Senior Product Manager - Global & Upstream, Neuromodulation



Multiple locations
Posted on Thursday, July 11, 2024

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Senior Product Manager - Global & Upstream, Neuromodulation

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 Neuromodulation business includes implantable devices compatible with mobile technology to help people who suffer from chronic pain and movement disorders. These non-opioid therapies allow us to provide interventional pain therapy to patients throughout the pain continuum.

The Opportunity

Our location in Plano or Austin, TX, currently has an opportunity for a Sr. Product Manager - Global & Upstream, Neuromodulation.


  • Accountable for the 5-year solutions-based roadmap for the spinal cord stimulation portfolios.
  • Serve as an SME for assigned therapy area and provide mentorship for junior team members.
  • Serves as the voice of the patient, clinician, and sale rep on development programs. Backs positions and decisions with data and current market knowledge.
  • Develops and owns customer requirements and provides benchmark analysis vs. competitive solutions.
  • Perform market research, competitive analysis, forecasting and ROI for justification of features and improvements.
  • Regularly conduct qualitative and quantitative research that defines an insight-driven product roadmap.
  • Sets growth vision for therapy area, identifies unmet needs and new markets, advocates for solutions, builds business cases, and secures organizational support for the roadmap.
  • Contributes to annual global marketing plan by providing segmentation of the market, targeting and positioning, and all aspects of the marketing mix (product, place/distribution, price, and integrated marketing/promotion).
  • Lead global commercial launch planning and execution for new products and indications.
  • Ownership of portfolio lifecycle management including clinical data planning, inventory and pricing strategy, competitive planning, market expansion & exit assessments.
  • Work closely with both US and international regional marketing teams .
  • Offer leadership to R&D and support organizations throughout development cycle (e.g., lead trade-off analysis…customer, financial, and timeline impact).
  • Represents the business during product demonstrations, testing programs, advisory boards, and across various congresses and events.
  • Ability to travel 20% domestically and internationally.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Math, Science, or Medical field.
  • 5+ years’ experience in product development/Marketing in Med Device, Healthcare, Patient Care, or Software with demonstrated experience from Concept to Launch.
  • Strong influence management skills—effectively influences a wide variety geographies/cultures including Europe, Asia Pacific, Japan, Australia and Canada and functions including regulatory, sales, marketing, research, manufacturing and other cross functional.
  • Strong clinical marketing skills – effectively use clinical data to support and drive key marketing claims across a wide variety of geographies.
  • Project management skills—ability to manage complex projects and programs. Ability to pull the appropriate level, functional and geographic functions together to support initiatives.
  • Self-motivated, team player with learning agility.
  • Strategic thinker with analytical approach to problem solving and prioritization.
  • Understanding of product requirements definition, prioritization, and business case development.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication, and ability to adapt style and message to various audiences.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master Degree in Business.
  • Knowledge/experience with customer base – pain management specialists, neurosurgeons, orthopedic spine surgeons.
  • Experience with implantable devices and the FDA PMA process.

* 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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The base pay for this position is $109,300.00 – $218,700.00. In specific locations, the pay range may vary from the range posted.