Associate Director, Product Management

Irvine, California
Jul 15, 2021
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
About Allergan Aesthetics
At Allergan Aesthetics, an AbbVie company, we develop, manufacture, and market a portfolio of leading aesthetics brands and products. Our aesthetics portfolio includes facial injectables, body contouring, plastics, skin care, and more. Our goal is to consistently provide our customers with innovation, education, exceptional service, and a commitment to excellence, all with a personal touch. For more information, visit

Associate Director, Product 

Irvine, CA | Allergan Data Labs

Allergan Data Labs is on a mission to transform the Allergan Aesthetics beauty business at Abbvie, one of the largest pharmaceutical companies in the world. Our iconic brands include Botox, CoolSculpting, Juvéderm and more. The medical aesthetics business is ripe for rapid growth and disruption, and we are looking for an experienced Associate Director of Product to add to our high performing team to do just that.

Our team has successfully launched a new and innovative technology platform, Allē, which serves millions of consumers, tens of thousands of aesthetics providers and thousands of colleagues throughout the US. Since its launch in November 2020, Allē has delivered curated promotions, personalized experiences and had millions of consumers use it as part of their beauty journey. Now, we are looking for a strong and disciplined product leader to drive our core consumer-touchpoint product squads as we prepare to launch a new array of game-changing technologies on our successfully adopted platform.

We’re looking for an Associate Director of Product who is interested in working within a startup-oriented environment, while having the backing of a very large company. If that’s you, please read on.

As the Associate Director of Product, you will report to the Director of Product, as well as continuously collaborate with key stakeholders across the business to solve the most important technical problems.


You Will

    Lead a team of Product Managers and build out a talent pipeline of candidates who are enthusiastic about building beautiful, functional products.

    Coach your team into becoming stronger across all product disciplines, including: experimentation, ethnographic, analytic & other product-centric techniques. 

    Lead product definition through qualitative and quantitative customer feedback, market analysis and business needs & KPI evaluation.

    Establish a shared vision across the medical aesthetics business unit in an effort to drive consensus on priority and approach of product features.

    Partner with organization leaders to ensure we release the best quality and most impactful products through consistent, excellence-oriented processes, practices & tools

    Own the product roadmap, delivering visibility for senior stakeholders and Scrum team members as to what is coming and when.

    Reinforce documentation best practices & hygiene

    Help build a culture centered on Objectives and Key Results (OKRs) keeping the team focused on delivering incremental value each sprint while sizing contributions against defined objectives.

    Inspire a culture where user research and feedback is interwoven through the product design lifecycle.

    Run regular Allē product demos that galvanize senior leadership, our sales organization and the Data Labs team.

    Work with the Allē Product Marketing team in support of positioning and promoting our product to medical aesthetic providers and consumers.

    Engage with our Engineering leadership to understand the feasibility of product features and alternative options when necessary.

    Play a major role in design reviews where your experience, intuition, empathy for the user, emotional intelligence and discerning eye for design all come into play simultaneously.

    Care about who you work with and how work is done. We hire carefully and the entire team is given the opportunity to take part in evaluating potential hires.

    Relate to our core values (see below) and have a desire to contribute to and foster a positive working environment and culture.



Required Experience & Skills
    Adept at building structure, process and action items out of vague or complex problems.

    Definitive design sensibility

    Knowledge of event-based analytic platforms

    Well-versed in creating inexpensive, MVP experiments - with & without code

    Strong understanding of ethnographic techniques

    Extreme drive that is contagious, mixed with high standards for the product features being delivered.

    Strong ownership mindset with the ability to think big and move fast when presented with necessary data points.

    You've worked in cross-functional Agile Scrum teams and rely on proven management methodologies.

    8+ years as a Product Manager.

    3+ years of experience leading teams, mentoring directly and developing mentorship programs.

    Self motivated, willing to take ownership, show follow through, solve tough problems and deliver on promised solutions.

    Excellent communication, presentation and white-boarding skills.

    Skilled at driving continuity across Engineering, Product, Marketing and business teams.

    You have the intellect to understand that perfect is the enemy of progress, however deep down inside you're still a perfectionist.

    BS or MS in Computer Science or related field; or comparable experience.

    Bonus: You've worked on a product that supports digital marketing, loyalty and growth of SMBs.

    Bonus: You've worked on a product in support of beauty service providers or savvy, modern healthcare providers.


Our Core Values
    Be Humble: You’re smart yet always interested in learning from others.

    Work Transparently: You always deal in an honest, direct and transparent way.

    Take Ownership: You embrace responsibility and find joy in having the answers.

    Learn More: Through blog posts, newsletters, podcasts, video tutorials and meetups you regularly self-educate and improve your skill set.

    Show Gratitude: You show appreciation and return kindness to those you work with.


    Competitive salary

    Comprehensive medical, dental, vision and life insurance

    401k with up to 8% company match

    Unlimited PTO

    Entire week off for the holidays

    MacBook Pro and accompanying equipment to do great work

    Attend a tech or marketing conference of your choice each year

    On-campus restaurant and amenities

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About AbbVie
AbbVie’s mission is to discover and deliver innovative medicines that solve serious health issues today and address the medical challenges of tomorrow. We strive to have a remarkable impact on people’s lives across several key therapeutic areas: immunology, oncology, neuroscience, eye care, virology, women’s health and gastroenterology, in addition to products and services across its Allergan Aesthetics portfolio. For more information about AbbVie, please visit us at Follow @abbvie on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube and LinkedIn.
Equal Employment Opportunity
At AbbVie, we value bringing together individuals from diverse backgrounds to develop new and innovative solutions for patients. As an equal opportunity employer we do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy), physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristic.