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Senior Manager - Strategy - Neurology Franchise

  • Lake Forest, USA

Job description

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 115,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.



Working at Abbott

At Abbott, you can do work that matters, grow, and learn, care for yourself and family, be your true self and live a full life. You’ll also have access to:

Career development with an international company where you can grow the career you dream of.

Free medical coverage for employees* via the Health Investment Plan (HIP) PPO

An excellent retirement savings plan with high employer contribution

Tuition reimbursement, the Freedom 2 Save student debt program and FreeU education benefit - an affordable and convenient path to getting a bachelor’s degree.

A company recognized as a great place to work in dozens of countries around the world and named one of the most admired companies in the world by Fortune.

A company that is recognized as one of the best big companies to work for as well as a best place to work for diversity, working mothers, female executives, and scientists.

The Opportunity

Abbott currently has an exciting opportunity for a Senior Manager, Strategy - Neurology Franchise in our Rapid and Molecular Diagnostics division.  You will own the strategy to expand our point of care neurology portfolio with additional indications and new products. You will work across divisions including stakeholders across Global Marketing, Commercial Leadership, Research & Development, Medical & Scientific Affairs, Operations, Quality Assurance & Regulatory Affairs and Finance. This role will report to the Director Portfolio Strategy & Business Development in our Lake Forest, IL location.

What you'll work on

Detail the current state landscape by mapping care pathways, clinical guidelines, sites of service, financial/reimbursement structure, role of diagnostic tests, industry players serving the market, and key opinion leaders.

Develop deep customer insights by partnering with Abbott’s market research teams on ethnography, primary and secondary market research.

Predict the future market landscape by analyzing new product pipelines of therapeutic, diagnostic biomarkers, point of care tests, & imaging products.  Synthesize clinical, operational & financial factors impacting the sector.

Build reimbursement and pricing landscape assessments for some novel biomarkers.

Create a differentiated & executable strategy for long-term growth

Develop recommendations and target product profiles based on strong customer/patient segmentations, a deep understanding of unmet needs & relative value proposition, and an understanding of development & technological risks. 

Identify opportunities to partner with pharmaceutical companies or other interested parties on funding or collaborations to support the development of novel biomarkers.

Develop rigorous business cases supported by market research and informed by cross functional assumptions. Present business cases to senior leadership.

Work with R&D to prepare portfolio plans and business development to identify, evaluate and execute licenses and acquisitions.

Deliver proactive, transparent, and effective communications cadence to ensure timely dissemination of information with the executive leadership teams and matrix stakeholders.

Ensure that the cross-divisional and cross-functional team members work as “one team.”

Required qualifications  

B.A., B.S., or M.S. degree preferably in a technical field (e.g., biological or neurological sciences)

10+ years of experience in healthcare with a background in pharmaceuticals, diagnostics, devices, or consulting.

In depth knowledge of methods and practices to drive medical strategy development, operating model design, enterprise-wide solution delivery related to biomarkers.

Ability to travel globally up to 30% of the time.

Preferred qualifications

A Ph.D. or an MBA from a top tiered school

3+ years’ experience in neurology-related diagnostics, therapeutics, or clinical care

What we offer

Learn more about our health and wellness benefits, which provide the security to help you and your family live full lives:

* Participants who complete a short wellness assessment qualify for FREE coverage in our HIP PPO medical plan. Free coverage applies in the next calendar year.

Follow your career aspirations to Abbott for diverse opportunities with a company that can help you build your future and live your best life. Abbott is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to employee diversity.

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The base pay for this position is
$125,300.00 – $250,700.00

In specific locations, the pay range may vary from the range posted.



Marketing Support



ARDx Abbott Rapid Diagnostics



United States > Lake Forest : J55








Yes, 25 % of the Time



Not Applicable



Continuous sitting for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day), Keyboard use (greater or equal to 50% of the workday)

Abbott is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities/Women/Individuals with Disabilities/Protected Veterans.

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