Reporting to Senior Product Manager, we are looking for a **Product Manager Professional Marketing** to join our Nutrition team in Italy.

**Job Core Responsibilities**

The Product Manager will be responsible for developing the strategic objective and sales target for one or more brands of nutritional supplements and using the available budget to execute tactics that best support the realization of the objective.

Manages strategic direction of brands that contribute to affiliate sales.

**Description of Responsibilities**

Main tasks include:

+ Brand Plan Development – develop a plan that achieves company targets. This will include but is not limited to scientific detailing to HCP targets, advertising, and trade/Point of sales activity. Must be able to work collaboratively with agencies/vendors and internal resources to drive market results.

+ Establish and maintain a high level of credibility with internal (sales, regulatory, legal, compliance) and external stakeholders (KOL, HCPs).

+ Market Analysis – perform data analysis for the brand. Provide insight and support to better understand market trends and dynamics.

+ Business Forecasting – work with sales, demand planning, and distributors to generate accurate volume forecasts.

+ Sales Force Interaction – provide sales force with promotional materials for scientific detailing to HCPs and product presentation to Retail Trade customers, as appropriate for the brand.

+ Follow all required training programs and have a solid understanding of and compliance with company, divisional and affiliate policies and procedures.

+ Budget / Sales Responsibilities:

**Knowledge and Experience**

+ Master’s Degree in marketing or life science or equivalent

+ Previous experience in pharmaceutical companies

+ Analytical – ability to convert analysis into insights, sustainable strategies, and actionable plans.

+ Financial – Understands and interprets P&L and balance sheets.

+ Superior Critical Thinking and Problem Solving – resourceful at achieving objectives/ results despite obstacles. Able to sort through complex data to identify the core issues and develop a plan of action to resolve them.

+ Strong communication and influence skills – clear, concise, and persuasive in style. Ability to build strong relationships with agency, cross-functional teams, and vendors.

+ Takes initiative and follows-through on commitments to achieve results.

+ Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment with an emphasis on collective, collaborative teamwork.

+ Strong grasp of spoken and written English

+ Working knowledge of standard software packages regarding word processing and spreadsheet applications

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

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