Area Vice President, CRM Sales - Great Lakes Region
Location: Abbott Park, Illinois
Internal Number: ABLAUS30992140ENUSEXTERNAL
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.
A healthy heart is essential to good health. That's why we're committed to advancing treatments for people with cardiovascular disease. As a global leader in Cardiac Rhythm Technologies, our breakthrough medical technologies help restore people's health so they can get back to living their best lives, faster. We focus on innovative technologies that can improve the way doctors treat people with heart arrhythmias, or irregular heartbeats.
We currently have an opportunity for an Area Vice President to support the Great Lakes region. This AVP will direct strategic programs, market development, and business integrations to maximize the revenue growth and profitability of Abbott's CRM Products.
WHAT YOU'LL DO
In conjunction with field management, identifies, develops and drives key programs for Cardiac products that enhance the success of marketing and sales endeavors.
Working with upper-level Sales management, Marketing, Product Divisions, and key physician Opinion Leaders, develops and drives initiatives to accelerate growth of products.
Complies with U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulations, other regulatory requirements, Company policies, operating procedures, processes, and task assignments.
Support all Company initiatives as identified by management and in support of Quality Management Systems (QMS), Environmental Management Systems (EMS), and other regulatory requirements.
Maintains positive and cooperative communications and collaboration with all levels of employees, customers, contractors, and vendors.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE YOU'LL BRING
Bachelor's degree in a relevant technical field or equivalent or equivalent plus typically 16+ years of progressively more responsible medical device or related sales experience.
A minimum of six years of demonstrated experience at a supervisory/managerial level is typical; an advanced credential, such as an MBA in a relevant discipline/concentration is also typical.
Seasoned judgment acquired through organizational experience and achievements in the medical sales profession.
A comprehensive ability to analyze and evaluate technologically complex devices;
Ability to work with and direct others effectively;
Ability to prepare and present effectively written and verbal communications;
Thorough familiarity with medical device industry policies, operations and procedures.
Comprehensive ability to effectively prioritize development projects using customer input.
Documented record of delivering strategic marketing information which adds value to management's decision making process.
Expert verbal and written communication, interpersonal and presentation skills.
Demonstrated working knowledge of frequently used personal computer programs and applications, such as, Microsoft Office.
This position requires a considerable amount of business travel.
Experience working in a broader enterprise/cross division business unit model preferred
Ability to work in a highly matrixed and geographically diverse business environment
Strong leadership skills, including the ability to set goals and provide positive and constructive feedback respectfully to build positive relationships and improve business results
Strong verbal and written communications with ability to effectively communicate at multiple levels in the organization.
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
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.
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.