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Job: Manager Market Research (Global)- Transfusion
Marketing & Communications role
Full Time Job
Posted on: September 18, 2020
Locations: USA (Illinois)
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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 103,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.

Diagnostic testing is a compass, providing information that helps in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of a range of health conditions.

Abbott’s life-changing tests and diagnostic tools give you accurate, timely information to better manage your health. We’re empowering smarter medical and economic decision making to help transform the way people manage their health at all stages of life. Every day, more than 10 million tests are run on Abbott’s diagnostics instruments, providing lab results for millions of people.

Our location in Lake Forest, IL currently has an opportunity for a Manager Market Research. The primary function of this position is to lead the Business market research in the collection; analysis; and presentation of such insights/guidance pertinent to the business's current and future Global product portfolio and strategies. An additional primary function of the position is to be a strong advocate for an analytically rigorous approach to strategic and tactical decision making for the division.


Ensure compliance with Corporate and Division Purchasing, Office of Ethics and Compliance (OEC) and other applicable policies and procedures
Lead and guide the development and execution of qualitative and quantitative Primary Market Research among relevant stakeholders such as laboratory personnel and management, blood and plasma service management, new technology assessment committees, clinicians, allied health professionals and public private payors.
Ensure the most sophisticated and appropriate methodologies are used to ensure that the Business has the most comprehensive understanding of Global customer needs and market trends
Ensure the most appropriate and cost-effective methodologies are utilized across all Business Unit market research projects
Establish a productive work environment by creating trust and respect within the team and stakeholders.
Build related business case(s) to quantify impact of new opportunities within the business.



Education: Bachelors Degree (± 16 years). Preferred: Finance, Economics, Business, MBA.

Experience & Skills:
A minimum of 10 years working in a matrix environment with a track record of career growth.
Minimum 5 years in market research, advanced analytics, or marketing insights in In Vitro Diagnostics (IVD) or related healthcare industry.
Strong analytical & communication skills as well as the ability to interact with senior levels of the organization and cross-functional teams.
Some global experience is highly preferred.

Note: This position needs to be located in Lake Forest, IL. No relocation support available.


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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