advertising | Sr. Product Manager in Chula Vista, CA

Sr. Product Manager

  • Abbott
  • $164,410.00 - 164,410.00 / Year *
  • 21 Pico Ct
  • Chula Vista, CA 91911
  • Full-Time
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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.


Position Summary

The Product Manager is the core marketing owner and driver of the success for the MitraClip product line in the Structural Heart business unit. This role will focus on marketing for MitraClip, MR and the various products within the U.S. This position will work closely with the sales team and be responsible for aspects of US strategy development plus Forecasting, Financial and Marketing Plan Development, Sales Materials and Training, Pricing, and Materials Management.

The Product Manager shall maintain US product expertise for MitraClip products including market sizes/trend share, customer needs and targeting, product performance/benefits/weaknesses/positioning.

The Product Manager shall provide on-going field support and will focus on growing the market awareness for MitraClip and related disease states, including launching a new product in 2019.

Success will be measured against sales and margin expectations, sales force competency/knowledge level and development of marketing programs which enhance field and customer experience.

Main Responsibilities

  • Maintain worldwide market expertise for MitraClp and relative Structural Heart technologies, including in-depth knowledge of US competitor products and strategies, market trends and dynamics, market/franchise critical success factors, and customer needs.
  • Develop strategies to address product performance issues.
  • Develop and update annual marketing plans/strategies including market analysis, customer segmentation and targeting, product positioning, competitive assessments, and SWOT or other situation assessment.
  • Create and develop US specific strategies for new product commercialization.
  • Support launch readiness by developing product inventory timing, marketing programs, and working with communications manager to develop promotional collateral.
  • Take a leadership role on project teams to work closely with the project manager to drive accountability and team achievement of goals and milestones.
  • Manage creative agencies to plan, develop, and execute new US materials.
  • Partner with regulatory colleagues in the review and negotiation of materials to ensure competitiveness, accuracy, and compliance.
  • Develop PLAN & Update US forecasts and justification for respective product lines worldwide and present to BU senior management.
  • Work with clinical team to develop and drive strategic publication initiatives within the US.
  • Accountability

    The Product Manager will report to the Director of US Marketing Structural Heart and will have primary marketing and budget responsibility for designated products.

    In this core Marketing role, the PM will drive and be held accountable to deliver Sales, Margin, and PEx goals for designated products.

    The Product Manager will be expected to be responsive and able to directly address questions and requests of senior management including the AAH DVP.


    Bachelors Degree with at least 4 years experience, with at least two years experience in marketing or product management, or an MBA with 3 years of related experience. Previous experience in IVD, Medical Devices or a related health care industry is preferred.

    * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.