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Abbott Brand Manager – Protality Outpatient HCP - Columbus, OH in Columbus, Ohio

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 114,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.

About Abbott

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.

The Opportunity

Nourish the world and your career as part of the Nutrition team at Abbott. Our Nutrition business develops science-based nutrition products for people of all ages, from helping babies and children grow, to keeping adult bodies strong and active. Millions of people around the world count on our leading brands – including Similac®, PediaSure®, Pedialyte®, Ensure®, Glucerna®, and Protality®– to help get the nutrients they need to live their healthiest life.

Our location in Columbus, OH currently has an opportunity Brand Manager - Protality Outpatient HCP

The Brand Manager role located in Columbus, OH will lead and direct healthcare professional marketing strategies and activations for the Protality® brand. The Brand Manager will also be responsible for the development and management of HCP short and long-term messaging strategy, pulling through integrated vision and concepting for the brand via HCP channel, and executing programs to effectively achieve commercialization, profit margin and business plan objectives. Additional responsibilities include quarterly business strategic and tactical planning, leading sales team meetings, agency management, market segmentation, market research, claims advancement and budget management.

What You’ll Work On

  • Responsible for managing healthcare professional marketing strategy and activity associated with the Protality® brand in the US.

  • Responsible for working with Consumer Marketing Teams to pull-through strategy and align on integrated vision for the brand

  • Lead the holistic communication strategy, messaging, and tactical plan for Protality’s direct to HCP activity including HCP media.

  • Measure performance of activation plans and proactively recommend action to continuously increase HCP recommendations and improve ROI.

  • Lead forecast and financial deliverables for Protality® HCP

  • Identify new consumer market opportunities based with HCP targets and optimize communications to continue to drive incremental recommendations and sales.

  • Identify future research needs to aid in plan/ long- range plan development.

  • Partner with Brand P&L owner to prepare annual brand plans.

  • Manage Protality® HCP budget monthly with direct input to forecast models and financial decisions and partner with brand P&L owner to adjust activity/spend plan with agility.

  • Collaborate with internal and external stakeholders to achieve objectives. These groups may include HCP Sales Team, Medical, Regulatory Affairs, Finance, Public Affairs, Legal, R&D, Sr. Leaders, Global Abbott Partners and external vendors or agencies.

Required Qualifications

  • 3-5 years of brand management or marketing experience. Preferred experience in healthcare or food and beverage industry

  • 3+ years of demonstrated leadership of cross-functional teams

  • Time and project management skills, including the ability to work on multiple projects at the same time

  • Team working skills

  • An ability to think strategically and develop annual activation plans

  • Analytical skills and attention to detail

  • An understanding of trends and an ability to respond to changing customer needs

  • Creativity and an ability to produce innovative and original ideas

  • The ability to manage and allocate budgets

  • Written and verbal communication skills

  • Experience with and an understanding of market research and clinical studies

  • Sales experience a plus

  • Bachelor's degree in Marketing, Business, or related field.

Preferred Qualifications

  • MBA strongly preferred.

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  • 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.

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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 $95,000.00 – $190,000.00. In specific locations, the pay range may vary from the range posted.

An Equal Opportunity Employer

Abbot welcomes and encourages diversity in our workforce.

We provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities.

To request accommodation, please call 224-667-4913 or email