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.
Our HF team is looking for an Integrated Heart Failure Solutions Consultant who will sell the entire portfolio of Abbott Heart Failure solutions by executing business plans for targeted accounts selected by customer prioritization process. Focus on enhancing Abbott's Heart Failure market presence through holistic strategic program delivery, C-suite penetration and impact, and strategic client management. Interface between target accounts, Corporate Sales Executives, appropriate business unit sales teams and Integrated Heart Failure team to ensure the products and services delivered meet the strategic objectives of the customer.
What You'll Do:
Establish and maintain relationships with key decision-makers and influencers within assigned targets and hospital systems.
Proactively build deep executive level relationships with customers across a range of segments, therapeutic areas and business functions, such as the C-suite, supply chain, health economics and quality committees.
Engage and partner with a range of key stakeholders beyond contracting to develop solutions and services.
Drive integrated product agreements and create business solutions to support customers stated business needs
Develop and implement business plans for targeted accounts.
Prepare and deliver corporate proposals and branding/positioning presentations to key customers and decision-makers. Work closely with corporate contract management and legal staff to ensure all contracts meet internal management and legal requirements.
Provide educational support to all sales team counterparts in the development, implementation, and management of strategic initiatives within targeted accounts and geography. Develop and execute area action plan to meet or exceed annual sales objectives by mobilizing people to action across a multi-line organization, catalyzing growth and exerting broad influence across a diverse set of Business Units
Lead and influence organizational thinking on evolving healthcare landscape and partner with customers and key stakeholders to navigate systems e.g. healthcare reform, distribution channel consolidation, program solutions, etc.
Proactively keep the broader organization updated and informed
Optimize account management by leveraging sales ops data, support colleagues and full range of Abbott's knowledge and capabilities (Situation Room, inside sales team, marketing, etc.)
IHF Consultant reports to the Senior Manager, Integrated Heart Failure Consulting. IHF Consultant will be responsible for building strong business relationships across Abbott heart failure and CSE teams and drives insightful, "big picture" heart failure and health care discussions with customers and other key stakeholders. Relationship building is critical to the success in this position.
Position Accountability / Scope
This position is responsible for driving brand leadership for Abbott as the leading heart failure company in the country.
Bachelor's degree required. Advance degree preferred. The incumbent should have a history of seeking and undertaking self-development and self-improvement projects and opportunities.
Education and Experience You'll Bring:
The successful IHF Sales Consultant must have a proven track record of business development success with particular focus on market and therapy development, a focus on revenue and market share enhancement, confidence in health care economic evidence, and a strategic mindset for process-related solutions. This experience may come from a previous medical device role, hospital leadership position, or other relevant fields. The IHF Solutions Consultant must have the ability to work with and influence others, as well as be able to prepare and deliver effective oral and written communications. The IHF Solutions Consultant must be able to demonstrate the ability to prioritize tasks, analyze problems, develop solution alternatives, and implement tactics needed to secure positive outcomes.
At least 7+ years of related work/sales experience required. Experience in health care economics, market development, heart failure therapies, information technology and working in a matrix environment strongly preferred.
* 50-75% travel covering assigned geographic territory - must be located near a major airport. *
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.