At Abbott, diverse ideas, perspectives, and expertise allow us to create life-changing solutions that help people live healthier lives. In 150 countries and with businesses spanning nutrition, diagnostics, medical devices, and branded generic pharmaceuticals, Abbott offers you enormous opportunities to explore your interests and help you achieve your career and personal goals.
In this role, the Snr Brand Manager,, Abbott Nutrition is responsible for uncovering consumer & customer insights ,deliver innovative marketing campaigns and generate strategies that grow market share and brand's reputation, improve customer experience and drive sales and margin growth.Leads and directs all marketing activities for the assigned brand or business including P&L responsibility, to achieve volume, organic growth, market share and profit objectives in line with the overall business priorities.
Leads the implementation of the omni-channel (i.e., integrating traditional, digital, eCommerce and CRM channels to deliver a unified customer experience) marketing strategy and tactics and provide appropriate support to affiliates to assure the commercial success of assigned Abbott Nutrition Brands.
Supports the development of marketeers through peer coaching and feedback
Analyse how our brand is positioned in the market and crystallise targeted consumers insights
Take brand ownership and provide the vision, mission, goals and brand strategies
Translate brand strategies into brand plans, brand positioning and go-to-market strategies
Lead creative development and create motivating stimulus to get targeted population to "take action"
Establish performance specifications, cost and price parameters, market applications and sales estimates
Measure and report performance of all marketing campaigns, and assess against goals (ROI and KPIs)
Manage marketing and advertising activities to ensure consistency with product line strategy
Monitor product distribution and consumer reactions
Recommend the nature and scope of present and future product lines by reviewing product specifications and requirements; appraising new product ideas and/or product or packaging changes.
Brings new products to market by analysing proposed product requirements and product development programs; preparing return-on-investment analyses; establishing time schedules with NPI team.
Brainstorm new and innovative growth strategies
Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.
Develop relationships with Key Opinion Leaders in the field of medical nutrition to further establish Abbott Nutrition as a pioneering leader in science based nutrition.
Guide sales team through campaign implementation and ensure tactical execution at field level
Provide updated medical product training to the sales force on an ongoing basis.
Leveraging digital platforms to drive and support customer engagement while at the same time educating and influencing cross-functional partners, customer, and consumers to adopt new ways of engaging and interacting
Use digital strategies, technologies, tactics and insights to develop integrated customer engagement plans that drive business impact
Leverage salesforce.com to create and deploy data-driven acquisition and engagement activities (e.g., marketing automation)
Respond to the changing landscape of the customer journeys using insight- and data-driven decisions to optimize engagement strategies, meet performance goals, and create value beyond products
QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERTISE:
Experience: 5- 7 years experience in Marketing//brand Manager role ideally having done at least 2 years of digital marketing. Ideally having experience within the consumer health and or OTC OR Pharma industry Proven ability to develop brand and marketing strategies and effectively communicate recommendations to executive management Up-to-date with latest trends and marketing best practices Comfortable working with numbers, metrics and spreadsheets Excellent command of the English language
Education : Tertiary qualification/degree in Marketing or a Business related study Additional Scientific qualification would be beneficial
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.