Product Manager



Alameda, CA, USA
Posted on Thursday, July 11, 2024

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

This position works out of our Alameda, CA location in the Abbott Diabetes Care Division, where we are focused on helping people with diabetes manage their health with life-changing products that provide accurate data to drive better-informed decisions. We’re revolutionizing the way people monitor their glucose levels with our new sensing technology.

We are looking for an energetic and driven product manager to join our growing Product and Innovation group, which is responsible for software and hardware products and services that expand and enhance the capabilities of the FreeStyle Libre platform, the world’s #1 continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) solution.

This is a fully on-site role in our main Alameda, CA site OR you can choose to work from our Milpitas,

CA office as well.

What you’ll work on

  • Maintain and advance the product roadmap
  • Use insights to help identify new product opportunities
  • Identify and prioritize unmet user needs, and translate them into product requirements
  • Collaborate with product designers to define the complete user experience
  • Plan and execute design research and user testing
  • Collaborate with software engineering to implement and test new features and/or products
  • Train internal stakeholders on new features and/or products
  • Collaborate with product marketing to produce promotional and/or educational content
  • Support on-market activities in collaboration with Commercial teams
  • Drive the use of analytics to generate (1) deep insights about product utilization and (2) real-world outcomes data

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree with 4 years' experience or MBA with at least 2 years of related experience
  • Experience building and shipping software and/or hardware products
  • Experience working in highly cross-functional organizations

Preferred Qualifications

  • Strong presentation and communication skills, proactive and resourceful with a “can do” attitude
  • Able to think openly, broadly and strategically
  • Strong analytical skills, able to draw conclusions from data
  • Enjoys responding quickly and influencing people to deliver
  • Sound time management skills, ensuring that work is produced to agreed deadlines and high standards
  • Highly organized, focused and committed to achieving goals
  • Thrives under pressure with tight deadlines on several initiatives simultaneously
  • Understanding of delivering products in a regulated environment
  • Previous experience working in health and wellness is a plus

What We Offer

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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The base pay for this position is $109,300.00 – $218,500.00. In specific locations, the pay range may vary from the range posted.