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Manager, User Experience Research at Abbott Laboratories

Manager, User Experience Research

Abbott Laboratories Alameda, CA Full Time

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.

At Abbott, we believe people with diabetes should have the freedom to enjoy active lives. That’s why we’re focused on helping people with diabetes manage their health more effectively and comfortably, 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.

Our location in Alameda, CA currently has an opportunity for a Manager User Experience Research. This position is tasked with providing Primary and/ or Secondary marketing research and analytics to drive great product design and innovation for the product teams within the Diabetes Care division. This person will provide direction and input to support product managers, developers and designers.  Ability to obtain deep understanding about users’ behaviors and attitudes, draw relevant business insights and communicate insights in an impactful manner will drive success within this position.  Reports directly to the Market Research Manager or Director.

WHAT YOU’LL DO

Main Responsibilities:

Partners with Product Marketing and R&D to identify research and analysis needs.  Design appropriate research and analysis plans based on understanding of UX primary research and analytical techniques.  Strong organization skills needed to manage research supplier(s) on cost, timing, appropriateness of research methodology, and actionability of conclusions.  Analyze and synthesize learnings from research and analysis, drawing conclusions that provide recommendations to business teams.   Distill complex qualitative and quantitative data into clear, concise communication to diverse audiences.  Independently seeks and leverages market research and analysis peers and leaders, business partners and external vendors to ensure strong analysis and sound recommendations.  Exhibits strong analytic abilities in breaking down issues and developing solutions.  Translates results into clear, concise presentations and written reports, enabling marketing, innovation and R&D to quickly make design and development decisions.  Displays a positive, solution-based approach to all research issues and ability to work in teams.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE YOU’LL BRING

Required

Bachelors degree required. 

5+ years working experience in user research field in industries such as Technology, Healthcare, Consumer Packaged Goods, Medical Devices or Pharmaceuticals or similar industries.

Preferred

Masters degree

Experience with secondary data analytics

Experience with relational databases and programming

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: [ Link removed ] - Click here to apply to Manager, User Experience Research 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. Connect with us at www.abbott.com, on Facebook at www.facebook.com/Abbott and on Twitter @AbbottNews and @AbbottGlobal.

 

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