For 130 years 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, minimally invasive medical devices, coronary stents, nutritionals and branded generic medicines. We help people with diabetes effectively manage it without painful finger pricks. Abbott is one of the most diversified companies in healthcare. Our 109,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.
We are now looking forTraining and Professional Education Manager(Electrophysiology).
PURPOSE OF THE JOB
To support delivering training on ABT AF/EP products, therapies, and procedures for internal, external employees and customers utilizing a variety of performance-based learning strategies and media.
To plan, manage and execute customer and business partner educational programs to support market development strategies across the Emerging Markets. Create Emerging Markets educational road map and create a quarterly reporting dashboard to track the realization according to this.
To customize, standardize and conduct various training and certification programs and services to the Abbott representatives / Field Technical Engineers, newly hired managers as well as regional distributor representatives. Mentor those representatives actively in the field and track and report their developments. Continuously identify unmet customer/business partner educational needs and satisfy education requirements accordingly.
To work with Divisional and marketing manager, EMEA education team to implement highly efficient, effective processes to deliver against divisional strategic objectives to drive business impact.
To build and implement highly efficient, effective processes to deliver against strategic objectives
To build and sustain strong business relationships with Abbott partners and stakeholders.
MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES :
Plans, develops, and coordinates in-house product training programs for field support personnel and customers.
Follow up on EP Certification track and continuous education of the EP field force
Obtain information needed to prepare in-house training programs; prepares training materials; develops course content; determines methodology; and coordinates the development of training aids.
Contribute in establishing of the EP educational/clinical strategy, annual goals and objectives
Ensure regional KOLs and customers participate in Abbott customer education programs to support key strategies of the Business Unit
Provide leadership to local support teams to ensure consistency of the education programs across countries and secure continuous flow of information
Design, customize and conduct a training & education programs for different customer groups: product specialists, physicians, nurses, educators, and patients
Work with EMEA Education and Marketing Teams to develop education content that supports marketing messages
Develop education plans for each new product/ therapy launch
Represent ABT at local/international Congresses/Symposia
Counsel, support, develop and train sales team. Monitor performance and provide feedback to sales management team.
Meet with customers regularly to assess future market needs, as well as to maintain positive relationships with key opinion leaders. Should also identify and recruit appropriate new KOL's to support product trainings.
Work with Education HQ to develop internal education programs that are targeted to improve the competence and effectiveness of the field representatives (direct sales and distributor).
Delivers training to internal and external employees regarding competitive therapies and their capabilities. Mentor EP trainees and ensure they complete their pre/post course requirements and development areas to help them get certified.
Help the team assess training needs based on actual knowledge and feedback from field and customers, suggest ways that training can help meet established sales and marketing objectives, and provide guidance on the delivery of educational programs.
Serve as regional expert on ABT products, therapies, and procedures to others on the team.
Participate in updating curriculum as new products are launched.
Participate in curriculum development activities.
Facilitate/deliver train-the-trainer programs for field and in-house staff as new products are launched.
Centrally organize and manage in-hospital trainings and proctored workshops
Develop and maintain in coordination with the Education Dept and respective countries list of international proctors and ensure availability of valid PSA to support local workshops organized by the various EM countries.
Bachelor's degree from reputable university, minimum 8 years of related work experience with very good understanding of specified functional area, or an equivalent combination of education and work experience.
Excellent communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills and ability to establish strong relationships both internally and externally
Fluent in English
Extensive EP and AF experience (EPS studies, 3D mapping studies)
Deep knowledge of EP competitive landscape
Strong presentation skills
Knowledge of education development fundamentals and adult learning methodologies
Strong analytical skills to understand local markets and customer needs
Ability to plan, manage, and execute projects within budget on time constraints
Ability to work cooperatively in a matrix environment
Potential to acquire and build on complex technical product knowledge
Capability to establish and use networks to acquire information
Ability to present product benefits to business partner personnel, physicians and administrators
Previous experience in an education role
Experience with multiple computer-based tools including web-based media and virtual learning tools, in addition to software programs such as Word, PowerPoint, Excel, etc.
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.