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In Germany, Abbott has more than 3,000 employees working in manufacturing, research and development, logistics, sales and marketing. They are located at Abbott`s German headquarters in Wiesbaden and its sites in Hanover, Neustadt am Rübenberge, Wetzlar, Eschborn, Witten, Cologne and Jena. Abbott Automation Solutions in Hamburg (formerly GLP Systems) is now Abbott.
Abbott Diabetes Division (ADC) is looking for a
Director Marketing EMEA (m/f/d)
based in Wiesbaden, Germany. The position will report to the Divisional Vice President Abbott Diabetes Care EMEA.
This position is a key strategic role, impacting the Division profitability and success on both a short and long term basis through identification and best-in-class execution of innovative marketing.
Develops and drives the commercial and go-to-market-strategy for ADC EMEA which results concretely into growth and retention of revenue and market share
Anticipates market dynamics, including customer and patients’ needs in the diabetes management space. Turns these insights into opportunities and directs area and countries to innovative solutions to increase revenue and market share
Develops insights about Guidance & Validation and Comfort & Routine patients and directs the commercial team to successfully expand the business to new targets
Develops the marketing strategy maximizing market potential and commercial return for diabetes care products including digital assets and any closed or open loop system
Ensures effective and timely implementation of agreed marketing strategies across EMEA within budget and timelines
Effectively liaises, communicates with and influences multiple key stakeholders within ADC, including HQ Global Strategic Marketing team, Senior Leadership team and in-affiliate marketing leads in EMEA
Ensures compliance with all appropriate Abbott and statutory business and regulatory requirements including Abbott’s ethics and compliance and code of business conduct procedures and protocols
Educated to degree level, or equivalent, in a Life Science or Business. Post-graduate qualification in Marketing or Management strongly preferred
Seasoned Marketeer with regional experience at Director level within the Pharmaceutical or Healthcare sector. The ideal candidates brings a mix of experience in multiple countries/diivsions at country and headquarter (supporting the field) roles
Experience in Direct to Patient or Over-the-Counter Healthcare product. The ideal candidate brings experience in diabetes area and/or experience in product category, also sales and/or sales management experience is a plus
Experience in integrated product launches including various channels such as Government reimbursed sales, retail and out-of-pocket sector
Proven track of record in leading and developing people and building effective working relationships with a broad range of cross-functional matrix stakeholders
Ability to plan, organise and manage complex projects, whilst dealing with conflicting priorities, efficiently and effectively
An experienced and able communicator, with the ability to inspire teams and drive buy-in and alignment, utilising effective written and oral communication
Ability to assimilate complex information to identify trends, obstacles and a positive/solution-driven attitude in pursuing commercial opportunities which will benefit ADC
Proven track of having delivered strong results through innovative solutions and flawless execution
A desire to be successful. Self-starter with willingness to continually learn and develop.
Driving change and building sustainable capabilities
Abbott Germany has a range and variety of jobs on offer in a positive and dynamic environment that allows you to maintain a healthy work-life balance. We provide development opportunities as part of our comprehensive Talent Management Program. Your contribution to the company’s success will be rewarded with a competitive salary package. We offer comprehensive benefits to suit the lifestyles of all our employees, from a retirement plan that is far above market average, a save-as-you-earn program, to educational scholarships for children, and health management initiatives for staff and their dependents.
Do you like the sound of this job and think you’ve got what it takes? Then send us your CV today. We look forward to receiving your application.