Manager, Competitive Intelligence & Strategy
Job locationIllinois, US
Region of responsibilityAmericas
DescriptionAbbott 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.
Abbott is a global healthcare leader, creating breakthrough science to improve people’s health. We’re always looking towards the future, anticipating changes in medical science and technology.
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.
Our location in Abbott Park, IL, currently has an opportunity for a Manager, Competitive Intelligence & Strategy. Leads the identification and prioritization of current and emerging growth opportunities based on market, category and consumer trends, and competitive insights. Helps inform strategic planning, portfolio strategy/white space, and innovation and creates competitive advantage for Abbott Nutrition International teams.
What You’ll Work On
Growth Opportunity Identification
Understand market, category, and consumer macro trends to uncover growth pockets in emerging markets/consumer segments and serve as an early warning function
Identify, quantify, and prioritize demand space growth opportunities across categories and brands to help inform strategic planning, portfolio strategy/white space, innovation, brand communication, activation, and commercial execution
Partner with Global Marketing to develop growth frameworks for key strategic growth opportunities
Conducts 360-degree assessments of competitive landscape and specific competitors using primary and secondary research, and publicly available data sources including investor portals, analyst briefings, social media, trade shows/congresses, syndicated data etc.
Distill complex structured and unstructured competitive intelligence into real-time insights for commercial leadership teams
Produce materials on market and competitive trends and insights; global dissemination of current and emerging growth opportunities based on competitive insights
Assist in the development and maintenance of a competitive intelligence portal on ANI’s decision intelligence platform (Periscope)
Lead wargaming workshops for strategic initiatives and/or product launches in key markets
Bachelor’s degree in business, marketing, economics, or related field; advanced degree preferred
10+ years of progressive relevant experience, preferably in CPG management consulting or a combination of supplier-side and manufacturer-side experience. Consumer Health Care industry experience is a plus
Strong analytics skills and comfortable with financial statements, market research and dissecting earnings reports
Skilled at diagnosing complex problems, simplifying complex data, and translating consumer and analytical insights to business opportunities
Advanced skills in base business tools (Excel/Powerpoint); Experience in Data Visualization tools such as Tableau and Power BI is a plus
Outstanding communication skills; ability to think analytically to understand complex or ambiguous problems or issues and communicate solutions/conclusions clearly and concisely
Experience deploying new capability in a complex and highly matrixed organization
Strong project management skills; successfully executing complex projects from design to completion
Autonomy, strong presence & inspirational ability
Strategic, integrative, and analytical thinking
Strong collaboration and influence skills up-down-across organization and cultures/geographies
Consistent high performance and delivery
* 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.
Learn more about our health and wellness benefits, which provide the security to help you and your family live full lives: www.abbottbenefits.com
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
$90,700.00 – $181,300.00
In specific locations, the pay range may vary from the range posted.
Market Development and Research
ANI International Nutrition
United States > Abbott Park : AP06C
Yes, 5 % of the Time
SIGNIFICANT WORK ACTIVITIES:
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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