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Senior Product Manager, Consumer and Market Access

Abbott Laboratories

This is a Contract position in Shelbyville, TX posted October 1, 2021.

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 109,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.

At Abbott, we believe people with diabetes should have the freedom to enjoy active lives.

That’s why we’re focused on helping people with diabetes manage their health more effectively and comfortably, with life-changing products that provide accurate data to drive better-informed decisions.

We’re revolutionizing the way people monitor their glucose levels with our new sensing technology.

Our location in Alameda, CA currently has an opportunity for a Senior Product Manager, Consumer and Market Access with our US Commercial Marketing team.

WHAT YOU’LL DO Lead and execute consumer access strategies for the continuous and blood glucose monitoring portfolio.

Addressing patient affordability and access is a critical need in the evolving managed care landscape.

You will work with the trade, market access, consumer and the healthcare professional sales and marketing teams to support the growth of on-market and new products while building awareness of access programs.

As a member of the consumer access team, you will provide in-depth analyses to create effective pricing strategies to optimize for profitability and be a team player with strong leadership and project management capabilities.

Your main accountabilities and responsibilities are: Lead the development of patient access and affordability programs for continuous glucose monitoring systems Aid in the development and implementation of long-term strategies to improve patient access and adherence and optimizes pricing to meet business and brand goals Develop and manage key partnerships and relationships both externally and internally to ensure an optimal outcome for ADC products Manage efficient and timely delivery of consumer access deliverables (price-value models, access messaging) Provide sales and customer support for glucose monitoring products, programs and tactics Work with agencies to create affordability campaigns for patients Compare prices set by competitors and measure customer satisfaction and adoption based on price Coordinate sales, public relations, advertising and marketing personnel to build pricing models and understand the impact of pricing on profit margins Understanding contract negotiations as well as proposal development EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE YOU’LL BRING Required Bachelor’s 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.

Furthermore the following skills and experience are critical for success: An understanding of the U.S.

healthcare, regulatory and pricing environment Working knowledge of pharmacy, OTC or MO/DME channels for fulfillment Proven ability to work and communicate across a matrix organization and ability to lead projects and getting alignment Excellent oral and written communication skills; proficient in English Understanding of finance and accounting principles Possess strong analytical skills, business and financial acumen, and capable of effective use of market research, forecasts and business analytics Demonstrate strong customer orientation/focus Working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, especially Excel Preferred Previous experience in IVD, Medical Devices or a related health care industry is preferred.

A solid understanding of the commercial device market with pharmacy channel experience is a plus.

Backgrounds in pricing, reimbursement, payer strategy, health economic, strategic marketing, strategic planning, business development and finance are desired but not required.

WHAT WE OFFER At Abbott, you can have a good job that can grow into a great career.

We offer:
• Training and career development, with onboarding programs for new employees and tuition assistance
• Financial security through competitive compensation, incentives and retirement plans
• Health care and well-being programs including medical, dental, vision, wellness and occupational health programs
• Paid time off
• 401(k) retirement savings with a generous company match
• The stability of a company with a record of strong financial performance and history of being actively involved in local communities Learn more about our benefits that add real value to your life to help you live fully: Follow your career aspirations to Abbott for diverse opportunities with a company that provides the growth and strength to build your future.

Abbott is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to employee diversity.

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