which automate and streamline the employee screening process by combining cutting-edge technology with superior customer service.





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

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Collaborates to hypothesize solutions for new opportunities or unmet needs.
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Prioritizes opportunities based on input from all relevant parties.
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Acts as product owner with Agile development teams
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Is the go-to product expert to internal and external clients.
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Maintains an ROI-based product roadmap that balances improvements and innovations
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Communicates new products and product improvements to internal and external clients.
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Develops the core positioning and messaging for assigned products.
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Works with sales, marketing, and account management to maximize sales of products and retention of clients.
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Analyzes product performance, product competitiveness, and product trends in the marketplace and develops strategies for assigned product/brand based on research and analysis.
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Own Product Lifecycle Management Process (PLCM).
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Collects and maintains competitive intelligence.
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Works with Finance to ensure product pricing meets revenue and profitability goals.
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Must be able to travel 10-15% of the time.

REQUIREMENTS

* Bachelors degree or equivalent work experience.

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Minimum four years experience as a Product Marketing Manager, Product Owner, or Product Manager (or similar roles).
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Demonstrated success managing product lifecycle for web-based or mobile applications. * Experience working within an Agile environment.

COMPETENCIES:

* Excellent written and verbal communication skills

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Excellent teamwork & collaboration skills
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Proven ability to influence cross-functional teams without formal authority
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Customer driven sense of urgency
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Self-motivated to multi-task effectively and work in a fast-paced environment



ABOUT ABBOTT.

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.





An equal opportunity employer, Abbott welcomes and encourages diversity in our workforce. We provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities. TO REQUEST ACCOMMODATION, PLEASE SEND AN EMAIL TO MYRECRUITER@ALERE.COM.

Keywords: Abbott, Kansas City , Product Manager Employer Solutions, Executive , Kansas City, Kansas

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